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Redwood City officials meet with Sims on fire prevention

Redwood City officials met Wednesday with Sims Metal Management after a second fire in two months broke out at the recycling...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2013
Last comment by Julie, on Dec 20, 2013 at 8:10 pm | 1 comment | 2228 Views

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Bohannon to tweak Menlo Gateway

It's back to the drawing board for at least part of Menlo Gateway. The project remains a concept three years after voters...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2013
Last comment by Embarrassed...for you., on Dec 27, 2013 at 11:57 am | 7 comments | 3047 Views

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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 | 10495 Views

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Another 'Spare the Air' alert Friday

More air will be spared on Friday, as a series of "Winter Spare the Air" alerts issued by the Bay Area Air Quality Management...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2013
Last comment by Fred, on Dec 27, 2013 at 12:27 pm | 2 comments | 2726 Views

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Top stories of 2013

This was not a year reporters spent idling at their desks, desperate for news to write. On the contrary, 2013 brought a deluge...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2013
Last comment by Feeling defensive?, on Dec 30, 2013 at 6:04 pm | 2 comments | 12185 Views

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Former deputy faces felony assault charges

A January court hearing is ahead for former deputy Colin Troy Smith of the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Mr. Smith pleaded...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Dec 31, 2013 at 1:50 pm | 2 comments | 2641 Views

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Friday: another 'Spare the Air' day

With the Bay Area experiencing a winter with some of the worst air quality in years, another "Winter Spare the Air" day...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2014
Last comment by Joe, on Jan 3, 2014 at 2:15 pm | 5 comments | 2549 Views

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Bradley's Fine Diner replaces Gambardella's

Celebrity chef Bradley Ogden is planning to open a new restaurant in the large, plantation-style building that formerly housed...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 12, 2014 at 5:30 pm | 4 comments | 4006 Views

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Portola Valley launches radio station

A low-power AM radio station went on line recently in Portola Valley. The broadcast signal is intended for town-wide communications...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2014
Last comment by Chance, on Jan 3, 2014 at 2:41 pm | 1 comment | 2357 Views

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Can we rise to the challenge of rising sea levels?

The monster in San Mateo County's closet is rising sea level, an issue humanity will be dealing with for the next 1,000 years,...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2014
Last comment by Poster, on Jan 7, 2014 at 3:53 pm | 1 comment | 3984 Views

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New supes president points to poverty amidst plenty

Supervisor Dave Pine will serve as president of the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors in 2014. In prepared remarks, he...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2014
Last comment by Ayn Rand, on Jan 10, 2014 at 10:38 am | 3 comments | 7519 Views

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Review: 'Bistro' is a dolled-up diner

I don't know whether to be appalled or charmed by American Girl, which has bestowed its newest and only Bay Area store on...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2014
Last comment by confused, to say the least, on Jan 10, 2014 at 9:05 pm | 3 comments | 4633 Views

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Home remodels require plumbing upgrades to reduce water use

With the start of the new year, and in the middle of a dry, dry winter, California residents face a new set of regulations...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by Trevor, on Jan 15, 2014 at 8:46 pm | 3 comments | 6826 Views

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Rich resigns from Menlo school board

Laura Linkletter Rich, a member of the Menlo Park City School District board since 1998, is resigning her post, citing "increasing...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by omg, on Jan 14, 2014 at 10:03 am | 1 comment | 1595 Views

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High-speed rail, loan on Menlo Park council agenda

Menlo Park's City Council will consider whether to reverse a policy designed to keep high-speed rail out of the city; consider...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by stop studying and do, on Jan 15, 2014 at 9:40 am | 7 comments | 4859 Views

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Ladera: Woman using fake license convinces teller to hand over $8,300 check

A woman carrying a fake Florida driver's license walked into the Chase bank in Ladera on Dec. 30 and convinced a teller to...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2014
Last comment by gunste, on Jan 15, 2014 at 5:06 pm | 4 comments | 12047 Views

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Menlo Park rail policy unchanged

The Menlo Park City Council did not change its rail policy at its meeting last night (Jan. 14), but not because council members...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2014
Last comment by Fred, on Jan 16, 2014 at 12:12 pm | 2 comments | 2608 Views

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Couple arraigned in the case of stolen Portola Valley Porsche

A San Jose couple suspected of involvement in several Peninsula burglaries and the theft in September of a Porsche from a...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2014
Last comment by Joe, on Jan 17, 2014 at 11:44 am | 5 comments | 4006 Views

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Menlo Park: Woman charged with DUI in crash

The 26-year-old driver in a crash that left her and a passenger seriously injured has been charged with multiple counts related...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2014
Last comment by oearl, on Jan 21, 2014 at 1:54 pm | 3 comments | 3538 Views

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Kathleen Daly honored as Willows 'superhero'

Just how much Willows residents love Cafe Zoe restaurant owner Kathleen Daly was apparent Tuesday night, Jan. 14, when dozens...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2014
Last comment by Clark Kepler, on Jan 28, 2014 at 10:22 am | 2 comments | 3393 Views
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Tava Kitchen shutters in Palo Alto
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