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ATHERTON

Atherton residents address police contract issues, from outsourcing to pensions

Should the town of Atherton consider outsourcing its police department? If not, how much should the town be willing to pay...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by Outvoted, on May 20, 2013 at 10:07 pm | 13 comments | 6811 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obama’s Medicare hypocrisy

Dick Morris wrote a great article on how Obama is throwing seniors under the Medicare Bus. Please refer to this article...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by Grass is greener, 10 hours ago | 127 comments | 6809 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supes reject Stanford's $10.4 million trail offer

Update: For a third time, San Mateo County supervisors have rejected an offer by Stanford to spend millions of dollars to...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by An old engineer, on Dec 22, 2011 at 10:52 am | 42 comments | 6806 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton city attorney under fire by mayor

The Atherton City Council has not asked City Attorney Wynne S. Furth to reapply for her job, which she has held since February...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by Atherton Taxpayer, on Aug 3, 2010 at 3:01 pm | 32 comments | 6806 Views

MENLO PARK

Council receptive to anonymous gym donation

All Menlo Park City Council members said that an anonymous would-be donor's offer to build a new Burgess Gym is worth a...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2008
Last comment by R.GORDON, on May 4, 2008 at 3:04 pm | 23 comments | 6805 Views

MENLO PARK

Police calls: Thieves bust in front doors in four Menlo Park home burglaries

Crime reports from Menlo Park, Woodside, Portola Valley and West Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2017/01/10/police-calls-front-doors-broken-thr...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2017
Last comment by Dennis J. Oliver, on Jan 11, 2017 at 12:17 pm | 2 comments | 6804 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: One-way traffic likely for months on storm-damaged section of Hwy. 84

Erosion from recent storms has weakened part of Highway 84 in the hills above Woodside. A 75-to-100-foot section located...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2017
Last comment by Rich Lee, on Jan 18, 2017 at 4:21 pm | 8 comments | 6804 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: New restaurant on tap at Bradley's Fine Diner site

In the wake of the closure of Bradley's Fine Diner, the former CEO of the restaurant's parent company, Christopher Vestal,...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2017
Last comment by Cmon, on Feb 12, 2017 at 10:59 am | 11 comments | 6802 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Mandarin charter to get $375,000 grant

The Mandarin immersion charter school that has been proposed in Menlo Park is set to receive a $375,000 grant that will go...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Parent of teens, on Nov 15, 2014 at 3:05 pm | 23 comments | 6802 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park man convicted of child molestation fails to appear for sentencing

A 50-year-old Menlo Park man found guilty of multiple counts of felony child molestation didn't show up for sentencing on...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2014
Last comment by Truth, on Jun 5, 2016 at 2:09 pm | 5 comments | 6796 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley bans firing of pellet and air guns

In response to the killing of a cat by a pellet gun, the Portola Valley Town Council has outlawed the firing of pellet and...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2008
Last comment by lonewolf, on Nov 20, 2008 at 11:36 pm | 5 comments | 6793 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Was the Menlo Park council asleep at the wheel?

Menlo Park voters are facing an election this fall that will shape the future of our little city. Who is responsible for...

Original post made by Steve Schmidt on Jun. 17, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 24, 2014 at 7:04 am | 38 comments | 6790 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Environmental champion Martin Litton dies at home in Portola Valley

Martin Litton of Portola Valley, a World War II glider pilot and a writer for Sunset magazine, was a great friend to the...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2014
Last comment by Mish, on Dec 4, 2014 at 8:12 am | 10 comments | 6788 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

O'Connor Street residents ask for transfer into Menlo Park school district

Menlo Park residents on the north side of O'Connor Street, just about a block from where the Menlo Park City School District...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2015
Last comment by Support Public School, on Mar 17, 2015 at 12:34 am | 23 comments | 6784 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Portola Valley man sentenced for tax-evasion

Portola Valley resident Christopher B. Berg was sentenced Feb. 27 to a year and a day in prison after pleading guilty in...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Kristin, on Mar 8, 2014 at 10:41 am | 4 comments | 6772 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fate of Merry Prankster tree in limbo as neighbors rally

The days of "Chloe's Tree," home to hawks and witness to the Dymaxion dance troupe and Merry Pranksters, may be numbered. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on Jul 11, 2013 at 4:53 pm | 6 comments | 6771 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton councilman Bill Widmer is new city manager in Rancho Palos Verdes

Bill Widmer, who on Nov. 4 was elected to his second term on the Atherton City Council, has been named the new city manager...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2014
Last comment by Interesting..., on Dec 22, 2014 at 11:33 pm | 34 comments | 6757 Views

AROUND TOWN

Surf Air gets some noise from local residents

At least 150 people showed up in Atherton on Tuesday night (Sept. 30) for a public meeting with officials from Surf Air,...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 4, 2014 at 8:56 pm | 36 comments | 6755 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park council approves Louise Street abandonment

The fight over Louise Street may head to the courts, which is where some Menlo Park City Council members appear to think...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 9, 2014 at 4:37 pm | 33 comments | 6747 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Motorcyclist, 23, killed on Skyline Boulevard is identified

A 23-year-old man riding a motorcycle was killed Thursday afternoon in a collision with a vehicle on Skyline Boulevard...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by easong, on Mar 16, 2014 at 6:57 pm | 4 comments | 6739 Views
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