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MENLO PARK

Facebook wants city to lift lid on number of employees

Facebook's quest to swap a limit on the number of employees permitted to work at its new Menlo Park campus with a cap on...

Original post made on May. 24, 2011
Last comment by Wondering, on Jun 3, 2011 at 4:58 pm | 6 comments | 2091 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Saturday: Simitian to discuss state of education

State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, will discuss Gov. Jerry Brown's budget and general trends in an "education update"...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by Arch Conservative, on Jun 3, 2011 at 3:14 pm | 1 comment | 2570 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mark Box resigns from school board

The superintendent of the Menlo Park City School District is recommending that the school board avoid a costly election and...

Original post made on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by Not our MPCSD, on Jun 3, 2011 at 12:52 pm | 29 comments | 8625 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mark Box resigns from Menlo Park school board

The superintendent of the Menlo Park City School District is recommending that the school board avoid a costly election and...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by district parent, on Jun 3, 2011 at 8:46 am | 3 comments | 2771 Views

MENLO PARK

Businesses boom and bust in Menlo Park

As businesses like Great Clips open in Menlo Park and others, such as Marche, close, you may be curious as to how often new...

Original post made on May. 28, 2011
Last comment by More Data Please, on Jun 3, 2011 at 8:36 am | 3 comments | 1776 Views

SPORTS

Chris Waschura makes history at CCS

Woodside High's junior Chris Waschura won both the 1,600- and 800-meter titles at the Central Coast Section Track and Field...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by Susan Kritzik, on Jun 2, 2011 at 11:52 pm | 1 comment | 4377 Views

AROUND TOWN

Flight Night in Portola Valley

Watching Jason Anderson (kneeling) use the master controls to steer a radio-controlled model plane are, from left, Kasra...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by Chris, on Jun 2, 2011 at 8:14 pm | 1 comment | 1845 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley cancels Saturday's town picnic

Due to forecasts of stormy weather on Saturday the town of Portola Valley has decided to cancel its town picnic scheduled...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by Town Picnic Canceled, on Jun 2, 2011 at 8:06 pm | 1 comment | 2990 Views

MENLO PARK

New Leadership for High Speed Rail?

On June 1, the State Senate passed bill SB-517, sponsored by Senator Alan Lowenthal, which if passed by the Assembly and...

Original post made by MOrris Brown on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by PALLBEAR, on Jun 2, 2011 at 5:36 pm | 1 comment | 1445 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Board has no issues with new superintendent

The trustees of the Menlo Park City School District have apparently looked Maurice Ghysels in the eye and found everything...

Original post made on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 2, 2011 at 2:05 pm | 24 comments | 4626 Views

MENLO PARK

St. Raymond Parish: 60 years and counting

In 1950, St. Raymond parishioners gathered for their first Mass in a little theater on the former Felix McGinnis estate in...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by Ray, on Jun 1, 2011 at 8:17 pm | 1 comment | 1399 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park pulls balancing act with budget

For years, council watchers have called for a balanced Menlo Park budget. Now they might finally get what they want, but...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by peter carpenter, on Jun 1, 2011 at 3:38 pm | 3 comments | 2091 Views

AROUND TOWN

St. Raymond pastor on leave after 'boundary violation' with teen, Archdiocese says

Father William Myers, pastor of St. Raymond Catholic Church in Menlo Park, is on leave following an incident with a 17-year-old,...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by Lurker, on Jun 1, 2011 at 1:13 pm | 4 comments | 3711 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside School will need a new superintendent

Diana Abbati, principal and superintendent of the Woodside Elementary School District since mid-2008, plans to leave June...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2011
Last comment by POGO is Right, on May 31, 2011 at 9:08 pm | 4 comments | 3834 Views

SPORTS

M-A's Della Morte wins long jump at championships

==B CCS Track and Field:== Menlo-Atherton senior Stas Della Morte earned a state meet berth by winning the long jump at 22-10...

Original post made on May. 31, 2011
Last comment by Richard , on May 31, 2011 at 4:44 pm | 4 comments | 4383 Views

AROUND TOWN

Heritage Oak at risk -- Urgent

This is an urgent appeal to anyone who may be able to help - the SF PUC has informed neighbors whose homes are between 15th...

Original post made by MaryAnnMP on May. 14, 2011
Last comment by MaryAnnMP, on May 31, 2011 at 2:18 pm | 49 comments | 5372 Views

AROUND TOWN

California Chamber of Commerce 201l list of Job Killer legislation

This morning, CalChamber is releasing our 201l list of Job Killer legislation. This year’s list features 28 bills that,...

Original post made by Allan Zaremberg on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 30, 2011 at 6:38 pm | 26 comments | 3654 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park teen arrested in Anaheim

A 17-year-old Menlo Park youth was arrested on sexual battery charges on Friday, May 20, at a dance at the Disney California...

Original post made on May. 29, 2011
Last comment by Legal Eagle, on May 30, 2011 at 12:41 pm | 10 comments | 3157 Views

ATHERTON

School funding news keeps getting worse

Local elementary school districts have been bracing and adjusting for dramatic funding cuts for the next school year as the...

Original post made on May. 15, 2011
Last comment by POGO You are right, on May 30, 2011 at 1:48 am | 37 comments | 4292 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former assemblyman Ira Ruskin diagnosed with malignant tumor

Former state Assemblyman Ira Ruskin, whose district included Menlo Park, Atherton, Woodside and Portola Valley, has been...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on May 27, 2011 at 5:37 pm | 2 comments | 2466 Views
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