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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tuesday deadline for filing arguments on school parcel tax measures

The deadline is fast approaching for submitting an argument for or against the two parcel tax Measures A and C proposed by...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 1 hour ago | 4 comments | 301 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Hampshire claims 1st victim - Fiorina quits

She posted her notice on Facebook. Does this make her a lead VP candidate for Jeb? Why did a person who rarely bothered...

Original post made by Bernard on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Bernard, 2 hours ago | 3 comments | 105 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park school board places two tax measures on May ballot

It's official. Two parcel taxes will go to voters in the Menlo Park City School District in a special May 3 mail-in ballot....

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2016
Last comment by Jack Hickey, 2 hours ago | 166 comments | 4387 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Donald Trump threatens to sue Ted Cruz for lying and cheating

Because that is what rich people do. CNN News report: http://www.cnn.com/2016/02/12/politics/donald-trump-ted-cruz-dishonest...

Original post made by Donald on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by soft-core-actress, 3 hours ago | 5 comments | 123 Views

MENLO PARK

Schools: Enrollment study shows low-income families leaving area

A new report shows the Peninsula's high cost of living driving low-income families away from elementary school districts...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2016
Last comment by Hmmm, 12 hours ago | 115 comments | 5989 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Super Bowl party draws hundreds

Nearly 500 people, including a number of sports stars and celebrities, attended the "Big Game Big Give" party in Atherton...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by I don't like it, 14 hours ago | 1 comment | 69 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Obama asks Congress for $125M for Caltrain electrification

President Barack Obama has asked Congress for $125 million in the fiscal 2017 budget for the electrification of Caltrain,...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2016
Last comment by OBASM, 15 hours ago | 4 comments | 1059 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside Elementary adds new principal

The Woodside Elementary School District's superintendent, who had also been the principal of the one-school district, has...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Citizen, 16 hours ago | 3 comments | 2768 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

M-A High enrollment appears to be growing as predicted

In an apparent confirmation of projections that the number of students at Menlo-Atherton High School would begin to rise...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by Hmmm, 19 hours ago | 2 comments | 865 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park police arrest two in home burglary

Police arrested a 22-year-old man and a juvenile on suspicion of burglarizing a home Thursday morning, Feb. 11, in Menlo...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by Hmmm, 21 hours ago | 3 comments | 1942 Views

OTHER TOPICS

POST wants to protect 1,000 acres of farmland

The Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) announced Feb. 4 that the organization is working to conserve more than a thousand...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by Samia, 23 hours ago | 1 comment | 679 Views

ATHERTON

Obama in Atherton today for fundraiser

With tickets costing up to $25,000 each, Atherton was an unsurprising choice as the location for a Democratic Party fundraiser...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2016
Last comment by keyword for klickin', on Feb 12, 2016 at 8:58 am | 8 comments | 1277 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton sends civic center architects back to the drawing board, again

A public meeting scheduled to unveil the design for Atherton's new civic center has been postponed for a month, after the...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by rresident, on Feb 12, 2016 at 7:12 am | 12 comments | 1707 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Builders pay $10.5 million for one-acre lot with teardown

It's a sign of the times. A one-acre lot in Atherton recently sold for $10.5 million to builders who say they plan to replace...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by James, on Feb 11, 2016 at 1:21 pm | 16 comments | 3597 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: City Council to discuss Santa Cruz Avenue sidewalks

Menlo Park's City Council will meet Tuesday, Feb. 9, to discuss what to do next about the Santa Cruz Avenue sidewalk project....

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by millions, on Feb 11, 2016 at 1:19 pm | 3 comments | 776 Views

WOODSIDE

Editorial: Why is Caltrans still spraying toxics along roadside?

Opponents of roadside herbicide spraying in San Mateo County are watching closely as Caltrans reviews its weed-removal policies...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Rhea Sampson, on Feb 11, 2016 at 10:36 am | 3 comments | 510 Views

FICTION

App aims to make friendly messages more personal

Your phone buzzes. You look down and see you have a new audio message. You hit play, but instead of a nagging "Hiiiii, call...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Nevet, on Feb 11, 2016 at 9:34 am | 4 comments | 1196 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Feldman's Books, Gentry magazine buildings up for sale, redevelopment

Two of Menlo Park's oldest commercial buildings – the current locations of Feldman's Books (1170 El Camino Real) and...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2016
Last comment by srsly, on Feb 10, 2016 at 2:35 pm | 17 comments | 2268 Views

WOODSIDE

Don't change name of Sellman Auditorium, crowd urges Woodside school board

Two dozen people showed up at a Woodside Elementary School District governing board meeting yesterday with a clear message...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2016
Last comment by Denise Terry, on Feb 10, 2016 at 11:41 am | 13 comments | 2662 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Woodside council considers limits on basements

With a significant uptick in 2015 in the number of applications to build basements, and with designs that are increasingly...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Donna, on Feb 10, 2016 at 11:24 am | 2 comments | 705 Views
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