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ATHERTON

Bothun charge dismissed in court

The probation violation charge that resulted from the search of journalist Brian Bothun's Atherton home last October was...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2011
Last comment by Exonerated, on Jan 25, 2011 at 11:02 pm | 13 comments | 4192 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park commissioners question council's decision to overturn their approval of duplex

After the Menlo Park Planning Commission unanimously said yes to plans for a duplex at 1976 Menalto Ave., the City Council...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by Garrett, on Mar 16, 2013 at 1:55 pm | 14 comments | 4191 Views

MENLO PARK

Third high-level city employee is leaving Menlo Park

Jesse Quirion, Menlo Park's public works director, has announced he is leaving Aug. 20 for a job with Google in Tennessee....

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2015
Last comment by Don't sling Mud, on Aug 2, 2015 at 1:37 pm | 17 comments | 4190 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton staff testify to sexual harassment by public works supervisor Troy Henderson

Atherton Sgt. Kristin Nichols and former town employee Lois English testified Tuesday to numerous incidents of sexual harassment...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by songwriter, on Jul 5, 2009 at 2:08 pm | 26 comments | 4190 Views

ATHERTON

Investigation of police-report alteration limited in scope, Chief Guerra says

Critics of an investigator's report exonerating Atherton police officers of any wrongdoing in the alteration of a police...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2011
Last comment by Lurker, on Feb 1, 2011 at 7:23 am | 26 comments | 4190 Views

MENLO PARK

How do we solve the playing field shortage in Menlo Park?

The majority on the City Council opposed Measure J to develop playing fields in East Menlo Park. They said we need instead...

Original post made by Kids need more playing fields on Apr. 10, 2007
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Apr 17, 2007 at 11:05 pm | 22 comments | 4189 Views

MENLO PARK

Author, model, and comedic talent Fran Kearton dies

The final curtain has come down on the life of Menlo Park resident Frances Peace Kearton, whose varied career included performing...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Richard Robinson, on Jul 28, 2015 at 7:20 am | 5 comments | 4189 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Peninsula Volunteers Rosener House hosts Insurance Industry Volunteers

Volunteers from ABD Insurance Services in Redwood City engaged with Peninsula Volunteers Rosener House Adult Day program...

Original post made by Barbara Kalt on Oct. 23, 2006
There are no comments yet. 4186 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain CEO: 'We're at critical crossroad'

Caltrain is "in deep financial trouble," said CEO Mike Scanlon. Caltrain is bleeding money for a number of reasons, including...

Original post made on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by James, on May 17, 2010 at 6:57 pm | 16 comments | 4186 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo plans to renew Team Sheeper pool contract

Team Sheeper will continue to operate the Burgess pool, and add the Belle Haven pool to its roster, under a revised contract...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by Get Real, on Jan 31, 2011 at 10:33 am | 55 comments | 4184 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Calling All Kids! New Community Service Programs

Bay Area Nonprofit Invites Students to Engage in Community Service Benefiting Homeless Children Menlo Park, CA, November...

Original post made by Heather Hopkins on Nov. 17, 2006
There are no comments yet. 4184 Views

MOVIES

Atherton Library Family Movie Night

Friday, February 22 at 7 pm, the library will be showing "Brave" for Family Movie Night. This film is rated PG and is 93...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Feb. 21, 2013
There are no comments yet. 4184 Views

ATHERTON

Should Atherton curtail large basements, or ease up on the restrictions?

When is a basement big enough? In recent years, Atherton has put some restrictions on basement construction, prohibiting...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Mar. 10, 2007
Last comment by Amy, on Mar 19, 2007 at 5:11 pm | 1 comment | 4183 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tonight: 'Design thinking' in Menlo Park schools

Hillview Middle School in Menlo Park will hold a preview showing next Thursday of a PBS documentary, "Extreme by Design,"...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Makes Sense, on Apr 22, 2013 at 5:49 pm | 8 comments | 4179 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton dentist charged with defrauding patients

Kim Chi Vu, a 52-year-old dentist from Atherton, has been charged with defrauding patients by charging them for services...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2015
Last comment by SteveC, on Aug 17, 2015 at 2:27 pm | 3 comments | 4179 Views

MENLO PARK

MP City Council Email Log Still Not Working

What's going on at city hall? - all of a sudden, the email log disappears without explanation and now the link that's been...

Original post made by Observer on Feb. 19, 2007
Last comment by Rory Brown, on Feb 20, 2007 at 3:29 pm | 4 comments | 4177 Views

AROUND TOWN

Business: Mark Gallagher brings 25 years' experience to his Atherton gallery

Mark Gallagher is a hometown boy. Growing up in Sharon Heights, he attended Las Lomitas district schools and graduated from...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2008
Last comment by Rise Krag, on Jan 8, 2008 at 3:42 pm | 1 comment | 4176 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents to meet over lack of onsite, after-school child care in Menlo Park school district

Katherine Bailey (kjscafe@earthlink.net) e-mailed this message to the Almanac on Feb. 17, 2007: I wanted to let your newspaper...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Feb. 19, 2007
Last comment by Rory Brown, on Feb 28, 2007 at 12:23 pm | 22 comments | 4175 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton voters to choose council member, decide on parcel tax renewal in November

Atherton voters will choose their new council member after all: The City Council reaffirmed on Wednesday night (July 17)...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 24, 2013 at 10:56 am | 40 comments | 4175 Views

ATHERTON

What do you think of Atherton's appointment of a new building official?

Atherton has hired its senior building inspector, Mike Wasmann, to head the town's building department. It's been a tumultuous...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Feb. 1, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4174 Views
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