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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: A reluctant 'no' recommendation on parcel tax measures

The Menlo Park City School District's parcel tax measures contain a fatal flaw: They have no sunset clause, and that's why...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2016
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on May 1, 2016 at 3:05 pm | 72 comments | 4642 Views

AROUND TOWN

Locals seek meeting with FAA over Surf Air, which added 10 round-trip flights this week

Local officials have requested Federal Aviation Administration representatives meet with them to discuss noise from Surf...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 14, 2015 at 8:40 pm | 72 comments | 5373 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Chris Metthews Says the Democrats Could Well Lose 10 Senate Seats in the 2014 Midterm Election

MSNBC , the Public Relations Arm of the White House, has Chris Matthews waving the White Flag of surrender for the 2014 midterm...

Original post made by Menlo Observer on Mar. 13, 2014
Last comment by 'Murican citizens, on Apr 8, 2014 at 1:09 pm | 71 comments | 2758 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why are 30 people allowed to gridlock El Camino every day?

Menlo Park is the only jurisdiction south of Highway 84 that devotes one of the three lanes of ECR to parking - allowing...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Feb. 10, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 18, 2013 at 2:22 pm | 71 comments | 4350 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Bicyclist anti-harassment law under consideration

Menlo Park is considering whether to implement a bicyclist anti-harassment ordinance at the request of the Bicycle Commission,...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 22, 2013 at 9:56 pm | 71 comments | 8024 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton wants councilman dropped from lawsuit

The attorney defending Atherton and City Councilman Jerry Carlson in a federal lawsuit filed by Jon Buckheit is attempting...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Nov 19, 2010 at 11:06 pm | 71 comments | 4461 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 | 5232 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bike Safety at Laurel Elementary School

Is bike safety for children really an issue? To many people it is not, because they feel it is not safe for children to bike...

Original post made by Manfred Kopisch on Feb. 9, 2007
Last comment by Manfred Kopisch, on Jun 14, 2007 at 9:57 pm | 70 comments | 8869 Views

OTHER TOPICS

215,000 jobs. Bush recession finally over?

After 800,000 jobs lost in December 2008, the United States has 58th consecutive month of overall job growth in July, the...

Original post made by Katy H on Aug. 7, 2015
Last comment by June, on Aug 18, 2015 at 10:27 am | 70 comments | 2488 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obama to return to Woodside

President Barack Obama is returning to Woodside on Sunday, Sept. 25, for a 4 p.m. gathering to meet and presumably break...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2011
Last comment by Emotional or Irate?, on Sep 27, 2011 at 4:08 pm | 70 comments | 4703 Views

ATHERTON

State board approves charter for Everest

A September opening is much more likely now for Everest Public High School, a new charter school that was opposed by the...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by Libertarian, on Apr 10, 2009 at 1:53 pm | 70 comments | 11064 Views

MENLO PARK

Residents say Menlo police raided wrong house

Two East Palo Alto addresses differed only by a single number, but that number led Menlo Park police to raid the wrong house,...

Original post made on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by East Palo Alto resident, on Jul 25, 2011 at 3:46 pm | 69 comments | 4587 Views

MENLO PARK

Stanford drops medical offices from proposed mixed-use complex in Menlo Park

Stanford has agreed to make several changes to its proposed eight-acre complex on El Camino Real, Menlo Park council subcommittee...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 26, 2013 at 11:34 am | 69 comments | 10967 Views

MENLO PARK

Our Planning Department and the Stanford Project

We've all learned many unpleasant lessons from the Stanford/Arrillaga project, including how the City was apparently misled...

Original post made by Observer on Apr. 19, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 24, 2013 at 1:07 pm | 68 comments | 3037 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park fire district candidate forum

The League of Women Voters of South San Mateo County is sponsoring a candidate forums for the Menlo Park Fire Protection...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 18, 2013 at 1:41 pm | 68 comments | 27923 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park gets started on two major rail crossing projects

The city of Menlo Park has taken initial steps on two major transportation projects designed to improve east-west connectivity...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2016
Last comment by reason, on Feb 2, 2016 at 8:05 pm | 68 comments | 5873 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Union electricians picket Ladera Oaks club over non-union wages

On most weekday mornings, there's now a crowd of men clad in orange safety vests at the entrance to Ladera Oaks Swim, Fitness...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by dan, on Feb 18, 2009 at 10:39 pm | 68 comments | 4378 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Atherton, Menlo Park residents advised to shelter in place due to fire at scrap metal yard

Atherton and Menlo Park police advised residents this afternoon to shelter in place with windows closed if they smell smoke...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 14, 2013 at 2:36 pm | 68 comments | 35656 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire board member decries union ads

With a contract dispute unresolved and an election looming, the union that represents 93 firefighters in the Menlo Park Fire...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2009
Last comment by Disgusted, on Oct 25, 2009 at 1:38 am | 68 comments | 4508 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park woman killed at El Camino crosswalk

A Menlo Park woman was struck by a vehicle and killed June 18 while walking at the intersection of El Camino Real and Alejandra...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 14, 2015 at 11:11 pm | 67 comments | 9675 Views
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