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Neither cyclist nor truck driver found at fault in fatal collision

The full and final report on the death of Lauren Ward, 47, of Los Altos Hills will likely remain unavailable to the public,...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2011
Last comment by Jack, on Nov 2, 2011 at 1:24 am | 5 comments | 1760 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sign language with your baby

The Atherton Library is hosting a Baby Sign Language class on Monday, September 14 from 10:30-Noon. Signing with babies accelerates...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Sep. 2, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1760 Views

AROUND TOWN

California high-speed-rail battle will now be fought 'outside legislative chambers'

California's contentious drive to build a high-speed-rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles sped ahead July 6,...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by GOLLY, on Jul 20, 2012 at 9:45 pm | 6 comments | 1760 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man struck, killed by train in Palo Alto

A man was struck and killed by a northbound train at about 6:50 a.m. this morning at Charleston Road in Palo Alto, a Caltrain...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2013
Last comment by Continually Appalled, on Mar 25, 2013 at 2:36 pm | 1 comment | 1760 Views

ATHERTON

Editorial: Transparency is not always pretty

A few weeks ago we chastised the Atherton Town Council for intentionally keeping word of a $230,000 settlement against the...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2010
Last comment by clothes line, on Jan 24, 2010 at 11:30 pm | 1 comment | 1760 Views

ATHERTON

Widmer appointed mayor by Atherton council

Bill Widmer said he has several goals, including trying to replace the town's many interim employees with permanent ones....

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Special Effectives, on Dec 22, 2011 at 8:23 pm | 3 comments | 1760 Views

ATHERTON

Time for a new direction for our Town Council

Whomever is elected to the Atherton Town Council now is the time for our five elected Town representatives to set a new direction...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Oct. 20, 2012
Last comment by Give it a rest, on Oct 24, 2012 at 12:18 pm | 26 comments | 1760 Views

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Guest opinion: High-speed rail's hidden partnership

In past discussions about high-speed rail, I've talked about various "elephants in the room," by which I mean highly obvious...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by Clem, on Jun 25, 2009 at 8:55 pm | 1 comment | 1759 Views

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Oct. 16: Women's Health Conference in Atherton

Ten doctors associated with Sequoia Hospital are giving out free medical advice on a range of women's health issues at an...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2010
Last comment by Janny, on Oct 5, 2010 at 6:05 pm | 3 comments | 1759 Views

AROUND TOWN

Post-election: Waiting for other shoe to drop

And now we wait. The special May 19 election is over, with five of the six propositions defeated. Now that California officials...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Brittanicus, on May 20, 2009 at 2:54 pm | 1 comment | 1759 Views

ATHERTON

Kathy McKeithen's Quiet Revolution

Tonight's election of Bill Widmer and re-election of Jim Dobbie to the Town Council has ushered in what will hopefully be...

Original post made by Hooray! on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Nov 3, 2010 at 12:59 pm | 2 comments | 1759 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local teen organizes literacy drive

"It all started when a friend and I entered a Reading Rainbow contest in third grade," says Emerald Hills teen Ryan Traynor...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2013
Last comment by sbahles, on Sep 20, 2013 at 10:12 am | 1 comment | 1758 Views

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Candidates for treasurer on how to handle $2.6 billion

San Mateo County Treasurer Lee Buffington is retiring at the end of this year. Vying to take his place are: certified public...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2010
Last comment by Warren Morrison, on Jun 5, 2010 at 7:43 pm | 1 comment | 1758 Views

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Caltrain weighs fare increases

Although weekend Caltrain service recently escaped the budget ax, at a public hearing on Sept. 2 the rail agency proposed...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2010
Last comment by M.C., on Sep 3, 2010 at 3:16 pm | 3 comments | 1758 Views

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Landscape consultant: Don't replant now

With drought becoming a way of life, residents thinking of the summer ahead and possibly replacing their landscaping now...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by Alan, on Apr 30, 2015 at 2:29 pm | 2 comments | 1758 Views

ATHERTON

Almanac editorial: Vote yes on Atherton parcel tax

<I>(This editorial was published in the Oct. 21, 2009, issue of The Almanac.) </I> Every four years Atherton voters must...

Original post made by News Guy on Oct. 24, 2009
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 10, 2011 at 7:59 pm | 3 comments | 1758 Views

ATHERTON

Argument Against the Parcel Tax

Jerry Carlson is flat out wrong. Atherton does not need the parcel tax to function. Here are some reasons why: Developer...

Original post made by news hound on Oct. 24, 2009
Last comment by Colleen Anderson, on Oct 29, 2009 at 11:32 pm | 3 comments | 1758 Views

ATHERTON

Wednesday: Atherton council meets to choose citizens' committee

Six candidates will be interviewed by the Atherton City Council on Wednesday morning, Jan. 26, for positions on a citizens'...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2011
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ATHERTON

Tonight: Atherton meets on 'master plan'

A special meeting of the Atherton Town Council will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 8, with a single topic: discussion of a request...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 9, 2011 at 4:40 pm | 6 comments | 1758 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State coaching honor for Sacred Heart Prep's Lavorato

==B Prep football notes== It was a big year for head coach Pete Lavorato and his Sacred Heart Prep football team. The Gators...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by Lightweight, on Jan 9, 2013 at 7:55 pm | 2 comments | 1757 Views
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