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PORTOLA VALLEY

$2.5 million Portola Valley tank gets stolen from Paul Allen

Eccentric Paul Allen is Seattle's version of Larry Ellison. Story in the Chronicle: http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Paul-Allen-sues-over-German-tank-purchase-gone-bad-5749592....

Original post made by tankgirl on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by fwiw, on Sep 13, 2014 at 9:45 am | 1 comment | 266 Views

MOVIES

Movie review: 'Mary Kom'

Mary Kom holds enough world boxing championship titles and influence in the sport to merit a keen cinematic look at her career's...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2014
Last comment by Chan Iyer, on Sep 14, 2014 at 11:34 pm | 1 comment | 2560 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park police stage training at former school this week

Explosions, gunfire and yelling -- all simulated -- may be heard coming from the former campus of James Flood Elementary...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2014
Last comment by Mary, on Sep 15, 2014 at 12:59 pm | 1 comment | 1441 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Menlo Park council may buy duplexes for city

Menlo Park may pay $1.12 million for two duplexes, at 1175 and 1177 Willow Road, to potentially use as below-market-rate...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2014
Last comment by xy, on Sep 16, 2014 at 7:07 pm | 1 comment | 587 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

STPO your CRA here

A work crew responded quickly on Wednesday (Sept. 24) to a call from a Ladera resident pointing out a problem with recently...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by gunste, on Sep 25, 2014 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 1329 Views

MENLO PARK

Pet of the week: Naga needs a home

There are dog people and there are cat people. And, yes, there are also snake people, and the Peninsula Humane Society is...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on Sep 26, 2014 at 11:08 am | 1 comment | 647 Views

WOODSIDE

Maasai warrior hikes Wunderlich Park

Maasai warrior and chief Sabore Ole Oyie is in the United States to solicit aid to drill 400 wells to provide safe drinking...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Sep 26, 2014 at 1:27 pm | 1 comment | 2445 Views

WOODSIDE

Looking back

Civic protest was a presence at the 1957 May Day parade in Woodside. These kids were protesting the proposed construction...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2014
Last comment by John, on Sep 28, 2014 at 8:17 pm | 1 comment | 581 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

14 graduate from Woodland School

<I>Submitted by Anita Grossman of Woodland School.</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/print/story/2013/08/14/14-graduate-from-woodland-school...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2014
Last comment by Jenny Redo, on Sep 28, 2014 at 10:54 pm | 1 comment | 130 Views

AROUND TOWN

City Council in control and in charge on Stanford project

Here is the CITY COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING AGENDA for 30 Sept: B. SPECIAL BUSINESS B1. Staff presentation regarding the...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 30, 2014 at 6:36 am | 1 comment | 157 Views

MENLO PARK

Peter Carpenter-- City Council in control...

In a separate thread, Peter Carpenter wrote the following, which is copied below. His thread allows only registered uses...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by bill turner, on Sep 30, 2014 at 10:42 am | 1 comment | 220 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside: No easy solution for troublesome Mountain Home Road crossing

Students at Woodside Elementary School are using new and improved crosswalks in front of the school, but still to come this...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by parent, on Oct 1, 2014 at 10:20 am | 1 comment | 310 Views

MENLO PARK

Housing in mixed-use projects can count toward state housing requirement

Menlo Park -- and other California cities and towns -- will now be able to count housing within mixed-use projects toward...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by gunste, on Oct 1, 2014 at 1:38 pm | 1 comment | 1047 Views

SPORTS

Menlo School football tackles new season with rugby in mind

Long a leader in the evolution of player safety, the Menlo School football team has embraced a method of shoulder-leverage...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2014
Last comment by the great American game, on Oct 2, 2014 at 12:29 pm | 1 comment | 464 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Preserving memory of a felled pine tree

At the site where a beloved Italian stone pine tree was cut down to prevent it from toppling over in Fremont Park, people...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2014
Last comment by guppigirl, on Oct 2, 2014 at 1:18 pm | 1 comment | 778 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Series of meetings planned on proposed charter school

With the clock ticking down the time the Menlo Park City School District has to decide whether to authorize a Mandarin immersion...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2014
Last comment by concerned MPCSD parent, on Oct 2, 2014 at 7:38 pm | 1 comment | 509 Views

MENLO PARK

A walk through Holy Cross

Most local residents have driven past Menlo Park's Holy Cross Cemetery on Santa Cruz Avenue hundreds of times without realizing...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by COH, on Oct 3, 2014 at 1:48 pm | 1 comment | 205 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two arrested after police find trove of narcotics in Menlo Park apartment

Menlo Park police arrested two men in connection with a trove of narcotics found in a Menlo Park apartment. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by Susanne Chang, on Oct 3, 2014 at 5:31 pm | 1 comment | 1740 Views

AROUND TOWN

At last someone who can explain Measure M

Paul Collacchi's recent email on Measure M has the following signature line: "Any scientist who can't explain to an eight-year...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Oct. 6, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 6, 2014 at 11:58 am | 1 comment | 214 Views

MENLO PARK

Feature story: A walk through Holy Cross

Menlo Park's Holy Cross Cemetery contains much of the Midpeninsula's history within its gates. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2014
Last comment by Xipe Totec, on Oct 6, 2014 at 1:41 pm | 1 comment | 1022 Views
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