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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 | 104 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 | 2550 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. 130 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. 497 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 | 292 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 | 5298 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 | 8072 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 | 3654 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. 141 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 | 1008 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 | 211 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 | 150 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 | 294 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 | 932 Views

AROUND TOWN

Surf Air gets some noise from local residents

At least 150 people showed up in Atherton on Tuesday night (Sept. 30) for a public meeting with officials from Surf Air,...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 4, 2014 at 8:56 pm | 36 comments | 3099 Views

MENLO PARK

Key Market closing after 20 years at Marsh Manor

Dehoff's Key Market, part of Marsh Manor in Redwood City for about 20 years, is in its last week at that location, according...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by Member, on Oct 4, 2014 at 6:03 pm | 12 comments | 3895 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Locals sue FAA over aircraft noise

For years, residents in Portola Valley, Ladera and along Skyline Boulevard have complained to Northern California aviation...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2014
Last comment by Jetman, on Oct 4, 2014 at 1:47 pm | 34 comments | 1705 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District Seeks Transparency Certifications

At it's August meeting, the Sequoia Healthcare District took action to implement policy changes to meet ACHD and CSDF guidelines...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Sep. 27, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Oct 4, 2014 at 11:59 am | 3 comments | 205 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Stanford mixed-use project to undergo environmental impact analysis

For such a contentious issue, there's agreement more often than not between Stanford University and the Menlo Park City Council...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 4, 2014 at 11:29 am | 29 comments | 2356 Views

MENLO PARK

No 3rd Term for Rich Cline

When I read Cline's statements to the Almanac yesterday, I was shocked. (they are copied below) I voted and supported...

Original post made by former_Cline_supporter on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 3, 2014 at 8:06 pm | 2 comments | 224 Views
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