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AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park hires consultant to study city's administrative services department

Now that a $25,000 review of the police department's internal operations is done, Menlo Park City Manager Alex McIntyre has...

Original post made on May. 21, 2013
Last comment by Consultant, on May 23, 2013 at 4:08 pm | 11 comments | 3639 Views

AROUND TOWN

A headmaster hangs up the chalk after 20 years of transformation

It was mid-afternoon on a glorious day -- sunny, mild, the air fragrant with spring. But on the Menlo School campus, Norman...

Original post made on May. 23, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1145 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Suicide or murder? Attorneys duel in closing arguments

Did Parima Parineh commit suicide in the bedroom of her Woodside home on April 13, 2010, or was she shot and killed by her...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by POGO, on May 22, 2013 at 8:23 pm | 2 comments | 1196 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Massacre girls win soccer tourney

The Menlo Massacre, an under-10 girls soccer team, defeated San Carlos 2-1, to win the championship game of the El Palo...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by Grieved, on May 22, 2013 at 4:33 pm | 1 comment | 1002 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park community services director expects cost-of-living increases for employees

A 2 percent cost of living increase and travel expenses for professional development figure into Menlo Park's community services...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on May 22, 2013 at 2:03 pm | 1 comment | 884 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supervisors Approve 25 new jobs on Consent Agenda

where a single vote and NO discussion is needed. Of the 25 positions 2 of them are for supervisors to the 23 other positions....

Original post made by Michael G Stogner on May. 22, 2013
There are no comments yet. 735 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Housing update in final stretch

The fact that the housing element staff report came with 26 attachments, lettered from A to Z, predicted it would be a very...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 22, 2013 at 10:11 am | 5 comments | 999 Views

OTHER TOPICS

President Obama has had a tough week

This week will mark the 37th time House Republicans have tried to repeal Obamacare. If Republicans really wanted to do away...

Original post made by Potomac Fever on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by C Parker, on May 22, 2013 at 10:07 am | 19 comments | 2928 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District defends its community mission as political foes aim to pull the plug on it

This article by Renee Batti in 2002 provides some insight into this decade long struggle. http://www.almanacnews.com/morgue/2002/2002_09_25.cover.html...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Apr. 11, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 22, 2013 at 10:02 am | 2 comments | 818 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New school campus: Bond measure on ballot as early as November

Although no formal action was taken, Menlo Park City School District board members agreed on two key issues they discussed...

Original post made on May. 14, 2013
Last comment by Another TK Parent, on May 21, 2013 at 10:19 pm | 27 comments | 2028 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Council gets earful from Belle Haven

Although enveloped by Menlo Park city limits, the Belle Haven neighborhood often has a hard time identifying with neighborhoods...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by Garrett, on May 21, 2013 at 5:43 pm | 19 comments | 3834 Views

OTHER TOPICS

San Mateo County announces boundary adjustment meetings

County residents interested in deciding how the new supervisorial district lines are drawn have five opportunities this summer...

Original post made by Susan Smith on May. 21, 2013
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on May 21, 2013 at 12:28 pm | 3 comments | 2597 Views

ATHERTON

"Myth vs. Reality"

The APOA claims the commonly held notion that Atherton officers have less dangerous jobs than other cops in the bay area...

Original post made by This is rich on May. 20, 2013
Last comment by fat city, on May 21, 2013 at 9:39 am | 3 comments | 953 Views

MENLO PARK

Red Light Cameras ineffective in reducing violations

This letter was sent to Menlo Park City Council as well as Sgt. Kaufman. May 20, 2013 Sgt. Sharon Kaufman Menlo Park Police...

Original post made by Roger Jones on May. 20, 2013
Last comment by Good letter, on May 21, 2013 at 8:34 am | 1 comment | 810 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton residents address police contract issues, from outsourcing to pensions

Should the town of Atherton consider outsourcing its police department? If not, how much should the town be willing to pay...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by Outvoted, on May 20, 2013 at 10:07 pm | 13 comments | 3996 Views

AROUND TOWN

St. Raymond says goodbye to Nigerian pastor

St. Raymond Church in Menlo Park had a big barbecue event Friday night, with live music and Nigerian dancing, to say goodbye...

Original post made on May. 20, 2013
Last comment by , on May 20, 2013 at 8:31 pm | 1 comment | 947 Views

MENLO PARK

Teen killed, two others injured in shooting

Police in East Palo Alto are investigating a shooting that killed one teen and injured two others Sunday night. Read...

Original post made on May. 20, 2013
Last comment by Sad, on May 20, 2013 at 1:49 pm | 1 comment | 1035 Views

AROUND TOWN

I want a girl like the girls on Fox News

My liberal days are over. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gNj0T4uK3lE ...

Original post made by Fox News Fan on May. 20, 2013
Last comment by CJ, on May 20, 2013 at 1:09 pm | 6 comments | 1054 Views

AROUND TOWN

Friday shooting: Victim probably shot himself

A 19-year-old man injured in a shooting in East Palo Alto Friday afternoon probably shot himself, Police Chief Ronald...

Original post made on May. 18, 2013
Last comment by LMGTFY, on May 20, 2013 at 10:08 am | 12 comments | 1243 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

When regular school doesn't work

The "parental angst" that walks through her door is familiar territory to Rhonda Racine, founder and director of Menlo Park's...

Original post made on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on May 20, 2013 at 9:53 am | 4 comments | 1690 Views
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