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Gov. Brown proposes slashing spending, continuing tax hikes

Gov. Jerry Brown said today that he is proposing to close the state's $25.4 billion budget gap by cutting spending by...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by Henry Riggs, on Jan 10, 2011 at 12:39 pm | 1 comment | 1531 Views

MENLO PARK

Possible gas main break reported on Middle Avenue in Menlo Park

Firefighters from the Menlo Park Fire Protection District were called to the scene of a possible rupture in a gas main at...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2011
Last comment by smelled gas, on Jan 11, 2011 at 5:56 pm | 1 comment | 1301 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editorial: The garbage man taketh away

Suddenly, Menlo Park and Atherton residents are waking up to the fact that the waste collector is now taking away their garbage,...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by Lucky, on Jan 12, 2011 at 10:44 am | 1 comment | 1347 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council, finance committee meet Thursday morning

A joint meeting of the Atherton City Council and the town's Finance Committee is set for 8 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 13. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by keith, on Jan 12, 2011 at 4:32 pm | 1 comment | 1497 Views

AROUND TOWN

Armed homeowner confronts would-be burglar

The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office said it apprehended a suspect in an attempted residential burglary in unincorporated...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 12, 2011 at 6:58 pm | 1 comment | 1350 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Remembering Betty -- and Country Almanac

Betty Fry, who died Dec. 30 in Nevada City, is still making her mark on the Midpeninsula every week, as the local newspaper...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by KD, on Jan 14, 2011 at 3:47 pm | 1 comment | 1606 Views

AROUND TOWN

POST buys 97 acres near La Honda

The Peninsula Open Space Trust has acquired 97.5 acres of land on the western side of the Santa Cruz range near La Honda...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2011
Last comment by Maggie Heilman, on Jan 15, 2011 at 11:11 am | 1 comment | 1284 Views

MENLO PARK

Cell phone antennas proposed for Nealon Park

Many Menlo Park residents may not know about T-Mobile's plans to install cell phone antennas in Nealon Park. They reportedly...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2011
Last comment by Mr. Cavil, on Jan 16, 2011 at 9:59 am | 1 comment | 1052 Views

MENLO PARK

Triumphs, trials, and two cents

John Boyle and Heyward Robinson have a few things in common — both served on the Menlo Park City Council for one term....

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by thx, on Jan 17, 2011 at 4:12 pm | 1 comment | 1417 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Friday: Services for Celeste Henzel, 60

Celeste Mariana Schmitt Henzel of Portola Valley, a top ranked real estate agent on the Peninsula, died Nov. 6 of cancer...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by Tina Brewer, on Jan 17, 2011 at 4:13 pm | 1 comment | 2273 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Lining up against the death penalty

A recent news report said that the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office soon will make a decision whether or not to...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2011
Last comment by Tony Press, on Jan 18, 2011 at 5:21 pm | 1 comment | 1929 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google shake-up: Bold move or no big deal?

With more businesses than ever targeting its customers, Google is aiming to get back some of the spark with co-founder Larry...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2011
Last comment by Jean, on Jan 22, 2011 at 10:55 am | 1 comment | 1236 Views

AROUND TOWN

Merge transit agencies, Caltrain summit told

Local transportation agencies should be merged and their funds used to support a regional transit agency, state Assemblyman...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2011
Last comment by psa188, on Jan 24, 2011 at 10:44 am | 1 comment | 1429 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Atherton girl is "Annie" at Castilleja Middle School Production

Gabby Occhipinti of Atherton a 7th grader at Castilleja Middle School, will be starring as Annie in the musical of the same...

Original post made by Ellin Carpenter on Jan. 24, 2011
Last comment by Gabby Occhipinti, on Mar 28, 2011 at 11:28 pm | 1 comment | 1962 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo School: Water polo seniors secure college choices

It was quite a 2010 season for the seniors on the Menlo School boys' water polo team. Not only did the Knights defend their...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2011
Last comment by april bishop, on Jan 25, 2011 at 10:44 pm | 1 comment | 1559 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Gladys Martines named 'Horseperson of the Year'

The term "odyssey" is customarily reserved for an extraordinary journey, and it seems appropriate in describing the life...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2011
Last comment by Margie Lewis, on Jan 25, 2011 at 1:14 pm | 1 comment | 1617 Views

MENLO PARK

Theater company seeks new stage

To be or not to be -- that is the question being nervously pondered by leaders and supporters of the Festival Theatre Ensemble,...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2011
Last comment by Sam, on Jan 27, 2011 at 12:04 pm | 1 comment | 1282 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gunmen rob Woodside Road gas station

The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office is trying to identify two masked men who robbed a Shell gas station near Redwood City...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2011
Last comment by s, on Jan 28, 2011 at 6:46 am | 1 comment | 1297 Views

MENLO PARK

Police arrest sexual-assault fugitive

Police responding Wednesday to a code-enforcement complaint in the Belle Haven neighborhood of Menlo Park found more than...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2011
Last comment by Max, on Jan 28, 2011 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 1253 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sunday: St. Raymond holds open house

St. Raymond School in Menlo Park will offer a new class to prepare children for kindergarten. People can learn more at an...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2011
Last comment by Bravo!, on Jan 28, 2011 at 1:16 pm | 1 comment | 1883 Views
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