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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Phillips Brooks names new head of school

Scott Erickson, head of the middle school at National Cathedral School in Washington, D.C., has been named the new head of...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by Corinna, on Oct 15, 2010 at 10:14 pm | 3 comments | 3002 Views

ATHERTON

another OPEN lights thread

Since the last one was mysteriously closed to non-registered users, I'm sure by mistake, let's open another. Thank you,...

Original post made by anonymous on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by Tim Jordan, on Oct 15, 2010 at 8:53 pm | 10 comments | 2210 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where is toay's Wamp?

It's now 4:45 PM and no friday Wamp publication in any of the local bins. Has anybody else found a copy? Just a little worried...

Original post made by Free Press? on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Waste Not, Wamp Not, on Oct 15, 2010 at 5:48 pm | 1 comment | 1191 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Police Chief Mike Guerra says

"A Police Officer falsifying a police report isn't unprecedented in Atherton." " The report could have been altered, but...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 15, 2010 at 5:15 pm | 15 comments | 1819 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Council Calls Saturday 3 pm Special Meeting

Now I have heard everything. The town council called a meeting on 3 pm Saturday with the absolute minimum notice requirement...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Oct 15, 2010 at 3:28 pm | 3 comments | 1457 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Free Hindustani Classical Music Event at CSMA in Mountain View on October 19

Join Shubha Mudgal (Vocalist, Hindustani Classical Music) for an evening of musical excerpts and conversation in this Stanford...

Original post made by CSMA on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by CSMA, on Oct 15, 2010 at 2:38 pm | 1 comment | 4271 Views

AROUND TOWN

Proposal to school board and neighbors re M-A lights

On another topic Jim has posted an excellent suggestion - this new topic is intended to begin a new discussion with his suggestion: Jim...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Oct. 10, 2010
Last comment by peter carpenter, on Oct 14, 2010 at 11:36 pm | 11 comments | 2009 Views

ATHERTON

Nobody for Atherton Town Council

My write in candidate will be none of the above. For two of the three seats up for grabs. There is one candidate, a...

Original post made by roving reporter on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by spitfire, on Oct 14, 2010 at 5:47 pm | 5 comments | 1526 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Prop 23 forum

Local environmental activists are holding a meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 13, about Proposition 23, a statewide initiative...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by Wayne, on Oct 14, 2010 at 12:56 pm | 2 comments | 1888 Views

ATHERTON

Four Atherton candidates offer ideas for fixing town

Lawsuit settlements and attorney fees totaling around $900,000 in the past year. Two building officials abruptly retiring...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by peter carpenter, on Oct 14, 2010 at 11:53 am | 15 comments | 1806 Views

ATHERTON

Open thread on lights

"...While supporters of the school district consistently represent that lights and the PA system will only be used "a few...

Original post made by anonymous on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Oct 14, 2010 at 10:53 am | 46 comments | 2410 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Critics slam high-speed rail business plan

Peninsula critics of California's proposed high-speed rail system released a new report Monday night challenging the economics...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2010
Last comment by Don Barnby, on Oct 13, 2010 at 11:38 pm | 8 comments | 7197 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Schwazenegger vetoes rail 'accountability' stick

With a stroke of his line-veto pen, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger Monday killed a budget provision that would have forced the...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by James Madison, on Oct 13, 2010 at 8:12 pm | 5 comments | 1589 Views

AROUND TOWN

Folger open house, party draw crowds

Visitors "just kept coming and coming" to an open house at Folger Stable in Woodside on Sept. 19, said Nan Chapman, spokesperson...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by Cath, on Oct 13, 2010 at 12:40 pm | 1 comment | 1605 Views

ATHERTON

Phone scam targeting Seniors asking for help $$$

Has anyone or anyone's parents gotten a call asking for help? Someone seems to be targeting seniors in the area saying they...

Original post made by bambi on Oct. 12, 2010
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on Oct 12, 2010 at 6:08 pm | 3 comments | 1509 Views

ATHERTON

City Manager Selection?

I read somewhere weeks ago that there would be a Special Council Meeting to appoint some one to fill in for Gruber on Saturday...

Original post made by Ed on Oct. 12, 2010
Last comment by Ed, on Oct 12, 2010 at 5:58 pm | 2 comments | 1496 Views

MENLO PARK

Six vie for three seats on Menlo Park City Council

Four years ago, six candidates vied for three seats on the Menlo Park City Council, and this year is no different. But breaking...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2010
Last comment by Council Watcher, on Oct 12, 2010 at 4:43 pm | 1 comment | 1461 Views

MENLO PARK

Money trickles into Menlo council campaigns

The six Menlo Park City Council candidates disclosed the state of their campaign finances this week, covering donations and...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Upper Middle Class, on Oct 12, 2010 at 4:02 pm | 18 comments | 2185 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Today: Council meets to peruse cell phone tower site

The Town Council of Portola Valley meets outside at the corner of Golden Oak Drive and Peak Lane today, Oct. 12, at 4 p.m....

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2010
Last comment by El Granadian, on Oct 12, 2010 at 2:24 pm | 1 comment | 9351 Views

WOODSIDE

Caltrain hikes fares, cuts service

In an ongoing effort to close a $2.3 million budget gap, the Caltrain Board of Directors approved fare increases and service...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Oct 12, 2010 at 1:14 pm | 5 comments | 3120 Views
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