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THE LOCAL DISH

Times changed, Mervyns didn't, founder says

Mervyns founder Merv Morris of Atherton expressed 'great sadness for the several thousand employees' impacted by the final...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2008
Last comment by Angela k., on Oct 6, 2013 at 11:29 am | 7 comments | 3931 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park man convicted of child molestation fails to appear for sentencing

A 50-year-old Menlo Park man found guilty of multiple counts of felony child molestation didn't show up for sentencing on...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2014
Last comment by A disgrace, on Jan 27, 2014 at 3:20 pm | 4 comments | 3931 Views

SPORTS

MP Strikers Under 9 Boys Sweep NorCal Championship

The MP Strikers under 9 boys class one soccer team swept the NorCal Premier championship round with a resounding 4-1 win...

Original post made by J Morgan on Jun. 9, 2008
Last comment by Mario Bernazzani, on Jul 26, 2010 at 2:47 am | 5 comments | 3930 Views

AROUND TOWN

School funding: Bad news keeps getting worse

Local elementary school districts have been bracing and adjusting for dramatic funding cuts for the next school year as the...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2011
Last comment by Rory, on Jul 12, 2011 at 7:39 pm | 123 comments | 3929 Views

MENLO PARK

Should Kelly Fergusson have gone to DC

Anyone reading the California Fair Political Practice Act would have to conclud that Council Woman Kelly Fergusson violated...

Original post made by henry on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by Kelly Fergusson, on May 21, 2014 at 10:19 am | 52 comments | 3928 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: FBI seeking 'sports cap' bandit

The FBI is seeking a woman they have dubbed the "Sports Cap Bandit," who robbed two banks in Menlo Park in October...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by Fred, on Dec 5, 2013 at 11:23 am | 1 comment | 3926 Views

AROUND TOWN

A tribute to Coach Parks: the passing of a legend

Longtime Menlo-Atherton football and wrestling coach Ben Parks died in his sleep Friday night. He was 77. Known simply as...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2011
Last comment by Wayne Newson, on Oct 12, 2011 at 11:21 am | 19 comments | 3925 Views

AROUND TOWN

Military tank collector dies at 59

Jacques Mequet Littlefield, who assembled one of the largest private collections of military vehicles in the world and championed...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2009
Last comment by Liz Ditz, on Jan 21, 2009 at 4:28 pm | 2 comments | 3923 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 | 3922 Views

ATHERTON

Sister Helen Costello of Sacred Heart Schools looks back at her years of ministry

In her office, 88-year-old Sister Helen Costello has an embroidered wall hanging that reads, "Love is in giving with no thought...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2007
Last comment by Musette G Buckley, on Jul 18, 2012 at 6:48 am | 5 comments | 3920 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Why county needs district elections

Here's a message for my friends on the Board of Supervisors in response to the decision to block voters from determining...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 26, 2010 at 9:07 pm | 12 comments | 3920 Views

MOVIES

Borders bookstore to close

Borders bookstore in downtown Palo Alto will close by the end of September as part of the liquidation of the national chain,...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2011
Last comment by Nostalgic, on Jul 20, 2011 at 10:38 am | 1 comment | 3914 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Tonight: Portola Valley hearing on artificial grass at Priory

The Woodside Priory School in Portola Valley is requesting permission to use artificial grass on the field inside a new running...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2013
Last comment by carolyn rogers, on Mar 19, 2013 at 12:31 pm | 1 comment | 3914 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Fire crews control 2-alarm fire at Stanford Linear Accelerator Center

Fire crews responded to a two-alarm fire at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center in Menlo Park on Wednesday night. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by Memories, on Jun 26, 2014 at 10:58 pm | 5 comments | 3911 Views

SPORTS

Year-round aquatics programs at Burgess Park

<b>NOTE: This is a report from Menlo Swim and& Sport, the company that operates the new Burgess Park pools.</b> Menlo...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 14, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3907 Views

MENLO PARK

Who’s responsible for Allied Arts disaster?

My husband and I recently returned from a six-month trip to find that the Woodside-Atherton Auxiliary to the Packard Children’s...

Original post made by Mrs. S. on May. 29, 2007
Last comment by JANELLE A. ARMSTRONG, on Oct 2, 2008 at 9:44 pm | 11 comments | 3907 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside Priory Goes "Green" and Celebrates 50th Anniversary with Founders Day

Woodside Priory School Goes "Green" and Celebrates Fiftieth Anniversary What: Woodside Priory's Fiftieth Anniversary When:...

Original post made by Sean Mclain Brown on Nov. 6, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3907 Views

MENLO PARK

Lee Duboc: Time for action at the ballot box

Former Menlo Park councilwoman Lee Duboc sent the email below to her email group on Feb. 22. Fellow Residents, In private...

Original post made by Messenger on Feb. 22, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Mar 7, 2009 at 6:08 am | 65 comments | 3907 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park fire district election: Big battle over union issues

The line is clearly drawn in the upcoming Menlo Park Fire Protection District board elections, with three seats at stake....

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2013
Last comment by Bob, on Oct 22, 2013 at 1:45 pm | 2 comments | 3905 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Police calls: $38,400 in jewelry missing from Portola Valley home

Crime reports from Portola Valley, West Menlo Park, Ladera, Woodside and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://almanacnews.com/news/2013/10/31/police-calls-38400-engagement-r...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2013
Last comment by PV Resident, on Oct 31, 2013 at 7:56 pm | 3 comments | 3904 Views
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Local picks on 2015 Michelin Bib Gourmand list
By Elena Kadvany | 5 comments | 3,179 views

Ode to Brussels Sprout
By Laura Stec | 20 comments | 2,470 views

Go Giants! Next Stop: World Series!
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 1,851 views

Charter School Proposal Steeped In Unintended Consequences
By Erin Glanville | 38 comments | 1,695 views

Measure M-- I am not drinking Greenheart’s expensive potion
By Martin Lamarque | 8 comments | 428 views