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ATHERTON

Atherton officer named in lawsuit retires

An Atherton police officer named in a federal lawsuit for his role in a domestic violence incident and the subsequent alteration...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by John P Johns, on Feb 1, 2012 at 10:19 pm | 6 comments | 2144 Views

MENLO PARK

Downtown Alliance hires law firm

Putting its money where its mouth is, the Menlo Park Downtown Alliance hired a law firm to evaluate the environmental impact...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by what zoning, on Jun 28, 2011 at 2:37 pm | 12 comments | 2143 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Atherton High School Launches an Official Alumni Network

Hello Fellow Menlo-Atherton Bears! Been in hibernation? It is time to reconnect with your classmates! The Menlo-Atherton...

Original post made by Chris on Oct. 23, 2009
Last comment by Off the Chart, on Oct 23, 2009 at 12:33 pm | 1 comment | 2143 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest opinion: 'Platinum education'? A closer look at district spending from a national perspective

In the recent debates over funding and parcel taxes for the Menlo Park City School District, it has concerned me significantly...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2017
Last comment by cut, on Feb 13, 2017 at 4:27 am | 25 comments | 2143 Views

MENLO PARK

Eric Byrnes is still having some fun swinging the bat

Eric Byrnes walked away from baseball, but not the game. While the Portola Valley resident no longer plays Major League Baseball,...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Dutch Who?, on Jul 8, 2010 at 7:12 am | 1 comment | 2142 Views

MENLO PARK

Beechwood School gets room to grow

Belle Haven resident Matt Henry got his wish – there were five green lights on the dais on Tuesday night. The City Council...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2012
Last comment by MENLO, on Apr 19, 2012 at 1:14 pm | 1 comment | 2142 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest opinion: The Almanac has an attitude problem

Now that the election for the board of the Sequoia high school district is over, I would like to comment upon the very limited...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Thank You Ms. Pacifico!, on Nov 20, 2009 at 11:22 pm | 3 comments | 2142 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Court halts lawsuit against Encinal PTO volunteers

A lawsuit filed by a former Encinal School basketball coach against the school's Parent Teacher Organization and three of...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2012
Last comment by Fearful, on Feb 14, 2012 at 10:34 pm | 5 comments | 2142 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 | 2142 Views

MENLO PARK

MP police to see hours cut and MP council members wary of outsourcing

Some Menlo Park council members wary of outsourcing http://www.mercurynews.com/peninsula/ci_18160298?nclick_check=1 Menlo...

Original post made by Bob on May. 28, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 6, 2011 at 9:30 am | 12 comments | 2141 Views

MENLO PARK

Round two of Facebook negotiations begin

Negotiations with Facebook over its west campus development are imminent, but first Menlo Park has to decide what to ask...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 29, 2012 at 7:52 pm | 2 comments | 2141 Views

MENLO PARK

Fergusson to represent MP in D.C. Next Week

March 1, 2011 City Council transcript regarding Council Member Fergusson's trip to Washington DC to meet with several Congress...

Original post made by A Concerned Resident on Mar. 4, 2011
Last comment by sharon, on Mar 5, 2011 at 10:32 am | 2 comments | 2140 Views

MENLO PARK

Stanford offers Menlo Park more money

Stanford is now offering Menlo Park $3.7 million to ease traffic snarls induced by its proposed hospital expansion and also...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by menlo parker, on May 7, 2011 at 9:53 am | 12 comments | 2140 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest opinion: District likely to lose on charter school site fight

On April 1, trustees of the Sequoia Union High School District approved a final offer of facilities for Everest Public High...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by Critic of SUHSD, on Apr 9, 2009 at 9:04 am | 1 comment | 2140 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Peninsula to elect new state senator

State Assemblyman Jerry Hill, whose 19th Assembly district includes most of San Mateo County, is the frontrunner in a four-way...

Original post made on May. 12, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 12, 2012 at 8:57 pm | 2 comments | 2140 Views

WOODSIDE

Filoli hires firm to help handle volunteer exodus

Filoli, the historic estate in Woodside, has hired an Oakland-based crisis communications management company, Kamer Consulting...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2015
Last comment by Rose of Sharon, on Mar 12, 2015 at 11:04 am | 3 comments | 2140 Views

MENLO PARK

Making it safer to cross El Camino Real

Focusing on the El Camino Real portion of the proposed downtown specific plan for Menlo Park last night, the Planning Commission...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2011
Last comment by you're kidding, on Aug 12, 2011 at 3:58 pm | 12 comments | 2139 Views

MENLO PARK

Confusing bike trail leads to accident on Facebook campus

Steven Lowenthal likes to bike to work. But the avid cyclist, who clocks up to 145 miles on weekend bike rides, found his...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by agree, on Aug 21, 2012 at 10:49 am | 1 comment | 2139 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paws for Tales at Atherton Library

Atherton Library, in conjunction with the Peninsula Humane Society, is hosting the popular Paws for Tales program. Children...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by Hawk, on Jan 27, 2012 at 5:31 am | 2 comments | 2139 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Endangered butterflies released at Edgewood

Biologists carrying coolers full of butterflies hiked into Edgewood County Park and Natural Preserve on Wednesday afternoon...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2011
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Apr 15, 2011 at 12:16 pm | 5 comments | 2139 Views
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