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State Supreme Court upholds California teacher tenure law

The California Supreme Court on Monday upheld the state's laws on public-school teacher tenure after a lower court found...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Man, 4 hours ago | 21 comments | 1875 Views

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Why is the City of Menlo impeding the efforts of the Fire District?

For years the Fire District has tried to move forward with the replacement of Station 77 at 1467 Chilco in the Belle Haven...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Aug. 27, 2016
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Schools: State releases results of new standardized testing

California has released the 2016 results of the state's new computerized standardized assessments that test whether students...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2016
Last comment by pogo, 15 hours ago | 2 comments | 1212 Views

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Trump DOUBLES his African American support - from 1% to 2%

After going to an all-white suburb of Milwaukee and giving a speech about how Donald Trump loves "the blacks" his support...

Original post made by Colorblind? on Aug. 22, 2016
Last comment by Kennel, 19 hours ago | 6 comments | 161 Views

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Trump still refuses to release his taxes to you - Eric Trump says: you "people who know nothing about taxes"

Do you pay taxes? Then you know something. Does Trump pay taxes? No. He doesn't pay taxes. Eric Trump: "you would have...

Original post made by ol\' Farmer John on Aug. 24, 2016
Last comment by Lab worker, on Aug 26, 2016 at 12:50 pm | 3 comments | 472 Views

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Friday: Court hears county appeal on aircraft-noise issue

The county's appeal of a small claims court decision that it is responsible for controlling nuisance noise from Surf Air...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2016
Last comment by User, on Aug 26, 2016 at 10:56 am | 2 comments | 1016 Views

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Trump supporter Rudy Giuliani says: There were no terrorist attacks in the U.S. until 'Obama came along'

Rudy (Mr. "noun, verb & 9/11")Giuliani, Mayor of NYC. On Sept 11, 2001. Moron. Says there were no terrorist attacks in...

Original post made by Trump's Insanity clearly contagious on Aug. 15, 2016
Last comment by Trump's Insanity clearly contagious, on Aug 25, 2016 at 1:41 pm | 17 comments | 247 Views

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Narrowing education equity gap in local schools

In Menlo Park's Willows neighborhood, two elementary schools are just blocks apart -- yet their facilities, and their student...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2016
Last comment by annarnoldhaley, on Aug 25, 2016 at 12:47 pm | 23 comments | 4599 Views

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Police calls: Five commercial burglaries in Menlo Park

Crime reports from Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2016/08/23/police-calls-five-commercial-burglaries-in-menlo-park...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by SteveC, on Aug 24, 2016 at 12:54 pm | 4 comments | 4291 Views

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Civil rights group pushes school district to change method for electing board members

A civil rights group is pushing the board of the high school district to change its system for electing members and correct...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by Thinking, on Aug 23, 2016 at 10:44 pm | 1 comment | 833 Views

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SMC Elected Officials Please don't Recognize Carlos G. Bolanos as Sheriff.

The reason I am asking this is simple. The appointment of Carlos G. Bolanos was NOT on the agenda of the Board of Supervisors...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jul. 27, 2016
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 23, 2016 at 12:54 pm | 2 comments | 219 Views

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Taking county to court over aircraft noise

A small claims court judge has awarded $1,000 in damages to a resident who lives directly under the flight path of Surf Air...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2016
Last comment by Kerry , on Aug 23, 2016 at 6:44 am | 21 comments | 4136 Views

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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 Atherton Resident, on Aug 22, 2016 at 11:22 pm | 10 comments | 7497 Views

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Menlo Park: SRI International spins off new business to automate fruit picking

In as soon as two years, robots, not people, could be picking apples in orchards. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2016/08/22/harvesting-apples-by-robot...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2016
Last comment by SteveC, on Aug 22, 2016 at 1:43 pm | 4 comments | 3383 Views

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Atherton: New El Camino stoplight is on

Atherton's pedestrian-activated stoplight on El Camino Real at Almendral Avenue was turned on Wednesday, Aug. 18. Read the...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2016
Last comment by Louise68, on Aug 20, 2016 at 5:17 pm | 3 comments | 916 Views

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Trump attacks Gold Star family and American hero, accepts Purple Heart: "I always wanted to get the Purple Heart. This was much easier."

Donald "5 Deferment" Trump, while a young 3-sport athlete, claims bone spurs to stay out of Vietnam. A lot of kids got...

Original post made by @cedar - FACTS WITH LINKS on Aug. 2, 2016
Last comment by a Two-Fer, on Aug 20, 2016 at 1:32 pm | 8 comments | 228 Views

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CIty Drones

City employee Derek Schweigart's report presented to the Council in favor of allowing drones at Bayfront park is amateurish...

Original post made by FAA on Aug. 20, 2016
Last comment by Bizarro World, on Aug 20, 2016 at 11:53 am | 1 comment | 107 Views

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Surf Air planes still overhead, despite OK to fly Bay route

Joining Adam Ullman in his North Fair Oaks backyard for a weekday morning cup of coffee makes it clear just what he means...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2016
Last comment by Member, on Aug 17, 2016 at 10:35 am | 13 comments | 1826 Views

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Menlo Park: New bike racks installed downtown

Bikers pedaling into downtown Menlo Park now have more spots to lock up their wheels on Santa Cruz Avenue. Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by Karen, on Aug 15, 2016 at 10:16 pm | 5 comments | 2127 Views

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Five years, four months in state prison for Menlo Park, Atherton burglar

A 24-year-old Menlo Park resident, Porfirio Cruz Jimenez-Pimental, was sentenced on Aug. 12 to five years and fours months...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Aug 15, 2016 at 8:31 pm | 6 comments | 3313 Views
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Naked Men and Pineapple with Tomato
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