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WOODSIDE

Voters approve $13.5 million bond measure for Woodside School

Voters in the Woodside Elementary School District approved a $13.5 million bond measure in Tuesday's election. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2014
Last comment by Heather McLeod Grant, on Jun 3, 2014 at 11:37 pm | 1 comment | 2176 Views

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Election: Deputy challenges incumbent sheriff in write-in campaign

Greg Munks ran unopposed for re-election as San Mateo County sheriff in 2010. This time around, while the ballot for the...

Original post made on May. 20, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 3, 2014 at 3:12 pm | 27 comments | 2585 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Settlement reached in lawsuit over crash that hurt 6-year-old twins

While the physical and mental consequences of a crash that hurt 6-year-old twins remain, the legal repercussions appear resolved:...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Jun 3, 2014 at 3:09 pm | 14 comments | 5633 Views

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Mission Hospice asks for $2,000,000 from Sequoia Healthcare District

Sequoia Healthcare District(SHD) will be considering a Pledge Of Up To $2 Million Dollars Towards Mission Hospice's Capital...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jun. 3, 2014
There are no comments yet. 330 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Three Local Teens Launch Product on Kickstarter

Ben Taft, Gil Kornberg, and Brock Cozad - three seniors at Menlo School - have spent the last 10 months designing their milestone...

Original post made by Ben Taft on Jun. 3, 2014
There are no comments yet. 749 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Public works director leaving for Millbrae

Sources have told the Almanac that Menlo Park's Public Works Director, Chip Taylor, has accepted a similar position with...

Original post made on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by Sam Tyler, on Jun 3, 2014 at 11:39 am | 8 comments | 12402 Views

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Jim Gallagher, journalist, transit official, dies at 83

Jim Gallagher, a longtime Peninsula journalist and transit official, died at his Redwood City home Thursday. For many years,...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2014
Last comment by Julie, on Jun 3, 2014 at 6:22 am | 1 comment | 1919 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Horsley raises $35K in supes election

San Mateo County Supervisor Don Horsley is running for re-election to his District 3 seat with not only an incumbent's advantage...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by Just say no, on Jun 2, 2014 at 7:44 pm | 4 comments | 2175 Views

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Measure AA

This is an expensive place to live. But if we set aside some land we can all share, there will be protected views, protected...

Original post made by Patti Price on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 2, 2014 at 7:04 pm | 11 comments | 634 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Residents seek right to build larger homes

Woodside Heights, though within the borders of Woodside, is a community apart: It sits east of Interstate 280 and it is adjacent...

Original post made on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by Long time Woodsider, on Jun 2, 2014 at 4:09 pm | 12 comments | 3506 Views

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Supes candidate says he questioned sheriff about Vegas incident

For Greg Munks, the sheriff of San Mateo County and the incumbent in the June 3 election for his third four-year term, one...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by Forest dweller, on Jun 2, 2014 at 12:12 pm | 2 comments | 672 Views

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Menlo Park benefit raises $4M for Alzheimer's Association

"We blew the doors off," said Michaela "Mikey" Hoag of Atherton, after chairing the "Part the Cloud Gala" in Menlo Park recently...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by Grateful, on Jun 2, 2014 at 7:48 am | 1 comment | 2840 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Initiative consultant swaps out traffic analyst

Reading through the unwieldy pile of documents related to Menlo Park's downtown/El Camino Real specific plan and the proposed...

Original post made on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 1, 2014 at 10:00 am | 4 comments | 2635 Views

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PORAC Endorses a Judge

As the only Supervisor candidate interested in eliminating Prosecutorial Misconduct, I was impressed with the strong endorsement...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jun. 1, 2014
There are no comments yet. 644 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Zuckerberg, Chan pledge $120 million for local schools

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and wife Dr. Priscilla Chan announced Friday a $120 million donation to local high-need schools,...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by tammyGee, on May 31, 2014 at 9:41 am | 2 comments | 3090 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Who will get your vote for the 24th State Assembly District?

One of the offices we are voting for during the June 3rd Primary Election is for the 24th District of the State Assembly....

Original post made by Greg Coladonato on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 30, 2014 at 5:16 pm | 3 comments | 567 Views

MENLO PARK

Specific plan just doesn't work

It really is obvious to many who have put in time to participate and now, see the results of the Specific Plan, this plan...

Original post made by morris brown on May. 10, 2014
Last comment by Dana Hendrickson, on May 30, 2014 at 12:27 pm | 37 comments | 1628 Views

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One Bay Area Plan RWC

This meeting was last week in Oakland, some key points 1635 new units being built right now, $50,000,000 spent, the approval...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 30, 2014 at 7:33 am | 3 comments | 678 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Toddler Dance Party

Atherton Library hosts Mariela Herrera for our next Toddler Dance Party on Tuesday, June 3rd at 10:30 am. This interactive...

Original post made by Atherton Library on May. 29, 2014
There are no comments yet. 509 Views

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Summer Learning at Your Library

Between the months of June and August, children and teens can visit their local library to pick up their learning log. The...

Original post made by Atherton Library on May. 29, 2014
There are no comments yet. 315 Views
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