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MENLO PARK

First look at Arrillaga's Menlo Park development

An eight-acre span of car lots on El Camino Real will turn into a mixed-use complex of medical offices, offices, retail and...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by crony capitalism, on Nov 1, 2012 at 11:53 am | 51 comments | 3437 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school board OKs shift of East Palo Alto students to M-A

If Menlo-Atherton High School has room, students from East Palo Alto (in the Ravenswood City Elementary School District)...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by Parent, on Oct 18, 2013 at 7:08 pm | 51 comments | 12079 Views

AROUND TOWN

A new plan for Park Theatre?

A controversial plan to buy the former Park Theatre on El Camino Real for $2.2 million in city funds and lease it to Menlo...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2007
Last comment by not sure, on Oct 25, 2007 at 2:31 pm | 50 comments | 4126 Views

ATHERTON

Councilman says he hasn't left Atherton

Atherton Councilman Charles Marsala says he hasn't moved out of Atherton. Responding to a complaint from a neighbor who thought...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 25, 2010 at 6:39 am | 50 comments | 1974 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Bummed out by Menlo parking tickets

I attended a reunion luncheon with five friends at Carpaccio in Menlo Park recently. We all received parking tickets and...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by janice, on Feb 26, 2011 at 6:49 pm | 50 comments | 4333 Views

MENLO PARK

Community activist tells of terrifying night

A Saturday drive for Chinese takeout turned into a terrifying night in Menlo Park, said Vicki Smothers. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2011
Last comment by Brian_12, on Apr 27, 2011 at 9:10 pm | 50 comments | 1945 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board affirms superintendent choice with unanimous vote

The Menlo Park City School District board unanimously approved a three-year contract Tuesday night that will install Maurice...

Original post made on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 16, 2011 at 7:47 pm | 50 comments | 7217 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Time to reform Proposition 13

How ironic that Silicon Valley, the very center of innovation and creativity envied the world over, is saddled with California's...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Mar 13, 2012 at 9:37 am | 50 comments | 3320 Views

MENLO PARK

Ballot initiative would target large office complexes in Menlo Park

After Menlo Park's specific plan survived its first annual review mostly unscathed, opponents weren't ready to give up. Save...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 4, 2014 at 9:52 am | 50 comments | 6903 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Initiative would shrink Menlo projects

Menlo Park voters who have noticed the recent skirmishes over the proposed mixed-use housing, office and retail projects...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 25, 2014 at 4:45 pm | 50 comments | 10099 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Specific plan initiative goes to ballot

Voters will have a chance to determine the fate of a grassroots group's proposed changes to Menlo Park's downtown/El Camino...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by Brian, on Jul 22, 2014 at 3:43 pm | 50 comments | 2628 Views

MENLO PARK

Red Light Cameras: A Success Thus Far?

With all the hyperbole and angst displayed in this forum and elsewhere over the new red light camera installed at Ravenswood...

Original post made by Paul Morphy on Oct. 13, 2008
Last comment by watchdog, on Oct 26, 2008 at 6:39 pm | 49 comments | 3336 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council to review appeal of Safeway plans

A routine administrative permit allowing for outdoor seating at the Safeway complex on El Camino Real has been appealed all...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2010
Last comment by Maria of West Menlo, on Feb 4, 2010 at 5:06 pm | 49 comments | 2061 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton councilwoman: Let's end the rancor

An attempt to gather Atherton City Council members together for a refresher course on the council's Code of Conduct appears...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by Harpooner, on Aug 18, 2010 at 9:57 pm | 49 comments | 2915 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stop signs and cyclists: is there an answer?

When a knot of 30 or 40 or even 100 bicyclists passes through Portola Valley and Woodside, as happens regularly, the cyclists...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by La Hondan, on Sep 23, 2010 at 10:07 am | 49 comments | 2442 Views

MENLO PARK

Measure T opposition solidifies

Being out of office doesn't mean you're out of politics in Menlo Park. A group of former council members and commissioners...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by E.D., on Sep 23, 2010 at 9:42 pm | 49 comments | 2543 Views

ATHERTON

$20,000,000 (twenty million dollars) in lawsuits? WOW

If I am correct Atherton has at a starting point $20,000,000 (twenty million) in lawsuits against them. How much will our...

Original post made by Colleen Anderson on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by Ed, on Oct 23, 2010 at 6:12 pm | 49 comments | 1903 Views

ATHERTON

Outside investigator hired to review Atherton police report-alteration case

An outside investigator was hired last week to conduct a personnel investigation of the alteration of the police report detailing...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by Tim Wulff, on Dec 13, 2010 at 9:52 pm | 49 comments | 2739 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park: 55 ticketed for distracted driving

Fifty-five drivers passing through Menlo Park on April 4 and 5 have been officially encouraged to think twice about using...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Apr 14, 2011 at 4:52 pm | 49 comments | 3298 Views

AROUND TOWN

Heritage Oak at risk -- Urgent

This is an urgent appeal to anyone who may be able to help - the SF PUC has informed neighbors whose homes are between 15th...

Original post made by MaryAnnMP on May. 14, 2011
Last comment by MaryAnnMP, on May 31, 2011 at 2:18 pm | 49 comments | 3818 Views
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Freshman Blues Don't Mean Wrong College
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 2 comments | 1,235 views

Background and Ideas for the Comp Plan
By Steve Levy | 21 comments | 1,192 views

When Grandparents Visit
By Cheryl Bac | 4 comments | 928 views

The State’s Proposed “Rainy Day” Fund Threatens Local School Districts’ Ability To Keep Their Financial Houses In Order
By Erin Glanville | 3 comments | 367 views

Aging and Training
By Paul Bendix | 1 comment | 186 views