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SCHOOLS & KIDS

County board rejects Everest charter petition

The San Mateo County Board of Education rejected Monday night a petition to start a new charter high school in the Sequoia...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2008
Last comment by jim watson, on Dec 10, 2008 at 10:38 pm | 2 comments | 2433 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Getting geometry

For some of us, the word "math" is a pejorative. We take the classes, we graduate and, with some enthusiasm, draw a curtain...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2008
Last comment by M. L., on Dec 10, 2008 at 9:41 pm | 1 comment | 2027 Views

MENLO PARK

Teslas hands keys to 100th roadster owner

Tesla Motors Tuesday named Menlo Park businessman Sam Perry, known nationally for being the man Oprah Winfrey clung to during...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2008
Last comment by Truth, on Dec 10, 2008 at 3:39 pm | 1 comment | 1733 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Water pipeline upgrade meeting Wednesday

The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission will hold a community meeting in North Fair Oaks at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec....

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2008
Last comment by Richard Daybell, on Dec 9, 2008 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 1929 Views

MENLO PARK

Heyward Robinson in line to be MP mayor

Councilman Heyward Robinson is in line to become the city's new mayor Tuesday, Dec. 2, when the council appoints the new...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2008
Last comment by An Owl, on Dec 8, 2008 at 6:03 pm | 7 comments | 1943 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - December 7, 2008

Hardcover Fiction 1. Deciding The Next Decider - Calvin Trillin 2. Mercy - Toni Morrison 3. Guernsey Literary & Potato...

Original post made by Susan Lider on Dec. 8, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1833 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: Break the big box habit; shop close to home

I recently drove past a beautiful toy store right here in Menlo Park to get to Target's toy department to purchase some toys...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2008
Last comment by Joe, on Dec 8, 2008 at 2:40 pm | 2 comments | 1877 Views

AROUND TOWN

Free Senior Peer Counseling Available for Peninsula Residents Age 55+

Family Service Agency of San Mateo County is on the lookout for older adults age 55+ to utilize its free senior peer counseling...

Original post made by Katherine Chouteau on Dec. 8, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1672 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Scott Alonso adds to political career.

Scott Alonso, a 2004 graduate of Menlo-Atherton, recently completed a stint with the California Democratic Party in San Francisco....

Original post made by Tony Miller on Dec. 6, 2008
Last comment by Julia, on Dec 7, 2008 at 1:20 pm | 1 comment | 2031 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: Why it pays to shop with local merchants

As our budgets are stretched thinner these days and as many of us are pondering how we will manage through the holidays,...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2008
Last comment by shopper, on Dec 6, 2008 at 3:15 pm | 10 comments | 2169 Views

SPORTS

M-A beats Wilcox for CCS football title, 39-33

Senior Vaughn Smith returned two kickoffs for long touchdowns to spark the Menlo-Atherton football team to a 39-33 victory...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2008
Last comment by Alan Block, on Dec 6, 2008 at 2:03 pm | 1 comment | 2369 Views

AROUND TOWN

County will pay David Boesch $270,000-plus

Former Menlo Park city manager David Boesch, the man chosen to replace longtime San Mateo County Manager John Maltbie when...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2008
Last comment by Penny Ury, on Dec 5, 2008 at 11:56 am | 25 comments | 2373 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Puppet show at Atherton Library Monday Dec 8th

Nick Barone Puppets presents it's "Holiday Treats" Puppet show for children of all ages. Monday, December 8th at 4:00 pm...

Original post made by DeAnn Okamura on Dec. 4, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2029 Views

MENLO PARK

Advent Service of Lessons & Carols

Holy Trinity Episcopal Church will be offering a traditional Advent service of lesson and carols on Sunday, December 14 at...

Original post made by Linda Hubbard Gulker on Dec. 4, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1714 Views

WOODSIDE

Guest opinion: Horse park deserves longtime permit

The Horse Park at Woodside is seeking a long-term extension of its current use permit at a Dec. 10 meeting of the county...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2008
Last comment by susan, on Dec 3, 2008 at 6:36 pm | 1 comment | 2167 Views

WOODSIDE

County to weigh long-term permit for Horse Park

Representatives of the Horse Park in Woodside will be before the San Mateo County Planning Commission on Dec. 10 to argue...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2008
Last comment by Jean Dickey, on Dec 3, 2008 at 6:34 pm | 1 comment | 2115 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Chorus Concert December 12th

The holiday concert by the City-sponsored Menlo Park Chorus is set for Friday, 12 December at 7:30 p.m., at Burgess Recreation...

Original post made by Paul Bendix on Dec. 3, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1704 Views

WOODSIDE

Deputies nab suspects in $150,000 credit card fraud

A two-month investigation by detectives from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office has netted two suspects who allegedly...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2008
Last comment by Eastern Euro Mob?, on Dec 3, 2008 at 3:24 pm | 2 comments | 2368 Views

AROUND TOWN

Owner of dog that attacked horse given leash-law warning

A warning about San Mateo County's leash laws is the extent of the sanction handed down by the Peninsula Humane Society to...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2008
Last comment by Did it happen on private property?, on Dec 3, 2008 at 2:39 pm | 6 comments | 2002 Views

OTHER TOPICS

It's the Economy!

I am amazed that the most important single news item in the world, does not register on this web site. Itís the ECONOMY! The...

Original post made by Martin Engel on Nov. 24, 2008
Last comment by James, on Dec 2, 2008 at 7:25 pm | 8 comments | 2124 Views
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