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ATHERTON

Atherton continues high-speed rail litigation

The fight goes on: Atherton will "continue with legal remedies" to force the state's high-speed rail agency to address the...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by fair view, on Sep 28, 2010 at 11:06 am | 13 comments | 2352 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton city manager resigns

The Atherton City Council will have to start looking for a new city manager. The current manager, Jerome "Jerry" Gruber,...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by Litigation, on Sep 28, 2010 at 8:16 am | 26 comments | 9411 Views

MENLO PARK

Arrillaga thanks Chamber for Golden Acorn Award

John Arrillaga, center, and his wife, left, speak with Menlo Park City Manager Glen Rojas before the beginning of the 2010...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2010
Last comment by Outside looking in, on Sep 28, 2010 at 7:42 am | 3 comments | 1999 Views

AROUND TOWN

This week: scoping sessions on flood control

Flooding where San Francisquito Creek meets the Bay, whether from rising sea levels or severe storms, will be the topic of...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by x resident, on Sep 27, 2010 at 4:59 pm | 1 comment | 1925 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - September 26, 2010

Hardcover Fiction 1 Freedom Jonathan Franzen 2 Room Emma Donoghue 3 Girl Who Kicked The Hornets Nest Stieg Larsson 4 Cookbook...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Sep. 27, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1459 Views

AROUND TOWN

New gym to be named after Arrillaga family

Palo Alto land developer John Arrillaga has lent his family's name to several athletic facilities on the Stanford campus....

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by shirley, on Sep 27, 2010 at 2:04 pm | 2 comments | 1920 Views

MOVIES

old movie blog - want to join this project?

I've started an old movie blog, with the goal of getting more people (ie current parenting generation and their kids!) into...

Original post made by laura on Sep. 27, 2010
There are no comments yet. 14411 Views

MENLO PARK

BevMo rallies for second try at Menlo Park store

Three years after shelving plans for a Menlo Park store, Beverages & More (BevMo) is back. The alcohol retailer has filed...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by Janet Medlin, on Sep 27, 2010 at 1:36 pm | 74 comments | 5044 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Lawyers Caution Me Against Exercise of My Freedom of Speech

I received a letter yesterday (that was sent to my attorney) from lawyers representing the Town of Atherton stating, in part: "We...

Original post made by Jon Buckheit on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by falling dominos, on Sep 27, 2010 at 10:50 am | 25 comments | 2503 Views

ATHERTON

Selecting a new Atherton Town Manager

Dear Council and Council candidates, With Jerry Gruber's resignation the Council is faced with its most important responsibility...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Sep 26, 2010 at 9:31 am | 5 comments | 1586 Views

SPORTS

SHP boys, girls tune up for tourneys with wins

Wednesday's prep roundup: The Sacred Heart Prep boys' water polo team lost eight players, including its starting goalie,...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2010
Last comment by SHP mom, on Sep 25, 2010 at 12:10 pm | 1 comment | 3830 Views

FICTION

Sometimes you can fight City Hall

When Menlo Park badminton fans discovered that floor plans for the new $11.5-million Arrillaga gym off Alma Street did not...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by Badminton, on Sep 24, 2010 at 10:00 pm | 4 comments | 6452 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain wants high-speed rail to start locally

Caltrain has joined a growing swell of Peninsula critics of California's proposed high-speed-rail system. But Caltrain isn't...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by TrainIsComing, on Sep 24, 2010 at 7:43 pm | 6 comments | 1888 Views

MENLO PARK

High-speed rail chalks up legal win

Even as news spread of a fresh lawsuit against high-speed rail, the beleaguered rail authority announced the dismissal of...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by who's paying for this?, on Sep 24, 2010 at 5:56 pm | 14 comments | 1963 Views

MENLO PARK

Thursday: Menlo Park 'State of City' speech

In case residents are in withdrawal for lack of a regular City Council meeting this week, they can attend Mayor Rich Cline's...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by Who did this?, on Sep 24, 2010 at 5:05 pm | 8 comments | 1775 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sunday: World Affairs Council in Atherton

Professor Abbas Milani, director of Iranian studies at Stanford University, will be the guest speaker at the kickoff event...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Arch Conservative, on Sep 24, 2010 at 2:42 pm | 1 comment | 1551 Views

MENLO PARK

Daytime burglars ransack Willows neighborhood

Describing the crime spree as "unprecedented," Menlo Park police met with Willows residents on Wednesday to discuss a recent...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Wow, on Sep 24, 2010 at 2:05 pm | 2 comments | 1810 Views

WOODSIDE

25 bicyclists cited for running stop sign

San Mateo County Sheriff's deputies cited 25 bicyclists on charges of failing to come to a stop at a busy intersection in...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by La Hondan, on Sep 24, 2010 at 10:47 am | 166 comments | 32356 Views

MENLO PARK

Measure T opposition solidifies

Being out of office doesn't mean you're out of politics in Menlo Park. A group of former council members and commissioners...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by E.D., on Sep 23, 2010 at 9:42 pm | 49 comments | 3381 Views

AROUND TOWN

Foster brothers expect to have their ice cream truck back in business next summer

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. Or in this case, when a rough economy makes finding a job impossible, buy an old...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by More Ice Cream!, on Sep 23, 2010 at 9:17 pm | 1 comment | 2060 Views
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