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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Extra! Top stories of 2009

Good news seemed in short supply in 2009, and that was certainly true for residents of the Midpeninsula. A year of big decisions,...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Jan 4, 2010 at 2:58 pm | 3 comments | 1648 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain has deadliest year since 1995

This year was the deadliest for Caltrain since 1995 after two people were fatally struck by trains this morning (Dec. 31),...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2010
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Jan 2, 2010 at 5:45 pm | 1 comment | 1213 Views

ATHERTON

Money woes threaten Atherton post office

During the busy holiday season, Atherton's little branch post office is a savvy mailer's best-kept secret. Located in the...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by postman, on Jan 2, 2010 at 4:03 pm | 3 comments | 1600 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside attorney Theodore Zayner named Superior Court judge

Woodside resident and trial attorney Theodore C. Zayner has been appointed as a judge on the Superior Court of Santa Clara...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2010
Last comment by Miriam Palm, on Jan 1, 2010 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 2551 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: Ordinance would restrict lawn watering

A revised Menlo Park ordinance would prevent some homeowners from watering their lawns during the day, and require them to...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2009
Last comment by the connection, on Jan 1, 2010 at 10:49 am | 15 comments | 1291 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Jerry Hill aims to toughen DUI laws

Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs could soon become a permanent scar on one's record if legislation proposed...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Jan 1, 2010 at 8:05 am | 4 comments | 1748 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: High-Speed Rail Authority should get coal for Christmas

There is no doubt the High-Speed Rail Authority has been naughty and not so nice this year. Authority board members have...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2009
Last comment by wary traveler, on Dec 31, 2009 at 12:57 pm | 2 comments | 1248 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park checkpoint nabs 30 drivers

A checkpoint in the 1000 block of Marsh Road in Menlo Park on Saturday (Dec. 26) netted 30 vehicles towed away between 8...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2009
Last comment by Joe, on Dec 31, 2009 at 11:52 am | 26 comments | 2004 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Human remains found near open-space area

Human bones were found in a rugged and remote area of unincorporated San Mateo County on Sunday, a sheriff's lieutenant said...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by night hiker, on Dec 30, 2009 at 9:41 pm | 1 comment | 1450 Views

SPORTS

Menlo-Atherton wins Tournament with Miracle Shot vs. Hollister 46-45

With Hollister shooting the hot hand and M-A coming out cold, the M-A Bears trailed Hollister the entire game in their North...

Original post made by calfan on Dec. 30, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1590 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo checkpoint nabs 30 drivers

A Menlo Park checkpoint in the 1000 block of Marsh Road on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 26 and 27, netted 30 vehicles towed...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by Richard, on Dec 30, 2009 at 6:07 pm | 2 comments | 1262 Views

MENLO PARK

Less junk mail means cuts for post office

You probably haven't noticed the difference, but the ranks of clerks in Menlo Park post offices and carriers on local routes...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Dec 30, 2009 at 2:43 pm | 11 comments | 1764 Views

AROUND TOWN

Passengers at SFO describe international flights following attempted terrorist attack

Passengers arriving on international flights at San Francisco International Airport on Monday said they are glad for...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by linmike94, on Dec 30, 2009 at 1:11 pm | 1 comment | 1192 Views

MENLO PARK

Police Calls

<I>This information is from the Atherton and Menlo Park police departments and the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Under...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by David Boyce, on Dec 30, 2009 at 9:55 am | 2 comments | 1145 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Little League: Alpine wins Majors all-star Super Bowl

<I>This story was submitted by Daniel Bergeson, an assistant coast for the Alpine team.</I></B> Read the full story here...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1590 Views

SPORTS

Menlo-Atherton Bears topple Salinas 53-25

With Jeff Keller leading the way for the Bears with 24 points, Menlo-Atherton took charge early and cruised to an easy victory...

Original post made by calfan on Dec. 29, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1647 Views

ATHERTON

Helicopter pilot, Menlo-Atherton grad James Rowen dies at 32

James Marshall Rowen, a 1996 graduate of Menlo-Atherton High School and a helicopter pilot with plans to take his flying...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2009
Last comment by Camille Faulkner, on Dec 29, 2009 at 6:48 pm | 1 comment | 2097 Views

MENLO PARK

Councilman fails in bids for regional seats

At the Dec. 18 meeting of the San Mateo County Council of Cities, Menlo Park Councilman Heyward Robinson failed in bids to...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2009
Last comment by Owl, on Dec 29, 2009 at 6:47 pm | 16 comments | 1619 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Karin Enstam Jaffe wins 'excellence in teaching' award

Karin Enstam Jaffe, who attended Portola Valley schools and graduated from Menlo-Atherton High School, is the recipient of...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2009
Last comment by Richard Tryce, on Dec 29, 2009 at 1:54 pm | 1 comment | 1846 Views

SPORTS

Menlo-Atherton Boy Bears Basketball Team Overpower Seaside 64-43

The M-A Bears Basketball team traveled to North Monterey County High School and put on an awesome team display that combined...

Original post made by calfan on Dec. 28, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1948 Views
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