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Social worker pleads 'no contest' in child sex-abuse case

A former San Mateo County social worker who oversaw the cases of vulnerable East Palo Alto children pleaded no contest to...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2016
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Portola Valley doctor aims to combat obesity epidemic

The facts, says Dr. Sean Bourke, are clear: The U.S. is being overtaken by an epidemic of obesity. He wants to replace it...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2016
Last comment by Liz, on Feb 25, 2016 at 3:12 pm | 1 comment | 2710 Views

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Tonight: Memorial celebration for Bishop Teman L. Bostic Sr. in Menlo Park

A memorial celebration for Bishop Teman L. Bostic Sr., pastor of Mt. Olive A.O.H. Church of God in Menlo Park, will be held...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2016
Last comment by Elise M. Mitchell, on Feb 25, 2016 at 6:11 pm | 1 comment | 3087 Views

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Woodside fire district back to square one with cramped station

A physical separation between firefighters and the offices of fire district staff could be ahead as officials of the Woodside...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2016
Last comment by AllYouCanEat, on Feb 26, 2016 at 10:24 am | 1 comment | 2158 Views

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Menlo Park: Mother, daughter jailed after raucous traffic stop on Willow Road

Following a raucous incident during a traffic stop on Willow Road on Saturday night, Feb. 27, two women, one from Menlo...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2016
Last comment by Both sides right, on Mar 4, 2016 at 10:58 pm | 17 comments | 3722 Views

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Menlo Park: Chilco Street to get long-awaited sidewalks

Chilco Street, located between U.S. 101 and Bayfront Expresway, is scheduled to get sidewalks in 2016, under a plan unanimously...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2016
Last comment by Alan, on Mar 16, 2016 at 2:15 pm | 17 comments | 1950 Views

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Menlo Park man convicted of traveling to Cambodia for sex with minors

A federal jury in Los Angeles found a Menlo Park man guilty Monday of traveling to Cambodia to have sex with underage girls....

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2016
Last comment by Twentse, on Mar 8, 2016 at 4:27 pm | 4 comments | 2995 Views

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A look at the sleek, new San Mateo County jail

The aesthetics of the new county jail -- the colors on the walls of community spaces, sleek furniture, abundant natural light,...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2016
Last comment by Joe arpaio, on Mar 10, 2016 at 2:13 pm | 3 comments | 2252 Views

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Hillary Clinton back in Atherton for another fundraiser

For the second time in a little more than a month, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will be in Atherton for a political...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2016
Last comment by Villi, on Mar 10, 2016 at 7:33 pm | 7 comments | 2453 Views

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Custodian sues deputy over courtroom gun incident

A county court custodian filed an amended complaint on Monday (March 14), adding a civil-rights violation to several other...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2016
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Mar 18, 2016 at 5:17 pm | 7 comments | 1615 Views

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Officer shot at during scuffle with La Honda shooting suspect

A Pacifica police officer was shot at during a scuffle on a highway embankment with a suspect accused of shooting and critically...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2016
Last comment by squirrel, on Mar 17, 2016 at 5:36 am | 4 comments | 2568 Views

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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 | 2877 Views

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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 | 1648 Views

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Bay Area on heightened alert after bombings in Brussels

Bay Area law enforcement agencies are stepping up their presence this morning at airports and transit centers after deadly...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2016
Last comment by Michael Chertoff, on Mar 22, 2016 at 5:12 pm | 2 comments | 596 Views

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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 | 2399 Views

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Editorial: Electronic billboards on freeway? Kill this plan now

It's hard to know where to begin in trying to sort out the San Mateo County manager's ill-conceived plan to boost revenue...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2016
Last comment by mr. mcleary, on Apr 30, 2016 at 5:44 am | 7 comments | 1533 Views

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Starting a new life

Easter Sunday, March 27, will be a day of mixed emotions at the Valley Presbyterian Church in Portola Valley as the congregation...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2016
Last comment by George C. Goodman, on Mar 25, 2016 at 2:10 pm | 1 comment | 463 Views

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$116K raised for school custodian injured in motorcycle accident

The Portola Valley School District community is rallying around one of its own, John Bamber, the custodian at Ormondale School...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2016
Last comment by Amy, on Mar 28, 2016 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 1953 Views

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Fire chief signs on for another two years

Harold Schapelhouman, fire chief of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District since January 2007, has a new contract with the...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Mar 28, 2016 at 5:19 pm | 3 comments | 1584 Views

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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 | 252 Views
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