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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher, district reach settlement framework

==B Update of story posted earlier:== A Menlo-Atherton High School math teacher, who sued the Sequoia Union High School District...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2011
Last comment by Philly, on Oct 26, 2011 at 10:23 am | 3 comments | 1325 Views

ATHERTON

Michael Stogner Saved My Life

A couple of months ago an anonymous poster put up a post with the title Michael Stogner Is a Hero. This post generated...

Original post made by Hilderbrand on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by True Blue, on May 3, 2010 at 10:14 am | 5 comments | 1324 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo-Atherton rolls to a big PAL football victory

Thursday's prep roundup: Making up for lost time after losing its first three games of the season, the Menlo-Atherton football...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by GoooBears, on Oct 8, 2010 at 1:41 pm | 3 comments | 1324 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain declares fiscal emergency

Caltrain's board of directors declared a fiscal emergency March 3 during a meeting in San Carlos that attracted hundreds...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by Biff Menlo, on Mar 9, 2011 at 8:48 pm | 1 comment | 1324 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Report of mountain lion sighting near school

Someone reported seeing a mountain lion near the back fence of Corte Madera School in Portola Valley on Wednesday, Feb....

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by A mom, on Feb 9, 2012 at 5:16 pm | 1 comment | 1324 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park police plan to expand surveillance

Four surveillance cameras will be added to the Menlo Park Police Department's arsenal if city officials agree. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2013
Last comment by where is the LINE, on Jul 25, 2013 at 11:41 am | 12 comments | 1324 Views

ATHERTON

Resident: Councilman asked for $500,000 loan

A man who is suing Atherton in federal court said that Atherton Councilman Charles Marsala asked him for a $500,000 personal...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2010
Last comment by resident, on Mar 21, 2010 at 10:03 am | 4 comments | 1323 Views

OTHER TOPICS

North Fair Oaks meets on high-speed rail

Representatives from the California High-Speed Rail Authority addressed residents' concerns at a North Fair Oaks Council...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Jun 22, 2010 at 12:44 pm | 7 comments | 1323 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council appoints former Mountain View official to temporary post

Nadine Levin, who retired in June as Mountain View's longtime assistant city manager, has been named Atherton's transitional...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 21, 2010 at 10:39 am | 3 comments | 1323 Views

AROUND TOWN

Report: Strip power from high-speed rail authority

California's proposed high-speed-rail system is facing potentially crippling threats from looming federal deadlines and weak...

Original post made on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Tim Wulff, on May 13, 2011 at 9:45 am | 5 comments | 1323 Views

ATHERTON

Postal Service consolidates mail routes

For some residents of Menlo Park, Portola Valley and Atherton, the consolidation of mail routes this week could switch delivery...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Jenny Redo, on Aug 31, 2011 at 6:16 pm | 1 comment | 1323 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton manager back in town, but how long?

John Danielson, Atherton's interim city manager since Jan. 3, is back in town and partially back on the job after suffering...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2011
Last comment by Mixed Message, on Dec 22, 2011 at 8:21 am | 3 comments | 1323 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Scholar with a cause

Sarah Mummah is beyond doubt a determined woman. She recalls that as a Stanford student, when a professor was discussing...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2012
Last comment by Billy Lee, on Apr 19, 2012 at 12:42 pm | 1 comment | 1323 Views

AROUND TOWN

MP Mongolian BBQ opens in Menlo Park

El Camino Real has a new tenant: MP Mongolian BBQ opened its doors recently in the spot formerly home to Deeelish in Menlo...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2012
Last comment by Roland Kelly, on Jul 15, 2012 at 1:57 pm | 1 comment | 1323 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rail directors told to lie low on Midpeninsula

Two members of the California High-Speed Rail Authority board of directors have been advised by agency staff not to participate...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by Alice, on Aug 10, 2010 at 5:18 pm | 2 comments | 1322 Views

MENLO PARK

New police chief reflects on first week in Menlo Park

His first week on the job started well, then took a tragic turn as an explosion in San Bruno on Sept. 9 destroyed lives and...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2010
Last comment by Sorry for You, on Sep 14, 2010 at 6:21 pm | 6 comments | 1322 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo passes 'no confidence' vote on HSR

The rail authority can look to receiving yet another letter expressing "no confidence" in its handling of high-speed rail....

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by AGREE, on Oct 9, 2010 at 9:43 am | 5 comments | 1322 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Thieves target bicycles and laptop computers

Recent crime reports from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office show bicycles and laptop computers to be prized objects...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by Watchful Neighbor, on Nov 16, 2011 at 1:50 pm | 1 comment | 1322 Views

ATHERTON

Police: Motorist who struck pedestrians on El Camino was driving on suspended license

ATHERTON: The 89-year-old driver of a vehicle that struck and seriously injured two pedestrians in an El Camino Real crosswalk...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by Donald, on Dec 12, 2012 at 8:52 pm | 5 comments | 1322 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight at Kepler's: Author Malinda Lo

Local author Malinda Lo will talk about her debut young-adult novel, "Ash," a retelling of the classic tale of Cinderella,...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by Jimmy Sigona, on Oct 2, 2009 at 12:31 pm | 1 comment | 1321 Views
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