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MENLO PARK

Fix-It shop: Handling each appliance with care

Business at Menlo Vacuum and Fix-it on El Camino Real hums along at a time when Americans' connections to their appliances...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Fan, on Jan 21, 2010 at 1:36 pm | 7 comments | 1535 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Storm fills creek at Portola Valley Town Center

Storm runoff in Sausal Creek at Portola Valley Town Center may have set a new high-water mark this morning around 10:40 a.m....

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2010
Last comment by David Boyce, on Jan 21, 2010 at 1:09 pm | 2 comments | 2135 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Trailhead parking to shrink 20 percent

For hikers who use the Coal Mine Ridge or Windy Hill trails in Portola Valley and drive to the trailhead, the limited parking...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by Proud PVer, on Jan 21, 2010 at 12:53 am | 9 comments | 2250 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Commissioners share facts on city's BMR housing

The recent legal action taken by the City of Menlo Park to retrieve a BMR condo unit in Menlo Square from default has raised...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jan 20, 2010 at 10:31 pm | 20 comments | 1650 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Get some sleep!

Like it or not, we live according to the laws of nature, and that can be inconvenient. How nice it would be to convert lead...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by Men/Ath/Port/Wood, on Jan 20, 2010 at 7:47 pm | 3 comments | 1405 Views

ATHERTON

mystery candidates promise a clean sweep

It's only January. However two individuals who have yet to announce their candidacy promise to align themselves with a standing...

Original post made by james caravelle on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jan 20, 2010 at 3:57 pm | 23 comments | 2124 Views

AROUND TOWN

It's wait and see on public pensions

The cost of pensions to California and its cities, towns and agencies has long been a concern, with prognosticators warning...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2010
Last comment by Sean Howell, on Jan 20, 2010 at 3:07 pm | 2 comments | 1457 Views

MENLO PARK

Residents brace for heavy storms

Power outages were reported this morning in the Menlo Park area as residents braced for heavy rains this week. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2010
Last comment by Ol' Homeboy, on Jan 20, 2010 at 10:21 am | 1 comment | 1162 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park residence wins green award

A Menlo Park home will been recognized by Sustainable San Mateo County for its use of environmentally friendly methods in...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by Mike, on Jan 19, 2010 at 4:12 pm | 1 comment | 1158 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Straw Poll Favors Strong Mayor

An informal poll conducted by the Atherton League of Interested Civilians (ALIC) shows strong support for charter change...

Original post made by t Rex on Jan. 17, 2010
Last comment by Mark Twain, on Jan 19, 2010 at 3:00 pm | 7 comments | 1352 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Las Lomitas principal to retire in June

Gerald Traynor, the principal of Las Lomitas Elementary School in Atherton for the last 10 years, has announced his retirement,...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2010
Last comment by Another Las Lomitas Parent, on Jan 19, 2010 at 11:08 am | 2 comments | 2208 Views

ATHERTON

Search is on for Atherton's Police Lieutenant

A nationwide search is being conducted for the Atherton Police Lieutenant position. After Mike Guerra was promoted by...

Original post made by Do as I say, not as I do on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by e.grimley, on Jan 19, 2010 at 9:49 am | 31 comments | 2806 Views

MENLO PARK

Tree limb impales car in Menlo Park

The driver of a silver Toyota was injured when the top of a redwood tree came crashing through his windshield as he was driving...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2010
Last comment by Adams, on Jan 18, 2010 at 4:36 pm | 2 comments | 1174 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Search is on for missing Menlo Park girl

Police are looking for Jennifer Blair, a 14-year-old resident of Menlo Park who was last seen leaving her residence in the...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by Mary, on Jan 18, 2010 at 3:54 pm | 9 comments | 1848 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Mountain Lion Sightings

I was walking down Alpine Road on Jan 1 and at 4:30 pm saw a jogger with binoculars - looking in the field that is just below...

Original post made by Angela Hey on Jan. 3, 2007
Last comment by Cindy, on Jan 18, 2010 at 1:56 pm | 6 comments | 5156 Views

SPORTS

Local Soccer Team Finishes Second In State Cup Competition

The MP Strikers Under 11 division one boys soccer team competed for a chance to win the NorCal State Cup title on Saturday,...

Original post made by J Morgan on Jan. 18, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2641 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Bill would require people under 18 to wear helmets when skiing or snowboarding

State Sen. Leland Yee, whose district includes Portola Valley and Woodside, has proposed legislation that would require...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2010
Last comment by Crash, on Jan 18, 2010 at 12:17 pm | 1 comment | 1352 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cyclist convicted on drug, intoxication charges

After a two-day trial and deliberations of about an hour, a San Mateo County jury convicted Menlo Park resident Ervin Gene...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by James Madison, on Jan 16, 2010 at 4:44 pm | 2 comments | 1418 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Director of California High-speed Rail Authority resigns

Mehdi Morshed, the executive director of the California High-Speed Rail Authority, is stepping down at the end of March....

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jan 16, 2010 at 2:39 pm | 2 comments | 1296 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Two men hit in drive-by shooting

Two men standing in a their driveway were shot in a drive-by shooting in East Palo Alto Thursday night, according to...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by More to Follow, on Jan 15, 2010 at 12:26 pm | 1 comment | 1237 Views
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