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ATHERTON

Editorial: Critique of Athertonians blog is off base

One of the cornerstones of our democracy is the free exchange of ideas, no matter how upsetting those ideas might be to another...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 7, 2012 at 10:00 am | 10 comments | 2637 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Norm Colb leaves a rich legacy

The local education community has lost a major player with the departure this month of Norman Colb, who has retired from...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2013
Last comment by Tim Carpenter, on Jun 24, 2013 at 1:58 pm | 2 comments | 2637 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Update: Cyclist dies after colliding with side of big rig

Accident investigators with the California Highway Patrol are puzzled as to how Los Altos Hills resident and bicyclist Lauren...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2010
Last comment by Bikingfelix, on Nov 10, 2010 at 12:36 pm | 10 comments | 2636 Views

AROUND TOWN

High-speed rail route through Peninsula chosen

The California High-Speed Rail Authority Board on Wednesday chose Pacheco Pass as the preferred California high-speed rail...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2007
Last comment by prefer planes, on Dec 26, 2007 at 8:54 am | 9 comments | 2635 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Almanac editorial: Thomsen, Ferrando for high school board

<I>This editorial was published in the Oct. 21, 2009, issue of The Almanac.</I> With the seats of retiring members Sally...

Original post made by News Guy on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by Gail Slocum, on Oct 21, 2009 at 10:13 pm | 9 comments | 2635 Views

ATHERTON

Lawsuits: Taxpayer Impacts

Atherton has had some payouts associated with lawsuit settlements in the past couple of years. There's at least one big suit...

Original post made by Math Facts on Sep. 12, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 15, 2010 at 10:31 am | 30 comments | 2635 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Tough choice on grade separations

It is difficult to imagine a more difficult decision for Menlo Park and Atherton than deciding what to do about grade separations...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2007
Last comment by Martin, on Oct 23, 2007 at 1:20 pm | 10 comments | 2634 Views

MENLO PARK

Why There’s No Restaurant at Allied Arts

You’re absolutely correct, “It Wasn’t Inevitable.” (See Comments for “Fixing the Many Problems at Allied Arts,” dated June...

Original post made by Tired of Misinformation on Jun. 19, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2633 Views

MENLO PARK

Another accident at Watkins and El Camino

There was another two vehicle accident at Watkins abd El Camino at 4pm Thursday afternoon 1/3/2008. What kind of traffic...

Original post made by Joe on Jan. 3, 2008
Last comment by Peter, on Jan 10, 2008 at 12:38 pm | 6 comments | 2632 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

The Party of Rich Old White Men

[Post removed. If you are going to refer to an article written by someone else, give clear attribution at the top, link to...

Original post made by SMGOP on Jul. 12, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm aka Cleopatra, on Jul 27, 2011 at 5:36 pm | 8 comments | 2632 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

In search of high-quality preschool for all

With a Stanford University education and decades of hands-on experience with kids, Carol Thomsen of Menlo Park is something...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2012
Last comment by Carolyn Clarke, on Sep 17, 2012 at 1:19 pm | 1 comment | 2632 Views

AROUND TOWN

Not in Vein: Woodside Mounted Patrol holds "Blood Night"

Not in Vein Last Tuesday night, April 10, the Mounted Patrol held another of their semiannual “Blood Nights” at the Patrol’s...

Original post made by Gary Kirby on May. 4, 2007
Last comment by News Guy, on May 5, 2007 at 8:47 am | 1 comment | 2631 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local A Cappella group finalist in CBS contest

According to an e-mail I received this afternoon (and their http://www.hook-slide.com ), Hookslide, a Menlo Park-based A...

Original post made by fabravo on Dec. 14, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2631 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school district salutes teachers, staff

As the 2010-2011 school year shifts into gear, the Sequoia Union High School District has announced its annual awards to...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2010
Last comment by Rachel Andres, on Sep 9, 2010 at 2:35 pm | 4 comments | 2631 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Portola Valley man dies, unnoticed, in busy parking lot

A tender memorial has cropped up in an unusual place &#8212; a parking space at the Sharon Heights Shopping Center. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2007
Last comment by Leslie, on Aug 30, 2008 at 5:10 pm | 2 comments | 2630 Views

AROUND TOWN

Inspiration begins at home

Although 30-year-old textile designer Yaling Hou has lived in Menlo Park for only a year, the city's natural beauty has become...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2007
Last comment by Editor, on Jul 11, 2007 at 1:27 pm | 1 comment | 2630 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

St. Raymond Jogs for Technnology

Menlo Park’s St. Raymond School held its 10th annual Jogathon at its campus on Santa Cruz Avenue on April 27. Over 250 students...

Original post made by Gayelyn on May. 9, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2629 Views

AROUND TOWN

WOODSIDE-BASED INSTRUCTOR WINS BRONZE, GOLD IN PAN AM GAMES

WOODSIDE-BASED INSTRUCTOR WINS BRONZE, GOLD IN PAN AM GAMES For Immediate Release Contact: Lisa Krieger, 650-793-0720,...

Original post made by Lisa M. Krieger on Jul. 27, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2629 Views

MENLO PARK

Thumbs down: Livermore Labs on PG&E offset program

December 15, 2006 Scientists: Planting Trees No Cure for Global Warming As Green Wombat reported Thursday, California utility...

Original post made by callie on Apr. 1, 2008
Last comment by the way I see it, on Apr 6, 2008 at 8:52 pm | 2 comments | 2628 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Missed connections

With concerns about gas prices, dependence on foreign oil and climate change rising rapidly, how easy it to get around on...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2008
Last comment by PA resident, on Jul 22, 2008 at 4:17 pm | 13 comments | 2628 Views
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