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AROUND TOWN

Stanford Driving School closes; students stranded

One of the Bay Area's oldest driving schools suddenly closed its doors last month, and hundreds of parents and student drivers...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2015
Last comment by Mother of teen driver, 6 minutes ago | 2 comments | 874 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Circus Club: 'Let's be a role model' for water use

With a 10-acre polo field visible from the street, it's almost inevitable that passersby would complain when they notice...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2015
Last comment by Just hold on, 19 minutes ago | 6 comments | 1311 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Law eliminating personal belief exemption for vaccinations passes state Assembly

The exemption that has allowed parents not to vaccinate their children because of personal or religious beliefs would be...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2015
Last comment by Steve, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 413 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hon. Judge Leland Davis lll " Miss Ekholm Lied on the witness stand."

X Sheriff Deputy Colin T. Smith Sentencing hearing June 26, 2015 1PM Yesterday late afternoon in courtroom 2A the Honorable...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jun. 27, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, 1 hour ago | 6 comments | 179 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park woman killed at El Camino crosswalk

A Menlo Park woman was struck by a vehicle and killed last night while walking at the intersection of El Camino Real and...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by Ram Duriseti, 1 hour ago | 41 comments | 5990 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park police focus on Ravenswood Avenue traffic problems

Menlo Park police have been more visible lately along Ravenswood Avenue, concentrating traffic enforcement efforts there. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by Aaron, 3 hours ago | 29 comments | 2621 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton philanthropist Lorey Lokey is honored

Business Wire founder and Atherton philanthropist Lorry Lokey received an honorary doctorate degree recently from Tel Aviv...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2015
Last comment by Janet, 3 hours ago | 1 comment | 1023 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Circus Club watering fields at 11am

Can someone please explain what Menlo Circus Club is doing watering their grass polo fields at 11am on Tuesday 6/16? I am...

Original post made by Please Save Water on Jun. 16, 2015
Last comment by Circus Club Misusing Water?, 7 hours ago | 54 comments | 2296 Views

MENLO PARK

Cars gone wild: Menlo Park trial street barriers lead to unusual driving

After Menlo Park installed barriers to limit turns at the Ravenswood Avenue and Alma Street intersection, some drivers apparently...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jun 27, 2015 at 4:17 pm | 43 comments | 4638 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Supreme Court upholds same-sex marriage

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled by a 5-4 vote today that the federal Constitution provides a right to same-sex marriage -- an...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Jun 27, 2015 at 3:55 pm | 6 comments | 856 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Independent analysis of aircraft noise is on

Portola Valley has taken another step along a hard road. The Town Council is proceeding with plans to hire a consultant to...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2015
Last comment by Tomas, on Jun 27, 2015 at 3:48 pm | 21 comments | 1413 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dutch Goose racing to finish ADA improvements

Businesses up and down the Peninsula are getting to know one customer by name. A San Jose resident has filed lawsuits for...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2015
Last comment by straight talk, on Jun 27, 2015 at 1:20 pm | 43 comments | 8272 Views

AROUND TOWN

Probation Dept. Recommends Probation for Deputy SheriffColin Troy Smith, convicted of felony assault

What is wrong with San Mateo County? http://www.smdailyjournal.com/articles/lnews/2014-12-20/former-deputy-gets-90-day-prison-evaluation/1776425135348.html Colin...

Original post made by Holly L. on Dec. 20, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 26, 2015 at 5:14 pm | 8 comments | 940 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

NYT Sunday Review Article on Hillary Clinton

Just read an interesting article by Maureen Dowd in Today's NYT about Hillary Clinton. http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/21/opinion/sunday/maureen-dowd-trade-winds-blow-ill-for-hill...

Original post made by New York Times Reader on Jun. 21, 2015
Last comment by really?, on Jun 26, 2015 at 2:22 pm | 11 comments | 275 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside gives Stanford habitat award

In Woodside's fourth year of recognizing residents who allow their properties to be open and accessible to wildlife, the...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2015
Last comment by Joe, on Jun 26, 2015 at 1:31 pm | 3 comments | 1483 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park man sentenced to year in jail for drunken driving

A Menlo Park man pleaded no contest to one count of felony drunken driving in a case involving collisions with several vehicles...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 26, 2015 at 10:48 am | 3 comments | 1829 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Locals sue FAA over aircraft noise

For years, residents in Portola Valley, Ladera and along Skyline Boulevard have complained to Northern California aviation...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 25, 2015 at 5:46 pm | 46 comments | 4389 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: 'National conversation on race' must begin among the young

I attended a fundraiser for Sen. Barbara Boxer at the home of Rep. Anna Eshoo in Atherton c. 2005. Sen. Boxer made an unsolicited...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on Jun 25, 2015 at 4:40 pm | 13 comments | 517 Views

MENLO PARK

Man grabs girl out for run in Atherton

Atherton police say a girl out for a run early Saturday afternoon was grabbed by a man who tried to rob her, but she was...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2015
Last comment by Liz, on Jun 25, 2015 at 1:27 pm | 7 comments | 248 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Changes underway at Ravenswood and Alma intersection

A six-month trial of changes to the Alma Street-Ravenswood Avenue intersection starts this week, according to the city of...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2015
Last comment by concerned resident, on Jun 25, 2015 at 11:54 am | 74 comments | 5727 Views
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