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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Everest High School Flies the Flag of Mexico

Friday afternoon/ Sept. 16 the flag pole at Everest High School, of Sequoia Union High School District, was flying what appeared...

Original post made by Carol Collins on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Sep 22, 2011 at 3:19 pm | 13 comments | 2574 Views

MENLO PARK

Truant iPads go back to Hillview School

Twelve of 26 iPads stolen from Hillview Middle School have gone back to class, according to Principal Mike Melton. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2011
Last comment by back to chalk, on Sep 22, 2011 at 1:39 pm | 6 comments | 1548 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents revisit Stanford's offer to upgrade trail

Residents of Ladera and Stanford Weekend Acres gathered last week to reconsider a controversial offer by Stanford University...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by pj, on Sep 22, 2011 at 10:05 am | 2 comments | 1575 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Obituary: Margaret Whittemore McCaleb

A reception to honor the life of former language teacher and librarian Margaret McCaleb of Portola Valley is scheduled for...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2011
Last comment by Chi Tran, on Sep 22, 2011 at 2:47 am | 4 comments | 2945 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chili cook-off benefits fire district

A chili cook-off and barbecue is coming to the Runnymede Farm in Woodside on Sunday, Sept. 25, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. when...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 21, 2011 at 12:01 pm | 2 comments | 1513 Views

AROUND TOWN

Did PG&E mislead the public regarding the ClimateSmart Program?

The Menlo Park CIty Council already threw away $15,000 of our taxpayer money on this "feel good" liberal scheme to assuage...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Sep. 18, 2011
Last comment by old timer, on Sep 21, 2011 at 8:24 am | 1 comment | 1464 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers as of 9/17/11

Hardcover Fiction 1 Spellbound - Blake Charlton 2 Leftovers - Tom Perotta 3 Night Circus - Erin Morgenstern 4 State of...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Sep. 20, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1627 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park votes to pay state to keep redevelopment agency

On Tuesday night, Menlo Park joined a long list of other California cities, including Foster City, Millbrae, and Belmont,...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2011
Last comment by Roxie Rorapaugh, on Sep 19, 2011 at 10:02 pm | 6 comments | 2079 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo council tweaks specific plan for downtown

The Menlo Park City Council continued its evaluation of the draft downtown/El Camino Real specific plan on Sept. 13, starting...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2011
Last comment by perspective, on Sep 19, 2011 at 8:13 pm | 14 comments | 2115 Views

MENLO PARK

Update: Arrests made in burglaries of three local schools

Atherton police last week arrested a Menlo Park man in connection with the burglaries of three local schools: Hillview, Laurel,...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2011
Last comment by Dig Deeper, on Sep 19, 2011 at 7:30 pm | 2 comments | 1687 Views

AROUND TOWN

Peninsula Humane Society moves

Dog dorms and cat condos are two features of the Peninsula Humane Society's new home at 1450 Rollins Road in Burlingame,...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2011
Last comment by Winnie, on Sep 19, 2011 at 12:08 pm | 3 comments | 1659 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Remembering joyful Woodside summers long ago

When school closed each June, my brothers and I left our home in foggy San Francisco for a summer in the country. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 19, 2011 at 10:43 am | 3 comments | 4493 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra's 46th Season First Concert

The Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra will perform their first concert of the 2011-2012 season on Saturday, October 29. PACO’s...

Original post made by Hans Hoffer on Sep. 18, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1600 Views

MENLO PARK

Lee' Duboc's priorities

Ex council person and mayor Lee DuBoc just sent out an email which started with the following: Are Council’s High Priorities...

Original post made by looking on on Sep. 18, 2011
Last comment by le mania, on Sep 18, 2011 at 9:55 pm | 1 comment | 1414 Views

ATHERTON

VIDEO - Finance Committee Meeting Sep 13, 2011

FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING SEP 13, 2011 ROLL CALL Jim Dobbie, Bill Widmer, Greg Conlon, Jeff Wise, Alain Enthoven http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Szil2bypfDY#t=3m4s PUBLIC...

Original post made by APOA on Sep. 18, 2011
Last comment by APOA, on Sep 18, 2011 at 2:36 pm | 2 comments | 1624 Views

ATHERTON

VIDEO - Transportation Committee Meeting of Sep 13, 2011

ATHERTON TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2011 6PM 1. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE AND ROLL CALL http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xBcVjlDErLo#t=2m59s 2....

Original post made by APOA on Sep. 18, 2011
Last comment by APOA, on Sep 18, 2011 at 12:38 pm | 3 comments | 1578 Views

MENLO PARK

Two local schools hit by burglars in one week

Reading, writing, breaking and entering -- two local schools discovered an unfortunate addition to their curriculum during...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 18, 2011 at 10:28 am | 5 comments | 1894 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park downtown plan review

On Tuesday, Sept. 13, the Menlo Park City Council returns to contemplate a subject near and dear to residents' hearts, judging...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2011
Last comment by AJ, on Sep 18, 2011 at 9:17 am | 8 comments | 1930 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park fails to disclose latest pool incident

It's like deja vu, only without the public disclosure: A swimmer at Burgess Pool in Menlo Park received emergency medical...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2011
Last comment by Long Time Menlo Man, on Sep 18, 2011 at 8:18 am | 2 comments | 1626 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Las Lomitas teachers still lack contract

As a parent of three children attending Las Lomitas and La Entrada, I am incredibly proud of the district's students for...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2011
Last comment by district parent, on Sep 17, 2011 at 10:40 pm | 2 comments | 2502 Views
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