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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside: $212,500 tree-cutting fine is paid in full

The $209,000 budget surplus for the town of Woodside has more than doubled with the cashing of a check for $212,500, delivered...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Oct 6, 2016 at 7:57 am | 4 comments | 2013 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: Menlo Park meets on Ravenswood Avenue grade separation

The Ravenswood Avenue railroad crossing in downtown Menlo Park is being studied for the feasibility of a grade-separation...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2016
Last comment by furrburger, on Oct 5, 2016 at 1:53 pm | 2 comments | 1386 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park City School District gives a raise and bonuses to all employees

In addition to awarding a 2.5 percent raise to all its employees, the Menlo Park City School District has given all its workers...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2016
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardiña, on Oct 5, 2016 at 12:05 am | 90 comments | 4757 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Brandishing firearm: Why jury acquitted deputy in courtroom incident

On Aug. 29, 2016, after a three-day trial and about four hours of deliberation, a jury acquitted Sheriff's Office Deputy...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2016
Last comment by Easy, on Oct 4, 2016 at 5:01 pm | 3 comments | 1688 Views

MENLO PARK

Trump Foundation given cease and desist order for violations of law

Does it ever end with the scandals for Trump? One after another after another....

Original post made by Brooks on Oct. 3, 2016
Last comment by Real Rich Clear Politics, on Oct 4, 2016 at 9:48 am | 1 comment | 135 Views

MENLO PARK

“Jerry Brown’s Train Wreck”

An especially illuminating article “Jerry Brown’s Train Wreck” --“The California Governor doesn’t want anyone...

Original post made by morris brown on Oct. 4, 2016
Last comment by morris brown, on Oct 4, 2016 at 7:45 am | 1 comment | 134 Views

AROUND TOWN

Donald "I'm (sniff) smart" Trump loses a BILLION in '95, pays no income taxes for at least 18 years

"Donald J. Trump declared a $916 million loss on his 1995 income tax returns, a tax deduction so substantial it could have...

Original post made by R Johnson on Oct. 2, 2016
Last comment by I didn't know that, on Oct 3, 2016 at 9:32 pm | 6 comments | 324 Views

SPORTS

Track & field: Miranda breaks Menlo school record

Menlo School sophomore Robert Miranda ran himself into the history book at the Sacramento Meet of Champions on Saturday as...

Original post made on May. 2, 2016
Last comment by scott marconda, on Oct 3, 2016 at 8:48 pm | 2 comments | 996 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton: Police Chief Ed Flint is retiring

Atherton Police Chief Ed Flint will retire effective Oct. 14, the town announced on Sept. 30. Chief Flint had been on leave...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2016
Last comment by Scott Barnum, on Oct 3, 2016 at 8:30 pm | 5 comments | 2659 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Feds charge resident with bank fraud

Federal authorities have charged Portola Valley resident Mark Migdal and a co-defendant from Hillsborough with bank fraud...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2016
Last comment by Interested onlooker, on Oct 3, 2016 at 4:39 pm | 3 comments | 3866 Views

WOODSIDE

Driver suffers major injuries in crash near Woodside

A person was trapped inside a vehicle that went over an embankment Saturday evening in unincorporated San Mateo County,...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2016
Last comment by KimL, on Oct 3, 2016 at 3:33 pm | 6 comments | 3600 Views

FICTION

Debate thread - Trump word salad

Drives me crazy - he speaks in Word Salads, jumping back and forth among topics. Why am I missing? Reminds me of the...

Original post made by Tanner on Sep. 26, 2016
Last comment by R. Diggit, on Oct 3, 2016 at 3:02 pm | 32 comments | 597 Views

SPORTS

Riekes Center athletes compete in Rio Paralympics

Two athletes who train or work at the Riekes Center for Human Advancement in North Fair Oaks – Katie Holloway and Steven...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2016
Last comment by Beth, on Oct 3, 2016 at 2:47 pm | 1 comment | 1524 Views

AROUND TOWN

SCREENAGERS: Growing Up in the Digital Age

MPCSD Parent Education Presents, "SCREENAGERS: Growing Up in the Digital Age" Movie screening followed by conversation...

Original post made by MPCSD Parent Education on Oct. 3, 2016
There are no comments yet. 164 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park bike rodeo gives kids tips on steet safety

Menlo Park's Police Department and Bicycle Commission hosted a bike rodeo recently that taught sixth-graders at Hillview...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2016
Last comment by parent, on Oct 3, 2016 at 9:16 am | 1 comment | 921 Views

AROUND TOWN

In 148 years, the San Diego Union-Tribune has never endorsed a Democrat for president. They're for Clinton.

"Endorsement Why Hillary Clinton is the safe choice for president" Vengeful, dishonest and impulsive, Trump is no Romney....

Original post made by Eton on Oct. 1, 2016
Last comment by Eton, on Oct 2, 2016 at 10:38 pm | 5 comments | 293 Views

ATHERTON

Fire board, Atherton lower the heat in funding fray

The Atherton City Council has made known its concerns about possible inequities between funding for town operations and funding...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 1, 2016 at 9:07 pm | 10 comments | 1363 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

LA Times says Trump ahead

The Los Angeles Times, as of today says that Donald Trump is ahead of Hillary Clinton by over 5 % at 49.7% against 44.8%....

Original post made by Poll Watcher on Sep. 30, 2016
Last comment by Outlier poll, on Oct 1, 2016 at 6:52 am | 6 comments | 240 Views

MENLO PARK

Saturday: Menlo Park retirement celebration for Martha of Martha's Pastries

Martha Merz, recognized by locals as the Martha of Martha's Pastries, is retiring after spending the past 28 years running...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2016
Last comment by Alice, on Sep 30, 2016 at 9:39 pm | 1 comment | 1745 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park: New name for German-American International School

Menlo Park's German-American International School is no more. In name, that is. The private school has changed its name to...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2016
Last comment by Franz, on Sep 30, 2016 at 8:55 pm | 1 comment | 1473 Views
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