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AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley, Woodside pay $216,000 each for second patrol by deputy sheriff

Portola Valley's balanced general fund budget for the next 12 months is $3.8 million, with a reserve of about $2.6 million....

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 22, 2010 at 4:09 pm | 6 comments | 1534 Views

MENLO PARK

EDITORIAL: Busy ballot for Menlo voters

Deciding between Jerry Brown or Meg Whitman will not be the only tough choice for Menlo Park voters when they go to the polls...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jun 22, 2010 at 12:58 pm | 1 comment | 1146 Views

OTHER TOPICS

North Fair Oaks meets on high-speed rail

Representatives from the California High-Speed Rail Authority addressed residents' concerns at a North Fair Oaks Council...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Jun 22, 2010 at 12:44 pm | 7 comments | 1467 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: Traffic signal at Hillview intersection?

Should the city of Menlo Park push to install a traffic signal at the intersection of Santa Cruz Avenue and Elder Avenue,...

Original post made on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by flush, on Jun 21, 2010 at 11:44 pm | 12 comments | 1623 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ax falls on Las Lomitas School District budget

Just as Las Lomitas School District board members were preparing to begin the painful process of cutting the district budget...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by Jose, on Jun 21, 2010 at 10:55 pm | 25 comments | 2215 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - Week ending June 20, 2010

Hardcover Fiction 1 Girl Who Kicked The Hornets Nest Stieg Larsson 2 Spies Of The Balkans Alan Furst 3 Innocent Scott...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Jun. 21, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1410 Views

MENLO PARK

Derry project gets back in line

A stalled development project for a parcel between El Camino Real and the train tracks looks set to start moving through...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2010
Last comment by long time resident, on Jun 21, 2010 at 5:54 pm | 13 comments | 1740 Views

MENLO PARK

Downtown fire forces out four businesses

An attic fire at the corner of Evelyn Street and Santa Cruz avenues at around 5:10 p.m. today (June 16) triggered the interior...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2010
Last comment by lon time resident, on Jun 21, 2010 at 5:48 pm | 7 comments | 1446 Views

MENLO PARK

Little House director wins diversity award

Kersti Delgado, the director of Little House, was honored by the San Mateo County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce with a "diversity"...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2010
Last comment by Meredith, on Jun 21, 2010 at 4:13 pm | 1 comment | 1150 Views

MENLO PARK

Xanadu?

Linden Towers, the ostentatious home of James C. Flood in what is now the Atherton neighborhood of Lindenwood, was completed...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2010
Last comment by detective, on Jun 21, 2010 at 2:28 pm | 4 comments | 1881 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Explosive device detonated behind school

A "homemade explosive device" was detonated at around 10 p.m. Wednesday in a grass field directly behind La Entrada Middle...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2010
Last comment by over blown, on Jun 20, 2010 at 8:38 pm | 5 comments | 1544 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Decision on management salaries delayed

The Atherton City Council has delayed a decision to adjust salaries for middle management staff under a proposal that would...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2010
Last comment by george, on Jun 20, 2010 at 8:10 pm | 8 comments | 1817 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton attorney: Lewis house not legally compliant, but no action needed

The word is in from Atherton's town attorney: The size of Councilwoman Elizabeth Lewis' house exceeds the town's zoning ordinance...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2010
Last comment by jaded, on Jun 20, 2010 at 7:42 pm | 32 comments | 3143 Views

MENLO PARK

Mike's Cafe wins Menlo Park Little League title

Jackson Salabert's run-scoring single in the bottom of the fifth inning held up for the deciding tally as Mike's Café posted...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1379 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside man arrested as murder suspect

A Woodside man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering his wife, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office....

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1284 Views

MENLO PARK

AT&T phones - outage

What happened to our AT&T telephone service? Our 2 home telephone lines were out of service for 4 days last week. AT&T...

Original post made by Central Menlo on May. 3, 2010
Last comment by Margaret, on Jun 19, 2010 at 11:22 pm | 2 comments | 1159 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Las Lomitas district faces $1.2 million in cuts

Las Lomitas School District officials are recommending cost reductions that include a hiring freeze, larger classes, cuts...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by Stanford Hills Resident, on Jun 19, 2010 at 9:21 pm | 23 comments | 2495 Views

OTHER TOPICS

World Sees Obama as Incompetent and Amateur

The president is well-intentioned but can't walk the walk on the world stage. President Obama came into office as the...

Original post made by Mort Zuckerman on Jun. 19, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1273 Views

MENLO PARK

July 1 deadline to apply for Menlo Park commissions

Menlo Park residents interested in serving on any of several city commissions have until July 1 to apply. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2010
Last comment by Cynical de Bergerac, on Jun 19, 2010 at 9:51 am | 1 comment | 1269 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community college tax squeaks by

Measure G, the $34 annual parcel tax for the San Mateo County Community College District, appears to have passed with the...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2010
Last comment by curious, on Jun 19, 2010 at 9:10 am | 2 comments | 1353 Views
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