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SCHOOLS & KIDS

The homework myth

I'm disappointed to see Menlo Park school officials backpedal on the District's homework "ban." It seems to me they have...

Original post made by Menlo mother on Mar. 7, 2007
Last comment by a former oak knoll parent, on Apr 6, 2007 at 7:39 pm | 10 comments | 4103 Views

AROUND TOWN

New findings on combating sudden oak death

In a breakthrough in the study of sudden oak death, scientists at the University of California at Berkeley now have reliable...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2016
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Jul 22, 2016 at 2:07 pm | 4 comments | 4103 Views

OTHER TOPICS

COMMENT ON POSTS BELOW

It's simple to comment on TownSquare posts: -- Click on any post and read it. -- At the bottom of the post, click on...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 17, 2006
There are no comments yet. 4101 Views

WOODSIDE

Narrow roads are Woodside's Gordian knot

The dimensions of a road can mean different things to different people. Consider the seemingly contrary views of local firefighters...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 6, 2012 at 12:36 pm | 4 comments | 4101 Views

MENLO PARK

Scottsdale group want input from MP on problems, issues with "Jan Dolan traffic calming measures"

In Scottsdale Arizona, the citizens are revolting against a mass traffic calming program initiated and heavily pushed...

Original post made by George Knowlton on Oct. 26, 2006
Last comment by Civics 101, on Oct 27, 2006 at 11:42 am | 1 comment | 4098 Views

WOODSIDE

Council to take another whack at a tree ordinance

The Woodside Town Council is once again set to consider putting a tree-protection ordinance on the books, this time at the...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Nov. 8, 2006
There are no comments yet. 4098 Views

MENLO PARK

Residents raise issues with Pope-Chaucer bridge project

Despite organizational difficulties and a gym with poor acoustics, Palo Alto and Menlo Park residents clearly voiced their...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2014
Last comment by MP Resident, on Jan 31, 2014 at 11:31 am | 8 comments | 4095 Views

AROUND TOWN

Taking county to court over aircraft noise

A small claims court judge has awarded $1,000 in damages to a resident who lives directly under the flight path of Surf Air...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2016
Last comment by Kerry , on Aug 23, 2016 at 6:44 am | 21 comments | 4095 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

M-A orchestra takes the Gold

Menlo-Atherton High School's music director, Kent Kurrus, was not surprised that his student orchestra captured a coveted...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2014
Last comment by Tim Goode, on Apr 7, 2014 at 1:32 pm | 2 comments | 4093 Views

AROUND TOWN

Multiply your gifts with Almanac's Holiday Fund

For the 20th year, the Almanac offers readers the opportunity to increase their charitable donations with gifts to the Holiday...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2012
There are no comments yet. 4093 Views

AROUND TOWN

Imogene Woodruff, 94, longtime dance instructor

Imogene Woodruff, who taught ballroom dance and cotillion classes to generations of Midpeninsula residents, died on March...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2013
Last comment by bob, on Mar 26, 2013 at 12:25 pm | 2 comments | 4092 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jury rejects Ellen Pao's claim of gender bias by Kleiner Perkins

After two full days of deliberation following an almost month-long trial, a jury on Friday found in favor of venture capital...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by War on Women, on Apr 2, 2015 at 8:48 am | 28 comments | 4092 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Cyclist hospitalized after collision

A woman cyclist suffered a fractured skull and facial trauma in a bike-versus-car accident June 30 on Alpine Road, west of...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2007
Last comment by Concerned Cyclist, on Jul 13, 2007 at 11:15 am | 1 comment | 4092 Views

MENLO PARK

Housing costs drive longtime resident, WWII veteran out of Menlo Park

A 92-year-old World War II veteran took the dais at the Menlo Park City Council meeting on March 15 to tell how rising housing...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by Joan, on Apr 18, 2016 at 1:41 pm | 26 comments | 4090 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Today: Another 'Spare the Air' day

Yule logs may have to go unburned this holiday weekend if cold, still weather conditions persist across the Bay Area. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 21, 2011 at 2:52 pm | 3 comments | 4088 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Portola Valley/Woodside: Should shake roofs be banned?

Wood shake roofs are vulnerable to wildfire. Should Woodside and Portola Valley ban them? Both town councils will discuss...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2014
Last comment by Bob, on Jan 29, 2014 at 1:45 pm | 8 comments | 4086 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Time to reform Proposition 13

How ironic that Silicon Valley, the very center of innovation and creativity envied the world over, is saddled with California's...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Mar 13, 2012 at 9:37 am | 50 comments | 4084 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo College student faces drug-dealing charges

A preliminary hearing is set for next week for a Menlo College student arrested Feb. 28 by Atherton police and charged with...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Mar 6, 2014 at 3:27 pm | 3 comments | 4084 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: King family drops lawsuit, will keep Tallwood house, for a price

For $10,000, Charles and Leslie King can resolve their dispute with Atherton over the fate of their new house on Tallwood...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2007
Last comment by grant johnson, on Sep 30, 2008 at 4:49 pm | 3 comments | 4084 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Are you happy or unhappy with the election results?

Here is a place to comment on whether you are happy or unhappy with the election results. You can comment on any particular...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Nov. 9, 2006
Last comment by MPworkingMom, on Nov 16, 2006 at 2:18 pm | 1 comment | 4083 Views
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