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Ugandan dancers at M-A

Traveling halfway around the world, the young dancers and musicians of the Spirit of Uganda return to the Menlo-Atherton...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2012
Last comment by Spirit of Uganda, on Jan 19, 2012 at 11:11 am | 2 comments | 2157 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Blight no longer makes right

Three weeks ago the California Supreme Court abruptly stopped the redevelopment merry-go-round. While Menlo Park city officials...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2012
Last comment by Aquamarine , on Jan 18, 2012 at 11:18 pm | 6 comments | 2687 Views

OTHER TOPICS

How delegates are chosen in California

The primary election is important, but the ultimate choice of which candidates will be nominated is in the hands of the...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2008
Last comment by Barbara Lee, on Jan 18, 2012 at 8:23 pm | 2 comments | 11664 Views

WOODSIDE

Susan George kept Woodside on 'even keel'

The Woodside public in 1993 "wanted to hang the Town Council, they were doing such a bad job," Mayor Dave Tanner said in...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 17, 2012 at 2:59 pm | 1 comment | 3334 Views

AROUND TOWN

Seeking benefits from Facebook development

Facebook's relationship with Menlo Park is moving from the "friends" to "friends with benefits." Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 17, 2012 at 12:51 pm | 11 comments | 2192 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Scarecrows out standing in their field again

One good thing about being a scarecrow: if someone stabs and dismembers you and leaves you to molder on the cold, cold ground,...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2012
Last comment by Jeanne Kunz, on Jan 17, 2012 at 6:08 am | 1 comment | 2521 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park OKs changes to pension benefit

Taking the final action needed to put the pension reform initiative approved by voters in November 2011 into action, the...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2012
Last comment by Joe, on Jan 16, 2012 at 6:02 pm | 3 comments | 1632 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two mountain lions spotted in San Mateo County

In a matter of hours two mountain lions were reportedly spotted in different parts of San Mateo County Monday night (Jan....

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2012
Last comment by Bill Sykes, on Jan 15, 2012 at 9:01 pm | 2 comments | 1743 Views

ATHERTON

VIDEO - Finance Committee Meeting Jan 12, 2012

Town of Atherton Finance Committee Meeting Jan 10, 2012 Video Broadcast Brought to you by the men and women of the...

Original post made by APOA on Jan. 15, 2012
Last comment by APOA, on Jan 15, 2012 at 1:12 pm | 2 comments | 1564 Views

ATHERTON

A modest proposal to the APOA

Much credit and thanks are due to the Atherton Police Officers' Association (APOA) for video taping various Atherton meetings...

Original post made by A modest proposal on Jan. 15, 2012
Last comment by yukidding, on Jan 15, 2012 at 10:28 am | 1 comment | 2106 Views

ATHERTON

VIDEO Audit Committee Meeting - Jan 10 2012

Town of Atherton Audit Committee Meeting Jan 10, 2012 Video Broadcast Brought to you by the men and women of the...

Original post made by APOA on Jan. 15, 2012
Last comment by APOA, on Jan 15, 2012 at 7:21 am | 2 comments | 1452 Views

MENLO PARK

Rock on, Readers' Choice

Readers pick their favorite local restaurants, shops and services. ==B Photo:== Klara Turner, owner of Los Salonez in Menlo...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2011
Last comment by Of course it's rigged, on Jan 14, 2012 at 11:37 pm | 61 comments | 31623 Views

AROUND TOWN

California High Speed Rail project loses support of the California Sierra Club

The California Sierra Club has been one of the biggest supporters of the High Speed Rail project --- until now. Today...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Jan. 13, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1654 Views

AROUND TOWN

Church: No expansion plans in Menlo Park

==B Update:== The Menlo Park Presbyterian Church says it has "no plans at this time" to develop or expand on or around its...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by been there, on Jan 13, 2012 at 5:01 pm | 3 comments | 1948 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley 'adopts' families

Marty and Donna Mackowski, who spearhead an annual drive in their Sausal neighborhood of Portola Valley for the Salvation...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2012
Last comment by Susan K, on Jan 13, 2012 at 3:11 pm | 1 comment | 2721 Views

MENLO PARK

Safe Routes to Facebook

Facebook has just completed its move to its new Menlo Park headquarters near the base of the Dumbarton bridge. Facebook...

Original post made by Adina on Jan. 10, 2012
Last comment by Adina, on Jan 13, 2012 at 1:32 pm | 6 comments | 3026 Views

MENLO PARK

Burglary losses total $140,000

Two burglaries reported over the holiday -- one in Woodside and one in Portola Valley -- led to losses estimated at $140,000,...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2012
Last comment by bob, on Jan 13, 2012 at 12:11 pm | 4 comments | 1753 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook comment period extended one week

Vowing to keep the Facebook project on schedule, the Menlo Park City Council at its Jan. 10 meeting answered requests to...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2012
Last comment by what is the rush, on Jan 13, 2012 at 8:29 am | 2 comments | 2093 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rail authority CEO to resign

California's quest to build the nation's first high-speed rail took another unexpected twist Thursday when the the man charged...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jan 13, 2012 at 6:29 am | 3 comments | 2229 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Danielson still in charge despite expired contract

Although his one-year contract expired Jan. 2, Interim City Manager John Danielson is still in the driver's seat at Atherton...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2012
Last comment by Central Menlo, on Jan 12, 2012 at 7:38 pm | 22 comments | 3464 Views
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