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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Art and Theatre Commission (MP ATC)

Not long ago, The Almanac newspaper ran a front page article on the topic of the Menlo-Atherton Performing Arts Center (MA...

Original post made by Jim Lewis on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by Jim Lewis, on Jul 26, 2012 at 9:49 pm | 2 comments | 1331 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton leader Phil Lively dies; service on Saturday

Philip D. Lively of Atherton, whose public service to his community over the last 25 years was wide-reaching and consequential,...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2015
Last comment by Jim Drake, on Jun 16, 2015 at 2:44 pm | 2 comments | 3088 Views

AROUND TOWN

Steve Wagstaffe avoids Preliminary Hearing in Sheriff Deputy Juan Lopez case

Grand Jury Indictments are usually done at the beginning of a criminal case. Steve Wagstaffe chose to get one just hours...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Dec. 17, 2015
Last comment by Michael Stogner, on Jan 19, 2016 at 7:34 pm | 2 comments | 930 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: High-Speed Rail Authority should get coal for Christmas

There is no doubt the High-Speed Rail Authority has been naughty and not so nice this year. Authority board members have...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2009
Last comment by wary traveler, on Dec 31, 2009 at 12:57 pm | 2 comments | 1398 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bronze horse descends on Woodside hill

"Spring," a bronze mare sculpture that weighs 1,200 pounds, is hoisted into place Tuesday (Aug. 31) on Village Hill along...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by EGregson, on Sep 4, 2010 at 9:36 am | 2 comments | 1887 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley School District revises budget after county Office of Education rejects it

The Portola Valley Schools Foundation pledges $1.3 million to the school district, allowing it to move into the black. The...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Susan Smith, on Oct 4, 2012 at 7:54 am | 2 comments | 2940 Views

ATHERTON

Widmer request $6,000 for Party at end of McKeithen's Term

On the same Atherton Council agenda that has employee furloughs, increases the retirement age by seven years, reduces medical...

Original post made by Anything is Possible on Nov. 25, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 25, 2012 at 8:16 pm | 2 comments | 1196 Views

WOODSIDE

Guest opinion: Woodside's water-shortage approach short on action

Culminating six months of fact gathering, attending seminars, and collaborating with a variety of public agencies and boards,...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by Old Woodsider, on Oct 30, 2014 at 7:49 pm | 2 comments | 1929 Views

MENLO PARK

What Are The Cops Doing On Ravenswood Ave?

For the third time over the past week or so, I've seen a couple of cops hiding behind the bushes on that little street just...

Original post made by Curious on Oct. 5, 2007
Last comment by Curious, on Oct 7, 2007 at 10:17 pm | 2 comments | 2747 Views

MENLO PARK

City Council Meeting Canceled

The Menlo Park City Council meeting hqs been canceled tonight. Instead there will be a gaila celebration for the 50th anniversary...

Original post made by Boris Pasternak on Jul. 7, 2009
Last comment by Emma Goldman, on Jul 7, 2009 at 9:05 am | 2 comments | 1579 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton's Shame

The Town of Atherton has been subject to alot of bad press lately. Marsala's loan request, Elizabeth Lewis getting into...

Original post made by John P. Johns, CPA on Apr. 12, 2010
Last comment by John P. Johns, CPA, on Apr 12, 2010 at 9:44 am | 2 comments | 1436 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local partying, dining out on New Year's Eve

Many local restaurants are planning special events for New Year's Eve. Among them: the British Bankers Club, Madera restaurant...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2011
Last comment by RJ, on Dec 30, 2011 at 1:29 pm | 2 comments | 1446 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District reviews possibilities for new Menlo Park high school

While it is still early in the process, the discussion at a meeting of the Sequoia Union High School District's board Wednesday...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2015
Last comment by Qo Vu, on Jan 17, 2015 at 11:10 am | 2 comments | 3347 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Almanac Bias

I am a daily reader of Town Square and became quite concerned when one of your readers posted a Book Review of 'Clinton Cash'...

Original post made by Concerned Menlo Park Resident on Jun. 16, 2015
Last comment by Henry Larry (not Hank Lawrence), on Jun 16, 2015 at 3:01 pm | 2 comments | 508 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Rep. Jackie Speier would crack down on 'burner' phones

U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier, D-San Mateo, is trying to crack down on "burner" phones – unregistered pre-paid cellphones...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2016
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 24, 2016 at 10:25 pm | 2 comments | 753 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Free speech protected in council chambers

The city of Menlo Park made the right decision by allowing the Christian Science Church to hold a lecture in its council...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2008
Last comment by InDefenceOfCivilRights, on Feb 1, 2008 at 11:07 am | 2 comments | 3066 Views

ATHERTON

Study: Atherton Library needs to double in size

Atherton's quaint little branch library needs to more than double in size, expand its collection and make a number of improvements,...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by Cut it out, on Mar 3, 2010 at 2:15 pm | 2 comments | 1604 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Peninsula to elect new state senator

State Assemblyman Jerry Hill, whose 19th Assembly district includes most of San Mateo County, is the frontrunner in a four-way...

Original post made on May. 12, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 12, 2012 at 8:57 pm | 2 comments | 1896 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school district rejects charter school bid

A bid to start another four-year charter high school, modeled closely on Summit Preparatory Charter High School, was rejected...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2008
Last comment by K, on Sep 25, 2008 at 11:14 am | 2 comments | 2457 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton To Disregard the Brown Act?

In Atherton's Council Packets there comes this gem: Carlson and Lewis propose the Council reaffirm its commitment to the...

Original post made by Ready, Fire, Aim on Nov. 25, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Nov 25, 2012 at 6:21 pm | 2 comments | 1256 Views
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