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PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley postcard: Is there a message between the lines?

Did Town Hall in Portola Valley inadvertently send a signal of support for the utility user tax? The 4.5 percent tax brings...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by PV neighbor, on Aug 13, 2009 at 9:44 pm | 1 comment | 2786 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park fire district gets AA+ bond rating

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District is tooting its horn over recently receiving the highest rating possible from Standard...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 7, 2009 at 9:59 am | 1 comment | 1520 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Blessings from above at Christ Church

If there are blessings to be had for reducing one's fossil fuel consumption, Christ Episcopal Church in Portola Valley will...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by LosAltosLocal, on Oct 6, 2010 at 10:47 am | 1 comment | 2843 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton city manager gets compensation boost, sort of

With one council member calling the change "outrageous," the Atherton City Council last night (May 15) approved a compensation...

Original post made on May. 16, 2013
Last comment by Sort of??, on May 16, 2013 at 10:24 pm | 1 comment | 1796 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 | 1943 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

A boy's life in Portola Valley

<I>Story by Dave Boyce</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=14528 posted Wednesday,...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2013
Last comment by slavica skracic, on Oct 8, 2013 at 11:14 am | 1 comment | 12831 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: Friendly persuasion

If films and TV shows about the Old West are any guide, cowboys and ranchers back then persuaded a horse to perform on command...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2013
Last comment by Poster, on Dec 16, 2013 at 8:18 am | 1 comment | 2572 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Deputy challenges incumbent sheriff in write-in campaign

Greg Munks ran unopposed for re-election as San Mateo County sheriff in 2010. This time around, while the ballot for the...

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by Poster, on May 21, 2014 at 7:31 am | 1 comment | 3490 Views

MENLO PARK

Intelligence or Insanity

Nowadays we hear a lot about Smart Phones, Smart Cars and a variety of innovative, creative methods of solving problems with...

Original post made by Observer on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by Need for change, on Oct 9, 2014 at 8:58 pm | 1 comment | 693 Views

SPORTS

Menlo's Lacy finishes 10th in national cross-country finals

Menlo School senior Lizzie Lacy didn't run to victory at the 36th annual Foot Locker Cross Country Championships National...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2014
Last comment by Norman, on Dec 14, 2014 at 10:01 pm | 1 comment | 1526 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton may vie for accounting contract

Atherton is considering vying for a contract to provide financial and accounting services for the South Bayside Waste Management...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2015
Last comment by Huh?, on Mar 5, 2015 at 5:54 pm | 1 comment | 1088 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police name woman killed in Sand Hill crash

A two-vehicle fatal collision on the border of Menlo Park and Palo Alto on Thursday morning, Nov. 20, left a 77-year-old...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2008
Last comment by Joanna, on Nov 20, 2008 at 7:20 pm | 1 comment | 2811 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo-AthertonHigh School theater opens in style

In weekend celebrations, audiences got their first look inside the architecturally bold new theater at Menlo-Atherton High...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2009
Last comment by MP Booster, on Oct 12, 2009 at 3:47 pm | 1 comment | 2082 Views

MENLO PARK

Little House director wins diversity award

Kersti Delgado, the director of Little House, was honored by the San Mateo County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce with a "diversity"...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2010
Last comment by Meredith, on Jun 21, 2010 at 4:13 pm | 1 comment | 1209 Views

MENLO PARK

Theater company seeks new stage

To be or not to be -- that is the question being nervously pondered by leaders and supporters of the Festival Theatre Ensemble,...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2011
Last comment by Sam, on Jan 27, 2011 at 12:04 pm | 1 comment | 1495 Views

AROUND TOWN

Runaway reptile returns home

As Menlo Park resident Holly Thompson drove up Palo Alto Avenue after a grocery-shopping trip last week, she noticed a strange...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2011
Last comment by Sybille, on Oct 4, 2011 at 3:03 pm | 1 comment | 1350 Views

AROUND TOWN

Maltbie gets $100 an hour as interim manager

A pay rate of $100 per hour, starting Thursday, Dec. 1, will be the full compensation for John Maltbie, the interim county...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2011
Last comment by Joanna, on Dec 1, 2011 at 6:10 pm | 1 comment | 1202 Views

OTHER TOPICS

State assembly candidates to meet in forum

Three candidates for the 24th State Assembly will meet in a forum Thursday, May 8, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Palo Alto Council...

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by Greg Coladonato, on May 21, 2014 at 9:34 am | 1 comment | 1007 Views

MENLO PARK

Paralyzed man settles suit for $1.6 million

The accident that left Richie Kieninger paralyzed is memorialized in a video taken with a camera phone. Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2007
Last comment by Everyone in town., on Aug 25, 2007 at 6:35 pm | 1 comment | 4162 Views

ATHERTON

Alameda roadwork stalls traffic in Atherton

From Monday, Aug. 11, through Thursday, Aug. 14, motorists can expect delays and one-way traffic controls on the Alameda...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2008
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Aug 11, 2008 at 10:40 am | 1 comment | 2718 Views
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