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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher layoffs ahead as MP district plans cuts

More than 17 teaching jobs are on the line as the Menlo Park City School District struggles to close a $2 million shortfall...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on May 5, 2010 at 1:39 pm | 198 comments | 6535 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Group to grapple with aircraft noise

Guaranteed: The snappy response to someone living close to San Francisco International or any other major airport who complains...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 10, 2014 at 8:46 am | 8 comments | 6535 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton city manager resigns

The Atherton City Council will have to start looking for a new city manager. The current manager, Jerome "Jerry" Gruber,...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by Litigation, on Sep 28, 2010 at 8:16 am | 26 comments | 6498 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley schools: Possible misappropriation of funds uncovered

The Portola Valley School District is seeking a loan from the county education office to cover a projected, unexpected deficit...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Interested onlooker, on May 4, 2012 at 1:44 pm | 13 comments | 6489 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Classroom divide: School district, teachers face push-back on technology in the classroom

John Davenport was a chalk-and-graphite kind of teacher, but when the Portola Valley School District started offering laptops...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by elle, on Mar 27, 2011 at 5:12 pm | 33 comments | 6487 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Aerial view of food truck event

Bruce Deal sent us this aerial view of the food truck event at the Caltrain parking lot in Menlo Park on Wednesday night,...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2014
Last comment by fun, on Feb 22, 2014 at 3:55 pm | 12 comments | 6471 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton whittles down unfunded liability with portion of surplus funds

Atherton's unfunded liability debt will be $2 million lighter with the City Council's decision to apply that portion of the...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by Good move, on Sep 29, 2013 at 8:52 pm | 4 comments | 6465 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Bicyclist dies 5 months after collision

A bicyclist severely injured last November after colliding with a car has died, according to Menlo Park police. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by Adina, on Apr 16, 2014 at 11:07 am | 8 comments | 6462 Views

MENLO PARK

Stanford Shopping Center rebuild to bring major changes

The third phase of Stanford Shopping Center's renovation would include some of the most dramatic changes the center has seen...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2013
Last comment by Frequenter of Shopping Center, on Oct 17, 2013 at 9:54 pm | 3 comments | 6453 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Officials pledge commitment to 'blended' rail system

A lower price tag, fewer tracks and a fresh commitment to fund rail improvements in north and south California are among...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by truth, on Mar 16, 2012 at 5:02 pm | 11 comments | 6449 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Driver who hit twins not at fault in earlier accident

Although the plaintiffs in a lawsuit filed against a 90-year-old man who crashed a BMW SUV into 6-year-old twins on a Menlo...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by M Smith, on Mar 10, 2014 at 8:52 pm | 14 comments | 6443 Views

MENLO PARK

Larger motel on the way for Menlo Park

A Menlo Park motel is getting a makeover along with more rooms. The Planning Commission approved the renovation of the Mermaid...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by mockery, on Oct 6, 2013 at 1:55 pm | 2 comments | 6439 Views

AROUND TOWN

RWCPD giving Award to D.A. Steve Wagstaffe

Stephen Wagstaffe Prosecutor of the Year Award: The Stephen Wagstaffe Prosecutor of the Year Award is presented annually...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Oct. 24, 2013
Last comment by Lurker , on Nov 6, 2013 at 2:51 am | 36 comments | 6415 Views

WOODSIDE

Little Store closed? Say it ain't so!

The Little Store on Woodside Road has been a landmark/community hangout for decades, and I'm so upset that it has closed!...

Original post made by Good Eats on Jan. 26, 2007
There are no comments yet. 6392 Views

MENLO PARK

Collacchi challenges city on Bohannon project

A law firm representing former Menlo Park council member Paul Collacchi has sent a letter to the city of Menlo Park, challenging...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2009
Last comment by a survery, on Oct 8, 2009 at 8:12 pm | 16 comments | 6392 Views

MENLO PARK

Why are good people leaving Menlo Park City Hall?

In the last 4-5 years these people have left. Planning Engineer Community Development Director and before that Community...

Original post made by Long Time Menlo Man on Nov. 2, 2013
Last comment by Bill, on Nov 12, 2013 at 7:06 pm | 6 comments | 6388 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Ever heard of "leave it cleaner than you found it" ?

OK, how about "as clean as you found it." This photo was taken at around 4:30 PM Sunday June 29 at the baseball field in...

Original post made by Sandy N on Jun. 30, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on Jul 1, 2014 at 10:11 pm | 11 comments | 6379 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Brad Blocker of Portola Valley dies in skiing accident

Memorial services are scheduled for Saturday for Brad W. Blocker, 48, of Portola Valley, who died Friday following a skiing...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2008
Last comment by Patrick McDavid, on Jun 29, 2009 at 3:02 pm | 35 comments | 6378 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Woodside: Bella Vista restaurant closes

The neon martini glass sign is dark. The jukebox in the bar is silent. The Bella Vista restaurant, known by generations for...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2013
Last comment by Elizabeth L. Smith, on Mar 26, 2014 at 8:04 pm | 15 comments | 6376 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voter Guide: Las Lomitas seeks $60 million for schools

Sixty million dollars is a lot of money. The Las Lomitas Elementary School District is hoping voters think it'll be money...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by A Concerned Voter, on Oct 18, 2013 at 1:39 pm | 2 comments | 6373 Views
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