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ATHERTON

Woman injured in fall at M-A High parking lot

An 80-year-old woman was hospitalized Sunday night, Jan. 16, after she tripped on a speed bump and fell in the parking lot...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2011
Last comment by Ben, on Jan 19, 2011 at 6:54 pm | 2 comments | 1684 Views

AROUND TOWN

Turning our old garbage system upside down and inside out

Neither the local jurisdictions or Recology have done a very good job of retraining us on managing our waste stream INSIDE...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Jan. 6, 2011
Last comment by John, on Jan 19, 2011 at 4:19 pm | 24 comments | 2752 Views

MENLO PARK

MP in the news?

Anyone know why a CBS5 news crew was interviewing councilman Cline outside his home early this evening?...

Original post made by Tristan on Jan. 18, 2011
Last comment by looking on, on Jan 19, 2011 at 3:00 pm | 2 comments | 1197 Views

MENLO PARK

Arizona shooting has investigators looking at threats to Leland Yee

With potential 2012 Republican presidential candidate Sarah Palin and her confrontational style of politicking in the news...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2011
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jan 19, 2011 at 9:26 am | 3 comments | 1354 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bicycle Chaos

Yesterday, at about 10:30 AM, at the intersection of Sand Hill Road and Portola Road, while I was waiting to turn left onto...

Original post made by Local Driver on Jan. 9, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Jan 18, 2011 at 7:25 pm | 65 comments | 4499 Views

AROUND TOWN

Simitian calls Brown's budget a 'grown-up' plan

For years, state Sen. Joe Simitian has been repeating a budget mantra: "Spend less; collect more; do it now." Gov. Jerry...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by Charles, on Jan 18, 2011 at 5:29 pm | 6 comments | 2349 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Lining up against the death penalty

A recent news report said that the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office soon will make a decision whether or not to...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2011
Last comment by Tony Press, on Jan 18, 2011 at 5:21 pm | 1 comment | 2228 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - January 17, 2011

Hardcover Fiction 1 Left Neglected - Lisa Genova 2 Sentry - Robert Crais 3 Freedom - Jonathan Franzen 4 Lost Gate -...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Jan. 18, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1270 Views

MENLO PARK

Apple's Steve Jobs takes third medical leave

Apple CEO Steve Jobs has announced that he will take another medical leave of absence. Jobs, 55, sent a letter to employees...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1605 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Friday: Services for Celeste Henzel, 60

Celeste Mariana Schmitt Henzel of Portola Valley, a top ranked real estate agent on the Peninsula, died Nov. 6 of cancer...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by Tina Brewer, on Jan 17, 2011 at 4:13 pm | 1 comment | 3018 Views

MENLO PARK

Triumphs, trials, and two cents

John Boyle and Heyward Robinson have a few things in common — both served on the Menlo Park City Council for one term....

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by thx, on Jan 17, 2011 at 4:12 pm | 1 comment | 1774 Views

MENLO PARK

Cell phone antennas proposed for Nealon Park

Many Menlo Park residents may not know about T-Mobile's plans to install cell phone antennas in Nealon Park. They reportedly...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2011
Last comment by Mr. Cavil, on Jan 16, 2011 at 9:59 am | 1 comment | 1302 Views

AROUND TOWN

POST buys 97 acres near La Honda

The Peninsula Open Space Trust has acquired 97.5 acres of land on the western side of the Santa Cruz range near La Honda...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2011
Last comment by Maggie Heilman, on Jan 15, 2011 at 11:11 am | 1 comment | 1580 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Getting off of Gentry Magazine's distribution list

Anyone know how to get off of Gentry Magazine's distribution list? I'm not interested in the content/tone of the editorials...

Original post made by Local Resident on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by sourgrapes, on Jan 14, 2011 at 3:55 pm | 5 comments | 1855 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Remembering Betty -- and Country Almanac

Betty Fry, who died Dec. 30 in Nevada City, is still making her mark on the Midpeninsula every week, as the local newspaper...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by KD, on Jan 14, 2011 at 3:47 pm | 1 comment | 2218 Views

MENLO PARK

Beltramo townhomes approved

The Menlo Park City Council got the new year off to a productive start. In less than an hour, without much debate or even...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by looking on, on Jan 13, 2011 at 9:58 pm | 6 comments | 2369 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park should not welcome Facebook

I just read where our City Manager said he would be delighted if Facebook were to come into the Sun Micro campus. Why! Does...

Original post made by looking on on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by Doctrine of Relation Back?, on Jan 13, 2011 at 8:34 pm | 41 comments | 3134 Views

MENLO PARK

Sisters sentenced in stiletto heel attack

A pair of sisters pleaded no contest to misdemeanor charges in connection with a July 2010 British Bankers Club incident...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by that does it, on Jan 13, 2011 at 2:38 pm | 2 comments | 1932 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park gas leak due to house demolition

Failure to have PG&E turn off electricity and gas to a home about to be demolished resulted in a gas leak that dissipated...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by Not a PG&E fan, on Jan 13, 2011 at 1:32 pm | 2 comments | 1886 Views

AROUND TOWN

Armed homeowner confronts would-be burglar

The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office said it apprehended a suspect in an attempted residential burglary in unincorporated...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 12, 2011 at 6:58 pm | 1 comment | 1614 Views
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