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WOODSIDE

'Step Back in Time' at Filoli estate

Fans of Downton Abbey who also happen to be fans of Woodside's Filoli can combine their loves at a Thursday, July 17, fundraiser...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2014
Last comment by Jason Petersson, on Jun 30, 2014 at 1:40 pm | 1 comment | 1510 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Midpeninsula residents need to wake up

Many residents of the Midpeninsula are about to witness the destruction of hundreds of mature trees lining the Caltrain corridor....

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2014
Last comment by vandie, on Jun 30, 2014 at 1:11 pm | 15 comments | 946 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sheriff's Office warns of rise in burglaries

The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office is warning residents of an increase in burglaries throughout the Peninsula, south...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2014
Last comment by gina, on Jun 30, 2014 at 12:15 pm | 1 comment | 1624 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley military tanks heading to East Coast

At this time a year from now, about 80 armored vehicles of war from the Jacques Littlefield collection in Portola Valley...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2014
Last comment by Tanks a lot!, on Jun 30, 2014 at 11:20 am | 11 comments | 4628 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: An appeal for preservation

A volunteer nonprofit group has embarked on a ambitious plan to raise $2.5 million to restore and renovate the Carriage House...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by Dame Support Needed for Town Center , on Jun 30, 2014 at 6:17 am | 11 comments | 2247 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Residents protest catalog deluge

Nancy Reyering and six other volunteers from Woodside and Portola Valley made a delivery to the Restoration Hardware store...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on Jun 28, 2014 at 10:29 pm | 2 comments | 659 Views

MENLO PARK

Council asks if Menlo Park is 'too aggressive' with parking enforcement

How much efficiency is enough? When it comes to parking enforcement in downtown Menlo Park, the answer seems to be "a little...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Tunbridge Wells, on Jun 28, 2014 at 3:13 pm | 24 comments | 5465 Views

FICTION

HRC Book 'Hard Choices' dead-panned by Reviewers

Hillary Clinton's new book Hard Choices bombs with critics. "Hard Choices' is a newsless snore" Politico Mike Allen "There...

Original post made by Love to Read Fiction on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by JulieToo, on Jun 28, 2014 at 2:46 pm | 39 comments | 648 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park: Fire temporarily shuts down SLAC linear accelerator

The linear accelerator at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory in Menlo Park has been shut down after a June 25 fire that...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2014
Last comment by Erik, on Jun 28, 2014 at 9:14 am | 1 comment | 1475 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Woodside: Council halves fine for three trees felled without a permit

It has become a familiar pattern. A Woodside resident comes to the Town Council to appeal a five-figure fine for having...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by Just curious, on Jun 27, 2014 at 3:15 pm | 5 comments | 1819 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Supremes Strike Down Obama's Illegal Recess Appointments

The Supreme court's landmark case involving the Constitution's recess appointments clause ended in a unanimous 9-0 decision...

Original post made by Judicial Review on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by GOP Hypocrisy, on Jun 27, 2014 at 11:45 am | 4 comments | 381 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Fire crews control 2-alarm fire at Stanford Linear Accelerator Center

Fire crews responded to a two-alarm fire at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center in Menlo Park on Wednesday night. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by Memories, on Jun 26, 2014 at 10:58 pm | 5 comments | 1790 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Specific plan initiative signatures certified

The grassroots initiative to change sections of Menlo Park's downtown/El Camino Real plan has enough registered voter signatures...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 26, 2014 at 6:20 pm | 46 comments | 3011 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park names consultant for general plan, M2 zoning update

Menlo Park's facelift of its M2 industrial district, as well as the city's overall "constitution" for development, has taken...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by ghost town, on Jun 26, 2014 at 3:44 pm | 3 comments | 1521 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Hints on how to reduce unwanted mailings - and more

In light of complaints about receiving 17-pound bundles of Restoration Hardware catalogs, people have been asking how they...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2014
Last comment by jq public, on Jun 26, 2014 at 11:52 am | 8 comments | 2423 Views

AROUND TOWN

Upcoming Programs at Atherton Library

Friday, June 27th at 7 pm: Family Movie Night featuring "Epic." Monday, June 30th at 3 pm: Fratello Marionettes performs...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jun. 26, 2014
There are no comments yet. 268 Views

SPORTS

John Tarlton completes Race Across America

Menlo Park businessman John Tarlton left Oceanside, California, on June 10 around noon, his bicycle headed in an easterly...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2014
Last comment by Nate McKitterick, on Jun 25, 2014 at 7:18 pm | 6 comments | 2584 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

​Portola Valley: Kids with airsoft gun mistaken for armed suspect

Deputies from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office are wrapping up an investigation into a report that a man was seen with...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jun 25, 2014 at 5:06 pm | 22 comments | 2978 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sheriff changes policy on dealing with immigration agents

Echoing decisions made by local law enforcement agencies around the state and across the country, the Sheriff's Office in...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2014
Last comment by recall growing, on Jun 24, 2014 at 3:31 pm | 6 comments | 1228 Views

SPORTS

Menlo Park Legends show grace under fire

I recently attended the SLO Blues vs. Menlo Park Legends baseball game in SLO and want to congratulate the Legends for their...

Original post made by L. Wilson on Jun. 24, 2014
There are no comments yet. 320 Views
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