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AROUND TOWN

How it all started

In 1949 the Peninsula Housing Association began the development of Ladera as a cooperative community. Here the first structures...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by Arch Conservative, on Oct 31, 2011 at 4:18 pm | 1 comment | 847 Views

AROUND TOWN

M-A Drama's "Stage Door" Opens Nov. 3rd

Yearning to make it Big on Broadway. Being tempted to sell out to Hollywood. All the while struggling to survive another...

Original post made by Lyn Napel on Nov. 1, 2011
Last comment by Lyn Napel, on Nov 1, 2011 at 6:39 pm | 1 comment | 1302 Views

MENLO PARK

Resident reports $78,000 loss in burglary

==B Police calls:== Crime reports from the Atherton and Menlo Park police departments and the San Mateo County Sheriff's...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 2, 2011 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 906 Views

SPORTS

Espinosa, Villeneuve help Brown men capture Ivy League water polo title

==B Local collegians:== With Palo Alto native Toby Espinosa and Atherton resident Grant Villeneuve both contributing, the...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by Max Crittenden, on Nov 2, 2011 at 1:03 pm | 1 comment | 1741 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Halloween Party free-for-all on Shawnee Pass!

I would like to say THANK YOU to whomever put on the incredible Halloween Party and made it free for all to attend. Without...

Original post made by Alex Coluzzi on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by Steve & Alison , on Nov 30, 2011 at 7:57 pm | 1 comment | 1491 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlowe Ballet debuts

Even as the economy continues to ail, Bay Area residents who value the art of dance have reason to feel significantly richer...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2011
Last comment by Maggie Heilman, on Nov 4, 2011 at 1:06 pm | 1 comment | 1147 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Reward now $8,400 in cat-drowning case

The reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction in a Redwood Shores cat drowning has reached $8,400, Scott...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2011
Last comment by Suspicious, on Nov 7, 2011 at 1:44 pm | 1 comment | 1132 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Marine Corps Birthday! Ooh Rah! 11/10/11

Please join me on November 10, 2011, in wishing the United States Marine Corps a Happy 236th Birthday. I'm proud to honor...

Original post made by Dave Bragg- Firefighter/Combat Veteran on Nov. 10, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Nov 10, 2011 at 9:07 am | 1 comment | 1102 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

RECENT HOME SALES

Read the full story here http://www2.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=9876 posted Wednesday, October 19, 2011, 11:42...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2011
Last comment by Peter, on Nov 12, 2011 at 1:10 am | 1 comment | 1533 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

High-speed rail hit with legal setback

A coalition that includes Menlo Park, Atherton and Palo Alto scored a legal victory over the California High Speed Rail Authority...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2011
Last comment by UH OH, on Nov 12, 2011 at 6:38 am | 1 comment | 1719 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Woodside: Old miniature golf course uncovered

Remnants of a forgotten piece of history have surfaced right on Woodside Road in Woodside -- some earthy mounds of dirt,...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2011
Last comment by SERF, on Nov 27, 2011 at 10:51 am | 1 comment | 1489 Views

MENLO PARK

New Lawauit filed against the High Speed Rail project

Michael J. Brady, Esq. 1001 Marshall Street, Fifth Floor Redwood City, CA 94063 650-780-1724 KINGS COUNTY AND RESIDENTS...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Nov. 14, 2011
Last comment by R. Gordon, on Nov 15, 2011 at 5:36 am | 1 comment | 1009 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Today: Rich Gordon hosts hearing on high-speed-rail

California's controversial and increasingly expensive high-speed-rail system is the subject of a public hearing hosted by...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Nov 15, 2011 at 5:33 am | 1 comment | 1851 Views

ATHERTON

Tonight: Atherton meets on library issue

Atherton's City Council will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, in the Jennings Pavilion at Holbrook-Palmer Park. On the...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by Survey, on Nov 16, 2011 at 9:36 am | 1 comment | 1177 Views

MENLO PARK

Drive-by shooting wounds two in Menlo Park

Gunfire shattered a quiet Sunday morning in Menlo Park along Sevier Avenue around 10 a.m. on Nov. 13. Read the full story...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by Rick Greenberg, on Nov 16, 2011 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 1033 Views

AROUND TOWN

Canada College professor wins presidential science award

A Canada College engineering professor and a Stanford University science program for low-income high school students...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by educationforall, on Nov 16, 2011 at 12:45 pm | 1 comment | 185 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Thieves target bicycles and laptop computers

Recent crime reports from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office show bicycles and laptop computers to be prized objects...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by Watchful Neighbor, on Nov 16, 2011 at 1:50 pm | 1 comment | 1322 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local passes Good Samaritan gift forward

After realizing his leather wallet had slipped out of his pocket during a trip to the Starbucks in Sharon Heights, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2011
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Nov 17, 2011 at 8:57 am | 1 comment | 1053 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park author's work in anthology benefiting refugees

Jeanne DuPrau of Menlo Park is one of 18 well-known authors whose work appears in "What You Wish For," a new collection of...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2011
Last comment by Lorraine K, on Nov 17, 2011 at 3:29 pm | 1 comment | 1047 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park school foundation fundraising in high gear

<I>Submitted by Allison Leupold and Theanne Thomson, co-presidents of the Menlo Park-Atherton Education Foundation.</I></B> Read...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2011
Last comment by Stan Levenson, on Nov 18, 2011 at 11:30 am | 1 comment | 1186 Views
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Local picks on 2015 Michelin Bib Gourmand list
By Elena Kadvany | 6 comments | 3,400 views

Ode to Brussels Sprout
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Go Giants! Next Stop: World Series!
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 1,931 views

Charter School Proposal Steeped In Unintended Consequences
By Erin Glanville | 41 comments | 1,904 views

Measure M-- I am not drinking Greenheartís expensive potion
By Martin Lamarque | 14 comments | 598 views