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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: New GOP chair focuses on local elected offices

In a county where Democratic registered voters exceed Republican by three to one, former Menlo Park Councilman John Boyle...

Original post made on May. 18, 2017
Last comment by Yet More Of The Same Nonsense, on May 20, 2017 at 3:57 pm | 7 comments | 1850 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Officials break ground for tech high school in Menlo Park

A ceremonial groundbreaking took place Wednesday for a new tech-oriented public high school in Menlo Park. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by J.E.M., on May 20, 2017 at 11:40 am | 3 comments | 2694 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council appoints 10 to city commissions

The Menlo Park City Council has filled four city commission and committee seats and reappointed six commissioners. Read...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by volunteer, on May 19, 2017 at 1:05 pm | 2 comments | 1277 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside school board rescinds action Almanac cited as Brown Act violation

The governing board of the Woodside Elementary School District has rescinded actions taken at a May 1 meeting that the Almanac...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 19, 2017 at 12:58 pm | 1 comment | 1683 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park school superintendent to join Ravenswood district

Maurice Ghysels, the superintendent of the Menlo Park City School District, will take on a new role as chief innovations...

Original post made on May. 18, 2017
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 19, 2017 at 11:43 am | 2 comments | 2260 Views

WOODSIDE

Volunteer says Woodside's ethics probe violated her constitutional rights

A former volunteer in Woodside has filed a claim against the town and its current and previous mayors, alleging that her...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by awatkins, on May 19, 2017 at 9:05 am | 1 comment | 1759 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside Elementary School District spends $584,000 to dismiss teacher

Woodside Elementary School District spent more than $584,000 in taxpayer funds to dismiss a teacher after an administrative...

Original post made on May. 16, 2017
Last comment by Danish, on May 18, 2017 at 11:53 pm | 10 comments | 4401 Views

AROUND TOWN

County may put lid on 'noisy aircraft' at San Carlos Airport

San Mateo County has drafted an ordinance that would put a curfew on the hours and numbers of "noisy aircraft" landing or...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2017
Last comment by pilot, on May 18, 2017 at 5:33 pm | 34 comments | 4744 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Neighbors oppose affordable housing plan

A proposal by nonprofit developer MidPen Housing to rebuild and expand an affordable apartment complex, yielding a maximum...

Original post made on May. 16, 2017
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on May 18, 2017 at 1:30 pm | 12 comments | 5654 Views

OTHER TOPICS

David Frum: The Conservative Case for Voting for Clinton; "I appreciate that Donald Trump is too slovenly and incompetent to qualify as a true dictator"

"To vote for Trump as a protest against Clinton’s faults would be like amputating a leg because of a sliver in the toe;...

Original post made by MacArthur on Nov. 3, 2016
Last comment by Yet More Of The Same Nonsense, on May 17, 2017 at 4:16 pm | 66 comments | 1644 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Portola Valley: Windmill School to move ahead with construction of new campus

Windmill School, a play-based preschool, recently received a building permit to move ahead with construction of a new campus...

Original post made on May. 16, 2017
Last comment by really?, on May 17, 2017 at 8:52 am | 3 comments | 949 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Volunteer claims town's ethics probe violated her constitutional rights

A former longtime volunteer for the town of Woodside has filed a claim against the town and its current and previous mayors,...

Original post made on May. 16, 2017
Last comment by Danna Breen, on May 16, 2017 at 10:01 pm | 1 comment | 822 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park commits to making all parks herbicide-free

It took a lot of work, manually pulling more than 56 cubic yards of weeds, or about five dump-truck loads, and covering...

Original post made on May. 8, 2017
Last comment by Rhea, on May 16, 2017 at 4:00 pm | 11 comments | 2117 Views

AROUND TOWN

Our Country Upside Down

Our Country Upside Down Today I saw the American flag flown upside down in my community- Is...

Original post made by A Patriot on May. 16, 2017
Last comment by Yet More Of The Same Nonsense, on May 16, 2017 at 2:55 pm | 2 comments | 267 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Windmill School moves ahead on new campus

Windmill School, a play-based preschool, recently received a building permit to move ahead with construction of a new campus...

Original post made on May. 16, 2017
Last comment by Richard Hine, on May 16, 2017 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 1709 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton election: Pro and con views on civic center measure

In a special, mail-only advisory election June 6, Atherton voters are asked whether the town of Atherton should supplement...

Original post made on May. 10, 2017
Last comment by Rick DeGolia, on May 16, 2017 at 1:29 pm | 27 comments | 2800 Views

ATHERTON

Wednesday: Menlo Park meeting on Willow Road traffic woes

A community meeting will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 17, at Laurel School Upper Campus (275 Elliott Drive) for...

Original post made on May. 16, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1115 Views

WOODSIDE

Bike lane may improve safety for Woodside High students

When school starts at Woodside High School in August, students on bikes and other bike commuters may have the town of Woodside...

Original post made on May. 15, 2017
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on May 15, 2017 at 3:05 pm | 2 comments | 647 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park: Woman charged with stabbing husband faces competency review

A 61-year-old Menlo Park woman arrested on charges of attempting to murder her husband on May 8 will be evaluated for competency...

Original post made on May. 13, 2017
Last comment by Joyce, on May 13, 2017 at 7:33 pm | 1 comment | 1946 Views

AROUND TOWN

Medical marijuana: High tea parties in Menlo Park, Woodside

A pot of tea can actually be a tea of pot if you get an invitation to share a cup at certain high tea parties in the area....

Original post made on May. 13, 2017
Last comment by Local , on May 13, 2017 at 2:56 pm | 3 comments | 3153 Views
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