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AROUND TOWN

Spencer and Barnum for fire district board

Of the four qualified candidates for the two open seats on the Menlo Park Fire Protection District board, we believe incumbent...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 18, 2011 at 8:40 pm | 88 comments | 42696 Views

AROUND TOWN

SMC Supervisors placed Sheriff Deputies 3% Raise on Consent Agenda

San Mateo County supervisors approved an agreement with the 352-member Deputy Sheriff's Association without discussion at...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Apr. 29, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Sep 13, 2011 at 9:09 am | 88 comments | 3584 Views

MENLO PARK

Downtown Parking - Call For Ideas

What can be done to improve parking in the Menlo Park downtown area? Certainly there are ways that can make the experience...

Original post made by What can be done to improve parking in downtown Menlo Park? on Jul. 13, 2014
Last comment by George, on Aug 13, 2014 at 9:41 pm | 88 comments | 3452 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Food truck fight comes to Planning Commission

Whether to allow Off the Grid to bring a changing roster of eight to 12 food trucks to the Menlo Park train station parking...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jan 13, 2014 at 8:21 pm | 87 comments | 15475 Views

MENLO PARK

Sprinklers on MP council agenda in January

Menlo Park's City Council will take a three-week hiatus before its next meeting on Jan. 12. At that meeting, the council...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2009
Last comment by Sean Howell, on Jan 8, 2010 at 4:53 pm | 87 comments | 7528 Views

MENLO PARK

Bank forecloses on former Gaylord India site

A bank has foreclosed on the El Camino Real property that was the site of the former Gaylord India Restaurant, a Menlo Park...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 7, 2010 at 3:39 pm | 87 comments | 3055 Views

MENLO PARK

Parents demand Menlo Park reinstate gymnastics teacher

City employees are often reminded that they work for the public -- usually when the public wants the employee terminated....

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by N.D., on Jul 29, 2014 at 2:54 pm | 86 comments | 27396 Views

MENLO PARK

Fergusson previously warned re Brown Act

According to an article in today's online SJ Mercury news, Fergusson and other council members were warned in Dec 2009 about...

Original post made by Bob on Jan. 15, 2011
Last comment by poster, on Jan 23, 2011 at 10:14 am | 85 comments | 3432 Views

ATHERTON

Update: Atherton wrestles with questions over Marsala's loan request

About 30 Atherton residents showed up for a special City Council meeting Friday afternoon, March 26, to discuss alleged improprieties...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2010
Last comment by Jon Buckheit, on Mar 31, 2010 at 9:34 pm | 85 comments | 4395 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Palo Alto kids likely to get head-of-line privilege (more or less) to attend M-A

The high school district board is leaning strongly toward giving East Palo Alto eighth-graders a preference that would put...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 2, 2013 at 9:51 am | 84 comments | 5087 Views

AROUND TOWN

Should adults permit supervised underage drinking?

There have been a number of Forum threads that resulted from a recent incident in Menlo Park involving underage drinking...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Dec. 3, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Dec 18, 2011 at 12:36 pm | 84 comments | 5411 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Occupy Wall Street is a DNC ruse to divert attention away from Obama's Failed Presidency

The current Occupy Wall Street movement is the best illustration to date of what President Barack Obama's America looks like....

Original post made by Occupy Wall Street Critic on Feb. 12, 2012
Last comment by RJ Reed, on Jun 27, 2012 at 9:40 pm | 83 comments | 3879 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo school district board to appoint new trustee

The Menlo Park City School District board will appoint a replacement for member Mark Box, who announced his resignation from...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 9, 2011 at 8:00 pm | 83 comments | 10715 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Initiative ballot arguments released

The arguments that have been filling the air at city meetings for months are now officially on the Nov. 4 ballot. Those for...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 27, 2014 at 9:15 am | 83 comments | 4188 Views

AROUND TOWN

Double Standard on Misoginist Attacks

Rush Limbaugh was correctly chastized for his misogynistic comments regarding Sandra Fluke, a Georgetown law sudent, who...

Original post made by Double Standard on Mar. 7, 2012
Last comment by Haywood, on Apr 24, 2012 at 11:19 am | 83 comments | 5287 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hundreds of Filoli volunteers may quit if forced to sign new agreement

At Woodside's historic Filoli estate, many of the 1,300 volunteers, who do everything from selling tickets to building the...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2015
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on Feb 22, 2015 at 4:38 pm | 82 comments | 12267 Views

ATHERTON

Another whitewash by "Mr. Clean"?

The following is a text of a letter I received from Atherton Police Chief Mike Guerra in response to my citizen's complaint...

Original post made by John P Johns on Mar. 13, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 19, 2011 at 4:30 pm | 82 comments | 6579 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park school board may put two parcel tax measures on ballot

The board of the Menlo Park City School District is considering asking voters to approve two parcel tax measures in a special...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2016
Last comment by Train Fan, on Feb 5, 2016 at 10:11 am | 82 comments | 3549 Views

ATHERTON

Editorial: Permanent solution needed for noisy planes

Surely there is a way for the Federal Aviation Administration to address the sea-change in noise impact caused by a small...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2013
Last comment by Jetman, on Dec 23, 2014 at 9:15 pm | 81 comments | 22110 Views

AROUND TOWN

UPDATE: Man killed by train was investigated for involvement in Atherton elder abuse case

(This is an expanded version of a previously posted story.) Jon Armstrong, the pedestrian who died after being hit by a train...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2010
Last comment by code blue, on Nov 24, 2010 at 8:00 pm | 80 comments | 3937 Views
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