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Recruiting a new town manager for Atherton

Jerry Gruber has been spending a lot of time lately in Florida, where he worked for many years in the panhandle. Word is...

Original post made by Town crier on Jun. 6, 2010
Last comment by talent scout, on Jun 6, 2010 at 1:24 pm | 2 comments | 1616 Views

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Trish Hooper remembered for her remarkable spirit

Trish Hooper, an articulate former Republican who excoriated the GOP in newspapers for its right-wing shift, a memorable...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by Dorothy Fadiman, on Jun 9, 2010 at 7:21 pm | 2 comments | 2807 Views

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CORONER'S ELECTION QUESTION

It seems to me and, others as well, that the topic of the election of our COUNTY CORONER is still a little reported or covered...

Original post made by R.GORDON on Jun. 11, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jun 11, 2010 at 9:45 am | 2 comments | 1423 Views

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Community college tax squeaks by

Measure G, the $34 annual parcel tax for the San Mateo County Community College District, appears to have passed with the...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2010
Last comment by curious, on Jun 19, 2010 at 9:10 am | 2 comments | 1630 Views

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Former Woodside resident killed in Hillsborough

The man who was shot and killed in Hillsborough on Tuesday (June 15) has been identified by Hillsborough police as Christopher...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jul 31, 2010 at 5:30 am | 2 comments | 1903 Views

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Christopher Hitchens cancels Kepler's talk

Author Christopher Hitchens has canceled a talk he planned to give at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 27, at Kepler's bookstore in Menlo...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jul 6, 2010 at 11:03 am | 2 comments | 1899 Views

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Festivities for the Fourth

This year's Independence Day events will include parades, a street fair, carnivals, and a rodeo, but fewer fireworks. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jul 6, 2010 at 11:42 am | 2 comments | 2037 Views

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Local high school graduates off to West Point, Annapolis

Grace Hamilton reported Monday to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. Kevin Flaherty began his "plebe summer" Thursday...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 5, 2010 at 4:37 pm | 2 comments | 2282 Views

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Parolee program to shut its doors

An East Palo Alto program that has helped hundreds of state prison parolees transition back to life in the community will...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by me - too, on Jul 9, 2010 at 8:43 am | 2 comments | 1938 Views

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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 | 1560 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 | 1783 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 | 1755 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 | 2104 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 | 2091 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 | 1934 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 | 1599 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 | 1585 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 | 1945 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 | 1677 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 | 1575 Views
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