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AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - Week ending 4/11/10

Hardcover Fiction 1 Imperfect Birds Anne Lamott 2 Girl Who Fell From The Sky Heidi Durrow 3 Help Kathryn Stockett 4 Matterhorn...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Apr. 12, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1118 Views

MENLO PARK

Officials optimistic about new trash collector

A switch to a new garbage and recycling service provider that began Jan 3 in parts of San Mateo County has seen some glitches,...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2011
Last comment by Michael Craig, on Apr 4, 2011 at 6:33 am | 3 comments | 1118 Views

ATHERTON

Wait on Labor Contracts for Wiest to be Seated

Last week the council had a closed session meeting for labor contracts, this is to allow agenda item for open session next...

Original post made by Council Make-up on Nov. 18, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 20, 2012 at 7:00 pm | 13 comments | 1118 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local Schools have $8,000 - $18,000 per student

Menlo and Redwood city patch posted the school funding comparisons of many peninsula schools today, sure to insight a rehash...

Original post made by Parent on Jan. 16, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1118 Views

MENLO PARK

Jury convicts Menlo Park man of first-degree murder for fatally shooting taxi driver

Jurors Tuesday convicted a Menlo Park man of first-degree murder for the fatal shooting of a taxi driver in Redwood City...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2010
Last comment by observer, on Apr 15, 2010 at 11:01 pm | 2 comments | 1117 Views

AROUND TOWN

Three men carjack woman at gas station

Police arrested three men suspected of carjacking a woman at a gas station in Redwood City on Tuesday night (April 20)....

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2010
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AROUND TOWN

The case for registered vs nonregistered users of this forum

I was just reading what I thought was the beginning of a very useful dialog in a posting started by Colleen Anderson about...

Original post made by WhoRUpeople on Oct. 22, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Oct 26, 2010 at 2:58 pm | 5 comments | 1117 Views

MENLO PARK

Con man Gann loose in Bay Area, police say

Good Samaritans beware: A traveling con man has returned to the Bay Area, and may be only too eager to help relieve you of...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 14, 2012 at 4:38 pm | 2 comments | 1117 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Back to school safety tips for kids, parents

Schools in Menlo Park and surrounding communities started up a few weeks ago. This is an exciting and busy time for kids...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2013
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Sep 4, 2013 at 9:46 pm | 1 comment | 1117 Views

MENLO PARK

Activist group targets Searsville Dam

Saying the time is now to get Stanford University to commit to removing Searsville Dam, a group of local activists galvanized...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by Tom H., on Apr 16, 2010 at 1:10 pm | 1 comment | 1116 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Woodside High auction set for April 24

"Spring into Auction," Woodside High School's annual benefit auction, will be held from 5:30 to 11:30 p.m. Saturday, April...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2010
Last comment by Laura Keister, on Apr 25, 2010 at 7:25 pm | 1 comment | 1116 Views

AROUND TOWN

POST acquires 1,000 more acres of open space

The Peninsula Open Space Trust is richer in open space by nearly 1,000 acres after spending about $13.6 million for three...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by Suzanne, on Jan 23, 2013 at 2:04 pm | 2 comments | 1116 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police plan to expand surveillance

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

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 29, 2013 at 5:48 pm | 6 comments | 1116 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sunday: Musical duo perform at Ladera church

Violinist Kay Stern (photo), San Francisco Opera concertmaster, and pianist Joan Nagano will perform in a benefit concert...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2010
Last comment by Austen, on Mar 20, 2010 at 10:04 am | 1 comment | 1115 Views

AROUND TOWN

Budget crisis: Ravenswood to shutter two schools

Two of Ravenswood's eight campuses will not re-open this fall as the K-8 district serving 3,900 children in East Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 19, 2011 at 11:35 am | 7 comments | 1115 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Art and Theatre Commission (MP ATC)

Not long ago, The Almanac newspaper ran a front page article on the topic of the Menlo-Atherton Performing Arts Center (MA...

Original post made by Jim Lewis on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by Jim Lewis, on Jul 26, 2012 at 9:49 pm | 2 comments | 1115 Views

MENLO PARK

Bus Stop Benches Refurbished by Rotary Club

In this time of national elections, State ballot proposals and local city council candidates vieing for two seats, it may...

Original post made by Jim Lewis on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 20, 2012 at 8:43 am | 2 comments | 1115 Views

MENLO PARK

Sister City Program For Menlo Park

Following the visit from a gentlemen from Menlo Park (Galway)Ireland recently, as featured in a front page artcle published...

Original post made by Good Will Ambassador on Dec. 9, 2012
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MENLO PARK

Traffic-enforcement drive nets 211 citations

More than 200 drivers in San Mateo County received citations last week as part of the county's Saturation Traffic Enforcement...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2013
Last comment by petrified pedestrian, on Feb 25, 2013 at 3:57 pm | 3 comments | 1115 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Grand jury slams county on pension fund

In its second report in two years on this topic, the San Mateo County civil grand jury lambastes county officials over a...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by Poster, on Apr 18, 2013 at 4:30 pm | 1 comment | 1115 Views
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