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MENLO PARK

Public hears upate on Hillview Middle School construction

By next fall, sixth- through eighth-grade students in the Menlo Park City School District should have a brand new school...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by Bob , on Aug 17, 2011 at 12:37 pm | 1 comment | 1444 Views

WOODSIDE

Sister, brother arrested in Woodside burglary

Authorities have arrested a sister and brother in connection with a burglary with losses in excess of $100,000. The burglary...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 16, 2011 at 11:24 pm | 2 comments | 2504 Views

AROUND TOWN

Election 2011: Voters face election contests, bond measure

A half-billion-dollar community college bond measure is on the ballot in November, as are several local races that are now...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by scout, on Aug 16, 2011 at 8:45 pm | 1 comment | 1344 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Police calls: Assault at Portola Valley fire station

Crime reports from Portola Valley, Atherton, Woodside and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=9472...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Aug 16, 2011 at 3:51 pm | 3 comments | 2873 Views

MENLO PARK

California redistricting commission makes it final: Menlo Park gets two congressional districts

The city of Menlo Park will have two representatives in Congress when the June 2012 election rolls around, a distinction...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 16, 2011 at 2:41 pm | 2 comments | 1577 Views

AROUND TOWN

Texting-while-driving bill gets Legislature's OK

The fines for texting on or holding a cell phone while driving in California could get much steeper if Gov. Jerry Brown signs...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by Donald, on Aug 16, 2011 at 1:44 pm | 2 comments | 1590 Views

ATHERTON

Mountain lion spotted near Old La Honda Road

A mountain lion was spotted walking near the 400 block of Old La Honda Road] in Woodside around 9:15 p.m. Monday, San Mateo...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by Pete, on Aug 16, 2011 at 12:40 pm | 1 comment | 1773 Views

OTHER TOPICS

District Attorney Drops Domestic Violence Charges Against Cop

District Attorney Drops Domestic Violence Charges Against Cop http://www.smdailyjournal.com/article_preview.php?id=165017&title=DA%20drops%20DV%20charges%20against%20cop San...

Original post made by Lurker on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by Lurker, on Aug 16, 2011 at 10:16 am | 7 comments | 1796 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Ally Howe swims to gold medal in 100 backstroke

==B USA Junior Nationals:== A year ago, Sacred Heart Prep sophomore Ally Howe of Portola Valley was still working with her...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2011
Last comment by Hector Flamenco, on Aug 15, 2011 at 12:57 pm | 1 comment | 3172 Views

MENLO PARK

High Speed Rail interview with Assemblyman Jerry Hill

Jerry Hill was interviewed by Phil Matier on KPIX (CBS) TV this Sunday morning. It is about 5 minutes in length. You...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Aug. 14, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Aug 15, 2011 at 12:05 pm | 2 comments | 1686 Views

AROUND TOWN

Photos from Menlo Charity Horse Show

Here are photos from the 41st annual Menlo Charity Horse Show, held Aug. 9-14, at the Menlo Circus Club in Atherton. ==B...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 13, 2011 at 5:40 pm | 1 comment | 2346 Views

ATHERTON

Citizen's Complaint Filed Against Atherton Police Chief

Guerra had a choice. His choice was to be part of the solution or be part of the problem. He chose the latter. Accordingly,...

Original post made by John P Johns on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by Even more grateful, on Aug 12, 2011 at 10:07 pm | 4 comments | 2303 Views

AROUND TOWN

DA Wagstaffe: FBI investigation 'manufactured'

San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe isn't buying the allegation that his office is being investigated by the...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2011
Last comment by Johnny Rocket, on Aug 12, 2011 at 7:02 pm | 92 comments | 6132 Views

OTHER TOPICS

M. Kenneth Oshman, tech pioneer and Atherton resident, dies at 71

Silicon Valley pioneer and Jewish community center benefactor M. Kenneth Oshman has died at 71. An Atherton resident, he...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by poster, on Aug 12, 2011 at 6:31 pm | 2 comments | 2262 Views

MENLO PARK

Making it safer to cross El Camino Real

Focusing on the El Camino Real portion of the proposed downtown specific plan for Menlo Park last night, the Planning Commission...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2011
Last comment by you're kidding, on Aug 12, 2011 at 3:58 pm | 12 comments | 2078 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Burlgary suspect on the loose near Woodside/Portola Valley border

Deputies from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office are looking in Portola Valley and Woodside for a burglary suspect described...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by artist sketch, on Aug 12, 2011 at 3:44 pm | 1 comment | 2428 Views

ATHERTON

Court rejects order to halt Atherton layoffs

The San Mateo County Superior Court this morning denied an injunction to halt the layoff of Atherton employees. The town...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2011
Last comment by Dharma, on Aug 12, 2011 at 3:09 pm | 25 comments | 2280 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Steel deer sculpture under repair

Portola Valley's rust-brown deer of steel will be returning soon to the lawn at Triangle Park at the corner of Alpine and...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by Jerrie, on Aug 12, 2011 at 2:42 pm | 2 comments | 2220 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Opinion: Republican takes on the debt-ceiling issue

The July 20 Guest Opinion piece by Rep. Anna Eshoo, a Democrat, requires a fair and balanced response. The title of her essay...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2011
Last comment by David Dellinger, on Aug 11, 2011 at 10:34 pm | 38 comments | 8381 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside Elmentary School superintendent to resign

Diana Abbati, principal and superintendent of the Woodside Elementary School District since mid-2008, has announced plans...

Original post made on May. 14, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Aug 11, 2011 at 5:38 pm | 19 comments | 3891 Views
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