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AROUND TOWN

Initiative responses to over-reaching by public employee unions

Here are three initiatives being proposed for the consideration by California voters: ELIMINATES COLLECTIVE BARGAINING...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Sep. 29, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 1, 2011 at 1:18 pm | 22 comments | 1075 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Combating fire

Firefighters from Menlo Park, Fremont and South San Francisco joined in fire-combat training drills at the Baylands Structural...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2012
Last comment by Marianne, on Apr 4, 2012 at 4:36 pm | 1 comment | 1075 Views

ATHERTON

Guest opinion: Ex-mayor questions Atherton's debt projections

Atherton is at a crossroads. We can continue down the road we have been traveling in recent years where we have treated our...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Right, on Dec 19, 2012 at 8:10 am | 3 comments | 1075 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton's embarrassment of riches

The Town's cry of a "structural deficit" is beginning to look more and more a cry of "wolf". The Town is expected to realize...

Original post made by John P Johns, CPA on Jul. 24, 2011
Last comment by geez oh pete, on Jul 26, 2011 at 6:59 pm | 2 comments | 1074 Views

ATHERTON

Las Lomitas offers transitional kindergarten

For the first time, the Las Lomitas School District is offering a transitional kindergarten program called "Young Fives,"...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1074 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two plead not guilty to pornography charges

Prosecutors have filed charges of possession of child pornography against Portola Valley resident Stephen Wolf, 64, and Menlo...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by Reality Check, on Jun 20, 2012 at 4:52 pm | 1 comment | 1074 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council nixes phone survey on library

After the vote was over, some in the audience wondered whether they were hallucinating. "Odd," one woman murmured while staring...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 23, 2012 at 4:27 pm | 8 comments | 1074 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student designs, paints mural at local school

Belle Haven School will have a bright new addition to its campus this fall, thanks to Menlo-Atherton High School student...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2012
Last comment by Aimee Yan, on Aug 13, 2012 at 11:36 am | 1 comment | 1074 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Letter: Contradictory decision on turf field

In its recent 3-to-2 vote, the Portola Valley Town Council overturned the Planning Commission's decision that would allow...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by member, on May 22, 2013 at 9:24 pm | 1 comment | 1074 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain lion spotted in Woodside

A mountain lion was spotted Sunday morning in Woodside, according to the San Mateo County Office of Emergency Services....

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1073 Views

AROUND TOWN

Upcoming programs at Atherton Library

Thursday, July 22 at 4 pm: Musical storytime for all ages. Friday, July 23 at 10:30 am: Yoga for kids with Surfer Mike....

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jul. 21, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1073 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Businesses protest Amazon tax resistance

Brick-and-mortar businesses that pay sales taxes are protesting Amazon.com's attempts to get an exemption for Internet sales...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2011
Last comment by Citizen A, on Aug 18, 2011 at 5:41 pm | 2 comments | 1073 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Interim City Manager John Danielson has submitted his resignation

PRESS RELEASE Town of Atherton January 25, 2012 Atherton Interim City Manager John Danielson has submitted his resignation...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by No surprise, on Jan 26, 2012 at 8:49 am | 8 comments | 1073 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park man sentenced for child abuse

A Menlo Park man was sentenced to eight months in county jail and other penalties on April 4 in San Mateo County Superior...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2012
Last comment by 0 Tolerance, on Apr 11, 2012 at 2:02 pm | 3 comments | 1073 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Council appropriates funds to defeat the initiative.

Menlo Council appropriates funds to defeat the initiative. One of the most disgusting actions a Menlo Park Council has...

Original post made by the way it is on Mar. 22, 2014
Last comment by Fed up II, on Mar 24, 2014 at 8:59 am | 22 comments | 1073 Views

MENLO PARK

Community colleges prepare for daylong protest

The community college community is using Wednesday and Thursday this week to prepare for a one-day walkout next month over...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by David Boyce, on Feb 2, 2010 at 4:58 pm | 2 comments | 1072 Views

AROUND TOWN

Five Atherton homes hit by daytime burglars

A home was burglarized today, Feb. 4, the latest in a string of bold daytime burglaries in Atherton over the past week. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Bewildered, on Mar 2, 2010 at 12:27 am | 17 comments | 1072 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: Public hearing on Bohannon project

The "Menlo Gateway" office/hotel project proposed by the Bohannon Development Co. will be the sole topic of discussion at...

Original post made on May. 24, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 26, 2010 at 9:58 am | 17 comments | 1072 Views

AROUND TOWN

Upcoming events at Atherton Library

Monday, October 25 at 11:00 am- Preschool storytime for ages 3-5. Monday, October 25 at 7:00 pm- Smart Choices in Retirement....

Original post made by Atherton Library on Oct. 21, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1072 Views

MENLO PARK

Burglars bust window in Willows

As-of-yet-unidentified burglars broke the side window of a home in the 200 block of Marmona Drive in Menlo Park on Monday. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2011
Last comment by Clarence Darrow, on Aug 9, 2011 at 1:12 pm | 1 comment | 1072 Views
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