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Four stabbed in San Mateo hotel

Four people were stabbed early Sunday morning at a Marriott hotel in San Mateo, a police sergeant said. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by Monk, on Apr 27, 2010 at 11:13 am | 1 comment | 1137 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chief: Fatal Menlo Park fire appears accidental

A fatal fire at a Menlo Park home early Tuesday morning appears to have started accidentally, Menlo Park Fire Protection...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 28, 2010 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 1225 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Obituaries: Dr. William Tevis dies at 87

Dr. William Wade Tevis, who served on the staffs of Sequoia Hospital and Stanford Medical Center, died quietly April 11 at...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Lorraine Bailin, on Apr 30, 2010 at 5:55 pm | 1 comment | 1373 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Mary Smith drops appeal in death of her husband

Mary Smith of Portola Valley has paid approximately $100,000 to compensate Woodside resident Anthony Rose, a former superintendent...

Original post made on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by tom, on May 4, 2010 at 12:36 am | 1 comment | 1355 Views

MENLO PARK

Elections 2010:Yoriko Kishimoto: living the dream

Note: This is one in a series of stories on candidates for the state Assembly's 21st District seat in the June 8 Democratic...

Original post made on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by Johnny, on May 4, 2010 at 3:48 pm | 1 comment | 1142 Views

AROUND TOWN

Elections 2010: Assembly candidate Yoriko Kishimoto is living the dream

Of the three Democrats running for Ira Ruskin's seat in the 21st Assembly District, Yoriko Kishimoto is the only one who...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by Rob Tanner, on May 5, 2010 at 5:14 pm | 1 comment | 1411 Views

MENLO PARK

Saturday: Mental health conference at Menlo Pres

Menlo Park Presbyterian Church is hosting a community mental health conference from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 8, at...

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by Erica Rader, on May 7, 2010 at 2:48 pm | 1 comment | 1157 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facts on the impact of Proposition 13

System Failure: California’s Loophole-Ridden Commercial Property Tax by California Tax Reform Association Executive...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on May 7, 2010 at 5:30 pm | 1 comment | 1152 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton grapples with town's 'unfunded liability'

In the short term, the town of Atherton must wrestle with a projected $1.2 million revenue shortfall as it crafts its 2010-11...

Original post made on May. 8, 2010
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on May 8, 2010 at 8:40 am | 1 comment | 1366 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Frances Geballe named Citizen of the Year in Woodside School District

Longtime Woodside resident and philanthropist Frances Geballe is this year's recipient of the Citizen of the Year award....

Original post made on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by Moinica, on May 10, 2010 at 11:25 pm | 1 comment | 3650 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Fence across stream draws scrutiny

Lengths of plastic tubing hang down over Alambique Creek like a curtain as the stream crosses into the Portola Road property...

Original post made on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by pv neighbor, on May 11, 2010 at 2:37 pm | 1 comment | 2556 Views

AROUND TOWN

Taking Aim at Caltrain

Supervisorial Candidate continues to make his mark on this upcomming election. He has taken aim at Caltrain and SamTrans....

Original post made by sniper on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 12, 2010 at 7:40 pm | 1 comment | 1137 Views

SPORTS

SHP, Menlo boys meet in WBAL track and field showdown

The Menlo School and Sacred Heart Prep boys' track and field teams have been competing on the same day all season long, yet...

Original post made on May. 13, 2010
Last comment by Diane Hester, on May 13, 2010 at 8:54 am | 1 comment | 2727 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo plan receives 'Grand Boulevard' award

A plan in the works for Menlo Park's city center has received an award from the Grand Boulevard Initiative, a collaboration...

Original post made on May. 13, 2010
Last comment by Gunther Steinberg, on May 13, 2010 at 1:53 pm | 1 comment | 1117 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodsiders welcome backyard habitat

In Woodside, where there is no shortage of wildlife, families have been signing up to register their yards as natural, sheltering,...

Original post made on May. 15, 2010
Last comment by Wildaboutit, on May 15, 2010 at 7:19 am | 1 comment | 2057 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saturday: Combating Sudden Oak Death

Atherton residents wanting to help combat Sudden Oak Death (SOD) disease that threatens trees in their town can join an effort...

Original post made on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by , on May 18, 2010 at 5:14 am | 1 comment | 1474 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Time to rethink the parking structures

I live in Menlo Park and have gone to the latest downtown planning meeting. I have a copy of the draft plan and was noticing...

Original post made on May. 19, 2010
Last comment by fan of the town, on May 19, 2010 at 2:31 pm | 1 comment | 1541 Views

MENLO PARK

Water rates rising for Menlo residents

Water rates for customers of the Menlo Park Municipal Water District are set to rise at an even steeper rate than in recent...

Original post made on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by Nancy, on May 20, 2010 at 2:40 pm | 1 comment | 1179 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sunday: M-A Jazz Band performs in Woodside

The Menlo-Atherton High School Jazz Band will perform at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 23, at the Canada College main theater in Woodside,...

Original post made on May. 23, 2010
Last comment by Patricia boyle, on May 23, 2010 at 11:32 am | 1 comment | 1200 Views

AROUND TOWN

Our Regional Heritage

In the early 1900s, what is now the Vallombrosa Center at 250 Oak Grove Ave. in Menlo Park was the home of Edward Whiting...

Original post made on May. 24, 2010
Last comment by DThomas, on May 24, 2010 at 11:14 am | 1 comment | 1184 Views
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Spring food and drink goings on
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Couple’s Strife: 3 Tools for a Happier Relationship
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The Sad Family Photo
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Out of Menlo
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The MP School District Board Should Approve the O’Connor Boundary Change.
By Stuart Soffer | 3 comments | 687 views