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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board may change policy on busing EPA kids

A decades-long policy of having East Palo Alto teens take a bus to high school in Woodside or Belmont may come to an end...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by A-town gangsta, on Sep 25, 2013 at 11:18 pm | 10 comments | 4077 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Councilwoman Kelly Fergusson says she'll run for re-election

Menlo Park City Councilwoman Kelly Fergusson announced today (July 15) that she plans to run for re-election to the Menlo...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2008
Last comment by council watcher, on Aug 1, 2008 at 12:36 pm | 16 comments | 4075 Views

ATHERTON

Rash of suspicious incidents in Atherton

Atherton police say residents should take precautions in the wake of a series of recent suspicious incidents that appear...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2015
Last comment by Memories, on Jan 20, 2015 at 2:33 pm | 8 comments | 4073 Views

MOVIES

Special report: Surveillance programs raise safety-vs-privacy questions

We are being watched. Surveillance programs operated by government agencies, from the National Security Agency and Department...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by old timer, on Sep 26, 2013 at 3:45 pm | 9 comments | 4072 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Two days of ticketing targets stop sign, cell phone scofflaws

Sheriff's deputies and police from nearby towns descended on Woodside and Portola Valley on two recent days to reinforce...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2009
Last comment by Gordon, on Dec 16, 2012 at 8:37 am | 25 comments | 4071 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bicycle Chaos

Yesterday, at about 10:30 AM, at the intersection of Sand Hill Road and Portola Road, while I was waiting to turn left onto...

Original post made by Local Driver on Jan. 9, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Jan 18, 2011 at 7:25 pm | 65 comments | 4070 Views

MOVIES

Borders bookstore to close

Borders bookstore in downtown Palo Alto will close by the end of September as part of the liquidation of the national chain,...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2011
Last comment by Nostalgic, on Jul 20, 2011 at 10:38 am | 1 comment | 4069 Views

MENLO PARK

Driver not faulted in Rodney Smith bicycle fatality on Sand Hill Road

The Sand Hill Road traffic accident that killed Portola Valley resident Rodney Smith apparently happened as a result of...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2007
Last comment by John Murphy, on Jul 16, 2007 at 4:22 pm | 8 comments | 4067 Views

MENLO PARK

Lee Duboc: Time for action at the ballot box

Former Menlo Park councilwoman Lee Duboc sent the email below to her email group on Feb. 22. Fellow Residents, In private...

Original post made by Messenger on Feb. 22, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Mar 7, 2009 at 6:08 am | 65 comments | 4062 Views

FICTION

Ken Follet's Book Fall of Giants

I am only partially through the book Fall of Giants but I highly recommend reading it. One very hilarious passage occurs...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Oct. 30, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Oct 30, 2010 at 2:37 pm | 1 comment | 4055 Views

WOODSIDE

SCHOOLS: Woodside School to trim jobs, cut costs

The Woodside Elementary School District plans to prune next year's budget, a reflection of the belt-tightening facing most...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2009
Last comment by Tim, on Mar 4, 2009 at 1:23 pm | 1 comment | 4049 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Share your favorite holiday cookie recipes

I'd like to liven up my selection of Christmas cookies this year. Does anyone have a favorite recipe they'd like to share? For...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Dec. 1, 2006
Last comment by Joe, on Nov 23, 2007 at 5:39 pm | 3 comments | 4048 Views

SPORTS

Year-round aquatics programs at Burgess Park

<b>NOTE: This is a report from Menlo Swim and& Sport, the company that operates the new Burgess Park pools.</b> Menlo...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 14, 2006
There are no comments yet. 4047 Views

OTHER TOPICS

After outcry, Caltrain pledges to soften train whistle

Following an outcry from people who live near the tracks over a recent increase in the volume of train whistles, Caltrain...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on Feb 9, 2014 at 7:34 pm | 14 comments | 4044 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Lanes still closed on 101; fatalities ID'd

Traffic on U.S. Highway 101 in San Mateo continues to be limited to one lane in north and southbound directions this...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Sep 13, 2010 at 7:29 pm | 5 comments | 4042 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Should Las Lomitas school board seek a parcel tax increase? How much?

Trustees of the Las Lomitas School District say the district needs a parcel tax increase of $200 a year to avoid program...

Original post made by David Boyce on Nov. 14, 2006
There are no comments yet. 4040 Views

MENLO PARK

Plans for Habitat project appear dead

After hearing repeated, vociferous opposition from Belle Haven residents over plans for a Habitat for Humanity housing project,...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by Jimmy C., on Sep 17, 2009 at 5:39 pm | 2 comments | 4038 Views

MENLO PARK

Readers' Choice 2010: And the winners are ...

Enough with celebrity news, already. How about shining some light on the stars in our local community, the people who run...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by Gibboney Fan, on Aug 17, 2010 at 2:55 pm | 1 comment | 4030 Views

ATHERTON

Arrested suspect may be tied to Atherton burglaries

A burglary suspect arrested Tuesday in Redwood City may be tied to a series of Atherton burglaries in the Selby Lane area,...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by Shawn, on Jan 31, 2014 at 11:54 pm | 1 comment | 4024 Views

AROUND TOWN

National Family Week Photo Contest for Kids & Adults--Win $$$!

Calling all shutterbugs! Family Service Agency of San Mateo County, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping struggling...

Original post made by Kathy on Oct. 19, 2006
There are no comments yet. 4023 Views
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