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Roughly $640K in repairs underway at flooded middle school

Crews have begun repairs at La Entrada Middle School after the school flooded three times over a five-week span late last...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2019
Last comment by Another bond?, on Feb 14, 2019 at 12:54 pm | 3 comments | 1185 Views

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Deputy Sheriff Association President D.J. Wozniak critical of Supervisors and Concerned Citizens.

February 11, 2019 6:00-9:30 PM at the 400 County Center Building The Board of Supervisors are hosting a Committee on Tasers...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Feb. 8, 2019
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Feb 13, 2019 at 7:51 pm | 7 comments | 253 Views

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Three deaths prompt San Mateo County supervisors' meeting on Taser saftey

Representatives of the company that manufactures Taser stun guns defended the safety of the devices at a Feb. 11 special...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2019
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Feb 13, 2019 at 4:52 pm | 2 comments | 826 Views

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Town hall on teacher housing set for Feb. 13

As local school districts grapple with how to help teachers struggling to afford to live in the communities in which they...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2019
Last comment by Teachers Pet, on Feb 12, 2019 at 3:55 pm | 2 comments | 1237 Views

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Supervisor to propose gun safety law on Tuesday

San Mateo County Supervisor David J. Canepa plans to introduce an ordinance at Tuesday's Board of Supervisors meeting that...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2019
Last comment by Gun in Home, on Feb 12, 2019 at 9:53 am | 28 comments | 1535 Views

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Facebook submits revised plans for Willow Village

Facebook submitted updated plans this morning (Feb. 8) for Willow Village, a proposal by the company to build 1.75 million...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2019
Last comment by Menlo Boomer, on Feb 10, 2019 at 4:41 pm | 11 comments | 4944 Views

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Menlo Park: Teen shot Tuesday night in Willows neighborhood

A 17-year-old boy was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after he was shot in the leg in the Willows...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2019
Last comment by Brian, on Feb 6, 2019 at 4:07 pm | 1 comment | 4575 Views

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Man with gun, meth arrested at Woodside Park and Ride

Deputies from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office arrested a 29-year-old transient from San Jose on Sunday night at the...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2019
Last comment by Bill D. Wall, on Feb 5, 2019 at 2:10 pm | 1 comment | 2028 Views

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Woodside Preschool director is author, counselor in spare time

Tom Limbert knows how to keep busy. He's not only the director of Woodside Preschool, but is also the Woodside Elementary...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2019
Last comment by Creed, on Feb 5, 2019 at 12:34 pm | 2 comments | 2082 Views

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Questions swirl in aftermath of PG&E's bankruptcy filing

Pacific Gas & Electric filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Tuesday, throwing the future of the large investor-owned utility,...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2019
Last comment by Who grants them the monopoly?, on Feb 4, 2019 at 1:50 pm | 8 comments | 2557 Views

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Caregivers grapple with idea of lying to dementia patients

Should you lie to a person with dementia? It's become a common question in the world of caregiving, where lies might be less...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1206 Views

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Menlo Park fire district expands its property portfolio

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District has purchased another house, this time in the Belle Haven neighborhood of Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2019
Last comment by Bill, on Jan 31, 2019 at 1:53 pm | 8 comments | 2482 Views

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Seeing better

Menlo Park painter Mitchell Johnson, who insists that close viewing of art can help you expand your outlook on everyday life,...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2019
Last comment by Elsie Floriani, on Jan 31, 2019 at 1:08 pm | 1 comment | 2681 Views

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Sam Halsted, a member of the first Portola Valley Town Council, dies

Friends and family of Sam Halsted, who died Jan. 16 in Stanford hospital at the age of 90, are invited to a memorial celebration...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2019
Last comment by Bill Wall, on Jan 31, 2019 at 11:03 am | 1 comment | 1385 Views

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SMC e-mail Deletion policy put on hold by Mike Callagy.

The Policy of deletion of e-mails after 90 days was set to go into effect February 1, 2019. Somebody placed the announcement...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jan. 30, 2019
There are no comments yet. 89 Views

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No contest plea in Menlo Park jogger assault

The young man who approached and allegedly tried to force himself on a Menlo Park jogger last September pleaded no contest...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2019
Last comment by Bill Wall, on Jan 29, 2019 at 3:10 pm | 1 comment | 1942 Views

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Spare the Air burn ban in place for Monday

A Winter Spare the Air Alert is in place for Monday when burning wood, manufactured fire logs or any other solid fuel, indoors...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2019
Last comment by Lipservings, on Jan 27, 2019 at 9:28 pm | 1 comment | 652 Views

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Speier and Eshoo speak out against shutdown

As the federal shutdown moves past the one-month mark, the toll on federal workers continues to increase and, according...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2019
Last comment by Make America Greater in 2020, on Jan 27, 2019 at 5:46 pm | 18 comments | 1669 Views

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New coalition plans to invest $540 million for Bay Area affordable housing

A coalition of businesses, philanthropies, housing advocates and community and faith leaders announced Thursday an ambitious...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2019
Last comment by Bob, on Jan 27, 2019 at 12:00 pm | 3 comments | 3167 Views

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M-A freshmen connect through Challenge Day

For more than a decade, freshmen, facilitators and parent volunteers have gathered annually for six hours in a room at Menlo-Atherton...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2019
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