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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Today: Sen. Joe Simitian to hold 'education update'

The public is invited to an "education update" by State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, from 10 a.m. to noon today (Feb....

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2011
Last comment by Alice H. Hansen, on Feb 6, 2011 at 8:33 pm | 1 comment | 2086 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain board: 'The crisis is at hand'

The board that oversees Caltrain is calling for a public hearing on March 3 to declare a fiscal emergency and to consider...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2011
Last comment by Bottom Line, on Feb 7, 2011 at 11:17 am | 1 comment | 1520 Views

MENLO PARK

Salt ponds restoration takes next step

The project that aims to restore historic wetlands near Menlo Park is about to begin the second phase of a 50-year marathon,...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2011
Last comment by Eileen McLaughlin, on Feb 9, 2011 at 2:23 pm | 1 comment | 1205 Views

MENLO PARK

M-A vice principal on 'Jeopardy"

Sean Priest, the administrative vice principal at Menlo-Atherton High School in Atherton, is scheduled to appear on the TV...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2011
Last comment by sally, on Feb 9, 2011 at 8:13 pm | 1 comment | 1594 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park burglary suspects held to answer

An alleged burglary in Menlo Park thwarted by an attentive neighbor landed the three adult suspects in San Mateo County Superior...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by Arch Conservative, on Feb 10, 2011 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 1407 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Woodside: Deputies assist lost hikers

Deputies escorted five hikers back to a Woodside retreat center after they ventured off of a marked trail Wednesday night,...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2011
Last comment by Sam, on Feb 11, 2011 at 1:23 pm | 1 comment | 1565 Views

ATHERTON

Happy Valentine's Day to Egypt from San Mateo County

Dear Egypt: Here from the home of Google and FaceBook we want to extend our congratulations to you for opting for democratic...

Original post made by Ed on Feb. 14, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Feb 14, 2011 at 2:57 pm | 1 comment | 1308 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park says it will reach out before poisoning again

Here's a recipe for sparking outrage in Menlo Park: Poison ground squirrels without telling the public. The city has now...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2011
Last comment by scout, on Feb 16, 2011 at 7:32 am | 1 comment | 1245 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton apparently not on Obama's circuit, but Woodside may be

Rumors that President Obama would be stopping by Atherton during his Bay Area visit today (Feb. 17) are apparently unfounded....

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by , on Feb 17, 2011 at 2:42 pm | 1 comment | 2222 Views

OTHER TOPICS

President has arrived; dining in Woodside

President Obama arrived around 5:40 p.m. tonight at San Francisco International Airport. He was taken away by military helicopter...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Feb 17, 2011 at 6:59 pm | 1 comment | 1393 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Mountain lion spotted in Portola Valley

A mountain lion was spotted in a rural residential neighborhood in Portola Valley on Wednesday night, San Mateo County emergency...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2011
Last comment by JoAnn, on Feb 18, 2011 at 11:48 am | 1 comment | 2492 Views

MENLO PARK

Scoping session set on Matteson project in Menlo

A scoping session for a proposal to build 26 condominiums at 389 El Camino Real, near College Avenue, in Menlo Park will...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2011
Last comment by been there, on Feb 18, 2011 at 3:21 pm | 1 comment | 1481 Views

ATHERTON

Pet Psychic called in to find dog. Dog still not found & maybe injured

They have yet to find the missing dog. They have called in a pet psychic to try to help. The pet psychic said the dog is...

Original post made by Colleen Anderson on Feb. 18, 2011
Last comment by Knockie, on Feb 22, 2011 at 4:50 pm | 1 comment | 1636 Views

ATHERTON

Man killed by train was investigated for involvement in Atherton elder abuse case

Jon Armstrong, the pedestrian who died after being hit by a train on Friday, April 2, in San Bruno was a 52-year-old Menlo...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2011
Last comment by Holly L., on Feb 18, 2011 at 4:09 pm | 1 comment | 1966 Views

MENLO PARK

Seeking compromise on wetlands restoration

The Menlo Park Library was flooded with new ideas Feb. 10 as experts and locals debated the next steps in restoring the Ravenswood...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2011
Last comment by MP Pro, on Feb 19, 2011 at 12:46 pm | 1 comment | 1375 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Mountain lion seen in Portola Valley

A mountain lion was spotted near the 500 block of Westridge Drive in Portola Valley at around 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 23,,...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2011
Last comment by Chris Bay, on Feb 24, 2011 at 8:33 am | 1 comment | 2319 Views

MENLO PARK

Beechwood School teacher honored for work in music and dramatics

Emilee Getter, a music and drama teacher at Beechwood School in Menlo Park, has been named by the San Mateo County Arts Commission...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by MENLO, on Mar 1, 2011 at 9:53 am | 1 comment | 1465 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Man pleads 'no contest' in sexual assault at the British Bankers Club

Moises Rojas, 26, pleaded no contest Monday (Feb. 28) to being an accessory to sexual assault at the British Bankers Club...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2011
Last comment by , on Mar 2, 2011 at 1:02 pm | 1 comment | 1692 Views

MENLO PARK

Community gets ready for 'charrette' session

Anyone living within a half mile of Menlo Park probably knows the city will host a design "charrette" on Saturday, March...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2011
Last comment by Source Force, on Mar 2, 2011 at 7:27 pm | 1 comment | 1155 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tonight: Water-efficient landscaping class

A free two-hour presentation on how to replace a water-intensive lawn with native drought-tolerant plants is set for 7 p.m....

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2011
Last comment by Eco Gardener, on Mar 3, 2011 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 1425 Views
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