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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 | 1093 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 | 1236 Views

AROUND TOWN

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

“It’s 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 | 1067 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 | 1273 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 | 1090 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 | 1114 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 | 1397 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 | 975 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 | 1080 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 | 1080 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 | 1113 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 | 999 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 | 1140 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 | 1272 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 | 1410 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 | 1250 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 | 996 Views

WOODSIDE

Menlo Park: $5,500 losses in home break-in

==B Police calls:== Crime reports from Atherton, Woodside and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=11551...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2012
Last comment by DRUG HABIT, on Jul 7, 2012 at 8:42 am | 1 comment | 1451 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Briefs: Public comment sought on plastic bag ban report

Those plastic bags at the local grocery store are a step closer to extinction. Menlo Park and 24 other Peninsula cities may...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by Tigerlily, on Jul 10, 2012 at 11:45 am | 1 comment | 1065 Views

ATHERTON

Letter: Location of new library a matter of trust

This issue has now become an issue of trust. The circulation of the citizens' petition, which has garnered more than 200...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2012
Last comment by Brown Act, on Jul 11, 2012 at 11:08 am | 1 comment | 1162 Views
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