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MENLO PARK

Voters to be able to verify mail ballot counted

Ever wonder whether that ballot you dropped in the mail actually counted in an election? Thanks to Senate Bill 589, which...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2013
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 27, 2013 at 3:21 pm | 4 comments | 1407 Views

ATHERTON

Parcel Tax - YES or NO

The council has voted to place the renewal of the current Atherton Parcel Tax on the 5 Nov ballot. Here is the Ballot...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Aug. 25, 2013
Last comment by Bill aka Llib, on Aug 27, 2013 at 1:32 pm | 23 comments | 3143 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park: Hit-and-run felon sentenced to prison

Valentin Arias Jimenez pleaded no contest Wednesday to two felony hit-and-run with injury charges and one felony car theft...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2013
Last comment by Perplexed, on Aug 27, 2013 at 1:04 pm | 5 comments | 1344 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Salon.com interview with Camille Paglia

Salon.com is a progressive magazine enjoyed by many people in the Bay Area and across the country. Camille Paglia is a noted...

Original post made by Salon.com Reader on Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 26, 2013 at 3:51 pm | 17 comments | 1691 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Veteran now considered competent to stand trial over Woodside shovel attack

Milo Mcintosh Imrie, a former Marine infantryman in Afghanistan, is now competent to stand trial in connection with a December...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2013
Last comment by pearl, on Aug 26, 2013 at 1:26 pm | 1 comment | 8341 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Parcel tax opponents miss deadline

There will be no ballot argument against Atherton's parcel tax renewal measure in November -- but not for lack of trying...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by Frank, on Aug 26, 2013 at 1:09 pm | 34 comments | 4241 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Red-light camera debate continued to Aug. 27

Faced with a clock ticking past midnight and a still-lengthy agenda, the Menlo Park City Council opted on Tuesday to continue...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by Robert Cronin, on Aug 26, 2013 at 12:28 pm | 13 comments | 2731 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dancing Days Aug 29 - Sept 3

No mirrors, no judging, just dancing – let your hair down and have a blast. Now that summer is coming to an end and we’re...

Original post made by Meredith on Aug. 26, 2013
There are no comments yet. 790 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dr. William Ayres pleads guilty to child molestation today

Just in: Dr. William Ayres, the court appointed psychiatrist to hundreds of juveniles in San Mateo County, will plead guilty...

Original post made by Lurker on May. 16, 2013
Last comment by cleancourts, on Aug 26, 2013 at 12:08 pm | 11 comments | 1626 Views

MENLO PARK

Stanford drops medical offices from proposed mixed-use complex in Menlo Park

Stanford has agreed to make several changes to its proposed eight-acre complex on El Camino Real, Menlo Park council subcommittee...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 26, 2013 at 11:34 am | 69 comments | 8476 Views

SPORTS

Wimberly's exit from coaching not what she envisioned

It could have been an ending to any other school year for Pam Wimberly, who handed out some diplomas at Menlo-Atherton's...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2012
Last comment by MA Alum '79, on Aug 25, 2013 at 10:18 pm | 25 comments | 15444 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park: Roxy Rapp chases down alleged thief

The real estate business lends itself to financial rather than criminal excitement, or at least it's supposed to. But a Menlo...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 24, 2013 at 4:03 pm | 5 comments | 1483 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton council meeting canceled

The town of Atherton has canceled the City Council's Aug. 21 meeting due to the lack of a quorum, City Clerk Theresa DellaSanta...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by Roberto Clemente, on Aug 23, 2013 at 9:47 pm | 3 comments | 1123 Views

AROUND TOWN

Psychiatrist who molested boys is jailed

Dr. William Ayres was a former president of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. He had treated pediatric...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2013
Last comment by Lurker, on Aug 23, 2013 at 4:38 pm | 16 comments | 4987 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Father charged in November car-crash tragedy

A father has been charged with two counts of vehicular manslaughter after a November roll-over crash on U.S. 101 at Embarcadero...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by Questioner, on Aug 23, 2013 at 3:24 pm | 2 comments | 1787 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Crews resurface section of La Honda Road

Work crews are to begin resurfacing a nine-mile section of La Honda Road (Highway 84) between Friars Lane and Pescadero Road...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by JohnT, on Aug 23, 2013 at 1:17 pm | 1 comment | 1423 Views

MENLO PARK

Distraction subtraction

What does your smartphone have in common with a 4-year-old child? "When they want your attention, they want it right now....

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 23, 2013 at 12:02 pm | 5 comments | 2112 Views

MENLO PARK

TechShop in Menlo Park faces eviction

TechShop, the do-it-yourself haven in Menlo Park's industrial zone that, since opening in 2006, has expanded around the country,...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 22, 2013 at 10:32 pm | 9 comments | 2694 Views

MENLO PARK

Warren Slocum guest opinion: Housing donors needed for victims of Redwood City fire

Imagine how you would feel if you and your family lost everything in a fire and you couldn't find a new place to live? Read...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 22, 2013 at 4:32 pm | 7 comments | 2999 Views

MENLO PARK

Update: Memorial service for Amélie Le Moullac

A memorial service took place Aug. 22 at Saint Mark's Episcopal Church in Palo Alto for Amélie Le Moullac, the 24-year-old...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Aug 22, 2013 at 2:17 pm | 2 comments | 2112 Views
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