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THE LOCAL DISH

What are your memories of Ken's House of Pancakes in Menlo Park?

Kenneth H. Pruitt, who became known as the "Pancake Man" after opening his first Ken's House of Pancakes in Menlo Park in...

Original post made by Memorie Man on May. 9, 2007
Last comment by Even hungrier .., on Nov 3, 2014 at 5:54 pm | 50 comments | 7931 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Redwood City district approves Mandarin immersion program

While the Menlo Park City School District struggles with a Mandarin Immersion Charter School proposal, the Redwood City School...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2014
Last comment by Alisa MacAvoy, on Nov 3, 2014 at 3:52 pm | 5 comments | 2411 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park: More than 200 at hearing on Mandarin school

More than 200 people filled the Multi-Use Room at Encinal School on Tuesday (Oct. 14) for a public hearing on the proposed...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2014
Last comment by object to James 2, on Nov 3, 2014 at 3:26 pm | 22 comments | 3929 Views

MENLO PARK

Has the City of Menlo Park been conducting a coordinated campaign against Measure M?

Just appeared in the Menlo Park email log: http://ccin.menlopark.org:81/8597.html Has the City of Menlo Park been conducting...

Original post made by old timer on Nov. 1, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 3, 2014 at 2:13 pm | 39 comments | 1058 Views

AROUND TOWN

Invitation to Measure M supporters to engage in an open dialogue

The voters of Menlo Park deserve to be fully informed regarding Measure M. Pick any one of the following issues: 1 -...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Sep. 13, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Nov 3, 2014 at 12:15 pm | 15 comments | 629 Views

SPORTS

Twelve to be inducted into M-A Athletic Hall of Fame

Menlo-Atherton High School has inducted 12 members into its eighth Athletic Hall of Fame class. The list includes five athletes,...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2014
Last comment by chad sefcik, on Nov 3, 2014 at 12:13 pm | 1 comment | 1509 Views

MENLO PARK

Measure M and the environment

Are you still wrestling with how to vote on Measure M, or just getting to look at the issues? As a resident who puts...

Original post made by Adina Levin on Nov. 3, 2014
There are no comments yet. 226 Views

MENLO PARK

New Hotel Rooms Won’t Reduce Taxpayer Subsidies; Only Measure M Reduces Losses

Two major questions have been raised regarding the taxpayer subsidies required to support the Downtown Specific Plan (“DSP”)...

Original post made by Chuck Bernstein on Nov. 2, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Nov 3, 2014 at 7:12 am | 15 comments | 405 Views

AROUND TOWN

Undecided on Measure M? Here are some resources to help you decide

First and foremost read the exact language of Measure M - any summary or synopsis leaves out critical details and Measure...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Nov. 2, 2014
There are no comments yet. 469 Views

MENLO PARK

The Downtown Plan is a Fiasco Financially; Measure M Will Help

Critics of Menlo Park's Measure M are able to find fault with it because it has taken on a near-impossible task: repairing...

Original post made by Chuck Bernstein on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 2, 2014 at 6:44 pm | 120 comments | 2034 Views

AROUND TOWN

Will voters weigh in on future of Sequoia Healthcare District?

One race in the Nov. 4 election has the potential to correct what some see as a miscarriage of the democratic process. But...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 2, 2014 at 4:25 pm | 6 comments | 1081 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Money and politics in Menlo Park

The unseemly role of money in politics at the state and national levels has a local counterpart these days. Rather sizable...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by formerly undecided on M, on Nov 2, 2014 at 2:08 pm | 30 comments | 1974 Views

MENLO PARK

Complaint against the City filed with Civil Grand Jury

Ex-Mayor Heyward Robinson today, filed a complaint against the City of Menlo Park with the Civil Grand July. The complaint...

Original post made by old timer on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 1, 2014 at 5:57 pm | 16 comments | 500 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Voter Guide: Incumbent faces challenger for open space district seat

After narrowly approving a $300 million bond measure for the MidPeninsula Regional Open Space district in June, local voters...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by Ginny McShane, Ed.D., on Nov 1, 2014 at 2:55 pm | 9 comments | 930 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council approves specific plan changes

Menlo Park now allows less medical office space within the boundaries of the downtown/El Camino Real specific plan, following...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by formerly undecided on M, on Nov 1, 2014 at 2:54 pm | 43 comments | 2217 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Human Services director 'horrified' by allegations against social worker

The director of the San Mateo County Human Services Agency said Wednesday she is "horrified" by allegations that...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Nov 1, 2014 at 11:02 am | 3 comments | 1633 Views

MENLO PARK

Council approves Amendments to Specific Plan 10-29-2014

The MP council approved some amendments to the specific plan. Obviously planned as a meeting just before the election to...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 1, 2014 at 8:28 am | 16 comments | 358 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton police offer Halloween safety tips, free glow necklaces

The Atherton Police Department will give out free glow necklaces to children and their parents on and before Halloween, starting...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by John Doe, on Oct 31, 2014 at 7:07 pm | 1 comment | 502 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Stanford doctor in voluntary quarantine

A Stanford physician who recently returned from Liberia has voluntarily gone into quarantine, and the university has announced...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 31, 2014 at 4:54 pm | 5 comments | 1196 Views

MENLO PARK

More miss-information from Peter Carpenter

Peter Carpenter, the Atherton resident, has posted the following in another (open only to registered users) thread. He...

Original post made by old timer on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 31, 2014 at 3:06 pm | 4 comments | 294 Views
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Early Decision Blues
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One night only: ‘Occupy the Farm’ screening in Palo Alto
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What Are Menlo Park’s Priorities?
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Water Torture
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Are you considering a remodel?
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