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Political leaders call for Caltrans to act on El Camino hazards

After hearing of the verdict assigning Caltrans most of the blame for a 2010 death in a crosswalk on El Camino Real in Atherton,...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2016
Last comment by Tina, on Aug 12, 2016 at 1:34 pm | 6 comments | 2670 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community college bond measure passes easily

Measure H, the $388 million community college bond measure, passed easily Tuesday. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2014/11/04/community-college-bond-measu...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 11, 2014 at 12:28 pm | 4 comments | 2670 Views

AROUND TOWN

Suspended deputy's appeal rejected by commission

The county Civil Service Commission on Tuesday (Nov. 10) voted unanimously to uphold disciplinary action against Deputy...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2015
Last comment by What a relief!, on Nov 12, 2015 at 9:01 pm | 5 comments | 2670 Views

ATHERTON

Council OKs refund of road-impact fees

The Atherton City Council agreed Aug. 18 to refund about $427,000 in road-impact fees to builders who engaged in major home...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2010
Last comment by Mike McPherson, on Aug 29, 2010 at 3:33 pm | 9 comments | 2670 Views

MENLO PARK

Public hearing on Caltrain's proposed fare hike

Caltrain will hold a public hearing at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 5, to discuss proposals to increase fare by 50 cents each way....

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2015
Last comment by Reality Check, on Nov 5, 2015 at 3:32 pm | 7 comments | 2669 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Atherton, Menlo Park: Friday deadline to challenge school tax ballot rebuttals

Friday, Jan. 6 is the deadline for the public to challenge the language of the rebuttals to the arguments for and against...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2017
Last comment by , on Apr 13, 2017 at 7:33 am | 1 comment | 2669 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hill, Lieber poised for November showdown

Jerry Hill and Sally Lieber cruised to victory at Tuesday's primary election and will now square off in November for a chance...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jun 7, 2012 at 9:18 am | 1 comment | 2669 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man sentenced for felony DUI incident in Woodside

A 30-year-old Redwood City man has been sentenced to 10 months in county jail in connection with a felony drunken driving...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2017
Last comment by pearl, on Apr 13, 2017 at 3:16 pm | 3 comments | 2669 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo council, planning commission gearing up for intense four weeks

Menlo Park's City Council this week approved a brutal schedule of meetings for itself in the four-week period from May 22...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2012
Last comment by Get It Done!, on Apr 12, 2012 at 2:20 pm | 1 comment | 2668 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Lining up against the death penalty

A recent news report said that the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office soon will make a decision whether or not to...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2011
Last comment by Tony Press, on Jan 18, 2011 at 5:21 pm | 1 comment | 2668 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Scott Walker opens up an 8 pt Lead in the recall election

Today the Milwaukee Wisconsin Sentinel Journal announced that Governor Scott Walker has opened a commanding lead to thwart...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 6, 2012 at 1:35 pm | 16 comments | 2668 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wildfire danger is high this year

The indicators are adding up to a higher than average danger of wildfire for the 2012 fire season. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 14, 2012 at 12:34 pm | 2 comments | 2668 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton family honors slain son

Family and friends of slain East Palo Alto police officer Rich May, including his stepfather Frank Merrill of Atherton, plan...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Dec 23, 2009 at 3:59 pm | 3 comments | 2668 Views

ATHERTON

Waiting for Backup? It's arrived in the form of George Rodericks.

The Atherton city manager who thinks it's beneath him to live in the city manager's house, George Rodericks, recently included...

Original post made by Election purchased on Mar. 6, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Mar 7, 2013 at 5:19 pm | 12 comments | 2668 Views

OTHER TOPICS

A New Climate Change Consensus

A thoughtful and measured opinion piece from Fred Krupp about climate change from today's Wall Street Journal. http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444320704577569231537...

Original post made by POGO on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Denier fantasies, on Jul 6, 2014 at 12:39 pm | 9 comments | 2667 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Dog walker sees fire, alerts residents, calls 911

A quick thinking dog walker who saw flames near a home on Heather Drive in Atherton at about 10:30 p.m. on July Fourth called...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2017
Last comment by Chigi, on Jul 6, 2017 at 2:34 pm | 2 comments | 2667 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Council passes resolution opposing Propositioni 1A

The Menlo Park City council last evening passed on a 3 -1 vote resolution 5826. Voting in favor were, Fergusson, Robinson...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Sep. 24, 2008
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AROUND TOWN

Holidays on a High Note Benefit Slated for 10/19 in Atherton

The Foothill Auxiliary to Family Service Agency of San Mateo County will hold its 12th annual ‘Holidays on a High Note’...

Original post made by Katherine Chouteau on Aug. 14, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2666 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 | 2666 Views

MENLO PARK

Advent Service of Lessons & Carols

Holy Trinity Episcopal Church will be offering a traditional Advent service of lesson and carols on Sunday, December 14 at...

Original post made by Linda Hubbard Gulker on Dec. 4, 2008
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