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ATHERTON

Public Trust or Private Security

There were already three different council meetings scheduled for tonight Wednesday 12-15-10. A Special meeting, a Closed...

Original post made by Secret Santa on Dec. 15, 2010
Last comment by Secret Santa, on Dec 16, 2010 at 6:54 pm | 9 comments | 2093 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo council may break from mayoral policy

When Kelly Fergusson resigned as mayor of Menlo Park a mere four days after being elected, the roar of the power vacuum could...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 16, 2010 at 3:33 pm | 10 comments | 1930 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Special election in May for new county supervisor

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors has decided to hold an all-mail special election in May to replace outgoing District...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 16, 2010 at 1:00 pm | 5 comments | 2555 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Eshoo opposes Obama tax deal

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, is not happy about a White House tax proposal, crafted with Congressional Republicans,...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Dec 16, 2010 at 10:57 am | 11 comments | 2356 Views

ATHERTON

Wednesday: Atherton council sets special 5 p.m. meeting to install new member

The Atherton City Council will break with tradition Wednesday, Dec. 15, when it installs new member Bill Widmer during a...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2010
Last comment by good bye and good riddance, on Dec 15, 2010 at 6:52 pm | 7 comments | 2309 Views

ATHERTON

We just sent the WRONG message to all children in SMC

Yesterday I spoke to the Board of Supervisors of San Mateo County and asked them to contact DDA Steve Wagstaffe to find out...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Dec. 15, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 15, 2010 at 10:14 am | 2 comments | 2190 Views

MENLO PARK

Transparency with Union Negotiations

Around 6 people showed up at 5:30pm this evening before a special meeting that was held with the new council to discuss aspects...

Original post made by Mary Gilles on Dec. 14, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 15, 2010 at 6:11 am | 2 comments | 1383 Views

ATHERTON

Las Lomitas school district explores parcel tax increase

The governing board of the Las Lomitas Elementary School District agreed unanimously to hire a pollster to test voter opinion...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by Jason, on Dec 15, 2010 at 4:11 am | 5 comments | 1882 Views

MENLO PARK

Carpenter replaces Ohtaki on fire board

Peter Carpenter, never out of public view for long, has rejoined the governing board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District....

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Dec 14, 2010 at 7:41 pm | 18 comments | 2845 Views

MENLO PARK

Council urged to drag union negotiations into sunshine

As if the mayoral mayhem weren't enough, the Menlo Park City Council is also taking fire for scheduling a closed session...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2010
Last comment by gcjackrabbit, on Dec 14, 2010 at 4:43 pm | 2 comments | 1891 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'The Tourist'

Saying what we're all thinking, Johnny Depp turns to Angelina Jolie and sighs, "You are the least down-to-Earth person I...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2010
Last comment by Norman, on Dec 14, 2010 at 2:00 pm | 1 comment | 15321 Views

AROUND TOWN

Open Session before and after labor negotiations

1 - On another thread Open Government has posted: Posted by open government, a resident of the Menlo Park: Central Menlo...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Dec. 14, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1893 Views

ATHERTON

Outside investigator hired to review Atherton police report-alteration case

An outside investigator was hired last week to conduct a personnel investigation of the alteration of the police report detailing...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by Tim Wulff, on Dec 13, 2010 at 9:52 pm | 49 comments | 3877 Views

WOODSIDE

Lapdog killed by larger dog in Woodside

==B This is an expanded version of a previously posted story.== While Woodside resident Linda Bleich was walking her two...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2010
Last comment by resident, on Dec 13, 2010 at 9:01 pm | 9 comments | 4432 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County Supervisors do it again. Refuse to publish SamTrans Transit Expert seat available soon.

Application deadline is December 6, 2010 Bruce Blashone "unlike every other commission vacancy listed on the page, the...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Nov. 28, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 12, 2010 at 7:31 am | 11 comments | 2254 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo mayor election will be voided

Menlo Park council member Kelly Fergusson said in an e-mail today that the election of mayor and vice mayor two days ago...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Dec 11, 2010 at 10:19 pm | 101 comments | 4518 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo hit-and-run driver arrested

A 62-year-old Atherton woman was arrested for allegedly driving under the influence during a chaotic exit from a Menlo Park...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2010
Last comment by D. Ravey, on Dec 11, 2010 at 1:15 pm | 9 comments | 1869 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo-Atherton High School’s Annual Canned Food Drive

Do you wonder what teenagers today are up to over the holiday season? It seems as though our culture is so worried about...

Original post made by Kelly Todd on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by Sybille, on Dec 10, 2010 at 4:29 pm | 2 comments | 1732 Views

MENLO PARK

Reckless Driver on Santa Cruz

[Post removed. Town Square is not the place to accuse someone of breaking the law. Please refer your observations to the...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Dec. 10, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1571 Views

MENLO PARK

Council Members should be paid at least the unemployment rate

I attended the City Council meeting last night and was appalled to learn that Menlo park City Council members only earn $600/month....

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Dec. 8, 2010
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Dec 10, 2010 at 11:07 am | 5 comments | 1394 Views
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