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AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - Week Ending 12/18/2011

Hardcover Fiction 1 Death Comes to Pemberley P D James 2 Night Circus Erin Morgenstern 3 Art of Fielding Chad Harbach 4 Marriage...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Dec. 19, 2011
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former coach is suspect in campus thefts

A former Menlo School assistant coach, who had chased down and captured a suspect in other campus thefts, is now himself...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2011
Last comment by how about a photo, on Dec 19, 2011 at 7:24 pm | 1 comment | 2182 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where innovation is abundant

SRI International, founded by Stanford University and celebrating its 65th year, is testing a device that absorbs atmospheric...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2011
Last comment by MA GRAD, on Dec 18, 2011 at 6:45 pm | 3 comments | 2167 Views

AROUND TOWN

Should adults permit supervised underage drinking?

There have been a number of Forum threads that resulted from a recent incident in Menlo Park involving underage drinking...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Dec. 3, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Dec 18, 2011 at 12:36 pm | 84 comments | 6173 Views

ATHERTON

Jerry Rice sues over Atherton home sale

Retired San Francisco 49er Jerry Rice and wife Jacqueline filed a lawsuit Nov. 18 over the failed sale of their $13.9 million...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2011
Last comment by I know, on Dec 18, 2011 at 12:28 pm | 4 comments | 2736 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vikings return from memorable Orlando trip

PeeWee players with the Menlo-Atherton Vikings were filtering back to area schools this week, impressions of the unforgettable...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2011
Last comment by Pearl, on Dec 15, 2011 at 2:30 pm | 1 comment | 2678 Views

AROUND TOWN

Taking out trash to cost more in Menlo Park

A reluctant council unanimously passed an 8 percent increase for garbage service in Menlo Park during its Dec. 13 meeting....

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2011
Last comment by hawk, on Dec 15, 2011 at 12:34 pm | 6 comments | 2522 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Martinez wins third spot on Sequoia high school board

The Elections Office has confirmed victory for Olivia Martinez, one of two incumbents who ran for re-election to the board...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2011
Last comment by Fan, on Dec 14, 2011 at 7:53 pm | 4 comments | 3038 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: High-speed rail critics have come a long way

As early as 2003, when Menlo Park was threatened with grade separations that would have achieved what the high-speed rail...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Dec 14, 2011 at 7:11 pm | 2 comments | 3076 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Norm Colb to retire as head of Menlo School after two decades

Norm Colb, who for two decades has served as head of school at Menlo School in Atherton, will retire in June 2013, he announced...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2011
Last comment by Jon Castor, on Dec 14, 2011 at 2:19 pm | 1 comment | 3464 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Mitsunobu restaurant opens in Sharon Heights

Mitsunobu Japanese restaurant has opened in the Sharon Heights Shopping Center in Menlo Park, replacing the highly rated...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2011
Last comment by Orly Taitz, on Dec 14, 2011 at 2:02 pm | 9 comments | 9413 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board meets on leasing Ladera School site

==B Wednesday:== A decision on starting the bid process for leasing the Ladera School site, which was put off last month...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2011
Last comment by Boardermom, on Dec 14, 2011 at 9:25 am | 1 comment | 3136 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Charter school would focus on jobs

If you're lucky, as a teen you take a job or an internship that becomes an instructive watershed moment. You think you like...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2011
Last comment by Jim Becker, on Dec 14, 2011 at 7:51 am | 1 comment | 3231 Views

ATHERTON

Residents seek vote on 'library in park' issue

Some Atherton residents plan to petition for a special election on whether a new library should be built in Holbrook-Palmer...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by Local native, on Dec 13, 2011 at 9:04 pm | 2 comments | 2488 Views

MENLO PARK

Daughter alleges misconduct in father's arrest

The daughter of Menlo Park resident William Burnett, an assistant professor at Stanford University, is alleging police misconduct...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2011
Last comment by believer in science, on Dec 13, 2011 at 7:56 pm | 39 comments | 3296 Views

MENLO PARK

Recordings could tell what happened at party

Evidence that may be hard to refute could answer questions about whether there was misconduct by police in their response...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2011
Last comment by believer in science, on Dec 13, 2011 at 7:36 pm | 28 comments | 3534 Views

AROUND TOWN

Burnetts say they didn't provide alcohol

William and Cynthia Burnett said in an NBC "Today Show" interview Thursday (Nov. 8) that they did not provide alcohol during...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2011
Last comment by believer in science, on Dec 13, 2011 at 7:28 pm | 34 comments | 2926 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Garbage rate hike on Menlo agenda

It's that time of year again. No, not the holidays. The return of the annual garbage rate hike. The Menlo Park City Council...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Dec 13, 2011 at 2:29 pm | 2 comments | 2039 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park couple give $150 million to Stanford

Stanford University's Graduate School of Business has received a $150 million gift -- one of the largest in the university's...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2011
Last comment by Alfred Nonymous, on Dec 13, 2011 at 12:35 pm | 2 comments | 3750 Views

MENLO PARK

Longtime treasurer Lee Buffington dies at 81

Lee Buffington, San Mateo County long-time treasurer and tax collector and a resident of Menlo Park, died Wednesday, Dec....

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2011
Last comment by Agnes, on Dec 13, 2011 at 9:34 am | 3 comments | 2246 Views
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