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AROUND TOWN

Beyond haunting: Halloween-themed events

If horror movies and gory haunted houses aren't your thing, take heart. The Midpeninsula has plenty of Halloween events planned...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by Redwood City Parks, Recreation & Community Services Department, on Oct 26, 2012 at 12:33 pm | 1 comment | 2524 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saturday: Portola Valley picnic, trail dedication

Portola Valley holds its town picnic Saturday with some new features: a trail, a club and a shirt. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by JW, on Jun 8, 2012 at 2:09 pm | 2 comments | 2523 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park office manager sentenced to prison for embezzlement

Former office manager of Menlo Park landscaping company sentenced to seven years and eight months in state prison in $1 million...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2016
Last comment by pogo, on Jun 10, 2016 at 7:45 am | 3 comments | 2522 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bike route closes for 18 days, except Sundays

The stretch of Crystal Springs Road that connects Polhemus Road and Skyline Boulevard in San Mateo closed to all vehicle...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by Sawyer Camp Trail user, on Jun 12, 2012 at 10:32 pm | 1 comment | 2522 Views

AROUND TOWN

advertisers force Facebook to censor right-wing free speech

Be careful if engage in right-wing free speech such as discussions on legitimate rape on Facebook. Facebook may delete your...

Original post made by resident on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 29, 2013 at 7:58 pm | 6 comments | 2522 Views

MENLO PARK

Why Woodside resident has devoted decades to restoring World War II command vehicle

Woodside resident Reno Taini has created a kind of time machine, a vehicle of war equipped with bare essentials considered...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2016
Last comment by Robin, on Oct 24, 2016 at 1:31 am | 1 comment | 2521 Views

AROUND TOWN

Air district board approves $20M for Caltrain electrification project

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District board Wednesday approved $20 million in funding for a Caltrain electrification...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2015
Last comment by Srini, on Aug 3, 2015 at 5:14 pm | 3 comments | 2521 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Origami Crane Workshop

The Atherton Library is hosting Menlo School students, who will teach origami crane folding. The library is donating cranes...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Mar. 31, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2520 Views

AROUND TOWN

Firefighters quickly douse Atherton blaze

Firefighters quickly extinguished a one-alarm fire in Atherton this morning, a fire dispatcher said. The fire occurred at...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by Ray of Sunshine, on Nov 13, 2009 at 6:39 pm | 7 comments | 2520 Views

AROUND TOWN

Second Harvest food drive short of goal

Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo counties' holiday fundraiser fell short of its goal, and now it...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2013
Last comment by neighbor, on Mar 18, 2013 at 9:56 am | 2 comments | 2520 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Former Portola Valley superintendent offered plea bargain on felony charges

Tim Hanretty, the former superintendent of Portola Valley schools who is charged with stealing more than $100,000 from the...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 23, 2012 at 2:30 pm | 5 comments | 2520 Views

MENLO PARK

Does traffic diversion reduce crime?

Over the course of the debate on whether to conduct a traffic study in the Willows neighborhood of Menlo Park, the question...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2008
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Dec 23, 2008 at 3:30 pm | 1 comment | 2519 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Musical Storytime at Atherton Library

Musical storytime will be held on Thursday, December 10th at 4 PM for all ages. This is the last musical storytime of the...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Dec. 8, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2519 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Towns look to influence high-speed rail design

As the agency that oversees the high-speed rail project begins to plan how high-speed trains will pass through the Peninsula,...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by Yolanda, on May 15, 2009 at 10:30 am | 5 comments | 2519 Views

AROUND TOWN

Montreal Piano Phenom Mimi Blais Performs 10/28 in Menlo Park

Montreal’s piano phenom Mimi Blais brings a special Halloween treat to her many Mid-Peninsula fans performing spine-tingling...

Original post made by Nan Bostick on Oct. 11, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2519 Views

AROUND TOWN

Funeral services director John O'Connor returns to Menlo Park

John O'Conner says he's been recycled. After taking a "mental health decade" spending "3,000 nights in a thousand different...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by Blair, on Apr 27, 2010 at 7:42 pm | 4 comments | 2519 Views

WOODSIDE

Editorial: The right decision on herbicide spraying

Patty Mayall, a La Honda resident who has worked tirelessly for many years to convince county supervisors and Caltrans to...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2012
Last comment by Patty Mayall, on Mar 22, 2012 at 3:30 pm | 1 comment | 2519 Views

MENLO PARK

State may fine Greenheart committee for campaign finance filing violation

Local developer Greenheart may pay $2,500 for failing to report its non-monetary donation of a telephone survey to the "No...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on May 16, 2015 at 8:50 am | 3 comments | 2518 Views

MENLO PARK

Atherton must act to weather winter storms, report says

If the coming winter in the Bay Area is as rainy as long-range forecasts have been predicting, Atherton will have problems...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2015
Last comment by Louise68, on Sep 4, 2015 at 8:49 pm | 4 comments | 2518 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park teen gets a close look at national security

It was a simulation, but after serving as "U.S. Secretary of State" in a foreign policy crisis involving central Asia during...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2008
Last comment by Rosalyn Traylor, on Nov 7, 2008 at 8:22 am | 1 comment | 2518 Views
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2017 guide to summer camps

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