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AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - 4/11/2011

Hardcover Fiction 1 Tigers Wife Tea Obreht 2 Swim Back To Me Ann Packer 3 Pale King David Foster Wallace 4 Paris Wife Paula...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Apr. 12, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1397 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supervisors voting on raises for deputy sheriffs.

Today the vote on raises. The average pay for a San Mateo County deputy sheriff was $130,321 as of 2010. The deputies...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Apr. 12, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1495 Views

OTHER TOPICS

New Children's Hospital design wins praise

After more than two years of public hearings and design tweaks, an ambitious proposal to renovate and expand the Lucile Packard...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2011
Last comment by Sno, on Apr 11, 2011 at 9:00 pm | 1 comment | 1842 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton's public works chief retiring

Duncan Jones, Atherton's public works director since 2003, is retiring on April 29, the town announced Monday. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2011
Last comment by Guido Veloce, on Apr 11, 2011 at 1:16 pm | 1 comment | 1992 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton City Manager tries to keep a lid on the Police Chief's Investigation

To the dismay of at least one City Councilman and another prominent member of the community, Interim City Manager John Danielson...

Original post made by Ricochet on Apr. 8, 2011
Last comment by peter carpenter, on Apr 10, 2011 at 9:36 am | 24 comments | 1847 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's to charge for author events

Starting this month, Kepler's bookstore in Menlo Park will charge those who don't belong to its rewards program to attend...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 9, 2011 at 10:51 pm | 36 comments | 3298 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire chief: Home destroyed in fire violated codes

A Valentine's Day fire at a home for veterans in East Palo Alto in which one resident jumped from a second-floor window to...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 9, 2011 at 10:07 am | 2 comments | 1622 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton meetings in YouTube spotlight

Although many local city council meetings are televised or webcast for the benefit of residents who aren't able to attend...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by johny, on Apr 8, 2011 at 11:52 pm | 17 comments | 3250 Views

ATHERTON

Tough Questions for the Atherton Police Chief

Dear Readers: Below is the text of an e-mail exchange between Atherton Police Chief Michael Guerra and me, in regards...

Original post made by John P Johns on Apr. 3, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Apr 8, 2011 at 9:25 pm | 14 comments | 1854 Views

SPORTS

Carlmont turns the tables on the M-A Varsity baseball team

The tables were turned as the Menlo-Atherton Bears Varsity Baseball team falls to Carlmont in the 7th inning just as Carlmont...

Original post made by Linda Lange on Apr. 8, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2864 Views

MENLO PARK

Today: Candidate forum for supervisor's race

Candidates running for San Mateo County supervisor for District 1 have been invited to participate in a free public forum...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Apr 8, 2011 at 8:36 pm | 7 comments | 8089 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Baby Bullet trains on Caltrain chopping block

Caltrain's Baby Bullet trains, which have been credited with boosting Caltrain's ridership since 2005, would be eliminated...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Apr 8, 2011 at 8:20 pm | 6 comments | 2469 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Internal Affairs Investigator's Checkered Past

Dear Readers The following is the text of an e-mail transmitted to the City Manager, Mayor and City Council. As indicated...

Original post made by John P Johns on Apr. 6, 2011
Last comment by McKeithen Supporter, on Apr 8, 2011 at 11:00 am | 14 comments | 2492 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Obama to fundraise here, visit Facebook

President Obama will be returning to the Bay Area this month to hold a virtual town hall at Facebook and kick off his...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2011
Last comment by Alfred E Newman, on Apr 8, 2011 at 10:24 am | 2 comments | 1848 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Fogarty celebrates 30 years of winemaking

When Dr. Thomas Fogarty was looking for land to grow grapes more than three decades ago, there was little property to choose...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2011
Last comment by Haricot Vert, on Apr 7, 2011 at 9:24 pm | 2 comments | 2900 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire board to impose terms on union employees

The latest resolution from the Menlo Park Fire Protection District Board of Directors outlines almost three years of back-and-forth...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2011
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Apr 7, 2011 at 4:14 pm | 7 comments | 3123 Views

ATHERTON

Coyotes race through Atherton

"That was something," said Joni Woodside as she described watching a pack of at least three coyotes chase a deer through...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2011
Last comment by Melinda Tevis, on Apr 7, 2011 at 2:37 pm | 1 comment | 1841 Views

ATHERTON

"The Endless Summer" - Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton 32nd Annual Auction Fundraiser

32nd ANNUAL AUCTION FUNDRAISER BRINGS COMMUNITY TOGETHER AT SACRED HEART SCHOOLS, ATHERTON One Hundred Percent of the Funds...

Original post made by Drew Altizer Photography on Apr. 7, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2125 Views

SPORTS

Menlo Atherton 7th inning win against Carlmont

The Menlo Atherton Bears baseball team scores 7 in the seventh to top Carlmont by a score of 10-7 for their second win in...

Original post made by Linda Lange on Apr. 7, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2813 Views

WOODSIDE

Today: Lane environmental center opens

The environmental education center named in honor of Portola Valley philanthropists and environmentalists Bill and Jean Lane...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2011
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Apr 7, 2011 at 10:08 am | 2 comments | 2236 Views
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