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MENLO PARK

SAM SINNOTT AND MENLO MASTERS EMAILS

Once again, Sam Sinnott has manipulated the Menlo Masters email chain to send out blatant misinformation to fool people into...

Original post made by truth on Oct. 9, 2008
Last comment by wake up, on Nov 1, 2008 at 8:56 am | 27 comments | 3055 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bursting at the seams

If closing a school is the hardest decision a school board ever has to make, then the second most difficult is deciding whether...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by slight abdominal bulge, on Nov 24, 2009 at 9:41 pm | 27 comments | 3072 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charter school colleagues honor Diane Tavenner with statewide award

Diane Tavenner, co-founder of Summit Prep and Everest public charter high schools, received a leadership award from the state...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2010
Last comment by Simple Simon, on Mar 21, 2010 at 10:18 pm | 27 comments | 4649 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MP school board OKs teacher layoffs

Teachers in the Menlo Park City School District could start seeing preliminary layoff notices in their inboxes this week....

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by Publius, on Mar 16, 2010 at 10:35 am | 27 comments | 2763 Views

ATHERTON

UPDATE: Councilman's 'improper' conduct on agenda for special Atherton meeting April 7

(This is an expanded version of a previously posted story.) A second special Atherton City Council meeting to discuss "alleged...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2010
Last comment by Willy, on Apr 9, 2010 at 8:25 am | 27 comments | 1639 Views

MENLO PARK

Office space may be next plan for Park Theater

The Park Theater in Menlo Park has been vacant for going on eight years, but owner Howard Crittenden hasn't stopped looking...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2010
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Apr 27, 2010 at 5:31 pm | 27 comments | 1795 Views

ATHERTON

Funeral March for a Marionette

The Marionette: Jerry Carlson The Puppeteer: Elizabeth Lewis The Funeral: The end of Carlson's political career in...

Original post made by Civic Interest on Jun. 5, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 7, 2010 at 6:01 pm | 27 comments | 1717 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park election: Who are these people?

All six candidates running for Menlo Park City Council have spent time in the public eye, one way or another, some moments...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by Paul Collacchi, on Aug 23, 2010 at 5:26 pm | 27 comments | 2579 Views

AROUND TOWN

M-A moves ahead on lights and expands usage hours

From The Daily Journal: "On Wednesday, the Sequoia Union High School District Board of Trustees will consider adopting a...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Aug. 31, 2010
Last comment by Central Menlo, on Sep 3, 2010 at 7:59 am | 27 comments | 1865 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park resident appeals BevMo approval

Beverages & More won a battle in the years-long fight to open a Menlo Park store, but will they win the war? After the Planning...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 8, 2011 at 8:51 pm | 27 comments | 1883 Views

ATHERTON

Selecting a City Attorney

Wynne Furth has gotten some bad press lately. This is both unfortunate and unfair to Ms. Furth. Wynne Furth was put in...

Original post made by John P Johns on Oct. 16, 2010
Last comment by name game, on Oct 17, 2010 at 8:25 am | 27 comments | 1545 Views

MENLO PARK

BevMo fight really over?

Even before voting to let BevMo keep its use permit for a store the chain wants to open in a strip mall at 700 El Camino...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2010
Last comment by Edith Heare, on Nov 22, 2010 at 6:55 pm | 27 comments | 1990 Views

ATHERTON

Jim Dobbie is Atherton's new mayor

Jim Dobbie was the Atherton City Council's unanimous choice for mayor when it voted on Dec. 15. Mr. Dobbie, who replaces...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Dec 20, 2010 at 11:08 pm | 27 comments | 2791 Views

AROUND TOWN

Squirrels vanish from Bayfront Park

No, they're not nuts: Menlo Park residents who thought squirrels were vanishing from Bedwell Bayfront Park were right. The...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by Michael Young, on Feb 8, 2011 at 7:36 pm | 27 comments | 4590 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo wants to stop traffic at Santa Cruz and Elder

The Menlo Park City School District and the city will each chip in $120,000 to add a new traffic light at the intersection...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2011
Last comment by Just Me, on Mar 18, 2011 at 12:29 am | 27 comments | 2313 Views

MENLO PARK

Idea: Move Menlo Park Downtown to Belle Haven

Since the current Menlo Park downtown is full of NIMBYs, I think we should consider moving the downtown to Belle Haven. With...

Original post made by sadfsf on Mar. 7, 2011
Last comment by NotAChance, on Mar 12, 2011 at 9:45 pm | 27 comments | 3430 Views

MENLO PARK

Fergusson leads Menlo Park council in travel expenses

Menlo Park's council members fall into two camps -- no, not development vs. no-growth -- more like, thrifty vs. profligate...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2011
Last comment by peter carpenter, on Mar 21, 2011 at 11:05 am | 27 comments | 2222 Views

ATHERTON

Fire Board to consider revising its compensation policy at 19 July meeting

MENLO PARK FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT PROPOSED REVISIONS TO BOARD POLICY AND PROCEDURES MANUAL SECTION 5.11 EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 17, 2011 at 5:20 am | 27 comments | 2346 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Police Foundation

This is a new non profit as in the last 6 months, does anyone know who is behind it and what is its purpose? There is not...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Feb. 16, 2012
Last comment by Area observer, on Feb 19, 2012 at 4:38 am | 27 comments | 1991 Views

MENLO PARK

Opinion: Parking crunch at Menlo library, gym

What horrible news it is to have two of the most popular venues in Menlo Park, the Menlo Park Library and the new gym, creating...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2012
Last comment by Long Time Menlo Man, on Feb 24, 2012 at 11:30 pm | 27 comments | 1751 Views
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