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Tonight: Water-efficient landscaping class

A free two-hour presentation on how to replace a water-intensive lawn with native drought-tolerant plants is set for 7 p.m....

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2011
Last comment by Eco Gardener, on Mar 3, 2011 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 1868 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bike lane all but certain at intersection of Alpine and I-280, where cyclist died

Bikes heading westbound on Sand Hill Road as they approach Interstate 280 have the option of merging with traffic into a...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by sadfsf, on Mar 2, 2011 at 11:22 pm | 2 comments | 2445 Views

MENLO PARK

Community gets ready for 'charrette' session

Anyone living within a half mile of Menlo Park probably knows the city will host a design "charrette" on Saturday, March...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2011
Last comment by Source Force, on Mar 2, 2011 at 7:27 pm | 1 comment | 1391 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Roadside spraying? Consider roadside goats

If any of our local public works departments are looking for an environment-friendly, energy-efficient, and noise-free method...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by Old MP, on Mar 2, 2011 at 2:46 pm | 2 comments | 2302 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gas prices surge past $4-a-gallon in Portola Valley

With Mideast unrest fueling a surge in oil prices, premium gas surpassed the $4-a-gallon mark at Portola Valley Fuel in Portola...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2011
Last comment by anonymous, on Mar 2, 2011 at 1:52 pm | 3 comments | 1677 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Man pleads 'no contest' in sexual assault at the British Bankers Club

Moises Rojas, 26, pleaded no contest Monday (Feb. 28) to being an accessory to sexual assault at the British Bankers Club...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2011
Last comment by , on Mar 2, 2011 at 1:02 pm | 1 comment | 2341 Views

WOODSIDE

Masquerading 'utility workers' are suspects in Woodside burglary, sheriff's deputies say

Deputies from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office are on the lookout for a couple of people posing as utility workers...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2011
Last comment by ladera neighbor, on Mar 2, 2011 at 12:21 pm | 3 comments | 3287 Views

MENLO PARK

MP Transportation Commisioner Katherine Strehl Should Step Down Due to Major HSR Conflict of Interest

Katherine Strehl, appointed transportation commissioner in April 2010, started working for HSR's pubic relations firm a month...

Original post made by Bob on Feb. 26, 2011
Last comment by Ray Mueller, on Mar 1, 2011 at 4:15 pm | 20 comments | 7273 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers - 2/27/11

Hardcover Fiction 1 Paris Wife Paula McLain 2 Palo Alto James Franco 3 Swamplandia Karen Russell 4 West Of Here Jonathan...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Mar. 1, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1226 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Hidden' earthquake faults underlie Peninsula

The San Andreas fault might be the iconic expression of the shifting tectonic plates sliding deep beneath Bay Area residents'...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2011
Last comment by Ed, on Mar 1, 2011 at 2:22 pm | 9 comments | 25344 Views

ATHERTON

Homebound Delivery Program

The Atherton Library is pleased to introduce its new Homebound Program. The start date of this program will be March 15,...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Mar. 1, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1628 Views

MENLO PARK

Beechwood School teacher honored for work in music and dramatics

Emilee Getter, a music and drama teacher at Beechwood School in Menlo Park, has been named by the San Mateo County Arts Commission...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by MENLO, on Mar 1, 2011 at 9:53 am | 1 comment | 1897 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo mayor to swim clubs: Play nice

The water fight over pool time at the city's aquatics centers may dry up in one week. Team Sheeper and SOLO Aquatics have...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2011
Last comment by Masters Swimmer, on Feb 26, 2011 at 8:02 pm | 15 comments | 1993 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Bummed out by Menlo parking tickets

I attended a reunion luncheon with five friends at Carpaccio in Menlo Park recently. We all received parking tickets and...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by janice, on Feb 26, 2011 at 6:49 pm | 50 comments | 5711 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton says no to garbage rate hike -- for now

Proposed garbage rate increases in Atherton ranging from 63 percent for using the smallest garbage cans available to 98 percent...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2011
Last comment by Shame on them, on Feb 26, 2011 at 12:11 pm | 3 comments | 1688 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook scoops up Menlo Park properties

As rumors swirled about social networking giant Facebook buying the former Sun Microsystems campus in Menlo Park, the company...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2011
Last comment by I, for one..., on Feb 25, 2011 at 9:24 am | 15 comments | 2630 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Senator seeks to revamp rail authority leadership

The agency charged with building California's high-speed rail system would lose its semi-independent status and see its entire...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Feb 24, 2011 at 2:26 pm | 8 comments | 2684 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Union just wants to say hi

When an organizer from SEIU asked to meet with each Menlo Park council member individually "to discuss various concerns and...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Feb 24, 2011 at 11:33 am | 9 comments | 2398 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Mountain lion seen in Portola Valley

A mountain lion was spotted near the 500 block of Westridge Drive in Portola Valley at around 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 23,,...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2011
Last comment by Chris Bay, on Feb 24, 2011 at 8:33 am | 1 comment | 3055 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Mary Vosika from BIA

Mary Ann Vosika from BIA cordially invites you to attend the 2nd Annual Powerful Strategies for Women Making History –...

Original post made by Mary Vosika on Feb. 24, 2011
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