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PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Residents volunteer to tackle affordable housing issue

A group of Portola Valley residents have volunteered to put themselves between a rock and a hard place. They will make recommendations...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2013
Last comment by Muki Hi, on Mar 14, 2013 at 8:16 pm | 1 comment | 1036 Views

MENLO PARK

Palo Alto to ban plastic bags at stores, restaurants

The era of plastic bags is about to come to an end at shops and restaurants throughout Palo Alto after city officials decided...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2013
Last comment by Don, on Mar 14, 2013 at 9:30 pm | 1 comment | 1153 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Paint the Garden" workshop at Allied Arts

An exhibit of "Classic California" landscapes by Kristen Olson of Palo Alto will be on display at the Portola Art Gallery...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by Frances, on Mar 15, 2013 at 12:27 pm | 1 comment | 1985 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Tonight: Portola Valley hearing on artificial grass at Priory

The Woodside Priory School in Portola Valley is requesting permission to use artificial grass on the field inside a new running...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2013
Last comment by carolyn rogers, on Mar 19, 2013 at 12:31 pm | 1 comment | 3898 Views

MENLO PARK

'Little Free Library' in Menlo Park

Kathryn Lewark stocks her "Little Free Library" in front of her home on Yale Road in Menlo Park. She stocks the library,...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by CLH, on Mar 20, 2013 at 8:01 pm | 1 comment | 1249 Views

MENLO PARK

American made

There was a time when growing crops commercially in the United States meant entering the domain of draft horses and the iron,...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2013
Last comment by Donally, on Mar 18, 2013 at 2:01 pm | 1 comment | 1089 Views

MENLO PARK

Atherton chiropractor tunes up 49ers

Dr. Nicholas Athens, a chiropractor who lives in Atherton and works in San Carlos, attended and treated more than half of...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2013
Last comment by Charlie, on Mar 18, 2013 at 2:04 pm | 1 comment | 1230 Views

ATHERTON

School board sets study session on O'Connor School site

A study session is set for 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 20, to further examine the Menlo Park City School District's option...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2013
Last comment by Wake Up, on Mar 21, 2013 at 8:26 am | 1 comment | 1270 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside shifts focus in road-repair program

Residents of Old La Honda Road have long successfully lobbied Town Hall for money to address dangerous conditions of their...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by jimmae, on Mar 22, 2013 at 6:38 am | 1 comment | 1288 Views

MENLO PARK

Ravenswood district seek new superintendent

A search firm is seeking a replacement for Ravenswood City School District Superintendent Maria De La Vega, who has announced...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by MPCSD employee, on Mar 22, 2013 at 12:08 pm | 1 comment | 835 Views

AROUND TOWN

CHP stops wrong-way driver on I-280

About 15 miles of Interstate 280 was not a movie set Thursday morning some minutes after 4:30 a.m., when officers from the...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by Early morning commuter, on Mar 22, 2013 at 12:13 pm | 1 comment | 1041 Views

WOODSIDE

American made: Woodside's Adolph Rosekrans restores farming implements from the days of the horse-drawn plow

It requires a leap of imagination to visualize it now, but there was a time when growing crops commercially in the United...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2013
Last comment by Borut Prah, on Mar 23, 2013 at 1:01 pm | 1 comment | 2443 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cafe Zoe hosts student exhibit

Cafe Zoe, a popular hub for caffeine- and community-loving locals, has added another dimension to its offerings of international...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2013
Last comment by Austen, on Mar 25, 2013 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 1166 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man struck, killed by train in Palo Alto

A man was struck and killed by a northbound train at about 6:50 a.m. this morning at Charleston Road in Palo Alto, a Caltrain...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2013
Last comment by Continually Appalled, on Mar 25, 2013 at 2:36 pm | 1 comment | 1368 Views

MENLO PARK

Peninsula Bridge graduate wins award

Ruby Moreno, a freshman at Stanford University and alumna of the Peninsula Bridge Program, is the first winner of the Bill's...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by MENLO, on Mar 26, 2013 at 9:17 am | 1 comment | 873 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside resident helps arrest theft suspect

Retired San Francisco police officer and Woodside resident Bill Gilbert brought some of his professional skills to bear early...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by antje Quante, on Mar 26, 2013 at 7:44 pm | 1 comment | 1203 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A page from our history

Menlo Park Grammar School was built in 1893 to serve residents of Fair Oaks (now Atherton) and Menlo Park on El Camino Real...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by Garrett, on Mar 26, 2013 at 2:27 pm | 1 comment | 859 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley man pleads no contest to porn charges

Portola Valley resident Stephen Wolf, 65, pleaded no contest on March 19 to charges of possession of child pornography, according...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by parent, on Mar 26, 2013 at 4:27 pm | 1 comment | 1047 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley seeks comment on affordable housing

Affordable housing in Portola Valley -- why it's important and how it should be planned for -- is the topic for a community...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by Mark Wilson, on Mar 26, 2013 at 10:24 pm | 1 comment | 2387 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley volunteers chafe over limits on their affordable housing role

There are many avenues of inquiry into the topic of affordable housing in Portola Valley: Why is the state inserting itself...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2013
Last comment by Fred, on Mar 27, 2013 at 1:45 pm | 1 comment | 991 Views
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