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WOODSIDE

Woodside celebrates 95th May Day

"This is about as Norman Rockwell as it gets," observed Randy Schwabacher of Woodside when he stopped filming his granddaughter...

Original post made on May. 9, 2017
Last comment by Nancy, on May 9, 2017 at 2:55 pm | 1 comment | 1094 Views

MENLO PARK

Abortion rights, child marriage topics at feminist fundraiser in Menlo Park

During an awards luncheon in Menlo Park, held to celebrate the accomplishments of women's rights advocates and to raise funds...

Original post made on May. 5, 2017
Last comment by English is Lit, on May 9, 2017 at 12:38 pm | 8 comments | 1569 Views

MENLO PARK

How tragedy transformed a life

Melissa Moody of Menlo Park is the subject of a new documentary on the nature of happiness. After being run over by a truck...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by Cindy Follmer, on May 9, 2017 at 10:03 am | 14 comments | 22709 Views

WOODSIDE

Wednesday memorial for Susan Nahmens, flower garden designer

A memorial service for Woodside resident Susan Hayworth Nahmens is set for 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 8, on the grounds of the...

Original post made on May. 9, 2017
Last comment by Mark Reisinger, on May 9, 2017 at 9:56 am | 1 comment | 1710 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ravenswood teachers, superintendent face breakdown in trust

Festering teacher concerns in the Ravenswood City School District came to a head last week when the teachers union announced...

Original post made on May. 8, 2017
Last comment by Sigh, on May 8, 2017 at 2:52 pm | 2 comments | 1438 Views

MENLO PARK

John Boyle New Chair of San Mateo County Republican Party

https://bayareagop.com/april-2017-bayareagop-newsletter-articles/ John Boyle Heads San Mateo GOP John Boyle, a former...

Original post made by Menlo Insider on May. 1, 2017
Last comment by congrats, on May 8, 2017 at 1:52 pm | 28 comments | 1098 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Woodside: Protesters shout down conservative rabbi at Canada College event

In an echo of the confrontations going on between the political left and right over free speech at the University of California...

Original post made on May. 3, 2017
Last comment by Western Hillsider, on May 8, 2017 at 12:36 pm | 20 comments | 3092 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Worker rescued after fall at home construction site

A worker on a home construction site, who was injured after falling 15 to 18 feet into a basement area at the site, was rescued...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 8, 2017 at 11:49 am | 7 comments | 1943 Views

AROUND TOWN

The mischief being done by the Atherton Town Council

The Atherton Town Council has spent $50,000 of our hard-earned tax dollars to figure out how to enrich the Town’s coffers...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on May. 8, 2017
There are no comments yet. 130 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: New building proposed to replace Stanford Inn

A proposal to demolish the Stanford Inn at 115 El Camino Real in Menlo Park and replace it with a 10,274 square-foot, three-story...

Original post made on May. 5, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on May 7, 2017 at 4:27 pm | 7 comments | 2838 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park development: Roundup of approved building permits

Below is a roundup of residential, commercial and public development projects that have been granted building permits by...

Original post made on May. 7, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1279 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Transparency proposal has potential for good public policy

Trust in government shouldn't be blind. Although one doesn't have to be a cynical anti-government flamethrower who sees a...

Original post made on May. 2, 2017
Last comment by Mike Keenly, on May 7, 2017 at 10:30 am | 11 comments | 678 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park bike route plan hits speed bump

Plans to move forward with a one-year pilot program of a bike route on Oak Grove Avenue in downtown Menlo Park will likely...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2017
Last comment by Reid Powers, on May 6, 2017 at 11:43 pm | 42 comments | 2704 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ravenswood district to open new middle school

The Ravenswood City School District is opening a new middle school in East Palo Alto this fall with the hopes of reversing...

Original post made on May. 6, 2017
Last comment by Brian, on May 6, 2017 at 6:11 pm | 1 comment | 1124 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rethinking the College Arms Race: What Do Companies REALLY Want?

The M-A Parent Education Series presents, "What Do Companies REALLY Want?" https://www.eventbrite.com/edit?eid=33540773356 We...

Original post made by Charlene Margot on Apr. 23, 2017
Last comment by College is not for everyone, on May 6, 2017 at 4:45 pm | 8 comments | 586 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Ex-employees sue Filoli estate, allege age discrimination

Four women recently employed at the Filoli estate in Woodside have sued their former employer, alleging age discrimination...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2017
Last comment by Karla, on May 6, 2017 at 7:19 am | 22 comments | 5117 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside Elementary District to reconsider school board vacancy

The Woodside Elementary School District has agreed to reconsider actions taken at a May 1 special meeting after receiving...

Original post made on May. 5, 2017
Last comment by Educator, on May 5, 2017 at 10:25 pm | 2 comments | 1196 Views

MENLO PARK

Thursday: Menlo Park meeting on bike-pedestrian rail crossing

The city of Menlo Park will host a community meeting on Thursday, May 4, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. to discuss a proposed pedestrian...

Original post made on May. 3, 2017
Last comment by Robert Cronin, on May 5, 2017 at 10:06 pm | 10 comments | 1535 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council supports Facebook-funded police unit

Though they haven't yet taken a vote, members of the Menlo Park City Council spoke favorably Tuesday about a proposal by...

Original post made on May. 3, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on May 5, 2017 at 6:18 pm | 13 comments | 2043 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Union-backed bill to cut contractor work draws ire

A California Assembly bill, backed by government unions, that would set limits on how cities contract for services has drawn...

Original post made on May. 3, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on May 5, 2017 at 6:14 pm | 8 comments | 1328 Views
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