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MENLO PARK

Elementary school consolidation - an idea whose time has come?

The Almanac reports that one more leader adds his name to the consolidation of our elementary schools: Before casting...

Original post made by peter carpenter on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 23, 2011 at 8:32 am | 54 comments | 4348 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voters approve transfer of small area to Menlo Park school district

Residents of 25 townhouses at 600 Willow Road in Menlo Park will be able to send their children to Menlo Park City School...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 20, 2011 at 7:49 pm | 16 comments | 3539 Views

OTHER TOPICS

SFPUC stops work around heritage oak

The SFPUC ensconced a heritage oak tree within an "avoidance area" and directed the agency's contractor to stop work within...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by sadfsf, on May 20, 2011 at 2:06 pm | 5 comments | 2157 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Now is the time to reclaim lane on El Camino

The Menlo Park draft downtown plan environmental impact report points out that the plan will result in more congestion. Read...

Original post made on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by sadfsf, on May 20, 2011 at 12:00 am | 2 comments | 1425 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No safe Haven

If you had to cut childcare for 45 families out of 300, how would you decide which families lose? That's a question child...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by Whatev, on May 19, 2011 at 8:57 pm | 1 comment | 2445 Views

MENLO PARK

Sunday: Conference on aging at Little House

Dr. Walter Bortz of Portola Valley will be one of five speakers at the third annual Vital Aging Conference on Sunday, May...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 19, 2011 at 8:06 pm | 1 comment | 1531 Views

MENLO PARK

Neighbors ask court to save heritage oak

The neighbors of an oak tree called "Granny" headed to court Monday morning to ask a judge to issue a temporary restraining...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by sadfsf, on May 19, 2011 at 2:24 pm | 1 comment | 1585 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton considers spiffed-up baseball park

The town of Atherton is moving forward cautiously to examine a proposal by the Menlo Park-Atherton Little League to rebuild,...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by collect on delivery, on May 19, 2011 at 12:04 pm | 1 comment | 1755 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley may form panel to address bike safety issues

Portola Valley may emulate Woodside and establish a regular forum for bicycle-related issues. A formal discussion of the...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by Mike Harding, on May 19, 2011 at 10:52 am | 1 comment | 2474 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Shorenstein estate may be split into 3 parcels

The Portola Valley Planning Commission will consider a proposal to set in motion the preparation and approval of a map subdividing...

Original post made on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by Craig K. Breon, on May 18, 2011 at 7:16 pm | 1 comment | 2448 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Caltrain rethinks relationship with high-speed rail

A recent decision to start California's high-speed-rail line in Central Valley has prompted Caltrain to reconsider its seven-year-old...

Original post made on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by Donald, on May 18, 2011 at 6:59 pm | 4 comments | 2109 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Viral infection closes The Sequoias' dining room

The dining room is closed and residents are taking meals in their apartments at The Sequoias retirement community in Portola...

Original post made on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by Earle Jones, on May 18, 2011 at 4:33 pm | 1 comment | 2715 Views

AROUND TOWN

Great Frame Up replaces Book Rack in Menlo Park

Decades after first spotting an ideal spot for a store, Marcy Magatelli, owner of the Great Frame Up, finally gets to move...

Original post made on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by Stu, on May 18, 2011 at 3:05 pm | 2 comments | 1532 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Garbage rates, ethics panel

The Atherton City Council will review and possibly approve higher garbage rates, and discuss proposals by two council colleagues...

Original post made on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by Ed, on May 18, 2011 at 1:35 pm | 5 comments | 1790 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park's theatrical experiment

Postcards advertising musicians and comedians popped up in Menlo Park postboxes recently, bearing the city's logo in the...

Original post made on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by time for stamps, on May 18, 2011 at 1:10 pm | 6 comments | 1654 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Thursday: Flight night in Portola Valley

Fans of powered flight may want to attend a celebration of model airplanes as they gracefully and quietly navigate the indoor...

Original post made on May. 18, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2318 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Residents fight to save old oak tree

Residents of North Fair Oaks will be out in force Monday morning (May 16) to prevent the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission...

Original post made on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 18, 2011 at 12:39 pm | 2 comments | 2115 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Ladera: Women's clinic to close doors this fall

For decades, Ladera has been home to a women's medical clinic on Alpine Road just east of the Ladera Community Church. But...

Original post made on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by Barbara A Peters, M.D., on May 18, 2011 at 12:14 pm | 2 comments | 3216 Views

ATHERTON

Ex-Atherton town employee pleads no contest to embezzlement

Former Atherton town employee Lois English pleaded no contest in San Mateo County Superior Court on May 2 to charges of embezzlement...

Original post made on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by Stu Slessinger, on May 18, 2011 at 9:23 am | 24 comments | 2851 Views

MENLO PARK

Burglars hit three Menlo homes in three days

A daytime burglar reportedly crept into a home in the 800 block of Hamilton Avenue through an unlocked back window on Monday,...

Original post made on May. 17, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1699 Views
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