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WOODSIDE

Guest opinion: Woodside council should reject 'art cave' project

The Woodside Town Council should overturn the recent Planning Commission decision to approve a lot line adjustment (reported...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by Nancy Reyering, on Jan 27, 2015 at 3:24 pm | 11 comments | 2581 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Local towns look to influence high-speed rail design

As the agency that oversees the high-speed rail project begins to plan how high-speed trains will pass through the Peninsula,...

Original post made on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by Martin Engel, on May 12, 2009 at 3:58 pm | 1 comment | 2580 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Former World Bank executive dies at 96

A celebration of the life of J. Burke Knapp of Portola Valley, who had a distinguished career in international finance, will...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2580 Views

ATHERTON

Firmly in the black, Atherton ponders the long term in its budget

Atherton's civic budget is looking so good that some long-time council members appear to be having trouble believing it can...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2015
Last comment by No more parcel tax, on Jun 9, 2015 at 11:04 pm | 9 comments | 2580 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: New Laurel School Upper Campus opens Monday

Menlo Park City School District students, squeezed by 40 percent enrollment growth in the past 11 years, should get some...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
Last comment by O'Connor Resident, on Oct 16, 2016 at 7:55 am | 2 comments | 2579 Views

MENLO PARK

Open Letter To The City Council re: Downtown Parking Plazas

Honorable Mayor Cohen and Council Members: Could someone tell me why the Downtown Parking Plazas are in such disrepair...

Original post made by Jim Lewis on Sep. 17, 2008
Last comment by Downtown Shopper, on Oct 25, 2008 at 9:13 am | 5 comments | 2578 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo: Armed robbery suspect says he was 'being chased by Russians' during wild ride

Efforts have been unsuccessful to get a man into court after he allegedly robbed a Facebook bus driver in Menlo Park before...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2578 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Atherton gets permit for new stoplight

Atherton has finally received the encroachment permit it has been waiting for from Caltrans to install a pedestrian-activated...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2015
Last comment by alpio barbara, on Oct 22, 2015 at 11:10 am | 2 comments | 2578 Views

OTHER TOPICS

PG&E: Burst pipeline likely caused by backhoe

==B Update:== A PG&E natural gas pipeline that exploded during pressure testing on Sunday afternoon, causing a mudslide across...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2011
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Nov 7, 2011 at 10:33 am | 3 comments | 2578 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - Sept 21, 2008

Hardcover Fiction 1. Anathem - Neal Stephenson 2. Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society - Mary Ann Shaffer 3....

Original post made by Susan Lider on Sep. 22, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2578 Views

ATHERTON

Elizabeth Lewis, Cary Wiest elected to Atherton council

Elizabeth Lewis swept to a second term on Atherton's City Council on Nov. 6, winning 1,732 votes, with the second council...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by Good Effort, on Nov 14, 2012 at 8:31 am | 3 comments | 2578 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park makes progress on review of downtown plan

At its last meeting of 2015, the Menlo Park City Council again discussed its vision for the future of Menlo Park's downtown...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2015
Last comment by Peter, on Dec 18, 2015 at 12:42 pm | 2 comments | 2577 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Unique Derique at Atherton Library

An amazing performance for children by Unique Derique will be held on Monday July 27 at 4 PM. Unique Derique performs physical...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jul. 22, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2577 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Update: Candidates offer views at supes forum

==B Updated version of a previously posted story.== Closing the county budget deficit, reaching out to Latino voters, keeping...

Original post made on May. 4, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 8, 2012 at 7:54 am | 28 comments | 2576 Views

AROUND TOWN

PV holds hearing on adopting green plan

The Portola Valley Town Council will hold a public hearing Wednesday on a proposal to add a sustainability element to the...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2576 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Top Secret America' lists Silicon Valley firms

More than 50 Silicon Valley-area companies have been named by the Washington Post as part of "Top Secret America," a network...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2010
Last comment by SINISTER, on Jul 26, 2010 at 8:01 am | 3 comments | 2576 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Two arrested following armed robbery, wild chase across Dumbarton Bridge

Menlo Park police arrested a man and a woman Tuesday, June 28, following an armed robbery and a wild chase across the Dumbarton...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 30, 2016 at 9:17 am | 2 comments | 2576 Views

ATHERTON

Pet Psychic called in to find dog. Dog still not found & maybe injured

They have yet to find the missing dog. They have called in a pet psychic to try to help. The pet psychic said the dog is...

Original post made by Colleen Anderson on Feb. 18, 2011
Last comment by Knockie, on Feb 22, 2011 at 4:50 pm | 1 comment | 2576 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton environmental committee in doghouse

With accusations of misconduct and misuse of funds flying, Atherton's City Council has suspended one of its own committees,...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2011
Last comment by Tsk tsk, on Dec 30, 2011 at 11:57 am | 7 comments | 2576 Views

MENLO PARK

Police calls: Dog bites cyclist on Cloud Avenue

Crime reports from West Menlo Park, Ladera, Woodside and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=14202&e=y...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 13, 2013 at 10:09 pm | 2 comments | 2575 Views
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