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AROUND TOWN

Still waiting for a new home

So near and yet so far. That describes the place Jasper Ridge Farm finds itself in now that the nonprofit has run into more...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2015
Last comment by Tia, on Aug 20, 2015 at 10:38 am | 4 comments | 2558 Views

MENLO PARK

District meets water-reduction target in June-July period

Atherton and Menlo Park customers of the California Water Service Company's Bear Gulch District didn't quite meet the 36...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2015
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on Aug 20, 2015 at 6:56 am | 2 comments | 1795 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County Corrections Officer Jason Jurow arrested.

Jason Jurow, 32, faces six felony charges including being in possession of Xanax at the county jail, according to prosecutors....

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Aug. 13, 2015
Last comment by Mark De Paula, on Aug 20, 2015 at 12:05 am | 3 comments | 1116 Views

AROUND TOWN

Contractor's equipment started Aug. 11 grass fire near Webb Ranch

Fire Marshal Denise Enea of the Woodside Fire Protection District said she plans to talk with the land management department...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2015
Last comment by SteveC, on Aug 19, 2015 at 2:59 pm | 3 comments | 2464 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police calls: Road rage in Woodside

Crime reports from Woodside and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2015/08/18/police-calls-road-rage-in-woodside...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by fwiw, on Aug 19, 2015 at 9:32 am | 6 comments | 3554 Views

OTHER TOPICS

215,000 jobs. Bush recession finally over?

After 800,000 jobs lost in December 2008, the United States has 58th consecutive month of overall job growth in July, the...

Original post made by Katy H on Aug. 7, 2015
Last comment by June, on Aug 18, 2015 at 10:27 am | 70 comments | 2199 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo Park Planning Commission reviews El Camino mixed-use proposal

The Menlo Park Planning Commission will review a three-story mixed-use project proposed for two adjacent parcels on El Camino...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2015
Last comment by lost retail, on Aug 18, 2015 at 8:57 am | 6 comments | 1683 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton dentist charged with defrauding patients

Kim Chi Vu, a 52-year-old dentist from Atherton, has been charged with defrauding patients by charging them for services...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2015
Last comment by SteveC, on Aug 17, 2015 at 2:27 pm | 3 comments | 3596 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Seven candidates running for three seats on community college board

It's a crowded field for the November election to the governing board of the San Mateo County Community College District...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2015
Last comment by pearl, on Aug 17, 2015 at 2:01 pm | 1 comment | 2397 Views

AROUND TOWN

District will remove oak on new school site

A report from an outside arborist has confirmed that a large old oak tree on the site where the new Upper Laurel School is...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2015
Last comment by safer than sorry, on Aug 17, 2015 at 1:12 pm | 32 comments | 3521 Views

AROUND TOWN

Spare the Air alert issued Monday for Bay Area

A Spare the Air Smog Alert has been issued for Monday due to unhealthy levels of smog and smoke in the air, and residents...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2015
Last comment by biker, on Aug 17, 2015 at 12:58 pm | 1 comment | 1185 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Smoke from Lake County fires now in San Mateo County

The smoke apparent in local communities Saturday morning has drifted into the area from fires elsewhere in the state, including...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2015
Last comment by @parent, on Aug 15, 2015 at 4:16 pm | 2 comments | 652 Views

AROUND TOWN

Locals seek meeting with FAA over Surf Air, which added 10 round-trip flights this week

Local officials have requested Federal Aviation Administration representatives meet with them to discuss noise from Surf...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 14, 2015 at 8:40 pm | 72 comments | 5071 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton wants to have new bike routes done by early 2016

Atherton wants to have the first phase of its master plan for making improvements for bicyclists and pedestrians in town,...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2015
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on Aug 14, 2015 at 4:55 pm | 6 comments | 2504 Views

AROUND TOWN

Looking for a miracle

Marisa Martinez says she refuses to accept what doctors tell her - that her daughter Zamora Moon, not quite 8 years old,...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2015
Last comment by Palo Alto , on Aug 14, 2015 at 4:38 pm | 5 comments | 6036 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Housing report: Cost increases greatly exceed income gains

San Mateo County's latest statistics on housing costs show what everyone probably already knew – that rents and home...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2015
Last comment by Garrett, on Aug 13, 2015 at 1:42 pm | 28 comments | 4280 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park report on El Camino study now available

Menlo Park has released the final version of a report on the El Camino Real corridor, which is scheduled to be the topic...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2015
Last comment by Lily, on Aug 13, 2015 at 12:50 pm | 12 comments | 2815 Views

AROUND TOWN

Briefs: Junior League partnership aims to boost girls in tech

The Junior League of Palo Alto-Mid Peninsula and Technovation, a mobile app entrepreneurship competition for girls, are partnering...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2015
Last comment by Tim Goode, on Aug 13, 2015 at 11:58 am | 1 comment | 697 Views

WOODSIDE

Musician, college president and Woodside resident Bob Stiff

Woodside resident Dwight Robert "Bob" Stiff, a self-taught professional musician, twice president of Canada College, and...

Original post made on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by Mike Kelly, on Aug 13, 2015 at 11:03 am | 3 comments | 2850 Views

MENLO PARK

Vehicle impound problem: Menlo Park city manager reviewing issue

Legislation is in the works in Sacramento that could ease the pain of impoverished drivers who see their vehicles impounded...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2015
Last comment by Rick, on Aug 12, 2015 at 8:42 pm | 8 comments | 2546 Views
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