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THE LOCAL DISH

Gray Lady Down

Dean Baquet, Pulitzer Prize winner and managing editor of The New York Times, spoke at the HUB-Robeson Center at Penn State...

Original post made by Lincoln Steffens on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 2, 2013 at 7:26 pm | 1 comment | 1155 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight at Kepler's in Menlo Park: Author Katy Butler

Author Katy Butler discusses and signs her new book, "Knocking on Heaven's Door: The Path to a Better Way of Death," at 7:30...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by Lisa , on Oct 2, 2013 at 12:37 pm | 1 comment | 975 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 | 3100 Views

MENLO PARK

As technology proliferates, privacy is lost -- Almanac Editorial

Mr. Gibboney is his editorial certainly voices concerns that all of us in Menlo Park, and the whole State and Country should...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Oct. 2, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1115 Views

MENLO PARK

Vice Mayor Mueller Fought Hard Tonight to Improve Downtown!

Tonight I caught the Menlo Park City Council meeting on TV and was really impressed by Vice Mayor Mueller. The poor guy was...

Original post made by Marcus on Oct. 1, 2013
There are no comments yet. 571 Views

AROUND TOWN

Three emergencies leave two men dead, snarl traffic

Three emergencies dramatically slowed north-south traffic through Redwood City and Atherton on Friday, including two incidents...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2013
Last comment by What a ... , on Oct 1, 2013 at 11:49 pm | 20 comments | 8737 Views

ATHERTON

Pedestrian killed in Atherton

A man was fatally struck by a hit-and-run driver in Atherton early Friday morning, according to police. Middlefield Road...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by Lost a noble friend, on Oct 1, 2013 at 11:39 pm | 15 comments | 3183 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Low flying aircraft

Is anyone else annoyed by the low flying planes landing and leaving San Carlos airport? Surf air in particularmisnflying...

Original post made by Gwen books on Sep. 29, 2013
Last comment by Gern, on Oct 1, 2013 at 3:21 pm | 3 comments | 1263 Views

AROUND TOWN

Free Concert for Children

Atherton Library is hosting a special music concert today (Tuesday, October 1) at 1:30 pm for babies, toddlers and those...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Oct. 1, 2013
There are no comments yet. 538 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: 'Shelter in place' alert lifted

A shelter in place alert issued for residents and businesses near the 1300 block of Hoover Street in Menlo Park has been...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2013
Last comment by Sandy Bardas, on Oct 1, 2013 at 10:19 am | 3 comments | 1185 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hillview playing field opens

Soccer balls will soon be flying on the new playing field at Hillview Middle School, which has been closed since summer for...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2013
Last comment by Drainage, on Oct 1, 2013 at 10:14 am | 2 comments | 814 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

"Know Your Neighbors" block party

All religions ask their followers to love their neighbors but to love our neighbors we must know them. Pls bring your...

Original post made by Samina on Oct. 1, 2013
Last comment by Samina, on Oct 1, 2013 at 8:50 am | 1 comment | 554 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton whittles down unfunded liability with portion of surplus funds

Atherton's unfunded liability debt will be $2 million lighter with the City Council's decision to apply that portion of the...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by Good move, on Sep 29, 2013 at 8:52 pm | 4 comments | 2524 Views

MENLO PARK

Southbound El Camino at Selby in Atherton closed Friday after major accident

Another traffic snarl developed Friday (Sept. 27) afternoon in Atherton -- this one a major-injury accident that closed southbound...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 29, 2013 at 6:04 pm | 8 comments | 3229 Views

FICTION

SLAC develops 'accelerator on a chip,' journal reports

Researchers at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory in Menlo Park have successfully used a laser to accelerate electrons...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2013
Last comment by Michael Bauernfeind, on Sep 28, 2013 at 7:06 pm | 3 comments | 3460 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park police add two motorcycle officers

One staffing shortage in the Menlo Park Police Department will be resolved through the appointment of two officers to traffic...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2013
Last comment by double D, on Sep 28, 2013 at 12:09 pm | 4 comments | 909 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ormondale is launch pad for science project

A newly installed telescope was the star of a recent community event at Ormondale School, where it was introduced by representatives...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by ann haley, on Sep 27, 2013 at 2:24 pm | 1 comment | 1269 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

New and sturdy buttress for Ramona Road in Los Trancos Woods

A new and massive retaining wall of sturdy wooden and steel beams topped by concrete now rests alongside the 200 block of...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by Ken Kormanak, on Sep 27, 2013 at 1:30 pm | 1 comment | 5120 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park to buy surveillance equipment, but delay use until crafting privacy policy

After several hours of sometimes spirited discussion on Tuesday night, the Menlo Park City Council voted to approve the purchase...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 27, 2013 at 1:07 pm | 21 comments | 4092 Views

MOVIES

Special report: Surveillance programs raise safety-vs-privacy questions

We are being watched. Surveillance programs operated by government agencies, from the National Security Agency and Department...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by old timer, on Sep 26, 2013 at 3:45 pm | 9 comments | 1977 Views
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Gourmet hot dogs, sausage food truck coming to the Peninsula
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Finding mentors in would-be bosses
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Menlo Park's Youthful Future
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All This Arguing . . .
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