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WOODSIDE

Portola Valley: Council backs bans on plastic bags at checkout, Styrofoam containers

The Portola Valley Town Council has agreed to adopt a San Mateo County ordinance that bans Styrofoam food containers, and...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by Plastic-Toxic Trash, on Apr 27, 2012 at 11:24 pm | 1 comment | 1231 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Symphony in Flowers' fundraiser

The Mid-Peninsula League of the San Francisco Symphony celebrates the San Francisco Symphony's 100th birthday in grand style...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2012
Last comment by Mrs. B., on Apr 28, 2012 at 8:58 pm | 1 comment | 828 Views

MENLO PARK

Village Stationers burglar sentenced

The two major players in the burglary of Menlo Park's Village Stationers spent the night of April 24 in two very different...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 30, 2012 at 7:53 pm | 1 comment | 921 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Teacher won't be charged in death of girl, 6

An East Palo Alto schoolteacher who accidentally struck and killed a 6-year-old girl in a crosswalk last year will not...

Original post made on May. 1, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on May 1, 2012 at 3:15 pm | 1 comment | 1039 Views

AROUND TOWN

Viva Woodside!

The town of Woodside celebrated a 90-year tradition on Saturday, May 5: its annual May Day parade, carnival and barbecue....

Original post made on May. 7, 2012
Last comment by interesting photos, on May 7, 2012 at 3:19 pm | 1 comment | 984 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Montessori preschool opens

There's a new school in town. Casa dei Bambini, a Montessori preschool, has opened a 20,000-square-foot campus at 1215 O'Brien...

Original post made on May. 9, 2012
Last comment by Casa dei Bambini School, on May 9, 2012 at 11:14 am | 1 comment | 1114 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Simitian pushes bill to keep parks open

With a July 1 deadline looming over a budget-cutting plan that would close some 70 of the 270 state parks, two state senators...

Original post made on May. 9, 2012
Last comment by ann, on May 9, 2012 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 999 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Woodside memories: Mother's advice a life's gift

This morning as I put a pot of water on the stove, Mother's words returned: "Once the water boils, turn it down; it won't...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by joanna, on May 10, 2012 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 969 Views

AROUND TOWN

County supervisors ban most roadside herbicide spraying

County residents who have been trying since 2006 to convince San Mateo County supervisors to find non-chemical ways to kill...

Original post made on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by Carr, on May 11, 2012 at 12:53 pm | 1 comment | 4282 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Las Lomitas district superintendent to resign to return to Millbrae

Just eight months after joining the Las Lomitas Elementary School District as superintendent, Shirley Martin has announced...

Original post made on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by Anne, on May 11, 2012 at 1:33 pm | 1 comment | 1315 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Police report gunfire in Menlo Park

Menlo Park police responded to several calls about gunfire at around 12:30 p.m. Saturday, May 12, in the 800 block of Ivy...

Original post made on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by Mavis, on May 14, 2012 at 12:42 pm | 1 comment | 1059 Views

ATHERTON

Athertonians may clash in court

Definition of Athertonians: residents of Atherton, California. Simple, right? Think again. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=11242...

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by Editor, on May 15, 2012 at 1:44 pm | 1 comment | 1020 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

34 to graduate from Mid-Peninsula High

Thirty-four students are graduating June 2 from Mid-Peninsula High School, a private high school for grades 9 to 12, located...

Original post made on May. 17, 2012
Last comment by Ellis A. Schoichet AIA, on May 17, 2012 at 2:08 pm | 1 comment | 1291 Views

ATHERTON

Saturday: Democratic forum

"From the Quill to the Cloud: Protecting Civil Liberties in the Age of Innovation" will be the topic of discussion at an...

Original post made on May. 17, 2012
Last comment by April Vargas, on May 17, 2012 at 3:57 pm | 1 comment | 1021 Views

MENLO PARK

Endangering our Safety for 17 Seconds on El Camino Real

In the hopes of relieving auto congestion on El Camino Real, in the context of the El Camino Real/Downtown Specific Plan,...

Original post made by Adina on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by traffic circles and circles and circles, on May 22, 2012 at 9:56 am | 1 comment | 924 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zuckerberg weds longtime girlfriend Saturday

Trading his hoodie for a dark suit and tie, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg married his longtime girlfriend, Priscilla Chan,...

Original post made on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Park Admirer, on May 21, 2012 at 1:08 pm | 1 comment | 931 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Budget, housing on Menlo Park agenda

As the Menlo Park City Council heads into the final weeks before taking a holiday in July, city officials are reviewing "big...

Original post made on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on May 22, 2012 at 1:55 pm | 1 comment | 872 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: A wake-up call on affordable housing

City Manager Alex McIntyre said it all in his comments about settling a lawsuit with three nonprofit groups that want Menlo...

Original post made on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by Belle Haven Resident, on May 22, 2012 at 5:14 pm | 1 comment | 875 Views

ATHERTON

Rosier outlook for Atherton's budget

Less than a year after making drastic budget cuts, including eliminating the equivalent of more than 12 full-time workers...

Original post made on May. 23, 2012
Last comment by Save the Courts, on May 23, 2012 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 1072 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cover story: X-rays at SLAC expose theorems of Archimedes under medieval prayers

A modern marriage of ancient wisdom with space-age technology at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) is producing...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by someone, on May 24, 2012 at 8:47 am | 1 comment | 928 Views
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