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AROUND TOWN

Bay Area home sales rise in June

Bay Area home sales in June jumped to their highest level in almost three years because of the perception among home buyers...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jul 24, 2009 at 3:35 pm | 6 comments | 1667 Views

AROUND TOWN

Little League 10-11 all-stars: Alpine-West Menlo enters title game Tuesday in San Carlos

One more victory separates the Alpine/West Menlo Little League all-stars from the championship of the District 52 10-11 tournament....

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2009
Last comment by Ryan, on Jul 19, 2009 at 9:23 pm | 1 comment | 1426 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nathan Ford of Portola Valley named athlete of the year at Cornell

Portola Valley resident Nathan Ford, a graduate of Palo Alto High School's class of 2005, was named athlete of the year by...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by curious, on Jul 20, 2009 at 10:38 am | 1 comment | 1550 Views

SPORTS

Big dreams for summer baseball

David Klein, a graduate of Menlo-Atherton High School, is trying to make amateur summer baseball a Menlo Park institution....

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Paly George, on Jul 21, 2009 at 3:54 pm | 2 comments | 2240 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sue Burns, part owner of SF Giants, dies of cancer

Atherton resident Sue Burns, the senior general partner of the San Francisco Giants baseball team, died of cancer at age...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Cathy Oyster, on Jul 20, 2009 at 2:56 pm | 2 comments | 1860 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton's 'best friend' touched many hearts

While some people consider dogs mere pets, Atherton resident Phoebe Rowles takes to heart the expression "a dog is man's...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Such a lovely story!, on Jul 20, 2009 at 10:39 pm | 1 comment | 1825 Views

MENLO PARK

City, library community still at odds over proposed gym in Menlo Park Civic Center

The city of Menlo Park has taken some heat over plans for a donor-funded gymnasium in the city's Civic Center complex, most...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by disgusted, on Jul 21, 2009 at 10:27 pm | 5 comments | 1435 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton voters face decision on renewing town's parcel tax

Atherton voters will be asked to approve a four-year renewal of the $750 annual parcel tax when they head to the polls on...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Dr. NO, on Jul 22, 2009 at 12:11 pm | 4 comments | 1848 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Everest charter high school outflanks school district in surprise move

==B Editor's note:== This story includes a correction to a quotation by Everest Public High School spokeswoman Diane Tavenner....

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Jul 21, 2009 at 4:08 pm | 1 comment | 1824 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local venture capitalists donate cash to defeat preschool initiative

Proposition 82, the Preschool for All initiative, was soundly defeated in San Mateo County, with help from an infusion of...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jul 21, 2009 at 4:12 pm | 1 comment | 1465 Views

AROUND TOWN

Naked man harasses residents, leads deputies on a chase

A couple of residents who live near Woodside High School got an unpleasant surprise when they answered the doorbell in the...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by cougar408, on Jul 21, 2009 at 5:36 pm | 1 comment | 1499 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Everest charter high school outflanks school district in surprise move

In its oft-thwarted efforts to find a home in Redwood City, officials of Everest (charter) Public High School have invoked...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Go Everest, on Jul 29, 2009 at 6:08 am | 54 comments | 4402 Views

MENLO PARK

Briefs: Man pleads not guilty to meth sales

A Safeway stock clerk charged with selling methamphetamine in the Safeway parking lot at 525 El Camino Real has pleaded not...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by homer, on Jul 21, 2009 at 7:04 pm | 1 comment | 1381 Views

MENLO PARK

City, library backers at odds over new gym

City management and members of the library community differ over how much parking the city should provide. The City Council...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Streamer, on Jul 21, 2009 at 7:20 pm | 1 comment | 1371 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside agrees to Jackling house deal

It's not the end of the affaire du Jackling house in Woodside, but the end of the beginning may be near. A majority on the...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jul 24, 2009 at 3:52 pm | 3 comments | 1555 Views

MENLO PARK

Victims thank firefighters for kindness

Victims of the July 16 Sharon Heights fire in Menlo Park discover, amid their tragedy and loss, the kindness of the strangers...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Robert Brooks, on Jul 21, 2009 at 10:53 pm | 1 comment | 1304 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gym project cleared for construction

Construction on a new gymnasium in Menlo Park's Civic Center complex could begin as early as this fall, now that Menlo Park's...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by Sorry Multiple Personalities, on Jul 27, 2009 at 9:13 pm | 20 comments | 2294 Views

MENLO PARK

Eshoo, Simitian to talk high-speed rail (NOTE: Meeting has been canceled)

State Sen. Joe Simitian will join Congresswoman Anna Eshoo at a meeting in Menlo Park on Saturday to discuss the California...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by Spokker, on Jul 30, 2009 at 3:17 pm | 14 comments | 1699 Views

MENLO PARK

Short Takes

Downtown Menlo's abuzz, Andy Cohen seeks references, Belle Haven police station inches toward construction Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by A coast-side surfer, on Aug 5, 2009 at 7:19 pm | 4 comments | 1350 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stewart, Lewin stepping down from high school board

There will be two new faces on the Sequoia Union High School District board this fall, as both incumbents with seats up...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by you should know, on Jul 27, 2009 at 10:59 am | 7 comments | 1990 Views
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