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A headmaster hangs up the chalk after 20 years of transformation

It was mid-afternoon on a glorious day -- sunny, mild, the air fragrant with spring. But on the Menlo School campus, Norman...

Original post made on May. 23, 2013
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Robert Rowe traveled world in his sailboat

Robert "Bob" Rowe of Menlo Park, who spent 24 years traveling the world in his sailboat, died peacefully Sept. 26, surrounded...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2009
Last comment by Miller Family - New Zealand, on Oct 4, 2011 at 4:23 pm | 2 comments | 1675 Views


Resources on Police Oversight and Review Committees

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Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Feb. 5, 2010
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Atherton OKs $1.6 million refund of road-impact fees

It seemed like a good idea at the time: charge builders a road-impact fee and use it to repair Atherton roads torn up by...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by got to wonder, on Feb 24, 2010 at 9:08 am | 2 comments | 1675 Views


The art of demolition

As demolition proceeded last week on the Hillview Middle School campus, this mural -- part of a long tradition of students'...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2012
Last comment by alan miller, on Jul 23, 2012 at 1:27 pm | 2 comments | 1675 Views


State coaching honor for Sacred Heart Prep's Lavorato

==B Prep football notes== It was a big year for head coach Pete Lavorato and his Sacred Heart Prep football team. The Gators...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by Lightweight, on Jan 9, 2013 at 7:55 pm | 2 comments | 1675 Views


Friday: Chinese delegates visit Menlo Park

Thirteen executive officers and nine vice mayors from China will visit Menlo Park on Friday, Oct. 17, city officials announced. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by Robbie, on Oct 17, 2014 at 7:11 pm | 8 comments | 1675 Views


Nak's Market: Going strong at 40

For a refreshing change from serve-yourself, warehouse-sized stores, stop by for a friendly visit at Nak's Market, 1151 Chestnut...

Original post made on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by Vera, on May 8, 2009 at 3:21 pm | 4 comments | 1674 Views


Big waves hit Mavericks observers, injuring 13

The Mavericks Surf Contest near Half Moon Bay -- called by surfers as the biggest surfing event in history -- had bigger-than-expected...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Feb 14, 2010 at 3:38 pm | 1 comment | 1674 Views


New Menlo environmental quality commissioner appointed

Christina Smolke, recently seen asking the Menlo Park City Council to spare a heritage redwood tree located on a neighbor's...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2010
Last comment by chop chop, on Jan 3, 2011 at 11:21 pm | 3 comments | 1674 Views


Portola Valley: Hot food at farmers' market

As Portola Valley's Thursday afternoon farmers' market heads into its first fall season, an expansion is coming: the market...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2013
Last comment by mollie, on Sep 9, 2013 at 8:29 am | 1 comment | 1674 Views


Editorial: Transparency is not always pretty

A few weeks ago we chastised the Atherton Town Council for intentionally keeping word of a $230,000 settlement against the...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2010
Last comment by clothes line, on Jan 24, 2010 at 11:30 pm | 1 comment | 1673 Views


Police nab suspects in midday gas station robbery

Menlo Park police recovered cash and cigarettes, and made two arrests on Jan. 1 in connection with a midday armed robbery...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Jan 3, 2011 at 3:14 pm | 2 comments | 1673 Views


Where should the new Atherton library be located?

There have been numerous Forum Topics on the new Atherton library but none which asked the simple question - Where should...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by Flood Park or Menlo College, on Apr 2, 2012 at 8:19 am | 7 comments | 1673 Views


Design panel to step into fray over affordable housing in Portola Valley

Stepping into the affordable housing controversy in Portola Valley, the town's Architectural & Site Control Commission will...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2012
Last comment by town planner sydney, on Oct 22, 2012 at 11:53 pm | 5 comments | 1673 Views


Here's what a police department does when service is part of their credo

From the Hillsborough Police Department's Facebook page: Based on the events of today, please take the time to view the...

Original post made by Watcher on Dec. 15, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 22, 2012 at 7:49 am | 29 comments | 1673 Views


Former chief probation officer in county pleads not guilty to possessing child pornography

Former San Mateo County Chief Probation Officer Stuart Forrest pleaded not guilty Friday to two charges of possessing...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2013
Last comment by Lurker, on Apr 10, 2013 at 5:20 am | 13 comments | 1673 Views


Menlo Council appropriates funds to defeat the initiative.

Menlo Council appropriates funds to defeat the initiative. One of the most disgusting actions a Menlo Park Council has...

Original post made by the way it is on Mar. 22, 2014
Last comment by Fed up II, on Mar 24, 2014 at 8:59 am | 22 comments | 1672 Views


Mosquito control operation went as planned, vector control district says

The campaign to kill mosquitoes carrying the West Nile virus came to Menlo Park's Allied Arts neighborhood and parts of...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2015
Last comment by NIMBYBISP, on Aug 4, 2015 at 11:12 am | 7 comments | 1672 Views


Firefighters sue over overtime, extra trips

Surprised is how Fire Chief Harold Schapelhouman of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District said he felt upon learning that...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jul 22, 2010 at 12:27 pm | 9 comments | 1671 Views
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Mademoiselle Colette, now open in downtown Menlo Park
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