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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sequoia board revises charter school offer

The board of the Sequoia Union High School District voted 4-1 Wednesday (April 1) to approve a revised and "final offer"...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Paul Goeld, on Apr 10, 2009 at 2:45 pm | 48 comments | 4726 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Demonstration of new e-voting machines

The San Mateo County Elections Office is giving demonstrations of the new eSlate electronic voting systems at community...

Original post made by Good neighbor on Oct. 4, 2006
There are no comments yet. 4726 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside, Portola Valley law enforcement funds restored

There's good news and bad news out of Sacramento for the extra Sheriff's Office squad car that patrols Woodside and Portola...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2012
Last comment by Sharon Richards, on Feb 29, 2012 at 9:04 am | 1 comment | 4725 Views

MENLO PARK

Why I Voted For The Derry Project AND Support the Referendum

Letter from Kelly Fergusson, Vice Mayor, Menlo Park Dear Menlo Park Resident, Many of you have asked me if I am supporting...

Original post made by Kelly Fergusson on Oct. 27, 2006
Last comment by mptaxpayer, on Nov 8, 2006 at 12:07 pm | 4 comments | 4724 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voters to decide whether to adopt $23 million bond measure for new school in Menlo Park

School board members last night (June 11) agreed with Menlo Park City School District staff that district voters should be...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by Grateful, on Jun 15, 2013 at 2:53 pm | 21 comments | 4724 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Motorcyclist dies after solo crash near Woodside

A motorcyclist died Saturday morning after a solo crash on state Highway 84 near Woodside, according to the California Highway...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2016
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 2, 2016 at 10:52 am | 6 comments | 4724 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton police chief is retiring

The town of Atherton announced at 4 p.m. today (July 7) that Police Chief Mike Guerra is retiring. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 11, 2011 at 3:22 pm | 55 comments | 4724 Views

AROUND TOWN

One thing to do with a Starbucks gift card

A $10 Starbucks gift card is a terrible thing to waste, right, so I went out last night to downtown Palo Alto to find a homeless...

Original post made by Menlo Park resident on Dec. 15, 2006
Last comment by Menlo Park resident, on Dec 19, 2006 at 1:10 pm | 3 comments | 4723 Views

MENLO PARK

PG&E e-mail on power outages in Sharon Heights

This message is from PG&E spokeswoman Roxanne Cruz, and has been forwarded among Sharon Heights residents by Virginia Chang...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Jun. 18, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4721 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Cell phone tower proposal for Portola Valley will be hard to defeat

Portola Valley residents with homes near a proposed cell phone antenna at Golden Oak Drive and Peak Lane in the Westridge...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2010
Last comment by Marshall @ Intero, on Apr 20, 2010 at 8:54 am | 7 comments | 4719 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Barack Obama raise $453,000 in Portola Valley

<b> Re this story: "Barack Obama raises $453,000 in Portola Valley"</b> http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=400 O.K.,...

Original post made by mary dumont on Feb. 27, 2007
Last comment by theopaul, on Mar 25, 2007 at 9:54 am | 7 comments | 4716 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 | 4713 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 | 4712 Views

AROUND TOWN

Religious event ignites debate

As the debate continues over whether it was appropriate for a religious event to be held in the Menlo Park City Council Chambers,...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2008
Last comment by Good For A Laugh, on Feb 2, 2008 at 12:18 pm | 32 comments | 4712 Views

AROUND TOWN

What should city ask of Facebook?

"Please don't put the squeeze on (Facebook)," one woman told the Menlo Park City Council. She echoed prevailing public sentiment...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by Alan, on Nov 13, 2012 at 1:35 pm | 13 comments | 4712 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Judge rules against restaurateur Russell Deutsch in tax-evasion case

A San Mateo County judge on May 26 denied a motion by attorneys defending Portola Valley resident and restaurateur Russell...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on May 29, 2016 at 12:12 pm | 9 comments | 4709 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 | 4708 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facebook expands office space in Menlo Park (again)

Facebook has leased three buildings from its Menlo Park neighbor, Intuit, the finance software company behind Quickbooks...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2015
Last comment by SteveC, on Dec 11, 2015 at 1:10 pm | 3 comments | 4706 Views

SPORTS

M-A Beats Menlo 5-0 in Shutout

After returning from Spring Break, M- A Varsity Softball came on strong with a 5-0 shut out of Menlo School. M-A improved...

Original post made by Rick Vujovich on Apr. 19, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4705 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Women arrested in Woodside purse, credit card theft

Two women have been arrested on charges of stealing a purse from a Woodside resident and using her credit card in a San Bruno...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2007
Last comment by Mai, on Oct 27, 2011 at 2:59 am | 3 comments | 4705 Views
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