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WOODSIDE

Tonight: Woodside council to hear appeal on realtor's proposal for awnings

Awnings will be the subject of a public hearing tonight (Sept. 24) at the Woodside Town Council meeting. Read the full story...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by green fan, on Sep 24, 2013 at 8:51 pm | 1 comment | 7556 Views

AROUND TOWN

Will drones fly the county skies?

There may be a time when a small airborne mechanical drone operated by a law enforcement agency flies above the heads of...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 24, 2013 at 1:23 pm | 2 comments | 1647 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Board tackles complexities around enrollment surge

The overseers of local high schools are now moving beyond the preliminary stages in confronting a very tough problem — how...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2013
Last comment by central planning, on Sep 24, 2013 at 5:50 am | 4 comments | 5712 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former probation chief sentenced

A former San Mateo County probation chief convicted of possessing child pornography was sentenced Friday to 10...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2013
Last comment by Lurker, on Sep 24, 2013 at 3:57 am | 4 comments | 5628 Views

WOODSIDE

Structures rise for Woodside wedding

The wild creatures that normally inhabit the grassy pasture and scattered trees in the 500 block of Mountain Home Road in...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 24, 2013 at 1:06 am | 3 comments | 1081 Views

AROUND TOWN

Collision sends 3 cyclists to hospital

A collision on Sept. 5 in Woodside involving three bicyclists and a vehicle sent the cyclists to the hospital with major...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2013
Last comment by fwiw, on Sep 23, 2013 at 6:50 pm | 45 comments | 4718 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park resident spots alleged burglar

For many residents, it was a warm and quiet afternoon in Menlo Park on Wednesday (Sept. 18). But for one person, the pace...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 23, 2013 at 3:17 pm | 7 comments | 1506 Views

OTHER TOPICS

The 2013 Arctic summer has led to a record increase in the polar ice cap

The Arctic polar icecap has increased 60% since the summer of 2012 adding nearly One million square miles of ice. The...

Original post made by Roald Amundsen on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by cat bounce, on Sep 23, 2013 at 10:05 am | 9 comments | 1614 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest opinion: Hillview subcontractor did not follow architect's specifications

The reconstruction of the Hillview Middle School field and its replacement is not a small matter to the Menlo Park City School...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2013
Last comment by M09, on Sep 21, 2013 at 9:39 pm | 5 comments | 10562 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park commissioners 'favorably disposed' toward specific plan's height, density allowances

The Menlo Park Planning Commission signaled its confidence in the provisions of the city's new downtown/El Camino Real specific...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2013
Last comment by City, not Village of MP, on Sep 20, 2013 at 9:21 pm | 22 comments | 2813 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Collision sends 3 cyclists to hospital

A collision on Sept. 5 in Woodside involving three bicyclists and a vehicle sent the cyclists to the hospital with major...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 20, 2013 at 12:12 pm | 5 comments | 1235 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local teen organizes literacy drive

"It all started when a friend and I entered a Reading Rainbow contest in third grade," says Emerald Hills teen Ryan Traynor...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2013
Last comment by sbahles, on Sep 20, 2013 at 10:12 am | 1 comment | 1190 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park examines sites for homeless shelter zoning

As Menlo Park starts work on a second update to the city's housing plan, its goals include identifying sites to zone for...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Resident, on Sep 19, 2013 at 7:42 pm | 9 comments | 1747 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Little League plans face opposition

Last November, in an Atherton election that sharply divided the town, there was one measure on the ballot most voters agreed...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2013
Last comment by Barry B., on Sep 19, 2013 at 3:14 pm | 47 comments | 3672 Views

WOODSIDE

Hanretty must pay Woodside School District $2.67 million for misappropriation

Tim Hanretty, the former superintendent of the Portola Valley School District now serving a two-year prison term for embezzlement...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2013
Last comment by A WES Neighbor, on Sep 19, 2013 at 2:44 pm | 14 comments | 13910 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Supervisors reject part of amendment allowing Sheriff's Office to sell old guns

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors rejected part of a proposed ordinance amendment today that would have allowed the...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2013
Last comment by Willis Barnes, on Sep 19, 2013 at 12:50 pm | 12 comments | 3949 Views

MENLO PARK

New law protects mountain lions

Animal-control authorities now have a mandate to explore options other than lethal when dealing with mountain lions that...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by Coincidence?, on Sep 18, 2013 at 10:16 pm | 26 comments | 1587 Views

MENLO PARK

Business: Midnight Munchies offers late-night cookies

Do you get those late night sweet tooth cravings? You're not alone, says Mark Sherry, whose Midnight Munchies Bakery now...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2013
Last comment by R Crumb, on Sep 18, 2013 at 8:36 pm | 1 comment | 1200 Views

WOODSIDE

Cyclist's account of Woodside road-rage event

A Portola Valley resident said he was among 100 or so cyclists at the scene of a road-rage incident involving a pickup truck...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by Al Renner, on Sep 18, 2013 at 6:15 pm | 98 comments | 8295 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park kicks off specific plan review

The Greenheart Land Company said it waited for Menlo Park's new specific plan before moving forward with a project for 1300...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on Sep 18, 2013 at 6:04 pm | 39 comments | 3907 Views
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