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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Survey: Voters would easily approve $294 million bond measure for high schools

Voters in the Sequoia high school district would likely approve a bond measure to rebuild campuses, including Menlo-Atherton...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 18 minutes ago | 42 comments | 3092 Views

AROUND TOWN

Democratic Massachusetts Congressman Blasts Obamacare

U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch of Massachusetts says Obamacare will bury the Democrats. Boston Herald radio has a taped radio talk...

Original post made by Beantown Ex Pat on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, 31 minutes ago | 26 comments | 232 Views

AROUND TOWN

SamTrans sued by former accountant

Ling La, a former accountant for the San Mateo County Transit District, has sued the district and her former bosses, district...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, 2 hours ago | 4 comments | 843 Views

MENLO PARK

Mayor Mueller to travel to China

I see where our Mayor is about to enjoy one of the perks of the job. He is going on one those "junkets" to China. Presuming...

Original post made by old timers on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by Council Watcher, 6 hours ago | 3 comments | 96 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park school board meets on 'Mandarin immersion'

A Mandarin-language immersion program for the Menlo Park City School District will be one of the topics on the agenda when...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by watchful eye, 7 hours ago | 7 comments | 1014 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park works on 'granny unit' regs

The Menlo Park Planning Commission continued its quest to figure out how to encourage construction of secondary units, also...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous,, 8 hours ago | 7 comments | 2243 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Business: Pacific Union opens new Menlo Park office

Menlo Park Mayor Ray Mueller will join Pacific Union executives to cut the ribbon on Pacific Union Real Estate's new office...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2014
Last comment by Larry Knapp, 11 hours ago | 1 comment | 180 Views

SPORTS

Rugby on wheels

The squeal of metal against metal, the smack of rubber against flesh: Murder was in the air as Kentucky hosted the national...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by Aggie, on Apr 23, 2014 at 7:54 pm | 1 comment | 123 Views

OTHER TOPICS

SHD Committed to Governance Transparency

The Sequoia Healthcare District has a much improved website.http://www.sequoiahealthcaredistrict.com/shcd-committed-to-governance-transparency/...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Apr. 23, 2014
There are no comments yet. 33 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton challenges Caltrain electrification report

Less than a mile of train tracks runs through Atherton, but that hasn't stopped the small town from making an outsized effort...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by peninsula resident, on Apr 23, 2014 at 8:27 am | 11 comments | 2957 Views

AROUND TOWN

Suspect arrested in Menlo Park robberies

A fake gun, a purse and several stolen cellphones led police on Monday night to arrest a Menlo Park teenager on suspicion...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by prefer not to say, on Apr 22, 2014 at 11:12 pm | 4 comments | 1482 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sequoia board approves $265M bond measure for June ballot

The June 3 ballot will include a bond measure asking voters for $265 million in capital improvement funds for the Sequoia...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Apr 22, 2014 at 4:23 pm | 4 comments | 1852 Views

ATHERTON

Judge dismisses charges against man shot by CHP in Atherton following high-speed chase

A judge has dismissed charges against a man accused of driving a car at California Highway Patrol officers and sheriff's...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by eddie p., on Apr 22, 2014 at 10:08 am | 6 comments | 1398 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Police substation 'more like a neighborhood service center'

The new Menlo Park Police Department substation holds some surprises for the Belle Haven neighborhood. The long-awaited facility,...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by RC101, on Apr 22, 2014 at 9:40 am | 3 comments | 1677 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Bicyclists rob man at gunpoint

Two teens riding bikes robbed a Menlo Park man at gunpoint near Ivy Drive and Almanor Avenue on Saturday night, according...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2014
Last comment by RU Nutz, on Apr 22, 2014 at 8:37 am | 8 comments | 1634 Views

AROUND TOWN

Environmental report opens door for comment to FAA about aircraft noise

For some residents of Portola Valley, Woodside and nearby communities, the current level of commercial aircraft noise in...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2014
Last comment by Ian Steven, on Apr 21, 2014 at 9:20 pm | 4 comments | 2519 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Former mayors endorse Plan initiative

We the undersigned are former Menlo Park mayors who have served Menlo Park for a total of 64 years. We come together to...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 21, 2014 at 5:33 pm | 109 comments | 3616 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Making roads safer for bicyclists, walkers

An El Camino Real shrunken to four traffic lanes, with a shared bike and pedestrian trail on one side and a bike lane buffered...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Karen, on Apr 21, 2014 at 5:02 pm | 13 comments | 1874 Views

AROUND TOWN

District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe "That's made up."

This is his official response to reports from SamTrans Whistleblower victims that they were told by Kevin Raffaelli that...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Apr 21, 2014 at 3:21 pm | 18 comments | 1338 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Gas main breaks on University Drive

Police and firefighters from the Menlo Park Fire Protection District are at the scene of a gas-main break in the 1300 block...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Apr 21, 2014 at 2:56 pm | 11 comments | 2966 Views
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