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WOODSIDE

bicyclist killed by car in Woodside Sept 18

I heard a brief news report that a bicyclist was hit and killed by a car in Woodside this afternoon. Anyone have more details?...

Original post made by resident on Sep. 18, 2013
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Sep 18, 2013 at 4:49 pm | 1 comment | 8081 Views

ATHERTON

Code enforcement gets a boost in Atherton

Although Atherton will continue to cite violators of its city ordinances only when a complaint is received or a public official...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2013
Last comment by Bob, on Sep 17, 2013 at 12:23 pm | 2 comments | 9311 Views

AROUND TOWN

Will bike-sharing work on the Peninsula?

Getting around on the crowded streets of downtown Redwood City could be easier and less stressful with the recent launch...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Sep 16, 2013 at 7:05 pm | 8 comments | 1608 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Monarch spotted in Portola Valley

Anne Hillman of Portola Valley emailed us this photo taken of a monarch butterfly at her home on Saturday. "Look who showed...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2013
Last comment by pearl, on Sep 16, 2013 at 5:42 pm | 3 comments | 13132 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Feature story: A boy's life in Portola Valley

There was a time in Portola Valley when civility regularly took a holiday, when Sunday, a day of rest and worship, also meant...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on Sep 16, 2013 at 2:13 pm | 1 comment | 2595 Views

AROUND TOWN

David Boesch resigns as San Mateo County manager

David Boesch, the current county manager and former Menlo Park city manager, will resign the county post Dec. 31, the county...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Sep 16, 2013 at 1:24 pm | 18 comments | 2352 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest article: Healy takes over at Menlo School

Nathaniel (Than) Healy has taken over as head of school at Menlo School, replacing longtime head Norman Colb, who left Menlo...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2013
Last comment by Gram-negative, on Sep 16, 2013 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 2287 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Porsche stolen from Portola Valley recovered

A silver Porsche 911S, stolen from a Portola Valley home on Wednesday, was recovered in Belmont later that day, according...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by John Foster, on Sep 16, 2013 at 12:16 pm | 6 comments | 1796 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Eshoo pledges 'no' vote on Syria strike

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Meno Park, came out Wednesday against U.S. military action in Syria, saying she would prefer a diplomatic...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Sep 15, 2013 at 9:02 am | 3 comments | 5861 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Georgia Tech beats Duke for the 10th Consecutive Time

Duke University, the Alma mater of kindred spirits Richard Nixon and a former local mayor, was soundly beaten on the gridiron...

Original post made by Sports Fan on Sep. 15, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2861 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Today: Open space district festival

The public is invited to join the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District in celebrating "40 years and over 60,000 acres"...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by Thankful, on Sep 13, 2013 at 3:11 pm | 1 comment | 1295 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Portola Valley: Assault suspect pleads not guilty

Alexander Stefan Dombovic, a 21-year-old Palo Alto man, pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges of assault with a deadly weapon,...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by Downtowner, on Sep 13, 2013 at 2:15 pm | 4 comments | 1378 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Man struck, killed by train in Belmont

A man was struck and killed by southbound train No. 146 near Bragato Road, just north of the San Carlos border in Belmont,...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2013
Last comment by jeff, on Sep 13, 2013 at 1:11 pm | 4 comments | 3290 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What to do about enrollment growth, particularly at Menlo-Atherton High School

Changes to open-enrollment policies for the Sequoia Union High School District and tentative revisions to the map assigning...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2013
Last comment by oldtimer, on Sep 13, 2013 at 9:49 am | 25 comments | 5396 Views

AROUND TOWN

Will bike-sharing work on Peninsula?

Getting around on the crowded streets of downtown Redwood City could be easier and less stressful with the Aug. 29 launch...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2013
Last comment by Donald, on Sep 12, 2013 at 9:52 pm | 9 comments | 1622 Views

MENLO PARK

Celebration of life of John Chaput

<I>This obituary is based on a family memorial on the Almanac's Lasting Memories website. Visit tinyurl.com/Chaput-122.</I></B> Read...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2013
Last comment by Laurie Mattison, on Sep 12, 2013 at 9:36 pm | 1 comment | 1419 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook 2.0

Facebook recently started construction work on its "west campus," located on Constitution Drive, down the road from its Menlo...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2013
Last comment by dcobb@hotmail.com, on Sep 12, 2013 at 7:24 pm | 1 comment | 1204 Views

OTHER TOPICS

High-speed-rail 'safeguard' bill signed into law

Legislation spearheaded by state Sen. Jerry Hill that makes it next to impossible for the California High-Speed Rail Authority...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2013
Last comment by peninsula resident, on Sep 11, 2013 at 11:41 pm | 6 comments | 25244 Views

MENLO PARK

Flags mark 9/11

Three hundred and forty-three American flags greeted the morning on the lawns of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2013
Last comment by Samuel, on Sep 11, 2013 at 2:39 pm | 1 comment | 1198 Views

AROUND TOWN

Election: Union influence key issue in Menlo fire board race

Peter Carpenter, no stranger to the Menlo Park fire district board of directors, decided to enter this year's election with...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2013
Last comment by Double Standard, on Sep 10, 2013 at 8:56 pm | 12 comments | 3099 Views
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