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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Backers of Mandarin immersion program plan charter school in Menlo Park

With ambitions to open by fall 2015, supporters of a Mandarin-language immersion program who were turned down by the Menlo...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2014
Last comment by MMICS Supporter, on Aug 28, 2014 at 2:32 am | 60 comments | 4586 Views

AROUND TOWN

Measure M is a Trojan Horse that will allow anybody to stop anything

Why did Save Menlo produce Measure M? Two years ago Save Menlo made an impassioned plea to Stanford to change its proposed...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 27, 2014 at 7:33 pm | 1 comment | 109 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Letter: A welcome decision on artificial turf

Thank you, Portola Valley Town Council, for upholding the core values of our town founders in denying artificial turf playing...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by Sally Ann Reiss, on Aug 27, 2014 at 1:23 pm | 1 comment | 73 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Letter: Contradictory decision on turf field

In its recent 3-to-2 vote, the Portola Valley Town Council overturned the Planning Commission's decision that would allow...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by Sally Ann Reiss, on Aug 27, 2014 at 1:19 pm | 2 comments | 1297 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Drought: Cal Water lists restrictions on water use

The California Water Service Company has a list of restrictions on water use during the drought, but doesn't have a final...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2014
Last comment by Bob, on Aug 27, 2014 at 12:53 pm | 9 comments | 1626 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Drought, Wallea Drive stop sign before Menlo Park council

The agenda for tonight's Menlo Park City Council meeting may sound a little familiar -- drought control and a neighborhood...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2014
Last comment by whatever, on Aug 27, 2014 at 11:25 am | 3 comments | 577 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District's HeartSafe Program revisited

In my role as a "watchdog" on the Sequoia Healthcare District Board of Directors, I receive monthly copies of the Cash Disbursement...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Aug 27, 2014 at 10:40 am | 7 comments | 201 Views

AROUND TOWN

Measure M blocks new Tesla Headquarters - a view of the future

Imagine that it is mid-2015 and Measure M passed on a 51-49% vote in a very low turnout election. In fact, the residents...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Aug. 26, 2014
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardia, on Aug 27, 2014 at 10:34 am | 4 comments | 159 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Initiative ballot arguments released

The arguments that have been filling the air at city meetings for months are now officially on the Nov. 4 ballot. Those for...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 27, 2014 at 9:15 am | 83 comments | 2947 Views

ATHERTON

Former Atherton councilman Jim Dobbie dies

Jim Dobbie, who resigned his seat on the Atherton City Council in March because of poor health, died yesterday (July 24)...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Ken Goldman, on Aug 26, 2014 at 10:55 pm | 4 comments | 2278 Views

MENLO PARK

Back to School: Menlo Park district makes plans for new campus

As children in the Menlo Park City School District headed back to classes on Aug. 20, the district is moving ahead with...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 26, 2014 at 12:36 pm | 1 comment | 386 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Monte Rosa stop sign approval temporarily stopped

At Vice Mayor Catherine Carlton's request, the Menlo Park council last night tabled the question of whether to install stop...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by Mike Keenly, on Aug 26, 2014 at 12:34 pm | 27 comments | 3667 Views

MENLO PARK

Fergusson Campaign Website Lists 2012 Endorsements?

Kelly Fergusson is still listing her 2012 campaign endorsements on her website. Why? Has anyone asked her 2012 endorsers...

Original post made by Voter on Aug. 26, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 26, 2014 at 10:49 am | 1 comment | 94 Views

AROUND TOWN

Programs at Atherton Library

Wednesday, August 27 at 6:30 pm- Sensational Summer Salads. A cooking demonstration and nutrition Q and A for adults. Thursday,...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Aug. 26, 2014
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AROUND TOWN

More than 500 riders turn out for Tour de Menlo

More than 500 bicycle riders from all over the Bay Area participated the 10th annual Tour de Menlo bike ride on Saturday,...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Aug 25, 2014 at 6:49 pm | 3 comments | 1215 Views

MENLO PARK

East Palo Alto woman gets 15 years to life for high-speed-chase murder

An East Palo Alto woman has received 15 years to life in prison after a 2011 high-speed chase that led to the death of her...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by my friend, on Aug 25, 2014 at 6:43 pm | 1 comment | 729 Views

MENLO PARK

Time to elect a new Council

The candidates for the Council election in Nov have now been listed and their ballot statements can be read at: http://www.menlopark.org/830/Candidates-for-City-Council Look...

Original post made by we need a new council on Aug. 23, 2014
Last comment by Jym Clendenin, on Aug 25, 2014 at 6:05 pm | 19 comments | 424 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: New bright green bike lanes on Middlefield near Marsh

Bright green paint and new pavement markings reminding motorists to share the road with cyclists can now be seen on both...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2014
Last comment by Joan Hebert, on Aug 25, 2014 at 2:25 pm | 8 comments | 1756 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Bigger isn't always better: Menlo Park's zoning wars

The polarization in Menlo Park is not between pro-development and anti-development contingents, but between those who support...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by Frank, on Aug 25, 2014 at 12:53 pm | 65 comments | 1625 Views

WOODSIDE

Speed Trap

On Wednesday August 20th while driving from my home in Atherton to my office in San Francisco, I was pulled over by a motor...

Original post made by Tom Newon on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Old MP, on Aug 25, 2014 at 11:32 am | 42 comments | 1575 Views
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