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ATHERTON

Six-alarm Redwood City fire under control

Firefighters have controlled a six-alarm fire at a machine shop in Redwood City this morning that spread to four nearby...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by Dgkasmauskas, on Jan 19, 2014 at 6:46 am | 6 comments | 5227 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Palo Alto kids likely to get head-of-line privilege (more or less) to attend M-A

The high school district board is leaning strongly toward giving East Palo Alto eighth-graders a preference that would put...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 2, 2013 at 9:51 am | 84 comments | 5225 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park to remove right-turn barriers on Ravenswood Avenue

The results of a trial of roadway changes intended to make the Ravenswood Avenue railroad crossing in Menlo Park safer have...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2015
Last comment by really?, on Sep 16, 2015 at 9:03 am | 53 comments | 5224 Views

ATHERTON

Crowd questions Cal Water on drought restrictions

A crowd of nearly 250 people showed up at a Tuesday night meeting to ask officials from Cal Water about the new drought restrictions...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on May 27, 2015 at 9:03 pm | 9 comments | 5223 Views

MENLO PARK

Dee Tolles to serve on hospital board

Dee Tolles, a former Menlo Park councilman and mayor, will serve on the Sequoia Hospital Foundation's board of directors...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on May 22, 2009 at 7:33 am | 1 comment | 5221 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park letting ABAG dictate -- California Declares War on Suburbia

This article (copied below) which just appeared in the WSJ targets exactly what is happening here in Menlo Park. Our council...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Apr. 14, 2012
Last comment by Dues and don'ts, on May 21, 2012 at 1:31 pm | 92 comments | 5215 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton residents address police contract issues, from outsourcing to pensions

Should the town of Atherton consider outsourcing its police department? If not, how much should the town be willing to pay...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by Outvoted, on May 20, 2013 at 10:07 pm | 13 comments | 5210 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pranksters' robo-call delays M-A's opening

Families in the Menlo-Atherton High School community received an early morning automated call on Friday, May 29, saying...

Original post made on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, Inc., on Jul 13, 2011 at 1:49 pm | 31 comments | 5204 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County Sheriff Greg Munks says "I don't think this guy belongs here."

The Guy is Supervisor Candidate Mark DePaula and he asked Sheriff Greg Munks a question. Yesterday at the Beyond Newtown...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by Mark De Paula, on Apr 21, 2015 at 9:15 am | 104 comments | 5202 Views

MENLO PARK

Class of 2011: M-A High graduates 388

Menlo-Atherton High School graduates celebrate at the 60th annual commencement on the Coach Parks football field at M-A on...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 8, 2011 at 4:33 pm | 3 comments | 5200 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Business: Women entrepreneurs aim to take on Silicon Valley

"Three percent of startups succeed. But why can't we be part of that 3%?" Ari Horie, founder and CEO of Women's Startup Lab,...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2015
Last comment by Joe, on Nov 25, 2015 at 1:18 pm | 1 comment | 5196 Views

AROUND TOWN

President Obama to visit the Bay Area

Walmart may seem an unlikely place for a president to visit, but President Barack Obama is set to come to Mountain View's...

Original post made on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on May 10, 2014 at 9:13 am | 13 comments | 5194 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Bob Augsburger dies Dec. 31 at his Portola Valley home

Robert R. "Bob" Augsburger, a former vice president of Stanford University and the first executive director of the Peninsula...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 4, 2010 at 5:56 pm | 4 comments | 5190 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Councilwoman Kelly Fergusson says she'll run for re-election

Menlo Park City Councilwoman Kelly Fergusson announced today (July 15) that she plans to run for re-election to the Menlo...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2008
Last comment by council watcher, on Aug 1, 2008 at 12:36 pm | 16 comments | 5189 Views

MENLO PARK

Tesla Model S draws crowd to Menlo showroom

Dozens of prospective buyers and curious gearheads formed a line on Saturday at Menlo Park's Tesla Motors dealership to sit...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2011
Last comment by Concerned Driver, on Oct 12, 2011 at 9:58 pm | 6 comments | 5184 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Check out this post on the Alpine Inn in Portola Valley:

Check out this post on the Alpine Inn in Portola Valley: ...

Original post made by Foodie on Jul. 18, 2007
Last comment by IRVIN CHAMBERS, on Mar 20, 2009 at 12:25 pm | 3 comments | 5180 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tyco Electronics in MP wins People Who Care award

Tyco Electronics in Menlo Park is one of the winners of the 2007 People Who Care Awards, recognizing people and organizations...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Sep. 20, 2007
There are no comments yet. 5170 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cover story: What to do about El Camino Real?

One thing is inevitable in an area filled with well-educated, bright and articulate people – they will have opinions....

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2015
Last comment by Tom, on Sep 13, 2015 at 10:40 am | 49 comments | 5166 Views

MENLO PARK

Haunted House

A Haunted House!!! Get ready for a scare of a good time. Trinity Episcopal Church on 330 Ravenswood is having a haunted...

Original post made by Alex Hardt on Oct. 20, 2006
There are no comments yet. 5161 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Submit ideas to Short Takes

The Short Takes editor can always use good ideas for her column. Amusing annecdotes, wacky coincidences, goverment officials'...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Oct. 2, 2006
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