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THE LOCAL DISH

Menlo bans smoking in public places

Menlo Park's City Council at its March 2 meeting approved an ordinance banning smoking in some public places, including ATM...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by e. grimley, on Mar 10, 2010 at 10:55 am | 56 comments | 11626 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Preview of budget cuts at Menlo Park school board meeting

What will the next school year look like if the Menlo Park City School District's $178 parcel tax doesn't pass in May? Superintendent...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by 1opinion, on Mar 10, 2010 at 10:38 am | 30 comments | 2829 Views

AROUND TOWN

House fire in Sharon Heights is under control

A roof fire at 923 Continental Drive in Sharon Heights is under control, according to firefighters. Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2010
Last comment by Alison Johnson Sterken, on Mar 10, 2010 at 9:48 am | 4 comments | 1729 Views

AROUND TOWN

Spaghetti Supper for 70 at Clara-Mateo Alliance Shelter needs your help!

Mark your calendars, everyone! Put everything else aside because this day is important! March 21st, 2010, Cafe ZoŽ is asking...

Original post made by Michael Levin on Mar. 9, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1618 Views

SPORTS

Menlo-Atherton Boys Varsity Tennis wins third straight

The Menlo-Atherton Boys Tennis Team remains undefeated at 3-0 with a 5-2 win over host Burlingame. Led by MA's #1 Alec Haley...

Original post made by calfan on Mar. 9, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2106 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: Council to review projects, fees

Menlo Park's City Council will review proposals to hire a high-speed rail consultant and to study how to limit methane emissions...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by TOM H, on Mar 9, 2010 at 4:20 pm | 1 comment | 1168 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where is the accountability for anonymous Town Forum posters ?

When a person posts on Town Forum using their real name any interested reader can immediately, in the age of Google and the...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Mar. 7, 2010
Last comment by john p johns, on Mar 8, 2010 at 5:03 pm | 15 comments | 1439 Views

OTHER TOPICS

My View: Our so-called lives -- Is techno-chatter replacing relationships?

It is said that life is what happens when we are too busy texting friends, e-mailing clients, and arranging birthday parties...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2010
Last comment by Michael, on Mar 8, 2010 at 1:44 pm | 3 comments | 1461 Views

WOODSIDE

New life in the vineyard

Paul Smith of Woodside describes himself as a man who, looking for love, found much more -- "an entirely new life." That's...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by Bobbo, on Mar 8, 2010 at 1:38 pm | 1 comment | 2390 Views

AROUND TOWN

Superintendent search limited to insiders

A majority on the governing board of the Sequoia Union High School District has decided to limit the search for Superintendent...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by If I were a carpenter..., on Mar 8, 2010 at 1:17 pm | 23 comments | 1864 Views

MENLO PARK

Bank forecloses on former Gaylord India site

A bank has foreclosed on the El Camino Real property that was the site of the former Gaylord India Restaurant, a Menlo Park...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 7, 2010 at 3:39 pm | 87 comments | 2849 Views

ATHERTON

Identity Theft - Deleted Post

Dear Readers: The following is a post I wrote this morning. This post was deleted within an hour by Mr. Richard Hine. I...

Original post made by John P Johns on Mar. 7, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Mar 7, 2010 at 2:30 pm | 1 comment | 1455 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Enrollment surge: Las Lomitas district unlikely to expand

A few years ago, there may have been a range of options acceptable to Las Lomitas School District officials to address the...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by Susan, on Mar 7, 2010 at 2:07 pm | 3 comments | 1824 Views

ATHERTON

Town Square Terms of Use

Mr. Hine deleted a post about my experience with identity theft I placed on this forum earlier today. Mr. Hine's reasonning...

Original post made by John P Johns on Mar. 7, 2010
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Mar 7, 2010 at 11:25 am | 1 comment | 1547 Views

OTHER TOPICS

'Servant of Two Masters' playing at Portola Valley Theatre Conservancy

"The Servant of Two Masters," a classic Italian comedy by Carlo Goldoni, will be presented by the Portola Valley Theatre...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2010
Last comment by gina, on Mar 7, 2010 at 8:56 am | 1 comment | 1514 Views

AROUND TOWN

Three locals achieve Eagle Scout status

Boy Scout Troop 222 of Menlo Park recently held an Eagle Scout Court of Honor for Ethan Banich, Dan Kozlowski and Tim Benton....

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2010
Last comment by Wow, on Mar 7, 2010 at 7:25 am | 1 comment | 1605 Views

ATHERTON

Obituary: David Palecek, 37, father of four

David Vaclav Palecek, an Atherton resident and a partner at McKinsey & Co. management consulting firm, died from complications...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by Colleen Anderson, on Mar 6, 2010 at 9:40 pm | 5 comments | 4446 Views

MENLO PARK

Shots fired into home with children inside

Police are searching for two men suspected of firing shots into a Menlo Park apartment that was occupied by four children...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2010
Last comment by vic, on Mar 6, 2010 at 7:34 am | 1 comment | 1190 Views

AROUND TOWN

Smoking ordinance could have broad reach

People who smoke cigarettes may find themselves pausing to examine their surroundings more often when they're within the...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by Ken J., on Mar 6, 2010 at 12:32 am | 6 comments | 1574 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Protests under way at community colleges

Walkouts are taking place this morning (March 4) at Canada College in Woodside and Skyline College in San Bruno as part...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2010
Last comment by LOL, on Mar 5, 2010 at 5:41 pm | 3 comments | 1752 Views
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