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MENLO PARK

Bus Stop Benches Refurbished by Rotary Club

In this time of national elections, State ballot proposals and local city council candidates vieing for two seats, it may...

Original post made by Jim Lewis on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 20, 2012 at 8:43 am | 2 comments | 1379 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Portola Valley schools spend $15,000 a year per student

The Portola Valley School District starts its 2007-08 fiscal year on an upbeat note: a balanced $10.8 million budget, a projected...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2007
Last comment by Marjorie Mader, on Jul 30, 2007 at 11:28 am | 2 comments | 3208 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Police nab suspects in midday gas station robbery

Menlo Park police recovered cash and cigarettes, and made two arrests on Jan. 1 in connection with a midday armed robbery...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Jan 3, 2011 at 3:14 pm | 2 comments | 1743 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council agrees to lower proposed garbage rates

Garbage rates will go up in Atherton, but not as high as the town first proposed, the City Council decided Wednesday night....

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Ed, on Mar 17, 2011 at 1:00 pm | 2 comments | 1484 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chris Paine returns with 'Revenge'

It's time to celebrate the electric car, according to Chris Paine, a Portola Valley native and documentary film director...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2011
Last comment by UH OH, on Nov 12, 2011 at 7:26 am | 2 comments | 1747 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kleiner Perkins: 'Facts will determine outcome of discrimination suit'

Calling the last several days a difficult time at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, veteran partner John Doerr posted a statement...

Original post made on May. 31, 2012
Last comment by Interested, on Jun 1, 2012 at 12:09 am | 2 comments | 2003 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pearl Harbor Day, no mention in any San Mateo County Newspaper.

How quickly we forget, I don't recall anytime in my life that this day wasn't remembered. Over 2400 Americans were killed...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Dec. 7, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Dec 8, 2012 at 6:58 pm | 2 comments | 1268 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Who owns German Panzer tank?

The battle continues in San Mateo County court over who owns a World War II-era German Panzer IV tank that once belonged...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2015
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Apr 21, 2015 at 11:25 am | 2 comments | 1120 Views

AROUND TOWN

'His Master's Voice'

This iconic photo of "Nipper" was used by Atherton resident Leon Douglass as the registered trademark of the Victor Talking...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Apr 25, 2010 at 9:16 am | 2 comments | 1311 Views

WOODSIDE

No vote for you, supervisors say

Should voters decide how county supervisors are elected? No way, says the supervisors themselves. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jul 29, 2010 at 2:35 pm | 2 comments | 2337 Views

AROUND TOWN

Badminton players make a racket in Menlo Park

What do you think of when someone says "badminton"? Gawky kids smacking each other with the racquets more often than the...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by A Menlo Park Resident, on Oct 1, 2010 at 5:27 pm | 2 comments | 1405 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Mother of Joan Baez dies at 100

Woodside resident Joan Chandos Baez, the mother of famed folk singer and Woodside resident Joan Baez, died at home on Saturday,...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2013
Last comment by Gerald Smith , on May 6, 2013 at 12:00 am | 2 comments | 3736 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Saturday's high-speed rail meeting canceled

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo (D-Menlo Park) has postponed a community meeting on the state's high-speed rail project, originally...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2009
Last comment by Jay Tulock, on Jul 25, 2009 at 4:10 pm | 2 comments | 1882 Views

ATHERTON

In Atherton, disparate views on what constitutes transparent government

In the wake of recent criticism about the appointment of the new police chief and lack of disclosure about a $230,000 sexual-harassment...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2010
Last comment by inquisitive, on Jan 22, 2010 at 8:32 am | 2 comments | 1574 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside High teachers re-bond in wake of 'Superman'

As military veterans know, the feelings that develop after a group has been attacked often create strong bonds of loyalty...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Woodside teacher, on Oct 31, 2010 at 12:27 am | 2 comments | 2643 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park barber shop misses football helmet

The Simpsons Family Barber Shop has lost a beloved tchotchke. A Stanford football helmet, a gift from a customer, vanished...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 7, 2011 at 7:06 pm | 2 comments | 1261 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voter Guide: Seven run for community college board seats

In the 2014-15 school year, the San Mateo County community colleges enrolled about 25,000 students. Seven candidates are...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2015
Last comment by Tom Devine, on Nov 1, 2015 at 12:00 pm | 2 comments | 2419 Views

AROUND TOWN

Medical leader and surgeon R. Hewlett Lee dies at 89

R. Hewlett "Hewey" Lee, M.D., a leader for decades in medical affairs in Palo Alto, Stanford University and statewide, died...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2016
Last comment by Brendan, on Jan 22, 2016 at 10:50 pm | 2 comments | 1251 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Menlo Park poised to renovate its downtown

It's very true that Redwood City, Palo Alto, San Carlos and Mountain View have all rejuvenated their downtowns. Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by Downtown Santa Cruz Ave unattractive, on Sep 23, 2009 at 4:13 pm | 2 comments | 1452 Views

MENLO PARK

Nail salon chain hit with class action lawsuit

A class action lawsuit was filed in San Mateo County Superior Court today against a popular nail salon chain accused of wage...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2011
Last comment by Amata , on Feb 27, 2013 at 11:52 pm | 2 comments | 1927 Views
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