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The City of Menlo Park offers its community many things, but one area that it seems to lack is public art. Nearly all cities...

Original post made by Art Fan on Jan. 30, 2018
Last comment by Observer, on Jan 31, 2018 at 6:16 am | 1 comment | 1192 Views


Holiday Fund: Upward Scholars pivots to ensure adult immigrants stay in college

Since 2010, local nonprofit Upward Scholars has empowered more than 900 students through education, career development support,...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2021
Last comment by Linda Prieto, on Jan 5, 2021 at 4:42 pm | 1 comment | 1192 Views


Menlo Park. Many Neighborhoods. One City.

I am so honored that my city would give almost 30% of its votes to me, an unknown, with no money, from the other side of...

Original post made by Cecilia Taylor on Nov. 11, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 11, 2016 at 4:38 pm | 2 comments | 1187 Views


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 | 1187 Views


Belle Haven 2nd Class Citizens When It Comes To Traffic

The city council gives a few signs to Belle Haven for major traffic problem but the "wealthier" folks on North Lemon where...

Original post made by whatever on Jun. 20, 2018
Last comment by peninsula resident, on Jun 21, 2018 at 12:56 pm | 3 comments | 1180 Views


Vote Yes on Measure S

It may seem like deja vu for residents of the Portola Valley School District — another spring parcel tax measure, just...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2021
Last comment by PV Resident, on Apr 21, 2021 at 8:03 pm | 2 comments | 1178 Views


To the lovely young couple hiking at Wunderlich w/baby this just past Monday eve

Why I almost titled this thread "One of the dumbest things that I have ever done": It was getting dark, and a totally...

Original post made by Anonymous on Dec. 5, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1173 Views


Can you Trump this?

Can you Trump this? Whether you like President Trump or not, he made a comment today which will go down in history as one...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Mar. 22, 2020
Last comment by Cultists On The Loose Again, on Mar 22, 2020 at 7:51 pm | 8 comments | 1165 Views


Seeking Community Volunteers for the 2019 Phillips 66 National and Speedo Junior National Swimming Championships (July 31-August 4) at Stanford University.

Volunteers are needed to assist with the 2019 Phillips 66 National and Speedo Junior National Swimming Championships this...

Original post made by Erin Glanville on May. 23, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1164 Views


Earth Day documentary film program Apr. 27: Thirsty for Justice: The Struggle for the Human Right to Water

All are invited to the program at the Los Altos Public Library, Green Room (13 S. San Antonio Rd., Los Altos) 5-7 pm, free...

Original post made by Judy A on Apr. 19, 2019
Last comment by Judy A, on Apr 20, 2019 at 2:33 pm | 2 comments | 1162 Views


School bond debt should be serviced by funds from sale or lease of school district properties

Since the vote threshold for school bond measures was lowered to 55%, total school bond debt in San Mateo County has risen...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jun. 12, 2019
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Aug 2, 2019 at 5:01 pm | 3 comments | 1158 Views


"Ballerina's Tale" documentary film about African-American prima ballerina Misty Copeland: this Wed. Sept. 18 1pm

This engaging documentary will screen at Menlo Park's Little House Senior/Activity Center theater, just down the hall from...

Original post made by Judy A on Sep. 16, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1145 Views


Cargill project in RWC being revisited

Congresswoman Jackie Speier bemoans the recent EPA decision declaring the status of the Cargill salt ponds to be outside...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Mar. 16, 2019
Last comment by Yet More Blather, on Mar 16, 2019 at 4:10 pm | 2 comments | 1140 Views


Who wins the trade war with China

What am I missing here? If China and the U.S. reciprocate on a 5& tariff, where does the money go? Don't both China and...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Sep. 6, 2019
Last comment by crib, on Sep 13, 2019 at 1:27 pm | 18 comments | 1123 Views


Cline comes out against Councilmembers serving more than two terms.

In the Palo Alto Daily Post this morning, Menlo Park Councilmember Rich Cline spoke out against Councilmembers serving more...

Original post made by Newsy on Mar. 19, 2018
Last comment by joola, on Mar 21, 2018 at 12:57 pm | 2 comments | 1103 Views


Special livestream of documentary film "Hibakusha: Our Life to Live", noon to 2pm. Mon. Aug. 3. Honoring the 75th anniv. of Hiroshima/Nagasaki bombings (Aug. 6 and 9, 19450

All are invited to a free special film screening followed by a Q&A session with the producer/director David Rothauser. The...

Original post made by Judy A on Aug. 3, 2020
There are no comments yet. 1101 Views


The true health costs of gas-powered leaf blowers

As community members and physicians with expertise in child health, we offer our personal views on the health-related hazards...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2022
Last comment by lelkins, on Apr 8, 2022 at 2:22 pm | 1 comment | 1100 Views


A message from the publisher about the future of our sports coverage

We are going to suspend our sports coverage for the next few months and explore different, less expensive models. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2022
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 23, 2022 at 5:02 pm | 2 comments | 1098 Views


Film and Discussion: Poor People's Campaign, 2018

Event: A film about and discussion of the new Poor People’s Campaign Tuesday May 15, 7-9pm. Mitchell Park Library, 3700...

Original post made by Peninsula/Palo Alto Women's Intl. League for Peace and Freedom on May. 1, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1096 Views



For many years, the Atherton City Council has toyed with the idea of leaving the Fire District and instead either providing...

Original post made by Observer II on Jan. 13, 2020
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 14, 2020 at 5:57 am | 1 comment | 1095 Views
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