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MENLO PARK

Hit and run with injury leaves no one injured

A 48-year-old man encountered a gold Lexus while riding his bike along Avy Avenue in Menlo Park on a sunny Thursday afternoon,...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 22, 2011 at 6:54 pm | 6 comments | 2252 Views

ATHERTON

Appreciating Atherton's Finest

97% approval ratings and full exonerations from the false attacks and charges of the likes of Buckheit, Johns, McKeithen. The...

Original post made by Gratitude on Jan. 21, 2011
Last comment by only me, on Jan 22, 2011 at 6:15 pm | 5 comments | 1645 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo streetlights go green

About 20 percent of Menlo Park's 2,300 street lights will start to shine a little brighter and burn a little less energy...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2011
Last comment by Evelyn, on Jan 22, 2011 at 12:49 pm | 2 comments | 1523 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Encinal coach's lawsuit: Ruling appealed

The lawsuit filed by a former Encinal School basketball coach against the school's Parent Teacher Organization and three...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2011
Last comment by Laurel Parent, on Jan 22, 2011 at 11:40 am | 9 comments | 3306 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google shake-up: Bold move or no big deal?

With more businesses than ever targeting its customers, Google is aiming to get back some of the spark with co-founder Larry...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2011
Last comment by Jean, on Jan 22, 2011 at 10:55 am | 1 comment | 1453 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain faces $30M gap, 'drastic' cutbacks

Caltrain's already hard-pressed Peninsula commute service faces a $30 million deficit this year and is planning "drastic"...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2011
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Jan 22, 2011 at 9:03 am | 6 comments | 2124 Views

ATHERTON

Buckheit offers Atherton council deal to resolve lawsuit

Saying he's "willing to be reasonable if you are," Atherton resident Jon Buckheit told the Atherton City Council on Dec....

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jan 20, 2011 at 6:04 pm | 58 comments | 4505 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Police calls

Crime and accident reports from the Atherton and Menlo Park police departments and the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by Concerned, on Jan 20, 2011 at 7:57 am | 3 comments | 1842 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voter's Guide: Las Lomitas school board candidates weigh in on issues

Four parents are vying for the chance to help lead the Las Lomitas School District forward at a time its enviable curriculum...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by Liz, on Jan 20, 2011 at 2:23 am | 8 comments | 2003 Views

ATHERTON

Woman injured in fall at M-A High parking lot

An 80-year-old woman was hospitalized Sunday night, Jan. 16, after she tripped on a speed bump and fell in the parking lot...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2011
Last comment by Ben, on Jan 19, 2011 at 6:54 pm | 2 comments | 1672 Views

AROUND TOWN

Turning our old garbage system upside down and inside out

Neither the local jurisdictions or Recology have done a very good job of retraining us on managing our waste stream INSIDE...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Jan. 6, 2011
Last comment by John, on Jan 19, 2011 at 4:19 pm | 24 comments | 2732 Views

MENLO PARK

MP in the news?

Anyone know why a CBS5 news crew was interviewing councilman Cline outside his home early this evening?...

Original post made by Tristan on Jan. 18, 2011
Last comment by looking on, on Jan 19, 2011 at 3:00 pm | 2 comments | 1178 Views

MENLO PARK

Arizona shooting has investigators looking at threats to Leland Yee

With potential 2012 Republican presidential candidate Sarah Palin and her confrontational style of politicking in the news...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2011
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jan 19, 2011 at 9:26 am | 3 comments | 1335 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bicycle Chaos

Yesterday, at about 10:30 AM, at the intersection of Sand Hill Road and Portola Road, while I was waiting to turn left onto...

Original post made by Local Driver on Jan. 9, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Jan 18, 2011 at 7:25 pm | 65 comments | 4451 Views

AROUND TOWN

Simitian calls Brown's budget a 'grown-up' plan

For years, state Sen. Joe Simitian has been repeating a budget mantra: "Spend less; collect more; do it now." Gov. Jerry...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by Charles, on Jan 18, 2011 at 5:29 pm | 6 comments | 2330 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 | 2199 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - January 17, 2011

Hardcover Fiction 1 Left Neglected - Lisa Genova 2 Sentry - Robert Crais 3 Freedom - Jonathan Franzen 4 Lost Gate -...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Jan. 18, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1245 Views

MENLO PARK

Apple's Steve Jobs takes third medical leave

Apple CEO Steve Jobs has announced that he will take another medical leave of absence. Jobs, 55, sent a letter to employees...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1587 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Friday: Services for Celeste Henzel, 60

Celeste Mariana Schmitt Henzel of Portola Valley, a top ranked real estate agent on the Peninsula, died Nov. 6 of cancer...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by Tina Brewer, on Jan 17, 2011 at 4:13 pm | 1 comment | 2957 Views

MENLO PARK

Triumphs, trials, and two cents

John Boyle and Heyward Robinson have a few things in common — both served on the Menlo Park City Council for one term....

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by thx, on Jan 17, 2011 at 4:12 pm | 1 comment | 1759 Views
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