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AROUND TOWN

Atherton party raises $1 million for charity, organizers say

Nearly 500 people, including a number of sports stars and celebrities, attended the "Big Game Big Give" party in Atherton...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2016
Last comment by Eglantine, on Feb 8, 2016 at 12:21 pm | 1 comment | 4528 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chinese New Year or Lunar New Year?

Question: I've noticed that most Asian people are saying "Happy Chinese New Year" today, while white people are often saying...

Original post made by resident on Feb. 8, 2016
There are no comments yet. 786 Views

ATHERTON

Hillary Clinton will be in Atherton Feb. 21

February is proving to be a busy month for high-profile visitors to Atherton. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2016/02/08/hillary-clinton-will-be-in-ath...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2016
Last comment by Barry Soetoro, on Feb 8, 2016 at 12:15 pm | 3 comments | 3199 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Atherton: 500 guests expected at Super Bowl-related fundraiser Saturday

There's a big party coming to Atherton on Saturday night, but the town is working to make sure the "Big Game Give," an annual...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2016
Last comment by Concerned, on Feb 6, 2016 at 9:56 pm | 27 comments | 8044 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Washington Post Highlight's Hillary Clinton's Libya Foreign Policy Fiasco

The Washington Post had an interesting article on Hillary Clinton's ignominious ineptness in Libya. This woman is a disaster. http://www.washingtonpost.com/sf/national/2016/02/0...

Original post made by Washington Post Reader on Feb. 3, 2016
Last comment by Get Real, on Feb 6, 2016 at 3:03 pm | 5 comments | 849 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Goldman Sachs Paid Hillary Clinton More Than $600K to Make Speeches in One Year

Hillary Clinton is in Wall Street's pockets. Click on the NYT article link below and feel the Bern! http://www.nytimes.com/politics/first-draft/2016/02/05/hillary-clintons-campa...

Original post made by New York Times Reader on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by Best Set of Candidates, on Feb 6, 2016 at 2:44 pm | 3 comments | 599 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neuroscience pioneer tapped as Stanford's new president

Marc Tessier-Lavigne, president of The Rockefeller University in New York City, and a former resident of Atherton and Woodsdie,...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2016
Last comment by , on Feb 6, 2016 at 9:44 am | 1 comment | 3192 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside's Kate Laubscher may qualify for finals on 'Jeopardy'

"What is grenadine?" answered Kate Laubscher on Jeopardy! the evening of Feb. 2, in response to the clue, "A Shirley Temple...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2016
Last comment by fwiw, on Feb 5, 2016 at 8:19 pm | 2 comments | 2379 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park police on alert for Super Bowl-related problems

While Menlo Park is not at the epicenter of Super Bowl activity, it's at least on the crossroads, and local police are stepping...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2016
Last comment by SteveC, on Feb 5, 2016 at 5:31 pm | 7 comments | 2683 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Elected officials speak on local threat of sea level rise

State Sen. Jerry Hill, Assemblyman Rich Gordon and county supervisors Dave Pine and Don Horsley spoke of the importance of...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2016
Last comment by John Englander, on Feb 4, 2016 at 8:01 pm | 1 comment | 1656 Views

MENLO PARK

New AAA branch in Menlo Park opens

A new branch of the American Automobile Association, or AAA, hosted a grand opening Thursday, Jan. 28, at 65 El Camino Real...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Feb 4, 2016 at 11:45 am | 3 comments | 5003 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Grant pays for safer routes to school

The city of Menlo Park has received a $498,783 grant from OneBayArea, a transportation fund of the Metropolitan Transportation...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2016
Last comment by Dana Hendrickson, on Feb 3, 2016 at 10:25 pm | 7 comments | 2086 Views

MENLO PARK

Saturday in Menlo Park: NFL players, police, firefighters in basketball fundraiser

National Football League athletes are headed to Menlo Park to play basketball on Saturday with local police and firefighters. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2016
Last comment by SteveC, on Feb 3, 2016 at 2:33 pm | 3 comments | 2878 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside's Kate Laubscher to compete on 'Jeopardy' Tuesday

Kate Laubscher of Woodside, a 2014 graduate of Woodside Priory School and a sophomore at Northeastern University in Boston,...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2016
Last comment by fwiw, on Feb 3, 2016 at 2:03 pm | 2 comments | 3755 Views

ATHERTON

Today: Atherton looks at ambitious climate action plan

Details about an ambitious climate action plan that could allow Atherton to cut back on its greenhouse gas emissions by...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2016
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Feb 3, 2016 at 11:06 am | 1 comment | 632 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park gets started on two major rail crossing projects

The city of Menlo Park has taken initial steps on two major transportation projects designed to improve east-west connectivity...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2016
Last comment by reason, on Feb 2, 2016 at 8:05 pm | 68 comments | 6634 Views

MENLO PARK

Feldman's Books, Gentry magazine buildings up for sale, redevelopment

Two of Menlo Park's oldest commercial buildings — the current locations of Feldman's Books (1170 El Camino Real) and...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2016
Last comment by really?, on Feb 2, 2016 at 3:07 pm | 2 comments | 1130 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Three arrested in connection with fight, shooting

Menlo Park police arrested three men Saturday night, Jan. 30, in connection with a fight and a shooting in the 1100 block...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2016
Last comment by Rufus, on Feb 2, 2016 at 12:17 pm | 1 comment | 3282 Views

ATHERTON

President Obama to return to Atherton Feb. 11 for fundraising visit

President Barack Obama is due to visit Atherton, again, on Feb. 11, to raise funds for Democrats but this time the town's...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2016
Last comment by L&D, on Feb 2, 2016 at 9:59 am | 44 comments | 5448 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Eric Hartwig stays on as Portola Valley superintendent

Eric Hartwig, who became interim superintendent in the Portola Valley School District in October, has agreed to stay another...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2016
Last comment by Richard, on Feb 2, 2016 at 9:53 am | 2 comments | 2795 Views
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