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MENLO PARK

Letter: Frustrated By Menlo Blight & Downtown Vibrancy

Menlo Park deserves better. We are writing as concerned citizens of Menlo Park frustrated by the continued blight on El Camino...

Original post made by 20 Frustrated Residents on Jun. 19, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 21, 2014 at 10:25 pm | 23 comments | 1360 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

San Mateo County Superintendent Anne Campbell sued for failing to act on a child molester

From the San Mateo Daily Journal today: "Former Student Sues District Over Janitor Convicted of Groping: Suit Claims Belmont-Redwood...

Original post made by Will it ever stop? on Feb. 28, 2014
Last comment by Question, on Jun 21, 2014 at 10:17 am | 8 comments | 4142 Views

AROUND TOWN

Write-in candidate for sheriff gets 997 votes

The votes are in. Deputy Sheriff Juan Lopez received 997 votes in his campaign to unseat incumbent Sheriff Greg Munks in...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2014
Last comment by David, on Jun 20, 2014 at 8:42 pm | 5 comments | 1795 Views

SPORTS

Girls basketball team wins district title

The California Crush, a third-grade girls basketball team made up of players from Menlo Park and Atherton, recently won...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Delaney Ball, on Jun 20, 2014 at 4:04 pm | 3 comments | 1094 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charter schools and teacher unions

An article in today's Daily Post "Charters to hit school budgets hard, prompts me to revisit the charter school concept....

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jun 20, 2014 at 10:24 am | 4 comments | 339 Views

MENLO PARK

Police calls: Fish-oil pills stolen from vitamin shop

Crime reports from Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2014/06/18/police-calls-fish-oil-pills-stolen-from-vitamin-shop...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2014
Last comment by cheapskates, on Jun 20, 2014 at 8:31 am | 2 comments | 1892 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County 's Mental Health Policy/Business Plan

Yanira Serrano 18 R.I.P. was shot and killed 20 seconds after Sheriff Deputy arrived on scene. How does this happen? What...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jun. 19, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 20, 2014 at 7:04 am | 3 comments | 314 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obituary: Duane Cronin: Perhaps 'the most talented small winemaker' in U.S.

Duane Cronin "decided how he wanted things to be — as was typical of his entire life," said his sister, Joy Holtz of...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2011
Last comment by Dr.R. Mulacek, on Jun 19, 2014 at 5:15 pm | 2 comments | 1910 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo scraps plan for solar panels on new gym

An interesting subplot to the story of the Burgess Gym construction appears to be nearing a close, with Menlo Park city management...

Original post made on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardiña, on Jun 19, 2014 at 11:24 am | 19 comments | 1858 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park council passes $72 million budget

Responding to pleas for mercy, the Menlo Park City Council unanimously passed a budget for the upcoming 2014-15 fiscal year...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by Frugal, on Jun 19, 2014 at 10:17 am | 3 comments | 189 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Snow Storm hits Wyoming, Utah, and Montana in June!

Global warming hit the Rockies with a vengeance as the nation is within two days of the summer solstice. http://www.weather.com/safety/winter/montana-snow-june-20140616 Baby...

Original post made by Frosty the Snowman on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by pogo, on Jun 18, 2014 at 10:42 pm | 7 comments | 449 Views

OTHER TOPICS

John Tarlton tackles the Race Across America

As anyone who's flown to California from the East Coast knows, the daytime view of fly-over country west of Kansas reveals...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Jun 18, 2014 at 4:40 pm | 4 comments | 4096 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Educators: Ending 'tenure' no magic bullet

A court decision last week to throw out state teacher tenure rules may lead people to think that this is the solution for...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Jun 18, 2014 at 4:05 pm | 1 comment | 2377 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Caltrans sprays herbicides along Highway 84

Residents of rural San Mateo County who oppose the roadside spraying of herbicides to control weeds were upset to find out...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2014
Last comment by Signage, on Jun 18, 2014 at 3:10 pm | 11 comments | 2761 Views

SPORTS

Bike racer John Tarlton has crossed the Mississippi River

As of about 10:15 a.m. Pacific time, John Tarlton, a Menlo Park businessman who left Oceanside on June 10 in a time-trial-like...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Jun 18, 2014 at 2:30 pm | 1 comment | 3685 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wednesday: Parcel tax on Atherton council agenda

Resolutions assessing Atherton's annual parcel tax at the maximum rate and approving small salary increases for town staff,...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2014
Last comment by Broken promise, on Jun 18, 2014 at 1:29 pm | 4 comments | 1619 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley woman adopts tortoise refugees

At the Hufty-Alegria home in Portola Valley, the sign posted on the gate clearly states: "Keep out, endangered wildlife habitat."...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by Memories, on Jun 18, 2014 at 9:32 am | 1 comment | 2839 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Downtown Greenheart complex starts environmental review

Greenheart Land Company is commencing the environmental review for its proposed 420,000-square-foot mixed-use complex, located...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2014
Last comment by Beth, on Jun 17, 2014 at 9:34 pm | 5 comments | 2478 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saturday: Exotic cars and croissants in Menlo Park

Menlo Park may seem like an odd location for an exotic car show, given the city's predilection for biking, walking and other...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by Julie, on Jun 17, 2014 at 6:43 pm | 6 comments | 3547 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Police ask for help in locating scene of fatal shooting

A 16-year-old East Palo Alto boy died of a gunshot wound early Friday morning in a Redwood City hospital and police are...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2014
Last comment by Don, on Jun 16, 2014 at 9:44 pm | 3 comments | 2576 Views
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