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ATHERTON

The Secret Culture of our Atherton Town government

The following was presented to the Atherton Town Council and Town Manager at their meeting this morning: 20 September...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Sep 22, 2010 at 9:08 am | 11 comments | 1932 Views

MENLO PARK

Police calls

Crime and accident reports from the Atherton and Menlo Park police departments and the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1702 Views

ATHERTON

New 'Shop Local' program aims to boost area business, shopping

A new program to connect shoppers in Menlo Park, Portola Valley, Woodside and Atherton with local businesses is launching...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2010
Last comment by Mikey, on Sep 21, 2010 at 9:12 pm | 1 comment | 1622 Views

MENLO PARK

Surprise move: funds for library's book group axed

The final chapter of the Menlo Park Library's 15-year-old book discussion group doesn't make for a happy ending. In fact,...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by book lover, on Sep 21, 2010 at 2:34 pm | 21 comments | 2662 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo council members endorse candidates

Current City Council members, up for re-election or not, are starting to choose their favorites among the six candidates...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by the willows, on Sep 20, 2010 at 11:19 pm | 9 comments | 1758 Views

WOODSIDE

Showpiece stable

An open house is set for Sunday, Sept. 19, for the large, elegant Woodside horse stable, built in 1905 and listed in the...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by Nancy, on Sep 20, 2010 at 4:51 pm | 8 comments | 22988 Views

MENLO PARK

Store opening, office construction in Menlo Park

Some chain stores are finding a warm welcome in Menlo Park. PETCO plans to open one of its smaller "Unleashed" neighborhood...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by James Madison, on Sep 20, 2010 at 4:37 pm | 2 comments | 1506 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - September 19, 2010

Hardcover Fiction 1 Freedom Jonathan Franzen 2 Girl Who Kicked The Hornets Nest Stieg Larsson 3 Room Emma Donoghue...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Sep. 20, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1576 Views

ATHERTON

Neighbors seek injunction to stop M-A lights

At Menlo-Atherton High School, the light towers are in place over the football field and football season has arrived. Neighbors...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Sep 20, 2010 at 10:23 am | 67 comments | 4149 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Stunned to see BevMo approval

I attended the August Menlo Park Planning Commission meeting regarding the use permit for BevMo. Approval of the permit was...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by Central Menlo, on Sep 20, 2010 at 9:00 am | 4 comments | 1349 Views

ATHERTON

Censorship at Town Hall

I have been told by a reliable source that Atherton employees have been prohibited from reading or posting on this Town Square...

Original post made by John P Johns on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by John P Johns, on Sep 19, 2010 at 10:24 pm | 9 comments | 1842 Views

SPORTS

Vikings Pop Warner teams open season

The six teams of the Menlo-Atherton Vikings in the Pop Warner football league kicked off the season playing the Bayside Broncos...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by Adam, on Sep 19, 2010 at 8:18 pm | 4 comments | 4126 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council buys home

As part of its program to expand below-market-rate housing in Menlo Park, the City Council agreed last night (Sept. 14) to...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawence, on Sep 19, 2010 at 7:43 am | 19 comments | 2270 Views

ATHERTON

Board OKs temporary lights at M-A for sports

Let there be light, said the governing board of the Sequoia Union High School District on Wednesday (Sept. 1), and, within...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Sep 17, 2010 at 6:01 pm | 7 comments | 1916 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dentist rides, raises money for benefit

Menlo Park dentist and cyclist Jan Gabus recently rode his bicycle across Iowa for seven days and 461 miles, raising $9,000...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by Andrew, on Sep 17, 2010 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 1439 Views

WOODSIDE

City on a hill

With the completion of some 55 apartments on the hilltop campus of Canada College, faculty and staff now have convenient...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Sep 17, 2010 at 10:10 am | 1 comment | 2690 Views

ATHERTON

Guest opinion: Let Atherton decide: add taxes or cut spending

Atherton, like most communities, faces severe financial stress. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=10129...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by save out town, on Sep 17, 2010 at 9:23 am | 6 comments | 1904 Views

MENLO PARK

Sun Micro campus reassessment coming

Menlo Park residents often have more questions than answers, but at least one question can now be put to rest: the San Mateo...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Sep 17, 2010 at 9:01 am | 2 comments | 1260 Views

MENLO PARK

Pharmaca comes to Menlo Park

Not all chain stores are unwelcome in Menlo Park. The planned arrival of a new pharmacy has been greeted with less outrage...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by Perspective 2: Electric Boogaloo, on Sep 16, 2010 at 10:26 pm | 12 comments | 2524 Views

MENLO PARK

Stricter smoking ban one step closer

Menlo Park crept a step closer to expanding its smoking ordinance. After debating a few tweaks to the language and grilling...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 16, 2010 at 6:52 pm | 7 comments | 2066 Views
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