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AROUND TOWN

Saturday: Portola Valley picnic, trail dedication

Portola Valley holds its town picnic Saturday with some new features: a trail, a club and a shirt. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by JW, on Jun 8, 2012 at 2:09 pm | 2 comments | 2369 Views

ATHERTON

Court rejects order to halt Atherton layoffs

The San Mateo County Superior Court this morning denied an injunction to halt the layoff of Atherton employees. The town...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2011
Last comment by Dharma, on Aug 12, 2011 at 3:09 pm | 25 comments | 2369 Views

MENLO PARK

Willows traffic plan gets thumbs down from Transportation Commission on a 3-2 vote

Does the Willows neighborhood need traffic calming? No. Yes. Maybe, but not like this. The answer, as Menlo Park has discovered...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2011
Last comment by Willow resident, on Apr 20, 2011 at 1:04 pm | 10 comments | 2368 Views

MENLO PARK

Firecrackers explode in Menlo Park mailboxes

The one thing more unwelcome than a bill in one's mailbox may be a firecracker, as a string of Menlo Park residents discovered...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2012
Last comment by bob, on Jun 21, 2012 at 2:18 pm | 4 comments | 2368 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Wrongful death alleged in Alpine Road bike fatality

==I This is an expanded version of a previously posted story.== A wrongful death lawsuit is now in process in San Mateo County...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2010
Last comment by Moe, on Dec 28, 2010 at 7:29 pm | 8 comments | 2368 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Report of mountain lion sighting near school

Someone reported seeing a mountain lion near the back fence of Corte Madera School in Portola Valley on Wednesday, Feb....

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by A mom, on Feb 9, 2012 at 5:16 pm | 1 comment | 2368 Views

MENLO PARK

What should Menlo Park do about child care?

As Menlo Park works to cut its subsidy of the city-run child care center in the Civic Center complex, it's become clear to...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by mom x 4, on Jun 3, 2009 at 11:26 pm | 13 comments | 2367 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Origami program for Children

Wednesday October 21 at 3:30 PM students from Menlo School will teach children ages 3 and up how to make an origami jack...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Oct. 20, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2367 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Woodside joins ban on plastic bags at checkout counters

To encourage the use of reusable shopping bags, Woodside will join other local towns and follow the lead of San Mateo County...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2367 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - February 15, 2009

Hardcover Fiction 1. Cutting For Stone - Abraham Verghese 2. Vagrants - Yiyun Li 3. Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel...

Original post made by Susan Lider on Feb. 16, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2367 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside Elementary principal explains her mid-year departure

A day after Woodside Elementary School District Superintendent Beth Polito announced Principal Pam Duarte's retirement, Ms....

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2017
Last comment by Portola valley mom, on Jan 18, 2017 at 7:20 am | 5 comments | 2367 Views

MENLO PARK

High-speed rail: Is this what you voted for?

New business plan for high-speed rail project raises new questions and leaves old ones unanswered, rail watchers say. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2009
Last comment by Jay Tulock, on Dec 24, 2009 at 5:07 pm | 32 comments | 2366 Views

AROUND TOWN

La Entrada graduates 111 eighth-graders

La Entrada School in Menlo Park held its graduation ceremony on Thursday, June 12, at 6 p.m. on the school's blacktop. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by LostChild, on Oct 7, 2009 at 3:45 pm | 1 comment | 2366 Views

ATHERTON

County motion to dismiss Buckheit lawsuit fails

With a recent ruling by U.S. Magistrate Judge Joseph Spero, Atherton resident Jon Buckheit has prevailed a second time in...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by Truth be told, on Nov 5, 2010 at 7:51 am | 18 comments | 2366 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Barn OK, but no vineyard for meadow preserve

==B Portola Valley:== This is an expanded version of a previously posted story. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=10497...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Jan 27, 2012 at 9:04 am | 4 comments | 2366 Views

MENLO PARK

Police hail Menlo Park woman's actions to catch suspect

Menlo Park police recognized a woman on Tuesday, April 24, for helping to catch a thief in February. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2012
Last comment by Ruby Enthusiast, on Apr 26, 2012 at 3:09 pm | 1 comment | 2365 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thursday: $400,000 in health grants for schools

A reception commemorating the awarding of $400,000 in grants by the Sequoia Healthcare District for health-related programs...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 17, 2011 at 5:42 pm | 4 comments | 2365 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside Community Theatre stages 'Curtains'

Rehearsals are in full swing in Menlo Park and Woodside, with the new director commuting from the East Bay and actors coming...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by Patricia, on Oct 29, 2014 at 1:32 pm | 1 comment | 2365 Views

MENLO PARK

City should stay in child care business

Should the city of Menlo Park stay in the child care business for toddlers and preschool children as well as those who need...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by Observant, on Apr 27, 2009 at 1:12 pm | 14 comments | 2364 Views

MENLO PARK

Those were the days

First purchased as a summer home by Edgar Mills in 1880, this 21-room mansion was remodeled by the San Francisco banker,...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Jan 7, 2014 at 3:04 pm | 1 comment | 2364 Views
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