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PORTOLA VALLEY

Police calls: Assault at Portola Valley fire station

Crime reports from Portola Valley, Atherton, Woodside and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=9472...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Aug 16, 2011 at 3:51 pm | 3 comments | 3331 Views

MENLO PARK

California redistricting commission makes it final: Menlo Park gets two congressional districts

The city of Menlo Park will have two representatives in Congress when the June 2012 election rolls around, a distinction...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 16, 2011 at 2:41 pm | 2 comments | 1833 Views

AROUND TOWN

Texting-while-driving bill gets Legislature's OK

The fines for texting on or holding a cell phone while driving in California could get much steeper if Gov. Jerry Brown signs...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by Donald, on Aug 16, 2011 at 1:44 pm | 2 comments | 1887 Views

ATHERTON

Mountain lion spotted near Old La Honda Road

A mountain lion was spotted walking near the 400 block of Old La Honda Road] in Woodside around 9:15 p.m. Monday, San Mateo...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by Pete, on Aug 16, 2011 at 12:40 pm | 1 comment | 2104 Views

OTHER TOPICS

District Attorney Drops Domestic Violence Charges Against Cop

District Attorney Drops Domestic Violence Charges Against Cop http://www.smdailyjournal.com/article_preview.php?id=165017&title=DA%20drops%20DV%20charges%20against%20cop San...

Original post made by Lurker on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by Lurker, on Aug 16, 2011 at 10:16 am | 7 comments | 2101 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Ally Howe swims to gold medal in 100 backstroke

==B USA Junior Nationals:== A year ago, Sacred Heart Prep sophomore Ally Howe of Portola Valley was still working with her...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2011
Last comment by Hector Flamenco, on Aug 15, 2011 at 12:57 pm | 1 comment | 3784 Views

MENLO PARK

High Speed Rail interview with Assemblyman Jerry Hill

Jerry Hill was interviewed by Phil Matier on KPIX (CBS) TV this Sunday morning. It is about 5 minutes in length. You...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Aug. 14, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Aug 15, 2011 at 12:05 pm | 2 comments | 1844 Views

AROUND TOWN

Photos from Menlo Charity Horse Show

Here are photos from the 41st annual Menlo Charity Horse Show, held Aug. 9-14, at the Menlo Circus Club in Atherton. ==B...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 13, 2011 at 5:40 pm | 1 comment | 2711 Views

ATHERTON

Citizen's Complaint Filed Against Atherton Police Chief

Guerra had a choice. His choice was to be part of the solution or be part of the problem. He chose the latter. Accordingly,...

Original post made by John P Johns on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by Even more grateful, on Aug 12, 2011 at 10:07 pm | 4 comments | 2520 Views

AROUND TOWN

DA Wagstaffe: FBI investigation 'manufactured'

San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe isn't buying the allegation that his office is being investigated by the...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2011
Last comment by Johnny Rocket, on Aug 12, 2011 at 7:02 pm | 92 comments | 6822 Views

OTHER TOPICS

M. Kenneth Oshman, tech pioneer and Atherton resident, dies at 71

Silicon Valley pioneer and Jewish community center benefactor M. Kenneth Oshman has died at 71. An Atherton resident, he...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by poster, on Aug 12, 2011 at 6:31 pm | 2 comments | 2705 Views

MENLO PARK

Making it safer to cross El Camino Real

Focusing on the El Camino Real portion of the proposed downtown specific plan for Menlo Park last night, the Planning Commission...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2011
Last comment by you're kidding, on Aug 12, 2011 at 3:58 pm | 12 comments | 2288 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Burlgary suspect on the loose near Woodside/Portola Valley border

Deputies from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office are looking in Portola Valley and Woodside for a burglary suspect described...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by artist sketch, on Aug 12, 2011 at 3:44 pm | 1 comment | 2892 Views

ATHERTON

Court rejects order to halt Atherton layoffs

The San Mateo County Superior Court this morning denied an injunction to halt the layoff of Atherton employees. The town...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2011
Last comment by Dharma, on Aug 12, 2011 at 3:09 pm | 25 comments | 2641 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Steel deer sculpture under repair

Portola Valley's rust-brown deer of steel will be returning soon to the lawn at Triangle Park at the corner of Alpine and...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by Jerrie, on Aug 12, 2011 at 2:42 pm | 2 comments | 2687 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Opinion: Republican takes on the debt-ceiling issue

The July 20 Guest Opinion piece by Rep. Anna Eshoo, a Democrat, requires a fair and balanced response. The title of her essay...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2011
Last comment by David Dellinger, on Aug 11, 2011 at 10:34 pm | 38 comments | 8893 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside Elmentary School superintendent to resign

Diana Abbati, principal and superintendent of the Woodside Elementary School District since mid-2008, has announced plans...

Original post made on May. 14, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Aug 11, 2011 at 5:38 pm | 20 comments | 4328 Views

AROUND TOWN

County joins bike-share pilot program

San Mateo County has joined a pilot program that would lend bikes to Caltrain commuters for the day. A pilot may begin...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Aug 11, 2011 at 5:30 pm | 4 comments | 2188 Views

OTHER TOPICS

High Speed Rail Costs Soar

http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_18645051?IADID=Search-www.mercurynews.com-www.mercurynews.com It was just reported that...

Original post made by POGO on Aug. 9, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Aug 11, 2011 at 5:18 pm | 14 comments | 3166 Views

OTHER TOPICS

High-speed rail price tag rises again

California's planned high-speed rail line could cost billions more than the state's initial projections indicated, according...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 11, 2011 at 5:03 pm | 7 comments | 2632 Views
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