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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Colleagues, students say M-A teacher Jim MacKenzie will be missed in his retirement

Classroom B2 at Menlo-Atherton High School will have the same number on the door next fall, but longtime inhabitant Jim MacKenzie...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2007
Last comment by Josh Edelman, on Jun 17, 2007 at 7:30 am | 3 comments | 3329 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Conclusive testimony on artificial turf left out

In last week's otherwise fine article regarding Portola Valley's Town Council rejection of an expensive consultant study...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2008
Last comment by Socrates, on Mar 31, 2008 at 7:00 am | 2 comments | 3329 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Snow hits California in September!

Snow hit the Sierra Nevada Mountains in California in September. To watch the film from WTTG in Washington D.C. press this...

Original post made by Global Warming on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by Global Warming, on Oct 10, 2013 at 9:42 pm | 23 comments | 3329 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Councilwoman Kelly Fergusson says she'll run for re-election

Menlo Park City Councilwoman Kelly Fergusson announced today (July 15) that she plans to run for re-election to the Menlo...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2008
Last comment by council watcher, on Aug 1, 2008 at 12:36 pm | 16 comments | 3328 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Granny unit regulations approved

If you live on a lot in Menlo Park that's at least 6,000 square feet and meets some other requirements, including setbacks,...

Original post made on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on May 21, 2014 at 8:05 am | 10 comments | 3328 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley man dies, unnoticed, in busy Sharon Heights parking lot

A tender memorial has cropped up in an unusual place -- a parking space at the Sharon Heights Shopping Center. Peter Wadri...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2007
Last comment by Pegi Levin, on Jun 12, 2007 at 8:03 pm | 2 comments | 3326 Views

SPORTS

Menlo Atherton HS Roller Hockey Club Wins Championship!

Menlo-Atherton High Schoolís Franchise Hockey wins League Championship! In an absolutely stunning upset of Gilroy, Franchise...

Original post made by Perryn Rowland on Jun. 20, 2007
Last comment by Kyle Reis, on Jun 21, 2007 at 6:54 am | 1 comment | 3326 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Frances Geballe named Citizen of the Year in Woodside School District

Longtime Woodside resident and philanthropist Frances Geballe is this year's recipient of the Citizen of the Year award....

Original post made on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by Moinica, on May 10, 2010 at 11:25 pm | 1 comment | 3323 Views

WOODSIDE

Jan. 9 Town Council meeting cancelled

Town Clerk Janet Kolesch says that the Town Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday, January 9, 2007, has been cancelled. ...

Original post made by andrea gemmet on Jan. 3, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3321 Views

MENLO PARK

Itís Time for Some Straight Answers. Is Allied Arts Being Sold?

My girlfriend works in real estate in San Francisco, and she gave me some very disturbing news. A number of banks and real...

Original post made by A Concerned Arbor Road Neighbor on Jul. 17, 2007
Last comment by Orwell, on Jul 19, 2007 at 4:10 pm | 3 comments | 3321 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Gates shares optimism, frustrations on poverty

Freshly back from Ethiopia and Zambia, philanthropist Bill Gates Wednesday shared with a Stanford audience his optimism and...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2012
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Apr 10, 2012 at 8:36 am | 1 comment | 3321 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Lousy service plagues MP restaurants

I don't eat out often, but when I do go to restaurants in Menlo Park there is one constant ... service is not good. It ranges...

Original post made by Tipster on Feb. 12, 2007
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Apr 17, 2007 at 11:21 pm | 1 comment | 3320 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Prop 90 could cost local government billions, says Portola Valley council in resolution

The Portola Valley Town Council adopted the resolution below on Wednesday, Oct. 25, in a meeting at The Seqouias retirement...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 27, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3319 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The homework myth

I'm disappointed to see Menlo Park school officials backpedal on the District's homework "ban." It seems to me they have...

Original post made by Menlo mother on Mar. 7, 2007
Last comment by a former oak knoll parent, on Apr 6, 2007 at 7:39 pm | 10 comments | 3314 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: No need for food, beverages at 'paseo'

Reading John Kadvany's guest opinion last week brought a smile to my face and made me wonder if he has an awareness of what...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by Question, on Mar 4, 2012 at 10:07 pm | 20 comments | 3314 Views

MENLO PARK

Accused murderer of activist David Lewis set free

The man who confessed to gunning down well-known East Palo Alto community leader David Lewis was set free by the San Mateo...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 9, 2013 at 11:14 am | 6 comments | 3311 Views

WOODSIDE

Glass bridge for Woodside residents: one day a Woodside landmark

From the CitizensofWoodside.com blog: "It is amoosing to note that the Town architectural review board told renowned...

Original post made by News Guy on Feb. 4, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3310 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo-Atherton presents the hit musical GREASE!

Menlo-Atherton High School's International Thespian Society presents the hit musical Grease! Come enjoy the fast pace and...

Original post made by Drama Booster on Mar. 21, 2007
Last comment by Tom & Rita Tachis, on Apr 2, 2007 at 3:29 pm | 1 comment | 3306 Views

ATHERTON

Obituary: David Palecek, 37, father of four

David Vaclav Palecek, an Atherton resident and a partner at McKinsey & Co. management consulting firm, died from complications...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by Colleen Anderson, on Mar 6, 2010 at 9:40 pm | 5 comments | 3305 Views

FICTION

Menlo Park resident tells of his experience in Japan when the earthquake struck last week

Chuck House, who lives in the Stanford Hills area of Menlo Park, sent us this account of his teaching a seminar in Hachioji,...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Gail Slocum, on Mar 21, 2011 at 12:34 pm | 4 comments | 3305 Views
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