Atherton Local Business
Friday May 22 | via Almanac
Three Menlo-Atherton High School students -- Christopher W. Jarrett, Ryan J. Cole and Alexander Anand Iyer -- now share a distinction also enjoyed by economists Paul Krugman and Ben Bernanke, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice, not to mention Microsoft Corp. entrepreneurs Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer. Mr. Jarrett, Mr. Cole and Mr. Iyer were awarded scholarships from the National Merit Scholarship Corp. Each student received a $2,500 scholarship, the organization announced. Comment?
Wednesday May 20 | via Jerusalem Post
Incubators and workspaces are part of the startup fabric in Silicon Valley as well as in Israel. A very unusual option is a 17,000 sq. Comment?
Friday May 15 | via San Jose Mercury News
Atherton has started down the road toward offering residents the fastest Internet service available nationwide for free, Mayor Rick DeGolia said Wednesday. DeGolia said the Internet Technology Committee he and Councilman Bill Widmer make up advised the full City Council on May 6 that the fiber optic network could be ready to use as early as next year. Comment?
Thursday May 14 | via The Jewish News Weekly
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Israel has bestowed honorary doctorate degrees upon Atherton businessman and philanthropist Lorry Lokey and U.C. Berkeley professor Jill Banfield. Lokey and Banfield were two of seven scientists, inventors and philanthropists honored May 12 in Beersheva. Comment?
Wednesday May 13 | via Almanac
Home sales are provided by California REsource, a real estate information company that obtains the information from the County Recorder's Office. Information is recorded from deeds after the close of escrow and published within four to eight weeks. Comment?
Monday May 11 | via Almanac
The California Water Company will hold a "Water Awareness Festival" from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 12, in Atherton's Holbrook-Palmer Park's Carriage House and North Meadow at 150 Watkins Ave. Activities for children will include face painting and a coloring station; for the adults, there will be raffles for drought-tolerant plants, information about how to get free water-saving devices, and water service information provided by Cal Water's water quality, engineering, conservation, and environmental affairs departments. Comment?
Wednesday May 6 | via The Campbell Reporter
The flow of information from California Water Service Co. about water conservation is on the rise, with a number of meetings already held in many cities and towns, and a new mailing that will be arriving at users' homes any day now. Comment?
Apr 24, 2015 | via Palo Alto Weekly
This home at 6 Quail Meadow Drive in Woodside is listed for $17.5 million. It has 8,660 square feet, a sauna, pool, wine room, dance studio with a Murphy bed, a billiards table, five bedrooms and six bathrooms. Comment?
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