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PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Raising money for Ford Field

==B Wednesday:== The Portola Valley Town Council will review this week a progress report on fundraising for a proposed $540,000...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2012
Last comment by HeadScratcher, on Apr 24, 2012 at 2:57 pm | 1 comment | 1337 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside to open new farmers' market

Woodside residents interested in purchasing locally produced food directly from its producers will soon have one more option...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by canada rd., on Mar 14, 2013 at 3:38 pm | 4 comments | 1337 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton creates new speed trap on Alameda to raise revenues

Our fair city recently decreased the speed limit on the Alameda from 35mph to 3omph. And the signs say radar enforced.It...

Original post made by Bob on Jun. 5, 2010
Last comment by So what else is new?, on Jun 5, 2010 at 1:25 am | 1 comment | 1336 Views

ATHERTON

Interim City Manager Selection Process

From the Council Packets online at the Town of Atherton website: Mayor McKeithen appointed herself and Vice Mayor Dobbie...

Original post made by Chesire Cat on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Oct 20, 2010 at 9:53 am | 10 comments | 1336 Views

MENLO PARK

Con man Gann swaps closet for prison cell in Menlo Park case

A con man who pretended to be a millionaire math savant to romance a Menlo Park woman into a relationship and out of approximately...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2011
Last comment by Eyes wide open, on Mar 8, 2011 at 12:19 pm | 2 comments | 1336 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council proceeds with its outsourcing plan

After a few words of regret by Councilwoman Elizabeth Lewis, the Atherton City Council voted Wednesday night, Aug. 17, to...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2011
Last comment by fiscally responsible, on Aug 24, 2011 at 7:28 am | 1 comment | 1336 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Report: High cost of youth gun violence

Gun violence in San Mateo County costs taxpayers an estimated $50 million each year, according to a report on youth and...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Sep 30, 2011 at 12:46 pm | 2 comments | 1336 Views

AROUND TOWN

M-A Drama's "Stage Door" Opens Nov. 3rd

Yearning to make it Big on Broadway. Being tempted to sell out to Hollywood. All the while struggling to survive another...

Original post made by Lyn Napel on Nov. 1, 2011
Last comment by Lyn Napel, on Nov 1, 2011 at 6:39 pm | 1 comment | 1336 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Scarecrows out standing in their field again

One good thing about being a scarecrow: if someone stabs and dismembers you and leaves you to molder on the cold, cold ground,...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2012
Last comment by Jeanne Kunz, on Jan 17, 2012 at 6:08 am | 1 comment | 1336 Views

OTHER TOPICS

High-speed-rail analysis sets stage for more lawsuits

The state agency charged with building California's high-speed rail system approved on Thursday a long-debated environmental...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by Young Voice (2), on Apr 21, 2012 at 3:11 pm | 7 comments | 1336 Views

ATHERTON

Letter: Intimidating tactics in Atherton council race

I give the Atherton police an "A" for their professional actions under the leadership of Chief Flint and Lieutenant Wade. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 26, 2012 at 7:12 pm | 8 comments | 1336 Views

ATHERTON

Those were the days

In 1931 a chauffeur enjoys a moment with a small dog, seen on the running board of this elegant coupe. (Photo courtesy of...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by June Curran, on Jul 2, 2014 at 7:31 am | 1 comment | 1336 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County Fair opens

The San Mateo County Fair will take place from Saturday, June 12, through Sunday, June 20, at the San Mateo Events Center...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1335 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bohannon amends campaign finance report

Developer David Bohannon filed an amended campaign finance report on Nov. 30 that now includes non-monetary assistance given...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2010
Last comment by Huh?, on Dec 5, 2010 at 10:17 am | 2 comments | 1335 Views

MENLO PARK

Planner envisions alternative future for Bay Area rail travel

There are rumors of electric trains coming to San Mateo County. If high-speed trains someday travel between San Francisco...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2011
Last comment by Mikeorama, on Mar 31, 2011 at 8:53 am | 4 comments | 1335 Views

AROUND TOWN

Photo gallery: President Obama visits Facebook

President Barack Obama visited Facebook in Palo Alto Wednesday (April 20) to take part in a "town hall" meeting entitled...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2011
Last comment by al norte sm, on Apr 23, 2011 at 11:56 am | 3 comments | 1335 Views

ATHERTON

Letter: Writer sees flaws in new library argument

Sandy Crittenden's letter about Atherton's library-in-the-park debate is misleading, either from exaggeration, ignorance,...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by specious argument, on Sep 5, 2012 at 9:33 am | 2 comments | 1335 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Why did Sequoia Healthcare District give $102,500 to Star Vista?

Star Vista, formerly Youth and Family Enrichment Services (name change courtesy of $55,000 pro bono services of the Taproot...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Nov. 13, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1335 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Fire marshal leaving Menlo Park Fire Protection District

Geoff Aus, long-time Menlo Park Fire Protection District fire marshal, is changing employers, but not job titles – he...

Original post made on May. 19, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1335 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saturday: Cafe Zoe hosts 'meet and greet'

Cafe Zoe in Menlo Park will host a "meet and greet" event for candidates seeking a seat on the Menlo Park Fire Protection...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 25, 2009 at 3:13 pm | 3 comments | 1334 Views
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