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Guest opinion: Cargill — If you build it, the roads will clog

After years of debate, just about everybody has heard of Cargill's hugely controversial proposal to build a new city on Redwood...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by Mimi Wolf, on Sep 30, 2011 at 7:12 pm | 1 comment | 2135 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Adapting for disaster

On a sunny afternoon at an outdoor cafe, disasters are far from the minds of most people -- but Peter Carpenter and Scott...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2011
Last comment by Caroline Beverstock, on Aug 28, 2011 at 10:22 pm | 1 comment | 1302 Views

ATHERTON

Postal Service consolidates mail routes

For some residents of Menlo Park, Portola Valley and Atherton, the consolidation of mail routes this week could switch delivery...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Jenny Redo, on Aug 31, 2011 at 6:16 pm | 1 comment | 1324 Views

ATHERTON

What's new at local schools

As students returned to class last week, they discovered new course offerings, facilities, and staff. An increased focus...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2011
Last comment by Jenny Redo, on Sep 1, 2011 at 1:07 pm | 1 comment | 1518 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New director chosen for Ravenswood Foundation

The Ravenswood Education Foundation (REF), which supports the Ravenswood City School District, has a new executive director:...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2011
Last comment by resident, on Sep 1, 2011 at 3:26 pm | 1 comment | 1684 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two plead not guilty in iPhone leak case

Two men suspected of selling an iPhone 4 prototype that was lost last year in a Redwood City bar pleaded not guilty to...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2011
Last comment by gray powell, on Sep 1, 2011 at 4:55 pm | 1 comment | 1077 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside woman faced terror in Zimbabwe

Michealene Cristini Risley seems to be a typical Woodside mom -- she has coached her three sons' soccer and basketball teams,...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by Yawn, on Sep 2, 2011 at 9:49 am | 1 comment | 1433 Views

MENLO PARK

Coroner's office reports another Native American skull found

Another human skull believed to belong to a long dead Native American has been found, this time in the backyard of a home...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by Clint, on Sep 2, 2011 at 2:14 pm | 1 comment | 980 Views

OTHER TOPICS

New pitch made for sparing Granny oak tree

Four days ahead of a Sept. 6 deadline for destruction, the neighbors of a centuries-old heritage oak tree called "Granny"...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2011
Last comment by ugh, on Sep 3, 2011 at 12:58 pm | 1 comment | 1524 Views

ATHERTON

Video of Coach Parks football clinic

Marc Rogers, of the Menlo-Atherton High School class of 1975, who is helping organize a Sept. 17 tribute at the school to...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2011
Last comment by Colleen Anderson, on Sep 4, 2011 at 11:14 pm | 1 comment | 2853 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Remembering Andy Garcia on 10th anniversary of 9/11

The annual Andy Garcia 5K run, walk and bike event in Portola Valley will be held on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 5. The community...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2011
Last comment by Helena, on Sep 5, 2011 at 3:04 pm | 1 comment | 1605 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two plead not guilty in iPhone leak case

Two men suspected of selling an iPhone 4 prototype that was lost last year in a Redwood City bar pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2011
Last comment by publicity stunt, on Sep 6, 2011 at 12:26 pm | 1 comment | 947 Views

WOODSIDE

Barbara Wood's Dispatches from the home front: It takes a village to empty a nest

For the first time in 25 years my husband and I have no children in our house, and it would not have happened without the...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2011
Last comment by Catherine Lyman, on Sep 7, 2011 at 10:29 pm | 1 comment | 1605 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley town official leaves abruptly

The staff at Town Hall in Portola Valley is one person smaller with the abrupt departure of Assistant Town Manager Janet...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2011
Last comment by Julie , on Sep 9, 2011 at 5:01 pm | 1 comment | 3337 Views

SPORTS

M-A grad earns weekly honor in men's water polo

==B The college scene:== Senior goalie Alexandre Popp has been named the Northern Division Defensive Player of the Week by...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
Last comment by menloshopper, on Sep 8, 2011 at 1:02 pm | 1 comment | 1873 Views

AROUND TOWN

Volunteers make big difference at Eastside College Prep

As students head back to classes at Eastside College Preparatory School in East Palo Alto this fall, so do close to 60 volunteers...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Sep 8, 2011 at 9:12 pm | 1 comment | 1230 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rescuing the Rescuers

Task Force Leader Harold Schapelhouman from the Menlo Park Fire Protection District at an observation post on a high-rise...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Sep 11, 2011 at 8:19 am | 1 comment | 1435 Views

MENLO PARK

EDITORIAL: Public notification still city's Achilles' heel

An incident that went unreported for nearly a month at Menlo Park's Burgess Pool again raises the issue of how the pool operator...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2011
Last comment by Long Time Menlo Man, on Sep 13, 2011 at 10:04 pm | 1 comment | 992 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tips on coexisting with mountain lions

A researcher who has spent the last three years studying mountain lions in the Santa Cruz Mountains says that due to development,...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2011
Last comment by larry darnell, on Sep 14, 2011 at 1:21 pm | 1 comment | 3012 Views

MENLO PARK

Sixty years and counting

Sixty years ago, St. Raymond parishioners gathered for their first Mass in a little theater on the former Felix McGinnis...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2011
Last comment by Diane Lovegrove Bader, on Sep 15, 2011 at 7:31 pm | 1 comment | 1116 Views
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