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MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Lesson in democracy lost at rally

I recently attended a rally at the Old Courthouse in Redwood City. The purpose of the rally was to mourn on the first anniversary...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Feb 4, 2011 at 8:51 am | 18 comments | 2414 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton makes an El Camino intersection dangerous

Atherton recently added a right hand turn lane from Alejandra onto southbound El Camino. In doing so it drastically narrowed...

Original post made by Bob on Feb. 3, 2011
Last comment by Daily commuter, on Feb 3, 2011 at 6:20 pm | 1 comment | 1667 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why some crimes in Portola Valley and Woodside have not been reported to the public

As some residents of Portola Valley have discovered, there's been a mismatch between crimes entered in the records of the...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2011
Last comment by Maria, on Feb 3, 2011 at 5:35 pm | 2 comments | 1697 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight at Kepler's: 'Great Places to Work'

Patti Lee-Hoffman will discuss her new book, "In Good Company: Triage Consulting Group Unlocks the Secret of Great Places...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2011
Last comment by Scott Lohmann, on Feb 3, 2011 at 4:06 pm | 1 comment | 1723 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saturday: Chickens come home to roost in Atherton

If you like the notion of raising chickens in your backyard, or think you might, you might want to show up at an event in...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2011
Last comment by Sally Cooper, on Feb 3, 2011 at 3:25 pm | 1 comment | 1612 Views

FICTION

Letter: City needs to fix dangerous intersection

While the Menlo Park Transportation Commission wrings its hands about so-called cut-through traffic in the Willows, an actual...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2011
There are no comments yet. 4101 Views

AROUND TOWN

High-speed rail authority cleared in ethics probe

The state agency responsible for ethics enforcement has completed its probe of the California High-Speed Rail Authority and...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2011
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Feb 3, 2011 at 12:56 pm | 1 comment | 1564 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Why some crimes in Portola Valley, Woodside have not been reported

As some residents of Portola Valley have discovered, there's been a mismatch between crimes entered in the records of the...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by Dave Ross, on Feb 2, 2011 at 9:10 pm | 1 comment | 2603 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Public left out of decision on squirrels

It may have made sense for the city of Menlo Park to eradicate the squirrel population at Mike Bedwell Bayfront Park last...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2011
Last comment by neighbor, on Feb 2, 2011 at 7:44 pm | 5 comments | 2349 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Meg Whitman to address businesswomen

Former eBay CEO and gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman of Atherton is expected to speak at a private event in Redwood...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2011
Last comment by Thomas, on Feb 2, 2011 at 6:46 pm | 13 comments | 7922 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley planning manager Leslie Lambert recovering from serious head injury

Leslie Lambert, the planning manager for the town of Portola Valley, is on extended medical leave to recover from a serious...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by SL, on Feb 2, 2011 at 5:31 pm | 2 comments | 3089 Views

MENLO PARK

Heritage tree falls in Menlo where plenty hear it

Money doesn't grow on trees, but apparently it does grow if you chop the tree down. After an hour and a half of late-night...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2011
Last comment by Central Menlo, on Feb 2, 2011 at 1:08 pm | 62 comments | 4323 Views

FICTION

Bothun charges dismissed

The probation violation charge that resulted from the search of journalist Brian Bothun's Atherton home last October was...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2011
Last comment by John P Johns, on Feb 2, 2011 at 8:15 am | 5 comments | 4557 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mandarin on offer at La Entrada next fall

A pilot Mandarin language program will be offered for La Entrada Middle School students in the fall if there's enough interest...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by Hillview mom, on Feb 1, 2011 at 3:01 pm | 4 comments | 2831 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Group seeks to stem Caltrain 'death spiral'

More than 200 Friends of Caltrain met on Saturday (Jan. 29) to find ways to keep the Peninsula railway from going into what...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2011
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Feb 1, 2011 at 1:46 pm | 5 comments | 2801 Views

MENLO PARK

Fergusson Brown Act violation decision due today 2/1/2011

The Post says the DA will release his report on the Brown Act violatin by Kelly Fergusson. Apparently Peter Carpenter was...

Original post made by old timer on Feb. 1, 2011
Last comment by None, on Feb 1, 2011 at 12:57 pm | 6 comments | 1318 Views

ATHERTON

Investigation of police-report alteration limited in scope, Chief Guerra says

Critics of an investigator's report exonerating Atherton police officers of any wrongdoing in the alteration of a police...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2011
Last comment by Lurker, on Feb 1, 2011 at 7:23 am | 26 comments | 3991 Views

MENLO PARK

St. Raymond's principal leaving after 16 years

St. Raymond School's principal, Sister Ann Bernard, will be leaving the school at the end of the academic year after 16 years...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Park Mom, on Jan 31, 2011 at 8:13 pm | 21 comments | 3683 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Blaming Recology misses the mark

Nicholas and Oouisie Jones are right to be outraged over the extraordinary increases to their garbage rates. But blaming...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2011
Last comment by Interested, on Jan 31, 2011 at 7:28 pm | 20 comments | 2328 Views

WOODSIDE

A page from our history

Woodside's original Independence Hall as it appeared in 1884. ==I Photo courtesy Jac Audiffred Collection.== Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2011
Last comment by editor, on Jan 31, 2011 at 7:13 pm | 3 comments | 2767 Views
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