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MENLO PARK

National Merit scholarships go to six seniors

Six local seniors -- three from Menlo Park, two from Portola Valley and one from Woodside -- earned National Merit scholarships...

Original post made on May. 3, 2010
Last comment by public school parent, on May 3, 2010 at 11:03 pm | 2 comments | 1202 Views

ATHERTON

Stogner Shines while Marsala Fades

In one of the many luncheons I had with Charles Marsala he confided in me that he had once been approached to run for County...

Original post made by spectator on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by spotlight, on May 3, 2010 at 5:14 pm | 5 comments | 1359 Views

ATHERTON

Michael Stogner Saved My Life

A couple of months ago an anonymous poster put up a post with the title Michael Stogner Is a Hero. This post generated...

Original post made by Hilderbrand on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by True Blue, on May 3, 2010 at 10:14 am | 5 comments | 1399 Views

ATHERTON

Debunking the Myth of Spot Re-zoning

There has been a call to lessen the draconian restrictions on size and setbacks for lots 10,000 square feet and under in...

Original post made by Charlie Parker on May. 1, 2010
Last comment by Size Matters, on May 2, 2010 at 12:00 pm | 14 comments | 1384 Views

MENLO PARK

Transparency questions arise for Pension Fund Reformers

http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=6418 Questions arise for Pension Fund Reformers so far go unanswered Previous...

Original post made by Blue Collar Public Worker on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by MarkSpizer, on May 2, 2010 at 3:14 am | 2 comments | 1546 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saturday: Gun buyback event in Menlo Park

People can turn in firearms at an event in Menlo Park Saturday, May 1, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Mt. Olive AOH Church...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by forex robot, on May 2, 2010 at 2:24 am | 2 comments | 1098 Views

ATHERTON

My Criminal Complaint Against Atherton Appointed and Elected Officials

I received confirmation from the District Attorney that my criminal complaint over public corruption within Atherton is being...

Original post made by John P. Johns, CPA on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by Thankful one, on May 1, 2010 at 10:59 pm | 26 comments | 2974 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park may impose terms on union workers

Menlo Park city staff is recommending that the City Council impose the "last, best, and final" office made to Service Employees'...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 1, 2010 at 10:04 pm | 24 comments | 1322 Views

ATHERTON

Tonight: Contentious rezoning issue in Atherton

The Atherton Planning Commission will review possible changes to the town's zoning code that will allow bigger houses on...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by Marie Antoinette, on May 1, 2010 at 6:44 pm | 38 comments | 2291 Views

ATHERTON

What Atherton Could Have Settled for in the John Johns Case

Here is the inside story of Athertonís most recent financial catastrophe: In April 2008, John Johns lost a battle to...

Original post made by seeing red on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by drag-net, on May 1, 2010 at 5:51 pm | 13 comments | 1453 Views

ATHERTON

A Call for a Special Council Meeting on Ethics

From the mumerous posts written both anonymously and apparently by those who choose to write under their own name, the Town...

Original post made by James Croft on May. 1, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 1, 2010 at 12:21 pm | 5 comments | 1247 Views

AROUND TOWN

Don't be a Horsley's Ass

Don Horsley says San Mateo County is one of the best run counties in the State. [Portion removed] Don't vote for Don...

Original post made by insurgent on May. 1, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1262 Views

MENLO PARK

Service cuts ahead as city works to narrow deficit

Menlo Park is cutting hours at some city facilities, and more severe measures may be in store in coming years. Utility tax...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by Reality Check, on May 1, 2010 at 9:12 am | 20 comments | 1638 Views

SPORTS

Boys Varsity Baseball: M-A Drops Tough 6-5 Decision to Terra Nova but Retains League Lead

Terra Nova scored five runs in the sixth inning, then survived a bases loaded-no outs situation in the bottom of the seventh...

Original post made by Bob Moriarty, Team Parent on Apr. 30, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1948 Views

AROUND TOWN

A case for Public Private Competition

There are many services in San Mateo County that could be opened up to competition with the private sector, with end end...

Original post made by vanguard on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by Haha, on Apr 30, 2010 at 8:29 pm | 4 comments | 1196 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Obituaries: Dr. William Tevis dies at 87

Dr. William Wade Tevis, who served on the staffs of Sequoia Hospital and Stanford Medical Center, died quietly April 11 at...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Lorraine Bailin, on Apr 30, 2010 at 5:55 pm | 1 comment | 1374 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain's survival: Is it high-speed rail or bust?

While Menlo Park and Atherton contest in court the state's decision to run its high-speed-rail system along the Caltrain...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 30, 2010 at 5:20 pm | 3 comments | 1542 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion: Support for Measure C Seriously Divided

Several in Menlo Park Community urge NO vote on Measure C Measure C YES supporters continue to tout the overwhelming...

Original post made by Get Real on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by YES on C, on Apr 30, 2010 at 9:46 am | 26 comments | 2490 Views

MENLO PARK

Pounding the pavement for pension reform

Lenny Ayyangar walks door-to-door in her Sharon Heights neighborhood, collecting signatures for an initiative drive aimed...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 29, 2010 at 9:47 pm | 153 comments | 45202 Views

SPORTS

Boys Varsity Baseball: M-A Edges Terra Nova 9-8 to Extend League Lead

Senior center fielder Wally Hansen scored on a wild pitch in the top of the eighth inning as visiting Menlo-Atherton defeated...

Original post made by Bob Moriarty, Team Parent on Apr. 29, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1850 Views
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