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Sea level rising

In a stunning reversal, the slogan for San Francisco Bay may have changed from "Save the Bay" to "Save the Land." Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2008
Last comment by NGM, on Feb 26, 2008 at 10:03 am | 7 comments | 4039 Views

MENLO PARK

Police calls: West Menlo Park cat shot in shoulder

Crime and accident reports from West Menlo Park, Woodside, Portola Valley, Atherton and Menlo Park. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by Responsible Cat Owner, on May 1, 2014 at 1:35 pm | 4 comments | 4038 Views

MENLO PARK

Major program on Menlo Park history

The last 150 years of Menlo Park history will come to life in a History Symposium Saturday, Feb. 10, from 10 a.m. until 2...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2007
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Aug 1, 2007 at 10:32 pm | 2 comments | 4037 Views

AROUND TOWN

County bans smoking in apartments, condos in unincorporated areas

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to change the definition of "smoking" and "tobacco...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by Sandy, on Oct 23, 2014 at 5:49 pm | 12 comments | 4036 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Layoffs delayed while talks continue

The town of Atherton agreed on Thursday (June 9) to delay its planned layoff of 13 employees until July 15 while it negotiates...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by Thelma, on Jun 14, 2011 at 12:15 am | 79 comments | 4036 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo fire district: Carpenter, Bernstein, Ianson elected

Three candidates who had run as a slate in opposition to two union-supported candidates were elected Tuesday to seats on...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 8, 2013 at 11:58 am | 43 comments | 4034 Views

AROUND TOWN

Motorcycle fatality closed part of U.S. 101 in Palo Alto

A motorcyclist was killed Aug. 4 on U.S. 101 in Palo Alto after colliding with an SUV and being run over by a truck, the...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2016
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Aug 5, 2016 at 4:57 pm | 18 comments | 4034 Views

WOODSIDE

Election 2007: Two contests certain,
another likely, for November

Local elections will be held in the Menlo Park Fire Protection District and the Los Trancos County Water District. A contest...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2007
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Aug 15, 2007 at 4:35 pm | 1 comment | 4034 Views

MENLO PARK

What's your ideal Derry project?

As members of Menlo Park Tomorrow and the O'Brien Group try and negotiate a new Derry project, I'm curious to hear what others...

Original post made by DerryAir on Dec. 21, 2006
Last comment by AlsoBaffled, on Dec 22, 2006 at 5:20 pm | 3 comments | 4033 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Everest opens auspiciously, despite Sequoia district's obstacles

The founders and leadership team of the area's new charter high school should take a bow. In spite of all the obstacles placed...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Sep 11, 2009 at 5:07 pm | 51 comments | 4033 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

College district asked for $564 million, but quietly

A voter relying on campaign mailers would have been hard pressed this fall to determine how much money was on the table with...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 28, 2011 at 4:22 pm | 16 comments | 4033 Views

MENLO PARK

Could Arbie's be a new location for Foster's Freeze?

Arbie's is gone and the building needs a new occupant. It has high visibility and decent parking. Foster's Freeze will likely...

Original post made by Elizabeth Lasensky on Oct. 26, 2006
Last comment by Judith, on Nov 1, 2006 at 5:32 am | 2 comments | 4031 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Roberts market in Portola Valley: Commission postpones action

The Portola Valley Planning Commission on Wednesday night postponed action until Dec. 13 on a conditional use permit for...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2007
Last comment by TGodfrey, on Dec 13, 2007 at 10:42 am | 2 comments | 4031 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher Jason Picetti dies after four-year battle with ALS

Jason Picetti, who taught math at La Entrada School in Menlo Park until illness forced him to retire, died peacefully early...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2011
Last comment by Galvin Family, on Oct 18, 2011 at 1:32 pm | 6 comments | 4030 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton deputy clerk named interim manager

Deputy City Clerk Theresa DellaSanta is now Atherton's interim city manager. Former manager John Danielson will continue...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 2, 2012 at 3:04 pm | 18 comments | 4030 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside roadside attraction

Lisa Green and her son Evan (in picture) maintain a barnyard habitat of chickens, goats, ducks, geese and a llama in a Woodside...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Jeannine, on Aug 14, 2009 at 2:06 pm | 1 comment | 4030 Views

SPORTS

Members sought for Stanford Water Polo Club

<I>Dawn Vargas of the Stanford Water Polo Club submitted this announcement:</I> A two-week trial membership is available...

Original post made by Sportsfan on Feb. 7, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4029 Views

AROUND TOWN

Candidate says he questioned sheriff about Vegas incident

For Greg Munks, the sheriff of San Mateo County and the incumbent in the June 3 election for his third four-year term, one...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Mark De Paula, on Apr 22, 2015 at 6:57 pm | 18 comments | 4029 Views

AROUND TOWN

Poems from the homeless

It was a surprise and inspiration to learn that Lorin Vernon Krogh, who now lives in an apartment at the new Opportunity...

Original post made by Marion Softky on Dec. 5, 2006
Last comment by Mr. Man, on Dec 19, 2006 at 1:16 pm | 3 comments | 4028 Views

WOODSIDE

Peter Mason chosen as mayor of Woodside

Woodside Councilman Peter Mason will be handling the mayor's gavel for the next 12 months at Town Council meetings. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2009
Last comment by OLRA Neighbor, on Jan 9, 2009 at 3:09 pm | 1 comment | 4028 Views
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