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Letter: Mandelkern is best choice for treasurer

Our local school districts have felt the devastating impact of our current county treasurer's loss of $155 million in the...

Original post made on May. 30, 2010
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jun 1, 2010 at 4:10 pm | 2 comments | 1318 Views

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San Mateo County

COUNTY CORONER COSTS COUNTY TAXPAYERS HALF A MILLION DOLLARS IN UNNECESSARY EXPENSES Lawsuits, Investigations and Staff...

Original post made by SMC_Voter on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jun 1, 2010 at 3:42 pm | 4 comments | 1338 Views

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Kepler's Bestsellers - Week Ending May 30, 2010

Hardcover Fiction 1 Girl Who Kicked The Hornets Nest Stieg Larsson 2 Innocent Scott Turow 3 Imperfect Birds Anne...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Jun. 1, 2010
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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 | 3238 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 | 1531 Views

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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 | 1200 Views

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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 | 1774 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 | 2215 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 | 1755 Views

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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 | 1158 Views

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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 | 1701 Views

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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 | 1493 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 | 1791 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 | 7927 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 | 2932 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 | 1632 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 | 2027 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 | 1882 Views

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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 | 1666 Views

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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 | 1672 Views
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