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PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley 'adopts' families

Marty and Donna Mackowski, who spearhead an annual drive in their Sausal neighborhood of Portola Valley for the Salvation...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2012
Last comment by Susan K, on Jan 13, 2012 at 3:11 pm | 1 comment | 2849 Views

MENLO PARK

Safe Routes to Facebook

Facebook has just completed its move to its new Menlo Park headquarters near the base of the Dumbarton bridge. Facebook...

Original post made by Adina on Jan. 10, 2012
Last comment by Adina, on Jan 13, 2012 at 1:32 pm | 6 comments | 3113 Views

MENLO PARK

Burglary losses total $140,000

Two burglaries reported over the holiday -- one in Woodside and one in Portola Valley -- led to losses estimated at $140,000,...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2012
Last comment by bob, on Jan 13, 2012 at 12:11 pm | 4 comments | 1867 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook comment period extended one week

Vowing to keep the Facebook project on schedule, the Menlo Park City Council at its Jan. 10 meeting answered requests to...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2012
Last comment by what is the rush, on Jan 13, 2012 at 8:29 am | 2 comments | 2170 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 | 2481 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Danielson still in charge despite expired contract

Although his one-year contract expired Jan. 2, Interim City Manager John Danielson is still in the driver's seat at Atherton...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2012
Last comment by Central Menlo, on Jan 12, 2012 at 7:38 pm | 22 comments | 3596 Views

MOVIES

Around Town: A day for horses in Woodside

Woodside's annual celebration of the town's love affair with all things equine is set for Saturday, Oct. 14, from 10 a.m....

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by grind, on Jan 12, 2012 at 3:36 pm | 2 comments | 6398 Views

MOVIES

'Youth of the Year' finalists speak out

Overcoming neglectful parents and breaking free of a gang were among the stories shared by high school students in a tearful...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
There are no comments yet. 5225 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside sues resident for building without permits

More than three years after the town of Woodside cited Gregory Smith of 37 Upenuf Road for the construction of a two-story...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Jan 12, 2012 at 1:54 pm | 6 comments | 3459 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Today: Commendation ceremony for Carl Clark

World War II veteran Carl Clark of Menlo Park will, at long last, be presented an award for his heroic actions 66 years ago...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by Brian Belding, on Jan 12, 2012 at 1:53 pm | 1 comment | 3062 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton Library offers programs on ebooks

Friday, January 13, 11 am to Noon: So You Got a Kindle for Christmas? Bring your Kindle to the library for one on one instruction...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jan. 12, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1586 Views

AROUND TOWN

State suspends BBC bar's liquor license

The landmark British Bankers Club restaurant and bar in Menlo Park has had its liquor license put on hold by the California...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1715 Views

ATHERTON

Library EIR comments due today by 5:00 PM

To Atherton Residents, The Town's website contains an uncorrected Press Release that erroneously indicates that comments...

Original post made by Get informed on Jan. 11, 2012
Last comment by EIR-error, on Jan 11, 2012 at 3:20 pm | 1 comment | 2255 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public college board members met in private

All five members of the San Mateo County Community College District board served on a committee that met privately to run...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2012
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Jan 11, 2012 at 3:16 pm | 4 comments | 2413 Views

MENLO PARK

Alliance: City ignores church expansion

==B Update:== The Menlo Park Downtown Alliance, made up of downtown business and property owners, says the draft environmental...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2012
Last comment by Hates Shoddy Reporting, on Jan 11, 2012 at 3:06 pm | 2 comments | 1864 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Community members remember Marion Softky

Marion Softky, an Almanac reporter for four decades, created a "remarkable legacy" for our area, says Portola Valley historian...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2012
Last comment by DM, on Jan 11, 2012 at 12:26 pm | 2 comments | 2675 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obama raises over twice as much money than Romney at Romney's old Firm Bain Capital

The Washington Post, a newspaper renowned for its "progessive" views has reported that Barack Obama raised over twice as...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Jan. 10, 2012
Last comment by Burl, on Jan 11, 2012 at 10:40 am | 14 comments | 1777 Views

MENLO PARK

End of chapter for Kepler's bookstore

Clark Kepler, current leader of the 56-year-old Kepler's bookstore in Menlo Park, doesn't look like someone ready to retire...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2012
Last comment by RWilc85@aol.com, on Jan 11, 2012 at 8:57 am | 9 comments | 3155 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook EIR review period should be extended

Facebook is intensifying development along Menlo Park's Bayfront. The project is the largest in the City - larger than the...

Original post made by Gita Dev on Jan. 10, 2012
Last comment by , on Jan 10, 2012 at 3:43 pm | 1 comment | 1560 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook has lots of friends at Menlo hearing

Facebook is good at making friends. That much was clear at a public hearing Monday night on an environmental report on Facebook's...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2012
Last comment by Aquamarine, on Jan 10, 2012 at 1:18 pm | 1 comment | 1993 Views
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