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MENLO PARK

County wins appeal of airplane noise nuisance ruling

San Mateo County doesn't have to pay a $1,000 small-claims judgment related to noisy planes using the county's San Carlos...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., 24 minutes ago | 22 comments | 2989 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: 99 heritage trees face ax

The fate of 99 of Menlo Park's heritage trees could be decided at the city's Environmental Quality Commission meeting on...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2016
Last comment by Tree Hugger, 26 minutes ago | 5 comments | 1136 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Our housing crisis calls for regional cooperation

The highly publicized resignation of Kate Downing from the Palo Alto Planning and Transportation Commission, due to the price...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2016
Last comment by Dana Hendrickson, 50 minutes ago | 17 comments | 543 Views

OTHER TOPICS

World's Greatest Negotiator goes to meeting, forgets to NEGOTIATE

O.M.G. - Trump cowered. Like a baby. Like a typical blowhard. Epic fail. After months of promising to use his skills as...

Original post made by Great Negotiators Club on Aug. 31, 2016
Last comment by Pay to be Played, 53 minutes ago | 6 comments | 48 Views

MENLO PARK

Housing crisis: Locals open up about housing struggles at Kepler's

A group of children sat at the back of Kepler's Books in Menlo Park, as they fidgeted with their marker and glitter-paint...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2016
Last comment by MPer, 3 hours ago | 5 comments | 2513 Views

OTHER TOPICS

"Art of the Deal" author identifies Trump as a Sociopath

"If he were writing “The Art of the Deal” today, Schwartz said, it would be a very different book with a very different...

Original post made by insider knowledge on Jul. 23, 2016
Last comment by Koch, 4 hours ago | 19 comments | 674 Views

AROUND TOWN

Trump panders by visiting Mexico before he changed his immigration policies again

a selection of Donnie's' finest - and you thought it stopped at "rapists and murderers"? ISIS is operating a training...

Original post made by Love thy neighbor on Aug. 31, 2016
Last comment by SQL data, 4 hours ago | 2 comments | 61 Views

AROUND TOWN

Narrowing education equity gap in local schools

In Menlo Park's Willows neighborhood, two elementary schools are just blocks apart -- yet their facilities, and their student...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2016
Last comment by Caroline V., 5 hours ago | 24 comments | 4711 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park: Two council members named to 'educational equity' subcommittee

Goals of starting a multi-city, county and district group that could help spread needed funds to the Ravenswood City School...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2016
Last comment by Ravenswood volunteer, 9 hours ago | 8 comments | 1891 Views

WOODSIDE

Critics knock plans for new high school

Big players are weighing in against plans by the Sequoia Union High School District to build a high school in the M-2 light...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2016
Last comment by Amused, 11 hours ago | 1 comment | 86 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: The sting on El Camino Real

Atherton police had a plain clothes officer repeatedly cross El Camino Real at Almendral Avenue for two hours on Friday morning,...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2016
Last comment by Jill, 11 hours ago | 3 comments | 1828 Views

AROUND TOWN

110 Republican Leaders Won’t Vote for Trump - Timeline for When They Reached Their Breaking Point.

"I don’t know anything about David Duke. O.K.? I don’t know anything about what you’re even talking about with white...

Original post made by Partner on Aug. 29, 2016
Last comment by pay to play, 18 hours ago | 9 comments | 170 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jury finds deputy not guilty of brandishing gun in court

After a three-day trial, a jury on Monday (Aug. 29) returned a verdict of not guilty in the case of San Mateo County Deputy...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2016
Last comment by Thoughtful, 20 hours ago | 3 comments | 739 Views

AROUND TOWN

State Supreme Court upholds California teacher tenure law

The California Supreme Court on Monday upheld the state's laws on public-school teacher tenure after a lower court found...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2016
Last comment by Benefits, on Aug 30, 2016 at 6:05 pm | 28 comments | 2370 Views

MENLO PARK

How tragedy transformed a life

Melissa Moody of Menlo Park is the subject of a new documentary on the nature of happiness. After being run over by a truck...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by Arieana, on Aug 30, 2016 at 4:50 pm | 12 comments | 16331 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Challengers to face Sequoia Healthcare District incumbents in November

Jack Hickey announced today that he has sponsored 2 challengers to incumbent Sequoia Healthcare District (SHD)Directors Katie...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Aug 30, 2016 at 4:14 pm | 47 comments | 549 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside: Donald Trump comes to town for a fundraiser

Helicopters chopped the air above Woodside on Monday afternoon (Aug. 29) with the arrival on the ground of Republican presidential...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2016
Last comment by taxpayer and voter, on Aug 30, 2016 at 3:09 pm | 9 comments | 2064 Views

MENLO PARK

Maurice Ghysels will leave Menlo Park school district

Menlo Park City School District Superintendent Maurice Ghysels, who has headed the district since 2011, has announced he...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2016
Last comment by SteveC, on Aug 30, 2016 at 2:34 pm | 9 comments | 1841 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update: Deputy sued over courtroom gun incident

Update: Former courthouse custodian sues San Mateo County and deputy sheriff, seeking to recover damages in connection with...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Aug 30, 2016 at 7:20 am | 12 comments | 1885 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Upscale men's shoe and clothing shop open for business

It's hard to miss the shiny gold lettering announcing one of Menlo Park's newest additions to Santa Cruz Avenue: a men's...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2016
Last comment by Downtowner, on Aug 29, 2016 at 6:26 pm | 2 comments | 2773 Views
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