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PORTOLA VALLEY

Feature story: It's a wrap for Rita Williams

It's no coincidence that award-winning reporter Rita Williams of Portola Valley is retiring from Channel 2 (KTVU-TV) on Feb....

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2013
Last comment by Kathie, on Feb 27, 2013 at 11:09 am | 2 comments | 1338 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editoral: City overreacts in censoring emails

Menlo Park's decision to delete a flood of emails sent to the City Council in support of a fired gymnastics instructor raises...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by Leftist and laughing, on Feb 27, 2013 at 9:48 am | 3 comments | 1080 Views

MENLO PARK

Bald eagle briefly annoyed on return to handler

==B Updated and expanded story:== A large bald eagle from the Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo, which had been visiting the...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2013
Last comment by Sybille, on Feb 27, 2013 at 9:35 am | 4 comments | 2415 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Proposed Stanford development would deepen housing deficit

Stanford's proposed new development on El Camino Real creates even more of a housing deficit for Menlo Park, according to...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2013
Last comment by blame ABAG, on Feb 26, 2013 at 9:51 pm | 8 comments | 1339 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Hundreds of guns collected at buyback event

It took less than three hours Saturday, Feb. 23, to collect 355 firearms at a three-city gun buyback event in East Palo Alto....

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 26, 2013 at 7:58 pm | 13 comments | 1448 Views

MENLO PARK

It's a wrap for Rita Williams

It's no coincidence that award-winning reporter Rita Williams of Portola Valley is retiring from Channel 2 (KTVU-TV) on Feb....

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by Stu Soffer, on Feb 26, 2013 at 4:03 pm | 1 comment | 984 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents demand Menlo Park reinstate gymnastics teacher

City employees are often reminded that they work for the public — usually when the public wants the employee terminated....

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by editor, on Feb 26, 2013 at 12:22 pm | 2 comments | 753 Views

AROUND TOWN

Motorcyclist injured in crash near La Honda

A motorcyclist appears to have suffered minor injuries in a four-vehicle crash near La Honda late this morning,...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by Rob Worthington, on Feb 26, 2013 at 9:22 am | 1 comment | 860 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Proposed Stanford development would deepen housing deficit

Stanford's proposed new development on El Camino Real creates even more of a housing deficit for Menlo Park. Read the full...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Feb 26, 2013 at 6:54 am | 14 comments | 1844 Views

MENLO PARK

Traffic-enforcement drive nets 211 citations

More than 200 drivers in San Mateo County received citations last week as part of the county's Saturation Traffic Enforcement...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2013
Last comment by petrified pedestrian, on Feb 25, 2013 at 3:57 pm | 3 comments | 981 Views

ATHERTON

[VIDEO] Atherton Council Feb 2013 Regular Meeting

TOWN OF ATHERTON CITY COUNCIL ATHERTON CHANNEL DRAINAGE DISTRICT FEB 20, 2013 REGULAR MEETING VIDEO BROADCAST The...

Original post made by APOA on Feb. 25, 2013
Last comment by APOA, on Feb 25, 2013 at 5:55 am | 1 comment | 731 Views

MENLO PARK

Trees defeat duplex in Menlo Park

A request to build a duplex on a 112-foot by 54-foot lot in Menlo Park kicked off a round of approvals and appeals, with...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2013
Last comment by Political Observer, on Feb 24, 2013 at 4:21 pm | 1 comment | 1073 Views

AROUND TOWN

Marion Softky covered community for 40 years

Marion Softky, who wrote thousands of articles for the Almanac over more than 40 years, died at The Sequoias in Portola Valley...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2011
Last comment by Maryann Harvey, on Feb 24, 2013 at 9:45 am | 9 comments | 2495 Views

AROUND TOWN

OPERA IL TROVATORE at FOX THEATER REDWOOD CITY

By Giuseppe Verdi April 28, 2013 at 2pm Fox Theater Redwood City, 2223 Broadway, CA 94063 FOR TICKETS $22-$42 call 650-FOX-7770...

Original post made by Jenny Studley on Feb. 24, 2013
There are no comments yet. 657 Views

AROUND TOWN

OPERA IL TROVATORE at the FOX THEATER REDWOOD CITY

Bay Shore Lyric Opera in collaboration with Verisimo Opera Hear some of Verdi’s most melodious music including his exciting...

Original post made by JEnny Studley on Feb. 24, 2013
There are no comments yet. 615 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man assaults 72-year-old cyclist in Menlo Park

A 72-year-old man walking his bike along El Camino Real was hit and then chased, according to Menlo Park police. Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2013
Last comment by confused, on Feb 24, 2013 at 8:30 am | 2 comments | 705 Views

AROUND TOWN

Su Hong's owner says it's closed for remodeling

Su Hong restaurant, a popular Menlo Park institution since 1977, closed suddenly June 13. The sign on the door at 1039 El...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Feb 22, 2013 at 5:09 pm | 24 comments | 2487 Views

AROUND TOWN

Today: Three cities hold gun buyback

Three Peninsula cities, including Menlo Park, will hold a gun buyback from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, in East...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by John, on Feb 22, 2013 at 3:20 pm | 2 comments | 765 Views

AROUND TOWN

A headmaster's parting lesson for parents

An overemphasis on college preparation is "extinguishing childhood" for too many of today's kids, says Norm Colb, who is...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by smilingparent, on Feb 22, 2013 at 2:38 pm | 11 comments | 7085 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sen. Jerry Hill pitches bill to ensure funding for Caltrain electrification

As Caltrain prepares to embark on its long-stalled voyage toward electrification, Sen. Jerry Hill on Friday unveiled a bill...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Feb 22, 2013 at 1:30 pm | 1 comment | 3623 Views
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Scott’s Seafood Mountain View to close, reopen as new concept
By Elena Kadvany | 14 comments | 4,282 views

Freshman Blues Don't Mean Wrong College
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 1 comment | 858 views

When Grandparents Visit
By Cheryl Bac | 4 comments | 800 views

The State’s Proposed “Rainy Day” Fund Threatens Local School Districts’ Ability To Keep Their Financial Houses In Order
By Erin Glanville | 2 comments | 247 views

Aging and Training
By Paul Bendix | 0 comments | 62 views