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Second quake shakes Midpeninsula Sunday

Two earthquakes shook parts of the Midpeninsula Sunday, the first occurring at 9:28 a.m. and the second at 6:38 p.m. according...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2010
Last comment by Scott Barnum, on Dec 20, 2010 at 3:38 pm | 1 comment | 1870 Views


19-year-old man dies on Caltrain tracks today

A 19-year-old Palo Alto man was struck and killed at 1:20 a.m. by a southbound Caltrain in Palo Alto, about four-tenths of...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2011
Last comment by Sybille, on Jan 6, 2011 at 4:05 pm | 1 comment | 1716 Views


Piano teacher walks after judge dismisses retrial

Piano teacher Boping Chen, 59, whose March 2006 conviction on child molestation charges involving an 8-year-old Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2011
Last comment by M.Mark, on Jan 8, 2011 at 7:55 pm | 1 comment | 1640 Views


Gov. Brown proposes slashing spending, continuing tax hikes

Gov. Jerry Brown said today that he is proposing to close the state's $25.4 billion budget gap by cutting spending by...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by Henry Riggs, on Jan 10, 2011 at 12:39 pm | 1 comment | 1695 Views


Editorial: The garbage man taketh away

Suddenly, Menlo Park and Atherton residents are waking up to the fact that the waste collector is now taking away their garbage,...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by Lucky, on Jan 12, 2011 at 10:44 am | 1 comment | 1522 Views


Remembering Betty -- and Country Almanac

Betty Fry, who died Dec. 30 in Nevada City, is still making her mark on the Midpeninsula every week, as the local newspaper...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by KD, on Jan 14, 2011 at 3:47 pm | 1 comment | 1944 Views


Guest opinion: Lining up against the death penalty

A recent news report said that the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office soon will make a decision whether or not to...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2011
Last comment by Tony Press, on Jan 18, 2011 at 5:21 pm | 1 comment | 2104 Views


Gladys Martines named 'Horseperson of the Year'

The term "odyssey" is customarily reserved for an extraordinary journey, and it seems appropriate in describing the life...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2011
Last comment by Margie Lewis, on Jan 25, 2011 at 1:14 pm | 1 comment | 2084 Views


Menlo School: Water polo seniors secure college choices

It was quite a 2010 season for the seniors on the Menlo School boys' water polo team. Not only did the Knights defend their...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2011
Last comment by april bishop, on Jan 25, 2011 at 10:44 pm | 1 comment | 1815 Views


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 | 1634 Views


President has arrived; dining in Woodside

President Obama arrived around 5:40 p.m. tonight at San Francisco International Airport. He was taken away by military helicopter...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Feb 17, 2011 at 6:59 pm | 1 comment | 1444 Views


Tonight: Water-efficient landscaping class

A free two-hour presentation on how to replace a water-intensive lawn with native drought-tolerant plants is set for 7 p.m....

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2011
Last comment by Eco Gardener, on Mar 3, 2011 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 1509 Views


Sequoia Healthcare District Responds to my PRA request

Many of you know, that as an Elected Director of the Sequoia Healthcare District, I have faced an uphill battle to gain access...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Mar 16, 2011 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 1607 Views


Tornado warning expires; no damage reported

A tornado warning for San Mateo County issued by the National Weather Service expired at 11:30 a.m. with no report of damage,...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by B.N., on Mar 18, 2011 at 1:38 pm | 1 comment | 1632 Views


Bake sale fundraiser for Red Cross Tsunami Relief

Our kids have set up a table at the Ladera Shopping Center with baked treats and hot drinks, to raise money for the Red Cross...

Original post made by Carol E. on Mar. 19, 2011
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Mar 21, 2011 at 9:30 am | 1 comment | 1335 Views


New Children's Hospital design wins praise

After more than two years of public hearings and design tweaks, an ambitious proposal to renovate and expand the Lucile Packard...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2011
Last comment by Sno, on Apr 11, 2011 at 9:00 pm | 1 comment | 1702 Views


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 | 1555 Views


Today: Fulfillment of a political death wish

Whatever your opinion of methods to reduce the deficit, if any, one has to wonder why the GOP allowed itself today to vote...

Original post made by al norte sm on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by Alfred E Newman, on Apr 15, 2011 at 3:49 pm | 1 comment | 1738 Views


Letter: Terry Nagel for county supervisor

In the last two years working with pension reform I have learned more about budget deficits than anyone should want to. But...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Apr 15, 2011 at 12:29 pm | 1 comment | 1726 Views


When mountain lions enter residential areas

Local public safety agencies should work with experts on mountain lion behavior to develop contingency plans for cases when...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by Carol Murphy, on Apr 20, 2011 at 6:31 am | 1 comment | 1996 Views
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La Bohème, now open on California Avenue
By Elena Kadvany | 0 comments | 2,929 views

Woodside Bakery is Closing?
By Laura Stec | 24 comments | 2,511 views

Neighborhood Retail, Customers and Parking
By Steve Levy | 22 comments | 1,028 views