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AROUND TOWN

Stop signs and cyclists: is there an answer?

When a knot of 30 or 40 or even 100 bicyclists passes through Portola Valley and Woodside, as happens regularly, the cyclists...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by La Hondan, on Sep 23, 2010 at 10:07 am | 49 comments | 4157 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton likely to fight developer lawsuit challenging road-impact fees in court

==BI This is an expanded version of a previously published article.== An Aug. 22 court date is set for the lawsuit filed...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2011
Last comment by Ed, on May 23, 2011 at 5:42 pm | 16 comments | 4157 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley council vetoes artificial grass

==B Expanded version of earlier story.== The Portola Valley Town Council by a 3-2 vote overturned a Planning Commission decision...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by g, on May 17, 2013 at 5:21 pm | 4 comments | 4157 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Loss of heritage trees at Oak Knoll School

This summer, most likely mid- to late-June, six heritage trees at Oak Knoll School in Menlo Park will be destroyed. During...

Original post made by Carol Taggart on May. 25, 2008
Last comment by just wondering, on May 28, 2008 at 8:47 pm | 12 comments | 4156 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District considering appointing Erik Burmeister as new superintendent

The Menlo Park City School District announced today that the school board will discuss on Sept. 27 whether it should appoint...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
Last comment by Publius, on Sep 26, 2016 at 9:33 am | 17 comments | 4156 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Chipper helps reduce fire season danger

Woodside Fire Protection District's annual chipper program is in full swing. Free of charge, the District offers the use...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Jun. 6, 2007
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Jun 13, 2007 at 10:51 pm | 1 comment | 4156 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Cops prepare for new cell-phone driving laws

Local law enforcement agencies are gearing up to begin enforcing the "hands-free" cell phone laws that go into effect Tuesday,...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2008
Last comment by not laughing, on Jul 9, 2008 at 8:16 am | 35 comments | 4155 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: disparate views on historic house

Steve Jobs' bid to tear down a historic mansion in Woodside generated a whole lot of testimony at the April 28 Woodside Town...

Original post made on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on May 15, 2009 at 1:15 pm | 21 comments | 4155 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 | 4155 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 | 4154 Views

AROUND TOWN

Resident challenges Menlo Park medical offices

Mike Brady, a Menlo Park resident and an attorney who lives near the site of the former Acorn restaurant on El Camino Real,...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2007
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Jul 3, 2007 at 1:01 pm | 1 comment | 4154 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Weapons brandished along El Camino Real in two incidents, police say

Two separate disputes along El Camino Real in Menlo Park led to weapons being brandished: in one case a pistol, and in the...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 13, 2015 at 5:58 pm | 26 comments | 4154 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 | 4154 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Buckheit lawsuit saga appears to be over

A May 20 federal appeals court decision is likely to close the door on the four-and-a-half-year fight involving an Atherton...

Original post made on May. 24, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 28, 2014 at 11:34 am | 10 comments | 4154 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ravenswood wins 'inclusive' school award

Ravenswood City School District, in East Palo Alto and east Menlo Park, announced Tuesday that it has been named as the nation's...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2007
Last comment by Lucille Strong, on Dec 10, 2007 at 9:25 am | 2 comments | 4152 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park men launch broad-based lawsuit against high-speed rail agency

The lawsuit by Morris Brown and Mike Brady, both of Menlo Park, aims to prevent construction of the high-speed rail system....

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by john burrows, on Apr 26, 2010 at 8:54 pm | 60 comments | 4152 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 | 4149 Views

SPORTS

Local Girls Win First Place in 2007 U.S. Pony Club National Championships

A team of young riders led by Courtney Claunch of Los Altos and Kirstin Hill of Menlo Park captured the first place title...

Original post made by lisa m. krieger on Aug. 19, 2007
Last comment by Susan, on Aug 23, 2007 at 12:54 pm | 1 comment | 4149 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police calls: Atherton, Woodside, Portola Valley, Menlo Park

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

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2015
Last comment by Piney, on Dec 13, 2015 at 11:21 am | 3 comments | 4149 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton city attorney under fire by mayor

The Atherton City Council has not asked City Attorney Wynne S. Furth to reapply for her job, which she has held since February...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2010
Last comment by Jon Buckheit, on Jul 27, 2010 at 10:29 pm | 3 comments | 4149 Views
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