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THE LOCAL DISH

Update: Feds unseal charges against Sen. Leland Yee

Federal authorities have unsealed a criminal complaint in San Francisco today charging state Sen. Leland Yee with crimes...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2014
Last comment by Sun Yat Sen, on Apr 5, 2014 at 3:53 pm | 24 comments | 5812 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Galligan turns to the state Appeals Court for relief

The race for the San Mateo County controller's office in the June 3 election has taken another turn. Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2014
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Mar 27, 2014 at 4:49 pm | 4 comments | 1449 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Appeals Court denies Galligan petition in controller's race

The California Court of Appeals has denied a request by Joe Galligan, a candidate in the June 3 election for county controller,...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2014
Last comment by Cheryl, on Apr 2, 2014 at 7:09 am | 9 comments | 4864 Views

AROUND TOWN

Spot an endangered checkerspot

<I>By Kathy Korbholz, Friends of Edgewood.</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/print/story/2014/03/19/spot-an-endangered-checkerspot...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Mar 29, 2014 at 10:05 am | 7 comments | 654 Views

MENLO PARK

March 29-30: Public invited to Compassion Weekend

Menlo Park Presbyterian Church is inviting the public to join in its Compassion Weekend of community service projects on...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by Mathews, on Mar 28, 2014 at 3:33 pm | 3 comments | 2997 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Let them eat bread

As is common among bread bakers, Portola Valley resident and part-time baker Phil Reilly starts his day early. Not 3 a.m....

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by MadamPresident, on Mar 28, 2014 at 3:20 pm | 1 comment | 1961 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Highway 84 lanes reopened after crash

An injury collision temporarily blocked all lanes of westbound state Highway 84 in Menlo Park near the Facebook headquarters...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Mar 29, 2014 at 7:46 pm | 1 comment | 2048 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sheriff's Office warns public of telephone scam

The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office is warning the public of scammers who ask for money due to a failed appearance for...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Mar 31, 2014 at 2:36 pm | 1 comment | 2218 Views

SPORTS

Montgomery calls it a career as a head hoops coach

Former Stanford head coach and longtime Menlo Park resident Mike Montgomery, one of college basketball's all-time winningest...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Apr 1, 2014 at 10:43 am | 1 comment | 1329 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Art League plans final shows

After 40 years of exhibitions, workshops and community service, the Menlo Art League will host its last show in June. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by Tim Goode, on Apr 2, 2014 at 10:45 am | 3 comments | 1984 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Housing plan update, animal shelter on Menlo Park council agenda

April kicks off with a busy start for the Menlo Park City Council, with homeless shelters, animal shelters and Caltrain electrification...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by MaryAnn Saunders, on Apr 1, 2014 at 5:51 pm | 1 comment | 1141 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Golf course water well still a bad idea

In the midst of a debilitating drought and just two years after Menlo Park's Environmental Quality Commission turned thumbs...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by Elizabeth, on Apr 1, 2014 at 10:48 pm | 1 comment | 1177 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Council open to subdivision on Moore Road

There is one parcel on Moore Road east of Interstate 280 in Woodside that is significantly larger than its neighbors. It...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by bengt henriksen, on Apr 1, 2014 at 11:15 pm | 1 comment | 2975 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park search and rescue team deploys to Alaska

With Washington state's search and rescue teams busy with the aftermath of a deadly mudslide, a large-scale disaster exercise...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by Proud Menlo Park Resident, on Apr 2, 2014 at 12:26 pm | 1 comment | 1954 Views

SPORTS

2014 Central Coast Section track and field leaders

==B Boys== ==B 400 -- ==Plante (Menlo-Atherton) 50.12, Wright (Terra Nova) 50.26, Friske (King's Academy) 50.43, Morris...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by S. Wood, on Apr 2, 2014 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 2260 Views

SPORTS

Local youth basketball team takes national title

Redwood NJB's 6th Grade All-Net Team qualified for the national tournament in Los Angeles by winning the Silicon Valley title....

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by Sandy Asper, on Apr 2, 2014 at 12:46 pm | 1 comment | 1311 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Learning by doing

Hillview Middle School recently completed a week-long hands-on learning program aimed at preparing students for the dramatically...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by $100,000?, on Apr 15, 2014 at 9:40 pm | 5 comments | 4420 Views

MENLO PARK

Business: Working with wood on a new level

The name of the new store at 846 Santa Cruz Ave. in downtown Menlo is Menlo Hardwoods. But don't go looking for samples of...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Apr 2, 2014 at 4:46 pm | 2 comments | 1777 Views

AROUND TOWN

How much should nonresidents pay to play in Menlo Park?

How much should people who don't live in the city pay to participate in Menlo Park's recreation programs? The Parks and Recreation...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Park Supporter, on Apr 12, 2014 at 2:04 pm | 9 comments | 1589 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Residents near Portola Valley school asked to shelter in place during police search

Residents in the area of Alpine Road and Indian Crossing in Portola Valley are being asked to shelter in place during an...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Apr 2, 2014 at 8:27 pm | 1 comment | 1760 Views
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Local picks on 2015 Michelin Bib Gourmand list
By Elena Kadvany | 3 comments | 2,958 views

WUE makes out-of-state tuition more affordable
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 2 comments | 2,772 views

Ode to Brussels Sprout
By Laura Stec | 14 comments | 2,353 views

Charter School Proposal Steeped In Unintended Consequences
By Erin Glanville | 38 comments | 1,617 views

Measure M-- I am not drinking Greenheartís expensive potion
By Martin Lamarque | 8 comments | 348 views