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SCHOOLS & KIDS

New home for German-American school?

The German-American International School has found a potential new home in the North Fair Oaks neighborhood, just a few miles...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Resident, on Dec 10, 2014 at 1:59 pm | 9 comments | 4958 Views

MENLO PARK

Residents, public agencies stockpiling sand before storm

A flash flood watch and high wind warning have been issued by the National Weather Service in advance of the storm expected...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 10, 2014 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 1652 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tuesday: Meeting on document examining San Carlos Airport's effects on neighbors

A meeting to discuss the draft of a document that looks at the current and projected effect of the San Carlos Airport on...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2014
Last comment by Jetman, on Dec 9, 2014 at 11:17 pm | 5 comments | 965 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 Caryn Wasserstein, on Dec 9, 2014 at 10:01 pm | 2 comments | 1201 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board denies petition to start Mandarin immersion charter school

A petition to start a Mandarin immersion charter school in the Menlo Park City School District was unanimously denied by...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2014
Last comment by Caryn Wasserstein, on Dec 9, 2014 at 9:51 pm | 1 comment | 164 Views

MENLO PARK

Two arbitration processes for police misconduct cases

The two unions representing the city's police officers will have two different procedures for handling appeals of disciplinary...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2014
Last comment by You've got to be kidding, on Dec 9, 2014 at 4:50 pm | 1 comment | 191 Views

AROUND TOWN

Judge orders property owner to reopen gate at Martins Beach

A San Mateo County Superior Court judge on Friday issued a final ruling affirming that a Silicon Valley entrepreneur...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 9, 2014 at 3:56 pm | 8 comments | 1771 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Cop Mind by David Brooks

If you want an intelligent insight into the challenges and complexities of being a police officer in today's society then...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Dec. 9, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Dec 9, 2014 at 2:20 pm | 4 comments | 170 Views

MENLO PARK

School board eyes Menlo Park site for new high school

The Sequoia Union High School District is eyeing a property at 150 Jefferson Drive in east Menlo Park for one of two new...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2014
Last comment by MENLO, on Dec 9, 2014 at 1:16 pm | 2 comments | 1593 Views

MENLO PARK

Fallen trees damage homes in Menlo Park and Atherton

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District was busy on Saturday, Dec. 6, dealing with trees that fell on homes in Atherton and...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2014
Last comment by lisa.s.shumway@gmail.com, on Dec 9, 2014 at 12:27 pm | 12 comments | 3018 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tuesday: School board to discuss Spanish immersion, world languages

Keeping a promise made during the recent debate over a Mandarin immersion charter school proposal, the Menlo Park City School...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2014
Last comment by MPCSD Parent2, on Dec 8, 2014 at 6:02 pm | 3 comments | 735 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton, Big Wind and Rain warning. Trees.

Heavy rainfall is expected throughout the Bay Area, especially in the North Bay. The volume of rainfall is expected to overwhelm...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Dec. 8, 2014
There are no comments yet. 75 Views

MENLO PARK

Woman arrested for alleged stabbing in Menlo Park

A 62-year-old man was allegedly stabbed by an ex-girlfriend after an argument in Menlo Park on Sunday, Dec. 7, according...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Dec 8, 2014 at 2:54 pm | 1 comment | 1523 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Searsville Dam should go

The important new documentary film "Dam Nation" tells the history of American dam building and reveals a range of unintended...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2014
Last comment by C. Cruickshank, on Dec 8, 2014 at 9:19 am | 3 comments | 2438 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editorial: Fatal shooting calls for camera policy refinement

Body-worn cameras for police work has escaped much of the criticism directed toward other technological surveillance tools....

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 6, 2014 at 9:31 pm | 15 comments | 1331 Views

OTHER TOPICS

NYT Article on Mary Landreau's Impending Defeat on Saturday

The über liberal New York Times has conceded defeat and has waved the White Flag of Surrender. My wife Mary is thrilled. Of...

Original post made by Ragin Cajun on Dec. 4, 2014
Last comment by Rajun Cajun, on Dec 6, 2014 at 1:54 pm | 3 comments | 210 Views

MENLO PARK

Sunrise Sunset

As we approach the Winter Solstice the following may be of interest: Earliest Sunset of 2014: December 5-7 the sun sets...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Dec. 6, 2014
Last comment by Matt, on Dec 6, 2014 at 11:54 am | 1 comment | 78 Views

ATHERTON

State board urges residents to use licensed contractors

As a large storm tapers out after downing trees, flooding roadways, and opening sinkholes throughout the Bay Area, the Contractors...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2014
Last comment by Injured workers sue, on Dec 6, 2014 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 1042 Views

MENLO PARK

Ex-Menlo Park worker pleads no contest to misdemeanor embezzlement

A man who worked at the front desk of the Arrillaga Family Recreation Center in Menlo Park has pleaded no contest to one...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2014
Last comment by Agnes Brydges, on Dec 6, 2014 at 9:36 am | 2 comments | 1411 Views

OTHER TOPICS

CEO spins healthcare districts

Sequoia Healthcare District CEO Lee Michelson says: “Community-based health care districts…are a tremendous value…with tremendous...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Dec. 5, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Dec 5, 2014 at 3:37 pm | 3 comments | 136 Views
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