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ATHERTON

FBI has its eye on Atherton

The FBI is interviewing Atherton residents and others about town matters, according to a former employee who said he was...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by RG, on Feb 16, 2011 at 10:54 pm | 92 comments | 5478 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: BBC renovation gets unanimous approval

Some may have understandably thought this day would never come: the Menlo Park Planning Commission voiced unanimous approval...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2014
Last comment by BBC Future customer, on Jun 11, 2014 at 3:49 pm | 4 comments | 5473 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley earthquake expert shares his knowledge

Sheldon Breiner, a geophysicist from Portola Valley, wants local residents to prepare for an earthquake much bigger than...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by Dolly Adams, on Sep 4, 2014 at 1:57 pm | 1 comment | 5462 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Saturday: 'Story of Courage in Holocaust'

Author Marty Brounstein will discuss his book, "Two Among the Righteous Few: A Story of Courage in the Holocaust," at 11...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 18, 2012 at 7:40 pm | 4 comments | 5461 Views

MENLO PARK

San Mateo County releases plastic bag ban EIR

Those plastic bags at the local grocery store are a step closer to extinction. Menlo Park and 24 other Peninsula cities may...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2012
Last comment by Bev, on Jul 11, 2012 at 2:01 pm | 5 comments | 5458 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Sibby’s Cupcakery's Ginger Darling Cupcakes

In the Aug. 15 issue of the Almanac, Katie Blankenberg, 14, of Portola Valley writes about the popularity of cupcakes, and...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Aug. 13, 2007
Last comment by Kathy, on Aug 21, 2007 at 10:32 am | 8 comments | 5454 Views

WOODSIDE

Supervisors grant appeal, overturn Planning Commission decision

In a stunning reversal, momentum has slowed and possibly stopped on plans to convert a meditation center in the unincorporated...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2014
Last comment by menloparkmom, on Mar 26, 2014 at 4:16 pm | 4 comments | 5454 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Man allegedly backs truck into police officer

A Menlo Park police officer investigating a code violation complaint wound up being treated at the hospital after being struck...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by Really, on Jul 11, 2014 at 8:15 pm | 10 comments | 5452 Views

MOVIES

Services Saturday for Buzz Hamlin

A memorial service will be held Saturday, March 26, for Homer Clair (Buzz) Hamlin, a resident of Menlo Park for 44 years,...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2011
There are no comments yet. 5449 Views

SPORTS

MA Pop Warner opens 2012 youth football season this Sunday

The season opener for the Menlo Atherton Vikings is Sunday, Sept 2 at St Francis High School in Mtn View, with the Vikings...

Original post made by Pop Warner Football on Aug. 31, 2012
Last comment by Viking fan, on Sep 1, 2012 at 4:03 pm | 2 comments | 5426 Views

AROUND TOWN

Habitat for Humanity gives homes to new owners

Five Menlo Park and East Palo Alto families will get keys to new homes on Saturday (Nov. 17), thanks to Habitat for Humanity. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2012
Last comment by Ken B, on Nov 17, 2012 at 10:17 pm | 1 comment | 5420 Views

MENLO PARK

Gentry Slams M-A High School

Sloane Citron, one of the head honchos over at Gentry Magazine often writes about his family experiences. In the November...

Original post made by Not Even A Little Surprised on Oct. 26, 2007
Last comment by Joanna, on Nov 8, 2007 at 8:39 am | 34 comments | 5397 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Burglars get away with safe, cash

Burglars broke into Lulu's Mexican Food restaurant at 3539 Alameda de las Pulgas in West Menlo Park and got away with an...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on Oct 9, 2013 at 3:51 pm | 3 comments | 5387 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park school board rejects Mandarin school proposal

A petition to start a Mandarin immersion charter school in the Menlo Park City School District was unanimously denied by...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by LC, on Nov 14, 2014 at 6:15 pm | 23 comments | 5384 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park returns to 1863

Menlo Park got a glimpse of what life was like in 1863 during a celebration of 150 years of Peninsula train service at the...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2013
Last comment by grand old party, on Oct 20, 2013 at 3:34 pm | 2 comments | 5365 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: 90-year-old driver ordered to test for license after horrific crash

The 90-year-old driver whose car jumped a curb in downtown Menlo Park and pinned twin 6-year-old brothers against the wall...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by Loretta , on Oct 27, 2013 at 10:35 am | 15 comments | 5360 Views

MENLO PARK

SRI to develop natural gas storage for vehicles

SRI International in Menlo Park will receive $875,000 in federal funds to develop technology related to using natural gas...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2012
Last comment by marty, on Jul 14, 2012 at 12:57 am | 1 comment | 5356 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charter schools big issue in school board race

The candidates for the contentious race for two seats on the high school district board race show potential to reshape the...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Nov 4, 2009 at 10:04 am | 52 comments | 5348 Views

WOODSIDE

Romney in Woodside for fundraiser

Drivers and cyclists may encounter delays of a few minutes Sunday afternoon, July 22, on Portola Road between Woodside and...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by romney cowers from assualtromneyb , on Aug 10, 2012 at 1:24 pm | 175 comments | 5348 Views

AROUND TOWN

Review: 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug'

Peter Jackson's grandiose vision of J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth reaches a crescendo with this thrilling second installment...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Dec 18, 2013 at 11:25 am | 1 comment | 5346 Views
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Kirk's Steakburgers sold to new owner
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Gifts (that are not bought)
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Blood on the Tracks
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