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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park's Greg McKeown named 'Young Global Leader'

Greg McKeown of Menlo Park is one of 37 North Americans named as "Young Global Leaders" at the recent World Economic Forum...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2012
Last comment by Not one of the Davos Crowd, on Apr 7, 2012 at 1:34 pm | 2 comments | 3160 Views

MENLO PARK

Sacred Heart Schools auction

Dressed for a night in "Old Hollywood" are, from left, Emma Goltz, Elaine Murphy and Fred Goltz. They are at the 33rd Sacred...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2012
There are no comments yet. 4181 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton burglar absconds with $45,800 in jewelry

Atherton police are investigating two home burglaries, including one that involves the reported loss of $45,800 in jewelry....

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2488 Views

MENLO PARK

Home sells for $7.6 million, record for Menlo Park

In a sign that the local real estate market has rebounded, a house in Menlo Park last week sold for a record-setting $7.625...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Apr 7, 2012 at 12:04 pm | 16 comments | 3210 Views

MENLO PARK

June 5th Is A Big Day In Menlo Park

Downtown Specific Plan up for approval. Facebook EIR up for approval. And it's Supervisor election day for the Mayor. ...

Original post made by Council Summer Scheduler on Apr. 7, 2012
Last comment by , on Apr 7, 2012 at 9:41 am | 1 comment | 1802 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo council cancels two meetings

Menlo Park's gadflies will need to save their public comments until April 17, as the City Council has canceled its next...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2012
Last comment by June 5, on Apr 7, 2012 at 9:29 am | 7 comments | 2683 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodland School wins bid to stay at Ladera site

The Woodland School community and its neighbors in Ladera are celebrating after the private school won its bid at a March...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by Woodland Parent, on Apr 6, 2012 at 10:39 am | 3 comments | 3862 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo College post office manager sentenced

Debra Lynn Blaylock has pleaded no contest to felony charges of identity theft and credit card fraud stemming from her tenure...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2012
Last comment by Dana, on Apr 5, 2012 at 4:31 pm | 1 comment | 2798 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Former PV superintendent Hanretty charged with three felonies

Tim Hanretty, who resigned Jan. 31 as superintendent of the Portola Valley School District during an investigation of "financial...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2012
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Apr 5, 2012 at 2:09 pm | 1 comment | 2782 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guy Kawasaki at Atherton Library

Guy Kawasaki is the co-founder of Alltop.com, an “online magazine rack” of popular topics on the web, and a founding...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Apr. 5, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1892 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Update: Two local men arrested in child porn sweep

Detectives from a regional Internet-crimes task force have arrested nine men, including Portola Valley resident Stephen...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2012
Last comment by Portola Valley - Stephen Wolf Concerns, on Apr 4, 2012 at 7:44 pm | 55 comments | 9171 Views

AROUND TOWN

Maid sentenced in residential jewelry thefts

Luz Maria Garcia, a maid for "The Maids" home cleaning service in Redwood City, was sentenced on March 29 to six months in...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2012
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Apr 4, 2012 at 5:23 pm | 2 comments | 2516 Views

AROUND TOWN

Can tech close the gap?

Digital technology is a disruptive force that is and has been upending many established institutions, including publishing,...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2012
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Apr 4, 2012 at 5:12 pm | 1 comment | 2305 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Combating fire

Firefighters from Menlo Park, Fremont and South San Francisco joined in fire-combat training drills at the Baylands Structural...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2012
Last comment by Marianne, on Apr 4, 2012 at 4:36 pm | 1 comment | 2980 Views

ATHERTON

Reinstate Atherton environmental committee, town attorney recommends

The town's advisory Environmental Programs Committee should be reinstated now that an investigation of some of its practices...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2012
Last comment by Credit to Ms. Gardner, on Apr 4, 2012 at 2:01 pm | 2 comments | 2683 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Arrest warrant issued for car arson suspect

There's a new twist in the case of a 2006 blue Dodge Durango SUV found unoccupied and burning on the evening of May 3, 2011,...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2012
Last comment by , on Apr 4, 2012 at 11:47 am | -1 comments | 2430 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

College Bound at Hillview Middle School engages at-risk students

Long before the push for "No Child Left Behind" made headlines, Hillview Middle School teachers and staff in Menlo Park began...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2012
Last comment by Trevor, on Apr 4, 2012 at 5:45 am | 3 comments | 3181 Views

OTHER TOPICS

High-speed rail price tag drops by $30 billion in new plan

The cost of California's proposed high-speed rail system would drop by $30 billion from earlier estimates under a revised...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by Cass Apple, on Apr 3, 2012 at 8:54 pm | 5 comments | 2916 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - April 1, 2012

Hardcover Fiction 1 Second Impressions Ava Farmer 2 Sense of an Ending Julian Barnes 3 Language of Flowers Vanessa Diffenbaugh 4 Snow...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Apr. 2, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1895 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'The Deep Blue Sea'

Times have changed since playwright Terence Rattigan penned his 1952 play "The Deep Blue Sea," but with his new adaptation,...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2012
Last comment by Norman, on Apr 2, 2012 at 4:52 pm | 2 comments | 4668 Views
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