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MENLO PARK

City, library community still at odds over proposed gym in Menlo Park Civic Center

The city of Menlo Park has taken some heat over plans for a donor-funded gymnasium in the city's Civic Center complex, most...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by disgusted, on Jul 21, 2009 at 10:27 pm | 5 comments | 1374 Views

MENLO PARK

City, library backers at odds over new gym

City management and members of the library community differ over how much parking the city should provide. The City Council...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Streamer, on Jul 21, 2009 at 7:20 pm | 1 comment | 1300 Views

MENLO PARK

Briefs: Man pleads not guilty to meth sales

A Safeway stock clerk charged with selling methamphetamine in the Safeway parking lot at 525 El Camino Real has pleaded not...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by homer, on Jul 21, 2009 at 7:04 pm | 1 comment | 1308 Views

AROUND TOWN

Naked man harasses residents, leads deputies on a chase

A couple of residents who live near Woodside High School got an unpleasant surprise when they answered the doorbell in the...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by cougar408, on Jul 21, 2009 at 5:36 pm | 1 comment | 1401 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local venture capitalists donate cash to defeat preschool initiative

Proposition 82, the Preschool for All initiative, was soundly defeated in San Mateo County, with help from an infusion of...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jul 21, 2009 at 4:12 pm | 1 comment | 1390 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Everest charter high school outflanks school district in surprise move

==B Editor's note:== This story includes a correction to a quotation by Everest Public High School spokeswoman Diane Tavenner....

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Jul 21, 2009 at 4:08 pm | 1 comment | 1707 Views

SPORTS

Big dreams for summer baseball

David Klein, a graduate of Menlo-Atherton High School, is trying to make amateur summer baseball a Menlo Park institution....

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Paly George, on Jul 21, 2009 at 3:54 pm | 2 comments | 2101 Views

MENLO PARK

Fire destroys two townhouses, damages third

A Sharon Heights fire Thursday night destroyed two townhouses and caused major damage to a third. ==B Photo:== Har-Bro restoration...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by asdfs, on Jul 21, 2009 at 3:15 pm | 19 comments | 2309 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton's 'best friend' touched many hearts

While some people consider dogs mere pets, Atherton resident Phoebe Rowles takes to heart the expression "a dog is man's...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Such a lovely story!, on Jul 20, 2009 at 10:39 pm | 1 comment | 1737 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sue Burns, part owner of SF Giants, dies of cancer

Atherton resident Sue Burns, the senior general partner of the San Francisco Giants baseball team, died of cancer at age...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Cathy Oyster, on Jul 20, 2009 at 2:56 pm | 2 comments | 1735 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nathan Ford of Portola Valley named athlete of the year at Cornell

Portola Valley resident Nathan Ford, a graduate of Palo Alto High School's class of 2005, was named athlete of the year by...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by curious, on Jul 20, 2009 at 10:38 am | 1 comment | 1453 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Naked man arrested near Sand Hill Road

A man described as being 6 feet, 7 inches tall, and weighing 250 pounds, was arrested early Saturday morning, July 11, near...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by curious, on Jul 20, 2009 at 7:54 am | 3 comments | 1670 Views

AROUND TOWN

Little League 10-11 all-stars: Alpine-West Menlo enters title game Tuesday in San Carlos

One more victory separates the Alpine/West Menlo Little League all-stars from the championship of the District 52 10-11 tournament....

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2009
Last comment by Ryan, on Jul 19, 2009 at 9:23 pm | 1 comment | 1346 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton puts parcel tax on fall ballot

Atherton voters will be asked to approve a four-year renewal of the $750 annual parcel tax when they head to the polls on...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by $500,000, on Jul 18, 2009 at 1:19 pm | 9 comments | 1786 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shakespeare on the Square - FREE this weekend!

For the Shakespeare lovers in us all, Downtown Redwood City will host a series of 4 live theater events during the summer....

Original post made by RWC EVENTS on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by RWC EVENTS, on Jul 17, 2009 at 2:23 pm | 1 comment | 1306 Views

MENLO PARK

Middlefield and Linfield: Traffic signal, or lighted crosswalk?

At its meeting Tuesday night, Menlo Park's City Council could decide whether to install a traffic signal or a lighted crosswalk...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2009
Last comment by The Voice, on Jul 17, 2009 at 11:43 am | 9 comments | 1841 Views

MENLO PARK

New gym: You made this decision ... how?

When Palo Alto billionaire John Arrillaga offered to help Menlo Park fund and build a new public gymnasium in the spring...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by Gail Slocum, on Jul 16, 2009 at 11:36 pm | 15 comments | 2107 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton to vote Wednesday on tax renewal

The Atherton City Council is slated to decide Wednesday whether to ask voters for a five-year renewal of the $750 annual...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by warren buffet, on Jul 16, 2009 at 10:36 pm | 3 comments | 1858 Views

MENLO PARK

Brunello's: high marks for food, ambience, service

<b>Restaurant review:</b> When I am handed a menu with a long list of entrees, I get nervous. A short menu offers hope that...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by Phil Giurlani, on Jul 16, 2009 at 9:31 pm | 2 comments | 1464 Views

MENLO PARK

You made this decision how?

With the promise of an $8 million donation for a new gymnasium, Menlo Park raced ahead with its plans. But in the city's...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Jul 16, 2009 at 1:03 pm | 2 comments | 1292 Views
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