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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park commissioners question council's decision to overturn their approval of duplex

After the Menlo Park Planning Commission unanimously said yes to plans for a duplex at 1976 Menalto Ave., the City Council...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by Garrett, on Mar 16, 2013 at 1:55 pm | 14 comments | 2911 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mark Sweyer of Woodside Bakery to open 25-seat cafe in Woodside

Woodside has no traffic signals, but Mark Sweyer, co-owner of the Woodside Bakery & Cafe, did get a green light on his plans...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2011
Last comment by kevin mariani, on Mar 16, 2013 at 1:32 am | 8 comments | 2359 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saturday: 'Paint the Garden' workshop

Artist Kirsten Olson is conducting a one-day "Paint the Garden" workshop at Allied Arts Guild in Menlo Park from 10 a.m....

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2013
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AROUND TOWN

'Paint the Garden" workshop at Allied Arts

An exhibit of "Classic California" landscapes by Kristen Olson of Palo Alto will be on display at the Portola Art Gallery...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by Frances, on Mar 15, 2013 at 12:27 pm | 1 comment | 2006 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside ignores SugarDaddie offer

A recent offer by a dating website to pay Woodside $11.65 million to rename the town SugarDaddie.com was meant to generate...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Mar 15, 2013 at 9:59 am | 1 comment | 1131 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Veil of silence over instructor's firing

The recent letter to "gymnastics families" from Menlo Park City Manager Alex McIntyre is another in a string of half-hearted...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by Former Gymnast, on Mar 15, 2013 at 8:53 am | 4 comments | 1018 Views

OTHER TOPICS

USGS cancels March lecture due to budget cuts

The U.S. Geological Survey has canceled its March 28 lecture, "Preparing for California Climate Change," because the speaker...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2013
Last comment by neighbor, on Mar 15, 2013 at 8:20 am | 8 comments | 1038 Views

MENLO PARK

another controversy at the DA's office

A San Mateo County DA's office prosecutor is disciplined by the California State Bar for misconduct performed while on official...

Original post made by studabaker on Mar. 11, 2013
Last comment by onbekendebron@gmail.com, on Mar 14, 2013 at 11:31 pm | 37 comments | 1483 Views

MENLO PARK

Palo Alto to ban plastic bags at stores, restaurants

The era of plastic bags is about to come to an end at shops and restaurants throughout Palo Alto after city officials decided...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2013
Last comment by Don, on Mar 14, 2013 at 9:30 pm | 1 comment | 1170 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Residents volunteer to tackle affordable housing issue

A group of Portola Valley residents have volunteered to put themselves between a rock and a hard place. They will make recommendations...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2013
Last comment by Muki Hi, on Mar 14, 2013 at 8:16 pm | 1 comment | 1056 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside to open new farmers' market

Woodside residents interested in purchasing locally produced food directly from its producers will soon have one more option...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by canada rd., on Mar 14, 2013 at 3:38 pm | 4 comments | 1200 Views

AROUND TOWN

No "clear mandate" for closing healthcare district

Jack Hickey didn't get his "clear mandate for dissolution" of the Sequoia Healthcare District, coming in third behind two...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Mar 14, 2013 at 1:07 pm | 7 comments | 1427 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Driver killed in head-on collision identified

The driver of a Volkswagen Jetta who was killed in a head-on crash on state Highway 92 near Half Moon Bay on Monday morning...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2013
Last comment by Rich, on Mar 13, 2013 at 7:11 pm | 6 comments | 2351 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council supports five housing sites

Menlo Park's race to identify potential sites for new housing moved forward on Tuesday night as all five council members...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by Dawn, on Mar 13, 2013 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 929 Views

MENLO PARK

William Mauel, banker, fundraiser for Rotary club foundation, dies at 99

William H. Mauel, the former vice president and manager of the Wells Fargo Bank office in Menlo Park and a founder of the...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by Frugal, on Mar 13, 2013 at 12:02 pm | 1 comment | 821 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: 'Picturing the Cosmos' at Kepler's

Art history and the history of science meet in Elizabeth Kessler's new book, "Picturing the Cosmos: Hubble Space Telescope...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Mar 13, 2013 at 11:21 am | 1 comment | 1810 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park: Special ed director faces ouster

A battle is brewing over the pending dismissal of the Menlo Park City School District's director of special education at...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2013
Last comment by lessons learned, on Mar 13, 2013 at 9:29 am | 35 comments | 4743 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park eyes five sites for housing

Members of the Menlo Park City Council meet on March 12 with one thing on their minds: updating the city's housing plan. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by Belle Haven Resident, on Mar 12, 2013 at 11:57 pm | 6 comments | 975 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Artificial grass on town agenda

The Portola Valley Planning Commission could make a decision Wednesday, March 6, on a proposal by the Woodside Priory School...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by PV Resident, on Mar 12, 2013 at 10:42 pm | 1 comment | 12189 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park silent on extent of gymnastics program review

Although Menlo Park City Manager Alex McIntyre released a letter to the community saying he had reviewed to his satisfaction...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by Frank, on Mar 12, 2013 at 9:15 pm | 1 comment | 731 Views
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