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AROUND TOWN

More wasted tax dollars - abolish this Health Care District

"When the taxpayer-funded Peninsula Health Care District established a loan program to attract new physicians in 2003, officials...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on May. 29, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2181 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Joe Biden goes offscript on Memorial Day speech to surviving familes

Off script. In front of cameras and 2,000 people. Memorial Day weekend talk to the T.A.P.S. event (Tragedy Assistance for...

Original post made by Mdnltfp (abrev) on May. 26, 2012
Last comment by aptmt, on May 28, 2012 at 4:47 pm | 8 comments | 4546 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Video: Romero claims degrees he doesn't have

==B Election 2012:== A few seconds from a video of a candidates forum in the 2008 election for City Council in East Palo...

Original post made on May. 26, 2012
Last comment by voter, on May 27, 2012 at 11:55 pm | 37 comments | 4425 Views

AROUND TOWN

President Obama dines with supporters in Atherton

President Obama thanked his supporters Wednesday night at a $35,800-a-head dinner at the Atherton home of Doug and Lisa Goldman....

Original post made on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by Liking to fire people, on May 27, 2012 at 8:01 pm | 79 comments | 6372 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rolling along through life

Each of us must find the right dance to move us through life with as much grace and satisfaction as we can hope to attain....

Original post made on May. 26, 2012
Last comment by James, on May 26, 2012 at 9:27 pm | 1 comment | 2686 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park school district picks Maurice Ghysels as superintendent

Maurice Ghysels, the superintendent of the elementary school district in Mountain View for five years and, for the last 10...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by Interested Party, on May 26, 2012 at 6:16 pm | 104 comments | 13401 Views

ATHERTON

Local is finalist in handbag design competition

Fame, if not fortune, could be just around the corner for Woodside native Mary Spenser Poletti, a 2009 graduate of Scared...

Original post made on May. 25, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on May 26, 2012 at 11:33 am | 11 comments | 3904 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley schools: Budget crisis to lead to better oversight policies

==B This is an expanded version of an article published earlier.== Already struggling to address a projected deficit of...

Original post made on May. 8, 2012
Last comment by s&s's parent, on May 26, 2012 at 10:00 am | 11 comments | 3556 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Was it a conflict of interest?

Was it a conflict of interest for two school districts to award major contracts to an architectural firm that was also doing...

Original post made on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by Matt R., on May 26, 2012 at 9:32 am | 16 comments | 5084 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Portola Valley School District may lay off classroom aides

Thirteen part-time classroom aides may lose their jobs in the next school year as the Portola Valley School District struggles...

Original post made on May. 26, 2012
Last comment by Matt Richter, on May 26, 2012 at 7:42 am | 1 comment | 2729 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton man injured in SUV crash

An Atherton man in his 60s was in serious but stable condition Thursday after his SUV apparently drifted onto a sidewalk...

Original post made on May. 25, 2012
Last comment by Haricot Vert, on May 25, 2012 at 4:35 pm | 1 comment | 2686 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supes candidates square off at forum

Six of the seven candidates vying for an open seat on the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors met in Redwood City on...

Original post made on May. 25, 2012
Last comment by Jed, on May 25, 2012 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 3001 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nativity Carnival opens Friday

Nativity School in Menlo Park will kick off summer with its 31st annual Nativity Carnival fundraiser on Friday, Saturday...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by Bad Link, on May 25, 2012 at 11:33 am | 2 comments | 2924 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Barbara Wood: Can I help you? I know first aid

The weekend before last, I, and more than 300 other people, learned some skills that could help us someday save a life, by...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 25, 2012 at 7:03 am | 3 comments | 4137 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo Park historian to be commended

Frank Helfrich, long-time Menlo Park resident and keeper of town history, was tapped for a commendation from the City Council....

Original post made on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by History Buff, on May 24, 2012 at 7:15 pm | 2 comments | 2851 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Burnetts won't face charges for underage drinking

Two parents won't be prosecuted for alleged underage drinking at a party held in their Menlo Park home on Nov. 25, the San...

Original post made on May. 16, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 24, 2012 at 4:41 pm | 33 comments | 6819 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Library and California Dreamin'

May 21, 2012 California Dreamin': A Nightmare of Collapse By Jim Mahoney There was a time when the California dream...

Original post made by wake up atherton on May. 24, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2242 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cover story: X-rays at SLAC expose theorems of Archimedes under medieval prayers

A modern marriage of ancient wisdom with space-age technology at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) is producing...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by someone, on May 24, 2012 at 8:47 am | 2 comments | 2082 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sheriff to use seized money to buy plane

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved a request by the Sheriff's Office to purchase a $700,000...

Original post made on May. 23, 2012
Last comment by Yawn, on May 23, 2012 at 11:50 pm | 7 comments | 2441 Views

MENLO PARK

Banning plastic foam containers

Menlo Park is considering a ban on polystyrene food containers. The city is holding two outreach meetings Wednesday, May...

Original post made on May. 23, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 23, 2012 at 8:32 pm | 3 comments | 2498 Views
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