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MENLO PARK

City eyes plan to take equity stake in homes

In an effort to keep low-income residents in their homes, the city of Menlo Park is considering a plan to buy an equity stake...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by Sean Howell, on Apr 3, 2009 at 3:10 pm | 13 comments | 1824 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students host soccer tourney to fight HIV/AIDS

Students from three local high schools -- Menlo-Atherton, Palo Alto and Castilleja -- will host a Barefoot 3v3 co-ed soccer...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1597 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Woodside High grad pleads 'no contest' in fatal accident

A prison term may be looming for Keith Benford Knudsen, a Portola Valley native who was behind the wheel of a BMW in a fatal...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Mother, on Apr 2, 2009 at 10:34 pm | 2 comments | 2459 Views

MENLO PARK

Can someone please tell me about the Fair Oaks neighborhood?

My husband and I are thinking of moving to the area near the intersection of 5th Ave and Semicircular. Could you please...

Original post made by Julie on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by Concerned, on Apr 2, 2009 at 10:10 pm | 2 comments | 1441 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto digs in for train-tunnel battle

Palo Alto is bracing for a tough, angry and uphill fight to keep the tunneling option on the table for a proposed high-speed...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by truth, on Apr 2, 2009 at 9:55 pm | 16 comments | 2244 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Earthquake reveals newfound fault

A small earthquake that rattled parts of the Bay Area Monday morning occurred on a previously unknown fault, according to...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Apr 2, 2009 at 5:54 pm | 2 comments | 1714 Views

OTHER TOPICS

New Web site better match for 'green' town

In a game of word association, the response "dowdy" doesn't really fit with the words "Portola Valley." "Secluded" maybe,...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Jennifer, on Apr 2, 2009 at 11:14 am | 1 comment | 1689 Views

MENLO PARK

Palo Alto Council votes to file an Amicus brief in support of the Lawsuit

Last evening (12:10 AM 3/31/09), the Palo Alto City council on a 5-3 vote decided to file an Amicus brief in support of...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Mar. 31, 2009
Last comment by observer, on Apr 2, 2009 at 8:19 am | 4 comments | 1471 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Rosewood hotel complex opens doors Thursday

As economy totters, "ultra-luxury" hotel complex is set to open on Sand Hill Road in Menlo Park. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by John, on Apr 1, 2009 at 4:48 pm | 3 comments | 1624 Views

WOODSIDE

Eshoo bill promotes use of electric vehicles

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo has introduced a bill that aims to increase the use of electric vehicles across the country: "The U.S....

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by Eddie Alexander, on Apr 1, 2009 at 4:37 pm | 1 comment | 2037 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Rail agency, Caltrain eye 'four-track' train line

A proposed agreement between the [http://www.caltrain.com/info_board.html agency] overseeing Caltrain and the one responsible...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Apr 1, 2009 at 10:25 am | 1 comment | 1630 Views

AROUND TOWN

Armed man discovered in Atherton park is sentenced

A man discovered in Atherton's Holbrook-Palmer Park one night last December with a loaded handgun concealed in his waistband...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by svaz, on Apr 1, 2009 at 8:45 am | 5 comments | 1638 Views

OTHER TOPICS

USA's transition to socialism

What the world of the Obama socialists, European style, want is simple. A United States too weak to manufacture. Then if...

Original post made by Michael Stiviv on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by laughing and crying, on Apr 1, 2009 at 8:15 am | 1 comment | 1560 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Nancy Pelosi Prefers Illegal Aliens to the Rule of Law

Nancy Pelosi truly believes that arresting illegal aliens who have been ordered to be deported by a judge is a bad thing....

Original post made by John Reed on Mar. 31, 2009
Last comment by You're Right!, on Mar 31, 2009 at 9:10 am | 3 comments | 2062 Views

MENLO PARK

MP council set to OK $18.8 million in projects

The Menlo Park City Council looks poised to approve a series of projects Tuesday (March 24) for the fiscal year beginning...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2009
Last comment by pants on fire, on Mar 31, 2009 at 6:45 am | 2 comments | 1620 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers - Week of March 29, 2009

Hardcover Fiction 1 Fault Line - Barry Eisler 2 Help - Kathryn Stockett 3 Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Mar. 30, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1472 Views

OTHER TOPICS

RECENT HOME SALES

Home sales are provided by California REsource, a real estate information company that obtains the information from the County...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2009
Last comment by homeowner, on Mar 28, 2009 at 4:25 pm | 2 comments | 1644 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo College assault victim released from hospital; alleged attacker leaves school

Donte Snyder, the Menlo College student who was assaulted by a member of the school's football team and another man early...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on Mar 28, 2009 at 3:31 pm | 3 comments | 1748 Views

MENLO PARK

MP does it again - behind closed doors

Menlo Park and Cal Trans have big plans, that cost big money, to tear down an existing pedestrian bridge and replace it with...

Original post made by Bridge to nowhere on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by MP resident, on Mar 27, 2009 at 10:41 pm | 26 comments | 2782 Views

MENLO PARK

Hearing on EveryDay Math for MP Schools

Controversial new math curriculum focus on calculators, estimations rather than teaching traditional math There’s significant...

Original post made by Perla Ni on Mar. 19, 2009
Last comment by Laura, on Mar 27, 2009 at 9:17 pm | 5 comments | 2477 Views
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