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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Barbara Wood: Letter to my daughter, after her last race

Barbara Wood, in her "Dispatches from the home front" column, writes a letter to her daughter upon her graduation from Woodside...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by Joan Abrams, on Jun 27, 2009 at 6:29 am | 4 comments | 2226 Views

MENLO PARK

Parking too restrictive? City to study it

In response to longstanding complaints that time limits on parking in Menlo Park's downtown are too restrictive, the city...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Jun 23, 2009 at 11:29 am | 2 comments | 1507 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council members accuse colleagues of censorship

Two members of the Atherton City Council are accusing their colleagues of censorship for making it harder to place issues...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by red herring, on Jun 28, 2009 at 9:42 pm | 20 comments | 3267 Views

MENLO PARK

Stanford reps face questions on Rice, El Camino

Should the U.S. government investigate whether Condoleezza Rice and other Bush administration officials violated the Constitution?...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by Are You Kidding Me?, on Jun 26, 2009 at 3:47 pm | 20 comments | 1942 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council members accuse colleagues of censorship

Two members of the Atherton City Council are accusing their colleagues of censorship for making it harder to place issues...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Jun 23, 2009 at 2:37 pm | 2 comments | 1634 Views

MENLO PARK

Can't park in front of your own home?

One Menlo Park resident received a rude surprise recently, when she was slapped with a $45 ticket for parking in front of...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by To Hollis, on Jul 3, 2009 at 12:14 am | 45 comments | 3290 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Thursday talk: USGS scientist on mercury accumulation in ecosystems

Just as there was gold in California's hills, there was also mercury, including in the Santa Cruz Mountains. USGS scientist...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Joe, on Jun 25, 2009 at 11:07 am | 2 comments | 1891 Views

WOODSIDE

Update: Woodside Town Council reaches tentative agreement on Jackling house

The Woodside Town Council on a 5-2 vote Tuesday night granted a conditional demolition permit to Apple co-founder Steve Jobs...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jun 24, 2009 at 4:48 pm | 1 comment | 2405 Views

AROUND TOWN

Music in the park, block party in Menlo Park on Wednesday

Santa Cruz Avenue will turn into a pedestrian mall Wednesday, June 24, for the first of two summer block parties. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by nice evening, on Jun 24, 2009 at 9:19 pm | 1 comment | 1786 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Frustration surfaces over reliance on consultants

The familiar complaint that Menlo Park would rather study a problem than fix it has come whistling through the city again,...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Confusedby Hank, on Jun 27, 2009 at 11:57 am | 23 comments | 1918 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton dips into reserves with $17 million town budget

Atherton is trimming staff, cutting expenses, and dipping into its reserve fund to make ends meet in the fiscal year beginning...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by Oh ya, on Jul 4, 2009 at 11:58 am | 15 comments | 2419 Views

ATHERTON

Town overcharged building fees; builders may be entitled to refunds

Anyone building a home in Atherton who got permits before December 2006 might want to get out a calculator and give the building...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by curious, on Jun 25, 2009 at 5:15 pm | 1 comment | 2255 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: High-speed rail's hidden partnership

In past discussions about high-speed rail, I've talked about various "elephants in the room," by which I mean highly obvious...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by Clem, on Jun 25, 2009 at 8:55 pm | 1 comment | 1709 Views

MENLO PARK

Tesla CEO: Roadster nearing profitability

The cost of materials for Tesla Motors' Roadster has dropped to $80,000, a fact that should help the electric car company...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by jason brookes, on Jul 14, 2009 at 10:07 am | 2 comments | 1515 Views

MENLO PARK

How will new gym impact Civic Center?

Menlo Park's Planning Commission will review on Monday, June 29, an environmental impact report on a new city gymnasium proposed...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by truth, on Jul 7, 2009 at 2:46 pm | 26 comments | 2387 Views

MENLO PARK

Mystery in Sharon Park: Who hacked down trees?

One man's quest to encourage new trees to grow at Sharon Park took a strange turn when someone apparently took a chainsaw...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Andy Stern, on Jun 27, 2009 at 10:20 am | 4 comments | 1728 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Star-gazing event tonight in Portola Valley

In tonight's deeper darkness in Portola Valley, people will gather near a soccer field at Town Center to gaze through telescopes...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by dave, on Jun 26, 2009 at 12:47 pm | 1 comment | 2682 Views

AROUND TOWN

Steven Chu speaks in Menlo Park on U.S. energy future

U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu is coming to Menlo Park Friday to talk about his vision for the country's energy future. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Friend of dept. of energy, on Jul 1, 2009 at 8:43 am | 2 comments | 1560 Views

MENLO PARK

Age is just a number

As Little House turns 60, the country's first suburban senior center is trying to cater to a more active senior population...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by huh?, on Jun 26, 2009 at 3:35 pm | 1 comment | 1617 Views

ATHERTON

Trial starts for Atherton employee accused of battery

Opening arguments are set for 9:45 a.m. on Monday, June 29, for the trial of Atherton public works supervisor Troy Henderson....

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by disgusted, on Jun 28, 2009 at 1:01 pm | 11 comments | 2426 Views
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