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MENLO PARK

Cover story: War is hell

Woodside resident and former mayor Nat Landes has many military medals sitting on a bookshelf in his living room that recognize...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2014
Last comment by Charlie, on Dec 12, 2014 at 1:49 pm | 1 comment | 1370 Views

MENLO PARK

Storm update: Mountain Home road reopens

The intersection of Middlefield Road and Oak Grove Avenue is closed due to flooding, Atherton officials announced at 9:08...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2014
Last comment by JustinM, on Dec 11, 2014 at 5:42 pm | 6 comments | 4063 Views

MENLO PARK

Fire district gets green light to buy a drone

A hand-held aerial drone, probably one with four helicopter blades, will likely take up residence soon in the Menlo Park...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Dec 11, 2014 at 7:56 am | 13 comments | 1352 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why aren't the MA Schools closed for the storm?

Hello Given it is extremely stressful getting our children into the traffic vortex on Oak Grove in Menlo Park, why haven't...

Original post made by Menlo Parent on Dec. 10, 2014
There are no comments yet. 137 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Fourteen plead not guilty to gang indictments

Fourteen defendants, indicted in March for crimes related to their alleged involvement with East Palo Alto gangs, pleaded...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 10, 2014 at 6:52 pm | 1 comment | 1145 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New home for German-American school?

The German-American International School has found a potential new home in the North Fair Oaks neighborhood, just a few miles...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Resident, on Dec 10, 2014 at 1:59 pm | 9 comments | 4965 Views

MENLO PARK

Residents, public agencies stockpiling sand before storm

A flash flood watch and high wind warning have been issued by the National Weather Service in advance of the storm expected...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 10, 2014 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 1672 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tuesday: Meeting on document examining San Carlos Airport's effects on neighbors

A meeting to discuss the draft of a document that looks at the current and projected effect of the San Carlos Airport on...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2014
Last comment by Jetman, on Dec 9, 2014 at 11:17 pm | 5 comments | 972 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tuesday: Hearing on Mandarin immersion charter proposal

The public will have a chance to comment on the Mandarin immersion charter school that has been proposed in the Menlo Park...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2014
Last comment by Caryn Wasserstein, on Dec 9, 2014 at 10:01 pm | 2 comments | 1206 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board denies petition to start Mandarin immersion charter school

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

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2014
Last comment by Caryn Wasserstein, on Dec 9, 2014 at 9:51 pm | 1 comment | 169 Views

MENLO PARK

Two arbitration processes for police misconduct cases

The two unions representing the city's police officers will have two different procedures for handling appeals of disciplinary...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2014
Last comment by You've got to be kidding, on Dec 9, 2014 at 4:50 pm | 1 comment | 207 Views

AROUND TOWN

Judge orders property owner to reopen gate at Martins Beach

A San Mateo County Superior Court judge on Friday issued a final ruling affirming that a Silicon Valley entrepreneur...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 9, 2014 at 3:56 pm | 8 comments | 1779 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Cop Mind by David Brooks

If you want an intelligent insight into the challenges and complexities of being a police officer in today's society then...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Dec. 9, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Dec 9, 2014 at 2:20 pm | 4 comments | 175 Views

MENLO PARK

School board eyes Menlo Park site for new high school

The Sequoia Union High School District is eyeing a property at 150 Jefferson Drive in east Menlo Park for one of two new...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2014
Last comment by MENLO, on Dec 9, 2014 at 1:16 pm | 2 comments | 1602 Views

MENLO PARK

Fallen trees damage homes in Menlo Park and Atherton

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District was busy on Saturday, Dec. 6, dealing with trees that fell on homes in Atherton and...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2014
Last comment by lisa.s.shumway@gmail.com, on Dec 9, 2014 at 12:27 pm | 12 comments | 3033 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tuesday: School board to discuss Spanish immersion, world languages

Keeping a promise made during the recent debate over a Mandarin immersion charter school proposal, the Menlo Park City School...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2014
Last comment by MPCSD Parent2, on Dec 8, 2014 at 6:02 pm | 3 comments | 747 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton, Big Wind and Rain warning. Trees.

Heavy rainfall is expected throughout the Bay Area, especially in the North Bay. The volume of rainfall is expected to overwhelm...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Dec. 8, 2014
There are no comments yet. 77 Views

MENLO PARK

Woman arrested for alleged stabbing in Menlo Park

A 62-year-old man was allegedly stabbed by an ex-girlfriend after an argument in Menlo Park on Sunday, Dec. 7, according...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Dec 8, 2014 at 2:54 pm | 1 comment | 1539 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Searsville Dam should go

The important new documentary film "Dam Nation" tells the history of American dam building and reveals a range of unintended...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2014
Last comment by C. Cruickshank, on Dec 8, 2014 at 9:19 am | 3 comments | 2447 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editorial: Fatal shooting calls for camera policy refinement

Body-worn cameras for police work has escaped much of the criticism directed toward other technological surveillance tools....

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 6, 2014 at 9:31 pm | 15 comments | 1341 Views
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