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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park sells Hamilton Avenue land

Greenheart Land Company came away as the top bidder for the city's seven lots on Hamilton Avenue. The Menlo Park City Council...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2012
Last comment by Justice for all, on Nov 15, 2012 at 2:54 pm | 21 comments | 2458 Views

MENLO PARK

Defamation lawsuit against a MP FProtection District Board member Virgina Chang Kirlay won't be dismissed.

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Original post made by Susan Smith on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by Connecting the dots, on Jan 29, 2013 at 9:38 am | 21 comments | 2441 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park to buy surveillance equipment, but delay use until crafting privacy policy

After several hours of sometimes spirited discussion on Tuesday night, the Menlo Park City Council voted to approve the purchase...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 27, 2013 at 1:07 pm | 21 comments | 9655 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Granny unit discussion continues

The Planning Commission is in the throes of figuring out how to incorporate secondary units, also known as "granny units,"...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2014
Last comment by Homeless Person, on May 9, 2014 at 3:21 pm | 21 comments | 16641 Views

MENLO PARK

Man killed in Menlo Park police shooting

A man is dead this afternoon after reportedly being shot by a Menlo Park police officer. The shooting happened on Willow...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Nov 18, 2014 at 8:36 am | 21 comments | 11521 Views

MENLO PARK

DA clears Menlo Park officers in fatal shooting

The three Menlo Park police officers who shot and killed a fleeing burglary suspect on Nov. 11 used justifiable force, according...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2015
Last comment by dm, on Feb 8, 2015 at 8:55 pm | 21 comments | 4609 Views

MENLO PARK

Feature story: Burgers and brews among friends at the Dutch Goose

Scott Davis pored over a newspaper while nursing a golden ale as a bright afternoon sun peeked into the patio of one of the...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 22, 2015 at 4:54 pm | 21 comments | 3638 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park puts 'pop-up park' downtown on Chestnut

Menlo Park's latest public park will be around for only six weeks, but during that time the "pop-up park" on Chestnut Street...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2015
Last comment by Elizabeth Ouren, on Sep 15, 2015 at 3:56 pm | 21 comments | 5292 Views

MENLO PARK

New principal, construction at M-A High

As fall classes resume at Menlo-Atherton High School, a new principal is at the helm: Simone Rick-Kennel. And ground has...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 30, 2015 at 1:42 pm | 21 comments | 2690 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Downtown pop-up park trial ends soon

As summer winds to a close, so will lounging in the pop-up park in downtown Menlo Park -- perhaps, but not definitely, forever. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2015
Last comment by Brian, on Oct 2, 2015 at 9:04 am | 21 comments | 2204 Views

MENLO PARK

200+ year tree soon to be sawdust

Another Menlo Park tree is about to become a pile of sawdust, wood chips or perhaps fire wood. It is located in Nealon Park,...

Original post made by Community Pride on Nov. 5, 2015
Last comment by really?, on Nov 18, 2015 at 5:01 pm | 21 comments | 1597 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park survey: Most residents want above-ground parking facility

About two-thirds Menlo Park residents support an above-ground parking facility, according to a new [http://ca-menlopark.civicplus.com/DocumentCenter/View/9121...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2016
Last comment by whoa nelly, on Jan 19, 2016 at 3:36 pm | 21 comments | 2749 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school board asked to rescind superintendent appointment

Atherton resident and open-government advocate Peter Carpenter has made good on his threat to try to force the governing...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 1, 2012 at 9:01 pm | 21 comments | 4964 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Encinal School volunteers sued by coach

A conflict that originated on the Encinal School basketball court appears headed for a court of law after a father who was...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by A student at Hillview, on Feb 16, 2012 at 11:21 pm | 21 comments | 4931 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo School awards diplomas to 145

The 145 members of Menlo School's Class of 2011 received their diplomas June 7 in an outdoor ceremony on the Atherton campus....

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2011
Last comment by dirty little secret, on Jun 22, 2011 at 8:36 am | 21 comments | 4071 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voters to decide whether to adopt $23 million bond measure for new school in Menlo Park

School board members last night (June 11) agreed with Menlo Park City School District staff that district voters should be...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by Grateful, on Jun 15, 2013 at 2:53 pm | 21 comments | 3693 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly student tells of school stress: 'Students are gasping for air'

My stress began in elementary school, where students were segregated into separate class meetings as "early" and "late" readers,...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by Aaron, on Nov 20, 2015 at 10:22 pm | 21 comments | 29054 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

UC admission rates for CA residents drastically declined

Where's the college admission blog when you're looking for it. I came across the following stats today that seemed worth...

Original post made by HS Mom on May. 13, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on May 20, 2015 at 9:40 am | 21 comments | 2365 Views

SPORTS

Guest opinion: Bleachers wrong for Atherton park

In the fall of 2012, Atherton voted to "Save Our Park" by aborting well-thought-out plans for a library, which might have...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2014
Last comment by Now what?, on Feb 5, 2014 at 7:09 pm | 21 comments | 13659 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: Chairman Slocum gets it right at commission dais

Gail Slocum of Menlo Park, chairman of the San Mateo County Planning Commission, had just heard reports from staff and Gail...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2008
Last comment by J. Stalin, on Dec 29, 2008 at 5:01 pm | 21 comments | 2431 Views
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Feelin’ the Bern … (or, A bad year for Party Establishments )
By Stuart Soffer | 2 comments | 292 views