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AROUND TOWN

Domestic worker sues Atherton couple for wages, allegedly illegal practices

A 69-year-old housekeeper has filed a federal lawsuit against an Atherton couple, charging them with illegal employment practices...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2008
Last comment by Aghast, on Mar 18, 2008 at 10:16 am | 6 comments | 2607 Views

WOODSIDE

Plea bargain gives elderly Menlo Park man a chance

An elderly Menlo Park resident arrested early one morning in August 2010 for possession of a small amount of methamphetamine...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Dec 31, 2010 at 11:56 am | 2 comments | 2607 Views

MENLO PARK

MP Transportation Commisioner Katherine Strehl Should Step Down Due to Major HSR Conflict of Interest

Katherine Strehl, appointed transportation commissioner in April 2010, started working for HSR's pubic relations firm a month...

Original post made by Bob on Feb. 26, 2011
Last comment by Ray Mueller, on Mar 1, 2011 at 4:15 pm | 20 comments | 2607 Views

FICTION

Q&A: Jane Fonda on life, longevity and activism

Actress, activist, author and fitness guru Jane Fonda answers Almanac questions about longevity and its effects, and activism...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2011
Last comment by srini, on Aug 23, 2011 at 1:55 pm | 17 comments | 2607 Views

AROUND TOWN

Latest Example of Bad Decision-Making; Society Needs to Wake Up!

On June 5, Council directed staff to proceed with the annexation of the Grant Road property under the existing residential...

Original post made by Daniel Mart on Jul. 15, 2007
Last comment by Daniel Mart, on Jul 17, 2007 at 10:30 pm | 4 comments | 2606 Views

MENLO PARK

All aboard? Residents say plans for commuter trains through their backyards are off track, but proponents insist they're good for the environment and regional transit

For Bay Area transit proponents, a new commuter train running across the Bay would be a dream come true. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2007
Last comment by JAH, on Jun 19, 2007 at 11:03 am | 1 comment | 2603 Views

ATHERTON

Lawsuits: Taxpayer Impacts

Atherton has had some payouts associated with lawsuit settlements in the past couple of years. There's at least one big suit...

Original post made by Math Facts on Sep. 12, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 15, 2010 at 10:31 am | 30 comments | 2603 Views

MENLO PARK

Anonymous donor offers $8 million for new gym

An anonymous donor has stepped forward and offered Menlo Park $8 million to help build a new Burgess Gym. The offer is...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2008
Last comment by R.GORDON, on May 4, 2008 at 3:20 pm | 30 comments | 2600 Views

AROUND TOWN

Breakfast benefits Family & Children Services

The fourth annual Circle of Support Breakfast, set for Thursday, May 10, benefits Family & Children Services, the Palo Alto-based...

Original post made by Good Guy on May. 2, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2599 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Those were the days

Unfortunately we don't know what kind of program these Portola Valley youngsters presented in 1924, although it surely was...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jul 26, 2010 at 7:49 am | 1 comment | 2599 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Worker killed, another injured when driver veers off U.S. 101

A highway worker was killed and another injured when a driver veered off U.S. 101 in Redwood City on Tuesday morning...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by Crystal Sanchez, on Aug 7, 2014 at 9:22 am | 8 comments | 2599 Views

MENLO PARK

An Anonymous Questionnaire about the Utility Tax

The other day, my wife and I each received an email containing a questionnaire pertaining to Measure K, the UUT. The questionnaire...

Original post made by Martin Engel on Jun. 10, 2007
Last comment by shafted, on Jun 15, 2007 at 4:51 pm | 10 comments | 2598 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Musical storyteller Ira Levin at Atherton library

From DeAnn Okamura: On Monday, July 30, 2007 at 4 PM, Ira Levin, also known as Uncle Eye, will present a storytelling program...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Jul. 18, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2598 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton mayor eyes annexing the neighbors

Atherton mayor Jim Janz is serious about exploring the possibility of annexing unincorporated neighborhoods between the...

Original post made on May. 29, 2008
Last comment by Ritchie Rich, on Jul 17, 2008 at 11:47 am | 10 comments | 2597 Views

SPORTS

Local Soccer Team Finishes Second In State Cup Competition

The MP Strikers Under 11 division one boys soccer team competed for a chance to win the NorCal State Cup title on Saturday,...

Original post made by J Morgan on Jan. 18, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2597 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Oak Knoll School Plan needs more work

There is no graceful solution to the Oak Knoll School Problem. A campus which was originally set aside to provide for 200+...

Original post made by Nancy Palmer on Sep. 4, 2007
Last comment by concerned, on Feb 25, 2008 at 12:44 pm | 4 comments | 2596 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park Afterschool Childcare

If you are planning on registering you incoming kinder this week in one of the Menlo Park School District elementary schools...

Original post made by still concerned on Feb. 3, 2008
Last comment by involved parent, on Feb 7, 2008 at 6:35 pm | 6 comments | 2596 Views

OTHER TOPICS

How to get e-mail alerts when others comment on your Town Square posts

If you register before you post on Town Square, you will get e-mail alerts when others comment on your post. To register,...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Aug. 12, 2007
Last comment by addicted, on Aug 15, 2007 at 3:48 pm | 3 comments | 2595 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

“A Midsummer Night’s Dream” opens today 10/18 at M-A High

M-A’s International Thespian Society presents “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” the next two weekends on the Menlo-Atherton High...

Original post made by Drama Booster on Oct. 17, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2595 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside resident, historian Gil Richards dies

Historian, writer, and longtime Woodside resident Gilbert Richards died peacefully at home on Dec. 22 at the age of 96. Mr....

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2010
Last comment by Colleen Schoneveld, on Jan 1, 2011 at 1:56 pm | 2 comments | 2595 Views
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