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ATHERTON

Atherton Police Department at a Crossroads

With the sudden retirement of Chief Mike Guerra after less than 18 months on the job, which followed the sudden retirement...

Original post made by Taxpaying Resident on Jul. 9, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1894 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update: Man killed by Caltrain is identified

A 23-year-old man was struck and killed by a train at about 8:30 p.m. Thursday (July 7) near the Churchill Avenue crossing...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2011
Last comment by get some razor wire on the iron fence!, on Jul 8, 2011 at 10:56 pm | 1 comment | 1906 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Bids to outsource services suggest 'substantial' cost savings for town

As 12 town employees watch the clock tick forward toward the July 15 elimination of their jobs, union representatives, town...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 8, 2011 at 7:08 pm | 21 comments | 2634 Views

MENLO PARK

Young man killed on train tracks in Palo Alto

A white male in his early 20s was struck and killed by a train at about 8:30 p.m. Thursday (July 7) near the Churchill Avenue...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2011
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Jul 8, 2011 at 2:24 pm | 2 comments | 1613 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Briefs: Burglars take 21 laptops from school

One or more burglars broke into the computer lab at Corte Madera Middle School in Portola Valley and got away with 21 laptop...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2011
Last comment by Annabelle, on Jul 8, 2011 at 1:02 pm | 1 comment | 2638 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supes restore services to county budget

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors on Thursday adopted a $1.69 billion budget for the next fiscal year after adding...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 8, 2011 at 10:03 am | 1 comment | 1720 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summit Prep cited as 'transformative' high school

Newsweek magazine has named Summit Preparatory Charter High School one of 10 "transformative" high schools in its annual...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Jul 7, 2011 at 9:57 pm | 17 comments | 3599 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park barber shop misses football helmet

The Simpsons Family Barber Shop has lost a beloved tchotchke. A Stanford football helmet, a gift from a customer, vanished...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 7, 2011 at 7:06 pm | 2 comments | 1568 Views

MENLO PARK

Bottling plant closure to cost 150 jobs

About 150 people will lose their jobs when an alcohol bottling facility on Commonwealth Drive in Menlo Park closes on July...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by Sparkey, on Jul 7, 2011 at 4:24 pm | 14 comments | 2742 Views

SPORTS

Little League 11-12 tourney: M-A wins, 3-1

Menlo-Atherton remained alive in the District 52 Majors 11-12 Little League All-Star Tournament with a 3-1 victory over San...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 7, 2011 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 3443 Views

AROUND TOWN

Emerging from the shadows

Sheryl Nonnenberg will present "The Other Stein Salon: How Sarah Stein Brought Matisse to America" at 11 a.m. Saturday, July...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 7, 2011 at 1:07 am | 1 comment | 2809 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Trail connections a focus for POST leader Walter Moore

Creating trail connections among open-space parcels on the Peninsula will be the next great focus of local land preservation,...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by John, on Jul 6, 2011 at 6:24 pm | 2 comments | 2510 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton outsourcing bids show 'substantial' savings

As 12 town employees watch the clock tick forward toward the July 15 elimination of their jobs, union representatives, town...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by Henry Riggs, on Jul 6, 2011 at 5:07 pm | 20 comments | 3015 Views

MOVIES

Sing-a-long Movie Night

Atherton Library is hosting a sing-a-long Movie Night featuring "Mamma Mia!" Come join the fun, Friday, July 8 at 7 pm. 2...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jul. 6, 2011
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AROUND TOWN

Upcoming programs at Atherton Library

Friday, July 8, 2011 at 7 pm: Sing-a-long movie night featuring Mamma Mia! Rated PG-13. Doors open at 6:45 pm. Monday,...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jul. 6, 2011
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OTHER TOPICS

Today: Gang violence conference in EPA

Gang violence in East Palo Alto is the subject of a day-long conference that will bring federal, state and local law enforcement...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by Jim, on Jul 6, 2011 at 12:30 pm | 1 comment | 2210 Views

OTHER TOPICS

School districts sue over Lehman collapse

Twelve Peninsula school districts are suing San Mateo County in an effort to recuperate $20 million in investments the...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2011
Last comment by henry, on Jul 5, 2011 at 12:40 pm | 9 comments | 3521 Views

ATHERTON

End of a long career in Atherton

Troy Henderson, Atherton's public works supervisor, retired June 30 after 35 years of working for the town. Although he had...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2011
Last comment by Michael Boyd, on Jul 5, 2011 at 11:52 am | 1 comment | 1857 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why leave home when you have this view?

Adam J. Weissman of Portola Valley sent us these photos of fireworks at Stanford behind the Dish. The photos were taken Saturday...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2011
Last comment by Earthquakes fan, on Jul 4, 2011 at 5:37 pm | 1 comment | 1678 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside Town Manager Susan George announces plans to retire

The proceedings of the Woodside Town Council meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 25, had an unusual start: The meeting began with Susan...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2011
Last comment by Louise, on Jul 3, 2011 at 6:15 pm | 15 comments | 5595 Views
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