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AROUND TOWN

x San Mateo County Sheriff Deputy Colin T. Smith 2nd trial.

San Mateo County District Attorney's Office informed the Court today that it will try this case again. This is good and...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jul. 16, 2015
Last comment by A Citizen for Justice, on Apr 14, 2016 at 3:57 pm | 9 comments | 1033 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former county social worker sentenced to nine years for child sex abuse

A former San Mateo County social worker who oversaw the cases of East Palo Alto children was sentenced to nine years in prison...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2016
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Apr 14, 2016 at 11:03 am | 4 comments | 1822 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Artist sets up pop-up gallery in downtown Menlo Park

For Ann McMillan, painting isn't just about capturing the scenery of the landscapes on a canvas. It's a more meditative practice,...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2016
Last comment by SVOS, on Apr 14, 2016 at 8:18 am | 1 comment | 520 Views

WOODSIDE

Man could spend life in prison for La Honda shootings

A North Carolina man could spend life in prison for the shooting of two La Honda men outside their home on March 12, San...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2016
Last comment by Try to find, on Apr 13, 2016 at 7:19 am | 8 comments | 1745 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Jane Baxter helps thousands with hearing problems

Over the years in her practice as a clinical audiologist, Dr. Jane Baxter of Menlo Park figures she has treated well over...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2016
Last comment by Steve Beck, on Apr 13, 2016 at 12:33 am | 3 comments | 1580 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park police: Woman recants allegation of rape

The woman who accused Hayward man of rape in a vehicle in the vicinity of the Dumbarton Bridge in Menlo Park has recanted...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Apr 12, 2016 at 9:21 pm | 4 comments | 2117 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Carriage house, bike lanes on Menlo council agenda

The Menlo Park City Council is scheduled to discuss and perhaps answer Tuesday, April 12, a number of questions. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2016
Last comment by really?, on Apr 12, 2016 at 1:55 pm | 4 comments | 1000 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park: School parcel tax ballots arriving

San Mateo County has started mailing ballots and voter information to registered voters in the Menlo Park City School District,...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2016
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Apr 12, 2016 at 9:38 am | 105 comments | 3985 Views

AROUND TOWN

Report on homes near transit: Menlo Park's among most expensive

When it comes to the sale prices of homes near transit, Menlo Park homes were among the most expensive in the Bay Area, according...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Apr 12, 2016 at 9:22 am | 1 comment | 2238 Views

ATHERTON

Surf Air continues plans to expand local flights

Local residents and officials who had been trying to meet with Surf Air CEO Jeff Potter since the company announced a major...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by Amused observer, on Apr 11, 2016 at 11:58 pm | 107 comments | 6849 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park school board places two tax measures on May ballot

It's official. Two parcel taxes will go to voters in the Menlo Park City School District in a special May 3 mail-in ballot....

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2016
Last comment by fwiw, on Apr 11, 2016 at 9:30 pm | 172 comments | 6708 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside pit bull hits marks at national obedience competition

The story of Jasmine, a 3-year-old blue brindle pit bull from Woodside, has the trajectory of a rags to riches tale, and...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2016
Last comment by Cur Mudgeon, on Apr 11, 2016 at 6:58 pm | 1 comment | 3739 Views

WOODSIDE

Winter of discontent for some Skyline residents

This winter has been a difficult one at times for some households in La Honda and Woodside along the ridge of the Santa Cruz...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2016
Last comment by Wall o' gas, on Apr 10, 2016 at 10:58 am | 8 comments | 2713 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Court ruling gives big boost to California high-speed rail

California's high-speed rail system surged past a major legal obstacle last week when a Sacramento Superior Court judge tossed...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2016
Last comment by POGO, on Apr 10, 2016 at 8:59 am | 9 comments | 820 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside seeks opinions of how it reviews residential projects

The Woodside Town Council gave a green light to the draft of a survey intended to determine opinions of property owners and/or...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2016
Last comment by POGO, on Apr 9, 2016 at 2:12 pm | 2 comments | 955 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Fighting obesity

Portola Valley doctor creates chain of 'wellness centers' Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/print/story/2016/02/24/fighting-obesity...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2016
Last comment by Lou, on Apr 9, 2016 at 8:48 am | 4 comments | 1749 Views

AROUND TOWN

Advocacy Group's Report Slams the Way California Judges Are Disciplined

To citizens of San Mateo County who have been frustrated with failures of the California Commission on Judicial Performance...

Original post made by Citizens fight back on Apr. 9, 2016
There are no comments yet. 419 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Surf Air expands to San Jose airport

Surf Air, the airline that has sparked thousands of complaints from Midpeninsula residents who said its turbo-prop planes...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Apr 7, 2016 at 8:38 pm | 11 comments | 3352 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police arrest man in connection with brush fire near Facebook

A 35-year-old East Palo Alto man was arrested Wednesday in connection with a [http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2016/04/01/investigators-deem-mondays-grass-fire-suspicious...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2016
Last comment by Ruth, on Apr 7, 2016 at 2:45 pm | 1 comment | 1515 Views

AROUND TOWN

Committee forms to consider commercial aircraft noise remedies

Portola Valley Councilwoman Ann Wengert is one of 12 elected officials from San Mateo, Santa Clara and Santa Cruz counties...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2016
Last comment by Jason Parekh, on Apr 7, 2016 at 10:37 am | 21 comments | 2159 Views
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