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ATHERTON

Atherton Little League plans face opposition

Last November, in an Atherton election that sharply divided the town, there was one measure on the ballot most voters agreed...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2013
Last comment by Barry B., on Sep 19, 2013 at 3:14 pm | 47 comments | 50313 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley man charged with manslaughter in fatal car crash

Keith Benford Knudsen, 19, of Portola Valley is being charged with "gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated" in a...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2008
Last comment by Neill Kenmuir, on Aug 29, 2012 at 6:47 pm | 47 comments | 10037 Views

MENLO PARK

What's on your wish list for downtown Menlo Park?

There are a number of empty spaces on Santa Cruz Avenue now, including the impressive new building at the site of the old...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Mar. 6, 2008
Last comment by home chef, on Jun 16, 2008 at 10:48 am | 46 comments | 4456 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Specific plan initiative signatures certified

The grassroots initiative to change sections of Menlo Park's downtown/El Camino Real plan has enough registered voter signatures...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 26, 2014 at 6:20 pm | 46 comments | 4576 Views

MENLO PARK

Report: Greenheart complex in Menlo Park has 'significant and unavoidable' traffic impacts

Greenheart Land Co.'s proposal for a 420,000-square-foot office, apartment and retail complex on El Camino Real in downtown...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Apr 4, 2016 at 7:46 pm | 46 comments | 5601 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lawsuit filed after teen struck in crosswalk on El Camino Real

A Menlo Park family is suing a motorist and a number of public agencies, including Menlo Park and Atherton, for negligence...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by Peter, on Aug 30, 2012 at 11:41 am | 46 comments | 6125 Views

OTHER TOPICS

President of Filoli volunteers explains origins of controversial agreement

Heidi Brown, president of Filoli's volunteer group, Friends of Filoli, said the volunteer agreement that has caused so much...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2015
Last comment by member, on Feb 28, 2015 at 10:42 am | 46 comments | 8518 Views

AROUND TOWN

Should Town Square permit anonymous posters?

Having participated in a lot of discussion threads I am concerned about the negative impact of anonymous posters on the stated...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by Alan Miller, on Nov 11, 2009 at 8:50 pm | 46 comments | 3461 Views

AROUND TOWN

White House Web page asking what you would do with the $40/week you save on your reduced social security contribution

The White House is soliciting comments on what you would do with the $40 you save per week on reduced social security contributions....

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Jan 4, 2012 at 4:51 pm | 46 comments | 3063 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wood burning banned

Put away the chestnuts; the Bay Area Air Quality Management District has announced that wood burning will be banned in...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2013
Last comment by Agree, on Jan 4, 2014 at 9:44 am | 46 comments | 10788 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Gorsuch Vote

Fact: The last 4 votes for a Supreme Court justice nominated by a Democrat President were approved in a bi-partisan vote,...

Original post made by SCOTUS Fan on Mar. 29, 2017
Last comment by pogo, on Apr 10, 2017 at 7:57 pm | 46 comments | 771 Views

ATHERTON

Editorial: Time to clear the air on Lewis' house

City Council member Elizabeth Lewis becomes defensive about claims that she did not following legal procedures when she built...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jun 12, 2010 at 9:32 pm | 46 comments | 5116 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton LLP ??

Attention: P.C. and Pogo At the A.C.I.L. Candidate's Forum last week all four potential council members touted their own...

Original post made by Ed on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by Ed, on Oct 23, 2010 at 5:42 pm | 46 comments | 2688 Views

ATHERTON

Open thread on lights

"...While supporters of the school district consistently represent that lights and the PA system will only be used "a few...

Original post made by anonymous on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Oct 14, 2010 at 10:53 am | 46 comments | 2555 Views

ATHERTON

Rep. Anna Eshoo supports Atherton's fiscal study of Menlo Park Fire Protection District

Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, backs Atherton's plans to evaluate the costs and benefits of services provided to the town's...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Nov 5, 2016 at 5:57 pm | 46 comments | 3586 Views

WOODSIDE

Sprinkler system douses home office fire

An interior sprinkler system extinguished a home-office fire on Buck Court in Woodside before firefighters arrived and before...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Satire, on Nov 29, 2009 at 7:17 am | 46 comments | 7679 Views

WOODSIDE

Friend will remember Ryan Ferrari for his honesty and reliability

Ryan Ferrari, the 21-year-old Woodside man who died in a car crash early on the morning of Nov. 28 in the Woodside Hills...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2009
Last comment by Mary White, on Dec 13, 2009 at 5:36 pm | 46 comments | 7170 Views

MENLO PARK

Can't park in front of your own home?

One Menlo Park resident received a rude surprise recently, when she was slapped with a $45 ticket for parking in front of...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by To Hollis, on Jul 3, 2009 at 12:14 am | 45 comments | 4366 Views

MENLO PARK

Union challenges efforts to alter pension system

The union that represents the city of Menlo Park's middle management employees is challenging the city and a group of residents,...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2010
Last comment by Willy, on Apr 26, 2010 at 4:12 pm | 45 comments | 4110 Views

MENLO PARK

Contractor working for city of Menlo Park settles lawsuit for $2.4 million

The city of Menlo Park and a contractor have settled a wrongful death lawsuit for $2.4 million, stemming from a 2007 accident...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2010
Last comment by Must have been sleeping, on Jun 18, 2010 at 8:23 am | 45 comments | 3466 Views
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