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AROUND TOWN

Don Horsley has explained the 11% raise is actually a cut

It's to bad he didn't mention this at the Dec 11th meeting. NONE of our regional thinking supervisors mentioned this was...

Original post made by Michael Stogner on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Michael Stogner, on Dec 20, 2012 at 11:10 am | 1 comment | 891 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eight hospitalized after pesticide exposure

Eight people were taken to hospitals after being exposed to a pesticide at a San Mateo County trailer park in North Fair...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Charlie, on Dec 19, 2012 at 1:15 pm | 1 comment | 1150 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Zuckerberg donates a fortune to Silicon Valley foundation

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced Tuesday that he is giving nearly $500 million in Facebook stock to the Silicon Valley...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by monica thompson, on Dec 19, 2012 at 3:52 pm | 1 comment | 1164 Views

MENLO PARK

Dance Expressions - Classes for kids through young adults

Hi Menlo Park! Just thought I would share with you my recommendation for the new year. If you are looking for a fun activity...

Original post made by Dance Mom on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Dance Mom #2, on Dec 21, 2012 at 1:02 pm | 1 comment | 1159 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Menlo College foursome in all-star bowl game

The Menlo College football team will be well-represented at the 17th annual All-American Bowl after four seniors were named...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by Todd Zeo, on Dec 20, 2012 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 1748 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update: Hazardous materials spill in Menlo Park

Firefighters spent more than two hours Wednesday night dealing with a spill of hydrochloric acid and sodium hydroxide at...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by rudy caparros, on Dec 20, 2012 at 4:44 pm | 1 comment | 1178 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 4365 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 | 1385 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 | 1353 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 | 1208 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 | 1204 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 | 1403 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 | 1406 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 | 1064 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 | 1049 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 | 1041 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 | 1531 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 | 1068 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 | 4572 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 | 1160 Views
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