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ATHERTON

Atherton works to reduce pedestrian risks on El Camino Real

Atherton has been working with Caltrans on ways to make El Camino Real safer for at least 18 months, since a September 2012...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2014
Last comment by matt from the block, on Aug 9, 2014 at 1:27 pm | 22 comments | 4455 Views

ATHERTON

Kathy McKeithen leaves council seat fighting

She came in fighting, and she's going out fighting. Kathy McKeithen, whose three-term tenure as an Atherton City Council...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by We are all special, on Nov 28, 2012 at 1:36 pm | 13 comments | 4452 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Captain America: The First Avenger'

Marvel Comics guru Stan Lee once half-jokingly described the first adventure of Captain America as "so full of lightning-swift...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2011
Last comment by Jill Kennedy, on Jul 22, 2011 at 1:21 pm | 1 comment | 4450 Views

OTHER TOPICS

President Obama has had a tough week

This week will mark the 37th time House Republicans have tried to repeal Obamacare. If Republicans really wanted to do away...

Original post made by Potomac Fever on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by C Parker, on May 22, 2013 at 10:07 am | 19 comments | 4448 Views

ATHERTON

Obituary: David Palecek, 37, father of four

David Vaclav Palecek, an Atherton resident and a partner at McKinsey & Co. management consulting firm, died from complications...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by Colleen Anderson, on Mar 6, 2010 at 9:40 pm | 5 comments | 4445 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Small school is lab for innovative learning

The tiny school, tucked into a ramshackle former insurance office at the back of the Portola Valley Village Square shopping...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Barbara Smailey, on Nov 16, 2012 at 4:21 pm | 1 comment | 4443 Views

MENLO PARK

Goodwill Donation Site Moves

The Goodwill donation site, located for many years at the Safeway on El Camino Real, has moved to the rear entrance of the...

Original post made by Rory Brown on Dec. 14, 2006
There are no comments yet. 4442 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Court throws out city's letter to rail authority

In a ruling that Menlo Park Councilman Rich Cline called "kind of a stomach punch," a California Superior Court judge has...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by truth, on Apr 14, 2009 at 12:47 pm | 28 comments | 4440 Views

SPORTS

WOODSIDE GIRLS UNDER 12 TUXEDO PENGUINS WIN SECTION SOCCER TOURNAMENT

Congratulations to the Tuxedo Penguins who took 1st place in the AYSO Section 2 tournament (the Pacific Northwest states,...

Original post made by Annette Kingman on Dec. 11, 2007
Last comment by Christine, on Jan 31, 2008 at 3:50 pm | 1 comment | 4439 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Deputies search for man missing from construction site

The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office is searching for a construction worker who disappeared from a job site in...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2014
Last comment by Les , on Mar 21, 2014 at 4:14 am | 4 comments | 4437 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Searsville Dam should go

The important new documentary film "Dam Nation" tells the history of American dam building and reveals a range of unintended...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2014
Last comment by C. Cruickshank, on Dec 8, 2014 at 9:19 am | 3 comments | 4434 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council reviews cut-through traffic study for Stanford complex

Just in time for the November elections, a study of potential neighborhood cut-through traffic associated with Stanford University's...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by Do the arithmetic, on Oct 3, 2014 at 12:09 am | 37 comments | 4430 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school board asked to rescind superintendent appointment

Atherton resident and open-government advocate Peter Carpenter has made good on his threat to try to force the governing...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 1, 2012 at 9:01 pm | 21 comments | 4428 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park school district grapples with overload of kindergarten signups

Call it too much of a good thing. The Menlo Park City School District's drive to get incoming kindergartners registered early,...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2008
Last comment by flee or fight, on Mar 28, 2008 at 9:51 pm | 28 comments | 4420 Views

ATHERTON

Letter: Anonymous Athertonians site misleads users

The private, anonymously administered Athertonians Yahoo Group misrepresents itself, breaks its own rules regarding inclusion,...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by Name Use, on Jun 14, 2012 at 12:19 pm | 6 comments | 4418 Views

FICTION

Obama, Socialist-in-Chief, destroys the Free Market

S&P 500 TRADES ABOVE 2,000 POINTS FOR FIRST TIME "NEW YORK (AP) -- The stock market has reached another milestone as the...

Original post made by Karl Marx on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by Jose Jobs, on Sep 6, 2014 at 2:56 pm | 5 comments | 4416 Views

ATHERTON

Letter: Put Atherton library in park

A new library in the park, owned and controlled by the town, with specifically dedicated funding that already exists, would...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Perserve Our Park, on Oct 1, 2012 at 8:21 am | 11 comments | 4412 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guided tours: Eco-friendly driveway and parking lot

Want to make your driveway or parking areas more eco-friendly? Join the San Francisquito Watershed Council for a free guided...

Original post made by Katie Pilat on Mar. 14, 2007
Last comment by Katie, on Mar 19, 2007 at 11:33 am | 2 comments | 4405 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voters lukewarm on raising Las Lomitas parcel tax

The Las Lomitas School District is debating whether to ask voters to increase the district's $311 annual parcel tax next...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2010
Last comment by Dorothy, on Jan 29, 2011 at 11:24 am | 47 comments | 4405 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Saturday: High-speed rail 'teach-in'

The city of Palo Alto will host a six-hour workshop on the California high-speed rail project Saturday, Sept. 12, designed...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Sep 21, 2009 at 6:36 pm | 2 comments | 4402 Views
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