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AROUND TOWN

New director for human services

Iliana Rodriguez, the current director of child support services in San Mateo County, will take over as director of the Human...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by Concerned Business Owner, on Dec 2, 2013 at 2:19 pm | 1 comment | 2086 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: To retreat or not to retreat?

Trips by Menlo Park city staff to Half Moon Bay and Napa during the past two months came as a surprise to at least one council...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Disgusted, on Dec 3, 2013 at 9:58 am | 1 comment | 593 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: New mayor, vice mayor chosen

The first Tuesday in December sees a shuffling in the ranks of Menlo Park City Council members each year as they choose...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2013
Last comment by Dagwood, on Dec 4, 2013 at 3:02 pm | 1 comment | 4176 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Monday seminar: Sea level challenges in San Mateo County

As the climate changes, the coastline of San Mateo County may change as well. Assemblyman Rich Gordon and county Supervisor...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by Steve Case, on Dec 5, 2013 at 1:07 am | 1 comment | 2519 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: FBI seeking 'sports cap' bandit

The FBI is seeking a woman they have dubbed the "Sports Cap Bandit," who robbed two banks in Menlo Park in October...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by Fred, on Dec 5, 2013 at 11:23 am | 1 comment | 3953 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: Olympic outreach

Not many kids can say that their water polo coach is a four-time Olympic medalist. But at Menlo Park's Belle Haven Pool,...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by Long Time Resident, on Dec 5, 2013 at 3:16 pm | 1 comment | 1690 Views

MENLO PARK

Sun to Set Later Starting Tonight

On December 5, 5, and 7 the sun set at 4:50 PM PST in Menlo Park, CA. Tonight December 8, the sun will set at 4:51 PM and...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Dec. 8, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Dec 9, 2013 at 9:23 am | 1 comment | 620 Views

WOODSIDE

Safe containing $200,000 in valuables is missing from Woodside home

In the days just before Thanksgiving, when the owners of a home on Godetia Drive in Woodside were away, someone entered the...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by Julie C, on Dec 10, 2013 at 7:21 pm | 1 comment | 2425 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Big rig loses load on Sand Hill Road

Police expect a traffic delay of at least an hour on eastbound Sand Hill Road Lane because a big rig lost its load at Saga...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2013
Last comment by Julie, on Dec 11, 2013 at 10:23 am | 1 comment | 1195 Views

WOODSIDE

Town looks at ways to coax walking, cycling to school

About 8 percent of Woodside Elementary School students walk or ride a bike to school. Students driven to school are the majority...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Dec 11, 2013 at 7:09 pm | 1 comment | 1601 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pet of the week

Santa baby, she's been nice -- we swear! Meet Bella, a sweet female pit bull available for adoption at the Peninsula Humane...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 12, 2013 at 1:26 pm | 1 comment | 1352 Views

MENLO PARK

M-A students collect food for needy families

Continuing their annual holiday tradition, students at Menlo-Atherton High School have collected more than 150,000 cans of...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2013
Last comment by Carolyn D, on Dec 12, 2013 at 2:28 pm | 1 comment | 3303 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside board OKs plans to renovate Menlo Country Club

Plans to renovate the golf course and tennis courts at the Menlo County Club in Woodside moved one step closer to reality...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2013
Last comment by Brad, on Jan 8, 2014 at 12:56 pm | 1 comment | 945 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: Friendly persuasion

If films and TV shows about the Old West are any guide, cowboys and ranchers back then persuaded a horse to perform on command...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2013
Last comment by Poster, on Dec 16, 2013 at 8:18 am | 1 comment | 1864 Views

AROUND TOWN

Clef Hangers seek new members

Love to sing? Looking for a new interest? Consider joining the Peninsula Clef Hangers, a women's chorus of 25 to 30 volunteers...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by Brenda Wiley, on Dec 17, 2013 at 8:38 pm | 1 comment | 1119 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside: Safe routes to school a priority for Mayor Dave Burow

Councilman Dave Burow, the new mayor of Woodside, puts the highest priority for the year ahead on making it safer for children...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by Woodside Parent, on Dec 17, 2013 at 9:48 am | 1 comment | 1491 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Services for Joe Whelan, Portola Valley Ranch developer

A vigil is scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, and a memorial service for 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 8, at the Church of the...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by Ken Wachtel, on Dec 17, 2013 at 10:03 am | 1 comment | 1224 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton crime wave, where are the cops?

There seems to be an article every week (or more often) that burglaries are taking place in Atherton, in quite a rampant...

Original post made by What gives? on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by up or down?, on Dec 17, 2013 at 3:40 pm | 1 comment | 529 Views

AROUND TOWN

Review: 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug'

Peter Jackson's grandiose vision of J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth reaches a crescendo with this thrilling second installment...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Dec 18, 2013 at 11:25 am | 1 comment | 5133 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Local man sentenced for child pornography

Stephen Wolf, who pleaded no contest in March 2013 to one count of possession of child pornography, was sentenced on Dec....

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2013
Last comment by Whoa, on Dec 18, 2013 at 10:58 pm | 1 comment | 803 Views
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