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PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Residents volunteer to tackle affordable housing issue

A group of Portola Valley residents have volunteered to put themselves between a rock and a hard place. They will make recommendations...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2013
Last comment by Muki Hi, on Mar 14, 2013 at 8:16 pm | 1 comment | 1475 Views

AROUND TOWN

Duct Tape Wallet Craft at Atherton Library

Teens and 'Tweens, ages 10-18 can sign up to make a duct tape wallet at the Atherton Library on Thursday, November 5th at...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Nov. 3, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1474 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Bill would require people under 18 to wear helmets when skiing or snowboarding

State Sen. Leland Yee, whose district includes Portola Valley and Woodside, has proposed legislation that would require...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2010
Last comment by Crash, on Jan 18, 2010 at 12:17 pm | 1 comment | 1474 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo council meetings canceled

One hopes Menlo Park's gadflies have backup plans for their Tuesday nights, as the City Council has canceled its Dec. 21,...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Dec 21, 2010 at 2:37 pm | 2 comments | 1474 Views

MENLO PARK

Lingering questions over Brown Act violation

Although the district attorney's office concluded Menlo Park Councilwoman Kelly Fergusson did not commit a misdemeanor by...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by jane, on Feb 9, 2011 at 5:11 pm | 10 comments | 1474 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park's theatrical experiment

Postcards advertising musicians and comedians popped up in Menlo Park postboxes recently, bearing the city's logo in the...

Original post made on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by time for stamps, on May 18, 2011 at 1:10 pm | 6 comments | 1474 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park woman opens yard to concert series

Eight years ago, Gwendolyn Fuller asked herself, "What are the dreams unlived in my life?" While recuperating from an accident...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Bobby, on Jun 30, 2011 at 3:13 pm | 1 comment | 1474 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Contractors contribute $75,000 to bond measure campaign for community college district

UPDATE: The campaign for Measure H, a $564 million bond measure on the Nov. 8 ballot for the San Mateo County Community College...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2011
Last comment by Gunther Steinberg, on Oct 18, 2011 at 6:08 pm | 1 comment | 1474 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo College post office manager sentenced

Debra Lynn Blaylock has pleaded no contest to felony charges of identity theft and credit card fraud stemming from her tenure...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2012
Last comment by Dana, on Apr 5, 2012 at 4:31 pm | 1 comment | 1474 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park to continue high-speed rail lawsuit

Despite recently announced changes in the plans for high-speed rail in California that lower the price and address other...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Apr 12, 2012 at 10:02 am | 3 comments | 1474 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Big rig loses load on Sand Hill Road

Police expect a traffic delay of at least an hour on eastbound Sand Hill Road Lane because a big rig lost its load at Saga...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2013
Last comment by Julie, on Dec 11, 2013 at 10:23 am | 1 comment | 1474 Views

MENLO PARK

Is Measure L unfair to Women and Minorities?

I am posting the following message I received. I believe that writer is mis-informed and through the wide distribution of...

Original post made by Angry Mom on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by Ask Barrett to show u her new RE tax bill, on Sep 29, 2010 at 8:38 pm | 7 comments | 1473 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tonight: Water-efficient landscaping class

A free two-hour presentation on how to replace a water-intensive lawn with native drought-tolerant plants is set for 7 p.m....

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2011
Last comment by Eco Gardener, on Mar 3, 2011 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 1473 Views

ATHERTON

Tonight: Atherton revisits park events issue

Should Atherton's Holbrook-Palmer Park be re-opened to weddings and other special events beginning later this year? Read...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2012
Last comment by ranch Gal, on Mar 22, 2012 at 5:39 pm | 1 comment | 1473 Views

AROUND TOWN

High-Speed Rail Authority names new CEO

The California High-Speed Rail Authority Board of Directors announced today that it will hire Jeff Morales as its new CEO. Read...

Original post made on May. 30, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 30, 2012 at 7:06 pm | 2 comments | 1473 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain gets funds to go electric

With $700 million in funding coming to Caltrain, the agency expects to see modern electric rail service by 2019, according...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Jul 12, 2012 at 12:34 pm | 11 comments | 1473 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wednesday: Open space board to vote on $300 million bond measure

The board of the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District is expected to vote Wednesday to place a $300 million bond measure...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Hill Mom, on Feb 26, 2014 at 1:39 pm | 1 comment | 1473 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - Week of July 26, 2009

Hardcover Fiction 1 Zeitoun - Dave Eggers 2 Help - Kathryn Stockett 3 Cutting For Stone - Abraham Verghese 4 Defector...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Jul. 27, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1472 Views

MENLO PARK

UPDATE: Council approves El Camino development

New development project cleared to proceed without housing. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=5013...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by hooray for the council, on Oct 7, 2009 at 3:28 pm | 4 comments | 1472 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Straw Poll Favors Strong Mayor

An informal poll conducted by the Atherton League of Interested Civilians (ALIC) shows strong support for charter change...

Original post made by t Rex on Jan. 17, 2010
Last comment by Mark Twain, on Jan 19, 2010 at 3:00 pm | 7 comments | 1472 Views
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