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MENLO PARK

RDA shutdown crunches Menlo Park's budget

A clearer picture is emerging of how the redevelopment agency (RDA) shutdown will impact Menlo Park's budget. But not everyone...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2012
Last comment by Morris Brown, on Jan 28, 2012 at 5:40 pm | 9 comments | 2462 Views

ATHERTON

VIDEO - City Council Special Meeting of Jan 27, 2012

Town of Atherton City Council / Channel Drainage District SPECIAL MEETING Jan 27, 2012 Video Broadcast Brought...

Original post made by APOA on Jan. 28, 2012
Last comment by APOA, on Jan 28, 2012 at 10:56 am | 2 comments | 1590 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hillview Middle School Principal Mike Melton to retire

Mike Melton, who has been principal of Hillview Middle School in Menlo Park since July 2009, announced Wednesday that he...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by Dina, on Jan 28, 2012 at 8:19 am | 2 comments | 2950 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Today: Simitian gives 'education update'

State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, will discuss school funding and pending legislation in an "education update" at 10...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Jan 27, 2012 at 4:08 pm | 4 comments | 2415 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sanitary district settles lawsuit for $1.4 million

The two-year dispute is over between water quality watchdog San Francisco Baykeeper and the West Bay Sanitary District,...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2012
Last comment by No Spills Ha, on Jan 27, 2012 at 3:58 pm | 3 comments | 2495 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's transition team plans future

After Clark Kepler announced his retirement from day-to-day operations at Kepler's Books in Menlo Park, an eight-member team...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by Earle Jones, on Jan 27, 2012 at 1:13 pm | 1 comment | 1922 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Peninsula Bike Party -- Facebook tour

The bike ride will celebrate Facebook's move to Menlo Park with a tour of Facebook's former and current offices in Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by zuck, on Jan 27, 2012 at 12:09 pm | 1 comment | 1770 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo OKs new city manager contract 4-1

Menlo Park City Council meetings can be packed full of surprises, but Tuesday's meeting proceeded much as expected -- with...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by Menlomaniac, on Jan 27, 2012 at 9:36 am | 2 comments | 1921 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Barn OK, but no vineyard for meadow preserve

==B Portola Valley:== This is an expanded version of a previously posted story. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=10497...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Jan 27, 2012 at 9:04 am | 4 comments | 2657 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paws for Tales at Atherton Library

Atherton Library, in conjunction with the Peninsula Humane Society, is hosting the popular Paws for Tales program. Children...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by Hawk, on Jan 27, 2012 at 5:31 am | 3 comments | 2265 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Interim City Manager John Danielson has submitted his resignation

PRESS RELEASE Town of Atherton January 25, 2012 Atherton Interim City Manager John Danielson has submitted his resignation...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by No surprise, on Jan 26, 2012 at 8:49 am | 8 comments | 2146 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Eshoo finds few surprises in 'exceptional' State of the Union

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, said President Obama threw down a "challenge to the Congress" in his State of the Union...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on Jan 26, 2012 at 8:07 am | 3 comments | 1350 Views

AROUND TOWN

A fresh perspective on anonymous postings

http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/career/the-case-of-anonymity-in-social-media/3874?tag=nl.e101 “The reason that many...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 25, 2012 at 8:57 pm | 1 comment | 1369 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park may close housing department

The Menlo Park City Council asked staff Tuesday to move ahead with closing the city's housing department, which reduces...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by Tax Payer, on Jan 25, 2012 at 1:28 pm | 1 comment | 2404 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Forum on El Camino's future

A forum on "Menlo Park and El Camino Real: Past, Present, and Future" will be held in Menlo Park at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan....

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by Directional Guide, on Jan 25, 2012 at 1:00 pm | 2 comments | 2073 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Rail authority slammed for lax oversight of contracts

The agency charged with building a high-speed rail system violated state law when it awarded contracts for information-technology...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by Thomas Paine IV, on Jan 25, 2012 at 8:32 am | 2 comments | 2335 Views

AROUND TOWN

Peninsula Bike Party: Facebook history tour

Peninsula Bike Party is a monthly night-time urban social bike ride that meets every 4th Friday of the month. It's free and...

Original post made by Andrew Boone on Jan. 25, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2288 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man arrested in alleged teen drinking incident

==B Menlo Park:== The presence of more than 40 teenagers, ages 16 and 17, possibly under the influence of alcohol, at a home...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jan 24, 2012 at 3:12 pm | 24 comments | 2615 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - January 22, 2012

Hardcover Fiction Lunatics - Dave Barry Death Comes to Pemberley - P D James Believing the Lie - Elizabeth George Paris...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Jan. 24, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1639 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foundation scrambles to meet deadline

The nonprofit foundation that supports Menlo Park City School District schools has set an ambitious fundraising goal of $4...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2012
Last comment by Annie, on Jan 24, 2012 at 1:01 pm | 2 comments | 3721 Views
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