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PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley examines 'affordable housing'

A team of Portola Valley officials spent two hours Wednesday night (July 11) fielding questions and comments from an audience...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by Wants furter info, on Jul 13, 2012 at 10:40 am | 9 comments | 1576 Views

OTHER TOPICS

A New Climate Change Consensus

A thoughtful and measured opinion piece from Fred Krupp about climate change from today's Wall Street Journal. http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444320704577569231537...

Original post made by POGO on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Denier fantasies, on Jul 6, 2014 at 12:39 pm | 9 comments | 1406 Views

MENLO PARK

Man sought for taking video of girl in park

A girl at Willow Oaks Park on Monday morning reported that a man was shooting video of her, according to Menlo Park police....

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2012
Last comment by Lurker, on Aug 10, 2012 at 2:57 am | 9 comments | 2045 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Vote Yes on Proposition 32

"The measure (Proposition 32) would change campaign finance rules by banning corporations and unions from contributing to...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 25, 2012 at 10:15 am | 9 comments | 2797 Views

MENLO PARK

Frank Gehry redesigns Facebook's west campus

Frank Gehry is to architecture as Mark Zuckerberg is to social media: A star. The famous architect, known for award-winning...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 27, 2012 at 2:46 pm | 9 comments | 3536 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County getting a JAIL because of a small group.

There are not that many people in San Mateo County that want a New Jail that we can not afford or the annual $27,000,000...

Original post made by Michael G Stogner on Sep. 22, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Apr 21, 2013 at 8:16 am | 9 comments | 1801 Views

ATHERTON

Letter: Train noise disruptive for library users

Atherton residents who live within a few hundred yards of the Caltrain tracks, who visit the town offices or use the tennis...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Commissario, on Oct 3, 2012 at 7:17 pm | 9 comments | 2840 Views

ATHERTON

The videos the APOPA don't want you to see

http://www.youtube.com/user/AroundAtherton?feature=CAQQwRs%3D Around Atherton. Mayor Bill Widmer tells it like it is....

Original post made by Way to go Bill! on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by mark, on Oct 9, 2012 at 10:06 am | 9 comments | 1503 Views

ATHERTON

Letter: Increasingly biased agenda on Athertonians blog

With less than two weeks before the close of our election season voters in our community are being inundated with campaign...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by Library at Additional Cost , on Nov 1, 2012 at 3:05 pm | 9 comments | 1572 Views

SPORTS

M-A Vikings reach Pop Warner semifinals

The Menlo Atherton Vikings, the local Pop Warner football organization, hosted the first round of the Peninsula Pop Warner...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by Nice work!, on Nov 11, 2012 at 4:32 pm | 9 comments | 2585 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park police search flower shop

The owner of Cindy's Flowers and Gifts has not had an easy year -- a string of legal troubles culminated last week in the...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by Christine, on Dec 21, 2012 at 11:56 am | 9 comments | 2272 Views

ATHERTON

Honoring Kathy McKeithen

Tomorrow night will be Kathy McKeithen's last as an Atherton council member. She has served this community for twelve...

Original post made by Grateful resident on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Thanks to LizLewis, on Nov 29, 2012 at 10:05 pm | 9 comments | 1707 Views

MENLO PARK

SRI proposes big changes in Menlo Park campus

SRI International proposes a 25-year plan to "revitalize and upgrade" its 63-acre campus without changing the overall size...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2012
Last comment by manage traffic, on Dec 10, 2012 at 9:06 am | 9 comments | 1883 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District Grant Applications oversubscribed

In a press release from District PR guy, Don Shoecraft (a.k.a. MTK Communications http://www.almanacnews.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=1&t=8177),...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jan. 4, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Mar 29, 2013 at 9:41 am | 9 comments | 13663 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: Local effort to help Guatemalan women

Sallie DeGolia of Portola Valley reads aloud to Guatemalan children from the community of San Jorge during a visit that included...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by Harry Turner, on Jan 24, 2013 at 6:15 pm | 9 comments | 12592 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Scale back Stanford's 'bloated' development plan for El Camino

I knew this day would come. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=13709 posted Wednesday,...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 2, 2013 at 7:13 am | 9 comments | 1764 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Court denies schools recovery of $20 million in losses from Lehman Brothers bankruptcy

A state appeals court on Thursday approved the dismissal of a lawsuit brought against San Mateo County by 12 county school...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Feb 7, 2013 at 9:43 am | 9 comments | 2719 Views

MENLO PARK

Police warn residents of burglary threat

In response to recent residential burglaries in Menlo Park, the police department is warning residents to lock up before...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by just the facts Maam, on Feb 8, 2013 at 5:26 pm | 9 comments | 1403 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Bag ban goes back to drawing board

The Town Council in Woodside is doing some trailblazing as it moves the town toward a presumably greener future. The council...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2013
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Mar 1, 2013 at 3:53 pm | 9 comments | 6381 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: Menlo council to hear Louise Street appeal

To people living on Louise Street in Menlo Park, it's a battle over the rights of residents versus developers. For Sam Sinnott,...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Mar 5, 2013 at 7:09 pm | 9 comments | 1179 Views
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