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AROUND TOWN

FBI investigation in Atherton

Any update on the FBI investigation of Atherton's town government? It's been six months now and I've heard nothing. No subpoenas...

Original post made by JT on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by PALLBEAR, on Jun 5, 2011 at 10:24 am | 28 comments | 2926 Views

ATHERTON

Editorial: Ethics board could help Atherton

It is extremely short-sighted for a thin majority of the Atherton Town Council to push aside a proposal that would have at...

Original post made on May. 31, 2011
Last comment by PALLBEAR, on Jun 5, 2011 at 10:04 am | 17 comments | 2983 Views

MENLO PARK

What Is New With TESLA MOTORS?

No response from TESLA or anyone where it started,Menlo Park....

Original post made by PALLBEAR on Jun. 4, 2011
Last comment by PALLBEAR, on Jun 5, 2011 at 9:57 am | 2 comments | 1416 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools: Trying to get in

A tiny neighborhood near Woodside High School is petitioning to be included in the Las Lomitas Elementary School District....

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2009
Last comment by Julie, on Jun 5, 2011 at 6:08 am | 45 comments | 4412 Views

MENLO PARK

Las Lomitas school district faces big cuts

Faced with the prospect of a $1.6 million deficit next school year if significant cuts aren't included in the new budget,...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2010
Last comment by Well Put Julie, on Jun 5, 2011 at 5:34 am | 8 comments | 1792 Views

ATHERTON

ACIL & Atherton should consider better supporting our schools

I recently learned that Atherton Civic Interest League (ACIL) is considering sending money to the Community Coalition on...

Original post made by Jenny Redo on Jan. 28, 2011
Last comment by Jim Plummer, on Jun 5, 2011 at 3:49 am | 14 comments | 2549 Views

ATHERTON

Play dates with pets

<I>Submitted by Scott Delucchi, a board member of Riley's Place and a senior vice president with the Peninsula Humane Society...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by Why John Mattes? , on Jun 4, 2011 at 11:56 am | 3 comments | 1986 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park nixes T-Mobile cell tower in park

You can't hear me now: Menlo Park has yanked T-Mobile's application to mount a cell phone antenna on a light pole in Nealon...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by interested observer, on Jun 4, 2011 at 9:34 am | 9 comments | 2758 Views

MENLO PARK

Sunday: 'Mildred Pierce' in Menlo

Salon Menlo will celebrate on Sunday the fictional and cinematic character Mildred Pierce through film clips from the 1945...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2011
Last comment by PALLBEAR, on Jun 4, 2011 at 9:21 am | 1 comment | 1335 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Serious growth at Las Lomitas

Shocked when a survey showed not enough residents would approve a new parcel tax large enough to meet the schools' needs,...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2011
Last comment by Samantha, on Jun 4, 2011 at 6:58 am | 6 comments | 2763 Views

ATHERTON

Why I'm about to sue Atherton (again)

During the past 24 months I have submitted as 100 public records requests. During the past 24 months I have sought to...

Original post made by John P Johns on Aug. 21, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 3, 2011 at 9:03 pm | 16 comments | 4544 Views

AROUND TOWN

Playhouses to be auctioned off

For the 10th year, Stanford Shopping Center is the setting for playhouses that range in themes from a classic firehouse ...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by Thor, on Jun 3, 2011 at 7:17 pm | 1 comment | 1789 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook wants city to lift lid on number of employees

Facebook's quest to swap a limit on the number of employees permitted to work at its new Menlo Park campus with a cap on...

Original post made on May. 24, 2011
Last comment by Wondering, on Jun 3, 2011 at 4:58 pm | 6 comments | 1997 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Saturday: Simitian to discuss state of education

State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, will discuss Gov. Jerry Brown's budget and general trends in an "education update"...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by Arch Conservative, on Jun 3, 2011 at 3:14 pm | 1 comment | 2246 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mark Box resigns from school board

The superintendent of the Menlo Park City School District is recommending that the school board avoid a costly election and...

Original post made on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by Not our MPCSD, on Jun 3, 2011 at 12:52 pm | 29 comments | 8155 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mark Box resigns from Menlo Park school board

The superintendent of the Menlo Park City School District is recommending that the school board avoid a costly election and...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by district parent, on Jun 3, 2011 at 8:46 am | 3 comments | 2527 Views

MENLO PARK

Businesses boom and bust in Menlo Park

As businesses like Great Clips open in Menlo Park and others, such as Marche, close, you may be curious as to how often new...

Original post made on May. 28, 2011
Last comment by More Data Please, on Jun 3, 2011 at 8:36 am | 3 comments | 1692 Views

SPORTS

Chris Waschura makes history at CCS

Woodside High's junior Chris Waschura won both the 1,600- and 800-meter titles at the Central Coast Section Track and Field...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by Susan Kritzik, on Jun 2, 2011 at 11:52 pm | 1 comment | 3884 Views

AROUND TOWN

Flight Night in Portola Valley

Watching Jason Anderson (kneeling) use the master controls to steer a radio-controlled model plane are, from left, Kasra...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by Chris, on Jun 2, 2011 at 8:14 pm | 1 comment | 1722 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley cancels Saturday's town picnic

Due to forecasts of stormy weather on Saturday the town of Portola Valley has decided to cancel its town picnic scheduled...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by Town Picnic Canceled, on Jun 2, 2011 at 8:06 pm | 1 comment | 2674 Views
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Sam's Chowder House Palo Alto to become burger chain
By Elena Kadvany | 25 comments | 12,614 views

Surviving Family Holidays
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 82 views