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For the love of jam

When Lin Howery was growing up, her family never bought jam -- they always made it, she says. Now, the Menlo Park resident...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2019
Last comment by whatever, on Oct 27, 2019 at 10:43 am | 1 comment | 3099 Views

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Power restored following PG&E shutoff, but a larger blackout could be in store this weekend

Service has been restored after about 1,000 customers in San Mateo County, including portions of Woodside, lost power around...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2019
Last comment by Tragic greed, on Oct 27, 2019 at 8:38 am | 10 comments | 5368 Views

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Mary Margaret 'Moo' Anderson, art collector and philanthropist, dies at 92

Mary Margaret "Moo" Anderson, who along with her husband pledged the core of her family's 20th-century American art collection...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2019
Last comment by Nancy Reyering , on Oct 26, 2019 at 12:06 pm | 1 comment | 2854 Views

MENLO PARK

MP and Facebook police agreement makes the national news

Daily Mail today has big story re City of MP and Facebook's payment for police dept in in it's area. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7609399/Facebook-accused-privatizing-l...

Original post made by whatever on Oct. 24, 2019
Last comment by onesies twosies, on Oct 25, 2019 at 4:33 pm | 5 comments | 566 Views

AROUND TOWN

PG&E confirms power will be cut in portions of Woodside early Thursday morning

PG&E confirmed this morning (Oct. 23) that it will move forward with another fire danger-related power shutoff that will...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2019
Last comment by Americans favor impeachment 49-43%, on Oct 25, 2019 at 3:19 pm | 9 comments | 3353 Views

MENLO PARK

Invasion of Overnight SUVs

All, As a long time resident of the peninsula, I have watched for some time with disgust at the number of overnight SUVs...

Original post made by John on Oct. 19, 2019
Last comment by What happened to empathy?, on Oct 25, 2019 at 9:36 am | 23 comments | 2159 Views

AROUND TOWN

PG&E warns of possible power shutoff in Woodside, Portola Valley

PG&E is estimating that San Mateo County customers in 10 communities, including Portola Valley and Woodside, may lose power...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2019
Last comment by Do Nothing Owners, on Oct 24, 2019 at 6:09 am | 4 comments | 3141 Views

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Non-stop re-invention

At the peak of his career as a Silicon Valley entrepreneur, Jerry Anderson had a heart attack and decided to slow down. But...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2019
Last comment by kirkedmondson, on Oct 24, 2019 at 5:20 am | 1 comment | 947 Views

MENLO PARK

Council approves long-term plan to revamp city parks

A new multigenerational community campus and library in Belle Haven. A new community fitness center. A renovated children's...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2019
Last comment by Happy Resident, on Oct 23, 2019 at 3:42 pm | 4 comments | 2605 Views

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San Mateo County cities fume as Stanford rebuffs their funding requests

In a stinging rebuke, a coalition of San Mateo County cities has issued a statement Friday criticizing Stanford for rejecting...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2019
Last comment by West Menlo, on Oct 23, 2019 at 3:40 pm | 8 comments | 6262 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley woman has court date for felony DUI

Katherine Mumford of Portola Valley is set to appear in court on Oct. 21 on charges of felony drunk driving, misdemeanor...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2019
Last comment by Actually, on Oct 23, 2019 at 3:09 pm | 9 comments | 4965 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley school district to put parcel tax renewal on March 2020 ballot

A survey commissioned by Portola Valley School District has found that voters would support renewal of a parcel tax that...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2019
Last comment by Parcel Tax Comment, on Oct 21, 2019 at 12:06 pm | 2 comments | 2297 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park grapples with significance of new state housing law

As Menlo Park's City Council continues to grapple with the challenges of unequal growth in different areas, recently passed...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2019
Last comment by Mother knows Best, on Oct 21, 2019 at 11:20 am | 6 comments | 3734 Views

AROUND TOWN

Activists seeking new oversight of Sheriff's Office

Activists in San Mateo County are seeking greater oversight of the Sheriff's Office and asking the county's Board of Supervisors...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2019
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Oct 21, 2019 at 9:16 am | 2 comments | 2039 Views

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Peninsula cities, companies explore partnership to tackle traffic congestion

Traffic may be a regional problem, but just about every city in the Peninsula has its own local gripes -- and proposed fixes...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2019
Last comment by Court Skinner, on Oct 20, 2019 at 8:25 am | 1 comment | 1917 Views

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Oracle CEO Mark Hurd, known for his 'visionary' business approach, dies at 62

Silicon Valley tech executive Mark Hurd, who served as CEO for Oracle and Hewlett-Packard, died Friday at the age of 62,...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2019
Last comment by @Rick Moen, on Oct 19, 2019 at 6:00 am | 2 comments | 4499 Views

WOODSIDE

Sequoia teachers receive 3.25% raise

The Sequoia Union High School District Board of Trustees approved a 3.25% pay increase and a new contract for members of...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2019
Last comment by Teacher's mom, on Oct 18, 2019 at 12:51 pm | 1 comment | 2552 Views

MENLO PARK

Protesters at Facebook mourn loss of man who died by suicide and demand answers

A week after a Facebook employee died by suicide at company headquarters, people gathered at the social media giant's "thumb...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2019
Last comment by Fathima, on Oct 18, 2019 at 11:44 am | 15 comments | 22316 Views

AROUND TOWN

Newcastle disease sidelines this year's Tour De Coop

Since 2012, locals have biked around Silicon Valley every fall to get a peek inside residents' backyard chicken coops. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2019
There are no comments yet. 694 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No significant movement in local students’ test scores

San Mateo County students’ standardized test scores remained stagnant during the 2018-19 testing period, but they still...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2019
Last comment by Mind The Gaps, on Oct 17, 2019 at 3:01 pm | 1 comment | 2493 Views
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