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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lianides appointed Sequoia superintendent

James Lianides, assistant superintendent and chief business officer of the Sequoia Union High School District, was appointed...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 5, 2010 at 1:32 pm | 30 comments | 2703 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton budget study session set for Monday

Atherton City Manager Jerry Gruber and Finance Director Louise Ho will present the City Council with its first look at the...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2010
Last comment by code blue, on Apr 28, 2010 at 10:50 pm | 5 comments | 1649 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Community colleges seek $34 annual parcel tax

Local community colleges are asking voters on June 8 to approve Measure G, which would authorize the San Mateo County Community...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1639 Views

MENLO PARK

Council begrudgingly approves legal settlement involving El Camino project

(This is an expanded version of a previously posted article.) They were peeved and frustrated in doing so, but Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2010
Last comment by GPS2, on Jul 28, 2010 at 9:24 pm | 9 comments | 2551 Views

ATHERTON

Letter: A plea on behalf of pets and wildlife

This is a warning to cat or dog owners about rat poison. We recently lost our sweet and gentle dog Rudy to what appears to...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by So very sad, on Sep 22, 2010 at 10:14 pm | 2 comments | 1645 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Obituary: Margaret Whittemore McCaleb

A reception to honor the life of former language teacher and librarian Margaret McCaleb of Portola Valley is scheduled for...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2011
Last comment by Chi Tran, on Sep 22, 2011 at 2:47 am | 4 comments | 2175 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

High-speed rail hit with legal setback

A coalition that includes Menlo Park, Atherton and Palo Alto scored a legal victory over the California High Speed Rail Authority...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2011
Last comment by UH OH, on Nov 12, 2011 at 6:38 am | 1 comment | 2214 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Rail authority slammed for lax oversight of contracts

The agency charged with building a high-speed rail system violated state law when it awarded contracts for information-technology...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by Thomas Paine IV, on Jan 25, 2012 at 8:32 am | 2 comments | 1424 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Panel: Tech can help close achievement gap

About 100 people endured the wind and rain last night (Tuesday, March 27) to gather in the performing arts center at Woodside...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2012
Last comment by teacher, on Apr 1, 2012 at 3:57 pm | 5 comments | 2003 Views

AROUND TOWN

When Lyme disease becomes a nightmare

Sherry Cagan of Portola Valley says she nearly died when she ended up in the emergency room with the systemic MRSA staph...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2012
Last comment by mayra, on Apr 1, 2014 at 12:34 am | 6 comments | 12361 Views

MENLO PARK

Assembly race: Software engineer challenges veteran legislator for District 24 seat

Two Menlo Park men are in the race for the local Assembly district seat: Rich Gordon, who is asking voters to return him...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2012
Last comment by Samantha, on Oct 25, 2012 at 11:01 pm | 2 comments | 2005 Views

ATHERTON

Police: Motorist who struck pedestrians on El Camino was driving on suspended license

ATHERTON: The 89-year-old driver of a vehicle that struck and seriously injured two pedestrians in an El Camino Real crosswalk...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by Donald, on Dec 12, 2012 at 8:52 pm | 5 comments | 1965 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park deletes emails posted about gymnastics teacher

The gymnastics uproar left parents questioning the legalities of the city erasing emails sent to the council, and what role...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Feb 27, 2013 at 7:58 pm | 7 comments | 1464 Views

AROUND TOWN

Butterflies and Edgewood Park

Bill Korbholz is an Edgewood Park volunteer who leads tours and works to advance the survival prospects of the endangered...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Mar 21, 2016 at 10:57 am | 54 comments | 3650 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park examines sites for homeless shelter zoning

As Menlo Park starts work on a second update to the city's housing plan, its goals include identifying sites to zone for...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Resident, on Sep 19, 2013 at 7:42 pm | 9 comments | 2773 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton bans vehicle-camping

Atherton's ordinance banning overnight camping in vehicles was finalized on Nov. 20 by a unanimous vote of the City Council....

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by Conner, on Nov 25, 2013 at 12:26 pm | 1 comment | 7650 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Council takes first step toward renaming bridge after Mike Harding

The family of a man known for tireless bicycle advocacy and engineering skill may see his name live on in the form of a bridge. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2014
Last comment by David Roise, on Feb 14, 2014 at 3:47 pm | 6 comments | 3614 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley committee has big ambitions for Hawthorns estate

The Portola Valley Nature and Science Committee has ideas about a 79-acre estate with a rundown mansion, a rundown garage,...

Original post made on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by Spammy, on May 1, 2014 at 7:14 pm | 3 comments | 2767 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council reviews specific plan initiative report

There's plenty for Menlo Park residents to evaluate in the analysis of Save Menlo's downtown/El Camino Real specific plan...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 15, 2014 at 8:55 pm | 17 comments | 2207 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Tree protest ends peacefully; tree is cut down

A man chained himself to an Italian stone pine tree in Fremont Park early Tuesday morning, but the protest came to a peaceful...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by tammygee, on Sep 19, 2014 at 7:59 am | 2 comments | 2754 Views
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