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Musical Storytime at Atherton Library

Family musical storytime returns with our wonderful guitar player Ron! 2nd and 4th Thursday at 4 PM in July and August. July...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jul. 7, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2003 Views

MENLO PARK

Firefighters control house fire on Willow Road in Menlo Park

Firefighters brought a house fire under control this morning at 52 Willow Road, between Middlefield Road and Alma Street...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by Fire expert, on Mar 6, 2012 at 2:26 pm | 2 comments | 2002 Views

AROUND TOWN

A sense of wonder

Imagination tends to be a realm populated by children, but perhaps with some gentle and persistent nurturing of one's inner...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2011
Last comment by Michael Tymn, on Apr 14, 2011 at 12:13 am | 1 comment | 2002 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 | 2002 Views

ATHERTON

Sequoia Healthcare board could reduce tax

Contrary to the initial opinion from the San Mateo County deputy controller, a majority vote by the board of the Sequoia...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by John J. "Jack" Hickey, on Oct 27, 2010 at 4:09 pm | 3 comments | 2002 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton's full plate: three meetings in seven days on Little League, library, Town Center

After capping the month of July with a four-and-a-half-hour special meeting, the Atherton City Council is gearing up for...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by literate but confused, on Aug 3, 2012 at 8:34 am | 3 comments | 2002 Views

MENLO PARK

Remodeled Menlo Park library debuts

A small crowd waited, books in arm, for the main Menlo Park library to re-open on Tuesday (June 19). Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by Read the article before commenting!, on Jul 2, 2012 at 3:52 pm | 5 comments | 2001 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Remembering Marion Softky from Almanac's early days

Marion Softky and I were colleagues for 35 years. She started working for the Almanac in 1969. I came aboard six years later....

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by Anna Steichen, on Jan 6, 2012 at 1:42 pm | 1 comment | 2001 Views

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Speakers: Don't halt Belle Haven services

Rarely does anyone show up to a budget hearing to say "please cut my program." The Menlo Park City Council's Jan. 30 study...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2012
Last comment by Disgusted, on Feb 2, 2012 at 2:02 pm | 1 comment | 2001 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside's enchanted forest

Regal would not be too strong a word to describe this rider on a roadside trail in Woodside on Saturday, Oct. 13, for the...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on Oct 25, 2012 at 10:05 pm | 1 comment | 2001 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Putting a true value on sergeants' pay raise

I have no idea how much is reasonable in our lopsided economy for a police officer to earn. I do know that it is important...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Feb 11, 2009 at 2:30 pm | 1 comment | 2000 Views

MENLO PARK

Gymnastics probe findings won't be made public

The investigation into allegations of a hostile workplace within Menlo Park's gymnastics program will likely take at least...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2013
Last comment by parent, on Apr 1, 2013 at 6:57 pm | 1 comment | 2000 Views

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Rail officials head for D.C. with survey

California High-Speed Rail Authority officials are traveling to the nation's capital this week to drum up federal support...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Jul 29, 2010 at 2:28 pm | 1 comment | 2000 Views

OTHER TOPICS

New voter districts drawn by citizens' commission

The first draft of new voting-district maps that will change legislative boundaries were released by the California Citizens...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2011
Last comment by Jennifer Waggoner, on Jun 18, 2011 at 7:16 am | 1 comment | 2000 Views

ATHERTON

throwing good money after bad

I make a living by putting other people's money to work. I used to think spending $750 annually to keep our police department...

Original post made by financial advisor on Sep. 23, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2000 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Widmer tops list of winners; Carlson, Dobbie re-elected

Bill Widmer, who campaigned on promises of improving communications between the town of Atherton and residents and establishing...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by Wondering, on Nov 3, 2010 at 4:41 pm | 1 comment | 2000 Views

ATHERTON

Registration on Athertonians Blog increases by three per day

Responding to the letter by Suzanne Legallet: “Increasingly Biased Agenda on Athertonians” Ms. Legellet ended with:...

Original post made by Real Questions on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by Real Questions, on Nov 3, 2012 at 5:15 pm | 4 comments | 2000 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Council to Review Brown Act Laws In December

At the December Council Meeting the Atherton Council will review Brown Act Laws. Below is part thread on this topic taken...

Original post made by Council Concerns on Dec. 4, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2000 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Why buy the cow when you can get the milk for free

This is an idiom which I probably picked up during my Navy days in the fifties. Aside from it's male chauvinist interpretation,...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on May. 9, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1999 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley: Charging stations now running

Two electric charging stations, each capable of simultaneously recharging the batteries of two electric vehicles, are now...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by Watt Me Worry, on Mar 5, 2012 at 3:47 pm | 2 comments | 1999 Views
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Sam's Chowder House Palo Alto to become burger chain
By Elena Kadvany | 25 comments | 11,925 views