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AROUND TOWN

Another chance to discuss airplane noise

Surf Air, the small commuter airline that began flying in and out of the San Carlos Airport in June 2013, has received more...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by Jetman, on Oct 8, 2014 at 9:40 pm | 43 comments | 2643 Views

MENLO PARK

Developer contributes $200K to defeat Measure M

Greenheart Land Co., which is proposing to build a 420,000-square-foot, mixed-use development on El Camino Real at Oak Grove...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 8, 2014 at 7:59 pm | 10 comments | 1848 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

La Entrada named National Blue Ribbon School

For the second time in six years, La Entrada School in Menlo Park has been named a National Blue Ribbon School. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Mom, on Oct 8, 2014 at 12:18 pm | 1 comment | 1201 Views

MENLO PARK

Voter's Guide: Six vie for three Menlo Park council seats

Described by more than one candidate as a "battle for the soul of downtown" Menlo Park, this year's election will decide...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2014
There are no comments yet. 840 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Post releases their election op ed

For those of you who love local politics, "The Post" has released their op -ed about the Menlo Elections and measure M. ...

Original post made by Scott on Oct. 7, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Observer, on Oct 8, 2014 at 8:29 am | 3 comments | 204 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park Planning Commission looks at medical office cap

The council's recommendation to cap medical office space within the downtown/El Camino Real specific plan area at 33,000...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2014
Last comment by Planning Commissioner, on Oct 7, 2014 at 9:39 pm | 20 comments | 1441 Views

SPORTS

A tough climb behind him, Ross awarded top prize

Ross Fulkerson of Portola Valley is at the peak of his game and he's just 12 years old. But he is also on a path to encounter...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2014
Last comment by Climbinggurl, on Oct 7, 2014 at 7:20 pm | 1 comment | 57 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mandarin immersion charter school petitions Menlo Park district for approval

Supporters of a new charter school in the Menlo Park City School District that would teach many of its classes in Mandarin...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2014
Last comment by Downtowner, on Oct 7, 2014 at 5:57 pm | 11 comments | 1768 Views

AROUND TOWN

A Tale of Two Web Sites - and a flagrant violation of the law

Here is the No on Menlo web site: http://menloparkdeservesbetter.nationbuilder.com Note the posting of the "Paid for...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Oct. 7, 2014
There are no comments yet. 98 Views

MENLO PARK

Tasers, water and Belle Haven garden go before Menlo Park council

The agenda for Tuesday's (Oct. 7) council meeting in Menlo Park runs the gamut from police use of Tasers to hiring a consultant...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2014
There are no comments yet. 420 Views

AROUND TOWN

A Tale of Two Signs

Here are two yard signs: https://www.dropbox.com/sc/r99mpwo866s9yr8/AADRrMKToDs4onMnq-7qiv-Va https://www.dropbox.com/sc/alzn80rcvqua3wq/AACf3q5xHDFGXm7MiUHs0VZka The...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Oct. 6, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 7, 2014 at 9:44 am | 7 comments | 259 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Stanford 'conflicted' about continuing talks before Measure M is decided

Will they or won't they? Stanford University's abrupt announcement that it would postpone negotiations over its proposed...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by Skip Hilton, on Oct 6, 2014 at 10:10 pm | 100 comments | 3712 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Backers of Mandarin immersion program plan charter school in Menlo Park

With ambitions to open by fall 2015, supporters of a Mandarin-language immersion program who were turned down by the Menlo...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2014
Last comment by concerned MPCSD parent and tax payer, on Oct 6, 2014 at 8:56 pm | 62 comments | 6091 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park mayor calls for do-over of Stanford proposal

Saying that a recently released traffic analysis concluded that the Stanford Arrillaga complex proposed at 500 El Camino...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 6, 2014 at 4:00 pm | 38 comments | 3499 Views

AROUND TOWN

When disaster strikes

After many years of dealing with disaster response and disaster recovery one of the things I have learned is that a key to...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Oct. 6, 2014
There are no comments yet. 104 Views

MENLO PARK

Feature story: A walk through Holy Cross

Menlo Park's Holy Cross Cemetery contains much of the Midpeninsula's history within its gates. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2014
Last comment by Xipe Totec, on Oct 6, 2014 at 1:41 pm | 1 comment | 859 Views

AROUND TOWN

At last someone who can explain Measure M

Paul Collacchi's recent email on Measure M has the following signature line: "Any scientist who can't explain to an eight-year...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Oct. 6, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 6, 2014 at 11:58 am | 1 comment | 158 Views

MENLO PARK

Nearly 1,000 turn out for Rosewood Hotel job fair in Menlo Park

Some 975 people turned out for a job fair on Sunday, Feb. 8, seeking positions at the soon-to-open Rosewood Hotel on Sand...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by Matthew, on Oct 5, 2014 at 9:24 pm | 3 comments | 125 Views

AROUND TOWN

Great advice from Vince Bressler

Bressler email states - "When you are confronted with the breathless arguments against Measure M, please remember what Yes...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Oct. 4, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 5, 2014 at 10:43 am | 3 comments | 251 Views

WOODSIDE

New water rates have residents paying less per gallon despite drought

The latest price of having fresh water at home from the California Water Service Company went up and it went down for residents...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by Roxie Rorapaugh, on Oct 5, 2014 at 10:31 am | 2 comments | 786 Views
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Local picks on 2015 Michelin Bib Gourmand list
By Elena Kadvany | 6 comments | 3,358 views

Ode to Brussels Sprout
By Laura Stec | 20 comments | 2,574 views

Go Giants! Next Stop: World Series!
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 1,920 views

Charter School Proposal Steeped In Unintended Consequences
By Erin Glanville | 40 comments | 1,785 views

Measure M-- I am not drinking Greenheartís expensive potion
By Martin Lamarque | 14 comments | 571 views