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AROUND TOWN

SamTrans sued by former accountant

Ling La, a former accountant for the San Mateo County Transit District, has sued the district and her former bosses, district...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 27, 2015 at 1:59 pm | 9 comments | 4662 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton voters to choose council member, decide on parcel tax renewal in November

Atherton voters will choose their new council member after all: The City Council reaffirmed on Wednesday night (July 17)...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 24, 2013 at 10:56 am | 40 comments | 4662 Views

AROUND TOWN

Numerous holiday activties on tap locally

Among the many holiday activities planned in our communities are those listed below. If you know of more, post them by clicking...

Original post made by Neighbor on Nov. 29, 2006
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Dec 7, 2006 at 5:17 pm | 7 comments | 4661 Views

SPORTS

Mike’s Café Wins 2009 M-A Little League Majors Division

Mike’s Café won a hard fought game 11-10 vs. Draeger’s to capture the 2009 Menlo-Atherton Little League Majors championship...

Original post made by michael kardos on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Vincent Santoscoy, on Jun 18, 2009 at 1:35 pm | 2 comments | 4660 Views

SPORTS

Directors of the Boards

The 7th Grade La Entrada Boys Basketball Team, coached by Tarny Perkins and Bill Barrett ended the Burgess School League...

Original post made by Tarny Perkins on Mar. 19, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4659 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Jesse Cool cooks sustainably at Monterey Bay Aquarium

Menlo Park's own Jesse Cool is a guest celebrity chef at "Cooking for Solutions," a event on cooking sustainable cuisine...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Feb. 5, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4658 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Andy Duncan says dance studio is back on the table

Menlo Park resident Andy Duncan said Monday his plan to restore the Park Theatre and convert it into a dance studio is back...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2007
Last comment by Sue Kayton, on Sep 4, 2007 at 9:23 pm | 24 comments | 4656 Views

AROUND TOWN

UPDATE: Man killed by train was investigated for involvement in Atherton elder abuse case

(This is an expanded version of a previously posted story.) Jon Armstrong, the pedestrian who died after being hit by a train...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2010
Last comment by code blue, on Nov 24, 2010 at 8:00 pm | 80 comments | 4656 Views

WOODSIDE

Portola Road closure

The town of Woodside reports: The California Water Service Company is constructing a new 12" water main on Portola Road...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Dec. 18, 2006
There are no comments yet. 4655 Views

SPORTS

Pop Warner: Redwood City 49ers win regional title

The Redwood City 49ers Junior Pee Wees won the Pop Warner football Pacific Northwest Regional Championship in the 10-11 age...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2011
Last comment by the realone, on Nov 28, 2011 at 10:35 pm | 3 comments | 4653 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Ed Flint named 'acting interim city manager'

==B Update:== Atherton's Interim Police Chief Ed Flint has added "acting interim city manager" to his job title after John...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2011
Last comment by Zillow, on Nov 25, 2011 at 8:28 am | 21 comments | 4653 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rosewood rooms: $400-$450 a night

Further details about the Stanford University/Rosewood Hotel, being built on Sand Hill Road near Interstate 280 in Menlo...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2007
Last comment by money talks, on Nov 27, 2007 at 8:26 am | 7 comments | 4652 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Carolyn Ruddell Samuels dies after being struck by vehicle

Carolyn Ruddell Samuels, a former resident of Portola Valley, Woodside and Menlo Park, died Aug. 30 of injuries after being...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2008
Last comment by A friend, on Sep 4, 2008 at 10:24 am | 1 comment | 4652 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local kids who trekked through Nepal post trailer of their documentary on YouTube

Local kids who trekked through Nepal and filmed their adventures have a five-minute trailer of their work-in-progress documentary...

Original post made by andrea gemmet on Jan. 3, 2007
Last comment by Diana, on Jan 3, 2007 at 8:52 pm | 3 comments | 4651 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Police calls: Cyclist injured in Portola Valley; blueprints stolen from Menlo Park office building

Crime and accident reports from Portola Valley, North Fair Oaks and Menlo Park Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2015/04/29/police-calls-blueprints-stolen-fr...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by Joe, on May 10, 2015 at 12:21 pm | 11 comments | 4651 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Global warming

Salt Lake City has taken this issue quite seriously. The mayor has an aide whose sole job is to enlist support among citizens...

Original post made by David Boyce on Sep. 29, 2006
There are no comments yet. 4650 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Invader on front page, Oct. 18, 2006 issue

In the photo on the front page is a new weed, Dittrichia graveolens or stinkwort. In is the green plant on the left side...

Original post made by Paul Heiple on Oct. 19, 2006
There are no comments yet. 4650 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Some thoughts on James Kim

I didn't know James Kim, the 35-year-old San Francisco man who died in the Oregon wilderness trying to find help for his...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Dec. 7, 2006
Last comment by George, on Dec 8, 2006 at 8:38 am | 1 comment | 4649 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton residents replace lawn with artificial turf

A local couple who replaced 8,500-square-feet of lawn with artificial turf hope their water-saving move will inspire other...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 17, 2014 at 9:42 am | 20 comments | 4649 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Officer interrupts apparent burglary in progress

Police arrested three men after an officer interrupted what appeared to be a burglary in progress on Dec. 7 at a construction...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Dec 12, 2016 at 5:25 pm | 2 comments | 4648 Views
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Cherries and Berries
By Laura Stec | 4 comments | 435 views

We need some volunteers.
By Stuart Soffer | 1 comment | 190 views

Meeting Other New Parents
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 146 views

 

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