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AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County Sheriff Deputy Juan Lopez was arrested

San Mateo County Sheriff Deputy Juan Lopez was arrested this afternoon. You will recall this brave sole ran against his boss...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Nov 20, 2014 at 12:20 pm | 21 comments | 3164 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton unhappy about Caltrain electrification project

Caltrain's governing board has approved the environmental report needed to go ahead with electrification of the rail service...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 24, 2015 at 2:34 pm | 21 comments | 4095 Views

MENLO PARK

DA clears Menlo Park officers in fatal shooting

The three Menlo Park police officers who shot and killed a fleeing burglary suspect on Nov. 11 used justifiable force, according...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2015
Last comment by dm, on Feb 8, 2015 at 8:55 pm | 21 comments | 4273 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Iberia restaurant plans to move at year-end

By year-end, it will be off to a new, out-of-town home for Iberia, the popular Spanish restaurant on Alma Street in Menlo...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2015
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jun 17, 2015 at 9:50 pm | 21 comments | 4452 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Top Four Myths of the California Drought

This is from the Northern California Water Association. This is an organization comprised of "the water districts, water...

Original post made by pogo on Apr. 26, 2015
Last comment by peninsula resident, on Apr 29, 2015 at 9:22 am | 21 comments | 672 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Driver struck in head with bicycle lock

A man driving along El Camino Real pulled over after a bicyclist threw something at the car, according to Menlo Park police,...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by John, on May 7, 2015 at 1:39 pm | 21 comments | 3790 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

UC admission rates for CA residents drastically declined

Where's the college admission blog when you're looking for it. I came across the following stats today that seemed worth...

Original post made by HS Mom on May. 13, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on May 20, 2015 at 9:40 am | 21 comments | 1984 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Independent analysis of aircraft noise is on

Portola Valley has taken another step along a hard road. The Town Council is proceeding with plans to hire a consultant to...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2015
Last comment by Tomas, on Jun 27, 2015 at 3:48 pm | 21 comments | 2039 Views

WOODSIDE

Guest opinion: Does Woodside need yet another planner?

My wife and I moved to Woodside nine years ago when I retired as a land-use lawyer. I soon found myself in Woodside Town...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2015
Last comment by Not quite, on Jul 21, 2015 at 10:32 pm | 21 comments | 1368 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Fired finance director seeks to block investigation report

The murky details surrounding the unceremonious firing of Atherton Finance Director John Johns on Oct. 29 might be revealed...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2007
Last comment by OutsideObserverLOL, on Dec 12, 2007 at 4:02 pm | 20 comments | 3716 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton report cites porn, expenses and 'bullying' in firing of finance director

It wasn't the hostile workplace charge that got the former Atherton finance director John Johns fired. According to an investigator's...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2007
Last comment by counselor, on Apr 9, 2009 at 1:04 pm | 20 comments | 8555 Views

MENLO PARK

Have you had your say on the new gym?

Efforts to build a new Burgess Gym with Menlo Park taxpayers' dollars got off to a confusing start last week, as gym user...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2008
Last comment by Rory Brown, on Feb 14, 2008 at 2:25 pm | 20 comments | 2781 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton meets on high-speed rail

Wondering why Atherton officials are opposing the California High Speed Rail initiative? The City Council is hosting a special...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2008
Last comment by Adam, on Jan 17, 2009 at 10:14 pm | 20 comments | 2679 Views

AROUND TOWN

Which neighborhoods are good for trick-or-treating?

I'd love to get a sense of the liveliest places to take my kids trick-or-treating on Halloween night. Our street is pretty...

Original post made by alp on Oct. 18, 2008
Last comment by Natalie, on Oct 31, 2010 at 2:58 pm | 20 comments | 4811 Views

MENLO PARK

Breakfast with former MP mayors (but not Duboc)

Menlo Park residents are invited to attend a discussion over breakfast with current and former Menlo Park City Council members...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by unofficial postman, on Mar 20, 2009 at 5:09 pm | 20 comments | 2056 Views

MENLO PARK

Controversial math books get go-ahead

The Menlo Park City School District is going ahead with plans to roll out new math textbooks in the fall, despite the vocal...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2009
Last comment by Palo Alto Mom, on Apr 23, 2009 at 1:08 pm | 20 comments | 2436 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 | 2820 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 | 2404 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Everest charter school rejects East Palo Alto site

Directors of Everest Public High School, a new charter school that plans to open in September, have rejected the high school...

Original post made on May. 2, 2009
Last comment by JakeHilfter, on Jun 7, 2009 at 3:43 pm | 20 comments | 2413 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Everest raises stakes in looming court battle with high school district

Everest Public High School is seeking to add $2.3 million to the payout from the high school district if Everest sues the...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Summit Prep Mom, on May 30, 2009 at 12:04 pm | 20 comments | 2143 Views
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