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THE LOCAL DISH

Woodside: Teens, ages 13-16, rounded up in arson incidents at Woodside Elementary School

Arson and vandalism at Woodside Elementary School over three days in early August have led deputies from the San Mateo County...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2011
Last comment by student1, on Nov 10, 2011 at 7:15 am | 17 comments | 5142 Views

MENLO PARK

The right to remain silent

Quiz time: You get a "traffic violation notice" from the Menlo Park police department in the mail saying you must identify...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by RogerJ, on Nov 10, 2011 at 7:09 am | 10 comments | 4362 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park residents question city's plan to drill well

Menlo Park residents invited to give the city feedback on their preferred spot for an irrigation well requested by the Sharon...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2011
Last comment by Central Menlo, on Nov 10, 2011 at 6:32 am | 2 comments | 1762 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Should barn be allowed in 'the meadow'

Portola Valley: A few ambiguous phrases in the town's general plan about a scenic field of grass -- commonly referred to...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 9, 2011 at 8:53 pm | 12 comments | 2707 Views

ATHERTON

Tonight: Atherton meets on 'master plan'

A special meeting of the Atherton Town Council will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 8, with a single topic: discussion of a request...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 9, 2011 at 4:40 pm | 6 comments | 2229 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supes up ante on Stanford's trail offer

==B Update:== The ball, suddenly, is in Stanford University's court. With an expiration date looming for San Mateo County...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by Ladera Resident, on Nov 9, 2011 at 2:12 pm | 6 comments | 60368 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Six Performances Only of "Stage Door" in the PAC

Fresh-faced and hopeful, with school behind them and home miles away, Big Life Decisions loom large for the resident actresses...

Original post made by Lyn Napel on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by Lou Fan, on Nov 8, 2011 at 9:05 pm | 1 comment | 2247 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo College students arrested in thefts

Two Menlo College students were arrested this week after a security guard said he saw them stealing backpacks at neighboring...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2011
Last comment by A Parent, on Nov 8, 2011 at 3:36 pm | 10 comments | 2859 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Troy Henderson retires after 35 years

Troy Henderson, Atherton's public works supervisor, is retiring this Thursday, June 30, after 35 years working for the town....

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2011
Last comment by IKNOW, on Nov 8, 2011 at 1:44 pm | 8 comments | 2529 Views

WOODSIDE

Preserving the past

From the street, the first impression is what an odd, but charming, couple. A formidable old log cabin sits squarely in the...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by bob, on Nov 8, 2011 at 11:23 am | 5 comments | 2588 Views

ATHERTON

VIDEO - Audit Committee Meeting Nov 1 2011

Town of Atherton AUDIT COMMITTEE AGENDA NOVEMBER 1, 2011 1. ROLL CALL Dobbie, Widmer, Hau, Massey, Lamb, Conlon http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J-VvBcr0yJU#t=0m20s 2....

Original post made by APOA on Nov. 7, 2011
Last comment by APOA, on Nov 7, 2011 at 8:19 pm | 3 comments | 1564 Views

ATHERTON

Portola Valley native Chris Paine returns as director of second film on the electric car

Portola Valley native Chris Paine, director of "Who Killed the Electric Car," a harsh documentary analysis of the automotive...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Nov 7, 2011 at 5:57 pm | 4 comments | 2378 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Reward now $8,400 in cat-drowning case

The reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction in a Redwood Shores cat drowning has reached $8,400, Scott...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2011
Last comment by Suspicious, on Nov 7, 2011 at 1:44 pm | 1 comment | 2547 Views

OTHER TOPICS

PG&E: Burst pipeline likely caused by backhoe

==B Update:== A PG&E natural gas pipeline that exploded during pressure testing on Sunday afternoon, causing a mudslide across...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2011
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Nov 7, 2011 at 10:33 am | 3 comments | 2574 Views

MENLO PARK

Price tag swells for high-speed rail

The cost of California's proposed high-speed-rail system, originally pegged at about $36 billion, has nearly tripled since...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Nov 7, 2011 at 9:41 am | 12 comments | 16320 Views

ATHERTON

The scandal no one has heard about

Interim Police Chief Ed Flint is drawing a $14,500 monthly salary from Atherton. What has not been revealed is that he's...

Original post made by Fiscally responsible on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Nov 7, 2011 at 9:07 am | 11 comments | 2092 Views

ATHERTON

VIDEO: Atherton Library Building Steering Committee Nov 3 Meeting

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Original post made by APOA on Nov. 6, 2011
Last comment by APOA, on Nov 6, 2011 at 7:43 pm | 3 comments | 1480 Views

ATHERTON

Is Almanac asking the right questions about finance director retirement

Last night's Almanac article quoted retiring Atherton finance director Louise Ho as saying she was not fired, but rather...

Original post made by Questions on Nov. 1, 2011
Last comment by concerned, on Nov 6, 2011 at 12:56 pm | 5 comments | 1818 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton residents create their own library survey

Atherton residents, whose request to the City Council to survey the town about the location of a new library was not approved,...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2011
Last comment by Pat Cooksey , on Nov 6, 2011 at 10:17 am | 2 comments | 2083 Views

SPORTS

Football: Pop Warner Vikings win playoffs

Two of three Menlo-Atherton Vikings playoff teams scored victories over the weekend, continuing the football club's pattern...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by Pops, on Nov 6, 2011 at 7:31 am | 7 comments | 3937 Views
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