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THE LOCAL DISH

Today is the 43rd Anniversary of the Roe v Wade Supreme Court Decision

Women have had the right to choose for 43 years. Thanks largely in part to to Republican Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun...

Original post made by Pro Choice Republican on Jan. 22, 2016
Last comment by POGO, on Jan 24, 2016 at 5:36 pm | 2 comments | 1368 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents demand Menlo Park reinstate gymnastics teacher

City employees are often reminded that they work for the public — usually when the public wants the employee terminated....

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by editor, on Feb 26, 2013 at 12:22 pm | 2 comments | 1367 Views

MENLO PARK

The Failed Promise of High Speed Rail

The Failed Promise of High Speed Rail By Morris Brown Resident of Menlo Park and Founder of DERAIL, a grassroots effort...

Original post made by morris brown on Feb. 23, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1362 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shelter in Place - Essential Services

The spirit of this shelter in place order is we should socially distance from each other and stay at home. Yet, the order...

Original post made by Call Me Crazy on Mar. 18, 2020
Last comment by Idiot, on May 26, 2020 at 2:25 pm | 3 comments | 1360 Views

AROUND TOWN

Left Bank

Now, is Left Bank were feeding needy families FREE for Thanksgiving that would be news. Why not use the wealth in our community...

Original post made by Harriet Garfinkle on Nov. 22, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1355 Views

AROUND TOWN

Opinion: On anniversary, 9/11 volunteer revisits the tragedy — and humanity

Here we are two decades later following a domestic attack and ongoing threats from foreign adversaries. Domestic terrorism...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1354 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton's "concerns" with financial equity

From the Joint Fire Board/Town Council Meeting Agenda packet regarding the Town's Matrix Study of the Fire District: "...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jan. 20, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 23, 2019 at 9:54 pm | 32 comments | 1346 Views

AROUND TOWN

What is the best time to hold a meeting to discuss significantly lowering the fire services for Menlo Park and East Palo Alto residents?

The Atherton Town Council is holding a SPECIAL Session to decide how to proceed with its plan to remove over $12 million...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Mar. 1, 2020
Last comment by hypocrisy ABOUNDS, on Mar 4, 2020 at 12:38 pm | 4 comments | 1345 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students Need Host Families for Short Visit

Public Service Announcement Japanese Students Need Homes in the mid-peninsula area March 24 to April 4 Hosting a foreign...

Original post made by Suzanne Autry on Feb. 24, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1342 Views

MENLO PARK

Nakedness Downtown

Maybe it is only me, but I find it offensive, indecent and unacceptable for 4 or more naked statues being on display OUTSIDE...

Original post made by Decency on Feb. 9, 2018
Last comment by Naked as a jaybird, on Feb 10, 2018 at 2:15 pm | 5 comments | 1339 Views

MENLO PARK

PA Weekly's April Fool's Story - Elon To Build Palo Alto Tunnel

Just read a wonderfully written satire published by the Palo Alto Weekly that I missed on April Fool's Day. It's about Palo...

Original post made by Longtime MP Booster on Apr. 15, 2019
Last comment by Credulous, on Apr 22, 2019 at 2:12 pm | 2 comments | 1338 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Well-Balanced Student with Challenge Success

LLESD Parent Education Series welcomes Challenge Success in "The Well-Balanced Student" on Tuesday, April 17, 6:30pm, Las...

Original post made by Charlene Margot on Apr. 3, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1330 Views

OTHER TOPICS

frustrated democracy

For the second time in five elections, the winner of the popular vote---the person the most Americans voted for---did not...

Original post made by Bob Pierce on Nov. 11, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1329 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park silent on extent of gymnastics program review

Although Menlo Park City Manager Alex McIntyre released a letter to the community saying he had reviewed to his satisfaction...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by Frank, on Mar 12, 2013 at 9:15 pm | 1 comment | 1329 Views

MENLO PARK

April 11th first day in 2017 with 13 hours + of daylight

April 11 was the first 13+ hours of day light in 2017 with the sun rising at 6:39 AM and setting at 7:41 PM. For the rest...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Apr. 11, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1321 Views

MENLO PARK

Downtown - Pop-up Park

At the August 22, 2017 City Council meeting, a speaker mentioned that he had obtained a lab report showing significant levels...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on Aug. 30, 2017
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Aug 31, 2017 at 7:36 am | 1 comment | 1319 Views

MENLO PARK

Years in the works, a new plan to tackle Menlo Park's transportation woes gains approval

After three and a half years, Menlo Park's comprehensive Transportation Master Plan finally won approval from the City Council...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2020
Last comment by Kate Bradshaw - Almanac Reporter, on Nov 20, 2020 at 5:20 pm | 2 comments | 1318 Views

ATHERTON

Why Atherton Residents Can Trust City Council to Make the Right Choices after Parcel Tax defeat

Why Atherton Residents Can Trust City Council to Make the Right Choices after Parcel Tax defeat With the defeat of the...

Original post made by Elizabeth Lewis on Nov. 14, 2017
Last comment by Trust, on Nov 14, 2017 at 9:00 pm | 2 comments | 1311 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Is there a possible consensus that this election cycle is so messed up because of money?

I am just wondering what people think about the relationship of money, billionaires, corporations and even foreign influences...

Original post made by Mr.SmithRunsFromOffice on Aug. 11, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1310 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District authorizes CEO To Enter Into an Agreement For Specialized Legal Services.

In typical fashion, the Sequoia Healthcare District discussed 3 items in closed session at a special meeting this past Monday,...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Sep. 13, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1309 Views
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