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AROUND TOWN

Local passes Good Samaritan gift forward

After realizing his leather wallet had slipped out of his pocket during a trip to the Starbucks in Sharon Heights, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2011
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Nov 17, 2011 at 8:57 am | 1 comment | 1716 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Council members to hold illegal secret meetings

From: Peter Carpenter Date: November 12, 2011 4:26:15 AM PST To: menlo park city council , "William L. McClure" , Al Serrato...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Nov. 12, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 16, 2011 at 2:38 pm | 30 comments | 1912 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Thieves target bicycles and laptop computers

Recent crime reports from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office show bicycles and laptop computers to be prized objects...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by Watchful Neighbor, on Nov 16, 2011 at 1:50 pm | 1 comment | 2397 Views

AROUND TOWN

Canada College professor wins presidential science award

A Canada College engineering professor and a Stanford University science program for low-income high school students...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by educationforall, on Nov 16, 2011 at 12:45 pm | 1 comment | 1227 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Today: Changes to child safety law announced

If your child is under 8 years old or shorter than 4'9", California's child safety law now requires a backseat child restraint...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by David B, on Nov 16, 2011 at 12:38 pm | 2 comments | 2284 Views

MENLO PARK

Drive-by shooting wounds two in Menlo Park

Gunfire shattered a quiet Sunday morning in Menlo Park along Sevier Avenue around 10 a.m. on Nov. 13. Read the full story...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by Rick Greenberg, on Nov 16, 2011 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 1889 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Youth of the Year' finalists speak out

Words like "perseverance" and "sagacious" peppered the speeches of eighth-graders vying to be named "Youth of the Year" last...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by Chris Hill, on Nov 16, 2011 at 10:55 am | 2 comments | 3478 Views

ATHERTON

Tonight: Atherton meets on library issue

Atherton's City Council will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, in the Jennings Pavilion at Holbrook-Palmer Park. On the...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by Survey, on Nov 16, 2011 at 9:36 am | 1 comment | 2098 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Alpine trail is the trail that nobody wants

<I>(This letter was addressed to the Board of Supervisors.)</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=11886...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by No one two, on Nov 16, 2011 at 8:37 am | 3 comments | 2910 Views

AROUND TOWN

Big changes in firefighter work practices, benefits

Major changes are coming in work practices and benefits for firefighters with the Menlo Park Fire Protection District. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 15, 2011 at 8:46 pm | 139 comments | 10347 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Kim Griffin defends Sequoia Healthcare District

In an OpEd piece in the San Mateo Daily Journal http://www.smdailyjournal.com/article_preview.php?id=221931&title=Letter:...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Nov. 14, 2011
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 15, 2011 at 1:58 pm | 5 comments | 6417 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community college bond measure fails

School bond construction measures have had an easier time of it since 2001, when state Proposition 39 lowered the threshold...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Nov 15, 2011 at 12:58 pm | 16 comments | 3058 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Judge dismisses suit over Lehman losses

A San Francisco judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by 12 San Mateo County school districts against the county seeking...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Nov 15, 2011 at 5:41 am | 5 comments | 2358 Views

MENLO PARK

New Lawauit filed against the High Speed Rail project

Michael J. Brady, Esq. 1001 Marshall Street, Fifth Floor Redwood City, CA 94063 650-780-1724 KINGS COUNTY AND RESIDENTS...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Nov. 14, 2011
Last comment by R. Gordon, on Nov 15, 2011 at 5:36 am | 1 comment | 1615 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Today: Rich Gordon hosts hearing on high-speed-rail

California's controversial and increasingly expensive high-speed-rail system is the subject of a public hearing hosted by...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Nov 15, 2011 at 5:33 am | 1 comment | 3260 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park business development manager leaving

Menlo Park has announced that the city's business development manager, Dave Johnson, will leave his post on Dec. 2. Mr....

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2011
Last comment by looking on, on Nov 14, 2011 at 7:39 pm | 19 comments | 2718 Views

MENLO PARK

Boesch won't pursue Menlo Park city manager job

San Mateo County manager Dave Boesch resigns with severance package, no definitive plans for what comes next. Read the...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Nov 14, 2011 at 6:52 pm | 4 comments | 1576 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - Week Ending Nov. 13, 2011

HC Fiction 1 Sense Of An Ending Julian Barnes 2 House Of Silk Anthony Horowitz 3 Miss Peregrines Home For Peculiar...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Nov. 14, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1656 Views

AROUND TOWN

M-A's "Stage Door" Opens to Rave Reviews

Would you follow your dreams or sell out? “Stage Door,” by Edna Ferber and George Kaufman, grapples with these very questions...

Original post made by Lyn Napel on Nov. 5, 2011
Last comment by Lyn Napel, on Nov 13, 2011 at 3:16 pm | 12 comments | 2234 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Simitian announces bid for Santa Clara County supervisor

State Sen. Joe Simitian announced his candidacy for Santa Clara County supervisor at an annual brunch in Palo Alto Sunday...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2011
Last comment by Tired of Eshoo, on Nov 12, 2011 at 11:06 pm | 7 comments | 2546 Views
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