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MENLO PARK

Show that the "green" effort isn't all hot air

Connoisseur's Marketplace is right around the corner, and you can bet businesses and other booth-keepers are busy renting...

Original post made by Friend of the Birds on Jun. 26, 2007
Last comment by Robert, on Jun 29, 2007 at 9:54 am | 2 comments | 2621 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Oak Knoll School Plan needs more work

There is no graceful solution to the Oak Knoll School Problem. A campus which was originally set aside to provide for 200+...

Original post made by Nancy Palmer on Sep. 4, 2007
Last comment by concerned, on Feb 25, 2008 at 12:44 pm | 4 comments | 2621 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel tax Senior exemption

I have always questioned the use of Senior exemptions for school district parcel tax ballot measures. And, I have suggested...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on May. 1, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on May 7, 2011 at 10:52 am | 3 comments | 2621 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teen punched and robbed in Menlo Park

A 14-year-old boy walking in the vicinity of Willow Road and Newbridge Street in Menlo Park was punched and robbed Wednesday...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Aug 2, 2014 at 3:47 pm | 13 comments | 2621 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Have public servants lost their ethics?

Thanks for the excellent editorial last week: "Sheriff should answer questions." This event occurs when there is significant...

Original post made by Henry Organ on May. 10, 2007
Last comment by peeved in portola valley, on May 23, 2007 at 9:47 am | 3 comments | 2620 Views

MENLO PARK

Youth club aims to bring bike shop to Belle Haven

A youth-led bike shop in Belle Haven that would provide employable skills for local teenagers and promote bicycle use in...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2014
Last comment by Jayanta, on Feb 15, 2014 at 12:50 pm | 1 comment | 2620 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Grants Give Local Seniors a Leg Up on Healthy Living with Tai Chi, Yoga Classes

Three recent grants are giving local older adults at Family Service Agency of San Mateo County's Fair Oaks Intergenerational...

Original post made by Katherine Chouteau on Sep. 4, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2619 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside school suspends Spanish for grades 1-4

Primary grade students at Woodside Elementary School will get extra time for music and physical education next year because...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2008
Last comment by A Concerned Parent, on Aug 1, 2008 at 9:52 am | 6 comments | 2618 Views

ATHERTON

Ex-coach pleads no contest to Menlo School theft

A quick-fingered rifling of a backpack wasn't fast enough to let Michael William Taylor escape the law last October. Read...

Original post made on May. 8, 2012
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on May 8, 2012 at 1:40 pm | 2 comments | 2618 Views

MENLO PARK

New plan proposed for Derry project

It's taken a while, but the developer behind the Derry condo-commercial project and the Menlo Park residents group that...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2007
Last comment by wondering, on Oct 23, 2007 at 8:20 am | 6 comments | 2616 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Ceramic tiles proposed for exterior of community hall in Portola Valley

Portola Valley's Cultural Arts Committee wants to decorate the redwood exterior of the town's community hall with ceramic...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2010
Last comment by Lee, on Feb 16, 2010 at 2:33 pm | 3 comments | 2616 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Special meeting may be prelude to staffing, spending cuts

The Atherton City Council will meet at 8 a.m. Monday, May 9, in a special public meeting that is likely to be the prelude...

Original post made on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by peter carpenter, on May 9, 2011 at 12:39 pm | 24 comments | 2616 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board OKs firing of special education director

The school board approved the removal of the Menlo Park City School District's director of special education from her job...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by Damage control, on Mar 26, 2013 at 9:03 am | 5 comments | 2616 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Should the county spend money, provide cars for the Las Vegas law enforcement race?

Should San Mateo County spend thousands of dollars and provide cars for the Las Vegas law enforcement race, where the sheriff...

Original post made by Question Man on May. 8, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2615 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's to charge for author events

Starting this month, Kepler's bookstore in Menlo Park will charge those who don't belong to its rewards program to attend...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 9, 2011 at 10:51 pm | 36 comments | 2615 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County's Chief Probation Officer Stuart Forrest placed on administrative leave while Feds investigate possession of Child Porn.

It was first reported by the San Mateo Daily Journal this last Saturday, that he was arrested and booked on a special warrant...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Dec. 23, 2012
Last comment by Lurker, on Jan 1, 2013 at 8:39 am | 18 comments | 2615 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council: No interest in outsourcing cops

Atherton City Council members began their review of the town's 2014-15 budget at their May 21 meeting by making it clear...

Original post made on May. 24, 2014
Last comment by Broken promise by Bill Widmer, on May 24, 2014 at 8:52 am | 2 comments | 2615 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Joe Biden goes offscript on Memorial Day speech to surviving familes

Off script. In front of cameras and 2,000 people. Memorial Day weekend talk to the T.A.P.S. event (Tragedy Assistance for...

Original post made by Mdnltfp (abrev) on May. 26, 2012
Last comment by aptmt, on May 28, 2012 at 4:47 pm | 7 comments | 2614 Views

OTHER TOPICS

New thinking needed on community values and being a NIMBY

Editor: The recent "not in my backyard" discussion about whether taking a NIMBY position is a noble cause is a timely debate....

Original post made by Brielle Johnck on Aug. 23, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2613 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Update: Cyclist dies after colliding with side of big rig

Accident investigators with the California Highway Patrol are puzzled as to how Los Altos Hills resident and bicyclist Lauren...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2010
Last comment by Bikingfelix, on Nov 10, 2010 at 12:36 pm | 10 comments | 2613 Views
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