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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 | 1147 Views

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 | 1142 Views

SPORTS

Menlo-Atherton Boys Varsity Lacrosse

It was a heartbreaker final game as Menlo-Atherton fell to Mountain View 7-8. The Spartans led 4-2 at the half and the...

Original post made by Wendy Rohn on May. 6, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1537 Views

SPORTS

Menlo-Atherton Boys Varsity Lacrosse

It was a heartbreaker final game as Menlo-Atherton fell to Mountain View 7-8. The Spartans led 4-2 at the half and the...

Original post made by Wendy Rohn on May. 6, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1698 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Both parcel tax measures pass easily

Two parcel tax measures -- in the Menlo Park and Portola Valley school districts -- passed easily, according to election...

Original post made on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by Property Tax Payer, on May 6, 2010 at 5:59 pm | 18 comments | 2767 Views

ATHERTON

committee appointment process usurped

I attended the newly formed Town Center Task Force meeting this morning along with at least 10 or 12 other worried residents...

Original post made by code blue on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by code blue, on May 6, 2010 at 5:50 pm | 15 comments | 1476 Views

WOODSIDE

Jackling house defenders appeal ruling

Defenders of Woodside's Jackling house, a group called Uphold Our Heritage, have appealed a March 8 ruling by Judge Marie...

Original post made on May. 1, 2010
Last comment by Le Mans, on May 6, 2010 at 9:39 am | 4 comments | 2593 Views

FICTION

Hundreds march in May Day parade

The town of Woodside continued its 88-year-old tradition of parading through the streets on May Day in a colorful display...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2575 Views

SPORTS

Boys Varsity Baseball: M-A Suffers 7-0 Defeat to Carlmont

Carlmont junior lefthander Daniel Madigan threw a complete-game shutout as the visiting Scots defeated Menlo-Atherton 7-0...

Original post made by Bob Moriarty, Team Parent on May. 5, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1847 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Food & Drink: Rising star

<B>Teenage chef starts her own catering business Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=9582...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by Betsy Olsen, on May 5, 2010 at 7:52 pm | 2 comments | 3616 Views

ATHERTON

Menlo police chase, track down men in SUV

Menlo Park police officers chased a silver Dodge Durango into a dead-end street in Menlo Park early Monday morning, then...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by Not in L.A., on May 5, 2010 at 5:37 pm | 2 comments | 1393 Views

AROUND TOWN

Elections 2010: Assembly candidate Yoriko Kishimoto is living the dream

Of the three Democrats running for Ira Ruskin's seat in the 21st Assembly District, Yoriko Kishimoto is the only one who...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by Rob Tanner, on May 5, 2010 at 5:14 pm | 1 comment | 1378 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Changing the way we elect county supes

Unlike every other county in California, San Mateo County holds county-wide elections for supervisors. Though candidates...

Original post made on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by margaret dorfman, on May 5, 2010 at 1:42 pm | 5 comments | 1636 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher layoffs ahead as MP district plans cuts

More than 17 teaching jobs are on the line as the Menlo Park City School District struggles to close a $2 million shortfall...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on May 5, 2010 at 1:39 pm | 198 comments | 6651 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: City deserves portion of Gateway profits

The proposed Menlo Gateway development adjacent to Bayfront Park at the Bayfront Expressway and Marsh Road would be the largest...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by thank you Vincent, on May 5, 2010 at 8:29 am | 12 comments | 3328 Views

SPORTS

Menlo-Atherton Boys Varsity Lacrosse

The M-A boys varsity lacrosse team took on the Los Gatos Wildcats under the lights tonight in Los Gatos. Final score was...

Original post made by Wendy Rohn on May. 4, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2621 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wagstaffe gets taken to the Woodshed

Ex Atherton Finance Director John Johns got the stiff arm from the DA in response to his request for a copy of the investigative...

Original post made by rapid fire on May. 1, 2010
Last comment by Michael Stogner, on May 4, 2010 at 9:37 pm | 5 comments | 1330 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School parcel tax ballots due next Tuesday

Voters planning to mail in their ballots for the Menlo Park City School District or the Portola Valley School District parcel...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by Blue Collar Public Worker, on May 4, 2010 at 9:16 pm | 63 comments | 4653 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measurew C Passes with 76% approval

What an achievement for the community, students, parents, teachers and staff, but especially taxpayers of the Menlo Park...

Original post made by Blue Collar Public Worker on May. 4, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1456 Views

MENLO PARK

Firefighters Outdated

From this week's PA Weekly Letters to the Editor. http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12862 Editor, The...

Original post made by Food For Thought on May. 2, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 4, 2010 at 5:06 pm | 7 comments | 1239 Views
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