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PORTOLA VALLEY

New rules of the road taking effect in 2016

Several new laws aimed at improving safety for child passengers, motorists, pedestrians and cyclists will take effect in...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2016
Last comment by MPer , on Jan 11, 2016 at 1:23 pm | 14 comments | 3055 Views

AROUND TOWN

Red light cameras court controversy

Drivers tagged by Menlo Park's four red light cameras during the past year may want to keep an eye on the latest court rulings....

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by Harry, on Nov 25, 2010 at 11:18 am | 14 comments | 2480 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Protesters call on Zuckerberg to 'unfriend ' Christie

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is catching flack for his blossoming friendship with New Jersey's Republican Gov. Chris...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by Thank-ster, on Feb 18, 2013 at 3:13 pm | 14 comments | 2346 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facebook to fund $1 million Dumbarton corridor study

Facebook will fund a $1 million study by the San Mateo County Transit District to explore potential improvements to the Dumbarton...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2016
Last comment by Richard Vaughan, on Jan 11, 2016 at 3:36 pm | 14 comments | 2643 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Circus Club: 'Let's be a role model' for water use

With a 10-acre polo field visible from the street, it's almost inevitable that passersby would complain when they notice...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2015
Last comment by Still wasting water!, on Jul 8, 2015 at 10:49 am | 14 comments | 3785 Views

AROUND TOWN

Train strikes man in Palo Alto

A 22-year-old Palo Alto man was struck and killed by a Union Pacific Railroad Co. freight train Monday night north of Churchill...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 4, 2013 at 7:25 pm | 14 comments | 2553 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park to spend $45,000 on drought outreach

The city's water fund will chip in $45,000 to help get the word out about mandatory water conservation measures to customers...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2014
Last comment by Louise68, on Sep 15, 2014 at 12:03 am | 14 comments | 2632 Views

ATHERTON

Marsala says he won't run again for Atherton council

Atherton City Councilman Charles Marsala, who was recently embroiled in a controversy surrounding his request for a loan...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by John P Johns, CPA, on Jun 5, 2010 at 4:58 am | 14 comments | 2346 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Burmeister tagged for assistant superintendent

Hillview Middle School principal Erik Burmeister will become the Menlo Park City School District's assistant superintendent...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2015
Last comment by Ash, on Apr 21, 2015 at 9:45 pm | 14 comments | 3118 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Breaking: Trump leads all Republicans

"according to the Huffington Post Pollster poll average, Donald Trump now sits atop the GOP field..." There ya go, bongs...

Original post made by News of the weird on Jul. 4, 2015
Last comment by view from my desktop, on Jul 14, 2015 at 8:33 am | 14 comments | 939 Views

MENLO PARK

Rosewood hotel complex opens for business

Rosewood Sand Hill hotel spa receptionist Janet Tarr, right, welcomes attendees after the ribbon cutting ceremony today (April...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2009
Last comment by groan, on Apr 8, 2009 at 5:24 pm | 14 comments | 2010 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Proposed Stanford development would deepen housing deficit

Stanford's proposed new development on El Camino Real creates even more of a housing deficit for Menlo Park. Read the full...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Feb 26, 2013 at 6:54 am | 14 comments | 2623 Views

AROUND TOWN

Judge upholds settlement in Menlo Park fire director defamation lawsuit

A judge has denied a request to nullify the settlement agreement reached in a defamation countersuit between a Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by bizarre, on Jul 11, 2014 at 9:14 pm | 14 comments | 3204 Views

WOODSIDE

Hanretty must pay Woodside School District $2.67 million for misappropriation

Tim Hanretty, the former superintendent of the Portola Valley School District now serving a two-year prison term for embezzlement...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2013
Last comment by A WES Neighbor, on Sep 19, 2013 at 2:44 pm | 14 comments | 20384 Views

MENLO PARK

Eshoo, Simitian to talk high-speed rail (NOTE: Meeting has been canceled)

State Sen. Joe Simitian will join Congresswoman Anna Eshoo at a meeting in Menlo Park on Saturday to discuss the California...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by Spokker, on Jul 30, 2009 at 3:17 pm | 14 comments | 2193 Views

ATHERTON

Wednesday: Atherton council considers study of Alameda roundabout

Atherton will consider authorizing studies of two of the town's traffic problem areas, El Camino Real and Alameda de las...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2016
Last comment by Apple, on Jan 21, 2016 at 2:25 pm | 14 comments | 2397 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Another perspective on Stanford funding for trail

The June 29 guest opinion in the Palo Alto Weekly submitted by Stanford's James Sweeney is laden with misleading and selectively...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by WEISMULLER, on Aug 10, 2012 at 11:18 am | 14 comments | 1906 Views

AROUND TOWN

White House nominates Portola Valley resident Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe to U.N. ambassadorship

The White House on Monday, Nov. 9, announced the nomination of Portola Valley resident Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe to the...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2009
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Nov 13, 2009 at 2:40 pm | 14 comments | 2995 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside school board challenger is 'suspending campaign'

Woodside Elementary School District board candidate Joel Hornstein said on Sunday, Oct. 11, that he is suspending his campaign...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on Oct 15, 2015 at 8:24 am | 14 comments | 2880 Views

MENLO PARK

Divided council takes no official position on pension-reform initiative

At least two council members have declared their support for the citizen-driven pension reform ballot initiative, but the...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by Henry Riggs, on Jul 26, 2010 at 12:29 pm | 14 comments | 2292 Views
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