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Town Square's Double Standard

Something doesn't quite seem right about the Town Square. An anonymous poster going by the initials JT accuses John Johns...

Original post made by Alan Michaels on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 1, 2011 at 5:09 am | 12 comments | 2009 Views


Setback in court, but coach says he will re-file lawsuit against Encinal PTO

A former volunteer coach for Encinal School basketball team who is suing the Encinal School PTO and three volunteer parents...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by mp parent, on Jan 7, 2011 at 5:50 pm | 11 comments | 2008 Views


Senate tightens 'snitch ticket' and red-light camera rules

The next time you get a snitch ticket in the mail, you may be able to check off "none of the above" when asked to identify...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2012
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Jun 5, 2012 at 11:26 am | 2 comments | 2008 Views


Ballot measures won't fill budget hole

If California voters defy expectations and pass the half-dozen propositions on the May 19 ballot, it will be a start toward...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by John Adams, on May 20, 2009 at 4:21 am | 1 comment | 2008 Views


Tuesday forum: Should Portola Valley traffic be monitored by surveillance cameras?

Should Portola Valley vehicle traffic be monitored by license-plate-reading surveillance cameras? That the topic of a community...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2015
Last comment by Slick, on Feb 9, 2015 at 5:28 pm | 1 comment | 2008 Views


Bike route closes for 18 days, except Sundays

The stretch of Crystal Springs Road that connects Polhemus Road and Skyline Boulevard in San Mateo closed to all vehicle...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by Sawyer Camp Trail user, on Jun 12, 2012 at 10:32 pm | 1 comment | 2007 Views


Letter: Firmly opposed to new downtown plan

I see that the City of Menlo Park has debuted their plan for the demolition of the downtown district. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2010
Last comment by Thanks Truth, on Apr 19, 2010 at 7:03 pm | 5 comments | 2007 Views


Conlon pulls papers for Atherton council election

Greg Conlon, who ran on the Republican ticket against Rich Gordon for state Assembly in 2010, has taken out candidate papers...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by eccolo, on Aug 3, 2012 at 9:15 pm | 13 comments | 2007 Views


Atherton council won't cut parcel tax

Although Atherton is in better financial shape than it has been for years, the parcel tax paid by residents won't be going...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2015
Last comment by H. S. Truman, on Jun 23, 2015 at 7:00 pm | 5 comments | 2007 Views


Tonight: Menlo Park eyes affordable housing

The Menlo Park City Council continues serving a full agenda at its weekly meetings. Tonight officials will study the city's...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2012
Last comment by Hubert, on Apr 24, 2012 at 1:23 pm | 1 comment | 2006 Views


Las Lomitas principal to retire in June

Gerald Traynor, the principal of Las Lomitas Elementary School in Atherton for the last 10 years, has announced his retirement,...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by AFormerLLParent, on Jan 22, 2010 at 7:47 pm | 1 comment | 2006 Views


Tonight: Party with Menlo Park police

The Menlo Park Police Department invites the community to a barbecue on Friday, July 26, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Burgess...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2013
Last comment by pro Sheriff, on Jul 27, 2013 at 7:49 am | 2 comments | 2006 Views


Menlo Park home burglary: Hayward man pleads no contest

In exchange for eight months in jail and no time in state prison, Christopher Sheard, 21, of Hayward, pleaded no contest...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2015
Last comment by Kelly, on Dec 18, 2015 at 5:38 pm | 1 comment | 2006 Views


Obituary: Betty Jean Whelan: athlete and artist

Betty Jean Whelan of Portola Valley, who was an accomplished athlete in her youth, died Jan. 21 at the age of 81. She was...

Original post made on May. 9, 2010
Last comment by Poster, on May 9, 2010 at 8:20 am | 2 comments | 2006 Views


Editorial: Veil of silence over instructor's firing

The recent letter to "gymnastics families" from Menlo Park City Manager Alex McIntyre is another in a string of half-hearted...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by Former Gymnast, on Mar 15, 2013 at 8:53 am | 4 comments | 2005 Views


Menlo Park: Fifth person pulls papers in council race

A fifth potential contender has pulled nomination papers for November's Menlo Park City Council race -- Kristin Duriseti,...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Sam Tyler, on Jul 25, 2014 at 3:47 pm | 3 comments | 2005 Views


District meets water-reduction target in June-July period

Atherton and Menlo Park customers of the California Water Service Company's Bear Gulch District didn't quite meet the 36...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2015
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on Aug 20, 2015 at 6:56 am | 2 comments | 2005 Views


Argument Against the Parcel Tax

Jerry Carlson is flat out wrong. Atherton does not need the parcel tax to function. Here are some reasons why: Developer...

Original post made by news hound on Oct. 24, 2009
Last comment by Colleen Anderson, on Oct 29, 2009 at 11:32 pm | 3 comments | 2005 Views


MPCSD Candidate Information Night

Notice of Candidate Information Night for the Menlo Park City School District Governing Board: On Wednesday, June 1 at...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on May. 18, 2016
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Aug 29, 2016 at 11:07 am | 55 comments | 2004 Views


Soccer: Woodside High girls win CCS Open Division

Kayla Hart scored in the 59th minute and the Woodside High School Wildcats held off a previously undefeated Mountain View...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2016
Last comment by Woodsider, on Mar 7, 2016 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 2004 Views
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