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Day the World Series Stopped

Where were you at 5:04pm, October 14, 1989? Join producer/director and baseball fan Jon Leonoudakis for a screening of his...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Oct. 16, 2014
Last comment by Willy, on Oct 16, 2014 at 1:22 pm | 1 comment | 1615 Views


Three for reform of the Sequoia Healthcare District

In her recent letter, Betty Seckler hit the nail on the head – reform of the Sequoia Healthcare District will only happen...

Original post made by John McDowell on Oct. 23, 2014
Last comment by pogo, on Oct 23, 2014 at 6:50 pm | 15 comments | 1613 Views


Obituaries: Ernestine Zabala, Beverly M. Oaks

This week in obituaries, read about the lives of Ernestine Zabala, a centenarian resident of Menlo Park, and Beverly Oaks,...

Original post made on May. 19, 2020
Last comment by katie murdock, on May 19, 2020 at 1:14 pm | 1 comment | 1611 Views


Puppet Show at Atherton Library

Monday, December 9th at 4 pm: Puppet Company presents "One Wacky Winter" for ages 4 and up. 2 Dinkelspiel Station Lane in...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Dec. 5, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1608 Views


How Much Taxpayers Lose in Special Elections

This is the title of the article written by Matt Fleming in Cal Watchdog on April 16. In most instances special elections...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on May. 12, 2016
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on May 22, 2016 at 11:00 am | 16 comments | 1607 Views


Greening the grid

In the fall of 2014, two San Mateo County supervisors sat down with a group of environmental advocates to discuss something...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2020
Last comment by Kit, on Jan 13, 2020 at 1:23 pm | 4 comments | 1605 Views


Almanac Holiday Fund misinformation

The Almanac Holiday Fund contains erroneous information...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Dec. 12, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1604 Views


2014 Urban Canyon Award Goes To......

The envelope please.....Redwood City! Cue "wild applause" Having just returned from a few weeks away I was mightily surprised...

Original post made by Richard Vaughan on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Aug 13, 2014 at 10:29 am | 10 comments | 1603 Views


SHD minority zone D seat election delayed until 2020

The Sequoia Healthcare District Board of Directors, threatened in August 2017 by a lawsuit by MeloSarsfield based upon the...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Feb. 9, 2018
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Apr 6, 2018 at 1:20 pm | 7 comments | 1603 Views


Assemblyman Berman holding wildfire town hall Saturday

State Assemblyman Marc Berman (D-Palo Alto) is sponsoring a June 22 wildfire town hall meeting in Portola Valley that will...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2019
Last comment by awatkins, on Jun 20, 2019 at 8:09 pm | 1 comment | 1603 Views


Guest opinion: Proposed garbage collection contract raises cart-size questions

A former town mayor has concerns about two aspects of a proposed garbage collection contract that the Portola Valley Town...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2019
Last comment by awatkins, on Nov 12, 2019 at 1:58 pm | 1 comment | 1602 Views


The ongoing flooding problem at intersection of Middle and University

For many years now whenever there is a moderate or heavier rainfall the northwest corner of Middle and University has had...

Original post made by whatever on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by curious, on Apr 2, 2014 at 1:59 pm | 1 comment | 1601 Views


Mayor urges probe into Measure M controversy (Ray Mueller plans to call for independent investigation of consultant’s work on city website)

Front Page of the PA Daily News. Mayor want discussion at a Nov 18th Council meeting. claim now made that work product,...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Nov. 12, 2014
Last comment by Just hire a new city manager, on Nov 12, 2014 at 9:22 pm | 9 comments | 1601 Views


Education - De Vos - Schools - Religion

An article in today's Daily Journal addresses local educator concerns over the appointment of Betsy De Vos as Education Secretary....

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Feb. 9, 2017
Last comment by deep voices , on Feb 11, 2017 at 6:48 pm | 4 comments | 1601 Views


Questions for Lanza/Fry/Save Menlo

Now that their initiative will be on the November ballot will Lanza/Fry/Save Menlo finally start answering questions about...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 17, 2014 at 12:37 pm | 2 comments | 1601 Views


Woodside Planning Commission refines Glens rules changes

The Woodside Planning Department has worked out a compromise for the Glens neighborhood that it hopes will satisfy people...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2019
Last comment by Woodside, on Oct 11, 2019 at 10:15 am | 2 comments | 1600 Views


Menlo Park: Storm claims tree

While this week's rain was good news for a community worried about drought, it was bad news for one Menlo Park tree. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2014
Last comment by Not A Lumberjack (Still Okay), on Feb 4, 2014 at 10:34 am | 1 comment | 1596 Views


Survey: PV school district voters would support parcel tax renewal

A survey commissioned by Portola Valley School District has found that voters would support renewal of a parcel tax that...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2019
Last comment by Another reason, on Oct 7, 2019 at 10:40 am | 3 comments | 1596 Views


Update: No hazardous material in Facebook mail room

A Facebook spokesman said authorities have found no dangerous substances in a mail and package room at the tech giant's Menlo...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2019
Last comment by gossip, innuendo, exaggeration, confusion, on Jul 2, 2019 at 10:16 am | 2 comments | 1594 Views


SHD Committed to Governance Transparency

The Sequoia Healthcare District has a much improved website.

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Apr. 23, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1594 Views
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