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AROUND TOWN

Tuesday: Atherton council candidates forum

An Atherton City Council candidates forum will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, in the Pavilion at Holbrook-Palmer Park...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2013
Last comment by Town council watcher II, on Oct 14, 2013 at 8:26 pm | 3 comments | 1783 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Symphony finds nearly all assets are missing

The Peninsula Symphony of Northern California has discovered that about $500,000 is missing from its endowment and operating...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2013
Last comment by Joel Greene, on Oct 14, 2013 at 4:58 pm | 1 comment | 12043 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school board candidates discuss big issues

It was an evening of 90-second statements, one after another. The three candidates running for election to the board of...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by CBG, on Oct 14, 2013 at 2:39 pm | 11 comments | 15699 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Yes on Measure S

Topic: Measure S for Las Lomitas School District By now, those of us in the Last Lomitas School District have received literature...

Original post made by Mary Cooper on Oct. 14, 2013
There are no comments yet. 13103 Views

AROUND TOWN

Carpenter leaps into Menlo Park fire board race

Peter Carpenter, no stranger to the Menlo Park fire district board of directors, decided to enter this year's election with...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Oct 14, 2013 at 11:32 am | 16 comments | 7085 Views

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 | 10591 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Should federal employees furloughed by the shutdown receive back pay for their time off?

This would be idiotic! What are those Republicans thinking? http://www.bostonglobe.com/news/nation/2013/10/07/shutdown-will-cost-taxpayers-more-than-government-stayed-open-congress...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Oct. 9, 2013
Last comment by Door Ell, on Oct 12, 2013 at 11:14 am | 5 comments | 766 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Election: Portola Valley council candidates face voters

Verbal sparks flew briefly Tuesday night at a Q-and-A forum for candidates running for Portola Valley Town Council. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Member, on Oct 11, 2013 at 3:09 pm | 1 comment | 2911 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Heaton named to Las Lomitas school board

Christine Marie Heaton, a high school teacher who has two children in the Las Lomitas School District, has been appointed...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by Mike Keenly, on Oct 11, 2013 at 1:44 pm | 25 comments | 5127 Views

AROUND TOWN

Good Tesla

I note that Tesla is today removing the last of its vehicles from its ECR site. Save Menlo should be happy - less traffic...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 11, 2013 at 7:46 am | 3 comments | 496 Views

AROUND TOWN

DA Wagstaffe tells KCBS that his office always complies with Marsy's Law

In an astonishing article today, San Mateo DA Steve Wagstaffe tells KCBS that his office is really on top of things when...

Original post made by Lurker on Oct. 8, 2013
Last comment by Lurker, on Oct 11, 2013 at 5:01 am | 10 comments | 14610 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Snow hits California in September!

Snow hit the Sierra Nevada Mountains in California in September. To watch the film from WTTG in Washington D.C. press this...

Original post made by Global Warming on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by Global Warming, on Oct 10, 2013 at 9:42 pm | 23 comments | 4441 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bond measure would fund rebuilding of school

Being an elementary school principal can't be easy even under normal circumstances, but it's likely that Encinal School Principal...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2013
Last comment by Ms. B, on Oct 10, 2013 at 7:56 pm | 7 comments | 7135 Views

ATHERTON

New APOA "tentative" contract

Atherton has announced a new "tentative" contract with the APOA that heralds many reductions in benefits – but then gives...

Original post made by What a joke on Oct. 9, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 10, 2013 at 5:04 pm | 17 comments | 15092 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Tentative police contract announced

The town of Atherton and its police department, operating without a contract since Sept. 30, have agreed on a tentative three-year...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2013
Last comment by gracecur123, on Oct 10, 2013 at 3:17 pm | 5 comments | 30212 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Obamacare vs shutdown

The negative impact of shutting down our national government is far greater than any negative impact which might result from...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by Dorr Ell, on Oct 10, 2013 at 3:17 pm | 56 comments | 1740 Views

AROUND TOWN

SamTrans Fraud Rally Oct 7 4-6 PM San Carlos

A group of people who are fed up with bullies are having a rally. Contact your Supervisors and have them give DA Wagstaffe...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Oct 10, 2013 at 12:20 pm | 9 comments | 1317 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 | 5295 Views

AROUND TOWN

Almanac launches new website

The Almanac has launched a new website designed to make the content more readable and accessible. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2013
Last comment by Warren Slocum, on Oct 9, 2013 at 12:29 pm | 4 comments | 4840 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook enters partnership to build 394 apartments in Menlo Park

One question that quickly arose when Facebook decided to relocate to and then expand in Menlo Park was, "What about employee...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2013
Last comment by stats, on Oct 8, 2013 at 4:19 pm | 63 comments | 8557 Views
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