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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ghysels' Leadership in the MPCSD

There have recently been several posts on other threads regarding the maangement style of Maurice Ghysels. As noted by Carl,...

Original post made by Concerned Member of the MPCSD Community on Feb. 11, 2012
Last comment by Smart Gal, on Apr 1, 2012 at 2:33 pm | 9 comments | 2307 Views

MENLO PARK

Manipulation of Terms of Use;

We'll see how long this post stays up, if indeed it makes it at all. I am going to be referring to the current posting on...

Original post made by WhoRUpeople on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Feb 13, 2012 at 10:46 am | 9 comments | 1082 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man with semi-automatic weapon protests on Sand Hill

==B Update:== There's a man with a gun over there, and what he wants ain't exactly clear. "There" is in the 2800 block of...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by Marshall, on Feb 10, 2012 at 11:21 am | 9 comments | 3095 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Search for youth accused of trying to run over deputy

Deputies from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office are on the lookout for a young man accused of trying to run over a deputy...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 24, 2012 at 2:44 pm | 9 comments | 1461 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook adds bar code to roof

Describing it as a "hack of epic proportions," a team of Facebook employees unveiled a 42-foot-square bar code that they'd...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2012
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Mar 29, 2012 at 11:22 am | 9 comments | 1185 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sue Lempert fuels Healthcare District debate.

Sue Lempert, columnist for the San Mateo Daily Journal, touched a nerve which ignited a vitreolic response from Kim Griffin,...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jan 5, 2013 at 11:09 am | 9 comments | 2554 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Lawsuit Ends

The $10,000,000 lawsuit against the Town of Atherton and San Mateo County has been decided: IV. CONCLUSION The Defendantsí...

Original post made by Arnie Becker on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Apr 8, 2012 at 12:44 pm | 9 comments | 1336 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New principal named for Encinal School

Sharon A. Burns, principal of a Mountain View elementary school of 582 students, will likely be Encinal School's new principal,...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2012
Last comment by Jim, on Jun 22, 2012 at 7:41 am | 9 comments | 1969 Views

FICTION

New Hillview Middle School principal named

The principal of a San Jose middle school who was recently named California Middle Grades Principal of the Year 2012 will...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by Jack, on Apr 28, 2012 at 5:40 pm | 9 comments | 2174 Views

ATHERTON

Compost set Willow Road house on fire

It was the compost that set a Willow Road house in Menlo Park on fire March 6, displacing a family of four for at least a...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by Old MacDonald, on May 11, 2012 at 1:38 pm | 9 comments | 1361 Views

AROUND TOWN

Criticism greets new high-speed rail CEO

Jeff Morales, the newly hired CEO of the California High-Speed Rail Authority, has been hailed as "exactly the right person...

Original post made on May. 31, 2012
Last comment by Bill Hough, on Jun 6, 2012 at 3:19 pm | 9 comments | 1807 Views

AROUND TOWN

Derrick Gaines killed by SSF Police Officer

Derrick Gaines killed by SSF Police Officer. My condolences to his family and friends, We San Mateo County must put a...

Original post made by Michael G Stogner on Jun. 8, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 30, 2012 at 4:53 pm | 9 comments | 1192 Views

MENLO PARK

Time for Menlo Park to outsource police services

With the Police Chief's departure It is time to stop the bleeding - Menlo Park should outsource its police services to the...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 19, 2012 at 11:38 pm | 9 comments | 1282 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Donated stock takes a dive

The town of Portola Valley has begun selling 100,000 shares of stock that were donated to the town to reserve naming rights...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Jul 12, 2012 at 6:48 am | 9 comments | 1303 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley examines 'affordable housing'

A team of Portola Valley officials spent two hours Wednesday night (July 11) fielding questions and comments from an audience...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by Wants furter info, on Jul 13, 2012 at 10:40 am | 9 comments | 1488 Views

OTHER TOPICS

A New Climate Change Consensus

A thoughtful and measured opinion piece from Fred Krupp about climate change from today's Wall Street Journal. http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444320704577569231537...

Original post made by POGO on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Denier fantasies, on Jul 6, 2014 at 12:39 pm | 9 comments | 1315 Views

MENLO PARK

Man sought for taking video of girl in park

A girl at Willow Oaks Park on Monday morning reported that a man was shooting video of her, according to Menlo Park police....

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2012
Last comment by Lurker, on Aug 10, 2012 at 2:57 am | 9 comments | 1229 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Vote Yes on Proposition 32

"The measure (Proposition 32) would change campaign finance rules by banning corporations and unions from contributing to...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 25, 2012 at 10:15 am | 9 comments | 2730 Views

MENLO PARK

Frank Gehry redesigns Facebook's west campus

Frank Gehry is to architecture as Mark Zuckerberg is to social media: A star. The famous architect, known for award-winning...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 27, 2012 at 2:46 pm | 9 comments | 3068 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County getting a JAIL because of a small group.

There are not that many people in San Mateo County that want a New Jail that we can not afford or the annual $27,000,000...

Original post made by Michael G Stogner on Sep. 22, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Apr 21, 2013 at 8:16 am | 9 comments | 1738 Views
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