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AROUND TOWN

Jack Hickey Diligence pays off, Sequoia Healthcare District $26,384.40 overpaid.

Jack Hickey has done it again, he is the only Director who checks the books. Sometimes his request for information is denied...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Dec. 8, 2011
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Dec 22, 2011 at 4:39 pm | 7 comments | 1996 Views

ATHERTON

Researchers fit deer with GPS collars

The state's Department of Fish and Game announced this week that it has successfully completed the first phase of a project...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 22, 2011 at 2:27 pm | 21 comments | 24609 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supes reject Stanford's $10.4 million trail offer

Update: For a third time, San Mateo County supervisors have rejected an offer by Stanford to spend millions of dollars to...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by An old engineer, on Dec 22, 2011 at 10:52 am | 42 comments | 6624 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton manager back in town, but how long?

John Danielson, Atherton's interim city manager since Jan. 3, is back in town and partially back on the job after suffering...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2011
Last comment by Mixed Message, on Dec 22, 2011 at 8:21 am | 3 comments | 2119 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Council Reorganization

As a long time resident I will be watching tonight's council reorganization with keen interest. I for one as well as...

Original post made by Love Atherton on Dec. 21, 2011
Last comment by Time, on Dec 22, 2011 at 12:30 am | 8 comments | 1960 Views

MENLO PARK

Audio recordings could tell what happened at party

Evidence that may be hard to refute could answer questions about whether there was misconduct by police in their response...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Dec 21, 2011 at 7:42 pm | 52 comments | 2598 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former coach suspected in campus thefts

A former Menlo School assistant coach, who had chased down and captured a suspect in other campus thefts, is now himself...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2011
Last comment by Coat of Arms, on Dec 21, 2011 at 3:34 pm | 1 comment | 2224 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Today: Another 'Spare the Air' day

Yule logs may have to go unburned this holiday weekend if cold, still weather conditions persist across the Bay Area. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 21, 2011 at 2:52 pm | 3 comments | 4739 Views

AROUND TOWN

More blessed to give

It's a little after 10 on Friday morning when the little white truck with the words on its side, "Angel Food -- Good Deeds...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2011
Last comment by Ranch Gal, on Dec 21, 2011 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment | 1952 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No binding limit on students at Ladera site

Despite pleas from neighbors to put a binding limit on the number of students that could be allowed at the site, the board...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2011
Last comment by SirTopham Hatt, on Dec 21, 2011 at 11:37 am | 9 comments | 5824 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Didi Fisher leads effort to vote on new library

Former council member Didi Fisher is leading an effort to put a measure on the ballot asking Atherton voters whether to build...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 20, 2011 at 9:37 pm | 1 comment | 2330 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Still time to accept Stanford's $10 million

<I>The following letter was addressed to the San Mateo County supervisors:</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=12096...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2011
Last comment by another cyclist, on Dec 20, 2011 at 7:39 pm | 1 comment | 1786 Views

MENLO PARK

Fire district disputes Facebook EIR

Lessons learned from the draft environmental impact report for Facebook's upcoming campus development: (1) 9,400 employees...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 20, 2011 at 5:23 pm | 52 comments | 6889 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - Week Ending 12/18/2011

Hardcover Fiction 1 Death Comes to Pemberley P D James 2 Night Circus Erin Morgenstern 3 Art of Fielding Chad Harbach 4 Marriage...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Dec. 19, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1535 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former coach is suspect in campus thefts

A former Menlo School assistant coach, who had chased down and captured a suspect in other campus thefts, is now himself...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2011
Last comment by how about a photo, on Dec 19, 2011 at 7:24 pm | 1 comment | 2160 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where innovation is abundant

SRI International, founded by Stanford University and celebrating its 65th year, is testing a device that absorbs atmospheric...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2011
Last comment by MA GRAD, on Dec 18, 2011 at 6:45 pm | 3 comments | 2152 Views

AROUND TOWN

Should adults permit supervised underage drinking?

There have been a number of Forum threads that resulted from a recent incident in Menlo Park involving underage drinking...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Dec. 3, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Dec 18, 2011 at 12:36 pm | 84 comments | 6134 Views

ATHERTON

Jerry Rice sues over Atherton home sale

Retired San Francisco 49er Jerry Rice and wife Jacqueline filed a lawsuit Nov. 18 over the failed sale of their $13.9 million...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2011
Last comment by I know, on Dec 18, 2011 at 12:28 pm | 4 comments | 2669 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vikings return from memorable Orlando trip

PeeWee players with the Menlo-Atherton Vikings were filtering back to area schools this week, impressions of the unforgettable...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2011
Last comment by Pearl, on Dec 15, 2011 at 2:30 pm | 1 comment | 2661 Views

AROUND TOWN

Taking out trash to cost more in Menlo Park

A reluctant council unanimously passed an 8 percent increase for garbage service in Menlo Park during its Dec. 13 meeting....

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2011
Last comment by hawk, on Dec 15, 2011 at 12:34 pm | 6 comments | 2497 Views
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