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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 | 5385 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park expanding outdoor dining downtown

Not everything to do with Menlo Park's downtown/El Camino Real specific plan leads to months of debate, vitriol and battles...

Original post made on May. 28, 2014
Last comment by Roger Knopf, on Jun 6, 2014 at 9:34 am | 17 comments | 5382 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton interim police chief appointed

Atherton Police Chief Mike Guerra is leaving on July 15 the post he has held since November 2009, in a department he has...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Jul 12, 2011 at 10:57 pm | 16 comments | 5377 Views

MENLO PARK

Special Report: Waiting for backup

Swirling a cup of coffee in the break room of the Menlo Park Police Department on a September afternoon, Felicia Byars is...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2007
Last comment by The Last Word?, on Dec 8, 2007 at 2:33 pm | 66 comments | 5374 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park native takes over at Fox Theatre

Menlo Park native Eric Lochtefeld, co-founder of a global clearinghouse for internships called University of Dreams, is the...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by Robert David Green, on Apr 5, 2011 at 7:06 pm | 3 comments | 5369 Views

AROUND TOWN

State law will require fire sprinklers in homes

After trying for several years to persuade the city of Menlo Park to adopt an ordinance requiring fire sprinklers in new...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by Resident X, on Feb 3, 2010 at 11:59 am | 17 comments | 5364 Views

WOODSIDE

Winemaker Tom Mudd dies at 65

A celebration of the life of Cinnabar Winery founder and longtime Woodside resident Henry Thomas "Tom" Mudd is set for 5...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2007
Last comment by dean chavers, on Mar 6, 2014 at 9:47 pm | 2 comments | 5358 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Guest opinion: Jury report off base, councilwoman says

The 2009 San Mateo County Grand Jury report on county-wide employee costs addressed a serious problem facing fiduciary stewards...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by Alarmed, on Sep 24, 2009 at 5:17 pm | 8 comments | 5352 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Gas main breaks on University Drive

Police and firefighters from the Menlo Park Fire Protection District are at the scene of a gas-main break in the 1300 block...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Apr 21, 2014 at 2:56 pm | 11 comments | 5345 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Hosts of Obama visit may be off the hook for extra police, public works costs

The town of Atherton is likely to drop its efforts to require two Atherton couples who hosted fundraising events for President...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 5, 2013 at 4:57 pm | 34 comments | 5343 Views

FICTION

Letter: Gateway should watch out for rising tides

If the Menlo Gateway project is built, it will be submerged under water when global warming causes sea and Bay levels to...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 13, 2010 at 10:05 pm | 13 comments | 5339 Views

MOVIES

Locked-in mind becomes a butterfly

This is always my favorite time of year for movies -- when most of the best are let out of the gate to contend for an Oscar...

Original post made by MovieGoer on Jan. 1, 2008
Last comment by Joe, on Jan 10, 2008 at 12:21 pm | 2 comments | 5337 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Troubled by two serious bike accidents

Last week's Almanac contained two more tragic stories of cyclist deaths due to apparently careless car driving. Beyond the...

Original post made by Tim Rochte on Jun. 11, 2007
Last comment by walker, on Jul 2, 2007 at 8:44 pm | 31 comments | 5336 Views

SPORTS

Woodside man rides to help hospital for Tibetan refugees

Jason Bradeen of Woodside will kick off Memorial Day Weekend by riding his bike from San Francisco, down the Peninsula, and...

Original post made on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by Tenzin, on May 25, 2011 at 11:54 pm | 1 comment | 5334 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 | 5323 Views

AROUND TOWN

Learning science, math and more in school garden

There's a lot more growing in the garden at Corte Madera School in Portola Valley than plants. The school garden has, for...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2015
Last comment by Chris, on Jan 8, 2015 at 11:03 am | 1 comment | 5321 Views

WOODSIDE

Good times at Day of the Horse

Woodside's Day of the Horse on Oct. 14 drew a steady stream of horse enthusiasts to Town Hall. A big thank you to everyone...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Oct. 16, 2006
Last comment by WHOA!, on Nov 11, 2006 at 11:05 am | 1 comment | 5319 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Downtown between a rock and hard place

Menlo Park's already controversial downtown plan got even more so with the recent release of the draft environmental impact...

Original post made on May. 30, 2011
Last comment by denver example, on Jun 5, 2011 at 10:37 am | 37 comments | 5318 Views

MENLO PARK

Group hopes to jumpstart 'revitalization' of downtown Menlo Park

Menlo Park is notorious for conducting endless studies of the same issues: Traffic. Downtown parking. Traffic. Downtown vibrancy....

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jan 17, 2015 at 7:56 pm | 22 comments | 5315 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Trial changes coming to Ravenswood intersection near rail crossing

Drivers will need to find alternate routes to the Civic Center in Menlo Park, when the city launches a 6-month trial of prohibiting...

Original post made on May. 6, 2015
Last comment by Reality Check, on May 11, 2015 at 10:17 pm | 35 comments | 5314 Views
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