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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 | 4652 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. 1659 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 | 1478 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 | 1737 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 | 1699 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 | 1996 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 | 2054 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 | 1701 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 | 2567 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: new school bells disrupting neighborhood peace, residents claim

New and reportedly unnatural sounds have come to the neighborhood around Corte Madera Middle School in Portola Valley: bell-like...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 17, 2011 at 7:49 am | 7 comments | 3196 Views

MENLO PARK

Seven hours, three burglaries in Menlo Park

Some people spend seven hours during the day working, while others use that time to take advantage of other people's being...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 16, 2011 at 5:59 pm | 21 comments | 2446 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sept. 17: Memorial service in Ladera for Margaret 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. 16, 2011
Last comment by Austen Heydon, on Sep 16, 2011 at 3:22 pm | 1 comment | 2087 Views

MENLO PARK

Sixty years and counting

Sixty years ago, St. Raymond parishioners gathered for their first Mass in a little theater on the former Felix McGinnis...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2011
Last comment by Diane Lovegrove Bader, on Sep 15, 2011 at 7:31 pm | 2 comments | 1790 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tips on coexisting with mountain lions

A researcher who has spent the last three years studying mountain lions in the Santa Cruz Mountains says that due to development,...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2011
Last comment by larry darnell, on Sep 14, 2011 at 1:21 pm | 1 comment | 5767 Views

MENLO PARK

Bernstein calls for rejection of financial report

A relatively peaceful Menlo Park City Council discussion about the draft downtown plan on Aug. 30 was followed later that...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2011
Last comment by Real Facts, on Sep 14, 2011 at 12:38 pm | 13 comments | 2215 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wednesday: Supes discuss district boundaries

A meeting is set for 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7, to discuss the results of five workshops held for the once-a-decade task...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Sep 14, 2011 at 8:25 am | 2 comments | 2047 Views

MENLO PARK

EDITORIAL: Public notification still city's Achilles' heel

An incident that went unreported for nearly a month at Menlo Park's Burgess Pool again raises the issue of how the pool operator...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2011
Last comment by Long Time Menlo Man, on Sep 13, 2011 at 10:04 pm | 1 comment | 1494 Views

WOODSIDE

Sept. 15: Public invited to meetings, tour on Stanford's proposed Alpine Road trail

A public meeting is set for 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, at the Ladera Oaks Swim and Tennis Club as the communities in Ladera...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2011
Last comment by US, on Sep 13, 2011 at 6:47 pm | 6 comments | 3407 Views

MENLO PARK

City fails to disclose latest pool gas exposure

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. 8, 2011
Last comment by Long Time Menlo Man, on Sep 13, 2011 at 6:01 pm | 13 comments | 2027 Views

AROUND TOWN

SMC Supervisors placed Sheriff Deputies 3% Raise on Consent Agenda

San Mateo County supervisors approved an agreement with the 352-member Deputy Sheriff's Association without discussion at...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Apr. 29, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Sep 13, 2011 at 9:09 am | 88 comments | 4421 Views
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