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THE LOCAL DISH

Former President Clinton gives Governor Romney Glowing Praise

Last Thursday on CNN Bill Clinton praised Mitt Romney while he was the CEO of Bain Capital. Former President Clinton said...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Jun. 5, 2012
Last comment by Dist 4, on Aug 21, 2013 at 12:35 pm | 63 comments | 3279 Views

MENLO PARK

Long-time city employee Pat Carson bids farewell to Menlo Park

Thirty-two years ago, Pat Carson came to work for the city of Menlo Park. Now the executive secretary to the city manager,...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2013
Last comment by Curtis Brown Jr., on Dec 29, 2013 at 1:28 pm | 8 comments | 3278 Views

WOODSIDE

Council to take another whack at a tree ordinance

The Woodside Town Council is once again set to consider putting a tree-protection ordinance on the books, this time at the...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Nov. 8, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3274 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charter school law: recipe for creating elite schools?

<b>Below are remarks by Pat Gemma, superintendent of the Sequoia Union High School District, during an Oct. 19 meeting in...

Original post made by Pat Gemma on Oct. 23, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3273 Views

AROUND TOWN

Amy Meyers Children's CD Release Concert

Amy Meyers,teacher for early childhood music program, Music For Children releases Trains and Hens, a children's CD of 19...

Original post made by Amy Meyers on Dec. 4, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3273 Views

MENLO PARK

Can we rise to the challenge of rising sea levels

Imagine a darkened bedroom around midnight. You're lying there in the silence waiting for sleep to come. From the direction...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2014
Last comment by early blossoms, on Jan 22, 2014 at 10:59 am | 61 comments | 3273 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supes may raise county manager's pay to $300,000

The Board of Supervisors in San Mateo County is poised to hire on a permanent basis County Manager John Maltbie -- he's been...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 12, 2012 at 8:20 am | 37 comments | 3271 Views

AROUND TOWN

Off-duty sheriff's deputy who stole trumpet takes plea deal

An off-duty San Mateo County sheriff's deputy arrested in December 2012 for snatching and later discarding an...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by Downtowner, on Jan 23, 2014 at 10:33 pm | 5 comments | 3270 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Prop 90 could cost local government billions, says Portola Valley council in resolution

The Portola Valley Town Council adopted the resolution below on Wednesday, Oct. 25, in a meeting at The Seqouias retirement...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 27, 2006
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ATHERTON

Atherton: 2007 Grand Jury Report Findings

Here we go again. The 2007 report appears to be still valid as already the Council is already usurping Town Managers powers...

Original post made by Grand Jury on Dec. 1, 2012
Last comment by stupidity continues, on Mar 27, 2013 at 10:31 am | 5 comments | 3266 Views

WOODSIDE

Jan. 9 Town Council meeting cancelled

Town Clerk Janet Kolesch says that the Town Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday, January 9, 2007, has been cancelled. ...

Original post made by andrea gemmet on Jan. 3, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3265 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Lousy service plagues MP restaurants

I don't eat out often, but when I do go to restaurants in Menlo Park there is one constant ... service is not good. It ranges...

Original post made by Tipster on Feb. 12, 2007
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Apr 17, 2007 at 11:21 pm | 1 comment | 3265 Views

SPORTS

Menlo Atherton HS Roller Hockey Club Wins Championship!

Menlo-Atherton High School’s Franchise Hockey wins League Championship! In an absolutely stunning upset of Gilroy, Franchise...

Original post made by Perryn Rowland on Jun. 20, 2007
Last comment by Kyle Reis, on Jun 21, 2007 at 6:54 am | 1 comment | 3264 Views

MENLO PARK

It’s Time for Some Straight Answers. Is Allied Arts Being Sold?

My girlfriend works in real estate in San Francisco, and she gave me some very disturbing news. A number of banks and real...

Original post made by A Concerned Arbor Road Neighbor on Jul. 17, 2007
Last comment by Orwell, on Jul 19, 2007 at 4:10 pm | 3 comments | 3264 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: No need for food, beverages at 'paseo'

Reading John Kadvany's guest opinion last week brought a smile to my face and made me wonder if he has an awareness of what...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by Question, on Mar 4, 2012 at 10:07 pm | 20 comments | 3264 Views

MENLO PARK

I'm tired of Starbucks

Why do we need 5 of them in Menlo Park? I always try to go to Martha's pastries for my coffee or plantation, which are small...

Original post made by Jenna on Jan. 9, 2007
Last comment by Mr. Man, on Jan 15, 2007 at 4:04 pm | 9 comments | 3262 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley man dies, unnoticed, in busy Sharon Heights parking lot

A tender memorial has cropped up in an unusual place -- a parking space at the Sharon Heights Shopping Center. Peter Wadri...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2007
Last comment by Pegi Levin, on Jun 12, 2007 at 8:03 pm | 2 comments | 3253 Views

WOODSIDE

Glass bridge for Woodside residents: one day a Woodside landmark

From the CitizensofWoodside.com blog: "It is amoosing to note that the Town architectural review board told renowned...

Original post made by News Guy on Feb. 4, 2007
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AROUND TOWN

Menlo-Atherton presents the hit musical GREASE!

Menlo-Atherton High School's International Thespian Society presents the hit musical Grease! Come enjoy the fast pace and...

Original post made by Drama Booster on Mar. 21, 2007
Last comment by Tom & Rita Tachis, on Apr 2, 2007 at 3:29 pm | 1 comment | 3249 Views

FICTION

Menlo Park resident tells of his experience in Japan when the earthquake struck last week

Chuck House, who lives in the Stanford Hills area of Menlo Park, sent us this account of his teaching a seminar in Hachioji,...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Gail Slocum, on Mar 21, 2011 at 12:34 pm | 4 comments | 3248 Views
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