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Report: High cost of youth gun violence

Gun violence in San Mateo County costs taxpayers an estimated $50 million each year, according to a report on youth and...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Sep 30, 2011 at 12:46 pm | 2 comments | 2308 Views

MENLO PARK

Poll shows that 62.4% would vote to stop California’s high speed rail (HSR) project

A new poll has just been published that shows almost 2/3 of California voters want to sop the California High Speed Rail...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Sep. 29, 2011
Last comment by Morris Brown, on Sep 30, 2011 at 12:39 pm | 2 comments | 1351 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update: Girl, 6, killed on her way to school

A 6-year-old girl was killed Wednesday morning (Sept. 28), the second traffic fatality in less than three hours within a...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2011
Last comment by annoyed, on Sep 30, 2011 at 7:43 am | 3 comments | 1438 Views

ATHERTON

FBI's investigation of Atherton was a hoax, poster says

It's been nearly a year now since John Johns, the former finance director in Atherton, began circulating the rumor that the...

Original post made by JT on Sep. 27, 2011
Last comment by John P Johns, on Sep 30, 2011 at 6:30 am | 15 comments | 1690 Views

MENLO PARK

Aquatics users group to be picked from open pool

The group charged with evaluating customer satisfaction with the city's privately managed public pools may now include people...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2011
Last comment by oblivious, on Sep 29, 2011 at 2:28 pm | 5 comments | 1448 Views

WOODSIDE

Back to School: Menlo Park City School District

The Menlo Park City School District faces another year of huge challenges as it moves forward on its $91.1 million, multi-year...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2011
There are no comments yet. 3772 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kaygetsu prepares to say goodbye

Kaygetsu, a seven-year-old Japanese restaurant in Menlo Park that made Zagat's top 10 list and has consistently made the...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2011
Last comment by twgp, on Sep 27, 2011 at 10:12 pm | 2 comments | 2368 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Solyndra Execs and Shareholders made Huge Donations to the Obama Campaign

Solyndra executives and shareholders made hundreds of thousands of dollars to Obama's 2008 campaign for the White House and...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Sep. 11, 2011
Last comment by Pearl, on Sep 27, 2011 at 7:41 pm | 131 comments | 20779 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park woman busts teen burglars

Around 3 p.m. on a quiet, sunny Monday afternoon, a 41-year-old Menlo Park woman noticed something peculiar in her backyard. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 27, 2011 at 6:25 pm | 5 comments | 1507 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obama to return to Woodside

President Barack Obama is returning to Woodside on Sunday, Sept. 25, for a 4 p.m. gathering to meet and presumably break...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2011
Last comment by Emotional or Irate?, on Sep 27, 2011 at 4:08 pm | 70 comments | 5063 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Thieves burglarize cars Thursday morning while hikers walk The Dish

Thieves broke into and burglarized six vehicles parked at the informal dirt parking area at the Alpine Road intersection...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by Jon, on Sep 27, 2011 at 2:54 pm | 3 comments | 8984 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - Week Ending 9/25/2011

Hardcover Fiction 1 Language of Flowers Vanessa Diffenbaugh 2 Reamde Neal Stephenson 3 State of Wonder Ann Patchett 4 Night...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Sep. 27, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1447 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Revenue on a $60 Million Parcel?

Here's a parcel that covers the better part of a city block in Atherton: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704187604576289141515370306.html Has...

Original post made by Ho Cus Po Cus on Sep. 26, 2011
Last comment by Sally, on Sep 26, 2011 at 11:40 pm | 4 comments | 1562 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Fire destroys house in Portola Valley

A two-alarm fire completely destroyed a home at 35 Valencia Court in Portola Valley on Friday evening, Sept. 23, Chief Dan...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2011
Last comment by Ola Kudu, on Sep 26, 2011 at 9:15 pm | 5 comments | 5694 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Residents revisit Stanford's offer to upgrade trail along Alpine Road

Residents of Ladera and Stanford Weekend Acres gathered last week to reconsider a controversial offer by Stanford University...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by concerned resident, on Sep 26, 2011 at 5:42 pm | 10 comments | 2704 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Meg Whitman to help fund Summit Public Schools, other charter schools

Meg Whitman, former eBay CEO and the 2010 Republican nominee for California governor, will help fund 10 new charter high...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2011
Last comment by Do Her Fair Share", on Sep 26, 2011 at 5:27 pm | 34 comments | 3772 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Rebuilding veterans

The conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan are creating disabled veterans in greater numbers due to advanced life-saving techniques...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2011
Last comment by donald sexton, on Sep 26, 2011 at 5:10 pm | 1 comment | 2325 Views

MENLO PARK

CHP searching for pickup that caused fatal collision

A Daly City woman was killed in a collision on southbound U.S. Highway 101 Sunday morning in Menlo Park, and the California...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Sep 26, 2011 at 3:33 pm | 2 comments | 1547 Views

MENLO PARK

Congressman Nunes and former CHSRA Chairman Pringle on TV last night on HSR and green jobs.

Here is a short video on California and High Speed Rail. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PYm0TjyhSes&feature=channel_video_title Over...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Sep. 26, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1404 Views

ATHERTON

Developer accepts reduced refund from Atherton

The town of Atherton will pay a Menlo Park development firm $72,500 to settle a lawsuit over road-impact fees -- a sum that...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 26, 2011 at 11:35 am | 15 comments | 2407 Views
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Tava Kitchen shutters in Palo Alto
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