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SPORTS

Jumping at a chance to make the Olympic team again

Grace Upshaw, a former resident of Menlo Park, stood at the closing ceremonies of the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece,...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2008
Last comment by Pat Egan, on Jun 26, 2008 at 8:54 pm | 1 comment | 2393 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Butler Construction receives Family Friendly Award

W.L. Butler Construction of Redwood City, founded by Bill Butler of Woodside, received the Family Friend Employer Award at...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2008
There are no comments yet. 3057 Views

MENLO PARK

John Arrillaga unveiled as Menlo Park gym donor

Palo Alto billionaire and frequent Stanford University donor John Arrillaga is offering Menlo Park some $8 million or more...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2008
Last comment by Curious, on Jun 26, 2008 at 11:32 am | 6 comments | 2544 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man jailed for nearly killing MaryAnn Levenson

A 77-year-old man convicted of felony drunken driving for striking and severely injuring Menlo Park bicyclist MaryAnn Levenson...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2008
Last comment by diligent driver, on Jun 26, 2008 at 10:09 am | 5 comments | 2356 Views

SPORTS

Alpine Little League Wraps Up Sping Season

The Alpine/West-Menlo Little League Majors division will play final games of the regular season on Saturday, May 31st. The...

Original post made by Jim Schott on May. 27, 2008
Last comment by Jim Schott, on Jun 26, 2008 at 7:06 am | 1 comment | 2563 Views

MENLO PARK

Why is Lee Duboc sending unsolicited spam email to people in Menlo Park every week?

Is she planning on running for council again? Why didn't she have these epiphanies when she was on the council? She...

Original post made by Wondering on Jun. 23, 2008
Last comment by And in addition, on Jun 24, 2008 at 9:44 pm | 9 comments | 3572 Views

MENLO PARK

Downtown Decorative Flags

On Santa Cruz Avenue, colorful and decorative flags seemed to have popped-up overnight. Where did they come from? Did the...

Original post made by Downtown Observer on Jun. 24, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1933 Views

MENLO PARK

Sharon Heights county club fireworks show sparks dispute

For five years, Sharon Heights Golf and Country Club in Menlo Park has put on a July Fourth fireworks show for its members,...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2008
Last comment by Worried about fire danger, on Jun 24, 2008 at 12:22 am | 19 comments | 2790 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Weekly Best Sellers 6/22/08

Hardcover Fiction 1. Wednesday Sisters - Meg Waite Clayton 2. All We Ever Wanted Was Everything - Janelle Brown 3. Goodnight...

Original post made by Susan Lider on Jun. 23, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2054 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ragtime for U.S.O July 4

At 3 p.m. Friday, July 4 at the First Baptist Church of Menlo Park (1100 Middle @ Arbor) Menlo Park's Nan Bostick returns...

Original post made by Nan Bostick on Jun. 22, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2083 Views

AROUND TOWN

Simitian 'trees vs. solar' bill passes Senate

A bill authored by state Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, to strike a balance between protecting trees and allowing solar...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2008
Last comment by stop global warming, on Jun 21, 2008 at 12:16 pm | 8 comments | 2261 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hands-free cell phone law takes effect July 1

State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, and the California Highway Patrol are reminding drivers that they have to switch from...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2008
Last comment by Donald, on Jun 20, 2008 at 11:12 am | 2 comments | 2116 Views

MENLO PARK

Jim Lewis threatens libel lawsuit against Menlo Park, councilwoman

For the past year, Palo Alto resident Jim Lewis has become one of Menlo Park's most persistent volunteers, attending countless...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2008
Last comment by Renter, on Jun 20, 2008 at 10:17 am | 6 comments | 2298 Views

MENLO PARK

What was the Police activity at the new Safeway 2 nights ago?

I was turning from ElCamino onto Middle and saw multiple police cars had the new parking lot totally blocked off, all the...

Original post made by Chris P on Jun. 19, 2008
Last comment by It's not safe, on Jun 19, 2008 at 8:58 pm | 1 comment | 2062 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Parkinson's: Not a death sentence

Lynn Fielder remembers the first time she accepted Parkinson's disease as an inseparable part of herself. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2008
Last comment by David DiBenedetto, on Jun 19, 2008 at 4:34 pm | 1 comment | 2175 Views

MENLO PARK

San hill road bike accident last Saturday?

Does anyone know what happened? I saw a horrific bike accident on the bridge over 280. I am curious to know if all were ok?...

Original post made by Jenn on Jun. 12, 2008
Last comment by Chris P, on Jun 19, 2008 at 11:09 am | 2 comments | 1968 Views

AROUND TOWN

Adult Summer Reading at Atherton Library

The Atherton Library has an informal Adult Summer Reading Program going on all summer long. The theme is "Transform Your...

Original post made by DeAnn Okamura on Jun. 18, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1826 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Founder of Al's Nursery in Portola Valley dies at 80

Alwin Bertschinger, always called Al, who founded a nursery in 1959 on a neglected orchard along Portola Road that became...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2008
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Jun 17, 2008 at 12:33 pm | 1 comment | 2391 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SCOTT ALONSO GRADUATES FOR UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII

Scott Alonso, so of Jane Miller of Menlo Park, recently graduated for the University of Hawaii. During his four years on...

Original post made by Tony Miller on Jun. 16, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2045 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Weekly Best Sellers 6/15/08

Hardcover Fiction 1. Goodnight Bush - Eric Origen 2. All We Ever Wanted Was Everything - Janelle Brown 3....

Original post made by Susan Lider on Jun. 16, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2356 Views
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