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Voter Apathy in San Mateo County

Many times on these forums citizens have expressed surprise and outrage that there is a general apathy in San Mateo County...

Original post made by Disappointed on Apr. 26, 2015
Last comment by Holly L., 3 hours ago | 13 comments | 442 Views

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San Mateo Bailiff On Leave After Reports He Pulled a Gun in Court

http://www.mercurynews.com/bay-area-news/ci_27983430/bailiff-leave-after-report-he-pulled-gun-court Excerpt: - A San...

Original post made by Chaos on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Holly L., on Apr 26, 2015 at 4:38 pm | 2 comments | 155 Views

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Portola Valley council rejects artificial grass for soccer field at Woodside Priory School

The forces of a plastic modernity were politely shown the door Wednesday night in Portola Valley. After more than two hours...

Original post made on May. 9, 2013
Last comment by grass man, on Apr 26, 2015 at 10:16 am | 30 comments | 11069 Views

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Surf Air adds 31 flights a week at San Carlos Airport

Surf Air, the commuter airline that has been barraged with demands to reduce the noise its aircraft make over the Midpeninsula,...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by Jetman, on Apr 25, 2015 at 11:44 pm | 60 comments | 4287 Views

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Menlo Park 91yo Woman Wins to Keep Redwoods

Kudos to the MP Environmental Quality Commission for their thoughtful decision last night and to the neighbors who supported...

Original post made by Trees in MP on Apr. 23, 2015
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More Woodside residents are moving underground

Woodside residents seem to be moving underground at an increasing pace. In the past five years, the town has approved 40...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on Apr 22, 2015 at 10:10 pm | 2 comments | 1760 Views

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Candidate says he questioned sheriff about Vegas incident

For Greg Munks, the sheriff of San Mateo County and the incumbent in the June 3 election for his third four-year term, one...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Mark De Paula, on Apr 22, 2015 at 6:57 pm | 18 comments | 3173 Views

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Court battle continues over German Panzer tank

The battle continues in San Mateo County court over who owns a World War II-era German Panzer IV tank that once belonged...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by Tricia , on Apr 22, 2015 at 5:34 pm | 5 comments | 1351 Views

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Kepler's aims to start national conversation

Starting on Wednesday, April 8, well-known radio journalist Angie Coiro will host "In Deep," a two-hour talk show recorded...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on Apr 22, 2015 at 9:10 am | 4 comments | 1888 Views

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Open space district official asks Caltrans to cut back herbicide spraying

A Midpeninsula Regional Open Space official has sent a letter to the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) asking...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2015
Last comment by oakleaf, on Apr 21, 2015 at 12:49 pm | 1 comment | 1154 Views

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San Mateo County Sheriff Greg Munks says "I don't think this guy belongs here."

The Guy is Supervisor Candidate Mark DePaula and he asked Sheriff Greg Munks a question. Yesterday at the Beyond Newtown...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by Mark De Paula, on Apr 21, 2015 at 9:15 am | 104 comments | 4211 Views

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Retreat center sues county over plan to reorganize as drug, alcohol rehab facility

The owners of the Stillpath Retreat Center at 16350 Skyline Blvd. in the unincorporated woods above Woodside are suing San...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by Wilbur, on Apr 19, 2015 at 11:08 am | 7 comments | 2224 Views

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Atherton OKs pedestrian-controlled stoplight on El Camino

Atherton has given the go-ahead for work on a pedestrian-controlled stoplight on El Camino Real at Almendral Avenue, where...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by whatever, on Apr 18, 2015 at 11:38 am | 4 comments | 1147 Views

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Two major construction projects planned for Woodside Road this summer

If all goes as planned, two major construction projects will be underway in Woodside this summer, on either side of Woodside...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by Parent, on Apr 16, 2015 at 9:05 pm | 3 comments | 2292 Views

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Trial set over lawsuit involving driver who struck horse on I-280

A jury trial is set for April 27 on a lawsuit brought by a Menlo Park physician who was serious injured in December 2012...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 16, 2015 at 5:01 pm | 3 comments | 701 Views

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Sunday: 'Going Native' garden tour shows how to use less water

A free "Going Native Garden Tour" will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 19, at gardens in Portola Valley, Woodside,...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by Alan, on Apr 16, 2015 at 11:25 am | 1 comment | 1083 Views

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Atherton moving to put stoplight at El Camino & Almendral

Atherton's City Council is quickly moving toward installing a pedestrian-controlled stoplight on El Camino Real at Almendral...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Apr 15, 2015 at 1:48 pm | 1 comment | 1260 Views

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Menlo Park: One cart, 17 bottles of booze and three arrests

Despite the number of times such capers go awry, three people allegedly loaded a shopping cart at Safeway with bottles of...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2015
Last comment by Alan, on Apr 15, 2015 at 9:41 am | 9 comments | 2391 Views

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Scientists: State drought likely to worsen

The likelihood of California experiencing more warm, dry years leading to severe drought is increasing, according to research...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2015
Last comment by water saver 2, on Apr 13, 2015 at 9:48 am | 5 comments | 1403 Views

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Police calls: Closet alarm may have scared off Felton Drive burglar

Crime and accident reports from Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://almanacnews.com/news/2015/04/10/police-calls-closet-alarm-may-have-scared-felton-drive-burglar...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2015
Last comment by THE iron man, on Apr 11, 2015 at 1:15 pm | 1 comment | 1394 Views
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