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THE LOCAL DISH

Woodside: Bella Vista restaurant closes

The neon martini glass sign is dark. The jukebox in the bar is silent. The Bella Vista restaurant, known by generations for...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2013
Last comment by M K Gurnee, on May 12, 2016 at 4:29 pm | 17 comments | 9635 Views

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Letter: We are better off without license plate readers

Shame on the Menlo Park City Council for buying license plate readers. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=14651...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1509 Views

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New map of supervisorial districts splits Menlo Park

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors has approved new boundaries for supervisorial districts that will split Menlo Park...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2013
Last comment by Good riddance, Woodell/Keith!, on Oct 25, 2013 at 2:31 pm | 18 comments | 3807 Views

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Saturday in Menlo Park: Seminar on family history

The San Mateo County Genealogical Society, working with the Menlo Park Family History Center, will hold a seminar on Saturday,...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2013
Last comment by ann haley, on Oct 31, 2013 at 2:01 pm | 1 comment | 1591 Views

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Happy Thanksgivukkah!

This year, Hanukkah is a once in a lifetime event. For the first time since 1888 — and the last time for tens of thousands...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Nov 27, 2013 at 3:19 pm | 4 comments | 7063 Views

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Update: Feds unseal charges against Sen. Leland Yee

Federal authorities have unsealed a criminal complaint in San Francisco today charging state Sen. Leland Yee with crimes...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2014
Last comment by Sun Yat Sen, on Apr 5, 2014 at 3:53 pm | 24 comments | 9031 Views

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Zuckerberg sued for fraud in Palo Alto real estate deal

A Palo Alto real estate developer is suing Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg for fraud in a deal that allegedly included promises...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Ouch, on Mar 15, 2016 at 3:46 pm | 7 comments | 6062 Views

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Horsley raises $35K in supes election

San Mateo County Supervisor Don Horsley is running for re-election to his District 3 seat with not only an incumbent's advantage...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by Just say no, on Jun 2, 2014 at 7:44 pm | 4 comments | 2576 Views

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Car avoids deer, sparks fire in Palo Alto hills

A fire in the Palo Alto hills burned 1.5 acres on Friday afternoon after a car swerved to avoid a deer, hit a ditch and caught...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2014
Last comment by Jonathan, on Jun 16, 2014 at 2:10 pm | 1 comment | 1900 Views

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Menlo Park: Crepes Cafe closing on July 28

Crepes Cafe in Menlo Park will be closing on July 28, according to a message posted on its doors from owner Janet Scopazzi....

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by Rick Moen, on Aug 23, 2014 at 2:45 am | 21 comments | 7423 Views

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Two bicyclists injured after collision in Woodside

Two bicyclists were hospitalized after colliding with each other near state Highway 84 in Woodside this morning, a San Mateo...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2014
Last comment by POGO, on Sep 5, 2014 at 6:12 pm | 38 comments | 8055 Views

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Cantonese comfort food

Cooking Papa, now in Mountain View, conjures the pace and Cantonese comfort foods of busy restaurants in Hong Kong. With...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2015
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Feb 8, 2015 at 12:22 am | 1 comment | 1401 Views

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Obituary: Marcel Vinokur, folk dance teacher

A memorial in honor of Marcel Vinokur, who taught dance classes in Menlo Park for decades, will be held from 6 to 10 p.m....

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2015
Last comment by Kathelen, on Mar 3, 2015 at 3:03 pm | 1 comment | 1586 Views

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One of Woodside's favorite sons is getting married

Tyler MacNiven, former star of "The Amazing Race," whose parents Margaret and Jamis own Buck's Restaurant in Woodside, is...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by neighbor, on Apr 3, 2015 at 7:03 am | 1 comment | 2844 Views

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Police calls: Man borrows broom to clean up accident site

Crime and accident reports for Woodside and Menlo Park Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2015/04/21/police-calls-man-borrows-broom-to-clean-up-accident-site...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2015
Last comment by Puzzled, on Apr 23, 2015 at 9:48 am | 1 comment | 2794 Views

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Briefs: Cheryl Burke won't host Miss USA pageant

Cheryl Burke, a 2002 graduate of Menlo-Atherton High School and a well-known professional dancer on the TV show "Dancing...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2015
There are no comments yet. 3537 Views

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Business: Warren Buffett company buys Intero Real Estate

HomeServices of America Inc., an affiliate of Warren Buffett's holding company Berkshire Hathaway, has acquired Intero Real...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2015
There are no comments yet. 7808 Views

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Major deal would sell 1,800 East Palo Alto apartments to Menlo Park developer

East Palo Alto's largest block of rental-housing stock could soon be sold to Menlo Park developer Sand Hill Property Company,...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2016
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 18, 2016 at 5:05 pm | 4 comments | 3265 Views

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Owner of Lobster Shack in Ladera pleads not guilty to sales tax evasion charges

Russell Howard Deutsch, owner of the Old Port Lobster Shack at the Ladera Country Shopper in Ladera and other restaurants,...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2016
Last comment by Lan650, on Mar 28, 2016 at 5:54 pm | 19 comments | 5633 Views

ATHERTON

Sister Helen Costello of Sacred Heart Schools looks back at her years of ministry

In her office, 88-year-old Sister Helen Costello has an embroidered wall hanging that reads, "Love is in giving with no thought...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2007
Last comment by Musette G Buckley, on Jul 18, 2012 at 6:48 am | 5 comments | 5949 Views
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