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MENLO PARK

Menlo Chamber restarts Golden Acorn Awards; nominations due Friday

After a four-year hiatus from hosting the Golden Acorn Awards, the Menlo Park Chamber of Commerce will again sponsor them...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2016
Last comment by Great News, on Jul 19, 2016 at 8:46 am | 1 comment | 697 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Boom in population and jobs raises concerns

Menlo Park's population could grow by 50 percent and its employee count by 70 percent between now and 2040 if the city adopts...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2016
Last comment by HelloHanalei, on Jul 18, 2016 at 11:39 pm | 1 comment | 2674 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park author has a lot to juggle

Menlo Park's Nick Taylor is a champion multitasker, the type who in the past would have been called a Renaissance man. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2016
Last comment by Money Penny, on Jul 18, 2016 at 10:26 pm | 1 comment | 1601 Views

OTHER TOPICS

San Mateo County supervisors move toward sales tax ballot measure

Following up on a vow to find funding to help alleviate the housing crisis in San Mateo County, the county's Board of Supervisors...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2016
Last comment by Born & raised right here in SMC, on Jul 18, 2016 at 1:24 pm | 12 comments | 1908 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Americans clearly see source of decisiveness & hate - Trump

False equivalent in a nutshell. Media: They BOTH do it! New Quinnipiac Poll: 61% say this election has increased...

Original post made by Bruce on Jul. 12, 2016
Last comment by Ashley, on Jul 17, 2016 at 5:36 pm | 4 comments | 171 Views

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Trump picks Hypocrite as running mate

In another long rambling incoherent "speech", Trump introduces Mike Pence, saving Indiana the embarrassment of turning Pence...

Original post made by Macintosh on Jul. 17, 2016
Last comment by Shaun, on Jul 17, 2016 at 5:34 pm | 1 comment | 131 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook willing to pay Menlo Park $15 million-plus for expansion

Menlo Park could reap more than $15 million in one-time payments and contributions and hefty annual payments from Facebook...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by Susan Smith, on Jul 17, 2016 at 1:36 am | 18 comments | 3414 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Sales: Atherton, Menlo Park, Portola Valley, Woodside

Home sales are provided by California REsource, a real estate information company that obtains home sale data from local...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2016
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Editorial: Housing crisis requires bold steps to resolve

Solving the housing crisis that plagues the Bay Area will demand Herculean resolve and enterprise if cities continue to welcome...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by Ellen, on Jul 16, 2016 at 8:46 pm | 3 comments | 1289 Views

AROUND TOWN

Filing period opens for local elections

The candidate filing period for Nov. 8 local elections to city councils, school board and special district boards opens July...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Park Republican, on Jul 16, 2016 at 3:55 pm | 4 comments | 230 Views

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"Po' Donald" is, in fact, broke; my local precinct loves the Donny

Trump won't release his taxes for obvious reasons. And now it is obvious his campaign is broke also. Here's the simple equation... Trump...

Original post made by Navy Man on Jun. 9, 2016
Last comment by Mott L, on Jul 16, 2016 at 4:07 am | 20 comments | 438 Views

AROUND TOWN

FAA approves Surf Air route to take planes over Bay

Commuter airline Surf Air has received permission from the Federal Aviation Administration to start flying a new approach...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jul 15, 2016 at 5:44 pm | 12 comments | 4297 Views

MENLO PARK

Advocates sharply disagree on solutions to airplane noise

Residents throughout the Midpeninsula and Santa Cruz area agree that airplanes going to San Francisco International Airport...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 15, 2016 at 4:17 pm | 6 comments | 1549 Views

MENLO PARK

TheatreWorks offers summer camp

Teens interested in a college education or professional career in theater are invited to register for TheatreWorks summer...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2016
Last comment by Stage mom, on Jul 14, 2016 at 10:23 pm | 2 comments | 159 Views

AROUND TOWN

New sheriff appoints new undersheriff

Assistant Sheriff Trisha Sanchez will be the county's new undersheriff, effective Sunday, July 17, as Acting Sheriff Carlos...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2016
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 14, 2016 at 7:39 pm | 12 comments | 1056 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Trial date set for lawsuit by driver who struck horse on I-280

A jury trial is set for April 27 on a lawsuit brought by a Menlo Park physician seriously injured in December 2012 when her...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by La onia, on Jul 14, 2016 at 6:36 pm | 3 comments | 2473 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Salon.com interview with Camille Paglia

Salon.com is a progressive magazine enjoyed by many people in the Bay Area and across the country. Camille Paglia is a noted...

Original post made by Salon.com Reader on Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jul 14, 2016 at 5:30 pm | 47 comments | 3158 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Are drones a threat to privacy?

After discussing a number of safety, noise and privacy concerns — including that drone technology could allow would-be...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2016
Last comment by Apple, on Jul 14, 2016 at 2:12 pm | 18 comments | 3199 Views

MENLO PARK

What is the purpose of the pop up parks again?

To date I've seen remnants of two broken (plastic) chairs strewn about, lots of garbage, one homeless person completely passed...

Original post made by MenloRes on Jul. 14, 2016
Last comment by Town involvement vs uninvolved , on Jul 14, 2016 at 9:06 am | 1 comment | 102 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park relaxes water restrictions

After being named one of the most successful cities in California at curbing water use last year, Menlo Park is relaxing...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2016
Last comment by hiker, on Jul 14, 2016 at 6:20 am | 3 comments | 1789 Views
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