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Changing the way we elect county supes

Unlike every other county in California, San Mateo County holds county-wide elections for supervisors. Though candidates...

Original post made on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by margaret dorfman, on May 5, 2010 at 1:42 pm | 5 comments | 1671 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher layoffs ahead as MP district plans cuts

More than 17 teaching jobs are on the line as the Menlo Park City School District struggles to close a $2 million shortfall...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on May 5, 2010 at 1:39 pm | 198 comments | 7170 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: City deserves portion of Gateway profits

The proposed Menlo Gateway development adjacent to Bayfront Park at the Bayfront Expressway and Marsh Road would be the largest...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by thank you Vincent, on May 5, 2010 at 8:29 am | 12 comments | 3685 Views

SPORTS

Menlo-Atherton Boys Varsity Lacrosse

The M-A boys varsity lacrosse team took on the Los Gatos Wildcats under the lights tonight in Los Gatos. Final score was...

Original post made by Wendy Rohn on May. 4, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2681 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wagstaffe gets taken to the Woodshed

Ex Atherton Finance Director John Johns got the stiff arm from the DA in response to his request for a copy of the investigative...

Original post made by rapid fire on May. 1, 2010
Last comment by Michael Stogner, on May 4, 2010 at 9:37 pm | 5 comments | 1380 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School parcel tax ballots due next Tuesday

Voters planning to mail in their ballots for the Menlo Park City School District or the Portola Valley School District parcel...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by Blue Collar Public Worker, on May 4, 2010 at 9:16 pm | 63 comments | 4830 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measurew C Passes with 76% approval

What an achievement for the community, students, parents, teachers and staff, but especially taxpayers of the Menlo Park...

Original post made by Blue Collar Public Worker on May. 4, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1509 Views

MENLO PARK

Firefighters Outdated

From this week's PA Weekly Letters to the Editor. http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12862 Editor, The...

Original post made by Food For Thought on May. 2, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 4, 2010 at 5:06 pm | 7 comments | 1256 Views

MENLO PARK

Pension initiative

A group aiming to place a "pension reform" initiative on the November ballot is in its last week of signature-gathering....

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on May 4, 2010 at 4:06 pm | 34 comments | 2298 Views

MENLO PARK

Elections 2010:Yoriko Kishimoto: living the dream

Note: This is one in a series of stories on candidates for the state Assembly's 21st District seat in the June 8 Democratic...

Original post made on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by Johnny, on May 4, 2010 at 3:48 pm | 1 comment | 1188 Views

ATHERTON

monster homes on postage stamp lots

There has been a call for Elizabeth Lewis to explain how she got away with buildig a 6,000 square foot home on an 18,000...

Original post made by sly dog on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by puritan, on May 4, 2010 at 12:16 pm | 19 comments | 3580 Views

AROUND TOWN

This week at Atherton Library

Tuesday, May 4 at 7 PM- Computer class for adults on online auction site Ebay. Thursday, May 6 at 7 PM- Healthy Eating...

Original post made by Atherton Library on May. 4, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1358 Views

OTHER TOPICS

State audit blasts High-Speed Rail Authority

California's controversial high-speed-rail project risks major delays because of poor planning, a shaky business plan and...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on May 4, 2010 at 8:16 am | 9 comments | 1816 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Mary Smith drops appeal in death of her husband

Mary Smith of Portola Valley has paid approximately $100,000 to compensate Woodside resident Anthony Rose, a former superintendent...

Original post made on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by tom, on May 4, 2010 at 12:36 am | 1 comment | 1385 Views

ATHERTON

Where's a code enforcement officer when you need one?

We'll find out. Below is a copy of a complaint of a zoning ordinance violation I sent via e-mail to Mr. Bob Cushing of the...

Original post made by John P. Johns, CPA on May. 3, 2010
Last comment by size matters, on May 3, 2010 at 11:31 pm | 4 comments | 1386 Views

MENLO PARK

National Merit scholarships go to six seniors

Six local seniors -- three from Menlo Park, two from Portola Valley and one from Woodside -- earned National Merit scholarships...

Original post made on May. 3, 2010
Last comment by public school parent, on May 3, 2010 at 11:03 pm | 2 comments | 1248 Views

ATHERTON

Stogner Shines while Marsala Fades

In one of the many luncheons I had with Charles Marsala he confided in me that he had once been approached to run for County...

Original post made by spectator on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by spotlight, on May 3, 2010 at 5:14 pm | 5 comments | 1384 Views

ATHERTON

Michael Stogner Saved My Life

A couple of months ago an anonymous poster put up a post with the title Michael Stogner Is a Hero. This post generated...

Original post made by Hilderbrand on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by True Blue, on May 3, 2010 at 10:14 am | 5 comments | 1428 Views

ATHERTON

Debunking the Myth of Spot Re-zoning

There has been a call to lessen the draconian restrictions on size and setbacks for lots 10,000 square feet and under in...

Original post made by Charlie Parker on May. 1, 2010
Last comment by Size Matters, on May 2, 2010 at 12:00 pm | 14 comments | 1413 Views

MENLO PARK

Transparency questions arise for Pension Fund Reformers

http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=6418 Questions arise for Pension Fund Reformers so far go unanswered Previous...

Original post made by Blue Collar Public Worker on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by MarkSpizer, on May 2, 2010 at 3:14 am | 2 comments | 1561 Views
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