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County looks at adding billboards to public land

The short paragraph in the report from San Mateo County Manager John Maltbie was enough to catch the attention, and spark...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2016
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Mar 22, 2016 at 12:09 pm | 7 comments | 2206 Views

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Alpine Road traffic brings misery to local residents

Alpine Road was once a two-lane curving byway. It's still two lanes and curving, but basically an expressway, with 25,000...

Original post made on May. 17, 2016
Last comment by Alzan, on May 18, 2016 at 9:27 am | 7 comments | 6228 Views

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King of Debt announces he will renege on full faith and credit of America

Trump, again, shows ZERO economic sense: I'm the king of debt. I'm great with debt. Nobody knows debt better than me,"...

Original post made by Oswaldo on Jun. 22, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jun 22, 2016 at 9:08 pm | 7 comments | 1150 Views

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World's Greatest Negotiator goes to meeting, forgets to NEGOTIATE

O.M.G. - Trump cowered. Like a baby. Like a typical blowhard. Epic fail. After months of promising to use his skills as...

Original post made by Great Negotiators Club on Aug. 31, 2016
Last comment by Villi , on Aug 31, 2016 at 8:37 pm | 7 comments | 998 Views

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Menlo Park: Police and FBI SWAT team raid home early this morning

Police from Menlo Park and East Palo Alto, in the company of an FBI SWAT team, conducted a search of an occupied home in...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2016
Last comment by Bell Haven Resident, on Sep 24, 2016 at 10:20 pm | 7 comments | 7070 Views

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Atherton to work with Caltrain to resolve noise problems

Angry and frustrated after a recent report showed Caltrain is repeatedly violating Atherton's quite zone, City Council members...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2016
Last comment by peninsula resident, on Dec 12, 2016 at 6:39 pm | 7 comments | 5594 Views

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Guest opinion: We must work together to solve county's housing crisis

Most residents of San Mateo County who are not policymakers see only a part of the impact of the housing crisis. As a county...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 16, 2016 at 3:13 pm | 7 comments | 3627 Views

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Stanford poll shows more state residents are unaligned with Trump's agenda

As Donald Trump prepares for his swearing-in as the nation's 45th president, a new survey by the Hoover Institution at Stanford...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2017
Last comment by Alternative Reality?, on Jan 22, 2017 at 9:00 pm | 7 comments | 3375 Views

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Deputy DA again facing state bar sanctions over alleged dishonesty

Melissa McKowan, a San Mateo County deputy district attorney and the subject of a March 2013 sanction by the state bar over...

Original post made on May. 22, 2017
Last comment by Holly L., on Jun 5, 2017 at 4:00 pm | 7 comments | 5890 Views

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Community Foundation ramps up support for immigrants

The Silicon Valley Community Foundation is ramping up grants to nonprofit organizations devoted to advising and ensuring...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2017
Last comment by home front, on Jun 27, 2017 at 8:54 am | 7 comments | 2381 Views

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SHD minority zone D seat election delayed until 2020

The Sequoia Healthcare District Board of Directors, threatened in August 2017 by a lawsuit by MeloSarsfield based upon the...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Feb. 9, 2018
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Apr 6, 2018 at 1:20 pm | 7 comments | 1434 Views

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Sequoia Healthcare District election opportunity

The recent switch from at-large to election by zones has created an opportunity for concerned individuals to run for 3 lucrative...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jul. 20, 2018
Last comment by Yet More Of The Same Nonsense, on Aug 18, 2018 at 4:29 pm | 7 comments | 2317 Views

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Menlo Park: Coach fired following alleged sexual assault

A badminton coach arrested last week on suspicion of molesting a minor and sexual assault-related offenses is no longer working...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2018
Last comment by Current student, on Jul 24, 2018 at 12:33 am | 7 comments | 7282 Views

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San Mateo County plans 100-plus affordable apartments, child care center

San Mateo County has begun a process to contract with a developer to build at least 100 affordable housing units, a child...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2018
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Dec 1, 2018 at 9:16 pm | 7 comments | 6952 Views

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Report: Inequality on the rise in Silicon Valley

Despite a sizzling economy and an influx of wealth, Silicon Valley remains a bastion of inequality, with more residents now...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2019
Last comment by Awatkins, on Feb 20, 2019 at 2:22 pm | 7 comments | 5406 Views

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Menlo Park fire board meeting gets contentious

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District board moved forward with a plan for an emergency notification system and agreed to...

Original post made on May. 17, 2019
Last comment by just asking, on May 21, 2019 at 1:14 pm | 7 comments | 2703 Views

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Numerous holiday activties on tap locally

Among the many holiday activities planned in our communities are those listed below. If you know of more, post them by clicking...

Original post made by Neighbor on Nov. 29, 2006
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Dec 7, 2006 at 5:17 pm | 7 comments | 5521 Views

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Kids Defecating in Parks Okay?

Today I was at the park in Palo Alto on Kipling and watched as a mother potty trained her 3 year old by having him defecate...

Original post made by Disgusted on Aug. 26, 2007
Last comment by Fastidious, on Aug 27, 2007 at 12:43 pm | 7 comments | 4617 Views

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Guest Opinion: Theater owner offers his view on projects

As the owner of the Park Theater property, I think it is important to share my thoughts about the current proposals to reuse...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2007
Last comment by old guy, on Nov 7, 2007 at 12:24 pm | 7 comments | 4998 Views

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Stanford wants to dump 300,000 cubic yards of fill on former Christmas tree farm in SM County

As Stanford pursues its massive campus expansion, it will dig up a lot of dirt that needs to be disposed of somewhere --...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2007
Last comment by new guy, on Nov 15, 2007 at 7:33 am | 7 comments | 4795 Views
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