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WOODSIDE

Woodside: A new course at Menlo Country Club

The project to modernize the 25-year-old golf course at Woodside's Menlo Country Club, shown in this July 19 photo, will...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2013
Last comment by June Curran, on Jul 30, 2013 at 8:35 am | 1 comment | 1375 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Portola Valley: Child-porn sentencing delayed

Portola Valley resident Stephen Wolf, who in March pleaded no contest to possession of child pornography, was to be sentenced...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by parent, on Jul 26, 2013 at 9:52 am | 1 comment | 1355 Views

WOODSIDE

County parks nonprofit hires program manager

Portola Valley resident Carrie Davis has been named program manager for the Friends of Huddart and Wunderlich Parks, a nonprofit...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 26, 2013 at 7:30 am | 1 comment | 1292 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Woodside and Portola Valley incumbents are seeking re-election to their town councils

Incumbent candidates in Portola Valley, Woodside and the Sequoia Union High School District have taken out papers indicating...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2013
Last comment by Insider, on Jul 27, 2013 at 8:17 am | 1 comment | 1371 Views

MENLO PARK

Save Menlo shows its hypocracy

Save Menlo has finally shown its true colors and its true intentions - rather than working with Stanford or the city council...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jul. 30, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 23, 2014 at 4:03 pm | 1 comment | 1014 Views

OTHER TOPICS

New El Camino bus service

A pilot program that has been running buses along El Camino Real from Daly City to Palo Alto on weekends has been so successful...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2013
Last comment by Irvin, on Aug 5, 2013 at 1:30 pm | 1 comment | 1652 Views

ATHERTON

Those were the days

During the 1930s, Beltramo's beverage and liquor store on El Camino Real in Menlo Park was a town landmark. In the photo...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2013
Last comment by Patricia Shipe, on Aug 5, 2013 at 5:48 pm | 1 comment | 1134 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public comment sought on redistricting

The office of the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors has released 10 online maps that experiment with redrawing the boundaries...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 6, 2013 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 907 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Cajun music in Menlo Park

Tom Rigney and Flambeau will perform Cajun, zydeco and blues music at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday night, Aug. 7, in Fremont Park,...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by Dawn, on Aug 6, 2013 at 11:27 pm | 1 comment | 922 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Taking steps to fight cancer this weekend

This weekend, Betty and Ernst Meissner are among those who will participate in the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2013
Last comment by Ada Reid-Watson, on Aug 7, 2013 at 3:20 pm | 1 comment | 1059 Views

ATHERTON

The 70% Solution

Question: How many private companies do you know of that make an employee's 401(k) contribution for him in addition to providing...

Original post made by Common sense on Aug. 7, 2013
Last comment by Common sense, on Aug 7, 2013 at 10:40 pm | 1 comment | 794 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facebook interns serve Peninsula community

It's not all Hackathons and free food: 160 Facebook interns recently participated in the company's fifth annual day of service. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Aug 8, 2013 at 11:59 am | 1 comment | 883 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Altos School District Locks Out Its Charter Students

http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20130808006511/en/Parents-Bullis-Charter-School-Stage-Protest-School August 08,...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by false, on Aug 12, 2013 at 5:24 pm | 1 comment | 907 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton: Charity Horse Show this weekend

More than 600 of the West Coast's top equestrians are taking part in the 43rd Menlo Charity Horse Show, running from Tuesday,...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2013
Last comment by Sarah, on Aug 9, 2013 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment | 2171 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Extra pay to overseer of field debacle?

The Menlo Park City School District is in the midst of a painful lesson in how NOT to build an artificial-turf playing field...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2013
Last comment by Neighborhood Lookout, on Aug 11, 2013 at 7:02 am | 1 comment | 1063 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Who will pay for mess at playing field?

I read with interest your July 31 article "More problems at Hillview playing field." Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=14439...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2013
Last comment by A worried citizen of Menlo Park, on Aug 11, 2013 at 7:50 pm | 1 comment | 1015 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Nicholas Targ honored for environmental justice work

The American Bar Association has recognized Portola Valley resident Nicholas Targ, an attorney with the international law...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2013
Last comment by Open Space Supporter, on Aug 12, 2013 at 8:49 am | 1 comment | 1152 Views

MENLO PARK

More problems at Hillview playing field

Despite hopes that the project would be completed before the Aug. 22 start of school, work to repair the new Hillview Middle...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by Judith Eisner, on Aug 13, 2013 at 4:59 pm | 1 comment | 966 Views

MOVIES

Woodsider captures Burning Man festival on film

"It's a great time for a new generation of directors to enter the film industry," says Steve Brown of Woodside, a first-time...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by Debra Amador DeLaRosa, on Aug 16, 2013 at 4:05 pm | 1 comment | 2975 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Shelter dogs graduate with help from inmates

Four Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA shelter dogs once burdened with "questionable adoption potential" graduated from an...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by lisa, on Aug 16, 2013 at 6:00 pm | 1 comment | 983 Views
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