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AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County getting a JAIL because of a small group.

There are not that many people in San Mateo County that want a New Jail that we can not afford or the annual $27,000,000...

Original post made by Michael G Stogner on Sep. 22, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Apr 21, 2013 at 8:16 am | 9 comments | 1701 Views

ATHERTON

Kudos to Jerry Carlson

As Jerry Carlson leaves Atherton, it's appropriate to look back at the Jerry Carlson from 13 years ago, who lobbied against...

Original post made by Deja vu on Apr. 20, 2013
Last comment by Deja vu, on Apr 20, 2013 at 4:32 pm | 1 comment | 908 Views

OTHER TOPICS

2013 San Mateo County Community Health Needs Assessment

I received the following from Lee Michelson, Ceo of the Sequoia Healthcare District: Here is a copy of the email that went...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Apr. 19, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1515 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley affordable housing issue: how to spend $2.88 million from Blue Oaks sale

The issue about affordable housing in Portola Valley has boiled down to this: What should the town do with the $2.88 million...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by PV Homeowner, on Apr 19, 2013 at 1:32 pm | 4 comments | 1483 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Grand jury dings San Mateo County for failing to rein in sooaring pension costs

San Mateo County doesn't have enough money to cover promised retirement costs that could total $2 billion, not the $1 billion...

Original post made by Susan Smith on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Bob, on Apr 19, 2013 at 10:47 am | 14 comments | 3427 Views

MENLO PARK

Home burglars make off with $15,000 in goods

Burglars hit three homes in three different Menlo Park neighborhoods and stole jewelry, computers and construction equipment...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 18, 2013 at 9:27 pm | 8 comments | 1217 Views

ATHERTON

[VIDEO] Atherton Finance Committee Apr 9 2013 Special Meeting

TOWN OF ATHERTON FINANCE COMMITTEE APRIL 9, 2013 SPECIAL MEETING VIDEO BROADCAST The Town of Atherton assumed...

Original post made by APOA on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by APOA, on Apr 18, 2013 at 8:49 pm | 1 comment | 897 Views

ATHERTON

Local NJB champions

Teamwork and talent led to triumph for a local Redwood NJB (National Junior Basketball) team when they were crowned champions...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by bobby joe fred the 16th, on Apr 18, 2013 at 5:48 pm | 2 comments | 1295 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Grand jury slams county on pension fund

In its second report in two years on this topic, the San Mateo County civil grand jury lambastes county officials over a...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by Poster, on Apr 18, 2013 at 4:30 pm | 1 comment | 1107 Views

SPORTS

All-stars capture national title

Redwood Undisputed, an all-star basketball team of fourth-grade girls representing the Redwood chapter of the Silicon Valley...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by Victor & Lorie Para, on Apr 17, 2013 at 8:15 pm | 1 comment | 5712 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Should Government websites be searchable?

In my struggle to make the Sequoia Healthcare District more user friendly, I suggested to CEO Lee Michelson that "Searchable...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Apr 17, 2013 at 12:00 pm | 2 comments | 1380 Views

WOODSIDE

Preserving historic properties in Woodside

In Woodside, there is a list of 22 structures of historic significance to the town. Included are the Albert Shine house,...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by Susan Smith, on Apr 17, 2013 at 7:28 am | 1 comment | 1140 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Can Menlo Park recover what it lost in specific plan?

With the recent downtown Menlo Park project submitted by Stanford University, residents are waking up to the reality of a...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2013
Last comment by Gern, on Apr 16, 2013 at 7:06 pm | 103 comments | 5368 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: MP council reviews Stanford project

With many residents expressing opposition to Stanford's development proposal for 300-500 El Camino Real, the Menlo Park City...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 16, 2013 at 3:13 pm | 3 comments | 1309 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District Volunteers at St. Anthony de Padua Dining Room

"The District has been supporting us through its wonderful Community Services program since 2009." http://paduadiningroom.com/?p=733 Note;...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Apr. 16, 2013
There are no comments yet. 962 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Helen Hausman to retire from community college board

Atherton resident Helen Hausman, a trustee of the San Mateo County Community College District for 23 years, plans to retire...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Virginia Chang Kiraly, on Apr 16, 2013 at 12:40 pm | 2 comments | 1805 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo attorney fighting high-speed rail Central Valley project's launch

==B (An expanded version of an earlier-published story.)== Peninsula cities lost a legal battle last week against the state's...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by POGO, on Apr 15, 2013 at 7:37 pm | 10 comments | 48868 Views

AROUND TOWN

Excelling in math, reading, and barbering

Erik Burmeister asked for it, and he got it. Hillview School eighth-grader Andrew gives his principal's head a close shave...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on Apr 15, 2013 at 5:56 pm | 4 comments | 913 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Teen has advice for Republicans

Sequoia High school student Paul Kiraly of West Menlo Park and 10 other youth delegates to the Republican Convention had...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 15, 2013 at 4:04 pm | 99 comments | 4285 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Changes in Stanford/Arrillaga project on El Camino please some, not others

While some say Stanford and developer John Arrillaga took a step in the right direction by adding housing and reducing medical...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 15, 2013 at 4:01 pm | 23 comments | 1388 Views
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