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MENLO PARK

New art gallery opens in downtown Menlo

The new Erricson-Himmelberger art gallery at 855 Santa Cruz Ave. in downtown Menlo Park has reclaimed the former site of,...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2011
Last comment by Sybille, on Dec 2, 2011 at 9:57 am | 1 comment | 1071 Views

ATHERTON

Examining impact of new Atherton library

==B Thursday:== The public has a chance to say what should be included in an environmental impact report on the the proposed...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2011
Last comment by Yes to EIR , on Dec 7, 2011 at 9:43 am | 1 comment | 1093 Views

MENLO PARK

Bicyclist robbed at knifepoint in Menlo Park

A bicyclist pedaling along the Ringwood Avenue pedestrian bridge lost $25 after being confronted by a man brandishing a knife...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2011
Last comment by Concerned, on Dec 7, 2011 at 12:07 pm | 1 comment | 961 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Bike commission looks at Facebook EIR

Given the Menlo Park Bicycle Commission's desire to have bicyclists boldly go wherever they may go in the city, it's no surprise...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2011
Last comment by bay trail, on Dec 12, 2011 at 11:50 am | 1 comment | 1694 Views

AROUND TOWN

Church opens pop-up store for holidays

Menlo Park Presbyterian Church has opened a pop-up store at 846 Santa Cruz Ave. in downtown Menlo Park to sell handcrafted...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2011
Last comment by Honore, on Dec 12, 2011 at 1:10 pm | 1 comment | 1296 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Charter school would focus on jobs

If you're lucky, as a teen you take a job or an internship that becomes an instructive watershed moment. You think you like...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2011
Last comment by Jim Becker, on Dec 14, 2011 at 7:51 am | 1 comment | 1639 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board meets on leasing Ladera School site

==B Wednesday:== A decision on starting the bid process for leasing the Ladera School site, which was put off last month...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2011
Last comment by Boardermom, on Dec 14, 2011 at 9:25 am | 1 comment | 1740 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Norm Colb to retire as head of Menlo School after two decades

Norm Colb, who for two decades has served as head of school at Menlo School in Atherton, will retire in June 2013, he announced...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2011
Last comment by Jon Castor, on Dec 14, 2011 at 2:19 pm | 1 comment | 2072 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vikings return from memorable Orlando trip

PeeWee players with the Menlo-Atherton Vikings were filtering back to area schools this week, impressions of the unforgettable...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2011
Last comment by Pearl, on Dec 15, 2011 at 2:30 pm | 1 comment | 1490 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former coach is suspect in campus thefts

A former Menlo School assistant coach, who had chased down and captured a suspect in other campus thefts, is now himself...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2011
Last comment by how about a photo, on Dec 19, 2011 at 7:24 pm | 1 comment | 1314 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Still time to accept Stanford's $10 million

<I>The following letter was addressed to the San Mateo County supervisors:</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=12096...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2011
Last comment by another cyclist, on Dec 20, 2011 at 7:39 pm | 1 comment | 1127 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Didi Fisher leads effort to vote on new library

Former council member Didi Fisher is leading an effort to put a measure on the ballot asking Atherton voters whether to build...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 20, 2011 at 9:37 pm | 1 comment | 1494 Views

AROUND TOWN

More blessed to give

It's a little after 10 on Friday morning when the little white truck with the words on its side, "Angel Food -- Good Deeds...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2011
Last comment by Ranch Gal, on Dec 21, 2011 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment | 1151 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former coach suspected in campus thefts

A former Menlo School assistant coach, who had chased down and captured a suspect in other campus thefts, is now himself...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2011
Last comment by Coat of Arms, on Dec 21, 2011 at 3:34 pm | 1 comment | 1261 Views

OTHER TOPICS

East Palo Alto police desperate for toy donations

On the morning of Dec. 24 East Palo Alto police officers and staff plan to distribute toys to needy families and their children...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2011
Last comment by GIVING BACK, on Dec 23, 2011 at 10:04 am | 1 comment | 1330 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council appeals to agency to keep interim city manager

One of the few things the warring Atherton City Council members can agree on is that they like the job John Danielson, the...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2011
Last comment by Money, on Dec 23, 2011 at 3:24 pm | 1 comment | 1153 Views

AROUND TOWN

Air district urges public to avoid burning wood

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District is asking the public to refrain from burning wood today (Tuesday, Dec. 27). Read...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2011
Last comment by Yakoub, on Dec 27, 2011 at 12:51 pm | 1 comment | 1298 Views

OTHER TOPICS

How do you know it's a police officer?

After a young woman from Atherton was pulled over recently by what turned out to be a police impersonator who stole her car...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2011
Last comment by concerned, on Dec 28, 2011 at 5:05 pm | 1 comment | 1389 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Now departing: The year 2011

What happened in 2011? The better question might be: What didn't happen? ==B Photo:== Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg checks...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2011
Last comment by Carl, on Dec 29, 2011 at 7:19 am | 1 comment | 1267 Views

AROUND TOWN

Recology collects holiday trees

Recology San Mateo County will collect holiday trees between Dec. 26 and Jan. 31 on regular compost collection days. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2012
Last comment by StillwithTree, on Jan 5, 2012 at 8:33 pm | 1 comment | 1141 Views
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Local picks on 2015 Michelin Bib Gourmand list
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Ode to Brussels Sprout
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Go Giants! Next Stop: World Series!
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