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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Initiative signatures submitted

About a dozen people gathered outside Menlo Park City Hall on May 12 to listen to Save Menlo representatives announce that...

Original post made on May. 12, 2014
Last comment by sasquatch, on May 14, 2014 at 2:59 pm | 32 comments | 4919 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Residents air noise, safety concerns at Surf Air meeting

More than one local resident testified at a community meeting in Atherton on Monday (Dec. 9) that they remember exactly when...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by Trade Ya, on Dec 19, 2013 at 11:48 am | 6 comments | 4917 Views

MENLO PARK

Councilwoman Mickie Winkler's e-mail on recovering Menlo Park sales tax revenues

Below is Councilwoman Mickie Winkler’s Oct. 23 e-mail to Menlo Park residents on recovering Menlo Park revenues. (Note: Mickie...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 24, 2006
Last comment by FinanceWonk, on Oct 26, 2006 at 5:49 pm | 17 comments | 4914 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton seeks manager with backbone

Wimps need not apply. That's one of the messages Atherton City Council members want to send to anyone thinking about tossing...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2012
Last comment by John Johns, on Mar 7, 2012 at 10:46 pm | 14 comments | 4911 Views

AROUND TOWN

18-year-old woman shot and killed by deputy

An 18-year-old woman was shot and killed by a sheriff's deputy in San Mateo County on Tuesday night, a sheriff's spokeswoman...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 1, 2014 at 7:12 pm | 20 comments | 4910 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park sets granny unit fees

Although much higher estimates of $20,000 were bandied about during the Menlo Park Planning Commission's discussions of how...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on May 23, 2014 at 9:58 am | 2 comments | 4908 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 | 4904 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton residents sue over football field lights

A group of about a dozen Atherton residents whose homes are near the campus of Menlo-Atherton High School have filed a lawsuit...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by Central Menlo, on Oct 5, 2010 at 5:26 pm | 112 comments | 4895 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Tonight: Portola Valley hearing on artificial grass at Priory

The Woodside Priory School in Portola Valley is requesting permission to use artificial grass on the field inside a new running...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2013
Last comment by carolyn rogers, on Mar 19, 2013 at 12:31 pm | 1 comment | 4893 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park: Special ed director faces ouster

A battle is brewing over the pending dismissal of the Menlo Park City School District's director of special education at...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2013
Last comment by lessons learned, on Mar 13, 2013 at 9:29 am | 35 comments | 4888 Views

AROUND TOWN

A Measure M debate: council control

Measure M includes a provision requiring voters to approve any changes to what the measure puts into place, as well as any...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2014
Last comment by Brian, on Oct 1, 2014 at 3:32 pm | 202 comments | 4884 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Commission may act on Facebook

Facebook's proposed campus expansion is once again in the spotlight at the Planning Commission meeting on Monday night, May...

Original post made on May. 7, 2012
Last comment by Oversight, on May 8, 2012 at 7:53 am | 4 comments | 4878 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park forges ahead with plan changes

The desire to make the El Camino Real/downtown specific plan process as comprehensive as possible boxed the Menlo Park City...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2011
Last comment by fox is in the coop, on Dec 23, 2011 at 1:35 pm | 31 comments | 4863 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park man dies of burns from fireworks explosion in Arizona

Randy Mark Feldman of Menlo Park died on Feb. 27 in a Las Vegas hospital from severe burns suffered when fireworks in the...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by A tragedy, on Mar 8, 2014 at 2:51 am | 5 comments | 4861 Views

AROUND TOWN

A tribute to Coach Parks: the passing of a legend

Longtime Menlo-Atherton football and wrestling coach Ben Parks died in his sleep Friday night. He was 77. Known simply as...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2011
Last comment by Wayne Newson, on Oct 12, 2011 at 11:21 am | 19 comments | 4860 Views

MENLO PARK

Eric Hartwig to retire as Las Lomitas district superintendent

Eric Hartwig, the superintendent of the Las Lomitas School District since 2007, said he plans to retire next June, wrapping...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2011
Last comment by Sharon, on Jan 29, 2012 at 1:38 am | 6 comments | 4848 Views

AROUND TOWN

Almanac launches new website

The Almanac has launched a new website designed to make the content more readable and accessible. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2013
Last comment by Warren Slocum, on Oct 9, 2013 at 12:29 pm | 4 comments | 4844 Views

FICTION

Sometimes you can fight City Hall

When Menlo Park badminton fans discovered that floor plans for the new $11.5-million Arrillaga gym off Alma Street did not...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by Badminton, on Sep 24, 2010 at 10:00 pm | 4 comments | 4841 Views

MENLO PARK

Time Inc. may sell Sunset campus in Menlo Park

The news that Time Inc. is considering selling its property at 80 Willow Road, the iconic home of Sunset magazine, elicited...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Nov 20, 2014 at 9:14 pm | 27 comments | 4839 Views

WOODSIDE

Menlo Country Club golf course project

Town of Woodside Public Hearing Notice Notice of Availability/ Intent to Adopt a Mitigated Negative Declaration Public...

Original post made by do you care on Mar. 17, 2012
Last comment by john g, on Mar 24, 2012 at 9:49 pm | 48 comments | 4833 Views
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Early Decision Blues
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Water Torture
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