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AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - 4/4/2011

Hardcover Fiction Author 1 Started Early,Took My Dog - Kate Atkinson 2 Tiger's Wife - Tea Obreht 3 Saturday Big Tent Wedding...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Apr. 5, 2011
There are no comments yet. 3768 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Zero tolerance' for distracted drivers

April is crackdown month for law enforcement officers throughout California, who will be holding "zero tolerance" days for...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Sally, on Apr 5, 2011 at 8:39 am | 6 comments | 2481 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Police Union: You're on Candid Camera!

The Atherton police union has recently started video taping any town meeting in which police issues are mentioned. Their...

Original post made by Allen Funt on Mar. 29, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 4, 2011 at 7:27 pm | 20 comments | 3473 Views

AROUND TOWN

Origami Cranes for Japan

The Atherton Library is hosting an origami workshop to fold cranes for Japan relief. Tuesday, April 5 at 3:30 pm. Please...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Apr. 4, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1600 Views

MENLO PARK

County to Menlo: Please take Flood Park

Needing to slice 10 percent off San Mateo County's general fund operating budget, administrators scrambled to find ways to...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2011
Last comment by park supporter, on Apr 4, 2011 at 8:36 am | 65 comments | 5152 Views

MENLO PARK

Officials optimistic about new trash collector

A switch to a new garbage and recycling service provider that began Jan 3 in parts of San Mateo County has seen some glitches,...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2011
Last comment by Michael Craig, on Apr 4, 2011 at 6:33 am | 3 comments | 1465 Views

AROUND TOWN

Planner has alternative future for Bay Area rail travel

A consultant to the town of Portola Valley is proposing an alternative plan to bring electric and high-speed trains to the...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2011
Last comment by BALONEY, on Apr 3, 2011 at 10:01 am | 4 comments | 1797 Views

MENLO PARK

Excellent report by Menlo Park staff on public employee compensation

The City of Menlo Park staff has done a superb job in preparing the report "Presentation of Information Regarding Employee...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Apr. 3, 2011
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MENLO PARK

New Pilates studio opens in Menlo Park

Those looking to work the kinks out of their backs after a long day at work now have a new exercise studio to check out....

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by show me the money, on Apr 2, 2011 at 9:24 am | 3 comments | 4970 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain lion shot, killed in backyard

Authorities shot and killed a mountain lion that they cornered in a backyard after it wandered into a Redwood City neighborhood...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 1, 2011 at 1:45 am | 39 comments | 3158 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Simitian's green-energy bill clears Legislature

A proposal by Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, to require California utilities to obtain a greater share of their electricity...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2011
Last comment by Francis, on Apr 1, 2011 at 12:36 am | 3 comments | 2224 Views

SPORTS

MA Bears lose second game to El Camino

The MA Bears Varsity baseball team succumbs to El Camino's pitching for the second time this week suffering their 4th loss...

Original post made by Linda Lange on Mar. 31, 2011
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MENLO PARK

Menlo council looks at $1.3 million in budget cuts

The $1.3 million in cuts proposed for Menlo Park's general fund will largely come from reducing personnel costs, according...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 31, 2011 at 6:30 pm | 5 comments | 1626 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Allies in education

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Peninsula has expanded its reach to improve opportunities for young people in stressed communities....

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2011
Last comment by Michael Rattray, on Mar 31, 2011 at 5:02 pm | 1 comment | 2376 Views

SPORTS

MA Bears Lose to El Camino

The MA Varsity baseball team stumbles at El Camino as starting pitcher J Eclavea threw a 4 hit complete game win with a score...

Original post made by Linda Lange on Mar. 30, 2011
Last comment by Jim Long, on Mar 31, 2011 at 2:13 pm | 1 comment | 3454 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Obituary: Laurel Crittenden

Laurel E. Crittenden, who died March 18, grew up in Portola Valley, taught in Portola Valley schools as a substitute teacher,...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2011
Last comment by JoAnn Loulan, on Mar 31, 2011 at 1:41 pm | 1 comment | 2962 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Origami Crane Workshop

The Atherton Library is hosting Menlo School students, who will teach origami crane folding. The library is donating cranes...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Mar. 31, 2011
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MENLO PARK

Planner envisions alternative future for Bay Area rail travel

There are rumors of electric trains coming to San Mateo County. If high-speed trains someday travel between San Francisco...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2011
Last comment by Mikeorama, on Mar 31, 2011 at 8:53 am | 4 comments | 1832 Views

MENLO PARK

Investment consultant agrees to SEC fines

Mark Duffell, a former consultant for the Menlo Park-based private investment firm Accel-KKR LLC, agreed to penalties of...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2011
Last comment by mere, on Mar 30, 2011 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 1753 Views

ATHERTON

What happened to that FBI probe?

Remember a couple of months ago about John Johns claim that FBI agents were interviewing people in Atherton about government...

Original post made by JT on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by HR, on Mar 30, 2011 at 1:33 am | 12 comments | 1751 Views
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