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Towns look for volunteers for planning and architectural review panels

The town councils of Woodside and Portola Valley are looking for volunteers to serve on advisory panels. Read the full story...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2013
Last comment by neighbor, on Nov 15, 2013 at 1:03 pm | 1 comment | 20946 Views


True philanthropy

The Newsletter of StarVista, recipient of a $75,000 grant of property tax dollars from the pseudo-philanthropic Sequoia Healthcare...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Nov. 21, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 21, 2013 at 11:17 am | 1 comment | 774 Views


Menlo Park bicyclist struck by motorist, sustains major injuries

A Menlo Park man was struck by a motorist in the early morning darkness at Stanford University on Wednesday, according to...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2013
Last comment by neighbor, on Nov 23, 2013 at 9:44 am | 1 comment | 16095 Views


Monday seminar: Sea level challenges in San Mateo County

As the climate changes, the coastline of San Mateo County may change as well. Assemblyman Rich Gordon and county Supervisor...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by Steve Case, on Dec 5, 2013 at 1:07 am | 1 comment | 3697 Views


Local man sentenced for child pornography

Stephen Wolf, who pleaded no contest in March 2013 to one count of possession of child pornography, was sentenced on Dec....

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2013
Last comment by Whoa, on Dec 18, 2013 at 10:58 pm | 1 comment | 1173 Views


Sequoia Hospital/Dignity Health launches InQuicker

As an elected member of the Sequoia Healthcare District which created Sequoia Hospital, I applaud the initiative of the hospitals...

Original post made by jack Hickey on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Dec 19, 2013 at 6:57 pm | 1 comment | 1789 Views


Portola Valley: Ted Driscoll steps down after two decades on Town Council

Since its incorporation 50 years ago, Portola Valley has not lacked for volunteers who will give of their time to the civic...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2014
Last comment by Edward C. Driscoll, Sr., on Jan 6, 2014 at 5:05 am | 1 comment | 2776 Views


Harry Harrison, 91, leaves community service legacy

Longtime local developer, political figure and community activist Harry Harrison died Dec. 22 at age 91. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2014
Last comment by Carol Harrison, on Jan 6, 2014 at 12:51 pm | 1 comment | 1360 Views


Widespread blood shortages reported

A seasonal drop in blood donations has produced a shortage of O-positive blood at the Stanford Blood Center and a nationwide...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2014
Last comment by Spec, on Jan 9, 2014 at 6:02 pm | 1 comment | 2289 Views


Two men dead in Palo Alto house fire

Two men who were found dead after a Palo Alto house fire have been identified as Donald Schoennauer and his best friend,...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2014
Last comment by history guy, on Jan 13, 2014 at 2:04 pm | 1 comment | 2931 Views


$200,000,000 Bond Measure for MROSD

Property owners in Portola Valley, Menlo Park, East Palo Alto, Woodside, Atherton, Redwood City and San Carlos take note. ...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jan 23, 2014 at 4:13 pm | 1 comment | 1077 Views


Menlo Park: Driver pleads not guilty in DUI injury crash

The 26-year-old driver in an alleged DUI crash that left her and a passenger seriously hurt, and her 16-month old son with...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by pearl, on Jan 22, 2014 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 2985 Views


Zuckerberg, wife give $5 million to East Palo Alto health center

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are donating $5 million toward construction of a new health center...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2014
Last comment by Joan, on Jan 30, 2014 at 6:47 pm | 1 comment | 3225 Views


The privilege of giving

Bita Daryabari begins her biography with an epigraph: "You must give some time to your fellow men. Even if it's a little...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by Yousef Rostami, on Feb 11, 2014 at 7:37 pm | 1 comment | 1333 Views


Destination: Japan

My daughter Frances loves travel and is a keen photographer. I had done a father-daughter trip with her to Peru about seven...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2014
Last comment by Thank you, on Feb 20, 2014 at 1:18 am | 1 comment | 4421 Views


Menlo Park: Two arrested in probe of burglaries, thefts

A 29-year-old man and a 22-year-old woman were arrested Monday (March 3) in connection with several burglaries and thefts...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Mar 4, 2014 at 2:34 pm | 1 comment | 3663 Views


On horseback, he has done it all

Horses have had a remarkable influence on the second half of Woodside resident Don Pugh's life. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2014
Last comment by Ken Pugh, on Mar 15, 2014 at 6:23 am | 1 comment | 1168 Views


Portola Valley theater stages 'The Diviners'

Hope, faith and fate. These are some of the themes of "The Diviners: A Play in Two Acts and Elegies," being staged by the...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2014
Last comment by Cheryl Goodman-Morris, on Mar 18, 2014 at 5:13 pm | 1 comment | 2535 Views


Jail staffing, appeal of rehab center OK on supes' agenda

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors at its March 25 meeting will consider an ordinance allocating $4.2 million for...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2014
Last comment by pearl, on Mar 24, 2014 at 1:22 pm | 1 comment | 2582 Views


Judge rules assistant controller can run for top post

After more than four hours of hearing legal arguments, a San Mateo County Superior Court judge this afternoon (March 24)...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2014
Last comment by Frank Fortunato, on Mar 24, 2014 at 7:15 pm | 1 comment | 7320 Views
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