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AROUND TOWN

World War II veteran receives long overdue medals

Veteran John Indergand fought and was injured, twice, in World War II, but he never received one of the medals he earned...

Original post made on May. 24, 2014
Last comment by parent, on May 24, 2014 at 9:34 am | 2 comments | 7815 Views

MENLO PARK

Sinfully good angel food cakes

Espresso-chip cake topped with bittersweet chocolate ganache. Lime coconut cake with coconut frosting. Rosewater cake with...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2010
Last comment by Anna, on Oct 11, 2010 at 3:40 pm | 2 comments | 7810 Views

SPORTS

Menlo Park to reevaluate locking up public tennis courts

Menlo Park, unlike many neighboring cities (with the exception of Atherton), keeps its public tennis courts under lock and...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2020
Last comment by Jack Whitey, on Jan 15, 2020 at 1:01 pm | 2 comments | 7807 Views

ATHERTON

Obama to brunch, lunch in Atherton

Atherton will have a few extra visitors in town on Thursday, April 4, as President Barack Obama is the guest of honor at...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 8, 2013 at 8:58 pm | 42 comments | 7807 Views

MENLO PARK

Countywide transportation sales tax promises congestion relief, generates glut of questions

Can voters countywide be convinced to support yet another sales tax? Supporters of Measure W, a proposed 30-year, countywide...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2018
Last comment by S Von, on Oct 22, 2018 at 8:48 pm | 12 comments | 7806 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside school board challenger is 'suspending campaign'

Woodside Elementary School District board candidate Joel Hornstein said on Sunday, Oct. 11, that he is suspending his campaign...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on Oct 15, 2015 at 8:24 am | 14 comments | 7804 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
Last comment by , on Oct 2, 2006 at 4:32 pm | 1 comment | 7802 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Anonymous campaign blossoms for council seat

Chris Shaw, a write-in candidate, is up against Nancy Reyering for a seat on the Town Council, but to the extent that he...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2015
Last comment by Observer, on Nov 11, 2015 at 7:29 pm | 27 comments | 7802 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Combat ritual between two male rattlesnakes in Portola Valley

Click here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ksdMaCE9_g4 to view a video of a combat ritual between two male Northern Pacific...

Original post made by In Your Back Yard on Jan. 30, 2007
Last comment by Uncle Heavy, on Jul 29, 2007 at 7:19 pm | 3 comments | 7801 Views

MENLO PARK

Fallen trees damage homes in Menlo Park and Atherton

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District was busy on Saturday, Dec. 6, dealing with trees that fell on homes in Atherton and...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2014
Last comment by [email protected], on Dec 9, 2014 at 12:27 pm | 12 comments | 7800 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton video remains online despite privacy complaint

A video of an Aug. 20 meeting in Atherton Town Hall between the city manager and three unhappy members of the public seeking...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Sep 3, 2010 at 6:57 am | 59 comments | 7798 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park police chief: Pursuit, fatal shooting 'happened in seconds'

"Seconds is how quickly everything went down. Literally seconds," said Menlo Park Police Chief Bob Jonsen in describing the...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Nov 29, 2014 at 9:53 pm | 22 comments | 7797 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police calls: Purse stolen from grocery cart

Crime reports from Woodside, Atherton, Portola Valley, Ladera, West Menlo Park and Menlo Park. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2014
Last comment by concerned, on Feb 28, 2014 at 10:58 pm | 5 comments | 7795 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mail theft suspect arrested in Menlo Park

Police have made an arrest in connection with thefts of mail from residential mailboxes, including in West Menlo Park. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Dane, on Mar 7, 2014 at 1:09 pm | 1 comment | 7795 Views

AROUND TOWN

FAA invites comment from residents under flight paths

A strong turnout from Portola Valley, Ladera and Woodside is expected at the workshop hosted by the Federal Aviation Administration...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Julie, on Apr 19, 2014 at 9:47 pm | 6 comments | 7795 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Norm Colb leaves a rich legacy

The local education community has lost a major player with the departure this month of Norman Colb, who has retired from...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2013
Last comment by Tim Carpenter, on Jun 24, 2013 at 1:58 pm | 2 comments | 7793 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district starts process to lay off 30 teachers

The Menlo Park City School District's governing board has approved starting the process for laying off the equivalent of...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2017
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Feb 20, 2017 at 12:04 pm | 18 comments | 7793 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park school district ponders parcel tax increase

With a chunk of the parcel tax received by the Menlo Park City School District due to disappear at the end of June 2017,...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 19, 2016 at 1:09 pm | 54 comments | 7792 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Obituary: Gunther Sorger

Gunther Urban Sorger of Portola Valley, a pioneer in the development of microwave systems for air safety, died peacefully...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by James Vait, on Dec 13, 2012 at 3:47 pm | 5 comments | 7792 Views

MENLO PARK

Caltrain electrification: Menlo Park, Atherton examine litigation options

Now that the final environmental impact report for Caltrain's plan to electrify its rail service between San Francisco and...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2015
Last comment by Edward Syrett, on Jan 29, 2015 at 3:25 pm | 2 comments | 7791 Views
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