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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vida Verde expands horizons for underserved kids

Two former teachers are working hard to offer free outdoor education to thousands of underserved students in the Bay Area....

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2014
Last comment by Martin Lamarque, on Nov 26, 2014 at 9:26 pm | 1 comment | 1282 Views

ATHERTON

What should be the residency requirement for Council members?

At present the residency requirement for Council members is ambiguous and not precisely defined in local, county or state...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jan. 25, 2010
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OTHER TOPICS

Schwazenegger vetoes rail 'accountability' stick

With a stroke of his line-veto pen, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger Monday killed a budget provision that would have forced the...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by James Madison, on Oct 13, 2010 at 8:12 pm | 5 comments | 1281 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park woman opens yard to concert series

Eight years ago, Gwendolyn Fuller asked herself, "What are the dreams unlived in my life?" While recuperating from an accident...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Bobby, on Jun 30, 2011 at 3:13 pm | 1 comment | 1281 Views

OTHER TOPICS

District Attorney Drops Domestic Violence Charges Against Cop

District Attorney Drops Domestic Violence Charges Against Cop http://www.smdailyjournal.com/article_preview.php?id=165017&title=DA%20drops%20DV%20charges%20against%20cop San...

Original post made by Lurker on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by Lurker, on Aug 16, 2011 at 10:16 am | 7 comments | 1281 Views

MENLO PARK

Fire board to appoint Ohtaki successor

With Peter Ohtaki departing the Menlo Park fire district board to take a seat on the Menlo Park City Council, the fire board...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by Bob, on Nov 30, 2010 at 10:08 pm | 4 comments | 1280 Views

AROUND TOWN

Peninsula Bike Party: Facebook history tour

Peninsula Bike Party is a monthly night-time urban social bike ride that meets every 4th Friday of the month. It's free and...

Original post made by Andrew Boone on Jan. 25, 2012
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SPORTS

Portola Valley: Ball field renovation to start in June

The Portola Valley Town Council has agreed to accept a bid of $403,888 from the Jensen Corp., a landscape contractor, to...

Original post made on May. 9, 2013
Last comment by hmmmm..., on May 9, 2013 at 8:38 am | 1 comment | 1280 Views

AROUND TOWN

Don't Miss the Opening of the Kevin Bean Exhibition at CSMA's Mohr Gallery!

There will be an opening reception and artist talk with artist Kevin Bean on Friday, October 9, from 6-8 pm in CSMA's Mohr...

Original post made by CSMA on Oct. 7, 2009
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OTHER TOPICS

Josh Becker zooms ahead in cash raised

Spurred by hefty contributions from entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and technologists, Josh Becker has taken a commanding...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by Money Means Nothing, on Mar 23, 2010 at 3:14 pm | 2 comments | 1279 Views

AROUND TOWN

Waste not

There are property owners in Woodside and Portola Valley who are installing alternative on-site waste treatment systems....

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2010
Last comment by PPospisil, on Apr 26, 2010 at 10:10 am | 4 comments | 1279 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo council looks at $1.3 million in budget cuts

The $1.3 million in cuts proposed for Menlo Park's general fund will largely come from reducing personnel costs, according...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 31, 2011 at 6:30 pm | 5 comments | 1279 Views

MENLO PARK

Excellent report by Menlo Park staff on public employee compensation

The City of Menlo Park staff has done a superb job in preparing the report "Presentation of Information Regarding Employee...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Apr. 3, 2011
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AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: A commemoration for Bill Lane

As the Portola Valley community mourns the passing of Bill Lane, I would like to share a personal account of how his supportive...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Sep 7, 2010 at 3:00 pm | 1 comment | 1278 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - Week Ending 6/26/11

Hardcover Fiction 1 State of Wonder - Ann Patchett 2 Paris Wife - Paula McLain 3 Smokiní 17 - Janet Evanovich 4 Orientation...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Jun. 28, 2011
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AROUND TOWN

Sept. 17: Memorial service in Ladera for Margaret McCaleb

A reception to honor the life of former language teacher and librarian Margaret McCaleb of Portola Valley is scheduled for...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by Austen Heydon, on Sep 16, 2011 at 3:22 pm | 1 comment | 1278 Views

ATHERTON

Those were the days

During the 1930s, Beltramo's beverage and liquor store on El Camino Real in Menlo Park was a town landmark. In the photo...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2013
Last comment by Patricia Shipe, on Aug 5, 2013 at 5:48 pm | 1 comment | 1278 Views

MENLO PARK

Sexual assault victim 'very uncooperative,' police say

The victim of a sexual assault by two men near the footbridge to Palo Alto at the southern end of Alma Street in Menlo Park...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Nov 17, 2009 at 3:42 pm | 1 comment | 1277 Views

MENLO PARK

High rent forces out local advocate of affordable housing

Elizabeth Lasensky advocated for a number of local causes, pulling no punches in criticizing Menlo Park's "old guard." Read...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2009
Last comment by huh?, on Nov 28, 2009 at 9:45 am | 3 comments | 1277 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Good Time To Buy and Build

Now that Half Moon Bay appears to be in foreclosure or in deep economic trouble with a ton of foreclosures going on, it seems...

Original post made by VCapitlist on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by Investor, on Oct 7, 2010 at 11:53 am | 1 comment | 1277 Views
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What Freshmen Should be Thinking About College
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