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ATHERTON

Those were the days

In 1931 a chauffeur enjoys a moment with a small dog, seen on the running board of this elegant coupe. (Photo courtesy of...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by June Curran, on Jul 2, 2014 at 7:31 am | 1 comment | 2131 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: What Measure M will mean for Menlo

As a member of the Planning Commission for six years and an active participant in the specific plan process, I am greatly...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2014
Last comment by Thomas, on Sep 17, 2014 at 11:25 pm | 60 comments | 8724 Views

AROUND TOWN

MacNivens to be honored at 'Sillycon' Valley event

"Fun, informal laugh therapy" is how Becky Witter of Woodside describes her "brainchild," Sillycon Valley LOL, a fundraiser...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2014
Last comment by woodside subscriber, on Nov 6, 2014 at 3:36 pm | 1 comment | 2330 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Local water district may see mandatory cut of 35%

It's not yet official, but it's looking like a mandatory 35 percent reduction in water use is ahead for the California Water...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by Chris Zaharias, on Apr 23, 2015 at 10:16 am | 23 comments | 5628 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park man sentenced to year in jail for drunken driving

A Menlo Park man pleaded no contest to one count of felony drunken driving in a case involving collisions with several vehicles...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 26, 2015 at 10:48 am | 3 comments | 2787 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Obituary: Adaline Jessup of Portola Valley, ardent environmentalist

If personal magnetism were a measurable force, if it could be calculated on its ability to draw people in and give them feelings...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2015
Last comment by Whitney Hayes , on Sep 30, 2015 at 7:46 pm | 3 comments | 2247 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park: School parcel tax ballots arriving

San Mateo County has started mailing ballots and voter information to registered voters in the Menlo Park City School District,...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2016
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Apr 12, 2016 at 9:38 am | 105 comments | 3467 Views

MENLO PARK

Stanford Dish area remains closed due to fire danger

The Dish area in the Stanford foothills, popular with hikers and joggers, will remain closed at least through July 8 because...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2007
Last comment by Bob Dobson, on Jul 4, 2007 at 11:09 pm | 1 comment | 3192 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: King family drops lawsuit, will keep Tallwood house, for a price

For $10,000, Charles and Leslie King can resolve their dispute with Atherton over the fate of their new house on Tallwood...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2007
Last comment by grant johnson, on Sep 30, 2008 at 4:49 pm | 3 comments | 3782 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Woodside Priory boys keep hoop streak alive

Since the end of the 2006 season, the Woodside Priory boys' basketball team has won 34 straight Private Schools Athletic...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2008
Last comment by A Fan, on Feb 14, 2008 at 11:44 am | 2 comments | 3380 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Woodside High grad pleads 'no contest' in fatal accident

A prison term may be looming for Keith Benford Knudsen, a Portola Valley native who was behind the wheel of a BMW in a fatal...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Mother, on Apr 2, 2009 at 10:34 pm | 2 comments | 3063 Views

ATHERTON

Bothun pleads not guilty

Brian Bothun, a former editor for the Palo Alto Daily News and former reporter for the Daily Post, entered a plea of "not...

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Troubled, on May 6, 2009 at 12:23 am | 3 comments | 2272 Views

MENLO PARK

Bohannon office/hotel project: Outreach meetings July 23, July 29

Menlo Park is planning to hold several outreach meetings in the coming weeks on the massive "Menlo Gateway" office/hotel...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by sammy, on Jul 16, 2009 at 9:05 am | 1 comment | 1457 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: School cuts or school taxes?

In just a few weeks, voters in the Menlo Park City and Portola Valley school districts will decide whether to approve a modest...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by sure, on Mar 17, 2010 at 12:28 am | 11 comments | 2705 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Firmly opposed to new downtown plan

I see that the City of Menlo Park has debuted their plan for the demolition of the downtown district. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2010
Last comment by Thanks Truth, on Apr 19, 2010 at 7:03 pm | 5 comments | 1865 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grand jury: school districts need to improve effectiveness of school bond oversight

School districts in San Mateo County need to do a better job of recruiting and training members for committees that provide...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by Observer, on Jul 15, 2010 at 11:38 am | 1 comment | 2963 Views

WOODSIDE

Traffic jams a fading memory at Woodside Elementary

==BI This is an expanded version of a previously posted story.== While the morning routine of dropping off kids at Woodside...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by Incredulous, on Sep 16, 2010 at 3:49 pm | 3 comments | 2571 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Second quake shakes Midpeninsula Sunday

Two earthquakes shook parts of the Midpeninsula Sunday, the first occurring at 9:28 a.m. and the second at 6:38 p.m. according...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2010
Last comment by Scott Barnum, on Dec 20, 2010 at 3:38 pm | 1 comment | 1918 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Mountain lion spotted in Woodside.

A mountain lion was spotted this morning in the hills above Interstate 280 in San Mateo County, emergency officials said....

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2011
Last comment by scout, on Mar 9, 2011 at 11:30 am | 2 comments | 1635 Views

MENLO PARK

Update: Willows burglary suspects tied to other crime

Neighborhood watch works. A Willows resident spotted two strangers strolling through his neighbor's backyard on Friday, and...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2011
Last comment by , on Jun 27, 2011 at 1:10 pm | 1 comment | 1723 Views
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