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ATHERTON

Fight over historic urns spawns Web site

An Atherton couple is taking the fight against the town's historic preservation ordinance online, with a Web site and petition...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2008
Last comment by Artifact Owner, on Jan 13, 2008 at 3:36 pm | 1 comment | 2814 Views

ATHERTON

Saving the world, one school at a time

About the author: This story was written by Menlo-Atherton High School senior Elliot Welsh, one of some 600 students who...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2008
Last comment by michelle, on Jan 14, 2008 at 11:07 am | 1 comment | 2907 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Election marks course correction for schools

Setting up a classroom for an economics or history class isn't complicated. Find a room with good lighting and ventilation...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2008
Last comment by Allen, on Jan 14, 2008 at 1:54 pm | 1 comment | 2541 Views

AROUND TOWN

Parking Enforcer Strikes Again!

I got a parking ticket in the mail today from the City of Menlo Park. Not that getting a parking ticket in this town is hard...

Original post made by Ticked on Jan. 14, 2008
Last comment by Annelise Connell, on Jan 16, 2008 at 2:42 am | 1 comment | 2631 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

PV Notes: Town Hall fundraising reaches goal

The two-and-a-half year fundraising campaign to pay for a new library, Town Hall and community hall in Portola Valley is...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2008
Last comment by Annelise Connell, on Jan 15, 2008 at 5:09 am | 1 comment | 2993 Views

MENLO PARK

Global Warming --

The recent report from Menlo's GRCC group gave no time to anyone who did not fully share their "doomsday" scenario. There...

Original post made by Who knows on Jan. 15, 2008
Last comment by greenie, on Jan 19, 2008 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 2730 Views

ATHERTON

What was going on on Atherton Avenue this morning

All the cars? Tons and tons of cars, what was going on?...

Original post made by Julie on Jan. 17, 2008
Last comment by Tricia Young, on Jan 30, 2008 at 4:02 pm | 1 comment | 2602 Views

MENLO PARK

MP homeless vets programs win grants

The federal government is funding programs around the country to help military veterans, including in Menlo Park. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2008
Last comment by August, on Jan 23, 2008 at 8:35 pm | 1 comment | 2494 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park man arrested in school theft

A Menlo Park man allegedly tried to swipe a frozen chicken from the offices of an East Palo Alto school district Tuesday,...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2008
Last comment by Cosette, on Jan 24, 2008 at 11:54 am | 1 comment | 2421 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Financial crimes' probe shuts Children's Theatre

A police investigation into "financial crimes" at the historic Palo Alto Children's Theatre has closed the theater indefinitely,...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2008
Last comment by Ernest, on Jan 25, 2008 at 1:57 pm | 1 comment | 2567 Views

MENLO PARK

UPDATE: Theatre investigation related to thefts

A burglary at the Palo Alto Children's Theatre last summer is linked to the investigation of financial crimes that caused...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2008
Last comment by Joanna, on Jan 27, 2008 at 11:28 am | 1 comment | 2631 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo's big basketball win is just fan-tastic

Menlo School Athletic Director Craig Schoof had to rent some bleachers for the Knights' gym for Friday's basketball games...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2008
Last comment by crochunter, on Jan 28, 2008 at 1:53 am | 1 comment | 2681 Views

AROUND TOWN

UPDATE: Theatre investigation related to thefts

A burglary last June and thefts at the Palo Alto Children's Theatre are linked to the investigation of "financial crimes"...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2008
Last comment by Joanna, on Jan 28, 2008 at 10:30 am | 1 comment | 2801 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo council takes on big topics: El Camino, rail grade separations

El Camino Real and the Caltrain tracks cut through the heart of Menlo Park, and both are expected to headline the Tuesday,...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2008
Last comment by coolio, on Jan 29, 2008 at 4:35 pm | 1 comment | 2336 Views

AROUND TOWN

Exhibits: Black, white and wondrous

"Tide Pool, San Mateo Coast" is one of the black-and-white photographs by Alan McGee of Portola Valley on exhibit from Feb....

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2008
Last comment by Marc Silber, on Jan 29, 2008 at 7:24 pm | 1 comment | 2593 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Congresswoman Eshoo endorses Obama; decision 'moves beyond gender or race'

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, has endorsed Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama. Her announcement today...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2008
Last comment by question, on Jan 30, 2008 at 4:46 pm | 1 comment | 2640 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tense time for kindergarten signups

Signing up for kindergarten is an anxious time for most parents, and this year's registration for the Menlo Park City School...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2008
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Feb 1, 2008 at 12:08 pm | 1 comment | 2831 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

40th Friends of Millard Fillmore Trivia Hunt could be the last

"This is it," says Robert Hunter, who is retiring after 40 years as the director and founder of the annual Friends of Millard...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2008
Last comment by Sally Gambol, on Feb 4, 2008 at 10:44 am | 1 comment | 4724 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Voters invited to avoid election day tsunami

Local voters have the opportunity to vote early and avoid the Election Day rush Tuesday. On Saturday, Feb. 2, and Monday,...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2008
Last comment by Annelise Connell, on Feb 4, 2008 at 6:59 pm | 1 comment | 2636 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Mayor made right call on Dumbarton rail

I'm pleased we have a Menlo Park mayor who is willing to both advocate for smart and useful transit and be critical of some...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2008
Last comment by look ahead, on Feb 6, 2008 at 10:13 pm | 1 comment | 2459 Views
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