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AROUND TOWN

Atherton: $92,000 in purses missing from home

Atherton police called it grand theft in the April 5 log entry -- and it is definitely grand -- but they say they're investigating...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Susan Smith, on Apr 14, 2013 at 7:55 am | 16 comments | 14765 Views

AROUND TOWN

Uncounted ballots found from November election

San Mateo County election officials said Thursday that 65 uncounted provisional ballots from November's election were...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2013
Last comment by provo man, on Apr 26, 2013 at 2:54 pm | 16 comments | 1828 Views

AROUND TOWN

Psychiatrist who molested boys is jailed

Dr. William Ayres was a former president of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. He had treated pediatric...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2013
Last comment by Lurker, on Aug 23, 2013 at 4:38 pm | 16 comments | 8480 Views

AROUND TOWN

Carpenter leaps into Menlo Park fire board race

Peter Carpenter, no stranger to the Menlo Park fire district board of directors, decided to enter this year's election with...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Oct 14, 2013 at 11:32 am | 16 comments | 8990 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Cline, Combs pull papers for council race

Two people so far have pulled papers to potentially run for the Menlo Park City Council this year: incumbent Rich Cline and...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by Gimme A Break, on Aug 8, 2014 at 10:05 pm | 16 comments | 2891 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Keeping Searsville dam in place a good solution

The day Stanford University released its plans for Searsville Dam, an article labeled "1000 dams down and counting" was published...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jun 2, 2015 at 8:43 pm | 16 comments | 2576 Views

AROUND TOWN

SMC Sheriff Greg Munks endorses Carlos Bolanos for Sheriff 2018

It's official, Sheriff Greg Munks has announced he is moving on and he is endorsing Carlos Bolanos for Sheriff in 2018. That...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Nov. 6, 2015
Last comment by Vee Arrrrrgh, on Nov 10, 2015 at 7:38 pm | 16 comments | 1165 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Country Club tops the list of water guzzlers

SFGate reports: ...over 2 million gallons of water a week... It takes a lot of water to feed the lush lawns that drape...

Original post made by MenloJim on Nov. 6, 2015
Last comment by Jenson, on Nov 10, 2015 at 1:01 pm | 16 comments | 1537 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eshoo's bills aim to lower volume on aircraft noise

Responding to an upswell of concern from local residents about increasing airplane noise, U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo on Nov. 6...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2015
Last comment by republican thinker, on Nov 12, 2015 at 12:12 pm | 16 comments | 3053 Views

AROUND TOWN

Good news, bad news from Caltrans on herbicide spraying

Caltrans has given San Mateo County residents some good news and some bad news about the state's plans for spraying herbicides...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2015
Last comment by I know, right?, on Nov 18, 2015 at 6:23 pm | 16 comments | 4206 Views

AROUND TOWN

Costs soar for plans to build new high school in Menlo Park

Price inflation has exacted a toll on Sequoia Union High School District plans to build two new small high schools (including...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Nov 26, 2015 at 3:29 pm | 16 comments | 3232 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County vigil for victims of Orlando shooting

In the wake of the June 11 shooting at an Orlando nightclub that left 49 dead and dozens injured, San Mateo County will hold...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jun 18, 2016 at 4:26 pm | 16 comments | 1768 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eshoo sees swift appointment of new sheriff as an affront

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors had a 30-day window to choose a successor to former sheriff Greg Munks, who resigned...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2016
Last comment by Caroline V., on Jul 19, 2016 at 11:35 am | 16 comments | 3760 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Obama's Role in Israel's Prime Minister Election

The Hill.com has an interesting perspective on the role President Obama played in Israel's recent election for prime minister. http://thehill.com/policy/international/236565-neta...

Original post made by Hill.com Reader on Mar. 22, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Mar 24, 2015 at 3:10 pm | 16 comments | 904 Views

ATHERTON

Parcel tax for Redwood City schools fails

Measure E, a parcel tax to support the Redwood City School District, failed to win the necessary two-thirds vote it needed...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by Bob Becktel, on Jul 3, 2009 at 11:22 pm | 16 comments | 3307 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton police officer exonerated in 'theft'

There is "no foundation" for an allegation of theft against an Atherton police officer, according to the San Mateo County...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by john p johns, on Jul 5, 2009 at 9:08 am | 16 comments | 3663 Views

ATHERTON

just say no to the Atherton Parcel Tax

I was at the regular city council meeting last month. I observed Councilwoman Elizabeth Lewis say she would not approve...

Original post made by jim carney on Sep. 5, 2009
Last comment by richard buckley, on Sep 11, 2009 at 6:41 pm | 16 comments | 3667 Views

ATHERTON

Editorial: Managing the Atherton news

The Atherton Town Council, city attorney and city manager should be ashamed of themselves after agreeing to settle an embarrassing...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 28, 2010 at 9:35 pm | 16 comments | 2710 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton to refund $1.6 million in road fees

It seemed like a good idea at the time: charge builders a road impact fee and use it to repair Atherton roads torn up by...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 19, 2010 at 5:38 pm | 16 comments | 2428 Views

ATHERTON

An Open Letter to Mayor McKeithen

Dear Kathy I regret to advise you that I will be unable to attend next week's city council session as I have been called...

Original post made by John P. Johns on Jun. 12, 2010
Last comment by Lots of angst, on Jun 16, 2010 at 12:45 pm | 16 comments | 2748 Views
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Surviving Family Holidays
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