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WOODSIDE

Portola Valley: Council backs bans on plastic bags at checkout, Styrofoam containers

The Portola Valley Town Council has agreed to adopt a San Mateo County ordinance that bans Styrofoam food containers, and...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by Plastic-Toxic Trash, on Apr 27, 2012 at 11:24 pm | 1 comment | 1230 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park man accused of faking police lights with cellphone app

A 23-year-old Menlo Park man was arrested Monday night for allegedly impersonating a police officer by using a cellphone...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by It's only fair, on Apr 27, 2011 at 10:04 pm | 2 comments | 1229 Views

AROUND TOWN

New supervisor Dave Pine has been around the block

Dave Pine, a former corporate attorney and a longtime part-time politician -- he held elected office at age 19 -- beat out...

Original post made on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by Lets Hope, on May 13, 2011 at 11:15 am | 4 comments | 1229 Views

ATHERTON

Former manager John Danielson out of the picture in Atherton

A contract approved by the Atherton City Council in late January to hire the town's newly resigned interim city manager John...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by John Denver, on Mar 5, 2012 at 1:40 pm | 1 comment | 1229 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park hires new human resources director

It may be time for Menlo Park's former human resources director, Glen Kramer, to start enjoying a leisurely retirement: the...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by Ex-City Employee, on Jul 31, 2012 at 10:44 am | 8 comments | 1229 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Stanford University sued over Searsville Dam

Two environmental groups have filed a federal lawsuit against Stanford University for allegedly harming the threatened steelhead...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2013
Last comment by Susan Brodsky, on Feb 6, 2013 at 8:50 pm | 5 comments | 1229 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bond measure pays for more classrooms

Plans to add many more classrooms at local public high schools can now move into a more detailed phase with the passage on...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2014
Last comment by Fred, on Jun 12, 2014 at 12:21 pm | 1 comment | 1229 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1228 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saturday: Vikings play for Western supremacy

==B Pop Warner football:== Easily disposing of their remaining Northern California challenger, the Menlo-Atherton Vikings...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2011
Last comment by Central P, on Nov 26, 2011 at 6:55 am | 6 comments | 1228 Views

OTHER TOPICS

East Palo Alto police desperate for toy donations

On the morning of Dec. 24 East Palo Alto police officers and staff plan to distribute toys to needy families and their children...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2011
Last comment by GIVING BACK, on Dec 23, 2011 at 10:04 am | 1 comment | 1228 Views

MENLO PARK

Can tech close 'achievement gap'?

Professionals involved with classroom technology will join in a panel discussion about whether technology can close the...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2012
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Mar 30, 2012 at 1:56 pm | 6 comments | 1228 Views

AROUND TOWN

POSITION PAPER: PROSECUTORIAL MISCONDUCT, BY MICHAEL G. STOGNER, CANDIDATE FOR SUPERVISOR District 3

When San Mateo County's two top law enforcement officials, Sheriff Greg Munks, and Undersheriff Carlos Bolanos, were caught...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by Clarification, on May 1, 2014 at 3:54 pm | 9 comments | 1228 Views

MENLO PARK

MP City Council Acted Inconsistently on Fee Increases

In yet another display of bad governing, the city council this evening spent almost two and a half hours tinkering with the...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by James, on Mar 28, 2010 at 3:56 pm | 7 comments | 1227 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Almanac recommends ...

<B> Rich Gordon for State Assembly Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=9685 posted Wednesday,...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jun 3, 2010 at 12:12 pm | 4 comments | 1227 Views

ATHERTON

ReprintPrint Email Font Resize Settlement allows stadium lights to shine on some M-A High night games

Yo Almanac, let's get on the ball. This is in your own front yard! Daily News/SJ Mercury News had this story at 3am today. http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_16664832...

Original post made by Bob on Nov. 20, 2010
Last comment by Just Wondering, on Nov 20, 2010 at 7:58 pm | 2 comments | 1227 Views

AROUND TOWN

Online Silent Auciton to Benefit Peninsula Family Service's Education Initiatives

Peninsula Family Service Hillsborough Auxiliary members Susie Huetteman, Crickette Brown Glad and Patti Rosenthal are co-chairing...

Original post made by Katherine Chouteau on Feb. 9, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1227 Views

MENLO PARK

Fergusson to represent MP in D.C. Next Week

March 1, 2011 City Council transcript regarding Council Member Fergusson's trip to Washington DC to meet with several Congress...

Original post made by A Concerned Resident on Mar. 4, 2011
Last comment by sharon, on Mar 5, 2011 at 10:32 am | 2 comments | 1227 Views

AROUND TOWN

Staff calls for extension of Stanford trail offer

The San Mateo County supervisors on Tuesday, Nov. 1, may vote to ask Stanford University for a two-year extension on its...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2011
Last comment by Joe , on Oct 31, 2011 at 5:32 pm | 16 comments | 1227 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Portola Valley man pleads no-contest to child porn charges

Portola Valley resident Stephen Wolf, 65, pleaded no contest Tuesday to charges of possession of child pornography, according...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by Andrea, on Mar 20, 2013 at 5:10 pm | 4 comments | 1227 Views

ATHERTON

Tonight: Atherton tax renewal on agenda

The City Council will consider hiring a consultant to help out with a likely effort to renew Atherton's parcel tax, and examine...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2013
Last comment by ptw, on Mar 19, 2013 at 2:02 pm | 4 comments | 1227 Views
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