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AROUND TOWN

Top stories of 2013

This was not a year reporters spent idling at their desks, desperate for news to write. On the contrary, 2013 brought a deluge...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2013
Last comment by Feeling defensive?, on Dec 30, 2013 at 6:04 pm | 2 comments | 11627 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: City officials, developers react to specific plan initiative

Response from city officials and developers to a potential ballot initiative on the Menlo Park downtown/El Camino Real specific...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 15, 2014 at 8:14 am | 78 comments | 11625 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Atherton volunteers rebuild plane-crash victim's home

Four years after a Tesla employee's plane plummeted into an East Palo Alto neighborhood, destroying Lisa Jones' home and...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2014
Last comment by Mary S, on Sep 27, 2014 at 1:00 pm | 15 comments | 11609 Views

SPORTS

Girls softball: Patton pitches perfect game

Woodside High School's Christina Patton pitched a perfect game Tuesday to lead her team to a 11-0 victory over Menlo-Atherton...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by WHS Parent, on Apr 4, 2013 at 6:43 pm | 1 comment | 11588 Views

MENLO PARK

Residents clash over Dish parking plan

A plan to move dozens of parking spaces from the street next to the Stanford Dish to a parking lot more than half a mile...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on Feb 8, 2014 at 8:12 am | 19 comments | 11586 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Head-of-line privileges likely for East Palo Alto kids (expanded story)

(This is an expanded version of a story previously posted.) A change in policy is increasingly likely for eighth-graders...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2013
Last comment by MP parent, on Oct 12, 2013 at 11:41 pm | 1 comment | 11566 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mandarin school backers seek district sponsorship

Backers of the proposed Menlo Mandarin Immersion Charter School say they will officially ask the Menlo Park City School...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by palo alto parent, on Sep 4, 2014 at 4:45 pm | 20 comments | 11557 Views

MENLO PARK

Sunset campus sold to real estate investment firm

A little more than a month after employees were first told that the landmark Sunset campus was up for sale, the property...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 17, 2014 at 7:45 am | 58 comments | 11547 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Is it art -- or a disgrace?

Please take a moment to look at this photo. The "sculpture" in the photo is located on Willow Road and Coleman Avenue in...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by mary ellis, on Jul 9, 2013 at 3:26 pm | 49 comments | 11515 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Wednesday in Menlo Park: Kelley brothers at Kepler's

The whirlwind that is Tom Kelley was heading to San Francisco International Airport for "the ninth city in 10 days" on Oct....

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2013
Last comment by Charlie Quimby, on Nov 6, 2013 at 8:23 pm | 1 comment | 11511 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tim Hanretty pleads not guilty of embezzling funds from Portola Valley School District

Tim Hanretty pleaded not guilty this morning (June 19) to six counts of embezzlement from the Portola Valley School District,...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2012
Last comment by Stephanie, on Jun 22, 2012 at 7:39 am | 8 comments | 11455 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Rally opposing Prop 8

Several community leaders in San Mateo County, including Supervisor Rich Gordon, will speak at a rally to oppose Proposition...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2008
Last comment by Pledge, on Nov 13, 2008 at 12:32 pm | 248 comments | 11401 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Monte Rosa stop sign approval temporarily stopped

At Vice Mayor Catherine Carlton's request, the Menlo Park council last night tabled the question of whether to install stop...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by Mike Keenly, on Aug 26, 2014 at 12:34 pm | 27 comments | 11387 Views

MENLO PARK

Did Menlo Park fire district chief put TV show ahead of accident response?

There is little or no disagreement from Menlo Park Fire Protection District Chief Harold Schapelhouman on the facts in an...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 13, 2012 at 8:20 pm | 228 comments | 11380 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Gap year -- a Year of Living Adventurously

It's not always obvious when we as individuals arrive at a crossroad. Decisions that seem inconsequential at the time can...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by Ethan Knight, on Jun 14, 2013 at 11:06 am | 3 comments | 11356 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton to outsource two departments

The town of Atherton is preparing to outsource its entire building and public works departments, handing 13 of 16 non-management...

Original post made on May. 26, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 5, 2011 at 2:05 pm | 129 comments | 11316 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside Community Theatre stages 'The Producers'

New faces will be appearing in "The Producers" the last weekend in October and first weekend in November as Woodside Community...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2013
Last comment by Darrell, on Oct 20, 2013 at 4:15 pm | 1 comment | 11314 Views

MENLO PARK

Third generation of Hassetts opens new hardware store

The fifth family-owned Hassett Hardware store has opened in Redwood City, with the family proving that the little guy really...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by Louise68, on Nov 21, 2014 at 5:13 pm | 3 comments | 11307 Views

SPORTS

Prep football roundup: M-A, Menlo, Woodside, SHP

==I Prep football roundup including Menlo-Atherton, Menlo School, Woodside and Sacred Heart Prep. == Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by Stan, on Oct 9, 2012 at 9:37 am | 3 comments | 11273 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dutch Goose racing to finish ADA improvements

Businesses up and down the Peninsula are getting to know one customer by name. A San Jose resident has filed lawsuits for...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2015
Last comment by straight talk, on Jun 27, 2015 at 1:20 pm | 43 comments | 11267 Views
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