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AROUND TOWN

Substantial traffic delays expected with Obama visit

President Obama's visit to Palo Alto Wednesday (April 20) is expected to cause traffic delays and limit access to homes and...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by al norte sm, on Apr 20, 2011 at 2:40 pm | 6 comments | 4378 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Caltrain aims to keep all 86 trains running

Caltrain would keep all of its 86 weekday trains running for the next year if the agency's board of directors approves on...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by Ron Shepherd, on Apr 20, 2011 at 1:06 pm | 1 comment | 1790 Views

MENLO PARK

Willows traffic plan gets thumbs down from Transportation Commission on a 3-2 vote

Does the Willows neighborhood need traffic calming? No. Yes. Maybe, but not like this. The answer, as Menlo Park has discovered...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2011
Last comment by Willow resident, on Apr 20, 2011 at 1:04 pm | 10 comments | 2251 Views

OTHER TOPICS

When mountain lions enter residential areas

Local public safety agencies should work with experts on mountain lion behavior to develop contingency plans for cases when...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by Carol Murphy, on Apr 20, 2011 at 6:31 am | 1 comment | 2141 Views

SPORTS

Menlo Atherton Bears win 2 games in tournament

On April 18th, the Menlo Atherton Bears varsity baseball team plays 2 dominating games in the Rancho Cordova tournament scoring...

Original post made by Linda Lange on Apr. 19, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2833 Views

MENLO PARK

Three Bay Area legislators: No to elevated high-speed rail, yes to Caltrain electrification

Three Bay Area legislators joined forces today to announce their rejection of elevated tracks as an option for high-speed...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2011
Last comment by SMVoter, on Apr 19, 2011 at 3:15 pm | 12 comments | 2031 Views

MENLO PARK

Major HIgh Speed Rail announcement to be made in Menlo Park Monday (4/28/2011)

According to Senator Simitian's website: A major HSR announcement will be coming from Simitian, Eshoo and Rich Gordon tomorrow: http://www.senatorsimitian.com/ Eshoo,...

Original post made by morris brown on Apr. 17, 2011
Last comment by SMVoter, on Apr 19, 2011 at 3:06 pm | 4 comments | 2132 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Second mountain lion spotted in Woodside

A mountain lion was spotted early this morning in Woodside, the second such sighting to occur in the town in as many...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2011
Last comment by cougar, on Apr 19, 2011 at 2:15 pm | 4 comments | 2390 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - 4/18/2011

Hardcover Nonfiction 1 Bond Wayne Pacelle 2 Bossypants - Tina Fey 3 Social Animal - David Brooks 4 Unbroken - Laura...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Apr. 19, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1641 Views

MENLO PARK

New T-Mobile Cell Phone Tower Planned for Middle/Cotton

I knew T-Mobile plans a cell tower at 2400 Sandhill, but just saw a map indicating they are also planning new tower at Cotton...

Original post made by Bob on Apr. 19, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1386 Views

ATHERTON

Police warn of 'grandparent scam'

The Atherton Police Department last week issued a warning about a phone scam that targets grandparents -- an operation known...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2011
Last comment by Jason, on Apr 19, 2011 at 11:39 am | 14 comments | 2685 Views

SPORTS

Menlo Atherton wears out 5 pitchers in 5 innings for 17-1 win

The MA bats continued their hot streak as they wore out 5 Center High School Pitchers scoring 17 runs in 5 innings to start...

Original post made by Linda Lange on Apr. 18, 2011
There are no comments yet. 3335 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dan Ghiorso named chief of Woodside fire district

Battalion Chief Dan Ghiorso will take over as fire chief of the Woodside Fire Protection District on May 1, according to...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2011
Last comment by rmpereira, on Apr 18, 2011 at 12:25 pm | 3 comments | 2517 Views

MENLO PARK

No crime spike yet at Flood Park

When the county first said that Flood Park might have to close permanently, residents worried about their safety as well...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by Truthiness, on Apr 17, 2011 at 7:45 pm | 5 comments | 2262 Views

ATHERTON

Almanac wins seven awards in state-wide contest

The Almanac won seven awards in the state-wide Better Newspaper Contest, sponsored by the California Newspaper Publishers...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2011
Last comment by Ed, on Apr 16, 2011 at 8:52 pm | 8 comments | 1973 Views

ATHERTON

Investigator to review complaint against police chief

A private investigator, who served a long stint with the San Francisco District Attorney's Office and has reviewed hundreds...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 16, 2011 at 3:07 pm | 4 comments | 2271 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton names new town attorney

The Atherton City Council unanimously chose William B. Conners of Pebble Beach as the town's next city attorney this morning...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 16, 2011 at 12:45 pm | 2 comments | 2092 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton's grandparent/money scam

Tonight's channel 2 news at 10:00 had a long report with several interviews of Atherton residents who have been the victims...

Original post made by Melinda Tevis on Apr. 7, 2011
Last comment by enough, on Apr 16, 2011 at 8:07 am | 9 comments | 2399 Views

AROUND TOWN

Yee receives another racist, threatening fax

State Sen. Leland Yee, whose district includes Woodside and Portola Valley, received a racist and threatening fax at his...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by curious, on Apr 15, 2011 at 7:05 pm | 2 comments | 1506 Views

ATHERTON

Repeat DUI driver pleads not guilty in Menlo case

An Atherton woman charged with six counts of felony drunken driving posted higher bail on Tuesday, and is once again out...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by Athertonian Mother, on Apr 15, 2011 at 4:29 pm | 13 comments | 1915 Views
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