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AROUND TOWN

Wednesday: Should Atherton become a charter city?

Two items that could affect most of Atherton's residents -- whether the town should adopt its own charter, and changes to...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2015
Last comment by MEMBERONE, on Feb 5, 2015 at 8:21 am | 1 comment | 2474 Views

ATHERTON

Menlo Park: Ex-firefighter shows paintings

Jerry Peters, firefighter for 30 years and painter for 15, will be displaying some of his works in an exhibit, "Vintage Trucks...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on Jul 7, 2012 at 7:26 pm | 2 comments | 2474 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Roadside brush fire extinguished along I-280

Firefighters responded to a small roadside brush fire along Interstate 280 in Woodside on Sunday morning (Aug. 2). Read...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2015
Last comment by Lily, on Aug 3, 2015 at 1:20 pm | 2 comments | 2474 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Council passes resolution opposing Propositioni 1A

The Menlo Park City council last evening passed on a 3 -1 vote resolution 5826. Voting in favor were, Fergusson, Robinson...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Sep. 24, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2473 Views

MENLO PARK

Woman donates money to replace stolen bike

"Don't let the good in the world be overshadowed by these people," said a note from an anonymous woman to a 14-year-old boy...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2012
Last comment by Leslie, on Aug 28, 2012 at 1:14 pm | 3 comments | 2473 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 | 2473 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jury trial set for man with 15 prior felony convictions

A man with 15 prior felony convictions and identified as a suspect in the 2014 intrusion into an Atherton home and the burglary...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2015
Last comment by Chris H, on Jan 21, 2015 at 8:59 pm | 3 comments | 2473 Views

ATHERTON

Open thread on lights

"...While supporters of the school district consistently represent that lights and the PA system will only be used "a few...

Original post made by anonymous on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Oct 14, 2010 at 10:53 am | 46 comments | 2473 Views

ATHERTON

Federal judge clarifies order regarding release of student records

After California parents were recently notified that their children's records might be released as part of a federal lawsuit...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2016
Last comment by Concerned, on Mar 3, 2016 at 1:51 pm | 1 comment | 2473 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Wasted Tax Dollars on the San Mateo Chicken Police

I read the wonderful article, "Your Own Backyard," about the growing popularity of backyard chickens throughout the County....

Original post made by Jessica J. Holcombe on Nov. 9, 2009
Last comment by Frustrated, on Nov 10, 2009 at 12:33 pm | 5 comments | 2472 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District spends $25,000 for Membership in RWC 2020. Why?

Sequoia Healthcare District used to include Membership in RWC 2020 as an Administrative expenditure in their budget. Last...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Dec. 7, 2012
Last comment by community support up in Emerald, on Jan 21, 2013 at 10:59 am | 3 comments | 2472 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - December 7, 2008

Hardcover Fiction 1. Deciding The Next Decider - Calvin Trillin 2. Mercy - Toni Morrison 3. Guernsey Literary & Potato...

Original post made by Susan Lider on Dec. 8, 2008
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MENLO PARK

Firecrackers explode in Menlo Park mailboxes

The one thing more unwelcome than a bill in one's mailbox may be a firecracker, as a string of Menlo Park residents discovered...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2012
Last comment by bob, on Jun 21, 2012 at 2:18 pm | 4 comments | 2471 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A Bridge to somewhere

Not many middle school students know very much about college, let alone what school they would like to attend. Seventh-grader...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by Rayme, on Aug 25, 2009 at 10:03 am | 1 comment | 2471 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sage Santa visits Ladera Christmas fair

When Santa stops at the Ladera Christmas Fair, he arrives in a shiny, red fire engine. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=7349...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by Austen, on Jan 26, 2009 at 7:49 pm | 1 comment | 2471 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nuances abound in supervisor runoff

Former sheriff Don Horsley and small business owner April Vargas are in a runoff election for the District 3 San Mateo County...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by concerned, on Oct 25, 2010 at 9:25 pm | 15 comments | 2471 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lacrosse playoffs: Menlo School wins opener

In a Santa Clara Valley Athletic League lacrosse playoff opener Monday, host Menlo School defeated Los Altos, 10-4. The Knights...

Original post made on May. 9, 2012
Last comment by member, on Aug 1, 2012 at 9:35 pm | 3 comments | 2471 Views

WOODSIDE

Tonight: Woodside to vote on town budget

With healthy finances in Woodside, the town is embarking on a five-year program to repair and rehabilitate its infrastructure. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2015
Last comment by Gary McKae, on Jun 23, 2015 at 2:31 pm | 1 comment | 2471 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Gas leak ignites and melts water main in Sharon Heights

A break in a small gas line that burned a hole in a large water main led first to shooting flames and then to jets of water...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2016
Last comment by Jon Castor, on Dec 7, 2016 at 5:16 pm | 3 comments | 2470 Views

OTHER TOPICS

'Granny' may live if neighbors assume responsibility

Granny, the centuries-old heritage tree in North Fair Oaks, may continue to live long and prosper despite sitting in the...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 1, 2011 at 4:29 pm | 2 comments | 2470 Views
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