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MENLO PARK

Prop 13: The elephant is finally in the room

Calling California's tax system "broken," the head of the Silicon Valley Community Foundation called this week for a re-examination...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2012
Last comment by CSM, on Feb 15, 2012 at 10:13 am | 2 comments | 2066 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is the EPA HS on Pope st moving? What will replace it?

http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=22874 "Administrators at the Stanford University-affiliated East Palo...

Original post made by rodents on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Feb 15, 2012 at 9:22 am | 2 comments | 2203 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Court halts lawsuit against Encinal PTO volunteers

A lawsuit filed by a former Encinal School basketball coach against the school's Parent Teacher Organization and three of...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2012
Last comment by Fearful, on Feb 14, 2012 at 10:34 pm | 5 comments | 2522 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo finds itself in unusual position this late in WBAL race

==B Tuesday's girls' soccer:== With only four matches left in the regular season, the Menlo School girls' soccer team is...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2012
Last comment by Hi, on Feb 14, 2012 at 10:26 pm | 1 comment | 5135 Views

MENLO PARK

Howard Daschbach dies at 87

A funeral Mass for Howard M. Daschbach of Atherton, who practiced law in Menlo Park for 43 years and was a 57-year parishioner...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2012
Last comment by Kerrin Meinhardt, on Feb 14, 2012 at 9:17 pm | 1 comment | 2231 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Recent Home Sales

With all the hype & misinformation about bidding wars, I wanted to point out the following facts about homes that sold between...

Original post made by MP on Feb. 13, 2012
Last comment by Anne, on Feb 14, 2012 at 8:37 pm | 2 comments | 1794 Views

MENLO PARK

City of Menlo Park's failure as a Lead Agency

The City of Menlo Park has taken the responsibility as the Lead Agency for the environmental impact review of the proposed...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Dec. 8, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 14, 2012 at 7:37 pm | 19 comments | 4637 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook Development Agreement Should Include Bicycle Improvements

Facebook’s Bicycle Investment Plans Facebook has announced plans to make significant investments in bicycle infrastructure...

Original post made by Andrew Boone on Feb. 14, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1942 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Valentine's Day with Menlo Park council

If you're a Menlo Park City Council member, how are you spending Valentine's Day night? Probably by sitting in council chambers...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Observer, on Feb 14, 2012 at 12:24 pm | 2 comments | 2344 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Report: Mountain lion spotted near La Honda

A mountain lion was reportedly seen Sunday morning near a creek in unincorporated San Mateo County near La Honda, emergency...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2012
Last comment by Rob W, on Feb 14, 2012 at 10:25 am | 8 comments | 3166 Views

MENLO PARK

Did Menlo Park fire district chief put TV show ahead of accident response?

There is little or no disagreement from Menlo Park Fire Protection District Chief Harold Schapelhouman on the facts in an...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 13, 2012 at 8:20 pm | 228 comments | 13203 Views

ATHERTON

Big cost overrun on drainage, road project

ATHERTON: A project to fix drainage and roadway problems in an area of Atherton crossed the finish line with a price tag...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Feb 13, 2012 at 6:59 pm | 8 comments | 3174 Views

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 | 2432 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 | 2450 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. 2299 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 | 2664 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 | 2959 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 | 2045 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 | 4342 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 | 2187 Views
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