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GOP plan would trigger major layoffs at SLAC

The prospect of major layoffs at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and other federally funded institutions was raised...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2011
Last comment by Second Santa Claus, on Feb 22, 2011 at 2:18 pm | 21 comments | 3561 Views

AROUND TOWN

End of the line for Caltrain?

Draconian cuts are planned for the 147-year-old Caltrain passenger-rail line, which is facing a $30 million deficit on a...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2011
Last comment by Terry, on Feb 22, 2011 at 1:47 am | 14 comments | 2728 Views

WOODSIDE

Jackling house settles into dust and debris

The destruction of the Jackling house on Mountain Home Road in Woodside began Monday, Feb. 14, and while the house is already...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2011
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Feb 19, 2011 at 8:17 pm | 18 comments | 9662 Views

OTHER TOPICS

President dines in Woodside tonight

A media van drives up Manzanita Way in Woodside while other reporters wait to get a glimpse of President Obama's motorcade...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Feb 19, 2011 at 5:47 pm | 14 comments | 3274 Views

MENLO PARK

Seeking compromise on wetlands restoration

The Menlo Park Library was flooded with new ideas Feb. 10 as experts and locals debated the next steps in restoring the Ravenswood...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2011
Last comment by MP Pro, on Feb 19, 2011 at 12:46 pm | 1 comment | 1712 Views

ATHERTON

Man killed by train was investigated for involvement in Atherton elder abuse case

Jon Armstrong, the pedestrian who died after being hit by a train on Friday, April 2, in San Bruno was a 52-year-old Menlo...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2011
Last comment by Holly L., on Feb 18, 2011 at 4:09 pm | 1 comment | 2408 Views

MENLO PARK

Scoping session set on Matteson project in Menlo

A scoping session for a proposal to build 26 condominiums at 389 El Camino Real, near College Avenue, in Menlo Park will...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2011
Last comment by been there, on Feb 18, 2011 at 3:21 pm | 1 comment | 1852 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Mountain lion spotted in Portola Valley

A mountain lion was spotted in a rural residential neighborhood in Portola Valley on Wednesday night, San Mateo County emergency...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2011
Last comment by JoAnn, on Feb 18, 2011 at 11:48 am | 1 comment | 3282 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo parking a factor in closing of Boutique 4

After five years in business in downtown Menlo Park, Boutique 4 has closed at 809 Santa Cruz Ave., according to Tamara Michel,...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2011
Last comment by Colleen Anderson, on Feb 18, 2011 at 10:42 am | 78 comments | 4914 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton says no to huge garbage rate hike -- for now

Proposed garbage rate increases in Atherton ranging from 63 percent for using the smallest garbage cans available to 98 percent...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by Live in Lindenwood, on Feb 17, 2011 at 8:15 pm | 6 comments | 3309 Views

OTHER TOPICS

President has arrived; dining in Woodside

President Obama arrived around 5:40 p.m. tonight at San Francisco International Airport. He was taken away by military helicopter...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Feb 17, 2011 at 6:59 pm | 1 comment | 1613 Views

ATHERTON

FBI focuses on Atherton, DA's office, sources say

(This is an expanded version of a previously published story.) The FBI is interviewing Atherton residents and others about...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2011
Last comment by Holly L., on Feb 17, 2011 at 5:40 pm | 50 comments | 6032 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton apparently not on Obama's circuit, but Woodside may be

Rumors that President Obama would be stopping by Atherton during his Bay Area visit today (Feb. 17) are apparently unfounded....

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by , on Feb 17, 2011 at 2:42 pm | 1 comment | 3340 Views

AROUND TOWN

Upcoming events at Atherton Library

Friday, Feb 18 at 7 pm: Movie Night: "Scott Pilgrim vs. The World" (Rated PG-13, 112 minutes). Tuesday, Feb 22- Friday...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Feb. 17, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1627 Views

MENLO PARK

Red Light Cameras cause an increase in Traffic Deaths

People are making unsafe stops when the traffic light turns yellow. This has resulted in a dramatic increase in rear end...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Feb. 14, 2011
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Feb 17, 2011 at 10:47 am | 23 comments | 3876 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside: Ungainly device protects drinking water

Waterline backflow preventers, with their prominent pipes and valves, tend to be on the edge of the road and interrupting...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2011
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Feb 17, 2011 at 10:18 am | 6 comments | 16073 Views

AROUND TOWN

President Obama to visit Bay Area Thursday

President Obama is coming to the Bay Area on Thursday for a one-day visit with business and technology leaders. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2011
Last comment by Alfred E Newman, on Feb 17, 2011 at 10:02 am | 6 comments | 2019 Views

ATHERTON

FBI has its eye on Atherton

The FBI is interviewing Atherton residents and others about town matters, according to a former employee who said he was...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by RG, on Feb 16, 2011 at 10:54 pm | 92 comments | 10616 Views

ATHERTON

Missing Dog in Atherton, Redwood City NEED HELP Alamnac please run a story on this dog

----- Forwarded Message ---- From: Elizabeth Akers <resqrij@ridgeback.org> To: rr-folk@listbox.com; ridgeback.org@topica.com Sent:...

Original post made by Colleen Anderson on Feb. 16, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2837 Views

ATHERTON

Today: Encinal School is wearing pink

Two boys in Nova Scotia got their whole school wearing pink to defend a freshman boy bullied for wearing a pink shirt in...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2011
Last comment by Will, on Feb 16, 2011 at 4:38 pm | 2 comments | 2194 Views
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Sam's Chowder House Palo Alto to become burger chain
By Elena Kadvany | 25 comments | 12,103 views