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FICTION

Portola Valley talk: 'A Gay Christian's Pilgrimage'

Jeff Chu, a former Time magazine staffer and the author of "Does Jesus Really Love Me?: A Gay Christian's Pilgrimage in Search...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1597 Views

OTHER TOPICS

DA disqualifies Judge Persky from new sex-assault case

The embattled judge who presided over the trial of former Stanford University student-athlete Brock Turner was disqualified...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2016
Last comment by Strange post above, on Jun 20, 2016 at 9:28 am | 3 comments | 2735 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Planning Commission faces two huge reviews on same night

When Menlo Park's Planning Commission meets Monday, it plans to tackle environmental impact reports on two huge projects:...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2016
Last comment by HarryB, on Jun 19, 2016 at 4:21 pm | 12 comments | 2169 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Las Lomitas district says it's working hard to diversify teaching staff

Parents concerned about the lack of diversity in the teaching staff of the Las Lomitas school district heard this week about...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2016
Last comment by Act NOW!, on Jun 18, 2016 at 11:41 pm | 37 comments | 5430 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County vigil for victims of Orlando shooting

In the wake of the June 11 shooting at an Orlando nightclub that left 49 dead and dozens injured, San Mateo County will hold...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jun 18, 2016 at 4:26 pm | 16 comments | 1369 Views

OTHER TOPICS

America on Trump's Orlando response: UGH!

Please, Republican Party, do something about Trump before it is too late and Trump loses us both the Senate and the House! CBS...

Original post made by Defend the HomeLand on Jun. 15, 2016
Last comment by Three, on Jun 17, 2016 at 8:37 pm | 8 comments | 208 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Atherton installing pedestrian-activated stoplight where man was killed

A pedestrian-activated stoplight should be operating on El Camino at Almendral Avenue by the end of the summer, Atherton...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2016
Last comment by Slow Crosser, on Jun 17, 2016 at 4:54 pm | 12 comments | 2784 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Fatigued council debates dog park, again

Fatigue appeared to weigh on City Council members Tuesday as they heard a presentation by city staff, asking for advice...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by dana hendrickson, on Jun 17, 2016 at 4:08 pm | 19 comments | 2138 Views

AROUND TOWN

He-Who-Shall-Not-Be-Named dragged out of closet to help GOP

Desperate Republicans pull George W. Bush from mothballs because Trump is a train-wreck for down-ticket candidates. Clinton...

Original post made by Beating around the Bushes on Jun. 17, 2016
Last comment by Star light star bright, on Jun 17, 2016 at 12:50 pm | 2 comments | 101 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Trump refuses to release taxes to you, demands VP release their taxes to him

In the height of arrogance and hypocrisy, Donald Trump refuses to release his tax information to American voters, but demands...

Original post made by Trump\'s Tax Cut Man on May. 19, 2016
Last comment by Loose wheel, on Jun 17, 2016 at 12:22 pm | 30 comments | 649 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside School board refrains from putting tax measure on November ballot

Unless there's a last minute change of mind, the Woodside Elementary School District won't have a parcel tax on the November...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2016
Last comment by WES Parent, on Jun 17, 2016 at 9:58 am | 4 comments | 1155 Views

FICTION

Strong fundraising by Berman, Veenker in state Assembly race

Palo Alto Councilman Marc Berman raised $104,481 in the latest reporting period for his bid to succeed Rich Gordon in the...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2016
There are no comments yet. 285 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton now has a 'quiet zone' for Fair Oaks rail crossing

On Monday, June 13, Atherton became the first community on the Caltrain corridor to have a "quiet zone" where train operators...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2016
Last comment by peninsula resident, on Jun 16, 2016 at 7:05 pm | 12 comments | 2259 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside: Man fined $212K for cutting down mature trees

The previous owner of a vacant 3.2-acre parcel at 205 Mountain Wood Lane in Woodside was assessed a fine of $212,500 on Tuesday,...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jun 16, 2016 at 4:54 pm | 19 comments | 4339 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board endorses plan to engage public in its decisions

School board members on June 7 endorsed a proposal by Menlo Park City School District Superintendent Maurice Ghysels to form...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2016
Last comment by Triona, on Jun 16, 2016 at 2:38 pm | 1 comment | 199 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton: Gas line break repaired, roads reopened

A gas line main break on Encinal Avenue near Laurel Street reported by the Atherton Police Department at about 1 p.m. was...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2016
Last comment by Mom, on Jun 16, 2016 at 12:49 pm | 2 comments | 1239 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: How zoning changes could affect traffic, water

An environmental impact report says that if the proposed zoning changes are made, the city's M-2 area – located east...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2016
Last comment by BadMath, on Jun 16, 2016 at 7:30 am | 1 comment | 1228 Views

MENLO PARK

A parking garage for Menlo Park? Talks begin again

Building a parking structure in Menlo Park could cost from $4.6 million for a two-level garage to $9.3 million for a four-level...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2016
Last comment by Michael Levinson, on Jun 16, 2016 at 6:13 am | 39 comments | 2640 Views

SPORTS

Sports Editor Keith Peters says farewell after 49-year career

The past 49 years have seen many historic achievements by local athletes and teams. The state championships by the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2016
Last comment by Bill Rayburn, on Jun 16, 2016 at 4:03 am | 5 comments | 1391 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Fire officials rescue woman from creek at Foothills Park

A woman who fell into a creek at Foothills Park was rescued on Saturday morning by Palo Alto and Woodside fire personnel...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2016
Last comment by PlaneSense, on Jun 16, 2016 at 2:37 am | 1 comment | 1932 Views
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