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ATHERTON

Johns lawsuit gets go-ahead from judge

The ongoing legal battle between the town of Atherton and its former finance director, John Johns, got the go-ahead from...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Melinda Tevis, on Nov 14, 2009 at 12:16 am | 7 comments | 1864 Views

ATHERTON

M-A hoping to make football lights a permanent fixture

This is an issue that needs input from both Atherton and Menlo Park Councils and citizens: M-A hoping to make football...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Nov. 10, 2009
Last comment by football lover, on Nov 13, 2009 at 9:21 pm | 6 comments | 2296 Views

AROUND TOWN

Firefighters quickly douse Atherton blaze

Firefighters quickly extinguished a one-alarm fire in Atherton this morning, a fire dispatcher said. The fire occurred at...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by Ray of Sunshine, on Nov 13, 2009 at 6:39 pm | 7 comments | 1877 Views

AROUND TOWN

Consolidation of San Mateo County Fire Agencies - Yes or No?

In another discussion the issue of consolidation of San Mateo County Fire Agencies was raised. I promised to post your Fire...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Nov. 10, 2009
Last comment by Rob Silano, on Nov 13, 2009 at 4:52 pm | 12 comments | 3152 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Downtown plan a disaster in the making?

The Menlo Park City Council has confirmed the outline for a specific plan for downtown and El Camino Real and reaffirmed...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by reality bites, on Nov 13, 2009 at 4:10 pm | 6 comments | 1726 Views

AROUND TOWN

White House nominates Portola Valley resident Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe to U.N. ambassadorship

The White House on Monday, Nov. 9, announced the nomination of Portola Valley resident Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe to the...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2009
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Nov 13, 2009 at 2:40 pm | 14 comments | 2663 Views

AROUND TOWN

Friday: Menlo Park to hold special meeting

The city of Menlo Park has scheduled an additional closed session meeting to discuss negotiations with its non-police employee...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by Joy Koso, on Nov 13, 2009 at 1:47 pm | 2 comments | 1462 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Fiddler on the Roof' comes to Woodside

It truly takes a village to put on "Fiddler on the Roof," the full-blown Broadway musical being staged by the Woodside Community...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by Darrell Batchelder, on Nov 13, 2009 at 12:24 pm | 5 comments | 2120 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Imagine Menlo 30 years from now

Does anyone remember what downtown Menlo Park looked like in the 1940s, the 50s and the 60s? Were the stores on Santa Cruz...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by my view, on Nov 12, 2009 at 12:34 pm | 3 comments | 1428 Views

MENLO PARK

Your own backyard

As raising chickens returns to vogue, local people forge a new relationship with key food source. ==B Picture:== Kung Pao,...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by Willows parent, on Nov 12, 2009 at 12:17 pm | 3 comments | 1568 Views

AROUND TOWN

Huge health care benefit for Fire Board Directors- why???

At it's 17 November meeting the Fire Board will consider reaffirming a policy which states: "3. Board members may ...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 12, 2009 at 12:02 pm | 4 comments | 1791 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

M-A High football lights: a permanent fixture?

The temporary lights brought in by Menlo-Atherton High for last week's M-A vs. Sacred Heart Prep football game proved so...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by Allen Moench, on Nov 12, 2009 at 10:11 am | 4 comments | 1883 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Comment sought on open space plan

The public is invited to a hearing on Thursday, Nov. 12, to comment on a 30-year master plan being considered for the La...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by Leigh Ann Maze, MROSD, on Nov 12, 2009 at 9:56 am | 2 comments | 1775 Views

SPORTS

Three top area athletes are headed to Stanford University next year

Three Stanford men's teams could very well be strengthened next fall by the addition of three top area athletes who have...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by bigger stanford fan, on Nov 12, 2009 at 8:11 am | 3 comments | 2209 Views

AROUND TOWN

Should Town Square permit anonymous posters?

Having participated in a lot of discussion threads I am concerned about the negative impact of anonymous posters on the stated...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by Alan Miller, on Nov 11, 2009 at 8:50 pm | 46 comments | 2740 Views

MENLO PARK

Oregon jury convicts M-A grad in rape case

Gregory Sako, a graduate of Hillview Middle School and Menlo-Atherton High School, was sentenced Tuesday, May 19, in Benton...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by sam, on Nov 11, 2009 at 8:02 pm | 40 comments | 3811 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park baker wins $10K in Cake Challenge

BethAnn Goldberg, who bakes amazing cakes in her Studio Cake shop in the Willows neighborhood of Menlo Park, whipped up an...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Nov 11, 2009 at 4:07 pm | 2 comments | 1545 Views

AROUND TOWN

Holiday Jingle & Mingle Benefit

Family Service Agency of San Mateo County’s Hillsborough Auxiliary welcomes the public to deck their halls at Holiday Jingle...

Original post made by Katherine Chouteau on Nov. 11, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1433 Views

MENLO PARK

Downtown plan a disaster in the making?

My article printed in the Nov 11th, Almanac http://www.almanacnews.com/morguepdf/2009/2009_11_11.alm.section1.pdf references...

Original post made by morris brown on Nov. 10, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1458 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Palo Alto council stood up to union

The bold Palo Alto City Council should be commended for finally standing up to the SEIU. Even those who have been backed...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2009
Last comment by LOL, on Nov 10, 2009 at 7:57 pm | 2 comments | 1308 Views
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