San Francisco Examiner
Mon, Nov 15, 2010 -- San Francisco Examiner

Only two incumbents, Robinson and Rich Cline, sought reelection along with Planning Commissioner Kirsten Keith and a slate of candidates determined to toss out the current regime.



Almanac
Wed, Nov 10, 2010 -- Almanac

Incumbent Heyward Robinson and educator Chuck Bernstein are reflecting on their unsuccessful bids for Menlo Park City Council, as Peter Ohtaki, Kirsten Keith, and incumbent Rich Cline were elected Nov.



Palo Alto Weekly
Thu, Nov 4, 2010 -- Palo Alto Weekly

Incumbent Heyward Robinson and educator Chuck Bernstein are reflecting on their unsuccessful bids for Menlo Park City Council, as the three incoming councilmembers appear to be Peter Ohtaki, Kirsten Keith and incumbent Rich Cline, who edged out his colleague after polls closed on Nov.



Daily News
Thu, Nov 4, 2010 -- Daily News

With three council seats up for grabs, voters elected two challengers: Menlo Park Fire Protection District Board President Peter Ohtaki and Menlo Park Planning Commissioner Kirsten Keith.



Daily Post
Wed, Nov 3, 2010 -- Daily Post

Voters picked challengers Kirsten Keith and Peter Ohtaki and Mayor Rich Cline but sent incumbent Heyward Robinson packing.





Daily News
Tue, Nov 2, 2010 -- Daily News

"I really don't want to start this without the EIR or the (financial impact analysis)," said Commissioner Kirsten Keith.




Daily News
Tue, Oct 26, 2010 -- Daily News

Relevant public experience: Menlo Park Planning Commission; three-year board member of the League of Women Voters, South County; and eight-year member of the San Mateo County Commission on the Status of Women.




Daily News
Tue, Oct 26, 2010 -- Daily News

Cline and Heyward Robinson, small business owner Chuck Bernstein, planning commissioner Kirsten Keith, fire district board member Peter Ohtaki and stay-at-home dad Russ Peterson.



Daily News
Mon, Oct 25, 2010 -- Daily News

Name: Kirsten Keith






Daily News
Fri, Oct 22, 2010 -- Daily News

Challenger and attorney Kirsten Keith brought in a total of $9,799, including a $3,000 loan she made to her campaign.





Daily Post
Fri, Oct 22, 2010 -- Daily Post

Incumbents trail Councilman Heyward Robinson has raised $11, 934, Mayor Rich Cline raised $10, 344, planning commissioner Kirsten Keith raised $6, 799, $3, 000 of which she loaned herself, and stay-at-home dad Russ Peterson raised $3, 475.



Daily Post
Tue, Oct 19, 2010 -- Daily Post

Menlo Park City Council:Peter Ohtaki, Kirsten Keith, Chuck Bernstein

Measure L, Menlo Park pension reform:Yes 




Daily Post
Mon, Oct 18, 2010 -- Daily Post

(Mr. Robinson still maintains that those votes were "the right thing to do." That's not good.) All this contrasts sharply with the history of, say, Peter Ohtaki on the four-city fire board or Kirsten Keith on the Planning Commission.




Letter: Daily News
Thu, Oct 14, 2010 -- Letter: Daily News

Likewise, Kirsten Keith has six years of experience on the planning commission, which is another trench where at times decisions that must be made can be uncomfortable.




Daily Post
Sat, Oct 9, 2010 -- Daily Post

In this election, the four challengers - Chuck Bernstein, Kirsten Keith, Peter Ohtaki and Russ Peterson - all support Measure L, by far the hot-button issue on the Nov.




Letter: Daily News
Thu, Oct 7, 2010 -- Letter: Daily News

time recognize the need for change is no easy feat, but we believe the following candidates are up to the task: Rich Cline, bold; Kirsten Keith, balanced; and Heyward Robinson, analytical.




Daily News
Thu, Oct 7, 2010 -- Daily News

Similarly, challenger and attorney Kirsten Keith has loaned her campaign $3,000, bringing her war chest total to $4,199.





Daily Post
Wed, Oct 6, 2010 -- Daily Post

So we recommend Menlo Park Fire Protection District board president Peter Ohtaki, attorney Kirsten Keith and businessman Chuck Bernstein for the three seats, although we have kind words for Mayor Richard Cline.



Daily Post
Wed, Oct 6, 2010 -- Daily Post

Planning commissioner Kirsten Keith raised $4,199, with many donors outside of Menlo Park.





