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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board affirms superintendent choice with unanimous vote

The Menlo Park City School District board unanimously approved a three-year contract Tuesday night that will install Maurice...

Original post made on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 16, 2011 at 7:47 pm | 50 comments | 8268 Views

MENLO PARK

menlo park lectures and conversations @ m-a pac

I am starting a lecture series at the M-A PAC. I have a couple of models in mind, like *City Arts and Lectures* in San Francisco...

Original post made by Carin Pacifico on May. 15, 2011
Last comment by resident, on May 16, 2011 at 5:43 pm | 1 comment | 1673 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - Week Ending 5/15/2011

Hardcover Fiction 1 Paris Wife Paula McLain 2 Tigers Wife Tea Obreht 3 Drawing Conclusions Donna Leon 4 Caleb's Crossing Geraldine...

Original post made by Pam Grange on May. 16, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1350 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council greenlights staff, spending cuts

Major staffing and spending cuts are likely to be made soon in Atherton City Hall after the City Council, in a special meeting...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by Ed, on May 15, 2011 at 11:13 pm | 29 comments | 3225 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford trail set to open

A long-awaited trail that runs south of Page Mill Road and Foothill Expressway through the foothills could be open to the...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on May 14, 2011 at 10:01 am | 4 comments | 1779 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg buys historic Palo Alto home

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has reportedly purchased a historic home in Palo Alto that was once owned by a Palo Alto pioneer....

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by facebook, on May 13, 2011 at 7:05 pm | 1 comment | 2588 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Committee for Privately Funding the Police Department

Didi Fisher, former mayor Nan Chapman, former mayor (who doesn't live in Atherton anymore) Chris Colby Betsy Glikbarg,...

Original post made by Believe it or not on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 13, 2011 at 3:25 pm | 15 comments | 2021 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saturday: Forum/workshop on Sudden Oak Death

A community meeting on the continuing presence of Sudden Oak Death (SOD) in Woodside and Portola Valley is set for 10 a.m....

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by agrifos, on May 13, 2011 at 3:21 pm | 1 comment | 1415 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gov Brown wants to close 70 state parks

Those state parks include a number of Bay Area parks. Portola Redwoods State Park in La Honda Castle Rock State Park in...

Original post made by Bob on May. 13, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1370 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sunday: St. Raymond School dedicates field

St. Raymond School in Menlo Park is dedicating a new grass field at the school on Sunday, May 15, to the Daschbach family,...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by Teri, on May 13, 2011 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 1701 Views

AROUND TOWN

New supervisor Dave Pine has been around the block

Dave Pine, a former corporate attorney and a longtime part-time politician -- he held elected office at age 19 -- beat out...

Original post made on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by Lets Hope, on May 13, 2011 at 11:15 am | 4 comments | 1565 Views

AROUND TOWN

Report: Strip power from high-speed rail authority

California's proposed high-speed-rail system is facing potentially crippling threats from looming federal deadlines and weak...

Original post made on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Tim Wulff, on May 13, 2011 at 9:45 am | 5 comments | 1754 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Lawmaker rips plan for 'blended' rail system

A Central Valley assemblywoman came out swinging on Friday against a proposal by three Peninsula lawmakers to 'blend' Caltrain...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 12, 2011 at 12:49 pm | 15 comments | 4178 Views

AROUND TOWN

Trying Menlo Park's downtown plan on for size

An environmental impact report revisits an idea for the development of Menlo Park's downtown and El Camino Real that was...

Original post made on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by Arch Conservative, on May 12, 2011 at 12:11 pm | 1 comment | 1651 Views

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Menlo proposal: Freeze pay for police sergeants

It's hard to think of a more hot-button topic in Menlo Park right now than public employee compensation. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 11, 2011 at 7:54 pm | 5 comments | 2045 Views

MENLO PARK

United Menlo Park council approves Stanford deal

Swapping the right to sue for more money, the Menlo Park City Council voted 5-0 to accept Stanford's offer of $3.7 million...

Original post made on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on May 11, 2011 at 2:56 pm | 4 comments | 1566 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thursday: Bike to Work Day

To the joy of bikers and chagrin of drivers, Thursday, May 12, marks the 17th annual Bike to Work Day in the Bay Area. Read...

Original post made on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Sybille, on May 11, 2011 at 2:42 pm | 2 comments | 1526 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fast and furious in Menlo Park

A stolen car caught the attention of a Menlo Park police officer during the wee hours of Friday morning. Read the full story...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by Will, on May 10, 2011 at 11:06 pm | 3 comments | 1929 Views

ATHERTON

The Atherton Police Department Propaganda Machine

Exactly coincident with the "emergency budget meeting" yesterday, which was attended by Mike Guerra, former chief Glen Neilson...

Original post made by Joseph on May. 10, 2011
Last comment by Godwin, on May 10, 2011 at 9:22 pm | 2 comments | 1781 Views

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Omar Ahmad Mayor of San Carlos dies.

My condolences to his family and friends. http://www.smdailyjournal.com/article_preview.php?type=bnews&id=158482&title=Omar%20Ahmad,%20San%20Carlos%20mayor,%20dies%20from%20heart...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on May. 10, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1335 Views
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