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PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley creates affordable housing panel

Affordable housing was a key topic again at the Portola Valley Town Council meeting Wednesday (Jan. 23), as the council tentatively...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2013
Last comment by Louis Ebner, on Jan 30, 2013 at 12:07 pm | 16 comments | 4202 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Letter: Looking to define 'local produce'

I am seeking some clarification of the purpose of the Farmers' Market that I visited June 20 in Portola Valley. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2013
Last comment by maggie, on Jul 11, 2013 at 10:34 pm | 16 comments | 4569 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside man's yacht makes it to Bay after a few glitches

In 1977, Jimmy Carter took over as president, the Toronto Blue Jays played their first game of baseball, the first Star Wars...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2009
Last comment by the reject, on Oct 29, 2014 at 12:36 pm | 16 comments | 19790 Views

WOODSIDE

UPDATE: Former Portola Valley superintendent pleads not guilty to felony charges

Former Portola Valley School District Superintendent Tim Hanretty pleaded not guilty this morning (April 6) to three felony...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2012
Last comment by Ben Dover, on May 4, 2012 at 9:30 am | 16 comments | 3947 Views

WOODSIDE

Feb. 10-11: Big changes ahead at Woodside, M-A high schools

The Sequoia Union High School District will host community meetings at Woodside and Menlo-Atherton high schools on Monday...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2014
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Feb 10, 2014 at 3:42 pm | 16 comments | 8313 Views

WOODSIDE

Cal Water proposes 21 percent rate increase

Cal Water has applied for a 21 percent rate increase to go into effect in July, passing on its increased costs for the water...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2015
Last comment by menlo resident, on Jun 14, 2015 at 9:55 am | 16 comments | 4041 Views

MENLO PARK

No deal yet on city funds to restore Park Theatre

During a hastily convened special meeting Monday afternoon, the Menlo Park City Council postponed a decision on a request...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2007
Last comment by IndieFan, on Aug 23, 2007 at 10:16 am | 15 comments | 4066 Views

MENLO PARK

Park Theater Foible

News floating around this weekend is that MP City Manager Rojas is instructed to work with Howard Crittendon of the Park...

Original post made by Member on Aug. 26, 2007
Last comment by analyst, on Aug 29, 2007 at 12:48 pm | 15 comments | 3805 Views

MENLO PARK

Should the city buy the Park Theatre? Two views from City Council members

<B>Mayor sees it as a good deal for the city Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=5164...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2007
Last comment by Steve, on Nov 7, 2007 at 3:08 pm | 15 comments | 3967 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Revised calculations on the Derry project

In a recent city-wide e-mail, Menlo Park City Council member John Boyle writes of the newly proposed Derry project: "...our...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2007
Last comment by 50 year resident, on Dec 28, 2007 at 11:07 am | 15 comments | 8702 Views

MENLO PARK

John Boyle's Viewpoint on HSR 10/01/08

Making the case for high-speed rail By John Boyle The Menlo Park and Atherton city councils recently voted to join a lawsuit...

Original post made by Morris Brwon on Oct. 1, 2008
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Oct 7, 2008 at 10:18 am | 15 comments | 2981 Views

MENLO PARK

John Boyle left off rail subcommittee

Menlo Park Councilman John Boyle was a bit miffed when Mayor Heyward Robinson left him off a two-person subcommittee that...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by railroading, on Jan 27, 2009 at 1:28 pm | 15 comments | 2822 Views

MENLO PARK

Residents and Business Owners Take Heed

The Menlo Park El Camino/Downtown Specific Plan continues to move forward. The eventual outcome will shape our town for the...

Original post made by Clark Kepler on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Gail Slocum, on Jun 16, 2009 at 7:18 pm | 15 comments | 12516 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest Op from ex-mayor Paul Collacchi -- smart growth

Today's Almanac http://www.almanacnews.com/morguepdf/2009/2009_07_08.alm.section1.pdf page 23 -- (everyone should...

Original post made by old timer on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by also a participant, on Jul 10, 2009 at 5:04 pm | 15 comments | 2642 Views

MENLO PARK

New gym: You made this decision ... how?

When Palo Alto billionaire John Arrillaga offered to help Menlo Park fund and build a new public gymnasium in the spring...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by Gail Slocum, on Jul 16, 2009 at 11:36 pm | 15 comments | 2679 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: City missed chance for housing near transit

<I>This opinion by Menlo Park Councilman John Boyle was published in the Oct. 14, 2009, edition of The Almanac.</I> <B>By...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 15, 2009
Last comment by Eoungh already, on Oct 19, 2009 at 10:21 am | 15 comments | 2260 Views

MENLO PARK

Laurel student, 6, dies in hit-and-run crash

The 6-year-old Menlo Park girl who died after a hit-and-run accident Thursday has been identified as Lisa Xaiver, a student...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by David, on Nov 24, 2009 at 12:19 pm | 15 comments | 3736 Views

MENLO PARK

City now gets Tesla sales tax

Menlo Park only recently began receiving sales tax revenue for roadsters sold at Tesla Motors' flagship dealership, according...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Dec 4, 2009 at 4:45 pm | 15 comments | 1904 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: Ordinance would restrict lawn watering

A revised Menlo Park ordinance would prevent some homeowners from watering their lawns during the day, and require them to...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2009
Last comment by the connection, on Jan 1, 2010 at 10:49 am | 15 comments | 1838 Views

MENLO PARK

After losing contract, garbage company hiked pay

The company that collects garbage for Menlo Park and Atherton granted its employees pay raises of 17 to 19 percent over the...

Original post made on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by utility, on Jul 10, 2010 at 7:27 am | 15 comments | 2595 Views
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