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Filoli board relents on volunteer agreement, lets volunteers opt out of 'release clause'

Filoli's governing board on Thursday morning sent an email to all volunteers telling them that they would be allowed to "opt...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by volunteer, on Feb 20, 2015 at 4:36 pm | 13 comments | 7007 Views

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Woodside may block construction of 'super basements'

Construction of super-sized basements in Woodside in recent years has been disrupting land formations, drainage and ground...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2015
Last comment by Status Quo, on Apr 21, 2015 at 7:02 am | 13 comments | 3071 Views

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Guest opinion: 'National conversation on race' must begin among the young

I attended a fundraiser for Sen. Barbara Boxer at the home of Rep. Anna Eshoo in Atherton c. 2005. Sen. Boxer made an unsolicited...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on Jun 25, 2015 at 4:40 pm | 13 comments | 1318 Views

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Aircraft noise: Should residents get rebates for double-pane windows?

Aircraft noise has become such a problem for Atherton resident Mary Wheeler that she "cannot carry on a conversation in...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2015
Last comment by Earmuffs, on Sep 10, 2015 at 8:05 am | 13 comments | 2694 Views

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Property tax assessments to rise about 1.5 percent

San Mateo County property taxpayers should receive some welcome news with their 2016 tax bill. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2015
Last comment by Samuel S, on Dec 17, 2015 at 4:12 pm | 13 comments | 3776 Views

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Politifact: Trump lies 6 times out of 10, almost 2 of 3 claims are lies

TRUMP LIES: Hillary Clinton "is a world class liar" The facts: According to PolitiFact, 59% of Trump's checked claims...

Original post made by 26 year old voter on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jun 29, 2016 at 8:19 am | 13 comments | 791 Views

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Obituary: Bruce Halperin, M.D., Woodside resident

Woodside resident Dr. Bruce D. Halperin died unexpectedly from cardiac arrest on Sept. 8 while hiking in Montana with his...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2016
Last comment by Karla House, on Apr 22, 2017 at 12:12 pm | 13 comments | 5618 Views

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Report cites benefits of high-speed rail

A statewide high-speed train would significantly improve Bay Area transportation, as well as create thousands of jobs in...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2008
Last comment by Robert Fisher, on Oct 6, 2008 at 2:37 pm | 13 comments | 3412 Views

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Rojas responds to sergeants' pay critics

In response to a raft of e-mails from residents criticizing the Menlo Park City Council's recent decision to award sergeants...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by truth, on Jan 23, 2009 at 3:58 pm | 13 comments | 4016 Views

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Rail Authority: No berms for high-speed rail on the Peninsula

Should high-speed rail come to the Peninsula, it will not sit atop a massive Berlin Wall, as some rail opponents have feared....

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 12, 2010 at 3:47 pm | 13 comments | 2351 Views

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Tonight: Meg Whitman to address businesswomen

Former eBay CEO and gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman of Atherton is expected to speak at a private event in Redwood...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2011
Last comment by Thomas, on Feb 2, 2011 at 6:46 pm | 13 comments | 8308 Views

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Teacher on paid leave after student calls police

A teacher at Selby Lane School in Atherton has been placed on paid administrative leave after a student in his class called...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2011
Last comment by Tape, on Mar 6, 2011 at 3:33 pm | 13 comments | 2138 Views

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District Attorney fails to enforce the law

Dear Mr. Serrato, I am amazed that the District Attorney delegates so much of its legal analysis to the County Counsel...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Jun. 14, 2011
Last comment by Atherton Resident, on Jun 15, 2011 at 2:41 pm | 13 comments | 2464 Views

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Update: High-speed rail price tag drops by $30B in new plan

California's proposed high-speed rail system would extend from the Central Valley to the Los Angeles Basin within the next...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by Margaret Fruth, on Apr 7, 2012 at 9:47 pm | 13 comments | 3452 Views

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Police calls: Burglars take guns from Atherton home

Crime reports from the Atherton and Menlo Park police departments and the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 30, 2012
Last comment by Janet, on Jun 1, 2012 at 1:19 pm | 13 comments | 2608 Views

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Andrea Mitchell caught on CNBC Lying about Mitt Romney

CNBC, the ├╝ber-liberal propaganda arm of the Obama Administration, once again gets caught lying about Governor Romney and...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by Palmer S, on Jul 2, 2012 at 11:23 am | 13 comments | 5708 Views

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FBI Arrests former D.A. Employees

Bob hasn't posted anything recently to suggest the FBI investigation of the San Mateo D.A. was fabricated. Maybe that's...

Original post made by Watcher on Jun. 24, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 29, 2012 at 12:21 pm | 13 comments | 1515 Views

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Conlon pulls papers for Atherton council election

Greg Conlon, who ran on the Republican ticket against Rich Gordon for state Assembly in 2010, has taken out candidate papers...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by eccolo, on Aug 3, 2012 at 9:15 pm | 13 comments | 2455 Views

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What should city ask of Facebook?

"Please don't put the squeeze on (Facebook)," one woman told the Menlo Park City Council. She echoed prevailing public sentiment...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by Alan, on Nov 13, 2012 at 1:35 pm | 13 comments | 4712 Views

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Former chief probation officer in county pleads not guilty to possessing child pornography

Former San Mateo County Chief Probation Officer Stuart Forrest pleaded not guilty Friday to two charges of possessing...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2013
Last comment by Lurker, on Apr 10, 2013 at 5:20 am | 13 comments | 3032 Views
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