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ATHERTON

Atherton's 'best friend' touched many hearts

While some people consider dogs mere pets, Atherton resident Phoebe Rowles takes to heart the expression "a dog is man's...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Such a lovely story!, on Jul 20, 2009 at 10:39 pm | 1 comment | 1985 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Everest charter high school outflanks school district in surprise move

==B Editor's note:== This story includes a correction to a quotation by Everest Public High School spokeswoman Diane Tavenner....

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Jul 21, 2009 at 4:08 pm | 1 comment | 2026 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local venture capitalists donate cash to defeat preschool initiative

Proposition 82, the Preschool for All initiative, was soundly defeated in San Mateo County, with help from an infusion of...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jul 21, 2009 at 4:12 pm | 1 comment | 1559 Views

AROUND TOWN

Naked man harasses residents, leads deputies on a chase

A couple of residents who live near Woodside High School got an unpleasant surprise when they answered the doorbell in the...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by cougar408, on Jul 21, 2009 at 5:36 pm | 1 comment | 1634 Views

MENLO PARK

Briefs: Man pleads not guilty to meth sales

A Safeway stock clerk charged with selling methamphetamine in the Safeway parking lot at 525 El Camino Real has pleaded not...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by homer, on Jul 21, 2009 at 7:04 pm | 1 comment | 1486 Views

MENLO PARK

City, library backers at odds over new gym

City management and members of the library community differ over how much parking the city should provide. The City Council...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Streamer, on Jul 21, 2009 at 7:20 pm | 1 comment | 1476 Views

MENLO PARK

Victims thank firefighters for kindness

Victims of the July 16 Sharon Heights fire in Menlo Park discover, amid their tragedy and loss, the kindness of the strangers...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Robert Brooks, on Jul 21, 2009 at 10:53 pm | 1 comment | 1441 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

PG&E pushes to extend unpopular ClimateSmart

A Pacific Gas and Electric Co. program that asks customers to fight global warming by paying a little extra on their electricity...

Original post made by David R. Baker on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Attribution, please, on Jul 27, 2009 at 2:31 pm | 1 comment | 3674 Views

AROUND TOWN

How 'green' is planned new gym?

With City Council members touting Menlo Park's commitment to environmentally sound practices, how "green" will the city's...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jul 28, 2009 at 8:11 pm | 1 comment | 1460 Views

OTHER TOPICS

25-year transportation 'vision' now online

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission's newly released Transportation 2035 Plan for the Bay Area is now available...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jul 28, 2009 at 8:32 pm | 1 comment | 1706 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Menlo Park not best jail site

Menlo Park officials may have been shocked after hearing that a site on Haven Avenue off Marsh Road was being considered...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Boris K, on Jul 29, 2009 at 9:33 am | 1 comment | 1690 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obituaries

<I>Obituaries are based on information provided by mortuaries and family members.</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=8084...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by David Rose, on Jul 29, 2009 at 9:41 am | 1 comment | 1619 Views

MENLO PARK

FBI agents arrest former SLAC employee

A former employee of the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center was arrested Monday for allegedly destroying $500,000 worth of...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Kinnibus, on Jul 29, 2009 at 12:11 pm | 1 comment | 1588 Views

SPORTS

Sportsmanship award winners named

Every year in the M-A Little League, one player is chosen from each team (in each division except T-Ball) to receive the...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Hortencia Favila, on Jul 29, 2009 at 10:52 pm | 1 comment | 2430 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Today: Lyme disease program in Woodside

Lyme disease, the bacterial infection spread through the bites of ticks, can be a big problem for residents and visitors...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Earle Jones, on Jul 30, 2009 at 12:31 pm | 1 comment | 1933 Views

ATHERTON

Covering the community for 40 years

Before receiving that telephone call back in 1969, Marion Softky had never dreamed of having a second career as a journalist...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 4, 2009 at 10:24 pm | 1 comment | 2226 Views

ATHERTON

Fair Oaks Lane to be closed for rail work

From Caltrain spokeswoman Christine Dunn: Caltrain will temporarily close the Fair Oaks Lane railroad crossing in Atherton...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by , on Aug 6, 2009 at 4:25 pm | 1 comment | 2145 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Rally for single-payer health care system

About 25 people stood along El Camino Real in front of Cafe Borrone in Menlo Park on Thursday, rallying for a single-payer...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by Menlo Park resident, on Aug 7, 2009 at 8:27 am | 1 comment | 1845 Views

AROUND TOWN

Waste Watchers: A website designed to shine light on government abuse

SFGate Article: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/08/08/MNL6195H58.DTL&tsp=1 Waste Watchers Website:...

Original post made by Joanna on Aug. 8, 2009
Last comment by Joanna, on Aug 8, 2009 at 12:10 pm | 1 comment | 1476 Views

SPORTS

Little League: Alpine wins Majors all-star Super Bowl

With one of the most potent batting line-ups in recent memory, the Majors Division Alpine-West Menlo All Stars recently took...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by BIG BAD, on Aug 10, 2009 at 3:24 pm | 1 comment | 2692 Views
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