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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Transitional kindergarten debate

In June 2012 Phil and Christie Kiekhaefer moved from Redwood City to Menlo Park, downsizing their family of four into a tiny...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2013
Last comment by common sense, on Oct 17, 2013 at 12:34 pm | 2 comments | 13288 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

FREE Community Concert Sun, Oct 20, 2 PM - Eddie Madril, Native American Music and Dance

This Sunday, October 20, at 2:00 pm, join us at CSMA for the first of our 2013-2014 Community Concerts! Eddie Madril, a member...

Original post made by CSMA on Oct. 16, 2013
There are no comments yet. 977 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Local students and grads drowning in debt

With student debt exceeding national credit-card debt — crossing the $1 trillion point last year — and college...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by Melanie, on Oct 16, 2013 at 2:43 pm | 2 comments | 20154 Views

WOODSIDE

Editorial: Bikers deserve a trail

The San Mateo County Parks and Recreation Department is in the middle of a nasty dispute pitting hikers and equestrians against...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2013
Last comment by jim sullivan, on Oct 16, 2013 at 7:23 am | 4 comments | 8038 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bison Rebel against Government Shutdown

Two bison fed up with barricades around national monuments vented their frustration in this comical U-Tube video. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nJqmStnPvEw It...

Original post made by Buffalo Bill on Oct. 16, 2013
There are no comments yet. 537 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Prevailing wage laws guarantee inefficiency in government.

Government agencies should not discriminate against contractors on the basis of wages paid to workers. That is a privileged...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Oct. 15, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 15, 2013 at 7:02 pm | 2 comments | 13311 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton burglary, prowler reports

Atherton police are advising residents to take precautions to protect their property in the wake of two prowler reports,...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2013
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Oct 15, 2013 at 4:27 pm | 4 comments | 8953 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: More yellow fever mosquitoes trapped

Three adult yellow fever mosquitoes (Aedes aegypti) and 14 larvae have been trapped in Menlo Park since late August, according...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2013
Last comment by Russ Parman, on Oct 15, 2013 at 3:59 pm | 4 comments | 3369 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tricycle Music Festival

Atherton Library hosts the Pop Ups in concert, this Sunday, October 20th at 3 pm. Two to six year olds (and their families)...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Oct. 15, 2013
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voter Guide: Big issues face Sequoia board candidates

Perhaps a middle-aged hermit sequestered in the Santa Cruz mountains, someone with uncanny powers and unpleasant high school...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Funding 101, on Oct 14, 2013 at 11:10 pm | 5 comments | 14386 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tuesday: Atherton council candidates forum

An Atherton City Council candidates forum will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, in the Pavilion at Holbrook-Palmer Park...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2013
Last comment by Town council watcher II, on Oct 14, 2013 at 8:26 pm | 3 comments | 1703 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Symphony finds nearly all assets are missing

The Peninsula Symphony of Northern California has discovered that about $500,000 is missing from its endowment and operating...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2013
Last comment by Joel Greene, on Oct 14, 2013 at 4:58 pm | 1 comment | 11933 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school board candidates discuss big issues

It was an evening of 90-second statements, one after another. The three candidates running for election to the board of...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by CBG, on Oct 14, 2013 at 2:39 pm | 11 comments | 15192 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Yes on Measure S

Topic: Measure S for Las Lomitas School District By now, those of us in the Last Lomitas School District have received literature...

Original post made by Mary Cooper on Oct. 14, 2013
There are no comments yet. 12937 Views

AROUND TOWN

Carpenter leaps into Menlo Park fire board race

Peter Carpenter, no stranger to the Menlo Park fire district board of directors, decided to enter this year's election with...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Oct 14, 2013 at 11:32 am | 16 comments | 6815 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Head-of-line privileges likely for East Palo Alto kids (expanded story)

(This is an expanded version of a story previously posted.) A change in policy is increasingly likely for eighth-graders...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2013
Last comment by MP parent, on Oct 12, 2013 at 11:41 pm | 1 comment | 10549 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Should federal employees furloughed by the shutdown receive back pay for their time off?

This would be idiotic! What are those Republicans thinking? http://www.bostonglobe.com/news/nation/2013/10/07/shutdown-will-cost-taxpayers-more-than-government-stayed-open-congress...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Oct. 9, 2013
Last comment by Door Ell, on Oct 12, 2013 at 11:14 am | 5 comments | 756 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Election: Portola Valley council candidates face voters

Verbal sparks flew briefly Tuesday night at a Q-and-A forum for candidates running for Portola Valley Town Council. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Member, on Oct 11, 2013 at 3:09 pm | 1 comment | 2802 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Heaton named to Las Lomitas school board

Christine Marie Heaton, a high school teacher who has two children in the Las Lomitas School District, has been appointed...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by Mike Keenly, on Oct 11, 2013 at 1:44 pm | 25 comments | 5014 Views

AROUND TOWN

Good Tesla

I note that Tesla is today removing the last of its vehicles from its ECR site. Save Menlo should be happy - less traffic...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 11, 2013 at 7:46 am | 3 comments | 485 Views
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