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State Democrats support repeal of Costa-Hawkins' rent control constraints

The California Democratic Party on Sunday voted overwhelmingly to endorse Proposition 10, the statewide Affordable Housing...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2018
Last comment by Small gov, on Jul 21, 2018 at 6:11 pm | 9 comments | 1169 Views

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Candidate filing period opens Monday for fall elections

The candidate filing period for the Nov. 6 general election in San Mateo County opens next Monday, July 16, and closes at...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2018
Last comment by be kind, on Jul 21, 2018 at 4:27 pm | 5 comments | 1026 Views

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Wednesday: Atherton council to discuss options for future as part of fire district

The same day a critical civil grand jury report on the Menlo Park Fire Protection District was issued, Atherton posted a...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2018
Last comment by Citizen, on Jul 19, 2018 at 10:50 am | 1 comment | 938 Views

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Woodside Bakery & Cafe to rekindle its restaurant in Menlo Park

Regular patrons of the old Woodside Bakery & Cafe, forced to closed its doors in March 2015, may experience deja vu after...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2018
Last comment by YES YES YES!!!, on Jul 16, 2018 at 1:52 pm | 15 comments | 4593 Views

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Woodside Priory students host free hackathon for cognitive disability aids

A group of high schoolers known as the Ramen Club, from Woodside Priory School, will host a free hackathon/makeathon at the...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2018
There are no comments yet. 846 Views

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Two of four felons plead no contest to handling guns in music video

Two convicted felons accused of brandishing guns in a music video despite being prohibited from possessing firearms due to...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2018
Last comment by Appreciate the information, on Jul 14, 2018 at 3:07 pm | 40 comments | 1442 Views

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Madera wins Wine Spectator's Grand Award

Madera's 17,645-bottle wine cellar has won the highest recognition possible from Wine Spectator magazine: the Grand Award,...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2018
Last comment by Doodler, on Jul 13, 2018 at 4:05 pm | 2 comments | 1010 Views

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City's costs increase with new pool contract

Ever wonder why there are so many activities and kids at the Burgess Park pool, especially in the summer? Turns out that...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2018
Last comment by Others, on Jul 10, 2018 at 5:17 pm | 23 comments | 5974 Views

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Federal funds flow to flood-control project

An effort by Palo Alto, Menlo Park and East Palo Alto to boost flood protection around San Francisquito Creek received an...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2018
Last comment by Resident1, on Jul 10, 2018 at 8:48 am | 3 comments | 1650 Views

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Supervisors name next county manager

When John Maltbie retires as San Mateo County manager in November, his successor will be a familiar face. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2018
Last comment by Observer, on Jul 7, 2018 at 3:07 pm | 1 comment | 1404 Views

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In the shadow of a volcano

Kilauea has long been a tourist attraction on the "big island" of Hawaii, a volcano within a national park that has been...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2018
Last comment by Myrna Mora, on Jul 5, 2018 at 10:53 pm | 2 comments | 2491 Views

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Ways to celebrate the Fourth of July

As Independence Day approaches, many families are looking for ways to mark the occasion by joining others in community celebrations...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2018
Last comment by JF, on Jul 2, 2018 at 3:29 pm | 1 comment | 1561 Views

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Immigrant detention centers 'a stain on America'

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo met with immigrant mothers in a Texas detention facility this past weekend and said they were "filled...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2018
Last comment by November's Clorox, on Jun 30, 2018 at 7:27 am | 25 comments | 1626 Views

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Tomorrow: Obama to visit Atherton for fundraiser

Former President Barack Obama will be in Atherton on Friday, June 29, for a fundraiser at the home of Liz Simons and Mark...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2018
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jun 29, 2018 at 9:52 am | 8 comments | 2829 Views

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Changes coming to Ravenswood Avenue Caltrain crossing

Caltrain has announced that it plans to install $3.5 million in rail crossing safety improvements at 15 rail crossings along...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2018
Last comment by whatever, on Jun 27, 2018 at 11:27 pm | 4 comments | 2024 Views

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Tonight: Stanford housing plans in the spotlight

Should Stanford build more housing in the coming years than it currently plans to? The public is invited to weigh in on that...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2018
Last comment by johngslater, on Jun 27, 2018 at 1:49 pm | 2 comments | 2744 Views

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Obama to visit Atherton for June 29 fundraiser

The Atherton Police Department has confirmed reports that former President Barack Obama will be in Atherton on Friday, June...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2018
There are no comments yet. 3415 Views

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Ex-Theranos executives indicted by federal grand jury

The former CEO and COO of embattled blood-testing company Theranos have been indicted by a federal grand jury for an alleged...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2018
Last comment by Menlo Observer, on Jun 19, 2018 at 10:48 pm | 2 comments | 1608 Views

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Tuesday: Fire board to consider extending chief's employment

On the agenda when the Menlo fire board meets Tuesday night: extending Chief Harold Schapelhouman's employment contract through...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2018
Last comment by Just the Facts, on Jun 19, 2018 at 5:05 pm | 1 comment | 1141 Views

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Saturday: Services for former Atherton finance director John Johns

A memorial Mass for former town of Atherton finance director John Paul Johns, who died on June 2 at the age of 58, will be...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2018
Last comment by Trial, on Jun 18, 2018 at 1:39 pm | 6 comments | 1757 Views
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