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MENLO PARK

City opens dialogue with police unions

Following calls from residents and City Council members alike for city employees to share the burden of the economic downturn,...

Original post made on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by concerned citizen, on May 4, 2009 at 2:38 pm | 12 comments | 1715 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers - Week of May 3, 2009

Hardcover Fiction 1 Tea Time For The Traditionally Built - Alexander McCall Smith 2 Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie...

Original post made by Pam Grange on May. 4, 2009
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AROUND TOWN

Public invited to meetings on fire district budget

Four community meetings to discuss the economic future of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District, as well as the district's...

Original post made on May. 4, 2009
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 4, 2009 at 8:43 am | 1 comment | 1354 Views

WOODSIDE

Town hears Steve Jobs' bid to demolish mansion

Woodside's Town Council heard testimony but delayed a decision Tuesday night on whether to issue a demolition permit to...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by nieghbor, on May 4, 2009 at 8:31 am | 8 comments | 4250 Views

ATHERTON

Police and administration cuts

A few weeks ago, I posted an article suggesting that, given the huge budget deficit in Atherton, yet the appearance of agenda...

Original post made by Common sense on May. 3, 2009
Last comment by Common sense, on May 3, 2009 at 9:55 pm | 4 comments | 1773 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Council needs to trust the process

Menlo Park City Council members have repeatedly promised to respect the El Camino/Downtown Visioning community process, however...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by truth, on May 3, 2009 at 12:00 am | 32 comments | 1931 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editorial endorsements

<B>Propositions offer terrible choices</B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=7929...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Kali, on May 1, 2009 at 5:19 pm | 3 comments | 1609 Views

ATHERTON

Councilman blasts report by grand jury

There's been no official response from Atherton to the April 6 San Mateo County Civil Grand Jury report advising the town...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by referee, on Apr 30, 2009 at 10:39 am | 21 comments | 2394 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Big changes ahead in classrooms

Portola Valley's Corte Madera School to offer choice of themed classrooms to fourth- and fifth graders. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2009
Last comment by Richard Patrone, on Apr 30, 2009 at 9:52 am | 1 comment | 1719 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Flu: School district urges common sense

In response to growing concerns about a swine flu epidemic, the Menlo Park City School District on Monday sent home a list...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2009
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 30, 2009 at 4:22 am | 1 comment | 1661 Views

ATHERTON

Music concert for children at Atherton Library

Victor Hugo Santos will be performing Thursday, April 30 at 4 pm. Children's Day/Book Day, also known as El día de los niños/El...

Original post made by DeAnn Okamura on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by , on Apr 29, 2009 at 10:33 am | 1 comment | 1782 Views

MENLO PARK

jZCool closes after 10 years

After 10 years in business, jZ Cool Eatery and Wine Bar on Santa Cruz Avenue in downtown Menlo Park has closed. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by Mama Mia, on Apr 29, 2009 at 10:21 am | 3 comments | 1527 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tips for healthy travel

<I>Dr. Susan Anderson of Woodside, a travel physician, recommends the following tips for people planning major trips.</I></B> Read...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 28, 2009 at 10:48 pm | 1 comment | 1648 Views

MENLO PARK

City revises zoning ordinance on gross floor area

In a move that City Council members say will make it easier for developers and city staff to interpret the city's zoning...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Here we go again, on Apr 28, 2009 at 9:50 pm | 2 comments | 1419 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Parade, carnival to celebrate May Day

Woodside celebrates Mardi Gras a couple of months late this year, and May Day 24 hours late, but if history is any indication,...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Vlad, on Apr 28, 2009 at 3:20 pm | 1 comment | 1895 Views

MENLO PARK

Stanford drops plans for mall expansion

Stanford University has dropped its ambitious plan to expand the Stanford Shopping Center and to add a hotel to the mall...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by Madison, on Apr 27, 2009 at 3:16 pm | 29 comments | 2067 Views

MENLO PARK

City should stay in child care business

Should the city of Menlo Park stay in the child care business for toddlers and preschool children as well as those who need...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by Observant, on Apr 27, 2009 at 1:12 pm | 14 comments | 1565 Views

SPORTS

Redwood Hoosiers take basketball title

A scrappy band of seven players from the Redwood Hoosiers eighth-grade girls All-Net team claimed the National Junior Basketball...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by sweets, on Apr 27, 2009 at 11:01 am | 1 comment | 2449 Views

AROUND TOWN

Peninsula Volunteers starts new "Brain Stormers" program

As an extension of its 60 years of service to aging adults, Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. is adding a new activity-based program...

Original post made by Barbara Kalt on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by Maria, on Apr 24, 2009 at 1:46 pm | 1 comment | 1581 Views

MENLO PARK

City reviews plan for abandoned dealership

The developer of the site of an abandoned car dealership on El Camino Real laid out the details of a proposed office/retail...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Maria, on Apr 24, 2009 at 1:43 pm | 20 comments | 2265 Views
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