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AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park's Hap Halloran, bombardier and POW

During World War II, Menlo Park resident Raymond "Hap" Halloran found himself on the giving and the receiving ends in the...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2011
Last comment by Ron Calub, on Jul 22, 2015 at 2:46 pm | 14 comments | 6735 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton urges Surf Air to fly at higher altitudes

Taking a new approach in efforts to reduce airplane noise over Atherton, the town is sending a letter to the Federal Aviation...

Original post made on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by Will Emite, on May 28, 2014 at 8:35 am | 11 comments | 6735 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Class of 2009 says farewell to Menlo-Atherton High School

Menlo-Atherton High School graduated the Class of 2009 on Thursday, June 4. Click headline or photo to view a brief summary...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by MA Senior, on Jun 11, 2009 at 12:07 pm | 1 comment | 6723 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Filoli board relents on volunteer agreement, lets volunteers opt out of 'release clause'

Filoli's governing board on Thursday morning sent an email to all volunteers telling them that they would be allowed to "opt...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by volunteer, on Feb 20, 2015 at 4:36 pm | 13 comments | 6721 Views

ATHERTON

At Menlo-Atherton, Class of 2006 bids farewell

The Menlo-Atherton High School Class of 2006 on June 8 proceeded to their assigned places on Coach Parks Field decked in...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2007
Last comment by Erouh Attiyat, on Nov 13, 2007 at 3:42 am | 1 comment | 6721 Views

MENLO PARK

Bald eagle briefly annoyed on return to handler

==B Updated and expanded story:== A large bald eagle from the Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo, which had been visiting the...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2013
Last comment by Sybille, on Feb 27, 2013 at 9:35 am | 4 comments | 6720 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton city manager wins big raise

Jerry Gruber, Atherton's city manager, has been on the job fewer than two years, but clearly, he's won the whole-hearted...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by Jim Blake, on Jul 27, 2010 at 11:23 am | 22 comments | 6719 Views

MENLO PARK

Fire district disputes Facebook EIR

Lessons learned from the draft environmental impact report for Facebook's upcoming campus development: (1) 9,400 employees...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 20, 2011 at 5:23 pm | 52 comments | 6716 Views

MOVIES

Movie Night at Atherton Library

The family friendly final Friday flick this month will be the Disney classic, "The Brave Little Toaster." Friday, January...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jan. 28, 2010
There are no comments yet. 6715 Views

MENLO PARK

Eric Hartwig to retire as Las Lomitas district superintendent

Eric Hartwig, the superintendent of the Las Lomitas School District since 2007, said he plans to retire next June, wrapping...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2011
Last comment by Former Student, on Nov 1, 2015 at 10:48 pm | 7 comments | 6713 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 | 6709 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Contaminated animal feed again

The contaminated Chinese protein powder that has sickened some 17,000 American dogs and cats has now turned up in the human...

Original post made by Miles Barne on May. 19, 2007
Last comment by , on May 19, 2007 at 1:13 am | 1 comment | 6708 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park releases first annual report on complaints made against police

A score of 0.066 percent on an exam would usually equal one big red "F" and a possible reconsideration of majors. As for...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2014
Last comment by Oversight, on Jan 24, 2014 at 8:09 am | 3 comments | 6705 Views

MENLO PARK

Good news (kind of) for Willow Road drivers

If you're like many local drivers, the words "Willow Road" may conjure flashbacks of time spent in powerless gridlock trying...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2016
Last comment by willows neighborhood resident, on Sep 11, 2016 at 9:52 am | 38 comments | 6688 Views

MENLO PARK

No Escape for Jellins

Lee Duboc blames the SEIU for her defeat on November 7. Mickie Winkler blames the ladies who made up the Bayfront Park...

Original post made by Steve Schmidt on Nov. 16, 2006
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Dec 6, 2006 at 11:12 am | 17 comments | 6677 Views

MENLO PARK

A house, piece by piece

The home going up at 455 Yale Road in Menlo Park will have three modules on the first floor and four on the second, with...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 6, 2014 at 10:38 am | 11 comments | 6676 Views

MOVIES

Family Movie Night

Atherton Library hosts Final Friday Flicks the last Friday of each month, with family friendly films. April 30 at 7 PM the...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Apr. 28, 2010
There are no comments yet. 6671 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park scrambles to cover planning staff departures

Two planners from the city of Menlo Park will be leaving within the next two months, just as the city finds itself facing...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by predictable, on Oct 6, 2013 at 3:35 pm | 8 comments | 6657 Views

SPORTS

MA Pop Warner opens 2012 youth football season this Sunday

The season opener for the Menlo Atherton Vikings is Sunday, Sept 2 at St Francis High School in Mtn View, with the Vikings...

Original post made by Pop Warner Football on Aug. 31, 2012
Last comment by Viking fan, on Sep 1, 2012 at 4:03 pm | 2 comments | 6651 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Cedro closes, Cafe Borrone to expand

Cedro Ristorante Italiano in downtown Menlo Park closed over the holidays, and its next-door neighbor, Cafe Borrone, is poised...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2013
Last comment by ho hum, on Jan 7, 2013 at 10:16 pm | 13 comments | 6651 Views
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