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Let them eat bread

As is common among bread bakers, Portola Valley resident and part-time baker Phil Reilly starts his day early. Not 3 a.m....

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by MadamPresident, on Mar 28, 2014 at 3:20 pm | 1 comment | 2027 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Galligan turns to the state Appeals Court for relief

The race for the San Mateo County controller's office in the June 3 election has taken another turn. Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2014
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Mar 27, 2014 at 4:49 pm | 4 comments | 1517 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gaylynne Mann, a force for emergency preparedness

For someone seeking a role model for a take-charge personality, it would be hard to do better than Gaylynne Mann of Woodside....

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by john dawson, on Mar 27, 2014 at 4:02 pm | 2 comments | 4299 Views

AROUND TOWN

FBI Investigation leads to arrest of Leland Yee this morning.

http://www.sfgate.com/crime/article/FBI-conducting-raids-in-San-Francisco-5350602.php...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Mar. 26, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Mar 27, 2014 at 2:43 pm | 6 comments | 406 Views

OTHER TOPICS

MANDATORY ETHICS TRAINING (AB 1234)

State law (AB 1234) requires that local officials who receive compensation, salary, stipends, or expense reimbursements must...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Mar. 27, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Mar 27, 2014 at 12:55 pm | 1 comment | 367 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park church votes to switch denominations

Spirits were uplifted and hearts were broken after the tally for Menlo Park Presbyterian Church's vote on whether to change...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by Mike R, on Mar 26, 2014 at 10:03 pm | 7 comments | 1168 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Presbyterian Church gets OK to switch denominations

The regional governing body overseeing the Menlo Park Presbyterian Church has voted to approve the church's departure. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2014
Last comment by Mike R, on Mar 26, 2014 at 9:48 pm | 5 comments | 15454 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Woodside: Bella Vista restaurant closes

The neon martini glass sign is dark. The jukebox in the bar is silent. The Bella Vista restaurant, known by generations for...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2013
Last comment by Elizabeth L. Smith, on Mar 26, 2014 at 8:04 pm | 15 comments | 5972 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Why Sequoia Healthcare District doesn't want to post meeting audio on it's website

In my 11 year tenure on the Sequoia Healthcare District Board of Directors I have repeatedly asked the District to post audio...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Mar. 26, 2014
There are no comments yet. 352 Views

WOODSIDE

Supervisors grant appeal, overturn Planning Commission decision

In a stunning reversal, momentum has slowed and possibly stopped on plans to convert a meditation center in the unincorporated...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2014
Last comment by menloparkmom, on Mar 26, 2014 at 4:16 pm | 4 comments | 5187 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Plans rev up for new $32 million Town Center

Will Atherton residents be willing to contribute nearly $20 million toward a new Town Center? Community leaders helping to...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2014
Last comment by Sore eyes, on Mar 26, 2014 at 2:06 pm | 19 comments | 37716 Views

AROUND TOWN

District attorney indicts 16 alleged gang members

Sixteen alleged members of three East Palo Alto gangs have been arrested for staging a murderous war that resulted in multiple...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by A. Reader, on Mar 26, 2014 at 11:13 am | 3 comments | 14537 Views

MOVIES

Students win Zider scholarships

Student-athletes Leah Hess at Pinewood School and Adam Greenlow of Menlo Park at St. Francis High School are the winners...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2014
There are no comments yet. 13234 Views

WOODSIDE

Rehab facility near Woodside wins commission's OK

The San Mateo County Planning Commission has approved a conditional use permit to convert a meditation center in the unincorporated...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2014
Last comment by Heather, on Mar 25, 2014 at 8:10 pm | 4 comments | 2877 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Initiative would shrink Menlo projects

Menlo Park voters who have noticed the recent skirmishes over the proposed mixed-use housing, office and retail projects...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 25, 2014 at 4:45 pm | 50 comments | 19242 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park will hire consultant to evaluate specific plan initiative

"I want it to be unmerciful. I want the comparison to be unmerciful to the (specific) plan. And I want the comparison to...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 25, 2014 at 4:15 pm | 24 comments | 17854 Views

AROUND TOWN

This week at Atherton Library

Thursday, March 27 at 4 pm- Musical Storytime for all ages. Friday, March 28 at 7 pm- Family Movie Night featuring "Turbo." Monday,...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Mar. 25, 2014
There are no comments yet. 301 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Judge rules assistant controller can run for top post

After more than four hours of hearing legal arguments, a San Mateo County Superior Court judge this afternoon (March 24)...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2014
Last comment by Frank Fortunato, on Mar 24, 2014 at 7:15 pm | 1 comment | 6476 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Corporate center goes before Menlo Park Planning Commission

Menlo Park has been hoping to see more action in the city's M-2 industrial zone for about as long as it's wanted to revitalize...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2014
Last comment by Jed, on Mar 24, 2014 at 7:02 pm | 2 comments | 1572 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Portola Valley: Neighbors irate and fearful over cut-through traffic

Motorists tend to find paths of least resistance, those combinations of streets and intersections that make for the most...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2014
Last comment by X-rez, on Mar 24, 2014 at 2:25 pm | 16 comments | 28659 Views
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