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THE LOCAL DISH

Goldman Sachs Paid Hillary Clinton More Than $600K to Make Speeches in One Year

Hillary Clinton is in Wall Street's pockets. Click on the NYT article link below and feel the Bern! http://www.nytimes.com/politics/first-draft/2016/02/05/hillary-clintons-campa...

Original post made by New York Times Reader on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by Best Set of Candidates, on Feb 6, 2016 at 2:44 pm | 3 comments | 147 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neuroscience pioneer tapped as Stanford's new president

Marc Tessier-Lavigne, president of The Rockefeller University in New York City, and a former resident of Atherton and Woodsdie,...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2016
Last comment by , on Feb 6, 2016 at 9:44 am | 1 comment | 1960 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside's Kate Laubscher may qualify for finals on 'Jeopardy'

"What is grenadine?" answered Kate Laubscher on Jeopardy! the evening of Feb. 2, in response to the clue, "A Shirley Temple...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2016
Last comment by fwiw, on Feb 5, 2016 at 8:19 pm | 2 comments | 1208 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park police on alert for Super Bowl-related problems

While Menlo Park is not at the epicenter of Super Bowl activity, it's at least on the crossroads, and local police are stepping...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2016
Last comment by SteveC, on Feb 5, 2016 at 5:31 pm | 7 comments | 1714 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

What are your memories of Ken's House of Pancakes in Menlo Park?

Kenneth H. Pruitt, who became known as the "Pancake Man" after opening his first Ken's House of Pancakes in Menlo Park in...

Original post made by Memorie Man on May. 9, 2007
Last comment by Abe, on Feb 5, 2016 at 12:48 pm | 60 comments | 10212 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Elected officials speak on local threat of sea level rise

State Sen. Jerry Hill, Assemblyman Rich Gordon and county supervisors Dave Pine and Don Horsley spoke of the importance of...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2016
Last comment by John Englander, on Feb 4, 2016 at 8:01 pm | 1 comment | 685 Views

AROUND TOWN

Student enrollment at Woodside High not growing as predicted

A 2013 study anticipated enrollment growth of 19 percent at Woodside High School by 2020, with the first signs expected in...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2016
Last comment by WES & WHS parent, on Feb 4, 2016 at 12:54 pm | 38 comments | 2142 Views

MENLO PARK

New AAA branch in Menlo Park opens

A new branch of the American Automobile Association, or AAA, hosted a grand opening Thursday, Jan. 28, at 65 El Camino Real...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Feb 4, 2016 at 11:45 am | 3 comments | 1429 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Grant pays for safer routes to school

The city of Menlo Park has received a $498,783 grant from OneBayArea, a transportation fund of the Metropolitan Transportation...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2016
Last comment by Dana Hendrickson, on Feb 3, 2016 at 10:25 pm | 7 comments | 1202 Views

MENLO PARK

Saturday in Menlo Park: NFL players, police, firefighters in basketball fundraiser

National Football League athletes are headed to Menlo Park to play basketball on Saturday with local police and firefighters. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2016
Last comment by SteveC, on Feb 3, 2016 at 2:33 pm | 3 comments | 1762 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside's Kate Laubscher to compete on 'Jeopardy' Tuesday

Kate Laubscher of Woodside, a 2014 graduate of Woodside Priory School and a sophomore at Northeastern University in Boston,...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2016
Last comment by fwiw, on Feb 3, 2016 at 2:03 pm | 2 comments | 2189 Views

ATHERTON

Today: Atherton looks at ambitious climate action plan

Details about an ambitious climate action plan that could allow Atherton to cut back on its greenhouse gas emissions by...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2016
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Feb 3, 2016 at 11:06 am | 1 comment | 231 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park gets started on two major rail crossing projects

The city of Menlo Park has taken initial steps on two major transportation projects designed to improve east-west connectivity...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2016
Last comment by reason, on Feb 2, 2016 at 8:05 pm | 68 comments | 4375 Views

MENLO PARK

Feldman's Books, Gentry magazine buildings up for sale, redevelopment

Two of Menlo Park's oldest commercial buildings — the current locations of Feldman's Books (1170 El Camino Real) and...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2016
Last comment by really?, on Feb 2, 2016 at 3:07 pm | 2 comments | 168 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Three arrested in connection with fight, shooting

Menlo Park police arrested three men Saturday night, Jan. 30, in connection with a fight and a shooting in the 1100 block...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2016
Last comment by Rufus, on Feb 2, 2016 at 12:17 pm | 1 comment | 2021 Views

ATHERTON

President Obama to return to Atherton Feb. 11 for fundraising visit

President Barack Obama is due to visit Atherton, again, on Feb. 11, to raise funds for Democrats but this time the town's...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2016
Last comment by L&D, on Feb 2, 2016 at 9:59 am | 44 comments | 3610 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Eric Hartwig stays on as Portola Valley superintendent

Eric Hartwig, who became interim superintendent in the Portola Valley School District in October, has agreed to stay another...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2016
Last comment by Richard, on Feb 2, 2016 at 9:53 am | 2 comments | 1367 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Help for stressed-out students

By the time they graduate from high school, as many as 25 percent of students will have experienced some form of depression,...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2016
Last comment by Richard Duda, on Feb 2, 2016 at 8:37 am | 1 comment | 625 Views

ATHERTON

Traffic: Atherton may study entire stretch of Alameda de las Pulgas in town

Atherton's City Council decided when it met on Jan. 20 that instead of solely looking into a roundabout at Alameda de las...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2016
Last comment by Robert D., on Feb 1, 2016 at 11:40 am | 6 comments | 1343 Views

AROUND TOWN

Consultant skeptical of FAA's interest in reducing aircraft noise

An airline industry consulting firm, hired by the town of Portola Valley, is skeptical of an FAA proposal to analyze noise...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jan 30, 2016 at 7:17 pm | 24 comments | 1567 Views
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