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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Office gets permit to build employees-only rooftop pool

Instead of a mid-day coffee break, people who work at the Menlo Business Park on O'Brien Drive in eastern Menlo Park may...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by SteveC, 44 minutes ago | 3 comments | 695 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Disappearing oaks: County stops short of moratorium on tree removals

New stricter rules to protect trees in unincorporated San Mateo County are needed, the county's Board of Supervisors agreed...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by TAT, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 457 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: A more regional vision needed for Facebook expansion

Menlo Park will reap a package of community benefits valued at over $15 million as Facebook expands its campus and adds some...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2016
Last comment by mp resident, 1 hour ago | 11 comments | 1223 Views

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County sales tax measure will be on November ballot

A measure to extend an existing San Mateo County half-cent sales tax by 20 years will be on the Nov. 8 ballot. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2016
Last comment by Apple, 1 hour ago | 12 comments | 792 Views

ATHERTON

Remembering the Atherton of his youth

It's been many years since Jonathan Berg has lived in Atherton. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/print/story/2016/07/27/remembering-the-atherton-of-his-youth...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by More than "just a mom", 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 34 Views

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Little Hoover Commission to update Special District Report

I recently received the June ADVOCACY ALERT of the Association of California Healthcare District's(ACHD) sent to directors...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jul. 28, 2016
There are no comments yet. 39 Views

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"Art of the Deal" author identifies Trump as a Sociopath

"If he were writing “The Art of the Deal” today, Schwartz said, it would be a very different book with a very different...

Original post made by insider knowledge on Jul. 23, 2016
Last comment by insider knowledge, 5 hours ago | 2 comments | 196 Views

MENLO PARK

Introduced Oak Grove bike lane plans may border on insanity

Introduced Oak Grove bike lane plans may border on insanity for a number of reasons. Likely elimination of parking on Oak...

Original post made by whatever on Jul. 27, 2016
Last comment by parent, 5 hours ago | 1 comment | 79 Views

AROUND TOWN

SMC Elected Officials Please don't Recognize Carlos G. Bolanos as Sheriff.

The reason I am asking this is simple. The appointment of Carlos G. Bolanos was NOT on the agenda of the Board of Supervisors...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jul. 27, 2016
There are no comments yet. 64 Views

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Trump's running mate seals his congressional records to HIDE them from you!

"23 cartons and approximately 70 GB of electronic records" - the public is forbidden from seeing these materials until either...

Original post made by Hey! Hide your records! on Jul. 19, 2016
Last comment by Hey! Hide your records!, 23 hours ago | 6 comments | 153 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton reduces size of planned civic center

The size of Atherton's new civic center has been cut by 1,600 square feet, shaving at least $2 million from the budget for...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Jul 27, 2016 at 2:02 pm | 8 comments | 922 Views

MENLO PARK

Newspaper racks

Does anyone ever pay attention to the newspaper racks in and around downtown Menlo? Especially in front of McDonald's? Broken...

Original post made by Roger on Jul. 25, 2016
Last comment by Disgusted, on Jul 27, 2016 at 1:20 pm | 5 comments | 136 Views

MENLO PARK

DOWNTOWN PARKING

Anyone that thinks that the parking availability and overtime parking enforcement has changed in the Menlo Park downtown...

Original post made by x - Downtown Customer on Jul. 7, 2016
Last comment by x - Downtown Shopper, on Jul 27, 2016 at 12:50 pm | 9 comments | 266 Views

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Trump refuses to release taxes to you, demands VP release their taxes to him

In the height of arrogance and hypocrisy, Donald Trump refuses to release his tax information to American voters, but demands...

Original post made by Trump\'s Tax Cut Man on May. 19, 2016
Last comment by Trump's Tax Cut Man, on Jul 27, 2016 at 10:20 am | 39 comments | 860 Views

MENLO PARK

Advocates sharply disagree on solutions to airplane noise

Residents throughout the Midpeninsula and Santa Cruz area agree that airplanes going to San Francisco International Airport...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2016
Last comment by Quiet and Proud, on Jul 27, 2016 at 9:04 am | 7 comments | 1602 Views

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Tuesday: Supervisors vote on putting sales tax extension on ballot

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors votes Tuesday on whether to put a measure to extend an existing half-cent general...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2016
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 27, 2016 at 6:12 am | 4 comments | 862 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook expanding to SF !!

Now we hear rumors that Facebook will also expand to offices in SF. http://sfist.com/2016/07/26/facebook_eyes_san_francisco_office.php Good,...

Original post made by old timers on Jul. 26, 2016
There are no comments yet. 74 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: A new tool for funding 'affordable' housing?

The city of Menlo Park could have a new way to increase funding for housing that's affordable to middle- and lower-income...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2016
Last comment by Joan, on Jul 26, 2016 at 1:44 pm | 4 comments | 1632 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cover story: Gay Chinese Christian talks about what it's like to not fit in

Jeff Chu knows what it is to be different. He's Chinese, with a white spouse. He's a Bible-quoting Christian living in Brooklyn's...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2016
Last comment by Conversion Therapy?, on Jul 26, 2016 at 12:39 pm | 2 comments | 2152 Views

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Atherton police looking for mail thieves

Four people were seen taking mail from mailboxes in the Lindenwood and North Fair Oaks neighborhoods on Sunday morning, Atherton...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jul 25, 2016 at 7:36 pm | 9 comments | 2684 Views
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