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AROUND TOWN

Report: Larry Ellison wants to buy Warriors

The Golden State Warriors are for sale -- and Oracle Corp. CEO Larry Ellison has already made it well known he wants to buy...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by happy resident, on Mar 23, 2010 at 9:01 am | 1 comment | 1077 Views

MENLO PARK

Students remember classmate who took her life

Grief-stricken friends, relatives and teachers mourned and lamented the death of 16-year-old Ophylia Mona Lisa Afuhaamango...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by scrap, on Mar 24, 2010 at 9:51 am | 1 comment | 976 Views

SPORTS

SHP's Gaa is named the MVP on All- WBAL soccer team

Four-year starter Reid Gaa helped the Sacred Heart Prep boys' soccer team run the table in the West Bay Athletic League this...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by Vannina Champenois, on Mar 26, 2010 at 8:30 am | 1 comment | 2677 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight at Kepler's: Menlo philosophy teacher

Menlo School philosophy teacher and water-polo coach Jack Bowen gives a free talk tonight (March 25) at 7:30 p.m. about his...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by Paul D, on Mar 26, 2010 at 9:55 am | 1 comment | 1180 Views

AROUND TOWN

Business: Menlo Park agents among top in state

Nine Menlo Park real estate agents ranked in the top 1 percent of Coldwell Banker's 3,300 agents in Northern California,...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2010
Last comment by D. Trump, on Mar 30, 2010 at 8:55 pm | 1 comment | 1136 Views

MENLO PARK

People: New rector at Trinity Church

The Rev. Michael Spillane will lead holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Menlo Park as the 16th rector in the church's 123-year...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2010
Last comment by Dejha Elena Harris, on Apr 3, 2010 at 4:41 pm | 1 comment | 1395 Views

MENLO PARK

Police report string of property crimes

Criminals got away with goods and cash valued at around $18,000 in a string of Menlo Park property crimes between March 26...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by what security!, on Apr 7, 2010 at 1:35 pm | 1 comment | 1042 Views

ATHERTON

My Thanks to the City Council

In addressing the City Council last night I expressed my heartfelt gratitude for having agreed to settle its lawsuit with...

Original post made by John P Johns, CPA on Apr. 8, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Apr 8, 2010 at 1:41 pm | 1 comment | 1186 Views

AROUND TOWN

Josh Becker, The Connector?

Menlo Park venture capitalist Josh Becker is stressing his networking abilities in campaigning for the California Assembly's...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Apr 10, 2010 at 9:10 am | 1 comment | 2027 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PV school district staff volunteer to forgo pay hikes next year

Facing layoffs and a serious budget shortfall, staff in the Portola Valley School District voted to forgo salary increases...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2010
Last comment by A mom, on Apr 12, 2010 at 4:56 pm | 1 comment | 1568 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Missing Portola Valley boy and his girlfriend return home

A 12-year-old Portola Valley boy and his 15-year-old Palo Alto girlfriend returned home safe this afternoon after being...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2010
Last comment by Ranch Gal, on Apr 12, 2010 at 5:15 pm | 1 comment | 2375 Views

FICTION

'Where do Stars and Galaxies Come From?'

Stanford University physics professor Tom Abel will give a free talk at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 13, on "Where do Stars and...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Apr 13, 2010 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 3535 Views

MENLO PARK

Noted speakers for Earth Day/Week

Trinity Church will host speakers on Sunday, April 18th and April 25th, from 9:30am - 10:20am, as part of their Earth Day/Week...

Original post made by Haydi Sowerwine on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by Nancy Grove, on Apr 16, 2010 at 12:25 pm | 1 comment | 1033 Views

AROUND TOWN

Volunteers to help repairs three local homes

Three homes in Menlo Park will be among the projects that Rebuilding Together Peninsula volunteers will be working on Saturday,...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by Jamie Shepard, on Apr 14, 2010 at 12:07 pm | 1 comment | 1152 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: Time to reconsider Peninsula BART system

It is becoming increasingly clear that the ill understood high-speed rail project is the ego driven fantasy of Quentin Kopp...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by Ian, on Apr 14, 2010 at 5:03 pm | 1 comment | 1195 Views

ATHERTON

Guest opinion: Mayor sees more in Marsala probe

Something profoundly disturbing occurred last Wednesday night. It appeared that the town I love and have served loyally for...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by lunatic, on Apr 14, 2010 at 2:00 pm | 1 comment | 1200 Views

AROUND TOWN

Picasso Ensemble and friends perform benefit concert April 20

The Picasso Ensemble will perform a benefit concert in the sanctuary of Valley Presbyterian Church in Portola Valley on Tuesday,...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by Tim & Mia Clark, on Apr 14, 2010 at 8:30 pm | 1 comment | 1223 Views

MENLO PARK

The elegant artichoke

Artichokes and asparagus say spring to the cook. After a dreary winter of devising a dozen ways to cook chard or broccoli,...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2010
Last comment by yum, on Apr 15, 2010 at 1:20 pm | 1 comment | 1237 Views

MENLO PARK

Activist group targets Searsville Dam

Saying the time is now to get Stanford University to commit to removing Searsville Dam, a group of local activists galvanized...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by Tom H., on Apr 16, 2010 at 1:10 pm | 1 comment | 1111 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: Almanac's cover on high-speed rail upsetting

The cover of the March 31 Almanac is most disturbing for the abrogation of every safety law and occupation in the railroad...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Apr 17, 2010 at 3:49 pm | 1 comment | 1300 Views
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