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AROUND TOWN

Collision sends 3 cyclists to hospital

A collision on Sept. 5 in Woodside involving three bicyclists and a vehicle sent the cyclists to the hospital with major...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2013
Last comment by fwiw, on Sep 23, 2013 at 6:50 pm | 45 comments | 4948 Views

FICTION

SLAC develops 'accelerator on a chip,' journal reports

Researchers at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory in Menlo Park have successfully used a laser to accelerate electrons...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2013
Last comment by Michael Bauernfeind, on Sep 28, 2013 at 7:06 pm | 3 comments | 4947 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ladera: Woman using fake license convinces teller to hand over $8,300 check

A woman carrying a fake Florida driver's license walked into the Chase bank in Ladera on Dec. 30 and convinced a teller to...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2014
Last comment by gunste, on Jan 15, 2014 at 5:06 pm | 4 comments | 4946 Views

AROUND TOWN

New book by Dave Newhouse recalls the M-A High class of 1956

Dave Newhouse, a longtime sportswriter and columnist for the Oakland Tribune, and a member of the Menlo-Atherton High School...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Aug. 1, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4943 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton may cut staff compensation

The mayor calls it a wrap-up. The police union is calling it revenge. As the Atherton City Council meets on Nov. 28 for the...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 4, 2012 at 11:37 am | 43 comments | 4942 Views

WOODSIDE

Buck's in Woodside among targets of burglars

Of four burglaries reported late last week, two involved breaking and entering and two showed no obvious clues as to how...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2013
Last comment by susan smythe, on Feb 13, 2013 at 3:57 am | 1 comment | 4940 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grand jury: County misled public about its finances

The San Mateo County Civil Grand Jury issued a report July 22 that says the county did not publicly report the true condition...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2013
Last comment by Concerned Taxpayer, on Sep 9, 2013 at 3:22 pm | 1 comment | 4940 Views

WOODSIDE

Good times at Day of the Horse

Woodside's Day of the Horse on Oct. 14 drew a steady stream of horse enthusiasts to Town Hall. A big thank you to everyone...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Oct. 16, 2006
Last comment by WHOA!, on Nov 11, 2006 at 11:05 am | 1 comment | 4939 Views

SPORTS

Redwood NJB "Warriors" Division 3 and North Silicon Valley Champions

Ruby Seidl, parent and team supporter, provided this report: Friday, Feb. 26, Portola Valley, Calif. -- The "Warriors"...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Feb. 25, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4929 Views

AROUND TOWN

Movie review: 'Gravity'

Life is one hell of a ride, as George Clooney's character puts it. So is "Gravity." -- ==I Peter Canavese== Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2013
Last comment by Connie, on Oct 5, 2013 at 7:32 pm | 3 comments | 4924 Views

ATHERTON

What's in a name? Athertonians may clash in court

Definition of Athertonians: residents of Atherton, California. Simple, right? Think again. Read the full story here http://almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=12668...

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 17, 2012 at 2:43 pm | 34 comments | 4916 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Classroom divide: School district, teachers face push-back on technology in the classroom

John Davenport was a chalk-and-graphite kind of teacher, but when the Portola Valley School District started offering laptops...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by elle, on Mar 27, 2011 at 5:12 pm | 33 comments | 4901 Views

OTHER TOPICS

High-speed rail wins legal battle

An effort by Peninsula cities to stop California's high-speed-rail project came to a screeching halt this week when a Sacramento...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by POGO, on Mar 9, 2013 at 8:07 am | 44 comments | 4893 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton seeks manager with backbone

Wimps need not apply. That's one of the messages Atherton City Council members want to send to anyone thinking about tossing...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2012
Last comment by John Johns, on Mar 7, 2012 at 10:46 pm | 14 comments | 4889 Views

MENLO PARK

Council members express 'grave concern' to David Bohannon over focus groups

Two members of Menlo Park's City Council met with land developer David Bohannon Tuesday to express their "grave concern"...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 21, 2010 at 3:37 pm | 106 comments | 4887 Views

MENLO PARK

A house, piece by piece

The home going up at 455 Yale Road in Menlo Park will have three modules on the first floor and four on the second, with...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 6, 2014 at 10:38 am | 11 comments | 4887 Views

WOODSIDE

Jackling house settles into dust and debris

The destruction of the Jackling house on Mountain Home Road in Woodside began Monday, Feb. 14, and while the house is already...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2011
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Feb 19, 2011 at 8:17 pm | 18 comments | 4886 Views

MENLO PARK

Councilwoman Mickie Winkler's e-mail on recovering Menlo Park sales tax revenues

Below is Councilwoman Mickie Winkler’s Oct. 23 e-mail to Menlo Park residents on recovering Menlo Park revenues. (Note: Mickie...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 24, 2006
Last comment by FinanceWonk, on Oct 26, 2006 at 5:49 pm | 17 comments | 4873 Views

MENLO PARK

Bicyclist dies after being hit by car in Atherton

A 62-year-old bicyclist was struck by a car and killed while crossing a major thoroughfare in Atherton this morning (Thursday),...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2010
Last comment by Poster, on Oct 1, 2012 at 11:59 am | 32 comments | 4872 Views

OTHER TOPICS

'Moderately severe' influenza arrives in Bay Area

The influenza virus hammering states in other parts of the country is slowly moving into Northern California, officials said...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2013
Last comment by chris, on Jan 14, 2013 at 12:38 am | 1 comment | 4851 Views
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