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ATHERTON

Atherton weighs putting business tax hike on ballot

Atherton's City Council is scheduled to decide this week if it wants to put a ballot measure substantially increasing the...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jul 20, 2016 at 6:43 pm | 11 comments | 1103 Views

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San Mateo County residents warned of phone scam

San Mateo County sheriff's officials are warning residents to beware of a recent phone scam involving a caller fraudulently...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2016
Last comment by Don, on Jul 20, 2016 at 2:31 pm | 3 comments | 1387 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

what's the big deal about plagiarism?

I loved Michelle's speech at the Democratic National Convention. What's the big deal?...

Original post made by Melania on Jul. 19, 2016
Last comment by Melania photos found!, on Jul 20, 2016 at 9:07 am | 5 comments | 361 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Beltramo's, Menlo Park Hardware burglarized

Burglars struck at two Menlo Park businesses over past several days: Beltramo's Wine & Spirits on Thursday (July 14) and...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2016
Last comment by really?, on Jul 19, 2016 at 9:02 pm | 2 comments | 3235 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park tonight: Education inequality, housing fees, Facebook money and more

The Menlo Park City Council is scheduled to discuss some of Menlo Park's biggest issues during its Tuesday, July 19, meeting,...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 19, 2016 at 4:19 pm | 2 comments | 1638 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eshoo sees swift appointment of new sheriff as an affront

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors had a 30-day window to choose a successor to former sheriff Greg Munks, who resigned...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2016
Last comment by Caroline V., on Jul 19, 2016 at 11:35 am | 16 comments | 3478 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Chamber restarts Golden Acorn Awards; nominations due Friday

After a four-year hiatus from hosting the Golden Acorn Awards, the Menlo Park Chamber of Commerce will again sponsor them...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2016
Last comment by Great News, on Jul 19, 2016 at 8:46 am | 1 comment | 857 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Boom in population and jobs raises concerns

Menlo Park's population could grow by 50 percent and its employee count by 70 percent between now and 2040 if the city adopts...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2016
Last comment by HelloHanalei, on Jul 18, 2016 at 11:39 pm | 1 comment | 2899 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park author has a lot to juggle

Menlo Park's Nick Taylor is a champion multitasker, the type who in the past would have been called a Renaissance man. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2016
Last comment by Money Penny, on Jul 18, 2016 at 10:26 pm | 1 comment | 1912 Views

OTHER TOPICS

San Mateo County supervisors move toward sales tax ballot measure

Following up on a vow to find funding to help alleviate the housing crisis in San Mateo County, the county's Board of Supervisors...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2016
Last comment by Born & raised right here in SMC, on Jul 18, 2016 at 1:24 pm | 12 comments | 2397 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Americans clearly see source of decisiveness & hate - Trump

False equivalent in a nutshell. Media: They BOTH do it! New Quinnipiac Poll: 61% say this election has increased...

Original post made by Bruce on Jul. 12, 2016
Last comment by Ashley, on Jul 17, 2016 at 5:36 pm | 4 comments | 239 Views

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Trump picks Hypocrite as running mate

In another long rambling incoherent "speech", Trump introduces Mike Pence, saving Indiana the embarrassment of turning Pence...

Original post made by Macintosh on Jul. 17, 2016
Last comment by Shaun, on Jul 17, 2016 at 5:34 pm | 1 comment | 229 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook willing to pay Menlo Park $15 million-plus for expansion

Menlo Park could reap more than $15 million in one-time payments and contributions and hefty annual payments from Facebook...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by Susan Smith, on Jul 17, 2016 at 1:36 am | 18 comments | 3821 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Sales: Atherton, Menlo Park, Portola Valley, Woodside

Home sales are provided by California REsource, a real estate information company that obtains home sale data from local...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1811 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editorial: Housing crisis requires bold steps to resolve

Solving the housing crisis that plagues the Bay Area will demand Herculean resolve and enterprise if cities continue to welcome...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by Ellen, on Jul 16, 2016 at 8:46 pm | 3 comments | 1464 Views

AROUND TOWN

Filing period opens for local elections

The candidate filing period for Nov. 8 local elections to city councils, school board and special district boards opens July...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Park Republican, on Jul 16, 2016 at 3:55 pm | 4 comments | 352 Views

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"Po' Donald" is, in fact, broke; my local precinct loves the Donny

Trump won't release his taxes for obvious reasons. And now it is obvious his campaign is broke also. Here's the simple equation... Trump...

Original post made by Navy Man on Jun. 9, 2016
Last comment by Mott L, on Jul 16, 2016 at 4:07 am | 20 comments | 478 Views

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FAA approves Surf Air route to take planes over Bay

Commuter airline Surf Air has received permission from the Federal Aviation Administration to start flying a new approach...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jul 15, 2016 at 5:44 pm | 12 comments | 4493 Views

MENLO PARK

TheatreWorks offers summer camp

Teens interested in a college education or professional career in theater are invited to register for TheatreWorks summer...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2016
Last comment by Stage mom, on Jul 14, 2016 at 10:23 pm | 2 comments | 314 Views

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New sheriff appoints new undersheriff

Assistant Sheriff Trisha Sanchez will be the county's new undersheriff, effective Sunday, July 17, as Acting Sheriff Carlos...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2016
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 14, 2016 at 7:39 pm | 12 comments | 1307 Views
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