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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board denies petition to start Mandarin immersion charter school

A petition to start a Mandarin immersion charter school in the Menlo Park City School District was unanimously denied by...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2014
Last comment by Caryn Wasserstein, on Dec 9, 2014 at 9:51 pm | 1 comment | 436 Views

MENLO PARK

Two arbitration processes for police misconduct cases

The two unions representing the city's police officers will have two different procedures for handling appeals of disciplinary...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2014
Last comment by You've got to be kidding, on Dec 9, 2014 at 4:50 pm | 1 comment | 439 Views

AROUND TOWN

Judge orders property owner to reopen gate at Martins Beach

A San Mateo County Superior Court judge on Friday issued a final ruling affirming that a Silicon Valley entrepreneur...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 9, 2014 at 3:56 pm | 8 comments | 2022 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Cop Mind by David Brooks

If you want an intelligent insight into the challenges and complexities of being a police officer in today's society then...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Dec. 9, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Dec 9, 2014 at 2:20 pm | 4 comments | 381 Views

MENLO PARK

School board eyes Menlo Park site for new high school

The Sequoia Union High School District is eyeing a property at 150 Jefferson Drive in east Menlo Park for one of two new...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2014
Last comment by MENLO, on Dec 9, 2014 at 1:16 pm | 2 comments | 1923 Views

MENLO PARK

Fallen trees damage homes in Menlo Park and Atherton

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District was busy on Saturday, Dec. 6, dealing with trees that fell on homes in Atherton and...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2014
Last comment by lisa.s.shumway@gmail.com, on Dec 9, 2014 at 12:27 pm | 12 comments | 3525 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tuesday: School board to discuss Spanish immersion, world languages

Keeping a promise made during the recent debate over a Mandarin immersion charter school proposal, the Menlo Park City School...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2014
Last comment by MPCSD Parent2, on Dec 8, 2014 at 6:02 pm | 3 comments | 1057 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton, Big Wind and Rain warning. Trees.

Heavy rainfall is expected throughout the Bay Area, especially in the North Bay. The volume of rainfall is expected to overwhelm...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Dec. 8, 2014
There are no comments yet. 162 Views

MENLO PARK

Woman arrested for alleged stabbing in Menlo Park

A 62-year-old man was allegedly stabbed by an ex-girlfriend after an argument in Menlo Park on Sunday, Dec. 7, according...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Dec 8, 2014 at 2:54 pm | 1 comment | 1826 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Searsville Dam should go

The important new documentary film "Dam Nation" tells the history of American dam building and reveals a range of unintended...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2014
Last comment by C. Cruickshank, on Dec 8, 2014 at 9:19 am | 3 comments | 3324 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editorial: Fatal shooting calls for camera policy refinement

Body-worn cameras for police work has escaped much of the criticism directed toward other technological surveillance tools....

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 6, 2014 at 9:31 pm | 15 comments | 1607 Views

OTHER TOPICS

NYT Article on Mary Landreau's Impending Defeat on Saturday

The über liberal New York Times has conceded defeat and has waved the White Flag of Surrender. My wife Mary is thrilled. Of...

Original post made by Ragin Cajun on Dec. 4, 2014
Last comment by Rajun Cajun, on Dec 6, 2014 at 1:54 pm | 3 comments | 399 Views

MENLO PARK

Sunrise Sunset

As we approach the Winter Solstice the following may be of interest: Earliest Sunset of 2014: December 5-7 the sun sets...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Dec. 6, 2014
Last comment by Matt, on Dec 6, 2014 at 11:54 am | 1 comment | 199 Views

ATHERTON

State board urges residents to use licensed contractors

As a large storm tapers out after downing trees, flooding roadways, and opening sinkholes throughout the Bay Area, the Contractors...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2014
Last comment by Injured workers sue, on Dec 6, 2014 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 1296 Views

MENLO PARK

Ex-Menlo Park worker pleads no contest to misdemeanor embezzlement

A man who worked at the front desk of the Arrillaga Family Recreation Center in Menlo Park has pleaded no contest to one...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2014
Last comment by Agnes Brydges, on Dec 6, 2014 at 9:36 am | 2 comments | 1609 Views

OTHER TOPICS

CEO spins healthcare districts

Sequoia Healthcare District CEO Lee Michelson says: “Community-based health care districts…are a tremendous value…with tremendous...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Dec. 5, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Dec 5, 2014 at 3:37 pm | 3 comments | 303 Views

AROUND TOWN

County election stats: 66 percent vote by mail

Only 46 percent of the registered voters in San Mateo County voted in the Nov. 4 election, and twice as many voted by mail...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2014
Last comment by Santa, on Dec 5, 2014 at 1:31 pm | 3 comments | 1278 Views

AROUND TOWN

Candidate says he questioned sheriff about Vegas incident

For Greg Munks, the sheriff of San Mateo County and the incumbent in the June 3 election for his third four-year term, one...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 5, 2014 at 9:31 am | 16 comments | 2956 Views

AROUND TOWN

John Johns pursues lawsuit against Atherton

John Johns, Atherton's former finance director, is pursuing the $500,000 wrongful termination lawsuit against the town that...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 5, 2014 at 8:50 am | 2 comments | 826 Views

AROUND TOWN

Body-worn cameras help, hurt law enforcement in Menlo Park

The fatal shooting by three Menlo Park police officers of a burglary suspect who reportedly drew a gun during a foot pursuit...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2014
Last comment by Memories , on Dec 4, 2014 at 7:59 pm | 23 comments | 3822 Views
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