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AROUND TOWN

Old World style: Local jeweler practices ancient, time-demanding metalworking techniques taught by a master

Davide Bigazzi sits at a workbench in his small, warmly lit studio, the master of his space. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2007
Last comment by Beth, on Jan 5, 2008 at 8:28 pm | 2 comments | 2613 Views

AROUND TOWN

Father Egon Javor, founder of Woodside Priory School, dies at 91

Father Egon Javor, 91, monk, educator and founder of Woodside Priory School in Portola Valley, died early Sunday morning...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2008
Last comment by Carmen Sandiego, on Mar 10, 2008 at 2:08 pm | 5 comments | 2613 Views

ATHERTON

Lawsuits: Taxpayer Impacts

Atherton has had some payouts associated with lawsuit settlements in the past couple of years. There's at least one big suit...

Original post made by Math Facts on Sep. 12, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 15, 2010 at 10:31 am | 30 comments | 2613 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside resident, historian Gil Richards dies

Historian, writer, and longtime Woodside resident Gilbert Richards died peacefully at home on Dec. 22 at the age of 96. Mr....

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2010
Last comment by Colleen Schoneveld, on Jan 1, 2011 at 1:56 pm | 2 comments | 2613 Views

MENLO PARK

Residents denied appeal to change school districts

Woodside residents who wanted to have their two streets on the edge of Menlo Park and Redwood City transferred from the Redwood...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2012
Last comment by Trip, on Feb 29, 2012 at 9:34 pm | 43 comments | 2613 Views

MENLO PARK

Anonymous donor offers $8 million for new gym

An anonymous donor has stepped forward and offered Menlo Park $8 million to help build a new Burgess Gym. The offer is...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2008
Last comment by R.GORDON, on May 4, 2008 at 3:20 pm | 30 comments | 2611 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Letter: Looking to define 'local produce'

I am seeking some clarification of the purpose of the Farmers' Market that I visited June 20 in Portola Valley. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2013
Last comment by maggie, on Jul 11, 2013 at 10:34 pm | 16 comments | 2611 Views

OTHER TOPICS

How to get e-mail alerts when others comment on your Town Square posts

If you register before you post on Town Square, you will get e-mail alerts when others comment on your post. To register,...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Aug. 12, 2007
Last comment by addicted, on Aug 15, 2007 at 3:48 pm | 3 comments | 2610 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Wood chipping program under way

The annual wood chipping program has begun for residents of Portola Valley and Woodside. The idea behind the program is to...

Original post made by David Boyce on May. 16, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2610 Views

MENLO PARK

Allied Arts Low Rent Alternative Won't Work

It’s been suggested that rebuilding the revenues at the Allied Arts Guild will take time, and that one path to growth is...

Original post made by Common Sense on Mar. 18, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2609 Views

MENLO PARK

An Anonymous Questionnaire about the Utility Tax

The other day, my wife and I each received an email containing a questionnaire pertaining to Measure K, the UUT. The questionnaire...

Original post made by Martin Engel on Jun. 10, 2007
Last comment by shafted, on Jun 15, 2007 at 4:51 pm | 10 comments | 2609 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Oak Knoll School plan gives 'minimal attention" to pedestrian and bike access

Menlo Park parent John Fox says that the new plan for the Oak Knoll School campus at 1895 Oak Knoll Lane has given "minimal...

Original post made by School Poster on Sep. 8, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2609 Views

OTHER TOPICS

New York Times article bashes U.S. Constitution

Talk about bait and switch. The title of the article says "We the People’ Loses Appeal With People Around the World". The...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Kathy, on Feb 10, 2012 at 5:43 pm | 25 comments | 2609 Views

SPORTS

Gymnastics on horseback: Elizabeth Osborn rated top female equestrian vaulter in U.S.

Elizabeth Osborn is the top woman in her sport in the United States — based on points earned in U.S. competitions —...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2008
Last comment by Interested Reader, on Aug 20, 2008 at 6:22 pm | 2 comments | 2607 Views

SPORTS

Running Boston Marathon at age 80

Portola Valley resident Ruth Anne Bortz celebrated her 80th birthday in October and on Monday, April 18, completed the prestigious...

Original post made on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Bobbi Callison, on May 3, 2011 at 5:04 pm | 1 comment | 2607 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Michael Richards Racist Rant

I am compelled to weigh in on this subject, as I feel race is one of the most compelling and fascinating subjects. Of...

Original post made by Anonymous on May. 31, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2606 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

“A Midsummer Night’s Dream” opens today 10/18 at M-A High

M-A’s International Thespian Society presents “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” the next two weekends on the Menlo-Atherton High...

Original post made by Drama Booster on Oct. 17, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2606 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Health care reform foe's rhetoric could backfire

Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=8576 posted Wednesday, September 16, 2009, 12:00...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Sep 29, 2009 at 1:49 pm | 36 comments | 2606 Views

MENLO PARK

BevMo scores permit for Menlo Park store

Second time's the charm: Beverages & More (BevMo) scored a use permit from a divided Planning Commission to open an 8,900-square-foot...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 31, 2010 at 8:26 pm | 63 comments | 2606 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Portola Valley: Mountain lion spotted Monday night

A resident of Portola Valley spotted a mountain lion heading toward Portola Green Circle in the Brookside Park neighborhood...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2011
Last comment by Fred, on Apr 13, 2011 at 7:00 am | 4 comments | 2606 Views
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