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San Mateo County law enforcement does bizarre probation search in home of man who wasn't even on probation

Lawsuit: San Mateo County police do bizarre probation search on man who wasn't even on probation http://www.smdailyjournal.com/article_preview.php?id=1760507&title=Probation%20se...

Original post made by Lruker on Dec. 27, 2012
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Dec 29, 2012 at 8:21 am | 1 comment | 4106 Views

MENLO PARK

Morgan Stanley settles claim over Facebook IPO

One of the lead underwriters of Facebook's initial public offering (IPO) will pay $5 million in fines to settle the first...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2012
Last comment by slap on the wrist, on Dec 27, 2012 at 10:41 am | 1 comment | 1151 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council to slow compensation cuts

As expected, the newly configured Atherton City Council rescinded its Nov. 28 adoption of a resolution that would cut compensation...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2012
Last comment by Reverse, on Dec 27, 2012 at 1:14 pm | 1 comment | 1073 Views

MENLO PARK

World Peace - Is It Possible?

World Peace? You may declare, why bring this up? The answer is, world peace is everybody's responsibility. You may say,...

Original post made by World Citizen on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by Jim Lewis, on Feb 1, 2013 at 10:57 am | 1 comment | 1022 Views

MENLO PARK

$10,000 in jewelry stolen from Menlo Park home

==B Police calls:== Crime reports from Menlo Park, Woodside and West Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=12780&e=y...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by downtowner, on Jan 2, 2013 at 2:35 pm | 1 comment | 927 Views

AROUND TOWN

CHP arrests 208 for DUI over New Year's weekend

The California Highway Patrol is reporting that it made the same number of DUI arrests in the Bay Area over the holiday compared...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by Downtowner, on Jan 2, 2013 at 2:42 pm | 1 comment | 1187 Views

ATHERTON

Menlo School & College Project

The people who live near this must be very excited about this project. What does it sound like when property values tank? Menlo...

Original post made by Phar Lap on Jan. 5, 2013
Last comment by move over, on Jan 6, 2013 at 6:16 am | 1 comment | 1204 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Too much traffic, not enough housing

In addition to unknown impacts of the new campus development at Stanford of two additional medical centers and one additional...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2013
Last comment by Peter Smith, on Jan 8, 2013 at 7:29 pm | 1 comment | 821 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Public invited to community day

The public is invited to a community day from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, at Folger Stable in Wunderlich County...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by Calvin Spit, on Jan 9, 2013 at 1:43 pm | 1 comment | 804 Views

AROUND TOWN

Remembering Playland at the Beach

In years past, a rare and wonderful treat for every Bay Area child was a visit to Playland at the Beach. Once or twice a...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by Diane Miller, on Jan 9, 2013 at 2:26 pm | 1 comment | 798 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Author, poet comes 'home' to speak in Portola Valley

Rashani Rea, known as Tori Harris while growing up in Portola Valley, will present a talk, "The Importance of Place," and...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2013
Last comment by Joy Kincaid, on Jan 13, 2013 at 4:29 pm | 1 comment | 1295 Views

AROUND TOWN

Destinations: 'Cuba is what it is'

Marie Krenz is a freelance writer from Orinda who spends weekends at her family home in Woodside. As a former Spanish teacher,...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2013
Last comment by carrie, on Jan 13, 2013 at 7:01 pm | 1 comment | 807 Views

OTHER TOPICS

'Moderately severe' influenza arrives in Bay Area

The influenza virus hammering states in other parts of the country is slowly moving into Northern California, officials said...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2013
Last comment by chris, on Jan 14, 2013 at 12:38 am | 1 comment | 2388 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton tops county in property-value growth

During a period when the average growth rate of San Mateo County's assessed property value is 3.3 percent, Atherton officials...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 16, 2013 at 12:13 pm | 1 comment | 910 Views

MENLO PARK

Two in custody following car chase and crash

Two suspects in an attempted armed robbery of a jewelry store in North Fair Oaks are in custody and two more are being sought...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by North Fair Oaks neighbor, on Jan 17, 2013 at 9:22 am | 1 comment | 930 Views

AROUND TOWN

Harbaugh Bowl I

I am really looking forward to Harbaugh Bowl I. I am rooting for the younger brother to win. Go Niners!...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Jan. 20, 2013
Last comment by Walt, on Jan 20, 2013 at 8:46 pm | 1 comment | 777 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Compensation cuts OK'd by council

The town of Atherton's unrepresented employees will take a hit in their total compensation package, as expected, but under...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by MJ, on Jan 22, 2013 at 2:56 pm | 1 comment | 989 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Ed Davis, former Portola Valley councilman and mayor, dies

A memorial service for former Portola Valley mayor Ed Davis is tentatively set for Sunday, Feb. 17, in the Community Hall...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2013
Last comment by Tricia Young, on Jan 28, 2013 at 11:28 pm | 1 comment | 1368 Views

MENLO PARK

Judge inclined to let defamation lawsuit proceed

"If the tentative ruling stands, the San Mateo court would essentially be making new law," said Harmeet Dhillon, who is representing...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by , on Dec 31, 1969 at 4:00 pm | 1 comment | 737 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley also bans plastic bags at checkout

The Portola Valley Town Council unanimously agreed Jan. 23 to prohibit retailers in town from dispensing single-use plastic...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by Margaret, on Jan 29, 2013 at 7:38 pm | 1 comment | 877 Views
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