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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School parcel tax backers raise $16K

The committee backing two parcel tax measures in the Menlo Park City School District has reported that it raised $16,241...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2016
Last comment by Drink your woes away, on Apr 30, 2016 at 9:21 pm | 9 comments | 2109 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police plan to expand surveillance

Four surveillance cameras will be added to the Menlo Park Police Department's arsenal if city officials agree. The cameras...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 29, 2013 at 5:48 pm | 6 comments | 2109 Views

ATHERTON

Saturday: Education foundation auction

The chance to bid on items ranging from tours of San Francisco 49er and Stanford football team facilities, to attendance...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by Proud Mon, on Apr 20, 2012 at 9:13 pm | 3 comments | 2109 Views

MENLO PARK

Perceived benefits a fantasy, critics say

Critics have argued that perceived benefits associated with the Bohannon project are based on wishful thinking. Read the...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by Yes sir!, on Nov 20, 2009 at 11:03 am | 7 comments | 2108 Views

MENLO PARK

Like it or not, costs for services are rising

As Menlo Park residents struggle to cope with the effects of the economic recession, fees for basic and not-so-basic city...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardina, on Apr 7, 2010 at 11:24 pm | 22 comments | 2108 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo may restore library hours, add red-light camera

How do you spend $75.5 million in one fiscal year? Menlo Park plans to answer that question as the city's 2013-2014 budget...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by Roger, on May 24, 2013 at 6:56 am | 1 comment | 2108 Views

MENLO PARK

There is a free lunch this summer in Atherton

The Atherton Library is refuting the old saying -- "There's no such thing as a free lunch" -- by offering a free lunch at...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2015
Last comment by Milton, on Jul 2, 2015 at 9:13 am | 2 comments | 2108 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Late donations poured in for bond measure

==B Update and correction.== In the two weeks before and one week after the Nov. 8 election, corporate donors gave $68,500...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Feb 13, 2012 at 11:51 am | 4 comments | 2108 Views

OTHER TOPICS

New Web site better match for 'green' town

In a game of word association, the response "dowdy" doesn't really fit with the words "Portola Valley." "Secluded" maybe,...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Jennifer, on Apr 2, 2009 at 11:14 am | 1 comment | 2108 Views

OTHER TOPICS

New life in the vineyard

Paul Smith of Woodside describes himself as a man who, looking for love, found much more — "an entirely new life."...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2108 Views

OTHER TOPICS

High-speed rail price tag rises again

California's planned high-speed rail line could cost billions more than the state's initial projections indicated, according...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 11, 2011 at 5:03 pm | 6 comments | 2108 Views

AROUND TOWN

Perspectives on family photography, from a professional

<I>This story was submitted by Paul Tedrick of Woodside, who was recently named Environmental Portrait Photographer of the...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Bobbi Fagone, on Jul 15, 2009 at 11:57 am | 1 comment | 2108 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo College post office manager sentenced

Debra Lynn Blaylock has pleaded no contest to felony charges of identity theft and credit card fraud stemming from her tenure...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2012
Last comment by Dana, on Apr 5, 2012 at 4:31 pm | 1 comment | 2108 Views

MENLO PARK

Gym construction could start in fall

Construction could begin this fall on a new gymnasium that would change the look of Menlo Park's Civic Center complex —...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by Tom McDonough, on May 19, 2009 at 9:34 am | 14 comments | 2107 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Downtown Specific Plan - The Forgotten Issue

On Monday, June 6, the Menlo Park Planning Commission will take up and discuss the Menlo Park Downtown Specific Plan Environmental...

Original post made by Raymond Mueller on Jun. 5, 2011
Last comment by Raymond Mueller, on Jun 6, 2011 at 2:32 pm | 4 comments | 2107 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Voters defeat two county tax measures

San Mateo County voters defeated two San Mateo County tax measures Tuesday. The vote on Measure T, a tax on rental-car company...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 8, 2012 at 9:54 am | 3 comments | 2107 Views

MENLO PARK

Election: Bohannon adds $325,000 to Measure T campaign

Thanks to developer David Bohannon, financial support has skyrocketed for Measure T, the ballot proposal that would allow...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Like....totally...., on Nov 1, 2010 at 1:12 pm | 13 comments | 2106 Views

MENLO PARK

Video from Facebook press conference

Facebook's chief financial officer David Ebersman, left, receives flowers from local florist Katherine Guisto after a press...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2011
Last comment by 9Lives, on Feb 9, 2011 at 8:04 pm | 8 comments | 2106 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents demand tunnels for high-speed rail

Anger, confusion and frustration over California's proposed high-speed rail system dominated a tense meeting in Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by Jeff, on Mar 2, 2009 at 6:46 am | 1 comment | 2106 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park holds street festival this weekend

The 23rd annual Connoisseurs' Marketplace, the annual food, art and music festival in downtown Menlo Park, will be held Saturday...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by , on Jul 17, 2009 at 9:29 am | 2 comments | 2105 Views
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