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AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley council agrees to plastic-bag ban

The Portola Valley Town Council unanimously agreed on Wednesday to prohibit retailers in town from dispensing single-use...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2013
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MENLO PARK

What do you think about sharing use of Nealon baseball field with dogs?

I would like to hear feedback from Menlo Park residents on the advisability of the current shared usage of the Nealon baseball...

Original post made by parkuser on Mar. 17, 2007
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Apr 2, 2007 at 11:51 am | 9 comments | 4744 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Time to reform Proposition 13

How ironic that Silicon Valley, the very center of innovation and creativity envied the world over, is saddled with California's...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Mar 13, 2012 at 9:37 am | 50 comments | 4744 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents upset with Caltrans' plans to spray herbicides on roadsides March 3, 10

Local residents say they are unhappy to hear Caltrans plans to spray herbicides along county roadways in March, despite a...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2015
Last comment by Little Washing Bear, on Mar 2, 2015 at 9:21 am | 8 comments | 4744 Views

ATHERTON

Night-time rail work Dec. 15-16

Caltrain officials announced plans to install a "track panel" at the Watkins Avenue grade crossing on Friday and Saturday,...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Dec. 7, 2006
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PORTOLA VALLEY

Town Council to consider a loan from the county

At its next meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 28, the Town Council of Portola Valley plans to talk about asking for a $4 million...

Original post made by David Boyce on Feb. 27, 2007
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SPORTS

AYSO players win area championship

For the second year in a row, the Menlo Park-Atherton AYSO Region 109 boys-under-19 (BU19) team won the interregional 2A/2J...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2007
Last comment by Alice Hom, on Nov 21, 2007 at 2:01 pm | 3 comments | 4742 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police calls: Eight burglaries in Atherton, Portola Valley, Ladera

Police calls from Atherton, Portola Valley, Ladera and Woodside Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2016/08/10/police-calls-eight--burglaries-in-atherton-por...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2016
Last comment by Roberto, on Aug 11, 2016 at 10:53 am | 2 comments | 4741 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public viewing of Sunset gardens in Menlo Park ends on Friday

Sunset Publishing Corp., which has been on its site at 80 Willow Road for 63 years, will permanently close its gardens...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2015
Last comment by Stacey, on Nov 13, 2015 at 12:28 pm | 9 comments | 4740 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Tesla gets federal loan to build Palo Alto plant

A $465 million low-interest federal loan will help Tesla Motors build its planned powertrain production facility in Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by DUH, on Oct 7, 2010 at 12:02 pm | 5 comments | 4740 Views

MENLO PARK

Congrats to the new Housing Commissioner ...

Dear Don Brawner, I am writing to congratulate you on being the newest member of the Housing Commission. I applaud you for...

Original post made by Marianne Quarre Dean on Jan. 24, 2007
Last comment by Marianne Dean, on Jan 28, 2007 at 8:04 am | 11 comments | 4739 Views

AROUND TOWN

Happy days or unhappy? Stories from M-A High's class of 1956

Think you might not care about a bunch of "Old Bears" who graduated from Menlo-Atherton High School? Wouldn’t you like...

Original post made by Susan Samuels Drake on Aug. 14, 2007
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OTHER TOPICS

Some thoughts on James Kim

I didn't know James Kim, the 35-year-old San Francisco man who died in the Oregon wilderness trying to find help for his...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Dec. 7, 2006
Last comment by George, on Dec 8, 2006 at 8:38 am | 1 comment | 4737 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Prop 90 could cost local government billions, says Portola Valley council in resolution

The Portola Valley Town Council adopted the resolution below on Wednesday, Oct. 25, in a meeting at The Seqouias retirement...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 27, 2006
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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park commissioners question council's decision to overturn their approval of duplex

After the Menlo Park Planning Commission unanimously said yes to plans for a duplex at 1976 Menalto Ave., the City Council...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by Garrett, on Mar 16, 2013 at 1:55 pm | 14 comments | 4736 Views

AROUND TOWN

Person beaten unconscious in attack

One person was knocked unconscious in an attack in a liquor store parking lot in North Fair Oaks on Saturday, the San...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2013
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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Council approves development agreement for Facebook expansion project

Facebook is one step closer to expanding its offices again. The Menlo Park City Council on July 19 approved a development...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2016
Last comment by correction needed, on Jul 21, 2016 at 2:30 pm | 7 comments | 4734 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton poetry event for kids

DeAnn Okamura of the Atherton library released this announcement: Gary T and his PoetTree at the Atherton Library The...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Mar. 19, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4733 Views

SPORTS

Running Boston Marathon at age 80

Portola Valley resident Ruth Anne Bortz celebrated her 80th birthday in October and on Monday, April 18, completed the prestigious...

Original post made on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Bobbi Callison, on May 3, 2011 at 5:04 pm | 1 comment | 4730 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Police chief's complaint led to finance director's firing

The revelations just keep coming. Atherton's ex-finance director, John Johns, is seeking $500,000 in a wrongful termination...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2007
Last comment by Joe Smith, on Jan 20, 2008 at 11:43 am | 3 comments | 4730 Views
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