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AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: City newsletter criticized for bias against Measure M

Menlo Focus, the city's quarterly newsletter, generally garners only as much attention as it takes to decide whether to read...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 29 minutes ago | 37 comments | 1238 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mandarin school backers seek district sponsorship

Backers of the proposed Menlo Mandarin Immersion Charter School say they will officially ask the Menlo Park City School...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by MMICS Supporter, 1 hour ago | 5 comments | 419 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Backers of Mandarin immersion program plan charter school in Menlo Park

With ambitions to open by fall 2015, supporters of a Mandarin-language immersion program who were turned down by the Menlo...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2014
Last comment by MMICS Supporter, 1 hour ago | 60 comments | 4043 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: 75 drivers cited for speeding in one day

Seventy-five speeding tickets, 15 tickets for "distracted driving" and eight for seat belt violations were issued to drivers...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2014
Last comment by Mike Keenly, 6 hours ago | 19 comments | 2869 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park tightens water belt

New water restrictions will take effect on Thursday, Aug. 28, for all customers of the Menlo Park Municipal Water District. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, 6 hours ago | 7 comments | 1247 Views

SPORTS

Atherton's Bellis, 15, pulls stunning upset at U.S. Open

American teen CiCi Bellis of Atherton became the youngest player to win a US Open match since 1996 -- almost three years...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by JC, 7 hours ago | 1 comment | 102 Views

AROUND TOWN

Measure M freezes Menlo Park into the past

Measure M freezes these definition: ECR SPECIFIC PLAN AREA VOTER-ADOPTED DEVELOPMENT DEFINITIONS AND STANDARDS. 1 - ECR...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, 8 hours ago | 8 comments | 222 Views

AROUND TOWN

Measure M is a Trojan Horse that will allow anybody to stop anything

Why did Save Menlo produce Measure M? Two years ago Save Menlo made an impassioned plea to Stanford to change its proposed...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, 8 hours ago | 1 comment | 58 Views

MENLO PARK

City Manger Alex McIntyre should be fired

Quoting from the Sandy Brundage article: http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2014/08/26/menlo-park-city-newsletter-criticized-for-bias-against-measure-m Mayor...

Original post made by old timer on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, 8 hours ago | 1 comment | 69 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Neighbors protest water waste at Corte Madera School

Portola Valley residents who live near Corte Madera School have become increasingly upset this summer as water continues...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Craig Hughes, 14 hours ago | 11 comments | 2097 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Letter: A welcome decision on artificial turf

Thank you, Portola Valley Town Council, for upholding the core values of our town founders in denying artificial turf playing...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by Sally Ann Reiss, 14 hours ago | 1 comment | 36 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Letter: Contradictory decision on turf field

In its recent 3-to-2 vote, the Portola Valley Town Council overturned the Planning Commission's decision that would allow...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by Sally Ann Reiss, 14 hours ago | 2 comments | 1237 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Drought: Cal Water lists restrictions on water use

The California Water Service Company has a list of restrictions on water use during the drought, but doesn't have a final...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2014
Last comment by Bob, 15 hours ago | 9 comments | 1131 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton homeowner fined, barred from use of home

A judge has decided in favor of the town of Atherton in its lawsuit alleging that the home at 67 Redwood Way was a "drug...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, 15 hours ago | 8 comments | 165 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Drought, Wallea Drive stop sign before Menlo Park council

The agenda for tonight's Menlo Park City Council meeting may sound a little familiar -- drought control and a neighborhood...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2014
Last comment by whatever, 16 hours ago | 3 comments | 392 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District's HeartSafe Program revisited

In my role as a "watchdog" on the Sequoia Healthcare District Board of Directors, I receive monthly copies of the Cash Disbursement...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, 17 hours ago | 7 comments | 123 Views

AROUND TOWN

Measure M blocks new Tesla Headquarters - a view of the future

Imagine that it is mid-2015 and Measure M passed on a 51-49% vote in a very low turnout election. In fact, the residents...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Aug. 26, 2014
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardiña, 17 hours ago | 4 comments | 110 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Initiative ballot arguments released

The arguments that have been filling the air at city meetings for months are now officially on the Nov. 4 ballot. Those for...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, 18 hours ago | 83 comments | 2570 Views

ATHERTON

Former Atherton councilman Jim Dobbie dies

Jim Dobbie, who resigned his seat on the Atherton City Council in March because of poor health, died yesterday (July 24)...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Ken Goldman, on Aug 26, 2014 at 10:55 pm | 4 comments | 2113 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Roger Reynolds site may sprout townhomes

When the Roger Reynolds Nursery & Carriage Stop abruptly closed in 2013 after 97 years in business, patrons lamented its...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 26, 2014 at 8:52 pm | 26 comments | 2612 Views
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