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ATHERTON

Almanac Deletes all Pro-Bothun Comments

As a newspaper editor, Brian Bothun wrote an article that got an Atherton police chief criminally prosecuted ten years ago. Police...

Original post made by FREE PRESS on Oct. 9, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 10, 2010 at 2:05 pm | 13 comments | 1652 Views

ATHERTON

Widmer appointed mayor by Atherton council

Bill Widmer said he has several goals, including trying to replace the town's many interim employees with permanent ones....

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Special Effectives, on Dec 22, 2011 at 8:23 pm | 3 comments | 1652 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

College Bound at Hillview Middle School engages at-risk students

Long before the push for "No Child Left Behind" made headlines, Hillview Middle School teachers and staff in Menlo Park began...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2012
Last comment by Trevor, on Apr 4, 2012 at 5:45 am | 3 comments | 1652 Views

MENLO PARK

Raids target major drug dealers

Nearly half of the members or known associates of the "Taliban" street gang arrested in a series of raids on Saturday lived...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Mar 10, 2009 at 3:07 pm | 1 comment | 1651 Views

MENLO PARK

Anti-smoking Ordinance Goes Too Far

Tonight the city council passed a anti-smoking ordinance in one of their typical 5 hour marathon sessions. While the proponents...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by old MP, on Mar 11, 2010 at 12:29 pm | 6 comments | 1651 Views

ATHERTON

Don't Call Jerry Carlson at Home

Dear Readers: I placed a call to the home of Jerry Carlson last week. I had not heard back from Mr. Carlson after my repeated...

Original post made by John P Johns on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Melinda Tevis, on Jul 9, 2010 at 11:44 am | 6 comments | 1651 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editorial: Don't undermine the Brown Act

California journalists and advocates of open government are rightfully concerned over the Legislature's suspension of an...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Aug 11, 2012 at 10:05 am | 4 comments | 1651 Views

MENLO PARK

jZCool closes after 10 years

After 10 years in business, jZ Cool Eatery and Wine Bar on Santa Cruz Avenue in downtown Menlo Park has closed. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by Mama Mia, on Apr 29, 2009 at 10:21 am | 3 comments | 1650 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Shefren and Kane participate in Chambers farcical "Golden Apple Award" to Sequoia Healthcare District

In a previous post, I said: "Taxpayers should take note of the Districts expenditures on this event, and see which Directors...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jan. 28, 2011
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Feb 4, 2011 at 8:58 am | 6 comments | 1650 Views

SPORTS

M-A Vikings finish Pop Warner season, now enter playoffs

Finishing their first season in the strong Division 1 tier of the Peninsula Pop Warner Conference, the M-A Vikings prepare...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by Viking fan, on Oct 31, 2012 at 11:38 am | 1 comment | 1650 Views

WOODSIDE

Sewer rates to jump for Woodside customers

Woodside is semi-rural and most of the town's 2,200 properties use septic tanks in lieu of sewers, but for some 157 properties...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2013
Last comment by POGO, on Apr 4, 2013 at 4:47 pm | 10 comments | 1650 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Obituary: Imogene Woodruff, 94, longtime dance instructor

Imogene Woodruff, who taught ballroom dance and cotillion classes to generations of Midpeninsula residents, died on March...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by Nostalgic Dancer, on May 17, 2013 at 6:05 pm | 1 comment | 1650 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton will revisit road-impact fee refund

Two Atherton councilmen who voted to refund $1.6 million worth of road-impact fees paid to the town by builders have placed...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by Richard Andrews, on Jul 16, 2010 at 9:32 pm | 3 comments | 1649 Views

OTHER TOPICS

What Could Be Done With $30 Million

One of the reasons this country, and communities like the Peninsula are failing to make progress, is the way we spend indiscriminately...

Original post made by R.Gordon on Aug. 21, 2010
Last comment by StanfordStudent, on Aug 21, 2010 at 9:51 am | 2 comments | 1648 Views

ATHERTON

Tonight: Atherton meets on 'master plan'

A special meeting of the Atherton Town Council will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 8, with a single topic: discussion of a request...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 9, 2011 at 4:40 pm | 6 comments | 1648 Views

ATHERTON

State board urges residents to use licensed contractors

As a large storm tapers out after downing trees, flooding roadways, and opening sinkholes throughout the Bay Area, the Contractors...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2014
Last comment by Injured workers sue, on Dec 6, 2014 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 1648 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton philanthropist Lorey Lokey is honored

Business Wire founder and Atherton philanthropist Lorry Lokey received an honorary doctorate degree recently from Tel Aviv...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2015
Last comment by Janet, on Jun 29, 2015 at 12:36 pm | 1 comment | 1648 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sign language with your baby

The Atherton Library is hosting a Baby Sign Language class on Monday, September 14 from 10:30-Noon. Signing with babies accelerates...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Sep. 2, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1647 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen craft at Atherton Library

Teens and tweens ages 10 and up can attend a duct tape wallet craft program at the Atherton Library on November 5th at 3:30...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Oct. 15, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1647 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sunday: Kids, parents invited to Halloween parade

About 300 kids and their parents are expected to participate in a local Halloween parade on Sunday, Oct. 31, says Mara McCain,...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Chika, on Oct 24, 2011 at 6:43 am | 3 comments | 1647 Views
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