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AROUND TOWN

"The County would benefit by avoiding elections altogether." Don Horsley

“It’s really difficult sometimes to work with elected officials because they can disregard what the board or county thinks...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 20, 2012 at 8:58 am | 1 comment | 2133 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hanretty arrested on embezzlement charges

Tim Hanretty, the former superintendent of the Portola Valley School District, has been arrested and charged with felony...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2012
Last comment by Matt R., on Jun 19, 2012 at 10:24 pm | 12 comments | 3880 Views

MENLO PARK

Personal trainer released on bail after drug bust

He didn't have a "get out of jail free" card, but Perry Mosdromos is out of custody anyway. The 46-year-old personal trainer...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2012
Last comment by epa, on Jun 19, 2012 at 3:46 pm | 1 comment | 1729 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton residents may be surveyed about building new library in Holbrook-Palmer Park

Atherton residents will be asked a number of questions about issues in their community -- including whether they want a new...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2012
Last comment by waste of money, on Jun 19, 2012 at 1:46 pm | 23 comments | 3540 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton kidnapper will be paroled

Richard Schoenfeld, who grew up in Atherton and was imprisoned for nearly 36 years on a 1976 conviction for the kidnapping...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2012
Last comment by victims rights, on Jun 19, 2012 at 9:07 am | 1 comment | 2920 Views

AROUND TOWN

Locals plead not guilty to pornography charges

Portola Valley resident Stephen Wolf, 64, and Menlo Park resident Charles Vela Reyes Jr. have pleaded not guilty to charges...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by lock them up, on Jun 18, 2012 at 1:00 pm | 7 comments | 2709 Views

ATHERTON

What's in a name? Athertonians may clash in court

Definition of Athertonians: residents of Atherton, California. Simple, right? Think again. Read the full story here http://almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=12668...

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 17, 2012 at 2:43 pm | 34 comments | 7333 Views

ATHERTON

[VIDEO] Atherton Finance Committee June 12 2012

TOWN OF ATHERTON FINANCE COMMITTEE JUNE 12 2012 VIDEO BROADCAST The Town of Atherton has assumed responsibility...

Original post made by APOA on Jun. 16, 2012
Last comment by APOA, on Jun 16, 2012 at 2:54 pm | 6 comments | 2201 Views

ATHERTON

Foundation gives $3.35 million to Menlo Park district schools

As student enrollment continues to soar in the Menlo Park City School District and revenue continues to fall, the district...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by Matt R., on Jun 16, 2012 at 10:25 am | 7 comments | 4209 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton mass kidnapper to be paroled

Richard Schoenfeld, his brother, and a Portola Valley friend kidnapped 26 young school children and a bus driver, buried...

Original post made by Chowchilla on Jun. 16, 2012
There are no comments yet. 3130 Views

ATHERTON

Library in the Park train is leaving the station

Anyone who thinks that the Town Council is even considering getting citizen input on its controversial 3-2 split decision...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by Council Packets, on Jun 16, 2012 at 8:07 am | 2 comments | 2085 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Clock Tower

Here's some good news for a change. The Menlo Park Historical Association (MPHA) is hosting a celebration for the 25 year...

Original post made by Jim Lewis on Jun. 3, 2012
Last comment by Jim Lewis, on Jun 15, 2012 at 2:08 pm | 2 comments | 2041 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman, 73, beaten after teen asks for cigarette

A 73-year-old woman out for a walk on Monday night in Menlo Park was beaten by a teenage boy after he asked for a cigarette,...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2012
Last comment by Some Guy, on Jun 15, 2012 at 1:17 pm | 5 comments | 2797 Views

AROUND TOWN

3 County Supervisors skip the transparent vetting process, appoint Controller.

Supervisors Don Horsley, Adrienne Tisser, and Rose Jacobs Gibson (who was appointed) solved the vacant position of Controller...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 15, 2012 at 11:18 am | 3 comments | 2261 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley schools: $2 million in budget cuts

In the face of an unexpected fiscal crisis that came to light in April, Portola Valley school district officials are proposing...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2012
Last comment by Member, on Jun 15, 2012 at 9:26 am | 7 comments | 3810 Views

AROUND TOWN

Service Tuesday for Charles Lee of Atherton

A funeral Mass will be celebrated for Charles Lee at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 19, at the Church of the Nativity, 210 Oak Grove...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 14, 2012 at 9:43 pm | 1 comment | 2904 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wildfire danger is high this year

The indicators are adding up to a higher than average danger of wildfire for the 2012 fire season. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 14, 2012 at 12:34 pm | 2 comments | 2667 Views

ATHERTON

Letter: Anonymous Athertonians site misleads users

The private, anonymously administered Athertonians Yahoo Group misrepresents itself, breaks its own rules regarding inclusion,...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by Name Use, on Jun 14, 2012 at 12:19 pm | 6 comments | 5654 Views

AROUND TOWN

CalPERS returns sink -- more trouble for taxpayers

Remember the concerns about CALPERS investment performance? Remember all those public employees who rebuked us for questioning...

Original post made by POGO on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 13, 2012 at 8:38 pm | 42 comments | 4031 Views

AROUND TOWN

Movie filming may cause Sand Hill delays

Menlo Park police are warning drivers to expect delays on Sand Hill Road between Saga Lane and 2700 Sand Hill Road from 7...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by Amanda, on Jun 13, 2012 at 6:03 pm | 5 comments | 2669 Views
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