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AROUND TOWN

Stanford offers $124 million in 'community benefits' for hospital expansion

New bike lanes, an expanded shuttle service and a $23.1 million payment for affordable housing are all items the Stanford...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by Why Unions?, on Jun 29, 2009 at 3:13 pm | 22 comments | 1900 Views

MENLO PARK

Best Laid Plans Sabotaged

The June 17 Almanac article, The Best Laid Plans states that “Morris Brown interprets the referendum drive on the four-story...

Original post made by Watchful Eye on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by OK, so now..., on Jun 29, 2009 at 3:10 pm | 29 comments | 1786 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Brad Blocker of Portola Valley dies in skiing accident

Memorial services are scheduled for Saturday for Brad W. Blocker, 48, of Portola Valley, who died Friday following a skiing...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2008
Last comment by Patrick McDavid, on Jun 29, 2009 at 3:02 pm | 35 comments | 5380 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside weighs demo permit for Steve Jobs

The Woodside Town Council on Tuesday, June 23, will consider issuing a second demolition permit for the Jackling house,...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jun 29, 2009 at 1:15 pm | 7 comments | 2360 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers - Week of June 28, 2009

Hardcover Fiction 1 Cutting For Stone - Abraham Verghese 2 Shanghai Girls Lisa See 3 Gone Tomorrow Lee Child 4 Short...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Jun. 29, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1300 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council members accuse colleagues of censorship

Two members of the Atherton City Council are accusing their colleagues of censorship for making it harder to place issues...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by red herring, on Jun 28, 2009 at 9:42 pm | 20 comments | 2689 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District raises concerns about school site

Officials from the Sequoia Union High School District are criticizing the efforts of Everest Public High School to set up...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by concerned parent, on Jun 28, 2009 at 7:40 pm | 52 comments | 3051 Views

ATHERTON

Trial starts for Atherton employee accused of battery

Opening arguments are set for 9:45 a.m. on Monday, June 29, for the trial of Atherton public works supervisor Troy Henderson....

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by disgusted, on Jun 28, 2009 at 1:01 pm | 11 comments | 2097 Views

MENLO PARK

Will parking for gym push out library patrons?

As plans progress for a new gymnasium in Menlo Park's Civic Center complex, some residents are arguing that the Civic Center...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by oldtimer, on Jun 28, 2009 at 12:55 pm | 9 comments | 1642 Views

MENLO PARK

Forum on 'grand boulevard' Saturday

Efforts to turn El Camino Real into a "grand boulevard" from Daly City to San Jose will be the topic of discussion at the...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by Been Round the Block, on Jun 28, 2009 at 12:49 am | 3 comments | 1376 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Frustration surfaces over reliance on consultants

The familiar complaint that Menlo Park would rather study a problem than fix it has come whistling through the city again,...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Confusedby Hank, on Jun 27, 2009 at 11:57 am | 23 comments | 1676 Views

MENLO PARK

Mystery in Sharon Park: Who hacked down trees?

One man's quest to encourage new trees to grow at Sharon Park took a strange turn when someone apparently took a chainsaw...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Andy Stern, on Jun 27, 2009 at 10:20 am | 4 comments | 1474 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Barbara Wood: Letter to my daughter, after her last race

Barbara Wood, in her "Dispatches from the home front" column, writes a letter to her daughter upon her graduation from Woodside...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by Joan Abrams, on Jun 27, 2009 at 6:29 am | 4 comments | 1954 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dr. William Ayres Trial

The trial of Dr. William Ayres has been going on for the last several weeks now. Recently one victim who used to live in...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Charlie, on Jun 26, 2009 at 11:24 pm | 1 comment | 1493 Views

MENLO PARK

Stanford reps face questions on Rice, El Camino

Should the U.S. government investigate whether Condoleezza Rice and other Bush administration officials violated the Constitution?...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by Are You Kidding Me?, on Jun 26, 2009 at 3:47 pm | 20 comments | 1713 Views

MENLO PARK

Age is just a number

As Little House turns 60, the country's first suburban senior center is trying to cater to a more active senior population...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by huh?, on Jun 26, 2009 at 3:35 pm | 1 comment | 1401 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Star-gazing event tonight in Portola Valley

In tonight's deeper darkness in Portola Valley, people will gather near a soccer field at Town Center to gaze through telescopes...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by dave, on Jun 26, 2009 at 12:47 pm | 1 comment | 2241 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: High-speed rail's hidden partnership

In past discussions about high-speed rail, I've talked about various "elephants in the room," by which I mean highly obvious...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by Clem, on Jun 25, 2009 at 8:55 pm | 1 comment | 1554 Views

ATHERTON

Town overcharged building fees; builders may be entitled to refunds

Anyone building a home in Atherton who got permits before December 2006 might want to get out a calculator and give the building...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by curious, on Jun 25, 2009 at 5:15 pm | 1 comment | 2005 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Despite state's grief, city eyes balanced budget

As the state of California struggles to find billions of dollars in budget cuts, the city of Menlo Park finds itself with...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jun 25, 2009 at 4:00 pm | 21 comments | 1663 Views
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