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Senior athletes kick off state championships Saturday

Seeking to inspire people of all ages to live more active, healthy and fulfilling lives, the 2011 Bay Area Senior Games will...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2011
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Town may regulate commercial use of tennis/sports courts

A regulation is in the works in Portola Valley that would establish criteria to determine when a professional such as a tennis...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2011
Last comment by , on Mar 25, 2011 at 6:58 pm | -1 comments | 6011 Views

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County seeks volunteers for transportation advisory committee

County transportation officials are seeking San Mateo County residents to volunteer for a citizens advisory committee that...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2011
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Menlo Park resident tells of his experience in Japan when the earthquake struck last week

Chuck House, who lives in the Stanford Hills area of Menlo Park, sent us this account of his teaching a seminar in Hachioji,...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Gail Slocum, on Mar 21, 2011 at 12:34 pm | 4 comments | 7146 Views

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Letter: City needs to fix dangerous intersection

While the Menlo Park Transportation Commission wrings its hands about so-called cut-through traffic in the Willows, an actual...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2011
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Bothun charges dismissed

The probation violation charge that resulted from the search of journalist Brian Bothun's Atherton home last October was...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2011
Last comment by John P Johns, on Feb 2, 2011 at 8:15 am | 5 comments | 6861 Views

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Con man Gann swaps plea for prison time

Simon Gann, who admitted sweet-talking a Menlo Park woman into a relationship and out of approximately $1,900 by pretending...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2011
Last comment by Glen Turner, on Jan 1, 2011 at 3:51 pm | 2 comments | 11166 Views

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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 | 2 comments | 6706 Views

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Menlo preschool director changes plea to no contest

In a surprise move, the 55-year-old former director of Menlo Park's Belle Haven childcare center charged with harassing the...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
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Sometimes you can fight City Hall

When Menlo Park badminton fans discovered that floor plans for the new $11.5-million Arrillaga gym off Alma Street did not...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by Badminton, on Sep 24, 2010 at 10:00 pm | 5 comments | 10904 Views

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Wednesday: Atherton may adopt resolution opposing high-speed rail project

The Atherton City Council will consider Wednesday a resolution putting the town government on record as opposing the California...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by JustAsking, on Aug 17, 2010 at 10:28 pm | 5 comments | 8180 Views

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CHP reopens U.S. 101, traffic remains heavy

The California Highway Patrol has reopened U.S. 101 in San Mateo this morning after downed lines prompted full closures...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2010
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Hundreds march in May Day parade

The town of Woodside continued its 88-year-old tradition of parading through the streets on May Day in a colorful display...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
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'Where do Stars and Galaxies Come From?'

Stanford University physics professor Tom Abel will give a free talk at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 13, on "Where do Stars and...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Apr 13, 2010 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 7064 Views

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A walk into ... adventure, fame, love, heartbreak -- you be the guide.

This is the beginning of a story, but only the beginning. It is your role, if you choose to accept it, to add a paragraph...

Original post made by Mr. Man on Dec. 15, 2006
Last comment by Joe, on Apr 6, 2010 at 3:38 pm | 44 comments | 8229 Views

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Kepler's Bestsellers - March 28, 2010

Hardcover Fiction 1 Help Kathryn Stockett 2 Man From Beijing Henning Mankell 3 Major Pettigrew's Last Stand Helen Simonson 4 Too...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Mar. 29, 2010
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Kepler's Bestsellers as of March 21, 2010

Hardcover Fiction 1 Spellwright Blake Charlton 2 Help Kathryn Stockett 3 So Much For That Lionel Shriver 4 Lacuna Barbara...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Mar. 22, 2010
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Kepler's Bestsellers - Week ending 2/7/10

Hardcover Fiction 1 Where The God Of Love Hangs Out Amy Bloom 2 Unnamed Joshua Ferris 3 Help Kathryn Stockett 4 Lost...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Feb. 8, 2010
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Free flu shots in Woodside, Menlo Park

Looking ahead to flu season, the San Mateo County Health Department is offering free vaccinations to eligible residents over...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Oct 29, 2009 at 12:30 pm | 2 comments | 7355 Views

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Fire board candidates respond to flap over ads

With a contract dispute unresolved and an election looming, the union that represents 93 firefighters in the Menlo Park Fire...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 22, 2009 at 1:20 pm | 9 comments | 11035 Views
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