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PORTOLA VALLEY

Saturday: Drought tolerant gardening class in Portola Valley

A garden that tolerates drought? A free two-hour class on how to create such a garden for yourself, and/or how to find and...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by PV Resident, on May 10, 2013 at 4:41 pm | 1 comment | 864 Views

MENLO PARK

Raising mental health awareness

Lisa Pamphilon of Menlo Park is a mental health advocate, human rights activist, and mother. The empathy she brings to all...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by K Breisch, on May 10, 2013 at 4:46 pm | 1 comment | 773 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton city manager gets compensation boost, sort of

With one council member calling the change "outrageous," the Atherton City Council last night (May 15) approved a compensation...

Original post made on May. 16, 2013
Last comment by Sort of??, on May 16, 2013 at 10:24 pm | 1 comment | 912 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Obituary: Imogene Woodruff, 94, longtime dance instructor

Imogene Woodruff, who taught ballroom dance and cotillion classes to generations of Midpeninsula residents, died on March...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by Nostalgic Dancer, on May 17, 2013 at 6:05 pm | 1 comment | 894 Views

AROUND TOWN

Monday: Screening of 'Tapestries of Hope'

As part of their senior project at Woodside Priory School, Clara Johnson and Stephanie Brugger are hosting the screening...

Original post made on May. 18, 2013
Last comment by , on Dec 31, 1969 at 4:00 pm | 1 comment | 594 Views

MENLO PARK

Red Light Cameras ineffective in reducing violations

This letter was sent to Menlo Park City Council as well as Sgt. Kaufman. May 20, 2013 Sgt. Sharon Kaufman Menlo Park Police...

Original post made by Roger Jones on May. 20, 2013
Last comment by Good letter, on May 21, 2013 at 8:34 am | 1 comment | 661 Views

MENLO PARK

Teen killed, two others injured in shooting

Police in East Palo Alto are investigating a shooting that killed one teen and injured two others Sunday night. Read...

Original post made on May. 20, 2013
Last comment by Sad, on May 20, 2013 at 1:49 pm | 1 comment | 804 Views

AROUND TOWN

St. Raymond says goodbye to Nigerian pastor

St. Raymond Church in Menlo Park had a big barbecue event Friday night, with live music and Nigerian dancing, to say goodbye...

Original post made on May. 20, 2013
Last comment by , on Dec 31, 1969 at 4:00 pm | 1 comment | 695 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park community services director expects cost-of-living increases for employees

A 2 percent cost of living increase and travel expenses for professional development figure into Menlo Park's community services...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on May 22, 2013 at 2:03 pm | 1 comment | 665 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Massacre girls win soccer tourney

The Menlo Massacre, an under-10 girls soccer team, defeated San Carlos 2-1, to win the championship game of the El Palo...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by Grieved, on May 22, 2013 at 4:33 pm | 1 comment | 744 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Letter: Contradictory decision on turf field

In its recent 3-to-2 vote, the Portola Valley Town Council overturned the Planning Commission's decision that would allow...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by member, on May 22, 2013 at 9:24 pm | 1 comment | 1057 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Windy Hill band plays at Club Fox

It's called "Lonesome Garbage Man" and it's the second album just released by Windy Hill, the local bluegrass band known...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by , on Dec 31, 1969 at 4:00 pm | 1 comment | 765 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo may restore library hours, add red-light camera

How do you spend $75.5 million in one fiscal year? Menlo Park plans to answer that question as the city's 2013-2014 budget...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by Roger, on May 24, 2013 at 6:56 am | 1 comment | 823 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook may foot bill for Belle Haven substation

Menlo Park appears closer than ever to completing its nearly decade-long quest to open a functioning police substation in...

Original post made on May. 28, 2013
Last comment by Belle Haven Resident, on May 28, 2013 at 2:55 pm | 1 comment | 749 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Enrollment surge may alter attendance boundaries

It appears that some Menlo Park, Atherton and Ladera parents planning on sending their teenagers to Menlo-Atherton High School...

Original post made on May. 28, 2013
Last comment by Menlo mom, on May 28, 2013 at 6:14 pm | 1 comment | 1097 Views

AROUND TOWN

Learning and giving: A two-way street for local kids and seniors

Karen Rynewicz teaches fourth-graders in a school that's among the highest-achieving in the state. It's located in a town...

Original post made on May. 28, 2013
Last comment by , on Dec 31, 1969 at 4:00 pm | 1 comment | 649 Views

AROUND TOWN

Redistricting Committee a short history

In June 2006 Jerry Hill successfully runs a campaign and wins for Supervisor for the 3rd time and takes an oath to fulfill...

Original post made by Michael G Stogner on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on May 31, 2013 at 10:58 am | 1 comment | 586 Views

AROUND TOWN

NASDAQ hit with $10 million fine in Facebook IPO

The aftermath of Facebook's glitchy transition to a public company continues to unfold a year after the social media company,...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by , on Dec 31, 1969 at 4:00 pm | 1 comment | 683 Views

AROUND TOWN

When a kiss is not just a kiss

Encinal School Principal Sharon Burns puckered up to kiss Lily the Pig on Friday afternoon as students watched -- their reward...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2013
Last comment by , on Dec 31, 1969 at 4:00 pm | 1 comment | 1170 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Dedicating a fraction of the 1% County ad-valorem property tax to special districts

Supporters of Parks and Open-space have sought dedicated funds for their pet projects. Sales taxes were tried and failed...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jun. 1, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jan 13, 2014 at 11:10 am | 1 comment | 1344 Views
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