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MENLO PARK

Menlo council members endorse candidates

Current City Council members, up for re-election or not, are starting to choose their favorites among the six candidates...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by the willows, on Sep 20, 2010 at 11:19 pm | 9 comments | 1321 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Equestrians worry about culture, trail conflicts

Equestrians from Portola Valley and nearby communities seem nettled, in part by the prospect of students frequenting a trail...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2010
Last comment by Trail User, Parent, on Sep 22, 2010 at 4:18 pm | 9 comments | 2672 Views

AROUND TOWN

High-speed-rail planners present proposal for downtown station in Redwood City

Engineers and program managers from the California High-Speed Rail Authority held a community meeting in Redwood City...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by PTail, on Oct 17, 2010 at 9:11 am | 9 comments | 1536 Views

MENLO PARK

New leader in Menlo council campaign financing

The six Menlo Park City Council candidates again disclosed the state of their campaign finances this week, reporting donations...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by Angelo Dundee, on Oct 26, 2010 at 2:31 pm | 9 comments | 1212 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton's Inability to Police Itself

There were a series of posts questioning the conduct of a former member of the Santa Clara County REACT Task force, who remains...

Original post made by Colorado Aspen on Oct. 24, 2010
Last comment by management consultant, on Oct 25, 2010 at 8:27 am | 9 comments | 1160 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers re-bond in wake of 'Superman'

A "Band of Brothers/Sisters" effect is galvanizing teachers and staff at Woodside High School following the simply drawn...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Oct 29, 2010 at 7:08 pm | 9 comments | 165 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rail authority officials investigated over trips

The state agency charged with ethics enforcement has launched an investigation into whether California High-Speed Rail Authority...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2010
Last comment by Rayofsunshine, on Nov 18, 2010 at 9:45 am | 9 comments | 1641 Views

WOODSIDE

Lapdog killed by larger dog in Woodside

==B This is an expanded version of a previously posted story.== While Woodside resident Linda Bleich was walking her two...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2010
Last comment by resident, on Dec 13, 2010 at 9:01 pm | 9 comments | 2807 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo hit-and-run driver arrested

A 62-year-old Atherton woman was arrested for allegedly driving under the influence during a chaotic exit from a Menlo Park...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2010
Last comment by D. Ravey, on Dec 11, 2010 at 1:15 pm | 9 comments | 1398 Views

ATHERTON

Public Trust or Private Security

There were already three different council meetings scheduled for tonight Wednesday 12-15-10. A Special meeting, a Closed...

Original post made by Secret Santa on Dec. 15, 2010
Last comment by Secret Santa, on Dec 16, 2010 at 6:54 pm | 9 comments | 1699 Views

AROUND TOWN

Suggestions for New Year's Resolutions?

It's that time of year and I was wondering if you had suggestions for new year's resolutions. This might be a helpful thread...

Original post made by POGO on Dec. 24, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jan 1, 2011 at 9:58 pm | 9 comments | 1477 Views

MENLO PARK

State bar dismisses complaint filed by Menlo councilman

The California State Bar has concluded that noted First Amendment attorney Terry Francke did not "willfully violate" its...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2011
Last comment by better memory, on Jan 4, 2011 at 9:29 pm | 9 comments | 1857 Views

OTHER TOPICS

School districts sue over Lehman collapse

Twelve Peninsula school districts are suing San Mateo County in an effort to recuperate $20 million in investments the...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2011
Last comment by henry, on Jul 5, 2011 at 12:40 pm | 9 comments | 2425 Views

MENLO PARK

Those new useless garbage cans

I use (try to use) the new 20gal garbage can. After several weeks of trying to place as much garbage as I was able to place...

Original post made by Bob on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by NoLike, on Jan 11, 2011 at 11:31 pm | 9 comments | 1619 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Encinal coach's lawsuit: Ruling appealed

The lawsuit filed by a former Encinal School basketball coach against the school's Parent Teacher Organization and three...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2011
Last comment by Laurel Parent, on Jan 22, 2011 at 11:40 am | 9 comments | 2689 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Simitian: Tax extension crucial for K-12 education

The "draconian" state budget proposed last month by Gov. Jerry Brown is the "good news" version, State Sen. Joe Simitian,...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2011
Last comment by Henry Riggs, on Feb 8, 2011 at 1:59 pm | 9 comments | 2018 Views

MENLO PARK

Las Lomitas district returns to drawing board

Faced with lukewarm support by residents for a possible parcel tax and new information showing a significantly higher-than-expected...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by Jackie, on Aug 28, 2011 at 3:55 pm | 9 comments | 2403 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Union just wants to say hi

When an organizer from SEIU asked to meet with each Menlo Park council member individually "to discuss various concerns and...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Feb 24, 2011 at 11:33 am | 9 comments | 1710 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Hidden' earthquake faults underlie Peninsula

The San Andreas fault might be the iconic expression of the shifting tectonic plates sliding deep beneath Bay Area residents'...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2011
Last comment by Ed, on Mar 1, 2011 at 2:22 pm | 9 comments | 4162 Views

ATHERTON

Ackley/PPG to Town of Atherton: I own it

The Atherton Town Council, led by Elizabeth Lewis and Jerry Carlson, has recruited Bill Widmer to form a new majority that...

Original post made by This wasn\'t supposed to happen on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Mar 14, 2011 at 4:18 pm | 9 comments | 2926 Views
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