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MENLO PARK

West Menlo Park traffic: Parents fear for kids' safety

Community members concerned with traffic, safe routes to school, and sidewalks along Alameda de las Pulgas will have a chance...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2015
Last comment by Rick Moen, on Mar 31, 2016 at 4:08 pm | 20 comments | 3496 Views

MENLO PARK

Author, model, and comedic talent Fran Kearton dies

The final curtain has come down on the life of Menlo Park resident Frances Peace Kearton, whose varied career included performing...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Richard Robinson, on Jul 28, 2015 at 7:20 am | 5 comments | 3495 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside High stages 'Legally Blonde'

"Legally Blonde, The Musical" is being staged at Woodside High School's Performing Arts Center through March 16, with a Sunday...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2013
Last comment by WHS mom, on Mar 11, 2013 at 2:16 pm | 1 comment | 3495 Views

ATHERTON

Smooth sailing on Valparaiso

Eastbound Valparaiso Avenue is still a bumpy mess, but on the westbound Atherton side of the street, it's smooth sailing....

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Apr. 6, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3495 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Remembering joyful Woodside summers long ago

When school closed each June, my brothers and I left our home in foggy San Francisco for a summer in the country. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 19, 2011 at 10:43 am | 3 comments | 3493 Views

WOODSIDE

A 7,200 mile odyssey: Roz Savage bids to become the first woman to row solo across the Pacific Ocean

After surviving the frequent tipping-over of her 23-by-6-foot boat, the breaking of all four oars, and the complete breakdown...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2007
Last comment by Jeannie R, on Jul 26, 2007 at 10:09 am | 1 comment | 3493 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside councilwoman charged with DUI

Woodside Councilwoman Carroll Ann Hodges spent Friday night in the First Chance substance-abuse facility in San Carlos and...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2008
Last comment by Paul Goeld, on Apr 10, 2008 at 7:52 pm | 7 comments | 3492 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Public records request: review of expense reports turns up some violations

Does Atherton have a problem with employee expense reports? Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=5037...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2007
Last comment by Charles Marsala, on Oct 14, 2007 at 4:20 pm | 1 comment | 3491 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Cell phone tower proposal for Portola Valley will be hard to defeat

Portola Valley residents with homes near a proposed cell phone antenna at Golden Oak Drive and Peak Lane in the Westridge...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2010
Last comment by Marshall @ Intero, on Apr 20, 2010 at 8:54 am | 7 comments | 3491 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Neighbors fear 'serious consequences' of Hillview rebuild

A petition signed by 80 neighbors of Hillview Middle School raises concerns about the proposed expansion plans at the school...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Feb. 8, 2007
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 9, 2007 at 9:50 am | 3 comments | 3490 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Spare the Air restrictions continue tomorrow

A Bay Area wood-burning ban that continued into the New Year will remain in effect on Thursday, officials from the Bay Area...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2014
Last comment by Steve, on Jan 2, 2014 at 12:54 pm | 4 comments | 3490 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Complaint about creekside spraying draws quick response in Menlo Park

Sometimes local government does work. Menlo Park responded this week to a motorist's report of seeing herbicide spraying...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by Michelle Daher, on Mar 20, 2015 at 9:29 am | 7 comments | 3490 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside changes home design review process

Instead of seven Woodside residents on the Architectural and Site Review Board reviewing plans for home construction and...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2015
Last comment by Fed Up in Woodside, on Dec 11, 2015 at 6:35 am | 9 comments | 3490 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tunes for Kids at Atherton Library

Musician MaryLee Sunsieri will lead an interactive "Best of the Best" performance on at 4 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 8, at the...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Jan. 4, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3489 Views

FICTION

Menlo preschool director changes plea to no contest

In a surprise move, the 55-year-old former director of Menlo Park's Belle Haven childcare center charged with harassing the...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
There are no comments yet. 3489 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside promotes planning director, hires code officer

From Town Manager Susan George in the latest edition of the Woodsider, the town's newsletter: Planning Director Hope Sullivan...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on May. 31, 2007
Last comment by Michael Adams, on Aug 9, 2007 at 11:05 pm | 3 comments | 3488 Views

MENLO PARK

All 6 MP candidates took money from the Big Developer

What a sorry state of affairs. The biggest MP developer has spread his money around so that when his project out in Bohannon...

Original post made by June Benito on Nov. 4, 2006
Last comment by PoliticalAnimal, on Nov 7, 2006 at 12:05 am | 3 comments | 3487 Views

MENLO PARK

No charges in crash that hurt 6-year-old twins

Edward Nelson, the 90-year-old driver whose SUV jumped a curb and pinned 6-year-old twin boys against a wall in downtown...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2014
Last comment by Disgusted, on Jan 30, 2014 at 6:24 am | 1 comment | 3487 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 | 3487 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Construction firms heavy donors to bond measure for community colleges

It's a season of giving for construction interests from around the Bay Area. Contributions from architectural firms, builders...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by Dr. B., on Oct 27, 2014 at 4:15 pm | 12 comments | 3487 Views
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