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1944 Gene Kelly film burns at Stanford Theatre

The 1944 film "Cover Girl," starring Gene Kelly and Rita Hayworth, caught fire Thursday night about 10 minutes into the film...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by ron genauer, on Apr 8, 2009 at 12:12 am | 5 comments | 10020 Views

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High-speed rail: Palo Alto residents join revolt

It began with a series of casual chats between neighbors in the Southgate neighborhood before it spilled over to other parts...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2009
Last comment by Caballo de Ferro, on Feb 27, 2009 at 3:47 pm | 28 comments | 10015 Views

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Watchdogs happy with high-speed rail ruling

High-speed rail watchdogs in Menlo Park were thrilled when a California judge ruled that the funding plan for the $68 billion...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by Apex, on Dec 14, 2013 at 7:25 am | 27 comments | 10010 Views

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Views of full moon in Woodside

Melinda Stocker sent us these photos of the full moon rising behind the large lit evergreen and creche opposite Roberts Market...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by dinner for shmucks, on Dec 19, 2013 at 6:49 am | 5 comments | 9989 Views

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Woodside High students walk out of classes, protest Trump's election

Hundreds of students walked out of class at Woodside High School on Thursday morning to protest the election of Donald Trump...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2016
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Nov 13, 2016 at 6:55 pm | 11 comments | 9989 Views

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In defending police lawsuit, Menlo Park runs up tab of nearly $350,000

In a lawsuit that may have revealed more about our litigation-happy society than about the law enforcement abuses it sought...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2010
Last comment by no winners, on Jan 13, 2010 at 10:15 am | 11 comments | 9941 Views

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Portola Valley man dies in single-car accident

A single-vehicle accident around 7:10 a.m. Saturday, May 7, at the intersection of Portola and Alpine roads claimed the life...

Original post made on May. 10, 2016
Last comment by Katie Wilson, on May 14, 2016 at 9:46 am | 4 comments | 9937 Views

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Deputy says he'll challenge sheriff in 2018 election

The announcement is not yet official, but Deputy Sheriff Mark D. Melville says he is running for the top job in the San...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2017
Last comment by Holly L., on Sep 3, 2017 at 9:23 am | 29 comments | 9917 Views

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Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwiches Declared Racist

Verenice Gutierrez, a principal at a Portland Oregon K-8 schools has declared PB&J sandwiches racist. For the article...

Original post made by RUOOYFM on Nov. 22, 2013
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New Menlo Park housing for homeless veterans

More than 100 people gathered at the Menlo Park campus of the Department of Veterans Affairs on a damp Monday afternoon to...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2015
Last comment by Nazem Elmasri, on Nov 5, 2016 at 6:47 pm | 6 comments | 9904 Views

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John Tarlton tackles the Race Across America

As anyone who's flown to California from the East Coast knows, the daytime view of fly-over country west of Kansas reveals...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Jun 18, 2014 at 4:40 pm | 4 comments | 9884 Views

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Bonsai Japanese restaurant moves to Ladera

Five months after closing its doors on El Camino Real near Atherton, Bonsai Japanese Cuisine restaurant has reopened at the...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2017
Last comment by really?, on Feb 2, 2017 at 4:15 pm | 5 comments | 9883 Views

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Hillary Clinton: Corporations and Businesses Don't Create Jobs

Appearing at a Boston rally for Democrat gubernatorial candidate Martha Coakley on Friday, Hillary Clinton told the crowd...

Original post made by Ich Bin Ein Socialist on Oct. 25, 2014
Last comment by pogo, on Oct 28, 2014 at 11:35 am | 22 comments | 9871 Views

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Could Atherton withdraw from the fire district?

For years, Atherton officials have groused that it appears that the Menlo Park Fire Protection District gets more property...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 17, 2016 at 5:02 am | 108 comments | 9868 Views

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High-speed rail wins legal battle

An effort by Peninsula cities to stop California's high-speed-rail project came to a screeching halt this week when a Sacramento...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by POGO, on Mar 9, 2013 at 8:07 am | 44 comments | 9861 Views

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Eshoo pledges 'no' vote on Syria strike

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Meno Park, came out Wednesday against U.S. military action in Syria, saying she would prefer a diplomatic...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Sep 15, 2013 at 9:02 am | 3 comments | 9813 Views

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Grand jury dings San Mateo County for failing to rein in sooaring pension costs

San Mateo County doesn't have enough money to cover promised retirement costs that could total $2 billion, not the $1 billion...

Original post made by Susan Smith on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Bob, on Apr 19, 2013 at 10:47 am | 14 comments | 9794 Views

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Sequoia Healthcare District Election

There are three candidates running in November for two 4 year seats on the Sequoia Healthcare District Board of Directors....

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 31, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 23, 2012 at 2:05 pm | 32 comments | 9776 Views

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Child drowns in Atherton pool accident

A 3-year-old girl drowned on Thursday in the backyard swimming pool of an Atherton home during a party, town officials have...

Original post made on May. 30, 2019
Last comment by Carlos Chilel, on Jul 5, 2019 at 7:36 pm | 6 comments | 9763 Views

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County approves spending $1 million to search for airport noise solutions

San Mateo County supervisors have authorized spending more than $1 million in response to the wave of complaints made about...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2017
Last comment by Rational, on Jul 18, 2017 at 11:27 am | 40 comments | 9746 Views
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