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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park police reports: Car strikes stroller

A Toyota Prius struck a stroller, tossing a child out, as the driver tried to make a left turn on to Ravenswood Avenue from...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2011
Last comment by Subaruzi, on Aug 23, 2011 at 10:36 am | 4 comments | 1316 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rail authority CEO to resign

California's quest to build the nation's first high-speed rail took another unexpected twist Thursday when the the man charged...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jan 13, 2012 at 6:29 am | 3 comments | 1316 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley teachers oppose furlough plan

==B School board meets Wednesday, June 20.== As the Portola Valley School District struggles to slash more spending for the...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2012
Last comment by Chutzpah and Hubris, on Jun 20, 2012 at 3:57 pm | 4 comments | 1316 Views

ATHERTON

Registration on Athertonians Blog increases by three per day

Responding to the letter by Suzanne Legallet: “Increasingly Biased Agenda on Athertonians” Ms. Legellet ended with: “I encourage...

Original post made by Real Questions on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by Real Questions, on Nov 3, 2012 at 5:15 pm | 4 comments | 1316 Views

AROUND TOWN

Destinations: 'Cuba is what it is'

Marie Krenz is a freelance writer from Orinda who spends weekends at her family home in Woodside. As a former Spanish teacher,...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2013
Last comment by carrie, on Jan 13, 2013 at 7:01 pm | 1 comment | 1316 Views

MENLO PARK

Flood warning in effect for creeks, streams

The National Weather Service this morning has issued an urban and small stream flood advisory for parts of San Mateo County...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by pjp, on Oct 13, 2009 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 1315 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Paris Window Shopping' in Atherton

"Vintage Haute Couture" is one of 21 oil paintings of Paris shop windows that Susan Payne Trutna, a resident of Atherton...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Aug 14, 2010 at 11:52 am | 1 comment | 1315 Views

AROUND TOWN

Yee receives another racist, threatening fax

State Sen. Leland Yee, whose district includes Woodside and Portola Valley, received a racist and threatening fax at his...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by curious, on Apr 15, 2011 at 7:05 pm | 2 comments | 1315 Views

AROUND TOWN

New auxiliary lanes being built on 101

Caltrans crews broke ground Wednesday (July 20) on a project to build auxiliary lanes along a three-mile stretch of U.S....

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2011
Last comment by Max Crittenden, on Jul 25, 2011 at 8:41 am | 12 comments | 1315 Views

ATHERTON

Is Almanac asking the right questions about finance director retirement

Last night's Almanac article quoted retiring Atherton finance director Louise Ho as saying she was not fired, but rather...

Original post made by Questions on Nov. 1, 2011
Last comment by concerned, on Nov 6, 2011 at 12:56 pm | 5 comments | 1315 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo Park historian to be commended

Frank Helfrich, long-time Menlo Park resident and keeper of town history, was tapped for a commendation from the City Council....

Original post made on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by History Buff, on May 24, 2012 at 7:15 pm | 2 comments | 1315 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 | 1314 Views

AROUND TOWN

Property tax revenue decline - it is now official

(Redwood City, CA) Warren Slocum, San Mateo County Assessor, signed the 2010-11 Property Assessment Roll on June 30, 2010,...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 14, 2010 at 7:20 pm | 10 comments | 1314 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council agrees to lower proposed garbage rates

Garbage rates will go up in Atherton, but not as high as the town first proposed, the City Council decided Wednesday night....

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Ed, on Mar 17, 2011 at 1:00 pm | 2 comments | 1314 Views

MENLO PARK

Neighbors ask court to save heritage oak

The neighbors of an oak tree called "Granny" headed to court Monday morning to ask a judge to issue a temporary restraining...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by sadfsf, on May 19, 2011 at 2:24 pm | 1 comment | 1314 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park residents question country club well

Menlo Park residents giving the city feedback on an irrigation well requested by the Sharon Heights Golf and Country Club...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2011
Last comment by Central Menlo, on Nov 11, 2011 at 6:52 pm | 4 comments | 1314 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jack Hickey Diligence pays off, Sequoia Healthcare District $26,384.40 overpaid.

Jack Hickey has done it again, he is the only Director who checks the books. Sometimes his request for information is denied...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Dec. 8, 2011
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Dec 22, 2011 at 4:39 pm | 7 comments | 1314 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 | 1314 Views

MENLO PARK

API scores up again for high schools

Woodside and Menlo-Atherton high schools, continuing their upward trends as measured by the state's Academic Performance...

Original post made on May. 19, 2010
Last comment by M-A grad, M-A/Summit Dad, on May 19, 2010 at 6:01 pm | 2 comments | 1313 Views

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 | 1313 Views
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