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MENLO PARK

Menlo Council appropriates funds to defeat the initiative.

Menlo Council appropriates funds to defeat the initiative. One of the most disgusting actions a Menlo Park Council has...

Original post made by the way it is on Mar. 22, 2014
Last comment by Fed up II, on Mar 24, 2014 at 8:59 am | 22 comments | 1836 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Today: Achievement gap a focus at board meeting

The achievement gap -- the difference in academic performance between students with socio-economic advantages and students...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2012
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Feb 16, 2012 at 9:24 am | 2 comments | 1836 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park reports 10% drop in collisions

The police department's deployment of two fulltime traffic officers in 2014 contributed to a 10 percent drop in collisions,...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2015
Last comment by parent, on Jan 26, 2015 at 8:38 am | 1 comment | 1836 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Simitian's patience running out on high-speed rail

Joe Simitian, the state Senator from Palo Alto who has consistently expressed support for "high-speed rail done right," warned...

Original post made on May. 13, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 17, 2010 at 9:12 pm | 14 comments | 1836 Views

ATHERTON

Selecting a City Attorney

Wynne Furth has gotten some bad press lately. This is both unfortunate and unfair to Ms. Furth. Wynne Furth was put in...

Original post made by John P Johns on Oct. 16, 2010
Last comment by name game, on Oct 17, 2010 at 8:25 am | 27 comments | 1836 Views

ATHERTON

APOA aka Teamsters slow in posting video of 10/17/12 meeting

Usually they are right on top of it to keep the residents of Atherton informed of the council meetings. This is the first...

Original post made by Michael G Stogner on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Thanks, on Oct 22, 2012 at 8:59 am | 4 comments | 1836 Views

MENLO PARK

MP man accused of having sex with child

A Menlo Park man and two other American men accused of traveling to Cambodia to have sex with children will face federal...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2009
Last comment by Barry Ister, on Sep 3, 2009 at 5:17 pm | 6 comments | 1835 Views

MENLO PARK

Kiraly files motion to dismiss defamation lawsuit

Where's Judge Judy when you need her? A Menlo Park fire board member sued for defamation and conspiracy shot back on Monday...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Nov 27, 2012 at 2:22 pm | 3 comments | 1835 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Today: Fulfillment of a political death wish

Whatever your opinion of methods to reduce the deficit, if any, one has to wonder why the GOP allowed itself today to vote...

Original post made by al norte sm on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by Alfred E Newman, on Apr 15, 2011 at 3:49 pm | 1 comment | 1835 Views

ATHERTON

A legend in his own mind

With all of his experience in corporate finance, one would have thought Mayor Jerry Carlson would have figured out by now...

Original post made by arlan kranz on Oct. 17, 2009
Last comment by long memory, on Oct 18, 2009 at 5:44 pm | 3 comments | 1835 Views

MENLO PARK

MENLO WATCH: Green parking lots in the city's future?

Put the word "green" in front of most anything these days, and you'll get people talking. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=7454...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2009
Last comment by biker, on Jan 21, 2009 at 1:15 pm | 2 comments | 1834 Views

MENLO PARK

Looking for cost savings proposals

Tough times call for tough decisions. Anyone have any good ideas on where cuts can be made with the least amount of suffering...

Original post made by Proactive Paul on Feb. 16, 2009
Last comment by revenue shortfall, on Feb 19, 2009 at 6:15 pm | 2 comments | 1834 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Letters from Las Lomitas district teachers were not 'threatening'

I am writing to clarify some misunderstandings that readers might get from your Oct. 14 article about the resignation of...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by elle, on Oct 29, 2009 at 5:19 pm | 1 comment | 1834 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Jerry Hill introduces 'ignition interlocks' bill for DUI offenders

First-time DUI offenders would be required to install "ignition interlock devices" in their cars that will test their breath...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2015
Last comment by pilot program results?, on Jan 7, 2015 at 9:27 am | 2 comments | 1834 Views

AROUND TOWN

Three locals achieve Eagle Scout status

Boy Scout Troop 222 of Menlo Park recently held an Eagle Scout Court of Honor for Ethan Banich, Dan Kozlowski and Tim Benton....

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2010
Last comment by Wow, on Mar 7, 2010 at 7:25 am | 1 comment | 1834 Views

ATHERTON

Jerry Carlson's parting manipulation

Jerry Carlson's cynical character came to the fore on June 19, with his "dead hand" maneuver passing the vice mayor's...

Original post made by Atherton Observer on Jun. 20, 2013
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 22, 2013 at 8:37 am | 7 comments | 1834 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley's Cameron Jones makes it to semifinals in national science competition

Cameron Jones, the Portola Valley science fair whiz who graduated from Corte Madera School last June has done it again by...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by CMSParent, on Aug 31, 2015 at 10:09 pm | 2 comments | 1834 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Excited by prospect of six-lane El Camino Real

I read with pleasure that the city of Menlo Park is still considering the six-lane El Camino corridor. The bottleneck caused...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by against 6 lanes, on Nov 25, 2011 at 10:53 am | 7 comments | 1833 Views

MENLO PARK

Video: Menlo Park City Council Members share vision, policy goals for environment

At the Menlo Park City Council Environmental Candidate Forum, 4 of the City Council candidates shared their vision and policy...

Original post made by Adina Levin on Nov. 6, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1833 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Portola Valley schools: looking for more cuts

The 2012-13 budget is balanced, with $2.1 million in spending cuts, but the Portola Valley School District board and staff...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2012
Last comment by hmmm..., on Jul 1, 2012 at 6:39 pm | 1 comment | 1833 Views
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