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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park tonight: Santa Cruz Ave. sidewalks, bike lanes

Wondering why those electronic signs along Santa Cruz Avenue are notifying the public about the installation of sidewalks...

Original post made on May. 11, 2015
Last comment by Poor communication, on May 11, 2015 at 7:57 pm | 3 comments | 2467 Views

AROUND TOWN

Grand jury trashes waste-contract process

The four-year-long search for new garbage contractors got a vote of no-confidence from a San Mateo County civil grand jury...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by W. Huizenga, on Jul 14, 2009 at 11:59 pm | 1 comment | 2467 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Council struggling to 'go green'

Menlo Park's City Council has talked a good game about being green, but recent decisions raise questions about whether they...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by long time here, on Nov 7, 2009 at 10:36 am | 7 comments | 2466 Views

MENLO PARK

Recruiting restaurants, shops to Menlo Park

A retail recruitment firm with access to data about the spending habits of people who live, work and shop in Menlo Park has...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2016
Last comment by really?, on Dec 23, 2016 at 8:43 am | 10 comments | 2466 Views

AROUND TOWN

Officials break ground on water pipeline today

Construction of a pipeline that could be critical in protecting the Bay Area's water supply after a major earthquake is...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2009
Last comment by Chaz, on Apr 16, 2009 at 2:59 pm | 2 comments | 2466 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 | 2466 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council proceeds with outsourcing

After a few words of regret by Councilwoman Elizabeth Lewis, the Atherton City Council voted Wednesday night to proceed with...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2011
Last comment by Oh Brother, on Aug 23, 2011 at 6:16 pm | 11 comments | 2466 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Sister City Program

Nowadays news about international events fills our airwaves and newspapers nearly 24/7. One way to help connect both individuals...

Original post made by Jim Lewis on Mar. 23, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2465 Views

MENLO PARK

Flowers repurposed to spread cheer

A new nonprofit is starting to bloom here, based on the idea of collecting free flowers and giving them to people to cheer...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2015
Last comment by Gertrude, on Apr 30, 2015 at 11:45 am | 1 comment | 2465 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Why buy the cow when you can get the milk for free

This is an idiom which I probably picked up during my Navy days in the fifties. Aside from it's male chauvinist interpretation,...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on May. 9, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2465 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton approves plans for $37 million civic center

Atherton is on schedule to start construction of a new civic center by the end of the year, but first it will ask voters...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2017
Last comment by Atherton American, on Feb 24, 2017 at 11:56 pm | 3 comments | 2465 Views

MENLO PARK

Fourth grade All-Stars win Silicon Valley tourney

The Redwood City National Junior Basketball fourth grade All Star team, known as the Grizzlies, experienced an All Star Season...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2009
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 22, 2009 at 2:54 pm | 1 comment | 2464 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park home burglary: Hayward man pleads no contest

In exchange for eight months in jail and no time in state prison, Christopher Sheard, 21, of Hayward, pleaded no contest...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2015
Last comment by Kelly, on Dec 18, 2015 at 5:38 pm | 1 comment | 2464 Views

MENLO PARK

Sidewalk re-opens at Watkins site

Through heavy rains in winter and long dry days in summer, Menlo Park pedestrians waited for the sidewalk along El Camino...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by In Gratitude, on Aug 26, 2010 at 12:40 pm | 17 comments | 2463 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Supes up ante on Stanford's Alpine trail offer

In the five-year poker game between Stanford University and the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors over the fate of a...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2011
Last comment by member, on Nov 3, 2011 at 9:28 am | 11 comments | 2463 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Political leaders call for Caltrans to act on El Camino hazards

After hearing of the verdict assigning Caltrans most of the blame for a 2010 death in a crosswalk on El Camino Real in Atherton,...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2016
Last comment by Tina, on Aug 12, 2016 at 1:34 pm | 6 comments | 2462 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Assembly race splits Democratic establishment

Unlike in recent years, where the district's anointed Democrat rolled to a comfortable Election Day victory, this year's...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2016
Last comment by Dem, on Oct 31, 2016 at 5:08 pm | 2 comments | 2462 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lawyer explains when school district can exclude public

After promising to involve the public in future planning, the Menlo Park City School District invited a lawyer to a board...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2016
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jun 22, 2016 at 11:49 am | 13 comments | 2461 Views

OTHER TOPICS

A Texan proposes a solution to Welfare abuse

The following was published in the Waco Herald Tribune, November 18, 2010 and posted at http://picklyman.wordpress.com/2010/12/12/from-the-waco-herald-tribune-november-18-2010/....

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jan. 6, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2461 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton names new town attorney

The Atherton City Council unanimously chose William B. Conners of Pebble Beach as the town's next city attorney this morning...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 16, 2011 at 12:45 pm | 2 comments | 2461 Views
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