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MENLO PARK

Political committees pump cash into Assembly campaigns

With the crowded race to succeed Assemblyman Rich Gordon in the 24th District heading into the final stretch, independent...

Original post made on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by Destinee, on May 24, 2016 at 2:07 pm | 2 comments | 2330 Views

AROUND TOWN

Assembly candidate submits murky donor reports

Dinged in the past for failing to report political contributions, Cupertino Mayor Barry Chang could be facing another set...

Original post made on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by Steamer, on May 24, 2016 at 12:31 pm | 1 comment | 1463 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nan Chapman, first Atherton councilwoman, dies at 80

Nan Chapman, the first woman to be elected to the Atherton council, where she served for 20 years, died May 9 at her home...

Original post made on May. 23, 2016
Last comment by fcservices, on May 23, 2016 at 10:09 am | 1 comment | 1353 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Vicki Veenker for District 24 Assembly seat

There are three standouts in the field of eight candidates for the state Assembly. We think Vicki Veenker would bring a fresh...

Original post made on May. 17, 2016
Last comment by Are you high?, on May 22, 2016 at 11:18 pm | 11 comments | 2443 Views

MENLO PARK

How Much Taxpayers Lose in Special Elections

This is the title of the article written by Matt Fleming in Cal Watchdog on April 16. In most instances special elections...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on May. 12, 2016
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on May 22, 2016 at 11:00 am | 16 comments | 779 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park: Closing sales begin for Beltramo's Wines & Spirits

Beltramo's, the family-run wines and spirits shop that plans to close after 134 years in Menlo Park, has begun its "everything...

Original post made on May. 21, 2016
There are no comments yet. 4797 Views

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Menlo Park: Why Saturday is special day for retired fire captain Tom Carter

When retired Fire Captain Tom Carter rides on the Menlo Park fire district's 1899 horse-drawn Hose Wagon No. 1 on Saturday,...

Original post made on May. 20, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 20, 2016 at 7:02 pm | 1 comment | 1658 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MPCSD Property Tax Debt Service and Cost per ADA

The chart MPCSD Debt Service shows how much property tax is scheduled to be collected to service the General Obligation Bonds...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on May. 17, 2016
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on May 20, 2016 at 3:13 pm | 4 comments | 382 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo mom offers free fitness coaching for at-risk kids

In January 2011, Ashley Hunter Riley, a Menlo Park resident and mother of four children, read a magazine article about families...

Original post made on May. 18, 2016
Last comment by Cathy Oyster, on May 20, 2016 at 8:06 am | 3 comments | 714 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board discusses spending cuts after tax measures fail

A week after two parcel tax measures failed to gain the needed two-thirds majority in the May 3 election, the board of the...

Original post made on May. 9, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 20, 2016 at 6:00 am | 44 comments | 3279 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park resident among service academy appointees

Rep. Anna Eshoo will host a reception on Friday, May 20, in Mountain View to honor this year's U.S. Service Academy appointees...

Original post made on May. 19, 2016
Last comment by Jbcham, on May 19, 2016 at 10:52 pm | 1 comment | 1334 Views

WOODSIDE

FAA: Most commercial aircraft over Woodside, Portola Valley adhere to noise-reduction rules

Most commercial aircraft heading to SFO pass over Woodside and Portola Valley at or near the agreed upon altitude of 8,000...

Original post made on May. 18, 2016
Last comment by Palo Alto Resident, on May 19, 2016 at 5:10 pm | 4 comments | 2084 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Tonight: Classmates remember Milan Gambhir, 15, of Portola Valley

Former Corte Madera classmates of Milan Gambhir of Portola Valley will gather Friday night at the school for a remembrance...

Original post made on May. 8, 2015
Last comment by Gordon Hunt, on May 19, 2016 at 3:22 pm | 6 comments | 10999 Views

MENLO PARK

Saturday: Fire district centennial parade in downtown Menlo Park

Firefighting vehicles from 1862 to today will be on display Saturday, May 21, as the Menlo Park Fire Protection District...

Original post made on May. 19, 2016
Last comment by SteveC, on May 19, 2016 at 11:13 am | 1 comment | 2606 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nice timing, Menlo Park...

I'm retired and thankfully I don't travel up and down El Camino Real very often during morning rush hour. But I did...

Original post made by pogo on May. 18, 2016
There are no comments yet. 294 Views

MENLO PARK

Eric, Wendy Schmidt to move family ventures to new Menlo Park building

Eric and Wendy Schmidt of Atherton plan to build a three-story, 25,000 square-foot office building in Menlo Park to serve...

Original post made on May. 18, 2016
Last comment by pearl, on May 18, 2016 at 8:05 pm | 13 comments | 5513 Views

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Trump drives Republicans out of party

All around town, I find fellow Republicans ready to leave the party, offended at what it has become in recent years, with...

Original post made by former R voter on May. 8, 2016
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on May 18, 2016 at 5:34 pm | 37 comments | 989 Views

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CDC: record number of Americans have health insurance

Never before have over 90% of Americans been covered with health insurance. Oh, sure, thanks Obama!! http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/obamacare-uninsured-rate-2015_us_5739d...

Original post made by healthy neighborhoods on May. 17, 2016
Last comment by Sung, on May 18, 2016 at 5:32 pm | 1 comment | 245 Views

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Call for Photo Models!

Peninsula Clean Energy is looking for San Mateo County residents and business owners who believe in a clean energy future...

Original post made by Susan Bierzychudek on May. 18, 2016
There are no comments yet. 265 Views

FICTION

Letter: A 'no' vote on parcel tax measures

Vote NO on Menlo Park School District's Measures A and C. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/print/story/2016/04/20/letter-a-no-vote-on-parcel-tax-measures...

Original post made on May. 18, 2016
There are no comments yet. 737 Views
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