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AROUND TOWN

Narrowing education equity gap in local schools

In Menlo Park's Willows neighborhood, two elementary schools are just blocks apart -- yet their facilities, and their student...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2016
Last comment by Caroline V., on Aug 31, 2016 at 1:01 pm | 24 comments | 5155 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 Ravenswood volunteer, on Aug 31, 2016 at 8:53 am | 8 comments | 2390 Views

WOODSIDE

Critics knock plans for new high school

Big players are weighing in against plans by the Sequoia Union High School District to build a high school in the M-2 light...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2016
Last comment by Amused, on Aug 31, 2016 at 7:25 am | 1 comment | 243 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 Jill, on Aug 31, 2016 at 7:21 am | 3 comments | 2479 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 pay to play, on Aug 31, 2016 at 12:26 am | 9 comments | 286 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, on Aug 30, 2016 at 4:50 pm | 12 comments | 16747 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, on Aug 30, 2016 at 4:14 pm | 47 comments | 623 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, on Aug 30, 2016 at 3:09 pm | 9 comments | 2908 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, on Aug 30, 2016 at 2:34 pm | 9 comments | 2674 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., on Aug 30, 2016 at 7:20 am | 12 comments | 1983 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 | 201 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 | 2774 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 | 2460 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 | 1939 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why is the City of Menlo impeding the efforts of the Fire District?

For years the Fire District has tried to move forward with the replacement of Station 77 at 1467 Chilco in the Belle Haven...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Aug. 27, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 28, 2016 at 1:07 pm | 2 comments | 271 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park is next on PG&E tree removal plan

PG&E has begun examining 1,300 trees in Menlo Park that are growing in its gas transmission line easements and might have...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
Last comment by Richard, on Aug 28, 2016 at 12:10 pm | 3 comments | 3120 Views

AROUND TOWN

Friday: Court hears county appeal on aircraft-noise issue

The county's appeal of a small claims court decision that it is responsible for controlling nuisance noise from Surf Air...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2016
Last comment by User, on Aug 26, 2016 at 10:56 am | 2 comments | 1494 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park could ban drone use in city parks

The Menlo Park City Council will consider a proposal to ban drone use in city parks. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2016/08/23/tonight-menlo-park-counc...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardiña, on Aug 25, 2016 at 8:10 pm | 18 comments | 3468 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Construction worker lifted out of open basement after fall

A construction worker was lifted out of an open basement on a construction site in Menlo Park on Wednesday, Aug. 24, after...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Aug 25, 2016 at 6:49 pm | 2 comments | 2651 Views

ATHERTON

New bus route takes students from East Palo Alto to M-A High

New school year, new bus route. Effective Aug. 7, SamTrans will operate a new school bus route running from the intersection...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2016
Last comment by Josemadriz, on Aug 25, 2016 at 3:54 pm | 1 comment | 963 Views
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