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Letter: Grateful for Rep. Eshoo's vote on health care reform

I am grateful to Rep. Anna Eshoo for standing with her constituents and supporting health insurance reform. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Apr 8, 2010 at 5:53 pm | 5 comments | 1503 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Salaries, Esp. Police, Out of Control

Daily Post Article: Glenn Nielsen made over $300K last year. Duncan Jones made over $170K last year. AVERAGE police...

Original post made by Through the Looking Glass on Apr. 6, 2010
Last comment by e.grimley, on Apr 8, 2010 at 2:52 pm | 4 comments | 1546 Views

ATHERTON

My Thanks to the City Council

In addressing the City Council last night I expressed my heartfelt gratitude for having agreed to settle its lawsuit with...

Original post made by John P Johns, CPA on Apr. 8, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Apr 8, 2010 at 1:41 pm | 1 comment | 1312 Views

ATHERTON

A Call for Marsala to Resign from the Atherton City Council

On Wednesday evening, April 4th at the special City Council meeting I will ask for three minutes to comment upon the allegations...

Original post made by John P Johns, CPA on Apr. 4, 2010
Last comment by Too Funny, on Apr 8, 2010 at 1:02 pm | 31 comments | 2379 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Senior citizen supports Measure C

I am writing as a senior citizen, a 40-year Menlo Park homeowner, a parent of two children who received excellent educations...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 8, 2010 at 9:21 am | 4 comments | 1166 Views

MENLO PARK

Like it or not, costs for services are rising

As Menlo Park residents struggle to cope with the effects of the economic recession, fees for basic and not-so-basic city...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardina, on Apr 7, 2010 at 11:24 pm | 22 comments | 1799 Views

SPORTS

Boys Varsity Baseball: M-A Crushes Woodside, 12-0, to Stay Perfect in League Play

Starting pitcher Patrick Moriarty hurled six shutout innings and Menlo-Atherton cracked a season-high 16 hits to defeat Woodside,...

Original post made by Bob Moriarty, Team Parent on Apr. 7, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1547 Views

MENLO PARK

Police report string of property crimes

Criminals got away with goods and cash valued at around $18,000 in a string of Menlo Park property crimes between March 26...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by what security!, on Apr 7, 2010 at 1:35 pm | 1 comment | 1159 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school district refines initial offer to charter school

A revised offer from the Sequoia Union High School District would still put Everest Public High School's 200 freshmen and...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by Circle Jerk, on Apr 7, 2010 at 1:32 pm | 26 comments | 2917 Views

AROUND TOWN

Master Gardeners host County-wide veggie seedling sale this Saturday

The UCCE Master Gardeners of San Mateo and San Francisco Counties will be selling tomato and pepper seedlings at their plant...

Original post made by krswitky on Apr. 7, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1144 Views

MENLO PARK

Elevated? In a tunnel? Report to examine alternatives for high-speed rail

A report will be released Thursday analyzing alternative alignments for the San Jose-to-San Francisco segment of the proposed...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Apr 7, 2010 at 12:12 pm | 13 comments | 1582 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton City Attorney's Lies Revealed

In her April 7, 2010 staff report to discuss allegations of misconduct by Councilman Marsala Wynne Furth states: "The...

Original post made by Sleuth on Apr. 5, 2010
Last comment by just a thought, on Apr 6, 2010 at 10:35 pm | 8 comments | 1465 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Ormondale principal to retire

Ormondale Principal Eva Gal has decided to retire in June after guiding the Portola Valley elementary school for the past...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Linda Vlasic, on Apr 6, 2010 at 4:42 pm | 2 comments | 2750 Views

FICTION

A walk into ... adventure, fame, love, heartbreak -- you be the guide.

This is the beginning of a story, but only the beginning. It is your role, if you choose to accept it, to add a paragraph...

Original post made by Mr. Man on Dec. 15, 2006
Last comment by Joe, on Apr 6, 2010 at 3:38 pm | 44 comments | 5719 Views

AROUND TOWN

Programs at Atherton Library

Movie Night for Teens and Adults Friday, April 9th at 7 PM Wonder Woman... Rated PG-13, 74 minutes, 2009 release (animated). Dance...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Apr. 6, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1151 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Special meeting on Marsala allegations set for April 7

A second special Atherton City Council meeting to discuss "alleged improper official conduct and allegations that council...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by Bill, on Apr 5, 2010 at 8:43 pm | 44 comments | 2778 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - Week ending 4/4/10

Hardcover Fiction 1 Help Kathryn Stockett 2 Solar Ian McEwan 3 Murder In The Palais Royal Cara Black 4 Major Pettigrew's...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Apr. 5, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1277 Views

MENLO PARK

Caltrain deficit could force major service cuts

Faced with a staggering deficit, Caltrain will consider cutting its service significantly in the next 15 months, spokeswoman...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2010
Last comment by Number, numbers, on Apr 5, 2010 at 3:00 pm | 23 comments | 1711 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Critical clause strangely missing from document package e-mailed to charter school

A cover letter e-mailed from the high school district to Everest charter high school, for unknown reasons, did not include...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2010
Last comment by David Boyce, on Apr 5, 2010 at 2:32 pm | 7 comments | 1868 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent search limited to insiders

The field of candidates for the next superintendent of the Sequoia Union High School District has significantly narrowed...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 5, 2010 at 1:34 pm | 25 comments | 2590 Views
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