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PORTOLA VALLEY

Locals sue FAA over aircraft noise

For years, residents in Portola Valley, Ladera and along Skyline Boulevard have complained to Northern California aviation...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 25, 2015 at 5:46 pm | 46 comments | 4411 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: 'National conversation on race' must begin among the young

I attended a fundraiser for Sen. Barbara Boxer at the home of Rep. Anna Eshoo in Atherton c. 2005. Sen. Boxer made an unsolicited...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on Jun 25, 2015 at 4:40 pm | 13 comments | 528 Views

MENLO PARK

Man grabs girl out for run in Atherton

Atherton police say a girl out for a run early Saturday afternoon was grabbed by a man who tried to rob her, but she was...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2015
Last comment by Liz, on Jun 25, 2015 at 1:27 pm | 6 comments | 276 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Changes underway at Ravenswood and Alma intersection

A six-month trial of changes to the Alma Street-Ravenswood Avenue intersection starts this week, according to the city of...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2015
Last comment by concerned resident, on Jun 25, 2015 at 11:54 am | 74 comments | 5771 Views

OTHER TOPICS

County supes adopt Laura's Law

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to implement Laura's Law, which allows courts to order...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2015
Last comment by County Resident, on Jun 25, 2015 at 11:30 am | 1 comment | 633 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kindles let students read on long school commutes

A pilot program to lend Kindles to Ormondale School students who have long commutes has resulted in more than 1,600 books...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2015
Last comment by a very good read, on Jun 25, 2015 at 11:02 am | 1 comment | 1459 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Trial street barriers lead to unusual driving

After Menlo Park installed barriers to limit turns at the Ravenswood Avenue and Alma Street intersection, some drivers apparently...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2015
Last comment by No rights, on Jun 24, 2015 at 10:59 pm | 4 comments | 456 Views

MENLO PARK

Deficit budget, M2 development caps before Menlo Park council

On Tuesday (June 16), will the Menlo Park City Council follow through on approving a budget that would have the city spending...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2015
Last comment by oldtimer, on Jun 24, 2015 at 6:31 pm | 33 comments | 2022 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sheriff's deputy charged with misdemeanor over gun brandishing

A San Mateo County deputy sheriff has been charged over allegations that he pointed a gun at a custodian in a Redwood City...

Original post made on May. 8, 2015
Last comment by Et alia, on Jun 24, 2015 at 3:03 pm | 39 comments | 5971 Views

MENLO PARK

More outdoor dining likely for Menlo Park

More outdoor dining may pop up along downtown Santa Cruz Avenue this summer. The Menlo Park City Council on June 2 voted...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2015
Last comment by Dana hendrickson, on Jun 24, 2015 at 2:22 pm | 29 comments | 3339 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Obituary: Rudy Driscoll Jr., 47, Woodside

Rudy W. Driscoll Jr., 47, a Woodside resident who served until June 13 on the local school board, died on June 16. He was...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2015
There are no comments yet. 513 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District cancels Regular Meeting, AGAIN!

Directors Shefren and Faro got together again to request cancelling(a.k.a. rescheduling) one of the 6 REGULAR meetings annually...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jun. 22, 2015
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jun 24, 2015 at 11:58 am | 18 comments | 279 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man pleads no contest to resisting arrest and injuring Menlo Park officer

A San Francisco man pleaded no contest Monday to felony resisting arrest and injuring a Menlo Park officer after a struggle...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2015
Last comment by mercurio holland, on Jun 24, 2015 at 10:09 am | 1 comment | 798 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kamala Harris has No interest in State of California DMV Computer being Hacked.

Editor, It's not as easy to report a crime as one would think. I first reported it to the AG's Office, They referred me...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jun. 21, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 24, 2015 at 7:57 am | 20 comments | 354 Views

AROUND TOWN

X SMC Sheriff Deputy Colin T. Smith Sentencing Below the Radar.

Today was to be another sentencing hearing for Colin T. Smith. Hon. Judge Leland Davis III has allowed him to be out and...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on May. 29, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 24, 2015 at 7:35 am | 3 comments | 263 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown Menlo Park gets a French patisserie

Debora Ferrand of Atherton, a Le Cordon Bleu graduate who was raised in France, is opening her own patisserie in the former...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2015
Last comment by really?, on Jun 23, 2015 at 7:51 pm | 10 comments | 3453 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council won't cut parcel tax

Although Atherton is in better financial shape than it has been for years, the parcel tax paid by residents won't be going...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2015
Last comment by H. S. Truman, on Jun 23, 2015 at 7:00 pm | 5 comments | 986 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kids read on long commutes

Kindergartners Benjamin and Daniel used to take naps on their 30-minute-plus bus rides between Omondale School in Portola...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2015
Last comment by Educator, on Jun 23, 2015 at 5:28 pm | 1 comment | 319 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton moving to put stoplight at El Camino & Almendral

Atherton's City Council is quickly moving toward installing a pedestrian-controlled stoplight on El Camino Real at Almendral...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2015
Last comment by Bruce McHenry, on Jun 23, 2015 at 5:17 pm | 26 comments | 2453 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District President Art Faro responds to Grand jury.

In a follow-up response to a request by the Continuity Committee of the San Mateo County Civil Grand Jury, Board President...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jun. 4, 2015
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jun 23, 2015 at 3:54 pm | 3 comments | 176 Views
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