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MENLO PARK

Slocum to hold office hours in North Fair Oaks

Beginning Wednesday, Feb. 13, newly elected San Mateo County Supervisor Warren Slocum will hold weekly evening office hours...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Feb 7, 2013 at 4:56 pm | 2 comments | 1756 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside School gears up for kindergarten registration

Parents whose children are eligible to attend kindergarten or transitional kindergarten next fall at Woodside Elementary...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by Sir Topham Hatt, on Feb 7, 2013 at 3:24 pm | 4 comments | 2104 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park nonprofit sponsors gun buyback

A group of Silicon Valley residents is sponsoring a gun-buyback event for Palo Alto, Menlo Park and East Palo Alto on Saturday,...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2013
Last comment by Seller, on Feb 7, 2013 at 3:06 pm | 5 comments | 1315 Views

MENLO PARK

Update: Checks stolen from church

Someone walked away with about $20,000 in un-cashed checks at Bethany Lutheran Church in West Menlo Park, but the checks...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2013
Last comment by Taitz, on Feb 7, 2013 at 12:09 pm | 4 comments | 2455 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Court denies schools recovery of $20 million in losses from Lehman Brothers bankruptcy

A state appeals court on Thursday approved the dismissal of a lawsuit brought against San Mateo County by 12 county school...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Feb 7, 2013 at 9:43 am | 9 comments | 1646 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Stanford University sued over Searsville Dam

Two environmental groups have filed a federal lawsuit against Stanford University for allegedly harming the threatened steelhead...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2013
Last comment by Susan Brodsky, on Feb 6, 2013 at 8:50 pm | 5 comments | 1260 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: We must untie the El Camino traffic knot

After nearly a decade, there is a proposal to develop vacant lots along El Camino in Menlo Park. There are significant changes...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by throw them out, on Feb 5, 2013 at 11:11 pm | 7 comments | 1419 Views

AROUND TOWN

Call out the band: Lou Matas turns 99

For years, he's crooned for others as a member of an itinerant singing group, and entertained celebratory crowds as part...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by Marie, on Feb 5, 2013 at 6:43 pm | 1 comment | 1255 Views

WOODSIDE

Driver: Bicyclists attacked my truck in Woodside

The driver of a pickup truck says a group of some 50 bicyclists attacked his truck on Canada Road in Woodside on Saturday,...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by John, on Feb 5, 2013 at 4:10 pm | 55 comments | 3466 Views

MENLO PARK

Police calls: Wielding pepper spray in Portola Valley

Crime reports from Atherton, Menlo Park, Woodside, Portola Valley, West Menlo Park and Ladera. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by fap, on Feb 5, 2013 at 1:21 pm | 1 comment | 1129 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrans: Two more weeks to fix El Camino Real traffic lights in Menlo Park

Feel like a long time since traffic streamed smoothly along El Camino Real in Menlo Park? It's not your imagination. Caltrans...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by santa cruz, on Feb 5, 2013 at 5:18 am | 5 comments | 2996 Views

MENLO PARK

Stanford-Arrillaga plan: Boon or doom?

What's worse than a string of empty car lots? Eight acres of mixed-use office space, retail and apartments, according to...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Feb 4, 2013 at 6:34 pm | 57 comments | 2963 Views

ATHERTON

Woman arrested on grand theft, forgery charges

A Redwood City woman was arrested Saturday on grand theft and forgery charges after investigators discovered she had...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2013
Last comment by POGO, on Feb 3, 2013 at 3:16 pm | 2 comments | 1498 Views

MENLO PARK

Sunday: Farmers' market in Woodside

A farmers' market is held Sundays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Canada College in Woodside. Fresh fruits and vegetables are available...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2013
There are no comments yet. 757 Views

ATHERTON

Memorial Mass for Sister Helen Costello

Befriending flocks of lively teenagers, sitting at the bedside of dying children, providing a place where their parents could...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1440 Views

MOVIES

Gift-card fraud leads to multiple arrests

An alleged attempt to use fraudulent gift cards in a downtown San Mateo store last week led to the arrest of five San...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2013
There are no comments yet. 3802 Views

AROUND TOWN

Basketball: Menlo boys grab WBAL lead

==B Prep basketball:== Junior guard Bobby Roth scored 23 points to lead the Menlo School boys' basketball team to a 62-52...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1366 Views

MENLO PARK

Stanford Arrillaga project grows by adding housing

Is this a case of "be careful what you wish for"? The latest revision of the proposed Stanford-Arrillaga development in Menlo...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 2, 2013 at 1:36 pm | 26 comments | 2342 Views

WOODSIDE

50 Bicyclists in Woodside Attack Car

In yesterday's news, a sitation that has been escaating and spiralling out of control: SAN MATEO POLICE BLOTTER: WOODSIDE...

Original post made by Susan Smith on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Feb 2, 2013 at 9:03 am | 13 comments | 1603 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Scale back Stanford's 'bloated' development plan for El Camino

I knew this day would come. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=13709 posted Wednesday,...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 2, 2013 at 7:13 am | 9 comments | 1522 Views
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