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MENLO PARK

Fire district and firefighters fighting in court

With both sides saying they hope for a fresh start, relations between the Menlo Park Fire Protection District and the firefighters...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 5, 2012 at 9:11 pm | 24 comments | 1947 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

5 Ways to Encourage Open-mindedness in our Kids this Holiday Season

“The mind that opens to a new idea never returns to its original size.” -- Albert Einstein December is a great time...

Original post made by Kristin Quintana on Dec. 5, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1938 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Atherton Algebra Class Travesty

This article was published in the Menlo Atherton student newspaper: http://www.mabearnews.com/news/2012/11/16/delgado-absence-affects-students/ I...

Original post made by MA Bear on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Health, on Dec 5, 2012 at 10:00 am | 3 comments | 1900 Views

MENLO PARK

Kepler's named Small Business of the Year

A longtime Kepler's customer and fan, State Senator Joe Simitian (D-Palo Alto) has named the iconic bookstore the "Small...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2012
Last comment by Earle Jones, on Dec 4, 2012 at 5:41 pm | 1 comment | 1392 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Compensation cuts OK'd, but reconsideration likely

The vote may have been unanimous, but the outcome of the Atherton City Council's approval of compensation changes for 10...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2012
Last comment by BenchMark, on Dec 4, 2012 at 4:16 pm | 1 comment | 1067 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside High grieves over death of freshman

Sadness pervaded Woodside High School last week as students and teachers remembered Leyla Beban. The 14-year-old Redwood...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2012
Last comment by Sad Day in Community, on Dec 4, 2012 at 3:32 pm | 1 comment | 1549 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Peter Ohtaki next in line to be Menlo Park mayor

A new mayor and vice mayor will be chosen at tonight's Menlo Park City Council meeting. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=12610&e=y...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2012
Last comment by Gina, on Dec 4, 2012 at 3:10 pm | 1 comment | 831 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Council to Review Brown Act Laws In December

At the December Council Meeting the Atherton Council will review Brown Act Laws. Below is part thread on this topic taken...

Original post made by Council Concerns on Dec. 4, 2012
There are no comments yet. 901 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton may cut staff compensation

The mayor calls it a wrap-up. The police union is calling it revenge. As the Atherton City Council meets on Nov. 28 for the...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 4, 2012 at 11:37 am | 43 comments | 3605 Views

WOODSIDE

Noise from low-flying aircraft still troubles towns

For years, at Peninsula community roundtable discussions with noise-abatement officials, representatives from Portola Valley...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2012
Last comment by Grant, on Dec 4, 2012 at 9:13 am | 2 comments | 3034 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: A Government or a Business? The Answer

The answer expressed by the five members of the Council is that Atherton is a business. In the remarks leading up to the...

Original post made by please stop on Dec. 4, 2012
There are no comments yet. 836 Views

MENLO PARK

Protests target Arrillaga project in Menlo Park

A small group of residents has a large mission: Save Menlo Park. Their target? The eight-acre, mixed-use complex developer...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 3, 2012 at 8:53 pm | 8 comments | 1150 Views

AROUND TOWN

Some flooding; light turnout at Farmers' Market

It appeared that about half of the usual number of vendors showed up today (Dec. 2) for the Menlo Park Farmers' Market. The...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1212 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Council: Please Ask Us!

The November 28th Council Meeting provided an unusual insight into the closed meeting workings of the Council. At issue was...

Original post made by please ask on Dec. 2, 2012
Last comment by Sworn to Uphold, on Dec 2, 2012 at 5:20 pm | 3 comments | 1077 Views

ATHERTON

APOA Forces Elizabeth Lewis to change her tune

At last night's council meeting, Kathy McKeithen revealed that Elizabeth Lewis (and Jerry Carlson) both voted in favor of...

Original post made by Union influence at work on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Dec 2, 2012 at 3:08 pm | 23 comments | 1754 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mike Nevin R. I. P.

Mike Nevin Excutive Director of Service League of San Mateo County and former Supervisor has passed away this weekend cause...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Dec. 2, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1046 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Charges fly over mailers as election season wraps up

Atherton residents should probably be forgiven if they were confused by a flurry of last-minute campaign materials they received...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2012
Last comment by Forensics, on Dec 2, 2012 at 11:35 am | 2 comments | 1038 Views

ATHERTON

Announcing the APOA and our mission

Atherton tax paying residents have banded together to form the APOA: Atherton Proponents for Organized Action, We...

Original post made by APOA on Dec. 2, 2012
Last comment by Anything is possible, on Dec 2, 2012 at 11:02 am | 3 comments | 1130 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Norcal Crew event in Menlo Park

Norcal Crew, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the development of youth through the sport of rowing, will hold its annual...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2012
There are no comments yet. 3556 Views

ATHERTON

Union Causes Bill Widmer to Change His Tune on $6,000 Party

After requesting staff work on the $6,000 Party at the end of his term as Mayor and McKeithen's term on the council, Bill...

Original post made by Public Influence on Dec. 1, 2012
Last comment by Dickens, on Dec 1, 2012 at 5:28 pm | 1 comment | 1836 Views
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