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Seven candidates running for three seats on community college board

It's a crowded field for the November election to the governing board of the San Mateo County Community College District...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2015
Last comment by pearl, on Aug 17, 2015 at 2:01 pm | 1 comment | 1252 Views

AROUND TOWN

District will remove oak on new school site

A report from an outside arborist has confirmed that a large old oak tree on the site where the new Upper Laurel School is...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2015
Last comment by safer than sorry, on Aug 17, 2015 at 1:12 pm | 32 comments | 2838 Views

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Spare the Air alert issued Monday for Bay Area

A Spare the Air Smog Alert has been issued for Monday due to unhealthy levels of smog and smoke in the air, and residents...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2015
Last comment by biker, on Aug 17, 2015 at 12:58 pm | 1 comment | 771 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park will consider financial aid for downtown hotel project

A proposed 63-room, four-story luxury hotel with rooms at $350 a night downtown could deliver Menlo Park up to $8.5 million...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2015
Last comment by Long Term Resident, on Aug 15, 2015 at 4:29 pm | 15 comments | 2882 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Smoke from Lake County fires now in San Mateo County

The smoke apparent in local communities Saturday morning has drifted into the area from fires elsewhere in the state, including...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2015
Last comment by @parent, on Aug 15, 2015 at 4:16 pm | 2 comments | 357 Views

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Locals seek meeting with FAA over Surf Air, which added 10 round-trip flights this week

Local officials have requested Federal Aviation Administration representatives meet with them to discuss noise from Surf...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 14, 2015 at 8:40 pm | 72 comments | 4007 Views

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Atherton wants to have new bike routes done by early 2016

Atherton wants to have the first phase of its master plan for making improvements for bicyclists and pedestrians in town,...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2015
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on Aug 14, 2015 at 4:55 pm | 6 comments | 1969 Views

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Looking for a miracle

Marisa Martinez says she refuses to accept what doctors tell her - that her daughter Zamora Moon, not quite 8 years old,...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2015
Last comment by Palo Alto , on Aug 14, 2015 at 4:38 pm | 5 comments | 4472 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Housing report: Cost increases greatly exceed income gains

San Mateo County's latest statistics on housing costs show what everyone probably already knew – that rents and home...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2015
Last comment by Garrett, on Aug 13, 2015 at 1:42 pm | 28 comments | 3423 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park report on El Camino study now available

Menlo Park has released the final version of a report on the El Camino Real corridor, which is scheduled to be the topic...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2015
Last comment by Lily, on Aug 13, 2015 at 12:50 pm | 12 comments | 2103 Views

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Briefs: Junior League partnership aims to boost girls in tech

The Junior League of Palo Alto-Mid Peninsula and Technovation, a mobile app entrepreneurship competition for girls, are partnering...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2015
Last comment by Tim Goode, on Aug 13, 2015 at 11:58 am | 1 comment | 294 Views

WOODSIDE

Musician, college president and Woodside resident Bob Stiff

Woodside resident Dwight Robert "Bob" Stiff, a self-taught professional musician, twice president of Canada College, and...

Original post made on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by Mike Kelly, on Aug 13, 2015 at 11:03 am | 3 comments | 1848 Views

MENLO PARK

Vehicle impound problem: Menlo Park city manager reviewing issue

Legislation is in the works in Sacramento that could ease the pain of impoverished drivers who see their vehicles impounded...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2015
Last comment by Rick, on Aug 12, 2015 at 8:42 pm | 8 comments | 1945 Views

MENLO PARK

Planning Commission starts another review of specific plan

If Menlo Park residents believe the specific plan governing development in Menlo Park's downtown and El Camino Real corridor...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2015
Last comment by scorecard, on Aug 12, 2015 at 8:43 am | 5 comments | 1359 Views

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Tuesday: Learn about Atherton's plans for bicyclist and pedestrian improvements

The first phase of Atherton's plans for making the town a friendlier and safer place for bicyclists and pedestrians will...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2015
Last comment by The privileged path, on Aug 11, 2015 at 5:10 pm | 7 comments | 2163 Views

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Looking for a miracle

It was 2 a.m. on July 12 and her husband and two daughters were half a world away, visiting his parents in France, when Marisa...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2015
Last comment by Tina, on Aug 11, 2015 at 2:54 pm | 2 comments | 1312 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Filing deadline extended for four local elections; three contested elections ahead

As the list of candidates for the Nov. 3 election settles, the boards of four local public agencies will have extended candidate...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2015
Last comment by no followers, on Aug 10, 2015 at 9:44 pm | 4 comments | 1517 Views

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Report: Rent hikes greatly exceed income gains

San Mateo County has released statistics on housing costs and income for the quarter ending June 30, and the numbers confirm...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2015
Last comment by JulieToo, on Aug 10, 2015 at 9:44 pm | 2 comments | 454 Views

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Arizona man who burglarized Woodside home is sentenced

One of two Arizona men who flew to the Bay Area in 2012 with the purpose of burglarizing homes was sentenced Friday, Aug....

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2015
Last comment by pearl, on Aug 10, 2015 at 2:46 pm | 4 comments | 1438 Views

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Fire danger warning issued, Peninsula watershed closed

Dry thunderstorms moving through the Bay Area from Thursday afternoon through this morning (Aug. 7), led the National Weather...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2015
Last comment by Skyye, on Aug 10, 2015 at 1:11 pm | 2 comments | 1688 Views
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