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What happens when reasonable developments are turned down

From today's SJ Mercury News: "Mercury News Editorial Posted: 05/31/2013 03:00:00 PM PDT Updated: 06/02/2013 05:51:21...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jun. 3, 2013
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AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park predicts extreme traffic delays for pipeline project in late June

The week of June 24 will be marked by construction crews grinding asphalt and paving portions of Sand Hill Road in Menlo...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2013
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AROUND TOWN

When a kiss is not just a kiss

Encinal School Principal Sharon Burns puckered up to kiss Lily the Pig on Friday afternoon as students watched -- their reward...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2013
Last comment by , on Jun 1, 2013 at 11:59 am | 1 comment | 2454 Views

AROUND TOWN

Redistricting Committee a short history

In June 2006 Jerry Hill successfully runs a campaign and wins for Supervisor for the 3rd time and takes an oath to fulfill...

Original post made by Michael G Stogner on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on May 31, 2013 at 10:58 am | 1 comment | 744 Views

AROUND TOWN

NASDAQ hit with $10 million fine in Facebook IPO

The aftermath of Facebook's glitchy transition to a public company continues to unfold a year after the social media company,...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by , on May 31, 2013 at 10:35 am | 1 comment | 910 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park staff responds to commissioner's resignation

Former Transportation Commissioner Charlie Bourne, who resigned after nearly six years of service, and Menlo Park city staff...

Original post made on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by POGO, on May 31, 2013 at 8:09 am | 16 comments | 7569 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New contract: Portola Valley teachers' pay will depend on performance

In a radical departure from the way teachers have been paid in the past, Portola Valley School District teachers will soon...

Original post made on May. 30, 2013
Last comment by William, on May 30, 2013 at 8:32 pm | 4 comments | 1373 Views

ATHERTON

East Palo Alto man pulls own gun on robbers

A would-be robbery victim in East Palo Alto took matters into his own hands on Wednesday afternoon, scaring away two robbers...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by beware evil things like numbers, y'all!!!, on May 30, 2013 at 12:53 pm | 26 comments | 1793 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's to eat?

As usual in this season, spring is busting out all over, and in Woodside, there's a new venue for farm-grown products: the...

Original post made on May. 30, 2013
Last comment by , on May 30, 2013 at 12:43 am | 4 comments | 954 Views

AROUND TOWN

advertisers force Facebook to censor right-wing free speech

Be careful if engage in right-wing free speech such as discussions on legitimate rape on Facebook. Facebook may delete your...

Original post made by resident on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 29, 2013 at 7:58 pm | 6 comments | 1129 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Too many students, too few seats

Sequoia Union High School District officials have begun a conversation on the possible effects of enrollment growth on facility...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by Old MP, on May 29, 2013 at 4:13 pm | 15 comments | 2662 Views

AROUND TOWN

Upcoming events at Atherton Library

Summer Reading Program starts June 1st. All ages are welcome to participate. The theme is "Reading is So Delicious!" Come...

Original post made by Atherton Library on May. 29, 2013
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Learning and giving: A two-way street for local kids and seniors

Karen Rynewicz teaches fourth-graders in a school that's among the highest-achieving in the state. It's located in a town...

Original post made on May. 28, 2013
Last comment by , on May 28, 2013 at 9:40 pm | 1 comment | 878 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Enrollment surge may alter attendance boundaries

It appears that some Menlo Park, Atherton and Ladera parents planning on sending their teenagers to Menlo-Atherton High School...

Original post made on May. 28, 2013
Last comment by Menlo mom, on May 28, 2013 at 6:14 pm | 1 comment | 1390 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sharing from the garden

The second Garden Share event under the redwoods at Portola Valley Town Center drew a gathering of 20 or 25 people and a...

Original post made on May. 27, 2013
Last comment by Jan Schachter, on May 28, 2013 at 5:06 pm | 6 comments | 871 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook may foot bill for Belle Haven substation

Menlo Park appears closer than ever to completing its nearly decade-long quest to open a functioning police substation in...

Original post made on May. 28, 2013
Last comment by Belle Haven Resident, on May 28, 2013 at 2:55 pm | 1 comment | 960 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: What will new school look like, and how much should it cost?

What kind of school do Menlo Park City School District residents want to see built on the district's former O'Connor School...

Original post made on May. 28, 2013
Last comment by whatever, on May 28, 2013 at 11:51 am | 3 comments | 3464 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Lawsuit filed over car collision with horses on I-280

A lawsuit has been filed by Menlo Park physician Dr. Jean W. Gillon over an incident in the early morning darkness of Dec....

Original post made on May. 27, 2013
Last comment by Steel Magnolia, on May 28, 2013 at 1:11 am | 2 comments | 966 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: Most scientists agree about climate change

A review of 12,000 papers on climate change, in the May 15 issue of the "Environmental Research Letters," found that 97...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by gosh it sprinkled today so NO WARMING, on May 27, 2013 at 3:37 pm | 13 comments | 31033 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park transportation commissioner resigns, criticizing city staff

Menlo Park Transportation Commissioner Charlie Bourne resigned on May 21 after nearly six years of service, citing Brown...

Original post made on May. 23, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 26, 2013 at 3:49 pm | 25 comments | 1909 Views
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