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SCHOOLS & KIDS

College district asked for $564 million, but quietly

A voter relying on campaign mailers would have been hard pressed this fall to determine how much money was on the table with...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 28, 2011 at 4:22 pm | 16 comments | 4195 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Coroner identifies man killed in motorcycle crash

The San Mateo County Coroner's Office has released the name of a man killed in a motorcycle crash on state Highway 1...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2011
Last comment by srini, on Dec 28, 2011 at 2:26 pm | 3 comments | 2215 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton won't book large events in park

Wedding bells will not be ringing in Atherton's Holbrook-Palmer Park next year, after a divided City Council on Wednesday...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Davena, on Dec 28, 2011 at 1:00 pm | 13 comments | 2772 Views

AROUND TOWN

Air district urges public to avoid burning wood

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District is asking the public to refrain from burning wood today (Tuesday, Dec. 27). Read...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2011
Last comment by Yakoub, on Dec 27, 2011 at 12:51 pm | 1 comment | 1796 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Supervisors to say "yes" to Stanford's offer of $10 million for trails

Dear Supervisors Groom, Tissier, Jacobs Gibson, Pine, and Horsley, Stanford’s offer to fund the research and planning...

Original post made by Lovinda on Dec. 26, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2531 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Recognition for World War II heroism may be near for Carl Clark

Carl Clark is a survivor, many times over. On Dec. 7, 1941, he was awakened by the sounds of war, and barely escaped serious...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2010
Last comment by Byron Stout - Kansas, on Dec 25, 2011 at 4:02 pm | 3 comments | 3454 Views

ATHERTON

Mystery surrounds status of Atherton's City Manager John Danielson.

In a recent article in another major newspaper Bonnie Eslinger appears to raise more questions than answers. Why? Forced...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Dec. 17, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 25, 2011 at 11:53 am | 32 comments | 2781 Views

ATHERTON

VIDEO - City Council Meeting of Dec 21, 2011

Town of Atherton City Council / Channel Drainage District Regular Agenda December 21, 2011 Brought to you by the...

Original post made by APOA on Dec. 24, 2011
Last comment by APOA, on Dec 24, 2011 at 1:46 pm | 8 comments | 1615 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Loses Police Dog Lotty in Tragedy

I was very sad to learn that Atherton Police Dog Lotty died recently due to ingesting a poisonous plant. This is a terrible...

Original post made by St. Francis of Assisi on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Dec 24, 2011 at 12:16 pm | 4 comments | 2111 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council appeals to agency to keep interim city manager

One of the few things the warring Atherton City Council members can agree on is that they like the job John Danielson, the...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2011
Last comment by Money, on Dec 23, 2011 at 3:24 pm | 1 comment | 2287 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park man honored for World War II heroism

==B This is an expanded version of an earlier-posted story.== Carl Clark, a 95-year-old African-American war veteran and...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Dec 23, 2011 at 2:46 pm | 5 comments | 2302 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park forges ahead with plan changes

The desire to make the El Camino Real/downtown specific plan process as comprehensive as possible boxed the Menlo Park City...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2011
Last comment by fox is in the coop, on Dec 23, 2011 at 1:35 pm | 31 comments | 5799 Views

OTHER TOPICS

East Palo Alto police desperate for toy donations

On the morning of Dec. 24 East Palo Alto police officers and staff plan to distribute toys to needy families and their children...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2011
Last comment by GIVING BACK, on Dec 23, 2011 at 10:04 am | 1 comment | 2294 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Unsustainable cost of Special-Ed

Editor, Sue Lempert “A sad day for everyone” writes about a 7-year-old boy, out of control in a special education class...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Dec. 19, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Dec 23, 2011 at 9:58 am | 8 comments | 2866 Views

ATHERTON

Widmer appointed mayor by Atherton council

Bill Widmer said he has several goals, including trying to replace the town's many interim employees with permanent ones....

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Special Effectives, on Dec 22, 2011 at 8:23 pm | 3 comments | 2399 Views

MENLO PARK

Mt. Olive church honors founding pastor Hattie Bostic

"Friend, mother, therapist, pastor, bricklayer, writer, politician, speaker, soul-saver, teacher, confidante, counselor." Read...

Original post made on May. 29, 2008
Last comment by Dr. L. A. Anderson, on Dec 22, 2011 at 7:41 pm | 5 comments | 5319 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Griffin defends Sequoia Healthcare District

Kim Griffin, President of the Sequoia Healthcare District Board of Directors defends the District's actions after a scathing...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Tsk tsk, on Dec 22, 2011 at 6:42 pm | 2 comments | 2103 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jack Hickey Diligence pays off, Sequoia Healthcare District $26,384.40 overpaid.

Jack Hickey has done it again, he is the only Director who checks the books. Sometimes his request for information is denied...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Dec. 8, 2011
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Dec 22, 2011 at 4:39 pm | 7 comments | 1869 Views

ATHERTON

Researchers fit deer with GPS collars

The state's Department of Fish and Game announced this week that it has successfully completed the first phase of a project...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 22, 2011 at 2:27 pm | 21 comments | 24332 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supes reject Stanford's $10.4 million trail offer

Update: For a third time, San Mateo County supervisors have rejected an offer by Stanford to spend millions of dollars to...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by An old engineer, on Dec 22, 2011 at 10:52 am | 42 comments | 6397 Views
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Tava Kitchen shutters in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 16 comments | 16,907 views

Wasband
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,052 views