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AROUND TOWN

Tuesday: Sheldon Breiner talks photography and staying fresh behind the lens

Portola Valley resident, geophysicist and world traveler Sheldon Breiner is skilled with a camera, a talent he plans to talk...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2015
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OTHER TOPICS

Jeb! Bush tax plan saves BUSH family MILLIONS!

Following the discredited Laffer Curve and further discredited Reagan trickle down economics (that Jeb's own father called...

Original post made by Jeb! Mac on Sep. 11, 2015
Last comment by Jeb! Mac, on Nov 9, 2015 at 12:43 pm | 57 comments | 1549 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park mayor paints vibrant future for city

"Who would want to live anywhere else?" asked Menlo Park Mayor Catherine Carlton during the mayor's annual "State...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2015
Last comment by correction, on Nov 8, 2015 at 8:54 pm | 12 comments | 2717 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Development plan for Roger Reynolds nursery site ruffles neighbors

Residents of Stone Pine Lane in Menlo Park were none too pleased when developer Derek "Deke" Hunter presented revised plans...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2015
Last comment by Interesting Tidbit, on Nov 8, 2015 at 5:11 pm | 8 comments | 4335 Views

AROUND TOWN

SMC Sheriff Office opened Internal Investigation in Joaquin Jimenez case.

The San Mateo County Sheriff Office has opened an Internal Investigation into the behavior of its Gang Task Force Deputies...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Oct. 27, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 8, 2015 at 1:52 pm | 10 comments | 1756 Views

MENLO PARK

New initiatives to make Menlo Park more green, bike friendly

The Menlo Park Environmental Quality Commission during its meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 28, discussed several topics near and...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Nov 7, 2015 at 8:31 pm | 50 comments | 3965 Views

AROUND TOWN

Offering help

In the months after Mackenzie Drazan lost her younger sister, Shelby, to suicide last year, the 20-year-old Woodside resident...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2015
Last comment by Samuel Smith, on Nov 7, 2015 at 12:11 pm | 1 comment | 4758 Views

WOODSIDE

Statement by Chris Shaw

Chris Shaw is a write-in candidate for the Woodside Town Council seat in District 3 in the Nov. 3, 2015, election. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2015
Last comment by Ruth Mina, on Nov 7, 2015 at 9:23 am | 3 comments | 1484 Views

WOODSIDE

Appeals court upholds Hanretty $2.7 million restitution ruling

A state appeals court has upheld the ruling that Tim Hanretty, a former official in both the Woodside and Portola Valley...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2015
Last comment by Susan Smith, on Nov 7, 2015 at 1:16 am | 3 comments | 3206 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sheriff Greg Munks announces plans to retire in 2018

San Mateo County Sheriff Greg Munks said he plans to retire in December 2018, at the conclusion of his third four-year term...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1805 Views

AROUND TOWN

Which neighborhoods are good for trick-or-treating?

I'd love to get a sense of the liveliest places to take my kids trick-or-treating on Halloween night. Our street is pretty...

Original post made by alp on Oct. 18, 2008
Last comment by Really?, on Nov 6, 2015 at 9:01 pm | 25 comments | 5863 Views

MENLO PARK

Sunset's gardens now closed to the public

Sunset Publishing Corp., which has been at 80 Willow Road in Menlo Park for 63 years, permanently closed its gardens to the...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2015
Last comment by resdient, on Nov 5, 2015 at 11:25 pm | 2 comments | 486 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tonight: Public workshop on Caltrans' Hwy. 84 pilot spraying program

Caltrans has scheduled a public workshop tonight (Nov. 5) in La Honda about a pilot program to cut back on herbicide spraying...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2015
Last comment by Amy, on Nov 5, 2015 at 4:06 pm | 2 comments | 1420 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside candidate identifies funders of campaign mailer, signs

Chris Shaw, a write-in candidate for the Woodside Town Council, has formed a campaign committee and filed campaign finance...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2015
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on Nov 5, 2015 at 3:56 pm | 1 comment | 2606 Views

MENLO PARK

Public hearing on Caltrain's proposed fare hike

Caltrain will hold a public hearing at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 5, to discuss proposals to increase fare by 50 cents each way....

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2015
Last comment by Reality Check, on Nov 5, 2015 at 3:32 pm | 7 comments | 1797 Views

MENLO PARK

People: The story behind Menlo Park's Legion of Honor recipient

Walter Jaye and his wife Diana seem, at first, like many other couples in Menlo Park. The two met over a game of bridge...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2015
Last comment by ann haley, on Nov 5, 2015 at 11:25 am | 1 comment | 2465 Views

AROUND TOWN

Annex West Menlo into Menlo Park

The Post had a story today about a group of West Menlo residents who wanted to be annexed into Menlo Park. How much will...

Original post made by Bill on Nov. 4, 2015
Last comment by Morris Brown, on Nov 5, 2015 at 9:08 am | 2 comments | 367 Views

MENLO PARK

Sequoia Union High School District: DuBois, Jack and Weiner elected

Carrie DuBois, Georgia Jack and Allen Weiner were elected Tuesday to the board of the Sequoia Union High School District....

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2015
Last comment by choices, on Nov 4, 2015 at 8:15 pm | 3 comments | 1962 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside Town Council: District 3 results

The vote count in the contested election for the District 3 seat on the Woodside Town Council shows only votes cast for Nancy...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2015
Last comment by Woodsider, on Nov 4, 2015 at 3:24 pm | 2 comments | 2525 Views

AROUND TOWN

NAMI SMC Thanksgiving General Meeting

Please join us for our traditional Thanksgiving celebration, focusing on GRATITUDE. The Friction Quartet, whose music has...

Original post made by Debra Mechanic on Nov. 4, 2015
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French Laundry alums to open Palo Alto restaurant
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Peace Walk and Father's Grief Retreat
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