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AROUND TOWN

Crews contain house fire in Atherton

A fire on Thursday in the 100 block of Almendral Avenue in Atherton damaged a pool house, a storage shed, a carport-like...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by First-hand Report, on Jun 14, 2013 at 4:59 pm | 4 comments | 1671 Views

MENLO PARK

Burglary thwarted by homeowner

Would-be burglars were interrupted by a homeowner Thursday morning in the 1300 block of Stockbridge Avenue in unincorporated...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by Conelly, on Jun 14, 2013 at 3:50 pm | 1 comment | 1064 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sacred Heart Prep graduate shot and killed in Oakland

Aya Nakano, who graduated from Sacred Heart Prepatory in 2008, was fatally shot in North Oakland late Wednesday, an hour...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on Jun 14, 2013 at 3:39 pm | 2 comments | 1510 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Gap year -- a Year of Living Adventurously

It's not always obvious when we as individuals arrive at a crossroad. Decisions that seem inconsequential at the time can...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by Ethan Knight, on Jun 14, 2013 at 11:06 am | 3 comments | 9555 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley report on affordable housing

In planning for housing affordable to people of low and moderate incomes, as state law requires, a committee of volunteers...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by yello, on Jun 14, 2013 at 8:49 am | 5 comments | 2685 Views

AROUND TOWN

7 cars broken into in downtown PA and Mall

http://paloalto.patch.com/groups/police-and-fire/p/seven-vehicles-burglarize-in-palo-alto-wednesday 7 cars broken into...

Original post made by Mp mom on Jun. 14, 2013
There are no comments yet. 831 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Las Lomitas, Woodside High parents spar

There was both faint and full-throated praise for Woodside High School at the May 29 public forum to consider strategies...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2013
Last comment by Wow, on Jun 13, 2013 at 5:54 pm | 47 comments | 17723 Views

FICTION

The Dinner a novel by Herman Koch

This book has been described as "An internationally bestselling phenomenon: the darkly suspenseful, highly controversial...

Original post made by Bookworm on Jun. 13, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1158 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park sued over car's collision with train

The aftershocks of a late April afternoon collision continue to ripple through Menlo Park a year later: Two women who had...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 13, 2013 at 6:06 am | 35 comments | 4586 Views

AROUND TOWN

Today: Tip a cop in Menlo Park

Drop by Stacks restaurant in Menlo Park on Thursday, June 13, to support the city's police officers in raising funds for...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2013
There are no comments yet. 942 Views

AROUND TOWN

Upcoming programs at Atherton Library

Thursday, June 13- Musical Storytime for all ages at 4 pm. Saturday, June 15- Superman Day, 10 am to 5 pm. We love Superman!...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jun. 12, 2013
There are no comments yet. 802 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park City School District voters may be asked to approve $23 million bond measure

School board members on Tuesday (June 11) will consider a staff recommendation to ask residents of the Menlo Park City School...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by Another Concerned Citizen, on Jun 12, 2013 at 1:13 pm | 14 comments | 1431 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park aims to reduce greenhouse gases by 27%

The city will strive to cut the community's greenhouse gas emissions by 27 percent during the next six-and-a-half years,...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by why 2 threads?, on Jun 12, 2013 at 8:08 am | 2 comments | 1123 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Parents push for Mandarin immersion program

With China on a path to becoming the largest economy in the world, the interest in teaching children in the United States...

Original post made on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by Willows Parent, on Jun 11, 2013 at 10:38 pm | 57 comments | 160413 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton awaits reimbursement for Obama visit

Dear Town of Atherton: The check is not in the mail. Read the full story here http://www2.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=13801...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2013
Last comment by Confounding factor, on Jun 11, 2013 at 10:06 pm | 30 comments | 3728 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside budget shows 'structural' surplus

The town of Woodside's proposed budget would raise salaries across the board, initiate contributions by staff to their retirement...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 11, 2013 at 6:55 pm | 2 comments | 1155 Views

AROUND TOWN

Interim chief named while injured chief recovers

A former chief of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District, Douglas Sporleder, will serve as interm chief while Chief Harold...

Original post made on May. 18, 2013
Last comment by Mark Meyers, on Jun 11, 2013 at 4:52 pm | 2 comments | 1139 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Tonight: Portola Valley council to discuss committee report on affordable housing

The Portola Valley Town Council will meet at Wednesday, June 12, to discuss a report from a committee of nine volunteers...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by louis ebner, on Jun 11, 2013 at 2:57 pm | 1 comment | 1292 Views

MENLO PARK

'Secret' Apple store taking shape

Apple's newest and possibly grandest store, while still hidden from ground-level view by tall black sheeting, is taking shape...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by jeffreywyatt, on Jun 11, 2013 at 12:08 am | 2 comments | 2555 Views

AROUND TOWN

Troop 206 honors three Eagle Scouts

Three local scouts -- Sean Smith, Sean McBirney, and Peter Bugos -- received their Eagle award from Troop 2006 at a Court...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by RO, on Jun 10, 2013 at 1:54 pm | 1 comment | 1122 Views
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