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Bill would require people under 18 to wear helmets when skiing or snowboarding

State Sen. Leland Yee, whose district includes Portola Valley and Woodside, has proposed legislation that would require...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2010
Last comment by Crash, on Jan 18, 2010 at 12:17 pm | 1 comment | 1503 Views


Alvarez faces death for killing police officer

A San Mateo County Superior Court judge this morning (Feb. 8) upheld a jury's recommendation to sentence 26-year-old...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2010
Last comment by Sam Sinnott, on Feb 8, 2010 at 2:37 pm | 1 comment | 1489 Views


Allied Arts Guild gives $110,000 to hospital

The Allied Arts Guild Auxiliary recently donated $110,000 to the Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford. The auxiliary...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by SF Auxiliary for LSPCH, on Feb 12, 2010 at 5:04 pm | 1 comment | 1514 Views


Road reopens after accident reconstruction

Authorities have reopened a portion of Bayfront Expressway (Highway 84) in Menlo Park that was shut down this morning so...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2010
Last comment by Donald, on Feb 16, 2010 at 7:08 pm | 1 comment | 1578 Views


Going daffy

Nearly a million blooms highlight Filoli's 'Daffodil Daydreams' event. The cheery spring bloomers will be celebrated at Filoli...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by Judith Wood, on Feb 19, 2010 at 2:35 pm | 1 comment | 1450 Views


Today: Opera@Ladera -- Haiti benefit concert

A benefit concert for the people of Haiti will be performed in the sanctuary of Ladera Community Church from 4 to 5 p.m....

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2010
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Feb 28, 2010 at 9:34 am | 1 comment | 1389 Views


Miss the USGS lecture?

Did you miss the recent U.S. Geological Service talk in Menlo Park on the USGS ARkSTORM project? That project considers the...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Mar 2, 2010 at 1:40 pm | 1 comment | 1452 Views


New rules may create more obstacles for Cargill

The commission charged with protecting and regulating development in San Francisco Bay is poised to issue new rules that...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Mar 3, 2010 at 2:30 pm | 1 comment | 1422 Views


'Servant of Two Masters' playing at Portola Valley Theatre Conservancy

"The Servant of Two Masters," a classic Italian comedy by Carlo Goldoni, will be presented by the Portola Valley Theatre...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2010
Last comment by gina, on Mar 7, 2010 at 8:56 am | 1 comment | 1552 Views


Report of mountain lion near Woodside

A mountain lion was spotted in the Teague Hill Open Space Preserve near Woodside this morning (March 12), the third time...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by bob, on Mar 15, 2010 at 12:11 pm | 1 comment | 1553 Views


Two suspects arrested in shooting at Boys & Girls Club field in East Palo Alto

Police arrested two suspects Friday and are looking for a third person of interest in a shooting at the Boys & Girls...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 20, 2010 at 7:10 pm | 1 comment | 1407 Views


Letter: Time to reconsider Peninsula BART system

It is becoming increasingly clear that the ill understood high-speed rail project is the ego driven fantasy of Quentin Kopp...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by Ian, on Apr 14, 2010 at 5:03 pm | 1 comment | 1353 Views


Letter: Almanac's cover on high-speed rail upsetting

The cover of the March 31 Almanac is most disturbing for the abrogation of every safety law and occupation in the railroad...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Apr 17, 2010 at 3:49 pm | 1 comment | 1438 Views


Obituaries: Dr. William Tevis dies at 87

Dr. William Wade Tevis, who served on the staffs of Sequoia Hospital and Stanford Medical Center, died quietly April 11 at...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Lorraine Bailin, on Apr 30, 2010 at 5:55 pm | 1 comment | 1489 Views


Mary Smith drops appeal in death of her husband

Mary Smith of Portola Valley has paid approximately $100,000 to compensate Woodside resident Anthony Rose, a former superintendent...

Original post made on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by tom, on May 4, 2010 at 12:36 am | 1 comment | 1447 Views


Obama arrives for two-day Bay Area visit

President Obama has arrived at San Francisco International Airport for a two-day visit to the Bay Area. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by Norma, on May 26, 2010 at 9:51 pm | 1 comment | 1577 Views


Atherton hears opposing views on Cargill

Cargill's proposal to build a new community for up to 25,000 people in Redwood City, where there are now only salt ponds...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by Ol' HomeBoy, on Jun 3, 2010 at 2:00 pm | 1 comment | 1474 Views


Candidates for treasurer on how to handle $2.6 billion

San Mateo County Treasurer Lee Buffington is retiring at the end of this year. Vying to take his place are: certified public...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2010
Last comment by Warren Morrison, on Jun 5, 2010 at 7:43 pm | 1 comment | 1708 Views


Uncounted ballots will determine community colleges parcel tax result

As of election night, the $34 annual parcel tax for the San Mateo County Community College District was passing with the...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by Statistician, on Jun 10, 2010 at 7:42 am | 1 comment | 1558 Views


Sunday: Memorial service for David Lewis

A memorial service for slain East Palo Alto community leader David Lewis is scheduled for Sunday at 2 p.m. at Costano Elementary...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2010
Last comment by Liz Wilson, on Jun 18, 2010 at 6:55 pm | 1 comment | 1438 Views
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