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ATHERTON

Ex-mayor may go to voters over outsourcing

==B ATHERTON:== ==I This is an expanded version of a previously published story.== In the face of the possible layoff of...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by Chroniclers of Rome Burning, on Jun 23, 2011 at 12:48 am | 7 comments | 2094 Views

ATHERTON

Where should Atherton's new library be built?

Should Atherton's planned new library be built in the town's only park, the spacious and generally tranquil Holbrook-Palmer?...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2011
Last comment by APOA, on Jun 22, 2011 at 8:56 pm | 3 comments | 2108 Views

MENLO PARK

New Menlo Park budget includes police pay raise

When the Menlo Park City Council passed its balanced budget for the next fiscal year, it also approved a pay raise for police...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by Anthony, on Jun 22, 2011 at 1:58 pm | 8 comments | 1687 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo School awards diplomas to 145

The 145 members of Menlo School's Class of 2011 received their diplomas June 7 in an outdoor ceremony on the Atherton campus....

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2011
Last comment by dirty little secret, on Jun 22, 2011 at 8:36 am | 21 comments | 5280 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Fire and the Santa Clara County Grand Jury Report

Some excerpts from the Santa Clara County Grand Jury report regarding Fire Services. With Menlo Fire's bloated budget,...

Original post made by Roy Desoto on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 22, 2011 at 8:34 am | 20 comments | 4317 Views

AROUND TOWN

Four apply for Menlo school board seat

Four applicants for a vacant seat on the Menlo Park City School District board will be interviewed by board members on Tuesday,...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardina, on Jun 22, 2011 at 8:31 am | 16 comments | 2650 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley town manager to retire

Angie Howard, the town manager of Portola Valley, said she hopes that before April 2012, the town will find a location suitable...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by Concerned, on Jun 22, 2011 at 7:03 am | 2 comments | 2471 Views

MENLO PARK

Kids Leaving Messes at Fremont Park

Dear Parents, Please remind your youngsters to clean up after themselves at Fremont Park. I've been able to observe this...

Original post made by Local on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by A Parent, on Jun 21, 2011 at 10:22 pm | 28 comments | 2107 Views

OTHER TOPICS

People: 'Whirlwind on Wheels' crusaded to make trails, parks accessible to all

Friends and admirers of Phyllis Cangemi will gather Saturday, July 14, to celebrate the life and work of the small, passionate,...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by Save Flood Park, on Jun 21, 2011 at 9:20 pm | 1 comment | 2341 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley town manager to retire

Angie Howard, the town manager of Portola Valley, said she hopes that before April 2012, the town will find a location suitable...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by Archer, on Jun 21, 2011 at 8:37 pm | 1 comment | 2234 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Tonight: Willows crime meeting in Menlo Park

After another spate of burglaries in the Willows neighborhood, the Menlo Park police department will hold a community meeting...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
There are no comments yet. 3306 Views

AROUND TOWN

Programs at Atherton Library

Thursday, June 23 at 4pm: Musical Storytime for all ages Friday, June 24 at 7 pm: Family Movie Night featuring "Tangled"...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jun. 21, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1455 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - Week ending 6/19/11

Hardcover Fiction 1 State Of Wonder Ann Patchett 2 Paris Wife Paula McLain 3 She Walks In Beauty Caroline Kennedy 4 Wild...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Jun. 20, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1669 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ravenswood may cut entire library staff

Peering into a future of hard times, trustees of the Ravenswood City School District, which has schools in Menlo Park and...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 20, 2011 at 5:22 pm | 58 comments | 5014 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Clear position needed on high-speed rail

==B OPINION:== Menlo Park resident Brielle Johnck says what's missing is a full City Council discussion that would result...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Jun 20, 2011 at 4:31 pm | 5 comments | 2421 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dogs graduate from inmate training program

Four dogs graduated from a unusual inmate training program in Redwood City this week and are ready to be adopted, shelter...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 20, 2011 at 3:02 pm | 3 comments | 1651 Views

MENLO PARK

The good neighbor?

Facebook will soon be moving to MP. An interesting factoid is that Facebook has a phone extension for law enforcement agencies...

Original post made by Bob on Jun. 20, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 20, 2011 at 1:36 pm | 1 comment | 1281 Views

MENLO PARK

Police commander pay bump passes on split vote

Although City Manager Glen Rojas characterized it as a restructuring instead of a pay raise, the end result of a 3-2 vote...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 20, 2011 at 10:19 am | 42 comments | 3612 Views

AROUND TOWN

SamTrans installs 'high tech' fare boxes

New "high tech" fare boxes that accept cash, coins, tokens and paper magnetic-stripe tickets are being installed on SamTrans...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2011
Last comment by so last century, on Jun 20, 2011 at 9:48 am | 1 comment | 1629 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Obama throws Boeing under the Airbus

Obama threw Boeing under the Airbus. The recess appointment of a former union lawyer to the NLRB when he could not be confirmed...

Original post made by John Galt on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by Karl Marx, on Jun 19, 2011 at 8:26 pm | 11 comments | 2101 Views
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Tava Kitchen shutters in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 15 comments | 8,601 views