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AROUND TOWN

Clef Hangers seek new members

Love to sing? Looking for a new interest? Consider joining the Peninsula Clef Hangers, a women's chorus of 25 to 30 volunteers...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by Brenda Wiley, on Dec 17, 2013 at 8:38 pm | 1 comment | 2367 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pair arrested for allegedly stealing mail in Menlo Park, Woodside and other cities

A traffic stop on Tuesday morning led to the arrest of two probationers in possession of mail stolen from several Peninsula...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by pearl, on Sep 25, 2014 at 8:50 pm | 2 comments | 2367 Views

ATHERTON

Living it up at taxpayer expense

While Atherton's financial condition was deteriorting, Atherton City Jerry Gruber appears to have been living it up at taxpayers...

Original post made by john p johns on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by marie antoinette, on Jun 29, 2010 at 7:51 pm | 1 comment | 2367 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park teen attacked for bike

Two teenagers were arrested on Tuesday for attacking a 15-year-old boy and stealing his bike at a local park. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Sep 13, 2012 at 3:18 pm | 2 comments | 2366 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Why Re-Elect Anna Eshoo?

In the 14th District congressional race, most people will probably cast their vote for incumbent Congresswoman Anna Eshoo...

Original post made by Rick Romanko on Oct. 17, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Oct 20, 2010 at 6:03 am | 24 comments | 2366 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Pride of Woodside at San Mateo County Fair

Merilee Raynor, a sixth-grader at Woodside Elementary School, poses with Pedro, her new big pet, the Peninsula Pride Steer...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2011
Last comment by Poster , on Jun 28, 2011 at 9:24 am | 3 comments | 2366 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Council struggling to 'go green'

Menlo Park's City Council has talked a good game about being green, but recent decisions raise questions about whether they...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by long time here, on Nov 7, 2009 at 10:36 am | 7 comments | 2365 Views

MENLO PARK

Feature story: A walk through Holy Cross

Menlo Park's Holy Cross Cemetery contains much of the Midpeninsula's history within its gates. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2014
Last comment by Xipe Totec, on Oct 6, 2014 at 1:41 pm | 1 comment | 2365 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Atherton: 'Milk and Cookies with the Mayor'

Special correspondent Fiona M. Lempres, a 7-year-old first-grader at Sacred Heart School, sent the Almanac this report of...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2016
Last comment by Ms. Silvers, on Mar 4, 2016 at 12:58 pm | 2 comments | 2365 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Scholarship fund honors longtime college adviser Alice Kleeman

In a first for Menlo-Atherton High School's Senior Awards Night, held this year on May 31, scholarships were handed out in...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2016
Last comment by Alice Kleeman, on Jun 21, 2016 at 4:33 pm | 1 comment | 2365 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Cyclist severely injured in solo accident

Richard Kadet, 67, of Redwood City crashed his bicycle and was unconscious when he was admitted to Stanford Hospital with...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2011
Last comment by Reality Check, on Jun 8, 2011 at 11:57 am | 1 comment | 2365 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Bank robber arrested after teller helps track him

A 27-year-old man was arrested for allegedly robbing a bank in Redwood City on Monday afternoon after a bank teller helped...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by Sarah, on Apr 7, 2013 at 9:01 am | 3 comments | 2365 Views

MENLO PARK

When background checks miss the mark

How a local private school unknowingly hired a teacher with a decades-long history of child molestation allegations. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 2, 2012 at 6:46 pm | 7 comments | 2364 Views

MENLO PARK

La Honda Road reopens; Ranch Road blocked

La Honda Road (state Highway 84) in San Mateo County has reopened after downed cable lines blocked traffic for several hours...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2013
Last comment by whatever, on Apr 8, 2013 at 12:01 pm | 1 comment | 2364 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District votes to Spend 100% Of Property Tax Income On Community Service

In an action taken at yesterdays Board meeting, the majority on Sequoia Healthcare District Board of Directors voted to...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Dec. 6, 2012
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OTHER TOPICS

Why buy the cow when you can get the milk for free

This is an idiom which I probably picked up during my Navy days in the fifties. Aside from it's male chauvinist interpretation,...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on May. 9, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2364 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - November 30, 2008

Hardcover Fiction 1. Christmas Memory - Truman Capote 2. Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society - Mary Ann Shaffer 3....

Original post made by Susan Lider on Dec. 1, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2364 Views

AROUND TOWN

Diesel Exhaust from Stanford Dirt Moving Project

Over the weekend I noticed Stanford moving a mountain of dirt at the edge of the golf course near the old barn and equestrian...

Original post made by Wants Clean Air on Oct. 15, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2364 Views

MENLO PARK

The Rev. Matthew Dutton-Gillett Makes Preaching Debut at Holy Trinity this Sunday

The Rev. Mattew Dutton-Gillett takes the pulpit this Sunday as the new rector of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Menlo Park....

Original post made by Linda Hubbard Gulker on Aug. 19, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2363 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Hospital/Dignity Health launches InQuicker

As an elected member of the Sequoia Healthcare District which created Sequoia Hospital, I applaud the initiative of the hospitals...

Original post made by jack Hickey on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Dec 19, 2013 at 6:57 pm | 1 comment | 2363 Views
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