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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 | 1789 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 | 1585 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 | 2096 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 | 1564 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 | 1828 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 | 1520 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 | 2402 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 | 1633 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 | 2129 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 | 1743 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Thursday talk: USGS scientist on mercury accumulation in ecosystems

Just as there was gold in California's hills, there was also mercury, including in the Santa Cruz Mountains. USGS scientist...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Joe, on Jun 25, 2009 at 11:07 am | 2 comments | 1685 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ventriloquist show at Atherton Library

Steve Chaney and his trusty sidekick, Cornelius Crowe are appearing at the Atherton Library Monday June 29 at 4 PM. For all...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jun. 25, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1667 Views

AROUND TOWN

Music in the park, block party in Menlo Park on Wednesday

Santa Cruz Avenue will turn into a pedestrian mall Wednesday, June 24, for the first of two summer block parties. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by nice evening, on Jun 24, 2009 at 9:19 pm | 1 comment | 1693 Views

WOODSIDE

Update: Woodside Town Council reaches tentative agreement on Jackling house

The Woodside Town Council on a 5-2 vote Tuesday night granted a conditional demolition permit to Apple co-founder Steve Jobs...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jun 24, 2009 at 4:48 pm | 1 comment | 2268 Views

MENLO PARK

Parking too restrictive? City to study it

In response to longstanding complaints that time limits on parking in Menlo Park's downtown are too restrictive, the city...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by truth, on Jun 24, 2009 at 3:29 pm | 25 comments | 2253 Views

AROUND TOWN

SFMOMA at Atherton Library

An SFMOMA docent will present a slide show lecture on "Georgia O'Keeffe and Ansel Adams: Natural Affinities," an exhibition...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jun. 24, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1507 Views

MOVIES

Family movie night at Atherton Library

The Atherton library presents a monthly Final Friday Flick this Friday June 26th at 7 PM. The film will be Igor, an animated...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jun. 24, 2009
There are no comments yet. 14573 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Library programs at Atherton Library

Family Musical Storytime will be held Thursday June 25 at 4 PM. Stories and sing-a-longs for all ages. Musical instruments...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jun. 24, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1836 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tree cutting for MAHS Fine Arts Center

In past posts I have been quite critical of the architectural merits of the new Fine Arts Center at MAHS. My apologies to...

Original post made by WhoRUpeople on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by my observation, on Jun 23, 2009 at 6:44 pm | 6 comments | 1882 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 Renee Batti, on Jun 23, 2009 at 2:37 pm | 2 comments | 1594 Views
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