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MENLO PARK

City finances: How deep will cuts go?

The high drama that's been unfolding in the Menlo Park council chambers in recent weeks might not provide fodder for playwrights...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by my view, on Apr 9, 2009 at 9:27 pm | 2 comments | 1422 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest opinion: District likely to lose on charter school site fight

On April 1, trustees of the Sequoia Union High School District approved a final offer of facilities for Everest Public High...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by Critic of SUHSD, on Apr 9, 2009 at 9:04 am | 1 comment | 1679 Views

ATHERTON

Pedestrian, 15, struck in Atherton crosswalk

A Redwood City girl of about 15 ended up in Stanford Hospital with a broken leg on Monday, April 6, after she was hit by...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by Mark Hochor, on Apr 21, 2009 at 7:34 pm | 15 comments | 1979 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Public meeting Wednesday on bike/pedestrian bridge

Menlo Park residents can weigh in Wednesday on design options for a rebuilt U.S. 101 bike/pedestrian overpass at Ringwood...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2009
Last comment by Condi, on Apr 14, 2009 at 8:34 am | 3 comments | 1545 Views

MENLO PARK

City steps up planning in 'light industrial' area

When it comes to planning for development in the city's so-called "light industrial" area, Menlo Park has decided it can't...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2009
Last comment by interested, on Apr 13, 2009 at 8:53 am | 2 comments | 1416 Views

WOODSIDE

Residents warned of mountain lion sighting

The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office warned residents around the south end of Edgewood County Park Saturday night about...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2009
Last comment by Tom, on Apr 13, 2009 at 10:41 am | 2 comments | 1999 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Update: Student, 16, still hospitalized after being struck by car in Atherton crosswalk

A 16-year-old Woodside High School girl remains in Stanford Hospital with a broken leg, broken pelvis and kidney trauma after...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2009
Last comment by Rush, on Apr 13, 2009 at 9:35 pm | 1 comment | 1603 Views

MENLO PARK

City reviews development plan for El Camino site

The developer of the site of an abandoned car dealership on El Camino Real laid out the details of a proposed office/retail...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2009
Last comment by truth, on Apr 14, 2009 at 12:50 pm | 1 comment | 1421 Views

MENLO PARK

Tensions resurface over bike/pedestrian bridge

Long-simmering tensions surrounding a bike/pedestrian bridge over U.S. 101 at Ringwood Avenue in Menlo Park are boiling over...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2009
Last comment by Safety First, on May 6, 2009 at 11:12 am | 20 comments | 2433 Views

MENLO PARK

Local parents feel squeezed out of child care

As the city of Menlo Park works to greatly reduce its subsidy of the city-run West Menlo child care program, some parents...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2009
Last comment by Working Mom in West Menlo, on May 8, 2010 at 1:56 pm | 29 comments | 3788 Views

MENLO PARK

City reviews plan for abandoned dealership

The developer of the site of an abandoned car dealership on El Camino Real laid out the details of a proposed office/retail...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Maria, on Apr 24, 2009 at 1:43 pm | 20 comments | 2178 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Mandatory water rationing unlikely

Officials of both the Menlo Park Municipal Water District and the California Water Service Co. (Cal Water), which also serves...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by huston3, on Jun 17, 2009 at 11:43 am | 9 comments | 1776 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Quick action needed to stem foreclosures

The real estate market in Menlo Park and the surrounding communities is renowned for its apparent insulation from larger...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Vanguard, on Apr 15, 2009 at 11:50 am | 1 comment | 1366 Views

WOODSIDE

Speed limit lowered on Woodside Road at I-280

The death of a Menlo Park schoolteacher has prompted a lower speed limit on westbound Woodside Road at the intersection with...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Grandma Jonesie, on Apr 17, 2009 at 10:49 am | 2 comments | 2343 Views

MENLO PARK

Council not likely to revisit bridge decision

In the wake of an outcry from residents over plans to rebuild a bicycle/pedestrian bridge, Menlo Park council members say...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Not a NIMBY, on Apr 15, 2009 at 12:43 pm | 1 comment | 1487 Views

AROUND TOWN

Officials break ground on water pipeline today

Construction of a pipeline that could be critical in protecting the Bay Area's water supply after a major earthquake is...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2009
Last comment by Chaz, on Apr 16, 2009 at 2:59 pm | 2 comments | 1456 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Weekend workshop on Sudden Oak Death

With Sudden Oak Death (SOD) afflicting forests and neighborhood trees in Portola Valley and Woodside, a three-day training...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1664 Views

MENLO PARK

City will keep briefer written record of meetings

After trying out an abbreviated form of City Council meeting minutes for several months, Menlo Park will now use the shorter...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by my observation, on Apr 18, 2009 at 3:54 pm | 7 comments | 1525 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Update: Teen may have been abducted

San Mateo County sheriff's detectives are following up on possible leads in the search for a teenage boy believed to have...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Another Concerned Parent, on Apr 17, 2009 at 5:08 pm | 2 comments | 1875 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside benefit today for four slain officers

The Woodside community is inviting the public to an open house Friday, April 17, to raise funds for the benefit for the families...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Suzanne Scott, on Apr 17, 2009 at 3:37 pm | 1 comment | 1461 Views
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