8 hrs ago
Palo Alto Weekly
Two local golfers advance in California Amateur
Sacred Heart Prep grad Dalan Refioglu and Atherton's Jonathan Garrick both advanced to match play in the 102nd California Amateur Championships following a second day of solid rounds on Tuesday at Monterey Peninsula Country Club.
12 hrs ago
San Mateo Daily Journal
Atherton real estate investor guilty of auction bid rigging
An Atherton real estate investor pleaded guilty to mail fraud and bid rigging at public auctions of foreclosed properties outside the San Mateo County courthouse in Redwood City, according to the Department of Justice.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
The Campbell Reporter
Traveling is high on Atherton vice mayor's priority list after he steps down July 1
Atherton Vice Mayor Jerry Carlson plans to hit the road soon after he steps down from the city council on July 1. "I felt that while on the council that I shouldn't take time off for vacations," Carlson, 76, said in an interview Tuesday.
Fire damages home in Atherton
A three-alarm fire damaged a pool house, a storage shed, a carport-like shed and about 25 percent of a house in the 100 block of Almendral Avenue in Atherton on June 13, a firefighter said.
Leggett Valley student chosen for leadership program
Leggett Valley High School sophomore Kathya Hernandez has been selected to attend the Northern California Youth Leadership Seminar from June 14-16 at Menlo College in Atherton.
San Mateo Daily Journal
San Mateo County Civil Grand Jury says keep waste board as is
Switching the county's solid waste board from senior city staff members to elected officials has no demonstrable advantage, according to the civil grand jury which also concluded in the same report that customers aren't that informed about the agency overseeing their garbage and recycling services.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
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.
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.