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Search for missing fishermen continues

A search for two missing San Francisco fishermen is continuing Monday (Oct. 1) in the waters off of the San Mateo County...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2012
Last comment by Cory, on Oct 1, 2012 at 2:34 pm | 2 comments | 3314 Views

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Train breaks down in Menlo Park

Caltrain southbound train No. 258 broke down in Menlo Park around 4:20 p.m. Monday, blocking traffic on Ravenswood Avenue,...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2012
Last comment by electrifcation, on Oct 1, 2012 at 7:50 pm | 1 comment | 3250 Views

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Stranger than fiction: Rushdie on life in hiding

Listening to Salman Rushdie tell the story of a desperate man who goes into hiding to save his life, is forced to move from...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Catherine McMillan, on Oct 2, 2012 at 2:24 pm | 2 comments | 3946 Views

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Local's film shows local sights

Menlo-Atherton High School and Burgess skate park are featured in a short film by Zachary Clarence (Menlo-Atherton, 2010),...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by Margo McAuliffe, on Oct 3, 2012 at 12:24 pm | 2 comments | 2971 Views

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Update: Deputy shoots man along Caltrain tracks

A man was shot by a San Mateo County sheriff's deputy Wednesday following a confrontation on railroad tracks in San Jose,...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Oct 4, 2012 at 7:41 am | 1 comment | 3582 Views

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Menlo Park election: What's in a name?

With about a month to go before the Nov. 6 Menlo Park City Council elections, the five candidates are hitting the campaign...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 14, 2012 at 6:22 pm | 3 comments | 5979 Views

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Green light for red-light camera reforms

Goodbye, snitch tickets. The latest version of State Sen. Joe Simitian's red-light camera reform bill has been signed into...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by Henry, on Oct 5, 2012 at 9:23 am | 2 comments | 3991 Views

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Ten Fu restaurant closes in Menlo Park

Ten Fu Chinese Restaurant in Menlo Park has been sold to Fey Enterprise LLC of San Mateo. Its owners, Ruth and John Wang,...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by The McQueens, on Feb 16, 2013 at 7:19 pm | 10 comments | 6175 Views

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Thief strikes at Menlo Park church

It takes a particular kind of thief to walk away with money collected during church services. Menlo Park detectives are still...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Oct 10, 2012 at 8:48 am | 2 comments | 3412 Views

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Menlo Park traffic jam expected to last weeks

Lately it's taking almost an hour to drive from one end of Menlo Park to the other along a two-mile stretch of El Camino...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by Adina, on Oct 12, 2012 at 5:22 pm | 16 comments | 5258 Views

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Algae clogs Menlo Park water lines

California Water customers in Menlo Park may have been wondering what's up their pipes after experiencing low water pressure...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by fruits, on Oct 12, 2012 at 9:35 am | 2 comments | 2820 Views

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Campaign finance: New law, authored by Rich Gordon, aims to increase transparency

A state Assembly bill now signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown will go into effect in January 2013, requiring more transparency...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2012
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Should supervisor candidates run countywide?

Voters in San Mateo County will have another chance in November to decide whether to change how the five supervisors who...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Oct 24, 2012 at 2:03 pm | 18 comments | 6598 Views

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Measure A would hike sales tax

A Daly City Catholic hospital is spending big to influence San Mateo County voters on Measure A, a half-cent increase to...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on Oct 19, 2012 at 7:33 pm | 6 comments | 3355 Views

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Search for Walgreens robber continues

It's not Halloween yet, but that didn't stop a man from donning a fake moustache before robbing a Walgreens in Menlo Park...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Oct 22, 2012 at 11:38 am | 1 comment | 2477 Views

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Issues and emphasis may distinguish candidates for county supervisor seat

Shelly Masur and Warren Slocum emphasize the importance of fiscal discipline, transparency in government, moving assertively...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Investment, on Oct 23, 2012 at 9:17 pm | 4 comments | 5832 Views

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Hanretty expresses 'extreme remorse' for stealing from schools; heads to state prison

(This is an expanded version of a previously posted article.) Tim Hanretty, former Portola Valley School District Superintendent...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by still reeling, on Oct 28, 2012 at 3:49 pm | 13 comments | 6544 Views

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Letter: Dissolve Sequoia Healthcare District

Although I do not endorse everything Jack Hickey does, I do believe voters should support his call for the dissolution of...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Oct 26, 2012 at 2:19 pm | 7 comments | 4019 Views

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Should county controller be appointed?

With San Mateo County government in its fifth year of annual workshops on structural deficits, Measure C offers voters an...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Oct 25, 2012 at 1:36 pm | 3 comments | 2618 Views

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Bold downtown plan spurs debate over Palo Alto's growth

As he plans an eight-acre development in Menlo Park, billionaire John Arrillaga has proposed building a theater and four...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Oct 28, 2012 at 10:54 am | 5 comments | 2637 Views
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