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Tonight: Garbage rate hike on Menlo agenda

It's that time of year again. No, not the holidays. The return of the annual garbage rate hike. The Menlo Park City Council...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Dec 13, 2011 at 2:29 pm | 2 comments | 2266 Views

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Local partying, dining out on New Year's Eve

Many local restaurants are planning special events for New Year's Eve. Among them: the British Bankers Club, Madera restaurant...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2011
Last comment by RJ, on Dec 30, 2011 at 1:29 pm | 2 comments | 2304 Views

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Guest opinion: Caltrain can survive without high-speed rail

Caltrain has two alternatives: One involves introducing high-speed rail to the Peninsula, which most residents have now learned...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2012
Last comment by J. Wong, on Jan 3, 2012 at 3:16 pm | 2 comments | 1693 Views

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Two mountain lions spotted in San Mateo County

In a matter of hours two mountain lions were reportedly spotted in different parts of San Mateo County Monday night (Jan....

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2012
Last comment by Bill Sykes, on Jan 15, 2012 at 9:01 pm | 2 comments | 1988 Views

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Today: Toxic chemicals and roadside weeds

A report recommending that San Mateo County start following its own guidelines in managing roadside weeds by using pesticides...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2012
Last comment by Sheilah B from Anchorage Alaska, on Jun 28, 2012 at 3:46 am | 2 comments | 2530 Views

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Court halts suit against Encinal PTO volunteers

==B (This is an expanded version of an article published earlier.)== A lawsuit filed by a former Encinal School basketball...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2012
Last comment by Editor, on Feb 13, 2012 at 2:57 pm | 2 comments | 2454 Views

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'Don Giovanni' comes to West Bay stage

West Bay Opera stages Mozart's "Don Giovanni" on the Lucie Stern stage in Palo Alto. The remaining performances are Saturday...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2012
Last comment by Editor, on Feb 18, 2012 at 10:41 am | 2 comments | 2049 Views

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Great Article about District 4 Board of Supes Race

All, Shelly Masur has great creds. She easily surpasses the two Menlo Park City Council Members in qualifications. The...

Original post made by Political Watcher on Feb. 21, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Apr 16, 2012 at 8:55 am | 2 comments | 2411 Views

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Portola Valley: Charging stations now running

Two electric charging stations, each capable of simultaneously recharging the batteries of two electric vehicles, are now...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by Watt Me Worry, on Mar 5, 2012 at 3:47 pm | 2 comments | 2579 Views

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Warren Slocum running for county supervisor

A familiar face in county political circles, Warren Slocum announced his intention to run for the San Mateo County Board...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by , on Mar 5, 2012 at 3:51 pm | 2 comments | 2341 Views

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Divided board appoints new county controller

A divided San Mateo County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday appointed longtime county employee Bob Adler to fill the remaining...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by R. Gordon, on Mar 16, 2012 at 8:03 pm | 2 comments | 10283 Views

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Bay Area gas prices skyrocket in past month

Average gas prices in the Bay Area have skyrocketed in the past month, jumping by 51 cents to $4.41 on average per gallon,...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by not just Europe, on Mar 15, 2012 at 9:41 pm | 2 comments | 2628 Views

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HSR KILL IT NOW....AB1455

Taxpayers pay attention to the bill mentioned in this article. http://www.smdailyjournal.com/article_preview.php?id=230683&title=Bill%20to%20kill%20high-speed%20rail%20gaining%2...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Mar. 17, 2012
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Mar 19, 2012 at 10:46 am | 2 comments | 1662 Views

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One more step toward 'never again'

When Bill Mohr was a child, his family fled Nazi Germany, finding safe haven in a tiny nation that doesn't get much attention...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2012
Last comment by Srini, on Mar 19, 2012 at 1:41 pm | 2 comments | 2213 Views

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Woodside councilman Tom Shanahan ready to ask 'Why?'

The Woodside Town Council is a skeptical crew, but with the election in November of investment banker and former private-sector...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2012
Last comment by Patricia, on Dec 12, 2015 at 1:09 pm | 2 comments | 4259 Views

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Maid sentenced in residential jewelry thefts

Luz Maria Garcia, a maid for "The Maids" home cleaning service in Redwood City, was sentenced on March 29 to six months in...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2012
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Apr 4, 2012 at 5:23 pm | 2 comments | 2562 Views

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Caltrain's hopes ride on new rail compact

Caltrain long-deferred dream of electrified tracks could finally become reality under a proposal between the California High-Speed...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Apr 11, 2012 at 10:49 am | 2 comments | 1999 Views

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Atherton: Burglar absconds with $45,800 in jewelry

Police are investigating a home burglary in Atherton with a reported loss of $45,000 in jewelry, including gold chains, a...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Apr 12, 2012 at 10:31 am | 2 comments | 1842 Views

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Dave Pine Speech, "Honor Democracy"

http://youtu.be/3ZNVUsjoMss This is a video of Dave Pine's speech to the Board of Supervisors, December 16, 2008 it is a...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Apr. 24, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Apr 30, 2012 at 7:25 am | 2 comments | 1859 Views

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County seeks public comment on plastic-bag ban at checkout counters

With the support of Menlo Park, Portola Valley, Woodside and most other city and town governments in San Mateo County, the...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2012
Last comment by More Food For Thought, on Apr 25, 2012 at 10:03 pm | 2 comments | 2522 Views
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