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AROUND TOWN

Woman sues over alleged Menlo Park dog attack

A woman who said she was maimed during a dog attack at Nealon Park has sued the owner of a German shepherd and the rescue...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by Some Guy, on Dec 14, 2012 at 8:30 am | 2 comments | 2622 Views

MENLO PARK

Fergusson ponders whether to ask for D.C. trip reimbursement

It was past bedtime even for night owls by the time the Menlo Park City Council got to the staff reports section of the March...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by Michael, on Mar 22, 2011 at 4:47 pm | 22 comments | 2621 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Atherton inspector volunteers to help China quake victims

Atherton building inspector Kenneth Huo recently traveled to the earthquake-ravaged Chinese province of Gansu with a five-man...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2008
Last comment by Veronica Caballero, on Jan 21, 2009 at 9:58 am | 7 comments | 2621 Views

SPORTS

Football: Menlo-Atherton tops Woodside, 40-33

Senior running back Isiah Nash rushed 33 times for 245 yards and scored four touchdowns to pace Menlo-Atherton to a nonleague...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2013
Last comment by Coach, on Nov 18, 2013 at 6:49 pm | 1 comment | 2621 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Garden expands at Priory

The paths to the cultivation of a home vegetable garden have been many -- the hardships of the Great Depression, the backyard...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2012
Last comment by ingrid shu, on Feb 13, 2012 at 11:00 am | 1 comment | 2620 Views

AROUND TOWN

What will the Complete Streets bill mean to us?

In September the Governor signed AB1358, the "Complete Streets" bill sponsored by Assemblyperson Leno. To quote a summary...

Original post made by Donald on Nov. 18, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2620 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

North Pole Sees Unprecedented July Cold – Arctic Sees Shortest Summer On Record

Meanwhile we are having record ice expansion in the Antarctic: http://www.climatedepot.com/2013/08/03/unprecedented-july-cold-arctic-sees-shortest-summer-on-record-normally-the-h...

Original post made by Baby its Cold Outside on Aug. 4, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2620 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Car avoids deer, sparks fire in Palo Alto hills

A fire in the Palo Alto hills burned 1.5 acres on Friday afternoon after a car swerved to avoid a deer, hit a ditch and caught...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2014
Last comment by Jonathan, on Jun 16, 2014 at 2:10 pm | 1 comment | 2620 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Tonight: Portola Valley meets on food trucks

On what occasions are food trucks allowed to park and open their shutters to customers in Portola Valley? The Town Council,...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2013
Last comment by pvrez, on Aug 28, 2013 at 4:45 pm | 4 comments | 2620 Views

WOODSIDE

Locals face 35% cuts in water use

Residents of the San Francisco Bay Area used an average of 85 gallons of water per person per day in September 2014, according...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by Waterworld, on Apr 17, 2015 at 4:27 pm | 7 comments | 2620 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Crews capped gas line break near train station

Menlo Park police reported at 2:49 p.m. today that crews have capped a leak from a gas line damaged 45 minutes earlier near...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2015
Last comment by Bill Wohler, on Sep 5, 2015 at 10:04 am | 4 comments | 2619 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Children's Program at Atherton Library

"Penguins, Poems and Popcorn" is a special event for children ages 4 and older. Stories and more! Monday, November 9th at...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Nov. 3, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2619 Views

SPORTS

Boys Varsity Baseball: M-A Falls to Wood-Vacaville 10-6 in Cordova Easter Tournament

Wood-Vacaville held Menlo-Atherton to just two hits to defeat the Bears, 10-6, in the Cordova Easter Tournament Tuesday afternoon...

Original post made by Bob Moriarty, Team Parent on Mar. 30, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2619 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Should Government websites be searchable?

In my struggle to make the Sequoia Healthcare District more user friendly, I suggested to CEO Lee Michelson that "Searchable...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Apr 17, 2013 at 12:00 pm | 2 comments | 2619 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside budget shows 'structural' surplus

The town of Woodside's proposed budget would raise salaries across the board, initiate contributions by staff to their retirement...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 11, 2013 at 6:55 pm | 2 comments | 2619 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Atherton native to discuss her debut book

Adrienne McDonnell, a native of Atherton and a graduate of Menlo-Atherton High School, will give a talk at Kepler's Books...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2619 Views

MENLO PARK

Huge office/retail complex goes to commission

A proposal to build a 110,000-square-foot office/retail project at the site of the former Cadillac dealership on El Camino...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by another view, on Apr 8, 2009 at 3:49 pm | 12 comments | 2618 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thursday: 'SurvivalFest 2012' at Hillview

A rock-climbing wall, make-your-own survival bracelet, and an appearance by Game Truck, a mobile audiovisual and video-game...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by Edwin, on Apr 15, 2012 at 9:43 am | 5 comments | 2618 Views

ATHERTON

An offer for Jerry Carlson to Consider

The following is the text of an e-mail I sent to Jerry Carlson offering to withdraw my criminal complaint against him. Some...

Original post made by John P Johns on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jul 17, 2010 at 7:50 pm | 20 comments | 2618 Views

WOODSIDE

Monday: Cal Water to meet with public in Woodside

With the drought as a backdrop, Cal Water, which supplies fresh water to much of Woodside as well as Portola Valley, Atherton...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by West Menlo Park, on Apr 27, 2015 at 2:08 pm | 3 comments | 2618 Views
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Fu Lam Mum shutters temporarily in Mountain View
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What Are Your Gifts that Must Be Shared?
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