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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park: New name for German-American International School

Menlo Park's German-American International School is no more. In name, that is. The private school has changed its name to...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2016
Last comment by Franz, on Sep 30, 2016 at 8:55 pm | 1 comment | 1577 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council hears update on civic center design

When Atherton's City Council asked its architects to shave some square footage, and cost, off the new civic center's design,...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2016
Last comment by Apple, on Sep 30, 2016 at 4:35 pm | 6 comments | 1793 Views

MENLO PARK

Planned Parenthood Endorses Catherine Carlton!

Congratulations to Menlo Park City Council Candidate Catherine Carlton for recieving the only City Council candidate endorsement...

Original post made by Race Watcher on Sep. 28, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Park Resident, on Sep 30, 2016 at 2:44 pm | 1 comment | 317 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Council approves terms for Greenheart development

A project to build 420,000 square feet of residential, office and retail space on the large vacant lot along El Camino Real...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2016
Last comment by Lost opportunity, on Sep 30, 2016 at 12:41 pm | 32 comments | 3345 Views

MENLO PARK

Laurel School wins National Blue Ribbon Schools recognition

Laurel School in Atherton, which next month will open its second campus in Menlo Park, has won a prestigious National Blue...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2016
Last comment by Tybe Diamond, on Sep 29, 2016 at 10:59 pm | 3 comments | 2177 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside council agrees in principle to moving elections to even-numbered years

In a move that should prove cost effective and compliant with state law, the Woodside Town Council on Tuesday, Sept. 27,...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2016
Last comment by Not a fan, on Sep 29, 2016 at 8:17 pm | 1 comment | 1114 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo Park district school board seeks public comment on budget woes

A meeting seeking public comment on solutions to the Menlo Park City School District's budget problems will be held at 6...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Sep 29, 2016 at 6:54 pm | 17 comments | 1875 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lennie Roberts named 'Environmental Hero'

Ladera resident Lennie Roberts, a local legislative advocate for the Committee for Green Foothills, has long been a local...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2016
Last comment by naturegirl, on Sep 29, 2016 at 12:34 pm | 2 comments | 2485 Views

ATHERTON

Has Atherton Declared War

At times it seems that the Atherton Town Council and staff have become sue happy. Spending vasts amount of resident's hard...

Original post made by Nervous Nellie on Sep. 28, 2016
Last comment by Loser!, on Sep 28, 2016 at 5:57 pm | 1 comment | 253 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton loses lawsuit over Caltrain electrification project

A Superior Court judge has ruled against Atherton and other plaintiffs that had tried to stop progress on Caltrain's electrification...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2016
Last comment by Stats, on Sep 28, 2016 at 5:50 pm | 3 comments | 3883 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Facebook expansion clears Planning Commission

Up next: Facebook's got a date with the City Council. On Sept. 26, the company cleared the penultimate hurdle for its expansion...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2016
Last comment by Bob McGrew, on Sep 27, 2016 at 6:55 pm | 2 comments | 870 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: City manager gets raise, bonus

Menlo Park City Manager Alex McIntyre has won a $4,300 pay raise to $221,800 a year, plus a year's extension to his contract,...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
Last comment by Thom Harris, on Sep 26, 2016 at 2:28 pm | 1 comment | 1553 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Homemade fireworks thought to be behind Sunday night explosion

Homemade fireworks are being reported as the cause of an explosion heard around 9:15 p.m. in Woodside on Sunday, Sept. 25,...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2016
Last comment by in the glens, on Sep 26, 2016 at 2:00 pm | 4 comments | 3050 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park City School District ponders how cuts could affect looming deficit

After first recapping a bleak financial outlook predicting a $5.3 million operating deficit within five years, the Menlo...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2016
Last comment by Publius, on Sep 26, 2016 at 10:13 am | 64 comments | 5867 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District considering appointing Erik Burmeister as new superintendent

The Menlo Park City School District announced today that the school board will discuss on Sept. 27 whether it should appoint...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
Last comment by Publius, on Sep 26, 2016 at 9:33 am | 17 comments | 4153 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Cal Water gives a 'state of the drought' update

Water budgets and surcharges for going beyond them may be gone for now, Dawn Smithson of California Water Service (Cal Water)...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2016
Last comment by Caroline V., on Sep 25, 2016 at 11:46 am | 3 comments | 2521 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton resident aims to give everyone lobbying power

Atherton resident John Thibault has written a book called "How to Change a Law" that with his iLobby website is designed...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2016
Last comment by a must see, on Sep 24, 2016 at 11:03 pm | 1 comment | 2103 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park: Police and FBI SWAT team raid home early this morning

Police from Menlo Park and East Palo Alto, in the company of an FBI SWAT team, conducted a search of an occupied home in...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2016
Last comment by Bell Haven Resident, on Sep 24, 2016 at 10:20 pm | 7 comments | 5273 Views

AROUND TOWN

Price takes fourth in 200 at Canadian Olympic Trials

Former Menlo School standout Maddy Price placed fourth in the women's 200 meters Sunday at the Canadian Olympic Trials in...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2016
There are no comments yet. 779 Views

MENLO PARK

July 9: Bike 4 Breath ride starts, ends in Atherton

Bike 4 Breath, a bike ride to support clean air and lung health, will start and end at Encinal Elementary School in Atherton...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2016
There are no comments yet. 624 Views
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