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AROUND TOWN

Smoking ordinance could have broad reach

People who smoke cigarettes may find themselves pausing to examine their surroundings more often when they're within the...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by Ken J., on Mar 6, 2010 at 12:32 am | 6 comments | 1502 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Protests under way at community colleges

Walkouts are taking place this morning (March 4) at Canada College in Woodside and Skyline College in San Bruno as part...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2010
Last comment by LOL, on Mar 5, 2010 at 5:41 pm | 3 comments | 1729 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: 60 show up for outreach meeting

About 60 people came to the Atherton community outreach meeting on Monday night, Feb. 22, and while most wanted to know about...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by Watching the cops, on Mar 4, 2010 at 11:11 pm | 77 comments | 4011 Views

MENLO PARK

Report: Mountain lion spotted near La Honda

A mountain lion was spotted in an unincorporated part of San Mateo County near La Honda this evening, according to a...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Mar 4, 2010 at 5:40 pm | 5 comments | 1318 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Depot to fund 44 El Camino Real trees

Home Depot has provided a grant that will fund the planting of 44 London Plane trees along El Camino Real in Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2010
Last comment by Downtowner, on Mar 4, 2010 at 2:54 pm | 4 comments | 1420 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sand Hill Road fire causes $100,000 in damage

A fire at the Classic Residence by Hyatt on Sand Hill Road temporarily displaced 80 residents early Sunday morning and caused...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1315 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tonight: Discussion of Cargill project

Representatives of both Save the Bay and agribusiness giant Cargill will be on hand to discuss Cargill's proposal to build...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by tom h, on Mar 4, 2010 at 9:39 am | 4 comments | 1425 Views

MENLO PARK

Why businesses consider Menlo Park to be an unfriendly City

The Almanac has just reported: Bohannon project schedule delayed The approval process for the million-square-foot...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 4, 2010 at 7:41 am | 23 comments | 1442 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Buying online to avoid taxes costs everyone

While economists nationwide argue over whether we have begun to recover from the Great Recession, one financial reality is...

Original post made by Clark Kepler on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by Merrill Linmon Roe, on Mar 3, 2010 at 9:25 pm | 12 comments | 1788 Views

MENLO PARK

Big run of property crimes in Atherton, MP

Thieves got away with almost $53,000 in stolen goods in some 19 property crimes in Atherton and Menlo Park over the week...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by Bulldog, on Mar 3, 2010 at 8:05 pm | 8 comments | 2455 Views

ATHERTON

Review board needed to restore trust in Atherton cops, ACIL president says

Is a citizen oversight committee needed to restore confidence in the Atherton Police Department? Read the full story here...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 3, 2010 at 5:54 pm | 38 comments | 2545 Views

ATHERTON

Editorial: District elections for supervisor

There is a political sleight of hand going on right under the nose of San Mateo County residents, but unless there is a major...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Mar 3, 2010 at 5:09 pm | 3 comments | 1628 Views

AROUND TOWN

Habitat ready to rebuild more homes

Habitat for Humanity is asking the city of Menlo Park to help it buy five more foreclosed properties in the Belle Haven neighborhood....

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Mar 3, 2010 at 4:45 pm | 5 comments | 1307 Views

OTHER TOPICS

New rules may create more obstacles for Cargill

The commission charged with protecting and regulating development in San Francisco Bay is poised to issue new rules that...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Mar 3, 2010 at 2:30 pm | 1 comment | 1375 Views

ATHERTON

Study: Atherton Library needs to double in size

Atherton's quaint little branch library needs to more than double in size, expand its collection and make a number of improvements,...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by Cut it out, on Mar 3, 2010 at 2:15 pm | 2 comments | 1526 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park to fund five more Habitat homes

Menlo Park's City Council at its March 2 meeting approved providing funding to help Habitat for Humanity buy and renovate...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by resident, on Mar 3, 2010 at 2:03 pm | 1 comment | 1401 Views

AROUND TOWN

Affordable Events At Stanford

Stanford University invites local community members to campus for concerts, art exhibits, special tours, sports events, lectures,...

Original post made by Stanford For You on Mar. 3, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1245 Views

ATHERTON

A police commission is needed for Atherton

Yesterday, February 25, 2010 I submitted a citizen's complaint. This complaint included the following allegations of misconduct...

Original post made by John P Johns on Feb. 27, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Mar 2, 2010 at 6:44 pm | 12 comments | 1584 Views

AROUND TOWN

Candidates emerge for Ira Ruskin seat

The race for Ira Ruskin's California Assembly seat has begun, even though his term isn't up until 2010. San Mateo County...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by John, on Mar 2, 2010 at 4:43 pm | 1 comment | 1312 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Great Treasure Hunt and Flea Market

The Great Treasure Hunt and Flea Market A fundraiser to benefit Carillon School May 22, 2010 10:00am 4:00pm Christ...

Original post made by Andi Mallinckrodt on Mar. 2, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1662 Views
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