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WOODSIDE

Interim pastor aims to help revitalize church

Atheists have a philosophical belief in common with the Rev. Ama Zenya, the interim head of the congregation at the Woodside...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2015
Last comment by sj burns, on Dec 20, 2015 at 9:56 pm | 3 comments | 4901 Views

AROUND TOWN

Good Holiday Light Displays?

Can anyone recommend local neighborhoods with lovely light displays for the holidays? There's of course Christmas Tree Lane...

Original post made by Water on Dec. 19, 2015
Last comment by Why Bother?, on Dec 20, 2015 at 4:39 pm | 3 comments | 605 Views

MENLO PARK

Safeway denies bank card skimming at its Menlo Park stores

Safeway Inc. is denying reports that incidents of bank card skimming may have occurred at stores in Menlo Park. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2015
Last comment by Tunbridge Wells, on Dec 20, 2015 at 10:37 am | 7 comments | 3464 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Mixed reception to changes in home-design review

A change to the Woodside municipal code designates one person rather than a review board to determine whether applications...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on Dec 20, 2015 at 9:49 am | 7 comments | 3068 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Virginia Chang Kiraly admonished for serving two masters

Concerns about Virginia Chang Kiraly holding two incompatible offices surfaced during public comment at the Dec. 16, 2015...

Original post made by Greed & Hubris on Dec. 19, 2015
Last comment by FYI, on Dec 19, 2015 at 10:33 am | 5 comments | 616 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park home burglary: Hayward man pleads no contest

In exchange for eight months in jail and no time in state prison, Christopher Sheard, 21, of Hayward, pleaded no contest...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2015
Last comment by Kelly, on Dec 18, 2015 at 5:38 pm | 1 comment | 1970 Views

MENLO PARK

CBS SF Bay Area: Safeway Investigates Possible Card Skimming At Some Bay Area Stores

CBS News says ATM cards numbers and PIN numbers have been stolen from Menlo Park Safeway since September: http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2015/12/16/safeway-possible-card-skimming-...

Original post made by shopper on Dec. 16, 2015
Last comment by shopper, on Dec 18, 2015 at 1:58 pm | 2 comments | 783 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park makes progress on review of downtown plan

At its last meeting of 2015, the Menlo Park City Council again discussed its vision for the future of Menlo Park's downtown...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2015
Last comment by Peter, on Dec 18, 2015 at 12:42 pm | 2 comments | 2290 Views

MENLO PARK

Barbara Snow retires after 42 years with Menlo Park school district

Oak Knoll School's office manager, Barbara Snow, will retired this month after working 42 years for the Menlo Park City School...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2015
Last comment by A. Luskin, on Dec 18, 2015 at 10:50 am | 6 comments | 3259 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facebook paying los Facebuqueros $10,000 per person to gentrify East Palo Alto and Belle Haven

Reuters news report: http://www.reuters.com/article/facebook-benefits-idUSKBN0U02PC20151218...

Original post made by facebookie on Dec. 18, 2015
There are no comments yet. 457 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Property tax assessments to rise about 1.5 percent

San Mateo County property taxpayers should receive some welcome news with their 2016 tax bill. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2015
Last comment by Samuel S, on Dec 17, 2015 at 4:12 pm | 13 comments | 3414 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park, Stanford medical facilities penalized over patient safety

Stanford Health Care and Palo Alto Medical Foundation's Menlo Park Surgical Hospital will see their Medicare reimbursements...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2015
Last comment by hope for the future, on Dec 17, 2015 at 2:20 pm | 8 comments | 4493 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tarlton Properties to match up to $20K in donations to Belle Haven Bikes

Last year, John Tarlton, a self-proclaimed "bike nut," participated in the 3,000-mile "Bike Across America" cross-country...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2015
Last comment by Great job, on Dec 17, 2015 at 1:02 pm | 3 comments | 3254 Views

MENLO PARK

Making Menlo Park 'healthiest possible place to raise a child'

Menlo Park Councilman Ray Mueller says he wants to make Menlo Park the "healthiest possible place to raise a child." Read...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2015
Last comment by Disgusted, on Dec 17, 2015 at 10:27 am | 25 comments | 3880 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Improving education outcomes: Local partnership aims for more Google Challenge dollars

The Big Lift, a large-scale partnership between San Mateo County and more than 200 private, public, and nonprofit agencies,...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1821 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside mayor steps down after one term

Woodside mayor Tom Shanahan is leaving the Town Council after one four-year term. Leaving with him will be his uncommon skill...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2015
Last comment by James Hansen, on Dec 16, 2015 at 8:46 pm | 4 comments | 2498 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside mayor steps down after one term

Woodside mayor steps down after one term Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/print/story/2015/12/09/woodside-mayor-stepsdown-after-one-termbug-woodside...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2015
Last comment by FruitBat, on Dec 16, 2015 at 5:39 pm | 6 comments | 1192 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wednesday: Train horns, civic center design on Atherton council agenda

Atherton City Council members may soon no longer have to compete with train horns to be heard at meetings. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2015
Last comment by Jeremy, on Dec 16, 2015 at 3:00 pm | 3 comments | 2795 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Air district report: Leaf blowers present health risks

Blasting air at up to 185 mph, leaf blowers can whip up hazardous particles and contaminants from the ground at speeds greater...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by Milica Boghunovich, on Dec 16, 2015 at 9:10 am | 18 comments | 5726 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Jane Wilson appointed to architectural commission

Jane Wilson, a resident of Portola Valley for nearly 12 years and a native of Great Britain, is the newest member of the...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2015
Last comment by InTheKnow, on Dec 15, 2015 at 4:35 pm | 1 comment | 2084 Views
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