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THE LOCAL DISH

Court of Appeal drops case against coroner for retaining heart of young man

An appellate court has overturned a ruling in San Mateo County Superior Court that held the coroner's office liable for...

Original post made on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by Khaki, on Jun 1, 2010 at 1:16 pm | 5 comments | 3215 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tuesday: High-speed rail meeting in Menlo Park

There isn't any shortage of opinions in Menlo Park about the proposed California high-speed rail system. The city's residents...

Original post made on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by Khaki, on Jun 1, 2010 at 1:14 pm | 6 comments | 1514 Views

AROUND TOWN

CORONER'S OFFICE SHOULD REOPEN CASE

After contacting MANY investigators and news agencies, the fact that when the courts decided NOT to return the heart of the...

Original post made by R.GORDON on May. 29, 2010
Last comment by DThomas, on Jun 1, 2010 at 11:57 am | 1 comment | 1192 Views

AROUND TOWN

Becker, Gordon neck-and-neck in fundraising

Candidates Rich Gordon and Josh Becker have kept pace with each other in fundraising over the past two months as they compete...

Original post made on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jun 1, 2010 at 11:33 am | 8 comments | 1765 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

API scores up again for high schools

Woodside and Menlo-Atherton high schools, continuing their upward trends as measured by the state's Academic Performance...

Original post made on May. 31, 2010
Last comment by Wildcat Fever, on May 31, 2010 at 4:54 pm | 1 comment | 2198 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Career training + job creation = Yes on Measure G

Our community colleges train students for many important careers across the employment spectrum from police officers and...

Original post made by Virginia Chang Kiraly, Commissioner, CA Commission for Economic Development on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on May 30, 2010 at 3:53 pm | 3 comments | 1746 Views

AROUND TOWN

CORONER KEEPS HEART OF DEAD VICTIM

Wow...... That story sure leaves a lot of room for investigation. It is, simply put, very strange how the family of the...

Original post made by R.GORDON on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by DThomas, on May 30, 2010 at 2:54 pm | 3 comments | 1153 Views

AROUND TOWN

Grand jury: fire agencies can significantly reduce costs through consolidations

The San Mateo County Civil Grand Jury is recommending that the Woodside Fire Protection District and several cities in San...

Original post made on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 29, 2010 at 5:35 pm | 10 comments | 1689 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Candidates for treasurer on how to handle $2.6 billion

The taxpayers of San Mateo County currently have revenues of about $2.6 billion in an investment portfolio from which funds...

Original post made on May. 29, 2010
Last comment by Concerned Voter, on May 29, 2010 at 3:23 pm | 2 comments | 1486 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Time to take on the city's unions

For over a year now, we have been reading and hearing about the imbalance of public employee benefits — at city, state...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by DThomas, on May 29, 2010 at 11:33 am | 18 comments | 1784 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo council split on Bohannon project

Menlo Park Councilman Heyward Robinson supplied a cliffhanger at the City Council meeting Tuesday, May 25, for people who...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by get your facts right, on May 28, 2010 at 10:06 pm | 30 comments | 7764 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Palo Alto reviews hospital-expansion plan; expected to have major impact on Menlo Park

Stanford University's plan to vastly expand its medical facilities in Palo Alto will take center stage tonight (Monday, May...

Original post made on May. 24, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on May 28, 2010 at 6:04 pm | 26 comments | 2921 Views

ATHERTON

DDA Steve Wagstaffe is protecting R.E.A.C.T. Task force warrant.

The world is interested and watching this one. The search warrant that was issued to San Mateo County Sheriff and R.E.A.C.T....

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on May. 9, 2010
Last comment by Jon Buckheit, on May 28, 2010 at 12:42 pm | 10 comments | 1622 Views

MENLO PARK

Cedro Ristorante, a family affair

When Elizabeth Nevigato told her parents, Giuseppe and Maria Nevigato, that she wanted nothing more than to open a restaurant,...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by Sara, on May 27, 2010 at 9:34 pm | 8 comments | 2004 Views

ATHERTON

Former finance director John Johns signs lawsuit settlement; Atherton council OKS pact, 3-2

Atherton residents had a new finance director today (Monday, April 19), but it's a safe bet they didn't know it. As part...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2010
Last comment by DThomas, on May 27, 2010 at 4:04 pm | 7 comments | 1864 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford hospital expansion could bring 10,000 new vehicle trips to the area per day

Local residents and government officials are getting a detailed look at the potential impacts of a massive rebuilding of...

Original post made on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by Local resident, on May 27, 2010 at 1:37 pm | 7 comments | 1653 Views

AROUND TOWN

A great way for local agencies to save big bucks

It is now very apparent that the drop in property tax and other revenues will finally force local governments to revise their...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on May. 22, 2010
Last comment by John P. Johns, CPA, on May 27, 2010 at 1:37 pm | 6 comments | 1658 Views

MOVIES

Movie Night at Atherton Library

The Atherton Library presents the animated feature "Ponyo" for all ages. Friday, May 28 at 7 pm. Doors open at 6:45 for seating....

Original post made by Atherton Library on May. 27, 2010
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SPORTS

PALO ALTO CHAMBER ORCHESTRA's SINFONIA TO PRESENT PACO 2010 CONCERTO COMPETITION WINNERS Local Youth Talent Showcased at Finale Event of the Season

DATE/TIME: Sunday, June 6, 2010, 3:00 p.m. PLACE: Dinkelspiel Auditorium, Stanford University Campus PROGRAM: Alex Goldberg...

Original post made by PACO Publicity on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by PACO Publicity, on May 26, 2010 at 11:32 pm | 3 comments | 3067 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Initiative process is over-used, counterproductive

My problem with the pension reform initiative is that it subverts our representative democracy and ties the hands of those...

Original post made on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by it's too late..., on May 26, 2010 at 10:07 pm | 4 comments | 1133 Views
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