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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district starts process to lay off 30 teachers

The Menlo Park City School District's governing board has approved starting the process for laying off the equivalent of...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2017
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Feb 20, 2017 at 12:04 pm | 17 comments | 3491 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park voters grapple with Donald Trump's election

Eighty-seven percent of Menlo Park's voters picked a candidate other than the country's president-elect, Donald Trump. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2016
Last comment by Homeland security, on Feb 19, 2017 at 5:48 pm | 106 comments | 4008 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Fire district gets big slice of property taxes

This is the second in a series of stories on the budget and financing of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District, which covers...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 19, 2017 at 3:07 pm | 68 comments | 1612 Views

MOVIES

Disabled seating etiquette at the movies

This is for the woman who attended the 7:30 PM showing of LaLa Land at the Redwood City movie theatre with her disabled daughter...

Original post made by Companion Seat on Feb. 19, 2017
There are no comments yet. 104 Views

MENLO PARK

Traffic flow a main priority for Menlo Park in 2017

If the Menlo Park City Council's updated work plan is anything to go by, 2017 will be the year of transportation. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2017
Last comment by do real planning, on Feb 18, 2017 at 3:19 pm | 3 comments | 2070 Views

OTHER TOPICS

County: 'You shouldn't have to risk your life to be housed'

A law that county officials say will "send a clear message to those who have chosen to take advantage of tenants" by renting...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2017
Last comment by 18th year, on Feb 18, 2017 at 12:01 pm | 9 comments | 1771 Views

MENLO PARK

Man sues Menlo Park, alleges racial profiling in arrest

A man who was arrested by Menlo Park police in August 2015 and held for 48 hours in the San Mateo County jail has filed a...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2017
Last comment by Dancing, on Feb 18, 2017 at 10:14 am | 2 comments | 1700 Views

AROUND TOWN

State Sen. Hill to look into higher than normal bills for PG&E customers

According to Sen. Jerry Hill's office, customers in the Bay Area, as well as the Sacramento Valley, have said that their...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2017
Last comment by BobD, on Feb 18, 2017 at 10:04 am | 26 comments | 2053 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vote for Green Party Nominee Jill Stein for President

Now with the release of the DNC e-mails we all know now that the DNC had the fix in for Hillary. Bernie Sanders, the only...

Original post made by Disgusted Democrat on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by Marshall Marsh, on Feb 18, 2017 at 9:05 am | 5 comments | 451 Views

MENLO PARK

Stanford plans new office building on Sand Hill Road

Stanford University is proposing to construct a two-story, 39,510-square-foot office building at 2131 Sand Hill Road in Menlo...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2017
Last comment by tom turner, on Feb 17, 2017 at 3:40 pm | 3 comments | 2013 Views

MENLO PARK

Decision on Caltrain $647 million FTA Grant Deferred

The FTA in a letter dated Feb 17 addressed to Caltrain CEO Jim Hartnett, announced it has deferred a decision to approve...

Original post made by morris brown on Feb. 17, 2017
There are no comments yet. 85 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton approves plans for $37 million civic center

Atherton is on schedule to start construction of a new civic center by the end of the year, but first it will ask voters...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2017
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on Feb 17, 2017 at 2:45 pm | 2 comments | 1619 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside council votes to take no action on ethics investigation

The Woodside Town Council voted 4-0, with three members absent, on Wednesday to take no action on an extended investigation...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2017
Last comment by Wackyside, on Feb 17, 2017 at 12:05 pm | 2 comments | 921 Views

WOODSIDE

Armed man robs Woodside branch of Chase Bank

Sheriff's deputies are on the lookout for a man who robbed a Woodside branch of Chase Bank while brandishing a handgun and...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2017
Last comment by Clunge, on Feb 17, 2017 at 10:36 am | 4 comments | 3887 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Carriage house demolished at former Roger Reynolds Nursery site

To clear the way for a new 24-condo complex at 133 Encinal Ave. in Menlo Park, the Victorian-style carriage house that was...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2017
Last comment by really?, on Feb 17, 2017 at 8:33 am | 5 comments | 2191 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thursday: Community meeting on school parcel tax, financing

Voters with questions about the Menlo Park City School District's parcel tax ballot measure may get answers at a community...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Man, on Feb 16, 2017 at 11:21 pm | 5 comments | 866 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jury: Caltrans 90% responsible for Atherton crosswalk fatality

A jury has found the California Department of Transportation 90 percent responsible for the 2010 death of a 62-year-old man...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by Duke - Atherton resident, on Feb 16, 2017 at 7:51 pm | 12 comments | 8978 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Trump Foundation admits Self-Dealing to IRS; Clinton Foundation retains 4 star rating

Not that it matters to hypocrites. After admitting Trump University was a fraudulent scam, the Trumps said they would...

Original post made by Mackinaw on Nov. 22, 2016
Last comment by guest, on Feb 15, 2017 at 2:32 pm | 25 comments | 848 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wednesday: School board to vote on 30 layoff notices

A list of 30 layoff notices that could be issued if the parcel tax measure proposed by the Menlo Park City School District...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2017
Last comment by Publius, on Feb 15, 2017 at 10:41 am | 6 comments | 1428 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Comment: absurd decision on Obama makes a mockery of the Nobel peace prize

The award of this year’s Nobel peace prize to President Obama will be met with widespread incredulity, consternation in...

Original post made by Michael Binyon on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by Putin/Trump 2020, on Feb 15, 2017 at 10:28 am | 18 comments | 18787 Views
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