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THE LOCAL DISH

Atherton hears opposing views on Cargill

Cargill's proposal to build a new community for up to 25,000 people in Redwood City, where there are now only salt ponds...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by R. Vaughan, on Jun 2, 2010 at 6:11 am | 1 comment | 2158 Views

MENLO PARK

Ambient noise in Menlo Park

Manhattan, as anyone who has stayed overnight there knows, has its garbage trucks. It's a constant din. The trade-off, of...

Original post made by Joe on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by DThomas, on Jun 2, 2010 at 3:08 pm | 1 comment | 1024 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Surprise of a lifetime

Longtime M-A High jazz band director Frank Moura responds to a surprise concert made up of four decades of alumni jazz bands...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by MAParent, on Jun 2, 2010 at 10:30 pm | 1 comment | 1957 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tonight: Menlo Park City School District hosts meeting for prospective candidates

District residents who are interested in running for the Menlo Park School District Board of Education in the Nov. 2 election...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by Central Menlo Resident, on Jun 2, 2010 at 10:54 pm | 1 comment | 1918 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

June 3-6: 'Kilroy Was Here' at Hillview

The Hillview Players will present the World War II musical, "Kilroy Was Here," June 3-6 at Hillview Middle School, 1100 Elder...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by Actor's parent, on Jun 2, 2010 at 11:59 pm | 1 comment | 1905 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Atherton hears opposing views on Cargill

Cargill's proposal to build a new community for up to 25,000 people in Redwood City, where there are now only salt ponds...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by Ol' HomeBoy, on Jun 3, 2010 at 2:00 pm | 1 comment | 1343 Views

MENLO PARK

Speaker revisits Kerouac's 'On the Road'

Beat generation expert Richard Marcel will interview Al Hinkle, real-life counterpart of the character Ed Dunkel in Jack...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jun 3, 2010 at 2:21 pm | 1 comment | 1117 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton creates new speed trap on Alameda to raise revenues

Our fair city recently decreased the speed limit on the Alameda from 35mph to 3omph. And the signs say radar enforced.It...

Original post made by Bob on Jun. 5, 2010
Last comment by So what else is new?, on Jun 5, 2010 at 1:25 am | 1 comment | 1308 Views

AROUND TOWN

Green entrepreneur Vinod Khosla is bullish on internal combustion, nuclear power

Portola Valley resident Vinod Khosla, a venture capitalist noted for his interest in cutting-edge green enterprises, spoke...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2010
Last comment by DThomas, on Jun 5, 2010 at 9:46 am | 1 comment | 1460 Views

AROUND TOWN

Frozen yogurt face-off

Spring flowers aren't the only things popping up in Menlo Park this season. The frozen yogurt craze has finally made its...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2010
Last comment by Susan J, on Jun 5, 2010 at 6:58 pm | 1 comment | 1746 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Candidates for treasurer on how to handle $2.6 billion

San Mateo County Treasurer Lee Buffington is retiring at the end of this year. Vying to take his place are: certified public...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2010
Last comment by Warren Morrison, on Jun 5, 2010 at 7:43 pm | 1 comment | 1468 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voters get a real choice in race for supervisor seat

It's been a long time since San Mateo County voters saw a real race for a seat on the Board of Supervisors. But they will...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Park Resident, on Jun 8, 2010 at 8:35 am | 1 comment | 1203 Views

ATHERTON

Another Falsified Police Report by the Atherton PD

I have filed a criminal complaint with Chief Guerra and with John Warren of the District Attorney over Police Report Number...

Original post made by John P Johns, CPA on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by seeing eye, on Jun 9, 2010 at 2:18 am | 1 comment | 1347 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Uncounted ballots will determine community colleges parcel tax result

As of election night, the $34 annual parcel tax for the San Mateo County Community College District was passing with the...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by Statistician, on Jun 10, 2010 at 7:42 am | 1 comment | 1359 Views

MENLO PARK

Prostate cancer fundraiser at Safeway

Menlo Park's mayor and the president of the Chamber of Commerce will work as grocery baggers at the Safeway on El Camino...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by palo alto parent, on Jun 10, 2010 at 8:20 am | 1 comment | 1108 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Latest trend: out of the car and onto the bike

There are so many more of us than there once was. Where are the walkers and bikers all coming from? Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by David Roise, on Jun 10, 2010 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 1176 Views

MENLO PARK

Today: Nativity Carnival welcomes summer

The Nativity Carnival, scheduled for June 11, 12, and 13, is a sure sign that summer is on its way. For 30 years, the carnival...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2010
Last comment by Robert, on Jun 12, 2010 at 1:24 am | 1 comment | 1158 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: Council may vote on Bohannon project

Menlo Park's City Council could make a decision on the Bohannon project at its meeting Tuesday, June 15. The meeting begins...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2010
Last comment by Mike R, on Jun 14, 2010 at 9:37 am | 1 comment | 1315 Views

MENLO PARK

Major traffic danger at 1906 El Camino site

Consider this an open letter to Phil Giurlani, one of the developers or persons involved with the ownership of the 1906 El...

Original post made by Bob on Jun. 14, 2010
Last comment by also concerned, on Jun 15, 2010 at 9:17 am | 1 comment | 1103 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Squeezing the Gateway project

With their last-minute, misguided effort to grab a share in the profits of the Menlo Gateway development for the city, Menlo...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jun 16, 2010 at 6:56 am | 1 comment | 1188 Views
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