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MOVIES

Borders bookstore to close

Borders bookstore in downtown Palo Alto will close by the end of September as part of the liquidation of the national chain,...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2011
Last comment by Nostalgic, on Jul 20, 2011 at 10:38 am | 1 comment | 4059 Views

MENLO PARK

Driver not faulted in Rodney Smith bicycle fatality on Sand Hill Road

The Sand Hill Road traffic accident that killed Portola Valley resident Rodney Smith apparently happened as a result of...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2007
Last comment by John Murphy, on Jul 16, 2007 at 4:22 pm | 8 comments | 4056 Views

FICTION

Ken Follet's Book Fall of Giants

I am only partially through the book Fall of Giants but I highly recommend reading it. One very hilarious passage occurs...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Oct. 30, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Oct 30, 2010 at 2:37 pm | 1 comment | 4044 Views

MOVIES

Special report: Surveillance programs raise safety-vs-privacy questions

We are being watched. Surveillance programs operated by government agencies, from the National Security Agency and Department...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by old timer, on Sep 26, 2013 at 3:45 pm | 9 comments | 4043 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Share your favorite holiday cookie recipes

I'd like to liven up my selection of Christmas cookies this year. Does anyone have a favorite recipe they'd like to share? For...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Dec. 1, 2006
Last comment by Joe, on Nov 23, 2007 at 5:39 pm | 3 comments | 4038 Views

ATHERTON

Rash of suspicious incidents in Atherton

Atherton police say residents should take precautions in the wake of a series of recent suspicious incidents that appear...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2015
Last comment by Memories, on Jan 20, 2015 at 2:33 pm | 8 comments | 4038 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board may change policy on busing EPA kids

A decades-long policy of having East Palo Alto teens take a bus to high school in Woodside or Belmont may come to an end...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by A-town gangsta, on Sep 25, 2013 at 11:18 pm | 10 comments | 4036 Views

SPORTS

Year-round aquatics programs at Burgess Park

<b>NOTE: This is a report from Menlo Swim and& Sport, the company that operates the new Burgess Park pools.</b> Menlo...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 14, 2006
There are no comments yet. 4035 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Should Las Lomitas school board seek a parcel tax increase? How much?

Trustees of the Las Lomitas School District say the district needs a parcel tax increase of $200 a year to avoid program...

Original post made by David Boyce on Nov. 14, 2006
There are no comments yet. 4031 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Lanes still closed on 101; fatalities ID'd

Traffic on U.S. Highway 101 in San Mateo continues to be limited to one lane in north and southbound directions this...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Sep 13, 2010 at 7:29 pm | 5 comments | 4028 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Environmental champion Martin Litton dies at home in Portola Valley

Martin Litton of Portola Valley, a World War II glider pilot and a writer for Sunset magazine, was a great friend to the...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2014
Last comment by Mish, on Dec 4, 2014 at 8:12 am | 10 comments | 4027 Views

OTHER TOPICS

After outcry, Caltrain pledges to soften train whistle

Following an outcry from people who live near the tracks over a recent increase in the volume of train whistles, Caltrain...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on Feb 9, 2014 at 7:34 pm | 14 comments | 4022 Views

MENLO PARK

Readers' Choice 2010: And the winners are ...

Enough with celebrity news, already. How about shining some light on the stars in our local community, the people who run...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by Gibboney Fan, on Aug 17, 2010 at 2:55 pm | 1 comment | 4020 Views

WOODSIDE

SCHOOLS: Woodside School to trim jobs, cut costs

The Woodside Elementary School District plans to prune next year's budget, a reflection of the belt-tightening facing most...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2009
Last comment by Tim, on Mar 4, 2009 at 1:23 pm | 1 comment | 4019 Views

MENLO PARK

Who’s responsible for Allied Arts disaster?

My husband and I recently returned from a six-month trip to find that the Woodside-Atherton Auxiliary to the Packard Children’s...

Original post made by Mrs. S. on May. 29, 2007
Last comment by JANELLE A. ARMSTRONG, on Oct 2, 2008 at 9:44 pm | 11 comments | 4015 Views

AROUND TOWN

National Family Week Photo Contest for Kids & Adults--Win $$$!

Calling all shutterbugs! Family Service Agency of San Mateo County, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping struggling...

Original post made by Kathy on Oct. 19, 2006
There are no comments yet. 4014 Views

MENLO PARK

BevMo rallies for second try at Menlo Park store

Three years after shelving plans for a Menlo Park store, Beverages & More (BevMo) is back. The alcohol retailer has filed...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by Janet Medlin, on Sep 27, 2010 at 1:36 pm | 74 comments | 4014 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - 2/27/2012

Hardcover Fiction 1 Sense of an Ending Julian Barnes 2 Death Comes to Pemberley P D James 3 Defending Jacob William Landay 4 Cats...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Feb. 29, 2012
There are no comments yet. 4014 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park to spend $518,500 to buy back home

Two members of the Menlo Park City Council urged the city to explore criminal charges against a couple who bought a home...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by vintage oaks BMR owner, on Aug 14, 2013 at 12:24 pm | 53 comments | 4006 Views

AROUND TOWN

Heritage Oak at risk -- Urgent

This is an urgent appeal to anyone who may be able to help - the SF PUC has informed neighbors whose homes are between 15th...

Original post made by MaryAnnMP on May. 14, 2011
Last comment by MaryAnnMP, on May 31, 2011 at 2:18 pm | 49 comments | 4005 Views
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