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MENLO PARK

Las Lomitas school district faces big cuts

Faced with the prospect of a $1.6 million deficit next school year if significant cuts aren't included in the new budget,...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2010
Last comment by Well Put Julie, on Jun 5, 2011 at 5:34 am | 8 comments | 1411 Views

AROUND TOWN

On the firing line

Officials representing the state's high-speed rail project met with skepticism and tough questions at a Q&A meeting in Menlo...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Feb 22, 2010 at 1:13 pm | 12 comments | 1411 Views

ATHERTON

Tonight: Atherton looks at police oversight

The Atherton City Council is set to take up the question of who should police the police at the Wednesday, March 17, meeting....

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by True Blue, on Mar 18, 2010 at 11:13 am | 7 comments | 1411 Views

ATHERTON

Give Guerra a Chance to Clean up the Atherton PD

Editor's note: Topic removed. Don't use Town Square to post allegations of wrongdoing by named individuals. Send information...

Original post made by John P. Johns, CPA on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 13, 2010 at 2:31 pm | 6 comments | 1411 Views

ATHERTON

Now is the time to put the City Attorney contract out to bid

As was reported in the Daily Journal and on Atherton's website, the law firm that employs City Attorney Wynn Furth will cease...

Original post made by John P Johns on Jun. 30, 2010
Last comment by truthiness, on Jul 1, 2010 at 3:33 pm | 2 comments | 1411 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Golf course water well still a bad idea

In the midst of a debilitating drought and just two years after Menlo Park's Environmental Quality Commission turned thumbs...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by Elizabeth, on Apr 1, 2014 at 10:48 pm | 1 comment | 1411 Views

AROUND TOWN

Irene Sharp Concert at at CSMA, Thursday, June 25

Celebrated cellist Irene Sharp will perform along with pianist Steven Lightburn at the Community School of Music and Arts...

Original post made by CSMA on Jun. 23, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1410 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Rail options get gruff response in Atherton

It wasn't even two minutes into his planned half-hour presentation at an Atherton community meeting that Dominic Spaethling...

Original post made on May. 13, 2010
Last comment by bigoldchildren, on May 14, 2010 at 4:29 pm | 2 comments | 1410 Views

AROUND TOWN

Coroner identifies man killed by Caltrain Monday

The San Mateo County coroner's office this morning identified a pedestrian who was hit and killed on Caltrain tracks in San...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jun 16, 2010 at 10:27 am | 4 comments | 1410 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Simitian announces bid for Santa Clara County supervisor

State Sen. Joe Simitian announced his candidacy for Santa Clara County supervisor at an annual brunch in Palo Alto Sunday...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2011
Last comment by Tired of Eshoo, on Nov 12, 2011 at 11:06 pm | 7 comments | 1410 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: City has bargaining chips on Stanford project

The protracted debate over the Stanford/Arrillaga application to build up to 450,000 square feet of offices, housing and...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 30, 2013 at 1:24 pm | 12 comments | 1410 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local teen organizes literacy drive

"It all started when a friend and I entered a Reading Rainbow contest in third grade," says Emerald Hills teen Ryan Traynor...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2013
Last comment by sbahles, on Sep 20, 2013 at 10:12 am | 1 comment | 1410 Views

MENLO PARK

Eshoo plans another "phone meeting" today

Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, has announced another "Telephone Town Hall Meeting" on health care reform. This one is set...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by B Keating, on Aug 24, 2009 at 3:07 pm | 1 comment | 1409 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Mountain lion spotted on street

A newspaper delivery person reported spotting a mountain lion in the 350 block of Raymundo Drive in Woodside at around 4:40...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2012
Last comment by John Q. Public, on Dec 11, 2012 at 11:15 pm | 4 comments | 1409 Views

MENLO PARK

Traffic signal may be installed near Hillview School

A traffic light could be in the future at Santa Cruz and Elder avenues, in front of Hillview Middle School, after the Menlo...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2010
Last comment by Daniel, on Oct 26, 2010 at 12:14 am | 3 comments | 1408 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Orionid meteor shower

The Orionid meteor shower was the cause of the Wed evening boom. The boom was likely from a meteor as it "fireballed" and...

Original post made by whatever on Oct. 18, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1408 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Sheriff made mistakes, but is best choice

Greg Munks has put in nearly eight years as San Mateo County sheriff. There are surely high points of that career getting...

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on May 23, 2014 at 1:25 pm | 7 comments | 1408 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Perfect Storm Revisited - Local elected officials need to pay attention

In December 2008 I wrote the attached Guest Opinion for the Palo Alto Weekly. Now, 2 1/2 years later, in light of the current...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Apr. 27, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1407 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Roaring in the lunar new year

Parent volunteer Russell Kao leads students in Cynthia Chiu's Mandarin language class at La Entrada School in the Chinese...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by Virginia Chang Kiraly, on Feb 9, 2012 at 2:11 pm | 1 comment | 1407 Views

MENLO PARK

Can tech close 'achievement gap'?

Professionals involved with classroom technology will join in a panel discussion about whether technology can close the...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2012
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Mar 30, 2012 at 1:56 pm | 6 comments | 1407 Views
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