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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion: Support for Measure C Seriously Divided

Several in Menlo Park Community urge NO vote on Measure C Measure C YES supporters continue to tout the overwhelming...

Original post made by Get Real on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by YES on C, on Apr 30, 2010 at 9:46 am | 26 comments | 2716 Views

MENLO PARK

Pounding the pavement for pension reform

Lenny Ayyangar walks door-to-door in her Sharon Heights neighborhood, collecting signatures for an initiative drive aimed...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 29, 2010 at 9:47 pm | 153 comments | 46256 Views

SPORTS

Boys Varsity Baseball: M-A Edges Terra Nova 9-8 to Extend League Lead

Senior center fielder Wally Hansen scored on a wild pitch in the top of the eighth inning as visiting Menlo-Atherton defeated...

Original post made by Bob Moriarty, Team Parent on Apr. 29, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2092 Views

ATHERTON

Editorial: Atherton pays off another employee

The lingering legal dispute over whether Atherton had a legitimate reason to terminate finance director John Johns in 2007...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by punch line, on Apr 29, 2010 at 2:55 pm | 5 comments | 1568 Views

AROUND TOWN

Steve Wagstaffe Feels the Heat

I was blind copied in on an e-mail from the then disgraced and now celebrated Atherton ex Finance Director to San Mateo County...

Original post made by fireball on Apr. 29, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1362 Views

AROUND TOWN

Are cameras for red-light runners working?

Red-light violations down 27 percent at notoriously dangerous Willow/Bayfront intersection, but accidents haven't fallen. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2010
Last comment by Simon, on Apr 28, 2010 at 11:55 pm | 12 comments | 2002 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton burglary suspect sentenced to jail

A San Mateo County judge has handed down a sentence of six months in jail to Beata Wyszynska, 59, who Atherton police apprehended...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by nitpicker, on Apr 28, 2010 at 11:55 pm | 4 comments | 1505 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton budget study session set for Monday

Atherton City Manager Jerry Gruber and Finance Director Louise Ho will present the City Council with its first look at the...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2010
Last comment by code blue, on Apr 28, 2010 at 10:50 pm | 5 comments | 1649 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chief: Fatal Menlo Park fire appears accidental

A fatal fire at a Menlo Park home early Tuesday morning appears to have started accidentally, Menlo Park Fire Protection...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 28, 2010 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 1470 Views

MENLO PARK

Why isn't Menlo Park cutting salaries?

In an article that article that appeared today in the SF Chronicle. http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/04/26/MNC51CLUBN.DTL&tsp=1 We...

Original post made by wondering on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by new guy, on Apr 28, 2010 at 1:37 pm | 2 comments | 1267 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Craft program at Atherton Library

Dia de los ninos/Dia de los libros is an international celebration of books and children. The library will host a craft,...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Apr. 28, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1783 Views

MOVIES

Family Movie Night

Atherton Library hosts Final Friday Flicks the last Friday of each month, with family friendly films. April 30 at 7 PM the...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Apr. 28, 2010
There are no comments yet. 5964 Views

MENLO PARK

Caltrain's survival: Is it high-speed rail or bust?

While Menlo Park and Atherton contest in court the state's decision to run its high-speed-rail system along the Caltrain...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by Reality Check, on Apr 28, 2010 at 11:18 am | 4 comments | 1259 Views

MENLO PARK

Pension poll hints at marketing campaign

Menlo Park residents have reported receiving phone calls in an apparent marketing poll concerning a "pension reform" initiative...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Apr 28, 2010 at 10:16 am | 25 comments | 1901 Views

AROUND TOWN

A Call for Pension Reform in San Mateo County

San Mateo County is a "1938 act" County. This little known provision of California State law means that the Board of...

Original post made by John P. Johns, CPA on Apr. 28, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1301 Views

WOODSIDE

Jump in building fees? Council seeks more data

The Woodside Town Council again discussed the idea of increasing fees for Town Hall services for construction and remodeling...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by Susan Smith, on Apr 28, 2010 at 5:57 am | 3 comments | 2158 Views

ATHERTON

Night lights will go on trial at M-A football field

Night football games are likely to come to Menlo-Atherton High School in September, but at least for the 2011-12 season,...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1593 Views

AROUND TOWN

Funeral services director John O'Connor returns to Menlo Park

John O'Conner says he's been recycled. After taking a "mental health decade" spending "3,000 nights in a thousand different...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by Blair, on Apr 27, 2010 at 7:42 pm | 4 comments | 2117 Views

SPORTS

M-A Boy's Varsity Lacrosse vs. Menlo School - 4/27/10

Menlo-Atherton - 3 Menlo School - 7 Hoping to avenge their loss to the Knights earlier this season, the Bears...

Original post made by Wendy Rohn on Apr. 27, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2192 Views

AROUND TOWN

Our newest San Mateo County Supervisor

The nameless, faceless bureaucrats who haunt the San Mateo County Government Center are looking over their shoulders and...

Original post made by earl bothwell on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by Dynamite!, on Apr 27, 2010 at 6:40 pm | 3 comments | 3255 Views
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