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ATHERTON

Tonight: Atherton revisits park events issue

Should Atherton's Holbrook-Palmer Park be re-opened to weddings and other special events beginning later this year? Read...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2012
Last comment by ranch Gal, on Mar 22, 2012 at 5:39 pm | 1 comment | 1154 Views

SPORTS

SHP boys take control of SCVAL lacrosse race

==B Tuesday's prep roundup:== The Sacred Heart Prep and Palo Alto boys' lacrosse teams last faced off during the 2011 SCVAL...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2012
Last comment by David, on Mar 22, 2012 at 10:20 pm | 1 comment | 1744 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley closing in on new manager

The Portola Valley Town Council plans to meet at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 24, to consider who to choose among the candidates...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2012
Last comment by Jim , on Mar 23, 2012 at 2:42 pm | 1 comment | 1200 Views

AROUND TOWN

Electric vehicles can recharge at Town Center

Two digital displays now glow blue in the night in parking lots at the Portola Valley Town Center at 765 Portola Road. ==B...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2012
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Mar 26, 2012 at 1:20 pm | 1 comment | 1092 Views

ATHERTON

Today: Atherton council studies budget

The Atherton City Council will meet for a study session on the budget for the 2012-13 fiscal year at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2012
Last comment by Marc, on Mar 27, 2012 at 9:31 am | 1 comment | 1095 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside board OKs county club plans

Plans to renovate the golf course and tennis courts at the Menlo County Club in Woodside moved one step closer to reality...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2012
Last comment by Jerry, on Mar 27, 2012 at 8:50 pm | 1 comment | 1548 Views

AROUND TOWN

Movie Night at Atherton Library

Friday, March 30 at 7 pm, Atherton Library will be showing a film for the whole family. Winnie the Pooh (2011 release) Rated...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Mar. 29, 2012
Last comment by Atherton Library, on Mar 29, 2012 at 10:17 am | 1 comment | 834 Views

MENLO PARK

Police investigate Menlo Park stabbing

Someone was stabbed in Menlo Park in the wee hours of Tuesday, March 27, and was treated at Stanford Hospital with a "non-life-threatening"...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Resident, on Mar 29, 2012 at 12:16 pm | 1 comment | 1548 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley names new town manager

Nicholas M. Pegueros, a native of northern San Mateo County and the current finance and administrative services director...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2012
Last comment by Jim , on Mar 29, 2012 at 3:52 pm | 1 comment | 1381 Views

ATHERTON

Tonight: Atherton hosts 'Meet Your Neighbors'

To launch its series of activities in 2012, the Atherton Civic Interest League (ACIL) is hosting a "Meet Your Neighbors"...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2012
Last comment by Coleen Anderson, on Mar 30, 2012 at 10:14 pm | 1 comment | 1261 Views

FICTION

The story of Oscar (who was not a grouch)

Oscar padded across the field, his feet leaving tracks in the patches of dust and short grass, his ears alert to the noises...

Original post made by Joe on Mar. 31, 2012
Last comment by Joe, on Mar 31, 2012 at 6:15 pm | 1 comment | 1611 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Firefighters plan wildfire drills in Portola Valley

Firefighters from all over San Mateo County will converge on the Spring Down open space just south of the Portola Valley...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2012
Last comment by Bolivar, on Apr 1, 2012 at 2:40 pm | 1 comment | 1179 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'The Deep Blue Sea'

Times have changed since playwright Terence Rattigan penned his 1952 play "The Deep Blue Sea," but with his new adaptation,...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2012
Last comment by Norman, on Apr 2, 2012 at 4:52 pm | 1 comment | 2595 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Combating fire

Firefighters from Menlo Park, Fremont and South San Francisco joined in fire-combat training drills at the Baylands Structural...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2012
Last comment by Marianne, on Apr 4, 2012 at 4:36 pm | 1 comment | 1210 Views

AROUND TOWN

Can tech close the gap?

Digital technology is a disruptive force that is and has been upending many established institutions, including publishing,...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2012
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Apr 4, 2012 at 5:12 pm | 1 comment | 999 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Former PV superintendent Hanretty charged with three felonies

Tim Hanretty, who resigned Jan. 31 as superintendent of the Portola Valley School District during an investigation of "financial...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2012
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Apr 5, 2012 at 2:09 pm | 1 comment | 1544 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo College post office manager sentenced

Debra Lynn Blaylock has pleaded no contest to felony charges of identity theft and credit card fraud stemming from her tenure...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2012
Last comment by Dana, on Apr 5, 2012 at 4:31 pm | 1 comment | 1135 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park's Greg McKeown named 'Young Global Leader'

Greg McKeown of Menlo Park is one of 37 North Americans named as "Young Global Leaders" at the recent World Economic Forum...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2012
Last comment by Not one of the Davos Crowd, on Apr 7, 2012 at 1:34 pm | 1 comment | 1057 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Gates shares optimism, frustrations on poverty

Freshly back from Ethiopia and Zambia, philanthropist Bill Gates Wednesday shared with a Stanford audience his optimism and...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2012
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Apr 10, 2012 at 8:36 am | 1 comment | 3291 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Facebook, city to release draft development deal

Facebook and the city of Menlo Park will release this week the terms of a draft development agreement that, when approved,...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2012
Last comment by Don't understand, on Apr 10, 2012 at 2:25 pm | 1 comment | 1167 Views
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