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MENLO PARK

Noted speakers for Earth Day/Week

Trinity Church will host speakers on Sunday, April 18th and April 25th, from 9:30am - 10:20am, as part of their Earth Day/Week...

Original post made by Haydi Sowerwine on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by Nancy Grove, on Apr 16, 2010 at 12:25 pm | 1 comment | 1095 Views

MENLO PARK

Jury convicts Menlo Park man of first-degree murder for fatally shooting taxi driver

Jurors Tuesday convicted a Menlo Park man of first-degree murder for the fatal shooting of a taxi driver in Redwood City...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2010
Last comment by observer, on Apr 15, 2010 at 11:01 pm | 2 comments | 1202 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park bike thief gets six months

A 42-year-old man has been sentenced to six months in county jail after stealing a bicycle from a Menlo Park parking garage...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 15, 2010 at 3:03 pm | 7 comments | 1270 Views

MENLO PARK

The elegant artichoke

Artichokes and asparagus say spring to the cook. After a dreary winter of devising a dozen ways to cook chard or broccoli,...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2010
Last comment by yum, on Apr 15, 2010 at 1:20 pm | 1 comment | 1306 Views

ATHERTON

Editorial: Atherton probe of Marsala fizzles

Atherton council member Charles Marsala used incredibly poor judgment when he asked resident Jon Buckheit for a $500,000...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 15, 2010 at 12:53 pm | 7 comments | 1612 Views

ATHERTON

Marsala\'s Image Problem

Charles Marsala has an image problem. There is debate about whether his image problem is of his own making. But there is...

Original post made by Atherton Realtor and Homeowner on Apr. 11, 2010
Last comment by Louise, on Apr 15, 2010 at 12:00 am | 8 comments | 1382 Views

SPORTS

Boys Varsity Baseball: M-A Drops Tough 3-2 Decision to Burlingame

Host Burlingame used timely hitting, a costly Menlo-Atherton throwing error, and the pitching of Forrest Armanino to defeat...

Original post made by Bob Moriarty, Team Parent on Apr. 14, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1755 Views

AROUND TOWN

Picasso Ensemble and friends perform benefit concert April 20

The Picasso Ensemble will perform a benefit concert in the sanctuary of Valley Presbyterian Church in Portola Valley on Tuesday,...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by Tim & Mia Clark, on Apr 14, 2010 at 8:30 pm | 1 comment | 1293 Views

MENLO PARK

Riggs, Theile-Sardina will lead initiative to reduce city pensions

Henry Riggs of Menlo Park's Planning Commission and Roy Theile-Sardina will lead the ballot initiative drive aimed at cutting...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2010
Last comment by get real, on Apr 14, 2010 at 5:53 pm | 3 comments | 1131 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton initiates an investigation on altered police report

In what has become a byzantine story of intrigue, corruption, scandal and misinformation another chapter appears is being...

Original post made by newsmaker on Apr. 14, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1295 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: Time to reconsider Peninsula BART system

It is becoming increasingly clear that the ill understood high-speed rail project is the ego driven fantasy of Quentin Kopp...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by Ian, on Apr 14, 2010 at 5:03 pm | 1 comment | 1257 Views

ATHERTON

Guest opinion: Mayor sees more in Marsala probe

Something profoundly disturbing occurred last Wednesday night. It appeared that the town I love and have served loyally for...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by lunatic, on Apr 14, 2010 at 2:00 pm | 1 comment | 1274 Views

AROUND TOWN

Volunteers to help repairs three local homes

Three homes in Menlo Park will be among the projects that Rebuilding Together Peninsula volunteers will be working on Saturday,...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by Jamie Shepard, on Apr 14, 2010 at 12:07 pm | 1 comment | 1253 Views

ATHERTON

Waiting to Hear from Elizabeth Lewis

By all accounts Ms. Lewis roughed up a resident last week. She was trying to hang onto papers ex Finance Director John Johns...

Original post made by Pam Stover on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by John P. Johns, CPA, on Apr 14, 2010 at 10:16 am | 6 comments | 1388 Views

ATHERTON

Wynne Furth's Conflict of Interest

It appears as though Wynne Furth is faced with a happy dilemma (if there is such a thing). The more her client misbehaves,...

Original post made by John P. Johns, CPA on Apr. 14, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1623 Views

SPORTS

Menlo Atherton High defeats Carlmont High, 7-0

The depth and strength of M-A Boys tennis came through once again in their win today against Carlmont High School, 7-0. ...

Original post made by Angela Sherry on Apr. 13, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2375 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton councilman won't face further investigation of loan request

Atherton's city attorney may have ruled that Councilman Charles Marsala broke no law when he requested a $500,000 loan from...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Apr 13, 2010 at 7:42 pm | 61 comments | 3450 Views

FICTION

'Where do Stars and Galaxies Come From?'

Stanford University physics professor Tom Abel will give a free talk at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 13, on "Where do Stars and...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Apr 13, 2010 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 3734 Views

ATHERTON

Give Guerra a Chance to Clean up the Atherton PD

Editor's note: Topic removed. Don't use Town Square to post allegations of wrongdoing by named individuals. Send information...

Original post made by John P. Johns, CPA on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 13, 2010 at 2:31 pm | 6 comments | 1448 Views

MENLO PARK

Data shows how local business slowed

Just about any way you measure it, business slowed in Menlo Park in 2009. ==I Photo by Michelle Le/The Almanac.== Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by Joanna, on Apr 13, 2010 at 10:33 am | 2 comments | 1106 Views
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