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AROUND TOWN

Father Egon Javor, founder of Woodside Priory School, dies at 91

Father Egon Javor, 91, monk, educator and founder of Woodside Priory School in Portola Valley, died early Sunday morning...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2008
Last comment by Carmen Sandiego, on Mar 10, 2008 at 2:08 pm | 5 comments | 2373 Views

MENLO PARK

Derry Project Applies For $3.78mil In Public Money

Quotes from Staff Report #08-033 presented to City Council, March 4, 2008 "The Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Housing...

Original post made by Oh, When Will It End? on Mar. 8, 2008
Last comment by MPworkingMom, on Mar 10, 2008 at 1:51 pm | 3 comments | 2058 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers - 3/9/08

Hardcover Fiction Palace Of Illusions, Chitra Divakaruni Mudbound, Hillary Jordan Age Of Shiva, Manil Suri ...

Original post made by Susan Lider on Mar. 10, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2116 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Priory boys fall to Branson in NorCal semifinals

The No. 5-seeded Woodside Priory boys basketball team closed out its season at 25-6 Thursday when it fell to No. 1 Branson,...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2008
Last comment by CoolHead, on Mar 8, 2008 at 1:11 am | 1 comment | 2409 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jennifer Isabelle Machlin named to dean's list

Jennifer Isabelle Machlin of Atherton, was named to the Dean's List for the fall 2007 semester at Washington University...

Original post made by Poster on Mar. 7, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2117 Views

MENLO PARK

Safety measures approved for Oak Avenue

Neighbors' testimony trumped traffic statistics at the Menlo Park City Council's Feb. 26 meeting, as council members approved...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2008
Last comment by or consequences, on Mar 6, 2008 at 7:50 pm | 11 comments | 2292 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton: John Johns loses legal round

The saga of Atherton's ex-finance director added some new twists last week, as a judge told John Johns he had to decide between...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2008
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Mar 6, 2008 at 5:28 pm | 1 comment | 2133 Views

MOVIES

Local filmmaker's work screens at Cinequest Film Festival

It's her shortest narrative film yet — only four and a half minutes long — but Kari Nevil put a lot of her heart...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2008
Last comment by Kari Nevil, on Mar 5, 2008 at 8:47 am | 1 comment | 7880 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

'An American Miracle': Woodside Priory celebrates founding 50 years ago

"An American miracle" is what Father Egon Javor calls the success of Woodside Priory School, founded on land in Portola Valley,...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2008
Last comment by Barry Wright, on Mar 4, 2008 at 11:43 pm | 1 comment | 2389 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Family Service's 13th Annual Winners Breakfast

On April 10th from 7:00-9:00 AM, the public is invited to Family Service Agency of San Mateo County and Oracle's Winners...

Original post made by Katherine Chouteau on Mar. 4, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2179 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Poll: Do social or political values of a company influence your buying decision?

Vote on the poll question on the top right side of the home page. Only one vote per computer IP address. ...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2008
Last comment by Joan, on Mar 4, 2008 at 11:50 am | 6 comments | 2189 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park man wins $1 million lottery prize

Francisco Lopez, a resident of Menlo Park and the supervisor of a janitorial service, has won a $1 million lottery prize...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2008
Last comment by Joanna, on Mar 3, 2008 at 5:02 pm | 2 comments | 2035 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers - 3/2/08

Hardcover Fiction 1. Mudbound, Hillary Jordan 2. People Of The Book, Geraldine Brooks 3. Senatorís Wife, Sue...

Original post made by Susan Lider on Mar. 3, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2055 Views

MENLO PARK

What's Cooking: Spice Hut Bistro spiffs up decor, expands space and menu

Just in time for its first anniversary in Menlo Park, the Spice Hut Bistro has shifted its dining room to the southern end...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2007
Last comment by Connie, on Mar 3, 2008 at 11:03 am | 4 comments | 2617 Views

MENLO PARK

Police station approved for Belle Haven

After more than three years of delays, it looks like a police station will finally be built in Menlo Park's Belle Haven...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2008
Last comment by Joanna, on Mar 2, 2008 at 7:56 pm | 7 comments | 2538 Views

MENLO PARK

An Accident Waiting To Happen

I'm writing about a potentially grave situation. The situation is avoidable, but one may need to be pro-active to address...

Original post made by Jim Lewis on Mar. 2, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2007 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton to meet Tuesday on upgrading town facilities

A community meeting on upgrading Atherton's town hall and other facilities is set for 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, at the Jennings...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2008
Last comment by howling, on Mar 2, 2008 at 11:27 am | 8 comments | 2360 Views

SPORTS

Cover story: Riding high -- Hollie Kucera of Atherton competes in nationals this month

Hollie Kucera turned heads when she won the California high school state championship in cutting, a rodeo event, during the...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2008
Last comment by Silver Spoon Syndrome, on Mar 2, 2008 at 7:25 am | 3 comments | 2520 Views

SPORTS

BRIAN FRANCIS EARNS SPOT ON J4 JUNIOR OLYMPIC TEAM

Article written by Tim Cohee, President of Far West USSA Division and President of Kirkwood Mountain Ski Resort Brian...

Original post made by Bonnie Matlock on Mar. 1, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2987 Views

MENLO PARK

M-A students discuss global warming issues

More than 1,500 Menlo-Atherton High School students are expected to participate in discussions this week regarding global...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2008
Last comment by very concerned, on Feb 29, 2008 at 4:53 am | 3 comments | 2199 Views
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