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AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Police surround house with burglary suspects inside

As recommended by public safety advocates, residents of Lexington Drive in Menlo Park saw something on the morning of Monday,...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2015
Last comment by Harriet, on Jun 10, 2015 at 10:08 am | 5 comments | 3333 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley School District ponders how to cut water use

If homeowners are panicking about how they can possibly cut their water use by 36 percent, just imagine being the two-school...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2015
Last comment by grass consumers, on Jun 10, 2015 at 9:36 am | 9 comments | 2143 Views

ATHERTON

Firmly in the black, Atherton ponders the long term in its budget

Atherton's civic budget is looking so good that some long-time council members appear to be having trouble believing it can...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2015
Last comment by No more parcel tax, on Jun 9, 2015 at 11:04 pm | 9 comments | 1589 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Thieves target unlocked cars in Lindenwood

Thieves took items from three unlocked cars parked in driveways in Lindenwood during the night of June 7 or early morning...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2015
Last comment by MEMBERONE, on Jun 9, 2015 at 12:34 pm | 2 comments | 1633 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools: O'Connor Street transfer request denied by county committee

Residents of Menlo Park's O'Connor Street who want to move their 31 homes from the Ravenswood to Menlo Park school district...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 8, 2015 at 2:25 pm | 43 comments | 3033 Views

WOODSIDE

For Woodside High's class of 2015, the future beckons

The class of 2015 at Woodside High School, following tradition, gave their alma mater a gift: funding for more signs to help...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2015
Last comment by CJ, on Jun 8, 2015 at 1:33 pm | 1 comment | 2627 Views

OTHER TOPICS

End of an era: De Modderman retires

De Modderman, who guided the financial ship of both the Las Lomitas and Menlo Park elementary school districts as business...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2015
Last comment by Mara van der Pas, on Jun 7, 2015 at 3:53 pm | 1 comment | 1154 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Grand jury to county: Get going on addressing rising sea levels

Bay Area experts on climate change have long been saying that sea-level rise between now and the year 2100 is a long-term...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2015
Last comment by S Colbert, on Jun 7, 2015 at 11:47 am | 19 comments | 2015 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: City manager's contract renewed, salary increased 9%

With Ray Mueller casting the dissenting vote, the Menlo Park City Council voted 4-1 Tuesday to approve a new two-year contract...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2015
Last comment by Water, on Jun 6, 2015 at 1:52 pm | 17 comments | 1942 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Police Officer receives Death Threat

The PADP Jen Nowell reported today that an Atherton Police Officer received an e-mail Death Threat last Wednesday night. The...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jun. 1, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 6, 2015 at 8:30 am | 1 comment | 299 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District veteran headed for Hillview principal's office

Willy Haug, Hillview Middle School's associate principal, has been chosen to replace Erik Burmeister as Hillview's principal,...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2015
Last comment by Hillview Mom, on Jun 5, 2015 at 7:40 pm | 7 comments | 2527 Views

ATHERTON

Three arrested after car chase ends on foot in Atherton

The driver of a car attempting to evade a San Mateo County Sheriff's Department deputy chose the wrong Atherton street to...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2015
Last comment by Parent, on Jun 5, 2015 at 7:03 pm | 5 comments | 1669 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Person struck, killed on Atherton train tracks

A person was struck by a train and killed shortly before 3 p.m. today (June 5) at the Atherton Caltrain Station, according...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2015
Last comment by whatever, on Jun 5, 2015 at 6:16 pm | 3 comments | 4897 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Conflict of interest of Sequoia Healthcare District Board Members

Recent meetings of the Sequoia Healthcare District Board of Directors have provided examples of Directors recusing themselves...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jun. 5, 2015
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jun 5, 2015 at 2:23 pm | 1 comment | 317 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton approves master plan for Holbrook-Palmer Park

A master plan for the future development of Atherton's Holbrook-Palmer Park was adopted by the Atherton City Council on May...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2015
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on Jun 4, 2015 at 4:47 pm | 2 comments | 1957 Views

AROUND TOWN

Women unite to ease return to workforce

Meeting some of the women who are part of a new local group trying to help women return to paid employment after a "career...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2015
Last comment by Diane , on Jun 4, 2015 at 3:55 pm | 1 comment | 2210 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: New plan for Stanford project's Middle Avenue plaza

Organizers said about 150 people attended workshops on May 28 and May 30 to participate in redesigning a public plaza planned...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2015
Last comment by really?, on Jun 4, 2015 at 2:46 pm | 2 comments | 3053 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Association of California Healthcare Districts removes "Guide to Grassroots Advocacy" from its website

In another topic "Why is the Sequoia Healthcare District switching its Workers Comp. Insurance to ACHD's Alpha Fund?" http://www.almanacnews.com/square/index.php?i=3&t=8175...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Apr. 6, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jun 4, 2015 at 11:44 am | 1 comment | 1471 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Continuum in a healthy society

A recent proposal by Samaritan House Chief Executive Officer Bart Charlow, reported in the San Mateo Daily Journal http://www.smdailyjournal.com/articles/lnews/2015-06-01/nonpro...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jun. 4, 2015
There are no comments yet. 188 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: Menlo Park city manager to get raise under new contract

Menlo Park City Manager Alex McIntyre will get a 9 percent raise and an increase in the city's contribution toward his retirement...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2015
Last comment by Egads, on Jun 3, 2015 at 3:22 pm | 14 comments | 2652 Views
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