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ATHERTON

Letter: Writer sees flaws in new library argument

Sandy Crittenden's letter about Atherton's library-in-the-park debate is misleading, either from exaggeration, ignorance,...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by specious argument, on Sep 5, 2012 at 9:33 am | 2 comments | 1103 Views

AROUND TOWN

MA Pop Warner opens youth football season

The Menlo Atherton Vikings Pop Warner football club opens its season Sunday, Sept 2, at St. Francis High School in Mountain...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by football parent, on Sep 4, 2012 at 1:43 pm | 2 comments | 4012 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gov. Jerry Brown appoints Richard H. DuBois to SMC Judge

What a Huge mistake that is, This man as a commissioner has caused so much damage to so many people it is hard to imagine. Sarah...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Sep 3, 2012 at 10:10 am | 14 comments | 1872 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park settles housing lawsuit

Identifying sites for affordable housing just jumped to the top of Menlo Park's priority list, according to a lawsuit settlement...

Original post made on May. 17, 2012
Last comment by Back backstory, on Sep 3, 2012 at 7:22 am | 7 comments | 3310 Views

AROUND TOWN

FAA promises less jet noise with new technology

Commercial aircraft pass over Woodside, Portola Valley and parts of Atherton every day on their way into major Bay Area airports,...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by Air Meister, on Sep 2, 2012 at 3:48 pm | 3 comments | 1550 Views

SPORTS

MA Pop Warner opens 2012 youth football season this Sunday

The season opener for the Menlo Atherton Vikings is Sunday, Sept 2 at St Francis High School in Mtn View, with the Vikings...

Original post made by Pop Warner Football on Aug. 31, 2012
Last comment by Viking fan, on Sep 1, 2012 at 4:03 pm | 2 comments | 4927 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Bill to curb texting behind the wheel moves ahead

A proposal by state Sen. Joe Simitian to raise fines for drivers who text while behind the wheel passed through the state...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 31, 2012 at 3:47 pm | 2 comments | 1988 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Woodside resident helps arrest theft suspect

Retired San Francisco police officer and Woodside resident Bill Gilbert brought some of his professional skills to bear early...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2012
Last comment by my bad, on Aug 31, 2012 at 3:41 pm | 2 comments | 1467 Views

MENLO PARK

Confusing bike trail leads to accident on Facebook campus

Steven Lowenthal likes to bike to work. But the avid cyclist, who clocks up to 145 miles on weekend bike rides, found his...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by pedestrian, on Aug 31, 2012 at 1:36 pm | 4 comments | 1227 Views

AROUND TOWN

Red-light camera bill coasts through state Senate

A bill authored by Sen. Joe Simitian that would add restrictions to red-light cameras cruised through the state Senate Monday...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2012
Last comment by Henry, on Aug 31, 2012 at 1:04 pm | 4 comments | 1880 Views

AROUND TOWN

Derrick Gaines killed by SSF Police Officer

Derrick Gaines killed by SSF Police Officer. My condolences to his family and friends, We San Mateo County must put a...

Original post made by Michael G Stogner on Jun. 8, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 30, 2012 at 4:53 pm | 9 comments | 1059 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Large hole in Sand Hill Road repaired

The intersection of Sand Hill Road and Sharon Park Drive in Menlo Park was closed for several hours Tuesday as crews repaired...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by janet, on Aug 30, 2012 at 2:37 pm | 2 comments | 1328 Views

MENLO PARK

Sacred education for the 21st century

Mighty oaks from little acorns grow, so the saying goes. In this case, from the purchase of 40 acres of land in 1894 has...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by Nitza Agam, on Aug 30, 2012 at 1:15 pm | 1 comment | 1110 Views

AROUND TOWN

Toddler Dance Party

The Atherton Library will be hosting a program with musician Andrew Gomez, for ages 1 and up. Tuesday, Sept 4, at 10:30 am....

Original post made by Atherton Library on Aug. 30, 2012
There are no comments yet. 894 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lawsuit filed after teen struck in crosswalk on El Camino Real

A Menlo Park family is suing a motorist and a number of public agencies, including Menlo Park and Atherton, for negligence...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by Peter, on Aug 30, 2012 at 11:41 am | 46 comments | 3544 Views

MENLO PARK

New 'sharrows' coming to downtown Menlo Park

Menlo Park plans to add shared lane markings -- "sharrows" -- to portions of Menlo Avenue and University Drive in upcoming...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2012
Last comment by Observing Bicyclists, on Aug 29, 2012 at 7:08 pm | 34 comments | 1791 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley man charged with manslaughter in fatal car crash

Keith Benford Knudsen, 19, of Portola Valley is being charged with "gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated" in a...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2008
Last comment by Neill Kenmuir, on Aug 29, 2012 at 6:47 pm | 47 comments | 5606 Views

MENLO PARK

Thanks to a Good Samaritan biker

Thanks you to Eric, of Menlo Park, for stopping and helping me,a new bicyclist on Portola Valley Road Tuesday night 8/28...

Original post made by Eileen O\'Rourke on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by Also from Menlo Park, on Aug 29, 2012 at 6:13 pm | 3 comments | 1772 Views

AROUND TOWN

Family Movie Night

The Atherton Library will be showing "The Secret World of Arrietty" on Friday, August 31 at 7 pm. Doors open at 6:45. Refreshments...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Aug. 29, 2012
There are no comments yet. 906 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council travel expenses vary widely

An annual review of the City Council's travel expenses shows Mayor Kirsten Keith on pace as the top spender, by far, among...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2012
Last comment by Some Guy, on Aug 29, 2012 at 1:46 pm | 3 comments | 965 Views
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