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'Paint the Garden" workshop at Allied Arts

An exhibit of "Classic California" landscapes by Kristen Olson of Palo Alto will be on display at the Portola Art Gallery...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by Frances, on Mar 15, 2013 at 12:27 pm | 1 comment | 4148 Views

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Saturday: 'Paint the Garden' workshop

Artist Kirsten Olson is conducting a one-day "Paint the Garden" workshop at Allied Arts Guild in Menlo Park from 10 a.m....

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2013
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12 arrested for providing alcohol to minors

Police in San Mateo County arrested 12 people Friday during an operation to keep alcohol out of the hands of minors....

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2013
Last comment by damn right, on May 8, 2013 at 5:06 pm | 11 comments | 6738 Views

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Second Harvest food drive short of goal

Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo counties' holiday fundraiser fell short of its goal, and now it...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2013
Last comment by neighbor, on Mar 18, 2013 at 9:56 am | 2 comments | 2723 Views

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New suit claims high-speed-rail officials 'misled' public

Just weeks after California's high-speed rail project withstood a court challenge from a group of Peninsula cities, the agency...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2013
Last comment by POGO, on Mar 23, 2013 at 6:41 pm | 40 comments | 4548 Views

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Portola Valley council agrees to plastic-bag ban

The Portola Valley Town Council unanimously agreed on Wednesday to prohibit retailers in town from dispensing single-use...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2013
There are no comments yet. 4740 Views

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Woodell countersued in cellphone caper

Well, now the shoe's on the other foot: First John Woodell sued two people for defamation. Now one, Chuck Bernstein, has...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Critic, on Mar 22, 2013 at 1:12 pm | 3 comments | 2755 Views

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CHP stops wrong-way driver on I-280

About 15 miles of Interstate 280 was not a movie set Thursday morning some minutes after 4:30 a.m., when officers from the...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by Early morning commuter, on Mar 22, 2013 at 12:13 pm | 2 comments | 2841 Views

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Imogene Woodruff, 94, longtime dance instructor

Imogene Woodruff, who taught ballroom dance and cotillion classes to generations of Midpeninsula residents, died on March...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2013
Last comment by bob, on Mar 26, 2013 at 12:25 pm | 2 comments | 5416 Views

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Cafe Zoe hosts student exhibit

Cafe Zoe, a popular hub for caffeine- and community-loving locals, has added another dimension to its offerings of international...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2013
Last comment by Austen, on Mar 25, 2013 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 3087 Views

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Man struck, killed by train in Palo Alto

A man was struck and killed by a northbound train at about 6:50 a.m. this morning at Charleston Road in Palo Alto, a Caltrain...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2013
Last comment by Continually Appalled, on Mar 25, 2013 at 2:36 pm | 1 comment | 3015 Views

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Tonight: Facebook, hotel on Menlo Park council agenda

After sailing through with unanimous approvals from the Planning Commission, Facebook's plan for its Constitution Drive campus...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by downtowner, on Mar 26, 2013 at 3:03 pm | 4 comments | 2654 Views

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Hundreds celebrate opening of Devil's Slide tunnels

Hundreds gathered on a coastal San Mateo County hillside Monday to celebrate the opening of two tunnels that will replace...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by troll, on Mar 27, 2013 at 1:29 pm | 4 comments | 4117 Views

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Portola Valley man pleads no contest to porn charges

Portola Valley resident Stephen Wolf, 65, pleaded no contest on March 19 to charges of possession of child pornography, according...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by parent, on Mar 26, 2013 at 4:27 pm | 2 comments | 3046 Views

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Letter: Fee for paper bags is outrageous

Some too narrowly focused and overenthusiastic "protectors of the environment" have convinced many Peninsula city councils...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 1, 2013 at 12:28 pm | 20 comments | 6928 Views

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Menlo Park won't disclose findings of investigation into city's gymnastics program

The investigation into allegations of a hostile workplace within Menlo Park's gymnastics program will likely take at least...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2013
Last comment by More investigations?, on Apr 6, 2013 at 3:55 pm | 7 comments | 2626 Views

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The sale (and free exchange) of locally grown food gathers steam

The idea of local people eating locally grown food continues to make headlines in Woodside. The Town Council has expressed...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 28, 2013 at 2:28 pm | 1 comment | 2395 Views

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Caltrans previews Willow Road interchange redesign

The Menlo Park Transportation Commission recently got a look at how Caltrans could redesign the U.S. 101 and Willow Road...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2013
Last comment by Mary, on Mar 28, 2013 at 10:11 pm | 1 comment | 5507 Views

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Woodside resident to make 600th blood donation

Woodside resident Alden Tagg will make his 600th blood donation, through a process known as apheresis, at the Stanford Blood...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2013
Last comment by Atherton resident, on Apr 1, 2013 at 5:07 pm | 1 comment | 5800 Views

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Menlo Park school vandalized

Vandals didn't steal anything, but they left a calling card -- explicit graffiti spray-painted across the walls of La Entrada...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by so sad, on Apr 2, 2013 at 9:59 am | 1 comment | 2403 Views
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