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Upcoming Programs at Atherton Library

Wednesday, August 7th at 3:30 pm: Sweet Strawberry Snakes (food art for kids). Thursday, August 8th at 4 pm: Musical Family...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Aug. 6, 2013
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Public comment sought on redistricting

The office of the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors has released 10 online maps that experiment with redrawing the boundaries...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 6, 2013 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 1076 Views

FICTION

Menlo Park police advisory group has representatives from every neighborhood

Menlo Park's new police advisory group may be the only assembly of civic volunteers under the city's auspices with representatives...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
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QUESTIONS THAT MUST BE ASKED

In response to the article "Money Train" by Jon Mays, on January 18, the following questions must be asked now that San Mateo...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jan. 21, 2013
Last comment by Trust but verify, on Aug 5, 2013 at 11:26 pm | 10 comments | 1354 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 | 1357 Views

OTHER TOPICS

New El Camino bus service

A pilot program that has been running buses along El Camino Real from Daly City to Palo Alto on weekends has been so successful...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2013
Last comment by Irvin, on Aug 5, 2013 at 1:30 pm | 1 comment | 1816 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Fifth resident pulls candidate papers

Michael Stogner, one of seven Atherton residents who applied for appointment to a vacant City Council seat last month, has...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on Aug 4, 2013 at 8:40 pm | 6 comments | 1275 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Police want to know all about you!

It has come to my attention that the Menlo Park Police are contemplating the purchase of equipment and capacity for capturing...

Original post made by Martin Engel on Jul. 17, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 4, 2013 at 1:54 pm | 95 comments | 8170 Views

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Grand jury: County misled public on finances; county manager calls its conclusion 'bizarre'

The San Mateo County Civil Grand Jury issued a report Monday that says the county did not publicly report the true condition...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2013
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 4, 2013 at 8:20 am | 12 comments | 7630 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

North Pole Sees Unprecedented July Cold – Arctic Sees Shortest Summer On Record

Meanwhile we are having record ice expansion in the Antarctic: http://www.climatedepot.com/2013/08/03/unprecedented-july-cold-arctic-sees-shortest-summer-on-record-normally-the-h...

Original post made by Baby its Cold Outside on Aug. 4, 2013
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Sunday: Tour de Peninsula cycling event

Now in its 22nd year, the Tour de Peninsula cycling event will take place Sunday, Aug. 4. Cycling on the short route of 20...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2013
Last comment by parent, on Aug 3, 2013 at 7:53 pm | 2 comments | 1403 Views

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Should fire board candidates accept financial or other support from firefighters union?

Four people have pulled papers, and one of those has filed them, in the election for three seats on the governing board of...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 3, 2013 at 3:55 pm | 13 comments | 2839 Views

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Should fire board candidates accept financial or other support from firefighters union? Restricted to registered users

I urge all of the candidates to decline to be interviewed by the firefighters' union and to refuse to accept either endorsement...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Aug. 3, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1502 Views

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August 10 & 11, Relay for Life

Be part of American Cancer Society's 24-hour Relay for Life, Menlo Park. Start your own team, or join MP Police "Team Menlo"...

Original post made by Betty Meissner on Aug. 3, 2013
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Cops pursue, arrest man for carjacking

A man was arrested following a carjacking early Thursday morning in Redwood City, police said. Read the full story...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by Map check, on Aug 3, 2013 at 11:01 am | 3 comments | 2815 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Help ROCKIN' JUMP San Carlos collect shoes for the non-profit, My New Red Shoes for month of August

Did you know that that there are over 24,000 homeless, school-aged children in the Bay Area? During the month of August,...

Original post made by Stacy May on Aug. 2, 2013
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Two more pull papers in Atherton council race

Greg Conlon, who came in a close third in last November's race for two Atherton City Council seats, and Diane Sandhu have...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 2, 2013 at 7:34 am | 6 comments | 19221 Views

MENLO PARK

Update: SamTrans confirms its bus was involved in train incident at Menlo Park crossing

More than 24 hours after witnesses reported that a SamTrans bus broke through a lowering railroad crossing arm and hurtled...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2013
Last comment by Jennifer, on Aug 2, 2013 at 7:32 am | 15 comments | 5838 Views

OTHER TOPICS

What is the condition of the retirement plan for San Mateo County employees?

With the story of Detroit and many other places, including the state of California, I wonder what the condition of the SM...

Original post made by gunste on Aug. 1, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 2, 2013 at 7:00 am | 3 comments | 1130 Views

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Guest opinions: Sparks fly as county manager, grand jurors disagree on report

After release of a civil grand jury report critical of the county's budgeting process, County Manager John L. Maltbie issued...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2013
Last comment by Henry Fox, on Aug 1, 2013 at 12:28 pm | 9 comments | 7980 Views
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