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THE LOCAL DISH

Portola Valley: Mountain lion spotted Monday night

A resident of Portola Valley spotted a mountain lion heading toward Portola Green Circle in the Brookside Park neighborhood...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2011
Last comment by Fred, on Apr 13, 2011 at 7:00 am | 4 comments | 2593 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tutor sentenced in molestation case

A former Menlo Park City School District employee was sentenced Oct. 5 to three years in state prison for two counts of felony...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Oct 8, 2012 at 6:42 pm | 1 comment | 2592 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside High Class of 2014 -- say hello to the future

Some 363 Woodside High School seniors received their diplomas during a sunny morning ceremony on June 6. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jun 9, 2014 at 8:04 pm | 10 comments | 2592 Views

MENLO PARK

Woodland Ave safety issue -- sidewalks needed

At the Council meeting of June 19,2007, a very compelling case was made for getting the City to fund a project to install...

Original post made by OBSERVING on Jun. 20, 2007
Last comment by Pedestrian, on Jun 22, 2007 at 12:01 pm | 4 comments | 2591 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Grants Give Local Seniors a Leg Up on Healthy Living with Tai Chi, Yoga Classes

Three recent grants are giving local older adults at Family Service Agency of San Mateo County's Fair Oaks Intergenerational...

Original post made by Katherine Chouteau on Sep. 4, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2591 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voters have choice of change or continuity in Sequoia high school district election

Will there be a marked change of tone in decisions from the governing board of the Sequoia Union High School District over...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2009
Last comment by jim watson, on Nov 2, 2009 at 6:54 pm | 6 comments | 2591 Views

MENLO PARK

'Grandmother' gives 'grandson' scammer a piece of her mind

A would-be confidence man tried the grandson-impersonation scheme on Menlo Park travel consultant Carolyn Bakar with an early...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by fwiw, on Aug 21, 2014 at 7:54 pm | 13 comments | 2591 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers 06/24/07

Hardcover Fiction 1. A Thousand Splendid Suns, Khaled Hosseini, Penguin 2. On Chesil Beach, Ian McEwan, Delacorte 3....

Original post made by Susan Lider on Jun. 25, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2590 Views

AROUND TOWN

Father Egon Javor, founder of Woodside Priory School, dies at 91

Father Egon Javor, 91, monk, educator and founder of Woodside Priory School in Portola Valley, died early Sunday morning...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2008
Last comment by Carmen Sandiego, on Mar 10, 2008 at 2:08 pm | 5 comments | 2589 Views

MENLO PARK

Lost opportunity for BMR housing

<B>The following letter by Elizabeth Lasensky was published in the Almanac's March 28 print edition:</B> Editor: The 1300...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Mar. 27, 2007
Last comment by Homeowner, on Mar 29, 2007 at 6:06 pm | 2 comments | 2588 Views

SPORTS

Gymnastics on horseback: Elizabeth Osborn rated top female equestrian vaulter in U.S.

Elizabeth Osborn is the top woman in her sport in the United States &#8212; based on points earned in U.S. competitions &#8212;...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2008
Last comment by Interested Reader, on Aug 20, 2008 at 6:22 pm | 2 comments | 2588 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's to charge for author events

Starting this month, Kepler's bookstore in Menlo Park will charge those who don't belong to its rewards program to attend...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 9, 2011 at 10:51 pm | 36 comments | 2588 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park is doing its share on high-density housing

While I support sensible planning in support of better communities, I read with concern your cover story on high-density...

Original post made by Greg Druehl on May. 24, 2007
Last comment by agree with greg, on May 27, 2007 at 2:14 pm | 1 comment | 2587 Views

AROUND TOWN

Old World style: Local jeweler practices ancient, time-demanding metalworking techniques taught by a master

Davide Bigazzi sits at a workbench in his small, warmly lit studio, the master of his space. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2007
Last comment by Beth, on Jan 5, 2008 at 8:28 pm | 2 comments | 2587 Views

MENLO PARK

MP house nearly destroyed in three-alarm fire

A three-alarm fire that started in a car parked in a garage all but destroyed a house Thursday evening at the corner of Chateau...

Original post made on May. 16, 2008
Last comment by Crane st. resident, on May 16, 2008 at 2:49 pm | 2 comments | 2587 Views

OTHER TOPICS

New York Times article bashes U.S. Constitution

Talk about bait and switch. The title of the article says "We the People’ Loses Appeal With People Around the World". The...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Kathy, on Feb 10, 2012 at 5:43 pm | 25 comments | 2587 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Should the county spend money, provide cars for the Las Vegas law enforcement race?

Should San Mateo County spend thousands of dollars and provide cars for the Las Vegas law enforcement race, where the sheriff...

Original post made by Question Man on May. 8, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2586 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Here's a conservation tip: Stop population growth

Yes, Charles Marsala is right. It is "time to get off the CO2 habit," as he expressed in last week's guest opinion. We...

Original post made by Jackie Leonard-Dimmick on May. 2, 2007
Last comment by SettingTheRecordStraight, on May 2, 2007 at 11:30 pm | 2 comments | 2586 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Michael Richards Racist Rant

I am compelled to weigh in on this subject, as I feel race is one of the most compelling and fascinating subjects. Of...

Original post made by Anonymous on May. 31, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2586 Views

AROUND TOWN

After recent car crash, council delays plans for medical office complex

Following a serious car crash Saturday on El Camino Real near the former Acorn restaurant site, the Menlo Park City Council...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2007
Last comment by Concerned Resident, on Jul 20, 2007 at 9:07 am | 2 comments | 2586 Views
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