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AROUND TOWN

Robert Rowe traveled world in his sailboat

Robert "Bob" Rowe of Menlo Park, who spent 24 years traveling the world in his sailboat, died peacefully Sept. 26, surrounded...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2009
Last comment by Miller Family - New Zealand, on Oct 4, 2011 at 4:23 pm | 2 comments | 2064 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thursday: Portola Valley concert on lawn

Bundy Browne and the Expresso Rhythm Section will perform Thursday, June 20, at the first of three free summer concerts on...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2013
Last comment by Amy, on Jun 19, 2013 at 4:57 pm | 1 comment | 2064 Views

ATHERTON

Where chickens may safely hunt and peck

Menlo Park resident Jesse Taylor has five chickens in his backyard on East Creek Drive. They produce eggs, about three dozen...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2010
Last comment by Maeve Knoth, on Dec 3, 2010 at 1:40 pm | 1 comment | 2064 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: New officer saves life of 2-year-old girl

Officer David Gomez is one of Atherton's newest police officers but he has already been credited with saving a little girl's...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2011
Last comment by Wait a sec, on Nov 23, 2011 at 7:08 pm | 4 comments | 2064 Views

MENLO PARK

William Mauel, banker, fundraiser for Rotary club foundation, dies at 99

William H. Mauel, the former vice president and manager of the Wells Fargo Bank office in Menlo Park and a founder of the...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by Frugal, on Mar 13, 2013 at 12:02 pm | 1 comment | 2063 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher, district reach settlement framework

==B Update of story posted earlier:== A Menlo-Atherton High School math teacher, who sued the Sequoia Union High School District...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2011
Last comment by Philly, on Oct 26, 2011 at 10:23 am | 3 comments | 2063 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers - Week of August 24, 2009

Hardcover Fiction 1 Zeitoun Dave Eggers 2 Cutting For Stone Abraham Verghese 3 South Of Broad Pat Conroy 4 Girl...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Aug. 25, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2063 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wednesday: Open space board to vote on $300 million bond measure

The board of the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District is expected to vote Wednesday to place a $300 million bond measure...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Hill Mom, on Feb 26, 2014 at 1:39 pm | 1 comment | 2063 Views

ATHERTON

Guest opinion: Let Atherton decide: add taxes or cut spending

Atherton, like most communities, faces severe financial stress. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=10129...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by save out town, on Sep 17, 2010 at 9:23 am | 6 comments | 2063 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park plans third outreach on golf club well

It'll take a little while longer before the Menlo Park City Council gets a chance to decide whether to pursue a partnership...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2012
Last comment by Nealon Area Resident, on Feb 25, 2012 at 8:59 am | 4 comments | 2062 Views

MENLO PARK

Judge dismisses lawsuit against John Woodell

A duel of defamation lawsuits left one standing after a San Mateo County judge ruled in favor of dismissing the claim filed...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on Jul 2, 2013 at 5:46 pm | 3 comments | 2062 Views

OTHER TOPICS

25-year transportation 'vision' now online

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission's newly released Transportation 2035 Plan for the Bay Area is now available...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jul 28, 2009 at 8:32 pm | 1 comment | 2062 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Grand jury slams county on pension fund

In its second report in two years on this topic, the San Mateo County civil grand jury lambastes county officials over a...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by Poster, on Apr 18, 2013 at 4:30 pm | 1 comment | 2062 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Political leaders call for Caltrans to act on El Camino hazards

After hearing of the verdict assigning Caltrans most of the blame for a 2010 death in a crosswalk on El Camino Real in Atherton,...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2016
Last comment by Tina, on Aug 12, 2016 at 1:34 pm | 6 comments | 2062 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fast and furious in Menlo Park

A stolen car caught the attention of a Menlo Park police officer during the wee hours of Friday morning. Read the full story...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by Will, on May 10, 2011 at 11:06 pm | 3 comments | 2062 Views

ATHERTON

Richard Merk finds Venezuela rich in featheredfauna and cultural surprises

Global warming may eventually change the migration patterns of North American birds, but for the present many of them still...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2062 Views

MENLO PARK

Should city subsidize children's center?

This is one of the issues the City Council will take up when it considers its policies on setting fees for city services...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Feb 10, 2009 at 8:55 pm | 1 comment | 2061 Views

MENLO PARK

Voter's Guide: Measure T would allow Bohannon to build office-hotel complex

Measure T, the Bohannon Menlo Gateway project, is the ballot measure that almost wasn't. Despite the 4-1 vote by the Menlo...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2010
Last comment by No More No Birds, on Oct 17, 2010 at 1:35 pm | 6 comments | 2061 Views

MENLO PARK

Film strikes chord

The 2009 documentary "Race to Nowhere," a biting critique of the culture of overachievement in schools, played to a nearly...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2061 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo Park staff asks for $500,000 boost to city hall renovation budget

Earlier this year, the Menlo Park City Council agreed to budget $300,000 for capital improvements to city hall. Now, in Tuesday...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by Conscience, on Feb 25, 2014 at 12:39 pm | 1 comment | 2061 Views
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