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WOODSIDE

Woodside: Woman killed in fatal head-on

==B Update:== A woman visiting from India was killed in a head-on crash on Skyline Boulevard near Woodside on Wednesday...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by Maggie Anne, on Aug 14, 2013 at 1:02 pm | 10 comments | 2118 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park to spend $518,500 to buy back home

Two members of the Menlo Park City Council urged the city to explore criminal charges against a couple who bought a home...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by vintage oaks BMR owner, on Aug 14, 2013 at 12:24 pm | 53 comments | 4099 Views

AROUND TOWN

Peninsula bike-share program launches Aug. 28

A bike share program in San Francisco, Redwood City, San Jose, Mountain View and Palo Alto will begin operating on Aug....

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2013
Last comment by Scott McMahon, on Aug 14, 2013 at 10:04 am | 8 comments | 1845 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park fire election: 4 qualified so far

Four out of five prospective candidates have now qualified for the upcoming election for three seats on the Menlo Park Fire...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2013
Last comment by Concerned Resident, on Aug 14, 2013 at 7:37 am | 10 comments | 6151 Views

MENLO PARK

Police calls: Dog bites cyclist on Cloud Avenue

Crime reports from West Menlo Park, Ladera, Woodside and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=14202&e=y...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 13, 2013 at 10:09 pm | 2 comments | 1231 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hillview playing field reconstruction project won't be done by opening day of school

Despite hopes that the project would be completed before the Aug. 22 start of school, work to repair the new Hillview Middle...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by A, on Aug 13, 2013 at 5:08 pm | 4 comments | 1891 Views

MENLO PARK

More problems at Hillview playing field

Despite hopes that the project would be completed before the Aug. 22 start of school, work to repair the new Hillview Middle...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by Judith Eisner, on Aug 13, 2013 at 4:59 pm | 1 comment | 1144 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Altos School District Locks Out Its Charter Students

http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20130808006511/en/Parents-Bullis-Charter-School-Stage-Protest-School August 08,...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by false, on Aug 12, 2013 at 5:24 pm | 1 comment | 1045 Views

MENLO PARK

Stanford Conducts Push-Poll about Project

A friend tells me that a pollster phoned to tout how wonderful an educational and research institution Stanford is, and to...

Original post made by curious on Aug. 11, 2013
Last comment by Hail Stanford Hail, on Aug 12, 2013 at 3:22 pm | 3 comments | 892 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Nicholas Targ honored for environmental justice work

The American Bar Association has recognized Portola Valley resident Nicholas Targ, an attorney with the international law...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2013
Last comment by Open Space Supporter, on Aug 12, 2013 at 8:49 am | 1 comment | 1466 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Who will pay for mess at playing field?

I read with interest your July 31 article "More problems at Hillview playing field." Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=14439...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2013
Last comment by A worried citizen of Menlo Park, on Aug 11, 2013 at 7:50 pm | 1 comment | 1217 Views

MENLO PARK

Train hits car; two sent to hospital

A commuter train struck a car in Redwood City on Thursday evening, sending the car's two occupants to the hospital, Caltrain...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2013
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 11, 2013 at 3:57 pm | 3 comments | 1141 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Extra pay to overseer of field debacle?

The Menlo Park City School District is in the midst of a painful lesson in how NOT to build an artificial-turf playing field...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2013
Last comment by Neighborhood Lookout, on Aug 11, 2013 at 7:02 am | 1 comment | 1302 Views

ATHERTON

Recollection of old Atherton PD Case involving officer?

Does anyone recall a case, more than 30 years ago, when an Atherton officer killed someone in self-defense and/or in defending...

Original post made by Hmmm on Aug. 9, 2013
There are no comments yet. 6237 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Police: Teams of daytime burglars move quickly

Teams of daytime burglars use methods refined for quick and efficient action that does not draw attention to what they're...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 9, 2013 at 4:09 pm | 5 comments | 3610 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton: Charity Horse Show this weekend

More than 600 of the West Coast's top equestrians are taking part in the 43rd Menlo Charity Horse Show, running from Tuesday,...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2013
Last comment by Sarah, on Aug 9, 2013 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment | 2882 Views

ATHERTON

Editorial: Atherton parcel tax a political football

Every four years Atherton ties itself in knots when first discussing, and then voting on, whether to renew the $750 parcel...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2013
Last comment by frightenedbyatherton, on Aug 8, 2013 at 5:52 pm | 18 comments | 2163 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside school district may put bond measure on spring ballot

As Woodside Elementary School District officials consider asking residents to pass a bond measure next spring for construction,...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2013
Last comment by A WES Neighbor, on Aug 8, 2013 at 2:21 pm | 5 comments | 3675 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facebook interns serve Peninsula community

It's not all Hackathons and free food: 160 Facebook interns recently participated in the company's fifth annual day of service. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Aug 8, 2013 at 11:59 am | 1 comment | 1056 Views

ATHERTON

The 70% Solution

Question: How many private companies do you know of that make an employee's 401(k) contribution for him in addition to providing...

Original post made by Common sense on Aug. 7, 2013
Last comment by Common sense, on Aug 7, 2013 at 10:40 pm | 1 comment | 924 Views
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