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MENLO PARK

Has Steve Jobs won battle over Jackling house?

For eight years, Apple Inc. founder Steve Jobs has been trying to tear down the 1920s-era Jackling mansion in Woodside so...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Leon T, on May 22, 2009 at 7:37 am | 1 comment | 1558 Views

MENLO PARK

Dee Tolles to serve on hospital board

Dee Tolles, a former Menlo Park councilman and mayor, will serve on the Sequoia Hospital Foundation's board of directors...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on May 22, 2009 at 7:33 am | 1 comment | 2325 Views

MENLO PARK

Emergency responders get toll-violation tickets

Menlo Park firefighters and police are being cited for driving through toll plazas without paying -- even though they are...

Original post made on May. 21, 2009
Last comment by Suzie, on May 22, 2009 at 7:17 am | 9 comments | 1726 Views

OTHER TOPICS

A bench on Kings Mountain

When our lawyer asked Bill Workman, a retired reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle who covered the Peninsula for years,...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Dick Lynn, on May 20, 2009 at 3:30 pm | 1 comment | 1764 Views

AROUND TOWN

Post-election: Waiting for other shoe to drop

And now we wait. The special May 19 election is over, with five of the six propositions defeated. Now that California officials...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Brittanicus, on May 20, 2009 at 2:54 pm | 1 comment | 1458 Views

AROUND TOWN

Celebrating 100 years in Menlo Park

She remembers the days when cowboys rode down the El Camino Real in Menlo Park and recalls the excitement when the first...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Tom, on May 20, 2009 at 2:10 pm | 1 comment | 1428 Views

SPORTS

Menlo-Atherton Boys Varsity Tennis Champs

The Menlo-Atherton boy’s varsity tennis team recently won its first Peninsula Athletic League Bay Division title since 1998...

Original post made by CalFan on May. 20, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2391 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Everest and Sequoia district gird for battle

Within days, attorneys for Everest Public High School, a new charter school set to open in September, are expected to sue...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Libertarian, on May 20, 2009 at 11:21 am | 1 comment | 1607 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ballot measures won't fill budget hole

If California voters defy expectations and pass the half-dozen propositions on the May 19 ballot, it will be a start toward...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by John Adams, on May 20, 2009 at 4:21 am | 1 comment | 1486 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Part of foreclosure plan in jeopardy

Menlo Park's City Council will review tonight three plans aimed at dealing with the foreclosure crisis in the Belle Haven...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1639 Views

MENLO PARK

Gym construction could start in fall

Construction could begin this fall on a new gymnasium that would change the look of Menlo Park's Civic Center complex — and...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by Tom McDonough, on May 19, 2009 at 9:34 am | 14 comments | 1680 Views

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Fare increases, cut in service likely for Caltrain

Caltrain riders are facing the possibility of a fee hike, a new fee for bringing a bicycle on board, and the elimination...

Original post made on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by Joan, on May 18, 2009 at 10:26 am | 12 comments | 1831 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside driver identified in accident that killed Portola Valley cyclist

The driver of the green 1995 Volvo that struck and killed Portola Valley resident and philanthropist Rodney Smith while he...

Original post made on May. 30, 2007
Last comment by Lee, on May 17, 2009 at 2:11 am | 18 comments | 3802 Views

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Yet another cyclist dies from Sand Hill Road accident

The Mercury News is reporting that Deborah Johnson, a 54-year old Palo Alto business consultant, died Tuesday after a bike...

Original post made by Sean on Jul. 29, 2007
Last comment by Lee, on May 17, 2009 at 2:02 am | 13 comments | 4265 Views

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Caltrain fare increases, cut in service likely

Caltrain riders are facing the possibility of a fee hike, a new fee for bringing a bicycle on board, and the elimination...

Original post made on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by Martin, on May 15, 2009 at 1:29 pm | 1 comment | 1649 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: disparate views on historic house

Steve Jobs' bid to tear down a historic mansion in Woodside generated a whole lot of testimony at the April 28 Woodside Town...

Original post made on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on May 15, 2009 at 1:15 pm | 21 comments | 2741 Views

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Towns look to influence high-speed rail design

As the agency that oversees the high-speed rail project begins to plan how high-speed trains will pass through the Peninsula,...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by Yolanda, on May 15, 2009 at 10:30 am | 5 comments | 1878 Views

ATHERTON

Marsala says town owes contractors fee refunds

An e-mail sent out by Atherton Councilman Charles Marsala urging builders to see if the town overcharged for their business...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2008
Last comment by Charles Marsala, on May 15, 2009 at 9:59 am | 3 comments | 2231 Views

MENLO PARK

Commission chair blasts council

The article Commission chair blasts council in the May 6th, Almanac,page 10, has the statement "They (referring...

Original post made by morris Brown on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Patti Fry, on May 13, 2009 at 11:31 pm | 25 comments | 2040 Views

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Letter: Rail tunnel fantasy should be discarded

Peninsula leaders need to give up their fantasy of a 30-mile tunnel for high-speed rail. This proposal is extremely fiscally...

Original post made on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by truth, on May 13, 2009 at 4:40 pm | 6 comments | 1934 Views
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