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PORTOLA VALLEY

Electronic eyes along Portola Valley roads?

Portola Valley residents are soon to confront a tradeoff: continuing privacy in their driving habits or giving up some measure...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2014
Last comment by Max, on Nov 12, 2014 at 1:00 pm | 12 comments | 2451 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Menlo Park consultant's election-year work needs hard look

Menlo Park's divisive Measure M initiative may have been settled at the ballot box earlier this month but, regrettably, newly...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2014
Last comment by curious, on Nov 12, 2014 at 12:39 pm | 12 comments | 2400 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Tonight: Council to consider wider, safer trail along Alpine Road

Safety on the narrow trail along the south side of Alpine Road between Saddleback Drive and Hillbrook Drive has long been...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2014
Last comment by Valerie Baldwin, on Nov 12, 2014 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 1036 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: Sequoia Healthcare District vote a rejection of Hickey's platform?

Now that the Sequoia Healthcare District election is over, it is clear that the voters do not support (Jack) Hickey's platform...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 12, 2014 at 12:08 pm | 1 comment | 513 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park paid consultant to draft talking points, letters to editor on Measure M

Invoices show that the city of Menlo Park paid $5,125 to a consultant for drafting talking points, letters to the editor...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2014
Last comment by Cool, calm, collected, on Nov 12, 2014 at 10:32 am | 70 comments | 4586 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park re-elects council incumbents

Voters in Menlo Park apparently like the City Council as is, and really didn't like Measure M. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by choices, on Nov 11, 2014 at 7:15 pm | 8 comments | 1614 Views

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 | 11683 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 | 1640 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 | 782 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 | 2479 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 | 2337 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. 357 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 | 2348 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. 497 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 | 1428 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 | 700 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 | 493 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 | 5522 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 | 630 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 | 2066 Views
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