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MOVIES

Local filmmaker's work screens at Cinequest Film Festival

It's her shortest narrative film yet — only four and a half minutes long — but Kari Nevil put a lot of her heart...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2008
Last comment by Kari Nevil, on Mar 5, 2008 at 8:47 am | 1 comment | 13557 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton residents create their own wildfire escape plan

An ad hoc group of Atherton residents, worried about the severe fire season, is disseminating a brochure and map showing...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2008
Last comment by Susan Ayers Walker, on Jul 9, 2008 at 3:21 pm | 2 comments | 2899 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Superintendent: No ban on homework

Contrary to some television, newspaper and Web site reports, "neither the district nor Oak Knoll School has banned homework,"...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2008
Last comment by none of yours, on Oct 23, 2008 at 10:28 am | 1 comment | 1628 Views

ATHERTON

District collects taxes, doesn't provide water

Residents of unincorporated Los Trancos Woods and Vista Verde don't seem to be losing sleep over the fact that the Los Trancos...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2009
Last comment by , on Jan 25, 2009 at 3:55 pm | 2 comments | 2538 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alameda Round Table pizza to close

After more than 25 years in West Menlo Park, Round Table pizza parlor is closing April 3, said owner Jim Meola. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2009
Last comment by Marie Klein, on Apr 8, 2009 at 7:34 pm | 1 comment | 2065 Views

OTHER TOPICS

25-year transportation 'vision' now online

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission's newly released Transportation 2035 Plan for the Bay Area is now available...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jul 28, 2009 at 8:32 pm | 1 comment | 1808 Views

ATHERTON

Wednesday: Meg Whitman event in Atherton

Atherton resident Meg Whitman, the former eBay CEO and California gubernatorial hopeful, is set to appear at a meet-and-greet...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by p got sp, on Oct 8, 2010 at 11:31 am | 34 comments | 3466 Views

AROUND TOWN

Friday: Menlo Park to hold special meeting

The city of Menlo Park has scheduled an additional closed session meeting to discuss negotiations with its non-police employee...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by Joy Koso, on Nov 13, 2009 at 1:47 pm | 2 comments | 1560 Views

ATHERTON

Former editor pleads guilty in porn case

Brian Bothun, a former editor for the Palo Alto Daily News and former reporter for the Daily Post, pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by butch cassidy, on Jan 31, 2010 at 10:22 am | 24 comments | 3190 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton shelves police oversight idea

A push to create a citizen oversight committee for the Atherton Police Department ran out of steam last night, as four of...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by Gloria A, on Nov 30, 2010 at 9:16 pm | 22 comments | 2284 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton city attorney under fire by mayor

The Atherton City Council has not asked City Attorney Wynne S. Furth to reapply for her job, which she has held since February...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2010
Last comment by Jon Buckheit, on Jul 27, 2010 at 10:29 pm | 3 comments | 3783 Views

WOODSIDE

Walk to School day: Hundreds of kids walk, bike, ride horses to school in Woodside

A total of 317 of the 443 students who arrived Oct. 27 at Woodside Elementary School did so on foot or by bike, bus, carpool,...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2010
Last comment by Amy Kettering, on Nov 5, 2010 at 1:43 am | 5 comments | 2816 Views

OTHER TOPICS

School districts sue over Lehman collapse

Twelve Peninsula school districts are suing San Mateo County in an effort to recuperate $20 million in investments the...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2011
Last comment by henry, on Jul 5, 2011 at 12:40 pm | 9 comments | 2816 Views

AROUND TOWN

New supervisor Dave Pine has been around the block

Dave Pine, a former corporate attorney and a longtime part-time politician -- he held elected office at age 19 -- beat out...

Original post made on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by Lets Hope, on May 13, 2011 at 11:15 am | 4 comments | 1527 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside Elementary graduates 48

Forty-eight eighth-graders at Woodside Elementary School took part in the school's graduation and received diplomas in the...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2011
Last comment by Jackson, on Jul 10, 2011 at 7:48 pm | 1 comment | 2482 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo council tweaks specific plan for downtown

The Menlo Park City Council continued its evaluation of the draft downtown/El Camino Real specific plan on Sept. 13, starting...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2011
Last comment by perspective, on Sep 19, 2011 at 8:13 pm | 14 comments | 1870 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Forum on El Camino's future

A forum on "Menlo Park and El Camino Real: Past, Present, and Future" will be held in Menlo Park at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan....

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by Directional Guide, on Jan 25, 2012 at 1:00 pm | 2 comments | 1281 Views

MENLO PARK

Measure K would hike hotel tax

Tax increases, although a time-honored way to generate more money for government, often face a stiff fight for approval by...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Scholar, on Oct 19, 2012 at 2:25 pm | 3 comments | 1842 Views

AROUND TOWN

German builder of church organ returns to restore it

The German visitor, eyeing the pipe organ at St. Bede's Episcopal Church in Menlo Park after services on a recent Sunday,...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1826 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton donates $10K to high-speed rail litigation

Hoping to set an example for other local communities that will be impacted by construction of the high-speed rail project,...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2013
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Mar 1, 2013 at 4:12 pm | 17 comments | 2378 Views
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