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PORTOLA VALLEY

Saturday: 'Extreme cowboy' racing in Woodside

Extreme cowboy racing is coming to the Horse Park at Woodside on Saturday, Aug. 23, thanks to local organizer and competitor...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 18, 2014 at 8:33 am | 1 comment | 1745 Views

OTHER TOPICS

More than their 15 minutes

It's a small exhibition, only 10 works of art, but "Pop Art from the Anderson Collection," on display at the Cantor Arts...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 18, 2014 at 10:13 am | 1 comment | 1866 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Burglars rob cash register at Fosters Freeze in Menlo Park

Burglars on Saturday broke into Fosters Freeze, a Menlo Park landmark at 580 Oak Grove Ave., and stole $115 in coins from...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by pearl, on Aug 18, 2014 at 12:52 pm | 1 comment | 2499 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Drought, Monte Rosa stop signs on Menlo Park council agenda

A presentation on the mayor's trip to China, followed by a study session on drought control measures, kicks off tonight's...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by Annabelle, on Aug 19, 2014 at 2:30 pm | 1 comment | 8737 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Council 8-19-2014 --- comments on Initiative

Former Mayor Heyward Robinson and former Planning Commissioner Patti Fry made comments at the Council Meeting last evening...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 20, 2014 at 6:56 am | 1 comment | 202 Views

MENLO PARK

Man suspected of burglarizing Sharon Heights home arrested

After a brief chase, deputies with San Mateo County Sheriff's Office captured and arrested a 34-year-old Belmont man Wednesday...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Anon, on Aug 22, 2014 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 1779 Views

SPORTS

Oaks open football season Saturday with a home game

==BI Menlo report == Wade Hawkins took over quarterbacking duties in the third week of last season. The fifth-year senior...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 22, 2014 at 1:09 pm | 1 comment | 504 Views

AROUND TOWN

6.1 earthquake rattles Bay Area

A 6.1 earthquake that centered near South Napa shook Bay Area residents in their beds early Sunday morning. U.S. Geological...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 24, 2014 at 10:03 am | 1 comment | 1137 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'If I Stay'

"Romance novels" function on idealization, including fulfilling a teen's yen for drama -- any kind of drama -- to alleviate...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 25, 2014 at 9:40 am | 1 comment | 1865 Views

MENLO PARK

East Palo Alto woman gets 15 years to life for high-speed-chase murder

An East Palo Alto woman has received 15 years to life in prison after a 2011 high-speed chase that led to the death of her...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by my friend, on Aug 25, 2014 at 6:43 pm | 1 comment | 810 Views

MENLO PARK

Fergusson Campaign Website Lists 2012 Endorsements?

Kelly Fergusson is still listing her 2012 campaign endorsements on her website. Why? Has anyone asked her 2012 endorsers...

Original post made by Voter on Aug. 26, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 26, 2014 at 10:49 am | 1 comment | 117 Views

MENLO PARK

Back to School: Menlo Park district makes plans for new campus

As children in the Menlo Park City School District headed back to classes on Aug. 20, the district is moving ahead with...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 26, 2014 at 12:36 pm | 1 comment | 485 Views

AROUND TOWN

Measure M is a Trojan Horse that will allow anybody to stop anything

Why did Save Menlo produce Measure M? Two years ago Save Menlo made an impassioned plea to Stanford to change its proposed...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 27, 2014 at 7:33 pm | 1 comment | 135 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Letter: A welcome decision on artificial turf

Thank you, Portola Valley Town Council, for upholding the core values of our town founders in denying artificial turf playing...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by Sally Ann Reiss, on Aug 27, 2014 at 1:23 pm | 1 comment | 110 Views

OTHER TOPICS

'Plumbers' rob Atherton home while resident distracted

Atherton police say a home on Mesa Court was burglarized on Thursday, Aug. 28, after a man who said he was a plumber investigating...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2014
Last comment by pearl, on Aug 29, 2014 at 2:19 pm | 1 comment | 1077 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two seek local seat on open space district board

Incumbent Larry Hassett and challenger Brandon Lewke are running for the Ward 6 seat on the board of the Midpeninsula Regional...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by jimmae, on Sep 4, 2014 at 10:27 am | 1 comment | 413 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley earthquake expert shares his knowledge

Sheldon Breiner, a geophysicist from Portola Valley, wants local residents to prepare for an earthquake much bigger than...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by Dolly Adams, on Sep 4, 2014 at 1:57 pm | 1 comment | 1481 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why did Measure M over reach?

Measure M states "two massive developments recently submitted to the City revealed loopholes in the 2012 Specific Plan.." If...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 5, 2014 at 5:52 pm | 1 comment | 172 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside Elementary adds new principal

The Woodside Elementary School District's superintendent, who had also been the principal of the one-school district, has...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Interesting, on Sep 5, 2014 at 8:17 am | 1 comment | 1392 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fifth-grader raises money to buy gear for basketball program

For fifth-grader Shay Patel, basketball is more than just a pastime. It's a passion. So it's no surprise that this summer,...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Brian, on Sep 5, 2014 at 4:22 pm | 1 comment | 1180 Views
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