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Police calls

Crime and accident reports from the Atherton and Menlo Park police departments and the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Jul 8, 2010 at 2:35 pm | 3 comments | 1550 Views


Reports: High-speed rail to start in Central Valley

Construction of California's controversial high-speed rail project will likely begin in the Central Valley thanks to a $902...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Oct 29, 2010 at 1:15 pm | 13 comments | 1550 Views


Upcoming events at Atherton Library

Thursday, December 2 at 3:30 pm- Origami for children. Join students from Menlo School and make origami snowflakes. All ages...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Dec. 1, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1550 Views


Woodside: Fine diluted again for felling trees

It's been eight years since Woodside's Town Council amended the town's tree protection law. Take down three or more significant...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2014
Last comment by Nancy, on Nov 9, 2014 at 8:07 pm | 3 comments | 1550 Views


In Atherton, disparate views on what constitutes transparent government

In the wake of recent criticism about the appointment of the new police chief and lack of disclosure about a $230,000 sexual-harassment...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2010
Last comment by inquisitive, on Jan 22, 2010 at 8:32 am | 2 comments | 1550 Views


City, library community still at odds over proposed gym in Menlo Park Civic Center

The city of Menlo Park has taken some heat over plans for a donor-funded gymnasium in the city's Civic Center complex, most...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by disgusted, on Jul 21, 2009 at 10:27 pm | 5 comments | 1549 Views


There will be more at stake in Big Game than just the Axe

There have been stranger weeks leading up to the Big Game than this one, but it would be difficult to find. Stanford is favored...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by Cardinal Mom, on Nov 21, 2009 at 9:52 am | 2 comments | 1549 Views


'Servant of Two Masters' playing at Portola Valley Theatre Conservancy

"The Servant of Two Masters," a classic Italian comedy by Carlo Goldoni, will be presented by the Portola Valley Theatre...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2010
Last comment by gina, on Mar 7, 2010 at 8:56 am | 1 comment | 1549 Views


Simitian's green-energy bill becomes law

A proposal by state Sen. Joe Simitian (D-Palo Alto) to require California utilities to draw one third of their electricity...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by Arlen Comfort, on Apr 13, 2011 at 3:15 pm | 1 comment | 1549 Views


Lawsuit filed over collision with horses on I-280

A lawsuit has been filed by Menlo Park physician Dr. Jean W. Gillon over an incident in the early morning darkness of Dec....

Original post made on May. 16, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 16, 2013 at 6:46 pm | 3 comments | 1549 Views


Police arrest man, 79, in shoplifting spree

Police arrested a 79-year-old Daly City man following a shoplifting spree in downtown Menlo Park on Nov. 17. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2009
Last comment by Lux, on Dec 1, 2009 at 5:01 pm | 2 comments | 1549 Views


Sunday: St. Raymond School dedicates field

St. Raymond School in Menlo Park is dedicating a new grass field at the school on Sunday, May 15, to the Daschbach family,...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by Teri, on May 13, 2011 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 1549 Views


Cafe Zoe hosts student exhibit

Cafe Zoe, a popular hub for caffeine- and community-loving locals, has added another dimension to its offerings of international...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2013
Last comment by Austen, on Mar 25, 2013 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 1549 Views


Today: Cal Water hosts water awareness festival in Atherton

The California Water Company will hold a "Water Awareness Festival" with activities for adults and children from 4 p.m....

Original post made on May. 12, 2015
Last comment by Tricia, on May 12, 2015 at 6:37 pm | 1 comment | 1549 Views


Little League 10-11 all-stars: Alpine-West Menlo enters title game Tuesday in San Carlos

One more victory separates the Alpine/West Menlo Little League all-stars from the championship of the District 52 10-11 tournament....

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2009
Last comment by Ryan, on Jul 19, 2009 at 9:23 pm | 1 comment | 1548 Views


Wednesday: U.S. 101 auxiliary lane ribbon-cutting

At 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, dignitaries will gather to commemorate the construction of U.S. 101 auxiliary lanes between...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2012
Last comment by Rob, on Dec 6, 2012 at 12:35 am | 7 comments | 1548 Views


How does everyone feel about the smaller lots being zoned in with the bigger lots.

Smaller lots in Atherton are in the R1A (larger lot) zoning. Lots that are as small as .18 of an acre (less than a fifth...

Original post made by Fair on Nov. 1, 2009
Last comment by Candle lighter, on Nov 2, 2009 at 10:02 am | 2 comments | 1548 Views


Where's a code enforcement officer when you need one?

We'll find out. Below is a copy of a complaint of a zoning ordinance violation I sent via e-mail to Mr. Bob Cushing of the...

Original post made by John P. Johns, CPA on May. 3, 2010
Last comment by size matters, on May 3, 2010 at 11:31 pm | 4 comments | 1548 Views


City finances: How deep will cuts go?

The high drama that's been unfolding in the Menlo Park council chambers in recent weeks might not provide fodder for playwrights...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by my view, on Apr 9, 2009 at 9:27 pm | 2 comments | 1547 Views


The Triumphal Return

John Johns, CPA received both a resolution of commendation for superb job performance from the Town Council as well as one...

Original post made by Can\'t wait on Nov. 5, 2011
Last comment by bob, on Nov 10, 2011 at 11:48 am | 8 comments | 1547 Views
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