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Obama plans 'cybersecurity summit' at Stanford

President Barack Obama is planning a trip to the Bay Area next week as he prepares to push for changes in cybersecurity...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2015
Last comment by short scottie, on Feb 9, 2015 at 11:01 am | 11 comments | 2064 Views

MENLO PARK

DA clears Menlo Park officers in fatal shooting

The three Menlo Park police officers who shot and killed a fleeing burglary suspect on Nov. 11 used justifiable force, according...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2015
Last comment by dm, on Feb 8, 2015 at 8:55 pm | 21 comments | 4000 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Cantonese comfort food

Cooking Papa, now in Mountain View, conjures the pace and Cantonese comfort foods of busy restaurants in Hong Kong. With...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2015
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Feb 8, 2015 at 12:22 am | 1 comment | 841 Views

MENLO PARK

DA: Menlo Park did not break law by hiring consultant, publishing info on Measure M

There was "no violation of the law" by the city of Menlo Park in hiring a consultant and producing materials, including a...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2015
Last comment by Two cents, on Feb 7, 2015 at 8:55 pm | 17 comments | 2623 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

What happened when I confronted my cruellest troll...

Being a troll reveals far more about you than your intended target. Lindy West wrote an amazing story about her experiences...

Original post made by pogo on Feb. 7, 2015
There are no comments yet. 434 Views

MENLO PARK

Two small earthquakes near Menlo Park this morning

Two small earthquakes struck the Emerald Hills area this morning about two miles southwest of Redwood City, the USGS reported....

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2015
Last comment by pearl, on Feb 6, 2015 at 10:12 pm | 8 comments | 3472 Views

MENLO PARK

Police calls: Bank customer allegedly threatens Woodside teller

Crime and accident reports from Woodside and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2015/02/06/police-calls-bank-customer-allegedly-threatens-woodside...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2015
Last comment by Sharon Heights, on Feb 6, 2015 at 7:51 pm | 2 comments | 2000 Views

AROUND TOWN

County board unanimously denies Mandarin immersion charter school proposal

The San Mateo County Board of Education on Wednesday night, Feb. 4, unanimously denied the Menlo Mandarin Immersion Charter...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2015
Last comment by Enough already!, on Feb 6, 2015 at 4:36 pm | 8 comments | 3833 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

New York Times Article on Brian Williams and Hillary Clinton

Please read this NYT article on Brian Williams and Hillary Clinton. Both fabricated stories about being in imminent peril...

Original post made by Menlo Observer on Feb. 6, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Observer, on Feb 6, 2015 at 3:27 pm | 4 comments | 458 Views

FICTION

Brian Williams and Hillary Clinton are Two Peas in a Pod

It seems that Hillary and Brian Williaams have a lot in common. That is to fabricate lies of being caught in dangersous...

Original post made by Menlo Park Resident on Feb. 6, 2015
Last comment by menˈdasədē/, on Feb 6, 2015 at 12:54 pm | 1 comment | 394 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside, Portola Valley: Parasite is killing band-tailed pigeons

Band-tailed pigeons in Woodside and Portola Valley are dying. A parasite -- avian trichomoniasis -- is making its way through...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2015
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Feb 6, 2015 at 9:31 am | 3 comments | 4742 Views

MENLO PARK

Research lab opposes new Menlo Park high school

As the Sequoia Union High School District moves ahead with plans to build a new small high school at 150 Jefferson Drive...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2015
Last comment by Robert, on Feb 5, 2015 at 4:26 pm | 4 comments | 2192 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley council supports alternatives to Searsville Dam

The Portola Valley Town Council has put itself on the record supporting steps that would create an unimpeded migratory path...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 5, 2015 at 2:54 pm | 3 comments | 2350 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 2422 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1633 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 | 2412 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 | 4140 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 2960 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 2198 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 4845 Views
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