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Woodside superintendent's pay to top $200,000

Beth Polito's contract as superintendent/principal of the Woodside Elementary School District has been renewed for three...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by LH, on Sep 5, 2013 at 1:42 pm | 2 comments | 7807 Views

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Menlo Park: Community holds party at Belle Haven Pool

A picture-perfect poolside party was held at the Belle Haven Pool in Menlo Park on Sunday, Sept. 8, designed to make the...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2013
Last comment by ML, on Sep 10, 2013 at 10:07 am | 2 comments | 4235 Views

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Will drones fly the county skies?

There may be a time when a small airborne mechanical drone operated by a law enforcement agency flies above the heads of...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 24, 2013 at 1:23 pm | 2 comments | 3579 Views

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Deputy police chief named to new county post

The San Mateo Police Department's loss is San Mateo County's gain, as the city's longtime deputy police chief Michael Callagy...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2013
Last comment by Lurker, on Oct 17, 2013 at 3:42 pm | 2 comments | 32770 Views

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Menlo Park fire district election: Big battle over union issues

The line is clearly drawn in the upcoming Menlo Park Fire Protection District board elections, with three seats at stake....

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2013
Last comment by Bob, on Oct 22, 2013 at 1:45 pm | 2 comments | 7180 Views

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Menlo Park karate teacher pleads no contest to molestation, child porn charges

A child molestation case that began nearly a year ago ended with Ralph "Eugene" Todd III, 32, of Menlo Park, pleading no...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by Vicki Moore, on Nov 9, 2013 at 7:38 am | 2 comments | 4486 Views

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Lolly Font on living life to its fullest

Lolly Font of Menlo Park teaches yoga at the California Yoga Center in Palo Alto, which she co-founded in 1980. She loves...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2013
Last comment by Martha Ozer, on Nov 24, 2013 at 6:13 am | 2 comments | 5893 Views

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Atherton bans vehicle-camping

Atherton's ordinance banning overnight camping in vehicles was finalized on Nov. 20 by a unanimous vote of the City Council....

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by Conner, on Nov 25, 2013 at 12:26 pm | 2 comments | 8983 Views

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High Speed Rail project proceeding is questioned

In an unusually frank interview with State Senator Mark DeSaulnier, when asked on a scale of 1 to 10 the chances of the project...

Original post made by morris brown on Dec. 1, 2013
Last comment by peninsula resident, on Dec 2, 2013 at 1:03 pm | 2 comments | 1203 Views

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New law protects mountain lions

A celebration of a new law authored by state Sen. Jerry Hill that protects mountain lions is set for 11 a.m. Sunday, Dec....

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by Old MP, on Dec 2, 2013 at 1:27 pm | 2 comments | 4932 Views

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Menlo Park: FBI seeking 'sports cap' bandit

The FBI is seeking a woman they have dubbed the "Sports Cap Bandit," who robbed two banks in Menlo Park in October...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by Fred, on Dec 5, 2013 at 11:23 am | 2 comments | 6518 Views

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Guest opinion: State housing rules cripple local cities

<I>First of two parts</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/print/story/2013/12/11/guest-opinion-state-housing-rules-cripple-local-cities...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 13, 2013 at 12:46 pm | 2 comments | 4964 Views

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Review: 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug'

Peter Jackson's grandiose vision of J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth reaches a crescendo with this thrilling second installment...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Dec 18, 2013 at 11:25 am | 2 comments | 7411 Views

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Another 'Spare the Air' alert Friday

More air will be spared on Friday, as a series of "Winter Spare the Air" alerts issued by the Bay Area Air Quality Management...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2013
Last comment by Fred, on Dec 27, 2013 at 12:27 pm | 2 comments | 3187 Views

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Top stories of 2013

This was not a year reporters spent idling at their desks, desperate for news to write. On the contrary, 2013 brought a deluge...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2013
Last comment by Feeling defensive?, on Dec 30, 2013 at 6:04 pm | 2 comments | 13104 Views

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Former deputy faces felony assault charges

A January court hearing is ahead for former deputy Colin Troy Smith of the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Mr. Smith pleaded...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Dec 31, 2013 at 1:50 pm | 2 comments | 3018 Views

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Portola Valley launches radio station

A low-power AM radio station went on line recently in Portola Valley. The broadcast signal is intended for town-wide communications...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2014
Last comment by Chance, on Jan 3, 2014 at 2:41 pm | 2 comments | 2795 Views

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Dancing Days Sale Jan 9-14, 2014

Start for $0 during Dancing Days Sale! For those new to Jazzercise, our classes are pure fun! Choreographed to today's...

Original post made by Menlo Park: Jazzercise Classes on Jan. 9, 2014
Last comment by Meredith, on Jan 15, 2014 at 1:16 pm | 2 comments | 1091 Views

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Menlo Park rail policy unchanged

The Menlo Park City Council did not change its rail policy at its meeting last night (Jan. 14), but not because council members...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2014
Last comment by Fred, on Jan 16, 2014 at 12:12 pm | 2 comments | 3164 Views

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Boys & Girls Club aims to bring bike shop to Belle Haven

A youth-led bike shop in Belle Haven that would provide employable skills for local teenagers and promote bicycle use in...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2014
Last comment by john, on Feb 18, 2014 at 1:43 pm | 2 comments | 5584 Views
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