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MENLO PARK

Sunday: Persimmon sale for charity

Local youth Lisa and Sara Hewitt, members of their philanthropy group, ChAngels, are hosting their third annual persimmon...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by loves persimmons, on Nov 19, 2010 at 3:20 pm | 2 comments | 1447 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley: Town official departs abruptly

The staff at Town Hall in Portola Valley is one person smaller with the abrupt departure of Assistant Town Manager Janet...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2011
Last comment by Anne , on Sep 1, 2011 at 3:18 pm | 3 comments | 1447 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 | 1447 Views

MENLO PARK

Commission chair blasts council

On April 14, with more than one of the night owls in the council chambers rubbing her eyes as the hour hand of the clock...

Original post made on May. 9, 2009
Last comment by here we go again, on May 9, 2009 at 5:30 pm | 2 comments | 1446 Views

MENLO PARK

Baykeeper sues West Bay Sanitary over sewage spills

An environmental watchdog group has filed a lawsuit against the West Bay Sanitary District and two Peninsula cities over...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by Interested, on Dec 10, 2009 at 10:18 am | 1 comment | 1446 Views

ATHERTON

In Atherton, disparate views on what constitutes transparent government

In the wake of recent criticism about the appointment of the new police chief and lack of disclosure about a $230,000 sexual-harassment...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2010
Last comment by inquisitive, on Jan 22, 2010 at 8:32 am | 2 comments | 1446 Views

ATHERTON

Editorial: Atherton pays off another employee

The lingering legal dispute over whether Atherton had a legitimate reason to terminate finance director John Johns in 2007...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by punch line, on Apr 29, 2010 at 2:55 pm | 5 comments | 1446 Views

AROUND TOWN

Brown Act At Risk

KTVU (Channel 2) has a story about how the Brown Act is at risk due to State Budget Cuts. Reaffirms the low priority nature...

Original post made by Wrecking Ball on Feb. 15, 2011
Last comment by Not so dumb, on Feb 22, 2011 at 4:00 pm | 5 comments | 1446 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park downtown plan review

On Tuesday, Sept. 13, the Menlo Park City Council returns to contemplate a subject near and dear to residents' hearts, judging...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2011
Last comment by AJ, on Sep 18, 2011 at 9:17 am | 8 comments | 1446 Views

WOODSIDE

Today: Woodside meets on country club

The town of Woodside is holding meetings to consider a proposal to renovate the golf course and tennis facilities at the...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2012
Last comment by Poster, on Mar 20, 2012 at 7:28 pm | 1 comment | 1446 Views

WOODSIDE

Sewer rates to jump for Woodside customers

Woodside is semi-rural and most of the town's 2,200 properties use septic tanks in lieu of sewers, but for some 157 properties...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2013
Last comment by POGO, on Apr 4, 2013 at 4:47 pm | 10 comments | 1446 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers - Week of May 3, 2009

Hardcover Fiction 1 Tea Time For The Traditionally Built - Alexander McCall Smith 2 Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie...

Original post made by Pam Grange on May. 4, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1445 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why some crimes in Portola Valley and Woodside have not been reported to the public

As some residents of Portola Valley have discovered, there's been a mismatch between crimes entered in the records of the...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2011
Last comment by Maria, on Feb 3, 2011 at 5:35 pm | 2 comments | 1445 Views

ATHERTON

Compost set Willow Road house on fire

It was the compost that set a Willow Road house in Menlo Park on fire March 6, displacing a family of four for at least a...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by Old MacDonald, on May 11, 2012 at 1:38 pm | 9 comments | 1445 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley finds buyer for Blue Oaks lots

The town of Portola Valley announced Saturday an agreement on the sale, for $2.88 million, of two properties the town owns...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2012
Last comment by Redfield Flash, on Nov 19, 2012 at 4:21 pm | 1 comment | 1445 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local teen organizes literacy drive

"It all started when a friend and I entered a Reading Rainbow contest in third grade," says Emerald Hills teen Ryan Traynor...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2013
Last comment by sbahles, on Sep 20, 2013 at 10:12 am | 1 comment | 1445 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Reader reminder: Beware of property tax scam

"It is time to remind your readers not to be duped by the official-looking 'Property Tax Reduction Form' that instructs property...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2009
Last comment by zig, on Dec 21, 2009 at 6:21 pm | 3 comments | 1444 Views

ATHERTON

Alamnac I find myself looking at the blogs less & less

Dear Almanac, It is only because of all the bashing I find myself looking at the blogs less & less. It's sad because I am...

Original post made by Colleen Anderson on Oct. 20, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 21, 2010 at 1:34 pm | 16 comments | 1444 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo parking tickets to cost $3 more

With apologies from Mayor Rich Cline to all those parking in Menlo Park, the council voted to raise fines for parking violations....

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2010
Last comment by Why, on Nov 18, 2010 at 3:24 pm | 7 comments | 1444 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former coach is suspect in campus thefts

A former Menlo School assistant coach, who had chased down and captured a suspect in other campus thefts, is now himself...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2011
Last comment by how about a photo, on Dec 19, 2011 at 7:24 pm | 1 comment | 1444 Views
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