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FICTION

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
There are no comments yet. 2177 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain lion encounter prompts park closure

Just as county officials prepared to reopen a San Mateo County park that was shut down after hikers were confronted by...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by La Hondan, on Feb 8, 2010 at 2:39 pm | 3 comments | 1220 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Alvarez faces death for killing police officer

A San Mateo County Superior Court judge this morning (Feb. 8) upheld a jury's recommendation to sentence 26-year-old...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2010
Last comment by Sam Sinnott, on Feb 8, 2010 at 2:37 pm | 1 comment | 1284 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Camp Galileo Offers Savings on Summer Camp before March 1st

Galileo Learning, operator of Camp Galileo for Pre-K through 5th graders in Woodside, is offering early bird savings on its...

Original post made by Katherine Chouteau on Feb. 8, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1348 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley Archives

The mansion Herbert Law built in the 1920s for his 5-year-old daughter Patricia in the hills of Portola Valley burned in...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2010
Last comment by More Info, on Feb 8, 2010 at 1:29 pm | 1 comment | 2555 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Newcomer takes funding lead in Assembly race

A venture capitalist from Menlo Park has surged past two political veterans in the race for campaign fundraising, all but...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Who Dat?, on Feb 7, 2010 at 9:31 pm | 15 comments | 1914 Views

ATHERTON

My Boss is Jerry Gruber

Atherton Police Chief Mike Guerra From a article in todays The Daily News: Resident urges police oversight committee "Since...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Feb. 6, 2010
Last comment by Can't stop laughing, on Feb 7, 2010 at 1:25 am | 7 comments | 1641 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton resident calls for probe of police department

An Atherton resident who said he was wrongfully arrested in 2008 on domestic violence charges was exonerated Jan. 14 by a...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Candle Lighter, on Feb 6, 2010 at 11:36 pm | 12 comments | 2559 Views

AROUND TOWN

State wins $2.25 billion for high-speed rail

The plan to build a high-speed rail line between San Francisco and Los Angeles is getting a $2.25 billion boost today. More...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by Orange County Register, on Feb 6, 2010 at 8:47 am | 16 comments | 1674 Views

ATHERTON

All Police Reports are Public Record

All Police Reports are Public Record according to San Mateo County District Attorney James P. Fox. He is quoted as saying...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Feb 6, 2010 at 5:42 am | 9 comments | 2268 Views

ATHERTON

Police oversight committee for Atherton?

Is a citizen oversight committee needed to restore confidence in the Atherton Police Department? Peter Carpenter, the president...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Feb 6, 2010 at 5:39 am | 39 comments | 2143 Views

SPORTS

Menlo-Atherton Stuns Burlingame with Upset Victory

The M-A Bears traveled to Burlingame to face the first place Panthers. Burlingame, undefeated in PAL with a significant...

Original post made by calfan on Feb. 6, 2010
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AROUND TOWN

Is there a Gresham's Law for public opinion?

Wikipedia: "Gresham's law is commonly stated: "Bad money drives out good", but more accurately stated: "Bad money drives...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 5, 2010 at 5:43 pm | 1 comment | 1166 Views

ATHERTON

Resources on Police Oversight and Review Committees

1 - http://www.cabq.gov/council/completed-reports-and-studies/police-oversight-task-force-report 2- http://www.parc.info/oversight_agencies.chtml 3...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Feb. 5, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1391 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saturday: 'Fair Elections' rally

A pilot program to offer public funds to statewide political candidates will be the subject of a rally Saturday, Feb. 6,...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by Maria of West Menlo, on Feb 4, 2010 at 5:12 pm | 3 comments | 1093 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council to review appeal of Safeway plans

A routine administrative permit allowing for outdoor seating at the Safeway complex on El Camino Real has been appealed all...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2010
Last comment by Maria of West Menlo, on Feb 4, 2010 at 5:06 pm | 49 comments | 2520 Views

MENLO PARK

Will massive development clog local streets?

Several major land development projects in the works could mean greatly increased traffic on several streets in Menlo Park...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Guido Veloce, on Feb 4, 2010 at 4:17 pm | 4 comments | 1028 Views

MENLO PARK

Alameda de las Pulgas building gets a facelift

The long building on Alameda de las Pulgas at Avy Avenue in West Menlo Park that houses a Starbucks and the post office is...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by Appreciative Neighbor, on Feb 4, 2010 at 2:21 pm | 3 comments | 1141 Views

ATHERTON

My nomination for ACIL League of Merit 2010

Each year the ACIL honors one Atherton resident for his or her outstanding contribution to the community. My nomination...

Original post made by board member on Feb. 4, 2010
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MENLO PARK

Judge Kopp continues to distort High Speed Rail

The following appears in a letter to the Almanac Feb 3rd. Rail editorial challenged By Judge Quentin L. Kopp Your...

Original post made by morris brown on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by backbone?, on Feb 4, 2010 at 8:58 am | 2 comments | 1542 Views
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