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Budget crisis top issue in supervisor's race

Among the big issues in the election for the District 1 county supervisor's seat are the county's budget crisis; under-funded...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2011
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Apr 15, 2011 at 1:52 pm | 8 comments | 4502 Views

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Budget crisis: Ravenswood to shutter two schools

Two of Ravenswood's eight campuses will not re-open this fall as the K-8 district serving 3,900 children in East Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 19, 2011 at 11:35 am | 8 comments | 3752 Views

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Portola Valley: Rights, responsibilities and interests of cyclists are key in new committee

The question "What's in a name?" could not be more relevant in the matter of the Portola Valley Town Council's deciding recently,...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2011
Last comment by Karam, on Nov 9, 2013 at 12:26 pm | 8 comments | 10830 Views

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Bay Area Council opposes high-speed-rail fund freeze

A Bay Area public policy organization announced its opposition to federal legislation introduced Friday that would freeze...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Oct 10, 2011 at 3:42 pm | 8 comments | 3572 Views

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World War II vet honored for heroism after 66 years

Carl Clark of Menlo Park told the hundreds of well-wishers at the Jan. 17 ceremony recognizing his World War II heroism that...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2012
Last comment by Larry A. Moore, on Mar 24, 2017 at 10:26 am | 8 comments | 7103 Views

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District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe and DDA Brian Donnellan have really slanted the Jesse Wilson case in their favor.

This would be a good case to review by citizen oversight committee if we had one. Jesse Wilson is charged with 2 Felony...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jan. 28, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Feb 7, 2012 at 11:44 am | 8 comments | 7323 Views

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Kepler's launches fundraising campaign

Taking Kepler's Books into its new phase of life will cost money, and the transition team behind the revisioning of the iconic...

Original post made on May. 23, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 29, 2012 at 7:33 pm | 8 comments | 5535 Views

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State Senate gives snitch tickets a facelift

The next time you get a snitch ticket in the mail, you may be able to check off "none of the above" when asked to identify...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2012
Last comment by Alan, on Jun 12, 2012 at 10:30 am | 8 comments | 8122 Views

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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 | 8819 Views

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Dozens return home after water recedes following EPA flooding

About 36 people who had reported to an evacuation center due to flooding in East Palo Alto returned home late Sunday night,...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 24, 2012 at 11:10 pm | 8 comments | 3788 Views

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Perhaps a better way to improve pedestrian and bike safety

Today, 1 January 2013, many communities in the UK introduced 20 MPH speed limits in areas where cars, pedestrians and bicycles...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jan. 1, 2013
Last comment by Garrett, on Jan 6, 2013 at 8:47 am | 8 comments | 5210 Views

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President Hugo Chavez has died.

This has just been reported on CNN TV....

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by Two Everrgreens, on Mar 6, 2013 at 1:15 pm | 8 comments | 4221 Views

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Menlo Park ... 1927

Downtown Menlo Park, including the building at right that now is known as the British Bankers Club, was photographed in 1927,...

Original post made on May. 20, 2013
Last comment by , on May 20, 2013 at 8:37 am | 8 comments | 3291 Views

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Our Regional Heritage

An unidentified man examines damages on Alpine Road in Portola Valley after the 1906 earthquake. The site is near today's...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2013
Last comment by , on Jun 3, 2013 at 9:10 am | 8 comments | 3295 Views

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San Mateo County Boundary Redistricting Committee

First Meeting tonight, 6:30PM Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center 725 Monte Diablo Ave. San Mateo June15, 2013...

Original post made by Michael G Stogner on Jun. 6, 2013
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Jun 26, 2013 at 10:39 am | 8 comments | 3456 Views

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Peninsula bike-share program launches Aug. 28

A bike share program in San Francisco, Redwood City, San Jose, Mountain View and Palo Alto will begin operating on Aug....

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2013
Last comment by Scott McMahon, on Aug 14, 2013 at 10:04 am | 8 comments | 6239 Views

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Menlo Park: Nak's Oriental Market to stay open

Good news. Nak's Oriental Market — Menlo Park's last downtown mom-and-pop grocery store — will stay in business....

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2013
Last comment by shira, on Sep 9, 2013 at 12:20 pm | 8 comments | 16009 Views

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Will bike-sharing work on the Peninsula?

Getting around on the crowded streets of downtown Redwood City could be easier and less stressful with the recent launch...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Sep 16, 2013 at 7:05 pm | 8 comments | 4834 Views

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SamTrans and Whistleblower's statement false financials.

These allegations should be very easy to verify. Note Mike Scanlon is a very busy man with many hats in San Mateo County,...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Sep. 23, 2013
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Nov 12, 2013 at 5:52 pm | 8 comments | 6024 Views

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Menlo Park: Bicyclist dies 5 months after collision

A bicyclist severely injured last November after colliding with a car has died, according to Menlo Park police. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by Adina, on Apr 16, 2014 at 11:07 am | 8 comments | 10896 Views
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