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ATHERTON

Atherton voters face decision on renewing town's parcel tax

Atherton voters will be asked to approve a four-year renewal of the $750 annual parcel tax when they head to the polls on...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Dr. NO, on Jul 22, 2009 at 12:11 pm | 4 comments | 1802 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Everest charter high school outflanks school district in surprise move

==B Editor's note:== This story includes a correction to a quotation by Everest Public High School spokeswoman Diane Tavenner....

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Jul 21, 2009 at 4:08 pm | 1 comment | 1772 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local venture capitalists donate cash to defeat preschool initiative

Proposition 82, the Preschool for All initiative, was soundly defeated in San Mateo County, with help from an infusion of...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jul 21, 2009 at 4:12 pm | 1 comment | 1427 Views

AROUND TOWN

Naked man harasses residents, leads deputies on a chase

A couple of residents who live near Woodside High School got an unpleasant surprise when they answered the doorbell in the...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by cougar408, on Jul 21, 2009 at 5:36 pm | 1 comment | 1451 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Everest charter high school outflanks school district in surprise move

In its oft-thwarted efforts to find a home in Redwood City, officials of Everest (charter) Public High School have invoked...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Go Everest, on Jul 29, 2009 at 6:08 am | 54 comments | 4299 Views

MENLO PARK

Briefs: Man pleads not guilty to meth sales

A Safeway stock clerk charged with selling methamphetamine in the Safeway parking lot at 525 El Camino Real has pleaded not...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by homer, on Jul 21, 2009 at 7:04 pm | 1 comment | 1347 Views

MENLO PARK

City, library backers at odds over new gym

City management and members of the library community differ over how much parking the city should provide. The City Council...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Streamer, on Jul 21, 2009 at 7:20 pm | 1 comment | 1343 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside agrees to Jackling house deal

It's not the end of the affaire du Jackling house in Woodside, but the end of the beginning may be near. A majority on the...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jul 24, 2009 at 3:52 pm | 3 comments | 1516 Views

MENLO PARK

Victims thank firefighters for kindness

Victims of the July 16 Sharon Heights fire in Menlo Park discover, amid their tragedy and loss, the kindness of the strangers...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Robert Brooks, on Jul 21, 2009 at 10:53 pm | 1 comment | 1270 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gym project cleared for construction

Construction on a new gymnasium in Menlo Park's Civic Center complex could begin as early as this fall, now that Menlo Park's...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by Sorry Multiple Personalities, on Jul 27, 2009 at 9:13 pm | 20 comments | 2235 Views

MENLO PARK

Eshoo, Simitian to talk high-speed rail (NOTE: Meeting has been canceled)

State Sen. Joe Simitian will join Congresswoman Anna Eshoo at a meeting in Menlo Park on Saturday to discuss the California...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by Spokker, on Jul 30, 2009 at 3:17 pm | 14 comments | 1654 Views

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 | 1314 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 | 1941 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. 1588 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 | 1309 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 | 1786 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 | 1610 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 | 1561 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 | 1939 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 | 1190 Views
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