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AROUND TOWN

Video: M-A grad makes micro-film about police, race tensions

A viral Facebook post has become the subject of a two-minute film by Zachary Clarence, a Menlo-Atherton High School graduate...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2016
Last comment by Roberto, on Aug 15, 2016 at 8:42 am | 2 comments | 3201 Views

AROUND TOWN

Friday: Court hears county appeal on aircraft-noise issue

The county's appeal of a small claims court decision that it is responsible for controlling nuisance noise from Surf Air...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2016
Last comment by User, on Aug 26, 2016 at 10:56 am | 2 comments | 1021 Views

AROUND TOWN

Schools: State releases results of new standardized testing

California has released the 2016 results of the state's new computerized standardized assessments that test whether students...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2016
Last comment by pogo, 17 hours ago | 2 comments | 1226 Views

MOVIES

Locked-in mind becomes a butterfly

This is always my favorite time of year for movies -- when most of the best are let out of the gate to contend for an Oscar...

Original post made by MovieGoer on Jan. 1, 2008
Last comment by Joe, on Jan 10, 2008 at 12:21 pm | 2 comments | 5645 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'The Social Network'

There's a lot to "Like" about "The Social Network." The riveting film about Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg defines a generation,...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2010
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Oct 4, 2010 at 12:30 pm | 2 comments | 17555 Views

MOVIES

A week of thefts and burglaries in Menlo Park

March got off to a rough start in Menlo Park, where victims of crime extended from the west to the east sides of town. A...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2014
Last comment by Fork Hue, on Mar 11, 2014 at 7:36 pm | 2 comments | 4940 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Magic in the Moonlight'

There have long been notable connections between filmmakers and magicians. Houdini became a film star, Orson Welles delighted...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by Poster, on Aug 3, 2014 at 9:28 am | 2 comments | 2763 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

A miracle at JZ Cool

Last week, for the first time, I didn't end up with an horribly over-cooked burger at JZ Cool. My child is addicted to...

Original post made by Alleluia on Nov. 16, 2006
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Jul 28, 2007 at 11:38 pm | 2 comments | 4425 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

What's your experience at the Allied Arts restaurant?

What's your experience at the Allied Arts restaurant? Post your personal review below. You still have a shot to eat there...

Original post made by Resturant Guy on Jan. 20, 2007
Last comment by jpA8Q, on Feb 5, 2007 at 6:30 am | 2 comments | 4036 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Ex-ballerina hosts South African dancers

When Woodside's Kristine Elliott Schwabacher heard about Dance For All, a program that teaches dance to young disadvantaged...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2008
Last comment by Chanique Mckok, on May 23, 2009 at 6:00 am | 2 comments | 4117 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Artscene: Young singer discovers the magic of opera

<B>About the author:</I></B> Emily Mosbacher is a freshman at Castilleja School in Palo Alto and a Woodside resident. She...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2009
Last comment by you go, girl!, on Jan 21, 2009 at 10:57 pm | 2 comments | 3245 Views

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Guidici named football coach at Menlo College

Long-time athletic department member Fred Guidici was named interim head football coach at Menlo College on Wednesday. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2009
Last comment by , on Apr 5, 2009 at 5:53 am | 2 comments | 3813 Views

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Woodside riders worried over fate of horse trail

Woodside equestrians fear they are about to lose another key stretch of horse trail in town, thanks to a new owner's development...

Original post made on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jun 18, 2009 at 9:15 pm | 2 comments | 4052 Views

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Portola Valley holds town picnic June 6 at new Town Center

The town picnic on Saturday, June 6, in Portola Valley includes the Zot's to Tot's 2.2-mile run, a car show, carnival games...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Jun 9, 2009 at 10:10 pm | 2 comments | 4236 Views

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Tonight: Candidates backing charter schools answer questions on school board election

Two candidates who support a public-education scene that includes robust charter schools are running for the governing board...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by jim watson, on Oct 17, 2009 at 8:00 pm | 2 comments | 4812 Views

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Things that made me tired in 2009

I'm pleased with some of the efforts to make our planet Earth, our country, our state, our counties and our cities more "green." But...

Original post made by Dr. Bruce Baker, Palo Alto on Jan. 3, 2010
Last comment by Richard, on Jan 5, 2010 at 12:29 pm | 2 comments | 2857 Views

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Food & Drink: Rising star

<B>Teenage chef starts her own catering business Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=9582...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by Betsy Olsen, on May 5, 2010 at 7:52 pm | 2 comments | 4564 Views

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Bay Road pipeline construction starts

As part of its $4.6 billion Hetch Hetchy seismic upgrade project, the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission starts work...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 2, 2011 at 4:56 pm | 2 comments | 2630 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Liberal Columnist Tom Elias breaks ranks with the radical left by exposing the truth about renewable energy

Tom, Elias a columnist, noted for his left of center views, broke ranks with the radical left to expose the corruption of...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Nov. 25, 2011
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Nov 26, 2011 at 10:45 am | 2 comments | 2477 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Slocum, Masur face off in November

==B Expanded version of previously posted story.== It's down to a two-person race for a seat on the five-member San Mateo...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by numbers, on Jun 12, 2012 at 11:40 pm | 2 comments | 2919 Views
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Naked Men and Pineapple with Tomato
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Peace Walk and Father's Grief Retreat
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