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WOODSIDE

Woodside: Firefighters quickly control grass fire

Firefighters quickly contained a grass fire on Sunday afternoon (Aug. 7) on Grandview Drive in Woodside. A tree in a backyard...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2016
Last comment by SteveC, on Aug 20, 2016 at 3:04 pm | 3 comments | 1878 Views

AROUND TOWN

Trump attacks Gold Star family and American hero, accepts Purple Heart: "I always wanted to get the Purple Heart. This was much easier."

Donald "5 Deferment" Trump, while a young 3-sport athlete, claims bone spurs to stay out of Vietnam. A lot of kids got...

Original post made by @cedar - FACTS WITH LINKS on Aug. 2, 2016
Last comment by a Two-Fer, on Aug 20, 2016 at 1:32 pm | 8 comments | 224 Views

OTHER TOPICS

County sales tax measure will be on November ballot

A measure to extend an existing San Mateo County half-cent sales tax by 20 years will be on the Nov. 8 ballot. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2016
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Aug 20, 2016 at 12:03 pm | 15 comments | 2015 Views

AROUND TOWN

CIty Drones

City employee Derek Schweigart's report presented to the Council in favor of allowing drones at Bayfront park is amateurish...

Original post made by FAA on Aug. 20, 2016
Last comment by Bizarro World, on Aug 20, 2016 at 11:53 am | 1 comment | 85 Views

MENLO PARK

Trump aide Manafort implicated in pro-Russian protests against US troops

Pelting US Marines with rocks? Trump's personal judgement is so flawed - just this example disqualifies him from even running...

Original post made by Conservative American Home on Aug. 20, 2016
There are no comments yet. 64 Views

AROUND TOWN

Trump supporter Rudy Giuliani says: There were no terrorist attacks in the U.S. until 'Obama came along'

Rudy (Mr. "noun, verb & 9/11")Giuliani, Mayor of NYC. On Sept 11, 2001. Moron. Says there were no terrorist attacks in...

Original post made by Trump\'s Insanity clearly contagious on Aug. 15, 2016
Last comment by Trump's insanity now contagious, on Aug 19, 2016 at 10:23 pm | 14 comments | 199 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Overflow parking at Windy Hill; Town Council seeks solutions

Portola Valley's Windy Hill Open Space Preserve is a popular place, perhaps more popular than people had in mind when they...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2016
Last comment by SteveC, on Aug 19, 2016 at 5:23 pm | 6 comments | 1054 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Two Challengers and one Incumbent face-off in Peninsula Healthcare District Election

Steve Duncan, at my suggestion, filed as a candidate for the Peninsula Healthcare District Board of Directors. Frank Pagliaro...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 18, 2016
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Aug 19, 2016 at 2:43 pm | 2 comments | 100 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Jury rejects negligence claim in I-280 accident involving car, horse

After a 14-day trial in San Mateo County Superior Court, a 12-person jury denied damages to a Menlo Park physician who had...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2016
Last comment by SteveC, on Aug 19, 2016 at 1:37 pm | 8 comments | 2184 Views

OTHER TOPICS

who is the uglier American, Ryan Lochte or Paul Manafort

Who is the uglier American, Olympic bad-boy Ryan Lochte or alleged Russian spy Paul Manafort?...

Original post made by parent on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by parent, on Aug 19, 2016 at 12:25 pm | 2 comments | 95 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Belle Haven's Cecilia Taylor to challenge council incumbents

Days before the deadline to declare candidacy for the Menlo Park City Council election in November, Belle Haven resident...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Observer, on Aug 18, 2016 at 12:55 pm | 5 comments | 1665 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Proposal aims to narrow the wide gap in educational equity at local schools

Although Willow Oaks School and the Laurel School Upper Campus are both public elementary schools located just blocks apart...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2016
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Aug 18, 2016 at 7:57 am | 2 comments | 160 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton 'town hall' meeting set on San Carlos Airport noise issues

As part of San Mateo County's study of noise issues connected to the San Carlos Airport, the county is hosting a town hall...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2016
Last comment by Apple, on Aug 17, 2016 at 10:48 pm | 32 comments | 2293 Views

OTHER TOPICS

More Republicans Announce Refusal to Vote for Trump

50 GOP foreign policy experts declared Trump to be a menace to national security. Place country before party. Admirable....

Original post made by Marty G on Aug. 10, 2016
Last comment by Palmistry tells all, on Aug 17, 2016 at 2:48 pm | 10 comments | 195 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: The surprising culprit behind power outage

The flash of an explosion, the sounding of a fire alarm, and the darkness of a power outage all followed in quick succession...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2016
Last comment by Elsie Floriani, on Aug 17, 2016 at 12:36 pm | 1 comment | 2347 Views

AROUND TOWN

Surf Air planes still overhead, despite OK to fly Bay route

Joining Adam Ullman in his North Fair Oaks backyard for a weekday morning cup of coffee makes it clear just what he means...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2016
Last comment by Member, on Aug 17, 2016 at 10:35 am | 13 comments | 1752 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Today: Look for traffic conditions to change as students return to class

Morning and afternoon traffic conditions will be subject to seasonal change starting Wednesday, Aug. 17, as the school year...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2016
Last comment by Calypso41, on Aug 17, 2016 at 9:22 am | 1 comment | 1035 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: New bike racks installed downtown

Bikers pedaling into downtown Menlo Park now have more spots to lock up their wheels on Santa Cruz Avenue. Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by Karen, on Aug 15, 2016 at 10:16 pm | 5 comments | 2061 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodsider homeowners respond in survey of town's building-review process

For years, Woodside town officials have heard complaints from homeowners and others that the process for getting a building...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2016
Last comment by Canada rd, on Aug 15, 2016 at 8:52 pm | 5 comments | 1711 Views

AROUND TOWN

Five years, four months in state prison for Menlo Park, Atherton burglar

A 24-year-old Menlo Park resident, Porfirio Cruz Jimenez-Pimental, was sentenced on Aug. 12 to five years and fours months...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Aug 15, 2016 at 8:31 pm | 6 comments | 3241 Views
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