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PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Alpine Inn has new owners

The Alpine Inn, the Portola Valley beer garden and burger haven also known as Rossotti's, has new owners: Deke and Lori Hunter...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2019
Last comment by Bruce, on Mar 18, 2019 at 4:47 pm | 28 comments | 27042 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Cargill project in RWC being revisited

Congresswoman Jackie Speier bemoans the recent EPA decision declaring the status of the Cargill salt ponds to be outside...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Mar. 16, 2019
Last comment by Yet More Blather, on Mar 16, 2019 at 4:10 pm | 2 comments | 1143 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park RFP - Red Light Photo Enforcement System

Now is is the time to complain to the City of Menlo Park re Red Light Cameras. IF they really were about safety alone they...

Original post made by DC McGlynn on Mar. 1, 2019
Last comment by Fremont, CA, on Mar 15, 2019 at 3:42 pm | 50 comments | 3787 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Mountain Mike's Pizza takes over former Applewood space

The space that was for decades home to Applewood Pizza in Menlo Park will soon serve pizza again. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2019
Last comment by Endless local Pizza places, on Mar 15, 2019 at 3:33 pm | 3 comments | 8413 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Chain restaurant may replace Applewood Pizza

In the aftermath of Applewood Pizza's closure at the end of December, rumors are swirling that a new pizza parlor is planning...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2019
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Mar 15, 2019 at 1:31 pm | 30 comments | 6762 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Proposed administrator pay bump, new position raise teacher concerns

Some Las Lomitas Elementary School District teachers are concerned about a proposal on the school board’s March 13 agenda...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2019
Last comment by LLESD teacher , on Mar 15, 2019 at 7:26 am | 34 comments | 10054 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain launches Bikes Board First program

Caltrain riders with bikes are now allowed to board first onto designated bike cars. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2019/03/12/caltrain-launches-bikes-bo...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2019
Last comment by resident, on Mar 13, 2019 at 3:16 pm | 6 comments | 2824 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Feds: Parents paid tens of thousands to game the admissions system

The 204-page federal complaint filed by the United States Attorney’s Office on March 12 in the case of a nationwide college-admissions...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2019
Last comment by lelkins, on Mar 13, 2019 at 12:44 pm | 4 comments | 4890 Views

WOODSIDE

Remembering Woodside: Dolores Degnan's memories of eight decades in the town she loved

Dolores Degnan, who died on Feb. 19 at the age of 80, had an extraordinary memory for the details of the many years she spent...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2019
Last comment by Jeannine, on Mar 12, 2019 at 7:12 pm | 1 comment | 2285 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park mayor suggests Sequoia Union absorb Ravenswood school district

The mayor of Menlo Park has floated an idea with major implications for the Ravenswood City School District: that the Sequoia...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2019
Last comment by focus, on Mar 12, 2019 at 4:16 pm | 12 comments | 6153 Views

MENLO PARK

M-A football coach Ravipati announces he's stepping down

Menlo-Atherton football coach Adhir Ravipati announced Thursday he will be stepping down to focus on the next chapter in...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2019
Last comment by Bear Madre TW, on Mar 11, 2019 at 10:39 pm | 2 comments | 2636 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside man killed in Lake County crash

David James Killilea, 64, of Woodside was killed in Lake County on Feb. 28 when the pickup truck he was driving overturned...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2019
Last comment by MaryH, on Mar 11, 2019 at 3:52 pm | 1 comment | 4293 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Laurel School's Creighton recognized out of field of 300 schools' principals

Laurel School Principal Linda Creighton has been honored by the Association of California School Administrators as recipient...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2019
Last comment by Meredith , on Mar 11, 2019 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 4111 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Commission to review plan to redevelop Feldman's Books site

A proposal to build a three-story, nine-unit apartment building where Feldman's Books and a youth mental health clinic sit...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2019
Last comment by Progressive, on Mar 10, 2019 at 11:03 am | 15 comments | 7278 Views

FICTION

Applewood Pizza closes in Menlo Park

The original Applewood Pizza has closed after decades of business at 1001 El Camino Real in Menlo Park. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2019
Last comment by Edward, on Mar 9, 2019 at 4:45 pm | 27 comments | 22027 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park man who set fire to restaurant, car sentenced

A man found responsible for torching the former Compadres Mexican Bar & Grill and a car nearly four months ago in Palo Alto...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2019
Last comment by House D. Homeless, on Mar 8, 2019 at 11:51 am | 2 comments | 4061 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Fire and city officials join forces for better emergency response

In a joint meeting held March 5, the Menlo Park City Council and the Menlo Park Fire Protection District board discussed...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2019
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 7, 2019 at 9:19 pm | 1 comment | 4280 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community gives mixed response to sidewalk plans for Sharon Road

An existing plan to install sidewalks on Sharon Road between Alameda de las Pulgas and Altschul Avenue over the next several...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2019
Last comment by Calypso41, on Mar 7, 2019 at 5:37 pm | 8 comments | 4416 Views

MENLO PARK

Planning Commission critiques Greystar housing proposal

Members of the Menlo Park Planning Commission were frank in their skepticism that a large new housing development proposed...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2019
Last comment by bigger picture, on Mar 7, 2019 at 3:32 pm | 7 comments | 6763 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Stanford removes dam, giving endangered fish room to roam

Water is now flowing freely along a 480-foot stretch of San Francisquito Creek after Stanford University removed the aged...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2019
Last comment by pvrez, on Mar 7, 2019 at 8:56 am | 1 comment | 5034 Views
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