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MENLO PARK

Firefighters at busy intersections

Do we really need firefighters darting in and out of traffic in their eagerness to solicit money for the Muscular Dystrophy...

Original post made by another public nuisance on Aug. 30, 2007
Last comment by reading for meaning, on Sep 1, 2007 at 4:04 pm | 7 comments | 2489 Views

SPORTS

Kenny Diekroeger signs to play baseball for Stanford By Colin Becht

This winter, when many high school seniors will be scrambling to finish their college applications, Kenny Diekroeger will...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2008
Last comment by Steve Widtfeldt & Family, on Oct 21, 2008 at 4:45 pm | 1 comment | 2489 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Letter: Looking to define 'local produce'

I am seeking some clarification of the purpose of the Farmers' Market that I visited June 20 in Portola Valley. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2013
Last comment by maggie, on Jul 11, 2013 at 10:34 pm | 16 comments | 2489 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voters approve $165 million high school bond measure

Voters strongly approved Measure J, the proposal to borrow $165 million through bond issues to pay for new facilities in...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2008
Last comment by objective view, on Feb 10, 2008 at 11:48 pm | 3 comments | 2488 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton chooses city manager

Jerome "Jerry" Gruber, a former water department head for the ski-resort city of Big Bear Lake, is poised to become the next...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2008
Last comment by Steve S, on Jan 4, 2008 at 11:36 am | 1 comment | 2487 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editorial: Start planning for rail projects now

High-speed rail, with its promise of bullet trains running between Northern and Southern California, presents a conundrum...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2008
Last comment by observer, on Jan 18, 2008 at 11:02 pm | 13 comments | 2487 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summit Prep cited as 'transformative' high school

Newsweek magazine has named Summit Preparatory Charter High School one of 10 "transformative" high schools in its annual...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Jul 7, 2011 at 9:57 pm | 17 comments | 2487 Views

AROUND TOWN

Carpenter to recuse himself from computer votes

Peter Carpenter, a member of the governing board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District, has decided, "in an abundance...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2011
Last comment by tolerant, on Aug 7, 2011 at 11:41 am | 37 comments | 2487 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Destination: Japan

My daughter Frances loves travel and is a keen photographer. I had done a father-daughter trip with her to Peru about seven...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2014
Last comment by Thank you, on Feb 20, 2014 at 1:18 am | 1 comment | 2487 Views

WOODSIDE

Robert Jamplis to serve as Navy pilot

Robert Prior Jamplis was commissioned as a lieutenant junior grade on Aug. 22 at the U.S. Naval Base in Jacksonville, Florida....

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2008
Last comment by Woodside Friends, on Sep 9, 2008 at 4:19 pm | 1 comment | 2484 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sudden Oak Death

Last year it was the tanoaks; this year it's the live oaks. Oak trees are dying by the dozens in the woods of Woodside, Portola...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2008
Last comment by Agrifos, on Mar 20, 2008 at 9:10 am | 3 comments | 2483 Views

MENLO PARK

So, what do we do about it?

If reducing greenhouse gases and dependence on foreign oil is more critical than ever, thinking of new ways to get more...

Original post made by Rory Brown on Jul. 15, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 18, 2008 at 11:59 pm | 10 comments | 2482 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Court throws out city's letter to rail authority

In a ruling that Menlo Park Councilman Rich Cline called "kind of a stomach punch," a California Superior Court judge has...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by truth, on Apr 14, 2009 at 12:47 pm | 28 comments | 2482 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Roberts Market could get use permit this week

Unfortunately, I can't be at the meeting about this at the historic schoolhouse tomorrow night, but I certainly hope the...

Original post made by Judy Lurie on Dec. 4, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2481 Views

OTHER TOPICS

How delegates are chosen in California

The primary election is important, but the ultimate choice of which candidates will be nominated is in the hands of the...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2008
Last comment by Barbara Lee, on Jan 18, 2012 at 8:23 pm | 2 comments | 2481 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Amy de Benedicts Offers Presentation on “Reading The Family Dog”

This free, one-hour presentation on ‘The Family Dog’ is directed towards pet dog owners, families, and anyone of the general...

Original post made by Paul de Benedictis on Dec. 4, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2481 Views

AROUND TOWN

Should supervisor candidates run countywide?

Voters in San Mateo County will have another chance in November to decide whether to change how the five supervisors who...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Oct 24, 2012 at 2:03 pm | 19 comments | 2481 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley may restrict pellet gun use

Pellet gun restrictions may be coming to Portola Valley in the aftermath of the Aug. 30 shooting death of a pet cat. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2008
Last comment by Jesse, on Oct 26, 2008 at 1:24 pm | 1 comment | 2480 Views

ATHERTON

A house divided

Word around town hall is that a chasm as wide and as deep as the Grand Canyon has emerged between the Town administration...

Original post made by james m on Jun. 21, 2010
Last comment by john p johns, on Jun 29, 2010 at 11:58 am | 53 comments | 2480 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board OKs firing of special education director

The school board approved the removal of the Menlo Park City School District's director of special education from her job...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by Damage control, on Mar 26, 2013 at 9:03 am | 5 comments | 2480 Views
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