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Deputy pleads not guilty to conspiracy charges

Deputy Juan Lopez of the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office pleaded not guilty on Tuesday (Dec. 16) to two charges of conspiracy...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Feb 5, 2015 at 2:51 pm | 18 comments | 2277 Views

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Wednesday: Should Atherton become a charter city?

Two items that could affect most of Atherton's residents -- whether the town should adopt its own charter, and changes to...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2015
Last comment by MEMBERONE, on Feb 5, 2015 at 8:21 am | 1 comment | 1473 Views

WOODSIDE

Fire district plans to build new station in Woodside

A new and larger fire station on Woodside Road in Woodside is in the preliminary planning stages, according to officials...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 4, 2015 at 8:09 pm | 3 comments | 2221 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Stanford students arrested after protest shuts down San Mateo bridge

Dozens of protestors, including Stanford students, were arrested Monday night after they shut down traffic for more than...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 4, 2015 at 4:11 pm | 27 comments | 3843 Views

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Carl Djerassi, 'Father of the Pill,' dies at 91

Carl Djerassi, 91, known as the father of the birth control pill and the founder of the Djerassi Resident Artists Program...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2015
Last comment by anonymous, on Feb 4, 2015 at 2:49 pm | 2 comments | 2804 Views

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Ex-Wildcat Edelman stars in Super Bowl

Julian Edelman, quarterback on Woodside High's championship 2004 football team, was a star of Sunday's Super Bowl as a wide...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2015
Last comment by Woodside Mom, on Feb 3, 2015 at 10:47 pm | 3 comments | 2066 Views

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More outdoor dining coming to Menlo Park

A pilot program that tested an expanded outdoor dining area at Left Bank went so well that the Menlo Park City Council unanimously...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by Dana Hendrickson, on Feb 3, 2015 at 8:49 pm | 44 comments | 4599 Views

MENLO PARK

County releases report on Mandarin immersion charter school proposal

The San Mateo County Office of Education has released its analysis of the proposed Menlo Mandarin Immersion Charter school,...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by Menlo parent, on Feb 3, 2015 at 7:06 pm | 3 comments | 3006 Views

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Mandarin immersion backers respond to county analysis of proposed charter school

Representatives of the Menlo Mandarin Immersion Charter School have responded to the County Office of Education's analysis...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2015
Last comment by ken, on Feb 3, 2015 at 3:22 pm | 2 comments | 2326 Views

ATHERTON

Traveling, financial concerns blitz Menlo College football

The Menlo College Board of Trustees announced Sunday that they have voted to end the school's football program, citing scheduling...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 3, 2015 at 3:15 pm | 2 comments | 1837 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley classroom in running for $10,000 remodel prize

Students in Corte Madera teacher Kerry Keplinger's STEM class have designed a dream remodel of their classroom, and their...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2015
Last comment by Mike Bruner, on Feb 3, 2015 at 11:39 am | 2 comments | 2917 Views

AROUND TOWN

Attorney General's Office Protecting Lying Prosecutors

KEVIN VIENNA 
Supervising Deputy Attorney General 15:50 mark of video Did everything possible to ignore his duty to...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Feb. 3, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on Feb 3, 2015 at 11:20 am | 3 comments | 386 Views

ATHERTON

Hit and run driver knocks out power in parts of Atherton and Menlo Park

A hit and run driver struck a power pole on Bay Road early Saturday morning, knocking out power to as many as 300 people...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2015
Last comment by Robert, on Feb 3, 2015 at 10:13 am | 7 comments | 3558 Views

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San Mateo County Sheriff Deputy Juan Lopez and the alleged photo.

San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe told Dave Boyce "Mr. Lopez's cellphone had a photo of the inmate...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jan. 29, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Feb 2, 2015 at 12:53 pm | 3 comments | 546 Views

MENLO PARK

Downtown Parking - a Challenge and an Opportunity

Citizens are drawn to the downtown area for a variety of reasons. One sign of success is well occupied parking areas, both...

Original post made by Downtown Shopper on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by Jim Lewis, on Feb 2, 2015 at 12:06 pm | 1 comment | 416 Views

AROUND TOWN

Social worker accused of child molestation faces additional charges

A former San Mateo County Child Protective Services Agency social worker accused of molesting East Palo Alto girls to which...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2015
Last comment by Robert, on Feb 2, 2015 at 10:28 am | 1 comment | 1750 Views

AROUND TOWN

A.B.A.G. Director of Finance Clarke Howatt has resigned.

“It appears that Clarke Howatt ... executed a sophisticated scheme to defraud the agency by creating illegitimate documents,...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jan. 31, 2015
There are no comments yet. 569 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Big Snowstorm - is Frosty okay?

We usually get a "where's your so-called global warming, lookit all da snow!!!" post from Frosty or one of his alter egos...

Original post made by The Snowman on Jan. 27, 2015
Last comment by Caspar Milquetoast, on Jan 30, 2015 at 9:11 pm | 9 comments | 339 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rev. Jesse Jackson to East Palo Alto: Fight gentrification

East Palo Alto residents must fight to keep their city, said the Rev. Jesse Jackson during events on Monday in the city...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on Jan 30, 2015 at 7:29 pm | 11 comments | 2954 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Feature story: Bob Sawyer of Woodside discovers his latent talent in forecasting

An experiment organized by the national intelligence community is attempting to demonstrate that reliable forecasts can be...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by gunste, on Jan 30, 2015 at 12:30 pm | 1 comment | 2580 Views
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