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MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo Park council review budget with $3.4 million surplus

The Menlo Park City Council will review tonight the city's proposed budget, which projects a surplus of $3.4 million in...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2016
Last comment by dana hendrickson, on Jun 8, 2016 at 1:50 am | 3 comments | 1032 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Hearing on Menlo Park City School District budget

The public will have a chance to comment on the proposed budget of the Menlo Park City School District at a meeting that...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2016
Last comment by WTF, on Jun 7, 2016 at 10:00 pm | 2 comments | 1112 Views

OTHER TOPICS

MROSD, Measure AA, and the San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority

The MidPeninsula Regional Open Space District(MROSD), originally established as the MidPeninsula Regional Park District,...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jun. 7, 2016
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AROUND TOWN

School board members explain their job in the age of social media

Despite a recent contentious parcel tax election and the fact that some difficult budget decisions may be ahead for the Menlo...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jun 7, 2016 at 7:30 am | 4 comments | 2195 Views

MENLO PARK

Longtime Almanac staffer Jane Coladarci dies at 96

Jane Coladarci, a mainstay of the Almanac's advertising department for most of her 30 years at the paper, died "quickly and...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2016
Last comment by John Mercer, on Jun 6, 2016 at 5:15 pm | 1 comment | 333 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Want to run for school board? Info meeting June 1

Those interested in running in the Nov. 8 election for one of the two open seats on the school board of the Menlo Park City...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2016
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on Jun 6, 2016 at 2:49 pm | 2 comments | 1195 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside council calls for 'strong' resolution on aircraft noise problem

The Woodside Town Council directed staff on May 24 to draft a "strong" resolution in favor of quiet skies. The council wants...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2016
Last comment by annoyed woodsider, on Jun 6, 2016 at 11:42 am | 20 comments | 1954 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley council to set baseline of 100% green electricity

Portola Valley's Town Council approved a plan on May 25 that will have the greenest baseline possible in effect when a program...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2016
Last comment by Jim Dandy, on Jun 5, 2016 at 8:07 pm | 3 comments | 1511 Views

AROUND TOWN

A few bumps as Marsh Road closure begins

Police say there were a few start-up problems as Atherton began a planned 10-week closure of Marsh Road on Tuesday as the...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2016
Last comment by JBCHAM, on Jun 5, 2016 at 2:43 pm | 44 comments | 3919 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park man convicted of child molestation fails to appear for sentencing

A 50-year-old Menlo Park man found guilty of multiple counts of felony child molestation didn't show up for sentencing on...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2014
Last comment by Truth, on Jun 5, 2016 at 2:09 pm | 5 comments | 5868 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Why I will vote for Senator Sanders

The reason I want to see Sanders v Trump is because the Donald openly exploits the economic system set up to benefit the...

Original post made by David Smernoff on Jun. 3, 2016
Last comment by Dee, on Jun 3, 2016 at 10:51 pm | 2 comments | 192 Views

AROUND TOWN

Work underway on Marsh Road; traffic appears to be calming

Motorists appear to be figuring out alternative routes with the closure of Marsh Road in Atherton that began this week and...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2016
Last comment by hiker, on Jun 3, 2016 at 2:01 pm | 14 comments | 1959 Views

AROUND TOWN

MPCSD still refuses to answer questions raises by Meaures Aand C

During the run up to the May "Special Election" called by the MPCSD Board just one month before next weeks General Election...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jun. 3, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jun 3, 2016 at 1:44 pm | 1 comment | 228 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dumbarton corridor revisited: A twist on an old debate

Each day, about 77,000 cars pass over the Dumbarton Bridge. Commuters and locals alike know all too well how congested the...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2016
Last comment by Train Fan, on Jun 3, 2016 at 12:33 pm | 1 comment | 3325 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Pollock boutique hotel approved

The Menlo Park Planning Commission unanimously approved Monday night a 61-room hotel proposed by the Portola Valley-based...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2016
Last comment by YIMBY, on Jun 2, 2016 at 3:00 pm | 25 comments | 3772 Views

MENLO PARK

Funding for Santa Cruz Avenue sidewalks, upgrades approved

Six-foot-wide sidewalks, flashing pedestrian crosswalks and new drainage systems are one step closer to being built on Santa...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2016
Last comment by Bizarre, on Jun 2, 2016 at 3:00 pm | 3 comments | 1478 Views

OTHER TOPICS

San Mateo County Sheriff's Office puts 'inmate locator tool' online

The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office announced Friday that it was making available online an inmate locator tool, which...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2016
Last comment by Truth, on Jun 2, 2016 at 1:47 pm | 2 comments | 1278 Views

WOODSIDE

Dr. Barry Rosen, pioneer of addiction medicine, dies at 61

Dr. Barry Rosen, who was recognized internationally for his expertise on the disease of addiction, died at his home in Woodside...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Katya Mills, on Jun 2, 2016 at 12:20 pm | 7 comments | 13500 Views

FICTION

Police Calls: Menlo Park

Eight bicycles stolen in seven incidents in Menlo Park, and a pendant stolen within the last six months without signs of...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2016
Last comment by parent, on Jun 2, 2016 at 10:17 am | 5 comments | 1267 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Facebook to meet with public about expansion plans

Facebook will hold the first of several meetings with the public to discuss its plans for expansion at 7 p.m. on Wednesday,...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2016
Last comment by Beth, on Jun 2, 2016 at 7:46 am | 1 comment | 1975 Views
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