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AROUND TOWN

A tribute to Coach Parks: the passing of a legend

Longtime Menlo-Atherton football and wrestling coach Ben Parks died in his sleep Friday night. He was 77. Known simply as...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2011
Last comment by Wayne Newson, on Oct 12, 2011 at 11:21 am | 19 comments | 10252 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Governor signs California Dream Act

One day before the Oct. 9 deadline to approve or veto a bill that would allow undocumented students to receive public...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2011
Last comment by Orly Taitz, on Oct 12, 2011 at 10:55 am | 31 comments | 2891 Views

WOODSIDE

Young Woodside resident in SF opera production this month

Henry Phipps, a Woodside resident and a seventh-grader at Nueva School in Hillsborough, has a night job. For three more evenings...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2011
Last comment by Jennifer Tegel, on Oct 12, 2011 at 7:48 am | 1 comment | 2779 Views

WOODSIDE

A page from our history

This photograph of Stephen and Victoria Mariani is thought to be their 1879 wedding portrait. A prosperous San Francisco...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2011
Last comment by Westside trucker, on Oct 11, 2011 at 1:47 pm | 1 comment | 3382 Views

MENLO PARK

Atherton: Driver arrested on assault charges

A Menlo Park man was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon after he reportedly tried to run down a worker directing traffic...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1804 Views

AROUND TOWN

Heavy truck traffic near Crystal Springs Dam

Near the southern trailhead of Sawyer Camp Trail, work continues on the Lower Crystal Springs Dam stilling basin. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2011
Last comment by detour?, on Oct 11, 2011 at 11:38 am | 1 comment | 1709 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Council Meeting - September 21, 2011

TOWN OF ATHERTON CITY COUNCIL MEETING SEP 21, 2011 1. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yvq1PlA71Ng 2....

Original post made by APOA on Oct. 11, 2011
Last comment by APOA, on Oct 11, 2011 at 6:55 am | 4 comments | 1631 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Area Council opposes high-speed-rail fund freeze

A Bay Area public policy organization announced its opposition to federal legislation introduced Friday that would freeze...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Oct 10, 2011 at 3:42 pm | 8 comments | 1937 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - Week Ending 10/9/2011

Hardcover Fiction 1 REAMDE - Neal Stephenson 2 Language of Flowers - Vanessa Diffenbaugh 3 Night Circus - Erin Morgenstern 4 Paris...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Oct. 10, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1401 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Art Commission

Honorable City Council: I would respectfully like to request that you consider placing on the agenda before the end of...

Original post made by Jim Lewis on Oct. 10, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1519 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Football: SHP can't hold on to its perfect season

Sacred Heart Prep junior quarterback Jack Larson took one final lunge toward the end zone as the clock expired on Sacred...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2011
Last comment by Eric Weiss: Proud SHP Dad, on Oct 10, 2011 at 2:40 pm | 1 comment | 2544 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hiker reports mountain lion sighting

The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office received a report of a mountain lion sighting in the Portola Valley area on Saturday...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2011
Last comment by Jamie Spencer, on Oct 10, 2011 at 1:30 pm | 2 comments | 1659 Views

ATHERTON

FBI probe of Atherton: Huh?

I called the FBI office in San Francisco on Friday (415 553-7400) and asked to speak to the agents who were doing the Atherton...

Original post made by JT on Oct. 1, 2011
Last comment by bob, on Oct 10, 2011 at 12:25 pm | 30 comments | 2337 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Customers save Ladera's pizza restaurant

With the help of the community, a crisis has passed at the Round Table restaurant on Alpine Road in Ladera. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2011
Last comment by jeannie, on Oct 10, 2011 at 9:54 am | 5 comments | 2573 Views

WOODSIDE

Teens admit to arson at Woodside Elementary School

Arson and vandalism at Woodside Elementary School over three days in early August have led deputies from the San Mateo County...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by time to think, on Oct 9, 2011 at 2:10 pm | 3 comments | 2668 Views

FICTION

More than 5,000 marijuana plants eradicated

About $1.5 million of marijuana was eradicated from five grow sites found in isolated spots in San Mateo County through...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Oct 9, 2011 at 10:04 am | 8 comments | 4775 Views

AROUND TOWN

Al Gore visits Sacred Heart Schools in Atherton

It isn't every day that a former vice president speaks at a high school. Tuesday, Oct. 4 , was one of those days. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by Edgar McSweeney, on Oct 8, 2011 at 3:34 pm | 26 comments | 4180 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodsider races in Sahara

Call it ironic or somewhat insane, but a 20-year-old Woodside resident and college student is willing to race for days in...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Oct 8, 2011 at 2:14 pm | 3 comments | 2841 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park school burglar sentenced

After pleading no contest to burglary charges in connection with local school break-ins, Jaime Maldanado, 20, was sentenced...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by It gets worse, on Oct 8, 2011 at 9:40 am | 5 comments | 2217 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman faces gunman during Menlo Park stroll

A nighttime stroll turned terrifying for a woman on Sharon Road in Menlo Park on Monday night when she was confronted by...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2011
Last comment by Joanna, on Oct 8, 2011 at 8:12 am | 36 comments | 4337 Views
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