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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Judge dismisses suit over Lehman losses

A San Francisco judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by 12 San Mateo County school districts against the county seeking...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Nov 15, 2011 at 5:41 am | 5 comments | 1834 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Simitian's patience running out on high-speed rail

Joe Simitian, the state Senator from Palo Alto who has consistently expressed support for "high-speed rail done right," warned...

Original post made on May. 13, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 17, 2010 at 9:12 pm | 14 comments | 1834 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Grand jury slams county on pension fund

In its second report in two years on this topic, the San Mateo County civil grand jury lambastes county officials over a...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by Poster, on Apr 18, 2013 at 4:30 pm | 1 comment | 1834 Views

MENLO PARK

Two in custody following car chase and crash

Two suspects in an attempted armed robbery of a jewelry store in North Fair Oaks are in custody and two more are being sought...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by North Fair Oaks neighbor, on Jan 17, 2013 at 9:22 am | 1 comment | 1833 Views

MENLO PARK

Police warn residents of burglary threat

In response to recent residential burglaries in Menlo Park, the police department is warning residents to lock up before...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by just the facts Maam, on Feb 8, 2013 at 5:26 pm | 9 comments | 1833 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Council appropriates funds to defeat the initiative.

Menlo Council appropriates funds to defeat the initiative. One of the most disgusting actions a Menlo Park Council has...

Original post made by the way it is on Mar. 22, 2014
Last comment by Fed up II, on Mar 24, 2014 at 8:59 am | 22 comments | 1833 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Letters from Las Lomitas district teachers were not 'threatening'

I am writing to clarify some misunderstandings that readers might get from your Oct. 14 article about the resignation of...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by elle, on Oct 29, 2009 at 5:19 pm | 1 comment | 1833 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Roaring in the lunar new year

Parent volunteer Russell Kao leads students in Cynthia Chiu's Mandarin language class at La Entrada School in the Chinese...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by Virginia Chang Kiraly, on Feb 9, 2012 at 2:11 pm | 1 comment | 1833 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Today: Fulfillment of a political death wish

Whatever your opinion of methods to reduce the deficit, if any, one has to wonder why the GOP allowed itself today to vote...

Original post made by al norte sm on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by Alfred E Newman, on Apr 15, 2011 at 3:49 pm | 1 comment | 1833 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Violent video games: Yee may craft 'narrower' bill

The U.S. Supreme Court by a 7-2 vote Monday struck down a California law that banned the sale or rental of violent video...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 28, 2011 at 9:42 pm | 2 comments | 1833 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District proposes additional $600,000 P.E. subsidy for Redwood City School District

The Redwood City School District, in the midst of a Parcel Tax election to backfill shortages in state funding, may be...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Apr. 2, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Apr 2, 2012 at 11:19 am | 2 comments | 1833 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton town employees get pay hikes, make concessions

With retroactive pay in the cards for them, most non-safety employees in Atherton will be returned to a perch on the pay...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2010
Last comment by William B, on Nov 27, 2010 at 3:46 am | 4 comments | 1833 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Large hole in Sand Hill Road repaired

The intersection of Sand Hill Road and Sharon Park Drive in Menlo Park was closed for several hours Tuesday as crews repaired...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by janet, on Aug 30, 2012 at 2:37 pm | 2 comments | 1832 Views

SPORTS

M-A sophomore, 15, competes in soccer on world stage

Fifteen-year-old Josephine Cotto of Menlo Park felt intimidated. It was mid-September and she had just flown to Puerto...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2015
Last comment by Ann Chadwick, on Nov 11, 2015 at 8:27 am | 1 comment | 1832 Views

AROUND TOWN

Another lawsuit: Atherton donates $10K to high-speed rail litigation

Hoping to set an example for other local communities that will be impacted by construction of the high-speed rail project,...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by Dr Doodle, on Mar 5, 2013 at 1:40 pm | 1 comment | 1832 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Jerry Hill introduces 'ignition interlocks' bill for DUI offenders

First-time DUI offenders would be required to install "ignition interlock devices" in their cars that will test their breath...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2015
Last comment by pilot program results?, on Jan 7, 2015 at 9:27 am | 2 comments | 1831 Views

ATHERTON

Tough Questions for the Atherton Police Chief

Dear Readers: Below is the text of an e-mail exchange between Atherton Police Chief Michael Guerra and me, in regards...

Original post made by John P Johns on Apr. 3, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Apr 8, 2011 at 9:25 pm | 14 comments | 1831 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton library supporters outspend foes

In the battle over whether or not Atherton should put a new library in Holbrook-Palmer Park, the committee working in support...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by Who will Cover the Yes on F Debt, on Nov 12, 2012 at 5:39 pm | 2 comments | 1831 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Truck that struck wires caused power outage

A truck that hit low-hanging wires appears to have been the cause of a power outage that affected more than 1,700 customers...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by los trancos resident, on Apr 11, 2012 at 12:08 pm | 1 comment | 1831 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Man fled to neighbor's after attack

A Woodside man fled into a neighbor's house after he was attacked with a shovel Wednesday afternoon. The suspect was...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Dec 13, 2012 at 8:42 pm | 8 comments | 1831 Views
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