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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park teen arrested in Anaheim

A 17-year-old Menlo Park youth was arrested on sexual battery charges on Friday, May 20, at a dance at the Disney California...

Original post made on May. 29, 2011
Last comment by Legal Eagle, on May 30, 2011 at 12:41 pm | 10 comments | 3060 Views

ATHERTON

School funding news keeps getting worse

Local elementary school districts have been bracing and adjusting for dramatic funding cuts for the next school year as the...

Original post made on May. 15, 2011
Last comment by POGO You are right, on May 30, 2011 at 1:48 am | 37 comments | 4205 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former assemblyman Ira Ruskin diagnosed with malignant tumor

Former state Assemblyman Ira Ruskin, whose district included Menlo Park, Atherton, Woodside and Portola Valley, has been...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on May 27, 2011 at 5:37 pm | 2 comments | 2393 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Neighbors and SFPUC: Move oak tree?

Granny might have to move. Tree advocates and the SFPUC met Tuesday to discuss how to save the 65-foot heritage oak tree...

Original post made on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 27, 2011 at 4:58 pm | 16 comments | 3295 Views

AROUND TOWN

Red-light camera bill passes state Senate

A bill that regulates how cities use red-light cameras passed the state Senate with a unanimous 36-0 vote. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by James C. Walker, on May 27, 2011 at 1:22 pm | 3 comments | 2016 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council says no to ethics oversight board

Atherton City Councilwoman Kathy McKeithen said she is "horribly disappointed with this council" after a request she and...

Original post made on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by TOOTH COMB, on May 27, 2011 at 9:58 am | 9 comments | 2816 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Update: Man killed in crash is identified

The San Mateo County coroner's office has identified a Newark man who died in a crash Thursday near La Honda while performing...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by WC Dog, on May 27, 2011 at 9:26 am | 1 comment | 1992 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire and emergency services consolidation proposal

I am a long time advocate of consolidation as a way of increasing both efficiency and effectiveness of public services....

Original post made by peter carpenter on May. 26, 2011
Last comment by Just Wondering, on May 26, 2011 at 8:30 pm | 1 comment | 2330 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

M-A High wins top prize in climate competition

Menlo-Atherton High School has been awarded the top prize in the 2011 Climate Generation competition. Read the full story...

Original post made on May. 26, 2011
Last comment by M-A, on May 26, 2011 at 7:35 pm | 2 comments | 2894 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Opponents release poll on Saltworks project

If the decision were up to the participants in a recent survey of 350 residents of Redwood City, they would reject a proposal...

Original post made on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by AboutEIRs, on May 26, 2011 at 6:01 pm | 10 comments | 2947 Views

AROUND TOWN

Movie Night at Atherton Library

Family movie night Friday May 27 at 7 pm, featuring "Shrek Forever." Rated PG. Doors open at 6:45. Refreshments provided...

Original post made by Atherton Library on May. 26, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1744 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council says no to ethics oversight board

Atherton City Councilwoman Kathy McKeithen said she is "horribly disappointed with this council" after a request she and...

Original post made on May. 24, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on May 26, 2011 at 8:01 am | 7 comments | 2297 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dave Pine to be sworn in Tuesday as supervisor

San Mateo County supervisor-elect Dave Pine says tackling budget issues and improving schools are at the top of his agenda...

Original post made on May. 21, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Moderate, on May 26, 2011 at 7:01 am | 11 comments | 1804 Views

SPORTS

Woodside man rides to help hospital for Tibetan refugees

Jason Bradeen of Woodside will kick off Memorial Day Weekend by riding his bike from San Francisco, down the Peninsula, and...

Original post made on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by Tenzin, on May 25, 2011 at 11:54 pm | 1 comment | 6500 Views

MENLO PARK

Neighbors fight to protect Flood Park

What is a neighborhood park worth? San Mateo County estimates $205,000. To those living near Flood Park, its value is more...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2011
Last comment by Jane, on May 25, 2011 at 7:51 pm | 9 comments | 2489 Views

MENLO PARK

Judge: West Bay liable for 21 sewage spills

The West Bay Sanitary District has been found liable by a federal judge for 21 illegal sewage spills into creeks and sloughs...

Original post made on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by Interested, on May 25, 2011 at 5:29 pm | 4 comments | 2188 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton OKs trash-collection rate hikes

Struggling to reduce a shortfall as high as $1.3 million that the town is projected to owe for garbage collection services,...

Original post made on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by Heidi W, on May 25, 2011 at 4:11 pm | 8 comments | 3069 Views

WOODSIDE

'Mardi Gras' is theme for Woodside's Day of the Horse

WHOA! — the Woodside-area Horse Owners Association — has announced that the 2011 Day of the Horse fair and trail...

Original post made on May. 23, 2011
Last comment by Orlando, on May 25, 2011 at 8:34 am | 2 comments | 2412 Views

AROUND TOWN

D.A. Steve Wagstaffe determines CHP and Sheriff got it wrong in Klien DUI

CHP and San Mateo County Sheriff's reported .08 and transported Vice Mayor Andy Klien to First Chance. Now Steve Wagstaffe...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on May. 24, 2011
Last comment by Boss Hogg, on May 24, 2011 at 10:52 pm | 10 comments | 2074 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Las Lomitas district teachers sign agreement; talks to resume soon for current year contract

Teachers in the Las Lomitas Elementary School District will receive a retroactive 1.75 percent salary increase for the 2008-09...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2010
Last comment by Kogo, on May 24, 2011 at 7:50 pm | 16 comments | 3542 Views
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