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ATHERTON

We get the kind of government that we deserve

The good citizens of Atherton are going to soon have to make some very difficult decisions about taking back citizen control...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Apr. 15, 2010
Last comment by citizens arrest, on Apr 20, 2010 at 5:15 pm | 4 comments | 1613 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Almanac recognized for 'general excellence'

The Almanac took second place for "general excellence" in the state-wide Better Newspaper Contest, and first place for a...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by David Boyce, on Apr 20, 2010 at 3:27 pm | 5 comments | 1481 Views

WOODSIDE

Mary Smith drops appeal in death of husband

Mary Smith of Portola Valley, who unsuccessfully sued Woodside resident Anthony Rose over an incident that she claimed wrongfully...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by CC, on Apr 20, 2010 at 12:26 pm | 1 comment | 2368 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bill introduced to restrict enrollment in kindergarten

State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, has introduced a bill that would restrict kindergarten enrollment to children who are...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by scorpio, on Apr 20, 2010 at 11:09 am | 9 comments | 2367 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Cell phone tower proposal for Portola Valley will be hard to defeat

Portola Valley residents with homes near a proposed cell phone antenna at Golden Oak Drive and Peak Lane in the Westridge...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2010
Last comment by Marshall @ Intero, on Apr 20, 2010 at 8:54 am | 7 comments | 3604 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Finding the magic of geo-caching

Hidden throughout California are more than 77,000 caches of small treasures of indeterminate value but high on the fun scale....

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2010
Last comment by Danna, on Apr 20, 2010 at 7:35 am | 2 comments | 2794 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Firmly opposed to new downtown plan

I see that the City of Menlo Park has debuted their plan for the demolition of the downtown district. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2010
Last comment by Thanks Truth, on Apr 19, 2010 at 7:03 pm | 5 comments | 1901 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - Week ending 4/18/10

Hardcover Fiction 1 Imperfect Birds Anne Lamott 2 Girl Who Fell From The Sky Heidi Durrow 3 Help Kathryn Stockett 4 Matterhorn...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Apr. 19, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1224 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Bravo Fono restaurant closes after 27 years

Bravo Fono restaurant, a landmark at Stanford Shopping Center, has closed after 27 years in business. Owners Laszlo and Paulette...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2007
Last comment by jack rosenberg, on Apr 18, 2010 at 3:37 pm | 7 comments | 6025 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: Almanac's cover on high-speed rail upsetting

The cover of the March 31 Almanac is most disturbing for the abrogation of every safety law and occupation in the railroad...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Apr 17, 2010 at 3:49 pm | 1 comment | 1508 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Sunday: Blessing of the bikes coming to Portola Valley

Cyclists are invited to the first annual "blessing of the bikes" comes to Portola Valley on Sunday, April 18, at 10:45 a.m....

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by Susan, on Apr 16, 2010 at 11:56 pm | 2 comments | 2915 Views

SPORTS

Boys Varsity Baseball: M-A Defeats Burlingame 8-7 on Perfect Suicide Squeeze Bunt in Eighth Inning

Senior center fielder Wally Hansen executed a perfect suicide squeeze bunt, scoring junior Chace Warren, as host Menlo-Atherton...

Original post made by Bob Moriarty, Team Parent on Apr. 16, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1894 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Filing period over for June 8 ballot

There will be no race for several key San Mateo County elective offices due to a dearth of candidates. With the closing of...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 16, 2010 at 6:44 pm | 2 comments | 1541 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton asks D.A. to investigate police misconduct charge

The town of Atherton has asked the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office to investigate "the allegation of falsifying...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Apr 16, 2010 at 4:18 pm | 20 comments | 3196 Views

MENLO PARK

Activist group targets Searsville Dam

Saying the time is now to get Stanford University to commit to removing Searsville Dam, a group of local activists galvanized...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by Tom H., on Apr 16, 2010 at 1:10 pm | 1 comment | 1394 Views

MENLO PARK

Noted speakers for Earth Day/Week

Trinity Church will host speakers on Sunday, April 18th and April 25th, from 9:30am - 10:20am, as part of their Earth Day/Week...

Original post made by Haydi Sowerwine on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by Nancy Grove, on Apr 16, 2010 at 12:25 pm | 1 comment | 1250 Views

MENLO PARK

Jury convicts Menlo Park man of first-degree murder for fatally shooting taxi driver

Jurors Tuesday convicted a Menlo Park man of first-degree murder for the fatal shooting of a taxi driver in Redwood City...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2010
Last comment by observer, on Apr 15, 2010 at 11:01 pm | 2 comments | 1441 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park bike thief gets six months

A 42-year-old man has been sentenced to six months in county jail after stealing a bicycle from a Menlo Park parking garage...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 15, 2010 at 3:03 pm | 7 comments | 1612 Views

MENLO PARK

The elegant artichoke

Artichokes and asparagus say spring to the cook. After a dreary winter of devising a dozen ways to cook chard or broccoli,...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2010
Last comment by yum, on Apr 15, 2010 at 1:20 pm | 1 comment | 1489 Views

ATHERTON

Editorial: Atherton probe of Marsala fizzles

Atherton council member Charles Marsala used incredibly poor judgment when he asked resident Jon Buckheit for a $500,000...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 15, 2010 at 12:53 pm | 7 comments | 1887 Views
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