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ATHERTON

Las Lomitas offers transitional kindergarten

For the first time, the Las Lomitas School District is offering a transitional kindergarten program called "Young Fives,"...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2011
There are no comments yet. 3202 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local partying, dining out on New Year's Eve

Many local restaurants are planning special events for New Year's Eve. Among them: the British Bankers Club, Madera restaurant...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2011
Last comment by RJ, on Dec 30, 2011 at 1:29 pm | 2 comments | 2304 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton environmental committee in doghouse

With accusations of misconduct and misuse of funds flying, Atherton's City Council has suspended one of its own committees,...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2011
Last comment by Tsk tsk, on Dec 30, 2011 at 11:57 am | 7 comments | 2886 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Now departing: The year 2011

What happened in 2011? The better question might be: What didn't happen? ==B Photo:== Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg checks...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2011
Last comment by Carl, on Dec 29, 2011 at 7:19 am | 2 comments | 2739 Views

AROUND TOWN

Left Bank hires architect for new steakhouse

The new year will welcome a new Left Bank steakhouse at 898 Santa Cruz Ave. in downtown Menlo Park, the former location of...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2011
Last comment by Downtown Neighbor, on Dec 28, 2011 at 5:55 pm | 3 comments | 2327 Views

OTHER TOPICS

How do you know it's a police officer?

After a young woman from Atherton was pulled over recently by what turned out to be a police impersonator who stole her car...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2011
Last comment by concerned, on Dec 28, 2011 at 5:05 pm | 1 comment | 2408 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

College district asked for $564 million, but quietly

A voter relying on campaign mailers would have been hard pressed this fall to determine how much money was on the table with...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 28, 2011 at 4:22 pm | 16 comments | 4780 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Coroner identifies man killed in motorcycle crash

The San Mateo County Coroner's Office has released the name of a man killed in a motorcycle crash on state Highway 1...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2011
Last comment by srini, on Dec 28, 2011 at 2:26 pm | 3 comments | 2684 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton won't book large events in park

Wedding bells will not be ringing in Atherton's Holbrook-Palmer Park next year, after a divided City Council on Wednesday...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Davena, on Dec 28, 2011 at 1:00 pm | 13 comments | 3240 Views

AROUND TOWN

Air district urges public to avoid burning wood

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District is asking the public to refrain from burning wood today (Tuesday, Dec. 27). Read...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2011
Last comment by Yakoub, on Dec 27, 2011 at 12:51 pm | 1 comment | 2168 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Supervisors to say "yes" to Stanford's offer of $10 million for trails

Dear Supervisors Groom, Tissier, Jacobs Gibson, Pine, and Horsley, Stanford’s offer to fund the research and planning...

Original post made by Lovinda on Dec. 26, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2851 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Recognition for World War II heroism may be near for Carl Clark

Carl Clark is a survivor, many times over. On Dec. 7, 1941, he was awakened by the sounds of war, and barely escaped serious...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2010
Last comment by Byron Stout - Kansas, on Dec 25, 2011 at 4:02 pm | 3 comments | 3880 Views

ATHERTON

Mystery surrounds status of Atherton's City Manager John Danielson.

In a recent article in another major newspaper Bonnie Eslinger appears to raise more questions than answers. Why? Forced...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Dec. 17, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 25, 2011 at 11:53 am | 32 comments | 3297 Views

ATHERTON

VIDEO - City Council Meeting of Dec 21, 2011

Town of Atherton City Council / Channel Drainage District Regular Agenda December 21, 2011 Brought to you by the...

Original post made by APOA on Dec. 24, 2011
Last comment by APOA, on Dec 24, 2011 at 1:46 pm | 8 comments | 1925 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Loses Police Dog Lotty in Tragedy

I was very sad to learn that Atherton Police Dog Lotty died recently due to ingesting a poisonous plant. This is a terrible...

Original post made by St. Francis of Assisi on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Dec 24, 2011 at 12:16 pm | 4 comments | 2380 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council appeals to agency to keep interim city manager

One of the few things the warring Atherton City Council members can agree on is that they like the job John Danielson, the...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2011
Last comment by Money, on Dec 23, 2011 at 3:24 pm | 2 comments | 2902 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park man honored for World War II heroism

==B This is an expanded version of an earlier-posted story.== Carl Clark, a 95-year-old African-American war veteran and...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Dec 23, 2011 at 2:46 pm | 5 comments | 2674 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park forges ahead with plan changes

The desire to make the El Camino Real/downtown specific plan process as comprehensive as possible boxed the Menlo Park City...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2011
Last comment by fox is in the coop, on Dec 23, 2011 at 1:35 pm | 31 comments | 6318 Views

OTHER TOPICS

East Palo Alto police desperate for toy donations

On the morning of Dec. 24 East Palo Alto police officers and staff plan to distribute toys to needy families and their children...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2011
Last comment by GIVING BACK, on Dec 23, 2011 at 10:04 am | 1 comment | 2774 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Unsustainable cost of Special-Ed

Editor, Sue Lempert “A sad day for everyone” writes about a 7-year-old boy, out of control in a special education class...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Dec. 19, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Dec 23, 2011 at 9:58 am | 8 comments | 3174 Views
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