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AROUND TOWN

How 'green' is planned new gym?

With City Council members touting Menlo Park's commitment to environmentally sound practices, how "green" will the city's...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jul 28, 2009 at 8:11 pm | 1 comment | 1400 Views

AROUND TOWN

New parking restrictions on Woodside Road?

Tuesday: The Woodside Town Council will consider no-parking signs on Woodside Road at its Tuesday, July 28, meeting. Driving...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Lynda Anderson, on Jul 28, 2009 at 2:24 pm | 5 comments | 1629 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Obama NLRB Appointee Craig Becker SEIU AGC

The SEIU gave Obama and his presidential efforts millions last year. The SEIU is possibly the most corrupt union in this...

Original post made by Steve Frank on Jul. 28, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2027 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gym project cleared for construction

Construction on a new gymnasium in Menlo Park's Civic Center complex could begin as early as this fall, now that Menlo Park's...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by Sorry Multiple Personalities, on Jul 27, 2009 at 9:13 pm | 20 comments | 2337 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charter school sues high school district

The Summit Institute, on behalf of Everest (charter) Public High School, filed a lawsuit against the Sequoia Union High School...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Jul 27, 2009 at 5:13 pm | 5 comments | 1873 Views

MENLO PARK

Big divide over pay, benefits for firefighters

Menlo Park firefighters have been working for over a year without a contract, and a new one seems nowhere in sight as negotiations...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by Sustainable Activist, on Jul 27, 2009 at 5:05 pm | 51 comments | 3521 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

PG&E pushes to extend unpopular ClimateSmart

A Pacific Gas and Electric Co. program that asks customers to fight global warming by paying a little extra on their electricity...

Original post made by David R. Baker on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Attribution, please, on Jul 27, 2009 at 2:31 pm | 1 comment | 3528 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - Week of July 26, 2009

Hardcover Fiction 1 Zeitoun - Dave Eggers 2 Help - Kathryn Stockett 3 Cutting For Stone - Abraham Verghese 4 Defector...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Jul. 27, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1400 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stewart, Lewin stepping down from high school board

There will be two new faces on the Sequoia Union High School District board this fall, as both incumbents with seats up...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by you should know, on Jul 27, 2009 at 10:59 am | 7 comments | 2054 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Saturday's high-speed rail meeting canceled

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo (D-Menlo Park) has postponed a community meeting on the state's high-speed rail project, originally...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2009
Last comment by Jay Tulock, on Jul 25, 2009 at 4:10 pm | 2 comments | 1691 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside's planning director resigns

Hope Sullivan, Woodside's planning director and assistant town manager, has resigned , said Town Manager Susan George. Ms....

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2008
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jul 25, 2009 at 1:56 pm | 3 comments | 2852 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Wage demands cloud good work by firefighters

Firefighters are in the business of saving lives, and the men and women who work for the Menlo Park Fire Protection District...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 24, 2009 at 4:44 pm | 3 comments | 1379 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside agrees to Jackling house deal

It's not the end of the affaire du Jackling house in Woodside, but the end of the beginning may be near. A majority on the...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jul 24, 2009 at 3:52 pm | 3 comments | 1605 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Area home sales rise in June

Bay Area home sales in June jumped to their highest level in almost three years because of the perception among home buyers...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jul 24, 2009 at 3:35 pm | 6 comments | 1717 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Community invited to July 26 disaster preparedness event

Stanford Oaks Neighborhood Association and the Menlo Park Fire Protection District will hold a disaster preparedness event...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1665 Views

AROUND TOWN

Steve Jobs wins 6-1 vote for demolition permit

The Woodside Town Council, on a 6-1 vote Tuesday night, directed town staff to prepare a demolition permit that will allow...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jul 23, 2009 at 1:48 pm | 4 comments | 1593 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside council OKs Jackling house deal

Woodside's Town Council voted 6-1 Tuesday night for a resolution that approves a contract between Apple co-founder Steve...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jul 23, 2009 at 1:25 pm | 3 comments | 2441 Views

SPORTS

Perkins Twins Help Kick off New Basketball Program in Oakland

Twins, Jesse and Christian Perkins of Menlo Park were invited as two of the premier local basketball players, to help launch...

Original post made by Tarny Perkins on Jun. 5, 2007
Last comment by edgardo molina, on Jul 22, 2009 at 7:55 pm | 3 comments | 3647 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Unique Derique at Atherton Library

An amazing performance for children by Unique Derique will be held on Monday July 27 at 4 PM. Unique Derique performs physical...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jul. 22, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1852 Views

AROUND TOWN

Photography slide show at Atherton Library

Larry Calof of Class Five Images will present a slide show of his polar bear photography, currently on exhibit (along with...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jul. 22, 2009
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