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Why deleted isn't really deleted--

I don't know how long it was that I worked and played on computers before I truly understood that when I erased a Word document...

Original post made by TechPaul on May. 6, 2008
Last comment by TechPaul, on May 7, 2008 at 2:36 pm | 2 comments | 2568 Views


Simitian's new cell-phone law 'will save lives'

New research indicates that between 300 and 900 lives will be saved each year by a law — SB 1613, effective July 1...

Original post made on May. 14, 2008
Last comment by Grateful, on May 14, 2008 at 1:52 pm | 2 comments | 3217 Views


Acrid smell smoke blankets Peninsula

An acrid smell of smoke from the massive Summit fire in the Santa Cruz Mountains has blanketed the Peninsula today. Firefighters...

Original post made on May. 23, 2008
Last comment by Post once, proof twice, on May 23, 2008 at 11:54 am | 2 comments | 3433 Views


Letter: Be sure to vote for Proposition 99

Editor: Peninsula voters need to be informed about two competing propositions on the state ballot that could have a profound...

Original post made by Andy Blue on May. 24, 2008
Last comment by Pablo, on May 28, 2008 at 9:31 am | 2 comments | 3118 Views


Car visits Flegel's via front window

The top of a $10,000 inlaid Italian table was showered with broken glass at Flegel's Home Furnishings at 870 Santa Cruz Ave....

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2008
Last comment by Alice, on Sep 30, 2008 at 8:40 pm | 2 comments | 2703 Views


Lorry Lokey pledges $33 million for stem cell research center

Lorry Lokey of Atherton, has pledged a minimum of $33 million to build a home for Stanford University's Institute for Stem...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2008
Last comment by Marvelous!, on Oct 8, 2008 at 2:26 pm | 2 comments | 3302 Views


Superintendent: No ban on homework

Contrary to some television, newspaper and Web site reports, "neither the district nor Oak Knoll School has banned homework,"...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2008
Last comment by Bobby, on Oct 29, 2008 at 2:07 pm | 2 comments | 1748 Views


Voters can vote early at elections offices

The San Mateo County Elections Office invites voters to vote early -- by mail or at elections offices in Redwood City or...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2008
Last comment by Susie B., on Nov 3, 2008 at 11:36 am | 2 comments | 2558 Views


How do parents explain their bad behavior?

I've appreciated the great decline in the number of people driving while yakking on a hand-held cellphone since July. But...

Original post made by Donna on Nov. 17, 2008
Last comment by Norma, on Nov 17, 2008 at 12:32 pm | 2 comments | 2502 Views


Letter: Break the big box habit; shop close to home

I recently drove past a beautiful toy store right here in Menlo Park to get to Target's toy department to purchase some toys...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2008
Last comment by Joe, on Dec 8, 2008 at 2:40 pm | 2 comments | 2345 Views


Letter: Habitat for Humanity should consider neighborhood group's plan

I am writing this letter to respond to Jennifer Doettling's recent commentary about the proposed Habitat for Humanity housing...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2008
Last comment by who pays, on Dec 25, 2008 at 7:52 pm | 2 comments | 2557 Views



<B>Frank Waters Read the full story here posted Wednesday, February 6,...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2009
Last comment by AGZ, on May 6, 2014 at 5:34 pm | 2 comments | 3153 Views


Bill would direct feds to buy Lehman bonds

Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, and Rep. Jackie Speier, D-San Mateo, introduced legislation in Congress Friday that would...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2009
Last comment by Ole, on Jan 19, 2009 at 4:27 pm | 2 comments | 2685 Views


Gas prices continue to rise despite cheap oil

Bay Area gas prices steadily increased over the last two months, according to AAA, which announced Wednesday that California's...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2009
Last comment by We're All Suckers to Chevron, on Feb 14, 2009 at 9:53 am | 2 comments | 2190 Views


Anna Eshoo votes for stimulus bill in Congress

Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, voted to approve the $787 billion conference stimulus bill on Friday, saying that it will...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Feb 17, 2009 at 5:25 pm | 2 comments | 2289 Views


Barbara Wood: How I came to have the second-best dog in the world

After our dog, Moose, died suddenly in December, we decided to live without a dog. It was the practical thing to do. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2009
Last comment by Jeff, on Mar 3, 2009 at 7:27 pm | 2 comments | 2249 Views


East Palo Alto may get long-sought supermarket

For years, East Palo Alto city officials have attempted to convince developers to build a supermarket in town so residents...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by Monica White, on Mar 6, 2009 at 11:26 am | 2 comments | 2495 Views


The birth of a musical

<B>June 1984 Read the full story here posted Wednesday, March 11, 2009,...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by Martin Hillerby, on Mar 12, 2009 at 10:27 pm | 2 comments | 2169 Views


Some changes to Town Square

As I'm sure Town Square readers and posters have noticed, we recently added a feature allowing users to report comments that...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by Brielle Johnck, on Mar 15, 2009 at 11:06 am | 2 comments | 2430 Views


County pays $6.8 million to settle fraud suit

San Mateo County has agreed to pay $6.8 million to the U.S. government to resolve allegations that the San Mateo Medical...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2009
Last comment by Joan, on Mar 14, 2009 at 12:40 pm | 2 comments | 2536 Views
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Local restaurants snag Michelin Bib Gourmand status
By Elena Kadvany | 4 comments | 8,170 views

Response to Arguments Against Measure B
By Steve Levy | 18 comments | 1,402 views

Garden Zucchini Pancakes with Umami Tomato Meets Woodside Elementary
By Laura Stec | 1 comment | 872 views