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PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley millionaire denied bail after 36 years in prison

Fred Woods has been in prison since 1976. Previous to that, he lived on a 79 acre estate at the corner of Portola Road and...

Original post made by resident on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Nov 30, 2012 at 1:08 pm | 3 comments | 1345 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update: Westbound Alpine Road now open

Westbound Alpine Road at Interstate 280 is now open, but eastbound Alpine remains closed. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=12598...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2012
Last comment by Neighbor, on Nov 30, 2012 at 12:50 pm | 1 comment | 972 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Staff compensation cuts OKd, but council likely to reconsider next month

The vote may have been unanimous, but the outcome of the Atherton City Council's approval last night (Nov. 28) of compensation...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by Truthful Reporting, on Nov 30, 2012 at 9:06 am | 10 comments | 2329 Views

MENLO PARK

Protests target Arrillaga project in Menlo Park

A small group of residents has a large mission: Save Menlo Park. Their target? The eight-acre, mixed-use complex developer...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2012
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Nov 30, 2012 at 8:43 am | 25 comments | 3367 Views

ATHERTON

Honoring Kathy McKeithen

Tomorrow night will be Kathy McKeithen's last as an Atherton council member. She has served this community for twelve...

Original post made by Grateful resident on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Thanks to LizLewis, on Nov 29, 2012 at 10:05 pm | 9 comments | 1522 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley names new commissioners

The Town Council of Portola Valley last night (Nov. 28) named two new members and reappointed five incumbent members to the...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by Danna Breen, on Nov 29, 2012 at 2:54 pm | 1 comment | 2069 Views

AROUND TOWN

S.M.C supervisors Don Horsley,Carole Groom and Adrienne Tissier yank supervisor Dave Pine's presentation on Whistleblower

It was just one week ago that Don Horsley informed us he was establishing the Independent Oversight Board for the new taxes....

Original post made by Michael G Stogner on Nov. 28, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Nov 29, 2012 at 12:34 pm | 3 comments | 909 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District says: "One dollar and twenty-seven cents returned for every tax dollar collected"

Visit http://www.sequoiahealthcaredistrict.com/ and you will see this incredible, and meaningless claim. The Sequoia Healthcare...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Nov. 15, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 29, 2012 at 10:45 am | 1 comment | 1239 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside High grieves over death of freshman

Sadness pervades Woodside High School as students and teachers remember Leyla Beban. The 14-year-old Redwood City freshman...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by NONAME, on Nov 28, 2012 at 9:54 pm | 3 comments | 1814 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Enrollment crunch at local schools

The two school districts serving most of Menlo Park and Atherton are bursting at the seams, which is causing a ripple effect...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Nov 28, 2012 at 6:23 pm | 2 comments | 1395 Views

ATHERTON

Mayor Widmer's Verbal Comments Don't Match Hs Press Release

A month after sending out a Press Release to residents that "no contract talks" had taken place regarding compensation reductions...

Original post made by Compensation Reduction on Nov. 28, 2012
There are no comments yet. 854 Views

MENLO PARK

Sandbags at the ready in Menlo Park

You may have noticed it's a bit wet outside this morning. The weather forecast suggests it's going to get even wetter for...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2012
Last comment by gina, on Nov 28, 2012 at 4:35 pm | 2 comments | 1145 Views

ATHERTON

Kathy McKeithen leaves council seat fighting

She came in fighting, and she's going out fighting. Kathy McKeithen, whose three-term tenure as an Atherton City Council...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by We are all special, on Nov 28, 2012 at 1:36 pm | 13 comments | 2981 Views

ATHERTON

McKeithen leaves Atherton council seat fighting

She came in fighting, and she's going out fighting. Kathy McKeithen, whose three-term tenure as an Atherton City Council...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2012
Last comment by Editor, on Nov 28, 2012 at 10:45 am | 3 comments | 978 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: A Government or a Business?

This Wednesday a very important vote on employee’s compensation/benefits will be made by the Council to chart the course...

Original post made by please stop on Nov. 25, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Nov 28, 2012 at 8:51 am | 28 comments | 1619 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: The Sunset of WMD

Soon Atherton will have a newly formulated town council and none too soon. Meanwhile the noise level is increasing to an...

Original post made by new start on Nov. 28, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Nov 28, 2012 at 6:39 am | 1 comment | 1785 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley flooded with volunteers

The cup runneth over for the town of Portola Valley. Seventeen residents, including six incumbents, have applied for seven...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by time to move on, on Nov 27, 2012 at 4:44 pm | 2 comments | 1150 Views

MENLO PARK

Kiraly files motion to dismiss defamation lawsuit

Where's Judge Judy when you need her? A Menlo Park fire board member sued for defamation and conspiracy shot back on Monday...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Nov 27, 2012 at 2:22 pm | 3 comments | 1202 Views

ATHERTON

A page from our history

Silas and Olive Holbrook Palmer lived at Elmwood in Atherton until the home burned down in 1958, just a few months after...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Nov 27, 2012 at 1:21 pm | 1 comment | 1126 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: New look at grade separations

They aren't sure what they plan to do with the money, if anything, but the Menlo Park City Council decided to ask for county...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Barnes, on Nov 27, 2012 at 1:19 pm | 2 comments | 1255 Views
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