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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local schools take safety precautions

Local schools reacted quickly to reassure parents they are taking precautions to prevent a tragedy like the one that happened...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Dec 21, 2012 at 6:30 pm | 13 comments | 1792 Views

WOODSIDE

'Pay raise' actually a cut for county manager

A unanimous San Mateo County Board of Supervisors on Dec. 11 introduced a measure to raise the annual salary of the county...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2012
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Dec 21, 2012 at 4:25 pm | 3 comments | 1013 Views

SPORTS

Stanford grad Heisick takes over M-A swim program

Spieker Pool at Menlo-Atherton High is presently empty and undergoing repairs and renovation. It couldn't be more appropriate,...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Disgruntled M-A Grad, on Dec 21, 2012 at 3:10 pm | 3 comments | 1156 Views

MENLO PARK

Arrillaga protest gathers signatures

Save Menlo, a group of community members not thrilled with the massive eight-acre, mixed-use complex developer John Arrillaga...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by James Madison, on Dec 21, 2012 at 3:05 pm | 14 comments | 1975 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Why is the Sequoia Healthcare District switching its Workers Comp. Insurance to ACHD's Alpha Fund?

The following item received board approval at yesterdays meeting: ACTION c. Consider Resolution 12-3 Authorizing Application...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Dec. 6, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Dec 21, 2012 at 2:15 pm | 2 comments | 1229 Views

MENLO PARK

Dance Expressions - Classes for kids through young adults

Hi Menlo Park! Just thought I would share with you my recommendation for the new year. If you are looking for a fun activity...

Original post made by Dance Mom on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Dance Mom #2, on Dec 21, 2012 at 1:02 pm | 1 comment | 1013 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park police search flower shop

The owner of Cindy's Flowers and Gifts has not had an easy year -- a string of legal troubles culminated last week in the...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by Christine, on Dec 21, 2012 at 11:56 am | 9 comments | 1521 Views

MENLO PARK

Power back on in Menlo Park

Pacific Gas & Electric says that power has been restored to parts of Menlo Park west of El Camino Real. Power went out at...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by Burton, on Dec 21, 2012 at 11:51 am | 6 comments | 1530 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update: Hazardous materials spill in Menlo Park

Firefighters spent more than two hours Wednesday night dealing with a spill of hydrochloric acid and sodium hydroxide at...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by rudy caparros, on Dec 20, 2012 at 4:44 pm | 1 comment | 954 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Menlo College foursome in all-star bowl game

The Menlo College football team will be well-represented at the 17th annual All-American Bowl after four seniors were named...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by Todd Zeo, on Dec 20, 2012 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 1516 Views

AROUND TOWN

Don Horsley has explained the 11% raise is actually a cut

It's to bad he didn't mention this at the Dec 11th meeting. NONE of our regional thinking supervisors mentioned this was...

Original post made by Michael Stogner on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Michael Stogner, on Dec 20, 2012 at 11:10 am | 1 comment | 758 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Pay raise' actually a cut for county manager

A unanimous San Mateo County Board of Supervisors on Dec. 11 introduced a measure to raise the annual salary of the county...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 20, 2012 at 9:41 am | 7 comments | 916 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

A pause in Portola Valley's affordable housing plans

Public comment on the proposal to buy a former plant nursery for use as an affordable housing site reflected pro and con...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2012
Last comment by PV Rez, on Dec 19, 2012 at 10:34 pm | 3 comments | 1434 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Mayor Widmer Misreads Again on Employee Furlough and Compensation Reductions

The title of the Agenda does not state the item is for reductions and furloughs. Mayor Widmer after the Measure F vote...

Original post made by Atherton Council Misread on Nov. 26, 2012
Last comment by long time resident, on Dec 19, 2012 at 4:09 pm | 32 comments | 1928 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Zuckerberg donates a fortune to Silicon Valley foundation

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced Tuesday that he is giving nearly $500 million in Facebook stock to the Silicon Valley...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by monica thompson, on Dec 19, 2012 at 3:52 pm | 1 comment | 949 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eight hospitalized after pesticide exposure

Eight people were taken to hospitals after being exposed to a pesticide at a San Mateo County trailer park in North Fair...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Charlie, on Dec 19, 2012 at 1:15 pm | 1 comment | 920 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Learn to Swing Dance, Waltz, and Salsa!

Dance for fitness and fun while meeting new friends in the new year! Join social dance instructor Nick Enge at the Portola...

Original post made by Nick Enge on Dec. 19, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1217 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Fire Protection District meetings on TV

Perhaps for the first time in history, the Menlo Park Fire Protection District (MPFPD) monthly Board of Director's meetings...

Original post made by Jim Lewis on Nov. 17, 2012
Last comment by Jim Lewis, on Dec 19, 2012 at 10:26 am | 13 comments | 1363 Views

ATHERTON

Guest opinion: Ex-mayor questions Atherton's debt projections

Atherton is at a crossroads. We can continue down the road we have been traveling in recent years where we have treated our...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Right, on Dec 19, 2012 at 8:10 am | 3 comments | 1062 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Council to allow contract to expire on nursery purchase

Portola Valley residents applauded a late-night decision on Wednesday, Dec. 12, by the Town Council to not extend a contract...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by PV resident, on Dec 17, 2012 at 5:21 pm | 7 comments | 1641 Views
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