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County extends spraying moratorium

San Mateo County will extend a moratorium on spraying herbicides along 315-miles of county-maintained roads until March 13...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2012
Last comment by Carr, on Mar 9, 2012 at 4:26 pm | 2 comments | 2128 Views


Rail authority slammed for lax oversight of contracts

The agency charged with building a high-speed rail system violated state law when it awarded contracts for information-technology...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by Thomas Paine IV, on Jan 25, 2012 at 8:32 am | 2 comments | 1777 Views


Mothers protest Facebook at nurse-in

Facebook got a lot of unexpected visitors at its offices around the world Feb. 6, including several dozen at Menlo Park headquarters....

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2012
Last comment by Kathy, on Feb 16, 2012 at 10:41 am | 2 comments | 2106 Views


Woodside woman seeks high, high office

Woodside resident and documentary filmmaker Michealene Risley has a June deadline. She needs at least 50,000 people —...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2012
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Mar 19, 2012 at 1:15 pm | 2 comments | 1757 Views


Former post office manager faces charges

The post office manager of Menlo College is facing charges of credit card and identification theft after an investigation...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2012
Last comment by for the record, on Mar 30, 2012 at 8:08 am | 2 comments | 2096 Views


Sequoia Healthcare District proposes additional $600,000 P.E. subsidy for Redwood City School District

The Redwood City School District, in the midst of a Parcel Tax election to backfill shortages in state funding, may be...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Apr. 2, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Apr 2, 2012 at 11:19 am | 2 comments | 2192 Views


Swift Boaters reappear - the silly season begins

[portion deleted] Karl Rove promotes another lie "Obama never thanked the military in the bin Ladin operation!/KarlRove/status/198133691212496899 Who...

Original post made by Big Cat on May. 4, 2012
Last comment by Cedar, on May 9, 2012 at 1:01 pm | 2 comments | 1678 Views


Peninsula to elect new state senator

State Assemblyman Jerry Hill, whose 19th Assembly district includes most of San Mateo County, is the frontrunner in a four-way...

Original post made on May. 12, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 12, 2012 at 8:57 pm | 2 comments | 2026 Views


Senate tightens 'snitch ticket' and red-light camera rules

The next time you get a snitch ticket in the mail, you may be able to check off "none of the above" when asked to identify...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2012
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Jun 5, 2012 at 11:26 am | 2 comments | 2008 Views


Menlo Park shooting victim, 19, identified

A 19-year-old man who was shot and killed in Menlo Park early Saturday morning has been identified by the San Mateo County...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by WOW, on Jun 28, 2012 at 7:28 pm | 2 comments | 3705 Views


Chowchilla kidnapper on parole in Mountain View

One of the three men convicted of kidnapping a bus full of children in Chowchilla, California, is now on parole and living...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by Mountain Viewer, on Jun 25, 2012 at 8:40 pm | 2 comments | 1985 Views


The week that was

A restaurant burglarized, street signs discovered in the back of a van, a skittish mountain lion, and a man in military...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2012
Last comment by Gunther, on Jul 3, 2012 at 12:22 pm | 2 comments | 1530 Views


Cyclist dies after crash on Kings Mountain Road

Medics from the Kings Mountain Fire Department tended to a 50-year-old man who suffered a heart attack on the scene and...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2012
Last comment by Ride safe!!!, on Jul 3, 2012 at 3:49 pm | 2 comments | 2593 Views


Menlo Park vandalism: Youth may face 22 counts

Twenty-two counts of vandalism, one count of contributing to the delinquency of a minor, and possession of burglary tools:...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by Aquamarine, on Jul 13, 2012 at 3:02 pm | 2 comments | 2577 Views


Facebook revenues grow 32 percent

Menlo Park-based social-media giant Facebook reported revenues of $1.18 billion in its first quarterly earnings report Thursday,...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 27, 2012 at 6:11 pm | 2 comments | 1980 Views


Woodside resident helps arrest theft suspect

Retired San Francisco police officer and Woodside resident Bill Gilbert brought some of his professional skills to bear early...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2012
Last comment by my bad, on Aug 31, 2012 at 3:41 pm | 2 comments | 2567 Views


Bill to curb texting behind the wheel moves ahead

A proposal by state Sen. Joe Simitian to raise fines for drivers who text while behind the wheel passed through the state...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 31, 2012 at 3:47 pm | 2 comments | 2992 Views


Registering to vote can now be done online

The process of registering to vote in California changed significantly on Wednesday, Sept. 19. New residents and Californians...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2012
Last comment by Hank Doyle, on Sep 20, 2012 at 9:55 pm | 2 comments | 2375 Views


Judges: Budget cuts could close courtrooms

San Mateo County Superior Court judges announced a plan Tuesday to close up to six courtrooms if the state does not reverse...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Sep 25, 2012 at 2:19 pm | 2 comments | 4328 Views


Wreckage of plane found; pilot killed

The wreckage of an Arizona-bound airplane that disappeared after taking off from the Half Moon Bay Airport on Monday...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Oct 16, 2012 at 4:40 pm | 2 comments | 2734 Views
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