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Residents at 550 Cresta Vista Lane reported seeing a mountain lion in their backyard at about 11:15 p.m. Friday. They reported it to the sheriff's office Saturday morning just after 8 a.m. Residents in the area are urged not to approach any mountain lion if they see one, especially one that is feeding or with offspring.
Imagine second-graders designing a new outdoor classroom for themselves, not just a place they dream of spending time in, but one that could actually be built. Or imagine fourth-graders studying traditional music before composing and recording their own folk songs, making them available for download online.
Ever wonder how the tiny town of Atherton got a institution of higher learning and what goes on behind its gates? A new book about Menlo College filled with over 100 archival photos and reminiscences of staff and alumni reveals the answers. Titled Through the Gates: Eighty-five Years of Menlo College and its Times , the book sets the history of the college in the milieu of each decade.
A company headed by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen is suing two foundations and an auction house for allegedly failing to deliver a World War II German Panzer IV Tank purchased for $2.5 million but still sitting in a Portola Valley facility. The complaint on behalf of Allen's company, Vulcan Warbirds, Inc., was filed Wednesday in San Mateo County Superior Court by lawyers with the San Francisco firm Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy, LLP.
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has seen his share of court fights, what with a patent war he launched a few years ago against pretty much all of Silicon Valley, and other high-profile business battles. But few lawsuits have been like the one filed on the billionaire's behalf Wednesday in San Mateo County Superior Court.
Ladera neighborhood garage sale with over 20+ homes participating. There will be antiques, fishing poles, strollers, computers, TVs, books, kitchenware, appliances, collectables, furniture, beds, toys, clothes AND A WHOLE LOT MORE! Portola Valley/just off 280 and Alpine Road behind the Ladera Country Shopper.
When the San Jose Repertory Theatre went under earlier this year, it left the regional theater community in dismay. Members of that community included the "Rep's" award-winning artistic director, Rick Lombardo.
In this time of water scarcity, there's an overseer working on behalf of the California Water Service Company. A Colorado-based company is checking large San Mateo County landscapes for usage of irrigation water, and assessing whether the usage is justified.
A 2.9-magnitude earthquake struck in south San Mateo County on Wednesday evening, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor struck at 8:24 p.m. and was centered in Ladera near Portola Valley, Menlo Park, and Redwood City.
Ryland Kelley, a 55-year Ladera resident before moving to Woodside, died on Aug. 30 at age 88. Photo courtesy of Virginia Bacon Palo Alto native and Stanford graduate Ryland Kelley, a prominent real estate developer who with his brother was responsible for such planned communities as Lindenwood in Atherton and Ladera in Portola Valley, died on ... (more)
The Rotary Club of Woodside/Portola Valley is holding its annual Taste of Woodside wine tasting event from 5 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Sept.
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