Town Square

Post a New Topic


Sort by:  Most recent topic/comment   Most viewed   Most comments

Navigation tip: Clicking on any category label will display all recent posts in that category

AROUND TOWN

Menlo attorney fighting high-speed rail Central Valley project's launch

==B (An expanded version of an earlier-published story.)== Peninsula cities lost a legal battle last week against the state's...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by POGO, on Apr 15, 2013 at 7:37 pm | 10 comments | 33676 Views

AROUND TOWN

Excelling in math, reading, and barbering

Erik Burmeister asked for it, and he got it. Hillview School eighth-grader Andrew gives his principal's head a close shave...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on Apr 15, 2013 at 5:56 pm | 4 comments | 782 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Teen has advice for Republicans

Sequoia High school student Paul Kiraly of West Menlo Park and 10 other youth delegates to the Republican Convention had...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 15, 2013 at 4:04 pm | 99 comments | 4094 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Changes in Stanford/Arrillaga project on El Camino please some, not others

While some say Stanford and developer John Arrillaga took a step in the right direction by adding housing and reducing medical...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 15, 2013 at 4:01 pm | 23 comments | 1209 Views

MENLO PARK

Pacifist, Kepler's legend Ira Sandperl dies at 90

Ira Sandperl, a well-known pacifist who worked for decades at Kepler's bookstore in Menlo Park -- from the 1950s into the...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by Earle Jones, on Apr 15, 2013 at 2:40 pm | 2 comments | 1012 Views

MENLO PARK

Gardeners arrested on suspicion of burglary

Two men were arrested after a woman arrived home in an unincorporated area of Menlo Park to find them inside her home...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by Don R, on Apr 15, 2013 at 2:10 pm | 1 comment | 1054 Views

MENLO PARK

Saturday: Speier hosts gun buyback event

U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier, D-San Francisco/San Mateo, who held a gun buyback event in San Mateo County earlier this year, is...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Mark Twain Disraeli, on Apr 15, 2013 at 2:06 pm | 15 comments | 922 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton: $92,000 in purses missing from home

Atherton police called it grand theft in the April 5 log entry -- and it is definitely grand -- but they say they're investigating...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Susan Smith, on Apr 14, 2013 at 7:55 am | 16 comments | 8255 Views

AROUND TOWN

An Eagle-Eyed Investigator Catches Dr. Ayres at Trader Joe's

Dr. William Ayres, child psychiatrist for four decades to both the offspring of the rich in San Mateo County as well as...

Original post made by Lurker on Apr. 14, 2013
Last comment by Lurker, on Apr 14, 2013 at 6:47 am | 4 comments | 984 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Michelle Rhees, Superman movie and DC cheating scandals

The editors removed my post and closed the topic on the Superman movie, Woodside High School and Micelle Rhees place in the...

Original post made by False idols on Apr. 13, 2013
Last comment by False idols, on Apr 13, 2013 at 4:20 pm | 2 comments | 1192 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: CalPERs increase could cost $3 million

CalPERS, (the California Public Employees' Retirement System) is on the brink of raising its required contribution rates...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 13, 2013 at 3:21 pm | 10 comments | 1302 Views

OTHER TOPICS

At the top: Lt. Gen. Joseph F. Fil Jr.

In a time of war but not of national sacrifice, of an official news blackout on photos of the flag-draped coffins of war...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2013
Last comment by Keith B, on Apr 13, 2013 at 2:21 pm | 1 comment | 846 Views

MENLO PARK

Destinations: Magical island

Our goal was to see the sun rise behind the row of 15 massive stone busts at Ahu Tongariki on Easter Island, but as we jolted...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2013
Last comment by Kathy, on Apr 13, 2013 at 1:48 pm | 2 comments | 4303 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Police Negotiations – Status is right here

Is this "through the looking glass" or what? A letter just received from John Mattes. Cops expect the parcel tax to INCREASE....

Original post made by Wow on Apr. 11, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 12, 2013 at 9:27 pm | 12 comments | 1285 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park studies housing plan update

Location, location, location: Which neighborhoods -- and by extension, schools -- in Menlo Park should bear the burden of...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2013
Last comment by Margaret Fruth, on Apr 12, 2013 at 9:13 pm | 2 comments | 800 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: Shaping the West

It's a safe bet that few can now say what these four things have in common: asparagus, the sliding glass door, a wilderness...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Debbie Mytels, on Apr 12, 2013 at 1:45 pm | 1 comment | 1096 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Can Menlo Park recover what it lost in specific plan?

With the recent downtown Menlo Park project submitted by Stanford University, residents are waking up to the reality of a...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Editor, on Apr 12, 2013 at 10:29 am | 1 comment | 763 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: New Stanford-Arrillaga plan cuts medical office space by 74 percent

As promised, this week Stanford delivered an overview of the latest revisions to its plan for El Camino Real in Menlo Park. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 12, 2013 at 10:03 am | 38 comments | 1975 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Police Negotiations -- Status Please?

It's been awfully quiet from the APOA and the progress of the negotiations over Atherton's dominating budget item, police...

Original post made by My oh my on Apr. 7, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 11, 2013 at 9:49 pm | 26 comments | 1312 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Terminate private school lease, superintendent recommends

Superintendent Maurice Ghysels recommended that the Menlo Park City School District governing board terminate a private school's...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2013
Last comment by gais supporter, on Apr 11, 2013 at 5:59 pm | 2 comments | 3953 Views
<< < 79 80 81 82 83 > >>
Page 81 of 463

Freshman Blues Don't Mean Wrong College
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 1 comment | 890 views

When Grandparents Visit
By Cheryl Bac | 4 comments | 814 views

Background and Ideas for the Comp Plan
By Steve Levy | 14 comments | 813 views

The State’s Proposed “Rainy Day” Fund Threatens Local School Districts’ Ability To Keep Their Financial Houses In Order
By Erin Glanville | 3 comments | 271 views

Aging and Training
By Paul Bendix | 0 comments | 80 views