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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grim school-funding outlook will get grimmer

Grim and grimmer. That's the outlook for California public school funding at least until 2012, state Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2009
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Jun 14, 2009 at 4:11 pm | 1 comment | 1701 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Public workshop Thursday on Ford Field upgrade

The first workshop on upgrading Ford Field in Portola Valley begins with a 7 p.m. walk-around at the field at 3399 Alpine...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Jun 12, 2009 at 2:33 pm | 1 comment | 2339 Views

MENLO PARK

Longtime principal of Hillview school to retire in June

Mike Moore, the principal of Hillview Middle School in Menlo Park for the past 23 years, announced Monday that he plans to...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by Amber Rice, on Jun 11, 2009 at 1:31 pm | 1 comment | 1298 Views

AROUND TOWN

July 4 Multi-Handed Ragtime Blast for U.S.O.

July 4, from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. the B's and D's of Ragtime (and you were still trying to figure out your P's and Q's?) return...

Original post made by Nan Bostick on Jun. 11, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1418 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Class of 2009 says farewell to Menlo-Atherton High School

Menlo-Atherton High School graduated the Class of 2009 on Thursday, June 4. Click headline or photo to view a brief summary...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by MA Senior, on Jun 11, 2009 at 12:07 pm | 1 comment | 3416 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton police officer exonerated in 'theft'

There is "no foundation" for an allegation of theft against an Atherton police officer, according to the San Mateo County...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by Shocked Resident, on Jun 10, 2009 at 9:53 pm | 7 comments | 1688 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park schools must face the music

Changes are ahead for the music program in the Menlo Park City School District. The district's four music teachers are increasingly...

Original post made on May. 21, 2009
Last comment by Carol T, on Jun 10, 2009 at 1:22 pm | 19 comments | 2071 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Portola Valley holds town picnic June 6 at new Town Center

The town picnic on Saturday, June 6, in Portola Valley includes the Zot's to Tot's 2.2-mile run, a car show, carnival games...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Jun 9, 2009 at 10:10 pm | 2 comments | 3291 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Musical Storytime at Atherton Library

Summer Musical Storytime for all ages resumes Thursday, June 11 at 4PM. Stories and singalongs, with musical instruments...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jun. 9, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1682 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain drops plans for major fare hikes and service cuts

After announcing that major fee hikes and service cuts could be in store for Caltrain as it looks to balance its budget,...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1304 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers - Week of June 7th

Hardcover Fiction 1 Help - Kathryn Stockett 2 Shanghai Girls - Lisa See 3 Tea Time For The Traditionally Built - Alexander...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Jun. 9, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1399 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Rubio's Fresh Mexican Grill opens in Menlo Park

Rubio's Fresh Mexican Grill, a local institution in San Diego since 1983, made its Menlo Park debut this month at 515 El...

Original post made on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by Jennifer L., on Jun 8, 2009 at 5:07 pm | 5 comments | 2561 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Everest charter school rejects East Palo Alto site

Directors of Everest Public High School, a new charter school that plans to open in September, have rejected the high school...

Original post made on May. 2, 2009
Last comment by JakeHilfter, on Jun 7, 2009 at 3:43 pm | 20 comments | 2035 Views

MENLO PARK

City to buy, refurbish foreclosed homes

In an attempt to stave off blight brought about by a spate of foreclosures in the low-income Belle Haven neighborhood, the...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Mossbie, on Jun 7, 2009 at 3:01 pm | 8 comments | 1634 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Uncertainty drove deputies to unholster their guns

Residents of the 100 block of Ramona Road in the Los Trancos Woods neighborhood may have seen deputies from the San Mateo...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by nonya, on Jun 6, 2009 at 3:58 pm | 3 comments | 2466 Views

MENLO PARK

'Weekend' aims to bring Sunset pages to life

"Discoveries in Your Own Backyard" is the theme of Sunset magazine's annual Celebration Weekend, to be held Saturday and...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2009
Last comment by fairgoer, on Jun 6, 2009 at 2:19 pm | 2 comments | 1445 Views

OTHER TOPICS

MOVE IT NOW !!

THE Library Commission is RIGHT on the button. There is no parking for the gym that has two ADULT size basketball courts...

Original post made by almaniac on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by observer, on Jun 6, 2009 at 9:43 am | 3 comments | 1696 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Linda Common heads to Palo Alto

Linda Common, a former principal of Woodside High School and the director of special education for the Sequoia Union High...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by , on Jun 5, 2009 at 4:17 pm | 1 comment | 2029 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Popular San Mateo County beaches may close

Ten San Mateo County beaches, including an elephant-seal rookery and a popular hostel and lighthouse, could be closed if...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by Markus Jakobsson, on Jun 5, 2009 at 10:30 am | 4 comments | 1795 Views

ATHERTON

Should library funds help build Atherton town hall?

Atherton needs money for a new city hall. Atherton's library has a healthy bankroll of reserve funds that could be used to...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by what a joke, on Jun 4, 2009 at 10:55 am | 25 comments | 2404 Views
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