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MENLO PARK

MP Transportation Commisioner Katherine Strehl Should Step Down Due to Major HSR Conflict of Interest

Katherine Strehl, appointed transportation commissioner in April 2010, started working for HSR's pubic relations firm a month...

Original post made by Bob on Feb. 26, 2011
Last comment by Ray Mueller, on Mar 1, 2011 at 4:15 pm | 20 comments | 6794 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers - 2/27/11

Hardcover Fiction 1 Paris Wife Paula McLain 2 Palo Alto James Franco 3 Swamplandia Karen Russell 4 West Of Here Jonathan...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Mar. 1, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1186 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Hidden' earthquake faults underlie Peninsula

The San Andreas fault might be the iconic expression of the shifting tectonic plates sliding deep beneath Bay Area residents'...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2011
Last comment by Ed, on Mar 1, 2011 at 2:22 pm | 9 comments | 25078 Views

ATHERTON

Homebound Delivery Program

The Atherton Library is pleased to introduce its new Homebound Program. The start date of this program will be March 15,...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Mar. 1, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1570 Views

MENLO PARK

Beechwood School teacher honored for work in music and dramatics

Emilee Getter, a music and drama teacher at Beechwood School in Menlo Park, has been named by the San Mateo County Arts Commission...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by MENLO, on Mar 1, 2011 at 9:53 am | 1 comment | 1725 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo mayor to swim clubs: Play nice

The water fight over pool time at the city's aquatics centers may dry up in one week. Team Sheeper and SOLO Aquatics have...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2011
Last comment by Masters Swimmer, on Feb 26, 2011 at 8:02 pm | 15 comments | 1906 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Bummed out by Menlo parking tickets

I attended a reunion luncheon with five friends at Carpaccio in Menlo Park recently. We all received parking tickets and...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by janice, on Feb 26, 2011 at 6:49 pm | 50 comments | 5423 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton says no to garbage rate hike -- for now

Proposed garbage rate increases in Atherton ranging from 63 percent for using the smallest garbage cans available to 98 percent...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2011
Last comment by Shame on them, on Feb 26, 2011 at 12:11 pm | 3 comments | 1612 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook scoops up Menlo Park properties

As rumors swirled about social networking giant Facebook buying the former Sun Microsystems campus in Menlo Park, the company...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2011
Last comment by I, for one..., on Feb 25, 2011 at 9:24 am | 15 comments | 2528 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Senator seeks to revamp rail authority leadership

The agency charged with building California's high-speed rail system would lose its semi-independent status and see its entire...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Feb 24, 2011 at 2:26 pm | 8 comments | 2541 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Union just wants to say hi

When an organizer from SEIU asked to meet with each Menlo Park council member individually "to discuss various concerns and...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Feb 24, 2011 at 11:33 am | 9 comments | 2186 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Mountain lion seen in Portola Valley

A mountain lion was spotted near the 500 block of Westridge Drive in Portola Valley at around 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 23,,...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2011
Last comment by Chris Bay, on Feb 24, 2011 at 8:33 am | 1 comment | 2648 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Mary Vosika from BIA

Mary Ann Vosika from BIA cordially invites you to attend the 2nd Annual Powerful Strategies for Women Making History –...

Original post made by Mary Vosika on Feb. 24, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1378 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police calls in Menlo Park, Portola Valley, Ladera

Crime and accident reports from the Atherton and Menlo Park police departments and the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2011
Last comment by jan schachter, on Feb 23, 2011 at 7:11 pm | 2 comments | 1749 Views

MENLO PARK

Update: Guild Theatre closed until further notice

Shut down on Feb. 18, the Guild Theatre in Menlo Park remains closed due to water damage. The staff hopes to reopen on March...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Feb 23, 2011 at 6:57 pm | 6 comments | 2191 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton faces more legal claims by former employee

Atherton officials may have thought they put the nasty business of finance director John Johns' firing behind them when they...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2011
Last comment by socrates, on Feb 23, 2011 at 9:55 am | 16 comments | 2783 Views

MENLO PARK

School district needs to win over city on Hillview

Are school district officials going to have a hard time getting Menlo Park's support for the Hillview Middle School project?...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Happy GAIS Parent, on Feb 23, 2011 at 12:14 am | 32 comments | 2894 Views

AROUND TOWN

Burglar flees Stanford Shopping Center

A rash of daytime car burglaries took place at Stanford Shopping Center this week, including three Saturday (Feb. 19), according...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1628 Views

ATHERTON

Pet Psychic called in to find dog. Dog still not found & maybe injured

They have yet to find the missing dog. They have called in a pet psychic to try to help. The pet psychic said the dog is...

Original post made by Colleen Anderson on Feb. 18, 2011
Last comment by Knockie, on Feb 22, 2011 at 4:50 pm | 1 comment | 2380 Views

AROUND TOWN

Brown Act At Risk

KTVU (Channel 2) has a story about how the Brown Act is at risk due to State Budget Cuts. Reaffirms the low priority nature...

Original post made by Wrecking Ball on Feb. 15, 2011
Last comment by Not so dumb, on Feb 22, 2011 at 4:00 pm | 5 comments | 1593 Views
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