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AROUND TOWN

Options emerge for dealing with Alpine Road speed and congestion

About 70 residents, most from Ladera and Stanford Weekend Acres, gathered in Ladera for a third presentation by the county...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2016
Last comment by Rick V, on Nov 11, 2016 at 6:21 pm | 7 comments | 1855 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Some landlords soon to be required to offer 12-month leases

Some landlords in Menlo Park will be required to give renters the option of a 12-month lease as early as February 2017....

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2016
Last comment by MPer is wrong, on Nov 11, 2016 at 4:55 pm | 7 comments | 1612 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park. Many Neighborhoods. One City.

I am so honored that my city would give almost 30% of its votes to me, an unknown, with no money, from the other side of...

Original post made by Cecilia Taylor on Nov. 11, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 11, 2016 at 4:38 pm | 2 comments | 162 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: Menlo Park council to review proposed changes in general plan

If and when Menlo Park is fully built out under proposed zoning changes, the amount of revenue the city will receive is somewhat...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2016
Last comment by Beth, on Nov 11, 2016 at 4:13 pm | 3 comments | 1210 Views

OTHER TOPICS

‘Prediction professor’ who called Trump’s big win also made another forecast: Trump will be impeached, Washington Post

Don't celebrate yet, Trump supporters: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-fix/wp/2016/11/11/prediction-professor-who-called-trumps-big-win-also-made-another-forecast-trump-w...

Original post made by No Mas, Trump on Nov. 11, 2016
There are no comments yet. 102 Views

OTHER TOPICS

ACHD cites "Mandate" of Healthcare Districts

What is the mandate under which Hospital District morphrodites(a.k.a. Healthcare Districts) operate? In it's latest "Executive...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Sep. 15, 2015
Last comment by Little state bucks, on Nov 11, 2016 at 1:54 pm | 5 comments | 665 Views

OTHER TOPICS

frustrated democracy

For the second time in five elections, the winner of the popular vote---the person the most Americans voted for---did not...

Original post made by Bob Pierce on Nov. 11, 2016
There are no comments yet. 67 Views

ATHERTON

DeGolia: Public money may be needed for new Atherton civic center

Atherton City Councilman Rick DeGolia says he thinks it is "inevitable" that the town must soon ask voters to allow the...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2016
Last comment by Jim, on Nov 11, 2016 at 8:16 am | 23 comments | 2776 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside High student attacked after posting her support for Donald Trump

A Woodside High sophomore said that after she posted on social media her support of Donald Trump for president, she was...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2016
Last comment by Belle Haven Resident, on Nov 10, 2016 at 7:40 pm | 35 comments | 8618 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo-Atherton beats Gunn to reach boys water polo championship

CCS water polo: Henry Marks scored with 36 seconds remaining to play to lift third-seeded Menlo-Atherton to an 8-7 victory...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2016
Last comment by Ol' Home Boy, on Nov 10, 2016 at 4:46 pm | 1 comment | 400 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Portola Valley pushes envelope on new green building codes

As technology moves ahead with new sustainable construction techniques, so does the California building code, but pushing...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2016
Last comment by membername, on Nov 10, 2016 at 1:55 pm | 1 comment | 1981 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District Pension Plan unfunded liability

In this age of overextended retirement benefits, the Sequoia Healthcare District pension plan goes unnoticed. Fact is, CHW...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jan. 9, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 10, 2016 at 11:35 am | 8 comments | 5398 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park school district posts answers to budget questions

The Menlo Park City School District has posted a feature on its website that aims to answer frequently asked questions about...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 10, 2016 at 10:06 am | 52 comments | 2667 Views

AROUND TOWN

La Entrada Used Book Fair Open Nov. 7th-Nov. 10th 7:30am-4pm

Thanks to you and our local community, over 8,000 books were donated to the La Entrada Used Book Fair. We'd like to invite...

Original post made by Stacy May on Nov. 4, 2016
Last comment by Stacy May, on Nov 10, 2016 at 7:10 am | 2 comments | 268 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Election day predictions - National races

Long season, eh? Whaddaya thinking? My humble guesses below: Trump gets Ohio, loses Nevada, Florida due to the Latino...

Original post made by Tuck on Nov. 7, 2016
Last comment by Democrats are Hypocrites, on Nov 9, 2016 at 10:04 pm | 19 comments | 348 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Update: Ackerman, Lucas lead in Menlo Park City School District board race

Two candidates seen by many as "outsiders," David Ackerman and Caroline Lucas, appear to have been elected to the governing...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Nov 9, 2016 at 7:53 pm | 2 comments | 4434 Views

MENLO PARK

Update: Mueller, Carlton re-elected to Menlo Park council

Both Menlo Park City Council incumbents, Catherine Carlton and Ray Mueller, were re-elected Tuesday to serve another four...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2016
Last comment by Inspiring Campaigns, on Nov 9, 2016 at 2:18 pm | 1 comment | 1828 Views

MENLO PARK

Wednesday: Menlo Park may act on renter-protection measures

The day after Election Day, it will be back to business for the Menlo Park City Council. This time, the council will consider...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Nov 9, 2016 at 2:05 pm | 6 comments | 1144 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Update: Incumbents win re-election to Sequoia Healthcare District board

Incumbents Kim Griffin and Kathleen Kane were re-elected Tuesday to four-year terms on the five-member governing board of...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2016
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Nov 9, 2016 at 1:40 pm | 1 comment | 1049 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voter Guide 2016

Links to election stories, endorsements and campaign finance reports. Polls close at 8 p.m. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2016/10/25/voter-guide-2016...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2016
Last comment by Dawn1234, on Nov 8, 2016 at 12:46 pm | 1 comment | 3442 Views
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