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Menlo City Hall Mayhem ( For Journalism Class)

A meeting was held at Menlo Park City Hall yesterday afternoon. The title of the meeting was, “Are California’s voting systems accurate, reliable and secure? A critical look at the Federal testing and certification process.” The purpose of this meeting was to decide whether or not the California voting system could be considered valid and reliable. 475 more words

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Judge: Rich Landowner May Keep Public Off Beach

HALF MOON BAY, Calif. (AP) — A judge ruled this week that an oceanfront property owner may continue to block public access to a Northern California beach, basing his decision on an unusual set of circumstances dating back to the mid-19th century. 310 more words

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Man Faces Life In Prison For 'Prank' Sex Attack

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) — A former Northern California high school student who defended the attempted rape and kidnapping of a teacher as a “prank” failed to persuade a jury, which convicted him on all charges. 159 more words

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Child Psychologist Who Evaluated Sex Offenders In Juvenile Court In the 90's To Be Sentenced For Child Molestation

A former child psychiatrist who has pleaded no contest to molesting boys during examinations in the 1990s is scheduled to be sentenced Monday morning.

Dr. William Hamilton Ayres, 81, of San Mateo, pleaded no contest May 16 to the charges against him just four days into jury selection in his second trial in San Mateo County Superior Court. 258 more words

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Sunset Piano: To play for and with the whales

CLASSICAL MUSIC IS ACCOMPANIED BY THE MELODY OF THE SHORE BREAK 

Dozens of people gathered under coastal cypress trees in the obscured moonlight Thursday to watch as a group of musicians, poets, singers and dancers put on one of the most unique shows to ever grace the California coast. 963 more words

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Exploring San Mateo

Last Thursday night, husband & I went on a spontaneous stroll through downtown San Mateo.

There’s been a place that opened up a couple months ago that I’ve been eyeing & meaning to check out — 31st Union. 165 more words

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