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MENLO PARK

SRI proposes big changes in Menlo Park campus

SRI International proposes a 25-year plan to "revitalize and upgrade" its 63-acre campus without changing the overall size...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2012
Last comment by manage traffic, on Dec 10, 2012 at 9:06 am | 9 comments | 1585 Views

MENLO PARK

Sister City Program For Menlo Park

Following the visit from a gentlemen from Menlo Park (Galway)Ireland recently, as featured in a front page artcle published...

Original post made by Good Will Ambassador on Dec. 9, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1010 Views

AROUND TOWN

Carole Groom hires John Maltbie back.

John Maltbie said "I am looking forward to serving the residents of San Mateo County to the best of my abilities." That's...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 9, 2012 at 12:18 pm | 5 comments | 1729 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pearl Harbor Day, no mention in any San Mateo County Newspaper.

How quickly we forget, I don't recall anytime in my life that this day wasn't remembered. Over 2400 Americans were killed...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Dec. 7, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Dec 8, 2012 at 6:58 pm | 2 comments | 863 Views

WOODSIDE

Fixing Woodside's 'structurally deficient' bridges

For at least 100 years in the rural community that is now Woodside, three two-lane, single-span bridges -- on Kings Mountain...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2012
Last comment by Donald, on Dec 8, 2012 at 5:29 pm | 5 comments | 2437 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District subsidy of Nursing Program

Sequoia Healthcare District has been granting $1,000,000/year since 2004 in subsidies to students enrolled in a Baccalaureate...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Dec 8, 2012 at 9:55 am | 8 comments | 2434 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Warning on eating wild mushrooms

With wild mushroom growth prompted by seasonal rains, the California Department of Public Health has issued a warning...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2012
Last comment by Porcini Harvesting, on Dec 7, 2012 at 10:45 pm | 1 comment | 1177 Views

MENLO PARK

Question for the Editors

I heard about the bad dog bite last month at the Menlo Park dog park which cost a woman her finger. I'm wondering why this...

Original post made by Hmmm on Dec. 7, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1102 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Holiday Fund: How crisis intervention by StarVista helps teens

<I>By Sharon Navarro, grants and development manager for StarVista (formerly Youth and Family Enrichment Services).</I></B> Read...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2011
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Dec 7, 2012 at 1:48 pm | 4 comments | 1488 Views

AROUND TOWN

Elected Official Compensation

Intriguing data courtesy of the LA Times. They have a recap of all general law cities and the amount paid to council members....

Original post made by Benefit Watcher on Aug. 1, 2011
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Dec 7, 2012 at 12:42 pm | 2 comments | 1429 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County Supervisors do it again

They are giving a close friend a raise when we don't even know if he asked for it. So the question is why? There's no public...

Original post made by Michael Stogner on Dec. 7, 2012
There are no comments yet. 878 Views

ATHERTON

Editorial: Atherton tries to get a handle on employee costs

Atherton is moving in the right direction to reduce the town's unfunded liability, with the City Council on Nov. 28 passing...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2012
Last comment by BenchMark, on Dec 7, 2012 at 9:35 am | 22 comments | 1522 Views

SPORTS

Local youth rugby season begins with first practice.

If you’re driving or walking by Ronald McNair Middle School Football field located at 2033 Pulgas Avenue on Monday evenings...

Original post made by Uhila Makoni on Dec. 6, 2012
There are no comments yet. 5032 Views

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Sequoia Healthcare District votes to Spend 100% Of Property Tax Income On Community Service

In an action taken at yesterdays Board meeting, the majority on Sequoia Healthcare District Board of Directors voted to...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Dec. 6, 2012
There are no comments yet. 953 Views

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Rain falls and creek rises

Water, water everywhere, and not a drop to drink -- unless you're an animal and accustomed to creek water. The recent storms...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2012
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Dec 6, 2012 at 9:41 am | 2 comments | 1048 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Review: 'Life of Pi'

In Ang Lee's exhilarating "Life of Pi" -- based upon the bestselling novel by Yann Martel -- a boy adrift reads a "Survival...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2012
Last comment by Uriah, on Dec 6, 2012 at 8:39 am | 1 comment | 1035 Views

AROUND TOWN

When rain causes fire

Electrical fires are known for being impervious to water, a truth demonstrated in the rain over nearly two hours early Thursday...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2012
Last comment by Allied but not Arty, on Dec 6, 2012 at 8:36 am | 1 comment | 875 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wednesday: U.S. 101 auxiliary lane ribbon-cutting

At 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, dignitaries will gather to commemorate the construction of U.S. 101 auxiliary lanes between...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2012
Last comment by Rob, on Dec 6, 2012 at 12:35 am | 7 comments | 1088 Views

MENLO PARK

Holiday parking hours take effect

Menlo Park has never been the sort of town where you can shop until you drop -- for one thing, the fear of parking tickets...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2012
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardina, on Dec 5, 2012 at 10:54 pm | 3 comments | 1180 Views

MENLO PARK

Fire district and firefighters fighting in court

With both sides saying they hope for a fresh start, relations between the Menlo Park Fire Protection District and the firefighters...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 5, 2012 at 9:11 pm | 24 comments | 2012 Views
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