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AROUND TOWN

Woodside: Adopting a highway is not so easy with Caltrans in charge

Who knew wanting to keep a stretch of Woodside's main road looking good could take so long and be so complicated? Read...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2017
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Jan 4, 2017 at 8:18 pm | 3 comments | 2310 Views

ATHERTON

Portola Valley native Chris Paine returns as director of second film on the electric car

Portola Valley native Chris Paine, director of "Who Killed the Electric Car," a harsh documentary analysis of the automotive...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Nov 7, 2011 at 5:57 pm | 4 comments | 2310 Views

MENLO PARK

Judge tentatively decides not to reopen high-speed-rail lawsuit filed by Atherton, MP

After a judge tentatively decided Aug. 19 to not reopen a lawsuit filed against the high-speed rail authority by Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2010
Last comment by GiveItUp, on Aug 24, 2010 at 12:19 pm | 9 comments | 2309 Views

MENLO PARK

State bar dismisses complaint filed by Menlo councilman

The California State Bar has concluded that noted First Amendment attorney Terry Francke did not "willfully violate" its...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2011
Last comment by better memory, on Jan 4, 2011 at 9:29 pm | 9 comments | 2309 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Gas prices continue to rise despite cheap oil

Bay Area gas prices steadily increased over the last two months, according to AAA, which announced Wednesday that California's...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2009
Last comment by We're All Suckers to Chevron, on Feb 14, 2009 at 9:53 am | 2 comments | 2309 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tips on handling a mountain lion encounter

Mountain lion sightings are not uncommon on the Midpeninsula. Local officials are reminding residents of the best way to...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by pogo, on Sep 11, 2014 at 8:35 pm | 2 comments | 2309 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nathan Ford of Portola Valley named athlete of the year at Cornell

Portola Valley resident Nathan Ford, a graduate of Palo Alto High School's class of 2005, was named athlete of the year by...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by curious, on Jul 20, 2009 at 10:38 am | 1 comment | 2309 Views

AROUND TOWN

There will be flags tomorrow

Tiny U.S. flags will proliferate tomorrow on lawns at local fire stations in Menlo Park and Woodside in memory of the 343...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by great, on Sep 13, 2010 at 5:49 am | 16 comments | 2309 Views

ATHERTON

Waiting for Backup? It's arrived in the form of George Rodericks.

The Atherton city manager who thinks it's beneath him to live in the city manager's house, George Rodericks, recently included...

Original post made by Election purchased on Mar. 6, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Mar 7, 2013 at 5:19 pm | 12 comments | 2309 Views

WOODSIDE

Tonight: Woodside studies home design guidelines

The Town Council will meet for a 90-minute study session with the ASRB at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 29, in Independence Hall...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by Coup de etat of Council and Staff averted, on Apr 29, 2014 at 9:33 pm | 1 comment | 2309 Views

MENLO PARK

'Menlo Monopoly': Sites swap hands

Building housing in Menlo Park should be easier than it used to be, with the specific plan in place. Two developers are willing...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2012
Last comment by why the surprise?, on Aug 18, 2012 at 12:54 pm | 3 comments | 2308 Views

MENLO PARK

CFPPC dismisses ridiculuous Peter Carpenter complaint.

Nice to see that the California Fair Political Practices commission has quickly dismissed the complaint that Atherton resident...

Original post made by old timer on Jun. 3, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 5, 2014 at 6:09 pm | 4 comments | 2308 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton man injured in SUV crash

An Atherton man in his 60s was in serious but stable condition Thursday after his SUV apparently drifted onto a sidewalk...

Original post made on May. 25, 2012
Last comment by Haricot Vert, on May 25, 2012 at 4:35 pm | 1 comment | 2308 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

'A Walk in the Woods'

"Reflecting Pool, Corte Madera Creek," a black and white digital print, is one of the photographs featured in Alan McGee's...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Jul 16, 2013 at 10:07 am | 1 comment | 2308 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mike Lanza appoints himself as King of Menlo Park

Lanza "said Save Menlo is putting together a slate of candidates to run for three council seats in the November election." Will...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jul. 19, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 8, 2014 at 10:19 am | 13 comments | 2307 Views

ATHERTON

Another legal setback for Atherton

A San Mateo Court judge dealt a severe blow to the Town of Atherton and its efforts to stop the former finance director from...

Original post made by court watcher on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by Hubris, on Oct 26, 2009 at 9:25 pm | 5 comments | 2307 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Filing deadline extended for four local elections; three contested elections ahead

As the list of candidates for the Nov. 3 election settles, the boards of four local public agencies will have extended candidate...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2015
Last comment by no followers, on Aug 10, 2015 at 9:44 pm | 4 comments | 2306 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Straight talk on trash

Hank Lawrence's letter in the Dec. 3 Almanac misrepresents several aspects of trash and recycling programs used by Menlo...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2008
Last comment by An Observer, on Dec 17, 2008 at 3:52 pm | 2 comments | 2305 Views

MENLO PARK

Planning Commission starts another review of specific plan

If Menlo Park residents believe the specific plan governing development in Menlo Park's downtown and El Camino Real corridor...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2015
Last comment by scorecard, on Aug 12, 2015 at 8:43 am | 5 comments | 2305 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tuesday: Hearing on Mandarin immersion charter proposal

The public will have a chance to comment on the Mandarin immersion charter school that has been proposed in the Menlo Park...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2014
Last comment by Caryn Wasserstein, on Dec 9, 2014 at 10:01 pm | 2 comments | 2305 Views
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