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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tim Hanretty pleads not guilty of embezzling funds from Portola Valley School District

Tim Hanretty pleaded not guilty this morning (June 19) to six counts of embezzlement from the Portola Valley School District,...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2012
Last comment by Stephanie, on Jun 22, 2012 at 7:39 am | 8 comments | 3544 Views

FICTION

'Where do Stars and Galaxies Come From?'

Stanford University physics professor Tom Abel will give a free talk at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 13, on "Where do Stars and...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Apr 13, 2010 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 3543 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park receives commemorative Caltrain plaque

Caltrain made a special delivery to Menlo Park on Saturday (Jan. 18) as part of its celebration of 150 years of passenger...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2014
Last comment by :), on Jan 20, 2014 at 9:34 pm | 1 comment | 3542 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park mayor calls for do-over of Stanford proposal

Saying that a recently released traffic analysis concluded that the Stanford Arrillaga complex proposed at 500 El Camino...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 6, 2014 at 4:00 pm | 38 comments | 3542 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Councilwoman Kelly Fergusson says she'll run for re-election

Menlo Park City Councilwoman Kelly Fergusson announced today (July 15) that she plans to run for re-election to the Menlo...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2008
Last comment by council watcher, on Aug 1, 2008 at 12:36 pm | 16 comments | 3541 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside, Portola Valley law enforcement funds restored

There's good news and bad news out of Sacramento for the extra Sheriff's Office squad car that patrols Woodside and Portola...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2012
Last comment by Sharon Richards, on Feb 29, 2012 at 9:04 am | 1 comment | 3541 Views

WOODSIDE

Is the planning department really that scary?

We just moved to Woodside and we're thinking of redoing the kitchen, and maybe bumping out a wall. We've heard it's really...

Original post made by Rethinking remodeling on Feb. 2, 2007
Last comment by nohope, on Feb 4, 2007 at 8:36 pm | 2 comments | 3540 Views

AROUND TOWN

Don Horsley Breaks Campaign promise to Double Dip into the County Coffers

Retired sheriff Don Horsley, who opted to forego his county supervisor salary while collecting a $200,000 pension after being...

Original post made by Susan Smith on Dec. 27, 2012
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Jan 5, 2013 at 9:36 am | 17 comments | 3539 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park wants to hire 9 full-time planners

With an estimated 35 projects in the pipeline, Menlo Park wants to nearly double the size of its planning department. The...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2013
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Feb 15, 2013 at 9:37 am | 26 comments | 3538 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Finding the gold in Chilean wine country

Local woman and her family transform their great-grandfather's Chilean cattle ranch into vineyards, and make their mark in...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by Rob Decker, on Jul 2, 2009 at 2:14 pm | 1 comment | 3537 Views

MENLO PARK

City to spend most of utility user tax revenue on new employee retirement benefits

Today the city issued several staff reports recommending that the UUT tax rate be kept at the maximum rate and that the majority...

Original post made by Finance Wonk on Feb. 8, 2007
Last comment by ElectionWatcher, on Feb 14, 2007 at 1:17 pm | 33 comments | 3535 Views

SPORTS

Measure A: How will local towns spend park, recreation money?

When you look at Measure A on the Nov. 7 ballot, think about how it will affect your local park and recreation programs. The...

Original post made by Good neighbor on Oct. 3, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3534 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Conclusive testimony on artificial turf left out

In last week's otherwise fine article regarding Portola Valley's Town Council rejection of an expensive consultant study...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2008
Last comment by Socrates, on Mar 31, 2008 at 7:00 am | 2 comments | 3534 Views

MENLO PARK

SRI to develop natural gas storage for vehicles

SRI International in Menlo Park will receive $875,000 in federal funds to develop technology related to using natural gas...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2012
Last comment by marty, on Jul 14, 2012 at 12:57 am | 1 comment | 3534 Views

AROUND TOWN

California Pops Orchestra inargural event

The special inaugural event of the California Pops Orchestra (A Broadway Evening and DInner, introducing the Ca Pops Orchestra...formerly...

Original post made by nicole patton on May. 29, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3533 Views

ATHERTON

Guest opinion: Police union's robocall intimidates residents

Having just read a recent article entitled "Atherton Council responds to Police Association's 'scaremongering attempt' "...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Is it Plausible?, on Oct 10, 2012 at 10:53 am | 10 comments | 3533 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Hard cases changing tenor of jail population

A year into a cost-reducing measure to selectively relocate some state prison inmates to county jails, the population at...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by Bob Cushman, on Oct 15, 2012 at 10:02 am | 3 comments | 3532 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent Ken Ranella to retire in June

Ken Ranella, superintendent of the Menlo Park City School District, will retire effective June 30, he announced in an e-mail...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by And also ps, on Jun 16, 2011 at 6:18 pm | 31 comments | 3530 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley loses an icon

A new Wednesday morning routine has settled in at Portola Valley Hardware at the corner of Alpine and Portola roads: the...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by Sheryl Nouaux, on Feb 23, 2010 at 12:06 pm | 7 comments | 3529 Views

ATHERTON

Letter: Anonymous Athertonians site misleads users

The private, anonymously administered Athertonians Yahoo Group misrepresents itself, breaks its own rules regarding inclusion,...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by Name Use, on Jun 14, 2012 at 12:19 pm | 6 comments | 3529 Views
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