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AROUND TOWN

More blessed to give

It's a little after 10 on Friday morning when the little white truck with the words on its side, "Angel Food -- Good Deeds...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2011
Last comment by Ranch Gal, on Dec 21, 2011 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment | 2217 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No binding limit on students at Ladera site

Despite pleas from neighbors to put a binding limit on the number of students that could be allowed at the site, the board...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2011
Last comment by SirTopham Hatt, on Dec 21, 2011 at 11:37 am | 9 comments | 6085 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Didi Fisher leads effort to vote on new library

Former council member Didi Fisher is leading an effort to put a measure on the ballot asking Atherton voters whether to build...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 20, 2011 at 9:37 pm | 1 comment | 2682 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Still time to accept Stanford's $10 million

<I>The following letter was addressed to the San Mateo County supervisors:</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=12096...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2011
Last comment by another cyclist, on Dec 20, 2011 at 7:39 pm | 1 comment | 1885 Views

MENLO PARK

Fire district disputes Facebook EIR

Lessons learned from the draft environmental impact report for Facebook's upcoming campus development: (1) 9,400 employees...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 20, 2011 at 5:23 pm | 52 comments | 7163 Views

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
There are no comments yet. 1625 Views

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 | 2456 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 | 2368 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 | 6478 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 | 2894 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 | 2895 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 | 2696 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 | 3219 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 | 3 comments | 3165 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 | 3663 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 | 9827 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 | 3320 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 | 3432 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 | 2740 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 | 3641 Views
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