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SCHOOLS & KIDS

New principal named for Encinal School

Sharon A. Burns, principal of a Mountain View elementary school of 582 students, will likely be Encinal School's new principal,...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2012
Last comment by Jim, on Jun 22, 2012 at 7:41 am | 9 comments | 4475 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tim Hanretty pleads not guilty of embezzling funds from Portola Valley School District

Tim Hanretty pleaded not guilty this morning (June 19) to six counts of embezzlement from the Portola Valley School District,...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2012
Last comment by Stephanie, on Jun 22, 2012 at 7:39 am | 8 comments | 12514 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Shanahan pushes for spending cuts

Kevin Bryant, Woodside's town manager since January, can add a notch to his belt. In submitting his first budget for review...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 22, 2012 at 6:17 am | 2 comments | 3047 Views

AROUND TOWN

A new benchmark for cost of police services

The Woodside Town Council approved a budget that included ■ Sheriff's contract: A council majority approved a three-year...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jun. 21, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1945 Views

MENLO PARK

Firecrackers explode in Menlo Park mailboxes

The one thing more unwelcome than a bill in one's mailbox may be a firecracker, as a string of Menlo Park residents discovered...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2012
Last comment by bob, on Jun 21, 2012 at 2:18 pm | 4 comments | 2877 Views

MENLO PARK

Boesch leaves for Placer County

Placer County announced on June 12 that it had hired a new CEO -- former San Mateo County manager David Boesch. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jun 21, 2012 at 1:16 pm | 1 comment | 2459 Views

MENLO PARK

Clock tower marks 25th anniversary

Menlo Park celebrated local history at the 25th anniversary of the city's clock tower on Tuesday, 25 years ago to the day...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2012
Last comment by Davena Gentry, on Jun 20, 2012 at 8:00 pm | 2 comments | 3132 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 | 2596 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Chowchilla kidnapper to be released on parole

Richard Schoenfeld, who grew up in Atherton and was imprisoned for nearly 36 years on a 1976 conviction related to the kidnapping...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by Reality Check, on Jun 20, 2012 at 4:38 pm | 1 comment | 2063 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Block party, concert in Menlo Park

Menlo Park will take its annual step into summer on Wednesday, June 20, with the start of the city's summer concert series...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2012
Last comment by Colin Jenkins, on Jun 20, 2012 at 4:13 pm | 5 comments | 2991 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley teachers oppose furlough plan

==B School board meets Wednesday, June 20.== As the Portola Valley School District struggles to slash more spending for the...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2012
Last comment by Chutzpah and Hubris, on Jun 20, 2012 at 3:57 pm | 4 comments | 3008 Views

AROUND TOWN

Upcoming programs at Atherton Library

Wednesday, June 20 at 6:30 pm GG Films is a documentary filmmaking team, and will be hosting a group at the Atherton Library...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jun. 20, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2200 Views

AROUND TOWN

"The County would benefit by avoiding elections altogether." Don Horsley

“It’s really difficult sometimes to work with elected officials because they can disregard what the board or county thinks...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 20, 2012 at 8:58 am | 1 comment | 2134 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hanretty arrested on embezzlement charges

Tim Hanretty, the former superintendent of the Portola Valley School District, has been arrested and charged with felony...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2012
Last comment by Matt R., on Jun 19, 2012 at 10:24 pm | 12 comments | 3881 Views

MENLO PARK

Personal trainer released on bail after drug bust

He didn't have a "get out of jail free" card, but Perry Mosdromos is out of custody anyway. The 46-year-old personal trainer...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2012
Last comment by epa, on Jun 19, 2012 at 3:46 pm | 1 comment | 1729 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton residents may be surveyed about building new library in Holbrook-Palmer Park

Atherton residents will be asked a number of questions about issues in their community -- including whether they want a new...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2012
Last comment by waste of money, on Jun 19, 2012 at 1:46 pm | 23 comments | 3540 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton kidnapper will be paroled

Richard Schoenfeld, who grew up in Atherton and was imprisoned for nearly 36 years on a 1976 conviction for the kidnapping...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2012
Last comment by victims rights, on Jun 19, 2012 at 9:07 am | 1 comment | 2922 Views

AROUND TOWN

Locals plead not guilty to pornography charges

Portola Valley resident Stephen Wolf, 64, and Menlo Park resident Charles Vela Reyes Jr. have pleaded not guilty to charges...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by lock them up, on Jun 18, 2012 at 1:00 pm | 7 comments | 2711 Views

ATHERTON

What's in a name? Athertonians may clash in court

Definition of Athertonians: residents of Atherton, California. Simple, right? Think again. Read the full story here http://almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=12668...

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 17, 2012 at 2:43 pm | 34 comments | 7333 Views

ATHERTON

[VIDEO] Atherton Finance Committee June 12 2012

TOWN OF ATHERTON FINANCE COMMITTEE JUNE 12 2012 VIDEO BROADCAST The Town of Atherton has assumed responsibility...

Original post made by APOA on Jun. 16, 2012
Last comment by APOA, on Jun 16, 2012 at 2:54 pm | 6 comments | 2202 Views
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