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WOODSIDE

Woodsiders welcome backyard habitat

In Woodside, where there is no shortage of wildlife, families have been signing up to register their yards as natural, sheltering,...

Original post made on May. 15, 2010
Last comment by Wildaboutit, on May 15, 2010 at 7:19 am | 1 comment | 2378 Views

AROUND TOWN

Making merry with the arts

Seasonal concerts, ballets, plays and other creative endeavors abound on the Midpeninsula. Audiences will hear voices and...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2010
Last comment by Grace, on Nov 27, 2010 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 1630 Views

ATHERTON

Mountain lion spotted near Old La Honda Road

A mountain lion was spotted walking near the 400 block of Old La Honda Road] in Woodside around 9:15 p.m. Monday, San Mateo...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by Pete, on Aug 16, 2011 at 12:40 pm | 1 comment | 1419 Views

MENLO PARK

Those were the days

First purchased as a summer home by Edgar Mills in 1880, this 21-room mansion was remodeled by the San Francisco banker,...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Jan 7, 2014 at 3:04 pm | 1 comment | 1605 Views

MENLO PARK

First Block of Woodland Closed On Two Sides

Why is the first block of Woodland Ave closed? The police have it blocked off and it looks like maybe there's some doper...

Original post made by Hmmm on Sep. 1, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 1, 2015 at 3:34 pm | 1 comment | 291 Views

AROUND TOWN

Parking Enforcer Strikes Again!

I got a parking ticket in the mail today from the City of Menlo Park. Not that getting a parking ticket in this town is hard...

Original post made by Ticked on Jan. 14, 2008
Last comment by Annelise Connell, on Jan 16, 2008 at 2:42 am | 1 comment | 2707 Views

WOODSIDE

Former Almanac staffer Joan Sellman dies at 81

Joan Sellman, a longtime resident of Woodside and a former staffer with The Almanac, died Dec. 10 at Brighton Gardens in...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2009
Last comment by Martha Wenrick Greenough, on Dec 19, 2009 at 8:10 am | 1 comment | 2180 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Woodside: Deputies assist lost hikers

Deputies escorted five hikers back to a Woodside retreat center after they ventured off of a marked trail Wednesday night,...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2011
Last comment by Sam, on Feb 11, 2011 at 1:23 pm | 1 comment | 1661 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Simitian's green-energy bill becomes law

A proposal by state Sen. Joe Simitian (D-Palo Alto) to require California utilities to draw one third of their electricity...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by Arlen Comfort, on Apr 13, 2011 at 3:15 pm | 1 comment | 1576 Views

AROUND TOWN

Building a bridge, word by word

Margy Kahn's first full-length play, "Familiar Strangers," is being premiered by Pear Avenue Theatre on March 2. ==I Photo...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2012
Last comment by enlightened, on Feb 29, 2012 at 7:06 pm | 1 comment | 3335 Views

AROUND TOWN

NASDAQ hit with $10 million fine in Facebook IPO

The aftermath of Facebook's glitchy transition to a public company continues to unfold a year after the social media company,...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by , on May 31, 2013 at 10:35 am | 1 comment | 1341 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 3506 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Jail staffing, appeal of rehab center OK on supes' agenda

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors at its March 25 meeting will consider an ordinance allocating $4.2 million for...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2014
Last comment by pearl, on Mar 24, 2014 at 1:22 pm | 1 comment | 2632 Views

MENLO PARK

Gift or Trade?

Original post made by Susan Lacoste on Oct. 23, 2014
Last comment by Blight, on Oct 23, 2014 at 12:36 pm | 1 comment | 504 Views

MENLO PARK

Picture this: New book offers glimpse into Menlo Park's past

Two years ago, Fran Dehn, president of the Menlo Park Chamber of Commerce, saw a gap in books about Menlo Park history. Yes,...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2015
Last comment by Colleen Flood, on Dec 2, 2015 at 4:10 pm | 1 comment | 622 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

PV Notes: Town Hall fundraising reaches goal

The two-and-a-half year fundraising campaign to pay for a new library, Town Hall and community hall in Portola Valley is...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2008
Last comment by Annelise Connell, on Jan 15, 2008 at 5:09 am | 1 comment | 3105 Views

AROUND TOWN

How to suspend delivery of The Examiner daily newspaper

I got tired of The Examiner newspaper being dropped on my driveway every morning and then I would pick it up and put it directly...

Original post made by Save Trees on May. 9, 2008
Last comment by Save The Oceans, on May 14, 2008 at 2:58 pm | 1 comment | 2573 Views

MENLO PARK

Does traffic diversion reduce crime?

Over the course of the debate on whether to conduct a traffic study in the Willows neighborhood of Menlo Park, the question...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2008
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Dec 23, 2008 at 3:30 pm | 1 comment | 2134 Views

MENLO PARK

Monday: Save Flood Park meeting

As Menlo Park prepares to start negotiating to take over Flood Park, residents call a June 13 meeting to figure out how to...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2011
Last comment by Jill Olson, on Jun 11, 2011 at 10:18 am | 1 comment | 1253 Views

AROUND TOWN

Contractors contribute $75,000 to bond measure campaign for community college district

The campaign for Measure H, a $564 million bond measure on the Nov. 8 ballot for the San Mateo County Community College District,...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Oct 18, 2011 at 11:04 am | 1 comment | 767 Views
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