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PORTOLA VALLEY

Estate has 'limited market appeal,' says panel

When it came down to it, the excesses and "limited market appeal" of billionaire Larry Ellison's 23-acre Woodside estate...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2008
Last comment by , on Mar 27, 2008 at 9:20 am | 2 comments | 3634 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park commissioners question council's decision to overturn their approval of duplex

After the Menlo Park Planning Commission unanimously said yes to plans for a duplex at 1976 Menalto Ave., the City Council...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by Garrett, on Mar 16, 2013 at 1:55 pm | 14 comments | 3633 Views

AROUND TOWN

Odd twist in Sequoia Healthcare District election

The Sequoia Healthcare District elections resemble a game of musical chairs this year. Director Jack Hickey, whose third...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on May 16, 2013 at 2:03 pm | 37 comments | 3632 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Bill and Jean dedicate lands

Bill and Jean Lane have established a conservation easement for their 10 acres of land in the Westridge neighborhood, effectively...

Original post made by David Boyce on Dec. 14, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3632 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council members accuse colleagues of censorship

Two members of the Atherton City Council are accusing their colleagues of censorship for making it harder to place issues...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by red herring, on Jun 28, 2009 at 9:42 pm | 20 comments | 3631 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton sues Caltrain over electrification

Atherton has sued the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board, alleging the agency improperly approved the environmental impact...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2015
Last comment by Bad trend, on Feb 11, 2015 at 11:01 pm | 6 comments | 3631 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park: School parcel tax ballots arriving

San Mateo County has started mailing ballots and voter information to registered voters in the Menlo Park City School District,...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2016
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Apr 12, 2016 at 9:38 am | 105 comments | 3630 Views

WOODSIDE

Longtime Woodside firefighter dies at 71

John Clifford "Cliff" Andrews, a firefighter with the Woodside Fire Protection District for 33 years, died Oct. 12. He was...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2007
Last comment by Sam, on Dec 3, 2007 at 9:24 pm | 1 comment | 3630 Views

MENLO PARK

Theft of Campaign Signs

Open Letter to the Community A few year ago I had a campaign sign stolen from my front yard and it angered me tremendously....

Original post made by Michael Schwab on Oct. 16, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3628 Views

AROUND TOWN

La Entrada Middle School Toy Drive

The Community Service Club students at La Entrada School will be collecting new, unwrapped toys for children in the community...

Original post made by Jill Youngberg on Nov. 16, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3628 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mark Sweyer of Woodside Bakery to open 25-seat cafe in Woodside

Woodside has no traffic signals, but Mark Sweyer, co-owner of the Woodside Bakery & Cafe, did get a green light on his plans...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2011
Last comment by kevin mariani, on Mar 16, 2013 at 1:32 am | 8 comments | 3628 Views

ATHERTON

Free glow necklaces for trick-or-treaters

The Atherton Police Department is handing out glow necklaces this Halloween. To get on, ask an officer, or go to the police...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Oct. 29, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3625 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Should a new Hillview Middle School be built, and the old one torn down?

Please post your comments below. The school board of the Menlo Park City School District plans to meet Tuesday, March...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Feb. 24, 2007
Last comment by Mr. Man, on Mar 8, 2007 at 11:40 am | 5 comments | 3624 Views

FICTION

More than 5,000 marijuana plants eradicated

About $1.5 million of marijuana was eradicated from five grow sites found in isolated spots in San Mateo County through...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Oct 9, 2011 at 10:04 am | 8 comments | 3624 Views

MENLO PARK

Downtown Parking - Call For Ideas

What can be done to improve parking in the Menlo Park downtown area? Certainly there are ways that can make the experience...

Original post made by What can be done to improve parking in downtown Menlo Park? on Jul. 13, 2014
Last comment by George, on Aug 13, 2014 at 9:41 pm | 88 comments | 3622 Views

SPORTS

Post your memories of Jerry Rice's playing days

49er legend Jerry Rice of Atherton will be signing his new book, "Go Long! My Journey Beyond the Game and the Fame," at Kepler's...

Original post made by Sportsfan on Jan. 25, 2007
Last comment by Teresa, on Nov 9, 2009 at 6:16 pm | 2 comments | 3622 Views

MENLO PARK

City child care program cited with safety violations by state

The Menlo Park Belle Haven school-age child care program has been hit with five safety violations, prompting more anger from...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2007
Last comment by Concerned, on Nov 19, 2007 at 8:10 pm | 29 comments | 3621 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Remembering Marilyn Franklin

Marilyn Jensen Franklin, who devoted her entire 40-year career in education to the Menlo Park City School District, will...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2008
Last comment by jdub9, on Aug 28, 2014 at 11:35 pm | 2 comments | 3621 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Founder of Patagonia Inc. to discuss environmental sustainability at Oct. 23 lecture

<b>This report is from Stanford University.</b> Yvon Chouinard, founder and owner of Patagonia Inc., will deliver the 2006-07...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 18, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3621 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Skateboard ramp gets green light

Skateboarders will have a new place to do their thing, possibly as soon as April, when a new ramp gets installed on the all-sports...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2014
Last comment by Mike, on Feb 28, 2014 at 10:00 am | 3 comments | 3621 Views
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Terún to open second Cal Ave restaurant
By Elena Kadvany | 4 comments | 3,469 views

Say Yes or No?
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 1,584 views

Caesar Pleaser
By Laura Stec | 7 comments | 939 views

Fire department event at the library
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 184 views