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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summit Prep cited as 'transformative' high school

Newsweek magazine has named Summit Preparatory Charter High School one of 10 "transformative" high schools in its annual...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2011
Last comment by Chris, on Jun 29, 2011 at 9:06 am | 2 comments | 3031 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Violent video games: Yee may craft 'narrower' bill

The U.S. Supreme Court by a 7-2 vote Monday struck down a California law that banned the sale or rental of violent video...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 28, 2011 at 9:42 pm | 2 comments | 2512 Views

MENLO PARK

Downtown Alliance hires law firm

Putting its money where its mouth is, the Menlo Park Downtown Alliance hired a law firm to evaluate the environmental impact...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by what zoning, on Jun 28, 2011 at 2:37 pm | 12 comments | 2309 Views

MENLO PARK

Support Local Journalism

$5 a month to support local journalism - and I remember collecting 35 cents a month from voluntary subscribers for delivering...

Original post made by Bob on Jun. 28, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1479 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - Week Ending 6/26/11

Hardcover Fiction 1 State of Wonder - Ann Patchett 2 Paris Wife - Paula McLain 3 Smokin’ 17 - Janet Evanovich 4 Orientation...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Jun. 28, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1778 Views

MENLO PARK

Red-Light Cameras: Taxation Through Citation

Will our city council finally listen and pull the plug on this or do we need a 17-year old to set them straight as well?: http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20110624/ap_on_re_us/us_traffic...

Original post made by Calling Out The City Council on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by safety first, on Jun 28, 2011 at 10:18 am | 6 comments | 2372 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Pride of Woodside at San Mateo County Fair

Merilee Raynor, a sixth-grader at Woodside Elementary School, poses with Pedro, her new big pet, the Peninsula Pride Steer...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2011
Last comment by Poster , on Jun 28, 2011 at 9:24 am | 3 comments | 2502 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton June 2011 Council Meeting

Town of Atherton City Council/Channel Drainage District Regular Agenda –June 15, 2011 1. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE [Pending...

Original post made by APOA on Jun. 26, 2011
Last comment by APOA, on Jun 28, 2011 at 6:46 am | 9 comments | 1960 Views

ATHERTON

Audit Committee Meeting & Brown Act

The Town just posted the agenda for TOMORROW'S Audit Committee meeting. Aren't they supposed to give 72 hours notice? Perhaps...

Original post made by Business As Usual on Jun. 15, 2011
Last comment by Ed, on Jun 28, 2011 at 12:27 am | 11 comments | 1824 Views

MENLO PARK

Alcohol sales at Walgreens?

The Walgreens store in Menlo Park wants to sell alcohol and is seeking approval for a permit from the Menlo Park Planning...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2011
Last comment by capitalism rules, on Jun 27, 2011 at 9:09 pm | 5 comments | 2048 Views

MENLO PARK

Update: Willows burglary suspects tied to other crime

Neighborhood watch works. A Willows resident spotted two strangers strolling through his neighbor's backyard on Friday, and...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2011
Last comment by , on Jun 27, 2011 at 1:10 pm | 1 comment | 2476 Views

SPORTS

Former Alpine Little League Manager featured in Yahoo Sports article

Long-time Alpine Little League manager Joe Mitchner is featured in this article in Yahoo! Sports: http://www.thepostgame.com/features/201106/special-sendoff-little-league-lifer...

Original post made by Colin Jenkins on Jun. 27, 2011
There are no comments yet. 4350 Views

ATHERTON

Censorship and the APOA

With the tremendous service the APOA is doing for the Town in posting meetings to YouTube, I would like to know: 1. Why...

Original post made by Karl Marx on Jun. 26, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 27, 2011 at 10:08 am | 8 comments | 1935 Views

AROUND TOWN

Erroneous Environmental Policy

because getting these wrong will have dire effects for the country. One of them is the environment. Conservatives point...

Original post made by Nathaniel Davidson on Jun. 26, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1725 Views

MENLO PARK

Deconstructing history: old gym comes down

A worker uses a hose to control dust created by the demolition of the old gymnasium at the Menlo Park Civic Center. A new...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2011
Last comment by History, on Jun 25, 2011 at 7:01 pm | 2 comments | 1524 Views

MENLO PARK

Fire district labor board hearing to finish Friday

The state Public Employee Relations Board hearing over union complaints of unfair labor practices in the Menlo Park Fire...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Jun 24, 2011 at 9:12 pm | 13 comments | 2752 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Garbage cans in the street: Residents complain of eyesores and obstructions

Atherton residents who leave their garbage cans out on the street for longer than a designated period will be subject to...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by The Professor, on Jun 24, 2011 at 8:02 pm | 15 comments | 2788 Views

MENLO PARK

Caltrain gets $16 million grant for signal upgrades

Caltrain's effort to upgrade its train service surged ahead Thursday when the Federal Railroad Administration awarded the...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by Joanna, on Jun 24, 2011 at 6:46 pm | 4 comments | 1923 Views

ATHERTON

OUTSIDE INVESTIGATOR HIRED BY ATHERTON CLEARS GUERRA AND PETERSON

In a stunning and unexpected turn of events, the Town of Atherton announced today that the outside, independent and totally...

Original post made by EXTRA, EXTRA - READ ALL ABOUT IT on Jun. 24, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1933 Views

MENLO PARK

Arborist questions logic of SFPUC's fears about pipeline damage from oak tree roots

"There is no reason that the pipeline can't be installed, leaving the tree intact and without killing the tree," wrote arborist...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2011
Last comment by Rick, on Jun 24, 2011 at 2:37 pm | 6 comments | 2824 Views
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