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THE LOCAL DISH

LA Times says Trump ahead

The Los Angeles Times, as of today says that Donald Trump is ahead of Hillary Clinton by over 5 % at 49.7% against 44.8%....

Original post made by Poll Watcher on Sep. 30, 2016
Last comment by Westbrook, 4 minutes ago | 4 comments | 56 Views

ATHERTON

Fire board, Atherton lower the heat in funding fray

The Atherton City Council has made known its concerns about possible inequities between funding for town operations and funding...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2016
Last comment by Think about it, 31 minutes ago | 5 comments | 464 Views

MENLO PARK

Saturday: Menlo Park retirement celebration for Martha of Martha's Pastries

Martha Merz, recognized by locals as the Martha of Martha's Pastries, is retiring after spending the past 28 years running...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2016
Last comment by Alice, 2 hours ago | 1 comment | 1101 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton: Police Chief Ed Flint is retiring

Atherton Police Chief Ed Flint will retire effective Oct. 14, the town announced on Sept. 30. Chief Flint had been on leave...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2016
Last comment by Resident, 2 hours ago | 4 comments | 734 Views

FICTION

Debate thread - Trump word salad

Drives me crazy - he speaks in Word Salads, jumping back and forth among topics. Why am I missing? Reminds me of the...

Original post made by Tanner on Sep. 26, 2016
Last comment by Sol Chyer, 2 hours ago | 31 comments | 311 Views

SPORTS

Olympics gold medalist KK Clark reveals all: from her red nail polish to her nickname

Olympics gold medalist KK Clark, a native of Menlo Park and a Sacred Heart Prep graduate, visited her alma mater on Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2016
Last comment by Barbara Wood, 2 hours ago | 4 comments | 1349 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Ultra Conservative Arizona Republic condemns Trump, endorses Hillary Clinton

"the United States ... demand a steady hand, a cool head and the ability to think ... Hillary Clinton understands this. Donald...

Original post made by Eton on Sep. 28, 2016
Last comment by Sol Chyer, 2 hours ago | 10 comments | 140 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park: New name for German-American International School

Menlo Park's German-American International School is no more. In name, that is. The private school has changed its name to...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2016
Last comment by Franz, 3 hours ago | 1 comment | 408 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council hears update on civic center design

When Atherton's City Council asked its architects to shave some square footage, and cost, off the new civic center's design,...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2016
Last comment by Apple, 7 hours ago | 6 comments | 915 Views

MENLO PARK

Planned Parenthood Endorses Catherine Carlton!

Congratulations to Menlo Park City Council Candidate Catherine Carlton for recieving the only City Council candidate endorsement...

Original post made by Race Watcher on Sep. 28, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Park Resident, 9 hours ago | 1 comment | 95 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Council approves terms for Greenheart development

A project to build 420,000 square feet of residential, office and retail space on the large vacant lot along El Camino Real...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2016
Last comment by Lost opportunity, 11 hours ago | 32 comments | 2803 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park City School District gives a raise and bonuses to all employees

In addition to awarding a 2.5 percent raise to all its employees, the Menlo Park City School District has given all its workers...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 16 hours ago | 65 comments | 3295 Views

MENLO PARK

Laurel School wins National Blue Ribbon Schools recognition

Laurel School in Atherton, which next month will open its second campus in Menlo Park, has won a prestigious National Blue...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2016
Last comment by Tybe Diamond, on Sep 29, 2016 at 10:59 pm | 3 comments | 1165 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside council agrees in principle to moving elections to even-numbered years

In a move that should prove cost effective and compliant with state law, the Woodside Town Council on Tuesday, Sept. 27,...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2016
Last comment by Not a fan, on Sep 29, 2016 at 8:17 pm | 1 comment | 588 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo Park district school board seeks public comment on budget woes

A meeting seeking public comment on solutions to the Menlo Park City School District's budget problems will be held at 6...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Sep 29, 2016 at 6:54 pm | 17 comments | 1288 Views

AROUND TOWN

Libertarian Gary Johnson bizarrely sticks tongue out during interview - and keeps it out while talking

And keeps it OUT while talking about how serious of a candidate he may be. All our Libertarian friends and our so-called...

Original post made by Butterfly Nets for Everyone! on Sep. 23, 2016
Last comment by Javier B, on Sep 29, 2016 at 4:24 pm | 8 comments | 337 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lennie Roberts named 'Environmental Hero'

Ladera resident Lennie Roberts, a local legislative advocate for the Committee for Green Foothills, has long been a local...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2016
Last comment by naturegirl, on Sep 29, 2016 at 12:34 pm | 2 comments | 1490 Views

MENLO PARK

USGS to leave Menlo Park for Moffett Field

Officials with the U.S. Geological Survey say they intend to shut down the agency's West Coast science center in Menlo Park...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2016
Last comment by Todd, on Sep 28, 2016 at 7:07 pm | 22 comments | 4332 Views

ATHERTON

Has Atherton Declared War

At times it seems that the Atherton Town Council and staff have become sue happy. Spending vasts amount of resident's hard...

Original post made by Nervous Nellie on Sep. 28, 2016
Last comment by Loser!, on Sep 28, 2016 at 5:57 pm | 1 comment | 71 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton loses lawsuit over Caltrain electrification project

A Superior Court judge has ruled against Atherton and other plaintiffs that had tried to stop progress on Caltrain's electrification...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2016
Last comment by Stats, on Sep 28, 2016 at 5:50 pm | 3 comments | 2391 Views
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