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Judge strikes down state teacher tenure laws in suit brought by Menlo Park nonprofit

California's teacher tenure laws were declared unconstitutional Tuesday by a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge, ruling...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by PV Parent, on Jun 13, 2014 at 12:54 pm | 15 comments | 2827 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fifth-grader makes giant horse for school parade

I made a giant Morgan horse for my fifth-grade state float project at Corte Madera School in Portola Valley. My float was...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2014
Last comment by Carolyn D, on Jun 13, 2014 at 12:13 pm | 1 comment | 971 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bradley's Fine Diner replaces Gambardella's

Celebrity chef Bradley Ogden is planning to open a new restaurant in the large, plantation-style building that formerly housed...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 12, 2014 at 5:30 pm | 4 comments | 869 Views

AROUND TOWN

Judge arrested for alleged DUI; D.A. reviewing case

A San Mateo County judge was arrested on U.S. 101 in Redwood City during Memorial Day Weekend on suspicion of driving...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 12, 2014 at 3:44 pm | 42 comments | 3083 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bond measure pays for more classrooms

Plans to add many more classrooms at local public high schools can now move into a more detailed phase with the passage on...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2014
Last comment by Fred, on Jun 12, 2014 at 12:21 pm | 1 comment | 1241 Views

ATHERTON

Lyme foundation raises $500K at Portola Valley benefit

The Bay Area Lyme Foundation raised nearly $500,000 at its second annual LymeAid benefit concert at a Portola Valley home....

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2014
Last comment by Jerry Seidel, on Jun 12, 2014 at 10:14 am | 2 comments | 398 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo Judge Joseph C Scott Arrested for DUI

The Palo Alto Daily Post is reporting that Presiding Superior Court Judge Joseph C. Scott was arrested for DUi some weeks...

Original post made by Holly L. on Jun. 7, 2014
Last comment by Holly L., on Jun 12, 2014 at 8:43 am | 34 comments | 1409 Views

MENLO PARK

While Menlo Park Is Focused on El Camino....

East Palo is making plans to dramatically add density to the Willows... http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2014/06/11/east-palo-alto-residents-explore-westside-development...

Original post made by Distracted on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by Memories, on Jun 12, 2014 at 12:03 am | 1 comment | 167 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Ex-employee gets jail for stealing city's gas

A former Menlo Park public works employee charged with stealing gas from city-owned pumps has been sentenced to 60 days in...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by Yep, on Jun 11, 2014 at 9:53 pm | 3 comments | 1494 Views

OTHER TOPICS

'I've Had Enough': When Democrats Quit on Obama

Great Article in the National Journal about Democrats' frustration with Obama http://www.nationaljournal.com/white-house/i-ve-had-enough-when-democrats-quit-on-obama-20140609...

Original post made by Menlo Observer on Jun. 9, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jun 11, 2014 at 8:20 pm | 14 comments | 264 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: The price of doing business

"Business has quadrupled," said Karla Oliveira, the proprietor of the Build It Again Lego store she opened briefly in Menlo...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by Old MP, on Jun 11, 2014 at 6:38 pm | 15 comments | 4512 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: BBC renovation gets unanimous approval

Some may have understandably thought this day would never come: the Menlo Park Planning Commission voiced unanimous approval...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2014
Last comment by BBC Future customer, on Jun 11, 2014 at 3:49 pm | 4 comments | 4358 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto VA positions itself within national scandal

In light of the recent scandal involving false record-keeping and long wait lists at VA hospitals in other parts of the country,...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by The Past , on Jun 11, 2014 at 7:37 am | 10 comments | 1581 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Cafe Zoe to stay on Menalto Avenue

Kathleen Daly, owner of the popular Cafe Zoe at 1929 Menalto Ave. in the Willows area of Menlo Park, said she has signed...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Scott, on Jun 10, 2014 at 8:12 pm | 4 comments | 2224 Views

MENLO PARK

Save Menlo, meet Menlo Park Deserves Better

An election season without opposing factions is like throwing a party no one is invited to. As it turns out, Menlo Park doesn't...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardiņa, on Jun 10, 2014 at 4:22 pm | 89 comments | 4059 Views

AROUND TOWN

Upcoming Programs at Atherton Library

Thursday, June 12 at 4 pm: Musical Storytime for all ages Saturday, June 14 at 1 pm: Learn how to make a butterfly habitat...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jun. 10, 2014
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AROUND TOWN

Enormity of Wagstaffe/Scott conflict of interest

One thing that has been glossed over in the blogs here regarding the arrest and pending decision to charge Judge Joseph Scott...

Original post made by Ethics 101 on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 10, 2014 at 2:32 pm | 9 comments | 311 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton parcel tax reduction unlikely

The Atherton City Council is poised to approve a full-rate parcel tax for the 2014-15 fiscal year at its regular meeting...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Liars, on Jun 10, 2014 at 12:24 pm | 1 comment | 299 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dismissal of lawsuit against Menlo Park fire board directors may be appealed

Once all the legal maneuvering is over, this may wind up being the most expensive campaign sign in history: John Woodell...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2014
Last comment by Common Sense, on Jun 9, 2014 at 11:30 pm | 3 comments | 1736 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Motorcyclist suffers major injuries on El Camino Real

A motorcyclist was taken to the hospital with major injuries late Tuesday night (June 3) after he struck the rear of a car...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2014
Last comment by KL, on Jun 9, 2014 at 10:11 pm | 1 comment | 523 Views
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