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MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo Park council discusses below-market-rate housing in Belle Haven area

Menlo Park is considering two possible locations to add below-market-rate housing units in the Belle Haven neighborhood,...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by Harry, on Sep 16, 2009 at 9:38 am | 1 comment | 1205 Views

MENLO PARK

Plans for Habitat project appear dead

After hearing repeated, vociferous opposition from Belle Haven residents over plans for a Habitat for Humanity housing project,...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by Jimmy C., on Sep 17, 2009 at 5:39 pm | 2 comments | 1227 Views

MENLO PARK

A future for Tinker Park?

A transformation of the Hillview campus, set to start next year, would have eliminated Tinker Park and used the space as...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2009
Last comment by hv mom, on Sep 23, 2009 at 3:16 pm | 11 comments | 1459 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Public hearing on employee contracts Tuesday

Apparently heeding calls to allow more public input into upcoming negotiations with employee unions, Menlo Park plans to...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Hank ad nauseam, on Sep 22, 2009 at 7:36 pm | 4 comments | 1104 Views

MENLO PARK

Thursday: City to unveil plan to revamp downtown area

Menlo Park lays out plans for one or more parking garages, and a small covered marketplace downtown. Public workshop set...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Sep 18, 2009 at 9:27 am | 1 comment | 1216 Views

MENLO PARK

Update: Caltrain will return whistles to underside of trains to lessen noise

After moving train whistles to the tops of its engines, then installing a muffler to quiet them, Caltrain is now working...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Kathy Hamilton, on Sep 19, 2009 at 7:20 am | 10 comments | 1459 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Tuesday: Council could green-light no-parking signs on Woodside Road

The Woodside Town Council will consider authorizing the installation of no-parking signs on Woodside Road, with an exemption...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Rebecca Sterling, on Sep 18, 2009 at 3:10 pm | 1 comment | 4331 Views

MENLO PARK

Rapid growth in Menlo Park school enrollment

Student enrollment is climbing dramatically in the Menlo Park City School District, and if the trend keeps up, the only...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by west sider, on Sep 18, 2009 at 9:17 pm | 2 comments | 1201 Views

MENLO PARK

In honor of the fallen

Three hundred and forty three flags, in memory of the 343 firefighters who died on Sept. 11, 2001, in New York City, adorn...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2009
Last comment by proud, on Sep 19, 2009 at 9:57 am | 1 comment | 1230 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo boys win first of two PAL water polo showdowns

Jack Bowen has written a book and lectures quite often both at Menlo School and De Anza College. While he has no problem...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by former M-A parent, on Sep 23, 2009 at 4:25 pm | 1 comment | 1223 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Bohannon project would generate much-needed funds for city coffers

Menlo Park is facing unprecedented economic challenges as local revenues from sales, property and utility taxes decline....

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Morris Brown, on Sep 22, 2009 at 9:57 am | 2 comments | 1180 Views

MENLO PARK

City in tough spot on affordable housing

Faced with a surplus of funds to spend on below-market-rate housing and a paucity of places to build new units, Menlo Park...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by enough, on Sep 23, 2009 at 3:25 pm | 6 comments | 1524 Views

MENLO PARK

Las Lomitas district is first in state in API test

The Las Lomitas School District is once again ranked No. 1 in the state among elementary districts in the Academic Performance...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by Jessica, on Nov 23, 2010 at 11:03 pm | 6 comments | 1393 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Proposed new fees unfair?

Nobody said passing a new master fee schedule in Atherton would be easy or particularly interesting. Read the full story...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by Quid Pro, on Sep 25, 2009 at 12:06 am | 11 comments | 1713 Views

MENLO PARK

Train whistles to become less noisy

Amid sustained complaints from residents since Caltrain moved its train whistles to the tops of its engines, the rail agency...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by my take, on Sep 26, 2009 at 6:31 am | 2 comments | 1317 Views

AROUND TOWN

T-Mobile seeks OK for antenna atop Corte Madera School building

The school board is set to decide on a plan to install a cellular phone antenna atop the Portola Valley School District office,...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by Curious, on Sep 23, 2009 at 9:16 am | 2 comments | 1267 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Sally Stewart will be missed

Last week's article on the retirement of longtime Sequoia Union High School District board member Sally Stewart correctly...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Sep 24, 2009 at 10:36 pm | 3 comments | 1663 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two local youths achieve Eagle Scouts rank

Spence Petersen and Thomas Wiebe were recognized for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout at a national Eagle Scout Court of...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by Another Eagle Mom, on Sep 22, 2009 at 10:19 pm | 1 comment | 1260 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Guest opinion: Jury report off base, councilwoman says

The 2009 San Mateo County Grand Jury report on county-wide employee costs addressed a serious problem facing fiduciary stewards...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by Alarmed, on Sep 24, 2009 at 5:17 pm | 8 comments | 4718 Views

MENLO PARK

Pop Warner football: Vikings sweep Sunnyvale teams

The Menlo-Atherton Vikings of the Pop Warner football league swept Sunnyvale in the third week of the season. The games took...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by james, on Sep 23, 2009 at 8:13 am | 1 comment | 1193 Views
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