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PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Fire drill interrupted by out-of-control dump truck

The wildfire drill getting underway at Ford Field in Portola Valley had an unplanned interruption shortly before 10:30 a.m....

Original post made on May. 7, 2014
Last comment by janet, on May 7, 2014 at 12:36 pm | 2 comments | 3919 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council approves animal control shelter funding -- for now

While the county's request that Menlo Park help pay for a new animal control facility finally got approved by the City Council...

Original post made on May. 7, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 7, 2014 at 6:14 pm | 2 comments | 1671 Views

AROUND TOWN

President Obama to visit the Bay Area

Walmart may seem an unlikely place for a president to visit, but President Barack Obama is set to come to Mountain View's...

Original post made on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on May 10, 2014 at 9:13 am | 13 comments | 4163 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Police calls: Passenger seat stolen from car in Woodside

Crime and accident reports from West Menlo Park, Ladera, Woodside and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2014/05/08/police-calls-passenger-seat-st...

Original post made on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by pearl, on May 8, 2014 at 6:48 pm | 1 comment | 2520 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Judge to compel Vinod Khosla to testify in Martin's Beach case

Attorneys presented opening arguments Thursday morning on the first day of the latest courtroom battle of private-property...

Original post made on May. 9, 2014
Last comment by Bob, on May 10, 2014 at 1:03 pm | 4 comments | 1657 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man sentenced to year in jail for Portola Valley attack

A 22-year-old Palo Alto man was sentenced Friday to one year in county jail for an attack on a 13-year-old boy with a...

Original post made on May. 10, 2014
Last comment by Kris, on May 13, 2014 at 10:14 am | 5 comments | 4330 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park planning commissioners selected

A new face has joined the return of a familiar one on the Menlo Park Planning Commission. The City Council has reappointed...

Original post made on May. 11, 2014
Last comment by Good News, on May 11, 2014 at 7:28 am | 1 comment | 1474 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The beat goes on: An appreciation of Dr. Wong

Jazz royalty. A visionary, and a legend in the jazz world. Any musician would be thrilled to be characterized by those reverential...

Original post made on May. 11, 2014
Last comment by Samuel Pearl, on May 11, 2014 at 9:50 am | 1 comment | 1879 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: It's not easy being on the ASRB

Spare a thought or two of gratitude for the seven volunteers who serve on Woodside's Architectural and Site Review Board,...

Original post made on May. 11, 2014
Last comment by Tyrannical ASRBurdity, on May 14, 2014 at 9:31 pm | 3 comments | 1523 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: New driveway coming to Louise Street

It turns out that life on Menlo Park's Louise Street as the residents know it may survive the addition of one more driveway...

Original post made on May. 12, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 15, 2014 at 4:44 pm | 16 comments | 4220 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Initiative signatures submitted

About a dozen people gathered outside Menlo Park City Hall on May 12 to listen to Save Menlo representatives announce that...

Original post made on May. 12, 2014
Last comment by sasquatch, on May 14, 2014 at 2:59 pm | 32 comments | 4898 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Election: A quarter-billion for Sequoia district high schools?

The coming surge in enrollment at area public high schools, particularly at Menlo-Atherton High School, is the issue driving...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Enough, on May 26, 2014 at 10:50 am | 60 comments | 10748 Views

MENLO PARK

Police calls: Blank checks stolen from Menlo Park mailboxes

Two Menlo Park residents told police that blank checks had been stolen from their mailboxes and then used for forgery. Read...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by pearl, on May 13, 2014 at 3:20 pm | 2 comments | 2758 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Zuckerberg sued for fraud in Palo Alto real estate deal

A Palo Alto real estate developer is suing Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg for fraud in a deal that allegedly included promises...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by RB, on Aug 5, 2014 at 2:05 pm | 4 comments | 4201 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Election 2014: Open space district seeks voter OK for $300M bond measure

If two-thirds of voters approve Measure AA, the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District will be able to issue up to $300...

Original post made on May. 14, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on May 16, 2014 at 1:38 pm | 10 comments | 815 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council split over new privacy law

In a rare 3-2 vote for the current Menlo Park council, a new ordinance governing the use of surveillance data by law enforcement...

Original post made on May. 14, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 17, 2014 at 8:04 pm | 14 comments | 3747 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Couple sentenced to jail for stealing luggage after Asiana Airlines crash

Two people who used the confusion after the Asiana Airlines plane crash at San Francisco International Airport last summer...

Original post made on May. 14, 2014
Last comment by Downtowner, on May 14, 2014 at 2:42 pm | 5 comments | 2065 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Ex-council member rejects specific plan petition

A group calling themselves "Save Menlo" is promoting a petition that would dramatically alter the recently re-approved El...

Original post made on May. 15, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 21, 2014 at 7:06 am | 55 comments | 3034 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton teen honored nationally for volunteer work

Jessica Bird, a senior at Sacred Heart Preparatory School in Atherton, is one of 10 young volunteers across the nation honored...

Original post made on May. 15, 2014
Last comment by R. Todd Johnson, on May 15, 2014 at 1:20 pm | 1 comment | 2535 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Election: $13.5 million in bonds for Woodside School?

When people pass by Woodside Elementary School, they see a well-manicured campus with attractive, recent-vintage buildings....

Original post made on May. 15, 2014
Last comment by your real name, on May 15, 2014 at 6:12 pm | 1 comment | 2248 Views
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