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ATHERTON

Atherton Transportation Meeting - July 2011

TOWN OF ATHERTON TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE MEETING JULY 12, 2011 Videos available at the web links embedded below. ********* 1.0...

Original post made by APOA on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by APOA, on Jul 14, 2011 at 7:41 pm | 2 comments | 1793 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Saggy pants' passenger won't face charges

The San Mateo County District Attorney's Office has decided not to file charges against a man who was taken off an airplane...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by when you ain't white, on Jul 14, 2011 at 5:33 pm | 15 comments | 2151 Views

ATHERTON

Labor council steps into Atherton staff layoff fray; council meets today

The San Mateo County Central Labor Council sent a sharply worded message to Atherton Mayor Jim Dobbie last week, urging the...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 14, 2011 at 12:55 pm | 6 comments | 2306 Views

MENLO PARK

Shooting leaves Menlo Park teen fighting for life

A 19-year-old Menlo Park woman was shot early Wednesday morning (July 13) in East Palo Alto and has life-threatening injuries,...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 13, 2011 at 9:59 pm | 2 comments | 1643 Views

ATHERTON

Update: Atherton council backs staff layoffs; union files lawsuit, seeks restraining order

In a closed-session meeting this afternoon (July 12), the Atherton City Council "affirmed the actions of the City Manager...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 13, 2011 at 7:35 pm | 12 comments | 2329 Views

AROUND TOWN

Private plane lands on I-280, strikes car

That there were no injuries in a Sunday evening incident in which a pilot landed his small plane on I-280 is probably more...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 13, 2011 at 6:25 pm | 67 comments | 7848 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pranksters' robo-call delays M-A's opening

Families in the Menlo-Atherton High School community received an early morning automated call on Friday, May 29, saying...

Original post made on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, Inc., on Jul 13, 2011 at 1:49 pm | 31 comments | 5762 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton Library Programs

Thursday, July 14 at 4 pm: Musical Storytime for all ages! Monday, July 18 at 4 pm: Fratello Marinonettes for ages 4 and...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jul. 13, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1694 Views

AROUND TOWN

R.I.P. Spencer Harris of Menlo Park…He was a Hoarder

He lived in the same apartment on Roble Avenue for 27 years. While out of town on personal business the MPPD entered his...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jul. 9, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 13, 2011 at 11:28 am | 19 comments | 2650 Views

MENLO PARK

Update: Kent Steffens heads to Sunnyvale

Menlo Park Public Works Director Kent Steffens, who also serves as deputy city manager, takes over as public works director...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by Lincoln Steffens, on Jul 13, 2011 at 10:23 am | 1 comment | 2240 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton interim police chief appointed

Atherton Police Chief Mike Guerra is leaving on July 15 the post he has held since November 2009, in a department he has...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Jul 12, 2011 at 10:57 pm | 16 comments | 6306 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Jasper Ridge burn set for July 18

A prescribed burn will be held Monday (July 18) on 1.2 acres of grassland in the Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve, according...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2011
Last comment by Stanley Jungleib, on Jul 12, 2011 at 9:35 pm | 3 comments | 2824 Views

AROUND TOWN

School funding: Bad news keeps getting worse

Local elementary school districts have been bracing and adjusting for dramatic funding cuts for the next school year as the...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2011
Last comment by Rory, on Jul 12, 2011 at 7:39 pm | 123 comments | 7034 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Stanford Hospital project wins final approval

After an unexpected last-minute delay, Stanford University Medical Center's bid to dramatically expand its hospital facilities...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2011
Last comment by Gunther Steinberg, on Jul 12, 2011 at 2:33 pm | 1 comment | 2868 Views

MENLO PARK

Activists ask Menlo Park to weed out herbicides

Weeds, there's no getting away from them. But Menlo Park does its best to kill weeds by dousing the plants with herbicide,...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by HHH, on Jul 12, 2011 at 6:32 am | 8 comments | 2403 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - Week Ending 7/10/2011

Hardcover Fiction 1 Turn of Mind - Alice LaPlante 2 State of Wonder - Ann Patchett 3 Paris Wife - Paula McLain 4 Story...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Jul. 11, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1695 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton police chief is retiring

The town of Atherton announced at 4 p.m. today (July 7) that Police Chief Mike Guerra is retiring. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 11, 2011 at 3:22 pm | 55 comments | 4663 Views

ATHERTON

Tonight: Menlo Park downtown plan review

Menlo Park enters the next phase of its review of the proposed vision for downtown, otherwise known as the El Camino Real/downtown...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2011
Last comment by frugal, on Jul 11, 2011 at 1:06 pm | 2 comments | 1848 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside Elementary graduates 48

Forty-eight eighth-graders at Woodside Elementary School took part in the school's graduation and received diplomas in the...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2011
Last comment by Jackson, on Jul 10, 2011 at 7:48 pm | 1 comment | 3471 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton employees may strike over layoff plan

Members of a union representing 16 Atherton employees authorized a strike yesterday (July 5) after town negotiators, union...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 10, 2011 at 10:28 am | 21 comments | 2831 Views
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