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MENLO PARK

The elegant artichoke

Artichokes and asparagus say spring to the cook. After a dreary winter of devising a dozen ways to cook chard or broccoli,...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2010
Last comment by yum, on Apr 15, 2010 at 1:20 pm | 1 comment | 1386 Views

ATHERTON

Editorial: Atherton probe of Marsala fizzles

Atherton council member Charles Marsala used incredibly poor judgment when he asked resident Jon Buckheit for a $500,000...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 15, 2010 at 12:53 pm | 7 comments | 1724 Views

ATHERTON

Marsala\'s Image Problem

Charles Marsala has an image problem. There is debate about whether his image problem is of his own making. But there is...

Original post made by Atherton Realtor and Homeowner on Apr. 11, 2010
Last comment by Louise, on Apr 15, 2010 at 12:00 am | 8 comments | 1447 Views

SPORTS

Boys Varsity Baseball: M-A Drops Tough 3-2 Decision to Burlingame

Host Burlingame used timely hitting, a costly Menlo-Atherton throwing error, and the pitching of Forrest Armanino to defeat...

Original post made by Bob Moriarty, Team Parent on Apr. 14, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1839 Views

AROUND TOWN

Picasso Ensemble and friends perform benefit concert April 20

The Picasso Ensemble will perform a benefit concert in the sanctuary of Valley Presbyterian Church in Portola Valley on Tuesday,...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by Tim & Mia Clark, on Apr 14, 2010 at 8:30 pm | 1 comment | 1357 Views

MENLO PARK

Riggs, Theile-Sardina will lead initiative to reduce city pensions

Henry Riggs of Menlo Park's Planning Commission and Roy Theile-Sardina will lead the ballot initiative drive aimed at cutting...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2010
Last comment by get real, on Apr 14, 2010 at 5:53 pm | 3 comments | 1212 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton initiates an investigation on altered police report

In what has become a byzantine story of intrigue, corruption, scandal and misinformation another chapter appears is being...

Original post made by newsmaker on Apr. 14, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1371 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: Time to reconsider Peninsula BART system

It is becoming increasingly clear that the ill understood high-speed rail project is the ego driven fantasy of Quentin Kopp...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by Ian, on Apr 14, 2010 at 5:03 pm | 1 comment | 1316 Views

ATHERTON

Guest opinion: Mayor sees more in Marsala probe

Something profoundly disturbing occurred last Wednesday night. It appeared that the town I love and have served loyally for...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by lunatic, on Apr 14, 2010 at 2:00 pm | 1 comment | 1339 Views

AROUND TOWN

Volunteers to help repairs three local homes

Three homes in Menlo Park will be among the projects that Rebuilding Together Peninsula volunteers will be working on Saturday,...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by Jamie Shepard, on Apr 14, 2010 at 12:07 pm | 1 comment | 1347 Views

ATHERTON

Waiting to Hear from Elizabeth Lewis

By all accounts Ms. Lewis roughed up a resident last week. She was trying to hang onto papers ex Finance Director John Johns...

Original post made by Pam Stover on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by John P. Johns, CPA, on Apr 14, 2010 at 10:16 am | 6 comments | 1455 Views

ATHERTON

Wynne Furth's Conflict of Interest

It appears as though Wynne Furth is faced with a happy dilemma (if there is such a thing). The more her client misbehaves,...

Original post made by John P. Johns, CPA on Apr. 14, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1719 Views

SPORTS

Menlo Atherton High defeats Carlmont High, 7-0

The depth and strength of M-A Boys tennis came through once again in their win today against Carlmont High School, 7-0. ...

Original post made by Angela Sherry on Apr. 13, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2478 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton councilman won't face further investigation of loan request

Atherton's city attorney may have ruled that Councilman Charles Marsala broke no law when he requested a $500,000 loan from...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Apr 13, 2010 at 7:42 pm | 61 comments | 3972 Views

FICTION

'Where do Stars and Galaxies Come From?'

Stanford University physics professor Tom Abel will give a free talk at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 13, on "Where do Stars and...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Apr 13, 2010 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 3932 Views

ATHERTON

Give Guerra a Chance to Clean up the Atherton PD

Editor's note: Topic removed. Don't use Town Square to post allegations of wrongdoing by named individuals. Send information...

Original post made by John P. Johns, CPA on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 13, 2010 at 2:31 pm | 6 comments | 1514 Views

MENLO PARK

Data shows how local business slowed

Just about any way you measure it, business slowed in Menlo Park in 2009. ==I Photo by Michelle Le/The Almanac.== Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by Joanna, on Apr 13, 2010 at 10:33 am | 2 comments | 1172 Views

ATHERTON

Business as usual for Atherton

What a shame that my husband Jim Dobbie and Mayor McKeithen didn't know that last Wednesday's Town Meeting (which by the...

Original post made by Patricia Dobbie on Apr. 9, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 13, 2010 at 5:39 am | 4 comments | 1558 Views

ATHERTON

Comments by Cowards

I am very sad to see so many anonymous comments on the town square. I have no problems with people disagreeing with me but...

Original post made by James Dobbie on Apr. 9, 2010
Last comment by just a thought, on Apr 13, 2010 at 12:34 am | 13 comments | 2263 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mediation fails to restart talks between Menlo district, firefighters

The March 25 mediation session between the Menlo Park Fire Protection District and its firefighters ended in fizzled hopes...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 13, 2010 at 12:31 am | 31 comments | 1847 Views
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