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AROUND TOWN

Study says Facebook probably won't displace East Palo Alto residents

A consultant's study of whether Facebook's expansion will push East Palo Alto residents from their homes came to the common...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 5, 2012 at 6:55 am | 6 comments | 2073 Views

ATHERTON

DDA Steve Wagstaffe is protecting R.E.A.C.T. Task force warrant.

The world is interested and watching this one. The search warrant that was issued to San Mateo County Sheriff and R.E.A.C.T....

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on May. 9, 2010
Last comment by Jon Buckheit, on May 28, 2010 at 12:42 pm | 10 comments | 2073 Views

AROUND TOWN

Those were the days

In the 1930s, El Camino Real in Menlo Park looked much different than it does today, as the city considers adopting a new...

Original post made on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by Scholar, on May 17, 2012 at 1:30 pm | 6 comments | 2072 Views

AROUND TOWN

The House of Stahler: Calling it quits with tonight's 'Zombieland'

Al Stahler is gearing up for his last fright night. This Halloween, he expects hundreds to line up in front of his Valparaiso...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by Gratitude, on Oct 31, 2012 at 10:52 pm | 1 comment | 2072 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton library: Traffic on residents' minds

Traffic was on the minds of most of the speakers addressing the Atherton Planning Commission on April 25, as the commission...

Original post made on May. 2, 2012
Last comment by Menlo College- Yes, on May 2, 2012 at 7:20 pm | 2 comments | 2071 Views

WOODSIDE

Residents evacuate neighborhood for annual wildland fire drill

Had there been a real wildfire along Old La Honda Road in Woodside on Saturday morning, May 16, firefighters might have seen...

Original post made on May. 20, 2015
Last comment by Kip, on May 20, 2015 at 5:27 pm | 1 comment | 2071 Views

MENLO PARK

M-A grad on a Latin American mission

Jessica Parlanti is on a mission. She is hoping to raise $20,000 to fund a program to improve the lives of Afro-Ecuadorians...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Melanie Case, on Jul 9, 2009 at 9:06 am | 1 comment | 2070 Views

MENLO PARK

Ride-along on 'saturation' traffic enforcement day

In enforcing traffic laws out on the streets, officers on motorcycles have advantages, police say. They have a higher seat...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by Tanya, on Nov 17, 2014 at 12:29 pm | 2 comments | 2070 Views

AROUND TOWN

Grand jury: fire agencies can significantly reduce costs through consolidations

The San Mateo County Civil Grand Jury is recommending that the Woodside Fire Protection District and several cities in San...

Original post made on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 29, 2010 at 5:35 pm | 10 comments | 2070 Views

ATHERTON

Obituary: Betty Jean Whelan: athlete and artist

Betty Jean Whelan of Portola Valley, who was an accomplished athlete in her youth, died Jan. 21 at the age of 81. She was...

Original post made on May. 9, 2010
Last comment by Poster, on May 9, 2010 at 8:20 am | 2 comments | 2070 Views

MENLO PARK

Community celebrates Marion Softky

Lots of familiar faces turned out Sunday at the Portola Valley Town Center to fete veteran reporter Marion Softky at a celebration...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2069 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council raises staff salaries at cost of $430K

The Menlo Park City Council passed a $113 million budget Tuesday and agreed to a higher pay for city employees that will...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 23, 2016 at 1:54 pm | 1 comment | 2069 Views

ATHERTON

Judge rejects defense argument in pornography case

The judge in the case of former newspaper editor Brian Bothun, who is facing charges of felony possession of child pornography,...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 20, 2010 at 8:32 am | 4 comments | 2069 Views

ATHERTON

Maybe Cary Wiest can stop so many legal mishaps

From what I can tell he is a hard working guy how knows right from wrong, and isn't owing people favors or has a side. Maybe...

Original post made by New blood on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 27, 2010 at 8:51 am | 7 comments | 2069 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Town Center, the Library, and Perpetuating the Private Army

Right now Atherton is embroiled in one of the largest controversies it has ever had over the location of the library. Didi...

Original post made by Jerry Lewis on Jun. 24, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 28, 2012 at 11:03 am | 6 comments | 2069 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley's Cameron Jones makes it to semifinals in national science competition

Cameron Jones, the Portola Valley science fair whiz who graduated from Corte Madera School last June has done it again by...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by CMSParent, on Aug 31, 2015 at 10:09 pm | 2 comments | 2069 Views

WOODSIDE

Former state senator Yee pleads guilty to racketeering charge

Former state Sen. Leland Yee, who formerly represented Portola Valley and Woodside, pleaded guilty in federal court in San...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2015
Last comment by SteveC, on Jul 1, 2015 at 2:50 pm | 3 comments | 2069 Views

MENLO PARK

Eric Byrnes is still having some fun swinging the bat

Eric Byrnes walked away from baseball, but not the game. While the Portola Valley resident no longer plays Major League Baseball,...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Dutch Who?, on Jul 8, 2010 at 7:12 am | 1 comment | 2068 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council supports five housing sites

Menlo Park's race to identify potential sites for new housing moved forward on Tuesday night as all five council members...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by Dawn, on Mar 13, 2013 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 2068 Views

MENLO PARK

Belle Haven may yet see active police substation

Buried in discussion of Menlo Park's upcoming budget was a hint as to the fate of a long-awaited, active police substation...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2013
Last comment by Belle Haven Resident, on Apr 9, 2013 at 12:45 pm | 1 comment | 2068 Views
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Sam's Chowder House Palo Alto to become burger chain
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