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WOODSIDE

Woodside: Major remodel to close town library for several months

The Woodside Library will close Saturday, Aug. 1, for six to nine months for a major remodel. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2015/07/17/woodside-major-rem...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2015
Last comment by Parking nightmare coming, on Jul 18, 2015 at 10:47 am | 1 comment | 1144 Views

WOODSIDE

Recent home sales: Woodside home bought for $12K sells for $1.8 million

After being purchased for $12,000 in 1968, a Woodside home sells for more than $1.8 million. A lot can happen in 47 years....

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2015
Last comment by whatever, on Jul 17, 2015 at 5:20 pm | 1 comment | 2096 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cafe Zoe in Redwood City closes

Although Cafe Zoe, a hub of community in the Willows neighborhood of Menlo Park, continues to keep its doors wide open, owner...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2015
Last comment by Edward Syrett, on Jul 17, 2015 at 1:55 pm | 2 comments | 2011 Views

ATHERTON

A cafe in new Atherton civic center?

Atherton, which now has no commercial zoning, may soon change that so locals can buy a cup of coffee when the town gets its...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by John Thibault, on Jul 16, 2015 at 4:18 pm | 15 comments | 2492 Views

AROUND TOWN

Train strikes crossing gate in Menlo Park

A southbound train struck a damaged crossing gate at Oak Grove Avenue in Menlo Park at about 5:50 p.m. today, causing damage...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2015
Last comment by whatever, on Jul 16, 2015 at 2:23 pm | 9 comments | 3566 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sheriff's Office warns of phone scam

The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office is warning residents to be on the lookout for a telephone scam involving callers pretending...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2015
Last comment by G.L. Stein, on Jul 15, 2015 at 3:53 pm | 2 comments | 1808 Views

MENLO PARK

Bald eagle spotted in Woodside

Jeff Degnan, who lives on Canada Road in Woodside, saw this bald eagle over his house today (July 5). His daughter Emily...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2013
Last comment by Southbound 280, on Jul 15, 2015 at 1:42 pm | 3 comments | 1878 Views

OTHER TOPICS

As NASA probe nears Pluto, Ames hosts live screening

The world will get an unprecedented view of Pluto on Tuesday when a NASA spacecraft launched nine years ago nears the icy...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2015
Last comment by acomfort, on Jul 15, 2015 at 9:34 am | 1 comment | 896 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park woman killed at El Camino crosswalk

A Menlo Park woman was struck by a vehicle and killed June 18 while walking at the intersection of El Camino Real and Alejandra...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 14, 2015 at 11:11 pm | 67 comments | 7824 Views

ATHERTON

Middlefield Re-Striping Concern

Is the merging lane when turning East on Marsh from Middlefield going away? With the new painting going on, it looks like...

Original post made by Richard Vaughan on Jul. 14, 2015
Last comment by Richard Vaughan, on Jul 14, 2015 at 6:51 pm | 2 comments | 134 Views

WOODSIDE

How big is too big?

Make a large hole in the ground and line it with concrete and there will be impacts. It may interrupt an underground stream...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2015
Last comment by Canada, on Jul 14, 2015 at 4:17 pm | 1 comment | 1614 Views

AROUND TOWN

Arizona man pleads no contest in Woodside residential burglary case

One of two Arizona men accused of burglarizing a Woodside home in 2012 pleaded no contest on July 13 to three felonies in...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2015
Last comment by SteveC, on Jul 14, 2015 at 2:36 pm | 2 comments | 1080 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Local Rotary clubs help launch West Bank birthing center

After a seven-year effort by Donna Baranski-Walker of the Rotary Club of Woodside/Portola Valley, a birthing center and pre-natal...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2015
Last comment by Margo, on Jul 14, 2015 at 12:18 pm | 3 comments | 1624 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Breaking: Trump leads all Republicans

"according to the Huffington Post Pollster poll average, Donald Trump now sits atop the GOP field..." There ya go, bongs...

Original post made by News of the weird on Jul. 4, 2015
Last comment by view from my desktop, on Jul 14, 2015 at 8:33 am | 14 comments | 663 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Gateway unveils plan for 250-room hotel in Menlo Park

The view from the Bayshore Freeway in Menlo Park may be about to change: Developer David Bohannon, hotel partner in hand...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2015
Last comment by Paul, on Jul 13, 2015 at 9:07 pm | 33 comments | 6789 Views

MENLO PARK

A page from our history

Former U.S. Sen. Milton S. Latham bought a 380-acre property east of the railroad tracks in Menlo Park from the estate of...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2015
Last comment by whatever, on Jul 12, 2015 at 11:58 am | 1 comment | 1576 Views

AROUND TOWN

Prosecutorial Misconduct causes Jury Conviction to be tossed in X Sheriff Deputy Colin T. Smith case.

June 26, 2015 Redwood City, California Courtroom 2A 1PM Hon. Judge Leland Davis lll granted a New Trial because the District...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jul. 9, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 12, 2015 at 8:54 am | 3 comments | 303 Views

MENLO PARK

Police calls: Tools stolen from locked storage containers in Ladera

Crime and accident reports from Ladera, Portola Valley, Woodside, West Menlo Park, North Fair Oaks and Menlo Park. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2015
Last comment by deep research , on Jul 11, 2015 at 12:01 am | 1 comment | 1345 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Purpose of the Second Amendment

What is the purpose of the Second Amendment? It is ironic that some people seem to think the reason for the Second Amendment...

Original post made by Howard Myers on Jul. 7, 2015
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardiņa, on Jul 10, 2015 at 6:12 pm | 23 comments | 601 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Candidate filing period opens

The candidate filing period for the Nov. 3 election opens Monday, July 13, and closes Aug. 7. In Almanac towns, a total of...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2015
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jul 10, 2015 at 1:50 pm | 3 comments | 1139 Views
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