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WOODSIDE

Portola Valley: Council backs bans on plastic bags at checkout, Styrofoam containers

The Portola Valley Town Council has agreed to adopt a San Mateo County ordinance that bans Styrofoam food containers, and...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by Plastic-Toxic Trash, on Apr 27, 2012 at 11:24 pm | 1 comment | 1256 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Feature story: Beating the drums for jazz

Most of us forever remember the magical moment when a great passion ignites. For Jon Krosnick, the magic occurred in 1972,...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2012
Last comment by Peter Erskine, on Jul 25, 2012 at 5:24 pm | 1 comment | 1256 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo Park council discusses below-market-rate housing in Belle Haven area

Menlo Park is considering two possible locations to add below-market-rate housing units in the Belle Haven neighborhood,...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by Harry, on Sep 16, 2009 at 9:38 am | 1 comment | 1255 Views

MENLO PARK

M-A Boy's Varsity Lacrosse vs Menlo School 3/25/10

It was a close game to the finish as Menlo-Atherton took on its crosstown rival, Menlo School, losing 4-6. Tucker Albright...

Original post made by Wendy Rohn on Mar. 25, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1255 Views

MENLO PARK

Act of kindness leads to $93,000 for food bank

What started as a simple act of kindness a year ago, when a Menlo Park woman offered to pay a complete stranger's grocery...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by Mitch, on Aug 16, 2010 at 10:05 pm | 2 comments | 1255 Views

MENLO PARK

Sharon Heights' homeowner association doesn't function

It appears that many local communities have formed active and informative community associations for their residents. Palo...

Original post made by Sara on Mar. 22, 2011
Last comment by Sara, on Mar 23, 2011 at 12:00 pm | 3 comments | 1255 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Obama and the Coming Democalypse

President Obama is evidently feeling the pressure from the current shenanigans over a routine hike in the debt ceiling. ...

Original post made by Chris Chantrill on Jul. 20, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1255 Views

OTHER TOPICS

East Palo Alto police desperate for toy donations

On the morning of Dec. 24 East Palo Alto police officers and staff plan to distribute toys to needy families and their children...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2011
Last comment by GIVING BACK, on Dec 23, 2011 at 10:04 am | 1 comment | 1255 Views

ATHERTON

[VIDEO] Atherton Planning Commission - April 25 2012

Town of Atherton Planning Commission April 25, 2012 Video Broadcast Brought to you by the men and women of the Atherton...

Original post made by APOA on Apr. 29, 2012
Last comment by APOA, on Apr 29, 2012 at 12:13 pm | 6 comments | 1255 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Magic in the Moonlight'

There have long been notable connections between filmmakers and magicians. Houdini became a film star, Orson Welles delighted...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by Poster, on Aug 3, 2014 at 9:28 am | 2 comments | 1255 Views

AROUND TOWN

Magic show at Atherton Library

Monday, October 26th, the Atherton Library presents a Halloween magic show by Magic Dan. For ages 3 and up. Sponsored by...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Oct. 20, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1254 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton wrestles with questions over councilman's $500,000 loan request

About 30 Atherton residents showed up for a special City Council meeting Friday afternoon, March 26, to discuss alleged improprieties...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2010
Last comment by Connie, on Apr 1, 2010 at 12:38 pm | 3 comments | 1254 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school board examines 'achievement gap'

The persistent academic achievement gap among the schools and students in the Sequoia Union High School District is the...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2012
Last comment by Clarification, on Mar 19, 2012 at 9:02 pm | 2 comments | 1254 Views

AROUND TOWN

Diesel Exhaust from Stanford Dirt Moving Project

Over the weekend I noticed Stanford moving a mountain of dirt at the edge of the golf course near the old barn and equestrian...

Original post made by Wants Clean Air on Oct. 15, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1254 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Menlo Park poised to renovate its downtown

It's very true that Redwood City, Palo Alto, San Carlos and Mountain View have all rejuvenated their downtowns. Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by Downtown Santa Cruz Ave unattractive, on Sep 23, 2009 at 4:13 pm | 2 comments | 1253 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Reports: High-speed rail to start in Central Valley

Construction of California's controversial high-speed rail project will likely begin in the Central Valley thanks to a $902...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Oct 29, 2010 at 1:15 pm | 13 comments | 1253 Views

MENLO PARK

City responds to downtown plan concerns

In response to concerns raised about the potential release of the draft environmental impact report for the El Camino Real/downtown...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2010
Last comment by Progress now!, on Nov 24, 2010 at 4:02 pm | 1 comment | 1253 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park's theatrical experiment

Postcards advertising musicians and comedians popped up in Menlo Park postboxes recently, bearing the city's logo in the...

Original post made on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by time for stamps, on May 18, 2011 at 1:10 pm | 6 comments | 1253 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park hires new human resources director

It may be time for Menlo Park's former human resources director, Glen Kramer, to start enjoying a leisurely retirement: the...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by Ex-City Employee, on Jul 31, 2012 at 10:44 am | 8 comments | 1253 Views

ATHERTON

Tonight: Atherton tax renewal on agenda

The City Council will consider hiring a consultant to help out with a likely effort to renew Atherton's parcel tax, and examine...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2013
Last comment by ptw, on Mar 19, 2013 at 2:02 pm | 4 comments | 1253 Views
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Sometimes "I'm Sorry" Doesn't Cut It
By Cheryl Bac | 4 comments | 891 views

Couples: Parallel Play or Interactive Play?
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 707 views

Getting High in Menlo Park
By Paul Bendix | 1 comment | 545 views