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THE LOCAL DISH

PayPal exec battled mental illness, family said

A losing battle against mental illness led a man to his death, according to a statement released by his family on Monday. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2012
Last comment by Michelle, on Mar 15, 2012 at 10:14 pm | 10 comments | 5031 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Area gas prices skyrocket in past month

Average gas prices in the Bay Area have skyrocketed in the past month, jumping by 51 cents to $4.41 on average per gallon,...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by not just Europe, on Mar 15, 2012 at 9:41 pm | 2 comments | 2369 Views

MENLO PARK

Huge tree falls in Menlo Park

A huge stone pine tree fell at about 6 a.m. Saturday, March 10, at the corner of Sharon Park Drive and Warner Range Avenue...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 15, 2012 at 6:30 pm | 10 comments | 2989 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside: New member appointed to architecture review panel

Woodside resident Maggie Mah Johnson, a member of the town's Trails Committee and an equestrian, is now a member of the...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by , on Mar 15, 2012 at 4:49 pm | 1 comment | 1977 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: New plan for high-speed rail?

A possible new business plan for California's high-speed rail project is set to be revealed Tuesday evening in Mountain View...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2012
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Mar 15, 2012 at 4:42 pm | 4 comments | 2381 Views

AROUND TOWN

Outstanding article written in the WSJ by two Stanford Profs

Michael Boskin and John Cogan respectively are professors of economics and public policy at Stanford University. They are...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Mar 15, 2012 at 4:16 pm | 3 comments | 2467 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County Central Labor Council - Reporter was told to leave meeting.

As reported by the Palo Alto Daily Post 3/6/12 by Ryan McCarthy "Union Group Questions Supervisor Candidates" "The San...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Mar. 8, 2012
Last comment by Tim Wulff, on Mar 15, 2012 at 3:26 pm | 36 comments | 3952 Views

AROUND TOWN

This Weekend at Atherton Library

Saturday, March 17 from 1 to 3 pm- Friends of the Library Ice Cream Social and Book Exchange. Bring a book, take a book home,...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Mar. 15, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1653 Views

MENLO PARK

Police calls: Fight over TV remote, and transient absconds with cash

Crime reports from the Atherton and Menlo Park police departments and the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2190 Views

MENLO PARK

Con man Gann loose in Bay Area, police say

Good Samaritans beware: A traveling con man has returned to the Bay Area, and may be only too eager to help relieve you of...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 14, 2012 at 4:38 pm | 2 comments | 2323 Views

SPORTS

Pinewood, SHP boys join Eastside Prep girls in finals

The season continued for three local prep basketball teams, but ended for two others following CIF NorCal semifinal games...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by SHP Fan , on Mar 14, 2012 at 12:35 pm | 1 comment | 3642 Views

ATHERTON

Interim manager has a full plate

'We have a busy two months ahead.' Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=12418 posted...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 14, 2012 at 8:19 am | 2 comments | 2469 Views

MENLO PARK

Will Menlo Park join plastic bag ban?

The Menlo Park City Council hits the books for a study session on Tuesday, March 13, with a focus on green initiatives. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2012
Last comment by Carol, on Mar 13, 2012 at 4:43 pm | 1 comment | 2424 Views

AROUND TOWN

NANCY REAGAN BOOK ON PSYCHIC PREDICTIONS

With a forward by the late Dominick Dunne, it is said that Nancy Reagan's books on her psychic predictions through astrology...

Original post made by R.GORDON on Mar. 13, 2012
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Mar 13, 2012 at 10:26 am | 1 comment | 1349 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Time to reform Proposition 13

How ironic that Silicon Valley, the very center of innovation and creativity envied the world over, is saddled with California's...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Mar 13, 2012 at 9:37 am | 50 comments | 4619 Views

SPORTS

Two aces in same round for Menlo Park 12-year old

It has been quite a month for Naomi Lee of Menlo Park. Named player of the year in the Bay Area by U.S. Kids Golf on Feb....

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by Some Guy, on Mar 13, 2012 at 9:28 am | 2 comments | 3793 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - March 11, 2012

Hardcover Fiction 1 Spinoza Problem Irvin Yalom 2 Sense of an Ending Julian Barnes 3 Murder at the Lanterne Rouge Cara...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Mar. 12, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1785 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside agrees to plastic-bag ban concept

The Town Council in Woodside has agreed in principle to join a countywide initiative now in the works that would ban the...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2012
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Mar 12, 2012 at 9:58 am | 12 comments | 3494 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tesla, a Peninsula project, gets blasted

Sadly, Elon Musk's dream about his and others' electric dream car has hit a huge sink hole and is in deep trouble according...

Original post made by REALITYBITES on Mar. 7, 2012
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Mar 11, 2012 at 6:50 pm | 5 comments | 1417 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley charging stations now running

Two electric charging stations, each capable of simultaneously recharging the batteries of two electric vehicles, are up...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Mar 11, 2012 at 6:46 pm | 3 comments | 2753 Views
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