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Watchdogs happy with high-speed rail ruling

High-speed rail watchdogs in Menlo Park were thrilled when a California judge ruled that the funding plan for the $68 billion...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by Apex, on Dec 14, 2013 at 7:25 am | 27 comments | 5125 Views

WOODSIDE

Friendly persuasion

If films and TV shows about the Old West are any guide, cowboys and ranchers back then persuaded a horse to perform on command...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2013
Last comment by Holly W, on Dec 28, 2013 at 6:14 pm | 27 comments | 5857 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Design, name chosen for new school: A second-campus 'Laurel'

A single two-story building housing 16 classrooms and larger spaces for music, science and arts instruction will be built...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2014
Last comment by confusion, on Mar 18, 2014 at 8:13 am | 27 comments | 6161 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Election: Deputy challenges incumbent sheriff in write-in campaign

Greg Munks ran unopposed for re-election as San Mateo County sheriff in 2010. This time around, while the ballot for the...

Original post made on May. 20, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 3, 2014 at 3:12 pm | 27 comments | 1842 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Accepting consultant's report a 'great disservice' to voters

By law, the city is not allowed to take sides in elections. All materials provided by the city must consider all important...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2014
Last comment by Brian, on Aug 6, 2014 at 1:06 pm | 27 comments | 857 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Monte Rosa stop sign approval temporarily stopped

At Vice Mayor Catherine Carlton's request, the Menlo Park council last night tabled the question of whether to install stop...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by Mike Keenly, on Aug 26, 2014 at 12:34 pm | 27 comments | 4490 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: 75 drivers cited for speeding in one day

Seventy-five speeding tickets, 15 tickets for "distracted driving" and eight for seat belt violations were issued to drivers...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2014
Last comment by matt from the block, on Sep 1, 2014 at 9:06 pm | 27 comments | 4667 Views

ATHERTON

'They turned my world upside down'

James Kristofferson, the Atherton man who in July was barred by court order from his Redwood Way home for a year after town...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by Really?!, on Sep 7, 2014 at 4:57 pm | 27 comments | 3051 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park urged to act on global warming

Push for multi-story, high-density housing projects downtown. Streamline permit processes for commercial and residential...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2007
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Dec 7, 2007 at 3:36 pm | 26 comments | 2977 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fergusson top fundraiser in Menlo Park council race

Trade unions and local government officials are making donations large and small to the re-election campaigns of Menlo Park...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2008
Last comment by another petitioner, on Oct 18, 2008 at 9:20 am | 26 comments | 2454 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: West Menlo child care racks up huge subsidy

I write regarding your Dec. 17 editorial "Raising fees raises questions in Menlo." Some of the conclusions and characterizations...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2008
Last comment by camille, on Jan 23, 2009 at 4:56 pm | 26 comments | 2472 Views

MENLO PARK

MP does it again - behind closed doors

Menlo Park and Cal Trans have big plans, that cost big money, to tear down an existing pedestrian bridge and replace it with...

Original post made by Bridge to nowhere on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by MP resident, on Mar 27, 2009 at 10:41 pm | 26 comments | 2784 Views

MENLO PARK

How will new gym impact Civic Center?

Menlo Park's Planning Commission will review on Monday, June 29, an environmental impact report on a new city gymnasium proposed...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by truth, on Jul 7, 2009 at 2:46 pm | 26 comments | 2167 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton staff testify to sexual harassment by public works supervisor Troy Henderson

Atherton Sgt. Kristin Nichols and former town employee Lois English testified Tuesday to numerous incidents of sexual harassment...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by songwriter, on Jul 5, 2009 at 2:08 pm | 26 comments | 3173 Views

AROUND TOWN

Grab your earplugs: Caltrain starts 4 weeks of night work this Sunday

Residents living near the Caltrain tracks and their intersections with Encinal, Glenwood, Oak Grove and Ravenswood avenues...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2009
Last comment by Bianca, on Sep 4, 2009 at 11:52 am | 26 comments | 1956 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park checkpoint nabs 30 drivers

A checkpoint in the 1000 block of Marsh Road in Menlo Park on Saturday (Dec. 26) netted 30 vehicles towed away between 8...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2009
Last comment by Joe, on Dec 31, 2009 at 11:52 am | 26 comments | 1941 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alleged crack dealers arrested in the Willows

Police arrested a Menlo Park couple allegedly selling crack cocaine out of their apartment near Menlo Park's Willows neighborhood...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2010
Last comment by Former Classmate, on Sep 7, 2010 at 6:08 pm | 26 comments | 1981 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school district refines initial offer to charter school

A revised offer from the Sequoia Union High School District would still put Everest Public High School's 200 freshmen and...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by Circle Jerk, on Apr 7, 2010 at 1:32 pm | 26 comments | 2306 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion: Support for Measure C Seriously Divided

Several in Menlo Park Community urge NO vote on Measure C Measure C YES supporters continue to tout the overwhelming...

Original post made by Get Real on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by YES on C, on Apr 30, 2010 at 9:46 am | 26 comments | 2325 Views

ATHERTON

My Criminal Complaint Against Atherton Appointed and Elected Officials

I received confirmation from the District Attorney that my criminal complaint over public corruption within Atherton is being...

Original post made by John P. Johns, CPA on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by Thankful one, on May 1, 2010 at 10:59 pm | 26 comments | 2881 Views
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