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MENLO PARK

Decision on Caltrain $647 million FTA Grant Deferred

The FTA in a letter dated Feb 17 addressed to Caltrain CEO Jim Hartnett, announced it has deferred a decision to approve...

Original post made by morris brown on Feb. 17, 2017
There are no comments yet. 195 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside council votes to take no action on ethics investigation

The Woodside Town Council voted 4-0, with three members absent, on Wednesday to take no action on an extended investigation...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2017
Last comment by Wackyside, on Feb 17, 2017 at 12:05 pm | 2 comments | 1482 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thursday: Community meeting on school parcel tax, financing

Voters with questions about the Menlo Park City School District's parcel tax ballot measure may get answers at a community...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Man, on Feb 16, 2017 at 11:21 pm | 5 comments | 1154 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jury: Caltrans 90% responsible for Atherton crosswalk fatality

A jury has found the California Department of Transportation 90 percent responsible for the 2010 death of a 62-year-old man...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by Duke - Atherton resident, on Feb 16, 2017 at 7:51 pm | 12 comments | 9368 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Trump Foundation admits Self-Dealing to IRS; Clinton Foundation retains 4 star rating

Not that it matters to hypocrites. After admitting Trump University was a fraudulent scam, the Trumps said they would...

Original post made by Mackinaw on Nov. 22, 2016
Last comment by guest, on Feb 15, 2017 at 2:32 pm | 25 comments | 999 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wednesday: School board to vote on 30 layoff notices

A list of 30 layoff notices that could be issued if the parcel tax measure proposed by the Menlo Park City School District...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2017
Last comment by Publius, on Feb 15, 2017 at 10:41 am | 6 comments | 1717 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community invited to meet with Erik Burmeister on school tax

Voters with questions about the Menlo Park City School District's parcel tax ballot measure may get answers at a community...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2017
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Feb 15, 2017 at 10:04 am | 1 comment | 480 Views

WOODSIDE

Editorial: Woodside council needs to follow the ethics code, conclude investigation process

After the town of Woodside spent nearly $27,500 on an ethics-related investigation of one of its longtime volunteers, the...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2017
Last comment by a woodsider, on Feb 14, 2017 at 12:32 pm | 2 comments | 1773 Views

MENLO PARK

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 | 157 Views

MENLO PARK

Rep. Speier demands reopening of White House phone comment line

Rep. Jackie Speier, D-San Francisco/San Mateo, has introduced a bill that seeks to require President Donald Trump to restore...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2017
Last comment by El Camino, on Feb 13, 2017 at 1:59 pm | 12 comments | 2994 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Are gas prices going up in Menlo Park since the election?

Very few folks are rooting for higher gas prices. One of them is Vladimir Putin, trying to rescue his failing economy. Putin...

Original post made by SVK on Feb. 10, 2017
Last comment by El Camino, on Feb 13, 2017 at 1:56 pm | 2 comments | 342 Views

AROUND TOWN

Artscene: David Byrne and co. blend science and art in Menlo Park

You may find yourself living in the body of a doll. And you may find yourself behind the podium of a moral-dilemma game show....

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2017
Last comment by Byrnie Baker, on Feb 13, 2017 at 1:54 pm | 1 comment | 2955 Views

WOODSIDE

Storm alerts for Woodside, Atherton, Menlo Park

Here are the most recent storm alerts from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office and Atherton and Menlo Park police departments....

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2017
Last comment by La Hondan, on Feb 13, 2017 at 10:32 am | 20 comments | 6075 Views

MENLO PARK

Separating roads from rails: Menlo Park examines options

Menlo Park council members said Tuesday night they need more information before they can pick preferred options for separating...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2017
Last comment by reasonable, on Feb 13, 2017 at 10:31 am | 35 comments | 5342 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Occupy Wall Street is a DNC ruse to divert attention away from Obama's Failed Presidency

The current Occupy Wall Street movement is the best illustration to date of what President Barack Obama's America looks like....

Original post made by Occupy Wall Street Critic on Feb. 12, 2012
Last comment by Eddie, on Feb 13, 2017 at 10:00 am | 82 comments | 4980 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest opinion: 'Platinum education'? A closer look at district spending from a national perspective

In the recent debates over funding and parcel taxes for the Menlo Park City School District, it has concerned me significantly...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2017
Last comment by cut, on Feb 13, 2017 at 4:27 am | 25 comments | 2651 Views

MENLO PARK

Man stabs himself in standoff at Menlo County Club

A standoff at a Woodside country club ended late Sunday morning with a man who allegedly stabbed himself being taken into...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2017
Last comment by Spectator, on Feb 12, 2017 at 5:09 pm | 1 comment | 4849 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: E. Gary Smith sentencing postponed again

The sentencing and restitution hearing for Edwin Gary Smith has been postponed once more, at the request of Mr. Smith's...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2017
Last comment by mkk, on Feb 12, 2017 at 12:22 pm | 2 comments | 2700 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: New restaurant on tap at Bradley's Fine Diner site

In the wake of the closure of Bradley's Fine Diner, the former CEO of the restaurant's parent company, Christopher Vestal,...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2017
Last comment by Cmon, on Feb 12, 2017 at 10:59 am | 11 comments | 6100 Views

AROUND TOWN

SHP's Martinelli earns CCS Honor Coach award in hoops

Sacred Heart Prep boys basketball coach Tony Martinelli earned Central Coast Section Honor Coach accolades, the CCS office...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2017
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