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THE LOCAL DISH

Remembering joyful Woodside summers long ago

When school closed each June, my brothers and I left our home in foggy San Francisco for a summer in the country. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 19, 2011 at 10:43 am | 3 comments | 3765 Views

WOODSIDE

Does Woodside Town Hall make it too difficult to build or remodel?

For years, Woodside Town Hall has been on the receiving end of harsh criticism over how it reviews plans to build or renovate...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2015
Last comment by rural resident, on Oct 23, 2015 at 1:22 pm | 25 comments | 3765 Views

AROUND TOWN

Online tips that are helpful to cyclists

<b>This letter by John Fox of Menlo Park was published in the Jan. 24, 2006, issue of the Almanac.</b> Editor: As one...

Original post made by Infoguy on Jan. 25, 2007
Last comment by Robin, on Jan 26, 2007 at 8:32 am | 1 comment | 3764 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: It is time to test chloramine

Amid the recent turmoil over dangerous chemicals in our food and toys, it's amazing to observe the federal government's somewhat...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2007
Last comment by Gregory, on Oct 13, 2007 at 9:27 am | 15 comments | 3764 Views

MENLO PARK

Allied Arts Guild is a Ghost Town

Last week my girlfriends and I visited the Allied Arts Guild. It was like walking through a ghost town. The only thing...

Original post made by Avid Gardner on Jun. 6, 2007
Last comment by Katie Angioletti, on Jun 8, 2007 at 5:02 pm | 8 comments | 3762 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton boys lead water polo team

Senior Marker Anderson and sophomore Grant Villeneuve, both of Atherton, led Deerfield Academy &#8212; a college preparatory...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2008
Last comment by Alfonza Cutezina, on Feb 8, 2008 at 8:21 pm | 1 comment | 3762 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Police chase, arrest suspect in Trader Joe's robbery

After a "lengthy foot pursuit," police captured and arrested a 56-year-old man Monday afternoon on suspicion of stealing...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on Dec 22, 2015 at 3:12 pm | 5 comments | 3760 Views

SPORTS

New Sports Website for Girls

Tuesday, May 22, Athletic Girl Productions launches a new girls'website -- http://www.GirlsAreChampions.org . Led by Lisa...

Original post made by Girls Are Champions on May. 19, 2007
Last comment by Lisa Izzi, on May 22, 2007 at 8:15 am | 1 comment | 3759 Views

SPORTS

Local Girls Win First Place in 2007 U.S. Pony Club National Championships

A team of young riders led by Courtney Claunch of Los Altos and Kirstin Hill of Menlo Park captured the first place title...

Original post made by lisa m. krieger on Aug. 19, 2007
Last comment by Susan, on Aug 23, 2007 at 12:54 pm | 1 comment | 3757 Views

ATHERTON

Update: Two students expelled in drug incident

Two students were expelled from Sacred Heart Preparatory for using marijuana, but there was no drug bust on the private Catholic...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by A Voice of Reason, on Jun 18, 2010 at 5:39 pm | 31 comments | 3757 Views

ATHERTON

No fooling: Atherton rental available at only $50,000 a month

Looking for a Midpeninsula rental? There's a nice seven bedroom, 9.5 bath home coming up in Atherton. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2015
Last comment by Mac, on Apr 3, 2015 at 11:22 am | 6 comments | 3757 Views

ATHERTON

Why I’m supporting Elizabeth Lewis and David Henig for Atherton Council.

All the discussion in the presidential campaign this year is about change, with both sides claiming that they’re...

Original post made by James R. Janz on Oct. 24, 2008
Last comment by Thelma, on Nov 2, 2008 at 8:46 pm | 4 comments | 3756 Views

MENLO PARK

Police calls: West Menlo Park cat shot in shoulder

Crime and accident reports from West Menlo Park, Woodside, Portola Valley, Atherton and Menlo Park. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by Responsible Cat Owner, on May 1, 2014 at 1:35 pm | 4 comments | 3755 Views

SPORTS

Directors of the Boards

After going undefeated in Burgess League Basketball with a perfect 8 – 0 record, the 7th Grade La Entrada Boys Basketball...

Original post made by Tarny Perkins on Mar. 31, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3755 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley resident halts apparent burglary

A Portola Valley resident came home just in time to prevent an apparent burglary on Wednesday, according to the San Mateo...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2015
Last comment by neighbor, on Jul 5, 2015 at 7:13 am | 1 comment | 3755 Views

OTHER TOPICS

War in Iraq to be discussed at Stanford

Former U.S. Defense Secretary William J. Perry will be one of the panelists in a discussion on the war in Iraq Monday, Jan....

Original post made by News Guy on Jan. 19, 2007
Last comment by Robin, on Jan 19, 2007 at 4:10 pm | 1 comment | 3754 Views

MENLO PARK

Town Hall Meeting Shot Down By Jellins/Duboc/Winkler

At the end of tonight's city council meeting, council member Cohen announced plans for an open Town Hall meeting that he...

Original post made by CouncilWatcher on Nov. 15, 2006
Last comment by fat lady in the wings, on Nov 15, 2006 at 6:34 am | 1 comment | 3753 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Governor signs bill eliminating 'personal belief' exemption for vaccinations

Come July 2016, California parents will no longer be able to claim a "personal belief" exemption from requirements that all...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2015
Last comment by @Jack Hickey, on Jul 1, 2015 at 5:10 pm | 12 comments | 3753 Views

SPORTS

SHP boys, girls tune up for tourneys with wins

Wednesday's prep roundup: The Sacred Heart Prep boys' water polo team lost eight players, including its starting goalie,...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2010
Last comment by SHP mom, on Sep 25, 2010 at 12:10 pm | 1 comment | 3753 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Driver charged with murder in alleged DUI double fatality

An extensive history of driving under the influence and an earlier car accident the same day led to the filing of second-degree...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jun 8, 2014 at 8:40 pm | 7 comments | 3753 Views
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