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ATHERTON

Atherton city manager gets compensation boost, sort of

With one council member calling the change "outrageous," the Atherton City Council last night (May 15) approved a compensation...

Original post made on May. 16, 2013
Last comment by Sort of??, on May 16, 2013 at 10:24 pm | 1 comment | 1163 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Lawsuit filed over 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. 16, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 16, 2013 at 6:46 pm | 3 comments | 1036 Views

AROUND TOWN

Odd twist in Sequoia Healthcare District election

The Sequoia Healthcare District elections resemble a game of musical chairs this year. Director Jack Hickey, whose third...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on May 16, 2013 at 2:03 pm | 37 comments | 2766 Views

AROUND TOWN

M-A forum on planning for growth

In a public forum at 7 p.m. Monday, May 13, in the Performing Arts Center at Menlo-Atherton High School, officials from the...

Original post made on May. 13, 2013
Last comment by Read the article, on May 15, 2013 at 9:57 pm | 13 comments | 1372 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park fire chief recovering from fall

After tumbling off a ladder at his San Jose home over the weekend, Menlo Park Fire Protection District Chief Harold Schapelhouman...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on May 15, 2013 at 2:42 pm | 2 comments | 973 Views

FICTION

Robert Taylor honored for pioneering work on computers, Internet

Robert W. Taylor, a Woodside resident for 30 years and a visionary in the development of computer networks and modern personal...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
There are no comments yet. 801 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Police contract talks on Atherton agenda

A session to allow the public to comment on upcoming contract talks between the town and the police union, and potential...

Original post made on May. 14, 2013
Last comment by Linkage, on May 15, 2013 at 12:19 pm | 3 comments | 787 Views

AROUND TOWN

New owner applies to remodel $117 million Woodside mansion

The new owner of the mansion at 360 Mountain Home Road in Woodside has applied to the town to redesign parts of the main...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by , on May 15, 2013 at 8:18 am | 3 comments | 1828 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo commission votes on Louise Street issue

==B Expanded version of a story previously published online.== After much discussion, the Menlo Park Planning Commission...

Original post made on May. 14, 2013
Last comment by No Easy Solutions, on May 14, 2013 at 9:14 pm | 3 comments | 1197 Views

AROUND TOWN

Steering kids away from drugs

Programs designed to help steer kids away from drugs, such as Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.), can be only as...

Original post made on May. 13, 2013
Last comment by Parent in MPCSD, on May 14, 2013 at 2:02 pm | 7 comments | 749 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Today is the day of International Worker Solidarity

Today is a great day. The United States is the latest county to become enlightened. Under the inspiring leadership of President...

Original post made by Wokers of the World Unite on May. 1, 2013
Last comment by Baum ECR, on May 14, 2013 at 1:02 pm | 23 comments | 1381 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Come see "Babes in Arms"!

The Grab Bag Theater presents a fantastic production of “Babes in Arms!” The show, with performances on May 24th, 25th and...

Original post made by Logan Walter on May. 13, 2013
There are no comments yet. 790 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ravenswood names finalist for superintendent

An administrator from a Sacramento-area school district has been named the finalist to replace the retiring superintendent...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by Observer, on May 13, 2013 at 10:19 pm | 4 comments | 1207 Views

AROUND TOWN

Huddart Park fire under control, chief says

Firefighters on the ground declared a small brush fire in a remote part of Huddart Park in Woodside under control on Friday...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on May 13, 2013 at 4:00 pm | 7 comments | 2264 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Where to put the students?

Facing projections of a 22 percent rise in enrollment in local public high schools over the next eight years, the Sequoia...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by Recipe for disaster, on May 13, 2013 at 1:06 pm | 4 comments | 1283 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley council rejects artificial grass for soccer field at Woodside Priory School

The forces of a plastic modernity were politely shown the door Wednesday night in Portola Valley. After more than two hours...

Original post made on May. 9, 2013
Last comment by Garrett, on May 13, 2013 at 9:05 am | 20 comments | 5777 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: A call for civility at council meetings

The April 24 Almanac gave a balanced report on the Menlo Park City Council meeting on April 16, but neglected to report on...

Original post made on May. 2, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 11, 2013 at 6:51 am | 62 comments | 2467 Views

AROUND TOWN

This weekend: Filoli flower show

Fans of floral designer Kiwi DeVoy of Atherton know where to look for her display at "Petal Tales, Once Upon a Time," Filoli's...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by , on May 10, 2013 at 5:23 pm | 6 comments | 875 Views

MENLO PARK

Raising mental health awareness

Lisa Pamphilon of Menlo Park is a mental health advocate, human rights activist, and mother. The empathy she brings to all...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by K Breisch, on May 10, 2013 at 4:46 pm | 1 comment | 981 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Saturday: Drought tolerant gardening class in Portola Valley

A garden that tolerates drought? A free two-hour class on how to create such a garden for yourself, and/or how to find and...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by PV Resident, on May 10, 2013 at 4:41 pm | 1 comment | 1060 Views
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