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AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County should explain the Violent, High Risk, Sex Offender description

the Sheriff's Office used in their alert to the public. Here is a copy of my e-mail sent today to the Board of Supervisors. Derrick...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Aug. 22, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 22, 2012 at 3:34 pm | 1 comment | 1291 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo gun buyback nets 680 firearms

A gun buyback event in San Mateo Saturday collected more than 680 firearms, including 24 assault weapons, 338 hand guns...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2013
Last comment by elko-fer, on Jan 29, 2013 at 10:37 am | 15 comments | 1291 Views

OTHER TOPICS

'Plumbers' rob Atherton home while resident distracted

Atherton police say a home on Mesa Court was burglarized on Thursday, Aug. 28, after a man who said he was a plumber investigating...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2014
Last comment by pearl, on Aug 29, 2014 at 2:19 pm | 1 comment | 1291 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vida Verde expands horizons for underserved kids

Two former teachers are working hard to offer free outdoor education to thousands of underserved students in the Bay Area....

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2014
Last comment by Martin Lamarque, on Nov 26, 2014 at 9:26 pm | 1 comment | 1291 Views

MENLO PARK

Public works, by the numbers

By residents and reporters, city business is most often measured in decisions made. But the vast majority of a city's work...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2010
Last comment by my view, on Jun 5, 2010 at 7:01 am | 4 comments | 1290 Views

MENLO PARK

Treasury candidates digging into own wallets

In the runoff election for the office of San Mateo County treasurer/tax collector, both candidates have lent themselves...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2010
Last comment by The sign snatcher, on Nov 1, 2010 at 12:39 pm | 2 comments | 1290 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: City defends use of redevelopment agencies

There is another side to redevelopment that is absent in Jennifer Bestor's Guest Opinion last week on redevelopment agencies...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2011
Last comment by Roxie Rorapaugh, on Mar 24, 2011 at 1:10 pm | 2 comments | 1290 Views

ATHERTON

Is Almanac asking the right questions about finance director retirement

Last night's Almanac article quoted retiring Atherton finance director Louise Ho as saying she was not fired, but rather...

Original post made by Questions on Nov. 1, 2011
Last comment by concerned, on Nov 6, 2011 at 12:56 pm | 5 comments | 1290 Views

AROUND TOWN

CalTrain MOU is a disaster

On Thursday the CalTrain board approved a MOU with High Speed Rail Authority, which CalTrain is celebrating as being the...

Original post made by morris brown on May. 8, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 9, 2012 at 8:09 am | 11 comments | 1290 Views

MENLO PARK

Two men grab girl's backpack in Menlo Park

A 15-year-old girl walking along Merrill Street snatched her backpack away from two men who tried to steal it shortly before...

Original post made on May. 2, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on May 2, 2013 at 3:36 pm | 2 comments | 1290 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is the Sequoia High School District engaging in political advocacy using tax dollars?

On January 29, 2014, Superintendent Lianides sent an e-mail to parents announcing 6 Community meetings. See:http://www.seq.org/+uploaded/file_1223.pdf A...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Apr 9, 2014 at 4:26 pm | 1 comment | 1290 Views

WOODSIDE

Reporter's Notebook: Respect for the cows and the horses, but the pigs? No.

Respect seemed the order of the day at the junior rodeo in Woodside. If the cows and horses were stressed, they weren't...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2014
Last comment by Eric Mills, on Aug 9, 2014 at 1:39 pm | 2 comments | 1290 Views

MENLO PARK

Short Takes

<B>AWOL heirloom</B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=8700 posted Wednesday, October...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2009
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Oct 17, 2009 at 8:09 pm | 1 comment | 1289 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park woman opens yard to concert series

Eight years ago, Gwendolyn Fuller asked herself, "What are the dreams unlived in my life?" While recuperating from an accident...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Bobby, on Jun 30, 2011 at 3:13 pm | 1 comment | 1289 Views

OTHER TOPICS

The time may be right for fireworks on Labor Day ...

though not this Labor Day. Given the pathetic state of this economy, the dim prospects for recovery and the equally dim...

Original post made by Joe on Sep. 6, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1289 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park mayor, Facebook officials smiling over terms of draft agreement

==B Expanded version:== Both Facebook and Menlo Park officials say they are happy with the terms of an agreement the two...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2012
Last comment by truth, on Apr 16, 2012 at 1:21 am | 6 comments | 1289 Views

MENLO PARK

Memos reveal details of Menlo's downtown plan

Refinements in the long-range plan that will govern development in downtown Menlo Park and along El Camino Real for the next...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2012
Last comment by concerned, on Apr 18, 2012 at 8:05 am | 6 comments | 1289 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Former Portola Valley superintendent offered plea bargain on felony charges

Tim Hanretty, the former superintendent of Portola Valley schools who is charged with stealing more than $100,000 from the...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 23, 2012 at 2:30 pm | 5 comments | 1289 Views

ATHERTON

A Library is a Sanctuary

Commentary: A Library is a Sanctuary By Susanne Pari As a writer, and thus a life-long voracious reader and researcher,...

Original post made by realistic view on Nov. 1, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1289 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Positions on Finance/Audit Committee

The Board of Education of the Menlo Park City School District is seeking candidates to fill three positions on the Finance/Audit...

Original post made by cmetzler@mpcsd.org on Nov. 9, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1289 Views
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