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ATHERTON

Foster brothers expect to be back in business next summer

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. Or in this case, when a rough economy makes finding a job impossible, buy an old...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by David Henig, on Sep 23, 2010 at 12:19 pm | 2 comments | 1206 Views

FICTION

Potential Menlo Park council candidates weigh in on initiative, conflicts

Two questions immediately pop up when newcomers announce that they may run for Menlo Park City Council in the Nov. 4 election:...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by Peter, on Jul 30, 2014 at 4:23 am | 1 comment | 1206 Views

MENLO PARK

Running the city's the easy part

Glen Rojas left a rapidly expanding Southern California city for the shady confines of Menlo Park when he was hired as city...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2010
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Feb 11, 2010 at 2:00 pm | 6 comments | 1205 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton forecast: severe budget problems ahead

Atherton's five-year budget forecast is in, and the future looks grim for the town. The town's finance director is projecting...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 24, 2010 at 8:19 pm | 2 comments | 1205 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: Public hearing on Bohannon project

The "Menlo Gateway" office/hotel project proposed by the Bohannon Development Co. will be the sole topic of discussion at...

Original post made on May. 24, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 26, 2010 at 9:58 am | 17 comments | 1205 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Cyclist has a message for the man in blue car

On December 5, I was riding my bicycle in Menlo Park on University Drive between Santa Cruz Avenue and Valparaiso. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2010
Last comment by Gen X, on Dec 21, 2010 at 12:40 pm | 1 comment | 1205 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Garden expands at Priory

The paths to the cultivation of a home vegetable garden have been many -- the hardships of the Great Depression, the backyard...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2012
Last comment by ingrid shu, on Feb 13, 2012 at 11:00 am | 1 comment | 1205 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facebook IPO draws lawsuits

The anticipation over Facebook's May 18 IPO quickly nosedived into dissatisfaction, judging by the multiple class action...

Original post made on May. 28, 2012
Last comment by Jim, on May 29, 2012 at 5:29 pm | 3 comments | 1205 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fifth-grader raises money to buy gear for basketball program

For fifth-grader Shay Patel, basketball is more than just a pastime. It's a passion. So it's no surprise that this summer,...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Brian, on Sep 5, 2014 at 4:22 pm | 1 comment | 1205 Views

AROUND TOWN

Best of Fall Fashion Show with NBC Anchor Diane Dwyer

Come view the must-have looks for fall modeled by Family Service Agency of San Mateo County's Hillsborough Auxiliary at a...

Original post made by Katherine Chouteau on Oct. 13, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1204 Views

ATHERTON

A Call for a Special Council Meeting on Ethics

From the mumerous posts written both anonymously and apparently by those who choose to write under their own name, the Town...

Original post made by James Croft on May. 1, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 1, 2010 at 12:21 pm | 5 comments | 1204 Views

MENLO PARK

Store opening, office construction in Menlo Park

Some chain stores are finding a warm welcome in Menlo Park. PETCO plans to open one of its smaller "Unleashed" neighborhood...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by James Madison, on Sep 20, 2010 at 4:37 pm | 2 comments | 1204 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Editorial: Stoplights not best option for Ladera

County supervisors did the right thing July 10 when they put the brakes on a Department of Public Works recommendation to...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Margaret, on Jul 24, 2012 at 6:34 pm | 1 comment | 1204 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

27 local students are National Merit semifinalists

Twenty-seven juniors from three local high schools -- Menlo School, Menlo-Atherton High School and Sacred Heart Preparatory...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by Joseph, on Sep 22, 2014 at 1:21 pm | 2 comments | 1204 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers - Week of Oct. 18, 2009

Hardcover Fiction 1 Blood's A Rover James Ellroy 2 Help Kathryn Stockett 3 Lost Symbol Dan Brown 4 Juliet Naked Nick...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Oct. 20, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1203 Views

MENLO PARK

Firefighters Outdated

From this week's PA Weekly Letters to the Editor. http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12862 Editor, The...

Original post made by Food For Thought on May. 2, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 4, 2010 at 5:06 pm | 7 comments | 1203 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 | 1203 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Field Poll shows 2:1 against High Speed Rail

See the Field Poll results as shown on KTVU http://www.ktvu.com/videos/news/palo-alto-field-poll-shows-growing-opposition-for/vFRKg/ ...

Original post made by morris brown on Dec. 5, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Dec 8, 2011 at 10:17 pm | 10 comments | 1203 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo High School kids sell their web site for $175 millioin

Good job kids. Facebook isn't the only game in town. http://www.mercurynews.com/business/ci_21247441/san-francisco-sports-website-bleacher-report-sells-reported...

Original post made by menlo on Aug. 6, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1203 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sign of the times?

Caption with photo in print edition: Kathy Switky of Menlo Park sent us this photo of a sign on the Menlo-Atherton High School...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by Teacher, on Jul 11, 2013 at 8:43 pm | 1 comment | 1203 Views
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