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Federal funding halted for Caltrain electrification

The $1.96 billion Caltrain electrification project came to screeching halt on Friday, Feb. 17, after it was announced that...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2017
Last comment by Electric Joe , 33 minutes ago | 15 comments | 2714 Views

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Menlo Park voters grapple with Donald Trump's election

Eighty-seven percent of Menlo Park's voters picked a candidate other than the country's president-elect, Donald Trump. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2016
Last comment by Homeland security, 16 hours ago | 106 comments | 3967 Views

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State Sen. Hill to look into higher than normal bills for PG&E customers

According to Sen. Jerry Hill's office, customers in the Bay Area, as well as the Sacramento Valley, have said that their...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2017
Last comment by BobD, on Feb 18, 2017 at 10:04 am | 26 comments | 1987 Views

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Vote for Green Party Nominee Jill Stein for President

Now with the release of the DNC e-mails we all know now that the DNC had the fix in for Hillary. Bernie Sanders, the only...

Original post made by Disgusted Democrat on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by Marshall Marsh, on Feb 18, 2017 at 9:05 am | 5 comments | 440 Views

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Jury: Caltrans 90% responsible for Atherton crosswalk fatality

A jury has found the California Department of Transportation 90 percent responsible for the 2010 death of a 62-year-old man...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by Duke - Atherton resident, on Feb 16, 2017 at 7:51 pm | 12 comments | 8958 Views

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Wednesday: School board to vote on 30 layoff notices

A list of 30 layoff notices that could be issued if the parcel tax measure proposed by the Menlo Park City School District...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2017
Last comment by Publius, on Feb 15, 2017 at 10:41 am | 6 comments | 1355 Views

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Artscene: David Byrne and co. blend science and art in Menlo Park

You may find yourself living in the body of a doll. And you may find yourself behind the podium of a moral-dilemma game show....

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2017
Last comment by Byrnie Baker, on Feb 13, 2017 at 1:54 pm | 1 comment | 2512 Views

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Can anyone tell me: why Mitt Romney?

Looking at the polls, President Obama is ahead by larger margins in key battleground states than he was at this time 4 years...

Original post made by Ed Treller on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Feb 13, 2017 at 12:42 pm | 157 comments | 16546 Views

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SHP's Martinelli earns CCS Honor Coach award in hoops

Sacred Heart Prep boys basketball coach Tony Martinelli earned Central Coast Section Honor Coach accolades, the CCS office...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2017
There are no comments yet. 683 Views

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Win No. 1,000 a highlight among many for VanDerveer

Tara VanDerveer, in her fifth decade of coaching basketball, became the second women's Division I coach, and the third overall,...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1110 Views

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VanDerveer's 1,000th basketball win will be something special

She's not at Stanford just to collect a paycheck. Tara VanDerveer continues into her 38th year as a women's basketball coach,...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2017
There are no comments yet. 465 Views

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Boys' basketball: Menlo School improves to 3-0 in league play

Menlo School allowed just 12 second-half points in a 45-35 West Bay Athletic League victory over The King's Academy in Sunnyvale...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2017
There are no comments yet. 520 Views

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Knights late score puts them in CCS football title game

Hayden Pegley passed for 378 yards and three touchdowns and the Menlo School football team is headed back to the CCS championship...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2017
There are no comments yet. 393 Views

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Girls basketball: M-A clinches third straight title

Girls basketball: Menlo-Atherton, as is its M.O., did not take long in establishing control in a 56-29 victory over visiting...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2017
There are no comments yet. 423 Views

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Menlo Park: In Trump era, city weighs options, including sanctuary-city status

Four days after the inauguration of President Donald Trump, Menlo Park's City Council voted unanimously Jan. 24 for a resolution...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2017
Last comment by Jen Mazzon, on Feb 4, 2017 at 2:38 pm | 21 comments | 2700 Views

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Double Standard on Misoginist Attacks

Rush Limbaugh was correctly chastized for his misogynistic comments regarding Sandra Fluke, a Georgetown law sudent, who...

Original post made by Double Standard on Mar. 7, 2012
Last comment by Refugee employed in the US, on Feb 1, 2017 at 2:31 pm | 79 comments | 6393 Views

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Fire district gets big slice of property taxes

The second in our series on the Menlo Park Fire Protection District looks at how much in property tax revenues it receives...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2017
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Jan 31, 2017 at 3:16 pm | 1 comment | 1476 Views

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Atherton civic center: Tying up loose ends

With the final approval of a design for a new Atherton civic center scheduled for Feb. 15, the City Council meets with the...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2017
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 30, 2017 at 10:56 pm | 2 comments | 1035 Views

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Menlo Park: Tree intended to shade courtyard topples in rain

A heritage oak tree that was to be the centerpiece of a new public courtyard in downtown Menlo Park has toppled, apparently...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2017
Last comment by Claude Umbro, on Jan 29, 2017 at 3:55 pm | 9 comments | 2998 Views

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Voters will see parcel tax measure in Menlo Park school district

A ballot measure asking Menlo Park City School District voters to approve a $360 annual parcel tax that would expire after...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2016
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on Jan 28, 2017 at 9:35 am | 22 comments | 3838 Views
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