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SCHOOLS & KIDS

My View: Our so-called lives -- Is techno-chatter replacing relationships?

<I>About the author: Samantha Bergeson of Portola Valley is a freshman at Menlo School in Atherton.</I></B> Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Marice George, on Mar 13, 2010 at 9:26 am | 2 comments | 1921 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teen attacked at Menlo Park skate park

School vacation, a sunny Monday morning in Menlo Park, nowhere else to be -- why not hit the skate park? One 14-year-old...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2012
Last comment by Empathy, on Aug 25, 2012 at 1:31 am | 6 comments | 1920 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Weekly Bestsellers 12/14/08

Hardcover Fiction 1. Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society - Mary Ann Shaffer 2. Deciding The Next Decider - Calvin...

Original post made by Susan Lider on Dec. 16, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1920 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Flu: School district urges common sense

In response to growing concerns about a swine flu epidemic, the Menlo Park City School District on Monday sent home a list...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2009
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 30, 2009 at 4:22 am | 1 comment | 1920 Views

AROUND TOWN

Grand jury: fire agencies can significantly reduce costs through consolidations

The San Mateo County Civil Grand Jury is recommending that the Woodside Fire Protection District and several cities in San...

Original post made on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 29, 2010 at 5:35 pm | 10 comments | 1920 Views

MENLO PARK

City to negotiate waste-collection contract

The city of Menlo Park will begin negotiations on a contract with a new waste management provider to take over collection...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2009
Last comment by Green resident, on Sep 28, 2009 at 1:37 pm | 6 comments | 1919 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school board's big thinker is retiring

It can be lonely on the road less traveled, a well-trodden path for Trustee Sarah D. "Sally" Stewart, who is wrapping up...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Sep 12, 2009 at 11:09 am | 4 comments | 1919 Views

OTHER TOPICS

New Web site better match for 'green' town

In a game of word association, the response "dowdy" doesn't really fit with the words "Portola Valley." "Secluded" maybe,...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Jennifer, on Apr 2, 2009 at 11:14 am | 1 comment | 1919 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Saturday: Film, program on bullying

Filmmaker Sunnie McFadden-Burtis, who produced the Canadian documentary, "Bullying: A Culture of Silence," will show the...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2012
Last comment by Disappointed, on Oct 20, 2012 at 9:17 pm | 1 comment | 1918 Views

MENLO PARK

Tips for starting a vegetable garden

<B>Start small:</I></B> Decide which vegetables you like best and figure out how much room they need &#8212; tomatoes and...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2008
Last comment by PaulC, on Aug 5, 2008 at 10:27 am | 1 comment | 1918 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saturday: Unity Bike Ride in Belle Haven

Belle Haven Bikes, a community hub and bike workshop, will host a "Unity Ride" Saturday morning, Nov. 14, set to depart from...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2015
Last comment by John, on Nov 12, 2015 at 12:30 pm | 1 comment | 1918 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update: Menlo grows while neighbors shrink

Months after census workers canvassed local neighborhoods, the 2010 census data is trickling out for public consumption....

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by Census is very valuable IF, on Mar 10, 2011 at 11:01 am | 4 comments | 1918 Views

AROUND TOWN

Another Pop Warner team in championships

The Redwood City 49er Junior Pee Wee Pop Warner football team (ages 10-11) will play in a regional championship game at Woodside...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2011
Last comment by old football hand, on Nov 30, 2011 at 3:43 pm | 4 comments | 1917 Views

AROUND TOWN

Resident reports mountain lion sighting

A possible mountain lion sighting was reported in Woodside near the San Francisco State Fish and Game Refuge Wednesday night,...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1917 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo Park looks at Greenheart mixed-use project on El Camino Real

The scope of an environmental impact report for Greenheart's proposed 420,000-square-foot mixed-use development on El Camino...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2014
Last comment by interesting, on Aug 4, 2014 at 7:23 pm | 4 comments | 1917 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Registering to vote can now be done online

The process of registering to vote in California changed significantly on Wednesday, Sept. 19. New residents and Californians...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2012
Last comment by Hank Doyle, on Sep 20, 2012 at 9:55 pm | 2 comments | 1917 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Gubernatorial hopeful Tom Campbell outlines budget fixes

Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Campbell Thursday called for budget cuts and a temporary gas tax to close California's...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Ron, on Jul 13, 2009 at 10:31 am | 3 comments | 1917 Views

OTHER TOPICS

RECENT HOME SALES

Home sales are provided by California REsource, a real estate information company that obtains the information from the County...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2009
Last comment by homeowner, on Mar 28, 2009 at 4:25 pm | 2 comments | 1917 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Second quake shakes Midpeninsula Sunday

Two earthquakes shook parts of the Midpeninsula Sunday, the first occurring at 9:28 a.m. and the second at 6:38 p.m. according...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2010
Last comment by Scott Barnum, on Dec 20, 2010 at 3:38 pm | 1 comment | 1917 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vigil held for Gulf of Mexico victims

Residents of Portola Valley and nearby communities gathered in Triangle Park in Portola Valley on Tuesday for one of 200...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2010
Last comment by DThomas, on Jun 15, 2010 at 12:52 pm | 8 comments | 1916 Views
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