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Guest opinion: Another perspective on Stanford funding for trail

The June 29 guest opinion in the Palo Alto Weekly submitted by Stanford's James Sweeney is laden with misleading and selectively...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by WEISMULLER, on Aug 10, 2012 at 11:18 am | 14 comments | 2470 Views

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Gun buyback in San Mateo

People can receive up to $100 in cash for a handgun, shotgun or rifle, and up to $200 for an assault rifle at a gun buyback...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 27, 2013 at 12:37 pm | 14 comments | 3356 Views

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Grand jury dings San Mateo County for failing to rein in sooaring pension costs

San Mateo County doesn't have enough money to cover promised retirement costs that could total $2 billion, not the $1 billion...

Original post made by Susan Smith on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Bob, on Apr 19, 2013 at 10:47 am | 14 comments | 7751 Views

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Menlo Park: No memorial yet for young gymnastics instructor

There's no sign of 19-year-old Cate Fisher on the premises of Menlo Park's gymnastics center, where she taught for nearly...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2013
Last comment by gyminstructor1, on Aug 28, 2013 at 11:47 pm | 14 comments | 7486 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 Jan. 2, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jan 21, 2014 at 9:35 am | 14 comments | 10000 Views

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'I've Had Enough': When Democrats Quit on Obama

Great Article in the National Journal about Democrats' frustration with Obama http://www.nationaljournal.com/white-house/i-ve-had-enough-when-democrats-quit-on-obama-20140609...

Original post made by Menlo Observer on Jun. 9, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jun 11, 2014 at 8:20 pm | 14 comments | 880 Views

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Defense attorney accuses DA of retaliation in prosecution of deputy sheriff

San Mateo County Deputy Sheriff Juan Lopez was back in Superior Court in Redwood City on Feb. 13, but not about allegations...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
Last comment by Holly L., on Feb 25, 2015 at 3:46 pm | 14 comments | 4426 Views

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Mass-market hydrogen-powered car at Earth Fair

Of the several factory-manufactured cars parked with their hoods up at the 2015 Earth Fair in Woodside on Saturday, electric...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2015
Last comment by Keith Malone, California Fuel Cell Partnership, on Apr 7, 2015 at 10:31 am | 14 comments | 4812 Views

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Hillary Clinton visits Portola Valley for fundraising lunch

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is scheduled to be in Portola Valley for a fundraising lunch on Friday,...

Original post made on May. 8, 2015
Last comment by really?, on May 10, 2015 at 9:14 am | 14 comments | 3474 Views

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Circus Club: 'Let's be a role model' for water use

With a 10-acre polo field visible from the street, it's almost inevitable that passersby would complain when they notice...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2015
Last comment by Still wasting water!, on Jul 8, 2015 at 10:49 am | 14 comments | 4381 Views

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Breaking: Trump leads all Republicans

"according to the Huffington Post Pollster poll average, Donald Trump now sits atop the GOP field..." There ya go, bongs...

Original post made by News of the weird on Jul. 4, 2015
Last comment by view from my desktop, on Jul 14, 2015 at 8:33 am | 14 comments | 1251 Views

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Trump Meltdown Continues; Trump screams "Obama founder of ISIS"

Bush responds: "hey, but what about MY war!" Trump: "President Obama -- he is the founder of ISIS. He is the founder of...

Original post made by Where did I lose my GOP? It was here a moment ago on Aug. 11, 2016
Last comment by Where's the Trump Troll, on Sep 1, 2016 at 7:10 pm | 14 comments | 762 Views

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White House nominates Portola Valley resident Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe to U.N. ambassadorship

The White House on Monday, Nov. 9, announced the nomination of Portola Valley resident Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe to the...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2009
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Nov 13, 2009 at 2:40 pm | 14 comments | 3453 Views

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Red light cameras court controversy

Drivers tagged by Menlo Park's four red light cameras during the past year may want to keep an eye on the latest court rulings....

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by Harry, on Nov 25, 2010 at 11:18 am | 14 comments | 2779 Views

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Woman on bike killed by big-rig near Portola Valley

A woman riding a bicycle was struck and killed by a big-rig near Portola Valley this afternoon, a California Highway Patrol...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by Karole, on Nov 5, 2010 at 5:22 pm | 14 comments | 2685 Views

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End of the line for Caltrain?

Draconian cuts are planned for the 147-year-old Caltrain passenger-rail line, which is facing a $30 million deficit on a...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2011
Last comment by Terry, on Feb 22, 2011 at 1:47 am | 14 comments | 2842 Views

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Those who matter, or why I am running for Supervisor

 Those Who Matter, or Why I'm Running for San Mateo County Supervisor By:  Michael Stogner     On April 25, 2007,...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Apr 14, 2011 at 11:03 am | 14 comments | 2428 Views

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San Mateo County is being sued, this could have easily been avoided.

Supervisors, Mark Church, Rose Gibson, Carole Groom, Rich Gordon, Adreinne Tissier were advised by the 2008-09 Grand...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 22, 2012 at 9:26 am | 14 comments | 2951 Views

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Menlo Park's Hap Halloran, bombardier and POW

During World War II, Menlo Park resident Raymond "Hap" Halloran found himself on the giving and the receiving ends in the...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2011
Last comment by Ron Calub, on Jul 22, 2015 at 2:46 pm | 14 comments | 6988 Views

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Obama raises over twice as much money than Romney at Romney's old Firm Bain Capital

The Washington Post, a newspaper renowned for its "progessive" views has reported that Barack Obama raised over twice as...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Jan. 10, 2012
Last comment by Burl, on Jan 11, 2012 at 10:40 am | 14 comments | 1657 Views
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