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Menlo fire board approves new firefighter contract

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District's board has approved a five-year contract with the 102-member firefighters' union...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2018
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 26, 2018 at 12:43 am | 25 comments | 5802 Views

ATHERTON

Three file for Atherton council race so far

Incumbents Jim Dobbie and Jerry Carlson, and town Audit Committee member Bill Widmer have filed papers to run for a seat...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 16, 2010 at 5:13 pm | 25 comments | 6838 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Lawyers Caution Me Against Exercise of My Freedom of Speech

I received a letter yesterday (that was sent to my attorney) from lawyers representing the Town of Atherton stating, in part: "We...

Original post made by Jon Buckheit on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by falling dominos, on Sep 27, 2010 at 10:50 am | 25 comments | 3303 Views

ATHERTON

Voter's Guide: Atherton candidates offer ideas for fixing town

Four residents vying for three seats on the Atherton City Council address issues ranging from eliminating the town budget's...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by curious, on Oct 17, 2010 at 10:13 am | 25 comments | 3272 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Special meeting may be prelude to staffing, spending cuts

The Atherton City Council will meet at 8 a.m. Monday, May 9, in a special public meeting that is likely to be the prelude...

Original post made on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by peter carpenter, on May 9, 2011 at 12:39 pm | 25 comments | 4780 Views

ATHERTON

Court rejects order to halt Atherton layoffs

The San Mateo County Superior Court this morning denied an injunction to halt the layoff of Atherton employees. The town...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2011
Last comment by Dharma, on Aug 12, 2011 at 3:09 pm | 25 comments | 3683 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton threatens to sue Menlo Park, Facebook

Atherton has threatened to sue Menlo Park and Facebook to get Facebook to pay at least part of the cost of widening Marsh...

Original post made on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 23, 2012 at 3:35 pm | 25 comments | 6187 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton moves toward study of reducing lanes on El Camino

Atherton's City Council has asked firms to propose how they would study the effects of reducing El Camino Real in Atherton...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 23, 2014 at 10:00 am | 25 comments | 5624 Views

ATHERTON

Construction resumes on Atherton civic center

Construction began again on Atherton’s long-awaited $31.6 million civic center project after a three-week shutdown. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2020
Last comment by Petre Carpentre , on Apr 18, 2020 at 7:59 am | 25 comments | 4276 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Two days of ticketing targets stop sign, cell phone scofflaws

Sheriff's deputies and police from nearby towns descended on Woodside and Portola Valley on two recent days to reinforce...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2009
Last comment by Gordon, on Dec 16, 2012 at 8:37 am | 25 comments | 12368 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley greenlights pursuit of pedestrian, bicyclist safety plan

Portola Valley's public works department received the go-ahead from the Town Council on Aug. 14 to proceed with a plan for...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2019
Last comment by The Fixer, on Nov 6, 2019 at 1:16 pm | 25 comments | 3393 Views

WOODSIDE

Does Woodside Town Hall make it too difficult to build or remodel?

For years, Woodside Town Hall has been on the receiving end of harsh criticism over how it reviews plans to build or renovate...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2015
Last comment by rural resident, on Oct 23, 2015 at 1:22 pm | 25 comments | 7135 Views

MENLO PARK

Enough with the "New" Menlo Park Already

We all know Menlo Park has a wonderful standard of living, goods schools, etc., but enough with the "new" Menlo Park already!...

Original post made by B. William on Jan. 12, 2007
Last comment by Rebecca, on Jul 20, 2013 at 7:06 pm | 24 comments | 9772 Views

MENLO PARK

Linfield Oaks residents fume over demolished building

It's not a secret that residents of Menlo Park's Linfield Oaks neighborhood are fed up with construction in their part of...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2007
Last comment by cynic, on Sep 12, 2007 at 2:16 pm | 24 comments | 6063 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Neighbors oppose big house on Olive Street

On Tuesday, Oct. 30, the Menlo Park City Council will hear the appeal of a use permit for a 5,400 square foot spec house...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2007
Last comment by Another Menlo Resident, on Oct 26, 2011 at 6:43 am | 24 comments | 5033 Views

MENLO PARK

Incumbent MP council members win re-election

Menlo Park city council candidates Andy Cohen and Kelly Fergusson (right) with support from Portola Valley Mayor Maryann...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2008
Last comment by think about it, on Nov 10, 2008 at 8:41 am | 24 comments | 4066 Views

MENLO PARK

Council denies appeal on Oak Knoll permit

After criticizing the city of Menlo Park for hearing an appeal of a conditional use permit for construction at Oak Knoll...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2008
Last comment by AgeOfReason, on Dec 14, 2008 at 8:35 am | 24 comments | 4064 Views

MENLO PARK

Sergeants' 30 percent pay raise over 30 months on (Jan. 13) Menlo council agenda

The Menlo Park City Council tonight is likely to approve a tentative contract agreement giving police sergeants a 30 percent...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by Anti Schmidt, on Jan 16, 2009 at 7:17 am | 24 comments | 3602 Views

MENLO PARK

Update: Football player arrested for assault

A football player at Menlo College has been arrested in connection with a potentially deadly assault on another Menlo College...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2009
Last comment by Capn Crunch, on Feb 5, 2009 at 8:46 pm | 24 comments | 4536 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Frustration surfaces over reliance on consultants

The familiar complaint that Menlo Park would rather study a problem than fix it has come whistling through the city again,...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Confusedby Hank, on Jun 27, 2009 at 11:57 am | 24 comments | 3776 Views
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