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MENLO PARK

Pacifist, Kepler's legend Ira Sandperl dies at 90

Ira Sandperl, a well-known pacifist who worked for decades at Kepler's bookstore in Menlo Park -- from the 1950s into the...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by Earle Jones, on Apr 15, 2013 at 2:40 pm | 2 comments | 1317 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dogs graduate from inmate training program

Four dogs graduated from a unusual inmate training program in Redwood City this week and are ready to be adopted, shelter...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 20, 2011 at 3:02 pm | 3 comments | 1316 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Digital gear stolen at Sacred Heart Schools

Someone stole six Apple iPads and five cell phones from unlocked lockers in the boys locker room on Tuesday, May 1, at Sacred...

Original post made on May. 4, 2012
Last comment by Joe, on May 4, 2012 at 6:26 pm | 2 comments | 1316 Views

AROUND TOWN

Our Regional Heritage

Hay is harvested in this undated photo taken at Ormondale Ranch, near today's Solana and Westridge drives in Portola Valley....

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2012
Last comment by Katie, on Nov 4, 2012 at 12:54 pm | 1 comment | 1316 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is the Sequoia High School District engaging in political advocacy using tax dollars?

On January 29, 2014, Superintendent Lianides sent an e-mail to parents announcing 6 Community meetings. See:http://www.seq.org/+uploaded/file_1223.pdf A...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Apr 9, 2014 at 4:26 pm | 1 comment | 1316 Views

MENLO PARK

Free custom energy audits for large homes

Acterra, the Palo Alto-based environmental nonprofit, is preparing to offer free residential energy audits to cut electricity...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2009
Last comment by Giuseppe Verde, on Dec 28, 2009 at 11:16 am | 2 comments | 1315 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Soaring garbage rates back on council agenda

How should the Atherton City Council proceed with an inevitable garbage rate increase -- earlier proposed at 63 percent to...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2011
Last comment by peter carpenter, on Mar 15, 2011 at 1:02 pm | 5 comments | 1315 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why leave home when you have this view?

Adam J. Weissman of Portola Valley sent us these photos of fireworks at Stanford behind the Dish. The photos were taken Saturday...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2011
Last comment by Earthquakes fan, on Jul 4, 2011 at 5:37 pm | 1 comment | 1315 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is the EPA HS on Pope st moving? What will replace it?

http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=22874 "Administrators at the Stanford University-affiliated East Palo...

Original post made by rodents on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Feb 15, 2012 at 9:22 am | 2 comments | 1315 Views

ATHERTON

Tonight: Atherton revisits park events issue

Should Atherton's Holbrook-Palmer Park be re-opened to weddings and other special events beginning later this year? Read...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2012
Last comment by ranch Gal, on Mar 22, 2012 at 5:39 pm | 1 comment | 1315 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Kay Hagan Corruption Scandal Rocks North Carolina

The Carolina Journal exposed corruption within the Kay Hagan Family Empire. The headline reads: Hagan Firm Keeps Stimulus...

Original post made by Lincoln Steffens on Oct. 15, 2014
Last comment by giants fan, on Oct 15, 2014 at 7:30 pm | 2 comments | 1315 Views

AROUND TOWN

This week at Atherton Library

Tuesday, May 4 at 7 PM- Computer class for adults on online auction site Ebay. Thursday, May 6 at 7 PM- Healthy Eating...

Original post made by Atherton Library on May. 4, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1314 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Right decision to defend Measure L

We are happy to see the City Council stand with the Menlo Park voters who approved Measure L last November by agreeing to...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 24, 2011 at 3:08 pm | 6 comments | 1314 Views

OTHER TOPICS

A Texan proposes a solution to Welfare abuse

The following was published in the Waco Herald Tribune, November 18, 2010 and posted at http://picklyman.wordpress.com/2010/12/12/from-the-waco-herald-tribune-november-18-2010/....

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jan. 6, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1314 Views

ATHERTON

1999 op-ed piece about Atherton P.D.

GUEST OPINION: Reserve officer defends work of Atherton Police Department By Sherman Hall The Atherton Police Department...

Original post made by Things don\\\\\\\'t seem to change on Jan. 8, 2012
Last comment by Glad I'm Not You, on Jan 10, 2012 at 8:44 am | 5 comments | 1314 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Angie Howard says so long

Her name doesn't appear on the outsides of any of the three graceful one-story wood-paneled buildings that rise in Portola...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1314 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facebook IPO draws lawsuits

The anticipation over Facebook's May 18 IPO quickly nosedived into dissatisfaction, judging by the multiple class action...

Original post made on May. 28, 2012
Last comment by Jim, on May 29, 2012 at 5:29 pm | 3 comments | 1314 Views

AROUND TOWN

FBI probe in Atherton

What happened to that alleged probe? It's been nearly 2 years since it was first claimed that the FBI opened an investigation...

Original post made by Anony on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by caddy, on Aug 14, 2012 at 6:53 am | 7 comments | 1314 Views

WOODSIDE

Council rejects private 'art cave' concept in Woodside

The Woodside Town Council on Tuesday reversed the Planning Commission's approval of the conceptual viability of an underground...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2015
Last comment by Chad, on Feb 13, 2015 at 8:53 am | 1 comment | 1314 Views

ATHERTON

Helping Those Who Help Themselves

Jerry Carlson had no problem giving Charles Marsala a free pass when Marsala solicited a bribe (er "loan") from a resident...

Original post made by John P. Johns, CPA on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 23, 2010 at 8:19 pm | 5 comments | 1313 Views
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