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Let them eat bread

As is common among bread bakers, Portola Valley resident and part-time baker Phil Reilly starts his day early. Not 3 a.m....

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by MadamPresident, on Mar 28, 2014 at 3:20 pm | 1 comment | 1584 Views

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Galligan turns to the state Appeals Court for relief

The race for the San Mateo County controller's office in the June 3 election has taken another turn. Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2014
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Mar 27, 2014 at 4:49 pm | 4 comments | 1060 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gaylynne Mann, a force for emergency preparedness

For someone seeking a role model for a take-charge personality, it would be hard to do better than Gaylynne Mann of Woodside....

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by john dawson, on Mar 27, 2014 at 4:02 pm | 2 comments | 1186 Views

AROUND TOWN

FBI Investigation leads to arrest of Leland Yee this morning.

http://www.sfgate.com/crime/article/FBI-conducting-raids-in-San-Francisco-5350602.php...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Mar. 26, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Mar 27, 2014 at 2:43 pm | 6 comments | 224 Views

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MANDATORY ETHICS TRAINING (AB 1234)

State law (AB 1234) requires that local officials who receive compensation, salary, stipends, or expense reimbursements must...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Mar. 27, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Mar 27, 2014 at 12:55 pm | 1 comment | 158 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park church votes to switch denominations

Spirits were uplifted and hearts were broken after the tally for Menlo Park Presbyterian Church's vote on whether to change...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by Mike R, on Mar 26, 2014 at 10:03 pm | 7 comments | 511 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Presbyterian Church gets OK to switch denominations

The regional governing body overseeing the Menlo Park Presbyterian Church has voted to approve the church's departure. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2014
Last comment by Mike R, on Mar 26, 2014 at 9:48 pm | 5 comments | 4142 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Woodside: Bella Vista restaurant closes

The neon martini glass sign is dark. The jukebox in the bar is silent. The Bella Vista restaurant, known by generations for...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2013
Last comment by Elizabeth L. Smith, on Mar 26, 2014 at 8:04 pm | 15 comments | 3981 Views

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Why Sequoia Healthcare District doesn't want to post meeting audio on it's website

In my 11 year tenure on the Sequoia Healthcare District Board of Directors I have repeatedly asked the District to post audio...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Mar. 26, 2014
There are no comments yet. 114 Views

WOODSIDE

Supervisors grant appeal, overturn Planning Commission decision

In a stunning reversal, momentum has slowed and possibly stopped on plans to convert a meditation center in the unincorporated...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2014
Last comment by menloparkmom, on Mar 26, 2014 at 4:16 pm | 4 comments | 2561 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Plans rev up for new $32 million Town Center

Will Atherton residents be willing to contribute nearly $20 million toward a new Town Center? Community leaders helping to...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2014
Last comment by Sore eyes, on Mar 26, 2014 at 2:06 pm | 19 comments | 8646 Views

AROUND TOWN

District attorney indicts 16 alleged gang members

Sixteen alleged members of three East Palo Alto gangs have been arrested for staging a murderous war that resulted in multiple...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by A. Reader, on Mar 26, 2014 at 11:13 am | 3 comments | 4354 Views

WOODSIDE

Rehab facility near Woodside wins commission's OK

The San Mateo County Planning Commission has approved a conditional use permit to convert a meditation center in the unincorporated...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2014
Last comment by Heather, on Mar 25, 2014 at 8:10 pm | 4 comments | 2172 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Initiative would shrink Menlo projects

Menlo Park voters who have noticed the recent skirmishes over the proposed mixed-use housing, office and retail projects...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 25, 2014 at 4:45 pm | 50 comments | 4583 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park will hire consultant to evaluate specific plan initiative

"I want it to be unmerciful. I want the comparison to be unmerciful to the (specific) plan. And I want the comparison to...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 25, 2014 at 4:15 pm | 24 comments | 5108 Views

AROUND TOWN

This week at Atherton Library

Thursday, March 27 at 4 pm- Musical Storytime for all ages. Friday, March 28 at 7 pm- Family Movie Night featuring "Turbo." Monday,...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Mar. 25, 2014
There are no comments yet. 146 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Judge rules assistant controller can run for top post

After more than four hours of hearing legal arguments, a San Mateo County Superior Court judge this afternoon (March 24)...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2014
Last comment by Frank Fortunato, on Mar 24, 2014 at 7:15 pm | 1 comment | 1877 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Corporate center goes before Menlo Park Planning Commission

Menlo Park has been hoping to see more action in the city's M-2 industrial zone for about as long as it's wanted to revitalize...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2014
Last comment by Jed, on Mar 24, 2014 at 7:02 pm | 2 comments | 1037 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Portola Valley: Neighbors irate and fearful over cut-through traffic

Motorists tend to find paths of least resistance, those combinations of streets and intersections that make for the most...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2014
Last comment by X-rez, on Mar 24, 2014 at 2:25 pm | 16 comments | 7454 Views

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Jail staffing, appeal of rehab center OK on supes' agenda

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors at its March 25 meeting will consider an ordinance allocating $4.2 million for...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2014
Last comment by pearl, on Mar 24, 2014 at 1:22 pm | 1 comment | 1174 Views
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