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FICTION

Wednesday: Atherton may adopt resolution opposing high-speed rail project

The Atherton City Council will consider Wednesday a resolution putting the town government on record as opposing the California...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by JustAsking, on Aug 17, 2010 at 10:28 pm | 5 comments | 4947 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school board asked to rescind superintendent appointment

Atherton resident and open-government advocate Peter Carpenter has made good on his threat to try to force the governing...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 1, 2012 at 9:01 pm | 21 comments | 4946 Views

MENLO PARK

Why is Lee Duboc sending unsolicited spam email to people in Menlo Park every week?

Is she planning on running for council again? Why didn't she have these epiphanies when she was on the council? She...

Original post made by Wondering on Jun. 23, 2008
Last comment by Scott Lohmann, on Oct 15, 2014 at 2:34 pm | 18 comments | 4936 Views

MENLO PARK

Tesla Model S draws crowd to Menlo showroom

Dozens of prospective buyers and curious gearheads formed a line on Saturday at Menlo Park's Tesla Motors dealership to sit...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2011
Last comment by Concerned Driver, on Oct 12, 2011 at 9:58 pm | 6 comments | 4934 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Fire crews control 2-alarm fire at Stanford Linear Accelerator Center

Fire crews responded to a two-alarm fire at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center in Menlo Park on Wednesday night. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by Memories, on Jun 26, 2014 at 10:58 pm | 5 comments | 4928 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Zamora's family to go to England for brain tumor treatment

A Woodside 8-year-old, diagnosed in July with an up-to-now untreatable and always fatal brain tumor, has been accepted into...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2015
There are no comments yet. 4927 Views

MENLO PARK

What's wrong with downtown Menlo Park?

Santa Cruz Avenue is looking pretty dowtrodden these days with so many stores closed down and boarded up, while downtown...

Original post made by Downtown on Apr. 10, 2007
Last comment by Squirrell, on May 7, 2009 at 10:13 am | 37 comments | 4922 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Encinal School volunteers sued by coach

A conflict that originated on the Encinal School basketball court appears headed for a court of law after a father who was...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by A student at Hillview, on Feb 16, 2012 at 11:21 pm | 21 comments | 4919 Views

AROUND TOWN

Annual Halloween Concert Oct. 28

Palo Alto's Annual Halloween Concert In its 14th year! featuring Phantom Organist James Welch and Russell Hancock as...

Original post made by James Welch on Oct. 5, 2006
There are no comments yet. 4917 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside School gears up for kindergarten registration

Parents whose children are eligible to attend kindergarten or transitional kindergarten next fall at Woodside Elementary...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by Sir Topham Hatt, on Feb 7, 2013 at 3:24 pm | 4 comments | 4917 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park police select officer for Facebook-funded position

What was described as a "win win win" is now a "win win win win" situation, at least for one Menlo Park police officer. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Mar 7, 2014 at 2:21 pm | 2 comments | 4916 Views

WOODSIDE

SCHOOLS: Woodside School to trim jobs, cut costs

The Woodside Elementary School District plans to prune next year's budget, a reflection of the belt-tightening facing most...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2009
Last comment by Tim, on Mar 4, 2009 at 1:23 pm | 1 comment | 4915 Views

ATHERTON

Crowd questions Cal Water on drought restrictions

A crowd of nearly 250 people showed up at a Tuesday night meeting to ask officials from Cal Water about the new drought restrictions...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on May 27, 2015 at 9:03 pm | 9 comments | 4903 Views

OTHER TOPICS

After outcry, Caltrain pledges to soften train whistle

Following an outcry from people who live near the tracks over a recent increase in the volume of train whistles, Caltrain...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on Feb 9, 2014 at 7:34 pm | 14 comments | 4902 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park paid consultant to draft talking points, letters to editor on Measure M

Invoices show that the city of Menlo Park paid $5,125 to a consultant for drafting talking points, letters to the editor...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2014
Last comment by Cool, calm, collected, on Nov 12, 2014 at 10:32 am | 70 comments | 4902 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Kim Griffin defends Sequoia Healthcare District

In an OpEd piece in the San Mateo Daily Journal http://www.smdailyjournal.com/article_preview.php?id=221931&title=Letter:...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Nov. 14, 2011
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 15, 2011 at 1:58 pm | 4 comments | 4900 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man sentenced to year in jail for Portola Valley attack

A 22-year-old Palo Alto man was sentenced Friday to one year in county jail for an attack on a 13-year-old boy with a...

Original post made on May. 10, 2014
Last comment by Kris, on May 13, 2014 at 10:14 am | 5 comments | 4897 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire board imposes terms on union employees

The firefighters of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District will get $350 more per month for health and welfare benefits,...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 18, 2011 at 12:56 pm | 41 comments | 4897 Views

ATHERTON

Police: Driver at fault for hitting pedestrians

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

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2012
Last comment by Donald, on Dec 12, 2012 at 5:55 pm | 22 comments | 4890 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District Pension Plan unfunded liability

In this age of overextended retirement benefits, the Sequoia Healthcare District pension plan goes unnoticed. Fact is, CHW...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jan. 9, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 7, 2014 at 2:23 pm | 4 comments | 4889 Views
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