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THE LOCAL DISH

Hillary's Cattle Futures

In 1978 Hillary Clinton opened a futures account with Refco, a Chicago-based commodities broker, with a Little Rock, Arkansas...

Original post made by Oh What a Tangled Web We Weave on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by RX Mel, 1 hour ago | 4 comments | 71 Views

MENLO PARK

Two months later and what has happened?

Two months ago a young woman was killed in her car at the Ravenswood CalTrain crossing. What has happened since that time...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by pogo, 2 hours ago | 1 comment | 44 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Deer carcass found in Westridge driveway

A deer carcass was found Friday morning (April 24) in a driveway of a home in the 1100 block of Westridge Drive in Portola...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, 2 hours ago | 2 comments | 972 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Planning Commission again recommends bike lanes on El Camino Real

After a lengthy dissection of a 7-0 vote made at a previous meeting to recommend adding bike lanes, but not car lanes, to...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by katherine, 2 hours ago | 21 comments | 1320 Views

MENLO PARK

It looks like water rationing is coming for Cal Water customers

The manager of the California Water Service's Bear Gulch District said Tuesday that the district is working on a plan that...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by pearl, 3 hours ago | 24 comments | 2859 Views

MENLO PARK

New mixed-use complex finished in Menlo Park

Construction has finished on a 16-unit townhouse complex with a two-story office building of approximately 26,800 square...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by retired teacher, 4 hours ago | 10 comments | 1190 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo Bailiff Andy Mar On Leave After Reports He Pulled a Gun in Court

http://www.mercurynews.com/bay-area-news/ci_27983430/bailiff-leave-after-report-he-pulled-gun-court Excerpt: - A San...

Original post made by Chaos on Apr. 24, 2015
There are no comments yet. 50 Views

AROUND TOWN

Surf Air adds 31 flights a week at San Carlos Airport

Surf Air, the commuter airline that has been barraged with demands to reduce the noise its aircraft make over the Midpeninsula,...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardiņa, 5 hours ago | 52 comments | 4006 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Burglars heist $140K in property in West Menlo, Ladera

Burglars got away with jewelry, electronics and other items valued at $140,000 in two recent home burglaries in West Menlo...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Marie, 8 hours ago | 2 comments | 1191 Views

WOODSIDE

Monday: Cal Water to meet with public in Woodside

With the drought as a backdrop, Cal Water, which supplies fresh water to much of Woodside as well as Portola Valley, Atherton...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by WP, 8 hours ago | 1 comment | 571 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequel to Dissolution Dialogue on Healthcare Districts

Since I first posted Dissolution Dialogue on Healthcare Districts http://www.almanacnews.com/square/2014/08/01/dissolution-dialogue-on-healthcare-districts...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by Doug Radtke, 9 hours ago | 16 comments | 4098 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Today's NY Post Cover 'Quid Pro Dough'

Democrat Lincoln Chafee, the former U.S. Senator and Governor of Rhode Island has plenty to say in this article. http://nypost.com/2015/04/21/hillary-ripped-over-ethics-by-potent...

Original post made by NY Post Reader on Apr. 21, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Apr 23, 2015 at 7:45 pm | 6 comments | 169 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley council rejects artificial grass for soccer field at Woodside Priory School

The forces of a plastic modernity were politely shown the door Wednesday night in Portola Valley. After more than two hours...

Original post made on May. 9, 2013
Last comment by Ahem, on Apr 23, 2015 at 7:24 pm | 29 comments | 10931 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park school district board to vote on O'Connor boundary change

The Menlo Park City School District's governing board will consider a resolution opposing the request from O'Connor Street...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2015
Last comment by peninsula resident, on Apr 23, 2015 at 12:30 pm | 10 comments | 1128 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park 91yo Woman Wins to Keep Redwoods

Kudos to the MP Environmental Quality Commission for their thoughtful decision last night and to the neighbors who supported...

Original post made by Trees in MP on Apr. 23, 2015
There are no comments yet. 67 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Saturday: Comcast employees to clean up Flood Park in Menlo Park

An estimated 300 Comcast employees, family members and friends are expected to show up at Flood Park on Saturday, April 25,...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2015
Last comment by Louise68, on Apr 23, 2015 at 11:08 am | 3 comments | 540 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Local water district may see mandatory cut of 35%

It's not yet official, but it's looking like a mandatory 35 percent reduction in water use is ahead for the California Water...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by Chris Zaharias, on Apr 23, 2015 at 10:16 am | 23 comments | 4083 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Police calls: Man borrows broom to clean up accident site

Crime and accident reports for Woodside and Menlo Park Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2015/04/21/police-calls-man-borrows-broom-to-clean-up-accident-site...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2015
Last comment by Puzzled, on Apr 23, 2015 at 9:48 am | 1 comment | 1291 Views

AROUND TOWN

More Woodside residents are moving underground

Woodside residents seem to be moving underground at an increasing pace. In the past five years, the town has approved 40...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on Apr 22, 2015 at 10:10 pm | 2 comments | 1643 Views

AROUND TOWN

Candidate says he questioned sheriff about Vegas incident

For Greg Munks, the sheriff of San Mateo County and the incumbent in the June 3 election for his third four-year term, one...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Mark De Paula, on Apr 22, 2015 at 6:57 pm | 18 comments | 3151 Views
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