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Garden clubbers dig in to improve wildlife habitat

For over a year, a band of local women has been toiling in the dirt in Palo Alto to participate in what's being called the...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2015
Last comment by Nancy, on Jan 8, 2015 at 12:50 pm | 1 comment | 1163 Views


Big band swings into town for Herb Wong tribute

The Woody Herman Orchestra will pay tribute to the late Herb Wong in a Jan. 25 concert at the M-A Performing Arts Center....

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2015
Last comment by Malcolm Dudley, on Jan 19, 2015 at 1:21 pm | 1 comment | 2122 Views


Jury awards $4M to family of Menlo School grad killed by truck

The family of a 24-year-old woman who was fatally struck by a truck while riding her bicycle in San Francisco's South...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2015
Last comment by Palo Alto Mom, on Jan 20, 2015 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 5545 Views


Menlo Park property transfer tax revenue jumps

Menlo Park saw an increase in revenue garnered from the transfer of real estate during the first six months of this fiscal...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by Abdominal Pain, on Jan 28, 2015 at 11:21 pm | 1 comment | 2220 Views


Feature story: Bob Sawyer of Woodside discovers his latent talent in forecasting

An experiment organized by the national intelligence community is attempting to demonstrate that reliable forecasts can be...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by gunste, on Jan 30, 2015 at 12:30 pm | 1 comment | 3827 Views


Woodside's Richard Delucchi dies at 105

A memorial service is set for Monday, Feb. 16, for longtime Woodside resident Richard Delucchi, a father and husband, a builder,...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2015
Last comment by Barbara Britschgi, on Feb 10, 2015 at 2:08 pm | 1 comment | 2906 Views


Filoli board relents on volunteer agreement, lets volunteers opt out of 'release clause'

Filoli's governing board on Thursday morning sent an email to all volunteers telling them that they would be allowed to "opt...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by volunteer, on Feb 19, 2015 at 12:39 pm | 1 comment | 477 Views


Caltrans delays spraying of herbicides on roadsides until March 10

The roadside spraying of herbicides along Highway 84 west of Skyline Boulevard has been postponed until March 10 while Caltrans...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2015
Last comment by concerned, on Mar 5, 2015 at 3:50 pm | 1 comment | 1582 Views


Police calls: Burglar ransacks house in Ladera

Crime reports from Woodside, Ladera, North Fair Oaks, West Menlo Park and Menlo Park. Read the full story here

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2015
Last comment by gunste, on Mar 12, 2015 at 1:23 pm | 1 comment | 2186 Views


Want to serve on the civil grand jury?

If you've ever harbored a desire to serve on the San Mateo County Superior Court Civil Grand Jury, now's your chance. The...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2015
Last comment by Flynn, on Mar 12, 2015 at 7:03 pm | 1 comment | 1200 Views


Ireland revisited: Much has changed, but country's beauty and friendliness are as satisfying as they were two decades ago

More than two decades ago Dan and I spent part of our honeymoon in Mrs. Murphy's B&B in the Irish village of Macroom, where...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2015
Last comment by Darrell Batchelder, on Mar 17, 2015 at 9:29 am | 1 comment | 1977 Views


Caltrans delays, but won't stop, spraying

For the second week in a row, the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) at the last minute on March 10 postponed...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2015
Last comment by Patty Mayall, on Mar 18, 2015 at 8:35 pm | 1 comment | 814 Views


Obituary: John Bacon, 84, of Atherton; long career in lumber, nursery business

Funeral services are set for Friday morning, Nov. 21, for John William Bacon, who died at his Atherton home of cardiac arrest...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by Cecelia Roddy, on Mar 29, 2015 at 9:09 pm | 1 comment | 1221 Views


Opposition grows to herbicide spraying

The Committee for Green Foothills has joined the protest over recent roadside spraying of herbicides by the California Department...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2015
Last comment by Patty New, on Apr 8, 2015 at 9:45 am | 1 comment | 1192 Views


Tax scams target Woodside, Atherton residents

Residents in Atherton and Woodside have been targets of recent tax scams – one involving attempts by the scam artist...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by SteveC, on Apr 9, 2015 at 6:22 pm | 1 comment | 1641 Views


Spring Home & Garden Design

This edition of Home & Garden Design features an updating of a 1960 Atherton home; a revamp of an Eichler incorporating a...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2015
Last comment by links, on Apr 11, 2015 at 1:22 pm | 1 comment | 1626 Views


Sunset headquarters to move to Oakland

After more than a half-century of editorial and business operations based in Menlo Park, Sunset plans to launch a garden-research...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2015
Last comment by Alicia, on Jun 3, 2015 at 12:24 pm | 1 comment | 1987 Views


Police investigate death threat to Atherton officer

Atherton police are investigating an emailed death threat they say a former Atherton resident now living in Florida sent...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2015
Last comment by SteveC, on Jun 3, 2015 at 1:28 pm | 1 comment | 2260 Views


Conflict of interest of Sequoia Healthcare District Board Members

Recent meetings of the Sequoia Healthcare District Board of Directors have provided examples of Directors recusing themselves...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jun. 5, 2015
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jun 5, 2015 at 2:23 pm | 1 comment | 378 Views


End of an era: De Modderman retires

De Modderman, who guided the financial ship of both the Las Lomitas and Menlo Park elementary school districts as business...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2015
Last comment by Mara van der Pas, on Jun 7, 2015 at 3:53 pm | 1 comment | 1264 Views
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