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Twelve to be inducted into M-A Athletic Hall of Fame

Menlo-Atherton High School has inducted 12 members into its eighth Athletic Hall of Fame class. The list includes five athletes,...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2014
Last comment by chad sefcik, on Nov 3, 2014 at 12:13 pm | 1 comment | 1142 Views

MENLO PARK

Measure M and the environment

Are you still wrestling with how to vote on Measure M, or just getting to look at the issues? As a resident who puts...

Original post made by Adina Levin on Nov. 3, 2014
There are no comments yet. 193 Views

MENLO PARK

New Hotel Rooms Won’t Reduce Taxpayer Subsidies; Only Measure M Reduces Losses

Two major questions have been raised regarding the taxpayer subsidies required to support the Downtown Specific Plan (“DSP”)...

Original post made by Chuck Bernstein on Nov. 2, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Nov 3, 2014 at 7:12 am | 15 comments | 347 Views

AROUND TOWN

Undecided on Measure M? Here are some resources to help you decide

First and foremost read the exact language of Measure M - any summary or synopsis leaves out critical details and Measure...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Nov. 2, 2014
There are no comments yet. 424 Views

MENLO PARK

The Downtown Plan is a Fiasco Financially; Measure M Will Help

Critics of Menlo Park's Measure M are able to find fault with it because it has taken on a near-impossible task: repairing...

Original post made by Chuck Bernstein on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 2, 2014 at 6:44 pm | 120 comments | 1973 Views

AROUND TOWN

Will voters weigh in on future of Sequoia Healthcare District?

One race in the Nov. 4 election has the potential to correct what some see as a miscarriage of the democratic process. But...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 2, 2014 at 4:25 pm | 6 comments | 979 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Money and politics in Menlo Park

The unseemly role of money in politics at the state and national levels has a local counterpart these days. Rather sizable...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by formerly undecided on M, on Nov 2, 2014 at 2:08 pm | 30 comments | 1856 Views

MENLO PARK

Complaint against the City filed with Civil Grand Jury

Ex-Mayor Heyward Robinson today, filed a complaint against the City of Menlo Park with the Civil Grand July. The complaint...

Original post made by old timer on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 1, 2014 at 5:57 pm | 16 comments | 465 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Voter Guide: Incumbent faces challenger for open space district seat

After narrowly approving a $300 million bond measure for the MidPeninsula Regional Open Space district in June, local voters...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by Ginny McShane, Ed.D., on Nov 1, 2014 at 2:55 pm | 9 comments | 861 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council approves specific plan changes

Menlo Park now allows less medical office space within the boundaries of the downtown/El Camino Real specific plan, following...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by formerly undecided on M, on Nov 1, 2014 at 2:54 pm | 43 comments | 2068 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Human Services director 'horrified' by allegations against social worker

The director of the San Mateo County Human Services Agency said Wednesday she is "horrified" by allegations that...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Nov 1, 2014 at 11:02 am | 3 comments | 1535 Views

MENLO PARK

Council approves Amendments to Specific Plan 10-29-2014

The MP council approved some amendments to the specific plan. Obviously planned as a meeting just before the election to...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 1, 2014 at 8:28 am | 16 comments | 333 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton police offer Halloween safety tips, free glow necklaces

The Atherton Police Department will give out free glow necklaces to children and their parents on and before Halloween, starting...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by John Doe, on Oct 31, 2014 at 7:07 pm | 1 comment | 384 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Stanford doctor in voluntary quarantine

A Stanford physician who recently returned from Liberia has voluntarily gone into quarantine, and the university has announced...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 31, 2014 at 4:54 pm | 5 comments | 1044 Views

MENLO PARK

More miss-information from Peter Carpenter

Peter Carpenter, the Atherton resident, has posted the following in another (open only to registered users) thread. He...

Original post made by old timer on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 31, 2014 at 3:06 pm | 4 comments | 236 Views

AROUND TOWN

Heyward Robinson files complaint against Menlo Park - a sign of impending defeat?

It looks like the proponents of Measure M smell defeat and are, as always, moving on to their next legal action: Complaint...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 31, 2014 at 2:57 pm | 10 comments | 423 Views

AROUND TOWN

A Summary of what is actually in Measure M - hint it is not "simple"

Sec 3.1 defines the Specific Plan Area as the 15 July 2008 Vision Plan Map which includes all of the parcels shown on that...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 31, 2014 at 2:00 pm | 4 comments | 177 Views

MENLO PARK

What M Does

WHAT M DOES Places reasonable limits on offices 100,000 sq. feet per Project Mirrors the Plan’s Environmental...

Original post made by Beth Martin on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 31, 2014 at 1:34 pm | 2 comments | 151 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: For downtown vibrancy, defeat Measure M

How can anyone who supports downtown vibrancy also support Measure M? I don't understand. Read the full story here http://almanacnews.com/print/story/2014/10/22/letter-for-downtown...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 31, 2014 at 12:00 pm | 6 comments | 686 Views

AROUND TOWN

Measure M supporters have now resorted to stealing other people's names

Measure M supporters have now resorted to stealing other people's names (The original post on this topic made by Peter Carpenter,...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 31, 2014 at 9:02 am | 5 comments | 319 Views
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