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ATHERTON

Atherton Parcel Tax

Once again the issue of renewing the Parcel Tax in Atherton is coming in the November election. History does repeat itself...

Original post made by History Repeats on Apr. 21, 2013
Last comment by History shouldn't repeat, on Apr 23, 2013 at 9:35 am | 8 comments | 1264 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tonight: 'Design thinking' in Menlo Park schools

Hillview Middle School in Menlo Park will hold a preview showing next Thursday of a PBS documentary, "Extreme by Design,"...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Makes Sense, on Apr 22, 2013 at 5:49 pm | 8 comments | 2206 Views

MENLO PARK

Update: Menlo council forms subcommittee to guide Stanford project on El Camino

After a discussion that started on Tuesday night and stretched into Wednesday morning, the Menlo Park City Council decided...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by Garrett, on Apr 22, 2013 at 5:47 pm | 107 comments | 9252 Views

ATHERTON

Jerry Carlson to leave Atherton City Council post

Atherton City Councilman Jerry Carlson announced Wednesday night that he will be moving out of town and stepping down from...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by Greg Conlon, on Apr 22, 2013 at 4:08 pm | 17 comments | 2306 Views

ATHERTON

[VIDEO] April 17 2013 Atherton Council Meeting

TOWN OF ATHERTON CITY COUNCIL APRIL 17, 2013 REGULAR MEETING VIDEO BROADCAST The Town of Atherton assumed responsibility...

Original post made by APOA on Apr. 22, 2013
There are no comments yet. 798 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mae Mays, wife of Willie Mays, dies at 74

Mae Louise Allen Mays, wife of baseball legend Willie Mays for 41 years, died Friday at their Atherton home after a 16-year...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2013
Last comment by Patricia Armstrong Watkins, on Apr 21, 2013 at 7:19 pm | 2 comments | 1012 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man, 19, injured in Menlo Park drive-by shooting

A 19-year-old man was injured in a drive-by shooting Saturday afternoon in Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www2.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=13484...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2013
Last comment by Robert, on Apr 21, 2013 at 5:46 pm | 2 comments | 1216 Views

AROUND TOWN

Today: Menlowe Ballet's 'Reverie'

The Menlowe Ballet company presents the program "Reverie," featuring the world premiere of "Sweet Sadness" by choreographer...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2013
Last comment by Frances, on Apr 21, 2013 at 9:26 am | 1 comment | 921 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 | 1683 Views

ATHERTON

Kudos to Jerry Carlson

As Jerry Carlson leaves Atherton, it's appropriate to look back at the Jerry Carlson from 13 years ago, who lobbied against...

Original post made by Deja vu on Apr. 20, 2013
Last comment by Deja vu, on Apr 20, 2013 at 4:32 pm | 1 comment | 878 Views

OTHER TOPICS

2013 San Mateo County Community Health Needs Assessment

I received the following from Lee Michelson, Ceo of the Sequoia Healthcare District: Here is a copy of the email that went...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Apr. 19, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1484 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley affordable housing issue: how to spend $2.88 million from Blue Oaks sale

The issue about affordable housing in Portola Valley has boiled down to this: What should the town do with the $2.88 million...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by PV Homeowner, on Apr 19, 2013 at 1:32 pm | 4 comments | 1448 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Grand jury dings San Mateo County for failing to rein in sooaring pension costs

San Mateo County doesn't have enough money to cover promised retirement costs that could total $2 billion, not the $1 billion...

Original post made by Susan Smith on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Bob, on Apr 19, 2013 at 10:47 am | 14 comments | 3214 Views

MENLO PARK

Home burglars make off with $15,000 in goods

Burglars hit three homes in three different Menlo Park neighborhoods and stole jewelry, computers and construction equipment...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 18, 2013 at 9:27 pm | 8 comments | 1193 Views

ATHERTON

[VIDEO] Atherton Finance Committee Apr 9 2013 Special Meeting

TOWN OF ATHERTON FINANCE COMMITTEE APRIL 9, 2013 SPECIAL MEETING VIDEO BROADCAST The Town of Atherton assumed...

Original post made by APOA on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by APOA, on Apr 18, 2013 at 8:49 pm | 1 comment | 869 Views

ATHERTON

Local NJB champions

Teamwork and talent led to triumph for a local Redwood NJB (National Junior Basketball) team when they were crowned champions...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by bobby joe fred the 16th, on Apr 18, 2013 at 5:48 pm | 2 comments | 1252 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Grand jury slams county on pension fund

In its second report in two years on this topic, the San Mateo County civil grand jury lambastes county officials over a...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by Poster, on Apr 18, 2013 at 4:30 pm | 1 comment | 1067 Views

SPORTS

All-stars capture national title

Redwood Undisputed, an all-star basketball team of fourth-grade girls representing the Redwood chapter of the Silicon Valley...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by Victor & Lorie Para, on Apr 17, 2013 at 8:15 pm | 1 comment | 5625 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Should Government websites be searchable?

In my struggle to make the Sequoia Healthcare District more user friendly, I suggested to CEO Lee Michelson that "Searchable...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Apr 17, 2013 at 12:00 pm | 2 comments | 1347 Views

WOODSIDE

Preserving historic properties in Woodside

In Woodside, there is a list of 22 structures of historic significance to the town. Included are the Albert Shine house,...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by Susan Smith, on Apr 17, 2013 at 7:28 am | 1 comment | 1096 Views
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