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MENLO PARK

Laurel School wins National Blue Ribbon Schools recognition

Laurel School in Atherton, which next month will open its second campus in Menlo Park, has won a prestigious National Blue...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2016
Last comment by Michael, 12 minutes ago | 1 comment | 546 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo Park district school board seeks public comment on budget woes

A meeting seeking public comment on solutions to the Menlo Park City School District's budget problems will be held at 6...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 1 hour ago | 16 comments | 1206 Views

FICTION

Debate thread - Trump word salad

Drives me crazy - he speaks in Word Salads, jumping back and forth among topics. Why am I missing? Reminds me of the...

Original post made by Tanner on Sep. 26, 2016
Last comment by Javier B, 2 hours ago | 24 comments | 255 Views

AROUND TOWN

Libertarian Gary Johnson bizarrely sticks tongue out during interview - and keeps it out while talking

And keeps it OUT while talking about how serious of a candidate he may be. All our Libertarian friends and our so-called...

Original post made by Butterfly Nets for Everyone! on Sep. 23, 2016
Last comment by Javier B, 2 hours ago | 8 comments | 303 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Ultra Conservative Arizona Republic condemns Trump, endorses Hillary Clinton

"the United States ... demand a steady hand, a cool head and the ability to think ... Hillary Clinton understands this. Donald...

Original post made by Eton on Sep. 28, 2016
Last comment by Trump quote, 2 hours ago | 6 comments | 87 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Council approves terms for Greenheart development

A project to build 420,000 square feet of residential, office and retail space on the large vacant lot along El Camino Real...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 2 hours ago | 31 comments | 2774 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lennie Roberts named 'Environmental Hero'

Ladera resident Lennie Roberts, a local legislative advocate for the Committee for Green Foothills, has long been a local...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2016
Last comment by naturegirl, 5 hours ago | 2 comments | 1051 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park City School District gives a raise and bonuses to all employees

In addition to awarding a 2.5 percent raise to all its employees, the Menlo Park City School District has given all its workers...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2016
Last comment by Apple, 8 hours ago | 48 comments | 2896 Views

MENLO PARK

Planned Parenthood Endorses Catherine Carlton!

Congratulations to Menlo Park City Council Candidate Catherine Carlton for recieving the only City Council candidate endorsement...

Original post made by Race Watcher on Sep. 28, 2016
There are no comments yet. 63 Views

MENLO PARK

USGS to leave Menlo Park for Moffett Field

Officials with the U.S. Geological Survey say they intend to shut down the agency's West Coast science center in Menlo Park...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2016
Last comment by Todd, 23 hours ago | 22 comments | 4301 Views

ATHERTON

Has Atherton Declared War

At times it seems that the Atherton Town Council and staff have become sue happy. Spending vasts amount of resident's hard...

Original post made by Nervous Nellie on Sep. 28, 2016
Last comment by Loser!, on Sep 28, 2016 at 5:57 pm | 1 comment | 66 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton loses lawsuit over Caltrain electrification project

A Superior Court judge has ruled against Atherton and other plaintiffs that had tried to stop progress on Caltrain's electrification...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2016
Last comment by Stats, on Sep 28, 2016 at 5:50 pm | 3 comments | 1567 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Facebook expansion clears Planning Commission

Up next: Facebook's got a date with the City Council. On Sept. 26, the company cleared the penultimate hurdle for its expansion...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2016
Last comment by Bob McGrew, on Sep 27, 2016 at 6:55 pm | 2 comments | 583 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: City manager gets raise, bonus

Menlo Park City Manager Alex McIntyre has won a $4,300 pay raise to $221,800 a year, plus a year's extension to his contract,...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
Last comment by Thom Harris, on Sep 26, 2016 at 2:28 pm | 1 comment | 914 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Homemade fireworks thought to be behind Sunday night explosion

Homemade fireworks are being reported as the cause of an explosion heard around 9:15 p.m. in Woodside on Sunday, Sept. 25,...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2016
Last comment by in the glens, on Sep 26, 2016 at 2:00 pm | 4 comments | 2392 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park City School District ponders how cuts could affect looming deficit

After first recapping a bleak financial outlook predicting a $5.3 million operating deficit within five years, the Menlo...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2016
Last comment by Publius, on Sep 26, 2016 at 10:13 am | 64 comments | 4717 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District considering appointing Erik Burmeister as new superintendent

The Menlo Park City School District announced today that the school board will discuss on Sept. 27 whether it should appoint...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
Last comment by Publius, on Sep 26, 2016 at 9:33 am | 17 comments | 3425 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Crowd tells county they've had enough of Surf Air

San Mateo County got an earful from a standing-room only crowd of about 185 people who packed a meeting room in Atherton...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2016
Last comment by PlaneSense, on Sep 26, 2016 at 7:52 am | 94 comments | 7491 Views

MENLO PARK

Save the Guild Theater in Menlo Park

I'm trying to start a movement this month, Sept. 2016, to Save the Guild Theater in Menlo Park, the only movie theater in...

Original post made by Judy Adams on Sep. 20, 2016
Last comment by Judy Adams, on Sep 26, 2016 at 7:01 am | 3 comments | 230 Views

OTHER TOPICS

55 days since Trump held a press conference - because Trump can no longer defend his lies

Besides "blacklisting" national media, Trump has broken all campaign precedent by refusing to allow the traveling press to...

Original post made by Freedom of the Press on Sep. 21, 2016
Last comment by Sunday night funnies, on Sep 25, 2016 at 9:42 pm | 2 comments | 134 Views
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