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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 | 1319 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 | 864 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 | 1076 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 | 2487 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 | 1195 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 | 1407 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 | 903 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 | 1245 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 | 893 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 | 1092 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 | 2470 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 | 1021 Views

AROUND TOWN

The sale (and free exchange) of locally grown food gathers steam

The idea of local people eating locally grown food continues to make headlines in Woodside. The Town Council has expressed...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 28, 2013 at 2:28 pm | 1 comment | 944 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrans previews Willow Road interchange redesign

The Menlo Park Transportation Commission recently got a look at how Caltrans could redesign the U.S. 101 and Willow Road...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2013
Last comment by Mary, on Mar 28, 2013 at 10:11 pm | 1 comment | 2253 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside resident to make 600th blood donation

Woodside resident Alden Tagg will make his 600th blood donation, through a process known as apheresis, at the Stanford Blood...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2013
Last comment by Atherton resident, on Apr 1, 2013 at 5:07 pm | 1 comment | 3274 Views

MENLO PARK

Gymnastics probe findings won't be made public

The investigation into allegations of a hostile workplace within Menlo Park's gymnastics program will likely take at least...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2013
Last comment by parent, on Apr 1, 2013 at 6:57 pm | 1 comment | 975 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park school vandalized

Vandals didn't steal anything, but they left a calling card -- explicit graffiti spray-painted across the walls of La Entrada...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by so sad, on Apr 2, 2013 at 9:59 am | 1 comment | 845 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley: Clear-cutting of 18 trees

Eighteen trees fell recently in a clear-cutting on a lightly forested hilltop at 18 Redberry Ridge in Portola Valley. While...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by jimmae, on Apr 2, 2013 at 6:23 pm | 1 comment | 787 Views

SPORTS

Girls softball: Patton pitches perfect game

Woodside High School's Christina Patton pitched a perfect game Tuesday to lead her team to a 11-0 victory over Menlo-Atherton...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by WHS Parent, on Apr 4, 2013 at 6:43 pm | 1 comment | 10020 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Self-publish your book -- and print it in 10 minutes

It's getting easier for writers to get published now that there are so many self-publishing options. Vanity press has largely...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by Alpine Neighbor, on Apr 5, 2013 at 11:11 am | 1 comment | 1577 Views
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