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ATHERTON

New bus route takes students from East Palo Alto to M-A High

New school year, new bus route. Effective Aug. 7, SamTrans will operate a new school bus route running from the intersection...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2016
Last comment by Josemadriz, on Aug 25, 2016 at 3:54 pm | 1 comment | 737 Views

SPORTS

GIANTS?!?!?!

Forget about all the political talk going on here -- what in the wide, wide world of sports is going on with the San Francisco...

Original post made by Stop the Trolls on Aug. 25, 2016
There are no comments yet. 49 Views

AROUND TOWN

Trump supporter Rudy Giuliani says: There were no terrorist attacks in the U.S. until 'Obama came along'

Rudy (Mr. "noun, verb & 9/11")Giuliani, Mayor of NYC. On Sept 11, 2001. Moron. Says there were no terrorist attacks in...

Original post made by Trump's Insanity clearly contagious on Aug. 15, 2016
Last comment by Trump's Insanity clearly contagious, on Aug 25, 2016 at 1:41 pm | 17 comments | 253 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 annarnoldhaley, on Aug 25, 2016 at 12:47 pm | 23 comments | 4658 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Redwood City School District Parcel Tax Increase On Ballot

Measure U is the designation for a parcel tax increase and 14 year extension sought by the Redwood City School District. Your...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 24, 2016
Last comment by old pol in a rocking chair, on Aug 25, 2016 at 12:14 pm | 6 comments | 342 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park bans drones, remote-controlled aircraft from parks

The Menlo Park City Council held another marathon meeting the evening of Tuesday, Aug. 23, as it heard the public comments...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2016
Last comment by Safety & Privacy First, on Aug 25, 2016 at 11:06 am | 21 comments | 425 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Report Card from Redwood City School District

I received this mailing yesterday. These mailings are not cheap. How much did it cost, and to whom was it mailed? Is this...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jun. 21, 2016
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Aug 24, 2016 at 2:49 pm | 13 comments | 377 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police calls: Five commercial burglaries in Menlo Park

Crime reports from Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2016/08/23/police-calls-five-commercial-burglaries-in-menlo-park...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by SteveC, on Aug 24, 2016 at 12:54 pm | 4 comments | 4374 Views

AROUND TOWN

Civil rights group pushes school district to change method for electing board members

A civil rights group is pushing the board of the high school district to change its system for electing members and correct...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by Thinking, on Aug 23, 2016 at 10:44 pm | 1 comment | 868 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

More than 500 cyclists participate in Tour de Menlo

More than 500 cyclists enjoyed good weather and well-marked routes for this year's 14th annual Tour de Menlo bike ride, which...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by Gary, on Aug 23, 2016 at 6:40 pm | 1 comment | 763 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: New high school will focus on technology, engineering, design

The disciplines of technology, engineering and design will be the focus of the new magnet high school set to open in the...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by bruceadornato , on Aug 23, 2016 at 4:47 pm | 1 comment | 2475 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 23, 2016 at 4:43 pm | 45 comments | 533 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park is capital of commercial drones

Menlo Park has more registered commercial drones than any other U.S. city, according to a database released by the Federal...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by Stuart Soffer, on Aug 23, 2016 at 1:40 pm | 1 comment | 304 Views

AROUND TOWN

SMC Elected Officials Please don't Recognize Carlos G. Bolanos as Sheriff.

The reason I am asking this is simple. The appointment of Carlos G. Bolanos was NOT on the agenda of the Board of Supervisors...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jul. 27, 2016
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 23, 2016 at 12:54 pm | 2 comments | 219 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: City receives plans for 16-bed boarding house

A three-story, 16-bedroom boarding house on Willow Road could be in Menlo Park's future, according to a proposal recently...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2016
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on Aug 23, 2016 at 9:41 am | 2 comments | 3121 Views

AROUND TOWN

Taking county to court over aircraft noise

A small claims court judge has awarded $1,000 in damages to a resident who lives directly under the flight path of Surf Air...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2016
Last comment by Kerry , on Aug 23, 2016 at 6:44 am | 21 comments | 4166 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jury: Caltrans 90% responsible for Atherton crosswalk fatality

A jury has found the California Department of Transportation 90 percent responsible for the 2010 death of a 62-year-old man...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by Atherton Resident, on Aug 22, 2016 at 11:22 pm | 10 comments | 7531 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park woman describes Airbnb nightmare

Menlo Park homeowner Sharon Marzouk made headlines recently when she came home from extended travel to be greeted with what...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Aug 22, 2016 at 7:51 pm | 16 comments | 2883 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Office-housing project approved

Plans to build 17,000-square-feet of offices and 17 for-rent housing units at 650 and 660 Live Oak Ave. in Menlo Park were...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by Great, on Aug 22, 2016 at 5:06 pm | 6 comments | 4405 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: SRI International spins off new business to automate fruit picking

In as soon as two years, robots, not people, could be picking apples in orchards. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2016/08/22/harvesting-apples-by-robot...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2016
Last comment by SteveC, on Aug 22, 2016 at 1:43 pm | 4 comments | 3471 Views
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