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FICTION

Reactions to death of Osama bin Laden

"That he's dead is part of the healing process," said Harold Schapelhouman, chief at the Menlo Park Fire Protection District...

Original post made on May. 2, 2011
Last comment by Homeopathy, on May 8, 2011 at 1:17 pm | 15 comments | 4934 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel tax Senior exemption

I have always questioned the use of Senior exemptions for school district parcel tax ballot measures. And, I have suggested...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on May. 1, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on May 7, 2011 at 10:52 am | 3 comments | 3232 Views

MENLO PARK

Stanford offers Menlo Park more money

Stanford is now offering Menlo Park $3.7 million to ease traffic snarls induced by its proposed hospital expansion and also...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by menlo parker, on May 7, 2011 at 9:53 am | 12 comments | 2020 Views

MENLO PARK

City to conduct nationwide search for manager

Picking their way around legal questions surrounding when a pension reform measure must take effect, the Menlo Park City...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 7, 2011 at 8:19 am | 17 comments | 2920 Views

AROUND TOWN

Living with coyotes in Almanac country

Missing cat posters are a common sight in some parts of Woodside, where cats disappear on a regular basis. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 2, 2011
Last comment by Cat Owner, on May 6, 2011 at 3:33 pm | 10 comments | 1955 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Avocets, snowy plovers nest at former salt ponds

<I>Submitted by Susan DeVico, a spokesperson for the South Bay Salt Pond Restoration Project.</I></B> Read the full story...

Original post made on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by Will, on May 5, 2011 at 9:36 pm | 1 comment | 2348 Views

MENLO PARK

Environmental report: Road to spiffed-up downtown would be far more clogged

There's no getting around it &#8212; no mitigating measures to call upon: A developed downtown area as envisioned in Menlo...

Original post made on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by doppelganger, on May 5, 2011 at 7:21 pm | 2 comments | 1593 Views

AROUND TOWN

Press Statement by Michael G. Stogner on San Mateo Supervisor Election

PRESS STATEMENT BY MICHAEL G. STOGNER ON 2011 SAN MATEO SUPERVISOR ELECTION Tonight's election represents a victory for...

Original post made by Stogner Campaign on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on May 5, 2011 at 10:42 am | 7 comments | 1675 Views

SPORTS

MA wilts against Terra Nova

The MA Bears varsity baseball team lets another one slip away to Terra Nova at home. Starting pitcher Nick Lange went 7 innings...

Original post made by Linda Lange on May. 4, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2958 Views

WOODSIDE

Mountain lion spotted lying on front lawn

A mountain lion was spotted lying on the front lawn of a home in Woodside on Tuesday night, April 26, according to the San...

Original post made on May. 4, 2011
Last comment by Judi Kiel, on May 4, 2011 at 11:03 am | 1 comment | 2611 Views

ATHERTON

Mountain lion spotted lying on front lawn

A mountain lion was spotted lying on the front lawn of a home in Woodside on Tuesday night, according to the San Mateo County...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2011
Last comment by df and g, on May 3, 2011 at 5:18 pm | 19 comments | 2678 Views

SPORTS

Running Boston Marathon at age 80

Portola Valley resident Ruth Anne Bortz celebrated her 80th birthday in October and on Monday, April 18, completed the prestigious...

Original post made on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Bobbi Callison, on May 3, 2011 at 5:04 pm | 1 comment | 3675 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - Week of May 1, 2011

Hardcover Fiction 1 Quicksilver Amanda Quick 2 Love Of My Youth Mary Gordon 3 Girl Who Kicked The Hornets Nest Stieg...

Original post made by Pam Grange on May. 3, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1570 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Two armed robberies on Sunday

Police report two armed robberies in Menlo Park on Sunday. At the new BevMo liquor store at 700 El Camino Real, the robber...

Original post made on May. 2, 2011
Last comment by Complexity, on May 3, 2011 at 1:03 pm | 17 comments | 2779 Views

MENLO PARK

Ravenswood faces critical parcel tax decision

Voters in east Menlo Park and East Palo Alto who are in the Ravenswood City School District have an important parcel tax...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 2, 2011 at 12:07 pm | 19 comments | 2520 Views

OTHER TOPICS

New HSR group focuses on Caltrain corridor

A new high-speed rail group on the Peninsula says it's trying to fill a void in the discussion by concentrating on the Caltrain...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by RayofSunshine, on May 1, 2011 at 5:11 pm | 16 comments | 3020 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Palo Alto could help Menlo on impact

There is no question that Stanford's $3.5 billion project to upgrade and enlarge its two hospitals on Sand Hill Road will...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 30, 2011 at 8:51 am | 6 comments | 2220 Views

SPORTS

Bears Bats beat Hillsdale 10-3

The MA Bears varsity baseball team put it all together and with pitching, defense, hitting and base running, evened the...

Original post made by lindalange@earthlink.net on Apr. 29, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2925 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher on medical leave after tirade

A Selby Lane School math teacher whose angry tirade and aggressive actions prompted a student to leave his classroom and...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2011
Last comment by Ethan, on Apr 29, 2011 at 3:27 pm | 6 comments | 2143 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Car collides with school bus in Menlo Park

An alleged drunken driver traveling south on Middlefield Road in Menlo Park collided with a school bus carrying 32 students...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2011
Last comment by JG, on Apr 29, 2011 at 2:42 pm | 2 comments | 2557 Views
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