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THE LOCAL DISH

Eggs are sold out. Hand sanitizer is on backorder. Strained staff is working overtime. Here's how Midpeninsula grocery stores are responding to the coronavirus

Local grocery stores and their employees are on their own front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. The precautions they're taking...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2020
Last comment by Julie, on Apr 10, 2020 at 10:08 pm | 4 comments | 6317 Views

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Supervisors form committee to study proposed health department budget cuts

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday (Jan. 28) took under advisement a plan for budget cuts, income enhancements...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2020
There are no comments yet. 2241 Views

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San Mateo County supervisors to tackle health department's $57M budget gap

A $57 million budget deficit in the county health department, San Mateo County Health, will be the focus of a Board of Supervisors...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2020
Last comment by , on Feb 17, 2020 at 12:11 pm | 1 comment | 5811 Views

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Meet the Midpeninsula's Swedish home baker

In Emerald Hills, Denise Touhey, a proud Swedish American, churns out trays of pastries each week for her "one-woman show"...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2020
Last comment by Don Fabiano, on Feb 14, 2020 at 10:43 pm | 1 comment | 1346 Views

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Swanky Selby's serves steakhouse classics to the monied set

At Selby's, the newest addition to Bacchus Management Group's empire of upscale eateries, some dishes were beautifully executed...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 9, 2019 at 5:07 pm | 2 comments | 2934 Views

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Your food is here. It's from a restaurant that doesn't exist.

Virtual restaurants, which live on mobile delivery apps and operate out of the kitchens of brick-and-mortar restaurants,...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2019
Last comment by Santa Clara Student, on Nov 11, 2019 at 6:47 am | 6 comments | 2721 Views

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Menlo Park woman loses $25K in phone scam

A Menlo Park woman was apparently the victim of a phone scam when she mailed $25,000 to an address in New York because she...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2019
There are no comments yet. 3158 Views

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Bills to encourage housing density near transit advance in Senate

Two state bills that would allow more housing density in transit corridors cleared their first legislative hurdles this week,...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2019
Last comment by Corporate Take-Over, on Apr 9, 2019 at 1:59 am | 1 comment | 2084 Views

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Laurel School's Creighton recognized out of field of 300 schools' principals

Laurel School Principal Linda Creighton has been honored by the Association of California School Administrators as recipient...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2019
Last comment by Meredith , on Mar 11, 2019 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 2878 Views

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Menlo Park: Locals weigh in on Stanford housing options

In an unusual second round of public scrutiny, Stanford's expansion plans are getting another look. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2018
Last comment by Stanford is a "non-profit", on Jun 30, 2018 at 9:12 am | 2 comments | 4956 Views

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Off they go

For students about to graduate from high school, visions of the future tend not to include horizons. No mileposts have gone...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2018
There are no comments yet. 2229 Views

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Three contested races for county offices on June ballot

The primary election set for June 5 includes candidates for statewide offices and for seats in Congress, but also San Mateo...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2018
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Apr 11, 2018 at 5:24 pm | 8 comments | 3884 Views

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Menlo Park backs temporary ban on pot businesses

Even though two-thirds of Menlo Park voters supported legalizing recreational marijuana in California last year, pot shops,...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2017
Last comment by Face Value, on Oct 6, 2017 at 10:27 pm | 4 comments | 1048 Views

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After 43 years, Hobee's Restaurant sold to new owners

The family that has owned Peninsula breakfast institution Hobee's Restaurant for 43 years sold the business to two longtime...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2017
Last comment by historyguy, on Jun 16, 2017 at 5:38 am | 2 comments | 3724 Views

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Gorsuch Vote

Fact: The last 4 votes for a Supreme Court justice nominated by a Democrat President were approved in a bi-partisan vote,...

Original post made by SCOTUS Fan on Mar. 29, 2017
Last comment by pogo, on Apr 10, 2017 at 7:57 pm | 46 comments | 1746 Views

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War hero Carl Clark dies at 100

Carl Clark of Menlo Park, who for 66 years was denied official recognition as a World War II hero because of the color of...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2017
Last comment by M. Lynett USN-Ret, on Mar 30, 2017 at 8:35 am | 7 comments | 10134 Views

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Menlo Park: Woodside Bakery & Cafe reopens -- in Sharon Heights

The Woodside Bakery & Cafe -- the bakery element, anyway -- opened for business today (Thursday, Sept. 1) at the Sharon...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2016
Last comment by Woodside Bakery, on Mar 16, 2017 at 6:07 pm | 22 comments | 19796 Views

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Michael goodwin takes the New York Times to the Woodshed

This is one of the better articles on the New York Times embarrassing cheer leading for the Obama Administration. Its obsequious...

Original post made by Gray Lady Down on Nov. 10, 2013
Last comment by structured queries , on Mar 1, 2017 at 3:19 pm | 100 comments | 26268 Views

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How locals are responding to Trump presidency

Local public officials and residents are pledging to get involved to organize and act, locally and in concert with communities,...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Jan 29, 2017 at 2:50 pm | 37 comments | 6622 Views

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Camille Paglia has Hillary's Number

Camille Paglia, with her poignant insight into the vain and vacuous (not to mention avaricious) Hillary Clinton hits the...

Original post made by Feel the Bern on Apr. 21, 2016
Last comment by concern trolling, on Jan 25, 2017 at 1:50 pm | 6 comments | 1528 Views
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