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AROUND TOWN

Big day at La Entrada

Dressed up for La Entrada's eighth-grade graduation and the dance following are, from left, Emily Westerfield, Victoria Mauett...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by Jay Leno, on Jun 16, 2009 at 11:06 am | 1 comment | 4888 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Bummed out by Menlo parking tickets

I attended a reunion luncheon with five friends at Carpaccio in Menlo Park recently. We all received parking tickets and...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by janice, on Feb 26, 2011 at 6:49 pm | 50 comments | 4886 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Bob Augsburger dies Dec. 31 at his Portola Valley home

Robert R. "Bob" Augsburger, a former vice president of Stanford University and the first executive director of the Peninsula...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 4, 2010 at 5:56 pm | 4 comments | 4883 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Submit ideas to Short Takes

The Short Takes editor can always use good ideas for her column. Amusing annecdotes, wacky coincidences, goverment officials'...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Oct. 2, 2006
There are no comments yet. 4878 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest Opinion: Council needs to set aside agenda for downtown Menlo visioning project

One thing I have learned over the years is that anyone who serves on the City Council has good intentions. They just have...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2008
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Jul 14, 2008 at 3:48 pm | 5 comments | 4874 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Zuckerberg sued for fraud in Palo Alto real estate deal

A Palo Alto real estate developer is suing Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg for fraud in a deal that allegedly included promises...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Ouch, on Mar 13, 2015 at 3:18 pm | 6 comments | 4874 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sen. Jerry Hill introduces bill requiring DUI offenders to use 'ignition interlocks'

First-time DUI offenders would be required to install "ignition interlock devices" in their cars that will test their breath...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2014
Last comment by Mike Keenly, on Dec 31, 2014 at 12:51 pm | 8 comments | 4874 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside district fire chief closes out 33 years of firefighting

Protecting life and lifestyle in woodsy Portola Valley and Woodside, implanting in residents' minds the constant threats...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by Friend, on Mar 28, 2011 at 1:24 pm | 38 comments | 4873 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park letting ABAG dictate -- California Declares War on Suburbia

This article (copied below) which just appeared in the WSJ targets exactly what is happening here in Menlo Park. Our council...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Apr. 14, 2012
Last comment by Dues and don'ts, on May 21, 2012 at 1:31 pm | 92 comments | 4872 Views

MENLO PARK

High-speed rail lobbyist Ravi Mehta sticks around

Residents said 'nay', and so did the mayor, but the Menlo Park City Council voted 3-1 to retain high-speed rail lobbyist...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2012
Last comment by truth, on Mar 1, 2012 at 9:41 pm | 5 comments | 4869 Views

MENLO PARK

City wasting our money again -- Green house offset

On Tuesday the City is going to consider purchasing offset credit for purchasing Green House Gas Emissions..... What a...

Original post made by disgusting on Mar. 22, 2008
Last comment by Joanna, on Mar 28, 2008 at 4:02 pm | 27 comments | 4861 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 | 4859 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton councilman Bill Widmer is new city manager in Rancho Palos Verdes

Bill Widmer, who on Nov. 4 was elected to his second term on the Atherton City Council, has been named the new city manager...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2014
Last comment by Interesting..., on Dec 22, 2014 at 11:33 pm | 34 comments | 4855 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Refuge restaurant opens in Menlo Park

It's all about pastrami and Belgian beer at "The Refuge" restaurant in San Carlos. Owner and chef Matt Levin is now bringing...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by MenloFolks, on Jun 16, 2013 at 6:16 am | 10 comments | 4851 Views

ATHERTON

Ackley/PPG to Town of Atherton: I own it

The Atherton Town Council, led by Elizabeth Lewis and Jerry Carlson, has recruited Bill Widmer to form a new majority that...

Original post made by This wasn\'t supposed to happen on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Mar 14, 2011 at 4:18 pm | 9 comments | 4846 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 | 4841 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton to revisit Circus Club tax hike

(An updated version of a previously published story.) With the clock ticking on the lifespan of Atherton's current parcel...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 29, 2013 at 5:30 pm | 48 comments | 4839 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: Vikings score clean sweep

<b>Report by Jim Gallagher, Vikings Boosters</b> Menlo-Atherton's Pop Warner Vikings scored a clean sweep during the...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 11, 2006
Last comment by , on Oct 11, 2006 at 11:29 am | 1 comment | 4837 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School parcel tax ballots due next Tuesday

Voters planning to mail in their ballots for the Menlo Park City School District or the Portola Valley School District parcel...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by Blue Collar Public Worker, on May 4, 2010 at 9:16 pm | 63 comments | 4828 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park fire district votes to find new site for downtown station

The redevelopment of Fire Station 6 on two lots at Oak Grove Avenue and Hoover Street seems an unlikely ground zero for Menlo...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 3, 2014 at 6:12 pm | 45 comments | 4822 Views
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