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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: To retreat or not to retreat?

Trips by Menlo Park city staff to Half Moon Bay and Napa during the past two months came as a surprise to at least one council...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by what was discussed, on Nov 11, 2014 at 4:41 pm | 23 comments | 11030 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community college bond measure passes easily

Measure H, the $388 million community college bond measure, passed easily Tuesday. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2014/11/04/community-college-bond-measu...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 11, 2014 at 12:28 pm | 4 comments | 1095 Views

MENLO PARK

More disclosure on use of City funds to defeate Measure M

I just picked up this copy of the Daily Post. (Nov 10th, 2014) Dave Price in his Opinion page, writes a full blown article...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Nov. 10, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 11, 2014 at 9:16 am | 23 comments | 600 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mandarin charter school asks district to provide facilities

Saying they have 84 in-district students who have said they'll attend the yet-to-be approved charter school next year, the...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2014
Last comment by pearl, on Nov 10, 2014 at 7:13 pm | 6 comments | 1780 Views

AROUND TOWN

PetSmart employee, boyfriend sentenced to 29 years in prison

A former San Carlos PetSmart employee and her boyfriend were sentenced to a total of 29 years in prison Thursday morning...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by Robert, on Nov 10, 2014 at 2:01 pm | 2 comments | 1824 Views

AROUND TOWN

Great advice for Menlo Park from a PA resident's recommendation to Palo Alto

Excerpts from the PA Weekly: "Guest Opinion: Improving Palo Alto's stakeholder group process by John Guislin Below...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Nov. 10, 2014
There are no comments yet. 152 Views

MENLO PARK

With Measure M defeated, time to improve the plan

Now that voters have rejected Measure M, it is time for the City Council to resume evaluating how well the plan is working,...

Original post made by Adina Levin on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by not_just_about_land_use, on Nov 10, 2014 at 9:38 am | 24 comments | 1741 Views

MENLO PARK

DASchild Fundraiser to support Baan Nana Shelter in Northern Thailand

Nalin and Mark Decker of Menlo Park, CA founded the DASchild charitable organization in 2007 with an aim to protect children...

Original post made by Stacy May on Nov. 9, 2014
There are no comments yet. 279 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside: Fine diluted again for felling trees

It's been eight years since Woodside's Town Council amended the town's tree protection law. Take down three or more significant...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2014
Last comment by Nancy, on Nov 9, 2014 at 8:07 pm | 3 comments | 962 Views

MENLO PARK

City billed for letters to the editor

Editor: I have written permission from the Daily Post to reprint this article which appeared today in their publication. morris...

Original post made by morris brown on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 9, 2014 at 6:47 pm | 23 comments | 484 Views

MENLO PARK

Full investigation of role of City Staff regarding Specific Plan and Measure M needed NOW

The recent articles and communications regarding possible bias of the City Staff and spending of public funds to hire Malcom...

Original post made by We need answers on Nov. 9, 2014
Last comment by No more blight, on Nov 9, 2014 at 9:27 am | 2 comments | 258 Views

MENLO PARK

School board examines law governing charter schools

An attorney led a study session Monday night for the board of the Menlo Park City School District about the details of charter...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2014
Last comment by pearl, on Nov 8, 2014 at 6:04 pm | 3 comments | 2898 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County police officer convicted of assaulting the boyfriend of his ex-girlfriend

http://www.hmbreview.com/news/former-hmb-policeman-found-guilty-for-assault/article_70e4a724-65f7-11e4-b3d1-77146c93b938.html Colin...

Original post made by Finally! on Nov. 6, 2014
Last comment by What happened?, on Nov 8, 2014 at 2:31 pm | 5 comments | 303 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Potentially hazardous trees may be downed by year's end

While the exact number of trees living in Portola Valley is not known, there is now one tree-related number that is: 31. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2014
Last comment by pvrez, on Nov 8, 2014 at 9:38 am | 5 comments | 1590 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Deadly assault suspect skips court hearing

A bench warrant was issued after a 66-year-old man accused of backing a pickup truck into a Menlo Park police officer didn't...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Nov 7, 2014 at 8:00 pm | 2 comments | 1626 Views

AROUND TOWN

Health care district: Hickey re-elected but loses his battle

A longtime plan by Sequoia Healthcare District board member Jack Hickey to have voters decide on the future of the district...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 7, 2014 at 3:27 pm | 31 comments | 3140 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District Pension Plan unfunded liability

In this age of overextended retirement benefits, the Sequoia Healthcare District pension plan goes unnoticed. Fact is, CHW...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jan. 9, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 7, 2014 at 2:23 pm | 4 comments | 3644 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park police officer follows nose to pot bust

A Menlo Park police officer following the scent – literally – on Tuesday afternoon reportedly discovered 101 marijuana...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2014
Last comment by Probation, on Nov 7, 2014 at 1:48 pm | 7 comments | 1939 Views

AROUND TOWN

What are the options for the Menlo Park dissidents?

In their campaign for Measure M a number of residents made clear that they neither trust their elected representatives nor...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Nov. 6, 2014
There are no comments yet. 206 Views

AROUND TOWN

MacNivens to be honored at 'Sillycon' Valley event

"Fun, informal laugh therapy" is how Becky Witter of Woodside describes her "brainchild," Sillycon Valley LOL, a fundraiser...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2014
Last comment by woodside subscriber, on Nov 6, 2014 at 3:36 pm | 1 comment | 1110 Views
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Water Torture
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