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Solar flare up reaching Earth tonight

The Sun's surface flared up Sunday morning, expelling a mass of ionized atoms into the solar system. It will hit planet...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by Adam Selene, on Aug 9, 2010 at 3:11 pm | 2 comments | 1533 Views

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Tonight: Raising 'extraordinary kids'

Author Rafe Esquith will discuss his new book, "Lighting Their Fires: How Parents and Teachers Can Raise Extraordinary Kids...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Aug 8, 2010 at 5:25 pm | 2 comments | 1721 Views

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Rail directors told to lie low on Midpeninsula

Two members of the California High-Speed Rail Authority board of directors have been advised by agency staff not to participate...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by Alice, on Aug 10, 2010 at 5:18 pm | 2 comments | 1650 Views

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The WAMP goes weekly

Goodbye, Daily WAMP, we hardly knew you. The Peninsula's newest newspaper has decided to switch to a weekly format, starting...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2010
Last comment by WAMP This!, on Aug 29, 2010 at 8:58 pm | 2 comments | 1952 Views

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Bronze horse descends on Woodside hill

"Spring," a bronze mare sculpture that weighs 1,200 pounds, is hoisted into place Tuesday (Aug. 31) on Village Hill along...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by EGregson, on Sep 4, 2010 at 9:36 am | 2 comments | 2017 Views

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County counsel to retire from 'dream job'

San Mateo County Counsel Michael Murphy, who has held the post since August 2007, has announced he will retire from the position...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Sep 23, 2010 at 2:28 pm | 2 comments | 1871 Views

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Badminton players make a racket in Menlo Park

What do you think of when someone says "badminton"? Gawky kids smacking each other with the racquets more often than the...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by A Menlo Park Resident, on Oct 1, 2010 at 5:27 pm | 2 comments | 1519 Views

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SHP suffers frustrating loss to Burlingame

==BI Menlo School romps to 40-22 victory== Senior running back Colin Terndrup knows the Sacred Heart Prep football team...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2010
Last comment by poster, on Oct 12, 2010 at 8:21 am | 2 comments | 1510 Views

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Tonight: Prop 23 forum

Local environmental activists are holding a meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 13, about Proposition 23, a statewide initiative...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by Wayne, on Oct 14, 2010 at 12:56 pm | 2 comments | 1889 Views

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Old fire engine returns to Menlo Park

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District is now possession of a red convertible, but as to whether it has the magnetic appeal...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2010
Last comment by mpnative, on Oct 19, 2010 at 9:18 am | 2 comments | 1623 Views

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Con man allegedly commits crime behind bars

You can't keep a good con man down. Simon Gann, a convicted fraudster who allegedly sweet-talked a Menlo Park woman into...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Oct 26, 2010 at 8:02 am | 2 comments | 1474 Views

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Schools hit by Lehman losses file claim

Twelve area school districts have taken the first official step toward filing a lawsuit against San Mateo County and its...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Nov 10, 2010 at 5:27 pm | 2 comments | 1670 Views

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Sheriff's deputies arrest two in Skyline Boulevard shooting incident

Deputies from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office apprehended two juveniles who were carrying an air rifle on Sunday,...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2010
Last comment by Local, on Nov 15, 2010 at 11:35 pm | 2 comments | 1849 Views

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Police calls

Crime and accident reports from the Atherton and Menlo Park police departments and the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2010
Last comment by m. ackley, on Nov 25, 2010 at 8:31 am | 2 comments | 1635 Views

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Bohannon amends campaign finance report

Developer David Bohannon filed an amended campaign finance report on Nov. 30 that now includes non-monetary assistance given...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2010
Last comment by Huh?, on Dec 5, 2010 at 10:17 am | 2 comments | 1683 Views

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Hit-and-run driver sentenced for Menlo accident

The driver who hit a motorcyclist with his car in Menlo Park, then fled the scene despite the victim begging for help, was...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by Jackrabbitt, on Dec 6, 2010 at 3:27 pm | 2 comments | 1768 Views

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Menlo-Atherton High School’s Annual Canned Food Drive

Do you wonder what teenagers today are up to over the holiday season? It seems as though our culture is so worried about...

Original post made by Kelly Todd on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by Sybille, on Dec 10, 2010 at 4:29 pm | 2 comments | 1704 Views

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A band of dads

What do middle-age guys do for fun? Some play golf every week while others may bike or play poker. Six dads in Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2011
Last comment by Melody, on Jan 28, 2011 at 9:01 am | 2 comments | 1549 Views

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Why some crimes in Portola Valley and Woodside have not been reported to the public

As some residents of Portola Valley have discovered, there's been a mismatch between crimes entered in the records of the...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2011
Last comment by Maria, on Feb 3, 2011 at 5:35 pm | 2 comments | 1767 Views

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Three people fall victim to con artists

Officials in San Mateo are warning residents to beware of telephone scammers who have recently conned elderly victims...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2011
Last comment by Alfred E Newman, on Feb 7, 2011 at 12:13 pm | 2 comments | 1683 Views
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