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AROUND TOWN

Craft Program at Atherton Library

Thursday, January 17 at 3:30 pm the Atherton Library is hosting a craft program for children, ages 4 and up. They will make...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jan. 16, 2013
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local Schools have $8,000 - $18,000 per student

Menlo and Redwood city patch posted the school funding comparisons of many peninsula schools today, sure to insight a rehash...

Original post made by Parent on Jan. 16, 2013
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ATHERTON

Atherton tops county in property-value growth

During a period when the average growth rate of San Mateo County's assessed property value is 3.3 percent, Atherton officials...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 16, 2013 at 12:13 pm | 1 comment | 1100 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton selects new city manager

A tumultuous chapter in Atherton's history may be drawing to a close with the announcement that the council has finally agreed...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2012
Last comment by marinster, on Jan 16, 2013 at 12:02 pm | 4 comments | 1354 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park cop caught with prostitute keeps job

Hearing a knock at the Motel 6 door, a prostitute wearing a black catsuit answered, $20 bills stashed in her cleavage. In...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2013
Last comment by Holly L., on Jan 16, 2013 at 10:25 am | 28 comments | 3736 Views

ATHERTON

Where will the Town Manager live and at whose expense?

The Council's 16 January agenda includes this item: 13. WATKINS HOUSE RESIDENCY Report: City Manager Rodericks Recommendation:...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jan. 13, 2013
Last comment by videofan, on Jan 15, 2013 at 9:13 pm | 6 comments | 2385 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park seeks input on two projects

Speak your mind on two upcoming Menlo Park projects: Irrigation system replacement on Santa Cruz Avenue, and tree-planting...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2013
Last comment by Downtowner, on Jan 15, 2013 at 1:28 pm | 3 comments | 1093 Views

AROUND TOWN

Horsley reverses, will forgo supes salary

San Mateo County Supervisor Don Horsley issued a brief statement Friday saying he had changed his mind and would keep to...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2013
Last comment by Thomas, on Jan 15, 2013 at 8:15 am | 25 comments | 2407 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Pilot lands safely without landing gear

A pilot of a small aircraft was unhurt after he landed without landing gear at the San Carlos Airport on Saturday morning...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jan 14, 2013 at 1:56 pm | 4 comments | 1548 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Time to hold elderly drivers accountable

The tragic accident on Interstate 280 (Dec. 14) brought a fresh reminder of a growing danger among us, elderly drivers. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2013
Last comment by Westside Trucker, on Jan 14, 2013 at 11:12 am | 21 comments | 3883 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Horsley says rising economy led him to end his $1 salary

In explaining his decision to collect his $120,000 annual salary after two years of working for $1 a year, San Mateo County...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2013
Last comment by Sarah, on Jan 14, 2013 at 8:57 am | 41 comments | 3520 Views

OTHER TOPICS

'Moderately severe' influenza arrives in Bay Area

The influenza virus hammering states in other parts of the country is slowly moving into Northern California, officials said...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2013
Last comment by chris, on Jan 14, 2013 at 12:38 am | 1 comment | 4260 Views

AROUND TOWN

Destinations: 'Cuba is what it is'

Marie Krenz is a freelance writer from Orinda who spends weekends at her family home in Woodside. As a former Spanish teacher,...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2013
Last comment by carrie, on Jan 13, 2013 at 7:01 pm | 1 comment | 1005 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Author, poet comes 'home' to speak in Portola Valley

Rashani Rea, known as Tori Harris while growing up in Portola Valley, will present a talk, "The Importance of Place," and...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2013
Last comment by Joy Kincaid, on Jan 13, 2013 at 4:29 pm | 1 comment | 1472 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Stogner recall threat with Horsely leads to San Mateo taxpayers saving $$$

Thank you Michael Stogner. Because Michael Stogner had the courage to take on Supervisor Don Horsely, and threaten to...

Original post made by Thank you Michael Stogner on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Jan 13, 2013 at 8:41 am | 12 comments | 1651 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Today in Woodside: The real Downton Abbey

DiAnn Ellis, professor emerita at San Francisco State University, will give an illustrated lecture on "Downton Abbey Culture...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 12, 2013 at 1:04 pm | 2 comments | 269 Views

MENLO PARK

Service for Ted Wellings

A funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Jan, 11, for Ted Wellings, a longtime resident of Woodside Hills who...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Barbara Mason, on Jan 11, 2013 at 10:05 pm | 2 comments | 1050 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodsiders hope for return of Nativity scene figurines

Figurines from a Christmas Nativity scene were stolen from a Woodside corner sometime between New Year's Eve and New Year's...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by rferran, on Jan 11, 2013 at 1:25 pm | 2 comments | 2261 Views

MENLO PARK

CalPERS nixes interim police chief's extension

Contract issues are troubling Menlo Park lately, with the state's retirement agency refusing to allow an extension of interim...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2013
Last comment by OLD TIMER, on Jan 11, 2013 at 11:39 am | 3 comments | 1592 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Petition on El Camino project worth signing

Menlo Park residents who are fed up with the traffic gridlock on El Camino Real should strongly consider signing the petition...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by public benefit needed, on Jan 11, 2013 at 10:01 am | 40 comments | 31927 Views
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