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AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park couple give $150 million to Stanford

Stanford University's Graduate School of Business has received a $150 million gift -- one of the largest in the university's...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2011
Last comment by Alfred Nonymous, on Dec 13, 2011 at 12:35 pm | 2 comments | 3136 Views

AROUND TOWN

President Obama dines with supporters in Atherton

President Obama thanked his supporters Wednesday night at a $35,800-a-head dinner at the Atherton home of Doug and Lisa Goldman....

Original post made on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by Liking to fire people, on May 27, 2012 at 8:01 pm | 79 comments | 3136 Views

MENLO PARK

Unsustainable committments

Editor, More than one Menlo Park city council member has counted on union support in his/her public aspirations, yet I...

Original post made by Henry Riggs on Dec. 11, 2006
Last comment by AnotherResident, on Dec 23, 2006 at 11:00 am | 4 comments | 3135 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park School District Expansion - idea propsed..

Since the school district is in the process of considering how to use bond money and increase school sizes- and it seems...

Original post made by Curious on Nov. 3, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3133 Views

ATHERTON

Valparaiso roadwork update

The week of March 19 is the new target end-date for Athertonís repaving project on Valparaiso Avenue, between El Camino Real...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Mar. 12, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3133 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voters have choices for few county offices

South San Mateo County voters won't have choices in who will be their sheriff, their district attorney, or their superintendent...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Apr 30, 2014 at 6:26 am | 9 comments | 3132 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Local artists create new gallery in Redwood City

Local artists now have a new place to showcase their work, Art on Broadway in Redwood City, and they've organized their first...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2007
Last comment by avanderbilt, on Nov 6, 2007 at 9:28 pm | 1 comment | 3129 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo plans to renew Team Sheeper pool contract

Team Sheeper will continue to operate the Burgess pool, and add the Belle Haven pool to its roster, under a revised contract...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by Get Real, on Jan 31, 2011 at 10:33 am | 55 comments | 3127 Views

WOODSIDE

On the trail of fitness

Drive down most local roadways on the Peninsula and you can't help but notice the fitness buffs in their running shoes pounding...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2007
Last comment by Rob, on Jul 14, 2007 at 8:22 pm | 1 comment | 3126 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Making roads safer for bicyclists, walkers

An El Camino Real shrunken to four traffic lanes, with a shared bike and pedestrian trail on one side and a bike lane buffered...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Karen, on Apr 21, 2014 at 5:02 pm | 13 comments | 3126 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Terms of use; monitoring posts on Town Square

We are taking offline some posts that don't meet the Terms of Use for Town Square, including recent posts of "sarcastic fiction."...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Nov. 7, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3125 Views

SPORTS

M-A Softball wins big over SSF

PAL Ocean Division- Girls Varsity Softball M-A was paced by Olivia Vagelos' 3 hits, Sarah Black- 2 hits and Emily McPhearson...

Original post made by Rick Vujovich on Mar. 29, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3125 Views

MENLO PARK

Price tag swells for high-speed rail

The cost of California's proposed high-speed-rail system, originally pegged at about $36 billion, has nearly tripled since...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Nov 7, 2011 at 9:41 am | 12 comments | 3125 Views

MENLO PARK

Fire sprinkler debate is back

Menlo Park City Council members have agreed to hold a study session so the public can weigh in on whether the council should...

Original post made by Rory Brown on May. 2, 2007
Last comment by willows123, on May 11, 2007 at 9:47 pm | 13 comments | 3123 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Women arrested in Woodside purse, credit card theft

Two women have been arrested on charges of stealing a purse from a Woodside resident and using her credit card in a San Bruno...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2007
Last comment by Mai, on Oct 27, 2011 at 2:59 am | 3 comments | 3122 Views

MENLO PARK

Community Engagement Manager

It seems like the best kept secret in town is the newly hired Community Engatement Manager. Has anyone seen her? For a...

Original post made by Just Wondering II on Jul. 3, 2008
Last comment by truth, on Jul 18, 2008 at 11:17 am | 41 comments | 3121 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Community activist Harry Harrison dies at 91

Longtime local developer, Menlo Park political figure and community activist Harry Harrison died Sunday at age 91. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2013
Last comment by Gail Slocum, on Jan 8, 2014 at 5:45 pm | 8 comments | 3120 Views

SPORTS

Carly Villareal on crew that places second in major regatta

Carly Villareal of Portola Valley, who just graduated from Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts, has returned from...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3119 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No binding limit on students at Ladera site

Despite pleas from neighbors to put a binding limit on the number of students that could be allowed at the site, the board...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2011
Last comment by SirTopham Hatt, on Dec 21, 2011 at 11:37 am | 9 comments | 3119 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Should Las Lomitas school district increases parcel taxes by 59 percent

The school board of the Las Lomitas Elementary School District is proposing to increase the district's parcel tax by 59 percent,...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Feb. 2, 2007
Last comment by Anna, on Feb 8, 2007 at 1:28 pm | 3 comments | 3118 Views
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