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AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Board has no issues with new superintendent

The trustees of the Menlo Park City School District have apparently looked Maurice Ghysels in the eye and found everything...

Original post made on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 2, 2011 at 2:05 pm | 24 comments | 4177 Views

MENLO PARK

St. Raymond Parish: 60 years and counting

In 1950, St. Raymond parishioners gathered for their first Mass in a little theater on the former Felix McGinnis estate in...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by Ray, on Jun 1, 2011 at 8:17 pm | 1 comment | 1305 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park pulls balancing act with budget

For years, council watchers have called for a balanced Menlo Park budget. Now they might finally get what they want, but...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by peter carpenter, on Jun 1, 2011 at 3:38 pm | 3 comments | 1885 Views

AROUND TOWN

St. Raymond pastor on leave after 'boundary violation' with teen, Archdiocese says

Father William Myers, pastor of St. Raymond Catholic Church in Menlo Park, is on leave following an incident with a 17-year-old,...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by Lurker, on Jun 1, 2011 at 1:13 pm | 4 comments | 3253 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside School will need a new superintendent

Diana Abbati, principal and superintendent of the Woodside Elementary School District since mid-2008, plans to leave June...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2011
Last comment by POGO is Right, on May 31, 2011 at 9:08 pm | 4 comments | 2965 Views

SPORTS

M-A's Della Morte wins long jump at championships

==B CCS Track and Field:== Menlo-Atherton senior Stas Della Morte earned a state meet berth by winning the long jump at 22-10...

Original post made on May. 31, 2011
Last comment by Richard , on May 31, 2011 at 4:44 pm | 4 comments | 3351 Views

AROUND TOWN

Heritage Oak at risk -- Urgent

This is an urgent appeal to anyone who may be able to help - the SF PUC has informed neighbors whose homes are between 15th...

Original post made by MaryAnnMP on May. 14, 2011
Last comment by MaryAnnMP, on May 31, 2011 at 2:18 pm | 49 comments | 4610 Views

AROUND TOWN

California Chamber of Commerce 201l list of Job Killer legislation

Original post made by Allan Zaremberg on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 30, 2011 at 6:38 pm | 26 comments | 2996 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park teen arrested in Anaheim

A 17-year-old Menlo Park youth was arrested on sexual battery charges on Friday, May 20, at a dance at the Disney California...

Original post made on May. 29, 2011
Last comment by Legal Eagle, on May 30, 2011 at 12:41 pm | 10 comments | 2416 Views

ATHERTON

School funding news keeps getting worse

Local elementary school districts have been bracing and adjusting for dramatic funding cuts for the next school year as the...

Original post made on May. 15, 2011
Last comment by POGO You are right, on May 30, 2011 at 1:48 am | 37 comments | 3662 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former assemblyman Ira Ruskin diagnosed with malignant tumor

Former state Assemblyman Ira Ruskin, whose district included Menlo Park, Atherton, Woodside and Portola Valley, has been...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on May 27, 2011 at 5:37 pm | 2 comments | 2222 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Neighbors and SFPUC: Move oak tree?

Granny might have to move. Tree advocates and the SFPUC met Tuesday to discuss how to save the 65-foot heritage oak tree...

Original post made on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 27, 2011 at 4:58 pm | 16 comments | 2978 Views

AROUND TOWN

Red-light camera bill passes state Senate

A bill that regulates how cities use red-light cameras passed the state Senate with a unanimous 36-0 vote. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by James C. Walker, on May 27, 2011 at 1:22 pm | 3 comments | 1859 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council says no to ethics oversight board

Atherton City Councilwoman Kathy McKeithen said she is "horribly disappointed with this council" after a request she and...

Original post made on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by TOOTH COMB, on May 27, 2011 at 9:58 am | 9 comments | 2360 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Update: Man killed in crash is identified

The San Mateo County coroner's office has identified a Newark man who died in a crash Thursday near La Honda while performing...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by WC Dog, on May 27, 2011 at 9:26 am | 1 comment | 1772 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire and emergency services consolidation proposal

I am a long time advocate of consolidation as a way of increasing both efficiency and effectiveness of public services....

Original post made by peter carpenter on May. 26, 2011
Last comment by Just Wondering, on May 26, 2011 at 8:30 pm | 1 comment | 1863 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

M-A High wins top prize in climate competition

Menlo-Atherton High School has been awarded the top prize in the 2011 Climate Generation competition. Read the full story...

Original post made on May. 26, 2011
Last comment by M-A, on May 26, 2011 at 7:35 pm | 2 comments | 2288 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Opponents release poll on Saltworks project

If the decision were up to the participants in a recent survey of 350 residents of Redwood City, they would reject a proposal...

Original post made on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by AboutEIRs, on May 26, 2011 at 6:01 pm | 10 comments | 2569 Views

AROUND TOWN

Movie Night at Atherton Library

Family movie night Friday May 27 at 7 pm, featuring "Shrek Forever." Rated PG. Doors open at 6:45. Refreshments provided...

Original post made by Atherton Library on May. 26, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1382 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council says no to ethics oversight board

Atherton City Councilwoman Kathy McKeithen said she is "horribly disappointed with this council" after a request she and...

Original post made on May. 24, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on May 26, 2011 at 8:01 am | 7 comments | 2009 Views
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