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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jury finds deputy not guilty of brandishing gun in court

After a three-day trial, a jury on Monday (Aug. 29) returned a verdict of not guilty in the case of San Mateo County Deputy...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2016
Last comment by Thoughtful, 50 minutes ago | 3 comments | 583 Views

AROUND TOWN

110 Republican Leaders Won’t Vote for Trump - Timeline for When They Reached Their Breaking Point.

"I don’t know anything about David Duke. O.K.? I don’t know anything about what you’re even talking about with white...

Original post made by Partner on Aug. 29, 2016
Last comment by Lil red MG, 1 hour ago | 8 comments | 137 Views

MENLO PARK

Housing crisis: Locals open up about housing struggles at Kepler's

A group of children sat at the back of Kepler's Books in Menlo Park, as they fidgeted with their marker and glitter-paint...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2016
Last comment by Mike DiMartino, 2 hours ago | 2 comments | 1113 Views

AROUND TOWN

State Supreme Court upholds California teacher tenure law

The California Supreme Court on Monday upheld the state's laws on public-school teacher tenure after a lower court found...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2016
Last comment by Benefits, 5 hours ago | 28 comments | 2309 Views

MENLO PARK

County wins appeal of airplane noise nuisance ruling

San Mateo County doesn't have to pay a $1,000 small-claims judgment related to noisy planes using the county's San Carlos...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., 5 hours ago | 17 comments | 2293 Views

MENLO PARK

How tragedy transformed a life

Melissa Moody of Menlo Park is the subject of a new documentary on the nature of happiness. After being run over by a truck...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by Arieana, 6 hours ago | 12 comments | 16312 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Challengers to face Sequoia Healthcare District incumbents in November

Jack Hickey announced today that he has sponsored 2 challengers to incumbent Sequoia Healthcare District (SHD)Directors Katie...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by Jack Hickey, 6 hours ago | 47 comments | 544 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: The sting on El Camino Real

Atherton police had a plain clothes officer repeatedly cross El Camino Real at Almendral Avenue for two hours on Friday morning,...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2016
Last comment by Stan, 7 hours ago | 2 comments | 1482 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside: Donald Trump comes to town for a fundraiser

Helicopters chopped the air above Woodside on Monday afternoon (Aug. 29) with the arrival on the ground of Republican presidential...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2016
Last comment by taxpayer and voter, 8 hours ago | 9 comments | 1658 Views

MENLO PARK

Maurice Ghysels will leave Menlo Park school district

Menlo Park City School District Superintendent Maurice Ghysels, who has headed the district since 2011, has announced he...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2016
Last comment by SteveC, 8 hours ago | 9 comments | 1543 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update: Deputy sued over courtroom gun incident

Update: Former courthouse custodian sues San Mateo County and deputy sheriff, seeking to recover damages in connection with...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., 15 hours ago | 12 comments | 1869 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Upscale men's shoe and clothing shop open for business

It's hard to miss the shiny gold lettering announcing one of Menlo Park's newest additions to Santa Cruz Avenue: a men's...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2016
Last comment by Downtowner, on Aug 29, 2016 at 6:26 pm | 2 comments | 2324 Views

MENLO PARK

Donald Trump fundraiser on the peninsula on Monday

News report in the Chronicle: http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Trump-coming-to-Bay-Area-for-fundraiser-Monday-9187620.php Invitation...

Original post made by Don on Aug. 28, 2016
Last comment by Don, on Aug 29, 2016 at 6:05 pm | 1 comment | 110 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park water district rate changes approved

After making sure they understood the reasons why they had little choice about doing it, the Menlo Park City Council on Tuesday...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Aug 29, 2016 at 5:02 pm | 4 comments | 2709 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park bans drones, remote-controlled aircraft from parks

After hearing passionate comments by more than 22 people, among them numerous model airplane hobbyists and birdwatchers,...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2016
Last comment by Trunks, on Aug 29, 2016 at 2:07 pm | 5 comments | 889 Views

AROUND TOWN

Schools: State releases results of new standardized testing

California has released the 2016 results of the state's new computerized standardized assessments that test whether students...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2016
Last comment by Mark, on Aug 29, 2016 at 12:41 pm | 3 comments | 1917 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Trump Meltdown Continues; Trump screams "Obama founder of ISIS"

Bush responds: "hey, but what about MY war!" Trump: "President Obama -- he is the founder of ISIS. He is the founder of...

Original post made by Where did I lose my GOP? It was here a moment ago on Aug. 11, 2016
Last comment by off of ECR, on Aug 29, 2016 at 11:35 am | 11 comments | 325 Views

FICTION

Trump tweets - proud to reside in another universe

This morning at oh-dark thirty: I love watching these poor, pathetic people (pundits) on television working so hard and...

Original post made by Art Mann on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by Trump's Doom Loop, on Aug 29, 2016 at 11:24 am | 7 comments | 199 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MPCSD Candidate Information Night

Notice of Candidate Information Night for the Menlo Park City School District Governing Board: On Wednesday, June 1 at...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on May. 18, 2016
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Aug 29, 2016 at 11:07 am | 55 comments | 1868 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park: Two council members named to 'educational equity' subcommittee

Goals of starting a multi-city, county and district group that could help spread needed funds to the Ravenswood City School...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2016
Last comment by mark Gilles, on Aug 28, 2016 at 10:31 pm | 7 comments | 1821 Views
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French Laundry alums to open Palo Alto restaurant
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Peace Walk and Father's Grief Retreat
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Opus One
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