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MENLO PARK

Saturday: Speier hosts gun buyback event

U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier, D-San Francisco/San Mateo, who held a gun buyback event in San Mateo County earlier this year, is...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Mark Twain Disraeli, on Apr 15, 2013 at 2:06 pm | 15 comments | 1032 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton: $92,000 in purses missing from home

Atherton police called it grand theft in the April 5 log entry -- and it is definitely grand -- but they say they're investigating...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Susan Smith, on Apr 14, 2013 at 7:55 am | 16 comments | 11035 Views

AROUND TOWN

An Eagle-Eyed Investigator Catches Dr. Ayres at Trader Joe's

Dr. William Ayres, child psychiatrist for four decades to both the offspring of the rich in San Mateo County as well as...

Original post made by Lurker on Apr. 14, 2013
Last comment by Lurker, on Apr 14, 2013 at 6:47 am | 4 comments | 1068 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Michelle Rhees, Superman movie and DC cheating scandals

The editors removed my post and closed the topic on the Superman movie, Woodside High School and Micelle Rhees place in the...

Original post made by False idols on Apr. 13, 2013
Last comment by False idols, on Apr 13, 2013 at 4:20 pm | 2 comments | 1289 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: CalPERs increase could cost $3 million

CalPERS, (the California Public Employees' Retirement System) is on the brink of raising its required contribution rates...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 13, 2013 at 3:21 pm | 10 comments | 1490 Views

OTHER TOPICS

At the top: Lt. Gen. Joseph F. Fil Jr.

In a time of war but not of national sacrifice, of an official news blackout on photos of the flag-draped coffins of war...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2013
Last comment by Keith B, on Apr 13, 2013 at 2:21 pm | 1 comment | 960 Views

MENLO PARK

Destinations: Magical island

Our goal was to see the sun rise behind the row of 15 massive stone busts at Ahu Tongariki on Easter Island, but as we jolted...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2013
Last comment by Kathy, on Apr 13, 2013 at 1:48 pm | 2 comments | 4594 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Police Negotiations – Status is right here

Is this "through the looking glass" or what? A letter just received from John Mattes. Cops expect the parcel tax to INCREASE....

Original post made by Wow on Apr. 11, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 12, 2013 at 9:27 pm | 12 comments | 1367 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park studies housing plan update

Location, location, location: Which neighborhoods -- and by extension, schools -- in Menlo Park should bear the burden of...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2013
Last comment by Margaret Fruth, on Apr 12, 2013 at 9:13 pm | 2 comments | 893 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: Shaping the West

It's a safe bet that few can now say what these four things have in common: asparagus, the sliding glass door, a wilderness...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Debbie Mytels, on Apr 12, 2013 at 1:45 pm | 1 comment | 1223 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Can Menlo Park recover what it lost in specific plan?

With the recent downtown Menlo Park project submitted by Stanford University, residents are waking up to the reality of a...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Editor, on Apr 12, 2013 at 10:29 am | 1 comment | 851 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: New Stanford-Arrillaga plan cuts medical office space by 74 percent

As promised, this week Stanford delivered an overview of the latest revisions to its plan for El Camino Real in Menlo Park. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 12, 2013 at 10:03 am | 38 comments | 2280 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Police Negotiations -- Status Please?

It's been awfully quiet from the APOA and the progress of the negotiations over Atherton's dominating budget item, police...

Original post made by My oh my on Apr. 7, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 11, 2013 at 9:49 pm | 26 comments | 1385 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Terminate private school lease, superintendent recommends

Superintendent Maurice Ghysels recommended that the Menlo Park City School District governing board terminate a private school's...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2013
Last comment by gais supporter, on Apr 11, 2013 at 5:59 pm | 2 comments | 5076 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Early morning runners be alert

This morning, around 5:30-6:00 am, my mom was running on Ringwood between Bay and Middlefield. She always runs with a flashlight...

Original post made by Angry Runner on Apr. 10, 2013
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on Apr 11, 2013 at 3:47 pm | 1 comment | 1016 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo council will review Stanford plan April 16

Stanford University said it will have the latest revision of its proposed eight-acre mixed-used complex ready next week --...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 11, 2013 at 2:29 pm | 74 comments | 3175 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District continues to collect property tax

___In the 1996 Measure "H" election http://www.xshcd.com/SeqElec1996.pdf in which the Sequoia Hospital District obtained...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Mar. 4, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Apr 11, 2013 at 2:14 pm | 1 comment | 974 Views

OTHER TOPICS

No drone for San Mateo County Sheriff's Office

Plans are off for the purchase of a small drone aircraft that would have allowed Sheriff's Office deputies to peer down...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2013
Last comment by ACLU stinks, on Apr 11, 2013 at 1:13 pm | 3 comments | 1855 Views

WOODSIDE

Higher permit fees may be in county's future

Residents of unincorporated San Mateo County with building or planning projects may soon see their permit costs go up. But...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by La Honda, on Apr 10, 2013 at 10:29 pm | 13 comments | 1852 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District to consider increasing Directors Health Insurance

The Sequoia Healthcare District meets regularly SIX times per year. Directors receive no compensation for meeting attendance,...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Apr 10, 2013 at 4:27 pm | 4 comments | 1863 Views
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