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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 Propaganda, 1 hour ago | 20 comments | 709 Views

AROUND TOWN

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. 27, 2016
Last comment by Becina, 2 hours ago | 8 comments | 301 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 Soporific, 3 hours ago | 3 comments | 42 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 Plane Speaker, 4 hours ago | 47 comments | 2729 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, 8 hours ago | 5 comments | 170 Views

AROUND TOWN

Today: Menlo Park celebrates solar power installations

Solar panel installations at the Arrillaga Family Gymnasium and Gymnastics Center, the city corporation yard and the Onetta...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2016
Last comment by which buildings?, 9 hours ago | 1 comment | 421 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 Jetman, 10 hours ago | 1 comment | 2309 Views

MENLO PARK

Office Hours This Saturday

This Saturday, April 30th, from 10:30am to 12:00pm, I will be co-hosting office hours with President of the San Mateo County...

Original post made by Ray Mueller on Apr. 28, 2016
There are no comments yet. 46 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Math says Vote NO on Measures A and C

Dear open minded and undecided voters, As you may know, Menlo Park City School District (MPCSD) is requesting from our...

Original post made by Train Fan on Apr. 21, 2016
Last comment by Apple, on Apr 27, 2016 at 9:47 pm | 3 comments | 274 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tuesday: Board of Supervisors update on San Carlos Airport issues

An update on San Mateo County's study of "aircraft disturbance" at the San Carlos Airport is on the agenda for the Board...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Apr 27, 2016 at 5:24 pm | 32 comments | 2115 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Neighborhood feathers ruffling over Cuckoo's Nest club

Palo Alto and Menlo Park residents living near San Francisquito Creek say a proposed bar at a private club for Silicon Valley...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2016
Last comment by Neighbor, on Apr 27, 2016 at 5:03 pm | 20 comments | 3921 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 Jack Hickey, on Apr 27, 2016 at 9:59 am | 8 comments | 1243 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 Menlo Voter., on Apr 27, 2016 at 7:07 am | 45 comments | 3374 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, on Apr 26, 2016 at 12:46 pm | 69 comments | 3992 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park: Sharon Heights fire leaves 50 temporarily homeless

A structure fire reported just after midnight on Saturday (April 23) in a Sharon Heights apartment complex in Menlo Park...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Apr 26, 2016 at 9:02 am | 12 comments | 4126 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woman dies after being struck by train in Palo Alto

A 19-year-old woman who was struck by a train Friday afternoon near downtown Palo Alto has died, Caltrain has confirmed....

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2016
Last comment by SteveC, on Apr 25, 2016 at 1:26 pm | 2 comments | 4868 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial Rebuttal in Support of A & C

It is with disappointment that I read Richard Hine and Renee Battiā€™s (the Almanac Editor and Associate Editor) editorial...

Original post made by YES on A & C on Apr. 14, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 25, 2016 at 7:59 am | 190 comments | 3800 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Pollock boutique hotel approved

The Menlo Park Planning Commission unanimously approved Monday night a 61-room hotel proposed by the Portola Valley-based...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2016
Last comment by Apple, on Apr 24, 2016 at 2:36 pm | 24 comments | 3065 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley council sets 'affordable housing' as high priority

The Portola Valley Town Council has agreed to set "affordable housing" as one of nine high-priority issues for the budget...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2016
Last comment by Sure they are., on Apr 24, 2016 at 9:41 am | 2 comments | 859 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley Archives

The mansion Herbert Law built in the 1920s for his 5-year-old daughter Patricia in the hills of Portola Valley burned in...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2010
Last comment by Laura, on Apr 23, 2016 at 8:59 pm | 2 comments | 3387 Views
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Teaspoon adds new location inside Mervyn's in Mountain View
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An Earth Day Toast
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Where's Skye?
By Cheryl Bac | 4 comments | 453 views

No on Measures A and C (or, "The School Board gets a 'Needs Improvement' in Public Process”)
By Stuart Soffer | 10 comments | 425 views

Some Impacts of Driverless Cars
By Steve Levy | 0 comments | 233 views