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SCHOOLS & KIDS

District considering appointing Erik Burmeister as new superintendent

The Menlo Park City School District announced today that the school board will discuss on Sept. 27 whether it should appoint...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
Last comment by Publius, on Sep 26, 2016 at 9:33 am | 17 comments | 3456 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Crowd tells county they've had enough of Surf Air

San Mateo County got an earful from a standing-room only crowd of about 185 people who packed a meeting room in Atherton...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2016
Last comment by PlaneSense, on Sep 26, 2016 at 7:52 am | 94 comments | 7514 Views

MENLO PARK

Save the Guild Theater in Menlo Park

I'm trying to start a movement this month, Sept. 2016, to Save the Guild Theater in Menlo Park, the only movie theater in...

Original post made by Judy Adams on Sep. 20, 2016
Last comment by Judy Adams, on Sep 26, 2016 at 7:01 am | 3 comments | 242 Views

OTHER TOPICS

55 days since Trump held a press conference - because Trump can no longer defend his lies

Besides "blacklisting" national media, Trump has broken all campaign precedent by refusing to allow the traveling press to...

Original post made by Freedom of the Press on Sep. 21, 2016
Last comment by Sunday night funnies, on Sep 25, 2016 at 9:42 pm | 2 comments | 139 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Cal Water gives a 'state of the drought' update

Water budgets and surcharges for going beyond them may be gone for now, Dawn Smithson of California Water Service (Cal Water)...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2016
Last comment by Caroline V., on Sep 25, 2016 at 11:46 am | 3 comments | 1707 Views

OTHER TOPICS

County gets more angry feedback about Surf Air noise

San Mateo County was looking for feedback from the public about noise issues connected with the county-owned and operated...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Sep 25, 2016 at 8:14 am | 12 comments | 2099 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton resident aims to give everyone lobbying power

Atherton resident John Thibault has written a book called "How to Change a Law" that with his iLobby website is designed...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2016
Last comment by a must see, on Sep 24, 2016 at 11:03 pm | 1 comment | 1864 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park: Police and FBI SWAT team raid home early this morning

Police from Menlo Park and East Palo Alto, in the company of an FBI SWAT team, conducted a search of an occupied home in...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2016
Last comment by Bell Haven Resident, on Sep 24, 2016 at 10:20 pm | 7 comments | 4746 Views

AROUND TOWN

Price takes fourth in 200 at Canadian Olympic Trials

Former Menlo School standout Maddy Price placed fourth in the women's 200 meters Sunday at the Canadian Olympic Trials in...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2016
There are no comments yet. 561 Views

MENLO PARK

July 9: Bike 4 Breath ride starts, ends in Atherton

Bike 4 Breath, a bike ride to support clean air and lung health, will start and end at Encinal Elementary School in Atherton...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2016
There are no comments yet. 328 Views

MOVIES

Photos from Woodside Junior Rodeo

Here are photos from the Woodside Junior Rodeo, held Monday, July Fourth, at the Mounted Patrol Grounds on Kings Mountain...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1853 Views

AROUND TOWN

Widespread heat expected in Bay Area Sunday

After below-normal temperatures midweek, weak offshore winds and clear skies will bring a warming trend starting today and...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Sep 24, 2016 at 3:35 pm | 2 comments | 1008 Views

OTHER TOPICS

County sales tax measure will be on November ballot

A measure to extend an existing San Mateo County half-cent sales tax by 20 years will be on the Nov. 8 ballot. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2016
Last comment by John McDowell, on Sep 24, 2016 at 1:20 pm | 16 comments | 2276 Views

OTHER TOPICS

NH Union Leader Doesn't Endorse GOP Nominee For First Time In A Century

Ultra conservative paper: Trump is not “qualified to competently lead this nation" “The man is a liar, a bully, a...

Original post made by Erik on Sep. 16, 2016
Last comment by Walter W, on Sep 23, 2016 at 5:06 pm | 5 comments | 160 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Obituary: Bruce Halperin, M.D., Woodside resident

Woodside resident Dr. Bruce D. Halperin died unexpectedly from cardiac arrest on Sept. 8 while hiking in Montana with his...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2016
Last comment by Jen Novak, on Sep 22, 2016 at 10:02 pm | 9 comments | 3464 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why does obese Trump ignore his health problems when attacking other candidates?

80 pounds overnight, with a BMI rating of OBESE, and all he talks about is others. Perhaps Mr Trump and Mr Christie should...

Original post made by Neilsen on Sep. 15, 2016
Last comment by Sharon , on Sep 22, 2016 at 9:06 pm | 15 comments | 327 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton and Menlo Park: Police focus on traffic safety in extra patrols today

Police from law enforcement agencies from around the county are once again collaborating in a traffic-safety initiative,...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2016
Last comment by parent, on Sep 22, 2016 at 2:24 pm | 3 comments | 1036 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Time to say yes to a more vibrant Menlo Park

I love living in Menlo Park. But I can't help but imagine ways in which Menlo Park could be even better — more livable,...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2016
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Sep 22, 2016 at 1:40 pm | 53 comments | 2533 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: The death penalty: End it, don't try to 'mend' it

There are two initiatives on the November ballot pertaining to the death penalty. Briefly, one is to replace the death penalty...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2016
Last comment by Electric man, on Sep 21, 2016 at 5:09 pm | 3 comments | 285 Views

AROUND TOWN

Book sale at Menlo Park Library this weekend

Looking to stock your shelves with new stacks of books? The Menlo Park Friends of the Library will be hosting its fall quarter...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2016
Last comment by SteveC, on Sep 21, 2016 at 2:09 pm | 1 comment | 863 Views
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