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Wednesday: Celebration of life of SHP grad Aya Nakano
A celebration of the life of Aya Nakano, a 2008 graduate of Sacred Heart Preparatory in Atherton who was shot and killed June 12 in Oakland, will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 19, at the Homer Center on the Sacred Heart Schools campus, 150 Valparaiso Ave. in Atherton.
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Taking a breath between high school and college
For many high school seniors, May 1 means one thing: the deadline for accepting admission to college.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Atherton: Jerry Carlson resigns from council
Jerry Carlson has made it official: He will step down from the Atherton City Council on July 1 after serving for seven and a half years.
MPAEF grants record $3.6 million to Menlo Park City School District
This week's MPCSD School Board meeting had a full agenda, but one of the highlights was surely the presentation of a giant check-both in size and dollar amount-from smiling students.
Saturday: Peninsula Debutante Ball
Twenty young women will bow at the 53rd Peninsula Debutante Ball to be held Saturday, June 15, at the Crowne Plaza Cabana Hotel in Palo Alto.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Inside Bay Area
Three-alarm fire damages two Atherton homes
A three-alarm fire Thursday afternoon destroyed the front attic and patio of an Atherton home and damaged a neighbor's roof, according to the Menlo Park Fire Protection District.
Crews contain house fire in Atherton
Three engine companies of firefighters are on the scene of a three-alarm structure fire at 117 Almendral Ave. in Atherton, according to radio communications from battalion and incident commanders.
Music To A Tee, scheduled for June 16, raises money for minority golf programs
A new event, Music To A Tee , to raise funds for the East Palo Alto P.A.L. Jr. Golf Program will be held on Sunday, June 16 at the Menlo-Atherton Performing Arts Center.
Editorial: Gap year -- a Year of Living Adventurously
It's not always obvious when we as individuals arrive at a crossroad. Decisions that seem inconsequential at the time can lead to events and situations that can be life-changing.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
When is a timetable not a schedule - Caltrain's blended system service plan study
Caltrain's recent studies relating to electrification and the blended system with HSR provide some assessment of schedule options.
Foundation grants $3.6 million to school district
The Menlo Park-Atherton Education Foundation is giving $3.6 million to the Menlo Park City School District to help fund teachers and educational programs, the foundation announced Tuesday.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Briefs: Block party adds diaper derby
Exhausted from chasing your baby around the house? Put that speedy crawl to good use by registering your child for the diaper derby debuting at the annual Menlo Park block party on Wednesday, June 19. Go to menloparkchamber.com or the Chamber of Commerce office at 1100 Merrill St. to register.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Palo Alto Weekly
Mountain View ballet school L'Ecole de Danse hosts performances tomorrow, June 11, and on June 12, at 7:30 p.m. at the Menlo-Atherton Performing Arts Center.
Julie Brody can't stop listening to the music
Phoenix. Cage the Elephant. Emperor of the Sun. Young the Giant. Whether these words/names mean anything to you is a good litmus test of your hipness to today's music scene.
Rotary Club hosts 'Taste of Menlo Park'
The Rotary Club of Menlo Park is sponsoring its first annual "Taste of Menlo Park" from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, at Menlo College.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Calif. town doesn't want to foot the bill for Obama fundraisers
President Obama smiles before boarding Marine One helicopter from a field overlooking the iconic golden gate bridge in San Francisco, California, on April 4, 2013.
Sunday: Menlo hosts polo classic
Celebrating its 90th year, the Menlo Polo Club will host its 3rd ExpertQuote Silicon Valley Polo Classic from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, June 9, at the Menlo Circus Club, 190 Park Lane in Atherton.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Insanely Wealthy Town of Atherton Is Now Billing Homeowners for Obama's April Visit
Back in April, we notified the public that the insanely rich town of Atherton was attempting to bill President Obama for his visit to the small Peninsula town, where the median home price is $4,010,200.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Caretaker, Position Wanted
Responsible adult, 58, with advanced property caretaking skills available for a live-in situation in the Atherton, Palo Alto, and Menlo Park area.
Celebrity Long Snapper
USC special teams coach John Baxter has always said that no one should know the long snapper's name because it only comes up when he makes a mistake.