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AROUND TOWN

Atherton: Raccoon chase goes south

Tradition has it that when a dog trees a raccoon, it's a three-step process, ending with the dog, in frustration, walking...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2012
Last comment by david gregg, on Jun 28, 2012 at 1:37 pm | 1 comment | 2656 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ex-county employees charged with thefts from residents' estates

The FBI has charged two former employees of San Mateo County with theft and conspiracy to commit theft in connection with...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2012
Last comment by Lurker, on Jun 28, 2012 at 12:27 pm | 3 comments | 2146 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Town Center, the Library, and Perpetuating the Private Army

Right now Atherton is embroiled in one of the largest controversies it has ever had over the location of the library. Didi...

Original post made by Jerry Lewis on Jun. 24, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 28, 2012 at 11:03 am | 6 comments | 2419 Views

AROUND TOWN

Today: Toxic chemicals and roadside weeds

A report recommending that San Mateo County start following its own guidelines in managing roadside weeds by using pesticides...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2012
Last comment by Sheilah B from Anchorage Alaska, on Jun 28, 2012 at 3:46 am | 2 comments | 2462 Views

AROUND TOWN

FBI charges two former county employees with theft from estates they were overseeing

==B Update:== The FBI has charged two former employees of San Mateo County with theft and conspiracy to commit theft in connection...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by Agreed, on Jun 27, 2012 at 8:21 pm | 4 comments | 3168 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley plans affordable housing project

The town of Portola Valley is negotiating to buy the 1.68-acre site of the former Al's Nursery at 900 Portola Road and build...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jun 27, 2012 at 8:04 pm | 6 comments | 3220 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gourmet Food Trucks in Portola Valley Thursday Nights

The Food Trucks From The Mobile Gourmet's website: Thursday Night Dinner, 5:00 pm – 7:00pm, 815 Portola Rd, Portola...

Original post made by Andi Mallinckrodt on Jun. 27, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2007 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sheryl Sandberg is first woman on Facebook's board

Sheryl Sandberg of Atherton has become the eighth member of Facebook's board of directors and the first woman appointed to...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 26, 2012 at 3:43 pm | 1 comment | 2577 Views

WOODSIDE

Water from helicopter key in preventing conflagration

Three 500-gallon buckets of water from a helicopter helped douse a three-alarm house fire at 1200 Bear Gulch Road on Saturday,...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by john, on Jun 26, 2012 at 2:30 pm | 2 comments | 4688 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Chowchilla kidnapper on parole in Mountain View

One of the three men convicted of kidnapping a bus full of children in Chowchilla, California, is now on parole and living...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by Mountain Viewer, on Jun 25, 2012 at 8:40 pm | 2 comments | 2719 Views

ATHERTON

Where is the new Atherton City Manager?

It has been almost five months since John Danielson resigned his post as Atherton’s interim city manager. Where is the...

Original post made by observer on Jun. 24, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 25, 2012 at 3:16 pm | 3 comments | 2097 Views

ATHERTON

(No) show time

If you build it, they might not come. That is the quandary facing Menlo Park as the city tries to figure out how to use the...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by Stan, on Jun 25, 2012 at 11:30 am | 12 comments | 3145 Views

MENLO PARK

Armed men invade Menlo Park home

Two men armed with handguns invaded a home Saturday morning, July 31, in the 1200 block of San Mateo Drive in Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2010
Last comment by WP, on Jun 25, 2012 at 8:34 am | 19 comments | 3554 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Got Leadership?

Outwardly,there does not seem to be much difference between Atherton and the Town of Portola Valley. The people seem to...

Original post made by leadership on Jun. 25, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2164 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton needs to Dump JPA Library System

Kathy Mc Keithen has stated in previous remarks that the chosen new library building destined for Holbrook Palmer Park is...

Original post made by think outside the box on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by Aquamarine, on Jun 24, 2012 at 2:20 pm | 4 comments | 2190 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sunday: Concours d'Elegance rolls on in

Some 300 vintage and collectible cars will be on exhibit at the Palo Alto Concours d'Elegance on Sunday, June 24, at 360...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 24, 2012 at 12:24 pm | 1 comment | 1864 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council nixes phone survey on library

After the vote was over, some in the audience wondered whether they were hallucinating. "Odd," one woman murmured while staring...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 23, 2012 at 4:27 pm | 8 comments | 2171 Views

ATHERTON

[VIDEO] Atherton Council June 20 2012

AGENDA Town of Atherton CITY COUNCIL ATHERTON CHANNEL DRAINAGE DISTRICT June 20, 2012 - 7:00 p.m. REGULAR MEETING...

Original post made by APOA on Jun. 23, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2136 Views

MENLO PARK

Train victim identified as man in wheelchair

==B Update:== A man in an electric wheelchair was struck and killed by a train on the Caltrain tracks in San Mateo on Thursday...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by Marc M, on Jun 22, 2012 at 12:32 pm | 1 comment | 2469 Views

MENLO PARK

Incumbent joins Menlo Park council race

And then there were two: Councilwoman Kelly Fergusson has joined the 2012 race for Menlo Park City Council. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2012
Last comment by olttimer, on Jun 22, 2012 at 11:05 am | 28 comments | 8967 Views
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