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PORTOLA VALLEY

Residents: Traffic challenges abundant along Alpine Road

In the tale of the three communities along the Alpine Road corridor between Menlo Park and Portola Valley, there are certain...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2015
Last comment by pvrez, on Mar 5, 2015 at 7:33 am | 1 comment | 1906 Views

AROUND TOWN

President Hugo Chavez has died.

This has just been reported on CNN TV....

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by Two Everrgreens, on Mar 6, 2013 at 1:15 pm | 8 comments | 1905 Views

MENLO PARK

City working with Sun Microsystems

Menlo Park officials are trying to persuade Sun Microsystems to retain its Menlo Park campus, in light of the hardware and...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by another concerd citizen, on May 7, 2009 at 4:04 pm | 2 comments | 1904 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Why we need a staff-size reduction policy

Why do we care about employee costs? Not surprisingly, employee costs constitute the single largest city expenditure. When...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2009
Last comment by my take, on Oct 1, 2009 at 10:55 pm | 6 comments | 1904 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trust -- at what cost?

Why would a man who is trusted, admired and looked up to by his community betray them? That question is now being asked by...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by Citizen, on Nov 1, 2012 at 6:47 pm | 3 comments | 1904 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sunday: Memorial for Helen Hausman, former college district board member

A memorial service for Helen Hausman, a longtime member of the governing board for the San Mateo County Community College...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
Last comment by pearl, on Aug 7, 2015 at 1:56 pm | 1 comment | 1904 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Portola Valley: Child-porn sentencing delayed

Portola Valley resident Stephen Wolf, who in March pleaded no contest to possession of child pornography, was to be sentenced...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by parent, on Jul 26, 2013 at 9:52 am | 1 comment | 1903 Views

OTHER TOPICS

County treasurer won't seek reelection

Lee Buffington, San Mateo County's treasurer-tax collector, announced he will not be seeking re-election to a seventh term....

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Kleegeen, on Aug 7, 2009 at 12:35 pm | 4 comments | 1903 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Rich Gordon: 'People don't understand where taxes go'

Rich Gordon, the outgoing San Mateo County supervisor who was elected Nov. 2 to the state Assembly, opposed state Proposition...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2010
Last comment by BUGSY, on Dec 9, 2010 at 12:56 pm | 8 comments | 1903 Views

AROUND TOWN

Music in the park, block party in Menlo Park on Wednesday

Santa Cruz Avenue will turn into a pedestrian mall Wednesday, June 24, for the first of two summer block parties. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by nice evening, on Jun 24, 2009 at 9:19 pm | 1 comment | 1903 Views

AROUND TOWN

D.A. Steve Wagstaffe determines CHP and Sheriff got it wrong in Klien DUI

CHP and San Mateo County Sheriff's reported .08 and transported Vice Mayor Andy Klien to First Chance. Now Steve Wagstaffe...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on May. 24, 2011
Last comment by Boss Hogg, on May 24, 2011 at 10:52 pm | 10 comments | 1903 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Sheriff made mistakes, but is best choice

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on May 23, 2014 at 1:25 pm | 7 comments | 1903 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park launches new grant program for performing arts center

Calling all performing groups -- Menlo Park has officially launched its new grant program, and the Dec. 1 deadline is right...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by curious, on Nov 11, 2012 at 1:43 pm | 3 comments | 1902 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jury rejects claim in wrongful-death suit

A San Mateo County jury, after 10 hours of deliberation, voted 9-3 on Dec. 1 to reject a claim that Woodside resident Anthony...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Dec 4, 2009 at 9:18 am | 3 comments | 1902 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park mayor joins race for seat on Board of Supervisors

Newly minted Menlo Park Mayor Kirsten Keith on Saturday tossed her name into a crowded field of candidates for a seat on...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2012
Last comment by Henry Riggs, on Feb 7, 2012 at 12:17 pm | 18 comments | 1902 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park rail policy unchanged

The Menlo Park City Council did not change its rail policy at its meeting last night (Jan. 14), but not because council members...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2014
Last comment by Fred, on Jan 16, 2014 at 12:12 pm | 2 comments | 1902 Views

ATHERTON

Fatalities prompt Atherton to examine El Camino safety

Plans are under way to try to improve the safety of El Camino Real as it passes through Atherton between Selby Lane and Valparaiso...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2010
Last comment by Susan, on Oct 19, 2010 at 6:00 pm | 11 comments | 1902 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Mountain lion spotted on street

A newspaper delivery person reported spotting a mountain lion in the 350 block of Raymundo Drive in Woodside at around 4:40...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2012
Last comment by John Q. Public, on Dec 11, 2012 at 11:15 pm | 4 comments | 1901 Views

MENLO PARK

Mayor says city will consider raising tax

Taxing residents might be the best way to balance Menlo Park's budget, Mayor Heyward Robinson said in his March 10 "state...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by angela, on Mar 18, 2009 at 8:48 am | 8 comments | 1900 Views

MENLO PARK

Setback in court, but coach says he will re-file lawsuit against Encinal PTO

A former volunteer coach for Encinal School basketball team who is suing the Encinal School PTO and three volunteer parents...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by mp parent, on Jan 7, 2011 at 5:50 pm | 11 comments | 1900 Views
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