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Bothun charges dismissed

The probation violation charge that resulted from the search of journalist Brian Bothun's Atherton home last October was...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2011
Last comment by John P Johns, on Feb 2, 2011 at 8:15 am | 5 comments | 6259 Views

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Con man Gann swaps plea for prison time

Simon Gann, who admitted sweet-talking a Menlo Park woman into a relationship and out of approximately $1,900 by pretending...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2011
Last comment by Glen Turner, on Jan 1, 2011 at 3:51 pm | 2 comments | 7613 Views

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Ken Follet's Book Fall of Giants

I am only partially through the book Fall of Giants but I highly recommend reading it. One very hilarious passage occurs...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Oct. 30, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Oct 30, 2010 at 2:37 pm | 2 comments | 6034 Views

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Menlo preschool director changes plea to no contest

In a surprise move, the 55-year-old former director of Menlo Park's Belle Haven childcare center charged with harassing the...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
There are no comments yet. 4872 Views

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Sometimes you can fight City Hall

When Menlo Park badminton fans discovered that floor plans for the new $11.5-million Arrillaga gym off Alma Street did not...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by Badminton, on Sep 24, 2010 at 10:00 pm | 5 comments | 9116 Views

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Wednesday: Atherton may adopt resolution opposing high-speed rail project

The Atherton City Council will consider Wednesday a resolution putting the town government on record as opposing the California...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by JustAsking, on Aug 17, 2010 at 10:28 pm | 5 comments | 7140 Views

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CHP reopens U.S. 101, traffic remains heavy

The California Highway Patrol has reopened U.S. 101 in San Mateo this morning after downed lines prompted full closures...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2010
There are no comments yet. 6307 Views

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Hundreds march in May Day parade

The town of Woodside continued its 88-year-old tradition of parading through the streets on May Day in a colorful display...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
There are no comments yet. 4338 Views

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'Where do Stars and Galaxies Come From?'

Stanford University physics professor Tom Abel will give a free talk at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 13, on "Where do Stars and...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Apr 13, 2010 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 5984 Views

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A walk into ... adventure, fame, love, heartbreak -- you be the guide.

This is the beginning of a story, but only the beginning. It is your role, if you choose to accept it, to add a paragraph...

Original post made by Mr. Man on Dec. 15, 2006
Last comment by Joe, on Apr 6, 2010 at 3:38 pm | 44 comments | 7457 Views

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Kepler's Bestsellers - March 28, 2010

Hardcover Fiction 1 Help Kathryn Stockett 2 Man From Beijing Henning Mankell 3 Major Pettigrew's Last Stand Helen Simonson 4 Too...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Mar. 29, 2010
There are no comments yet. 3809 Views

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Kepler's Bestsellers as of March 21, 2010

Hardcover Fiction 1 Spellwright Blake Charlton 2 Help Kathryn Stockett 3 So Much For That Lionel Shriver 4 Lacuna Barbara...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Mar. 22, 2010
There are no comments yet. 3659 Views

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Kepler's Bestsellers - Week ending 2/7/10

Hardcover Fiction 1 Where The God Of Love Hangs Out Amy Bloom 2 Unnamed Joshua Ferris 3 Help Kathryn Stockett 4 Lost...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Feb. 8, 2010
There are no comments yet. 3736 Views

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Free flu shots in Woodside, Menlo Park

Looking ahead to flu season, the San Mateo County Health Department is offering free vaccinations to eligible residents over...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Oct 29, 2009 at 12:30 pm | 2 comments | 6694 Views

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Fire board candidates respond to flap over ads

With a contract dispute unresolved and an election looming, the union that represents 93 firefighters in the Menlo Park Fire...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 22, 2009 at 1:20 pm | 9 comments | 9569 Views

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Kepler's Best Sellers - Week of October 11, 2009

Hardcover Fiction 1 Bang Ditto Amber Tamblyn 2 Lost Symbol Dan Brown 3 Help Kathryn Stockett 4 Girl Who Played With...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Oct. 12, 2009
There are no comments yet. 4057 Views

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Kepler's Best Sellers - Week of October 4, 2009

Hardcover Fiction 1 Lost Symbol Dan Brown 2 Help Kathryn Stockett 3 Hardball Sara Paretsky 4 Gate At The Stairs Lorrie...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Oct. 6, 2009
There are no comments yet. 4029 Views

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Two reports of mountain lion sightings

Two mountain lion sightings were reported in San Mateo County Wednesday afternoon -- one near Edgewood County Park and...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2009
Last comment by Yomamma, on Jan 28, 2009 at 8:25 pm | 1 comment | 8677 Views

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The search for bigfoot goes on

A prominent researcher in the search for Bigfoot works out of Menlo Park. My immediate question: why Menlo Park? I think...

Original post made by Joe on Aug. 20, 2008
Last comment by Joe, on Aug 29, 2008 at 4:05 pm | 7 comments | 6379 Views

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Menlo Park hires full-time 'community engagement' director

Cherise Brandell, a 19-year employee of Battle Creek, Michigan, has been hired as Menlo Park's "community engagement" director...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2008
Last comment by Joanna, on Mar 28, 2008 at 2:59 pm | 1 comment | 8405 Views
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