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WOODSIDE

Today: Public forum on Woodside school parcel tax measure

The Woodside Elementary School District board plans to vote in December on a proposal to put a parcel tax measure on an April...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2016
Last comment by Apple, on Nov 24, 2016 at 11:02 pm | 3 comments | 2534 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

15 Things Wrong with Caroline Lucas' Plan to Balance the MPCSD Budget - Part 1

As part of her campaign to get elected, Caroline Lucas and her supporters touted how she was the only candidate to publish...

Original post made by CPA on Nov. 23, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 24, 2016 at 8:29 am | 9 comments | 638 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Pre-construction work starts on Caltrain electrification

Preparations for the construction work needed to electrify Caltrain along the Peninsula corridor have started and will last...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Nov 23, 2016 at 10:08 pm | 2 comments | 2923 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Laurel students celebrate school's national award

Students and staff at Laurel School's upper and lower campuses gathered Nov. 21 to celebrate the school's National Blue...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2016
Last comment by Carmen, on Nov 23, 2016 at 7:12 pm | 1 comment | 2736 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park City School District: Second survey mailing has glitch

A second mailing inviting registered voters in the Menlo Park City School District to participate in an online survey ended...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Nov 23, 2016 at 12:44 pm | 3 comments | 2091 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council challenger Taylor plans to stay in game

Candidate and challenger Cecilia Taylor came fairly close to winning a seat on the Menlo Park City Council on Nov. 8, receiving...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2016
Last comment by West menlo voter, on Nov 23, 2016 at 7:58 am | 9 comments | 1844 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sunday service for Thomas Sege of Woodside, former CEO of Varian Associates

A memorial service for Woodside resident and technology executive Thomas D. Sege is set for 1:30 p.m. Sunday, March 8, at...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2025 Views

MENLO PARK

Fashion show, fair in downtown Menlo Park

The business community in Menlo Park will come together for a fashion show and fair benefiting the Lambadina Foundation on...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2016
Last comment by denise dolan, on Nov 22, 2016 at 8:39 pm | 1 comment | 672 Views

MENLO PARK

More discussion of Menlo Park school district parcel tax and budget cuts

A marathon Nov. 9 meeting wasn't long enough for the board of the Menlo Park City School District to decide on the details...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 22, 2016 at 7:12 pm | 84 comments | 3511 Views

MENLO PARK

New program encourages Menlo Park shoppers to bike

Local organizations are urging people to consider riding a bike when they shop in Menlo Park this holiday season. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2016
Last comment by C Welton, on Nov 22, 2016 at 6:40 pm | 4 comments | 4050 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Let's remake sequoia to The Hickey Hospital

Per one of the candidates' claims that Mr. Hickey single-handedly saved sequoia - it's the least we can do!...

Original post made by Stop all taxes on Oct. 12, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Nov 22, 2016 at 7:24 am | 22 comments | 635 Views

MENLO PARK

TechLoop breakin and robbery

Why no story from the Almanac on this Santa Cruz Ave store robbed Sunday morning?...

Original post made by whatever on Nov. 21, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Nov 21, 2016 at 11:49 pm | 2 comments | 344 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: Divided Cypriot teens find common ground here

"I'm sorry to go," Nelly admitted at a group dinner she helped prepare right before she left the U.S. in late July. She is...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2016
Last comment by margomca, on Nov 21, 2016 at 1:22 pm | 1 comment | 1837 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Over 2 million have signed a Change.Org Petition - Electoral College: Make Hillary Clinton President on December 19

Over 2 million have signed a Change.Org Petition - Electoral College: Make Hillary Clinton President on December 19 LINK:...

Original post made by Drastic Dangers Require Drastic Action on Nov. 11, 2016
Last comment by JKW, on Nov 20, 2016 at 12:30 pm | 73 comments | 3473 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton OKs Little League tournament in Holbrook-Palmer Park

Atherton has approved a Little League tournament for Holbrook-Palmer Park next summer, but warned the sponsoring Menlo-Atherton...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2016
Last comment by Jenson, on Nov 20, 2016 at 7:04 am | 7 comments | 1848 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley toughens defenses after home invasions

Burglars and robbers may see the darkness, wealth and semi-rural tranquility of Portola Valley as an invitation to perpetrate...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2016
Last comment by Liberals are dumb, on Nov 20, 2016 at 6:59 am | 9 comments | 3171 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Family-friendly candlelight vigil at Fremont Park

"Make America kind again," will be the mantra of a family friendly candlelight vigil to be held tonight (Friday, Nov. 18)...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2016
Last comment by disbelief, on Nov 19, 2016 at 5:56 pm | 14 comments | 2794 Views

MENLO PARK

No charges against Menlo Park developer David Bohannon in domestic dispute

No charges will be filed against Menlo Park developer David Bohannon, who was involved in a domestic dispute on Oct. 12 that...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2016
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Nov 18, 2016 at 8:13 pm | 5 comments | 2644 Views

OTHER TOPICS

League of Women Voters surveys community

The mission of the League of Women Voters of South San Mateo County is to engage citizens in the democratic process and public...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2016
Last comment by uber hippie leftists!, on Nov 18, 2016 at 8:50 am | 5 comments | 1302 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton police consult FBI on vandalism targeting wealthy

The Atherton Police Department is reviewing material on security cameras made available by residents and consulting with...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2014
Last comment by MPCSD/Atherton resident, on Nov 17, 2016 at 11:57 pm | 23 comments | 9108 Views
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