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MOVIES

Movie Review: 'The Judge'

Here comes "The Judge." It's been a while since we've seen a movie so…Grisham-y. But here we are again with big movie stars...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2014
Last comment by Jack Z., on Oct 16, 2014 at 7:30 am | 3 comments | 2807 Views

MENLO PARK

Almanac endorses No on Measure M

Thank you to the Almanac editorial staff for the thorough and thoughtful analysis of Measure M. "...the key question...

Original post made by Skip Hilton on Oct. 16, 2014
There are no comments yet. 200 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial endorsement: City Council choices

The Menlo Park City Council race this year is seen by many as an extension of the vote on Measure M. With three seats open,...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by sabotage, on Oct 16, 2014 at 1:59 am | 5 comments | 727 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Kay Hagan Corruption Scandal Rocks North Carolina

The Carolina Journal exposed corruption within the Kay Hagan Family Empire. The headline reads: Hagan Firm Keeps Stimulus...

Original post made by Lincoln Steffens on Oct. 15, 2014
Last comment by giants fan, on Oct 15, 2014 at 7:30 pm | 2 comments | 1112 Views

MENLO PARK

Voter's Guide: Measure M in Menlo Park

It's not over until it's over, and in Menlo Park, that may be never. The downtown/El Camino Real specific plan, which determines...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 15, 2014 at 6:49 pm | 54 comments | 2520 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton may study El Camino lane reduction

Atherton's City Council is scheduled to vote on Wednesday (Oct. 15) on authorizing a study of the effects of reducing from...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by Downtowner, on Oct 15, 2014 at 3:19 pm | 20 comments | 1716 Views

MENLO PARK

Why is Lee Duboc sending unsolicited spam email to people in Menlo Park every week?

Is she planning on running for council again? Why didn't she have these epiphanies when she was on the council? She...

Original post made by Wondering on Jun. 23, 2008
Last comment by Scott Lohmann, on Oct 15, 2014 at 2:34 pm | 18 comments | 4291 Views

MENLO PARK

Yes on M saves the specific plan; no on M implodes it

• Unless restricted by Measure M, Greenheart and Stanford seek to develop over 80% of the Plan maximum non-residential space...

Original post made by George c. Fisher on Oct. 11, 2014
Last comment by undecided on M, on Oct 14, 2014 at 8:56 pm | 37 comments | 1027 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Election: Community college district asks voters for $388 million

If it's not broken, why fix it? It's a question one might ask on a tour of Canada Community College on Farm Hill Boulevard...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2014
Last comment by education is stoopid. And expen$ive, on Oct 14, 2014 at 9:10 am | 4 comments | 942 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SHP, Menlo School boys post impressive efforts in water polo

Weekend prep roundup: There's a very good reason why the Sacred Heart Prep and Menlo School boys are a combined 25-2 in water...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2014
Last comment by Parent, on Oct 13, 2014 at 8:23 pm | 1 comment | 637 Views

MENLO PARK

YES on Measure M

The #1 reason why I'm voting YES on Measure M is to stop the developers (and the city council) from counting balconies and...

Original post made by Jen Mazzon on Oct. 8, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 13, 2014 at 2:58 pm | 51 comments | 1085 Views

MENLO PARK

Impartial Analysis of Measure M

There is has been so much miss-information, essentially lies, being written about what Measure M does and telling everyone...

Original post made by morris brown on Oct. 5, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 13, 2014 at 2:54 pm | 50 comments | 1432 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tuesday: Hearing on Mandarin immersion charter proposal

The public will have a chance to comment on the Mandarin immersion charter school that has been proposed in the Menlo Park...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2014
Last comment by Concerned Parent , on Oct 13, 2014 at 2:05 pm | 1 comment | 1120 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Fogarty to receive technology medal from the White House

Thomas J. Fogarty of Portola Valley, a noted medical-device inventor, surgeon and vintner, will meet with President Barack...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2014
Last comment by f perlroth, on Oct 13, 2014 at 1:15 pm | 1 comment | 1723 Views

AROUND TOWN

An example of why poorly worded zoning changes can backfire

Imagine that there are 5 two acre adjacent parcels in a zone that has a FAR of 1.0 and set backs of 30 ft. and there is a...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Oct. 13, 2014
There are no comments yet. 144 Views

MENLO PARK

Downtown Parking - Grace Period Idea

I wonder what the result would be if the City, as a grand experiment, extended a one hour GRACE PERIOD for parking in the...

Original post made by Menlo Park Shopper on Oct. 4, 2014
Last comment by pogo, on Oct 12, 2014 at 3:49 pm | 10 comments | 779 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Measure M not needed to address large-scale El Camino development

As current chair of the Menlo Park Planning Commission, I'm concerned about the scale of development along El Camino. I'm...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by Observer, on Oct 11, 2014 at 5:34 pm | 12 comments | 1214 Views

AROUND TOWN

Measure M is an attack on representative government and civic involvement

Measure M would destroy the ability of the elected City Council to negotiate better projects for the benefit of the entire...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Oct. 11, 2014
There are no comments yet. 166 Views

MENLO PARK

Moratorium on Medical Offices

The Los Altos town council is considering a moratorium on medical office projects. http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_26708697/los-altos-council-consider-moratorium-medi...

Original post made by whatever on Oct. 11, 2014
There are no comments yet. 123 Views

MENLO PARK

Vote Yes on Measure M --- videos....

You can view two videos on Measure M. Vote Yes on Measure M Kevin Vincent-Sheehan (menlo park resident) LInk: http://youtu.be/n7iKl3qz9T0 and Rebuttal...

Original post made by morris brown on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 11, 2014 at 10:56 am | 10 comments | 428 Views
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