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Guest opinion: High-speed rail's hidden partnership

In past discussions about high-speed rail, I've talked about various "elephants in the room," by which I mean highly obvious...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by Clem, on Jun 25, 2009 at 8:55 pm | 1 comment | 1709 Views

AROUND TOWN

Grand jury trashes waste-contract process

The four-year-long search for new garbage contractors got a vote of no-confidence from a San Mateo County civil grand jury...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by W. Huizenga, on Jul 14, 2009 at 11:59 pm | 1 comment | 1709 Views

ATHERTON

Board OKs temporary lights at M-A for sports

Let there be light, said the governing board of the Sequoia Union High School District on Wednesday (Sept. 1), and, within...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Sep 17, 2010 at 6:01 pm | 7 comments | 1709 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Initiative not real pension reform

The well-intentioned local residents who are launching a drive to reduce pensions of yet-to-be hired city workers are on...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Oct 5, 2010 at 9:15 pm | 15 comments | 1709 Views

MENLO PARK

Film strikes chord

The 2009 documentary "Race to Nowhere," a biting critique of the culture of overachievement in schools, played to a nearly...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1709 Views

MENLO PARK

Thursday at Kepler's: Stalking victim talks on college safety

Former stalking victim Kathleen Baty will speak about her newest book, "College Safety 101," at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25,...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1709 Views

MENLO PARK

Train kills bicyclist on Menlo Park tracks

A northbound train struck and killed a man on the Ravenswood tracks in Menlo Park at 9:30 a.m. Friday, according to Caltrain....

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on Mar 10, 2012 at 6:13 pm | 4 comments | 1709 Views

WOODSIDE

Expensive watch stolen from golf bag

Someone stole a Rolex watch and a set of keys with a total estimated value of $10,300 from a golf bag at the Menlo County...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1709 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park decides to sell below-market-rate house at market rate

When the Menlo Park council last discussed the below-market-rate house at 25 Riordan Place, council members worried about...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by Oh boy ..., on Jun 14, 2013 at 7:08 pm | 3 comments | 1709 Views

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U-Pick weekends at Webb Ranch through July 5

People are invited to pick their own berries at Webb Ranch, located off Alpine Road near Interstate 280, for three weekends...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Melody, on Jun 30, 2009 at 3:38 am | 1 comment | 1708 Views

ATHERTON

Obituary: Betty Jean Whelan: athlete and artist

Betty Jean Whelan of Portola Valley, who was an accomplished athlete in her youth, died Jan. 21 at the age of 81. She was...

Original post made on May. 9, 2010
Last comment by Poster, on May 9, 2010 at 8:20 am | 2 comments | 1708 Views

ATHERTON

Police APPRECIATION Thread

The All-McKeithen, All-Buckheit, All-The-Time Almanac has made sure one negative article after another has come out against...

Original post made by Positive Attitude on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by chorus line, on Nov 20, 2010 at 9:51 am | 18 comments | 1708 Views

AROUND TOWN

Another Pop Warner team in championships

The Redwood City 49er Junior Pee Wee Pop Warner football team (ages 10-11) will play in a regional championship game at Woodside...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2011
Last comment by old football hand, on Nov 30, 2011 at 3:43 pm | 4 comments | 1708 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside agrees to raise fees gradually

Applicants with remodeling and building projects in Woodside will pay more for Town Hall's review of their projects in coming...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2012
Last comment by Just a thought, on Jul 25, 2012 at 8:38 pm | 1 comment | 1708 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supervisor's race: Slocum, Masur in runoff

Political veteran Warren Slocum and Redwood City school board member Shelly Masur were the top two vote-getters Tuesday in...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jun 8, 2012 at 2:35 pm | 6 comments | 1707 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: BevMo gets thumbs up in city's review Planning Commission gives BevMo a thumbs up

It seems like only yesterday that a faction of Menlo Park residents and alcohol merchants rose up against allowing a Beverages...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 14, 2013 at 1:11 pm | 2 comments | 1707 Views

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25-year transportation 'vision' now online

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission's newly released Transportation 2035 Plan for the Bay Area is now available...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jul 28, 2009 at 8:32 pm | 1 comment | 1706 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Widmer tops list of winners; Carlson, Dobbie re-elected

Bill Widmer, who campaigned on promises of improving communications between the town of Atherton and residents and establishing...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by Wondering, on Nov 3, 2010 at 4:41 pm | 1 comment | 1706 Views

ATHERTON

Cats being poisoned in Atherton

09:07 ANIMAL CALL 100524016 Occurred on Stockbridge Av. .Residents advises that pet cats are returning injured when they...

Original post made by Colleen Anderson on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by colleen Anderson, on Jul 26, 2010 at 2:26 pm | 9 comments | 1705 Views

MENLO PARK

Arrillaga thanks Chamber for Golden Acorn Award

John Arrillaga, center, and his wife, left, speak with Menlo Park City Manager Glen Rojas before the beginning of the 2010...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2010
Last comment by Outside looking in, on Sep 28, 2010 at 7:42 am | 3 comments | 1704 Views
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