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New Web site better match for 'green' town

In a game of word association, the response "dowdy" doesn't really fit with the words "Portola Valley." "Secluded" maybe,...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Jennifer, on Apr 2, 2009 at 11:14 am | 1 comment | 2020 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Email indicates that Zuckerberg offered to help developer

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg apparently recalled he had once offered to help a real estate developer who is suing him for...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by Larry , on Aug 21, 2014 at 6:52 pm | 5 comments | 2020 Views

AROUND TOWN

A great way for local agencies to save big bucks

It is now very apparent that the drop in property tax and other revenues will finally force local governments to revise their...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on May. 22, 2010
Last comment by John P. Johns, CPA, on May 27, 2010 at 1:37 pm | 6 comments | 2020 Views

AROUND TOWN

Destinations: 'Cuba is what it is'

Marie Krenz is a freelance writer from Orinda who spends weekends at her family home in Woodside. As a former Spanish teacher,...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2013
Last comment by carrie, on Jan 13, 2013 at 7:01 pm | 1 comment | 2020 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park holds street festival this weekend

The 23rd annual Connoisseurs' Marketplace, the annual food, art and music festival in downtown Menlo Park, will be held Saturday...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by , on Jul 17, 2009 at 9:29 am | 2 comments | 2019 Views

MENLO PARK

SusieCakes moves to Menlo Park

A new business is coming to town, and that business needs new employees. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=10640...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2012
Last comment by , on Feb 15, 2012 at 2:24 pm | 1 comment | 2019 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: 'Clean energy' program the right choice for local towns

All towns and cities in the county are being asked to participate in what Supervisor Dave Pine calls "the biggest single...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2015
Last comment by Michael Closson, on Jan 28, 2016 at 10:42 pm | 3 comments | 2019 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voter Guide: 'Achievement gap' issue in school election

This fall is decision time for voters, with three seats open on the five-member board governing the Sequoia Union High School...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2011
Last comment by University Hts. Mom, on Oct 17, 2011 at 10:08 am | 5 comments | 2019 Views

AROUND TOWN

Your voting options in 'all mail' election

Although San Mateo County is participating in a historic trial of a so-called "all mail" election this year, voters can...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2015
Last comment by Bueller?, on Nov 3, 2015 at 9:25 am | 10 comments | 2019 Views

ATHERTON

Widmer appointed mayor by Atherton council

Bill Widmer said he has several goals, including trying to replace the town's many interim employees with permanent ones....

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Special Effectives, on Dec 22, 2011 at 8:23 pm | 3 comments | 2019 Views

MENLO PARK

City Council's decisions on development projects underscore need for green policy

Menlo Park's City Council has been inconsistent in setting "green" requirements for recent development projects. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2009
Last comment by Right direction, on Oct 31, 2009 at 9:06 pm | 7 comments | 2018 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo Gateway project resurfaces at Planning Commission

Developer David Bohannon will disclose tonight (Monday) new details about the hotel, health club and office building planned...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2016
Last comment by Beth, on Jan 25, 2016 at 8:53 pm | 3 comments | 2018 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen craft at Atherton Library

Teens and tweens ages 10 and up can attend a duct tape wallet craft program at the Atherton Library on November 5th at 3:30...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Oct. 15, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2018 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton selects new city manager

A tumultuous chapter in Atherton's history may be drawing to a close with the announcement that the council has finally agreed...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2012
Last comment by marinster, on Jan 16, 2013 at 12:02 pm | 4 comments | 2018 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Court halts lawsuit against Encinal PTO volunteers

A lawsuit filed by a former Encinal School basketball coach against the school's Parent Teacher Organization and three of...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2012
Last comment by Fearful, on Feb 14, 2012 at 10:34 pm | 5 comments | 2017 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sunday: Memorial for Helen Hausman, former college district board member

A memorial service for Helen Hausman, a longtime member of the governing board for the San Mateo County Community College...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
Last comment by pearl, on Aug 7, 2015 at 1:56 pm | 1 comment | 2017 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley launches radio station

A low-power AM radio station went on line recently in Portola Valley. The broadcast signal is intended for town-wide communications...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2014
Last comment by Chance, on Jan 3, 2014 at 2:41 pm | 1 comment | 2017 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton's legal costs in Johns case, including settlement, total $619,500

The town of Atherton paid a total of about $393,200 in attorney fees to investigate former finance director John Johns, and...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by Thelma, on Jun 9, 2010 at 11:24 pm | 10 comments | 2017 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District puts Report to Community on its website

Visit http://www.sequoiahealthcaredistrict.com/ to see how the District posted its Report to the Community. A magnifying...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 6, 2012 at 12:09 pm | 3 comments | 2016 Views

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Menlo Park joins high-speed rail lawsuit

Like an endless loop, Menlo Park City Council voted 4-0 on Tuesday (Sept. 21) to join neighboring cities in a lawsuit against...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 22, 2010 at 1:42 pm | 7 comments | 2016 Views
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