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THE LOCAL DISH

New York Times Caught in Lie about Scott Walker

On Friday February 13 The New York Times published a Column by Gail Collins in which she blames Scott Walker for Wisconsin...

Original post made by News Hound on Feb. 16, 2015
Last comment by say what?, on Feb 17, 2015 at 8:19 am | 10 comments | 919 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Man, 22, arrested in La Honda fatality; motorcyclist identified

A 22-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence in a collision that killed a motorcyclist on...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2015
Last comment by Tomrey, on Feb 15, 2015 at 7:43 pm | 4 comments | 6207 Views

MENLO PARK

Catherine Carlton tells India 1 million square feet of office space for startups is coming to Menlo Park

According to these articles in two different newspapers in India, Catherine Carlton is running around India telling the press...

Original post made by Bamboozled on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by More Press More Questions, on Feb 14, 2015 at 11:05 pm | 4 comments | 806 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: When 'choice' undermines public health

There's little to celebrate about the measles outbreak now hitting the nation. But one positive outcome is the level of attention...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on Feb 14, 2015 at 7:17 pm | 22 comments | 2817 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why vaccinate?

With an outbreak of measles continuing to spread, the question of whether parents should be allowed to choose not to immunize...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Feb 14, 2015 at 5:29 pm | 16 comments | 3176 Views

AROUND TOWN

Traffic disruptions expected for President Obama's visit to Stanford

President Barack Obama is at Stanford today (Friday, Feb. 13) for a cybersecurity summit, and local commuters should expect...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2015
Last comment by SteveC, on Feb 14, 2015 at 8:33 am | 3 comments | 2451 Views

AROUND TOWN

Citations for selling liquor to a minor issued at three Menlo Park restaurants

A decoy operation on Friday, Feb. 6, in which a minor attempted to buy alcohol at 10 Menlo Park locations, resulted in citations...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2015
Last comment by Bill Weiss, on Feb 13, 2015 at 6:31 pm | 20 comments | 4697 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jail smuggling defendants appear in court

Seven defendants including three San Mateo County sheriff's employees accused of a conspiracy to smuggle cellphones and drugs...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Feb 13, 2015 at 2:33 pm | 15 comments | 2926 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton plans tighter right-of-way regulations

Atherton's current practice of allowing everything from wireless facilities to big rocks to be placed in the town's right-of-way...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2015
Last comment by MEMBERONE, on Feb 13, 2015 at 1:28 pm | 9 comments | 2356 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Ed Wells, part of Portola Valley's loyal opposition, dies

Ed Wells, a Portola Valley resident since the town was incorporated in 1964, has died. An ardent opponent of the town's utility...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2015
Last comment by Danna Breen, on Feb 13, 2015 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 3467 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Obama at Stanford today for cybersecurity conference

President Barack Obama arrived in the Bay Area Thursday night for a trip that will include a speech at a cybersecurity...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2015
Last comment by wages, on Feb 13, 2015 at 9:47 am | 3 comments | 1323 Views

WOODSIDE

Council rejects private 'art cave' concept in Woodside

The Woodside Town Council on Tuesday reversed the Planning Commission's approval of the conceptual viability of an underground...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2015
Last comment by Chad, on Feb 13, 2015 at 8:53 am | 1 comment | 1868 Views

OTHER TOPICS

New Menlo Park housing for homeless veterans

More than 100 people gathered at the Menlo Park campus of the Department of Veterans Affairs on a damp Monday afternoon to...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2015
Last comment by August, on Feb 13, 2015 at 5:31 am | 5 comments | 3505 Views

AROUND TOWN

Construction, building interests give $357K to pass community college bond measure

Construction and building interests were in a class by themselves in contributing $357,100 in 2014 to the campaign for Measure...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by Sharon, on Feb 12, 2015 at 11:14 pm | 1 comment | 1788 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook buys 56 acres near its Menlo Park headquarters

Facebook has acquired another huge property near its main campus at Willow Road and Bayfront Expressway in Menlo Park. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2015
Last comment by Stats, on Feb 12, 2015 at 7:57 pm | 15 comments | 4773 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park district nearly ready to start building new school

Officials at the Menlo Park City School District say they are just a few months away from beginning construction on their...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2015
Last comment by Neigbor, on Feb 12, 2015 at 6:13 pm | 4 comments | 2912 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park's Measure M opponents outspent proponents by factor of 1.3

The final batch of campaign finance reports for the 2014 election were due Feb. 2, and the numbers show serious money by...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2015
Last comment by Responsible Too, on Feb 12, 2015 at 4:27 pm | 6 comments | 3004 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton sues Caltrain over electrification

Atherton has sued the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board, alleging the agency improperly approved the environmental impact...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2015
Last comment by Bad trend, on Feb 11, 2015 at 11:01 pm | 6 comments | 2689 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

NBC News Statement on Brian Williams 6-Months Suspension

CNN Money has NBC News president Deborah Turness full statement on Brian Williams Suspension. http://money.cnn.com/2015/02/10/media/nbc-brian-williams-suspended/ He...

Original post made by News Hound on Feb. 11, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Feb 11, 2015 at 12:07 pm | 4 comments | 520 Views

MENLO PARK

What's with all the Helicopters over West Menlo?

Anyone know?...

Original post made by Jennifer on Apr. 18, 2011
Last comment by Bird in the sky, on Feb 10, 2015 at 9:00 pm | 7 comments | 2624 Views
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