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Festivities for the Fourth

This year's Independence Day events will include parades, a street fair, carnivals, and a rodeo, but fewer fireworks. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jul 6, 2010 at 11:42 am | 2 comments | 1929 Views

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Local high school graduates off to West Point, Annapolis

Grace Hamilton reported Monday to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. Kevin Flaherty began his "plebe summer" Thursday...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 5, 2010 at 4:37 pm | 2 comments | 2088 Views

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Parolee program to shut its doors

An East Palo Alto program that has helped hundreds of state prison parolees transition back to life in the community will...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by me - too, on Jul 9, 2010 at 8:43 am | 2 comments | 1796 Views

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Solar flare up reaching Earth tonight

The Sun's surface flared up Sunday morning, expelling a mass of ionized atoms into the solar system. It will hit planet...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by Adam Selene, on Aug 9, 2010 at 3:11 pm | 2 comments | 1502 Views

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Tonight: Raising 'extraordinary kids'

Author Rafe Esquith will discuss his new book, "Lighting Their Fires: How Parents and Teachers Can Raise Extraordinary Kids...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Aug 8, 2010 at 5:25 pm | 2 comments | 1682 Views

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Rail directors told to lie low on Midpeninsula

Two members of the California High-Speed Rail Authority board of directors have been advised by agency staff not to participate...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by Alice, on Aug 10, 2010 at 5:18 pm | 2 comments | 1598 Views

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The WAMP goes weekly

Goodbye, Daily WAMP, we hardly knew you. The Peninsula's newest newspaper has decided to switch to a weekly format, starting...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2010
Last comment by WAMP This!, on Aug 29, 2010 at 8:58 pm | 2 comments | 1806 Views

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Bronze horse descends on Woodside hill

"Spring," a bronze mare sculpture that weighs 1,200 pounds, is hoisted into place Tuesday (Aug. 31) on Village Hill along...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by EGregson, on Sep 4, 2010 at 9:36 am | 2 comments | 1972 Views

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County counsel to retire from 'dream job'

San Mateo County Counsel Michael Murphy, who has held the post since August 2007, has announced he will retire from the position...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Sep 23, 2010 at 2:28 pm | 2 comments | 1837 Views

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Badminton players make a racket in Menlo Park

What do you think of when someone says "badminton"? Gawky kids smacking each other with the racquets more often than the...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by A Menlo Park Resident, on Oct 1, 2010 at 5:27 pm | 2 comments | 1468 Views

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SHP suffers frustrating loss to Burlingame

==BI Menlo School romps to 40-22 victory== Senior running back Colin Terndrup knows the Sacred Heart Prep football team...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2010
Last comment by poster, on Oct 12, 2010 at 8:21 am | 2 comments | 1454 Views

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Tonight: Prop 23 forum

Local environmental activists are holding a meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 13, about Proposition 23, a statewide initiative...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by Wayne, on Oct 14, 2010 at 12:56 pm | 2 comments | 1858 Views

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Old fire engine returns to Menlo Park

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District is now possession of a red convertible, but as to whether it has the magnetic appeal...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2010
Last comment by mpnative, on Oct 19, 2010 at 9:18 am | 2 comments | 1574 Views

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Con man allegedly commits crime behind bars

You can't keep a good con man down. Simon Gann, a convicted fraudster who allegedly sweet-talked a Menlo Park woman into...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Oct 26, 2010 at 8:02 am | 2 comments | 1413 Views

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Schools hit by Lehman losses file claim

Twelve area school districts have taken the first official step toward filing a lawsuit against San Mateo County and its...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Nov 10, 2010 at 5:27 pm | 2 comments | 1632 Views

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Sheriff's deputies arrest two in Skyline Boulevard shooting incident

Deputies from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office apprehended two juveniles who were carrying an air rifle on Sunday,...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2010
Last comment by Local, on Nov 15, 2010 at 11:35 pm | 2 comments | 1807 Views

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Police calls

Crime and accident reports from the Atherton and Menlo Park police departments and the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2010
Last comment by m. ackley, on Nov 25, 2010 at 8:31 am | 2 comments | 1602 Views

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Bohannon amends campaign finance report

Developer David Bohannon filed an amended campaign finance report on Nov. 30 that now includes non-monetary assistance given...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2010
Last comment by Huh?, on Dec 5, 2010 at 10:17 am | 2 comments | 1635 Views

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Hit-and-run driver sentenced for Menlo accident

The driver who hit a motorcyclist with his car in Menlo Park, then fled the scene despite the victim begging for help, was...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by Jackrabbitt, on Dec 6, 2010 at 3:27 pm | 2 comments | 1727 Views

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Menlo-Atherton High School’s Annual Canned Food Drive

Do you wonder what teenagers today are up to over the holiday season? It seems as though our culture is so worried about...

Original post made by Kelly Todd on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by Sybille, on Dec 10, 2010 at 4:29 pm | 2 comments | 1700 Views
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