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Letter: Remarkable year for Woodside High School

In an era when there is a flight from public schools and constant criticism of the performance of public schools ("Waiting...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 13, 2012 at 10:30 am | 2 comments | 1888 Views

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Woman, 73, beaten after teen asks for cigarette

A 73-year-old woman out for a walk on Monday night in Menlo Park was beaten by a teenage boy after he asked for a cigarette,...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2012
Last comment by Some Guy, on Jun 15, 2012 at 1:17 pm | 5 comments | 2799 Views

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Wildfire danger is high this year

The indicators are adding up to a higher than average danger of wildfire for the 2012 fire season. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 14, 2012 at 12:34 pm | 2 comments | 2667 Views

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Service Tuesday for Charles Lee of Atherton

A funeral Mass will be celebrated for Charles Lee at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 19, at the Church of the Nativity, 210 Oak Grove...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 14, 2012 at 9:43 pm | 1 comment | 2906 Views

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Hanretty arrested on embezzlement charges

Tim Hanretty, the former superintendent of the Portola Valley School District, has been arrested and charged with felony...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2012
Last comment by Matt R., on Jun 19, 2012 at 10:24 pm | 12 comments | 3882 Views

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Two plead not guilty to pornography charges

Prosecutors have filed charges of possession of child pornography against Portola Valley resident Stephen Wolf, 64, and Menlo...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by Reality Check, on Jun 20, 2012 at 4:52 pm | 1 comment | 2596 Views

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Su Hong's owner says it's closed for remodeling

Su Hong restaurant, a popular Menlo Park institution since 1977, closed suddenly June 13. The sign on the door at 1039 El...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Feb 22, 2013 at 5:09 pm | 24 comments | 6906 Views

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Local Realtors dominate national rankings

The nation's top hotshot Realtors come from Palo Alto and Menlo Park, along with other local cities, according to a new report...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2012
Last comment by GOLLY, on Jun 29, 2012 at 4:41 pm | 7 comments | 3156 Views

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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 | 1910 Views

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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 | 3223 Views

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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 | 2637 Views

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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 | 2176 Views

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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 | 2753 Views

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Dog maroons self in raccoon chase

Tradition has it that when a dog trees a raccoon, it's a three-step process. In Step 1, the dog chases the raccoon up the...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2012
Last comment by marione, on Jul 4, 2012 at 5:59 pm | 2 comments | 2440 Views

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Bill to fund high-speed rail hangs in the balance

With residents preparing for holiday celebrations Tuesday night, lawmakers in Sacramento released in the closing hours of...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on Jul 6, 2012 at 11:23 am | 10 comments | 2963 Views

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Menlo Park police chief leaving after 23 months

Describing it as "an agonizing decision," Menlo Park Police Chief Bryan Roberts said he's taken a new job in Draper City,...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2012
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Jul 8, 2012 at 2:42 pm | 31 comments | 3377 Views

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Tonight: Portola Valley meets on affordable housing

==B Wednesday:== Portola Valley will hold a community discussion of affordable housing at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 11, in the...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 10, 2012 at 12:06 am | 5 comments | 2809 Views

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High-speed rail receives Senate OK

Construction of California's controversial high-speed-rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles is ready to launch,...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2012
Last comment by GOLLY, on Jul 19, 2012 at 7:38 pm | 40 comments | 3902 Views

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Today: Board meets on bike lane, traffic lights

==B Tuesday:== The Board of Supervisors will consider on Tuesday, July 10, two proposals, one for an Alpine Road bike lane...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 10, 2012 at 4:07 pm | 28 comments | 4094 Views

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Arrested employees worked in DA's office

Two former San Mateo County employees, recently arrested on charges of stealing from the estates of deceased people, actually...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 11, 2012 at 7:19 pm | 4 comments | 2871 Views
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