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PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley town official leaves abruptly

The staff at Town Hall in Portola Valley is one person smaller with the abrupt departure of Assistant Town Manager Janet...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2011
Last comment by Julie , on Sep 9, 2011 at 5:01 pm | 1 comment | 4057 Views

SPORTS

M-A grad earns weekly honor in men's water polo

==B The college scene:== Senior goalie Alexandre Popp has been named the Northern Division Defensive Player of the Week by...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
Last comment by menloshopper, on Sep 8, 2011 at 1:02 pm | 1 comment | 1938 Views

AROUND TOWN

Volunteers make big difference at Eastside College Prep

As students head back to classes at Eastside College Preparatory School in East Palo Alto this fall, so do close to 60 volunteers...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Sep 8, 2011 at 9:12 pm | 1 comment | 1283 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rescuing the Rescuers

Task Force Leader Harold Schapelhouman from the Menlo Park Fire Protection District at an observation post on a high-rise...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Sep 11, 2011 at 8:19 am | 1 comment | 1464 Views

MENLO PARK

EDITORIAL: Public notification still city's Achilles' heel

An incident that went unreported for nearly a month at Menlo Park's Burgess Pool again raises the issue of how the pool operator...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2011
Last comment by Long Time Menlo Man, on Sep 13, 2011 at 10:04 pm | 1 comment | 1020 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tips on coexisting with mountain lions

A researcher who has spent the last three years studying mountain lions in the Santa Cruz Mountains says that due to development,...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2011
Last comment by larry darnell, on Sep 14, 2011 at 1:21 pm | 1 comment | 3292 Views

MENLO PARK

Sixty years and counting

Sixty years ago, St. Raymond parishioners gathered for their first Mass in a little theater on the former Felix McGinnis...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2011
Last comment by Diane Lovegrove Bader, on Sep 15, 2011 at 7:31 pm | 1 comment | 1150 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sept. 17: Memorial service in Ladera for Margaret McCaleb

A reception to honor the life of former language teacher and librarian Margaret McCaleb of Portola Valley is scheduled for...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by Austen Heydon, on Sep 16, 2011 at 3:22 pm | 1 comment | 1235 Views

AROUND TOWN

Did PG&E mislead the public regarding the ClimateSmart Program?

The Menlo Park CIty Council already threw away $15,000 of our taxpayer money on this "feel good" liberal scheme to assuage...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Sep. 18, 2011
Last comment by old timer, on Sep 21, 2011 at 8:24 am | 1 comment | 1099 Views

MENLO PARK

Lee' Duboc's priorities

Ex council person and mayor Lee DuBoc just sent out an email which started with the following: Are Council’s High Priorities...

Original post made by looking on on Sep. 18, 2011
Last comment by le mania, on Sep 18, 2011 at 9:55 pm | 1 comment | 1067 Views

MENLO PARK

The state of Menlo Park: Good - for some

Menlo Park Mayor Rich Cline found himself doing something he'd never expected on Thursday night – delivering the annual...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Sep 23, 2011 at 7:39 pm | 1 comment | 1092 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Rebuilding veterans

The conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan are creating disabled veterans in greater numbers due to advanced life-saving techniques...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2011
Last comment by donald sexton, on Sep 26, 2011 at 5:10 pm | 1 comment | 1641 Views

AROUND TOWN

Murder charges in death of motorcyclist

A driver who struck and killed a motorcyclist in East Palo Alto Wednesday morning while fleeing police will be charged this...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2011
Last comment by susan smith, on Oct 4, 2011 at 9:52 am | 1 comment | 959 Views

AROUND TOWN

Runaway reptile returns home

As Menlo Park resident Holly Thompson drove up Palo Alto Avenue after a grocery-shopping trip last week, she noticed a strange...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2011
Last comment by Sybille, on Oct 4, 2011 at 3:03 pm | 1 comment | 1062 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Council may vote on downtown plan

The Menlo Park City Council is expected to vote on whether to approved the draft downtown/El Camino Real specific plan at...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2011
Last comment by Dharma, on Oct 4, 2011 at 3:11 pm | 1 comment | 977 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Meeting on Stanford's trail offer

A community meeting in Ladera is set for tonight to discuss a staff report from the county manager's office recommending...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2011
Last comment by Etaoin Shrdlu, on Oct 4, 2011 at 5:15 pm | 1 comment | 983 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Holidays on High Note at Menlo Circus Club on Oct. 17

The Foothill Auxiliary to Peninsula Family Service will hold its 12th annual "Holidays on a High Note" benefit from 9 a.m....

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2011
Last comment by Marisa, on Oct 6, 2011 at 3:07 pm | 1 comment | 1138 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Football: SHP can't hold on to its perfect season

Sacred Heart Prep junior quarterback Jack Larson took one final lunge toward the end zone as the clock expired on Sacred...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2011
Last comment by Eric Weiss: Proud SHP Dad, on Oct 10, 2011 at 2:40 pm | 1 comment | 1388 Views

AROUND TOWN

Heavy truck traffic near Crystal Springs Dam

Near the southern trailhead of Sawyer Camp Trail, work continues on the Lower Crystal Springs Dam stilling basin. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2011
Last comment by detour?, on Oct 11, 2011 at 11:38 am | 1 comment | 915 Views

WOODSIDE

A page from our history

This photograph of Stephen and Victoria Mariani is thought to be their 1879 wedding portrait. A prosperous San Francisco...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2011
Last comment by Westside trucker, on Oct 11, 2011 at 1:47 pm | 1 comment | 1608 Views
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Early Decision Blues
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 0 comments | 2,126 views

One night only: ‘Occupy the Farm’ screening in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 1 comment | 2,035 views

What Are Menlo Park’s Priorities?
By Erin Glanville | 37 comments | 1,462 views

Death with Dignity
By Chandrama Anderson | 2 comments | 1,260 views

Water Torture
By Paul Bendix | 1 comment | 457 views