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MENLO PARK

Saturday: Mental health conference at Menlo Pres

Menlo Park Presbyterian Church is hosting a community mental health conference from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 8, at...

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by Erica Rader, on May 7, 2010 at 2:48 pm | 1 comment | 1209 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facts on the impact of Proposition 13

System Failure: California’s Loophole-Ridden Commercial Property Tax by California Tax Reform Association Executive...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on May 7, 2010 at 5:30 pm | 1 comment | 1178 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton grapples with town's 'unfunded liability'

In the short term, the town of Atherton must wrestle with a projected $1.2 million revenue shortfall as it crafts its 2010-11...

Original post made on May. 8, 2010
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on May 8, 2010 at 8:40 am | 1 comment | 1417 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Frances Geballe named Citizen of the Year in Woodside School District

Longtime Woodside resident and philanthropist Frances Geballe is this year's recipient of the Citizen of the Year award....

Original post made on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by Moinica, on May 10, 2010 at 11:25 pm | 1 comment | 3852 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Fence across stream draws scrutiny

Lengths of plastic tubing hang down over Alambique Creek like a curtain as the stream crosses into the Portola Road property...

Original post made on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by pv neighbor, on May 11, 2010 at 2:37 pm | 1 comment | 2796 Views

AROUND TOWN

Taking Aim at Caltrain

Supervisorial Candidate continues to make his mark on this upcomming election. He has taken aim at Caltrain and SamTrans....

Original post made by sniper on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 12, 2010 at 7:40 pm | 1 comment | 1165 Views

SPORTS

SHP, Menlo boys meet in WBAL track and field showdown

The Menlo School and Sacred Heart Prep boys' track and field teams have been competing on the same day all season long, yet...

Original post made on May. 13, 2010
Last comment by Diane Hester, on May 13, 2010 at 8:54 am | 1 comment | 2833 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo plan receives 'Grand Boulevard' award

A plan in the works for Menlo Park's city center has received an award from the Grand Boulevard Initiative, a collaboration...

Original post made on May. 13, 2010
Last comment by Gunther Steinberg, on May 13, 2010 at 1:53 pm | 1 comment | 1150 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodsiders welcome backyard habitat

In Woodside, where there is no shortage of wildlife, families have been signing up to register their yards as natural, sheltering,...

Original post made on May. 15, 2010
Last comment by Wildaboutit, on May 15, 2010 at 7:19 am | 1 comment | 2189 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saturday: Combating Sudden Oak Death

Atherton residents wanting to help combat Sudden Oak Death (SOD) disease that threatens trees in their town can join an effort...

Original post made on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by , on May 18, 2010 at 5:14 am | 1 comment | 1534 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Time to rethink the parking structures

I live in Menlo Park and have gone to the latest downtown planning meeting. I have a copy of the draft plan and was noticing...

Original post made on May. 19, 2010
Last comment by fan of the town, on May 19, 2010 at 2:31 pm | 1 comment | 1572 Views

MENLO PARK

Water rates rising for Menlo residents

Water rates for customers of the Menlo Park Municipal Water District are set to rise at an even steeper rate than in recent...

Original post made on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by Nancy, on May 20, 2010 at 2:40 pm | 1 comment | 1231 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sunday: M-A Jazz Band performs in Woodside

The Menlo-Atherton High School Jazz Band will perform at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 23, at the Canada College main theater in Woodside,...

Original post made on May. 23, 2010
Last comment by Patricia boyle, on May 23, 2010 at 11:32 am | 1 comment | 1241 Views

AROUND TOWN

Our Regional Heritage

In the early 1900s, what is now the Vallombrosa Center at 250 Oak Grove Ave. in Menlo Park was the home of Edward Whiting...

Original post made on May. 24, 2010
Last comment by DThomas, on May 24, 2010 at 11:14 am | 1 comment | 1227 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County Supervisors finest work....Ordinance No.04430

ORDINANCE NO. 04430 BOARD OF SUPERVISORS, COUNTY OF SAN MATEO, STATE OF CALIFORNIA Chapter 2.04.010 Purpose The County...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on May. 24, 2010
Last comment by Roger Medler, on Aug 5, 2014 at 11:20 am | 1 comment | 1491 Views

MENLO PARK

Alternatives Analysis Meeting; June 1, Burgess Park Rec.Center

Here's a reminder for Bay Area Mid-Peninsula residents. Menlo Park is hosting one of the frequent Alternatives Analysis...

Original post made by Martin Engel on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by Patti Fry, on May 26, 2010 at 9:54 am | 1 comment | 1087 Views

MENLO PARK

Sewage district replacing miles of pipe

Construction will begin this summer on about 20 Menlo Park street segments in the College Park and Bay Laurel neighborhoods,...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by Someone, on May 26, 2010 at 1:51 pm | 1 comment | 1221 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

James Flood Magnet School vandalized

Police are investigating an apparent vandalism early Tuesday morning at the James Flood Magnet School in East Palo Alto in...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by Sybille, on May 26, 2010 at 2:09 pm | 1 comment | 1903 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rotary awards $114,000 in scholarships

Local high school students took home a record $114,000 in scholarships May 17 during an awards ceremony that also included...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by Ms. Watkins, on May 26, 2010 at 3:33 pm | 1 comment | 1938 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Obama arrives for two-day Bay Area visit

President Obama has arrived at San Francisco International Airport for a two-day visit to the Bay Area. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by Norma, on May 26, 2010 at 9:51 pm | 1 comment | 1520 Views
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