Daily Post
Mon, Oct 4, 2010 -- Daily Post

Boyle, in a lengthy newsletter, urged residents to vote for Mayor Rich Cline, planning commissioner Kirsten Keith and Menlo Park Fire Protection board member Peter Ohtaki.



Daily Post
Mon, Sep 13, 2010 -- Daily Post

Cline and Robinson are running for three open seats along with challengdown ers: Chuck Bernstein, a community activist; Kirsten Keith, a planning commissioner; Russ Peterson, who sued the rail authority; and Menlo Park Fire Protection District Board President Peter Ohtaki.



Daily News
Tue, Sep 7, 2010 -- Daily News

The four challengers seeking a spot on the council are educator Chuck Bernstein, Menlo Park Fire Protection District board president Peter Ohtaki, resident Russell Peterson and Planning Commissioner Kirsten Keith.



Daily Post
Thu, Aug 26, 2010 -- Daily Post

Menlo Park planning commissioner Kirsten Keith, who is running for City Council, abstained when it came time to vote on whether to allow BevMo to replace Chili's on El Camino, saying the vote occurred too late at night.



Mercury News
Wed, Aug 25, 2010 -- Mercury News

"It certainly is loud and clear that the public does not want this," said Commissioner Kirsten Keith, who abstained from the vote.



Daily Post
Tue, Aug 24, 2010 -- Daily Post

The 6-0 vote - with City Council candidate Kirsten Keith abstaining - came after comments from numerous residents and local business people including Dan Beltramo Jr.



Almanac
Wed, Aug 18, 2010 -- Almanac

Criminal defense attorney Kirsten Keith indicated she agreed with the essence of Mr. Bernstein's proposals and would sign, provided a few tweaks were made.





Daily Post
Thu, Aug 12, 2010 -- Daily Post

In addition to incumbents Richard Cline and Heyward Robinson, the challengers are day care center operator Chuck Bernstein, Planning Commissioner Kirsten Keith, fire board member Peter Ohtaki and volunteer Russell Peterson.




Daily Post
Wed, Aug 11, 2010 -- Daily Post

Kirsten Keith, Michael Brady and Russell Peterson have pulled papers to run.






Almanac
Tue, Aug 10, 2010 -- Almanac

Menlo Park Planning Commissioner Kirsten Keith pulled papers Monday (Aug.






Daily News
Tue, Jun 29, 2010 -- Daily News

Commission member Kirsten Keith said at first glance the value of the project and the below-market-rate, or BMR, units, didn't seem to outweigh the waivers or development's density.



Daily News
Tue, Jun 29, 2010 -- Daily News

Commission member Kirsten Keith said at first glance the value of the project and the below-market-rate, or BMR, units, didn't seem to outweigh the waivers or development's density.



Mercury News
Wed, Jul 15, 2009 -- Mercury News

"I would like to see something developed there," Commissioner Kirsten Keith said.





Daily News
Tue, Jul 14, 2009 -- Daily News

"I would like to see something developed there," Commissioner Kirsten Keith said.





Daily News
Wed, Sep 3, 2008 -- Daily News

Another parent, Kirsten Keith, praised Ross and said he was a "real asset" to the program.




San Mateo County Times
Wed, Sep 3, 2008 -- San Mateo County Times

Another parent, Kirsten Keith, praised Ross and said he was a "real asset" to the program.





Daily News
Wed, Sep 3, 2008 -- Daily News

Another parent, Kirsten Keith, praised Ross and said he was a "real asset" to the program.



Daily News
Mon, Oct 2, 2006 -- Daily News

Her colleague Kirsten Keith said none of the referendum backers was at the meetings.




Almanac
Wed, Sep 1, 2004 -- Almanac

As expected, the city's most prominent commission got an overhaul August 24, with members of the City Council appointing three new members: product marketing consultant Lou Deziel, attorney Kirsten Keith and Matt Henry, who is retired.



Almanac
Wed, Aug 25, 2004 -- Almanac

Five other residents are also contenders: Vincent Bressler and Louis Deziel, both consultants; Matt Henry, who is retired from the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power; attorney Kirsten Keith; and Richard Stevens, who sits on the city's Environmental Quality Commission.


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Mercury News
Sun, Aug 4, 2002 -- Mercury News

Parks and recreation commissioner Lee Duboc, Stanford graduate student John Haller and criminal defense attorney Kirsten Keith have taken out papers.



Almanac
Wed, Jul 24, 2002 -- Almanac

Kirsten Keith, a Willows resident, has taken out nomination papers but said Monday she is "just considering" running.