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MENLO PARK

Tuesday deadline to vote on school parcel taxes

Voters in the Menlo Park City School District have until Tuesday, May 3, to mail or drop off their ballots, or vote in person,...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2016
Last comment by Call to Action, 12 minutes ago | 68 comments | 1824 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Update: Supervisors ask for noise study on San Carlos Airport

Supporters of the San Carlos Airport filled a San Mateo County Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday, March 8, but they...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2016
Last comment by Ron, 1 hour ago | 128 comments | 4721 Views

ATHERTON

Update - Surf Air: New flight path will avoid Midpeninsula

Surf Air representatives say they have identified an alternative flight path that would put their planes, and the noise...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., 4 hours ago | 10 comments | 2926 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Protesters Become Violent at California Republican Convention

Professional protesters became violent yesterday morning causing violence and mayhem. They assaulted a fellow delegate with...

Original post made by California Republican Party Delegate on Apr. 30, 2016
Last comment by Liberal, 4 hours ago | 9 comments | 167 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dr. William Ayres is denied parole- but DA's office never notified victims of hearing

Dr. William Ayres- one of the most prolific child molesters in recent California history, was denied parole on March 4, 2016....

Original post made by Truth on Mar. 9, 2016
Last comment by Truth, 4 hours ago | 46 comments | 3506 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: A reluctant 'no' recommendation on parcel tax measures

The Menlo Park City School District's parcel tax measures contain a fatal flaw: They have no sunset clause, and that's why...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2016
Last comment by Jack Hickey, 5 hours ago | 72 comments | 4075 Views

MENLO PARK

Wood-chipper program aims to cut wildfire risks in Woodside, Portola Valley

Crews from the Woodside Fire Protection District will be coming around to neighborhoods in Portola Valley, Woodside and nearby...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2016
Last comment by Chuck Wood, 23 hours ago | 1 comment | 757 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School parcel tax backers raise $16K

The committee backing two parcel tax measures in the Menlo Park City School District has reported that it raised $16,241...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2016
Last comment by Drink your woes away, 23 hours ago | 9 comments | 1368 Views

SPORTS

A Woodside family marks its passage with athletic excellence

It's been a drama-filled life in recent years for Woodside brothers Erik and Karl Arvidsson, and tangentially for their parents...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2016
Last comment by Joe, on Apr 30, 2016 at 4:01 pm | 4 comments | 1579 Views

AROUND TOWN

Measures A and C - the unanswered questions

1- Will every new age eligible child moving into the MPCSD attend MPCSD schools? 2 - Will new out of district students...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Apr. 16, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 30, 2016 at 2:05 pm | 25 comments | 731 Views

MENLO PARK

Council boondoggles?

Why are councilmembers Cline and Keith going on trips (Ireland and China, respectively) to other countries on city business?...

Original post made by accountability? on Apr. 28, 2016
Last comment by vacation, on Apr 30, 2016 at 9:06 am | 4 comments | 117 Views

MENLO PARK

Sunday: Water shutdown scheduled in Menlo Park

The Menlo Park Municipal Water District will shut down its Burgess Park pressure valve on Sunday, May 1, from 2 to 6 a.m....

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2016
Last comment by retired teacher, on Apr 30, 2016 at 7:06 am | 1 comment | 816 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Electronic billboards on freeway? Kill this plan now

It's hard to know where to begin in trying to sort out the San Mateo County manager's ill-conceived plan to boost revenue...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2016
Last comment by mr. mcleary, on Apr 30, 2016 at 5:44 am | 7 comments | 1346 Views

MOVIES

Fashion: Woodside inspires local designer's new collection of handbags

Normally the fashion industry thrives on constantly changing styles to keep it alive, so it comes as somewhat of a surprise...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2094 Views

AROUND TOWN

Trump headlines local CA GOP convention in 2 weeks

Our CA GOP party proudly announces that Donald J. Trump, presumptive party nominee for president, headlines the upcoming...

Original post made by Corner Office on Apr. 15, 2016
Last comment by Sammy , on Apr 29, 2016 at 8:16 pm | 9 comments | 225 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thursday: Menlo Park fire district to dedicate new station

A fire station that was rebuilt at a cost of $7.6 million and that is nearly three times larger than the former station will...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 29, 2016 at 6:08 pm | 3 comments | 877 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Cafe Zoe gets city permit to serve beer and wine, stay open later

For years, people who come to Cafe Zoe, a popular coffee shop in the Willows area of Menlo Park, have asked its owner, Kathleen...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2016
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Apr 29, 2016 at 12:03 pm | 10 comments | 1253 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Attorneys call for city action on housing crisis

The city of Menlo Park needs to take action now to deal with a housing crisis that is driving low- to moderate-income families...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2016
Last comment by MP Resident, on Apr 29, 2016 at 10:06 am | 48 comments | 2892 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Twin sisters charged with defrauding county

A pair of Menlo Park psychologists are accused of bilking San Mateo County out of thousands of dollars by charging for therapy...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2159 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Supporting a carbon pricing policy is the right thing to do.

Momentum is finally shifting towards mitigation of climate change. The World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF)...

Original post made by Flavia Franco on Apr. 25, 2016
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Apr 28, 2016 at 4:22 pm | 5 comments | 272 Views
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