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Menlo Park joins high-speed rail lawsuit

Like an endless loop, Menlo Park City Council voted 4-0 on Tuesday (Sept. 21) to join neighboring cities in a lawsuit against...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 22, 2010 at 1:42 pm | 7 comments | 3004 Views

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Consolidation - an idea whose time has come?

There have been a number of Town Forum Threads on consolidation. Is now the time to act before our local agencies face bankruptcy?...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Nov. 7, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 9, 2010 at 1:32 pm | 7 comments | 5029 Views

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Woodside: Two cougar sightings in six hours

A mountain lion sighting was reported in Woodside early Friday morning (March 4), the second such sighting in about six...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2011
Last comment by VR Viking, on Mar 11, 2011 at 11:30 am | 7 comments | 2861 Views

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A great article on "Why we need to get rid of anonymous comments".

http://www.slate.com/id/2287739/pagenum/all/#p2 Two excerpts: " Anonymity has long been hailed as one of the founding...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by peter carpenter, on Mar 15, 2011 at 7:48 am | 7 comments | 3229 Views

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Fire board to impose terms on union employees

The latest resolution from the Menlo Park Fire Protection District Board of Directors outlines almost three years of back-and-forth...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2011
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Apr 7, 2011 at 4:14 pm | 7 comments | 4268 Views

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Press Statement by Michael G. Stogner on San Mateo Supervisor Election

PRESS STATEMENT BY MICHAEL G. STOGNER ON 2011 SAN MATEO SUPERVISOR ELECTION Tonight's election represents a victory for...

Original post made by Stogner Campaign on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on May 5, 2011 at 10:42 am | 7 comments | 2366 Views

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Andersons give major art collection to Stanford

A veritable arts district is burgeoning at Stanford University, with a new building slated to be built to house a major donation...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 18, 2011 at 1:06 am | 7 comments | 2692 Views

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Native American partial skull found in Ladera

Deputies from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office were called to Ladera on Friday, July 1, after a worker discovered what...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2011
Last comment by ItsO-S-C-A-R, on Aug 5, 2011 at 6:58 pm | 7 comments | 2891 Views

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Tonight: Housing for homeless veterans

The Department of Veterans Affairs holds a public hearing tonight (July 28) to discuss creating housing on Willow Road in...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 8, 2011 at 9:55 am | 7 comments | 2742 Views

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Simitian aide arrested for drunkenness, vandalism

A senior field representative to California Sen. Joe Simitian was arrested after two police officers said they saw him lift...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by Sir Topham Hatt, on Nov 30, 2011 at 5:21 pm | 7 comments | 1948 Views

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Jack Hickey Diligence pays off, Sequoia Healthcare District $26,384.40 overpaid.

Jack Hickey has done it again, he is the only Director who checks the books. Sometimes his request for information is denied...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Dec. 8, 2011
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Dec 22, 2011 at 4:39 pm | 7 comments | 2815 Views

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Study says Facebook probably won't displace East Palo Alto residents

A consultant's study of whether Facebook's expansion will push East Palo Alto residents from their homes came to the common...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 5, 2012 at 6:55 am | 7 comments | 3138 Views

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East Palo Alto weighs Facebook lawsuit

City officials from East Palo Alto will meet in closed session Thursday to discuss a possible lawsuit against Facebook. •...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 5, 2012 at 7:54 pm | 7 comments | 3265 Views

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Supervisor candidates raise $80,000

Over the first two and a half months of 2012, donors gave a total of $79,896 to the eight candidates running for the District...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Apr 23, 2012 at 5:41 pm | 7 comments | 3700 Views

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Sheriff to use seized money to buy plane

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved a request by the Sheriff's Office to purchase a $700,000...

Original post made on May. 23, 2012
Last comment by Yawn, on May 23, 2012 at 11:50 pm | 7 comments | 2948 Views

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Locals plead not guilty to pornography charges

Portola Valley resident Stephen Wolf, 64, and Menlo Park resident Charles Vela Reyes Jr. have pleaded not guilty to charges...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by lock them up, on Jun 18, 2012 at 1:00 pm | 7 comments | 3258 Views

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Local Realtors dominate national rankings

The nation's top hotshot Realtors come from Palo Alto and Menlo Park, along with other local cities, according to a new report...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2012
Last comment by GOLLY, on Jun 29, 2012 at 4:41 pm | 7 comments | 3622 Views

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Two-alarm fire blazes through East Palo Alto home

A 9-year-old boy who was playing fort in the garage accidentally started a fire that gutted the family home after he dropped...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 14, 2012 at 8:17 pm | 7 comments | 3482 Views

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FBI probe in Atherton

What happened to that alleged probe? It's been nearly 2 years since it was first claimed that the FBI opened an investigation...

Original post made by Anony on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by caddy, on Aug 14, 2012 at 6:53 am | 7 comments | 2451 Views

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Letter: Dissolve Sequoia Healthcare District

Although I do not endorse everything Jack Hickey does, I do believe voters should support his call for the dissolution of...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Oct 26, 2012 at 2:19 pm | 7 comments | 4600 Views
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