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MENLO PARK

Volunteer at the 26th Annual Connoisseur's Marketplace

The Connoisseur's Marketplace is taking place on Santa Cruz Avenue July 21 & 22. Get involved in this fun weekend of art,...

Original post made by Connoisseur\'s Marketplace on Jun. 29, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1979 Views

AROUND TOWN

FBI Arrests former D.A. Employees

Bob hasn't posted anything recently to suggest the FBI investigation of the San Mateo D.A. was fabricated. Maybe that's...

Original post made by Watcher on Jun. 24, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 29, 2012 at 12:21 pm | 13 comments | 1692 Views

AROUND TOWN

Finally San Mateo County Voters get to VOTE

You would think an issue like this would have been easier since we have a Charter Review Committee, a Civil Grand Jury, and...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 29, 2012 at 10:58 am | 3 comments | 2204 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park shooting victim, 19, identified

A 19-year-old man who was shot and killed in Menlo Park early Saturday morning has been identified by the San Mateo County...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by WOW, on Jun 28, 2012 at 7:28 pm | 3 comments | 4703 Views

ATHERTON

Citizens' Petition for a Special Meeting of the Town Council on the new library

The location of the new upgraded Town library has become a very controversial issue. Here is a citizens' petition for a Special...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jun. 23, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jun 28, 2012 at 6:57 pm | 2 comments | 1980 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Alleged vandals caught in the act

A daylong spree of smashing car windows in Menlo Park came to an abrupt end when police responded to a call of vandalism...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2012
Last comment by NLemon, on Jun 28, 2012 at 4:03 pm | 11 comments | 4285 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton postpones budget discussion

As the hour grew late while the agenda remained long on Wednesday (June 20), the Atherton Town Council decided to call it...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 28, 2012 at 2:44 pm | 19 comments | 3412 Views

MENLO PARK

Update: Questions in Menlo Park man's death

Lawrence Cronin, 67, was stabbed during a robbery attempt in March. His family said that his death two months later has been...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2012
Last comment by member, on Jun 28, 2012 at 2:03 pm | 1 comment | 2227 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton: Raccoon chase goes south

Tradition has it that when a dog trees a raccoon, it's a three-step process, ending with the dog, in frustration, walking...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2012
Last comment by david gregg, on Jun 28, 2012 at 1:37 pm | 1 comment | 2754 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ex-county employees charged with thefts from residents' estates

The FBI has charged two former employees of San Mateo County with theft and conspiracy to commit theft in connection with...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2012
Last comment by Lurker, on Jun 28, 2012 at 12:27 pm | 3 comments | 2176 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Town Center, the Library, and Perpetuating the Private Army

Right now Atherton is embroiled in one of the largest controversies it has ever had over the location of the library. Didi...

Original post made by Jerry Lewis on Jun. 24, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 28, 2012 at 11:03 am | 6 comments | 2428 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 2526 Views

AROUND TOWN

FBI charges two former county employees with theft from estates they were overseeing

==B Update:== The FBI has charged two former employees of San Mateo County with theft and conspiracy to commit theft in connection...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by Agreed, on Jun 27, 2012 at 8:21 pm | 4 comments | 3223 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley plans affordable housing project

The town of Portola Valley is negotiating to buy the 1.68-acre site of the former Al's Nursery at 900 Portola Road and build...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jun 27, 2012 at 8:04 pm | 6 comments | 3281 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gourmet Food Trucks in Portola Valley Thursday Nights

The Food Trucks From The Mobile Gourmet's website: Thursday Night Dinner, 5:00 pm – 7:00pm, 815 Portola Rd, Portola...

Original post made by Andi Mallinckrodt on Jun. 27, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2039 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sheryl Sandberg is first woman on Facebook's board

Sheryl Sandberg of Atherton has become the eighth member of Facebook's board of directors and the first woman appointed to...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 26, 2012 at 3:43 pm | 1 comment | 2637 Views

WOODSIDE

Water from helicopter key in preventing conflagration

Three 500-gallon buckets of water from a helicopter helped douse a three-alarm house fire at 1200 Bear Gulch Road on Saturday,...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by john, on Jun 26, 2012 at 2:30 pm | 2 comments | 4755 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Chowchilla kidnapper on parole in Mountain View

One of the three men convicted of kidnapping a bus full of children in Chowchilla, California, is now on parole and living...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by Mountain Viewer, on Jun 25, 2012 at 8:40 pm | 2 comments | 2780 Views

ATHERTON

Where is the new Atherton City Manager?

It has been almost five months since John Danielson resigned his post as Atherton’s interim city manager. Where is the...

Original post made by observer on Jun. 24, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 25, 2012 at 3:16 pm | 3 comments | 2122 Views

ATHERTON

(No) show time

If you build it, they might not come. That is the quandary facing Menlo Park as the city tries to figure out how to use the...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by Stan, on Jun 25, 2012 at 11:30 am | 12 comments | 3198 Views
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