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ATHERTON

Term Limits Petition on Athertonians Web Site

I have drafted a petition which I have sent to contacts in Atherton. Colleen Anderson had it posted on the Athertonians web...

Original post made by Anne McNertney on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 10, 2012 at 12:30 am | 1 comment | 971 Views

AROUND TOWN

This is the way that public employee contracts should be negotiated

This is the way that public employee contracts should be negotiated - with the opportunity for public input BEFORE the process...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jul. 25, 2012
Last comment by Joe, on Aug 8, 2012 at 11:12 pm | 24 comments | 12283 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Judge denies bail for psychiatrist accused of molesting boys and faking dementia

A San Mateo County judge Wednesday denied bail for an 80-year-old former psychiatrist accused of molesting boys during...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2012
Last comment by Poster , on Aug 8, 2012 at 8:29 pm | 1 comment | 985 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Anthony Andrighetto, 21, was 'terrific athlete'

Anthony C. Andrighetto grew up a Woodside kid in a Portola Valley neighborhood -- Woodside's Family Farm/Hidden Valley is...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2011
Last comment by Elle, on Aug 8, 2012 at 5:33 pm | 4 comments | 2185 Views

OTHER TOPICS

$3.2 million granted for Caltrain upgrade

Caltrain's goal of "faster, quieter, more frequent service" using electric trains instead of diesel got another step closer...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2012
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Aug 8, 2012 at 1:06 pm | 1 comment | 878 Views

MENLO PARK

New renderings of El Camino housing project

Developer Matt Matteson told the Almanac that it was important to actually build the BMR units instead of paying in-lieu...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Frugal, on Aug 7, 2012 at 7:52 pm | 1 comment | 951 Views

AROUND TOWN

Owed a property tax refund? Wait in line

Carol Flaherty waited a long time before she could claim victory in her effort to have her Atherton property reappraised...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 7, 2012 at 4:31 pm | 3 comments | 979 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Business: Menlo Park native aims to cut cost of home automation

Imagine an inexpensive device that allows you to set an alarm on your smart phone that will automatically turn on your coffee...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Tim Cook, on Aug 7, 2012 at 3:42 pm | 1 comment | 919 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Grand jury: Pension costs out of control

A recent grand jury report dissects a topic near and dear to many hearts in San Mateo County: "Controlling the County's...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 7, 2012 at 2:20 pm | 15 comments | 1335 Views

AROUND TOWN

Locals take car wash to you

Jack Randall and Christian Freeman, two Menlo Park residents who graduate from Sacred Heart Prep this year, have started...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by Joe, on Aug 7, 2012 at 11:26 am | 3 comments | 962 Views

MENLO PARK

One Million Dollars for 4 public schools MA, Las Lomitas, Encinal, Selby Lane. Need the public & parents to bond together. Need help the money is there!

The library fund is about 7-8 million dollars. What if we took 2-3 million to remodel & retrofit the current library. Then...

Original post made by Colleen Anderson on Aug. 6, 2012
There are no comments yet. 919 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park hires interim chief

Veteran police chief Lee Violett will step in as departing Menlo Park chief Bryan Roberts steps out, the city announced on...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 6, 2012 at 7:25 pm | 10 comments | 1112 Views

ATHERTON

My understanding is each Public School in Atherton Could get 1 million dollars if we can convince City Council

The library fund is about 7-8 million dollars. What if we took 2-3 million to remodel & retrofit the current library. Then...

Original post made by Colleen Anderson on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by Thinking out of the box, on Aug 6, 2012 at 5:18 pm | 4 comments | 1080 Views

AROUND TOWN

Attorney: Agency insists on 4 tracks

Efforts to settle a lawsuit filed against the California High-Speed Rail Authority failed nine days after they started because...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by Get Smart, on Aug 6, 2012 at 2:22 pm | 4 comments | 1162 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Lewis files for re-election to council

With only one week left before the filing deadline, Elizabeth Lewis filed papers today (Aug. 3) to run for re-election to...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2012
Last comment by Keith Wollenberg, on Aug 6, 2012 at 1:09 pm | 2 comments | 1094 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo High School kids sell their web site for $175 millioin

Good job kids. Facebook isn't the only game in town. http://www.mercurynews.com/business/ci_21247441/san-francisco-sports-website-bleacher-report-sells-reported...

Original post made by menlo on Aug. 6, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1057 Views

ATHERTON

Guest opinion: Misuse of social media by 'Athertonians' blog

In connection with the Atherton Library controversy the moderators of the Yahoo blog "Athertonians," which was set up a number...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 6, 2012 at 6:14 am | 41 comments | 2018 Views

WOODSIDE

Former superintendent pleads no contest to embezzlement, other felony charges

Looking drawn and contrite, former Portola Valley schools superintendent Tim Hanretty appeared in court this morning (July...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by Just sayin' III, on Aug 5, 2012 at 6:37 pm | 23 comments | 2373 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Ruby Sparks'

"Ruby Sparks" proves it's something special by being unafraid to follow its premise to a dark place, the dream turning into...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2012
Last comment by Norman, on Aug 4, 2012 at 4:02 pm | 1 comment | 5878 Views

AROUND TOWN

John William Smith Molestation Case is reported at the end.

This case was first reported today Monday July 16, 2012 by the Palo Alto Daily Post. John William Smith age 48 represented...

Original post made by Michael G Stogner on Jul. 16, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 4, 2012 at 1:05 pm | 11 comments | 1209 Views
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