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PORTOLA VALLEY

Why some crimes in Portola Valley, Woodside have not been reported

As some residents of Portola Valley have discovered, there's been a mismatch between crimes entered in the records of the...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by Dave Ross, on Feb 2, 2011 at 9:10 pm | 1 comment | 2509 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Public left out of decision on squirrels

It may have made sense for the city of Menlo Park to eradicate the squirrel population at Mike Bedwell Bayfront Park last...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2011
Last comment by neighbor, on Feb 2, 2011 at 7:44 pm | 5 comments | 2303 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Meg Whitman to address businesswomen

Former eBay CEO and gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman of Atherton is expected to speak at a private event in Redwood...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2011
Last comment by Thomas, on Feb 2, 2011 at 6:46 pm | 13 comments | 7830 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley planning manager Leslie Lambert recovering from serious head injury

Leslie Lambert, the planning manager for the town of Portola Valley, is on extended medical leave to recover from a serious...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by SL, on Feb 2, 2011 at 5:31 pm | 2 comments | 2906 Views

MENLO PARK

Heritage tree falls in Menlo where plenty hear it

Money doesn't grow on trees, but apparently it does grow if you chop the tree down. After an hour and a half of late-night...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2011
Last comment by Central Menlo, on Feb 2, 2011 at 1:08 pm | 62 comments | 4177 Views

FICTION

Bothun charges dismissed

The probation violation charge that resulted from the search of journalist Brian Bothun's Atherton home last October was...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2011
Last comment by John P Johns, on Feb 2, 2011 at 8:15 am | 5 comments | 4363 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mandarin on offer at La Entrada next fall

A pilot Mandarin language program will be offered for La Entrada Middle School students in the fall if there's enough interest...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by Hillview mom, on Feb 1, 2011 at 3:01 pm | 4 comments | 2705 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Group seeks to stem Caltrain 'death spiral'

More than 200 Friends of Caltrain met on Saturday (Jan. 29) to find ways to keep the Peninsula railway from going into what...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2011
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Feb 1, 2011 at 1:46 pm | 5 comments | 2730 Views

MENLO PARK

Fergusson Brown Act violation decision due today 2/1/2011

The Post says the DA will release his report on the Brown Act violatin by Kelly Fergusson. Apparently Peter Carpenter was...

Original post made by old timer on Feb. 1, 2011
Last comment by None, on Feb 1, 2011 at 12:57 pm | 6 comments | 1306 Views

ATHERTON

Investigation of police-report alteration limited in scope, Chief Guerra says

Critics of an investigator's report exonerating Atherton police officers of any wrongdoing in the alteration of a police...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2011
Last comment by Lurker, on Feb 1, 2011 at 7:23 am | 26 comments | 3854 Views

MENLO PARK

St. Raymond's principal leaving after 16 years

St. Raymond School's principal, Sister Ann Bernard, will be leaving the school at the end of the academic year after 16 years...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Park Mom, on Jan 31, 2011 at 8:13 pm | 21 comments | 3571 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Blaming Recology misses the mark

Nicholas and Oouisie Jones are right to be outraged over the extraordinary increases to their garbage rates. But blaming...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2011
Last comment by Interested, on Jan 31, 2011 at 7:28 pm | 20 comments | 2282 Views

WOODSIDE

A page from our history

Woodside's original Independence Hall as it appeared in 1884. ==I Photo courtesy Jac Audiffred Collection.== Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2011
Last comment by editor, on Jan 31, 2011 at 7:13 pm | 3 comments | 2631 Views

MENLO PARK

Neighbor helps police nab burglary suspects

Three men and one juvenile were arrested in Menlo Park on Wednesday (Jan. 26) after a neighbor spotted suspicious activity...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1653 Views

MENLO PARK

Fate of heritage tree rests with Menlo council

After voting to spend city funds to design a home around a controversial 70-foot heritage redwood tree, the Menlo Park City...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2011
Last comment by Concerned Neighbor, on Jan 31, 2011 at 12:31 pm | 37 comments | 2882 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo pool contract receiving deeper study

Plenty of questions remain after Menlo Park disclosed its intention to offer Team Sheeper a new, 10-year contract to privately...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2011
Last comment by Get Real, on Jan 31, 2011 at 10:42 am | 7 comments | 1739 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo plans to renew Team Sheeper pool contract

Team Sheeper will continue to operate the Burgess pool, and add the Belle Haven pool to its roster, under a revised contract...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by Get Real, on Jan 31, 2011 at 10:33 am | 55 comments | 3658 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Can ticketed parkers use council's ethics defense?

In regard to your recent article entitled "Four of five Menlo council members skipped ethics training:" In a city that ruthlessly...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2011
Last comment by Ed, on Jan 29, 2011 at 11:40 am | 2 comments | 1429 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voters lukewarm on raising Las Lomitas parcel tax

The Las Lomitas School District is debating whether to ask voters to increase the district's $311 annual parcel tax next...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2010
Last comment by Dorothy, on Jan 29, 2011 at 11:24 am | 47 comments | 4691 Views

AROUND TOWN

Uncertainties mount for struggling Caltrain

Facing the looming possibility that Caltrain could go bankrupt if other means of financing are not found, Friends of Caltrain...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2011
Last comment by Caltrain fan, on Jan 29, 2011 at 9:32 am | 4 comments | 1498 Views
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