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MENLO PARK

Why 'Menlo Pres' is now 'Menlo Church'

A local landmark known as Menlo Park Presbyterian Church for 142 years adopted a new name a few months ago. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2015
Last comment by In the know, on Nov 22, 2015 at 8:16 pm | 23 comments | 4119 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Four changes the council wants in downtown plan

The Menlo Park City Council has given staff direction on a number of changes it wants to see in the El Camino Real/downtown...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
Last comment by The facts, on Nov 22, 2015 at 7:31 pm | 11 comments | 2925 Views

AROUND TOWN

Suspended deputy denied appeal by commission

The county Civil Service Commission on Tuesday (Nov. 10) voted unanimously to uphold disciplinary action against Deputy...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2015
Last comment by Holly L., on Nov 22, 2015 at 6:13 am | 15 comments | 982 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why one Harvard MBA pursues career to narrow opportunity gap

Thirteen years ago, Peter Fortenbaugh, who holds a Harvard MBA and a Princeton bachelor's degree in economics, left the job...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2015
Last comment by Daniel, on Nov 21, 2015 at 3:02 am | 1 comment | 1810 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly student tells of school stress: 'Students are gasping for air'

My stress began in elementary school, where students were segregated into separate class meetings as "early" and "late" readers,...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by Aaron, on Nov 20, 2015 at 10:22 pm | 21 comments | 29032 Views

OTHER TOPICS

FAA vows to take fresh look at flight paths, altitudes

Responding to a rising volume of complaints about airplane noise, the Federal Aviation Administration has agreed to take...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 20, 2015 at 1:24 pm | 11 comments | 2554 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Fire Director - Double Duty

From the San Mateo Daily News Harbor "District appoints new commissioner: Menlo Park resident Virginia Chang Kiraly, fire...

Original post made by Bob on Nov. 18, 2015
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Nov 20, 2015 at 11:55 am | 12 comments | 657 Views

MENLO PARK

Wild parrots spotted in Menlo Park

A raucous flock of six to 10 wild parrots spotted Tuesday evening outside of Trader Joe's in Menlo Park caught the eyes...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Nov 20, 2015 at 10:39 am | 10 comments | 2683 Views

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Bay Area Guns Stolen - from police

from da teevee machine http://www.nbcbayarea.com/investigations/Unaccounted-For-Hundreds-of-Guns-Lost-or-Stolen-From-Bay-Area-Police-Agencies-Since-2010-350768311.html "More...

Original post made by responsibilities on Nov. 20, 2015
There are no comments yet. 405 Views

MENLO PARK

Golden Shears barbershop to be put up for sale

A change in ownership may be ahead for the Golden Shears barber shop in downtown Menlo Park. After more than five decades...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2015
Last comment by MPer , on Nov 19, 2015 at 3:37 pm | 5 comments | 3528 Views

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Menlo Park moms and dog owners battle over Nealon Park's open field

Renovations for Nealon Park are on the drawing board, but how will the city balance the interests of parents and their small...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2015
Last comment by Nanc, on Nov 19, 2015 at 1:06 pm | 17 comments | 3296 Views

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Woodside town engineer reflects on career in public works

Woodside Deputy Town Manager and Town Engineer Paul Nagengast has said to an Almanac reporter that he has room for improvement....

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2015
Last comment by Ron, on Nov 19, 2015 at 9:03 am | 4 comments | 2530 Views

AROUND TOWN

Latest local scores, game details

See local [http://www.paloaltoonline.com/sports/scoreboard.php sports scores] and game details. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2015
There are no comments yet. 8407 Views

AROUND TOWN

Good news, bad news from Caltrans on herbicide spraying

Caltrans has given San Mateo County residents some good news and some bad news about the state's plans for spraying herbicides...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2015
Last comment by I know, right?, on Nov 18, 2015 at 6:23 pm | 16 comments | 3533 Views

MENLO PARK

200+ year tree soon to be sawdust

Another Menlo Park tree is about to become a pile of sawdust, wood chips or perhaps fire wood. It is located in Nealon Park,...

Original post made by Community Pride on Nov. 5, 2015
Last comment by really?, on Nov 18, 2015 at 5:01 pm | 21 comments | 1596 Views

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C'est magnifique

Mademoiselle Colette, the elegant French patisserie that opened in Menlo Park last month, has quickly proven popular. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2015
Last comment by Amie, on Nov 18, 2015 at 3:31 pm | 1 comment | 1984 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: Menlo Park council reviews downtown development plan

More than a month after the topic was tabled, Menlo Park's City Council will return Tuesday, Nov. 17, to its review of the...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2015
Last comment by Facts, on Nov 18, 2015 at 1:59 pm | 7 comments | 2432 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Come to a Holiday Faire!

Waldorf School of the Peninsula presents our Annual Holiday Faire! Saturday, December 5th from 10 am to 4 pm 11311 Mora...

Original post made by Waldorf School of the Peninsula on Nov. 18, 2015
There are no comments yet. 317 Views

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Voter turnout rises in 'all-mail' ballot election

Voter turnout was 15 percent higher for the Nov. 3 election in San Mateo County than it was in November 2013, the last off-year...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2015
Last comment by Vote vote vote, on Nov 17, 2015 at 2:23 pm | 3 comments | 1989 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Caring for community

InnVision Shelter Network. The Peninsula Open Space Trust. The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Peninsula. Dana Schmidt, programs...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2015
Last comment by pearl, on Nov 16, 2015 at 1:43 pm | 1 comment | 2561 Views
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By Stuart Soffer | 2 comments | 175 views