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AROUND TOWN

Menlo School students write code for educational tool

The Looma resembles little more than a makeshift wooden box containing a projector with some techy-looking doodads inside....

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2016
Last comment by Anita, on Aug 14, 2016 at 5:13 pm | 1 comment | 1438 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County Deleting Documents after illegal appointment of Carlos G. Bolanos to Sheriff

I said the July 12, 2016 appointment of Carlos G. Bolanos to Sheriff was illegal and a Coup. The appointment was not on...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Aug. 13, 2016
There are no comments yet. 123 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Trial date set for lawsuit by driver who struck horse on I-280

A jury trial is set for April 27 on a lawsuit brought by a Menlo Park physician seriously injured in December 2012 when her...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Aug 13, 2016 at 5:12 pm | 5 comments | 2638 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Little Hoover Commission to update Special District Report

I recently received the June ADVOCACY ALERT of the Association of California Healthcare District's(ACHD) sent to directors...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Aug 13, 2016 at 10:36 am | 9 comments | 188 Views

MENLO PARK

Did she remit the 12% transient occupancy tax

Quite a bit in other news sites including local news stations about the MP woman who Airbnbed a room in her home for a while...

Original post made by whatever on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by really?, on Aug 12, 2016 at 6:24 pm | 4 comments | 123 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Michael O'Connell, airline machinist

An Irish wake for Woodside Glens resident Michael Dan O'Connell is set for 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17, at Bach Dancing &...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by Jan Sollish, on Aug 12, 2016 at 5:43 pm | 1 comment | 1351 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jail smuggling defendants appear in court

Seven defendants including three San Mateo County sheriff's employees accused of a conspiracy to smuggle cellphones and drugs...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 12, 2016 at 3:18 pm | 35 comments | 4434 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Political leaders call for Caltrans to act on El Camino hazards

After hearing of the verdict assigning Caltrans most of the blame for a 2010 death in a crosswalk on El Camino Real in Atherton,...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2016
Last comment by Tina, on Aug 12, 2016 at 1:34 pm | 6 comments | 1467 Views

FICTION

Police calls: Thefts from home construction site in Portola Valley

Crime and accident reports from Portola Valley, Woodside and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2014/12/19/police-calls-levels-and-job-site-radio-...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2614 Views

WOODSIDE

Wrapping gifts for kids in need

For the fourth year in a row, the Elf Project has called on local students to wrap Christmas presents for children in need. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2016
Last comment by Denise, on Aug 11, 2016 at 4:35 pm | 1 comment | 2365 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Spare the Air alert issued for Thursday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Spare the Air alert for Thursday because of excessive smog and...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2016
Last comment by Frances Zavis, on Aug 11, 2016 at 2:07 pm | 2 comments | 526 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Carlos Bolanos appointed San Mateo County sheriff on 3-2 vote

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 Tuesday (July 12) to appoint Undersheriff Carlos Bolanos to fill the...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2016
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 11, 2016 at 1:26 pm | 17 comments | 2733 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police calls: Eight burglaries in Atherton, Portola Valley, Ladera

Police calls from Atherton, Portola Valley, Ladera and Woodside Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2016/08/10/police-calls-eight--burglaries-in-atherton-por...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2016
Last comment by Roberto, on Aug 11, 2016 at 10:53 am | 2 comments | 3685 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Fast-tracking growth in Menlo Park — the point of no return fast approaching

Waiting for our city officials' consideration and approval, two decisive environmental impact reports (EIR) are not getting...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by time for reality check, on Aug 11, 2016 at 10:25 am | 39 comments | 2383 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Is there a possible consensus that this election cycle is so messed up because of money?

I am just wondering what people think about the relationship of money, billionaires, corporations and even foreign influences...

Original post made by Mr.SmithRunsFromOffice on Aug. 11, 2016
There are no comments yet. 60 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Trump suggests assassination of political opponent

How far must he go to be removed as the Republican nominee? He asked for a gun owners to... oh heavens NO!!!!! ENOUGH! “If...

Original post made by Smoky on Aug. 9, 2016
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Aug 10, 2016 at 3:23 pm | 9 comments | 188 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton: More mosquitoes found infected with West Nile virus

After fogging mosquitoes in one Atherton neighborhood over the weekend, additional mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus have...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2016
Last comment by farm puddles, on Aug 10, 2016 at 9:34 am | 6 comments | 1594 Views

WOODSIDE

Trump to announce today his tax plan - tax CUTS for BILLIONAIRES

Tax cuts for billionaires! Tax cuts for Wall Street! Tax cuts for Big Business! Cut regulations that protect Americans! For...

Original post made by Money for BILLIONAIRES on Aug. 8, 2016
Last comment by doesn't matter, on Aug 10, 2016 at 12:44 am | 18 comments | 209 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park: 'Laurel Mom' spearheads plan for kid-friendly bike route

In October, Laurel School's upper campus, the new site for its third- through fifth-graders located at 275 Elliott Drive,...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2016
Last comment by eduardo, on Aug 9, 2016 at 7:58 pm | 13 comments | 3055 Views

AROUND TOWN

Trump's FINAL insult to America, the GOP, our military and our fallen heroes

Most. Despicable. Politician. Ever. Khizr and Ghazala Khan told America of their patriotism and love of America, and...

Original post made by Beyond the Pale on Jul. 30, 2016
Last comment by FYI, on Aug 9, 2016 at 7:00 pm | 52 comments | 599 Views
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