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MENLO PARK

Cohen withdraws request for tree reconsideration

The fate of a heritage redwood tree on University Drive may -- or may not -- return to Menlo Park City Council. Without explanation,...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2010
Last comment by defensive?, on Nov 12, 2010 at 2:44 pm | 25 comments | 2767 Views

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Voters defeat two county tax measures

San Mateo County voters defeated two San Mateo County tax measures Tuesday. The vote on Measure T, a tax on rental-car company...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 8, 2012 at 9:54 am | 4 comments | 2767 Views

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Zuckerberg donates a fortune to Silicon Valley foundation

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced Tuesday that he is giving nearly $500 million in Facebook stock to the Silicon Valley...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by monica thompson, on Dec 19, 2012 at 3:52 pm | 1 comment | 2767 Views

MENLO PARK

Former transportation secretary dies at 82

Claude Stout Brinegar, who served as the nation's third secretary of transportation, died March 13 at Classic Hyatt Care...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Mar 17, 2009 at 1:17 pm | 1 comment | 2766 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook adds bar code to roof

Describing it as a "hack of epic proportions," a team of Facebook employees unveiled a 42-foot-square bar code that they'd...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2012
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Mar 29, 2012 at 11:22 am | 9 comments | 2766 Views

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Students remember classmate who took her life

Grief-stricken friends, relatives and teachers mourned and lamented the death of 16-year-old Ophylia Mona Lisa Afuhaamango...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2008
Last comment by , on Nov 12, 2008 at 1:50 pm | 1 comment | 2766 Views

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Thursday talk: USGS scientist on mercury accumulation in ecosystems

Just as there was gold in California's hills, there was also mercury, including in the Santa Cruz Mountains. USGS scientist...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Joe, on Jun 25, 2009 at 11:07 am | 2 comments | 2766 Views

WOODSIDE

Former state senator Yee pleads guilty to racketeering charge

Former state Sen. Leland Yee, who formerly represented Portola Valley and Woodside, pleaded guilty in federal court in San...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2015
Last comment by SteveC, on Jul 1, 2015 at 2:50 pm | 3 comments | 2766 Views

MENLO PARK

Today: Salman Rushdie at Kepler's is sold out

Author Salman Rushdie will be in conversation with Tobias Wolff at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25, at Kepler's, 1010 El Camino...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by packing heat, on Sep 24, 2012 at 10:27 pm | 2 comments | 2765 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo Park council reviews analysis of Measure M critique

Criticisms of a consultant's analysis of Measure M, the initiative meant to change Menlo Park's downtown/El Camino Real specific...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 10, 2014 at 8:52 am | 5 comments | 2765 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voter Guide: 'Achievement gap' issue in school election

This fall is decision time for voters, with three seats open on the five-member board governing the Sequoia Union High School...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2011
Last comment by University Hts. Mom, on Oct 17, 2011 at 10:08 am | 5 comments | 2765 Views

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Eshoo opposes Afghan troop surge

Calling Afghanistan "the graveyard of nations," Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, announced Wednesday her opposition to President...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by Alan Rockman, on Dec 8, 2009 at 2:34 pm | 12 comments | 2765 Views

AROUND TOWN

Locals plan to soak up the big event in Washington

Several local residents are among the hundreds of thousands swarming Washington, D.C., this week for the inaugural of Barack...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2765 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: Going the distance

Admissions to a California public university is a gantlet these days, with deep cuts in budgets for the University of California...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by donah, on Sep 14, 2010 at 10:33 pm | 4 comments | 2765 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hirzel Fine Jewelry store closing

A jewelry store that has helped adorn Menlo Park shoppers since 1952 is closing, according to store staff. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by scb, on Jan 9, 2012 at 10:37 pm | 6 comments | 2765 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton police phone call to residents

Last Thursday an Atherton police officer left a recorded message for Atherton residents, stating the police have endorsed...

Original post made by Appalled on Oct. 1, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 2, 2012 at 7:46 am | 6 comments | 2765 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Council approves plan to install license plate-reading cameras

License plate-reading cameras for criminal surveillance are coming to entry and exit points of Portola Valley. A unanimous...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2017
Last comment by Ben F, on Mar 24, 2017 at 2:34 pm | 33 comments | 2765 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summer Reading Finale in Atherton

Friday, August 14th from Noon to 3 PM Summer Reading Finale and Carnival Bounce house, crafts, games, ice cream, Menlo...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Aug. 13, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2764 Views

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Report: High cost of youth gun violence

Gun violence in San Mateo County costs taxpayers an estimated $50 million each year, according to a report on youth and...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Sep 30, 2011 at 12:46 pm | 2 comments | 2764 Views

ATHERTON

Time for a new direction for our Town Council

Whomever is elected to the Atherton Town Council now is the time for our five elected Town representatives to set a new direction...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Oct. 20, 2012
Last comment by Give it a rest, on Oct 24, 2012 at 12:18 pm | 26 comments | 2764 Views
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