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Portola Valley pushes envelope on new green building codes

As technology moves ahead with new sustainable construction techniques, so does the California building code, but pushing...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2016
Last comment by membername, on Nov 10, 2016 at 1:55 pm | 1 comment | 2124 Views

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Sequoia Healthcare District Pension Plan unfunded liability

In this age of overextended retirement benefits, the Sequoia Healthcare District pension plan goes unnoticed. Fact is, CHW...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jan. 9, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 10, 2016 at 11:35 am | 8 comments | 5487 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park school district posts answers to budget questions

The Menlo Park City School District has posted a feature on its website that aims to answer frequently asked questions about...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 10, 2016 at 10:06 am | 52 comments | 2846 Views

AROUND TOWN

La Entrada Used Book Fair Open Nov. 7th-Nov. 10th 7:30am-4pm

Thanks to you and our local community, over 8,000 books were donated to the La Entrada Used Book Fair. We'd like to invite...

Original post made by Stacy May on Nov. 4, 2016
Last comment by Stacy May, on Nov 10, 2016 at 7:10 am | 2 comments | 551 Views

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Election day predictions - National races

Long season, eh? Whaddaya thinking? My humble guesses below: Trump gets Ohio, loses Nevada, Florida due to the Latino...

Original post made by Tuck on Nov. 7, 2016
Last comment by Democrats are Hypocrites, on Nov 9, 2016 at 10:04 pm | 19 comments | 389 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Update: Ackerman, Lucas lead in Menlo Park City School District board race

Two candidates seen by many as "outsiders," David Ackerman and Caroline Lucas, appear to have been elected to the governing...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Nov 9, 2016 at 7:53 pm | 2 comments | 4680 Views

MENLO PARK

Update: Mueller, Carlton re-elected to Menlo Park council

Both Menlo Park City Council incumbents, Catherine Carlton and Ray Mueller, were re-elected Tuesday to serve another four...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2016
Last comment by Inspiring Campaigns, on Nov 9, 2016 at 2:18 pm | 1 comment | 1964 Views

MENLO PARK

Wednesday: Menlo Park may act on renter-protection measures

The day after Election Day, it will be back to business for the Menlo Park City Council. This time, the council will consider...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Nov 9, 2016 at 2:05 pm | 6 comments | 1305 Views

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Update: Incumbents win re-election to Sequoia Healthcare District board

Incumbents Kim Griffin and Kathleen Kane were re-elected Tuesday to four-year terms on the five-member governing board of...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2016
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Nov 9, 2016 at 1:40 pm | 1 comment | 1175 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voter Guide 2016

Links to election stories, endorsements and campaign finance reports. Polls close at 8 p.m. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2016/10/25/voter-guide-2016...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2016
Last comment by Dawn1234, on Nov 8, 2016 at 12:46 pm | 1 comment | 3714 Views

MENLO PARK

How big is resident displacement problem in Menlo Park?

How many residents in Menlo Park have been displaced due to rising housing costs and evictions? Considering the number of...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2016
Last comment by confused, on Nov 8, 2016 at 11:27 am | 13 comments | 3554 Views

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Man charged in Menlo Park burglary gets 11-year sentence

A 21-year-old Redwood City resident who pleaded no contest to charges of burglary in Menlo Park, evading an officer in East...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Nov 8, 2016 at 8:20 am | 4 comments | 3792 Views

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Today: Atherton council and advisory committee meet on civic center plans

Two public meetings on the design of Atherton's civic center will be held today, Nov. 7. The Civic Center Advisory Committee...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2016
There are no comments yet. 680 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Firefighters rescue two men from lift basket stuck 80 feet in the air

Firefighters in Menlo Park on Friday rescued two men stuck inside a lift basket that had stopped 80 feet in the air at a...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2016
Last comment by SteveC, on Nov 7, 2016 at 3:13 pm | 2 comments | 2981 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial endorsement: Mueller, Taylor for Menlo Park City Council

Menlo Park voters may have a tough time deciding on which two of the three candidates running for seats on the City Council...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2016
Last comment by The Sun Will Come Up , on Nov 7, 2016 at 3:06 pm | 7 comments | 2857 Views

MENLO PARK

Coming soon to Menlo Park: new apartments for low-income seniors

Low-income seniors will soon have a new place to live in Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2016/11/04/coming-soon-to-menlo-park-new-apartments-f...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2016
Last comment by Apple, on Nov 7, 2016 at 1:27 pm | 5 comments | 3859 Views

AROUND TOWN

This is the kind of leadership we need on the MPCSD Board

Caroline Lucas is the only candidate who has detailed her positions on the critical issues facing the school district: https://carolinelucas.nationbuilder.com/position 1)...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Nov. 7, 2016
There are no comments yet. 164 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Improve the MPCSD by Electing David Ackerman as a Board Trustee

As a member of the MPCSD community for 15 years, David Ackerman demonstrated a clear understanding of the needs and concerns...

Original post made by Sentinel on Nov. 7, 2016
Last comment by MPEA, on Nov 7, 2016 at 9:26 am | 1 comment | 361 Views

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Washington Post: Mr. Trump’s election would be a major threat to the economy

"Mr. Trump’s election would be a major new source of instability here and abroad, compared with which the Brexit vote would...

Original post made by Hamp on Nov. 6, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Nov 6, 2016 at 3:48 pm | 3 comments | 306 Views

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David Frum: The Conservative Case for Voting for Clinton; "I appreciate that Donald Trump is too slovenly and incompetent to qualify as a true dictator"

"To vote for Trump as a protest against Clinton’s faults would be like amputating a leg because of a sliver in the toe;...

Original post made by MacArthur on Nov. 3, 2016
Last comment by Seth Thomas, on Nov 6, 2016 at 8:47 am | 37 comments | 755 Views
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