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Wedesday: Will Atherton become more welcoming to chickens?

At the moment, it's illegal to have even a single chicken in Atherton on a lot of less than 80,000 square feet, which is...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2016
Last comment by Ethan, on Feb 16, 2016 at 1:33 pm | 3 comments | 1475 Views

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Caltrans: No broadcast spraying of herbicides along Highways 84 and 35 this year

Following up on recent promises, Caltrans has announced that it will forego broadcast spraying of herbicides along Highway...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2016
Last comment by Ellen, on Feb 16, 2016 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 1322 Views

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Menlo Park: 'Clee' Webster's legacy: role model for youth

Bridget Matheson, the city of Menlo Park's recreation program coordinator, began 2016 with a staff in mourning. Nobody could...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2016
Last comment by MENLO, on Feb 17, 2016 at 1:07 pm | 1 comment | 1565 Views

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Hillary Clinton in Atherton yesterday

Hillary Clinton, who is running for the Democratic presidential nomination, was in Atherton on Sunday afternoon, Feb. 21,...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2212 Views

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Atherton to further study impacts of Marsh Road project

In the hopes of minimizing impacts on neighbors and motorists, Atherton plans to do more traffic studies on the impacts of...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2016
Last comment by Mike G, on Feb 27, 2016 at 5:12 am | 5 comments | 1602 Views

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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
There are no comments yet. 1663 Views

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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 | 2769 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 | 3186 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 | 2226 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 | 3789 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 | 2020 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 | 3092 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 | 2462 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 | 2499 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 | 1670 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 | 2659 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 | 2950 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 | 1750 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 | 620 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 | 2475 Views
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