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AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - Week Ending 5/8/10

Hardcover Fiction 1 This Body Of Death Elizabeth George 2 Under Heaven Guy Gavriel Kay 3 Imperfect Birds Anne Lamott 4 Help Kathryn...

Original post made by Pam Grange on May. 10, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1319 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Basic changes needed to fix schools, Assembly candidates agree at Saturday forum

Basic changes are needed to fix California's ailing K-12 education system, Democrats vying to succeed Ira Ruskin in the state...

Original post made on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by Gunther Steinberg, on May 10, 2010 at 2:17 pm | 2 comments | 2080 Views

OTHER TOPICS

California High-Speed Rail Authority names chief executive officer

The California High-Speed Rail Authority has hired a seasoned transportation executive and current president of Alstom Transportation...

Original post made on May. 9, 2010
Last comment by Martin Engel, on May 10, 2010 at 1:20 pm | 5 comments | 2063 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton grapples with town's 'unfunded liability'

In the short term, the town of Atherton must wrestle with a projected $1.2 million shortfall as it crafts its 2010-11 budget....

Original post made on May. 9, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on May 10, 2010 at 12:55 pm | 5 comments | 3514 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Adult Bike Safety Class May 18th

Original post made by MA on May. 10, 2010
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MENLO PARK

Commission votes in favor of Bohannon project

Menlo Park's Planning Commission voted 4-3 at its meeting Monday, May 3, in favor of a prodigious development project proposed...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by Commission blew it, on May 9, 2010 at 4:53 pm | 6 comments | 1653 Views

ATHERTON

Obituary: Betty Jean Whelan: athlete and artist

Betty Jean Whelan of Portola Valley, who was an accomplished athlete in her youth, died Jan. 21 at the age of 81. She was...

Original post made on May. 9, 2010
Last comment by Poster, on May 9, 2010 at 8:20 am | 2 comments | 1846 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lehman Brothers collapse: Eshoo introduces legislation to repay public entities

Rep. Anna G. Eshoo introduced the Restitution for Local Government Act of 2010 today to help counties and other public entities...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by Stop Eshoo NOW, on May 8, 2010 at 6:22 pm | 130 comments | 15610 Views

MENLO PARK

Landscaping law would apply to four-fifths of Menlo Park homes

Menlo Park's new water-efficient landscaping ordinance hews closely to the state's ordinance, but would apply to more homes....

Original post made on May. 8, 2010
Last comment by Guest, on May 8, 2010 at 3:40 pm | 2 comments | 1348 Views

MENLO PARK

Local parents feel squeezed out of child care

As the city of Menlo Park works to greatly reduce its subsidy of the city-run West Menlo child care program, some parents...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2009
Last comment by Working Mom in West Menlo, on May 8, 2010 at 1:56 pm | 29 comments | 5349 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton grapples with town's 'unfunded liability'

In the short term, the town of Atherton must wrestle with a projected $1.2 million revenue shortfall as it crafts its 2010-11...

Original post made on May. 8, 2010
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on May 8, 2010 at 8:40 am | 1 comment | 1661 Views

MENLO PARK

Incumbents keep posts on Planning Commission

Henry Riggs and Jack O'Malley have been re-appointed to the Menlo Park Planning Commission, where they will be joined by...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by pc watcher, on May 7, 2010 at 9:44 pm | 4 comments | 1449 Views

SPORTS

Boys Varsity Baseball: Carlmont's Seventh-Inning Rally Defeats M-A 9-8

Carlmont erased a two-run deficit in the bottom of the seventh inning, scoring three times to defeat visiting Menlo-Atherton...

Original post made by Bob Moriarty, Team Parent on May. 7, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2266 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facts on the impact of Proposition 13

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on May 7, 2010 at 5:30 pm | 1 comment | 1300 Views

MENLO PARK

Saturday: Mental health conference at Menlo Pres

Menlo Park Presbyterian Church is hosting a community mental health conference from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 8, at...

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by Erica Rader, on May 7, 2010 at 2:48 pm | 1 comment | 1393 Views

SPORTS

Menlo-Atherton Boys Varsity Lacrosse

It was a heartbreaker final game as Menlo-Atherton fell to Mountain View 7-8. The Spartans led 4-2 at the half and the...

Original post made by Wendy Rohn on May. 6, 2010
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SPORTS

Menlo-Atherton Boys Varsity Lacrosse

It was a heartbreaker final game as Menlo-Atherton fell to Mountain View 7-8. The Spartans led 4-2 at the half and the...

Original post made by Wendy Rohn on May. 6, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2089 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Both parcel tax measures pass easily

Two parcel tax measures -- in the Menlo Park and Portola Valley school districts -- passed easily, according to election...

Original post made on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by Property Tax Payer, on May 6, 2010 at 5:59 pm | 18 comments | 3538 Views

ATHERTON

committee appointment process usurped

I attended the newly formed Town Center Task Force meeting this morning along with at least 10 or 12 other worried residents...

Original post made by code blue on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by code blue, on May 6, 2010 at 5:50 pm | 15 comments | 1675 Views

WOODSIDE

Jackling house defenders appeal ruling

Defenders of Woodside's Jackling house, a group called Uphold Our Heritage, have appealed a March 8 ruling by Judge Marie...

Original post made on May. 1, 2010
Last comment by Le Mans, on May 6, 2010 at 9:39 am | 4 comments | 3008 Views
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