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MP fire district honors Sept. 11 firefighters

Menlo Park Fire Protection District firefighters woke up early to place 343 American flags at three local fire stations...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by Paloma, on Sep 14, 2009 at 2:25 pm | 4 comments | 1637 Views

ATHERTON

The good life, Atherton style

In the past 200 years, there's been a rich assortment of scandals, romances and tragedies lived out by debutantes, inventors...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by kristin nichols, on Sep 14, 2009 at 7:28 am | 4 comments | 2260 Views

OTHER TOPICS

San Mateo County Tax Collector/Treasurer

I would like to suggest Joe Galligan as an exceptional candidate for Tax Collector/Treasurer. He will bring new ideas and...

Original post made by WatchDog on Sep. 13, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2394 Views

MENLO PARK

Phillips Brooks' Bitsie Root marries Bill Epperly

Elizabeth "Bitsie" Root presided over countless ceremonies at Phillips Brooks School during the nearly 20 years she served...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2009
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Sep 12, 2009 at 8:21 pm | 1 comment | 1793 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Public meeting before contract talks begin a good idea

Anyone who believes the citizen-based San Mateo County Civil Grand Jury is an unfailingly neutral body incapable of political...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2009
Last comment by Ella, on Sep 12, 2009 at 2:18 pm | 1 comment | 1317 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school board's big thinker is retiring

It can be lonely on the road less traveled, a well-trodden path for Trustee Sarah D. "Sally" Stewart, who is wrapping up...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Sep 12, 2009 at 11:09 am | 4 comments | 1772 Views

ATHERTON

just say no to the Atherton Parcel Tax

I was at the regular city council meeting last month. I observed Councilwoman Elizabeth Lewis say she would not approve...

Original post made by jim carney on Sep. 5, 2009
Last comment by richard buckley, on Sep 11, 2009 at 6:41 pm | 16 comments | 3160 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Gateway -- Bohannon Towers project in the M2

In a Viewpoint article printed in the Sept 9th, Almanac this article appeared: Bohannon project would generate much-needed...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Sep. 11, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1595 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Everest opens auspiciously, despite Sequoia district's obstacles

The founders and leadership team of the area's new charter high school should take a bow. In spite of all the obstacles placed...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Sep 11, 2009 at 5:07 pm | 51 comments | 3317 Views

ATHERTON

cash for clunkers part 2

Is it arrogance or ignorance? The City Council has its own stimulus plan. That being to have us Athertonians reach deeper...

Original post made by sandy on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by alice henderson, on Sep 11, 2009 at 4:30 pm | 2 comments | 1862 Views

MOVIES

Movie night at Atherton Library

Friday, September 11 at 7 PM: "Mamma Mia!" Sing-along movie night. Rated PG-13. Doors open at 6:45 PM. Refreshments provided...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Sep. 10, 2009
There are no comments yet. 5289 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saturday Storytime at Atherton Library

Saturday, September 12 at 11 AM. Family storytime for all ages, followed by a craft activity. Atherton Library 2 Dinkelspiel...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Sep. 10, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1525 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paws for Tales at Atherton Library

Children ages 5 and older can sign up in advance to read to a trained therapy dog. Reading aloud increases confidence and...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Sep. 10, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1835 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students dump bags of trash on campus

Menlo-Atherton High School students are dumping their trash on the campus' outside eating area because they think it...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2009
Last comment by Emma A, on Sep 10, 2009 at 11:15 am | 5 comments | 2005 Views

AROUND TOWN

Social networking feeds food bank

It began as a generous gesture at Trader Joe's in Menlo Park. As of last week, Carolee Hazard's kindness to a stranger had...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2009
Last comment by Testa Piena, on Sep 10, 2009 at 10:20 am | 3 comments | 1512 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How schools are handling Obama talk

With all the hubbub over whether schools should show President Barack Obama speech today that urges students to take responsibility...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2009
Last comment by Summer, on Sep 9, 2009 at 3:54 pm | 4 comments | 1843 Views

ATHERTON

New history book is all about Atherton

Atherton is the latest town to get the local history treatment, with a new coffee-table book called "Under the Oaks: Two...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2009
Last comment by Margo Ritter, on Sep 9, 2009 at 2:10 pm | 6 comments | 2420 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dr. Noize Live, Electronic Music & More! at CSMA - Sunday, Oct. 18

Free concert for young kids & families at Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) at Finn Center! Award-winning Dr. Noize...

Original post made by CSMA on Sep. 9, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1605 Views

MENLO PARK

Armed men invade Menlo Park home

Two masked men armed with handguns invaded an occupied home in the 700 block of Ivy Drive in Menlo Park on Saturday, Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2009
Last comment by Worried Resident, on Sep 8, 2009 at 10:44 pm | 3 comments | 1422 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain says whistle volume back to normal

Over a month after local residents started complaining about the greatly increased volume of Caltrain horns, the rail agency...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by PA neighbor, on Sep 8, 2009 at 10:00 pm | 18 comments | 3279 Views
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