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THE LOCAL DISH

Snow hits California in September!

Snow hit the Sierra Nevada Mountains in California in September. To watch the film from WTTG in Washington D.C. press this...

Original post made by Global Warming on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by Global Warming, on Oct 10, 2013 at 9:42 pm | 23 comments | 6462 Views

ATHERTON

A management shakeup is needed in Atherton

In another post, Peter Carpenter put up sections of the City Charter that outlines the powers and duties of the City Manager. One...

Original post made by Bill Irving on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by so what, on Sep 29, 2010 at 12:28 pm | 23 comments | 1953 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park council looks at buying license plate readers, surveillance cameras

As the Menlo Park Police Department seeks council approval tonight to purchase three automated license plate readers and...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 25, 2013 at 8:57 pm | 23 comments | 11953 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Update: Everest raises stakes in looming court battle with high school district

Everest Public High School is seeking to add $2.3 million to the payout from the high school district if Everest sues the...

Original post made on May. 25, 2009
Last comment by Jordan, on May 14, 2010 at 5:25 pm | 23 comments | 3158 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: To retreat or not to retreat?

Trips by Menlo Park city staff to Half Moon Bay and Napa during the past two months came as a surprise to at least one council...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by what was discussed, on Nov 11, 2014 at 4:41 pm | 23 comments | 12045 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley district superintendent resigns

Carol Piraino, who picked up the reins at the Portola Valley School District last year in the wake of her predecessor's abrupt...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 9, 2013 at 10:45 am | 23 comments | 10524 Views

MENLO PARK

Incumbent MP council members win re-election

Menlo Park city council candidates Andy Cohen and Kelly Fergusson (right) with support from Portola Valley Mayor Maryann...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2008
Last comment by think about it, on Nov 10, 2008 at 8:41 am | 23 comments | 2667 Views

AROUND TOWN

Body-worn cameras help, hurt law enforcement in Menlo Park

The fatal shooting by three Menlo Park police officers of a burglary suspect who reportedly drew a gun during a foot pursuit...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2014
Last comment by Memories , on Dec 4, 2014 at 7:59 pm | 23 comments | 5829 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Lots of business on Planning Commission, council agendas

Some Menlo Park city officials are cramming before the holidays, with a series of meetings scheduled during the next couple...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2013
Last comment by Menloshopper, on Dec 11, 2013 at 8:31 am | 23 comments | 4707 Views

FICTION

Stanford holds 'open house' on its proposed El Camino development in Menlo Park

Stanford University is holding an "open house" event this week, where the public is invited to ask questions and make comments...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 13, 2015 at 6:20 pm | 23 comments | 3142 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton residents may be surveyed about building new library in Holbrook-Palmer Park

Atherton residents will be asked a number of questions about issues in their community -- including whether they want a new...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2012
Last comment by waste of money, on Jun 19, 2012 at 1:46 pm | 23 comments | 2137 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park elections: campaign finance reports

Here are links to campaign finance reports (PDF documents) for the Nov. 4, 2014, Menlo Park elections. They cover the period...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 9, 2014 at 2:31 pm | 23 comments | 4130 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Las Lomitas district faces $1.2 million in cuts

Las Lomitas School District officials are recommending cost reductions that include a hiring freeze, larger classes, cuts...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by Stanford Hills Resident, on Jun 19, 2010 at 9:21 pm | 23 comments | 2706 Views

MENLO PARK

Why 'Menlo Pres' is now 'Menlo Church'

A local landmark known as Menlo Park Presbyterian Church for 142 years adopted a new name a few months ago. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2015
Last comment by In the know, on Nov 22, 2015 at 8:16 pm | 23 comments | 4495 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

O'Connor Street residents ask for transfer into Menlo Park school district

Menlo Park residents on the north side of O'Connor Street, just about a block from where the Menlo Park City School District...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2015
Last comment by Support Public School, on Mar 17, 2015 at 12:34 am | 23 comments | 5606 Views

MENLO PARK

Council receptive to anonymous gym donation

All Menlo Park City Council members said that an anonymous would-be donor's offer to build a new Burgess Gym is worth a...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2008
Last comment by R.GORDON, on May 4, 2008 at 3:04 pm | 23 comments | 5967 Views

MENLO PARK

Steve Schmidt says he won't run for council

Former Menlo Park mayor and two-term councilman Steve Schmidt has been coy about whether or not he'll run for City Council...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2010
Last comment by Distractions, on Jul 9, 2010 at 7:25 am | 23 comments | 2772 Views

MENLO PARK

Neighbors, city, developer agree on housing project

Residents say OK to a scaled-down proposal to build 26 homes on the former Chevrolet truck lot at 389 El Camino Real. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2012
Last comment by wpatterson, on Mar 2, 2012 at 8:42 am | 23 comments | 5577 Views

MENLO PARK

Caltrain deficit could force major service cuts

Faced with a staggering deficit, Caltrain will consider cutting its service significantly in the next 15 months, spokeswoman...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2010
Last comment by Number, numbers, on Apr 5, 2010 at 3:00 pm | 23 comments | 1836 Views

MENLO PARK

Red Light Cameras cause an increase in Traffic Deaths

People are making unsafe stops when the traffic light turns yellow. This has resulted in a dramatic increase in rear end...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Feb. 14, 2011
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Feb 17, 2011 at 10:47 am | 23 comments | 3729 Views
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