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MENLO PARK

Con man Gann's trial set

Simon Gann, the con man who allegedly sweet-talked a Menlo Park woman into a relationship and out of money by pretending...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by haha, on Sep 13, 2010 at 5:54 am | 2 comments | 1601 Views

AROUND TOWN

There will be flags tomorrow

Tiny U.S. flags will proliferate tomorrow on lawns at local fire stations in Menlo Park and Woodside in memory of the 343...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by great, on Sep 13, 2010 at 5:49 am | 16 comments | 2128 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton calls on feds to halt funding for state's high-speed rail project

The proposed elevated high-speed railroad would be akin to a six- to eight-lane freeway bisecting Atherton -- "a blight"...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by D. P. Lubic, on Sep 12, 2010 at 10:17 pm | 17 comments | 3397 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside couple ordered to pay $5.75 million in construction dispute over $18 million home

Arbitrators awarded Palo Alto-based housing contractor Vance Brown Corp. a total of $5.75 million from Woodside homeowner...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2010
Last comment by Jury, on Sep 12, 2010 at 1:01 pm | 23 comments | 7038 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Ladera barber Aram Chirkanian to put down the scissors after 50 years

After 20 years living on a 38-foot yacht in Redwood City and 50 years cutting men's hair in Portola Valley, Woodside and...

Original post made on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by The Truth, on Sep 11, 2010 at 11:23 pm | 4 comments | 3887 Views

MENLO PARK

Brownie troop helps Fund-A-Teacher

<I>This information was submitted by Parke Treadway of the Menlo Park-Atherton Education Foundation.</I></B> Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by Ano Nymous, on Sep 10, 2010 at 9:47 pm | 1 comment | 1394 Views

MENLO PARK

Burgess baby pool closed until May

Splish, splash, babies won't be taking a bath again in the Burgess baby pool any time soon, according to aquatics center...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2010
Last comment by Ano Nymous, on Sep 10, 2010 at 9:39 pm | 3 comments | 1527 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saving the planet pledge by pledge

The Holland sisters of Portola Valley are little girls who think big ... really big. Kylie, 11, Devon, 10, and Piper, 8,...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by Ano Nymous, on Sep 10, 2010 at 9:23 pm | 1 comment | 2059 Views

MENLO PARK

Sun Micro reassessment coming

The San Mateo County Assessor's Office confirmed that the Sun Microsystems campus at Willow Road and Bayfront Expressway...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by some research, on Sep 10, 2010 at 4:12 pm | 11 comments | 2005 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton scrambling to fix records-access problems

On the heels of an Aug. 20 showdown in Town Hall over access to public records, Atherton officials are scrambling to fix...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by SHOLMES, on Sep 10, 2010 at 3:59 pm | 15 comments | 2129 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton scrambling to fix records access

On the heels of an Aug. 20 showdown in Town Hall over access to public records, Atherton officials are scrambling to fix...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by James Thompson, on Sep 10, 2010 at 10:14 am | 7 comments | 1873 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school district salutes teachers, staff

As the 2010-2011 school year shifts into gear, the Sequoia Union High School District has announced its annual awards to...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2010
Last comment by Rachel Andres, on Sep 9, 2010 at 2:35 pm | 4 comments | 3373 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sequoia high school district salutes teachers, staff

As the 2010-2011 school year shifts into gear, the Sequoia Union High School District has announced its annual awards to...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2010
Last comment by Rachel Andres, on Sep 9, 2010 at 2:33 pm | 1 comment | 2783 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park smoking ban: it's coming back

For all those holding their breath until Menlo Park's newest smoking ban gets approved, the wait may be almost over. The...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2010
Last comment by Steve C, on Sep 9, 2010 at 12:20 pm | 22 comments | 2240 Views

AROUND TOWN

Firefighters union rejects latest offer

It's back again (and again) to the bargaining table for firefighters with the Menlo Park Fire Protection District. The union...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 9, 2010 at 7:25 am | 30 comments | 2771 Views

MENLO PARK

Commission counters Beltramo's proposal

The ball's back in the developer's court after the Menlo Park Housing Commission unanimously agreed on a counterproposal...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by Notice Stanford's TDM with ECR parked cars?, on Sep 8, 2010 at 9:47 pm | 13 comments | 1926 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: 25 bicyclists cited for running stop sign

San Mateo County Sheriff's deputies cited 25 bicyclists on charges of failing to come to a stop at a busy intersection in...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by Reality Check, on Sep 8, 2010 at 10:55 am | 2 comments | 1987 Views

MENLO PARK

Gateway ballot measure argument criticized

Menlo Park City Council candidate Chuck Bernstein inspired a look at how ballot measure arguments get written last week when...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by Paul Collacchi, on Sep 8, 2010 at 12:34 am | 22 comments | 2443 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Portola Valley's famous watering holes

Before the end of World War II, Portola Valley was a quiet place of horses, hayfields and strawberry patches. A few small...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by dave schummers, on Sep 7, 2010 at 9:57 pm | 1 comment | 2167 Views

AROUND TOWN

It's showtime

Jeffrey Adair, successful businessman and longtime director of the Menlo School benefit, is back in show business. He's appearing...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by Danielle Santana, on Sep 7, 2010 at 7:19 pm | 1 comment | 1614 Views
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