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AROUND TOWN

Letter: McCain-Palin signs don't last on Westridge

What ever happened to free speech? I started the campaign season with one McCain/Palin sign near my mailbox. It was stolen...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2008
Last comment by Marty Arscott, on Oct 17, 2008 at 9:36 pm | 23 comments | 2845 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: disparate views on historic house

Steve Jobs' bid to tear down a historic mansion in Woodside generated a whole lot of testimony at the April 28 Woodside Town...

Original post made on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on May 15, 2009 at 1:15 pm | 21 comments | 3252 Views

AROUND TOWN

Naked man harasses residents, leads deputies on a chase

A couple of residents who live near Woodside High School got an unpleasant surprise when they answered the doorbell in the...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by cougar408, on Jul 21, 2009 at 5:36 pm | 1 comment | 1686 Views

MENLO PARK

Buffet to Bestor: Let's share the pain if the Gov gets tough on Proposition 13

Jennifer Bestor didn't know what to expect last month when she mailed a rather whimsical letter to billionaire Warren Buffet...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by Jackrabbit, on Apr 23, 2010 at 10:45 pm | 19 comments | 3295 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo council members endorse candidates

Current City Council members, up for re-election or not, are starting to choose their favorites among the six candidates...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by the willows, on Sep 20, 2010 at 11:19 pm | 9 comments | 1546 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voter's Guide: Las Lomitas school board candidates weigh in on issues

Four parents are vying for the chance to help lead the Las Lomitas School District forward at a time its enviable curriculum...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by Liz, on Jan 20, 2011 at 2:23 am | 8 comments | 1890 Views

MENLO PARK

Holiday tips for dog owners

The holiday break affords us a little extra time with our canine companions. However, the holiday's also present a few risks...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2010
Last comment by Sybille, on Dec 27, 2010 at 4:59 pm | 2 comments | 1954 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Soaring garbage rates back on council agenda

How should the Atherton City Council proceed with an inevitable garbage rate increase -- earlier proposed at 63 percent to...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2011
Last comment by peter carpenter, on Mar 15, 2011 at 1:02 pm | 5 comments | 1560 Views

MENLO PARK

Environmental report: Road to spiffed-up downtown would be far more clogged

There's no getting around it — no mitigating measures to call upon: A developed downtown area as envisioned in Menlo...

Original post made on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by doppelganger, on May 5, 2011 at 7:21 pm | 2 comments | 1522 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Does Portola Valley need real bike lanes?

The Portola Valley Town Council on June 8 discussed a possible revision to the volunteer Traffic Committee's mandate to...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Dana Hendrickson, on Jul 22, 2011 at 1:01 pm | 9 comments | 2440 Views

WOODSIDE

Barbara Wood's Dispatches from the home front: It takes a village to empty a nest

For the first time in 25 years my husband and I have no children in our house, and it would not have happened without the...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2011
Last comment by Catherine Lyman, on Sep 7, 2011 at 10:29 pm | 1 comment | 1912 Views

OTHER TOPICS

PG&E: Burst pipeline likely caused by backhoe

==B Update:== A PG&E natural gas pipeline that exploded during pressure testing on Sunday afternoon, causing a mudslide across...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2011
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Nov 7, 2011 at 10:33 am | 3 comments | 1975 Views

AROUND TOWN

Today: Toxic chemicals and roadside weeds

A report recommending that San Mateo County start following its own guidelines in managing roadside weeds by using pesticides...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2012
Last comment by Sheilah B from Anchorage Alaska, on Jun 28, 2012 at 3:46 am | 2 comments | 1343 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rolling along through life

Each of us must find the right dance to move us through life with as much grace and satisfaction as we can hope to attain....

Original post made on May. 26, 2012
Last comment by James, on May 26, 2012 at 9:27 pm | 1 comment | 1816 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Grand jury: Pension costs out of control

A recent grand jury report dissects a topic near and dear to many hearts in San Mateo County: "Controlling the County's...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 7, 2012 at 2:20 pm | 15 comments | 1883 Views

AROUND TOWN

Got milk? Car thief on the lam steals soy milk

Running from the police makes a man thirsty. When Menlo Park officers caught up with Valentin Arias Jimenez, they discovered...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Resident, on Jan 30, 2013 at 10:29 am | 5 comments | 1704 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Hearing on Menlo Park housing element

The Menlo Park Planning Commission will hold a public hearing Monday night, April 22, on proposed changes to the housing...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by Iceberg tip, on Apr 25, 2013 at 1:55 pm | 6 comments | 1432 Views

MENLO PARK

How tragedy transformed a life

Melissa Moody of Menlo Park is the subject of a new documentary on the nature of happiness. After being run over by a truck...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by Patricia, on Aug 17, 2015 at 8:28 pm | 10 comments | 13361 Views

AROUND TOWN

Will bike-sharing work on Peninsula?

Getting around on the crowded streets of downtown Redwood City could be easier and less stressful with the Aug. 29 launch...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2013
Last comment by Donald, on Sep 12, 2013 at 9:52 pm | 9 comments | 2195 Views

ATHERTON

'Beatiful fox' spotted in Lindenwood

Kristina Johnson of Menlo Park said on her walk through Lindenwood on Saturday she spotted "this beautiful fox." Read...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 25, 2015 at 8:48 am | 8 comments | 3827 Views
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Foods of Love
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Relaxing the Height Limit for Housing with Conditions
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A day for reading
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