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Ravenswood names finalist for superintendent

An administrator from a Sacramento-area school district has been named the finalist to replace the retiring superintendent...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by Observer, on May 13, 2013 at 10:19 pm | 4 comments | 1690 Views


Ballot measures won't fill budget hole

If California voters defy expectations and pass the half-dozen propositions on the May 19 ballot, it will be a start toward...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by John Adams, on May 20, 2009 at 4:21 am | 1 comment | 1689 Views


Atherton will revisit road-impact fee refund

Two Atherton councilmen who voted to refund $1.6 million worth of road-impact fees paid to the town by builders have placed...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by Richard Andrews, on Jul 16, 2010 at 9:32 pm | 3 comments | 1689 Views


Tonight: Atherton meets on 'master plan'

A special meeting of the Atherton Town Council will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 8, with a single topic: discussion of a request...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 9, 2011 at 4:40 pm | 6 comments | 1689 Views


Caltrans spraying herbicides along Hwy. 84

Despite vociferous protests by county residents, Caltrans was spraying herbicides along Highway 84/La Honda Road early this...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2011
Last comment by La Honda Resident, on Dec 10, 2011 at 11:09 pm | 3 comments | 1689 Views


APOA aka Teamsters slow in posting video of 10/17/12 meeting

Usually they are right on top of it to keep the residents of Atherton informed of the council meetings. This is the first...

Original post made by Michael G Stogner on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Thanks, on Oct 22, 2012 at 8:59 am | 4 comments | 1689 Views


Pair arrested for allegedly stealing mail in Menlo Park, Woodside and other cities

A traffic stop on Tuesday morning led to the arrest of two probationers in possession of mail stolen from several Peninsula...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by pearl, on Sep 25, 2014 at 8:50 pm | 2 comments | 1689 Views


Farmers' market to return to Skylonda

The Woodside Town Council found a way last night (Tuesday, Sept. 11) to allow a popular farmers' market to return to Skylonda...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2012
Last comment by Laura, on Sep 14, 2012 at 11:45 am | 4 comments | 1688 Views


Morgan Stanley settles claim over Facebook IPO

One of the lead underwriters of Facebook's initial public offering (IPO) will pay $5 million in fines to settle the first...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2012
Last comment by slap on the wrist, on Dec 27, 2012 at 10:41 am | 1 comment | 1688 Views


Teen craft at Atherton Library

Teens and tweens ages 10 and up can attend a duct tape wallet craft program at the Atherton Library on November 5th at 3:30...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Oct. 15, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1687 Views


Menlo Park, Portola Valley school districts likely to seek parcel tax measures this spring

Voters may be asked to help shore up the budget at two local school districts. Both Portola Valley and the Menlo Park City...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2010
Last comment by Parent of school aged children, on Mar 22, 2010 at 7:43 am | 7 comments | 1687 Views


Anti-smoking Ordinance Goes Too Far

Tonight the city council passed a anti-smoking ordinance in one of their typical 5 hour marathon sessions. While the proponents...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by old MP, on Mar 11, 2010 at 12:29 pm | 6 comments | 1687 Views


Foster brothers expect to have their ice cream truck back in business next summer

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. Or in this case, when a rough economy makes finding a job impossible, buy an old...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by More Ice Cream!, on Sep 23, 2010 at 9:17 pm | 1 comment | 1687 Views


Menlo Park to reach out before poisoning again

Here's a recipe for sparking outrage in Menlo Park: Poison ground squirrels without telling the public. The city has now...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Feb 15, 2011 at 1:03 pm | 4 comments | 1687 Views


Today, Sunday are 'Spare the Air' days

A third consecutive winter Spare the Air alert has been issued for Sunday, Bay Area Air Quality Management District officials...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2015
Last comment by complaints, on Jan 3, 2015 at 10:04 pm | 3 comments | 1687 Views


Short Takes

<B>Meet your replacement Read the full story here posted Wednesday, February...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by AC Sparks, on Feb 25, 2009 at 7:30 am | 1 comment | 1686 Views


Letter: Where's the urgency on Bohannon project?

As a longtime resident of the Belle Haven community, I was pleased to host a community meeting Feb. 28 where David Bohannon...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by XBohannon, on Mar 13, 2009 at 2:13 am | 5 comments | 1686 Views


Bursting at the seams

If closing a school is the hardest decision a school board ever has to make, then the second most difficult is deciding whether...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Dec 11, 2009 at 2:10 pm | 2 comments | 1686 Views


Police Calls

<I>This information is from the Atherton and Menlo Park police departments and the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Under...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2009
Last comment by Don, on Dec 22, 2009 at 3:46 pm | 1 comment | 1686 Views


Kiraly files motion to dismiss defamation lawsuit

Where's Judge Judy when you need her? A Menlo Park fire board member sued for defamation and conspiracy shot back on Monday...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Nov 27, 2012 at 2:22 pm | 3 comments | 1686 Views
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