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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Study: the downside of too much homework

A survey of more than 4,000 students from ten high-performing high schools showed that excessive homework produces unhealthy...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by WP, on Mar 10, 2014 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 5925 Views

MENLO PARK

Priorities

Menlo Park is discussing whether or not to proceed with a Utility User Tax (UUT) that on a $200 utility bill would generate...

Original post made by Elizabeth Lasensky on Feb. 15, 2007
There are no comments yet. 5922 Views

FICTION

Menlo Park hires full-time 'community engagement' director

Cherise Brandell, a 19-year employee of Battle Creek, Michigan, has been hired as Menlo Park's "community engagement" director...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2008
Last comment by Joanna, on Mar 28, 2008 at 2:59 pm | 1 comment | 5895 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park returns to 1863

Menlo Park got a glimpse of what life was like in 1863 during a celebration of 150 years of Peninsula train service at the...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2013
Last comment by grand old party, on Oct 20, 2013 at 3:34 pm | 2 comments | 5892 Views

MOVIES

Eragon

Susan Tavernetti in the Palo Alto Weekly gave this movie three stars. Metacritic, the online movie review aggregator, gives...

Original post made by Menlo Park resident on Dec. 19, 2006
There are no comments yet. 5878 Views

MOVIES

Will Scorsese finally win one?

Taxi Driver Raging Bull Goodfellas Those are just a few films Martin Scorsese should have won an Oscar for, but after...

Original post made by GiveHimTheOscar on Feb. 20, 2007
Last comment by Mr. Man, on Feb 20, 2007 at 1:36 pm | 1 comment | 5867 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grand jury: County misled public about its finances

The San Mateo County Civil Grand Jury issued a report July 22 that says the county did not publicly report the true condition...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2013
Last comment by Concerned Taxpayer, on Sep 9, 2013 at 3:22 pm | 1 comment | 5866 Views

MENLO PARK

Thoughts on Burgess Pool?

Burgess Pool users: How do you like swimming at Burgess Pool? Do you like the programs offered? Do you think the rates are...

Original post made by Sean Howell on Sep. 8, 2009
Last comment by Ima Yawner, on Sep 21, 2009 at 10:56 am | 75 comments | 5865 Views

MOVIES

Movie Night at Atherton Library

The family friendly final Friday flick this month will be the Disney classic, "The Brave Little Toaster." Friday, January...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jan. 28, 2010
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MOVIES

Movie Nights at Atherton Library

Friday March 19th at 7 PM, film night for adults: Star Trek. Friday, March 26th at 7 PM, Family Film Night: Up. Contact the...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Mar. 18, 2010
There are no comments yet. 5842 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: 75 drivers cited for speeding in one day

Seventy-five speeding tickets, 15 tickets for "distracted driving" and eight for seat belt violations were issued to drivers...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2014
Last comment by matt from the block, on Sep 1, 2014 at 9:06 pm | 27 comments | 5841 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park school board rejects Mandarin school proposal

A petition to start a Mandarin immersion charter school in the Menlo Park City School District was unanimously denied by...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by LC, on Nov 14, 2014 at 6:15 pm | 23 comments | 5841 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Snow hits California in September!

Snow hit the Sierra Nevada Mountains in California in September. To watch the film from WTTG in Washington D.C. press this...

Original post made by Global Warming on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by Global Warming, on Oct 10, 2013 at 9:42 pm | 23 comments | 5836 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Authorities declare Woodside High campus safe after bomb threat

Investigators and a bomb-sniffing dog from the San Mateo County bomb squad have completed their search of the campus of...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on Apr 8, 2015 at 9:53 pm | 44 comments | 5835 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 | 5832 Views

FICTION

Former MP city manager ousted from manager post in Scottsdale

Jan Dolan, Menlo Park's city manager from 1990 to 2000, has been ousted from her post as city manager in Scottsdale, Arizona,...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2008
Last comment by Joanna, on Mar 20, 2008 at 3:43 pm | 1 comment | 5816 Views

OTHER TOPICS

The Buffett Rule

Should it apply? Let's take a look at one opinion, from a well known politician, commenting on a letter he received from...

Original post made by Double D on Apr. 9, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 19, 2012 at 11:07 am | 33 comments | 5810 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 | 5806 Views

WOODSIDE

Fixing Woodside's 'structurally deficient' bridges

For at least 100 years in the rural community that is now Woodside, three two-lane, single-span bridges -- on Kings Mountain...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2012
Last comment by Donald, on Dec 8, 2012 at 5:29 pm | 5 comments | 5805 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Contaminated animal feed again

The contaminated Chinese protein powder that has sickened some 17,000 American dogs and cats has now turned up in the human...

Original post made by Miles Barne on May. 19, 2007
Last comment by , on May 19, 2007 at 1:13 am | 1 comment | 5802 Views
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