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Inspiration begins at home

Although 30-year-old textile designer Yaling Hou has lived in Menlo Park for only a year, the city's natural beauty has become...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2007
Last comment by Editor, on Jul 11, 2007 at 1:27 pm | 1 comment | 2973 Views


Military jets overhead -- what?

Did anyone hear/see the military jets screaming overhead in the early afternoon today? They were heading north, and I'm curious...

Original post made by Steve on Jul. 11, 2007
Last comment by Observer, on Jul 12, 2007 at 7:29 pm | 1 comment | 2991 Views


Building bigger basements in Atherton

After spending several years tightening up restrictions on basement construction, the Atherton City Council is loosening...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2007
Last comment by just curious, on Jul 27, 2007 at 8:45 am | 1 comment | 3210 Views


Dump truck plunges into deep ravine in Los Trancos Woods

Earning a paycheck by operating a piece of heavy construction equipment may have its rewards — living out a childhood...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2007
Last comment by Pam, on Aug 22, 2007 at 2:26 pm | 1 comment | 2933 Views


Author Lindsey Crittenden Kicks Off Holy Trinity's Fall Forum

Lindsey Crittenden, the author of "The Water Will Hold You: A Skeptic Learns to Pray," will be first speaker at the new Forum...

Original post made by Linda Hubbard Gulker on Aug. 29, 2007
Last comment by a skeptic myself, on Aug 30, 2007 at 8:47 am | 1 comment | 2824 Views


Kepler's Best Sellers 09/23/07

Original post made by Susan Lider on Sep. 24, 2007
Last comment by Reader, on Sep 25, 2007 at 3:17 pm | 1 comment | 2866 Views


Judgment day Tuesday on tax dollars for Park Theatre

Lots of people have had their say about whether it's right for the Menlo Park City Council to use taxpayer dollars to restore...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2007
Last comment by Joanna, on Oct 1, 2007 at 6:06 pm | 1 comment | 2869 Views


Atherton chooses city manager

Jerome "Jerry" Gruber, a former water department head for the ski-resort city of Big Bear Lake, is poised to become the next...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2008
Last comment by Steve S, on Jan 4, 2008 at 11:36 am | 1 comment | 2906 Views


Report local storm news here

If you have storm-related news to report, please let us know. You can click on the headline above, and post it in the Comment...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2008
Last comment by Joanna, on Jan 5, 2008 at 1:29 pm | 1 comment | 2740 Views


Business: Mark Gallagher brings 25 years' experience to his Atherton gallery

Mark Gallagher is a hometown boy. Growing up in Sharon Heights, he attended Las Lomitas district schools and graduated from...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2008
Last comment by Rise Krag, on Jan 8, 2008 at 3:42 pm | 1 comment | 3532 Views


Man, 19, arrested in assault on teacher

San Mateo County sheriff's deputies arrested a San Mateo man on Tuesday in connection with a November attack on a Woodside...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2008
Last comment by Joanna, on Jan 10, 2008 at 5:11 pm | 1 comment | 2528 Views


Parking Enforcer Strikes Again!

I got a parking ticket in the mail today from the City of Menlo Park. Not that getting a parking ticket in this town is hard...

Original post made by Ticked on Jan. 14, 2008
Last comment by Annelise Connell, on Jan 16, 2008 at 2:42 am | 1 comment | 2690 Views


UPDATE: Theatre investigation related to thefts

A burglary last June and thefts at the Palo Alto Children's Theatre are linked to the investigation of "financial crimes"...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2008
Last comment by Joanna, on Jan 28, 2008 at 10:30 am | 1 comment | 2918 Views


Exhibits: Black, white and wondrous

"Tide Pool, San Mateo Coast" is one of the black-and-white photographs by Alan McGee of Portola Valley on exhibit from Feb....

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2008
Last comment by Marc Silber, on Jan 29, 2008 at 7:24 pm | 1 comment | 2663 Views


Atherton boys lead water polo team

Senior Marker Anderson and sophomore Grant Villeneuve, both of Atherton, led Deerfield Academy — a college preparatory...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2008
Last comment by Alfonza Cutezina, on Feb 8, 2008 at 8:21 pm | 1 comment | 3368 Views


Super Tuesday in Portola Valley, Atherton

Barack Obama supporters in Portola Valley applaud his speech on TV on election night, Feb. 5. They are, from left (seated...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2008
Last comment by theopaul, on Feb 8, 2008 at 8:23 pm | 1 comment | 2716 Views


Atherton: John Johns loses legal round

The saga of Atherton's ex-finance director added some new twists last week, as a judge told John Johns he had to decide between...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2008
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Mar 6, 2008 at 5:28 pm | 1 comment | 2706 Views


Developing open space: Should voters decide?

A broad coalition of environmental groups wants to qualify an initiative in Redwood City to require two-thirds of city voters...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2008
Last comment by Let The People Decide, on Mar 10, 2008 at 5:04 pm | 1 comment | 2588 Views


Kepler's Bestsellers - March 30, 2008

Hardcover Fiction 1 Our Story Begins - Tobias Wolff 2 Mudbound - Hillary Jordan 3 Appeal - John Grisham ...

Original post made by Susan Lider on Mar. 31, 2008
Last comment by, on May 5, 2008 at 9:04 pm | 1 comment | 2398 Views


Ceramics teacher shows works at gallery

Eliza Wilson Thomas, a ceramics teacher for 28 years at Peninsula School in Menlo Oaks, is among nine artists showing their...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2008
Last comment by Susan and Sandy Carnahan, on Apr 1, 2008 at 9:28 am | 1 comment | 3665 Views
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