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THE LOCAL DISH

Kay Hagan Corruption Scandal Rocks North Carolina

The Carolina Journal exposed corruption within the Kay Hagan Family Empire. The headline reads: Hagan Firm Keeps Stimulus...

Original post made by Lincoln Steffens on Oct. 15, 2014
Last comment by giants fan, on Oct 15, 2014 at 7:30 pm | 2 comments | 1922 Views

ATHERTON

Armed man invades Atherton home

A man armed with a gun and a knife got away with some $322,000 in jewelry and watches after invading an occupied house in...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jan 31, 2012 at 3:17 pm | 9 comments | 1922 Views

MENLO PARK

Four arrested in Willows stabbing

Menlo Park police arrested two men and two juveniles following a fight that occurred just before 4 p.m. Thursday (Feb. 12)...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2009
Last comment by the pope, on Feb 13, 2009 at 4:15 pm | 1 comment | 1921 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo mayor to swim clubs: Play nice

The water fight over pool time at the city's aquatics centers may dry up in one week. Team Sheeper and SOLO Aquatics have...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2011
Last comment by Masters Swimmer, on Feb 26, 2011 at 8:02 pm | 15 comments | 1921 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Further delay in opening Hillview playing field

The games must go on, in spite of the continued delay in opening the Hillview Middle School playing field, which has been...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2013
Last comment by MP parent AND tax payer, on Mar 12, 2013 at 8:31 pm | 4 comments | 1921 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park home burglary: Hayward man pleads no contest

In exchange for eight months in jail and no time in state prison, Christopher Sheard, 21, of Hayward, pleaded no contest...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2015
Last comment by Kelly, on Dec 18, 2015 at 5:38 pm | 1 comment | 1921 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Widmer tops list of winners; Carlson, Dobbie re-elected

Bill Widmer, who campaigned on promises of improving communications between the town of Atherton and residents and establishing...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by Wondering, on Nov 3, 2010 at 4:41 pm | 1 comment | 1921 Views

ATHERTON

Those were the days

During the 1930s, Beltramo's beverage and liquor store on El Camino Real in Menlo Park was a town landmark. In the photo...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2013
Last comment by Patricia Shipe, on Aug 5, 2013 at 5:48 pm | 1 comment | 1921 Views

MENLO PARK

Cities in no rush to meet housing mandates

California's effort to require cities to provide their "fair share" of housing gained some muscle last month when Attorney...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by enough, on Dec 1, 2009 at 5:31 pm | 8 comments | 1920 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Orionid meteor shower

The Orionid meteor shower was the cause of the Wed evening boom. The boom was likely from a meteor as it "fireballed" and...

Original post made by whatever on Oct. 18, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1920 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto weighs Facebook lawsuit

City officials from East Palo Alto will meet in closed session Thursday to discuss a possible lawsuit against Facebook. •...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 5, 2012 at 7:54 pm | 7 comments | 1920 Views

AROUND TOWN

Girl killed in I-280 crash is identified

The Santa Clara County medical examiner's office has identified the girl who was killed in a crash on Interstate...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by Diego campos , on Jul 5, 2013 at 12:46 pm | 2 comments | 1920 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Scarecrows out standing in their field again

One good thing about being a scarecrow: if someone stabs and dismembers you and leaves you to molder on the cold, cold ground,...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2012
Last comment by Jeanne Kunz, on Jan 17, 2012 at 6:08 am | 1 comment | 1920 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Everest and Sequoia district gird for battle

Within days, attorneys for Everest Public High School, a new charter school set to open in September, are expected to sue...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Libertarian, on May 20, 2009 at 11:21 am | 1 comment | 1919 Views

OTHER TOPICS

High-speed rail price tag drops by $30 billion in new plan

The cost of California's proposed high-speed rail system would drop by $30 billion from earlier estimates under a revised...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by Cass Apple, on Apr 3, 2012 at 8:54 pm | 5 comments | 1919 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District continues to collect property tax

___In the 1996 Measure "H" election http://www.xshcd.com/SeqElec1996.pdf in which the Sequoia Hospital District obtained...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Mar. 4, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Apr 11, 2013 at 2:14 pm | 1 comment | 1919 Views

AROUND TOWN

A sense of wonder

Imagination tends to be a realm populated by children, but perhaps with some gentle and persistent nurturing of one's inner...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2011
Last comment by Michael Tymn, on Apr 14, 2011 at 12:13 am | 1 comment | 1919 Views

ATHERTON

Video: Atherton council meeting, March 21, 2012

TOWN OF ATHERTON CITY COUNCIL / CHANNEL DRAINAGE DISTRICT REGULAR AGENDA March 21, 2012 Brought to you by the...

Original post made by APOA on Mar. 26, 2012
Last comment by APOA, on Mar 26, 2012 at 2:51 pm | 7 comments | 1919 Views

ATHERTON

Letter: Intimidating tactics in Atherton council race

I give the Atherton police an "A" for their professional actions under the leadership of Chief Flint and Lieutenant Wade. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 26, 2012 at 7:12 pm | 8 comments | 1919 Views

MENLO PARK

Traffic-enforcement drive nets 211 citations

More than 200 drivers in San Mateo County received citations last week as part of the county's Saturation Traffic Enforcement...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2013
Last comment by petrified pedestrian, on Feb 25, 2013 at 3:57 pm | 3 comments | 1917 Views
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