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ATHERTON

Jerry Carlson's parting manipulation

Jerry Carlson's cynical character came to the fore on June 19, with his "dead hand" maneuver passing the vice mayor's...

Original post made by Atherton Observer on Jun. 20, 2013
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 22, 2013 at 8:37 am | 7 comments | 1880 Views

MENLO PARK

Judge dismisses lawsuit against John Woodell

A duel of defamation lawsuits left one standing after a San Mateo County judge ruled in favor of dismissing the claim filed...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on Jul 2, 2013 at 5:46 pm | 3 comments | 1879 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Las Lomitas principal to retire in June

Gerald Traynor, the principal of Las Lomitas Elementary School in Atherton for the last 10 years, has announced his retirement,...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by AFormerLLParent, on Jan 22, 2010 at 7:47 pm | 1 comment | 1879 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Judge dismisses suit over Lehman losses

A San Francisco judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by 12 San Mateo County school districts against the county seeking...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Nov 15, 2011 at 5:41 am | 5 comments | 1879 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Today: Fulfillment of a political death wish

Whatever your opinion of methods to reduce the deficit, if any, one has to wonder why the GOP allowed itself today to vote...

Original post made by al norte sm on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by Alfred E Newman, on Apr 15, 2011 at 3:49 pm | 1 comment | 1879 Views

ATHERTON

Sequoia Healthcare District slate wants to stop tax

If a trio of candidates for the governing board of the Sequoia Healthcare District are elected, they pledge to try to stop...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Oct 22, 2010 at 7:08 am | 16 comments | 1879 Views

ATHERTON

Tonight: Atherton meets on 'master plan'

A special meeting of the Atherton Town Council will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 8, with a single topic: discussion of a request...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 9, 2011 at 4:40 pm | 6 comments | 1879 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council won't cut parcel tax

Although Atherton is in better financial shape than it has been for years, the parcel tax paid by residents won't be going...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2015
Last comment by H. S. Truman, on Jun 23, 2015 at 7:00 pm | 5 comments | 1879 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Does Portola Valley need real bike lanes?

A lone bicyclist is seen pedaling along a rural suburban road. He approaches a stop sign after a long gradual climb, pauses...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Editor, on Jul 1, 2011 at 8:28 am | 2 comments | 1879 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Report of mountain lion sighting near school

Someone reported seeing a mountain lion near the back fence of Corte Madera School in Portola Valley on Wednesday, Feb....

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by A mom, on Feb 9, 2012 at 5:16 pm | 1 comment | 1879 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Garden expands at Priory

The paths to the cultivation of a home vegetable garden have been many -- the hardships of the Great Depression, the backyard...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2012
Last comment by ingrid shu, on Feb 13, 2012 at 11:00 am | 1 comment | 1878 Views

AROUND TOWN

Air district bans wood burning on Thanksgiving

Bay Area residents are being asked not to throw a log on the fire this Thanksgiving due to poor air quality, and could...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Dec 2, 2009 at 10:39 am | 4 comments | 1878 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 | 1877 Views

AROUND TOWN

Firefighters sue over overtime, extra trips

Surprised is how Fire Chief Harold Schapelhouman of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District said he felt upon learning that...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jul 22, 2010 at 12:27 pm | 9 comments | 1877 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 | 1877 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 | 1876 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Council appropriates funds to defeat the initiative.

Menlo Council appropriates funds to defeat the initiative. One of the most disgusting actions a Menlo Park Council has...

Original post made by the way it is on Mar. 22, 2014
Last comment by Fed up II, on Mar 24, 2014 at 8:59 am | 22 comments | 1876 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PV school district staff volunteer to forgo pay hikes next year

Facing layoffs and a serious budget shortfall, staff in the Portola Valley School District voted to forgo salary increases...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2010
Last comment by A mom, on Apr 12, 2010 at 4:56 pm | 1 comment | 1876 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School parcel tax backers raise $16K

The committee backing two parcel tax measures in the Menlo Park City School District has reported that it raised $16,241...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2016
Last comment by Drink your woes away, on Apr 30, 2016 at 9:21 pm | 9 comments | 1876 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Atherton: Paul Baran named to Internet Hall of Fame

Atherton inventor Paul Baran, who died last year, was inducted Monday into the Internet Hall of Fame in Geneva, Switzerland....

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2012
Last comment by RUKiddingMe?, on Apr 24, 2012 at 2:57 pm | 1 comment | 1876 Views
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