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WOODSIDE

Town of Woodside shuts down popular Farmers' MArket

Michelle Obama got her farmers' market. The city of Los Angeles is working on an ordinance to allow for residential front...

Original post made by Laura Diamondstone on Aug. 11, 2012
Last comment by Naz Saeed, on Aug 11, 2012 at 12:43 pm | 1 comment | 1849 Views

MENLO PARK

Woodside: Burglars enter through unlocked windows; deputies chase crowd from party

Unlocked windows figured in two recent Woodside residential burglaries. In another incident, about 50 people made their way...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by Paul, on Jul 11, 2013 at 1:14 pm | 1 comment | 1443 Views

ATHERTON

New technology promises less noise from jet engines, but to whose ears?

Commercial aircraft pass over Woodside, Portola Valley and parts of Atherton every day on their way into major Bay Area airports,...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2013
Last comment by Jetman, on Nov 27, 2013 at 12:09 am | 1 comment | 1818 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Forum invites comments on specific plan

I am a 30-year resident of central Menlo Park who shares my community's strong interest in the future well-being of our city,...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardiņa, on May 2, 2014 at 10:41 am | 1 comment | 1008 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Saturday, Sunday: Menlo Park church holds Global Gift Fair

Menlo Park Presbyterian Church will hold a Global Gift Fair on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 22-23, at 950 Santa Cruz Ave. in...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2014
Last comment by Monica Brandt, on Nov 20, 2014 at 10:32 am | 1 comment | 1592 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Mileage and Smileage from Slowage

Congresswoman Jackie Speier, from our neck of the woods, is an advocate for and has proposed legislation reducing speeds...

Original post made by Martin Engel on Jul. 14, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 14, 2008 at 4:30 pm | 1 comment | 2226 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sage Santa visits Ladera Christmas fair

When Santa stops at the Ladera Christmas Fair, he arrives in a shiny, red fire engine. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=7349...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by Austen, on Jan 26, 2009 at 7:49 pm | 1 comment | 1972 Views

AROUND TOWN

Simitian: Slashing higher-ed crippling California

California's already faltering economy will be further damaged by severe cuts to to higher education, State Sen. Joe Simitian,...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2009
Last comment by Austen, on Sep 29, 2009 at 2:03 pm | 1 comment | 1450 Views

ATHERTON

Editorial: Transparency is not always pretty

A few weeks ago we chastised the Atherton Town Council for intentionally keeping word of a $230,000 settlement against the...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2010
Last comment by clothes line, on Jan 24, 2010 at 11:30 pm | 1 comment | 1821 Views

MENLO PARK

Night lights at M-A would be temporary

The governing board of the high school district has asked the staff to proceed with an investigation into the logistics of...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by Sunshine1, on Mar 19, 2010 at 8:37 pm | 1 comment | 1296 Views

MENLO PARK

Prostate cancer fundraiser at Safeway

Menlo Park's mayor and the president of the Chamber of Commerce will work as grocery baggers at the Safeway on El Camino...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by palo alto parent, on Jun 10, 2010 at 8:20 am | 1 comment | 1315 Views

AROUND TOWN

How a really smart transit agency deals with bike-to-rail

Metro to lure bike-to-rail commuters By Ann Scott Tyson, Sunday, March 20, 9:25 PM Washington Post With packs on...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Mar. 21, 2011
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Mar 21, 2011 at 1:38 pm | 1 comment | 1260 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saturday: Forum/workshop on Sudden Oak Death

A community meeting on the continuing presence of Sudden Oak Death (SOD) in Woodside and Portola Valley is set for 10 a.m....

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by agrifos, on May 13, 2011 at 3:21 pm | 1 comment | 1399 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Today: Rich Gordon hosts hearing on high-speed-rail

California's controversial and increasingly expensive high-speed-rail system is the subject of a public hearing hosted by...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Nov 15, 2011 at 5:33 am | 1 comment | 2399 Views

MENLO PARK

International Hunter Derby winner in Atherton

John French, a horse trainer in Woodside, won the $10,000 International Hunter Derby on Aug. 9 during the Menlo Charity Horse...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 12, 2012 at 2:44 pm | 1 comment | 1339 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Service Tuesday for man killed by train

A service for Stephen Lehane, the Menlo Park resident killed by a train last week, is scheduled for 1 p.m. Tuesday, April...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2013
Last comment by Mew, on Apr 30, 2013 at 2:01 pm | 1 comment | 1094 Views

MENLO PARK

Business: Midnight Munchies offers late-night cookies

Do you get those late night sweet tooth cravings? You're not alone, says Mark Sherry, whose Midnight Munchies Bakery now...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2013
Last comment by R Crumb, on Sep 18, 2013 at 8:36 pm | 1 comment | 2076 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside: Car windows smashed at equine therapy center

Deputies don't yet have a suspect in the case of two Jan. 19 auto burglaries on the grounds of the National Center for Equine-Facilitated...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2016
Last comment by CC, on Jan 27, 2016 at 9:57 am | 1 comment | 884 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Priory boys fall to Branson in NorCal semifinals

The No. 5-seeded Woodside Priory boys basketball team closed out its season at 25-6 Thursday when it fell to No. 1 Branson,...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2008
Last comment by CoolHead, on Mar 8, 2008 at 1:11 am | 1 comment | 3028 Views

SPORTS

Hillview girls basketball team wins championship game

This Hillview Middle School sixth-grade girls basketball team, coached by Paulette Gottuso, finished its season undefeated...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2008
Last comment by Paulette Gottuso, on Oct 26, 2008 at 9:04 am | 1 comment | 3195 Views
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