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AROUND TOWN

Local venture capitalists donate cash to defeat preschool initiative

Proposition 82, the Preschool for All initiative, was soundly defeated in San Mateo County, with help from an infusion of...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jul 21, 2009 at 4:12 pm | 1 comment | 1464 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Everest charter high school outflanks school district in surprise move

==B Editor's note:== This story includes a correction to a quotation by Everest Public High School spokeswoman Diane Tavenner....

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Jul 21, 2009 at 4:08 pm | 1 comment | 1824 Views

SPORTS

Big dreams for summer baseball

David Klein, a graduate of Menlo-Atherton High School, is trying to make amateur summer baseball a Menlo Park institution....

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Paly George, on Jul 21, 2009 at 3:54 pm | 2 comments | 2240 Views

MENLO PARK

Fire destroys two townhouses, damages third

A Sharon Heights fire Thursday night destroyed two townhouses and caused major damage to a third. ==B Photo:== Har-Bro restoration...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by asdfs, on Jul 21, 2009 at 3:15 pm | 19 comments | 2440 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton's 'best friend' touched many hearts

While some people consider dogs mere pets, Atherton resident Phoebe Rowles takes to heart the expression "a dog is man's...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Such a lovely story!, on Jul 20, 2009 at 10:39 pm | 1 comment | 1825 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sue Burns, part owner of SF Giants, dies of cancer

Atherton resident Sue Burns, the senior general partner of the San Francisco Giants baseball team, died of cancer at age...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Cathy Oyster, on Jul 20, 2009 at 2:56 pm | 2 comments | 1859 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nathan Ford of Portola Valley named athlete of the year at Cornell

Portola Valley resident Nathan Ford, a graduate of Palo Alto High School's class of 2005, was named athlete of the year by...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by curious, on Jul 20, 2009 at 10:38 am | 1 comment | 1550 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Naked man arrested near Sand Hill Road

A man described as being 6 feet, 7 inches tall, and weighing 250 pounds, was arrested early Saturday morning, July 11, near...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by curious, on Jul 20, 2009 at 7:54 am | 3 comments | 1770 Views

AROUND TOWN

Little League 10-11 all-stars: Alpine-West Menlo enters title game Tuesday in San Carlos

One more victory separates the Alpine/West Menlo Little League all-stars from the championship of the District 52 10-11 tournament....

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2009
Last comment by Ryan, on Jul 19, 2009 at 9:23 pm | 1 comment | 1425 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton puts parcel tax on fall ballot

Atherton voters will be asked to approve a four-year renewal of the $750 annual parcel tax when they head to the polls on...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by $500,000, on Jul 18, 2009 at 1:19 pm | 9 comments | 1904 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shakespeare on the Square - FREE this weekend!

For the Shakespeare lovers in us all, Downtown Redwood City will host a series of 4 live theater events during the summer....

Original post made by RWC EVENTS on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by RWC EVENTS, on Jul 17, 2009 at 2:23 pm | 1 comment | 1384 Views

MENLO PARK

Middlefield and Linfield: Traffic signal, or lighted crosswalk?

At its meeting Tuesday night, Menlo Park's City Council could decide whether to install a traffic signal or a lighted crosswalk...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2009
Last comment by The Voice, on Jul 17, 2009 at 11:43 am | 9 comments | 1961 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park holds street festival this weekend

The 23rd annual Connoisseurs' Marketplace, the annual food, art and music festival in downtown Menlo Park, will be held Saturday...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by , on Jul 17, 2009 at 9:29 am | 2 comments | 1666 Views

MENLO PARK

New gym: You made this decision ... how?

When Palo Alto billionaire John Arrillaga offered to help Menlo Park fund and build a new public gymnasium in the spring...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by Gail Slocum, on Jul 16, 2009 at 11:36 pm | 15 comments | 2192 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton to vote Wednesday on tax renewal

The Atherton City Council is slated to decide Wednesday whether to ask voters for a five-year renewal of the $750 annual...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by warren buffet, on Jul 16, 2009 at 10:36 pm | 3 comments | 1965 Views

MENLO PARK

Brunello's: high marks for food, ambience, service

<b>Restaurant review:</b> When I am handed a menu with a long list of entrees, I get nervous. A short menu offers hope that...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by Phil Giurlani, on Jul 16, 2009 at 9:31 pm | 2 comments | 1505 Views

MENLO PARK

You made this decision how?

With the promise of an $8 million donation for a new gymnasium, Menlo Park raced ahead with its plans. But in the city's...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Jul 16, 2009 at 1:03 pm | 2 comments | 1349 Views

MENLO PARK

Bohannon office/hotel project: Outreach meetings July 23, July 29

Menlo Park is planning to hold several outreach meetings in the coming weeks on the massive "Menlo Gateway" office/hotel...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by sammy, on Jul 16, 2009 at 9:05 am | 1 comment | 1245 Views

WOODSIDE

Editorial: Solution in sight for Jackling house

So far, preservationists have not indicated how they feel about a proposal that appears to rescue certain parts of Apple...

Original post made by Poster on Jul. 13, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jul 15, 2009 at 7:29 pm | 3 comments | 2501 Views

MENLO PARK

Fire at Bedwell Bayfront Park

The Daily News had a very short notice on July 2 regarding a fire at Bedwell Bayfront Park, apparently accidentally started...

Original post made by Kathy on Jul. 13, 2009
Last comment by David Boyce, on Jul 15, 2009 at 6:21 pm | 3 comments | 1375 Views
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