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AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County Supervisor Carole Groom lied says Ling La

Sam Trans Whistleblower Ling La responds to Carole Groom's comment from a candidate interview this week. San Mateo County...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by Mark De Paula, on Sep 30, 2015 at 9:32 pm | 67 comments | 11586 Views

WOODSIDE

Dr. Barry Rosen, pioneer of addiction medicine, dies at 61

Dr. Barry Rosen, who was recognized internationally for his expertise on the disease of addiction, died at his home in Woodside...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by thejazzmd, on Sep 30, 2015 at 9:17 pm | 6 comments | 13127 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

After unplanned day off, M-A to resume normal schedule on Tuesday

M-A students had a day off from classes on Monday (Sept. 28) because, with the exception of the small gymnasium, the campus...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2015
Last comment by Didn't see it coming, on Sep 30, 2015 at 8:14 pm | 9 comments | 2338 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Obituary: Adaline Jessup of Portola Valley, ardent environmentalist

If personal magnetism were a measurable force, if it could be calculated on its ability to draw people in and give them feelings...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2015
Last comment by Whitney Hayes , on Sep 30, 2015 at 7:46 pm | 3 comments | 2237 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police calls: Arsonist sets roadside couch on fire

Crime and accident reports from Woodside, Portola Valley, Atherton and Menlo Park Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2015/09/29/police-calls-arsonist-sets-roa...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2015
Last comment by Keerer, on Sep 29, 2015 at 1:08 pm | 3 comments | 2227 Views

MENLO PARK

How Ray Mueller got involved in preserving memory of Fosters Freeze in Menlo Park

Menlo Park Councilman Ray Mueller, board members with the Menlo-Atherton Little League, and other residents have rallied...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2015
Last comment by measure m supporter, on Sep 28, 2015 at 6:59 pm | 8 comments | 3779 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: New plan for Stanford project's Middle Avenue plaza

Organizers said about 150 people attended workshops on May 28 and May 30 to participate in redesigning a public plaza planned...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2015
Last comment by Anonymous, but not that one, on Sep 28, 2015 at 10:20 am | 3 comments | 4101 Views

MENLO PARK

Stanford's Latest ECR Plan

I received the following link via the Stanford Report email newsletter -- the new plan will be presented to the city of Menlo...

Original post made by Gern on Sep. 28, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 28, 2015 at 7:46 am | 1 comment | 356 Views

AROUND TOWN

Consultants: Delays add $2.8 million to cost of Atherton civic center

It took five tries, but the committee charged with advising Atherton's City Council about the plans for the town's new civic...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2015
Last comment by Disclosure, on Sep 27, 2015 at 8:07 am | 6 comments | 2475 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Should federal employees furloughed by the shutdown receive back pay for their time off?

This would be idiotic! What are those Republicans thinking? http://www.bostonglobe.com/news/nation/2013/10/07/shutdown-will-cost-taxpayers-more-than-government-stayed-open-congress...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Oct. 9, 2013
Last comment by Goes to show, on Sep 26, 2015 at 11:11 pm | 7 comments | 1190 Views

AROUND TOWN

Students lead tour of JobTrain facilities

In a blur of activity, beaming students led visitors through an open house Sept. 17 at the Menlo Park JobTrain facilities...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2015
Last comment by Neighbor, on Sep 26, 2015 at 11:04 pm | 1 comment | 1513 Views

MENLO PARK

Fire chief says response to fatal crash was delayed by traffic

A collision on southbound U.S. 101 left a motorcyclist dead in Palo Alto on Monday evening after emergency crews headed...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 25, 2015 at 6:29 pm | 45 comments | 4984 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bradley's Funky Franks: new hot dog joint in Menlo Park

Bradley's Funky Franks, a gourmet hot dog restaurant owned by award-winning Chef Bradley Ogden, opened its doors to customers...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by Water, on Sep 25, 2015 at 4:30 pm | 3 comments | 1209 Views

AROUND TOWN

Arizona man sentenced to 13 years for Woodside home burglary

A man accused of flying to the Bay Area from Arizona to burglarize a Woodside home in 2012 was sentenced to 13 years in...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2015
Last comment by welp, on Sep 24, 2015 at 5:10 pm | 3 comments | 1837 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Former Selby Lane School coach arrested on suspicion of sex crimes

A former coach from Selby Lane School in Atherton was arrested on Friday, Sept. 18, by officers from the California Highway...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2015
Last comment by Tobruk, on Sep 24, 2015 at 4:53 pm | 2 comments | 2745 Views

ATHERTON

A cafe in new Atherton civic center?

Atherton, which now has no commercial zoning, may soon change that so locals can buy a cup of coffee when the town gets its...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by really?, on Sep 24, 2015 at 11:45 am | 18 comments | 3429 Views

MENLO PARK

Community rallies to save Fosters Freeze in Menlo Park

News of the imminent closing of Fosters Freeze on Oak Grove Avenue in Menlo Park has given birth to a groundswell of support...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2015
Last comment by V. Host, on Sep 24, 2015 at 11:36 am | 29 comments | 5799 Views

OTHER TOPICS

High-speed rail shifts focus back to the Bay Area

After gaining some momentum in the Central Valley, California's beleaguered high-speed rail project is now hoping for a fresh...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2015
Last comment by time to under ground, on Sep 24, 2015 at 9:21 am | 45 comments | 3235 Views

AROUND TOWN

Arrested deputy sues, claims retribution

The year 2014 had some tough stretches for Deputy Juan Lopez of the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office, according to the lawsuit...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2015
Last comment by Wait a minute, on Sep 24, 2015 at 8:49 am | 31 comments | 4045 Views

MENLO PARK

Why is morning traffic south on El Camino so heavy this year?

I have commuted in the area fifteen years. For the last several years I have driven south with kids on El Camino. With the...

Original post made by Menlooldtimer on Sep. 16, 2015
Last comment by Robert Cronin, on Sep 23, 2015 at 9:28 pm | 8 comments | 1038 Views
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