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Touchy debate over polarizing Bohannon project

City's divided history, Bohannon family's Menlo Park ties complicate debate over huge office/hotel project. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by taxpayer, on Nov 18, 2009 at 11:07 am | 8 comments | 2023 Views


Eric Byrnes is still having some fun swinging the bat

Eric Byrnes walked away from baseball, but not the game. While the Portola Valley resident no longer plays Major League Baseball,...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Dutch Who?, on Jul 8, 2010 at 7:12 am | 1 comment | 2023 Views


Bid4Kids - M-A Foundation Auction

The M-A Foundation online auction is now open. Bidding will close on Monday, April 15th. Take a look at the catalog at...

Original post made by Lucia Tedesco on Apr. 8, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2023 Views


Report: High cost of youth gun violence

Gun violence in San Mateo County costs taxpayers an estimated $50 million each year, according to a report on youth and...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Sep 30, 2011 at 12:46 pm | 2 comments | 2023 Views


'Saggy pants' passenger won't face charges

The San Mateo County District Attorney's Office has decided not to file charges against a man who was taken off an airplane...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by when you ain't white, on Jul 14, 2011 at 5:33 pm | 15 comments | 2023 Views


Facebook IPO draws lawsuits

The anticipation over Facebook's May 18 IPO quickly nosedived into dissatisfaction, judging by the multiple class action...

Original post made on May. 28, 2012
Last comment by Jim, on May 29, 2012 at 5:29 pm | 3 comments | 2023 Views


'Pay raise' actually a cut for county manager

A unanimous San Mateo County Board of Supervisors on Dec. 11 introduced a measure to raise the annual salary of the county...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 20, 2012 at 9:41 am | 7 comments | 2023 Views


Update: Caltrain will return whistles to underside of trains to lessen noise

After moving train whistles to the tops of its engines, then installing a muffler to quiet them, Caltrain is now working...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Kathy Hamilton, on Sep 19, 2009 at 7:20 am | 10 comments | 2022 Views


Tonight: Menlo Park historian to be commended

Frank Helfrich, long-time Menlo Park resident and keeper of town history, was tapped for a commendation from the City Council....

Original post made on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by History Buff, on May 24, 2012 at 7:15 pm | 2 comments | 2022 Views


Menlo Park: El Camino traffic lights synchronized again

Good news at last: The traffic lights along El Camino Real in Menlo Park are back in sync as Caltrans finishes its final...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Mar 1, 2013 at 7:07 pm | 6 comments | 2022 Views


Late donations poured in for bond measure

==B Update and correction.== In the two weeks before and one week after the Nov. 8 election, corporate donors gave $68,500...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Feb 13, 2012 at 11:51 am | 4 comments | 2022 Views


Digital gear stolen at Sacred Heart Schools

Someone stole six Apple iPads and five cell phones from unlocked lockers in the boys locker room on Tuesday, May 1, at Sacred...

Original post made on May. 4, 2012
Last comment by Joe, on May 4, 2012 at 6:26 pm | 2 comments | 2022 Views


M-A grad on a Latin American mission

Jessica Parlanti is on a mission. She is hoping to raise $20,000 to fund a program to improve the lives of Afro-Ecuadorians...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Melanie Case, on Jul 9, 2009 at 9:06 am | 1 comment | 2021 Views


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 | 2021 Views


Rich Gordon: 'People don't understand where taxes go'

Rich Gordon, the outgoing San Mateo County supervisor who was elected Nov. 2 to the state Assembly, opposed state Proposition...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2010
Last comment by BUGSY, on Dec 9, 2010 at 12:56 pm | 8 comments | 2021 Views


East Coast-style pizza coming to Ladera

Ladera Country Shopper in Ladera will soon be home to Rusty's Roadside Grill, an East Coast-style pizzeria from the owner...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2015
Last comment by Joe, on Oct 14, 2015 at 12:53 pm | 3 comments | 2021 Views


Kepler's Best Seller - Week of April 12, 2009

Hardcover Fiction 1 Fault Line - Barry Eisler 2 Shannon - Frank Delaney 3 Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Apr. 14, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2020 Views


Portola Valley: Little opposition to recording license plate data

In the second of two forums to gauge community sentiment in Portola Valley on whether to mount license-plate reading cameras...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2015
Last comment by David B, on Mar 17, 2015 at 12:55 pm | 1 comment | 2020 Views


Police calls: Dog bites cyclist on Cloud Avenue

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

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 13, 2013 at 10:09 pm | 2 comments | 2019 Views


East Palo Alto weighs Facebook lawsuit

City officials from East Palo Alto will meet in closed session Thursday to discuss a possible lawsuit against Facebook. •...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 5, 2012 at 7:54 pm | 7 comments | 2019 Views
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Local restaurants snag Michelin Bib Gourmand status
By Elena Kadvany | 10 comments | 15,847 views

Response to Arguments Against Measure B
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Garden Zucchini Pancakes with Umami Tomato Meets Woodside Elementary
By Laura Stec | 2 comments | 1,269 views