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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Should special-ed students pay for extra care?

In a recent local Op-Ed piece entitled "A sad day for everyone," Sue Lempert writes about a 7-year-old boy, out of control...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2011
Last comment by Bruce, on Feb 13, 2012 at 5:58 pm | 3 comments | 2431 Views

AROUND TOWN

Court halts suit against Encinal PTO volunteers

==B (This is an expanded version of an article published earlier.)== A lawsuit filed by a former Encinal School basketball...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2012
Last comment by Editor, on Feb 13, 2012 at 2:57 pm | 2 comments | 2446 Views

MENLO PARK

Burglars target church parking lot, liquor store

Burglars absconded with $48,000 worth of valuables in weekend incidents in a church parking lot and a liquor store in Menlo...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2297 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Late donations poured in for bond measure

==B Update and correction.== In the two weeks before and one week after the Nov. 8 election, corporate donors gave $68,500...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Feb 13, 2012 at 11:51 am | 4 comments | 2662 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Garden expands at Priory

The paths to the cultivation of a home vegetable garden have been many -- the hardships of the Great Depression, the backyard...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2012
Last comment by ingrid shu, on Feb 13, 2012 at 11:00 am | 1 comment | 2956 Views

MENLO PARK

Manipulation of Terms of Use;

We'll see how long this post stays up, if indeed it makes it at all. I am going to be referring to the current posting on...

Original post made by WhoRUpeople on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Feb 13, 2012 at 10:46 am | 9 comments | 2044 Views

ATHERTON

Guest opinion: Leadership in Atherton

I have lived in Atherton for more than 18 years and have been involved with its civic affairs long before I was elected to...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Claims, on Feb 13, 2012 at 10:39 am | 28 comments | 4339 Views

MENLO PARK

Hedge fund manager faces charges

The manager of a Menlo Park-based hedge fund was charged with alleged insider trading on Friday (Feb. 10), the Securities...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by Skeptic, on Feb 12, 2012 at 7:25 am | 3 comments | 2186 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent resigns as DA probes school finances

Tim Hanretty has resigned as superintendent of the Portola Valley School District while an investigation is conducted into...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2012
Last comment by K. Llewellen, on Feb 11, 2012 at 7:56 pm | 3 comments | 2410 Views

OTHER TOPICS

New York Times article bashes U.S. Constitution

Talk about bait and switch. The title of the article says "We the People’ Loses Appeal With People Around the World"....

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Kathy, on Feb 10, 2012 at 5:43 pm | 25 comments | 4738 Views

WOODSIDE

Superintendent resigns as DA probes school finances

UPDATE: Tim Hanretty has resigned as superintendent of the Portola Valley School District while an investigation is conducted...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2012
Last comment by J. De Santos, on Feb 10, 2012 at 5:15 pm | 20 comments | 8225 Views

MENLO PARK

Two-year investigation leads to 26 arrests

==B Update:== Menlo Park police joined federal and local agencies in Operation Phallen Gardens, a task force investigation...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by MP, on Feb 10, 2012 at 3:31 pm | 9 comments | 3120 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Can two counties work together on Alpine trail?

The chance for San Mateo County to take $10.4 million from Stanford University to repair an Alpine Road trail is gone, but...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by GOOD POINT, on Feb 10, 2012 at 2:00 pm | 19 comments | 5539 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man with semi-automatic weapon protests on Sand Hill

==B Update:== There's a man with a gun over there, and what he wants ain't exactly clear. "There" is in the 2800 block of...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by Marshall, on Feb 10, 2012 at 11:21 am | 9 comments | 6967 Views

MENLO PARK

Drug bust leads to recovery of stolen car

Amid the chaos of helping to execute more than 30 search warrants, a local police officer spotted a stolen car on Tuesday....

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by , on Feb 10, 2012 at 7:19 am | 2 comments | 2303 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Report of mountain lion sighting near school

Someone reported seeing a mountain lion near the back fence of Corte Madera School in Portola Valley on Wednesday, Feb....

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by A mom, on Feb 9, 2012 at 5:16 pm | 1 comment | 2784 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Roaring in the lunar new year

Parent volunteer Russell Kao leads students in Cynthia Chiu's Mandarin language class at La Entrada School in the Chinese...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by Virginia Chang Kiraly, on Feb 9, 2012 at 2:11 pm | 1 comment | 2682 Views

MENLO PARK

Kirsten Keith says so long to Menlo Park

Check out the bottom of the candidate roster below https://www.shapethefuture.org/documents/dynamic/candidaterosterweb.pdf Looks...

Original post made by BigBobSmith on Feb. 4, 2012
Last comment by old timer, on Feb 9, 2012 at 7:08 am | 19 comments | 2651 Views

MENLO PARK

Silicon Valley economy rebounding, report says

With 42,000 new jobs and other positive indicators, Silicon Valley's innovation engine is heating up again, according to...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Feb 8, 2012 at 12:54 pm | 1 comment | 2308 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two women now on architecture review board

The gender ratio on Portola Valley's five-member architecture review board has changed to three men and two women from a...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2434 Views
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