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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: New look at grade separations

They aren't sure what they plan to do with the money, if anything, but the Menlo Park City Council decided to ask for county...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by Adina, on Dec 17, 2012 at 11:35 am | 25 comments | 2319 Views

AROUND TOWN

Historic board pans plan to move MacArthur Park

Once a Menlo Park landmark, MacArthur Park's current home in Palo Alto is targeted for redevelopment. A proposal to relocate...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Dec 17, 2012 at 10:36 am | 8 comments | 2833 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SHP sends a top volleyball duo to the Ivy League

Ellie Shannon and Payton Smith have been a formidable duo during their three varsity seasons on the Sacred Heart Prep girls'...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2012
Last comment by Is this news???, on Dec 16, 2012 at 3:51 pm | 1 comment | 943 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Towns face steep hike in costs for services of Sheriff's Office

A sharp rise in costs for police patrols in Portola Valley is likely for the budget year that begins July 1, with the increases...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Gordon, on Dec 16, 2012 at 9:05 am | 15 comments | 2623 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Two days of ticketing targets stop sign, cell phone scofflaws

Sheriff's deputies and police from nearby towns descended on Woodside and Portola Valley on two recent days to reinforce...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2009
Last comment by Gordon, on Dec 16, 2012 at 8:37 am | 25 comments | 2654 Views

WOODSIDE

New law calms loud television commercials

A law authored by Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, that turns down the volume on TV commercials went into effect Thursday. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Dec 15, 2012 at 3:05 pm | 14 comments | 1342 Views

AROUND TOWN

Paly-Menlo battle to a tie; SHP girls win

==B Prep soccer:== Menlo School won the first half and Palo Alto the second, but neither team came away with a victory as...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2012
There are no comments yet. 780 Views

MENLO PARK

Winter soltice information

Earliest 2012 Sunset: December 4th through 7th 4:50PM Minimal Daylight 2012: December 16 through 24th 9 hours and 35 minutes Latest...

Original post made by Copernicus on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 14, 2012 at 10:24 pm | 1 comment | 995 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Saturday: Celebration of life of Filoli curator Tom Rogers

A celebration of the life of Tom Martin Rogers, a resident of Portola Valley and a longtime curator at Filoli, will be held...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2012
Last comment by Jane, on Dec 14, 2012 at 4:14 pm | 2 comments | 1170 Views

ATHERTON

A Fresh Start

Next Wednesday night, a new Atherton council will be seated. Elizabeth Lewis is expected to become mayor. Cary Wiest will...

Original post made by JS on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by Nostradums, on Dec 14, 2012 at 3:21 pm | 4 comments | 1472 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County Times the peninsula's Hometown Newspaper

Has decided that coverage of the Supervisors vote to increase the County Manager salary and benefits to $300,000 is not newsworthy....

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 14, 2012 at 2:05 pm | 2 comments | 751 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Walgreens to pay $16M for violations

Walgreen Co. has settled a lawsuit by 42 California counties for illegally dumping hazardous waste and unlawfully disposing...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by Margo McAuliffe, on Dec 14, 2012 at 12:10 pm | 1 comment | 874 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman sues over alleged Menlo Park dog attack

A woman who said she was maimed during a dog attack at Nealon Park has sued the owner of a German shepherd and the rescue...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by Some Guy, on Dec 14, 2012 at 8:30 am | 2 comments | 896 Views

MENLO PARK

SRI proposes big changes to Menlo Park campus

Big changes are in the works for the 63-acre headquarters campus of SRI International in Menlo Park. The nonprofit innovation...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Dec 13, 2012 at 9:29 pm | 3 comments | 1080 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Man fled to neighbor's after attack

A Woodside man fled into a neighbor's house after he was attacked with a shovel Wednesday afternoon. The suspect was...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Dec 13, 2012 at 8:42 pm | 8 comments | 1081 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supes OK 11% raise for county manager

As of Dec. 23, John Maltbie, the interim county manager for San Mateo County government since November 2011, will take over...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Dec 13, 2012 at 6:59 pm | 19 comments | 1237 Views

MENLO PARK

Safety Tips

This is intended to be an ongoing journal of Safety Tips. Having just returned from New York, I can personally attest...

Original post made by Jim Lewis on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by Jim Lewis, on Dec 13, 2012 at 5:28 pm | 1 comment | 836 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Obituary: Gunther Sorger

Gunther Urban Sorger of Portola Valley, a pioneer in the development of microwave systems for air safety, died peacefully...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by James Vait, on Dec 13, 2012 at 3:47 pm | 4 comments | 2278 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton struggles for safer crosswalks

You can't always get what you want. But if the town of Atherton accepts what's on offer by the California Department of Transportation,...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by Robert Cronin, on Dec 13, 2012 at 2:17 pm | 28 comments | 2065 Views

ATHERTON

Police: Motorist who struck pedestrians on El Camino was driving on suspended license

ATHERTON: The 89-year-old driver of a vehicle that struck and seriously injured two pedestrians in an El Camino Real crosswalk...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by Donald, on Dec 12, 2012 at 8:52 pm | 5 comments | 1111 Views
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