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AROUND TOWN

Vote for Green Party Nominee Jill Stein for President

Now with the release of the DNC e-mails we all know now that the DNC had the fix in for Hillary. Bernie Sanders, the only...

Original post made by Disgusted Democrat on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by Marshall Marsh, on Feb 18, 2017 at 9:05 am | 5 comments | 448 Views

MENLO PARK

Stanford plans new office building on Sand Hill Road

Stanford University is proposing to construct a two-story, 39,510-square-foot office building at 2131 Sand Hill Road in Menlo...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2017
Last comment by tom turner, on Feb 17, 2017 at 3:40 pm | 3 comments | 1934 Views

MENLO PARK

Decision on Caltrain $647 million FTA Grant Deferred

The FTA in a letter dated Feb 17 addressed to Caltrain CEO Jim Hartnett, announced it has deferred a decision to approve...

Original post made by morris brown on Feb. 17, 2017
There are no comments yet. 80 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton approves plans for $37 million civic center

Atherton is on schedule to start construction of a new civic center by the end of the year, but first it will ask voters...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2017
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on Feb 17, 2017 at 2:45 pm | 2 comments | 1542 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside council votes to take no action on ethics investigation

The Woodside Town Council voted 4-0, with three members absent, on Wednesday to take no action on an extended investigation...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2017
Last comment by Wackyside, on Feb 17, 2017 at 12:05 pm | 2 comments | 880 Views

WOODSIDE

Armed man robs Woodside branch of Chase Bank

Sheriff's deputies are on the lookout for a man who robbed a Woodside branch of Chase Bank while brandishing a handgun and...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2017
Last comment by Clunge, on Feb 17, 2017 at 10:36 am | 4 comments | 3785 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Carriage house demolished at former Roger Reynolds Nursery site

To clear the way for a new 24-condo complex at 133 Encinal Ave. in Menlo Park, the Victorian-style carriage house that was...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2017
Last comment by really?, on Feb 17, 2017 at 8:33 am | 5 comments | 2153 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thursday: Community meeting on school parcel tax, financing

Voters with questions about the Menlo Park City School District's parcel tax ballot measure may get answers at a community...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Man, on Feb 16, 2017 at 11:21 pm | 5 comments | 838 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jury: Caltrans 90% responsible for Atherton crosswalk fatality

A jury has found the California Department of Transportation 90 percent responsible for the 2010 death of a 62-year-old man...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by Duke - Atherton resident, on Feb 16, 2017 at 7:51 pm | 12 comments | 8965 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Yes on Measure X to keep schools thriving

The Menlo Park City School District community is appealing to voters once again to support a parcel tax, 10 months after...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2017
Last comment by Consolidate and Save, on Feb 16, 2017 at 2:56 pm | 39 comments | 2213 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Trump Foundation admits Self-Dealing to IRS; Clinton Foundation retains 4 star rating

Not that it matters to hypocrites. After admitting Trump University was a fraudulent scam, the Trumps said they would...

Original post made by Mackinaw on Nov. 22, 2016
Last comment by guest, on Feb 15, 2017 at 2:32 pm | 25 comments | 844 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wednesday: School board to vote on 30 layoff notices

A list of 30 layoff notices that could be issued if the parcel tax measure proposed by the Menlo Park City School District...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2017
Last comment by Publius, on Feb 15, 2017 at 10:41 am | 6 comments | 1389 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Comment: absurd decision on Obama makes a mockery of the Nobel peace prize

The award of this year’s Nobel peace prize to President Obama will be met with widespread incredulity, consternation in...

Original post made by Michael Binyon on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by Putin/Trump 2020, on Feb 15, 2017 at 10:28 am | 18 comments | 18775 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community invited to meet with Erik Burmeister on school tax

Voters with questions about the Menlo Park City School District's parcel tax ballot measure may get answers at a community...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2017
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Feb 15, 2017 at 10:04 am | 1 comment | 169 Views

WOODSIDE

Editorial: Woodside council needs to follow the ethics code, conclude investigation process

After the town of Woodside spent nearly $27,500 on an ethics-related investigation of one of its longtime volunteers, the...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2017
Last comment by a woodsider, on Feb 14, 2017 at 12:32 pm | 2 comments | 1222 Views

MENLO PARK

Herbicide to be sprayed at Sharon Park on Feb 14

Anyone know anything about Espalande EZ a non selective herbicide? It's scheduled to be sprayed on the wooded natural area...

Original post made by concerned on Feb. 13, 2017
Last comment by concerned, on Feb 13, 2017 at 10:20 pm | 2 comments | 71 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: E. Gary Smith sentencing postponed again

For the fifth time, the sentencing of Edwin Gary Smith, former owner of Menalto Cleaners in the Willows area of Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2017
Last comment by community, on Feb 13, 2017 at 4:57 pm | 2 comments | 1411 Views

WOODSIDE

Tuesday: Woodside council faces decision on ethics code investigation

If the Woodside Town Council on Tuesday follows the mayor's recommendation and takes "no further action" on a long and costly...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2017
Last comment by ASRB victim, on Feb 13, 2017 at 2:48 pm | 1 comment | 1225 Views

MENLO PARK

Rep. Speier demands reopening of White House phone comment line

Rep. Jackie Speier, D-San Francisco/San Mateo, has introduced a bill that seeks to require President Donald Trump to restore...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2017
Last comment by El Camino, on Feb 13, 2017 at 1:59 pm | 12 comments | 2388 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Are gas prices going up in Menlo Park since the election?

Very few folks are rooting for higher gas prices. One of them is Vladimir Putin, trying to rescue his failing economy. Putin...

Original post made by SVK on Feb. 10, 2017
Last comment by El Camino, on Feb 13, 2017 at 1:56 pm | 2 comments | 150 Views
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