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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park school foundation fundraising in high gear

<I>Submitted by Allison Leupold and Theanne Thomson, co-presidents of the Menlo Park-Atherton Education Foundation.</I></B> Read...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2011
Last comment by Stan Levenson, on Nov 18, 2011 at 11:30 am | 1 comment | 1247 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: City takes another crack at landscaping ordinance designed to reduce water use

Menlo Park's City Council will continue to grapple with revisions to the city's water-efficient landscaping ordinance in...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by FedUp, on Feb 9, 2010 at 7:49 pm | 1 comment | 1246 Views

ATHERTON

Guest opinion: Wrong questions and wrong answers

The purpose of a citizen police review board is precisely what its name implies: allowing citizens of a community to review...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Mar 30, 2010 at 6:47 pm | 2 comments | 1246 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Sudden switch for high-speed rail

The blockbuster suggestion that the proposed high-speed train system share the Caltrain tracks on the Peninsula should make...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2011
Last comment by Tim Wulff, on Apr 27, 2011 at 8:42 am | 3 comments | 1246 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lacrosse playoffs: Menlo School wins opener

In a Santa Clara Valley Athletic League lacrosse playoff opener Monday, host Menlo School defeated Los Altos, 10-4. The Knights...

Original post made on May. 9, 2012
Last comment by member, on Aug 1, 2012 at 9:35 pm | 3 comments | 1246 Views

MENLO PARK

Firecrackers explode in Menlo Park mailboxes

The one thing more unwelcome than a bill in one's mailbox may be a firecracker, as a string of Menlo Park residents discovered...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2012
Last comment by bob, on Jun 21, 2012 at 2:18 pm | 4 comments | 1246 Views

MENLO PARK

Bohannon office/hotel project: Outreach meetings July 23, July 29

Menlo Park is planning to hold several outreach meetings in the coming weeks on the massive "Menlo Gateway" office/hotel...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by sammy, on Jul 16, 2009 at 9:05 am | 1 comment | 1245 Views

MENLO PARK

Briefs: Man chases burglar from Menlo Park home

A Menlo Park man chased a burglar from his home Friday, Nov. 13, though he wasn't able to recover the doormats the man stole. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2009
Last comment by west.land, on Dec 2, 2009 at 8:32 pm | 1 comment | 1245 Views

AROUND TOWN

Smoking ordinance could have broad reach

People who smoke cigarettes may find themselves pausing to examine their surroundings more often when they're within the...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by Ken J., on Mar 6, 2010 at 12:32 am | 6 comments | 1245 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police to conduct DUI checkpoint Friday

The Redwood City Police Department will conduct a DUI checkpoint Friday (July 2) in an effort to keep drunken drivers...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2010
Last comment by Bulldog, on Jun 27, 2010 at 3:39 pm | 4 comments | 1245 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dentist rides, raises money for benefit

Menlo Park dentist and cyclist Jan Gabus recently rode his bicycle across Iowa for seven days and 461 miles, raising $9,000...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by Andrew, on Sep 17, 2010 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 1245 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Pays Highest Increase In Garbage Rates

Why is it that Atherton is paying a 38.9& increase in garabage rates? Our neighboring communities, Redwood City and Menlo...

Original post made by Rebecca on Oct. 31, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1245 Views

OTHER TOPICS

President Obama: Go 'big' on debt deal

For years now, America has been spending more money than we take in. The result is that we have too much debt on our nation's...

Original post made by the President on Jul. 22, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1245 Views

OTHER TOPICS

F.B.I. EX AGENT MANAGING SOLYNDRA

FREMONT..........It seems that more than a few FBI agents are around the Silicon Valley area with former agent Neilson taking...

Original post made by R.Gordon on Oct. 13, 2011
Last comment by R.gordon's mom, on Oct 18, 2011 at 1:12 pm | 4 comments | 1245 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two women now on architecture review board

The gender ratio on Portola Valley's five-member architecture review board has changed to three men and two women from a...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1245 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Fundraising campaign begins for Ford Field

Community fundraising has begun for a $540,000 project to rehabilitate Ford Field, the Little League baseball diamond at...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2012
Last comment by Some perspective, on Apr 15, 2012 at 12:03 am | 2 comments | 1245 Views

ATHERTON

Letter: Size of library should not be a factor

Given the importance of determining the Atherton Library location it is not surprising that there is much controversy and...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Petition, on Jul 11, 2012 at 8:34 am | 4 comments | 1245 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. 1245 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Today: Opera@Ladera -- Haiti benefit concert

A benefit concert for the people of Haiti will be performed in the sanctuary of Ladera Community Church from 4 to 5 p.m....

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2010
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Feb 28, 2010 at 9:34 am | 1 comment | 1244 Views

ATHERTON

Menlo Park: Ex-firefighter shows paintings

Jerry Peters, firefighter for 30 years and painter for 15, will be displaying some of his works in an exhibit, "Vintage Trucks...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on Jul 7, 2012 at 7:26 pm | 2 comments | 1244 Views
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