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AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Time for Portola Valley to adopt fire map

In the last few years, California has been plagued with wildland forest fires, many in populated areas, that have caused...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1607 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Longtime Hillview Middle School principal to retire in June

Mike Moore, the principal of Hillview Middle School in Menlo Park for the past 23 years, announced today (March 16) that...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2009
Last comment by DCM, on Mar 17, 2009 at 9:06 am | 1 comment | 1780 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Juveniles escape La Honda detention facility

Five juveniles escaped from a San Mateo County detention facility in La Honda on Friday night and were found by a K-9...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2009
Last comment by Holden Cells, on Mar 16, 2009 at 4:22 pm | 2 comments | 1902 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers - Week of March 15, 2009

Hardcover Fiction 1 Fault Line - Barry Eisler 2 Cutting For Stone - Abraham Verghese 3 Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Mar. 16, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1530 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Original musical debuts this week

"Puah's Midwife Crisis," written and directed by Cheryl Goodman-Morris of Portola Valley, opens Friday, March 20, for two...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2009
Last comment by Carla Hartley, on Mar 16, 2009 at 8:44 am | 1 comment | 1740 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton hires new city attorney

Wynne Furth, Atherton's new city attorney, will make her debut tonight at the Wednesday, Feb. 18, city council meeting. Ms....

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2009
Last comment by Fiscally responsible, on Mar 15, 2009 at 6:17 pm | 5 comments | 1963 Views

WOODSIDE

Ellison wins 60% tax cut on Woodside estate

Woodside billionaire Larry Ellison will get an estimated $3.06 million refund from property taxes he's paid since 2004 on...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2008
Last comment by another editor, on Mar 15, 2009 at 4:33 pm | 9 comments | 5357 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Some changes to Town Square

As I'm sure Town Square readers and posters have noticed, we recently added a feature allowing users to report comments that...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by Brielle Johnck, on Mar 15, 2009 at 11:06 am | 2 comments | 1832 Views

MENLO PARK

Mayor Robinson wants to raise the UUT Tax

Mayor Robinson was quite clear in his state of the City speech last evening that he wants to raise the UUT tax rate. Well...

Original post made by observer on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by be fair, on Mar 14, 2009 at 7:02 pm | 6 comments | 1709 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bury the high-speed train rails, say local officials

When it comes to deciding how high-speed trains will shoot up the Peninsula, officials in Atherton and Menlo Park have pretty...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2009
Last comment by Jay Tulock, on Mar 14, 2009 at 5:20 pm | 30 comments | 2321 Views

OTHER TOPICS

County pays $6.8 million to settle fraud suit

San Mateo County has agreed to pay $6.8 million to the U.S. government to resolve allegations that the San Mateo Medical...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2009
Last comment by Joan, on Mar 14, 2009 at 12:40 pm | 2 comments | 1691 Views

MENLO PARK

Winter doesn't stop these swimmers

You could reasonably expect Burgess Pool to be mostly empty this time of year, save for a hardened few. A weekend dip in...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by even more reality, on Mar 14, 2009 at 9:50 am | 31 comments | 1980 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Food: Lulu's holds grand opening Monday in Palo Alto

Lulu's taqueria at Town & Country Village in Palo Alto will have its grand opening on Monday, March 9. Its sister taqueria,...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by Not impressed, on Mar 13, 2009 at 4:46 pm | 1 comment | 1728 Views

MENLO PARK

RECENT HOME SALES

Home sales are provided by California REsource, a real estate information company that obtains the information from the County...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by realist, on Mar 13, 2009 at 1:36 pm | 1 comment | 1317 Views

ATHERTON

Editorial: Atherton on the budget ropes

Like many communities, Atherton is facing a major shortfall in this year's budget. But while the economic downturn is partially...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by rebekkah, on Mar 13, 2009 at 7:52 am | 7 comments | 2020 Views

MENLO PARK

City plans to cut projected $1.8 million deficit

With Menlo Park facing the prospect of a $1.8 million deficit, city staff has recommended a number of stopgap measures that...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2009
Last comment by ryan, on Mar 13, 2009 at 7:48 am | 18 comments | 1718 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Where's the urgency on Bohannon project?

As a longtime resident of the Belle Haven community, I was pleased to host a community meeting Feb. 28 where David Bohannon...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by XBohannon, on Mar 13, 2009 at 2:13 am | 5 comments | 1536 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jack Bowen: Water polo coach teaches philosophy at Menlo School

By Kate Daly Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=1272 posted Wednesday, March 8, 2006,...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by Lisa Sievers, on Mar 12, 2009 at 10:53 pm | 1 comment | 2602 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton seeks bigger cuts to shore up budget

Atherton staff narrowed the $2 million gap in the town's projected revenues, but the cuts don't go far enough to close the...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2009
Last comment by steve, on Mar 12, 2009 at 10:41 pm | 4 comments | 1771 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Ice cream thieves undone by tech tracks

When a theft is under way, one rule that is sometimes overlooked by the criminals -- don't do something stupid that gives...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2008
Last comment by andy creighton, on Mar 12, 2009 at 10:34 pm | 5 comments | 3390 Views
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Ode to Brussels Sprout
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Charter School Proposal Steeped In Unintended Consequences
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Measure M-- I am not drinking Greenheartís expensive potion
By Martin Lamarque | 7 comments | 310 views