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PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley woman adopts tortoise refugees

At the Hufty-Alegria home in Portola Valley, the sign posted on the gate clearly states: "Keep out, endangered wildlife habitat."...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by Memories, on Jun 18, 2014 at 9:32 am | 1 comment | 5108 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rev. Jesse Jackson to East Palo Alto: Fight gentrification

East Palo Alto residents must fight to keep their city, said the Rev. Jesse Jackson during events on Monday in the city...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on Jan 30, 2015 at 7:29 pm | 11 comments | 5107 Views

MENLO PARK

Distraction subtraction

What does your smartphone have in common with a 4-year-old child? "When they want your attention, they want it right now....

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 23, 2013 at 12:02 pm | 5 comments | 5106 Views

AROUND TOWN

Train strikes crossing gate in Menlo Park

A southbound train struck a damaged crossing gate at Oak Grove Avenue in Menlo Park at about 5:50 p.m. today, causing damage...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2015
Last comment by whatever, on Jul 16, 2015 at 2:23 pm | 9 comments | 5105 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Homer Field at Willie Mays Ballpark opens in Atherton

A crowd gathered in Atherton's Holbrook-Palmer Park on Saturday, May 9, to celebrate the official opening of the new Little...

Original post made on May. 11, 2015
Last comment by Thank you!, on May 11, 2015 at 12:50 pm | 2 comments | 5104 Views

AROUND TOWN

New owner applies to remodel $117 million Woodside mansion

The new owner of the mansion at 360 Mountain Home Road in Woodside has applied to the town to redesign parts of the main...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by , on May 15, 2013 at 8:18 am | 3 comments | 5103 Views

AROUND TOWN

Luck of the draw: Tech failed to show up to take blood samples in Menlo Park shooting

After three Menlo Park police officers shot and killed a parolee at large last November, a lot needed to happen, including...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2015
Last comment by Thoughtful, on Jun 11, 2015 at 2:21 pm | 11 comments | 5103 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside Vaulters Win Big at Nationals

A look at the smiles on their faces says it all, although it was perhaps a different message for each. For some, it was...

Original post made by mnibbi on Sep. 1, 2007
Last comment by , on Sep 1, 2007 at 5:30 pm | 1 comment | 5103 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park settles lawsuit alleging racial discrimination in police department

The Menlo Park City Council voted unanimously tonight to settle a lawsuit alleging racial discrimination in the police department....

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2007
Last comment by Susan, on Oct 15, 2007 at 10:09 am | 8 comments | 5101 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Letter: Looking to define 'local produce'

I am seeking some clarification of the purpose of the Farmers' Market that I visited June 20 in Portola Valley. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2013
Last comment by maggie, on Jul 11, 2013 at 10:34 pm | 16 comments | 5101 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ceramics teacher shows works at gallery

Eliza Wilson Thomas, a ceramics teacher for 28 years at Peninsula School in Menlo Oaks, is among nine artists showing their...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2008
Last comment by Susan and Sandy Carnahan, on Apr 1, 2008 at 9:28 am | 1 comment | 5099 Views

MENLO PARK

Signing posts with your real name.

I suggest all posts should be ignored that are not signed with a real name. They are simply hot air. This city deserves real...

Original post made by Marianne Dean on Apr. 8, 2007
Last comment by Jenna Jameson, on Apr 18, 2007 at 11:17 am | 14 comments | 5096 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Helping women reboot their careers and skills

Now that Wendy Petersmeyer of Atherton has reinvented herself as a professional life coach, she is helping others reinvent...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by Curious, on Jul 29, 2016 at 5:05 pm | 2 comments | 5092 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - 2/27/2012

Hardcover Fiction 1 Sense of an Ending Julian Barnes 2 Death Comes to Pemberley P D James 3 Defending Jacob William Landay 4 Cats...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Feb. 29, 2012
Last comment by , on Feb 29, 2012 at 11:24 am | 1 comment | 5092 Views

ATHERTON

Bothun charge dismissed in court

The probation violation charge that resulted from the search of journalist Brian Bothun's Atherton home last October was...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2011
Last comment by Exonerated, on Jan 25, 2011 at 11:02 pm | 13 comments | 5092 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voters to decide whether to adopt $23 million bond measure for new school in Menlo Park

School board members last night (June 11) agreed with Menlo Park City School District staff that district voters should be...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by Grateful, on Jun 15, 2013 at 2:53 pm | 21 comments | 5090 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park: New east-west bike route trial moves forward

Who knew that a proposal to add some white paint on some roads could induce at least 20 people to wait through hours of...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2017
Last comment by dana hendrickson, on Apr 30, 2017 at 10:53 pm | 31 comments | 5090 Views

ATHERTON

Caltrain rail work on Wednesday

Caltrain announced a rail maintenance project in Atherton this week. On Wednesday, Nov. 29, crews will unload rail from flat...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Nov. 27, 2006
There are no comments yet. 5089 Views

MENLO PARK

Two small earthquakes near Menlo Park this morning

Two small earthquakes struck the Emerald Hills area this morning about two miles southwest of Redwood City, the USGS reported....

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2015
Last comment by pearl, on Feb 6, 2015 at 10:12 pm | 8 comments | 5086 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Was it a conflict of interest?

Was it a conflict of interest for two school districts to award major contracts to an architectural firm that was also doing...

Original post made on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by Matt R., on May 26, 2012 at 9:32 am | 16 comments | 5085 Views
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