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AROUND TOWN

Preservationists throw in towel in fight over Steve Jobs' house

The end seems nearer than ever for the Jackling house, that rambling Jazz Age Woodside summer home designed by architect...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by Frederick F, on Nov 5, 2010 at 10:56 pm | 20 comments | 14370 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman on bike killed by big-rig near Portola Valley

A woman riding a bicycle was struck and killed by a big-rig near Portola Valley this afternoon, a California Highway Patrol...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by Karole, on Nov 5, 2010 at 5:22 pm | 14 comments | 2684 Views

MENLO PARK

Public meeting on Menlo pool contract

Since the Menlo Park community appears interested in the management of the city's swimming pools, the Parks and Recreation...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by City role, on Nov 5, 2010 at 1:26 pm | 10 comments | 2114 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Measure T passes by big margin

After Measure Tpassed with a 65.5-percent "yes" vote Tuesday night, developer David Bohannon said he'll be happy to swap...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by B. A. Baracus, on Nov 5, 2010 at 8:15 am | 2 comments | 4681 Views

ATHERTON

County motion to dismiss Buckheit lawsuit fails

With a recent ruling by U.S. Magistrate Judge Joseph Spero, Atherton resident Jon Buckheit has prevailed a second time in...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by Truth be told, on Nov 5, 2010 at 7:51 am | 18 comments | 2462 Views

WOODSIDE

Walk to School day: Hundreds of kids walk, bike, ride horses to school in Woodside

A total of 317 of the 443 students who arrived Oct. 27 at Woodside Elementary School did so on foot or by bike, bus, carpool,...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2010
Last comment by Amy Kettering, on Nov 5, 2010 at 1:43 am | 5 comments | 3646 Views

MENLO PARK

High Speed Rail project must start in the Central Valley

At the meeting today of the High Speed Rail Authority, van Ark, announced that the Federal Rail Administration had sent them...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by Dollars and Sense, on Nov 4, 2010 at 9:34 pm | 1 comment | 5691 Views

MENLO PARK

Arrillaga to help fund Menlo rec center renovation

The Burgess Recreation Center may soon get a facelift, thanks to developer John Arrillaga. Menlo Park City Manager Glen Rojas...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by Adam, on Nov 4, 2010 at 9:22 pm | 3 comments | 1818 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PTO volunteers sued by coach they forced off the court

A conflict that originated on the Encinal School basketball court appears headed for a court of law after a father who was...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by frivolouslawsuithater, on Nov 4, 2010 at 6:25 pm | 3 comments | 3196 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Rich Gordon gets solid sendoff to Sacramento

San Mateo Supervisor Rich Gordon is on his way to Sacramento -- which he termed "a strange and insidious place" -- after...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by EducatedVoter, on Nov 4, 2010 at 4:44 pm | 2 comments | 2054 Views

MENLO PARK

Fight for Menlo Park pool contract

The rivalry between two Menlo Park swim clubs has splashed beyond the pool, as Team Sheeper and SOLO Aquatics attempt to...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by MKC, on Nov 4, 2010 at 4:35 pm | 47 comments | 8044 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park pension initiative carries easily

Measure L, the pension reform initiative, won easily Tuesday with a 72-percent "yes" vote. ==B Photo:== Roy Thiele-Sardina,...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Nov 4, 2010 at 7:41 am | 10 comments | 2834 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Widmer tops list of winners; Carlson, Dobbie re-elected

Bill Widmer, who campaigned on promises of improving communications between the town of Atherton and residents and establishing...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by Wondering, on Nov 3, 2010 at 4:41 pm | 1 comment | 2090 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park voters report delays, snafus at polling places

Menlo Park voters reported long lines and delays in voting at some polling places in the city. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by Sidney Liebes, on Nov 3, 2010 at 3:58 pm | 3 comments | 1699 Views

MENLO PARK

Day to celebrate, donate to schools

Parents and students will be seeing lots of red on Nov. 3, but it won't be anger driving the phenomenon. Red balloons, red...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by District Parent, on Nov 3, 2010 at 1:18 pm | 3 comments | 1810 Views

ATHERTON

Kathy McKeithen's Quiet Revolution

Tonight's election of Bill Widmer and re-election of Jim Dobbie to the Town Council has ushered in what will hopefully be...

Original post made by Hooray! on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Nov 3, 2010 at 12:59 pm | 2 comments | 1873 Views

AROUND TOWN

Don Horsley elected county supervisor

Former San Mateo County Sheriff Don Horsley was elected Tuesday to the District 3 seat on the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors,...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by anne, on Nov 3, 2010 at 10:32 am | 1 comment | 2092 Views

OTHER TOPICS

County teasurer-tax collector runoff: Sandie Arnott elected

Sandie Arnott, San Mateo County deputy treasurer, was elected Tuesday to the post of county treasurer-tax collector. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by F. Edwards, on Nov 3, 2010 at 10:25 am | 2 comments | 2310 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Election Measure on Keeping Police Department Fails

It may as well have been a ballot measure on the election. One candiate, Cary Weist, made keeping an independent police...

Original post made by Zogby on Nov. 3, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2025 Views

MENLO PARK

Just who is behaving badly?

The Almanac and reporter Sandy Brundage have published an article with the provocative title Menlo Park councilman behaving...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Oct. 30, 2010
Last comment by NotaLawyer, on Nov 3, 2010 at 12:31 am | 34 comments | 2623 Views
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