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WOODSIDE

Tutor pleads not guilty to child molestation charges

A former Menlo Park City School District employee pleaded not guilty to 12 counts of child molestation and other charges...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by scout, on Apr 13, 2011 at 8:36 am | 1 comment | 2247 Views

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Simitian's green-energy bill becomes law

A proposal by state Sen. Joe Simitian (D-Palo Alto) to require California utilities to draw one third of their electricity...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by Arlen Comfort, on Apr 13, 2011 at 3:15 pm | 1 comment | 1371 Views

AROUND TOWN

A sense of wonder

Imagination tends to be a realm populated by children, but perhaps with some gentle and persistent nurturing of one's inner...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2011
Last comment by Michael Tymn, on Apr 14, 2011 at 12:13 am | 1 comment | 1562 Views

ATHERTON

Giving Atherton's City Manager the Benefit of the Doubt

Dear Readers: The following is the text of an e-mail sent to Mr. Danielson, the Mayor and the City Council. I've done...

Original post made by John P Johns on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by peter carpenter, on Apr 15, 2011 at 9:38 am | 1 comment | 2729 Views

MENLO PARK

Flood Park closure hasn't led to crime spike yet

When the county first said that Flood Park might have to close permanently, residents worried about their safety as well...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by A Flood Triangle neighbor, on Apr 15, 2011 at 9:17 am | 1 comment | 1393 Views

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Today: Fulfillment of a political death wish

Whatever your opinion of methods to reduce the deficit, if any, one has to wonder why the GOP allowed itself today to vote...

Original post made by al norte sm on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by Alfred E Newman, on Apr 15, 2011 at 3:49 pm | 1 comment | 1593 Views

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Letter: Terry Nagel for county supervisor

In the last two years working with pension reform I have learned more about budget deficits than anyone should want to. But...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Apr 15, 2011 at 12:29 pm | 1 comment | 1551 Views

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When mountain lions enter residential areas

Local public safety agencies should work with experts on mountain lion behavior to develop contingency plans for cases when...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by Carol Murphy, on Apr 20, 2011 at 6:31 am | 1 comment | 1607 Views

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Caltrain aims to keep all 86 trains running

Caltrain would keep all of its 86 weekday trains running for the next year if the agency's board of directors approves on...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by Ron Shepherd, on Apr 20, 2011 at 1:06 pm | 1 comment | 1553 Views

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Reps: High-speed rail should merge with improved Caltrain system on Peninsula

Saying that government funding for California's High-Speed Rail program will be "severely limited ... for the foreseeable...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2011
Last comment by sadfsf, on Apr 21, 2011 at 1:12 pm | 1 comment | 1487 Views

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Caltrain to keep all trains running -- for now

Caltrain will keep all of its 86 weekday trains running in the next fiscal year, though riders will have to shell out a little...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2011
Last comment by CaltrainCommuter, on Apr 21, 2011 at 6:54 pm | 1 comment | 1572 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Road work to last through June

The stretch of Alpine Road that enters Portola Valley from Ladera is on deck for resurfacing, part of the annual road repair...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2011
Last comment by Dharma, on Apr 22, 2011 at 9:34 pm | 1 comment | 2265 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Atherton meeting on 'grandparent scam'

The Atherton Police Department is holding a Town Hall meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday (April 21) to discuss a phone scam that...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2011
Last comment by Maryann, on Apr 24, 2011 at 4:41 pm | 1 comment | 1236 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Carlos to pursue hybrid fire department

The San Carlos City Council voted unanimously Monday night to begin negotiations with Redwood City to create a hybrid...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Apr 27, 2011 at 6:43 pm | 1 comment | 1264 Views

SPORTS

Running Boston Marathon at age 80

Portola Valley resident Ruth Anne Bortz celebrated her 80th birthday in October and on Monday, April 18, completed the prestigious...

Original post made on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Bobbi Callison, on May 3, 2011 at 5:04 pm | 1 comment | 2722 Views

WOODSIDE

Mountain lion spotted lying on front lawn

A mountain lion was spotted lying on the front lawn of a home in Woodside on Tuesday night, April 26, according to the San...

Original post made on May. 4, 2011
Last comment by Judi Kiel, on May 4, 2011 at 11:03 am | 1 comment | 2156 Views

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Avocets, snowy plovers nest at former salt ponds

<I>Submitted by Susan DeVico, a spokesperson for the South Bay Salt Pond Restoration Project.</I></B> Read the full story...

Original post made on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by Will, on May 5, 2011 at 9:36 pm | 1 comment | 1896 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Real estate: Are private council talks OK?

The Portola Valley town attorney claims a Town Council can discuss background questions about potential real estate transactions...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by pv resident, on May 9, 2011 at 1:04 pm | 1 comment | 1914 Views

MENLO PARK

Finding safety, family, hope

<I>"I lived in a world that at any moment could erupt into fire. It was the sort of knowledge that kept you on your toes."...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by John Straubel, on May 9, 2011 at 1:42 pm | 1 comment | 1427 Views

AROUND TOWN

HAPPY documentary showing today Tuesday May 10 at 5:30

The Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE) is sponsoring an exclusive sneak preview of HAPPY,...

Original post made by Melissa Moody on May. 10, 2011
Last comment by Poster , on May 10, 2011 at 3:42 pm | 1 comment | 1546 Views
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