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AROUND TOWN

Atherton couple's $50 million donation is part of pledge to give away half their wealth

Mark and Mary Stevens, the Atherton couple who have given $50 million to USC's Neuroimaging and Informatics Institute, are...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by Susan Bird, on Mar 28, 2015 at 11:39 am | 2 comments | 3823 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Former district attorney Keith Sorenson dies at 93

Keith C. Sorenson, the district attorney in San Mateo County from 1953 to 1982, has died. Mr. Sorenson played a major role...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Mar 27, 2015 at 5:46 pm | 2 comments | 1176 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Kudos to watchdog and city, but herbicide spraying issue is unresolved

Janet Davis of the Stanford Weekend Acres neighborhood, known by many as a watchdog of public works and traffic-related services...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by Evan Snyder, on Mar 27, 2015 at 9:35 am | 1 comment | 1321 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton couple give brain research institute $50 million

Mark and Mary Stevens of Atherton have given the University of Southern California $50 million to endow and name the USC...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by Lselkins, on Mar 25, 2015 at 1:05 pm | 1 comment | 2737 Views

MENLO PARK

Lawsuit against Menlo Park fire district over crash is dismissed

A lawsuit brought against the Menlo Park Fire Protection District over a collision between a car and an emergency vehicle...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Mar 25, 2015 at 7:48 am | 12 comments | 2059 Views

ATHERTON

USC to receive wonderful gift from Atherton family

According to the LA Times Mark and Mary Stevens of Atherton "are donating $50 million to a USC brain research institute in...

Original post made by whatever on Mar. 25, 2015
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AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Man accused of camera store break-in pleads not guilty

A man in jail over a break-in at Mike's Camera shop has pleaded not guilty to charges that include burglary, vandalism and...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by katie, on Mar 25, 2015 at 7:29 am | 1 comment | 1444 Views

AROUND TOWN

ACTORS committee submits formal letter to Supervisors,re: the DA's mistreatment of Juan Lopez and the Greg Munks incident

The Ayres blog has the link to the document that was submitted by ActForUS last week to all of the Board of Supervisors and...

Original post made by Activism on Mar. 23, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Mar 24, 2015 at 7:38 pm | 12 comments | 572 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Obama's Role in Israel's Prime Minister Election

The Hill.com has an interesting perspective on the role President Obama played in Israel's recent election for prime minister. http://thehill.com/policy/international/236565-neta...

Original post made by Hill.com Reader on Mar. 22, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Mar 24, 2015 at 3:10 pm | 16 comments | 417 Views

FICTION

Boots on the ground

Lean, mean craftsmanship defines the compact (para)military thriller "'71," set during the titular time of the Troubles in...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by Nate@bestcombatboots.net, on Mar 24, 2015 at 2:52 pm | 1 comment | 784 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: Downtown parking on Menlo council agenda

Downtown parking, that perpetual agenda topic in Menlo Park, will reappear yet again before the City Council on Tuesday,...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by Interested, on Mar 24, 2015 at 1:22 pm | 3 comments | 823 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe says" Must pay consequences."

"it's simply if someone violates the law they have to pay the consequences,” to Katie Utehs KTVU 2 “no motivation other...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Mar. 20, 2015
Last comment by Question, on Mar 24, 2015 at 10:52 am | 11 comments | 744 Views

MENLO PARK

Growing up with Ty Cobb

About 10 years ago Herschel Cobb and his daughter Madelyn were looking at a photo of her as a young child. Suddenly, she...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2014
Last comment by Marian Lones Jacoby, on Mar 23, 2015 at 9:40 pm | 2 comments | 2203 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Truck smashes through camera shop; cop chases, catches suspect

After a silver Nissan pickup truck smashed the rear glass door of Mike's Camera in downtown Menlo Park early Sunday morning,...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2015
Last comment by SteveC, on Mar 23, 2015 at 2:30 pm | 4 comments | 2619 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update: Three arrested on burglary charges after Menlo Park pursuit

Three men were taken into custody Friday (March 20) following a pursuit sparked by a resident who reported seeing a suspicious...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2015
Last comment by Charlie, on Mar 23, 2015 at 1:36 pm | 1 comment | 3158 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editorial: New leadership needed at Filoli

Unanswered questions about controversial decisions affecting some 1,500 volunteers at the historic Filoli estate continue...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2015
Last comment by pearl, on Mar 22, 2015 at 12:27 pm | 24 comments | 2980 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Police department names employees of the year

Code enforcement officer Eleonor Hilario has been tapped as the Menlo Park Police Department's 2014 employee of the year,...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2015
Last comment by Guest, on Mar 21, 2015 at 3:45 pm | 1 comment | 1070 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Tonight: Frederick's Follies in Portola Valley

The Police, Kiss and the Beach Boys are among the rock bands that will be impersonated at the 11th production of Frederick's...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2015
Last comment by I was in this performance , on Mar 21, 2015 at 12:39 pm | 1 comment | 723 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Man found not guilty of assault on officer

A jury delivered a "not guilty" verdict in the case of a 65-year-old Menlo Park man charged with backing a pickup truck into...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2015
Last comment by Romin, on Mar 21, 2015 at 12:30 pm | 8 comments | 1743 Views

AROUND TOWN

The **Downton Abbey** Republican congressman resigns

Rep. Aaron Schock’s (R-Ill.) new office in the Rayburn Office Building, which was designed to resemble the dining room of...

Original post made by Schlock on Mar. 17, 2015
Last comment by Schlock, on Mar 21, 2015 at 10:00 am | 2 comments | 212 Views
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