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PORTOLA VALLEY

Improving education outcomes: Local partnership aims for more Google Challenge dollars

The Big Lift, a large-scale partnership between San Mateo County and more than 200 private, public, and nonprofit agencies,...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2807 Views

AROUND TOWN

High rent forces out local advocate of affordable housing

Elizabeth Lasensky stood in front of Eileen Donahoe's Portola Valley residence on a chilly night in February 2007, waiting...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by not a fan, on Dec 1, 2009 at 10:38 am | 25 comments | 2806 Views

ATHERTON

What makes Atherton Police department special

All of these San Mateo County police departments provide for the safe disposal of old medications: There are confidential...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by Answer, on Oct 11, 2012 at 11:23 pm | 2 comments | 2806 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton civic center donor seeks design changes

As Atherton scrambles to finish the design of its new civic center, a donor has asked for design changes that could set back...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 17, 2016 at 7:56 pm | 15 comments | 2806 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thursday: $400,000 in health grants for schools

A reception commemorating the awarding of $400,000 in grants by the Sequoia Healthcare District for health-related programs...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 17, 2011 at 5:42 pm | 4 comments | 2805 Views

SPORTS

Boys Varsity Baseball: M-A Falls to Menlo, 10-6

Menlo-Atherton fought valiantly in the later innings but was unable to overcome an early nine-run deficit, losing to Menlo...

Original post made by Bob Moriarty, Team Parent on Mar. 16, 2010
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OTHER TOPICS

Post your views on the inauguration

Please post your views in the comment box below on the inauguration of the 44th president of the United States, Barack Obama....

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2009
Last comment by Frank, on Jan 20, 2009 at 6:12 pm | 3 comments | 2805 Views

AROUND TOWN

Troop 206 honors three Eagle Scouts

Three local scouts -- Sean Smith, Sean McBirney, and Peter Bugos -- received their Eagle award from Troop 2006 at a Court...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by RO, on Jun 10, 2013 at 1:54 pm | 2 comments | 2805 Views

ATHERTON

Telephone pole may have saved cyclist's life

A wooden telephone pole probably prevented major injuries to a bicyclist traveling north on El Camino Real near Watkins Avenue...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2010
Last comment by Catherine McMillan, on Dec 3, 2010 at 7:14 pm | 14 comments | 2805 Views

ATHERTON

Those were the days

College dances looked a lot different in the 1940s, and this photo of a Menlo College spring formal offers a glimpse of that...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by Atherton Resident, on Feb 27, 2015 at 9:38 am | 1 comment | 2805 Views

MENLO PARK

Can tech close 'achievement gap'?

Professionals involved with classroom technology will join in a panel discussion about whether technology can close the...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2012
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Mar 30, 2012 at 1:56 pm | 6 comments | 2804 Views

MENLO PARK

Woodside: Burglars enter through unlocked windows; deputies chase crowd from party

Unlocked windows figured in two recent Woodside residential burglaries. In another incident, about 50 people made their way...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by Paul, on Jul 11, 2013 at 1:14 pm | 1 comment | 2804 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Children's Program at Atherton Library

"Penguins, Poems and Popcorn" is a special event for children ages 4 and older. Stories and more! Monday, November 9th at...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Nov. 3, 2009
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OTHER TOPICS

High-speed rail price tag rises again

California's planned high-speed rail line could cost billions more than the state's initial projections indicated, according...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 11, 2011 at 5:03 pm | 7 comments | 2804 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rich Gordon wins Democratic Assembly primary

San Mateo County Supervisor Rich Gordon has defeated Josh Becker and Yoriko Kishimoto in the Democratic primary Tuesday and...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jun 14, 2010 at 12:48 pm | 16 comments | 2804 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman, 73, beaten after teen asks for cigarette

A 73-year-old woman out for a walk on Monday night in Menlo Park was beaten by a teenage boy after he asked for a cigarette,...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2012
Last comment by Some Guy, on Jun 15, 2012 at 1:17 pm | 5 comments | 2804 Views

OTHER TOPICS

The Daily News to become a weekly newspaper

The Daily News is ceasing three-times-a-week print publication to become a weekly newspaper, publisher David Rounds announced...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by change, on Feb 22, 2015 at 10:16 am | 3 comments | 2803 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's bestsellers - November 16, 2008

Hardcover Fiction 1. Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society - Mary Ann Shaffer 2, Fire - Katherine Neville ...

Original post made by Susan Lider on Nov. 17, 2008
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AROUND TOWN

Green entrepreneur Vinod Khosla is bullish on internal combustion, nuclear power

Portola Valley resident Vinod Khosla, a venture capitalist noted for his interest in cutting-edge green enterprises, spoke...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2010
Last comment by DThomas, on Jun 5, 2010 at 9:46 am | 1 comment | 2803 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight at Kepler's in Menlo Park: Author Katy Butler

Author Katy Butler discusses and signs her new book, "Knocking on Heaven's Door: The Path to a Better Way of Death," at 7:30...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by Lisa , on Oct 2, 2013 at 12:37 pm | 1 comment | 2803 Views
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