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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board affirms superintendent choice with unanimous vote

The Menlo Park City School District board unanimously approved a three-year contract Tuesday night that will install Maurice...

Original post made on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 16, 2011 at 7:47 pm | 50 comments | 7509 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Time to reform Proposition 13

How ironic that Silicon Valley, the very center of innovation and creativity envied the world over, is saddled with California's...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Mar 13, 2012 at 9:37 am | 50 comments | 3461 Views

MENLO PARK

Ballot initiative would target large office complexes in Menlo Park

After Menlo Park's specific plan survived its first annual review mostly unscathed, opponents weren't ready to give up. Save...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 4, 2014 at 9:52 am | 50 comments | 9002 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Initiative would shrink Menlo projects

Menlo Park voters who have noticed the recent skirmishes over the proposed mixed-use housing, office and retail projects...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 25, 2014 at 4:45 pm | 50 comments | 19086 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Specific plan initiative goes to ballot

Voters will have a chance to determine the fate of a grassroots group's proposed changes to Menlo Park's downtown/El Camino...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by Brian, on Jul 22, 2014 at 3:43 pm | 50 comments | 13757 Views

MENLO PARK

Impartial Analysis of Measure M

There is has been so much miss-information, essentially lies, being written about what Measure M does and telling everyone...

Original post made by morris brown on Oct. 5, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 13, 2014 at 2:54 pm | 50 comments | 1422 Views

MENLO PARK

Red Light Cameras: A Success Thus Far?

With all the hyperbole and angst displayed in this forum and elsewhere over the new red light camera installed at Ravenswood...

Original post made by Paul Morphy on Oct. 13, 2008
Last comment by watchdog, on Oct 26, 2008 at 6:39 pm | 49 comments | 3524 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council to review appeal of Safeway plans

A routine administrative permit allowing for outdoor seating at the Safeway complex on El Camino Real has been appealed all...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2010
Last comment by Maria of West Menlo, on Feb 4, 2010 at 5:06 pm | 49 comments | 2663 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton councilwoman: Let's end the rancor

An attempt to gather Atherton City Council members together for a refresher course on the council's Code of Conduct appears...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by Harpooner, on Aug 18, 2010 at 9:57 pm | 49 comments | 3395 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stop signs and cyclists: is there an answer?

When a knot of 30 or 40 or even 100 bicyclists passes through Portola Valley and Woodside, as happens regularly, the cyclists...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by La Hondan, on Sep 23, 2010 at 10:07 am | 49 comments | 2606 Views

MENLO PARK

Measure T opposition solidifies

Being out of office doesn't mean you're out of politics in Menlo Park. A group of former council members and commissioners...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by E.D., on Sep 23, 2010 at 9:42 pm | 49 comments | 2649 Views

ATHERTON

$20,000,000 (twenty million dollars) in lawsuits? WOW

If I am correct Atherton has at a starting point $20,000,000 (twenty million) in lawsuits against them. How much will our...

Original post made by Colleen Anderson on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by Ed, on Oct 23, 2010 at 6:12 pm | 49 comments | 1971 Views

ATHERTON

Outside investigator hired to review Atherton police report-alteration case

An outside investigator was hired last week to conduct a personnel investigation of the alteration of the police report detailing...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by Tim Wulff, on Dec 13, 2010 at 9:52 pm | 49 comments | 2844 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park: 55 ticketed for distracted driving

Fifty-five drivers passing through Menlo Park on April 4 and 5 have been officially encouraged to think twice about using...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Apr 14, 2011 at 4:52 pm | 49 comments | 3512 Views

AROUND TOWN

Heritage Oak at risk -- Urgent

This is an urgent appeal to anyone who may be able to help - the SF PUC has informed neighbors whose homes are between 15th...

Original post made by MaryAnnMP on May. 14, 2011
Last comment by MaryAnnMP, on May 31, 2011 at 2:18 pm | 49 comments | 3917 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Is it art -- or a disgrace?

Please take a moment to look at this photo. The "sculpture" in the photo is located on Willow Road and Coleman Avenue in...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by mary ellis, on Jul 9, 2013 at 3:26 pm | 49 comments | 8589 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Little League structure too big for the park?

When Atherton voters approved a 2012 ballot measure allowing ball field improvements in their town's only park, many believed...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2014
Last comment by mighty casey, on Mar 23, 2014 at 6:55 pm | 49 comments | 9189 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Why does the turf topic keep getting shut to nonregistered commentators?

I started the Town Square posting on the topic and I am not a registered user. As I started it I'd like it to remain open...

Original post made by whatever on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 17, 2014 at 8:02 pm | 49 comments | 754 Views

MENLO PARK

Duncan's plan for Park Theater rejected by council members

A plan by Menlo Park resident Andy Duncan to have the city buy the Park Theatre building on El Camino Real and lease it...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2007
Last comment by odd geezer, on Nov 10, 2007 at 1:15 pm | 48 comments | 3743 Views

AROUND TOWN

Big high-speed rail meeting in Menlo Park

California High Speed Rail Authority board member Rod Diridon is among the expected speakers at a Sept. 9 study session...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2008
Last comment by Nick, on Sep 9, 2008 at 7:24 pm | 48 comments | 2649 Views
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