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AROUND TOWN

Woodside: Ungainly device protects drinking water

Waterline backflow preventers, with their prominent pipes and valves, tend to be on the edge of the road and interrupting...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2011
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Feb 17, 2011 at 10:18 am | 6 comments | 15779 Views

AROUND TOWN

President Obama to visit Bay Area Thursday

President Obama is coming to the Bay Area on Thursday for a one-day visit with business and technology leaders. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2011
Last comment by Alfred E Newman, on Feb 17, 2011 at 10:02 am | 6 comments | 1871 Views

ATHERTON

FBI has its eye on Atherton

The FBI is interviewing Atherton residents and others about town matters, according to a former employee who said he was...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by RG, on Feb 16, 2011 at 10:54 pm | 92 comments | 9832 Views

ATHERTON

Missing Dog in Atherton, Redwood City NEED HELP Alamnac please run a story on this dog

----- Forwarded Message ---- From: Elizabeth Akers <resqrij@ridgeback.org> To: rr-folk@listbox.com; ridgeback.org@topica.com Sent:...

Original post made by Colleen Anderson on Feb. 16, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2713 Views

ATHERTON

Today: Encinal School is wearing pink

Two boys in Nova Scotia got their whole school wearing pink to defend a freshman boy bullied for wearing a pink shirt in...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2011
Last comment by Will, on Feb 16, 2011 at 4:38 pm | 2 comments | 2025 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park tries to counter state's plan to kill redevelopment agencies

Emergency legislation proposed by Governor Jerry Brown to stop redevelopment agencies from tying up local funds in new projects...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2011
Last comment by Richard Scholl, on Feb 16, 2011 at 1:28 pm | 2 comments | 1625 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park says it will reach out before poisoning again

Here's a recipe for sparking outrage in Menlo Park: Poison ground squirrels without telling the public. The city has now...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2011
Last comment by scout, on Feb 16, 2011 at 7:32 am | 1 comment | 1314 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Why we need the downtown plan

Have you heard about the draft plan for El Camino Real and downtown? Menlo Park seeks your comments and suggestions to inform...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2010
Last comment by Gail Slocum, on Feb 15, 2011 at 1:11 pm | 8 comments | 1330 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park to reach out before poisoning again

Here's a recipe for sparking outrage in Menlo Park: Poison ground squirrels without telling the public. The city has now...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Feb 15, 2011 at 1:03 pm | 4 comments | 1903 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Priory proposes synthetic grass for fields

In its bid to resurface three athletic fields with synthetic grass, Woodside Priory, the private Portola Valley Catholic...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Feb 14, 2011 at 7:09 pm | 16 comments | 3542 Views

ATHERTON

Happy Valentine's Day to Egypt from San Mateo County

Dear Egypt: Here from the home of Google and FaceBook we want to extend our congratulations to you for opting for democratic...

Original post made by Ed on Feb. 14, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Feb 14, 2011 at 2:57 pm | 1 comment | 1403 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Palo Alto youth to get sports field

The "field of dreams" the family of slain East Palo Alto police Officer Richard May has hoped to build in the city since...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 14, 2011 at 1:47 pm | 6 comments | 2975 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sunday: Scouts bring back soap box derby

Spectators are invited to cheer on members of Menlo Park Boy Scout Troop 222 taking part in a soap box derby at 1 p.m. Sunday,...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2011
Last comment by TOM H, on Feb 11, 2011 at 4:37 pm | 4 comments | 1891 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Woodside: Deputies assist lost hikers

Deputies escorted five hikers back to a Woodside retreat center after they ventured off of a marked trail Wednesday night,...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2011
Last comment by Sam, on Feb 11, 2011 at 1:23 pm | 1 comment | 1696 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community asked to help pick superintendent

Community members, teachers and staff are invited to a series of meetings, starting this week, to say what the Menlo Park...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 11, 2011 at 11:33 am | 3 comments | 1534 Views

MENLO PARK

Round Table Pizza parent company files for Ch 11 bankruptcy

The first RT was founded over 50 years ago in Menlo Park by Bob Larson. Comapny press release today - ROUND TABLE PIZZA...

Original post made by Bob on Feb. 10, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1575 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton faces sharp garbage rate hikes

Atherton residents are facing rate hikes that could range from 63 percent for using the smallest garbage cans available,...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 10, 2011 at 4:05 pm | 23 comments | 3363 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park burglary suspects held to answer

An alleged burglary in Menlo Park thwarted by an attentive neighbor landed the three adult suspects in San Mateo County Superior...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by Arch Conservative, on Feb 10, 2011 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 1560 Views

MENLO PARK

M-A vice principal on 'Jeopardy"

Sean Priest, the administrative vice principal at Menlo-Atherton High School in Atherton, is scheduled to appear on the TV...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2011
Last comment by sally, on Feb 9, 2011 at 8:13 pm | 1 comment | 1768 Views

MENLO PARK

Video from Facebook press conference

Facebook's chief financial officer David Ebersman, left, receives flowers from local florist Katherine Guisto after a press...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2011
Last comment by 9Lives, on Feb 9, 2011 at 8:04 pm | 8 comments | 1934 Views
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