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District considering appointing Erik Burmeister as new superintendent
The Menlo Park City School District announced today that the school board will discuss on Sept. 27 whether it should appoint... Last comment 23 hours ago | 17 comments

Menlo Park City School District ponders how cuts could affect looming deficit
After first recapping a bleak financial outlook predicting a $5.3 million operating deficit within five years, the Menlo... Last comment 22 hours ago | 64 comments

 
 
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Air quality district issues another Spare the Air alert for Tuesday
The Bay Area's intense heat wave prompted regional air quality officials today to issue another Spare the Air smog alert for Tuesday. Monday, 3:51 PM

Tuesday: Woodside council to consider steps to increase voter turnout
Woodside has a history of low voter turnouts for Town Council elections, a situation that runs afoul of a 2015 state law intended to increase voter participation. The council will consider changing local elections dates to line up with higher-turnout statewide elections. Tuesday, 8:34 AM

Menlo Park City School District gives a raise and bonuses to all employees
In addition to awarding a 2.5 percent raise to all its employees, the Menlo Park City School District has given all its workers a bonus worth 2.5 percent of their salary to make up for the lack of a raise during the last school year. Sunday, 5:40 PM | 19 comments

Candidate drops out of Menlo Park school board race
Scott Hinshaw has announced he is withdrawing from the contest for a seat on the Menlo Park City School District's governing board for personal reasons.
Sunday, 5:41 PM

Woodside: Homemade fireworks thought to be behind Sunday night explosion
Homemade fireworks are being reported as the cause of an explosion heard around 9:15 p.m. in Woodside on Sunday, Sept. 25, according to a message from Town Manager Kevin Bryant. Monday, 11:26 AM | 4 comments

District considering appointing Erik Burmeister as new superintendent
The Menlo Park City School District announced on Friday, Sept. 23, that the school board is considering making current assistant superintendent Erik Burmeister the district's new superintendent. Friday, 11:57 AM | 17 comments

Robotics pioneer Victor Scheinman of Woodside is dead at 73
Victor David Scheinman, a pioneer in industrial robotics and a longtime Woodside resident, died Tuesday, Sept. 20, of complications of heart disease. He was 73. Friday, 11:48 AM

Menlo Park's Chan Zuckerberg Initiative announces $3 billion funding commitment for research
The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, currently headquartered on Santa Cruz Avenue in Menlo Park, announced to the world this week that it will invest $3 billion over the next decade in scientific research to "cure, prevent or manage all diseases by the end of the century." Friday, 11:35 AM

Widespread heat expected in Bay Area Sunday
After below-normal temperatures midweek, weak offshore winds and clear skies will bring a warming trend starting today and highs on Sunday as much as 30 degrees above normal, according to the National Weather Service. Friday, 7:34 AM | 2 comments

Menlo Park: City manager gets raise, bonus
Menlo Park City Manager Alex McIntyre has won a $4,300 pay raise to $221,800 a year, plus a year's extension to his contract, which will now run until March 7, 2018, and a bonus of $15,000. Thursday, 10:43 PM | 2 comments

Menlo Park City School District ponders how cuts could affect looming deficit

Cal Water gives a 'state of the drought' update

Golden Acorn Awards recognize local leaders

Home prices up slightly in August compared with last year

Police calls: Laser pointed at aircraft in Woodside/Portola Valley area

 

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