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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Las Lomitas principal to retire in June

Gerald Traynor, the principal of Las Lomitas Elementary School in Atherton for the last 10 years, has announced his retirement,...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2010
Last comment by Another Las Lomitas Parent, on Jan 19, 2010 at 11:08 am | 2 comments | 2212 Views

ATHERTON

Search is on for Atherton's Police Lieutenant

A nationwide search is being conducted for the Atherton Police Lieutenant position. After Mike Guerra was promoted by...

Original post made by Do as I say, not as I do on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by e.grimley, on Jan 19, 2010 at 9:49 am | 31 comments | 2809 Views

MENLO PARK

Tree limb impales car in Menlo Park

The driver of a silver Toyota was injured when the top of a redwood tree came crashing through his windshield as he was driving...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2010
Last comment by Adams, on Jan 18, 2010 at 4:36 pm | 2 comments | 1178 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Search is on for missing Menlo Park girl

Police are looking for Jennifer Blair, a 14-year-old resident of Menlo Park who was last seen leaving her residence in the...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by Mary, on Jan 18, 2010 at 3:54 pm | 9 comments | 1851 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Mountain Lion Sightings

I was walking down Alpine Road on Jan 1 and at 4:30 pm saw a jogger with binoculars - looking in the field that is just below...

Original post made by Angela Hey on Jan. 3, 2007
Last comment by Cindy, on Jan 18, 2010 at 1:56 pm | 6 comments | 5168 Views

SPORTS

Local Soccer Team Finishes Second In State Cup Competition

The MP Strikers Under 11 division one boys soccer team competed for a chance to win the NorCal State Cup title on Saturday,...

Original post made by J Morgan on Jan. 18, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2648 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Bill would require people under 18 to wear helmets when skiing or snowboarding

State Sen. Leland Yee, whose district includes Portola Valley and Woodside, has proposed legislation that would require...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2010
Last comment by Crash, on Jan 18, 2010 at 12:17 pm | 1 comment | 1355 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cyclist convicted on drug, intoxication charges

After a two-day trial and deliberations of about an hour, a San Mateo County jury convicted Menlo Park resident Ervin Gene...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by James Madison, on Jan 16, 2010 at 4:44 pm | 2 comments | 1420 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Director of California High-speed Rail Authority resigns

Mehdi Morshed, the executive director of the California High-Speed Rail Authority, is stepping down at the end of March....

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jan 16, 2010 at 2:39 pm | 2 comments | 1302 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Two men hit in drive-by shooting

Two men standing in a their driveway were shot in a drive-by shooting in East Palo Alto Thursday night, according to...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by More to Follow, on Jan 15, 2010 at 12:26 pm | 1 comment | 1240 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ollie Brown retires, after 47 years, from fire service

When Ollie Brown, at right, heard sirens blaring from trucks leaving the fire station he grew up near in Toledo, Ohio, he...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2010
Last comment by James, on Jan 14, 2010 at 6:40 pm | 1 comment | 1257 Views

AROUND TOWN

Duboc calls for ballot initiative on pensions

After months of toying with the idea in e-mails she sends to supporters, former Menlo Park council member Lee Duboc is calling...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jan 14, 2010 at 2:39 pm | 36 comments | 1842 Views

MENLO PARK

Man arrested again for drug trafficking

Menlo Park police raided a Belle Haven home and arrested a 30-year-old man on federal drug trafficking charges on Tuesday,...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 14, 2010 at 1:29 pm | 1 comment | 1123 Views

MENLO PARK

Big issues at play in Menlo Park debate over new restrictions on lawn sizes and watering

Debate in Menlo Park over a revised water-efficient landscaping ordinance has centered around questions of environmental...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2010
Last comment by Dude, on Jan 13, 2010 at 2:39 pm | 25 comments | 1867 Views

OTHER TOPICS

In defending police lawsuit, Menlo Park runs up tab of nearly $350,000

In a lawsuit that may have revealed more about our litigation-happy society than about the law enforcement abuses it sought...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2010
Last comment by no winners, on Jan 13, 2010 at 10:15 am | 13 comments | 4193 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Julie Falconer wins
"Face of Ascot" competition

Julie Falconer of Portola Valley was about as familiar with world-famous Ascot Racecourse in Berkshire, England, as Eliza...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1582 Views

OTHER TOPICS

High-speed rail director resigns

Mehdi Morshed, the executive director of the California High Speed Rail Authority, is stepping down at the end of March....

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jan 12, 2010 at 7:25 pm | 3 comments | 1577 Views

MENLO PARK

Sprinkler discussions pushed back

Discussion on two hot-button issues in Menlo Park involving fire sprinklers and lawn watering has been pushed to the Jan....

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 12, 2010 at 7:14 pm | 6 comments | 1221 Views

MENLO PARK

City of Menlo Park poised to buy foreclosed home

Menlo Park's City Council at its Jan. 12 meeting could approve the purchase of a home in the Belle Haven neighborhood. It...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Jan 12, 2010 at 1:58 pm | 12 comments | 1553 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Family of Officer Richard May furious about leak

The family of slain East Palo Police Officer Richard May -- including stepfather Frank Merrill of Atherton -- is outraged...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by Interested, on Jan 12, 2010 at 8:38 am | 16 comments | 2092 Views
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