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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Briefs: Burglars take 21 laptops from school

One or more burglars broke into the computer lab at Corte Madera Middle School in Portola Valley and got away with 21 laptop...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2011
Last comment by Annabelle, on Jul 8, 2011 at 1:02 pm | 1 comment | 1582 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update: Man killed by Caltrain is identified

A 23-year-old man was struck and killed by a train at about 8:30 p.m. Thursday (July 7) near the Churchill Avenue crossing...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2011
Last comment by get some razor wire on the iron fence!, on Jul 8, 2011 at 10:56 pm | 1 comment | 1184 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside Elementary graduates 48

Forty-eight eighth-graders at Woodside Elementary School took part in the school's graduation and received diplomas in the...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2011
Last comment by Jackson, on Jul 10, 2011 at 7:48 pm | 1 comment | 1775 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Stanford Hospital project wins final approval

After an unexpected last-minute delay, Stanford University Medical Center's bid to dramatically expand its hospital facilities...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2011
Last comment by Gunther Steinberg, on Jul 12, 2011 at 2:33 pm | 1 comment | 1553 Views

MENLO PARK

Update: Kent Steffens heads to Sunnyvale

Menlo Park Public Works Director Kent Steffens, who also serves as deputy city manager, takes over as public works director...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by Lincoln Steffens, on Jul 13, 2011 at 10:23 am | 1 comment | 1275 Views

ATHERTON

Update: Menlo Park teen dies after shooting

A 19-year-old Menlo Park woman who was shot early Wednesday morning (July 13) in East Palo Alto has died, East Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2011
Last comment by MA Grad, on Jul 15, 2011 at 9:02 pm | 1 comment | 2066 Views

MOVIES

Borders bookstore to close

Borders bookstore in downtown Palo Alto will close by the end of September as part of the liquidation of the national chain,...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2011
Last comment by Nostalgic, on Jul 20, 2011 at 10:38 am | 1 comment | 3917 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Rescue plan for 'Granny' sounds solid

The future of "Granny," the centuries-old heritage oak tree that was threatened by crews installing a new Hetch Hetchy waterline,...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2011
Last comment by Jill Andre, on Jul 20, 2011 at 6:30 pm | 1 comment | 970 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Spencer Harris memorial

Tonight the friends and family of Spencer Harris will gather to honor the 74-year-old Menlo Park man who died on May 17....

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2011
Last comment by James Madison, on Jul 21, 2011 at 3:01 pm | 1 comment | 1081 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Captain America: The First Avenger'

Marvel Comics guru Stan Lee once half-jokingly described the first adventure of Captain America as "so full of lightning-swift...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2011
Last comment by Jill Kennedy, on Jul 22, 2011 at 1:21 pm | 1 comment | 4056 Views

MENLO PARK

Saturday: Posh Bagel reopens in Menlo Park

Posh Bagel reopens on Santa Cruz Avenue in downtown Menlo Park on Saturday, July 23, a little more than a year after a fire...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2011
Last comment by StructuredSettlements, on Jul 23, 2011 at 2:05 am | 1 comment | 1199 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park commission examines downtown plan sans fiscal impact analysis

When the Menlo Park Planning Commission commenced its multi-session review of the proposed downtown/El Camino Real specific...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2011
Last comment by curious, on Jul 23, 2011 at 1:43 pm | 1 comment | 1169 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Police name 'persons of interest' in homicides

The East Palo Alto Police Department reports that it has identified persons of interest in the recent homicides of Catherine...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2011
Last comment by .... , on Jul 25, 2011 at 1:05 am | 1 comment | 1228 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo police salaries, parking meters

The Menlo Park City Council sits down on Tuesday, July 26, to debate the finer points of police salaries and installing paid...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2011
Last comment by Joanna, on Jul 26, 2011 at 6:59 pm | 1 comment | 1008 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo moves closer to greener building standards

Revised standards for green building returned to the Menlo Park City Council on July 19, about a month after it asked staff...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2011
Last comment by Woody Woodpecker, on Jul 24, 2011 at 12:29 pm | 1 comment | 1012 Views

MENLO PARK

Rich May sports field benefits from PV event

Dana Cappiello recently turned her Portola Valley home into a Parisian flea market for the day, raising $10,000 for a sports...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2011
Last comment by Carpetandbag, on Jul 27, 2011 at 11:04 am | 1 comment | 996 Views

AROUND TOWN

I've seen Fire and I've seen Rain, I've seen Global Warming I thought would never end

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Original post made by James Taylor on Jul. 28, 2011
Last comment by Alfred E Newman, on Jul 28, 2011 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 941 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton trash-bin clutter: Residents face fines

Atherton's City Council has adopted a new ordinance regarding the timely rolling out and rolling in of recycling and trash...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2011
Last comment by Phil Lopwno, on Jul 28, 2011 at 8:27 pm | 1 comment | 1333 Views

MENLO PARK

Homeless vets: Shelter Network lands grant

Shelter Network, a nonprofit that provides services for homeless people on the Peninsula, has been awarded a federal grant...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by Raymond Mueller, on Jul 29, 2011 at 8:24 am | 1 comment | 1076 Views

MENLO PARK

Thursday: Live music at Marsh Manor

Steel Jam will perform "Caribbean music and more" at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 28, at the Marsh Manor Shopping Center, 3700 Florence...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2011
Last comment by Freeman, on Jul 28, 2011 at 1:13 pm | 1 comment | 1056 Views
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