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MENLO PARK

Caltrain deficit could force major service cuts

Faced with a staggering deficit, Caltrain will consider cutting its service significantly in the next 15 months, spokeswoman...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2010
Last comment by Number, numbers, on Apr 5, 2010 at 3:00 pm | 23 comments | 1711 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Critical clause strangely missing from document package e-mailed to charter school

A cover letter e-mailed from the high school district to Everest charter high school, for unknown reasons, did not include...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2010
Last comment by David Boyce, on Apr 5, 2010 at 2:32 pm | 7 comments | 1870 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent search limited to insiders

The field of candidates for the next superintendent of the Sequoia Union High School District has significantly narrowed...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 5, 2010 at 1:34 pm | 25 comments | 2591 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lianides appointed Sequoia superintendent

James Lianides, assistant superintendent and chief business officer of the Sequoia Union High School District, was appointed...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 5, 2010 at 1:32 pm | 30 comments | 2468 Views

MENLO PARK

Stop that train!

Why three unlikely enthusiasts from Menlo Park just may be the best hope for opponents of high-speed-rail. Compatriots, from...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by truth, on Apr 5, 2010 at 9:58 am | 5 comments | 1147 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editorial: It is time to adjust Prop 13

Research by a Menlo Park woman with a school-aged child described in last week's Almanac shows in dramatic detail how the...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2010
Last comment by Homework Maven, on Apr 4, 2010 at 2:28 pm | 2 comments | 1433 Views

ATHERTON

Another Atherton Resident Wrongfully Arrested

On March 28, a resident of Atherton was arrested for child abuse. The San Mateo District Attorney's office rejected filing...

Original post made by Jon Buckheit on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by just a thought, on Apr 4, 2010 at 12:32 am | 8 comments | 2569 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton poised to settle Johns lawsuit with $225,000 payment

The town of Atherton and former finance director John Johns are poised to sign an agreement awarding him about $225,000 to...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2010
Last comment by just a thought, on Apr 4, 2010 at 12:05 am | 12 comments | 8059 Views

MENLO PARK

People: New rector at Trinity Church

The Rev. Michael Spillane will lead holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Menlo Park as the 16th rector in the church's 123-year...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2010
Last comment by Dejha Elena Harris, on Apr 3, 2010 at 4:41 pm | 1 comment | 1618 Views

MENLO PARK

Bohannon agrees to public benefits, emission reductions for huge office/hotel project

Menlo Park and the Bohannon Development Co. have concluded preliminary negotiations over a proposal for a massive office/hotel...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by reality bites, on Apr 3, 2010 at 4:11 pm | 22 comments | 2206 Views

MENLO PARK

Water worries: City nudges, rather than pushes, consumers to conserve water supply

As climate change sparks concerns of dwindling water supply, Menlo Park is trying to encourage people to conserve through...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Apr 3, 2010 at 9:28 am | 10 comments | 1584 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park police chief to retire

After 28 years with the Menlo Park police department, Police Chief Bruce Goitia is turning in his badge. Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2010
Last comment by LT Resident, on Apr 3, 2010 at 6:08 am | 24 comments | 2354 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Gets Ready to Settle John Johns Litigation

The Town of Atherton has posted a closed session agenda, the second in the ten days since the last council meeting, to discuss...

Original post made by Concerned Resident on Mar. 27, 2010
Last comment by mortgage broker, on Apr 2, 2010 at 12:27 am | 13 comments | 1444 Views

SPORTS

Boys Varsity Baseball: M-A Pounds Folsom, 15-4, to Capture Third Place in Cordova Easter Tournament

Menlo-Atherton pounded a season-high 15 hits, including six doubles, to crush Folsom, 15-4, and capture third place (out...

Original post made by Bob Moriarty, Team Parent on Apr. 1, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1821 Views

AROUND TOWN

City to hire high-speed-rail lobbyist

The city of Menlo Park has hired a lobbyist to make the city's case to Sacramento when it comes to the California high-speed-rail...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 1, 2010 at 2:55 pm | 9 comments | 1438 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton wrestles with questions over councilman's $500,000 loan request

About 30 Atherton residents showed up for a special City Council meeting Friday afternoon, March 26, to discuss alleged improprieties...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2010
Last comment by Connie, on Apr 1, 2010 at 12:38 pm | 3 comments | 1404 Views

ATHERTON

Update: Atherton wrestles with questions over Marsala's loan request

About 30 Atherton residents showed up for a special City Council meeting Friday afternoon, March 26, to discuss alleged improprieties...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2010
Last comment by Jon Buckheit, on Mar 31, 2010 at 9:34 pm | 85 comments | 4104 Views

SPORTS

Boys Varsity Baseball: M-A Blanks Rio Linda, 4-0, in Cordova Easter Tournament

Senior pitcher Patrick Moriarty hurled a complete-game four-hit shutout as Menlo-Atherton defeated Rio Linda, 4-0, on Wednesday...

Original post made by Bob Moriarty, Team Parent on Mar. 31, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1956 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo details capital improvement projects

A new five-year plan lists over 100 capital improvement projects, including 23 projects scheduled for the fiscal year beginning...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2010
Last comment by Sean Howell, on Mar 31, 2010 at 10:35 am | 6 comments | 1358 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council sets special meeting Friday on allegations of improper conduct by councilman

The Atherton City Council is scheduling a special emergency meeting for 2 p.m. Friday, March 26, to look into allegations...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by down to earth, on Mar 31, 2010 at 10:04 am | 20 comments | 4505 Views
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