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MENLO PARK

Housing costs drive longtime resident, WWII veteran out of Menlo Park

A 92-year-old World War II veteran took the dais at the Menlo Park City Council meeting on March 15 to tell how rising housing...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by Joan, on Apr 18, 2016 at 1:41 pm | 26 comments | 3766 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park mom talks about expanded parental leave policy

Following a landmark week when both San Francisco and the state of New York passed laws to broaden paid parental leave, at...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1055 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Former San Mateo Deputy Sheriff Gets Long Sentence for Molesting a Girl in Santa Clara County

Former deputy sentenced for molestation April 16, 2016, 05:00 AM An ex-San Mateo County sheriff’s deputy was sentenced...

Original post made by Santa Clara Gets it Right on Apr. 16, 2016
Last comment by Deputy of Munks, on Apr 18, 2016 at 8:25 am | 3 comments | 182 Views

AROUND TOWN

In business: New barbershop opens in West Menlo Park

Contrary to what overeager holiday decorators might think, the new red and white striped pole spotted at 2100 Avy Ave. in...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2015
Last comment by Janel Dummar, on Apr 16, 2016 at 9:57 pm | 3 comments | 4241 Views

SPORTS

New trail opens near Russian Ridge preserve

Invasive thistles and bullfrogs, endangered snakes, a contaminated landfill site and a mire of regulations were several of...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2016
Last comment by Russian rocks, on Apr 16, 2016 at 5:40 pm | 6 comments | 1268 Views

MOVIES

Windrider Film forum returns to Atherton

Windrider Film Forum returns to the Menlo-Atherton Performing Arts Center in Atherton for an expanded "very selective" showing...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2016
Last comment by Windy Ryder, on Apr 16, 2016 at 10:49 am | 3 comments | 457 Views

AROUND TOWN

Artist sets up pop-up gallery in downtown Menlo Park

For Ann McMillan, painting isn't just about capturing the scenery of the landscapes on a canvas. It's a more meditative practice,...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2016
Last comment by Anneke, on Apr 16, 2016 at 9:15 am | 2 comments | 1178 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obituary: Rudy W. Driscoll Jr., 47, Woodside

Rudy W. Driscoll Jr., 47, a Woodside resident who served until last week on the local school board, died on June 16. He was...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2015
Last comment by Weasel, on Apr 15, 2016 at 8:54 pm | 4 comments | 18106 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Roger Reynolds' carriage house is likely doomed

The carriage house on the former Roger Reynolds Nursery site at 133 Encinal Ave. in Menlo Park will likely face demolition...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Apr 15, 2016 at 8:53 pm | 12 comments | 2778 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park: Rising housing costs threaten private school for low-income families

Every morning, Konstance Kirkendoll leaves her San Leandro home at 7 a.m., with her two children, an 8-year-old and a 3-month-old,...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2016
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Apr 15, 2016 at 4:19 pm | 20 comments | 3903 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fight on its hands: School district asks voters to approve two parcel taxes

For decades, voters in Menlo Park and Atherton have reliably approved every school finance measure put before them. Now,...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2016
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Apr 15, 2016 at 3:53 pm | 32 comments | 3166 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Hillary’s War on Women

The Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Foundation has engaged on a war on women by paying them substantially less than their...

Original post made by Fell the Bern on Apr. 12, 2016
Last comment by Bernie Sanders Fan, on Apr 15, 2016 at 3:02 pm | 7 comments | 200 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park: Wide support for bike lanes on Oak Grove Avenue

"Hello council members," said a child who took the podium. "I'm Irene Vail. I am in second grade at Encinal School." She...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2016
Last comment by dana hendrickson, on Apr 15, 2016 at 11:43 am | 6 comments | 1597 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Presbyterian Pastor Walt Gerber dies at 79

Walt Gerber, who presided as senior pastor at Menlo Park Presbyterian Church – now called Menlo Church – for 28...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2016
Last comment by MPPC Parisioner , on Apr 15, 2016 at 9:19 am | 3 comments | 5846 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Tax revenues, spending exceed budget estimates

Property taxes and hotel taxes collected in Menlo Park during the first half of the 2015-16 fiscal year are bringing in more...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2016
Last comment by conservative, on Apr 15, 2016 at 8:52 am | 7 comments | 1053 Views

AROUND TOWN

x San Mateo County Sheriff Deputy Colin T. Smith 2nd trial.

San Mateo County District Attorney's Office informed the Court today that it will try this case again. This is good and...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jul. 16, 2015
Last comment by A Citizen for Justice, on Apr 14, 2016 at 3:57 pm | 9 comments | 813 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Las Lomitas district parents want a more diverse teaching staff

Parents in the Las Lomitas Elementary School District say something needs to be done about the fact that they have only 9...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2016
Last comment by Teachers, on Apr 14, 2016 at 1:00 pm | 30 comments | 3523 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former county social worker sentenced to nine years for child sex abuse

A former San Mateo County social worker who oversaw the cases of East Palo Alto children was sentenced to nine years in prison...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2016
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Apr 14, 2016 at 11:03 am | 4 comments | 1340 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Artist sets up pop-up gallery in downtown Menlo Park

For Ann McMillan, painting isn't just about capturing the scenery of the landscapes on a canvas. It's a more meditative practice,...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2016
Last comment by SVOS, on Apr 14, 2016 at 8:18 am | 1 comment | 103 Views

WOODSIDE

Man could spend life in prison for La Honda shootings

A North Carolina man could spend life in prison for the shooting of two La Honda men outside their home on March 12, San...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2016
Last comment by Try to find, on Apr 13, 2016 at 7:19 am | 8 comments | 1380 Views
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