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AROUND TOWN

The right way to propose a school parcel tax

Woodside School Board will tonight consider putting a parcel tax on the ballot to replace an expiring parcel tax. Some...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jun. 7, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 9, 2016 at 7:25 am | 10 comments | 316 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wagstaffe: Ayres Chapter is Closed

In writing a post supportive of the victims in response to DA Steve Wagstaffe's comment that "this chapter is closed", the...

Original post made by Chapter is closed on May. 12, 2016
Last comment by Truth, on Jun 8, 2016 at 7:04 pm | 4 comments | 290 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo Park council review budget with $3.4 million surplus

The Menlo Park City Council will review tonight the city's proposed budget, which projects a surplus of $3.4 million in...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2016
Last comment by dana hendrickson, on Jun 8, 2016 at 1:50 am | 3 comments | 1035 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Hearing on Menlo Park City School District budget

The public will have a chance to comment on the proposed budget of the Menlo Park City School District at a meeting that...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2016
Last comment by WTF, on Jun 7, 2016 at 10:00 pm | 2 comments | 1113 Views

OTHER TOPICS

MROSD, Measure AA, and the San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority

The MidPeninsula Regional Open Space District(MROSD), originally established as the MidPeninsula Regional Park District,...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jun. 7, 2016
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AROUND TOWN

School board members explain their job in the age of social media

Despite a recent contentious parcel tax election and the fact that some difficult budget decisions may be ahead for the Menlo...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jun 7, 2016 at 7:30 am | 4 comments | 2198 Views

MENLO PARK

Longtime Almanac staffer Jane Coladarci dies at 96

Jane Coladarci, a mainstay of the Almanac's advertising department for most of her 30 years at the paper, died "quickly and...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2016
Last comment by John Mercer, on Jun 6, 2016 at 5:15 pm | 1 comment | 334 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Want to run for school board? Info meeting June 1

Those interested in running in the Nov. 8 election for one of the two open seats on the school board of the Menlo Park City...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2016
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on Jun 6, 2016 at 2:49 pm | 2 comments | 1200 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside council calls for 'strong' resolution on aircraft noise problem

The Woodside Town Council directed staff on May 24 to draft a "strong" resolution in favor of quiet skies. The council wants...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2016
Last comment by annoyed woodsider, on Jun 6, 2016 at 11:42 am | 20 comments | 1958 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley council to set baseline of 100% green electricity

Portola Valley's Town Council approved a plan on May 25 that will have the greenest baseline possible in effect when a program...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2016
Last comment by Jim Dandy, on Jun 5, 2016 at 8:07 pm | 3 comments | 1515 Views

AROUND TOWN

A few bumps as Marsh Road closure begins

Police say there were a few start-up problems as Atherton began a planned 10-week closure of Marsh Road on Tuesday as the...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2016
Last comment by JBCHAM, on Jun 5, 2016 at 2:43 pm | 44 comments | 3926 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park man convicted of child molestation fails to appear for sentencing

A 50-year-old Menlo Park man found guilty of multiple counts of felony child molestation didn't show up for sentencing on...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2014
Last comment by Truth, on Jun 5, 2016 at 2:09 pm | 5 comments | 5872 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Why I will vote for Senator Sanders

The reason I want to see Sanders v Trump is because the Donald openly exploits the economic system set up to benefit the...

Original post made by David Smernoff on Jun. 3, 2016
Last comment by Dee, on Jun 3, 2016 at 10:51 pm | 2 comments | 192 Views

AROUND TOWN

Work underway on Marsh Road; traffic appears to be calming

Motorists appear to be figuring out alternative routes with the closure of Marsh Road in Atherton that began this week and...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2016
Last comment by hiker, on Jun 3, 2016 at 2:01 pm | 14 comments | 1964 Views

AROUND TOWN

MPCSD still refuses to answer questions raises by Meaures Aand C

During the run up to the May "Special Election" called by the MPCSD Board just one month before next weeks General Election...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jun. 3, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jun 3, 2016 at 1:44 pm | 1 comment | 228 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dumbarton corridor revisited: A twist on an old debate

Each day, about 77,000 cars pass over the Dumbarton Bridge. Commuters and locals alike know all too well how congested the...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2016
Last comment by Train Fan, on Jun 3, 2016 at 12:33 pm | 1 comment | 3327 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Pollock boutique hotel approved

The Menlo Park Planning Commission unanimously approved Monday night a 61-room hotel proposed by the Portola Valley-based...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2016
Last comment by YIMBY, on Jun 2, 2016 at 3:00 pm | 25 comments | 3773 Views

MENLO PARK

Funding for Santa Cruz Avenue sidewalks, upgrades approved

Six-foot-wide sidewalks, flashing pedestrian crosswalks and new drainage systems are one step closer to being built on Santa...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2016
Last comment by Bizarre, on Jun 2, 2016 at 3:00 pm | 3 comments | 1481 Views

OTHER TOPICS

San Mateo County Sheriff's Office puts 'inmate locator tool' online

The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office announced Friday that it was making available online an inmate locator tool, which...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2016
Last comment by Truth, on Jun 2, 2016 at 1:47 pm | 2 comments | 1279 Views

WOODSIDE

Dr. Barry Rosen, pioneer of addiction medicine, dies at 61

Dr. Barry Rosen, who was recognized internationally for his expertise on the disease of addiction, died at his home in Woodside...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Katya Mills, on Jun 2, 2016 at 12:20 pm | 7 comments | 13515 Views
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