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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 | 1077 Views

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Horsley reverses, will forgo supes salary

Supervisor Don Horsley has announced that he has changed his mind and would resume his two-year practice of not taking a...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 16, 2013 at 6:58 pm | 5 comments | 1434 Views

MENLO PARK

Time to review and course correct the Specific Plan

This week's guest editorial by Planning Commissioner John Kadvany asks important questions that the City Council needs to...

Original post made by time to course correct on Jan. 16, 2013
There are no comments yet. 740 Views

ATHERTON

Tonight: Compensation cuts, city manager's housing, on Atherton council agenda

The devilish details of how to shift more of the town's financial burden for employee benefits onto employees' shoulders...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2013
Last comment by Funny, on Jan 16, 2013 at 4:05 pm | 3 comments | 1058 Views

AROUND TOWN

Craft Program at Atherton Library

Thursday, January 17 at 3:30 pm the Atherton Library is hosting a craft program for children, ages 4 and up. They will make...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jan. 16, 2013
There are no comments yet. 775 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local Schools have $8,000 - $18,000 per student

Menlo and Redwood city patch posted the school funding comparisons of many peninsula schools today, sure to insight a rehash...

Original post made by Parent on Jan. 16, 2013
There are no comments yet. 975 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 | 1010 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton selects new city manager

A tumultuous chapter in Atherton's history may be drawing to a close with the announcement that the council has finally agreed...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2012
Last comment by marinster, on Jan 16, 2013 at 12:02 pm | 4 comments | 1244 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park cop caught with prostitute keeps job

Hearing a knock at the Motel 6 door, a prostitute wearing a black catsuit answered, $20 bills stashed in her cleavage. In...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2013
Last comment by Holly L., on Jan 16, 2013 at 10:25 am | 28 comments | 3448 Views

ATHERTON

Where will the Town Manager live and at whose expense?

The Council's 16 January agenda includes this item: 13. WATKINS HOUSE RESIDENCY Report: City Manager Rodericks Recommendation:...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jan. 13, 2013
Last comment by videofan, on Jan 15, 2013 at 9:13 pm | 6 comments | 2299 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park seeks input on two projects

Speak your mind on two upcoming Menlo Park projects: Irrigation system replacement on Santa Cruz Avenue, and tree-planting...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2013
Last comment by Downtowner, on Jan 15, 2013 at 1:28 pm | 3 comments | 984 Views

AROUND TOWN

Horsley reverses, will forgo supes salary

San Mateo County Supervisor Don Horsley issued a brief statement Friday saying he had changed his mind and would keep to...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2013
Last comment by Thomas, on Jan 15, 2013 at 8:15 am | 25 comments | 2316 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Pilot lands safely without landing gear

A pilot of a small aircraft was unhurt after he landed without landing gear at the San Carlos Airport on Saturday morning...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jan 14, 2013 at 1:56 pm | 4 comments | 1463 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Time to hold elderly drivers accountable

The tragic accident on Interstate 280 (Dec. 14) brought a fresh reminder of a growing danger among us, elderly drivers. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2013
Last comment by Westside Trucker, on Jan 14, 2013 at 11:12 am | 21 comments | 3718 Views

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Horsley says rising economy led him to end his $1 salary

In explaining his decision to collect his $120,000 annual salary after two years of working for $1 a year, San Mateo County...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2013
Last comment by Sarah, on Jan 14, 2013 at 8:57 am | 41 comments | 3399 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 | 3690 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 | 925 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 | 1393 Views

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Stogner recall threat with Horsely leads to San Mateo taxpayers saving $$$

Thank you Michael Stogner. Because Michael Stogner had the courage to take on Supervisor Don Horsely, and threaten to...

Original post made by Thank you Michael Stogner on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Jan 13, 2013 at 8:41 am | 12 comments | 1566 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Today in Woodside: The real Downton Abbey

DiAnn Ellis, professor emerita at San Francisco State University, will give an illustrated lecture on "Downton Abbey Culture...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 12, 2013 at 1:04 pm | 2 comments | 163 Views
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