15 hrs ago
M-A senior Simran Kashyap creates iPhone game called This or That
Simran Kashyap, a rising senior at Menlo-Atherton High School, has taken her passion for software engineering to the next level and designed an iPhone gaming app, making her one of a steadily increasing number of Silicon Valley female youths who have demonstrated an interest in the technology industry.
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17 hrs ago
Water mandates signal 'get tough' approach
The state Water Resources Control Board on July 15 took steps to enable local water agencies to move beyond voluntary compliance with water conservation guidelines for residents of "urban settings."
Sat Jul 19, 2014
The Campbell Reporter
It's all about the music at Menlo
The Music@Menlo chamber music festival is hard-core. Its 12th season will present 61 tightly woven events in Atherton, a barrage of concerts drawing on an international roster of 45 virtuosi, plus multimedia lectures , informal music discussions , curated listening sessions and a free series of programs featuring top young players, many on the cusp ... (more)
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Author, model, and comedic talent Fran Kearton dies
Fran Kearton of Menlo Park in the 1940s as a John Robert Powers model in New York City.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Atherton Council approves contract for civic center project manager
While all the money to pay for it is still not in hand, Atherton's City Council took a major step toward making a new civic center a reality at their July 16 meeting when they approved a contract with mack5, a veteran project management firm.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Woodside water exceeds Portola Valley's
Woodside's per-capita water use grew significantly in 2013, substantially exceeding water consumption even in Portola Valley, according to data from the California Water Service Company, Woodside's primary supplier of fresh water.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Man, 33, killed by train
Jordan Brinkman, 33, of Walnut Creek was struck and killed by a train at Watkins Avenue in Atherton around 9:30 p.m. Thursday, July 10. The train was moved to the Menlo Park station so the passengers could board another train, she said.
The Campbell Reporter
Middlefield Road in North Fair Oaks headed for big changes
For starters, the four-lane commercial corridor could be narrowed to one lane in each direction and a center lane for left turns -- a $12.5 million redesign.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Music@Menlo spotlights Dvorak
It's difficult to imagine the Bay Area chamber music scene without the Music@Menlo summer festival.
Wednesday: Atherton may name project manager for Town Center
Finalizing a contract with mack5, the company chosen to manage the building of a new Atherton Town Center, will be on the agenda when the Atherton City Council meets on Wednesday, July 16. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. in the Atherton Council Chambers, 94 Ashfield Road.
Atherton resident donates 65 percent of Save Menlo funding
One Atherton resident donated 65 percent of the funding during the first half of this year for grassroots coalition Save Menlo, the group backing an initiative to change Menlo Park's downtown/El Camino Real specific plan, according to its most recent finance report.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Atherton: Person hit, killed by train
The collision was reported around 9:30 p.m. on Watkins Avenue, according to Caltrain's Christine Dunn.
Susan and Sanford Carnahan's photos on display at Atherton...
Husband and wife Susan and Sanford Carnahan are having their first joint exhibit of photographs.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Mon Jul 07, 2014
These are the 10 wealthiest ZIP codes in America
The nation's wealthiest ZIP codes are concentrated mostly on the coasts, with California and New England playing host to some serious cash, according to a new report from the Atlantic's CityLab .
Good listeners: Dogs give young readers undivided attention
Two young girls, Cassie and Stella, read and groom Annie the therapy dog at Woodside Library on June 11, 2014.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Where to watch firework displays on the mid-Peninsula
Both the city of Menlo Park and town of Atherton sent out reminders to residents that fireworks are illegal, urging locals to enjoy firework displays staged by professionals.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
San Jose Mercury News
De Roos the big winner in Saratoga HeptathlonHeptathlon
The last time Puck de Roos of Saratoga and Caren McCarthy of Pioneer were in a stadium together it was back on May 24 when they were competing against one another in the high jump at the Central Coast Section semifinals at San Jose City College.
John Horgan: Colma graveyards could be considered local 'open space'
Open space is a tender subject on the Peninsula. For many avid environmentalists, the issue is the next best thing to a secular religion.
Photographer Peter Samuels is Menlo Charity Horse Show's artist of the year
San Francisco-based Peter Samuels has been selected as the"Artist of the Year" for the Menlo Charity Horse Show , which will take place August 5 - 10, 2014 at the Menlo Circus Club in Atherton.