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PORTOLA VALLEY

Remembering Portola Valley's John A. Wilson

Portola Valley pioneer resident John Arnot Wilson, who died in 1999, would have celebrated his 100th birthday on Oct. 9....

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2016
Last comment by KP, on Oct 6, 2016 at 12:29 pm | 2 comments | 2398 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tuesday: Hearing on Mandarin immersion charter proposal

The public will have a chance to comment on the Mandarin immersion charter school that has been proposed in the Menlo Park...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2014
Last comment by Caryn Wasserstein, on Dec 9, 2014 at 10:01 pm | 2 comments | 2397 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside: $212,500 tree-cutting fine is paid in full

The $209,000 budget surplus for the town of Woodside has more than doubled with the cashing of a check for $212,500, delivered...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Oct 6, 2016 at 7:57 am | 4 comments | 2397 Views

OTHER TOPICS

John Angotti April 25th Inspirational Music Concert

Please join us at Nativity Church, 210 Oak Grove Ave.,Menlo Park for an Inspirational Musical concert by the world renown...

Original post made by Richard Durando on Apr. 14, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2396 Views

OTHER TOPICS

House OKs debt-ceiling bill; Eshoo votes yes

Ending weeks of partisan bickering over raising the debt ceiling that threatened to plunge the federal government into default,...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Aug 2, 2011 at 7:38 pm | 2 comments | 2396 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nathan Ford of Portola Valley named athlete of the year at Cornell

Portola Valley resident Nathan Ford, a graduate of Palo Alto High School's class of 2005, was named athlete of the year by...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by curious, on Jul 20, 2009 at 10:38 am | 1 comment | 2396 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man assaults 72-year-old cyclist in Menlo Park

A 72-year-old man walking his bike along El Camino Real was hit and then chased, according to Menlo Park police. Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2013
Last comment by confused, on Feb 24, 2013 at 8:30 am | 2 comments | 2396 Views

ATHERTON

Portola Valley native Chris Paine returns as director of second film on the electric car

Portola Valley native Chris Paine, director of "Who Killed the Electric Car," a harsh documentary analysis of the automotive...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Nov 7, 2011 at 5:57 pm | 4 comments | 2396 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo Park block party features bands, diaper derby, pie-eating contest

Bands, a pie-eating contest and a diaper derby are some of the highlights of the 7th annual Menlo Park summer block party,...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by Clark Kepler, on Jun 18, 2013 at 12:15 pm | 1 comment | 2395 Views

AROUND TOWN

Should county controller be appointed?

With San Mateo County government in its fifth year of annual workshops on structural deficits, Measure C offers voters an...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Oct 25, 2012 at 1:36 pm | 3 comments | 2395 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park celebrates the Fourth

Kids with their decorated bikes, trikes and wagons paraded down Santa Cruz Avenue and headed for a festival in Burgess Park...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2015
Last comment by Lshore, on Jul 7, 2015 at 6:00 am | 6 comments | 2395 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Council Meeting - July 20, 2011

Video of the July 20, 2011 Town of Atherton Council Meeting ANNOUNCEMENTS – REMOVAL OF ITEM 21 FROM AGENDA – OUTSOURCING...

Original post made by APOA on Jul. 24, 2011
Last comment by APOA, on Jul 24, 2011 at 11:02 am | 2 comments | 2395 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Thieves target bicycles and laptop computers

Recent crime reports from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office show bicycles and laptop computers to be prized objects...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by Watchful Neighbor, on Nov 16, 2011 at 1:50 pm | 1 comment | 2395 Views

WOODSIDE

Tonight: Woodside studies home design guidelines

The Town Council will meet for a 90-minute study session with the ASRB at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 29, in Independence Hall...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by Coup de etat of Council and Staff averted, on Apr 29, 2014 at 9:33 pm | 1 comment | 2395 Views

OTHER TOPICS

The birth of a musical

<B>June 1984 Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=7697 posted Wednesday, March 11, 2009,...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by Martin Hillerby, on Mar 12, 2009 at 10:27 pm | 2 comments | 2394 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Gas prices continue to rise despite cheap oil

Bay Area gas prices steadily increased over the last two months, according to AAA, which announced Wednesday that California's...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2009
Last comment by We're All Suckers to Chevron, on Feb 14, 2009 at 9:53 am | 2 comments | 2393 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Those were the days

In the 1920s, Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve was the site of scout camps. Here in their uniforms are the unidentified girls...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2012
Last comment by Lorraine, on Nov 26, 2012 at 12:44 pm | 1 comment | 2393 Views

MENLO PARK

Fourth grade All-Stars win Silicon Valley tourney

The Redwood City National Junior Basketball fourth grade All Star team, known as the Grizzlies, experienced an All Star Season...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2009
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 22, 2009 at 2:54 pm | 1 comment | 2392 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Details released on drowning of mother, child

A mother and her young daughter who drowned after a strong current yanked them into the Pacific Ocean from Montara State...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Anna, on Jul 1, 2009 at 4:58 pm | 2 comments | 2391 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Feature: Former assemblyman says government should bring people together

The common good has long been former Assemblyman Rich Gordon's aim, whether in his efforts with troubled youth, with an unfair...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2017
Last comment by Thomas Paine, on Mar 13, 2017 at 4:08 pm | 1 comment | 2391 Views
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