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Six people injured in shooting

Six people were shot and injured in East Palo Alto on Sunday afternoon near a McDonald's restaurant on University Avenue,...

Original post made on May. 6, 2013
Last comment by POGO, on May 6, 2013 at 10:01 pm | 4 comments | 3200 Views

AROUND TOWN

Those were the days ... in Portola Valley

In the early 1900s, growing strawberries for the San Francisco market was a big business in Portola Valley. In this undated...

Original post made on May. 6, 2013
Last comment by Lynn, on May 6, 2013 at 8:14 am | 1 comment | 824 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Mother of Joan Baez dies at 100

Woodside resident Joan Chandos Baez, the mother of famed folk singer and Woodside resident Joan Baez, died at home on Saturday,...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2013
Last comment by Gerald Smith , on May 6, 2013 at 12:00 am | 2 comments | 1820 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Palo Alto may sell school land to developer

East Palo Alto's Ravenswood City School District is in talks to sell or exchange many acres of property -- including its...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2013
Last comment by Zip, on May 5, 2013 at 9:20 pm | 43 comments | 1631 Views

MENLO PARK

Tesla leaves Menlo Park behind this summer

Tesla Motors is preparing to leave Menlo Park in the rear-view mirror. The electric car retailer recently opened a renovated...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 5, 2013 at 6:38 pm | 41 comments | 9679 Views

MENLO PARK

Today: Kite Day in Menlo Park

The city of Menlo Park Community Services Department will hold its annual Kite Day on Saturday, May 4, from noon to 3 p.m.,...

Original post made on May. 4, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on May 4, 2013 at 11:47 am | 1 comment | 858 Views

AROUND TOWN

Son testifies in Woodside murder trial

The son of a Woodside man who is charged with killing his wife in April 2010 testified Tuesday that his mother had been depressed...

Original post made on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 3, 2013 at 6:29 pm | 2 comments | 8163 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park police plan to add ShotSpotter, surveillance tools

Menlo Park landed on a list no one wants to be on, according to a consultant hired to review the police department's operations....

Original post made on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on May 3, 2013 at 3:24 pm | 2 comments | 997 Views

AROUND TOWN

Keystone XL pipeline protest at Facebook

Holding pipes, protesters march toward Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park on May 1 to speak up against CEO Mark Zuckerberg's...

Original post made on May. 2, 2013
Last comment by petition, on May 3, 2013 at 10:20 am | 6 comments | 1379 Views

MENLO PARK

May 4-5: Six artists exhibit in Menlo Park

Six Peninsula artists -- Alice Weil, Jean Prophet, Julia Munger Seelos, Lynn Montoya, Kim Holl and Frances Freyberg -- will...

Original post made on May. 2, 2013
Last comment by neighbor, on May 2, 2013 at 6:57 pm | 1 comment | 883 Views

MENLO PARK

Two men grab girl's backpack in Menlo Park

A 15-year-old girl walking along Merrill Street snatched her backpack away from two men who tried to steal it shortly before...

Original post made on May. 2, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on May 2, 2013 at 3:36 pm | 2 comments | 1068 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Tax would help Portola Valley schools

Officials at the two-school Portola Valley district have their hopes riding on a successful outcome of the Measure O election....

Original post made on May. 1, 2013
Last comment by PV resident, on May 2, 2013 at 2:11 pm | 7 comments | 1161 Views

AROUND TOWN

Programs at Atherton Library

Today, Thursday May 2 at 4 pm: Parent Workshop on screen time exposure and young children. Saturday, May 4, 10 am until...

Original post made by Atherton Library on May. 2, 2013
There are no comments yet. 701 Views

MENLO PARK

First 8 PM or Later Menlo Park Sunset Occurs Tonight

Tonight, May 2, for the first time this year the Sun will set at 8 PM in Menlo Park. And for the next 105 nights Menlo Park...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on May. 2, 2013
Last comment by River, on May 2, 2013 at 11:23 am | 1 comment | 703 Views

OTHER TOPICS

HSR Creating Battles Between Union and Non-union Contractors

Interesting article about the battle between union and non-union contractors and High Speed Rail. It's clear the HSR Authority...

Original post made by Menlo Voter on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on May 2, 2013 at 10:24 am | 8 comments | 1250 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Free Concert Thu, May 2 - Mark Russo and The Classy Cats

Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) presents Mark Russo and the Classy Cats - Swing, Latin & Brazilian Stylings TONIGHT,...

Original post made by CSMA on May. 2, 2013
There are no comments yet. 956 Views

AROUND TOWN

DA Wagstaffe asks Board of Supervisors to Approve bringing on Al Giannini to help prosecute the Ayres case

In 2010, in their eye-opening report on Prosecutorial Misconduct in California, the Northern California Innocence Project...

Original post made by Lurker on Apr. 19, 2013
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on May 2, 2013 at 9:44 am | 11 comments | 2091 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Artificial grass for Priory field still open question

The question is open as to whether the Woodside Priory School, a Catholic boarding school in Portola Valley, will win permission...

Original post made on May. 1, 2013
Last comment by Redfield Flash, on May 1, 2013 at 5:33 pm | 1 comment | 1925 Views

WOODSIDE

Motorcyclist dies in Woodside crash

A motorcyclist was killed Saturday night, April 27, in a solo-vehicle accident on Highway 84 (La Honda Road) at Fox Hill...

Original post made on May. 1, 2013
Last comment by wes, on May 1, 2013 at 12:51 pm | 1 comment | 1293 Views

AROUND TOWN

SMC Supervisors, Was a motion made yes or no?

I had asked the Supervisors per email to check their work and motion and second the item properly if they had not done so...

Original post made by Michael G Stogner on Apr. 24, 2013
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on May 1, 2013 at 12:07 pm | 3 comments | 763 Views
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