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WOODSIDE

Speed Trap

On Wednesday August 20th while driving from my home in Atherton to my office in San Francisco, I was pulled over by a motor...

Original post made by Tom Newon on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Old MP, on Aug 25, 2014 at 11:32 am | 42 comments | 1380 Views

AROUND TOWN

College district puts $388 million bond measure on November ballot

The San Mateo County Community College District is going back to voters and asking them to approve a large bond measure for...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Aug 25, 2014 at 10:24 am | 12 comments | 1475 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'If I Stay'

"Romance novels" function on idealization, including fulfilling a teen's yen for drama -- any kind of drama -- to alleviate...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 25, 2014 at 9:40 am | 1 comment | 229 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Compensation of Healthcare District Directors

***************Compensation of Healthcare District Directors************* _____A recent action increasing compensation of...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Mar. 4, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Aug 24, 2014 at 4:16 pm | 5 comments | 341 Views

AROUND TOWN

6.1 earthquake rattles Bay Area

A 6.1 earthquake that centered near South Napa shook Bay Area residents in their beds early Sunday morning. U.S. Geological...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 24, 2014 at 10:03 am | 1 comment | 712 Views

OTHER TOPICS

6.1 earthquake at 3:20:44 A.M. 8/24

This one rattled the sliding glass doors on my bedroom. I'm waiting for the aftershock. ...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 24, 2014
Last comment by not in town, on Aug 24, 2014 at 9:47 am | 2 comments | 85 Views

AROUND TOWN

No charges against deputy who shot woman armed with knife

San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said Monday he would not file charges against a sheriff's deputy who...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 23, 2014 at 4:03 pm | 35 comments | 1727 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside School safety gets boost with upgraded crosswalks, path

The safety of students getting to and from Woodside Elementary School has taken a big step forward. Read the full story...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by fwiw, on Aug 23, 2014 at 11:54 am | 3 comments | 904 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Menlo Park: Crepes Cafe closing on July 28

Crepes Cafe in Menlo Park will be closing on July 28, according to a message posted on its doors from owner Janet Scopazzi....

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by Rick Moen, on Aug 23, 2014 at 2:45 am | 21 comments | 5007 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Initiative ballot arguments released

The arguments that have been filling the air at city meetings for months are now officially on the Nov. 4 ballot. Those for...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 22, 2014 at 6:47 pm | 81 comments | 2520 Views

SPORTS

Oaks open football season Saturday with a home game

==BI Menlo report == Wade Hawkins took over quarterbacking duties in the third week of last season. The fifth-year senior...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 22, 2014 at 1:09 pm | 1 comment | 353 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Clerk sentenced in fake back-injury case

A hidden video was the undoing of a San Mateo County medical-records file clerk who had been drawing workers compensation...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1724 Views

MENLO PARK

Man suspected of burglarizing Sharon Heights home arrested

After a brief chase, deputies with San Mateo County Sheriff's Office captured and arrested a 34-year-old Belmont man Wednesday...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Anon, on Aug 22, 2014 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 1370 Views

MENLO PARK

'Grandmother' gives 'grandson' scammer a piece of her mind

A would-be confidence man tried the grandson-impersonation scheme on Menlo Park travel consultant Carolyn Bakar with an early...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by fwiw, on Aug 21, 2014 at 7:54 pm | 13 comments | 2410 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Email indicates that Zuckerberg offered to help developer

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg apparently recalled he had once offered to help a real estate developer who is suing him for...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by Larry , on Aug 21, 2014 at 6:52 pm | 5 comments | 588 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Bills would help curb growing crisis over antibiotics

Good news hails from Sacramento in the form of two bills successfully sponsored by Sen. Jerry Hill. Both are important first...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2014
Last comment by Fernando, on Aug 21, 2014 at 4:44 pm | 2 comments | 1169 Views

MENLO PARK

It's back to class for local students

Students in the Almanac area go back to school either this week or next. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2014/08/21/kids-head-back-to-school...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2014
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Aug 21, 2014 at 1:58 pm | 2 comments | 959 Views

AROUND TOWN

We are all Ferguson…Stop Military Creep

We must stop Military Creep to all of our Police Departments and Sheriff Office. Law Enforcement by Peace Officers is extremely...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by JulieToo, on Aug 20, 2014 at 11:30 pm | 21 comments | 330 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Upper Alpine Closed Sep 2 to Oct 31

Upper Alpine Road, between Willowbrook and Joaquin, will be closed to through traffic from September 2nd to October 31st...

Original post made by amhey on Aug. 20, 2014
There are no comments yet. 685 Views

WOODSIDE

Three women arrested in stings on two massage parlors

Police investigations into two Redwood City massage parlors for alleged prostitution ended with the arrest of three women,...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by Ryan Page, on Aug 20, 2014 at 11:41 am | 4 comments | 930 Views
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Palo Alto quietly gets new evening food truck market
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On Tour - The Highly Selective Liberal Arts Colleges: Occidental, Pitzer, and Scripps
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See Me. Hear Me. Don’t Fix Me.
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As They Head Back To School, Arm Them With This
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Anglo Menlo Park
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