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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 | 739 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 | 2993 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. 886 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 | 1088 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 | 2119 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 | 881 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 | 1085 Views

MENLO PARK

Man arrested in Menlo Park shooting

A 24-year-old man was arrested early Sunday, Dec. 9, following a shooting in the 1300 block of Windermere Avenue in Menlo...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2012
Last comment by once again, on Dec 10, 2012 at 4:37 pm | 5 comments | 1028 Views

MENLO PARK

SRI proposes big changes in Menlo Park campus

SRI International proposes a 25-year plan to "revitalize and upgrade" its 63-acre campus without changing the overall size...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2012
Last comment by manage traffic, on Dec 10, 2012 at 9:06 am | 9 comments | 1262 Views

MENLO PARK

Sister City Program For Menlo Park

Following the visit from a gentlemen from Menlo Park (Galway)Ireland recently, as featured in a front page artcle published...

Original post made by Good Will Ambassador on Dec. 9, 2012
There are no comments yet. 908 Views

AROUND TOWN

Carole Groom hires John Maltbie back.

John Maltbie said "I am looking forward to serving the residents of San Mateo County to the best of my abilities." That's...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 9, 2012 at 12:18 pm | 5 comments | 1574 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pearl Harbor Day, no mention in any San Mateo County Newspaper.

How quickly we forget, I don't recall anytime in my life that this day wasn't remembered. Over 2400 Americans were killed...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Dec. 7, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Dec 8, 2012 at 6:58 pm | 2 comments | 781 Views

WOODSIDE

Fixing Woodside's 'structurally deficient' bridges

For at least 100 years in the rural community that is now Woodside, three two-lane, single-span bridges -- on Kings Mountain...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2012
Last comment by Donald, on Dec 8, 2012 at 5:29 pm | 5 comments | 1462 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District subsidy of Nursing Program

Sequoia Healthcare District has been granting $1,000,000/year since 2004 in subsidies to students enrolled in a Baccalaureate...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Dec 8, 2012 at 9:55 am | 8 comments | 1380 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Warning on eating wild mushrooms

With wild mushroom growth prompted by seasonal rains, the California Department of Public Health has issued a warning...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2012
Last comment by Porcini Harvesting, on Dec 7, 2012 at 10:45 pm | 1 comment | 1025 Views

MENLO PARK

Question for the Editors

I heard about the bad dog bite last month at the Menlo Park dog park which cost a woman her finger. I'm wondering why this...

Original post made by Hmmm on Dec. 7, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1003 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Holiday Fund: How crisis intervention by StarVista helps teens

<I>By Sharon Navarro, grants and development manager for StarVista (formerly Youth and Family Enrichment Services).</I></B> Read...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2011
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Dec 7, 2012 at 1:48 pm | 4 comments | 1361 Views

AROUND TOWN

Elected Official Compensation

Intriguing data courtesy of the LA Times. They have a recap of all general law cities and the amount paid to council members....

Original post made by Benefit Watcher on Aug. 1, 2011
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Dec 7, 2012 at 12:42 pm | 2 comments | 1372 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County Supervisors do it again

They are giving a close friend a raise when we don't even know if he asked for it. So the question is why? There's no public...

Original post made by Michael Stogner on Dec. 7, 2012
There are no comments yet. 799 Views

ATHERTON

Editorial: Atherton tries to get a handle on employee costs

Atherton is moving in the right direction to reduce the town's unfunded liability, with the City Council on Nov. 28 passing...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2012
Last comment by BenchMark, on Dec 7, 2012 at 9:35 am | 22 comments | 1416 Views
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