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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park church votes to switch denominations

Spirits were uplifted and hearts were broken after the tally for Menlo Park Presbyterian Church's vote on whether to change...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by Mike R, on Mar 26, 2014 at 10:03 pm | 7 comments | 1197 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Presbyterian Church gets OK to switch denominations

The regional governing body overseeing the Menlo Park Presbyterian Church has voted to approve the church's departure. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2014
Last comment by Mike R, on Mar 26, 2014 at 9:48 pm | 5 comments | 16342 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Woodside: Bella Vista restaurant closes

The neon martini glass sign is dark. The jukebox in the bar is silent. The Bella Vista restaurant, known by generations for...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2013
Last comment by Elizabeth L. Smith, on Mar 26, 2014 at 8:04 pm | 15 comments | 6124 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Why Sequoia Healthcare District doesn't want to post meeting audio on it's website

In my 11 year tenure on the Sequoia Healthcare District Board of Directors I have repeatedly asked the District to post audio...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Mar. 26, 2014
There are no comments yet. 379 Views

WOODSIDE

Supervisors grant appeal, overturn Planning Commission decision

In a stunning reversal, momentum has slowed and possibly stopped on plans to convert a meditation center in the unincorporated...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2014
Last comment by menloparkmom, on Mar 26, 2014 at 4:16 pm | 4 comments | 5302 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Plans rev up for new $32 million Town Center

Will Atherton residents be willing to contribute nearly $20 million toward a new Town Center? Community leaders helping to...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2014
Last comment by Sore eyes, on Mar 26, 2014 at 2:06 pm | 19 comments | 40531 Views

AROUND TOWN

District attorney indicts 16 alleged gang members

Sixteen alleged members of three East Palo Alto gangs have been arrested for staging a murderous war that resulted in multiple...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by A. Reader, on Mar 26, 2014 at 11:13 am | 3 comments | 15357 Views

MOVIES

Students win Zider scholarships

Student-athletes Leah Hess at Pinewood School and Adam Greenlow of Menlo Park at St. Francis High School are the winners...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2014
There are no comments yet. 14145 Views

WOODSIDE

Rehab facility near Woodside wins commission's OK

The San Mateo County Planning Commission has approved a conditional use permit to convert a meditation center in the unincorporated...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2014
Last comment by Heather, on Mar 25, 2014 at 8:10 pm | 4 comments | 2931 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Initiative would shrink Menlo projects

Menlo Park voters who have noticed the recent skirmishes over the proposed mixed-use housing, office and retail projects...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 25, 2014 at 4:45 pm | 50 comments | 20227 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park will hire consultant to evaluate specific plan initiative

"I want it to be unmerciful. I want the comparison to be unmerciful to the (specific) plan. And I want the comparison to...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 25, 2014 at 4:15 pm | 24 comments | 18711 Views

AROUND TOWN

This week at Atherton Library

Thursday, March 27 at 4 pm- Musical Storytime for all ages. Friday, March 28 at 7 pm- Family Movie Night featuring "Turbo." Monday,...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Mar. 25, 2014
There are no comments yet. 310 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Judge rules assistant controller can run for top post

After more than four hours of hearing legal arguments, a San Mateo County Superior Court judge this afternoon (March 24)...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2014
Last comment by Frank Fortunato, on Mar 24, 2014 at 7:15 pm | 1 comment | 6598 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Corporate center goes before Menlo Park Planning Commission

Menlo Park has been hoping to see more action in the city's M-2 industrial zone for about as long as it's wanted to revitalize...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2014
Last comment by Jed, on Mar 24, 2014 at 7:02 pm | 2 comments | 1595 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Portola Valley: Neighbors irate and fearful over cut-through traffic

Motorists tend to find paths of least resistance, those combinations of streets and intersections that make for the most...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2014
Last comment by X-rez, on Mar 24, 2014 at 2:25 pm | 16 comments | 30153 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Jail staffing, appeal of rehab center OK on supes' agenda

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors at its March 25 meeting will consider an ordinance allocating $4.2 million for...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2014
Last comment by pearl, on Mar 24, 2014 at 1:22 pm | 1 comment | 2203 Views

WOODSIDE

The troubled beauty of Skyline Boulevard

The 26 miles of Skyline Boulevard between Highway 9 in Saratoga and Highway 92 in San Mateo is used by some as an adult playground...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2013
Last comment by Bob Garner, on Mar 24, 2014 at 12:36 pm | 36 comments | 14487 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Council appropriates funds to defeat the initiative.

Menlo Council appropriates funds to defeat the initiative. One of the most disgusting actions a Menlo Park Council has...

Original post made by the way it is on Mar. 22, 2014
Last comment by Fed up II, on Mar 24, 2014 at 8:59 am | 22 comments | 1438 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Little League structure too big for the park?

When Atherton voters approved a 2012 ballot measure allowing ball field improvements in their town's only park, many believed...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2014
Last comment by mighty casey, on Mar 23, 2014 at 6:55 pm | 49 comments | 9486 Views

ATHERTON

Exhibit opens doorway to decades past

A vibrant new art exhibit at Menlo College celebrates the institution's 85th anniversary. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2014/03/22/exhibit-opens-doorway-...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2014
Last comment by Judy Seitelman, on Mar 23, 2014 at 3:07 pm | 1 comment | 3911 Views
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