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MENLO PARK

With Measure M defeated, time to improve the plan

Now that voters have rejected Measure M, it is time for the City Council to resume evaluating how well the plan is working,...

Original post made by Adina Levin on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by not_just_about_land_use, on Nov 10, 2014 at 9:38 am | 24 comments | 2248 Views

MENLO PARK

DASchild Fundraiser to support Baan Nana Shelter in Northern Thailand

Nalin and Mark Decker of Menlo Park, CA founded the DASchild charitable organization in 2007 with an aim to protect children...

Original post made by Stacy May on Nov. 9, 2014
There are no comments yet. 419 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside: Fine diluted again for felling trees

It's been eight years since Woodside's Town Council amended the town's tree protection law. Take down three or more significant...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2014
Last comment by Nancy, on Nov 9, 2014 at 8:07 pm | 3 comments | 1290 Views

MENLO PARK

City billed for letters to the editor

Editor: I have written permission from the Daily Post to reprint this article which appeared today in their publication. morris...

Original post made by morris brown on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 9, 2014 at 6:47 pm | 23 comments | 627 Views

MENLO PARK

Full investigation of role of City Staff regarding Specific Plan and Measure M needed NOW

The recent articles and communications regarding possible bias of the City Staff and spending of public funds to hire Malcom...

Original post made by We need answers on Nov. 9, 2014
Last comment by No more blight, on Nov 9, 2014 at 9:27 am | 2 comments | 436 Views

MENLO PARK

School board examines law governing charter schools

An attorney led a study session Monday night for the board of the Menlo Park City School District about the details of charter...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2014
Last comment by pearl, on Nov 8, 2014 at 6:04 pm | 3 comments | 5290 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County police officer convicted of assaulting the boyfriend of his ex-girlfriend

http://www.hmbreview.com/news/former-hmb-policeman-found-guilty-for-assault/article_70e4a724-65f7-11e4-b3d1-77146c93b938.html Colin...

Original post made by Finally! on Nov. 6, 2014
Last comment by What happened?, on Nov 8, 2014 at 2:31 pm | 5 comments | 545 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Potentially hazardous trees may be downed by year's end

While the exact number of trees living in Portola Valley is not known, there is now one tree-related number that is: 31. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2014
Last comment by pvrez, on Nov 8, 2014 at 9:38 am | 5 comments | 1924 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Deadly assault suspect skips court hearing

A bench warrant was issued after a 66-year-old man accused of backing a pickup truck into a Menlo Park police officer didn't...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Nov 7, 2014 at 8:00 pm | 2 comments | 2002 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District Pension Plan unfunded liability

In this age of overextended retirement benefits, the Sequoia Healthcare District pension plan goes unnoticed. Fact is, CHW...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jan. 9, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 7, 2014 at 2:23 pm | 4 comments | 4291 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park police officer follows nose to pot bust

A Menlo Park police officer following the scent – literally – on Tuesday afternoon reportedly discovered 101 marijuana...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2014
Last comment by Probation, on Nov 7, 2014 at 1:48 pm | 7 comments | 2419 Views

AROUND TOWN

What are the options for the Menlo Park dissidents?

In their campaign for Measure M a number of residents made clear that they neither trust their elected representatives nor...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Nov. 6, 2014
There are no comments yet. 307 Views

AROUND TOWN

MacNivens to be honored at 'Sillycon' Valley event

"Fun, informal laugh therapy" is how Becky Witter of Woodside describes her "brainchild," Sillycon Valley LOL, a fundraiser...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2014
Last comment by woodside subscriber, on Nov 6, 2014 at 3:36 pm | 1 comment | 1546 Views

AROUND TOWN

Health & Stress Workshop at Atherton Library

Tuesday, Novebmer 18th, 7pm Atherton Library, 2 Dinkelspiel Station Lane Stress is the underlying cause of most illnesses....

Original post made by Atherton Library on Nov. 6, 2014
There are no comments yet. 255 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Work starts on Belle Haven's garden

There's one construction project in Menlo Park that may be expected to proceed with no drama and even a helping hand from...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2014
Last comment by Kristi Breisch, on Nov 6, 2014 at 11:47 am | 1 comment | 1401 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents have growing concerns over small commuter planes

Fledgling airline Surf Air's marketing slogan is "Disruptive Innovation -- A Revolutionary Approach to Air Travel." Some...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by Not convinced, on Nov 5, 2014 at 8:55 pm | 11 comments | 2133 Views

MENLO PARK

Chain-saw sculptor at work

Taken down in September after reports that it was leaning precariously, the huge pine tree in Fremont Park at the corner...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Nov 5, 2014 at 3:06 pm | 2 comments | 1261 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Consultant's proposal was rejected

A consultant's proposal that Menlo Park take a proactive role in swaying public opinion with regard to the specific plan...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2014
Last comment by Tunbridge Wells, on Nov 5, 2014 at 1:53 pm | 110 comments | 4042 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wednesday morning - How to move Menlo Park forward

Whatever the outcome of today's election there needs to be a commitment by all concerned to moving forward. I suggest: 1...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Nov. 4, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 4, 2014 at 11:15 pm | 2 comments | 376 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park council amends specific plan

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

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2014
There are no comments yet. 679 Views
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