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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park pulls balancing act with budget

For years, council watchers have called for a balanced Menlo Park budget. Now they might finally get what they want, but...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by peter carpenter, on Jun 1, 2011 at 3:38 pm | 3 comments | 1907 Views

AROUND TOWN

St. Raymond pastor on leave after 'boundary violation' with teen, Archdiocese says

Father William Myers, pastor of St. Raymond Catholic Church in Menlo Park, is on leave following an incident with a 17-year-old,...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by Lurker, on Jun 1, 2011 at 1:13 pm | 4 comments | 3342 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside School will need a new superintendent

Diana Abbati, principal and superintendent of the Woodside Elementary School District since mid-2008, plans to leave June...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2011
Last comment by POGO is Right, on May 31, 2011 at 9:08 pm | 4 comments | 3137 Views

SPORTS

M-A's Della Morte wins long jump at championships

==B CCS Track and Field:== Menlo-Atherton senior Stas Della Morte earned a state meet berth by winning the long jump at 22-10...

Original post made on May. 31, 2011
Last comment by Richard , on May 31, 2011 at 4:44 pm | 4 comments | 3570 Views

AROUND TOWN

Heritage Oak at risk -- Urgent

This is an urgent appeal to anyone who may be able to help - the SF PUC has informed neighbors whose homes are between 15th...

Original post made by MaryAnnMP on May. 14, 2011
Last comment by MaryAnnMP, on May 31, 2011 at 2:18 pm | 49 comments | 4760 Views

AROUND TOWN

California Chamber of Commerce 201l list of Job Killer legislation

This morning, CalChamber is releasing our 201l list of Job Killer legislation. This year’s list features 28 bills that,...

Original post made by Allan Zaremberg on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 30, 2011 at 6:38 pm | 26 comments | 3124 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park teen arrested in Anaheim

A 17-year-old Menlo Park youth was arrested on sexual battery charges on Friday, May 20, at a dance at the Disney California...

Original post made on May. 29, 2011
Last comment by Legal Eagle, on May 30, 2011 at 12:41 pm | 10 comments | 2581 Views

ATHERTON

School funding news keeps getting worse

Local elementary school districts have been bracing and adjusting for dramatic funding cuts for the next school year as the...

Original post made on May. 15, 2011
Last comment by POGO You are right, on May 30, 2011 at 1:48 am | 37 comments | 3787 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former assemblyman Ira Ruskin diagnosed with malignant tumor

Former state Assemblyman Ira Ruskin, whose district included Menlo Park, Atherton, Woodside and Portola Valley, has been...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on May 27, 2011 at 5:37 pm | 2 comments | 2261 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Neighbors and SFPUC: Move oak tree?

Granny might have to move. Tree advocates and the SFPUC met Tuesday to discuss how to save the 65-foot heritage oak tree...

Original post made on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 27, 2011 at 4:58 pm | 16 comments | 3061 Views

AROUND TOWN

Red-light camera bill passes state Senate

A bill that regulates how cities use red-light cameras passed the state Senate with a unanimous 36-0 vote. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by James C. Walker, on May 27, 2011 at 1:22 pm | 3 comments | 1898 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council says no to ethics oversight board

Atherton City Councilwoman Kathy McKeithen said she is "horribly disappointed with this council" after a request she and...

Original post made on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by TOOTH COMB, on May 27, 2011 at 9:58 am | 9 comments | 2474 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Update: Man killed in crash is identified

The San Mateo County coroner's office has identified a Newark man who died in a crash Thursday near La Honda while performing...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by WC Dog, on May 27, 2011 at 9:26 am | 1 comment | 1821 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire and emergency services consolidation proposal

I am a long time advocate of consolidation as a way of increasing both efficiency and effectiveness of public services....

Original post made by peter carpenter on May. 26, 2011
Last comment by Just Wondering, on May 26, 2011 at 8:30 pm | 1 comment | 1966 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

M-A High wins top prize in climate competition

Menlo-Atherton High School has been awarded the top prize in the 2011 Climate Generation competition. Read the full story...

Original post made on May. 26, 2011
Last comment by M-A, on May 26, 2011 at 7:35 pm | 2 comments | 2431 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Opponents release poll on Saltworks project

If the decision were up to the participants in a recent survey of 350 residents of Redwood City, they would reject a proposal...

Original post made on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by AboutEIRs, on May 26, 2011 at 6:01 pm | 10 comments | 2655 Views

AROUND TOWN

Movie Night at Atherton Library

Family movie night Friday May 27 at 7 pm, featuring "Shrek Forever." Rated PG. Doors open at 6:45. Refreshments provided...

Original post made by Atherton Library on May. 26, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1482 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council says no to ethics oversight board

Atherton City Councilwoman Kathy McKeithen said she is "horribly disappointed with this council" after a request she and...

Original post made on May. 24, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on May 26, 2011 at 8:01 am | 7 comments | 2067 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dave Pine to be sworn in Tuesday as supervisor

San Mateo County supervisor-elect Dave Pine says tackling budget issues and improving schools are at the top of his agenda...

Original post made on May. 21, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Moderate, on May 26, 2011 at 7:01 am | 11 comments | 1698 Views

SPORTS

Woodside man rides to help hospital for Tibetan refugees

Jason Bradeen of Woodside will kick off Memorial Day Weekend by riding his bike from San Francisco, down the Peninsula, and...

Original post made on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by Tenzin, on May 25, 2011 at 11:54 pm | 1 comment | 5910 Views
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