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Olympics gold medalist KK Clark reveals all: from her red nail polish to her nickname
Olympics gold medalist KK Clark, a native of Menlo Park and a Sacred Heart Prep graduate, visited her alma mater on Sept.... Last comment 14 hours ago | 4 comments

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Saturday services for Woodside's 'Music Man,' Richard Gordon
Services for Richard Gordon of Woodside, who died Sept. 12, will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, at Skylawn Memorial Park, 100 Lifemark Road in San Mateo. Thursday, 10:17 AM

Saturday in Menlo Park: Pros and cons of ballot measures
A presentation by the League of Women Voters on the pros and cons of the upcoming election's ballot measures will be given on Saturday, Oct. 1, from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Menlo Park Library downstairs program room. Friday, 1:22 PM

Atherton Police Chief Ed Flint is retiring
Atherton Police Chief Ed Flint will retire effective Oct. 14, the town announced on Sept. 30. Chief Flint had been on leave with a medical condition for months and Commander Joe Wade has been acting chief since early April.
Friday, 12:25 PM | 4 comments

Services Sunday for Robert 'Clark' Atkinson of Woodside
Services for Robert "Clark" Atkinson III are set for 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 2, at 2200 Ralston in Hillsborough. Mr. Atkinson died unexpectedly on Sept. 15 while tending his prize-winning fuchsias in Woodside. Friday, 1:36 PM

Local towns sign up for 100 percent renewable energy
Menlo Park, Atherton, Woodside and Portola Valley are among the municipalities that have signed up to buy electricity that is 100 percent from renewable sources. Friday, 11:00 AM

Menlo Park police calls: Soup and bottles of bitters among shoplifted items
Crime reports from Menlo Park. Friday, 10:37 AM

Fire board, Atherton lower the heat in funding fray
The Atherton City Council has made known its concerns about possible inequities between funding for town operations and funding for the Menlo Park Fire Protection District. The fire district board has now weighed in. Friday, 10:45 AM | 7 comments

Farmers' market and family fair comes to Atherton
Hundreds turned out for a farmers' market and family fair in Atherton on Sept. 25. The event was sponsored by Atherton Now, which is raising private money for a new civic center in Atherton. Friday, 10:51 AM

Menlo Park: New name for German-American International School
Menlo Park's German-American International School is no more. In name, that is. The private school has changed its name to Alto International School, it announced Sept. 28.
Friday, 11:15 AM | 1 comments

Menlo Park church to launch weekly cafe, music venue
Starting in October, there'll be a new music venue and cafe in town, open only on Sundays. Thursday, 10:26 PM

Atherton council hears update on civic center design
When Atherton's City Council asked its architects to shave some square footage, and cost, off the new civic center's design, they ended up saving something they hadn't thought to ask for " a heritage oak tree scheduled for removal. Thursday, 7:54 PM | 6 comments

Laurel School wins National Blue Ribbon Schools recognition
Laurel School in Atherton, which next month will open its second campus in Menlo Park, has won a prestigious National Blue Ribbon School award, Principal Linda Creighton has announced. Thursday, 11:40 AM | 3 comments

Menlo Park: Malcolm McGinnis, co-owner of Freewheel Brewing, dies at 57
Malcolm McGinnis of Menlo Park, a researcher, triathlete and, in recent years, head brewer and co-owner of Freewheel Brewing Company, died Sept. 13, surrounded by family and friends. He was 57, and the cause of death was pancreatic cancer. Thursday, 8:34 AM

Menlo Park fire district plans to use drones, robot
A few years from now, if technology at the Menlo Park Fire Protection District develops as planned, responses to fire emergencies are likely to include a camera-equipped drone taking to the skies from the fire station on Chilco Street. Tuesday, 10:40 AM

Lennie Roberts named 'Environmental Hero'

Atherton loses lawsuit over Caltrain electrification project

UPDATE Portola Valley: New Ormondale School principal named

Woodside council agrees in principle to moving elections to even-numbered years

Atherton city manager and police get pay raises

Woodside's new bakery, cafe will be 25 percent larger

Friday: Portola Valley focuses on disaster planning

Menlo Park: Facebook expansion clears Planning Commission

Woodside: Homemade fireworks thought to be behind Sunday night explosion


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