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MENLO PARK

Triumphs, trials, and two cents

John Boyle and Heyward Robinson have a few things in common — both served on the Menlo Park City Council for one term....

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by thx, on Jan 17, 2011 at 4:12 pm | 1 comment | 1486 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Friday: Services for Celeste Henzel, 60

Celeste Mariana Schmitt Henzel of Portola Valley, a top ranked real estate agent on the Peninsula, died Nov. 6 of cancer...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by Tina Brewer, on Jan 17, 2011 at 4:13 pm | 1 comment | 2399 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Lining up against the death penalty

A recent news report said that the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office soon will make a decision whether or not to...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2011
Last comment by Tony Press, on Jan 18, 2011 at 5:21 pm | 1 comment | 1992 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google shake-up: Bold move or no big deal?

With more businesses than ever targeting its customers, Google is aiming to get back some of the spark with co-founder Larry...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2011
Last comment by Jean, on Jan 22, 2011 at 10:55 am | 1 comment | 1274 Views

AROUND TOWN

Merge transit agencies, Caltrain summit told

Local transportation agencies should be merged and their funds used to support a regional transit agency, state Assemblyman...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2011
Last comment by psa188, on Jan 24, 2011 at 10:44 am | 1 comment | 1504 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Atherton girl is "Annie" at Castilleja Middle School Production

Gabby Occhipinti of Atherton a 7th grader at Castilleja Middle School, will be starring as Annie in the musical of the same...

Original post made by Ellin Carpenter on Jan. 24, 2011
Last comment by Gabby Occhipinti, on Mar 28, 2011 at 11:28 pm | 1 comment | 2031 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo School: Water polo seniors secure college choices

It was quite a 2010 season for the seniors on the Menlo School boys' water polo team. Not only did the Knights defend their...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2011
Last comment by april bishop, on Jan 25, 2011 at 10:44 pm | 1 comment | 1642 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Gladys Martines named 'Horseperson of the Year'

The term "odyssey" is customarily reserved for an extraordinary journey, and it seems appropriate in describing the life...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2011
Last comment by Margie Lewis, on Jan 25, 2011 at 1:14 pm | 1 comment | 1730 Views

MENLO PARK

Theater company seeks new stage

To be or not to be -- that is the question being nervously pondered by leaders and supporters of the Festival Theatre Ensemble,...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2011
Last comment by Sam, on Jan 27, 2011 at 12:04 pm | 1 comment | 1325 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gunmen rob Woodside Road gas station

The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office is trying to identify two masked men who robbed a Shell gas station near Redwood City...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2011
Last comment by s, on Jan 28, 2011 at 6:46 am | 1 comment | 1354 Views

MENLO PARK

Police arrest sexual-assault fugitive

Police responding Wednesday to a code-enforcement complaint in the Belle Haven neighborhood of Menlo Park found more than...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2011
Last comment by Max, on Jan 28, 2011 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 1311 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sunday: St. Raymond holds open house

St. Raymond School in Menlo Park will offer a new class to prepare children for kindergarten. People can learn more at an...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2011
Last comment by Bravo!, on Jan 28, 2011 at 1:16 pm | 1 comment | 1957 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Why some crimes in Portola Valley, Woodside have not been reported

As some residents of Portola Valley have discovered, there's been a mismatch between crimes entered in the records of the...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by Dave Ross, on Feb 2, 2011 at 9:10 pm | 1 comment | 2215 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton makes an El Camino intersection dangerous

Atherton recently added a right hand turn lane from Alejandra onto southbound El Camino. In doing so it drastically narrowed...

Original post made by Bob on Feb. 3, 2011
Last comment by Daily commuter, on Feb 3, 2011 at 6:20 pm | 1 comment | 1506 Views

AROUND TOWN

High-speed rail authority cleared in ethics probe

The state agency responsible for ethics enforcement has completed its probe of the California High-Speed Rail Authority and...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2011
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Feb 3, 2011 at 12:56 pm | 1 comment | 1317 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saturday: Chickens come home to roost in Atherton

If you like the notion of raising chickens in your backyard, or think you might, you might want to show up at an event in...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2011
Last comment by Sally Cooper, on Feb 3, 2011 at 3:25 pm | 1 comment | 1337 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight at Kepler's: 'Great Places to Work'

Patti Lee-Hoffman will discuss her new book, "In Good Company: Triage Consulting Group Unlocks the Secret of Great Places...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2011
Last comment by Scott Lohmann, on Feb 3, 2011 at 4:06 pm | 1 comment | 1431 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Today: Sen. Joe Simitian to hold 'education update'

The public is invited to an "education update" by State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, from 10 a.m. to noon today (Feb....

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2011
Last comment by Alice H. Hansen, on Feb 6, 2011 at 8:33 pm | 1 comment | 2003 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain board: 'The crisis is at hand'

The board that oversees Caltrain is calling for a public hearing on March 3 to declare a fiscal emergency and to consider...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2011
Last comment by Bottom Line, on Feb 7, 2011 at 11:17 am | 1 comment | 1436 Views

MENLO PARK

Salt ponds restoration takes next step

The project that aims to restore historic wetlands near Menlo Park is about to begin the second phase of a 50-year marathon,...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2011
Last comment by Eileen McLaughlin, on Feb 9, 2011 at 2:23 pm | 1 comment | 1133 Views
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