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Atherton: Stoplights or fewer lanes on El Camino?

Whether Atherton should drop the idea of reducing El Camino Real from six travel lanes to four will be considered when the...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2015
Last comment by peninsula resident, on Feb 19, 2015 at 11:01 pm | 20 comments | 5891 Views


Menlo Park: Hermosa Way heritage trees escape the ax

Two towering redwood trees at 1020 Hermosa Way escaped the ax after the Menlo Park Environmental Quality Commission voted...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2015
Last comment by Jenson, on Aug 5, 2015 at 8:41 pm | 20 comments | 5488 Views


Voter Apathy in San Mateo County

Many times on these forums citizens have expressed surprise and outrage that there is a general apathy in San Mateo County...

Original post made by Disappointed on Apr. 26, 2015
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on May 11, 2015 at 4:44 pm | 20 comments | 3805 Views


Kamala Harris has No interest in State of California DMV Computer being Hacked.

Editor, It's not as easy to report a crime as one would think. I first reported it to the AG's Office, They referred me...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jun. 21, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 24, 2015 at 7:57 am | 20 comments | 2789 Views


Palo Alto blasts high-speed rail project for moving too fast

With plans for California's high-speed rail system accelerating on the Peninsula, Palo Alto officials on Tuesday ramped up...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jan 21, 2016 at 2:08 pm | 20 comments | 6588 Views


Congratulations to Evelyn Chavez & Chris O'Dell , DA Evidence didn't match charges

Lopez, Chavez, O'Dell case. All Charges against Evelyn Chavez and Chris were dropped today at the end of a 2 day Preliminary...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Mar. 29, 2016
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Mar 31, 2016 at 6:50 am | 20 comments | 3914 Views


Woodside: Man fined $212K for cutting down mature trees

The previous owner of a vacant 3.2-acre parcel at 205 Mountain Wood Lane in Woodside was assessed a fine of $212,500 on Tuesday,...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2016
Last comment by skeare, on Jul 28, 2016 at 3:52 pm | 20 comments | 11758 Views


Menlo Park says 'no thanks' to state affordable housing bill

Menlo Park "agrees that California is facing a housing affordability crisis; however, this is not the solution." Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2016
Last comment by no more, on Jul 12, 2016 at 12:22 pm | 20 comments | 9192 Views


Portola Valley: Community conversation about affordable housing

A conversation about the crisis in affordable housing is happening in Portola Valley on Saturday, March 3, from 10 a.m. to...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2018
Last comment by YIMBY, on Mar 7, 2018 at 2:49 pm | 20 comments | 4557 Views


The San Mateo County Democratic Party. Voted No Endorsement for Sheriff 2018.

The San Mateo County Democratic Party. Voted No Endorsement for Sheriff 2018. The San Mateo County Democratic Party (also...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Apr. 20, 2018
Last comment by No Bolanos , on May 1, 2018 at 5:01 pm | 20 comments | 3331 Views


Safety changes made to temporary Willow Road/U.S. 101 interchange

A number of Menlo Park drivers say they have felt, over the last several weeks, that they've had to take their lives into...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2018
Last comment by MP Resident, on Nov 8, 2018 at 8:18 am | 20 comments | 5946 Views


Guest opinion: A call for new models to improve the downtown, make staff more accountable

Sloane Citron's recent guest opinion on the state of the Menlo Park downtown raised many important points. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2019
Last comment by MPer, on Oct 14, 2019 at 2:00 pm | 20 comments | 4974 Views


Town's separation from fire district would be a 'tremendous blow,' says fire board president

As Atherton considers a separation from the Menlo Park Fire Protection District, which has provided the town's fire services...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2020
Last comment by Debra, on Mar 7, 2020 at 6:51 pm | 20 comments | 4961 Views


Menlo Park council member Ray Mueller and residents speak out against delaying the appointment of his successor

Residents and Menlo Park City Council Member Ray Mueller are pushing back against the decision to delay the appointment of...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2022
Last comment by Kobayashi Maru , on Jan 7, 2023 at 5:12 pm | 20 comments | 5932 Views


Atherton council members accuse colleagues of censorship

Two members of the Atherton City Council are accusing their colleagues of censorship for making it harder to place issues...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by red herring, on Jun 28, 2009 at 9:42 pm | 20 comments | 7780 Views


Atherton council sets special meeting Friday on allegations of improper conduct by councilman

The Atherton City Council is scheduling a special emergency meeting for 2 p.m. Friday, March 26, to look into allegations...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by down to earth, on Mar 31, 2010 at 10:04 am | 20 comments | 7933 Views


Atherton asks D.A. to investigate police misconduct charge

The town of Atherton has asked the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office to investigate "the allegation of falsifying...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Apr 16, 2010 at 4:18 pm | 20 comments | 6753 Views


Five candidates named for Atherton interim manager post

The Atherton City Council will interview five candidates -- among them the town's current "bridge" interim manager -- for...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by management partner, on Nov 16, 2010 at 8:09 pm | 20 comments | 5827 Views


Atherton Police Union: You're on Candid Camera!

The Atherton police union has recently started video taping any town meeting in which police issues are mentioned. Their...

Original post made by Allen Funt on Mar. 29, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 4, 2011 at 7:27 pm | 20 comments | 5587 Views


Atherton outsourcing bids show 'substantial' savings

As 12 town employees watch the clock tick forward toward the July 15 elimination of their jobs, union representatives, town...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by Henry Riggs, on Jul 6, 2011 at 5:07 pm | 20 comments | 5617 Views
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