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T-Mobile seeks OK for antenna atop Corte Madera School building

The school board is set to decide on a plan to install a cellular phone antenna atop the Portola Valley School District office,...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by Curious, on Sep 23, 2009 at 9:16 am | 2 comments | 1569 Views

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Wednesday: Rail authority to hold 'open house'

The agency charged with designing the California high-speed rail project will hold a set of "open house" meetings in late...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by Dave Montague, on Sep 30, 2009 at 1:06 pm | 2 comments | 1806 Views

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Update: Judge won't halt work on high-speed rail

Sacramento County Superior Court judge Michael Kenny ruled on Friday, Oct. 9, that he would allow work to proceed on the...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2009
Last comment by NOMOREWHINNING, on Oct 10, 2009 at 2:15 pm | 2 comments | 1709 Views

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Woodside may re-examine penalties for those who illegally cut down trees

A Woodside couple were in line for a $10,000 fine for having felled 10 trees on their Sand Hill Road property, but the Town...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by Observer, on Oct 13, 2009 at 10:02 pm | 2 comments | 1897 Views

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Puttin' on the Ritz

It's big. It's bold. It certainly is bodacious. Perhaps the new performing arts center at Menlo-Atherton High School is also...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2009
Last comment by David Boyce, on Oct 15, 2009 at 4:49 pm | 2 comments | 2178 Views

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Sunday: 'Bride of Frankenstein' in Menlo Park

The public is invited to join filmmaker and reference librarian Nick Szegda and book group leader Lauren John at the Menlo...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2009
Last comment by Roman Polanksi, on Oct 17, 2009 at 5:37 pm | 2 comments | 2023 Views

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Missing Menlo Park man is found

Paul McAdoo, an 86-year-old Menlo Park man who has been missing for nearly three weeks, was located at around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2009
Last comment by Care, on Nov 5, 2009 at 3:55 pm | 2 comments | 1810 Views

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Friday: Menlo Park to hold special meeting

The city of Menlo Park has scheduled an additional closed session meeting to discuss negotiations with its non-police employee...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by Joy Koso, on Nov 13, 2009 at 1:47 pm | 2 comments | 1643 Views

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Family: Drowned man was a loving son, brother,

The 21-year-old man found dead in a Redwood City swimming pool last week was a loving son and brother who always gave without...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2009
Last comment by baby, on Dec 10, 2009 at 9:39 pm | 2 comments | 1728 Views

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Police arrest man, 79, in shoplifting spree

Police arrested a 79-year-old Daly City man following a shoplifting spree in downtown Menlo Park on Nov. 17. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2009
Last comment by Lux, on Dec 1, 2009 at 5:01 pm | 2 comments | 1735 Views

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Speaking of Simone de Beauvoir

When Yolanda Astarita Patterson was an undergrad at Smith College majoring in French, there wasn't much debate over who should...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2009
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Dec 9, 2009 at 3:15 pm | 2 comments | 2017 Views

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110th annual bird count starts Monday

Starting Monday, local volunteers will join bird enthusiasts across the country in measuring local bird populations as part...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2009
Last comment by Leslie, on Dec 17, 2009 at 8:09 am | 2 comments | 1665 Views

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Robert Rowe traveled world in his sailboat

Robert "Bob" Rowe of Menlo Park, who spent 24 years traveling the world in his sailboat, died peacefully Sept. 26, surrounded...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2009
Last comment by Miller Family - New Zealand, on Oct 4, 2011 at 4:23 pm | 2 comments | 2034 Views

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Menlo checkpoint nabs 30 drivers

A Menlo Park checkpoint in the 1000 block of Marsh Road on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 26 and 27, netted 30 vehicles towed...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by Richard, on Dec 30, 2009 at 6:07 pm | 2 comments | 1491 Views

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Guest opinion: High-Speed Rail Authority should get coal for Christmas

There is no doubt the High-Speed Rail Authority has been naughty and not so nice this year. Authority board members have...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2009
Last comment by wary traveler, on Dec 31, 2009 at 12:57 pm | 2 comments | 1566 Views

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Cyclist convicted on drug, intoxication charges

After a two-day trial and deliberations of about an hour, a San Mateo County jury convicted Menlo Park resident Ervin Gene...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by James Madison, on Jan 16, 2010 at 4:44 pm | 2 comments | 1831 Views

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It's wait and see on public pensions

The cost of pensions to California and its cities, towns and agencies has long been a concern, with prognosticators warning...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2010
Last comment by Sean Howell, on Jan 20, 2010 at 3:07 pm | 2 comments | 2016 Views

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Students, parents rally against 'hate' group

More than 250 people gathered at the Gunn High School campus in Palo Alto this morning (Jan. 29) in opposition to five demonstrators...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2010
Last comment by Maria Magdalena, on Jan 29, 2010 at 2:24 pm | 2 comments | 1862 Views

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Atherton OKs effort to reopen high-speed rail lawsuit

The Atherton City Council signed on to efforts to reopen a lawsuit against the proposed California high-speed rail project,...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Feb 21, 2010 at 5:07 pm | 2 comments | 10562 Views

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Local Governments need to take a pledge

Faced with dropping revenues and unsustainable employee pay and retirement costs local governments need to act NOW. While...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Feb. 21, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 22, 2010 at 9:04 pm | 2 comments | 1433 Views
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