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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park City School District gives a raise and bonuses to all employees

In addition to awarding a 2.5 percent raise to all its employees, the Menlo Park City School District has given all its workers...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2016
Last comment by JAL, 42 minutes ago | 14 comments | 544 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park City School District ponders how cuts could affect looming deficit

After first recapping a bleak financial outlook predicting a $5.3 million operating deficit within five years, the Menlo...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2016
Last comment by Peter F Carpenter, 49 minutes ago | 55 comments | 3902 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Council approves terms for Greenheart development

A project to build 420,000 square feet of residential, office and retail space on the large vacant lot along El Camino Real...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., 1 hour ago | 28 comments | 2537 Views

AROUND TOWN

Libertarian Gary Johnson bizarrely sticks tongue out during interview - and keeps it out while talking

And keeps it OUT while talking about how serious of a candidate he may be. All our Libertarian friends and our so-called...

Original post made by Butterfly Nets for Everyone! on Sep. 23, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., 2 hours ago | 5 comments | 130 Views

AROUND TOWN

Widespread heat expected in Bay Area Sunday

After below-normal temperatures midweek, weak offshore winds and clear skies will bring a warming trend starting today and...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
Last comment by resident, 5 hours ago | 2 comments | 781 Views

OTHER TOPICS

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 John McDowell, 7 hours ago | 16 comments | 2236 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District considering appointing Erik Burmeister as new superintendent

The Menlo Park City School District announced today that the school board will discuss on Sept. 27 whether it should appoint...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., 12 hours ago | 8 comments | 1616 Views

OTHER TOPICS

55 days since Trump held a press conference - because Trump can no longer defend his lies

Besides "blacklisting" national media, Trump has broken all campaign precedent by refusing to allow the traveling press to...

Original post made by Freedom of the Press on Sep. 21, 2016
Last comment by Pearl, 13 hours ago | 1 comment | 97 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: City manager gets raise, bonus

Menlo Park City Manager Alex McIntyre has won a $4,300 pay raise to $221,800 a year, plus a year's extension to his contract,...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
Last comment by disgusted, 22 hours ago | 1 comment | 585 Views

OTHER TOPICS

NH Union Leader Doesn't Endorse GOP Nominee For First Time In A Century

Ultra conservative paper: Trump is not “qualified to competently lead this nation" “The man is a liar, a bully, a...

Original post made by Erik on Sep. 16, 2016
Last comment by Walter W, on Sep 23, 2016 at 5:06 pm | 5 comments | 139 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Obituary: Bruce Halperin, M.D., Woodside resident

Woodside resident Dr. Bruce D. Halperin died unexpectedly from cardiac arrest on Sept. 8 while hiking in Montana with his...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2016
Last comment by Jen Novak, on Sep 22, 2016 at 10:02 pm | 9 comments | 3138 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why does obese Trump ignore his health problems when attacking other candidates?

80 pounds overnight, with a BMI rating of OBESE, and all he talks about is others. Perhaps Mr Trump and Mr Christie should...

Original post made by Neilsen on Sep. 15, 2016
Last comment by Sharon , on Sep 22, 2016 at 9:06 pm | 15 comments | 294 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Cal Water gives a 'state of the drought' update

Water budgets and surcharges for going beyond them may be gone for now, Dawn Smithson of California Water Service (Cal Water)...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2016
Last comment by Donny boy, on Sep 22, 2016 at 2:47 pm | 2 comments | 1366 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton and Menlo Park: Police focus on traffic safety in extra patrols today

Police from law enforcement agencies from around the county are once again collaborating in a traffic-safety initiative,...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2016
Last comment by parent, on Sep 22, 2016 at 2:24 pm | 3 comments | 935 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Time to say yes to a more vibrant Menlo Park

I love living in Menlo Park. But I can't help but imagine ways in which Menlo Park could be even better — more livable,...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2016
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Sep 22, 2016 at 1:40 pm | 53 comments | 2470 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: The death penalty: End it, don't try to 'mend' it

There are two initiatives on the November ballot pertaining to the death penalty. Briefly, one is to replace the death penalty...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2016
Last comment by Electric man, on Sep 21, 2016 at 5:09 pm | 3 comments | 212 Views

MENLO PARK

USGS to leave Menlo Park for Moffett Field

Officials with the U.S. Geological Survey say they intend to shut down the agency's West Coast science center in Menlo Park...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2016
Last comment by Village Person, on Sep 21, 2016 at 5:03 pm | 19 comments | 4002 Views

AROUND TOWN

Book sale at Menlo Park Library this weekend

Looking to stock your shelves with new stacks of books? The Menlo Park Friends of the Library will be hosting its fall quarter...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2016
Last comment by SteveC, on Sep 21, 2016 at 2:09 pm | 1 comment | 687 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside has lost its 'Music Man,' Richard Gordon

There's an empty music stand in Woodside right now, a conductor's baton waiting to be used. The town's own "Music Man," Richard...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2016
Last comment by Karen Offen, on Sep 21, 2016 at 10:20 am | 7 comments | 4507 Views

ATHERTON

Tonight: Atherton police contract on agenda

Contracts for Atherton's city manager and the police department are on the agenda when the Atherton City Council meets at...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2016
Last comment by I'm in, on Sep 21, 2016 at 8:41 am | 1 comment | 591 Views
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