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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Head-of-line privileges likely for East Palo Alto kids (expanded story)

(This is an expanded version of a story previously posted.) A change in policy is increasingly likely for eighth-graders...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2013
Last comment by MP parent, on Oct 12, 2013 at 11:41 pm | 1 comment | 4917 Views

SPORTS

MA Pop Warner opens 2012 youth football season this Sunday

The season opener for the Menlo Atherton Vikings is Sunday, Sept 2 at St Francis High School in Mtn View, with the Vikings...

Original post made by Pop Warner Football on Aug. 31, 2012
Last comment by Viking fan, on Sep 1, 2012 at 4:03 pm | 2 comments | 4909 Views

ATHERTON

Memorial Mass for William Walsh of Atherton

A memorial Mass is set for 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 22, for William Desmond Walsh of Atherton. Mr. Walsh died Nov. 16 at Stanford...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2013
Last comment by Marhy O'Riordan, on Nov 27, 2013 at 6:46 pm | 1 comment | 4909 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Sibby’s Cupcakery's Ginger Darling Cupcakes

In the Aug. 15 issue of the Almanac, Katie Blankenberg, 14, of Portola Valley writes about the popularity of cupcakes, and...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Aug. 13, 2007
Last comment by Kathy, on Aug 21, 2007 at 10:32 am | 8 comments | 4879 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Dangerous Black Porche in Los Trancos woods

To Whom It May Concern, I was driving up Los Trancos the other day with my 5 year old son, when a sleek, new black Porche...

Original post made by Anonymous on Oct. 6, 2012
Last comment by Anonymous, on Oct 18, 2012 at 10:51 pm | 28 comments | 4864 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park will hire consultant to evaluate specific plan initiative

"I want it to be unmerciful. I want the comparison to be unmerciful to the (specific) plan. And I want the comparison to...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 25, 2014 at 4:15 pm | 24 comments | 4864 Views

AROUND TOWN

Possible misappropriation of funds found in Portola Valley schools

Already struggling to address a projected deficit of $854,000 in the next school year, the Portola Valley School District...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2012
There are no comments yet. 4860 Views

SPORTS

Alpine Menlo Pumas win Silicon Valley Cup

The Alpine Menlo Pumas won the Girls Under-14 Division of the Silicon Valley Cup over Labor Day weekend. The Pumas are...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 24, 2006
Last comment by lizzy, on Feb 13, 2007 at 8:43 pm | 1 comment | 4832 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Should Sheriff Munks resign, answer questions, or do nothing?

San Mateo County Sheriff Greg Munks and Undersheriff Carlos Bolanos, who had participated in a law enforcement relay run...

Original post made by Richard Hine on May. 1, 2007
Last comment by 5150 hired, on Apr 9, 2010 at 6:40 pm | 22 comments | 4824 Views

MOVIES

Locked-in mind becomes a butterfly

This is always my favorite time of year for movies -- when most of the best are let out of the gate to contend for an Oscar...

Original post made by MovieGoer on Jan. 1, 2008
Last comment by Joe, on Jan 10, 2008 at 12:21 pm | 2 comments | 4820 Views

MENLO PARK

Will Menlo Park go nuts for new mascot?

The choice may seem a little odd for a city that once covertly hired an exterminator to take out the squirrels at Bedwell...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2014
Last comment by Alan, on Jan 13, 2014 at 11:32 am | 22 comments | 4819 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: 90-year-old driver ordered to test for license after horrific crash

The 90-year-old driver whose car jumped a curb in downtown Menlo Park and pinned twin 6-year-old brothers against the wall...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by Loretta , on Oct 27, 2013 at 10:35 am | 15 comments | 4773 Views

MENLO PARK

Update: Saturday's candidate forum to be rescheduled

The Green Ribbon Committee's forum for Menlo Park council candidates will not take place on Saturday, Oct. 6. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by looking on, on Oct 6, 2012 at 12:53 pm | 4 comments | 4760 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Burglars get away with safe, cash

Burglars broke into Lulu's Mexican Food restaurant at 3539 Alameda de las Pulgas in West Menlo Park and got away with an...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on Oct 9, 2013 at 3:51 pm | 3 comments | 4740 Views

MENLO PARK

Rich resigns from Menlo school board after 15 years

Laura Linkletter Rich, a member of the Menlo Park City School District board since 1998, is resigning her post, citing "increasing...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Park parent, on Jan 8, 2014 at 5:00 pm | 14 comments | 4736 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 | 4717 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton police association tactics under fire

A number of residents and City Council members are criticizing a pre-election mail and telephone campaign by the Atherton...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by Steve R, on Oct 12, 2012 at 11:45 am | 33 comments | 4708 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voter Guide: Las Lomitas seeks $60 million for schools

Sixty million dollars is a lot of money. The Las Lomitas Elementary School District is hoping voters think it'll be money...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by A Concerned Voter, on Oct 18, 2013 at 1:39 pm | 2 comments | 4689 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Opinion: Republican takes on the debt-ceiling issue

The July 20 Guest Opinion piece by Rep. Anna Eshoo, a Democrat, requires a fair and balanced response. The title of her essay...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2011
Last comment by David Dellinger, on Aug 11, 2011 at 10:34 pm | 38 comments | 4684 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supes reject Stanford's $10.4 million trail offer

Update: For a third time, San Mateo County supervisors have rejected an offer by Stanford to spend millions of dollars to...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by An old engineer, on Dec 22, 2011 at 10:52 am | 42 comments | 4684 Views
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