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MENLO PARK

Fergusson ponders whether to ask for D.C. trip reimbursement

It was past bedtime even for night owls by the time the Menlo Park City Council got to the staff reports section of the March...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by Michael, on Mar 22, 2011 at 4:47 pm | 22 comments | 2744 Views

MENLO PARK

Does anyone know what happened at the transportation commission meeting last Friday?

Hello, The transportation commission meeting was not available online last week and it appears that the city has not posted...

Original post made by Jason on Mar. 21, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 22, 2011 at 2:55 pm | 12 comments | 2204 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Redevelopment agencies siphon funds from schools

Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=8504 posted Tuesday, March 15, 2011, 10:51 AM <B>...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2011
Last comment by Jennifer Bestor, on Mar 22, 2011 at 9:57 am | 20 comments | 4758 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - 3/21/2011

Hardcover Fiction 1 Tigers Wife - Tea Obreht 2 Twice A Spy - Keith Thomson 3 Room - Emma Donoghue 4 Visit From The Goon...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Mar. 21, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1437 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Mountain lion sighted in Woodside

A mountain lion was seen in the vicinity of Farm Road and Woodview Lane in Woodside at approximately 3:30 a.m. Monday, March...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2011
Last comment by pver, on Mar 21, 2011 at 9:08 pm | 2 comments | 3362 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Life is Pandemonium' on the M-A stage

Navigating the world of pre-adolescence is tough enough, but when you factor in all the stresses of competing in the "The...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2011
Last comment by Lyn Napel, on Mar 21, 2011 at 6:15 pm | 1 comment | 3183 Views

AROUND TOWN

How a really smart transit agency deals with bike-to-rail

Metro to lure bike-to-rail commuters By Ann Scott Tyson, Sunday, March 20, 9:25 PM Washington Post With packs on...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Mar. 21, 2011
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Mar 21, 2011 at 1:38 pm | 1 comment | 1689 Views

FICTION

Menlo Park resident tells of his experience in Japan when the earthquake struck last week

Chuck House, who lives in the Stanford Hills area of Menlo Park, sent us this account of his teaching a seminar in Hachioji,...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Gail Slocum, on Mar 21, 2011 at 12:34 pm | 4 comments | 5222 Views

MENLO PARK

Fergusson leads Menlo Park council in travel expenses

Menlo Park's council members fall into two camps -- no, not development vs. no-growth -- more like, thrifty vs. profligate...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2011
Last comment by peter carpenter, on Mar 21, 2011 at 11:05 am | 27 comments | 3228 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Bake sale fundraiser for Red Cross Tsunami Relief

Our kids have set up a table at the Ladera Shopping Center with baked treats and hot drinks, to raise money for the Red Cross...

Original post made by Carol E. on Mar. 19, 2011
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Mar 21, 2011 at 9:30 am | 1 comment | 1825 Views

ATHERTON

Recruiter hired to find new town manager

The Town Council of Woodside on March 3 voted to hire a recruiter to find a new town manager, and the firm that the council...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2011
Last comment by Alistair, on Mar 21, 2011 at 9:17 am | 1 comment | 1872 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside fire chief closes out 33 years of firefighting

Residential life in Woodside and Portola Valley and nearby communities is scenic if not always idyllic. It's also dangerous....

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Margie Eriksson, on Mar 20, 2011 at 8:26 pm | 3 comments | 4939 Views

ATHERTON

John Johns for City Manager

Back in 2007 an Atherton employee did something highly unusual. When asked to figure out how to save the taxpayers of...

Original post made by Grateful Resident on Mar. 19, 2011
Last comment by Is it any Wonder?, on Mar 20, 2011 at 3:55 pm | 13 comments | 2830 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Saturday: Meet candidates in District 1 county supervisor election

Five candidates running for election to the position of San Mateo County District 1 supervisor are expected to be on hand...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Mar 20, 2011 at 11:59 am | 2 comments | 2235 Views

WOODSIDE

Photo: Jackling house is no more

The pile of splintered wooden framing under this demolition excavator symbolizes the fate of the Jackling house, a 1926 Woodside...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2011
Last comment by Ed, on Mar 19, 2011 at 10:04 pm | 7 comments | 4053 Views

ATHERTON

Another whitewash by "Mr. Clean"?

The following is a text of a letter I received from Atherton Police Chief Mike Guerra in response to my citizen's complaint...

Original post made by John P Johns on Mar. 13, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 19, 2011 at 4:30 pm | 82 comments | 7649 Views

ATHERTON

Teacher put on leave after student calls cops

A teacher at Selby Lane School in Atherton has been placed on paid administrative leave after a 13-year-old student in his...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Mar 19, 2011 at 11:22 am | 3 comments | 1977 Views

SPORTS

Menlo-Atherton Varsity loses to Capuchino in a 1 run game

A disappointing final score for the MA Varsity baseball team who needed just one more .....against Capuchino who won at...

Original post made by Linda Lange on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by Alfred E. Newman, on Mar 19, 2011 at 10:54 am | 2 comments | 3378 Views

MENLO PARK

Wednesday: Stanford expansion before Transportation Commission

Menlo Park's transportation commission will discuss this week a proposed development in a neighboring city -&#8211; the planned...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2011
Last comment by Willows, on Mar 19, 2011 at 6:55 am | 11 comments | 2590 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Council's travel policy woefully lacking

The brouhaha set off when Menlo Park City Council member Kelly Fergusson announced that she was traveling to Washington,...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by perry mason, on Mar 18, 2011 at 3:59 pm | 2 comments | 1903 Views
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