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Brock Turner juror to judge: 'Shame on you'

"Absolutely shocked and appalled" -- that's the reaction of a juror in the Brock Turner sexual-assault case to the sentence...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2016
Last comment by Truth, on Jun 15, 2016 at 4:49 am | 4 comments | 2508 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Armed men invade occupied home, take cash and jewelry

Three armed men invaded an occupied house on Golden Oak Drive in Portola Valley around 10:30 p.m. Sunday (June 12) and stole...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2016
Last comment by Member, on Jun 14, 2016 at 1:28 pm | 6 comments | 6893 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Facebook to move employee health clinic to new location

Rehearsing for a rock band at an employees-only health clinic? That's what Facebook plans to allow its employees to do...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2016
Last comment by Chris, on Jun 14, 2016 at 1:04 pm | 5 comments | 2361 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Trump comes out against First Amendment's Freedom of Press

Today: "The press should be ashamed of themselves," he said, telling reporters, "You make me look very bad." No, sir,...

Original post made by Grand, Wallace on May. 31, 2016
Last comment by fiber, on Jun 14, 2016 at 9:19 am | 5 comments | 403 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Trump congrats Trump on Orlando massacre, hints Obama involved

Trump first tweets self-congratulatory brag about 50 dead; now Trump implies that the president is possibly in league with...

Original post made by Lancelot on Jun. 13, 2016
Last comment by really?, on Jun 14, 2016 at 8:18 am | 9 comments | 321 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Johnson-Weld is the right ticket!

Original post made by Hersch, Menlo Park: Central Menlo Park, on Jun 12, 2016 "Menlo Park Republicans: please vote libertarian...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jun. 12, 2016
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Jun 13, 2016 at 10:59 am | 5 comments | 319 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Donald Trump, A Friend Of The Military?

Let's see the Trump supporters try to spin this: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/trump-fires-veterans-military-service_us_57509590e4b0c3752dcd08cf?section=politics...

Original post made by Stop the Trolls on Jun. 3, 2016
Last comment by Katy, on Jun 12, 2016 at 1:17 pm | 5 comments | 319 Views

ATHERTON

Traffic congestion ahead: Marsh Road closure starts today

The planned 10-week closure of Marsh Road in Atherton begins Tuesday, May 31, as the town starts construction on a replacement...

Original post made on May. 31, 2016
Last comment by JimmyCanDo, on Jun 11, 2016 at 9:49 pm | 8 comments | 5123 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Interesting Article on Hillary Rodham Clinton

The UK Daily Mail published a provocative article on the life and times of Hillary Rodham Clinton. Warning: this is not...

Original post made by Menlo Observer on Jun. 10, 2016
Last comment by Peace in Our Time, on Jun 10, 2016 at 10:47 pm | 6 comments | 376 Views

MENLO PARK

E. Gary Smith pretrial conference continued

A pretrial conference for Edwin Gary Smith, 64, former owner of Menalto Cleaners in Menlo Park who is accused of unauthorized...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2016
Last comment by Curious, on Jun 10, 2016 at 1:18 pm | 5 comments | 2332 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park office manager sentenced to prison for embezzlement

Former office manager of Menlo Park landscaping company sentenced to seven years and eight months in state prison in $1 million...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2016
Last comment by pogo, on Jun 10, 2016 at 7:45 am | 3 comments | 2170 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park district school board endorses plan to involve community

Superintendent Maurice Ghysels has come up with a plan to involve the community in issues that arose when the Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 9, 2016 at 9:12 pm | 3 comments | 2447 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Portola Valley event benefits abandoned exotic animals

Representatives from various corners of the animal kingdom — reptiles, birds and mammals, including some 350 humans...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2016
Last comment by Linda and Paul, on Jun 9, 2016 at 5:49 pm | 1 comment | 427 Views

AROUND TOWN

Are you being paid at the 95 percentile of California workers?

The MPCSD budget states: "The budget does not include projections to compensation increases other than step and column...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jun. 6, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Man, on Jun 9, 2016 at 5:11 pm | 13 comments | 521 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside School District may put parcel tax on ballot

The Woodside Elementary School District's governing board is contemplating putting a parcel tax measure on the November ballot. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jun 9, 2016 at 3:07 pm | 2 comments | 1133 Views

MENLO PARK

Voters overwhelmingly approve Ravenswood schools bond measure

A $26 million bond measure on the June 7 ballot to fund major capital improvements throughout the Ravenswood City School...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2016
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jun 9, 2016 at 2:31 pm | 7 comments | 1403 Views

AROUND TOWN

Early results: Berman leads the field in Assembly race

Palo Alto Councilman Marc Berman is leading the pack in the race to succeed Rich Gordon in the 24th Assembly District, while...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2016
Last comment by Top Two, on Jun 9, 2016 at 10:49 am | 6 comments | 2724 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Election: Bay restoration measure passes

A regional ballot initiative proposing a parcel tax that would raise $500 million over 20 years to fund Bay conservation...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2016
Last comment by Joe, on Jun 9, 2016 at 8:05 am | 9 comments | 1993 Views

AROUND TOWN

The right way to propose a school parcel tax

Woodside School Board will tonight consider putting a parcel tax on the ballot to replace an expiring parcel tax. Some...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jun. 7, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 9, 2016 at 7:25 am | 10 comments | 356 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wagstaffe: Ayres Chapter is Closed

In writing a post supportive of the victims in response to DA Steve Wagstaffe's comment that "this chapter is closed", the...

Original post made by Chapter is closed on May. 12, 2016
Last comment by Truth, on Jun 8, 2016 at 7:04 pm | 4 comments | 328 Views
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