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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board ponders budget, parcel tax choices

Members of the governing board of the Menlo Park City School District continue to struggle with how to balance the district's...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2016
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on Nov 29, 2016 at 5:19 pm | 36 comments | 7510 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Ex-San Mateo Prosecutor Accused of Misconduct Now Training Lawyers at the California Bar

The legal paper, the Los Angeles Daily Journal, published an article on February 18, 2015, titled "Ex-Prosecutor Accused...

Original post made by Holly L. on Mar. 6, 2015
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Mar 10, 2015 at 1:34 pm | 36 comments | 5401 Views

AROUND TOWN

Duboc calls for ballot initiative on pensions

After months of toying with the idea in e-mails she sends to supporters, former Menlo Park council member Lee Duboc is calling...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jan 14, 2010 at 2:39 pm | 36 comments | 4647 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's to charge for author events

Starting this month, Kepler's bookstore in Menlo Park will charge those who don't belong to its rewards program to attend...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 9, 2011 at 10:51 pm | 36 comments | 5845 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley: dealing with bike safety issues

Portola Valley may emulate Woodside and establish a regular forum for bicycle-related issues. A formal discussion of the...

Original post made on May. 23, 2011
Last comment by Donald, on May 24, 2011 at 7:13 pm | 36 comments | 5786 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman faces gunman during Menlo Park stroll

A nighttime stroll turned terrifying for a woman on Sharon Road in Menlo Park on Monday night when she was confronted by...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2011
Last comment by Joanna, on Oct 8, 2011 at 8:12 am | 36 comments | 7046 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County Central Labor Council - Reporter was told to leave meeting.

As reported by the Palo Alto Daily Post 3/6/12 by Ryan McCarthy "Union Group Questions Supervisor Candidates" "The San...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Mar. 8, 2012
Last comment by Tim Wulff, on Mar 15, 2012 at 3:26 pm | 36 comments | 5589 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park sued over car's collision with train

The aftershocks of a late April afternoon collision continue to ripple through Menlo Park a year later: Two women who had...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Result?, on Jun 21, 2015 at 4:48 pm | 36 comments | 12291 Views

AROUND TOWN

RWCPD giving Award to D.A. Steve Wagstaffe

Stephen Wagstaffe Prosecutor of the Year Award: The Stephen Wagstaffe Prosecutor of the Year Award is presented annually...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Oct. 24, 2013
Last comment by Lurker , on Nov 6, 2013 at 2:51 am | 36 comments | 9743 Views

AROUND TOWN

Surf Air gets some noise from local residents

At least 150 people showed up in Atherton on Tuesday night (Sept. 30) for a public meeting with officials from Surf Air,...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 4, 2014 at 8:56 pm | 36 comments | 10660 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saturday: 'Community Action Rally' in Redwood City to follow Trump inauguration

The day after the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump, a "Community Action Rally" will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday,...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2017
Last comment by 10 Actions, 100 Days, on Jan 22, 2017 at 5:37 pm | 36 comments | 14593 Views

AROUND TOWN

County considering spending close to $1 million on airport noise issue

San Mateo County's Board of Supervisors will meet Tuesday morning to consider spending close to $1 million on items related...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2017
Last comment by boadicea, on Jun 26, 2017 at 2:01 pm | 36 comments | 6997 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park mayor blasts councilwoman for setting up mystery meeting

While some of what happened at the Menlo Park City Council's closed session last week may remain a mystery, one thing is...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2021
Last comment by Iris, on Oct 26, 2021 at 12:31 pm | 36 comments | 7397 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Hillary Clinton Does Not Deserve the Presidential Nomination

I was reading the book called 'The Residence'. It is about the people behind ths scenes who keep the White House going....

Original post made by Concerned Menlo Park Resident on May. 26, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on Jun 3, 2015 at 7:59 am | 36 comments | 2903 Views

ATHERTON

Debate over Atherton library heats up

Should the town of Atherton survey residents about where to rebuild the town's library? That's what a number of vocal residents...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2011
Last comment by Transparency, on Oct 17, 2011 at 5:11 pm | 36 comments | 6731 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton says it will sue Caltrain over electrification plan

Unhappy with Caltrain's response to a letter from Atherton requesting concessions on plans to electrify the rail system between...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2015
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on Feb 9, 2015 at 5:15 pm | 36 comments | 8270 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council members considering taking on debt to build civic center

Faced with the reality of having to slash features from the plans for a new Atherton library and town offices to bring the...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2018
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 4, 2018 at 6:48 pm | 36 comments | 6572 Views

FICTION

Defamation suit brought by Menlo Park fire board director settled

Six days before the trial in one defamation case involving a local fire board director is set to begin, a second defamation...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by Peter's service, on Apr 8, 2014 at 10:38 am | 36 comments | 63100 Views

MENLO PARK

Massive two-story building proposed to dwarf Oak Knoll School neighbors

In its headlong rush to break ground on a monstrous NEW 2 story bldg. at Oak Knoll School, backing on Oak Avenue and dwarfing...

Original post made by BIGGER THE BETTER? on Mar. 21, 2007
Last comment by Concerned Menlo Park Neighbor, on May 9, 2007 at 5:43 pm | 35 comments | 7766 Views

MENLO PARK

Six candidates welcome fire district challenges

Labor talks are stalled, firefighters are working without a contract, morale is low, and financial concerns are causing capital...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by observer, on Nov 3, 2009 at 11:40 am | 35 comments | 4555 Views
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