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AROUND TOWN

Rojas renegotiates loan: City manager having trouble paying city

the Daily Post has scooped all other local newspapers with this story that came out on Wednesday May 26, 2010 In the article...

Original post made by Joanna on May. 31, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 2, 2010 at 8:44 pm | 30 comments | 2328 Views

MENLO PARK

Ambient noise in Menlo Park

Manhattan, as anyone who has stayed overnight there knows, has its garbage trucks. It's a constant din. The trade-off, of...

Original post made by Joe on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by DThomas, on Jun 2, 2010 at 3:08 pm | 1 comment | 1210 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Marian Wright Edelman comments on diversity issue in Menlo Park City School District

Marian Wright Edelman, president of the Children's Defense Fund, discusses in a May 28 online post the recent debate in the...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by Sir Topham Hatt, on Jun 2, 2010 at 11:59 am | 3 comments | 2557 Views

SPORTS

Draeger's is Alpine Minor League champion

<I>Report by Kirt Thomson, Draeger's coach.</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=4662...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2008
Last comment by ryan klapper, on Jun 2, 2010 at 9:04 am | 3 comments | 3664 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Atherton hears opposing views on Cargill

Cargill's proposal to build a new community for up to 25,000 people in Redwood City, where there are now only salt ponds...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by R. Vaughan, on Jun 2, 2010 at 6:11 am | 1 comment | 2678 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Making it safer to walk, bike to school

A serious effort is under way to get Portola Valley students to walk or bike to and from Ormondale and Corte Madera schools,...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by old PV, on Jun 1, 2010 at 8:28 pm | 1 comment | 2926 Views

MENLO PARK

Structure fire reported in Menlo Park

A structure fire was reported at 8:25 tonight at [http://maps.google.com/maps?q=700%20ROBLE%20AV%2C%20MENLO%20PARK%2C%20CA...

Original post made on May. 31, 2010
Last comment by Observer2, on Jun 1, 2010 at 5:19 pm | 4 comments | 1529 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: Mandelkern is best choice for treasurer

Our local school districts have felt the devastating impact of our current county treasurer's loss of $155 million in the...

Original post made on May. 30, 2010
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jun 1, 2010 at 4:10 pm | 2 comments | 1516 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County

COUNTY CORONER COSTS COUNTY TAXPAYERS HALF A MILLION DOLLARS IN UNNECESSARY EXPENSES Lawsuits, Investigations and Staff...

Original post made by SMC_Voter on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jun 1, 2010 at 3:42 pm | 4 comments | 1642 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - Week Ending May 30, 2010

Hardcover Fiction 1 Girl Who Kicked The Hornets Nest Stieg Larsson 2 Innocent Scott Turow 3 Imperfect Birds Anne...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Jun. 1, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1492 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Court of Appeal drops case against coroner for retaining heart of young man

An appellate court has overturned a ruling in San Mateo County Superior Court that held the coroner's office liable for...

Original post made on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by Khaki, on Jun 1, 2010 at 1:16 pm | 5 comments | 3803 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tuesday: High-speed rail meeting in Menlo Park

There isn't any shortage of opinions in Menlo Park about the proposed California high-speed rail system. The city's residents...

Original post made on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by Khaki, on Jun 1, 2010 at 1:14 pm | 6 comments | 1819 Views

AROUND TOWN

CORONER'S OFFICE SHOULD REOPEN CASE

After contacting MANY investigators and news agencies, the fact that when the courts decided NOT to return the heart of the...

Original post made by R.GORDON on May. 29, 2010
Last comment by DThomas, on Jun 1, 2010 at 11:57 am | 1 comment | 1436 Views

AROUND TOWN

Becker, Gordon neck-and-neck in fundraising

Candidates Rich Gordon and Josh Becker have kept pace with each other in fundraising over the past two months as they compete...

Original post made on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jun 1, 2010 at 11:33 am | 8 comments | 2078 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

API scores up again for high schools

Woodside and Menlo-Atherton high schools, continuing their upward trends as measured by the state's Academic Performance...

Original post made on May. 31, 2010
Last comment by Wildcat Fever, on May 31, 2010 at 4:54 pm | 1 comment | 2661 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Career training + job creation = Yes on Measure G

Our community colleges train students for many important careers across the employment spectrum from police officers and...

Original post made by Virginia Chang Kiraly, Commissioner, CA Commission for Economic Development on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on May 30, 2010 at 3:53 pm | 3 comments | 2007 Views

AROUND TOWN

CORONER KEEPS HEART OF DEAD VICTIM

Wow...... That story sure leaves a lot of room for investigation. It is, simply put, very strange how the family of the...

Original post made by R.GORDON on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by DThomas, on May 30, 2010 at 2:54 pm | 3 comments | 1387 Views

AROUND TOWN

Grand jury: fire agencies can significantly reduce costs through consolidations

The San Mateo County Civil Grand Jury is recommending that the Woodside Fire Protection District and several cities in San...

Original post made on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 29, 2010 at 5:35 pm | 10 comments | 1997 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Candidates for treasurer on how to handle $2.6 billion

The taxpayers of San Mateo County currently have revenues of about $2.6 billion in an investment portfolio from which funds...

Original post made on May. 29, 2010
Last comment by Concerned Voter, on May 29, 2010 at 3:23 pm | 2 comments | 1702 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Time to take on the city's unions

For over a year now, we have been reading and hearing about the imbalance of public employee benefits &#8212; at city, state...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by DThomas, on May 29, 2010 at 11:33 am | 18 comments | 2098 Views
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