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Editorial: Don't forget to vote for supervisor

Many residents of southern San Mateo County might be surprised if they were told that there is an election going on right...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by Thomas (Sharon Heights), on Apr 21, 2011 at 9:07 pm | 4 comments | 1518 Views

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Stanford hospital expansion: Menlo Park not happy with traffic mitigation measures

Everyone seems to agree that an expanded Stanford hospital will be a boon to the community. Nevertheless, the project's final...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by EchoChamber, on Apr 21, 2011 at 7:09 pm | 17 comments | 2432 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Caltrain to keep all trains running -- for now

Caltrain will keep all of its 86 weekday trains running in the next fiscal year, though riders will have to shell out a little...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2011
Last comment by CaltrainCommuter, on Apr 21, 2011 at 6:54 pm | 1 comment | 1887 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Reps: High-speed rail should merge with improved Caltrain system on Peninsula

Saying that government funding for California's High-Speed Rail program will be "severely limited ... for the foreseeable...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2011
Last comment by sadfsf, on Apr 21, 2011 at 1:12 pm | 1 comment | 1727 Views

AROUND TOWN

HSR is having a Closed Door meeting.

High Speed Rail is meeting today in San Mateo.....The public is not invited, this is a closed door session. http://www.mercurynews.com/san-mateo-county/ci_17885223...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Apr 21, 2011 at 11:12 am | 3 comments | 1519 Views

MENLO PARK

Reps: High-speed rail should merge with improved Caltrain system in San Jose

Saying that government funding for California's High-Speed Rail program will be "severely limited ... for the foreseeable...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2011
Last comment by Alfred E Newman, on Apr 21, 2011 at 9:47 am | 21 comments | 2696 Views

SPORTS

Menlo Atherton varsity baseball team loses a close one

The Menlo Atherton Bears varsity baseball team lose a close one in Rancho Cordova on Wednesday April 20, when an error, ...

Original post made by Linda Lange on Apr. 20, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2928 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fergusson has no conflict yet, commission says

The informal opinion of the Fair Political Practices Commission is that a Menlo Park councilwoman at this time doesn't have...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2011
Last comment by Tim Wulff, on Apr 20, 2011 at 9:37 pm | 6 comments | 1628 Views

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Substantial traffic delays expected with Obama visit

President Obama's visit to Palo Alto Wednesday (April 20) is expected to cause traffic delays and limit access to homes and...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by al norte sm, on Apr 20, 2011 at 2:40 pm | 6 comments | 4381 Views

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Caltrain aims to keep all 86 trains running

Caltrain would keep all of its 86 weekday trains running for the next year if the agency's board of directors approves on...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by Ron Shepherd, on Apr 20, 2011 at 1:06 pm | 1 comment | 1791 Views

MENLO PARK

Willows traffic plan gets thumbs down from Transportation Commission on a 3-2 vote

Does the Willows neighborhood need traffic calming? No. Yes. Maybe, but not like this. The answer, as Menlo Park has discovered...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2011
Last comment by Willow resident, on Apr 20, 2011 at 1:04 pm | 10 comments | 2251 Views

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When mountain lions enter residential areas

Local public safety agencies should work with experts on mountain lion behavior to develop contingency plans for cases when...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by Carol Murphy, on Apr 20, 2011 at 6:31 am | 1 comment | 2148 Views

SPORTS

Menlo Atherton Bears win 2 games in tournament

On April 18th, the Menlo Atherton Bears varsity baseball team plays 2 dominating games in the Rancho Cordova tournament scoring...

Original post made by Linda Lange on Apr. 19, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2839 Views

MENLO PARK

Three Bay Area legislators: No to elevated high-speed rail, yes to Caltrain electrification

Three Bay Area legislators joined forces today to announce their rejection of elevated tracks as an option for high-speed...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2011
Last comment by SMVoter, on Apr 19, 2011 at 3:15 pm | 12 comments | 2035 Views

MENLO PARK

Major HIgh Speed Rail announcement to be made in Menlo Park Monday (4/28/2011)

According to Senator Simitian's website: A major HSR announcement will be coming from Simitian, Eshoo and Rich Gordon tomorrow: http://www.senatorsimitian.com/ Eshoo,...

Original post made by morris brown on Apr. 17, 2011
Last comment by SMVoter, on Apr 19, 2011 at 3:06 pm | 4 comments | 2133 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Second mountain lion spotted in Woodside

A mountain lion was spotted early this morning in Woodside, the second such sighting to occur in the town in as many...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2011
Last comment by cougar, on Apr 19, 2011 at 2:15 pm | 4 comments | 2394 Views

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Kepler's Bestsellers - 4/18/2011

Hardcover Nonfiction 1 Bond Wayne Pacelle 2 Bossypants - Tina Fey 3 Social Animal - David Brooks 4 Unbroken - Laura...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Apr. 19, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1651 Views

MENLO PARK

New T-Mobile Cell Phone Tower Planned for Middle/Cotton

I knew T-Mobile plans a cell tower at 2400 Sandhill, but just saw a map indicating they are also planning new tower at Cotton...

Original post made by Bob on Apr. 19, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1387 Views

ATHERTON

Police warn of 'grandparent scam'

The Atherton Police Department last week issued a warning about a phone scam that targets grandparents -- an operation known...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2011
Last comment by Jason, on Apr 19, 2011 at 11:39 am | 14 comments | 2688 Views

SPORTS

Menlo Atherton wears out 5 pitchers in 5 innings for 17-1 win

The MA bats continued their hot streak as they wore out 5 Center High School Pitchers scoring 17 runs in 5 innings to start...

Original post made by Linda Lange on Apr. 18, 2011
There are no comments yet. 3339 Views
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