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AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County Times the peninsula's Hometown Newspaper

Has decided that coverage of the Supervisors vote to increase the County Manager salary and benefits to $300,000 is not newsworthy....

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 14, 2012 at 2:05 pm | 2 comments | 819 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Walgreens to pay $16M for violations

Walgreen Co. has settled a lawsuit by 42 California counties for illegally dumping hazardous waste and unlawfully disposing...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by Margo McAuliffe, on Dec 14, 2012 at 12:10 pm | 1 comment | 983 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman sues over alleged Menlo Park dog attack

A woman who said she was maimed during a dog attack at Nealon Park has sued the owner of a German shepherd and the rescue...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by Some Guy, on Dec 14, 2012 at 8:30 am | 2 comments | 1006 Views

MENLO PARK

SRI proposes big changes to Menlo Park campus

Big changes are in the works for the 63-acre headquarters campus of SRI International in Menlo Park. The nonprofit innovation...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Dec 13, 2012 at 9:29 pm | 3 comments | 1202 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 | 1185 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supes OK 11% raise for county manager

As of Dec. 23, John Maltbie, the interim county manager for San Mateo County government since November 2011, will take over...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Dec 13, 2012 at 6:59 pm | 19 comments | 1352 Views

MENLO PARK

Safety Tips

This is intended to be an ongoing journal of Safety Tips. Having just returned from New York, I can personally attest...

Original post made by Jim Lewis on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by Jim Lewis, on Dec 13, 2012 at 5:28 pm | 1 comment | 917 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Obituary: Gunther Sorger

Gunther Urban Sorger of Portola Valley, a pioneer in the development of microwave systems for air safety, died peacefully...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by James Vait, on Dec 13, 2012 at 3:47 pm | 4 comments | 2436 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton struggles for safer crosswalks

You can't always get what you want. But if the town of Atherton accepts what's on offer by the California Department of Transportation,...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by Robert Cronin, on Dec 13, 2012 at 2:17 pm | 28 comments | 2382 Views

ATHERTON

Police: Motorist who struck pedestrians on El Camino was driving on suspended license

ATHERTON: The 89-year-old driver of a vehicle that struck and seriously injured two pedestrians in an El Camino Real crosswalk...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by Donald, on Dec 12, 2012 at 8:52 pm | 5 comments | 1267 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley hearings tied to affordable housing

==B Tonight:== Portola Valley will hold two hearings Wednesday, Dec. 12, that are tied to the town's affordable housing plans....

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by more to it, on Dec 12, 2012 at 8:44 pm | 2 comments | 1078 Views

ATHERTON

Police: Driver at fault for hitting pedestrians

ATHERTON: The 89-year-old driver of a vehicle that struck and seriously injured two women in an El Camino Real crosswalk...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2012
Last comment by Donald, on Dec 12, 2012 at 5:55 pm | 22 comments | 3527 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park fires high-speed rail lobbyist

With a few members declaring themselves unimpressed with the return on their investment in lobbyist Ravi Mehta's Capitol...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by Dan, on Dec 12, 2012 at 4:11 pm | 1 comment | 1045 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County Supervisors unanimously approved another 11% increase

On December 11th the 5 supervisors approved a 11% raise for John Maltbie. This brings up several questions about the leadership...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 12, 2012 at 11:45 am | 1 comment | 816 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supes may raise county manager's pay to $300,000

The Board of Supervisors in San Mateo County is poised to hire on a permanent basis County Manager John Maltbie -- he's been...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 12, 2012 at 8:20 am | 37 comments | 3342 Views

AROUND TOWN

German builder of church organ returns to restore it

The German visitor, eyeing the pipe organ at St. Bede's Episcopal Church in Menlo Park after services on a recent Sunday,...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1019 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Mountain lion spotted on street

A newspaper delivery person reported spotting a mountain lion in the 350 block of Raymundo Drive in Woodside at around 4:40...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2012
Last comment by John Q. Public, on Dec 11, 2012 at 11:15 pm | 4 comments | 1230 Views

MENLO PARK

Wednesday: Plastic bag ban meeting

Watch "Bag It!", a documentary about the impact of plastic bags on the environment, and learn more about Menlo Park's proposed...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by gunste, on Dec 11, 2012 at 4:49 pm | 3 comments | 2267 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton: Contractor charged with six felonies

A building contractor is due in court on Dec. 20 to enter a plea on felony grand theft and other charges stemming from work...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2012
Last comment by Victim, on Dec 11, 2012 at 2:34 pm | 4 comments | 1001 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo boys' hoop coach Kris Weem joins Golden State Warriors

A lot of positive things are happening with the NBA's Golden State Warriors these days. The team has new owners, a new coach,...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by Michelle, on Dec 11, 2012 at 2:05 pm | 1 comment | 1344 Views
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