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AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park, Portola Valley school districts likely to seek parcel tax measures this spring

Voters may be asked to help shore up the budget at two local school districts. Both Portola Valley and the Menlo Park City...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2010
Last comment by Parent of school aged children, on Mar 22, 2010 at 7:43 am | 7 comments | 1494 Views

ATHERTON

Marsala's Fate

Charles Marsala asked a resident who was involved in a lawsuit with Atherton for $500,000. What needs to happen now? Should...

Original post made by Almanac Protecting Marsala on Mar. 21, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 22, 2010 at 6:21 am | 13 comments | 1632 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charter school colleagues honor Diane Tavenner with statewide award

Diane Tavenner, co-founder of Summit Prep and Everest public charter high schools, received a leadership award from the state...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2010
Last comment by Simple Simon, on Mar 21, 2010 at 10:18 pm | 27 comments | 4906 Views

ATHERTON

Town of Atherton Buys Almanac's Silence

In this week's (March 17) Almanac the Town of Atherton in the single largest advertiser with ads on page 3 (quarter page),...

Original post made by Watch Dog on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 21, 2010 at 9:34 pm | 11 comments | 1424 Views

ATHERTON

Resident: Councilman asked for $500,000 loan

A man who is suing Atherton in federal court said that Atherton Councilman Charles Marsala asked him for a $500,000 personal...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2010
Last comment by resident, on Mar 21, 2010 at 10:03 am | 4 comments | 1363 Views

SPORTS

M-A Boy's Varsity Lacrosse

The M-A Bears clawed their way from a 5-1 deficit at half-time to come within 1 of the Saratoga Falcons with less than a...

Original post made by Wendy Rohn on Mar. 20, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1424 Views

SPORTS

Boys Varsity Baseball: M-A Drops Seesaw Battle to Washington (S.F.), 12-9

Menlo-Atherton generated a season-high 12 hits but couldn’t overcome four costly errors in dropping a 12-9 decision to Washington...

Original post made by Bob Moriarty, Team Parent on Mar. 20, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1750 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Two suspects arrested in shooting at Boys & Girls Club field in East Palo Alto

Police arrested two suspects Friday and are looking for a third person of interest in a shooting at the Boys & Girls...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 20, 2010 at 7:10 pm | 1 comment | 1271 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Independent Minds: At War in the Pacific

I just heard an amazing program on KQED-FM called “Independent Minds: At War in the Pacific.” While I know this has nothing...

Original post made by Poster on Mar. 20, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1171 Views

ATHERTON

Requirements for Councilmen in Atherton

All council members should need to document enough income to insure they will not need to rely on the regular exchange of...

Original post made by QUID$ PRO QUO$ on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by True Blue, on Mar 20, 2010 at 1:43 pm | 5 comments | 1390 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Hold-up at Willow Road gas station

Two men armed with handguns held up three employees at the 76 gas station on Willow Road Monday night. Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Boring, on Mar 20, 2010 at 10:36 am | 4 comments | 1290 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sunday: Musical duo perform at Ladera church

Violinist Kay Stern (photo), San Francisco Opera concertmaster, and pianist Joan Nagano will perform in a benefit concert...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2010
Last comment by Austen, on Mar 20, 2010 at 10:04 am | 1 comment | 1140 Views

MENLO PARK

City weighs changes to downtown parking

Menlo Park has plenty of parking spaces in its downtown area, but many business owners and customers say they're frustrated...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2010
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Mar 20, 2010 at 9:35 am | 1 comment | 1115 Views

MENLO PARK

Night lights at M-A would be temporary

The governing board of the high school district has asked the staff to proceed with an investigation into the logistics of...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by Sunshine1, on Mar 19, 2010 at 8:37 pm | 1 comment | 1107 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Playground closure in Portola Valley

Announcement from the town of Portola Valley: Posted Date: 3/19/2010 The playground at the Town Center will be temporarily...

Original post made by Poster on Mar. 19, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1623 Views

AROUND TOWN

Boys & Girls Clubs' annual Girls Day

Here is a press release from the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Peninsula. Menlo Park, Calif. – March 16, 2010 –The Boys...

Original post made by Poster on Mar. 19, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1163 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Wednesday: School board to discuss M-A lights

The question of lights at the football field at Menlo-Atherton High School returns to the board of the Sequoia Union High...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 19, 2010 at 6:19 am | 30 comments | 2111 Views

AROUND TOWN

Friends of the Library Ice Cream Social

Saturday, March 20th from 1 to 3 PM... bring a book and take a book home, and have some ice cream in the library secret garden....

Original post made by Friends of the Atherton Library on Mar. 18, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1277 Views

MOVIES

Movie Nights at Atherton Library

Friday March 19th at 7 PM, film night for adults: Star Trek. Friday, March 26th at 7 PM, Family Film Night: Up. Contact the...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Mar. 18, 2010
There are no comments yet. 5702 Views

ATHERTON

Tonight: Atherton looks at police oversight

The Atherton City Council is set to take up the question of who should police the police at the Wednesday, March 17, meeting....

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by True Blue, on Mar 18, 2010 at 11:13 am | 7 comments | 1394 Views
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