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Caltrain rethinks relationship with high-speed rail

A recent decision to start California's high-speed-rail line in Central Valley has prompted Caltrain to reconsider its seven-year-old...

Original post made on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by Donald, on May 18, 2011 at 6:59 pm | 4 comments | 2116 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Viral infection closes The Sequoias' dining room

The dining room is closed and residents are taking meals in their apartments at The Sequoias retirement community in Portola...

Original post made on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by Earle Jones, on May 18, 2011 at 4:33 pm | 1 comment | 2723 Views

AROUND TOWN

Great Frame Up replaces Book Rack in Menlo Park

Decades after first spotting an ideal spot for a store, Marcy Magatelli, owner of the Great Frame Up, finally gets to move...

Original post made on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by Stu, on May 18, 2011 at 3:05 pm | 2 comments | 1545 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Garbage rates, ethics panel

The Atherton City Council will review and possibly approve higher garbage rates, and discuss proposals by two council colleagues...

Original post made on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by Ed, on May 18, 2011 at 1:35 pm | 5 comments | 1794 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park's theatrical experiment

Postcards advertising musicians and comedians popped up in Menlo Park postboxes recently, bearing the city's logo in the...

Original post made on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by time for stamps, on May 18, 2011 at 1:10 pm | 6 comments | 1656 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Thursday: Flight night in Portola Valley

Fans of powered flight may want to attend a celebration of model airplanes as they gracefully and quietly navigate the indoor...

Original post made on May. 18, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2338 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Residents fight to save old oak tree

Residents of North Fair Oaks will be out in force Monday morning (May 16) to prevent the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission...

Original post made on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 18, 2011 at 12:39 pm | 2 comments | 2126 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Ladera: Women's clinic to close doors this fall

For decades, Ladera has been home to a women's medical clinic on Alpine Road just east of the Ladera Community Church. But...

Original post made on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by Barbara A Peters, M.D., on May 18, 2011 at 12:14 pm | 2 comments | 3244 Views

ATHERTON

Ex-Atherton town employee pleads no contest to embezzlement

Former Atherton town employee Lois English pleaded no contest in San Mateo County Superior Court on May 2 to charges of embezzlement...

Original post made on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by Stu Slessinger, on May 18, 2011 at 9:23 am | 24 comments | 2852 Views

MENLO PARK

Burglars hit three Menlo homes in three days

A daytime burglar reportedly crept into a home in the 800 block of Hamilton Avenue through an unlocked back window on Monday,...

Original post made on May. 17, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1705 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council greenlights staff, spending cuts

Major staffing and spending cuts are likely to be made soon in Atherton City Hall after the City Council, in a special meeting...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by Ed, on May 17, 2011 at 1:11 pm | 17 comments | 3112 Views

AROUND TOWN

This week at Atherton Library

Tuesday, May 17 at 6:30 pm: Adult Book Club discussing "Pink brain, blue brain" Wednesday, May 18 at 6 pm: Trip planning...

Original post made by Atherton Library on May. 17, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1440 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board affirms superintendent choice with unanimous vote

The Menlo Park City School District board unanimously approved a three-year contract Tuesday night that will install Maurice...

Original post made on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 16, 2011 at 7:47 pm | 50 comments | 8466 Views

MENLO PARK

menlo park lectures and conversations @ m-a pac

I am starting a lecture series at the M-A PAC. I have a couple of models in mind, like *City Arts and Lectures* in San Francisco...

Original post made by Carin Pacifico on May. 15, 2011
Last comment by resident, on May 16, 2011 at 5:43 pm | 1 comment | 1693 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - Week Ending 5/15/2011

Hardcover Fiction 1 Paris Wife Paula McLain 2 Tigers Wife Tea Obreht 3 Drawing Conclusions Donna Leon 4 Caleb's Crossing Geraldine...

Original post made by Pam Grange on May. 16, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1423 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council greenlights staff, spending cuts

Major staffing and spending cuts are likely to be made soon in Atherton City Hall after the City Council, in a special meeting...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by Ed, on May 15, 2011 at 11:13 pm | 29 comments | 3313 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford trail set to open

A long-awaited trail that runs south of Page Mill Road and Foothill Expressway through the foothills could be open to the...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on May 14, 2011 at 10:01 am | 4 comments | 1824 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg buys historic Palo Alto home

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has reportedly purchased a historic home in Palo Alto that was once owned by a Palo Alto pioneer....

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by facebook, on May 13, 2011 at 7:05 pm | 1 comment | 2647 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Committee for Privately Funding the Police Department

Didi Fisher, former mayor Nan Chapman, former mayor (who doesn't live in Atherton anymore) Chris Colby Betsy Glikbarg,...

Original post made by Believe it or not on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 13, 2011 at 3:25 pm | 15 comments | 2071 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saturday: Forum/workshop on Sudden Oak Death

A community meeting on the continuing presence of Sudden Oak Death (SOD) in Woodside and Portola Valley is set for 10 a.m....

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by agrifos, on May 13, 2011 at 3:21 pm | 1 comment | 1443 Views
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