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THE LOCAL DISH

Hillary Clinton Does Not Deserve the Presidential Nomination

I was reading the book called 'The Residence'. It is about the people behind ths scenes who keep the White House going....

Original post made by Concerned Menlo Park Resident on May. 26, 2015
Last comment by hillview, 1 hour ago | 26 comments | 353 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Boutique hotel proposed for El Camino Real

It's a small lot -- the property at 1400 El Camino Real is about half an acre --- but big enough for a 63-room, four-story...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by Mich, 5 hours ago | 32 comments | 5305 Views

ATHERTON

A cafe in new Atherton civic center?

Atherton, which now has no commercial zoning, may soon change that so locals can buy a cup of coffee when the town gets its...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by Dan S., 8 hours ago | 13 comments | 1401 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook sous chef dies at 31

Ezekiel Duru, a Menlo Park resident and the executive sous chef at Facebook, died Feb. 20 at the age of 31. Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2014
Last comment by Water , 9 hours ago | 3 comments | 2979 Views

AROUND TOWN

SMC Harbor District .LAFco is looking for comments

Taking first steps to dissolve the Harbor District. http://lafco.smcgov.org/sites/lafco.smcgov.org/files/documents/files/CirculationDraft_HarborDist_2015-29-05_with%20cover%20let...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on May. 29, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, 15 hours ago | 1 comment | 39 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park mayor and son celebrate Bike to Work Day

George Carlton-Ridenour and his mother, Menlo Park mayor Catherine Carlton, participated in the regional Bike to Work Day...

Original post made on May. 26, 2015
Last comment by Get real, 16 hours ago | 3 comments | 1450 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Water rate hikes proposed

Customers of the Menlo Park Municipal Water District should keep an eye on the mailbox for a notice explaining the utility's...

Original post made on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by menlo resident, 16 hours ago | 4 comments | 952 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: City manager awaits contract renewal

City Manager Alex McIntyre's employment contract is scheduled for a renewal vote on June 2, prompting residents to offer...

Original post made on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by Council Watcher, 16 hours ago | 8 comments | 1439 Views

MENLO PARK

Workshop: Stanford's Middle Avenue plaza design

Stanford University will host community workshops on May 28 and May 30 to talk about design options for a public plaza off...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by Mike Keenly, 16 hours ago | 15 comments | 1178 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Cal Water mails details of drought restrictions

Details of Cal Water's drought restrictions were mailed to customers on May 28, and the company has put a tool online with...

Original post made on May. 29, 2015
Last comment by Rodger, 17 hours ago | 3 comments | 1517 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Keeping Searsville dam in place a good solution

The day Stanford University released its plans for Searsville Dam, an article labeled "1000 dams down and counting" was published...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by Roxanne Rorapaugh, 17 hours ago | 4 comments | 511 Views

AROUND TOWN

X SMC Sheriff Deputy Colin T. Smith Sentencing Below the Radar.

Today was to be another sentencing hearing for Colin T. Smith. Hon. Judge Leland Davis III has allowed him to be out and...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on May. 29, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, 17 hours ago | 2 comments | 81 Views

ATHERTON

Surf Air continues plans to expand local flights

Local residents and officials who had been trying to meet with Surf Air CEO Jeff Potter since the company announced a major...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 23 hours ago | 71 comments | 3407 Views

AROUND TOWN

SMC Harbor District calls for Special Meeting Wrong Subject

Current subject is reorganize commissioners, translates to Remove Sabrina Brennan as President, when it should be Terminating...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on May. 25, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 28, 2015 at 1:13 pm | 17 comments | 262 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Affordable housing panel in Menlo Park

Tonight (May 28), a panel of housing experts will talk about a range of related issues, including affordability, regional...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by Anonymous, on May 28, 2015 at 1:07 pm | 2 comments | 480 Views

AROUND TOWN

How should Menlo Park define public benefit?

In the city's ongoing effort to wrangle the meaning of "public benefit" into measurable, comparable terms, the Menlo Park...

Original post made on May. 26, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 28, 2015 at 12:34 pm | 6 comments | 1159 Views

MENLO PARK

Community Forum/Office Hours Announcement

On Sunday May 31st, I will be holding office hours and a community forum to listen to feedback from residents regarding all...

Original post made by Ray Mueller on May. 28, 2015
There are no comments yet. 56 Views

ATHERTON

Crowd questions Cal Water on drought restrictions

A crowd of nearly 250 people showed up at a Tuesday night meeting to ask officials from Cal Water about the new drought restrictions...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on May 27, 2015 at 9:03 pm | 9 comments | 3336 Views

MENLO PARK

Spreading the Menlo Spark

The nine founding members of Menlo Spark -- a small group with a big goal -- are setting out on a mission to guide Menlo...

Original post made on May. 26, 2015
Last comment by Mike Keenly, on May 27, 2015 at 8:27 pm | 10 comments | 2537 Views

WOODSIDE

Musician, college president and Woodside resident Bob Stiff

Woodside resident Dwight Robert "Bob" Stiff, a self-taught professional musician, twice president of Canada College, and...

Original post made on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by Steve Dambrosio, on May 27, 2015 at 7:14 pm | 2 comments | 841 Views
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