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PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley man charged with manslaughter in fatal car crash

Keith Benford Knudsen, 19, of Portola Valley is being charged with "gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated" in a...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2008
Last comment by Neill Kenmuir, on Aug 29, 2012 at 6:47 pm | 47 comments | 6429 Views

MENLO PARK

Tea Party for three Menlo candidates

As the Nov. 2 elections approach, hype flies fast and furious, and so do the innuendos. Former Menlo Park mayor Gail Slocum...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by serial voter, on Oct 16, 2010 at 1:44 pm | 47 comments | 1739 Views

MENLO PARK

Fight for Menlo Park pool contract

The rivalry between two Menlo Park swim clubs has splashed beyond the pool, as Team Sheeper and SOLO Aquatics attempt to...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by MKC, on Nov 4, 2010 at 4:35 pm | 47 comments | 5336 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voters lukewarm on raising Las Lomitas parcel tax

The Las Lomitas School District is debating whether to ask voters to increase the district's $311 annual parcel tax next...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2010
Last comment by Dorothy, on Jan 29, 2011 at 11:24 am | 47 comments | 3926 Views

AROUND TOWN

Snore, a fresh perspective on anonymous postings - SNORE

Peter loves to host an "open" discussion, yet he closes it down. This is left open if any care to discuss his link. http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/career/the-case-of-anonymi...

Original post made by open discussion wp on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by Matt Sport, on May 8, 2012 at 10:24 am | 47 comments | 1524 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Las Lomitas, Woodside High parents spar

There was both faint and full-throated praise for Woodside High School at the May 29 public forum to consider strategies...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2013
Last comment by Wow, on Jun 13, 2013 at 5:54 pm | 47 comments | 14696 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Little League plans face opposition

Last November, in an Atherton election that sharply divided the town, there was one measure on the ballot most voters agreed...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2013
Last comment by Barry B., on Sep 19, 2013 at 3:14 pm | 47 comments | 15266 Views

MENLO PARK

What's on your wish list for downtown Menlo Park?

There are a number of empty spaces on Santa Cruz Avenue now, including the impressive new building at the site of the old...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Mar. 6, 2008
Last comment by home chef, on Jun 16, 2008 at 10:48 am | 46 comments | 3460 Views

AROUND TOWN

Should Town Square permit anonymous posters?

Having participated in a lot of discussion threads I am concerned about the negative impact of anonymous posters on the stated...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by Alan Miller, on Nov 11, 2009 at 8:50 pm | 46 comments | 2601 Views

WOODSIDE

Sprinkler system douses home office fire

An interior sprinkler system extinguished a home-office fire on Buck Court in Woodside before firefighters arrived and before...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Satire, on Nov 29, 2009 at 7:17 am | 46 comments | 3295 Views

WOODSIDE

Friend will remember Ryan Ferrari for his honesty and reliability

Ryan Ferrari, the 21-year-old Woodside man who died in a car crash early on the morning of Nov. 28 in the Woodside Hills...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2009
Last comment by Mary White, on Dec 13, 2009 at 5:36 pm | 46 comments | 2997 Views

ATHERTON

Editorial: Time to clear the air on Lewis' house

City Council member Elizabeth Lewis becomes defensive about claims that she did not following legal procedures when she built...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jun 12, 2010 at 9:32 pm | 46 comments | 3770 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton LLP ??

Attention: P.C. and Pogo At the A.C.I.L. Candidate's Forum last week all four potential council members touted their own...

Original post made by Ed on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by Ed, on Oct 23, 2010 at 5:42 pm | 46 comments | 1892 Views

ATHERTON

Open thread on lights

"...While supporters of the school district consistently represent that lights and the PA system will only be used "a few...

Original post made by anonymous on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Oct 14, 2010 at 10:53 am | 46 comments | 1771 Views

AROUND TOWN

White House Web page asking what you would do with the $40/week you save on your reduced social security contribution

The White House is soliciting comments on what you would do with the $40 you save per week on reduced social security contributions....

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Jan 4, 2012 at 4:51 pm | 46 comments | 1949 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lawsuit filed after teen struck in crosswalk on El Camino Real

A Menlo Park family is suing a motorist and a number of public agencies, including Menlo Park and Atherton, for negligence...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by Peter, on Aug 30, 2012 at 11:41 am | 46 comments | 3913 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wood burning banned

Put away the chestnuts; the Bay Area Air Quality Management District has announced that wood burning will be banned in...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2013
Last comment by Agree, on Jan 4, 2014 at 9:44 am | 46 comments | 6516 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Specific plan initiative signatures certified

The grassroots initiative to change sections of Menlo Park's downtown/El Camino Real plan has enough registered voter signatures...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 26, 2014 at 6:20 pm | 46 comments | 3404 Views

ATHERTON

High-speed rail issue draws a crowd

How do you pack the room at the annual Atherton Civic Interest League meeting? Put a discussion of the California High Speed...

Original post made on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by confused, on Jul 8, 2009 at 2:33 pm | 45 comments | 6200 Views

MENLO PARK

Can't park in front of your own home?

One Menlo Park resident received a rude surprise recently, when she was slapped with a $45 ticket for parking in front of...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by To Hollis, on Jul 3, 2009 at 12:14 am | 45 comments | 2771 Views
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