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Election 2012: Two county tax measures defeated; one may pass

San Mateo County voters defeated two San Mateo County tax measures on June 5. The vote on Measure T, a tax on rental-car...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by apex, on Jun 12, 2012 at 3:31 pm | 1 comment | 852 Views

MENLO PARK

Personal trainer released on bail

He didn't have a "get out of jail free" card, but Perry Mosdromos is out of custody anyway. The 46-year-old personal trainer...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by Community Member, on Jun 12, 2012 at 8:42 pm | 1 comment | 971 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bike route closes for 18 days, except Sundays

The stretch of Crystal Springs Road that connects Polhemus Road and Skyline Boulevard in San Mateo closed to all vehicle...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by Sawyer Camp Trail user, on Jun 12, 2012 at 10:32 pm | 1 comment | 1105 Views

AROUND TOWN

David Boesch selected to be Placer County's New County Manager

Mr. Boesch will be paid $215,384 a year, plus management benefits. David Boesch starts next Monday. Please read article...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Jun. 13, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 13, 2012 at 2:27 pm | 1 comment | 959 Views

AROUND TOWN

Service Tuesday for Charles Lee of Atherton

A funeral Mass will be celebrated for Charles Lee at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 19, at the Church of the Nativity, 210 Oak Grove...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 14, 2012 at 9:43 pm | 1 comment | 1007 Views

AROUND TOWN

"The County would benefit by avoiding elections altogether." Don Horsley

Its really difficult sometimes to work with elected officials because they can disregard what the board or county thinks...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 20, 2012 at 8:58 am | 1 comment | 965 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton kidnapper will be paroled

Richard Schoenfeld, who grew up in Atherton and was imprisoned for nearly 36 years on a 1976 conviction for the kidnapping...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2012
Last comment by victims rights, on Jun 19, 2012 at 9:07 am | 1 comment | 1062 Views

MENLO PARK

Personal trainer released on bail after drug bust

He didn't have a "get out of jail free" card, but Perry Mosdromos is out of custody anyway. The 46-year-old personal trainer...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2012
Last comment by epa, on Jun 19, 2012 at 3:46 pm | 1 comment | 945 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Chowchilla kidnapper to be released on parole

Richard Schoenfeld, who grew up in Atherton and was imprisoned for nearly 36 years on a 1976 conviction related to the kidnapping...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by Reality Check, on Jun 20, 2012 at 4:38 pm | 1 comment | 964 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two plead not guilty to pornography charges

Prosecutors have filed charges of possession of child pornography against Portola Valley resident Stephen Wolf, 64, and Menlo...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by Reality Check, on Jun 20, 2012 at 4:52 pm | 1 comment | 1204 Views

MENLO PARK

Boesch leaves for Placer County

Placer County announced on June 12 that it had hired a new CEO -- former San Mateo County manager David Boesch. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jun 21, 2012 at 1:16 pm | 1 comment | 814 Views

MENLO PARK

Train victim identified as man in wheelchair

==B Update:== A man in an electric wheelchair was struck and killed by a train on the Caltrain tracks in San Mateo on Thursday...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by Marc M, on Jun 22, 2012 at 12:32 pm | 1 comment | 929 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sunday: Concours d'Elegance rolls on in

Some 300 vintage and collectible cars will be on exhibit at the Palo Alto Concours d'Elegance on Sunday, June 24, at 360...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 24, 2012 at 12:24 pm | 1 comment | 944 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sheryl Sandberg is first woman on Facebook's board

Sheryl Sandberg of Atherton has become the eighth member of Facebook's board of directors and the first woman appointed to...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 26, 2012 at 3:43 pm | 1 comment | 966 Views

AROUND TOWN

This week at Atherton Library

Wednesday, June 27 at 3 pm: Ventriloquist show with Steve Chaney. Ages 3 and up. Thursday, June 28 at 4 pm: Musical storytime...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jul 2, 2012 at 8:34 pm | 1 comment | 886 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton: Raccoon chase goes south

Tradition has it that when a dog trees a raccoon, it's a three-step process, ending with the dog, in frustration, walking...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2012
Last comment by david gregg, on Jun 28, 2012 at 1:37 pm | 1 comment | 971 Views

MENLO PARK

Update: Questions in Menlo Park man's death

Lawrence Cronin, 67, was stabbed during a robbery attempt in March. His family said that his death two months later has been...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2012
Last comment by member, on Jun 28, 2012 at 2:03 pm | 1 comment | 1069 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Portola Valley schools: looking for more cuts

The 2012-13 budget is balanced, with $2.1 million in spending cuts, but the Portola Valley School District board and staff...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2012
Last comment by hmmm..., on Jul 1, 2012 at 6:39 pm | 1 comment | 1244 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dog maroons self in raccoon chase

Tradition has it that when a dog trees a raccoon, it's a three-step process. In Step 1, the dog chases the raccoon up the...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2012
Last comment by marione, on Jul 4, 2012 at 5:59 pm | 1 comment | 1081 Views

MENLO PARK

Dry bones: Are fossils secreting information about soft tissue? Will X-rays reveal it?

"Dem bones, dem bones, dem dry bones." Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=7418 posted...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Monokoora, on Jul 6, 2012 at 11:06 am | 1 comment | 853 Views
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