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Uncounted ballots will determine community colleges parcel tax result

As of election night, the $34 annual parcel tax for the San Mateo County Community College District was passing with the...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by Statistician, on Jun 10, 2010 at 7:42 am | 1 comment | 1648 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park fire destroys vehicle, carport

A fire in a carport at 1452 San Antonio Ave. in Menlo Park destroyed the vehicle parked there, the carport, and nearby facilities...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by Solomon, on Jul 28, 2010 at 3:15 pm | 1 comment | 1685 Views

AROUND TOWN

Foster brothers expect to have their ice cream truck back in business next summer

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. Or in this case, when a rough economy makes finding a job impossible, buy an old...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by More Ice Cream!, on Sep 23, 2010 at 9:17 pm | 1 comment | 1904 Views

ATHERTON

Recruiter hired to find new town manager

The Town Council of Woodside on March 3 voted to hire a recruiter to find a new town manager, and the firm that the council...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2011
Last comment by Alistair, on Mar 21, 2011 at 9:17 am | 1 comment | 1554 Views

MENLO PARK

New Lawauit filed against the High Speed Rail project

Michael J. Brady, Esq. 1001 Marshall Street, Fifth Floor Redwood City, CA 94063 650-780-1724 KINGS COUNTY AND RESIDENTS...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Nov. 14, 2011
Last comment by R. Gordon, on Nov 15, 2011 at 5:36 am | 1 comment | 1296 Views

WOODSIDE

Town of Woodside shuts down popular Farmers' MArket

Michelle Obama got her farmers' market. The city of Los Angeles is working on an ordinance to allow for residential front...

Original post made by Laura Diamondstone on Aug. 11, 2012
Last comment by Naz Saeed, on Aug 11, 2012 at 12:43 pm | 1 comment | 1851 Views

MENLO PARK

Woodside: Burglars enter through unlocked windows; deputies chase crowd from party

Unlocked windows figured in two recent Woodside residential burglaries. In another incident, about 50 people made their way...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by Paul, on Jul 11, 2013 at 1:14 pm | 1 comment | 1447 Views

ATHERTON

New technology promises less noise from jet engines, but to whose ears?

Commercial aircraft pass over Woodside, Portola Valley and parts of Atherton every day on their way into major Bay Area airports,...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2013
Last comment by Jetman, on Nov 27, 2013 at 12:09 am | 1 comment | 1821 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Forum invites comments on specific plan

I am a 30-year resident of central Menlo Park who shares my community's strong interest in the future well-being of our city,...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardiņa, on May 2, 2014 at 10:41 am | 1 comment | 1009 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Saturday, Sunday: Menlo Park church holds Global Gift Fair

Menlo Park Presbyterian Church will hold a Global Gift Fair on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 22-23, at 950 Santa Cruz Ave. in...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2014
Last comment by Monica Brandt, on Nov 20, 2014 at 10:32 am | 1 comment | 1593 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Mileage and Smileage from Slowage

Congresswoman Jackie Speier, from our neck of the woods, is an advocate for and has proposed legislation reducing speeds...

Original post made by Martin Engel on Jul. 14, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 14, 2008 at 4:30 pm | 1 comment | 2230 Views

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Sage Santa visits Ladera Christmas fair

When Santa stops at the Ladera Christmas Fair, he arrives in a shiny, red fire engine. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=7349...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by Austen, on Jan 26, 2009 at 7:49 pm | 1 comment | 1975 Views

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Simitian: Slashing higher-ed crippling California

California's already faltering economy will be further damaged by severe cuts to to higher education, State Sen. Joe Simitian,...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2009
Last comment by Austen, on Sep 29, 2009 at 2:03 pm | 1 comment | 1451 Views

ATHERTON

Editorial: Transparency is not always pretty

A few weeks ago we chastised the Atherton Town Council for intentionally keeping word of a $230,000 settlement against the...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2010
Last comment by clothes line, on Jan 24, 2010 at 11:30 pm | 1 comment | 1821 Views

MENLO PARK

Night lights at M-A would be temporary

The governing board of the high school district has asked the staff to proceed with an investigation into the logistics of...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by Sunshine1, on Mar 19, 2010 at 8:37 pm | 1 comment | 1297 Views

MENLO PARK

Prostate cancer fundraiser at Safeway

Menlo Park's mayor and the president of the Chamber of Commerce will work as grocery baggers at the Safeway on El Camino...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by palo alto parent, on Jun 10, 2010 at 8:20 am | 1 comment | 1315 Views

AROUND TOWN

How a really smart transit agency deals with bike-to-rail

Metro to lure bike-to-rail commuters By Ann Scott Tyson, Sunday, March 20, 9:25 PM Washington Post With packs on...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Mar. 21, 2011
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Mar 21, 2011 at 1:38 pm | 1 comment | 1261 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saturday: Forum/workshop on Sudden Oak Death

A community meeting on the continuing presence of Sudden Oak Death (SOD) in Woodside and Portola Valley is set for 10 a.m....

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by agrifos, on May 13, 2011 at 3:21 pm | 1 comment | 1399 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Today: Rich Gordon hosts hearing on high-speed-rail

California's controversial and increasingly expensive high-speed-rail system is the subject of a public hearing hosted by...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Nov 15, 2011 at 5:33 am | 1 comment | 2400 Views

MENLO PARK

International Hunter Derby winner in Atherton

John French, a horse trainer in Woodside, won the $10,000 International Hunter Derby on Aug. 9 during the Menlo Charity Horse...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 12, 2012 at 2:44 pm | 1 comment | 1340 Views
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