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Man fatally struck by train near Atherton Caltrain identified
A man who was fatally struck by a train near the Atherton Caltrain station on Saturday has been identified as Pooya Shahi, 33, of San Jose, according to the San Mateo County coroner's office.
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Sat Mar 15, 2014
Man struck, killed in Atherton Caltrain accident
A man was struck and killed by a train near the Atherton Caltrain station early Saturday morning, an agency spokeswoman said.
Fri Mar 14, 2014
Menlo College student pleads no contest to drug charges
More jail time and three years of probation are ahead for a former Menlo College student after he pleaded no contest to a felony charge of possessing marijuana for sale and a misdemeanor charge for possessing a synthetic drug originally believed to be "ecstasy."
Tom Kelley talks about the notion of creative confidence and how he got it
Atherton resident Tom Kelley is a partner with his brother, David, at the design and innovation consulting company, IDEO, and co-author of a new book Creative Confidence .
The Campbell Reporter
Five candidates already lined up to replace Dobbie on Atherton City Council
If the Atherton City Council decides Wednesday to appoint someone to replace former colleague Jim Dobbie, who resigned last week, five people already are lined up for the job.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Design, name chosen for new school: A second-campus 'Laurel'
A rendering of the planned two-story school on the old O'Connor School campus in the Willows.
On horseback, he has done it all
Mr. Pugh, 68, began riding horses at 36 and was so taken by it that when IBM made clear its intentions to transfer him from Woodside to Georgia a few years later, he declined and he and the company went their separate ways.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
The Paly Voice
Advanced Placement testing prices costly for Paly and Gunn students
Both Palo Alto High School and Henry M. Gunn High School Advanced Placement students know that each AP exam they take in May will come at a hefty financial cost.
Menlo College student faces drug charges
A preliminary hearing is set for this week for a Menlo College student arrested Feb. 28 by Atherton police and charged with possessing marijuana and other drugs for sale.
M-A girls looking for a new head basketball coach
The Menlo-Atherton girls enjoyed one of the better seasons in recent years while compiling a 17-10 record under head coach Morgan Clyburn and reaching the quarterfinals of the Central Coast Section Division I playoffs -- losing to eventual champion North Salinas.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Inside Bay Area
Police Blotter: Fremont police find trespasser sitting on ladder with a cup of coffee
Bay Road and Christopher Way, 9:33 a.m. Tuesday A suspicious person in possession of jewelry was contacted.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Quad kids are born at a barnyard in Atherton
Donna the nanny goat gave birth to four kids last Sunday in the barnyard located at Sacred Heart Prep in Atherton.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Sequoia board approves $265M bond measure for June ballot
The June 3 ballot will include a bond measure asking voters for $265 million in capital improvement funds for the Sequoia Union High School District.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Inside Bay Area
In the Bay Area, million-dollar homes are torn down to start fresh
That's what's happening in some upscale Bay Area communities as homeowners and wealthy buyers have no interest in upgrading aging houses but instead want to start from scratch and build all-new custom homes stocked with the latest features.
Menlo College student faces drug-dealing charges
A preliminary hearing is set for next week for a Menlo College student arrested Feb. 28 by Atherton police and charged with possessing marijuana and other drugs for sale.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Rupert Murdoch's Oscar Party Date Was a Silicon Valley Alpha Investor
Billionaire bachelor Rupert Murdoch may be in the market for a fourth wife. The 82-year-old mogul escorted Kleiner Perkins partner Juliet de Baubigny to Vanity Fair 's Oscar party last night, posing for photos with his arm around the 44-year-old Silicon Valley investor.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Palo Alto Weekly
Greenmeadow scholarship fund marks 50 years
Greenmeadow Community Scholarship Fund president Stu Greene, left, and former treasurer Bob Wachs stand on a cul-de-sac in the Greenmeadow neighborhood, often characterized by the numerous Eichlers, with a scholarship certificate the group awards to students every year, on December 18, 2013.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Encinal hosts debate tourney for elementary students
Encinal Elementary School in Atherton is hosting an unusual Elementary School Debate Tournament on Saturday and Sunday, March 1-2.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Sequoia: $265 million bond measure on June ballot
A majority of the Sequoia Union High School District board agreed on Wednesday to put a $265 million bond measure on the ballot for the June 3 election.