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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Las Lomitas foundation gives $2.8 million to schools

The Las Lomitas Elementary School District's quest to maintain small class sizes and support educational programs with new...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2013
Last comment by Las Lomitas parent, on Jul 23, 2013 at 1:09 am | 1 comment | 1281 Views

MENLO PARK

Woodside: 'Good Samaritan' who was killed when he stopped to help victims on I-280 is identified

A man who was killed on Interstate 280 in Woodside on Sunday morning (July 21) had likely stopped to help victims...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 22, 2013 at 7:46 pm | 2 comments | 2218 Views

AROUND TOWN

John Maltbie to Supervisors $21,000,000 Seaton and SamTrans

This should come as no surprise, Seaton and Daughters of Charity Health Systems funded and staffed the Yes on Measure A campaign,...

Original post made by Michael G Stogner on Jul. 20, 2013
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 22, 2013 at 10:14 am | 6 comments | 959 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park red-light cameras under scrutiny

Menlo Park transportation commissioners saw red, then gasped as they watched video footage of drivers running red lights...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by Roger, on Jul 22, 2013 at 10:12 am | 19 comments | 2932 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Feature story: Envisioning a 'frontier of possibility'

Hillview Middle School Principal Erik Burmeister blazed new trails during his first year on the job, and promises to continue...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by Setting the record straight, on Jul 22, 2013 at 9:14 am | 17 comments | 4950 Views

MENLO PARK

Enough with the "New" Menlo Park Already

We all know Menlo Park has a wonderful standard of living, goods schools, etc., but enough with the "new" Menlo Park already!...

Original post made by B. William on Jan. 12, 2007
Last comment by Rebecca, on Jul 20, 2013 at 7:06 pm | 24 comments | 6035 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What are Ghysels and the MPCSD Board up to now?

Per the district website, the Board is holding yet another Special Meeting with a Closed Session. The meeting is scheduled...

Original post made by A parent who wants to know... on Jul. 15, 2013
Last comment by A parent who wants to know..., on Jul 18, 2013 at 7:38 pm | 40 comments | 3344 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Louise Street compromise possible

The expected showdown over the fate of an approximately 53-by-60-foot tangle of greenery on Louise Street did not come to...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 18, 2013 at 6:20 pm | 13 comments | 5547 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley School District names superintendent

Lisa Gonzales, an administrator with the Santa Clara County Office of Education, is the Portola Valley School District board's...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by a realist, on Jul 18, 2013 at 4:44 pm | 1 comment | 2099 Views

AROUND TOWN

Upcoming programs at Atherton Library

Thursday, July 18th at 3:30 pm- Candy Sushi making for older children and teens. Monday, July 22nd at 3 pm- Uncle Jer's...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jul. 18, 2013
There are no comments yet. 756 Views

ATHERTON

Editorial: Council should appoint new member

Atherton residents are closely watching their four elected town officials' next move in filling a vacant seat on the City...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2013
Last comment by Conlon qualified?, on Jul 18, 2013 at 9:05 am | 9 comments | 1619 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Bettina Viviano Interview on the 2008 Campaign for the Democratic nomination

In this poignant interview Hollywood Film maker Bettina Viviano reveals how the Obama political machine stole the 2008 Democratic...

Original post made by Hillary Fan on Jul. 7, 2013
Last comment by rr, on Jul 18, 2013 at 7:01 am | 17 comments | 1586 Views

ATHERTON

Tonight: Atherton may try again to appoint council member

After failing last week to agree on one candidate out of seven who wanted to be appointed to a vacant council seat, the Atherton...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1081 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Corrupt Programs

The failed farm bill and its food stamps program reminds me of the perverse corruption behind our foreign aid programs, which...

Original post made by Virgil Stevens on Jul. 13, 2013
Last comment by crown, on Jul 17, 2013 at 1:39 pm | 12 comments | 1592 Views

SPORTS

'We Can Do This'

Stacey Turcotte of San Carlos has been selected as "Artist of the Year" by the Menlo Charity Horse Show committee for her...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2013
Last comment by crown, on Jul 17, 2013 at 1:33 pm | 1 comment | 1187 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Man arrested in hit-and-run

Menlo Park police arrested and booked into county jail Friday night Michael Ford, 38, of Palo Alto on felony charges of leaving...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2013
Last comment by lucky, on Jul 17, 2013 at 9:58 am | 1 comment | 1081 Views

MENLO PARK

Top MP city staff go for raises again tonight

Who came up w the phrase "tone deaf"? Its so descriptive for decision makers that just don't get it. In June, the upper...

Original post made by Henry Riggs on Jul. 16, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 16, 2013 at 5:29 pm | 1 comment | 844 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District seeks to reschedule August 7 meeting

The Sequoia Healthcare District, on whose board I have served since 2002, has six “regularly scheduled meetings” each year....

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by presuming, on Jul 16, 2013 at 3:43 pm | 3 comments | 1847 Views

ATHERTON

DeGolia takes out papers to run for Atherton City Council seat in November election

Rick DeGolia, whose hope to be appointed to the Atherton City Council last week ended with a balloting deadlock, took out...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2013
Last comment by Go RIck, on Jul 16, 2013 at 1:08 pm | 1 comment | 1037 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

'A Walk in the Woods'

"Reflecting Pool, Corte Madera Creek," a black and white digital print, is one of the photographs featured in Alan McGee's...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Jul 16, 2013 at 10:07 am | 1 comment | 1130 Views
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