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AROUND TOWN

Don't let it rain on my parade

A man in a Superman bathrobe and propeller beanie glides by on his bicycle. Kids in raincoats, dogs leashed and unleashed....

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by M. Thompson, on May 6, 2009 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 1437 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn High student killed by train; school mourns

The 16-year-old male killed by Caltrain Tuesday morning at the East Meadow Drive crossing was a student at Gunn High School,...

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by pragmatic, on May 6, 2009 at 11:38 am | 6 comments | 2178 Views

MENLO PARK

Tensions resurface over bike/pedestrian bridge

Long-simmering tensions surrounding a bike/pedestrian bridge over U.S. 101 at Ringwood Avenue in Menlo Park are boiling over...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2009
Last comment by Safety First, on May 6, 2009 at 11:12 am | 20 comments | 2433 Views

MENLO PARK

Commission chair blasts Menlo Park council

Henry Riggs, chair of Menlo Park's Planning Commission, charges that the City Council acted rashly in revising an ordinance...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by here we go again, on May 6, 2009 at 8:30 am | 2 comments | 1484 Views

ATHERTON

Bothun pleads not guilty

Brian Bothun, a former editor for the Palo Alto Daily News and former reporter for the Daily Post, entered a plea of "not...

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Troubled, on May 6, 2009 at 12:23 am | 3 comments | 1796 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Asian male juvenile' is victim of train collision

Another possible suicide -- the second Caltrain-related death in two days -- stopped trains in Palo Alto at about 8:30 a.m....

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Friendoffamily, on May 5, 2009 at 8:57 pm | 1 comment | 1742 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside School tax vote: results tonight

Results of the all-mail parcel tax election in the Woodside Elementary School District will be reported at 8:05 tonight....

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by k, on May 5, 2009 at 6:33 pm | 1 comment | 1656 Views

ATHERTON

Woman killed by train in Palo Alto

A woman who sat down between the Caltrain tracks north of the San Antonio station was killed late this morning by a southbound...

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Jesse, on May 5, 2009 at 9:06 am | 1 comment | 1620 Views

ATHERTON

Argentine Tango: lecture and demonstration

Jurek Mazur of Academia de Tango Argentino will present a lecture on the history and roots of Argentine tango. He will have...

Original post made by Atherton Library on May. 4, 2009
Last comment by , on May 4, 2009 at 5:28 pm | 1 comment | 1854 Views

MENLO PARK

City opens dialogue with police unions

Following calls from residents and City Council members alike for city employees to share the burden of the economic downturn,...

Original post made on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by concerned citizen, on May 4, 2009 at 2:38 pm | 12 comments | 1629 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers - Week of May 3, 2009

Hardcover Fiction 1 Tea Time For The Traditionally Built - Alexander McCall Smith 2 Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie...

Original post made by Pam Grange on May. 4, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1333 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public invited to meetings on fire district budget

Four community meetings to discuss the economic future of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District, as well as the district's...

Original post made on May. 4, 2009
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 4, 2009 at 8:43 am | 1 comment | 1295 Views

WOODSIDE

Town hears Steve Jobs' bid to demolish mansion

Woodside's Town Council heard testimony but delayed a decision Tuesday night on whether to issue a demolition permit to...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by nieghbor, on May 4, 2009 at 8:31 am | 8 comments | 2300 Views

ATHERTON

Police and administration cuts

A few weeks ago, I posted an article suggesting that, given the huge budget deficit in Atherton, yet the appearance of agenda...

Original post made by Common sense on May. 3, 2009
Last comment by Common sense, on May 3, 2009 at 9:55 pm | 4 comments | 1706 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Council needs to trust the process

Menlo Park City Council members have repeatedly promised to respect the El Camino/Downtown Visioning community process, however...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by truth, on May 3, 2009 at 12:00 am | 32 comments | 1858 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editorial endorsements

<B>Propositions offer terrible choices</B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=7929...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Kali, on May 1, 2009 at 5:19 pm | 3 comments | 1547 Views

ATHERTON

Councilman blasts report by grand jury

There's been no official response from Atherton to the April 6 San Mateo County Civil Grand Jury report advising the town...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by referee, on Apr 30, 2009 at 10:39 am | 21 comments | 2266 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Big changes ahead in classrooms

Portola Valley's Corte Madera School to offer choice of themed classrooms to fourth- and fifth graders. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2009
Last comment by Richard Patrone, on Apr 30, 2009 at 9:52 am | 1 comment | 1647 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Flu: School district urges common sense

In response to growing concerns about a swine flu epidemic, the Menlo Park City School District on Monday sent home a list...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2009
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 30, 2009 at 4:22 am | 1 comment | 1584 Views

ATHERTON

Music concert for children at Atherton Library

Victor Hugo Santos will be performing Thursday, April 30 at 4 pm. Children's Day/Book Day, also known as El día de los niños/El...

Original post made by DeAnn Okamura on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by , on Apr 29, 2009 at 10:33 am | 1 comment | 1690 Views
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