Tracking Stockton footprints of Muir
No one has ever researched the subject of John Muir in Stockton - as odd a historical omission as if no one had ever researched Mark Twain in the Mother Lode.
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Fri Apr 18, 2014
Baseball and cars at Menlo-Atherton this weekend
A day of baseball, cars on display, and barbecue is set for Saturday, April 19, at Menlo-Atherton High School at 555 Middlefield Road in Atherton.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Take a peek at the $21.9M West Atherton home being sold by a former...
Take a peek at the $21.9M West Atherton home being sold by a former hedge fund manager convicted of insider trading A U.S. crackdown on insider trading has helped put a five-bedroom West Atherton home on the market for $21.9 million.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
The Campbell Reporter
Sewer rates may go up 9.5 percent in West Bay district
West Bay Sanitary District customers will have to pay 9.5 percent more for sewer service if the agency's governing board approves a proposed rate increase on April 23. The rate hike is needed to pay for significant improvements to the regional wastewater treatment plant and continued maintenance of the sewer system, according to district officials.
Atherton studies ideas for making roads safer for bicyclists, pedestrians
An El Camino Real shrunken to four traffic lanes, with a shared bike and pedestrian trail on one side and a bike lane buffered from traffic on the other, is just one of the projects envisioned in the draft master plan for bicycle and pedestrian circulation in Atherton presented to the City Council at a joint study session with the Parks and ... (more)
Wednesday: Carriage house restoration plan on Atherton council agenda
Plans for a $2.5 million renovation of the carriage house in Holbrook-Palmer Park will be presented to the Atherton City Council at its regular meeting on Wednesday, April 16, at 7 p.m. in the Council Chambers at 94 Ashfield Road.
Atherton teen honored for efforts 'to make a lasting impact'
These days, it's easy for high school students to become ensconced in a world consisting of classes, schoolwork, athletics, social events, and college applications.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Who are these Stockton notables on that downtown mural?
A giant mural on a Market Street building features 12 historic Stocktonians. But there's no text saying who the characters are.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
The List: Silicon Valley's most challenging golf courses for women
Earlier this week we published a list of the five most difficult golf courses for men, and now it's the ladies' turn.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Life Skills Program at Laurel School in Atherton receives prestigious Kent Award
A Laurel School parent alerted us about the Life Skills Program at Laurel School in Atherton run by school counselor Ashley Guilliot, who was recently notified that the program has received a 2014 Kent Award, bestowed by the San Mateo County School Boards Association in recognition of outstanding and innovative programs.
M-A Bear News
M-A Bags Heads of Attractive Students for Distraction-Free Learning
Menlo-Atherton High School recently added a section to their dress code mandating that all students deemed distractingly attractive wear bags over their heads during school hours.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Making connections through film
When many people think about Sacred Heart Prep, the small school's sports teams are one of the first things to pop into their mind.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Menlo Park: Council requests more data before voting on animal shelter funding
Animal control services are important - no one on the Menlo Park council disputes that - but what they are disputing is who should provide them to the city and at what cost.
The List: Silicon Valley's top golf courses for men
This week the Business Journal published a list of the top golf courses in Silicon Valley for you and your clients/buddies.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
San Mateo Daily Journal
Incumbent, familiar challenger vie for District Three supervisor
Both Supervisor Don Horsley and challenger Michael Stogner are running for the District Three seat to continue what they've started.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
M-A orchestra takes the Gold
Menlo-Atherton High School's music director, Kent Kurrus, was not surprised that his student orchestra captured a coveted Gold Medal at the annual Chicago Festival of Gold held at the end of March.
Marin Independent Journal
Looking for youth and new energy, Mill Valley holds its first annual Volunteer Day
Twelve-year-old Jack Chai, a sixth grader at Mill Valley Middle School, and Emily Bouchard, a 48-year-old newcomer to Marin, were both looking for ways to get involved in their community on Saturday at Mill Valley's first annual Volunteer Day.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Mountain View Voice
Worth a Look
Working with a palate of toasty golden brown and light, deep greens and light, sky blues, landscape painter Marty Ricks has captured the essence of the rolling hills and gnarled oaks of California's wine country in his latest collection of works, currently on display at the Atherton Fine Art Gallery.
New Media Journal
Fish Instead of People, Ideologies Without Consequences
Victor Davis Hanson is the Martin and Illie Anderson Senior Fellow in Residence in Classics and Military History at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, a professor of Classics Emeritus at California State University, Fresno, and a nationally syndicated columnist for Tribune Media Services.