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MENLO PARK

Short Takes

Downtown Menlo's abuzz, Andy Cohen seeks references, Belle Haven police station inches toward construction Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by A coast-side surfer, on Aug 5, 2009 at 7:19 pm | 4 comments | 1268 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stewart, Lewin stepping down from high school board

There will be two new faces on the Sequoia Union High School District board this fall, as both incumbents with seats up...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by you should know, on Jul 27, 2009 at 10:59 am | 7 comments | 1886 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Community invited to July 26 disaster preparedness event

Stanford Oaks Neighborhood Association and the Menlo Park Fire Protection District will hold a disaster preparedness event...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1550 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Wage demands cloud good work by firefighters

Firefighters are in the business of saving lives, and the men and women who work for the Menlo Park Fire Protection District...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 24, 2009 at 4:44 pm | 3 comments | 1268 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charter school sues high school district

The Summit Institute, on behalf of Everest (charter) Public High School, filed a lawsuit against the Sequoia Union High School...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Jul 27, 2009 at 5:13 pm | 5 comments | 1734 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Saturday's high-speed rail meeting canceled

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo (D-Menlo Park) has postponed a community meeting on the state's high-speed rail project, originally...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2009
Last comment by Jay Tulock, on Jul 25, 2009 at 4:10 pm | 2 comments | 1554 Views

AROUND TOWN

New parking restrictions on Woodside Road?

Tuesday: The Woodside Town Council will consider no-parking signs on Woodside Road at its Tuesday, July 28, meeting. Driving...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Lynda Anderson, on Jul 28, 2009 at 2:24 pm | 5 comments | 1515 Views

MENLO PARK

New gym: Is green certification worth $250,000?

Menlo Park will spend a quarter-million dollars to certify its new gym as environmentally friendly. Is it worth it? Read...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by do the math, on Aug 5, 2009 at 5:21 am | 22 comments | 1865 Views

MENLO PARK

M-A's theater to open in October

There's no furniture in it yet and the insides are still "very dusty," but Menlo-Atherton High School's new performing arts...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by Karen Busch, on Jul 29, 2009 at 10:32 am | 3 comments | 1156 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Sequoia district superintendent finds critics' charge 'shameful'

The continued misrepresentation that the Sequoia district would impede in any way the success of any student is, in a word,...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Aug 3, 2009 at 8:31 am | 22 comments | 2226 Views

AROUND TOWN

How 'green' is planned new gym?

With City Council members touting Menlo Park's commitment to environmentally sound practices, how "green" will the city's...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jul 28, 2009 at 8:11 pm | 1 comment | 1308 Views

OTHER TOPICS

25-year transportation 'vision' now online

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission's newly released Transportation 2035 Plan for the Bay Area is now available...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jul 28, 2009 at 8:32 pm | 1 comment | 1499 Views

MENLO PARK

New gym: What's LEED worth?

What's it worth to have a building certified by the U.S. Green Building Council, the nonprofit group that sets the "LEED"...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Almost But Not Quite!, on Aug 14, 2009 at 9:44 pm | 3 comments | 1199 Views

MENLO PARK

Cohen: standing alone on gym issue

Amid general enthusiasm among City Council members for a project to build a new gymnasium in Menlo Park's Civic Center complex,...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by It Takes One To Know One!, on Aug 4, 2009 at 2:08 pm | 24 comments | 2057 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Menlo Park not best jail site

Menlo Park officials may have been shocked after hearing that a site on Haven Avenue off Marsh Road was being considered...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Boris K, on Jul 29, 2009 at 9:33 am | 1 comment | 1432 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obituaries

<I>Obituaries are based on information provided by mortuaries and family members.</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=8084...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by David Rose, on Jul 29, 2009 at 9:41 am | 1 comment | 1388 Views

MENLO PARK

Caltrain horns getting louder

Locals who have complained recently that horn blasts from Caltrain locomotives have gotten louder aren't imagining things....

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Belmont Resident, on Aug 28, 2009 at 10:31 am | 39 comments | 2139 Views

MENLO PARK

FBI agents arrest former SLAC employee

A former employee of the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center was arrested Monday for allegedly destroying $500,000 worth of...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Kinnibus, on Jul 29, 2009 at 12:11 pm | 1 comment | 1395 Views

OTHER TOPICS

County treasurer won't seek reelection

Lee Buffington, San Mateo County's treasurer-tax collector, announced he will not be seeking re-election to a seventh term....

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Kleegeen, on Aug 7, 2009 at 12:35 pm | 4 comments | 1574 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Everest files lawsuit against district

In a lawsuit filed in San Mateo County Superior Court on July 20, Everest High School officials allege illegal behavior on...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by a retired teacher, on Jul 30, 2009 at 8:28 am | 4 comments | 1843 Views
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