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MENLO PARK

Brownie troop helps Fund-A-Teacher

<I>This information was submitted by Parke Treadway of the Menlo Park-Atherton Education Foundation.</I></B> Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by Ano Nymous, on Sep 10, 2010 at 9:47 pm | 1 comment | 1202 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local firefighters help out in San Bruno

Local firefighters played a role in fighting the massive residential fire that began with the explosion of a gas pipeline...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2010
Last comment by Concerned Voter, on Sep 16, 2010 at 12:14 pm | 1 comment | 1081 Views

WOODSIDE

City on a hill

With the completion of some 55 apartments on the hilltop campus of Canada College, faculty and staff now have convenient...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Sep 17, 2010 at 10:10 am | 1 comment | 2179 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dentist rides, raises money for benefit

Menlo Park dentist and cyclist Jan Gabus recently rode his bicycle across Iowa for seven days and 461 miles, raising $9,000...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by Andrew, on Sep 17, 2010 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 1198 Views

ATHERTON

New 'Shop Local' program aims to boost area business, shopping

A new program to connect shoppers in Menlo Park, Portola Valley, Woodside and Atherton with local businesses is launching...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2010
Last comment by Mikey, on Sep 21, 2010 at 9:12 pm | 1 comment | 1141 Views

MENLO PARK

Police arrest Menlo Park man, 67, in stock scam

Describing Roger Miller, 67, of Menlo Park as a "lifelong con man," police announced his arrest on Sept. 22 for allegedly...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by Good One Det. Soares!, on Sep 22, 2010 at 7:49 pm | 1 comment | 1058 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Compromise reached on Parker Ave. lots

Rules that significantly limited house size on Atherton's Parker Avenue have divided residents of that street for years,...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by Colleen Anderson, on Sep 22, 2010 at 8:47 pm | 1 comment | 1173 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton inches forward on Town Center

The town of Atherton took another step forward in the effort to upgrade its aging and cramped government offices when the...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by Outsource, on Sep 23, 2010 at 8:26 am | 1 comment | 1277 Views

AROUND TOWN

Foster brothers expect to have their ice cream truck back in business next summer

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. Or in this case, when a rough economy makes finding a job impossible, buy an old...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by More Ice Cream!, on Sep 23, 2010 at 9:17 pm | 1 comment | 1336 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sunday: World Affairs Council in Atherton

Professor Abbas Milani, director of Iranian studies at Stanford University, will be the guest speaker at the kickoff event...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Arch Conservative, on Sep 24, 2010 at 2:42 pm | 1 comment | 1254 Views

SPORTS

SHP boys, girls tune up for tourneys with wins

Wednesday's prep roundup: The Sacred Heart Prep boys' water polo team lost eight players, including its starting goalie,...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2010
Last comment by SHP mom, on Sep 25, 2010 at 12:10 pm | 1 comment | 3086 Views

AROUND TOWN

This week: scoping sessions on flood control

Flooding where San Francisquito Creek meets the Bay, whether from rising sea levels or severe storms, will be the topic of...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by x resident, on Sep 27, 2010 at 4:59 pm | 1 comment | 1376 Views

MENLO PARK

Southbound El Camino in Atherton reopened

Southbound El Camino Real, which was closed at midday due to a major injury accident, has been reopened, police report. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2010
Last comment by morris brown, on Sep 30, 2010 at 4:32 pm | 1 comment | 1246 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Church packed in celebration of Bill Lane

A memorial service was held Friday for longtime philanthropist and former Sunset publisher Bill Lane at Stanford Memorial...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2010
Last comment by Nate McKitterick, on Oct 4, 2010 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 2176 Views

MENLO PARK

New smoking ban goes into effect Nov. 29

With zero discussion, the Menlo Park City Council waived a second reading of the revised smoking ordinance last week, thus...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 4, 2010 at 2:11 pm | 1 comment | 1116 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tasting the real Old West

Willard Wyman of La Honda has lived the life and adventures he portrays in his novel "High Country." Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by kerrymichaelwood, on Oct 5, 2010 at 12:14 pm | 1 comment | 1506 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley blues festival canceled

In its quest for funds to buy and maintain open space within its boundaries, the town of Portola Valley has been raising...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by PV Volunteer, on Oct 5, 2010 at 7:39 pm | 1 comment | 2305 Views

ATHERTON

How does everyone feel the candidates did at the ACIL & LWV interviews

I would love to hear everyones feedback on how you felt each candidate did....

Original post made by Just Wondering on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by Interesting, on Oct 5, 2010 at 10:56 pm | 1 comment | 1104 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Blessings from above at Christ Church

If there are blessings to be had for reducing one's fossil fuel consumption, Christ Episcopal Church in Portola Valley will...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by LosAltosLocal, on Oct 6, 2010 at 10:47 am | 1 comment | 2308 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Not 'no,' but 'hell no'

On quick read, Steve Schmidt's guest opinion last week on high-speed rail seems reasonable, but the opinions are belied by...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Oct 7, 2010 at 6:19 am | 1 comment | 1051 Views
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