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MENLO PARK

Those were the days

First purchased as a summer home by Edgar Mills in 1880, this 21-room mansion was remodeled by the San Francisco banker,...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Jan 7, 2014 at 3:04 pm | 1 comment | 1137 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Harry Harrison, 91, leaves community service legacy

Longtime local developer, political figure and community activist Harry Harrison died Dec. 22 at age 91. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2014
Last comment by Carol Harrison, on Jan 6, 2014 at 12:51 pm | 1 comment | 769 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Michael goodwin takes the New York Times to the Woodshed

This is one of the better articles on the New York Times embarrassing cheer leading for the Obama Administration. Its obsequious...

Original post made by Gray Lady Down on Nov. 10, 2013
Last comment by Palmer, on Jan 6, 2014 at 10:31 am | 96 comments | 20709 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Portola Valley: Ted Driscoll steps down after two decades on Town Council

Since its incorporation 50 years ago, Portola Valley has not lacked for volunteers who will give of their time to the civic...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2014
Last comment by Edward C. Driscoll, Sr., on Jan 6, 2014 at 5:05 am | 1 comment | 1602 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wood burning banned

Put away the chestnuts; the Bay Area Air Quality Management District has announced that wood burning will be banned in...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2013
Last comment by Agree, on Jan 4, 2014 at 9:44 am | 46 comments | 5767 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley launches radio station

A low-power AM radio station went on line recently in Portola Valley. The broadcast signal is intended for town-wide communications...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2014
Last comment by Chance, on Jan 3, 2014 at 2:41 pm | 1 comment | 1396 Views

AROUND TOWN

Friday: another 'Spare the Air' day

With the Bay Area experiencing a winter with some of the worst air quality in years, another "Winter Spare the Air" day...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2014
Last comment by Joe, on Jan 3, 2014 at 2:15 pm | 5 comments | 1533 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two school districts don't plan to offer transitional kindergarten

The bad news for Menlo Park parents whose children will turn 5 between Sept. 1 and Dec. 2 of next year is that neither the...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2013
Last comment by cs, on Jan 3, 2014 at 1:30 am | 7 comments | 6364 Views

MENLO PARK

Off the Grid food trucks may come to Menlo Park

Off the Grid, a highly popular Bay Area food truck gathering, might set up shop in Menlo Park this year. The organization...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2014
Last comment by Editor, on Jan 2, 2014 at 2:20 pm | 5 comments | 2358 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Conflict of Interest by SHD Directors Faro, Kane and Griffin

Sequoia Healthcare District Directors Faro and Kane also sit on the Sequoia Hospital Board of Directors. Arthur Faro is President...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jan. 2, 2014
There are no comments yet. 770 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Spare the Air restrictions continue tomorrow

A Bay Area wood-burning ban that continued into the New Year will remain in effect on Thursday, officials from the Bay Area...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2014
Last comment by Steve, on Jan 2, 2014 at 12:54 pm | 4 comments | 2699 Views

MENLO PARK

Food & Drink: Bradley's Fine Diner to replace Gambardella's

Celebrity chef Bradley Ogden is planning to open a new restaurant in the large, plantation-style building that formerly housed...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2013
Last comment by old timer, on Jan 2, 2014 at 8:11 am | 3 comments | 1089 Views

MENLO PARK

Fine Arts feast

Harry Anderson stands smiling in his dining room, near a table that offers no food, no drink. His gaze sweeping the walls...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2014
Last comment by Don Creswell, on Jan 1, 2014 at 2:28 pm | 1 comment | 2114 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former deputy faces felony assault charges

A January court hearing is ahead for former deputy Colin Troy Smith of the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Mr. Smith pleaded...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Dec 31, 2013 at 1:50 pm | 2 comments | 1245 Views

ATHERTON

Privilege Has Its Privileges

This is worth a good chuckle, but also has some pertinently revealing info about Atherton Police Dept: http://wonkette.com/524948/rich-nor-cal-town-with-hilarious-police-blotter-als...

Original post made by Hmmm on Dec. 30, 2013
Last comment by former A, on Dec 31, 2013 at 12:41 pm | 3 comments | 900 Views

AROUND TOWN

Top stories of 2013

This was not a year reporters spent idling at their desks, desperate for news to write. On the contrary, 2013 brought a deluge...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2013
Last comment by Feeling defensive?, on Dec 30, 2013 at 6:04 pm | 2 comments | 4230 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Saving Mr. Banks'

There's enough spin at work in "Saving Mr. Banks" -- a Walt Disney Pictures account of the making of the 1964 Disney musical...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2013
Last comment by K.A., on Dec 30, 2013 at 7:03 am | 4 comments | 4055 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Police officer in lawsuit identified

When a Menlo Park resident filed a lawsuit that alleged illegal stops, searches and harassment and named three police officers,...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2013
Last comment by reader between the lines, on Dec 29, 2013 at 6:27 pm | 2 comments | 2524 Views

MENLO PARK

Long-time city employee Pat Carson bids farewell to Menlo Park

Thirty-two years ago, Pat Carson came to work for the city of Menlo Park. Now the executive secretary to the city manager,...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2013
Last comment by Curtis Brown Jr., on Dec 29, 2013 at 1:28 pm | 8 comments | 3483 Views

SPORTS

Local AYSO girls, boys teams win division titles

The Menlo Park-Atherton AYSO Girls under 12 and Boys under 12 soccer teams both won in their respective divisions at the...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2013
Last comment by Barbara, on Dec 29, 2013 at 7:13 am | 2 comments | 1897 Views
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David's Tea: now open in downtown Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 6 comments | 2,799 views

On Tour at Selective Schools: Chapman, La Verne, Redlands, Whittier
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 0 comments | 1,581 views

The dress code
By Jessica T | 14 comments | 1,382 views

Anglo Menlo Park
By Paul Bendix | 0 comments | 547 views

Council election, and then some.
By Stuart Soffer | 1 comment | 308 views