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Today: Supes may vote on sales tax measure

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors may decide on Tuesday, July 24, whether to place on the Nov. 6 ballot a measure...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 23, 2012 at 7:37 am | 9 comments | 2889 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Peninsula needs to reconsider high-speed rail

Despite voting in favor of Proposition 1A in 2008, few Peninsula communities have been more staunchly opposed to the high-speed...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2012
Last comment by start over, on Jul 22, 2012 at 3:46 pm | 33 comments | 8690 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton OKs policy for police donations

Is it possible for residents to help support their town's police force through charitable donations without opening the door...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by Stev, on Jul 21, 2012 at 8:39 am | 5 comments | 2960 Views

ATHERTON

Cary Wiest takes out papers for Atherton race

Cary Wiest, who unsuccessfully ran for a seat on the Atherton City Council in 2010, has taken out candidacy papers for the...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by New blood, on Jul 20, 2012 at 11:11 pm | 2 comments | 2782 Views

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Tonight: Candidates forum on high-speed rail, other issues

Jerry Hill and Sally Lieber, two candidates for the state Senate, will give their views on high-speed rail at a moderated...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2012
Last comment by GOLLY, on Jul 20, 2012 at 9:54 pm | 5 comments | 2818 Views

AROUND TOWN

California high-speed-rail battle will now be fought 'outside legislative chambers'

California's contentious drive to build a high-speed-rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles sped ahead July 6,...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by GOLLY, on Jul 20, 2012 at 9:45 pm | 6 comments | 3255 Views

AROUND TOWN

LAFCo missed opportunity to consolidate and save tax payers $274,000/yr

LAFCO is responsible for reviewing and approving proposed jurisdictional boundary changes, including annexations and...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jul. 20, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2228 Views

MENLO PARK

Carolyn Clarke joins Menlo Park City Council race

Carolyn Clarke's reason for running for Menlo Park City Council is simple. "If you have ideas, and you're not running for...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2012
Last comment by Carolyn Clarke, on Jul 20, 2012 at 11:12 am | 7 comments | 3866 Views

AROUND TOWN

High-speed rail receives Senate OK

Construction of California's controversial high-speed-rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles is ready to launch,...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2012
Last comment by GOLLY, on Jul 19, 2012 at 7:38 pm | 40 comments | 3913 Views

ATHERTON

Letter: Time to stop lectures about library in park

It is unseemly for some of Atherton's elected officials and volunteer committee members to persist in oral and written pontifications...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2012
Last comment by Nuts, on Jul 19, 2012 at 10:21 am | 13 comments | 2997 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: Which way did the food trucks go?

Coca-Cola braised pork steamed buns? Check. Chicken tikka masala burrito? Check. Refrigeration, potable water, clean food...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by Foodie, on Jul 19, 2012 at 8:16 am | 1 comment | 4363 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thank you Betsy Shneider for doing your job.

She was appointed by the city of San Carlos to the LAFco committee, she was the only person out of the entire oversight group...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jul. 17, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 19, 2012 at 7:57 am | 1 comment | 2086 Views

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State Senate candidates in 30 minutes or less

California State Assemblyman Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo) seems like a man who really could tell you his life story in three...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on Jul 18, 2012 at 4:36 pm | 5 comments | 2819 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Cohen signals re-election run

Fresh off a short-lived campaign for the county Board of Supervisors, Andy Cohen took out papers Tuesday (July 17) to run...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by John G., on Jul 18, 2012 at 12:25 pm | 1 comment | 2525 Views

ATHERTON

Candidate filing period opens for November election

As voters cast their ballots for the nation's president on Nov. 6, Menlo Park and Atherton residents will also make choices...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by The Election, on Jul 18, 2012 at 9:03 am | 1 comment | 2356 Views

ATHERTON

Sister Helen Costello of Sacred Heart Schools looks back at her years of ministry

In her office, 88-year-old Sister Helen Costello has an embroidered wall hanging that reads, "Love is in giving with no thought...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2007
Last comment by Musette G Buckley, on Jul 18, 2012 at 6:48 am | 5 comments | 7582 Views

ATHERTON

Election: Candidate filing period opens

As voters cast their ballots for the nation's president on Nov. 6, Menlo Park and Atherton residents will also make choices...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by Election, on Jul 18, 2012 at 6:30 am | 2 comments | 2756 Views

MENLO PARK

Sheriff breaks ground for new jail

In the company of local and state officials, San Mateo County Sheriff Greg Munks took shovel in hand and broke ground on...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2012
Last comment by Some Guy, on Jul 17, 2012 at 3:06 pm | 6 comments | 50272 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supervisor Carole Groom's public statement to DA Steve Wagstaffe

Supervisor Carole Groom at Board of Supervisor Meeting June 21, 2012 "I don't know how many folks in our county know the...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jul. 1, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 17, 2012 at 2:16 pm | 5 comments | 2456 Views

MENLO PARK

$50,000 sought to speed work on Hillview campus

Menlo Park school district officials are determined to do what it takes to make sure that Hillview Middle School will be...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2012
Last comment by unhappy taxpayer, on Jul 17, 2012 at 9:12 am | 8 comments | 2172 Views
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