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AROUND TOWN

Celebrating 100 years in Menlo Park

She remembers the days when cowboys rode down the El Camino Real in Menlo Park and recalls the excitement when the first...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Tom, on May 20, 2009 at 2:10 pm | 1 comment | 1548 Views

AROUND TOWN

Post-election: Waiting for other shoe to drop

And now we wait. The special May 19 election is over, with five of the six propositions defeated. Now that California officials...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Brittanicus, on May 20, 2009 at 2:54 pm | 1 comment | 1612 Views

OTHER TOPICS

A bench on Kings Mountain

When our lawyer asked Bill Workman, a retired reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle who covered the Peninsula for years,...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Dick Lynn, on May 20, 2009 at 3:30 pm | 1 comment | 1981 Views

MENLO PARK

Dee Tolles to serve on hospital board

Dee Tolles, a former Menlo Park councilman and mayor, will serve on the Sequoia Hospital Foundation's board of directors...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on May 22, 2009 at 7:33 am | 1 comment | 4120 Views

MENLO PARK

Has Steve Jobs won battle over Jackling house?

For eight years, Apple Inc. founder Steve Jobs has been trying to tear down the 1920s-era Jackling mansion in Woodside so...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Leon T, on May 22, 2009 at 7:37 am | 1 comment | 1680 Views

MENLO PARK

Saving a life, all in a day's work for Menlo Park high school senior

The story could have ended in so many different ways, few of them good. But as it stands, the life of a grandfather was saved...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by Paul Hoekenga, on May 26, 2009 at 3:23 pm | 1 comment | 1807 Views

OTHER TOPICS

California in an 'unprecedented' fiscal crisis

"It's grim. There's no other word for it," State Senator Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, summed up the economic catastrophe California...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by Patty, on May 28, 2009 at 6:19 am | 1 comment | 1852 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What should city do about child care?

As Menlo Park works to cut its subsidy of the city-run child care center in the Civic Center complex, it's become clear to...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by Parent at MCC, on May 28, 2009 at 9:02 am | 1 comment | 1952 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton's financial meltdown

I am highly familiar with Atherton's financial condition and financial trends. The Town government must explore alternative...

Original post made by al on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by Move to the Sheriff, on May 29, 2009 at 4:30 pm | 1 comment | 2042 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Three arrested on burglary charges

Sheriff's deputies arrested three men in connection with three early morning burglaries in Redwood City and Menlo Park after...

Original post made on May. 30, 2009
Last comment by Redwood City Resident, on May 30, 2009 at 12:33 pm | 1 comment | 1782 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: A top sales tax producer folds

As the city of Menlo Park worries about the potential departure of Sun Microsystems, another of the city's top sales tax...

Original post made on May. 31, 2009
Last comment by dc, on May 31, 2009 at 7:36 am | 1 comment | 1715 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Watch: City to sell $10-$12 million in park, recreation bonds

The city of Menlo Park is poised to issue between $10 million and $12 million in bonds to finance improvements to parks and...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Prediction, on Jun 3, 2009 at 7:05 am | 1 comment | 1448 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saving a life, all in a day's work for Evan Carlton

The story could have ended in so many different ways, few of them good. But as it stands, the life of a grandfather was saved...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Patti Fry, on Jun 3, 2009 at 8:33 am | 1 comment | 1638 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Piano teacher gets retrial in molestation case

A San Mateo County Superior Court judge has overturned a 2006 verdict and ordered a new trial for a Fremont piano teacher...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Michael613, on Jun 3, 2009 at 2:32 pm | 1 comment | 1810 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Linda Common heads to Palo Alto

Linda Common, a former principal of Woodside High School and the director of special education for the Sequoia Union High...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by , on Jun 5, 2009 at 4:17 pm | 1 comment | 2200 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Class of 2009 says farewell to Menlo-Atherton High School

Menlo-Atherton High School graduated the Class of 2009 on Thursday, June 4. Click headline or photo to view a brief summary...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by MA Senior, on Jun 11, 2009 at 12:07 pm | 1 comment | 4609 Views

MENLO PARK

Longtime principal of Hillview school to retire in June

Mike Moore, the principal of Hillview Middle School in Menlo Park for the past 23 years, announced Monday that he plans to...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by Amber Rice, on Jun 11, 2009 at 1:31 pm | 1 comment | 1398 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Public workshop Thursday on Ford Field upgrade

The first workshop on upgrading Ford Field in Portola Valley begins with a 7 p.m. walk-around at the field at 3399 Alpine...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Jun 12, 2009 at 2:33 pm | 1 comment | 2576 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grim school-funding outlook will get grimmer

Grim and grimmer. That's the outlook for California public school funding at least until 2012, state Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2009
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Jun 14, 2009 at 4:11 pm | 1 comment | 1852 Views

AROUND TOWN

Short sales: boon or burden?

In real estate, a short sale occurs when the homeowner sells a property for less than the mortgage -- and the lender agrees...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2009
Last comment by , on Jun 15, 2009 at 2:13 am | 1 comment | 2001 Views
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