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“We enjoy the scrutiny.” —Chief Private Defender John Digiacinto

San Mateo County Private Defender Program This explains why John Digiacinto enjoyed this Grand Jury Report so much there...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jul. 8, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Apr 1, 2016 at 7:56 pm | 6 comments | 628 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wednesday: Hillary Clinton speaks at Stanford, visits Atherton

Hillary Clinton is scheduled speak at Stanford University about counter-terrorism Wednesday morning before appearing at a...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2016
Last comment by JBCham, on Apr 1, 2016 at 3:17 pm | 57 comments | 2211 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton has stiff competition for home sales price crown

For three years Atherton's 94027 ZIP code has been listed by Forbes magazine as having the highest home prices in the country,...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2016
Last comment by Long line, on Apr 1, 2016 at 1:21 pm | 11 comments | 8568 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County uses StingRay software, source Jordan Boyd D.A. Inspector.

San Mateo County District Attorney Inspector Jordan Boyd testified 3/29/2016 in the PH of Lopez, Chavez & Odell that he is...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Mar. 31, 2016
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Mar 31, 2016 at 6:55 pm | 2 comments | 200 Views

MENLO PARK

West Menlo Park traffic: Parents fear for kids' safety

Community members concerned with traffic, safe routes to school, and sidewalks along Alameda de las Pulgas will have a chance...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2015
Last comment by Rick Moen, on Mar 31, 2016 at 4:08 pm | 20 comments | 3439 Views

MENLO PARK

Snowpack levels improve but still below average

When surveyors climbed to a peak in the Sierra Nevada on Wednesday (March 30) they found a welcome sight that wasn't there...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1071 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside church ushers in 'Village Hub'

A tentative plan would offer Woodside Bakery muffins and croissants, along with gourmet coffee and snacks, at neighborly...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2016
Last comment by Local Dude, on Mar 31, 2016 at 3:15 pm | 1 comment | 1044 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update: Deputy sued over courtroom gun incident

Update: Former courthouse custodian sues San Mateo County and deputy sheriff, seeking to recover damages in connection with...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2016
Last comment by SMC Taxpayer, on Mar 31, 2016 at 9:35 am | 10 comments | 1481 Views

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Congratulations to Evelyn Chavez & Chris O'Dell , DA Evidence didn't match charges

Lopez, Chavez, O'Dell case. All Charges against Evelyn Chavez and Chris were dropped today at the end of a 2 day Preliminary...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Mar. 29, 2016
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Mar 31, 2016 at 6:50 am | 20 comments | 383 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Peter Ohtaki to run for state Assembly

Menlo Park Councilman Peter Ohtaki said he plans to run in 2016 for the District 24 California Assembly seat now held by...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by Ohtaki's a regionalist, on Mar 30, 2016 at 11:59 pm | 1 comment | 425 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park Fire Protection District prepares for its 100th birthday

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District turns 100 this June, and to celebrate, its members will wear commemorative badges...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by Victoria, on Mar 30, 2016 at 9:00 pm | 1 comment | 833 Views

AROUND TOWN

Attempted kidnapping reported in Atherton

A 24-year-old woman told Atherton police her screams drove off a man who was attempting to kidnap her at about 2 a.m....

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2016
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Mar 30, 2016 at 4:59 pm | 10 comments | 2739 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Two history professors discuss Trump and Hitler comparison

About 35 people came to Kepler's Books in Menlo Park on March 23 for an hour of conversation with radio veteran Angie Coiro...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by Trumpnchange, on Mar 30, 2016 at 12:31 pm | 2 comments | 214 Views

MENLO PARK

Most want above ground parking

I guess that I'm in the minority on this issue. I would just like everyone to remember that if we finally do something about...

Original post made by Mike on Mar. 30, 2016
There are no comments yet. 78 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside School District may put parcel tax on ballot

The Woodside Elementary School District's governing board is contemplating putting a parcel tax measure on the November ballot. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by Woodsider, on Mar 30, 2016 at 9:55 am | 1 comment | 803 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Changing the tide' on youth mental health

More than 300 local parents, educators, clinicians and community members gathered Tuesday morning to discuss ways to combat...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2016
Last comment by James, on Mar 30, 2016 at 5:50 am | 4 comments | 1838 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park: New Laurel school behind schedule, won't open until Oct. 17

While a ceremony to mark progress in the construction of the new Laurel School, Upper Campus in Menlo Park will be held this...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2016
Last comment by Money's No Problem, on Mar 29, 2016 at 12:54 pm | 1 comment | 1658 Views

WOODSIDE

Grass fire near Facebook in Menlo Park is contained, chief reports

Firefighters from the Menlo Park Fire Protection District battled a grass fire late Monday afternoon and early evening that...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2016
Last comment by Request for better reporting, on Mar 29, 2016 at 12:32 pm | 7 comments | 3880 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Preschool gets priced out of Menlo Park

Casa dei Bambini, a preschool at 1215 O'Brien Drive in Menlo Park, is a hive of activity on weekdays. Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2016
Last comment by MPer, on Mar 29, 2016 at 11:17 am | 8 comments | 3099 Views

MENLO PARK

Firefighters to get stipend to live near Menlo Park fire station

There's new incentive for employees of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District to stay near the action: Under a new agreement,...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2015
Last comment by Paul Di Loreto, on Mar 29, 2016 at 9:49 am | 17 comments | 3222 Views
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