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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Encinal School volunteers sued by coach

A conflict that originated on the Encinal School basketball court appears headed for a court of law after a father who was...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by A student at Hillview, on Feb 16, 2012 at 11:21 pm | 21 comments | 6756 Views

MENLO PARK

Armed man confronts pedestrian in Menlo Park

Valentine's Day for one Menlo Park pedestrian was about fear, not romance, Tuesday night, when an armed robber confronted...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 16, 2012 at 5:56 pm | 13 comments | 2437 Views

ATHERTON

Tonight: City attorney pay on Atherton agenda

Atherton's legal costs have greatly decreased since the April hiring of Bill Conners as city attorney, and if the trend continues,...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Feb 16, 2012 at 12:58 pm | 19 comments | 3337 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Mothers protest Facebook at nurse-in

Facebook got a lot of unexpected visitors at its offices around the world Feb. 6, including several dozen at Menlo Park headquarters....

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2012
Last comment by Kathy, on Feb 16, 2012 at 10:41 am | 2 comments | 2955 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Today: Achievement gap a focus at board meeting

The achievement gap -- the difference in academic performance between students with socio-economic advantages and students...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2012
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Feb 16, 2012 at 9:24 am | 2 comments | 2854 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Realtors: Facebook IPO is talk of the town

UPDATE with correction: What will happen to the local real estate market when Facebook goes public? Read the full story...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2012
Last comment by PD, on Feb 15, 2012 at 3:01 pm | 25 comments | 4669 Views

MENLO PARK

SusieCakes moves to Menlo Park

A new business is coming to town, and that business needs new employees. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=10640...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2012
Last comment by , on Feb 15, 2012 at 2:24 pm | 1 comment | 2999 Views

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 | 2067 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 | 2204 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 | 2525 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 | 5137 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 | 2232 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 | 1797 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 | 4639 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 | 2346 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 | 3169 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 | 13211 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 | 3176 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
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