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A look at the sleek, new San Mateo County jail

The aesthetics of the new county jail -- the colors on the walls of community spaces, sleek furniture, abundant natural light,...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2016
Last comment by Joe arpaio, on Mar 10, 2016 at 2:13 pm | 3 comments | 2417 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Court rulings gives big boost to high-speed rail

California's high-speed rail system surged past a major legal obstacle this week when a Sacramento Superior Court judge tossed...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Mar 10, 2016 at 7:06 am | 8 comments | 1377 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Surf Air noise: Will county go beyond voluntary measures?

After years of working with Surf Air to try to find ways the airline could voluntarily do something to reduce the noise its...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2016
Last comment by Private Pilot, on Mar 9, 2016 at 8:11 pm | 108 comments | 5755 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park man convicted of traveling to Cambodia for sex with minors

A federal jury in Los Angeles found a Menlo Park man guilty Monday of traveling to Cambodia to have sex with underage girls....

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2016
Last comment by Twentse, on Mar 8, 2016 at 4:27 pm | 4 comments | 3049 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Longtime head of Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve steps down

Philippe Cohen of Menlo Park literally took it as a sign that after serving more than 22 years as executive director of Jasper...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2016
Last comment by MaryKenney, on Mar 7, 2016 at 12:30 pm | 1 comment | 2625 Views

SPORTS

Soccer: Woodside High girls win CCS Open Division

Kayla Hart scored in the 59th minute and the Woodside High School Wildcats held off a previously undefeated Mountain View...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2016
Last comment by Woodsider, on Mar 7, 2016 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 1846 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Federal court orders California to release confidential student information

Parents in school districts around the state recently received notice that confidential information on their students maintained...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2016
Last comment by Caroline V., on Mar 7, 2016 at 9:46 am | 3 comments | 2324 Views

WOODSIDE

Longtime Woodside firefighters dies at 65

A celebration of Warren Richards' 32-year firefighting career in the Woodside Fire Protection District was held Saturday,...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2016
Last comment by Mike Lawlor, on Mar 6, 2016 at 7:36 pm | 1 comment | 1552 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Mother, daughter jailed after raucous traffic stop on Willow Road

Following a raucous incident during a traffic stop on Willow Road on Saturday night, Feb. 27, two women, one from Menlo...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2016
Last comment by Both sides right, on Mar 4, 2016 at 10:58 pm | 17 comments | 3780 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Fire district to modify El Camino stoplights for emergency vehicles

In an attempt to maintain or improve response times, the Menlo Park Fire Protection District plans to modify the traffic...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2016
Last comment by Beth, on Mar 4, 2016 at 5:20 pm | 6 comments | 1639 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside gives Stanford habitat award

In Woodside's fourth year of recognizing residents who allow their properties to be open and accessible to wildlife, the...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2015
Last comment by Anonymous, on Mar 4, 2016 at 1:34 pm | 7 comments | 3113 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Atherton: 'Milk and Cookies with the Mayor'

Special correspondent Fiona M. Lempres, a 7-year-old first-grader at Sacred Heart School, sent the Almanac this report of...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2016
Last comment by Ms. Silvers, on Mar 4, 2016 at 12:58 pm | 2 comments | 1426 Views

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Pls use Donald J Drumpf's original family name

Per John Oliver; & this from the conservative Boston Globe: https://www.bostonglobe.com/ideas/2015/09/09/why-donald-trump-better-than-donald-drumpf/7ltKCyRasCa5TY2l1Tr4HP/story.html...

Original post made by The Drumpf-vinator on Mar. 1, 2016
Last comment by Tres Amigos GOP, on Mar 4, 2016 at 12:36 pm | 2 comments | 332 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

did Portola Valley kidnapper Frederick Woods bribe his victims to support his parole

Frederick Woods was ringleader of a gang that was convicted of kidnapping 26 children and their school bus driver. They buried...

Original post made by parent on Mar. 4, 2016
There are no comments yet. 414 Views

ATHERTON

Federal judge clarifies order regarding release of student records

After California parents were recently notified that their children's records might be released as part of a federal lawsuit...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2016
Last comment by Concerned, on Mar 3, 2016 at 1:51 pm | 1 comment | 2020 Views

MENLO PARK

Update: Ravenswood Ave. crossing in Menlo Park: Median barriers to stay

After a 35-year-old woman died when a bullet train struck her SUV at the Ravenswood Avenue railroad crossing in Menlo Park...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2016
Last comment by pedestrian, on Mar 3, 2016 at 9:36 am | 1 comment | 1146 Views

OTHER TOPICS

A blooming business: A new look and direction for Ladera Garden & Gifts

Owners Juan and Mercedes Navarro have transformed their full-service nursery, formerly known as Ladera Garden Center, by...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2010
Last comment by Cheri strempel, on Mar 1, 2016 at 6:20 pm | 1 comment | 3001 Views

SPORTS

Woodside skier is a world champion

Woodside resident Erik Arvidsson made skiing news Saturday, Feb. 27, in Sochi, Russia, where he took first place in the International...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2016
Last comment by Amy, on Mar 1, 2016 at 6:14 pm | 1 comment | 2174 Views

MENLO PARK

Video: Willows resident captures cut-through traffic

Recent video recorded in the Willows neighborhood of Menlo Park captures cut-through traffic in action, with cars whooshing...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2016
Last comment by MP Resident, on Feb 29, 2016 at 9:52 pm | 42 comments | 4336 Views

SPORTS

M-A girls keep their dream soccer season intact

The Menlo-Atherton girls kept their championship hopes alive in the Central Coast Section Division I soccer playoffs with...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2016
Last comment by WHS parent, on Feb 29, 2016 at 1:09 pm | 1 comment | 882 Views
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