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Grab Bag Theater stages 'Babes in Arms'
The student-run youth theater group Grab Bag Theater will stage Rogers & Harts' "Babes in Arms" at 7 p.m. on three nights May 24, May 25 and June 1 and at 6:30 p.m. May 31st at the Veteran's Memorial Center Theater, 1455 Madison Ave.
Wed May 22, 2013
Sacred Heart School teacher honored by Garden Club of America for environmental education
Dr. Stewart Slafter, history and garden teacher at Sacred Heart Schools in Atherton, recently received the Elizabeth Abernathy Hull Award from The Garden Club of America.
Rotary Club of Menlo Park awards $87,000 in scholarships to local students
The Rotary Club of Menlo Park held its 27th annual Scholastic Achievement Awards Ceremony on last night at Menlo-Atherton High School, giving out scholarships totalling $87,000 to 24 students.. The evening featured live music from the Menlo-Atherton Jazz Band and the motivational speaker Michael Pritchard.
Menlo Park fire marshal leaving district
Geoff Aus, longtime Menlo Park Fire Protection District fire marshal, is changing employers, but not job titles.
Atherton city manager gets pay boost - sort of
With one council member calling the change "outrageous," the Atherton City Council on May 15 approved a compensation increase, that by some calculations is a decrease, for City Manager George Rodericks.
Tue May 21, 2013
'Myth vs. Reality'
The APOA claims the commonly held notion that Atherton officers have less dangerous jobs than other cops in the bay area is a myth.
Mon May 20, 2013
Wooside Decorator Show House runs through Friday
The Peninsula Volunteers organization is putting on its first Decorator Show House in 40 years and the first show house locally in almost 10 years.
Fri May 17, 2013
Atherton city manager gets compensation boost -- sort of
With one council member calling the change "outrageous," the Atherton City Council last night approved a compensation increase, that by some calculations is a decrease, for City Manager George Rodericks.
Thu May 16, 2013
Menlo Park fire and police participate in Golden Guardian Exercise...
From the east to the west, public agencies in Menlo Park today participated in the Countywide Disaster Exercise known as the Golden Guardian Exercise 2013 in mock simulations of emergency response activities following a catastrophic earthquake, making the city a ground zero of preparedness training.
Tue May 14, 2013
Atherton Police Searching for Missing Man
Atherton Police and the McKay family are searching for Thomas Noel McKay, 82, who went missing on Friday, May 10.
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Atherton man disappears, police say
An 82-year-old Atherton man left his home Thursday and hasn't been seen by his family since, police said Tuesday.
Police contract talks on Atherton agenda
A session to allow the public to comment on upcoming contract talks between the town and the police union, and potential changes in the city manager's contract, are on the agenda when the Atherton City Council meets on Wednesday, May 15.
Mon May 13, 2013
Democrats Decline To Reimburse Atherton
The Democratic National Committee will not reimburse Atherton for President Obama's April visit to the town , according to a memo to the City Manager George Rodericks that deflects responsibility to the U.S. Secret Service.
Tonight: Forum at M-A on what to do about enrollment growth
In a public forum at 7 p.m. Monday, May 13, in the Performing Arts Center at Menlo-Atherton High School, officials from the Sequoia Union High School District will be seeking community input on possibly redrawing boundary maps that connect schools to neighborhoods.
Steering kids away from drugs
Programs designed to help steer kids away from drugs, such as Drug Abuse Resistance Education , can be only as effective as the people who work face to face with the kids.
Sun May 12, 2013
Fri May 10, 2013
Make Mom Macrons This Mother's Day
Happy Foodie Friday ! Every week we visit a chef in the Menlo Park-Atherton community and ask him or her what they're cooking for dinner.
Early stage local startup introduces its Tip Top speaker, launches Kickstarter campaign
The class is called Implementation. It's the capstone of pursuing a degree in Product Design at Stanford, an interdisciplinary program that includes mechanical engineering and psychology as well as design.