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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

ATHERTON

Atherton attorney gets 30 percent pay hike

Atherton's city attorney is getting a $3,000 monthly raise pending a performance review that, according to his original contract,...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2012
Last comment by Mary Turner, on Feb 28, 2012 at 7:33 pm | 24 comments | 3319 Views

MENLO PARK

Mickie Winkler updates residents on the city's labor negotiations, Safeway development

Councilwoman Mickie Winkler e-mailed this message to Menlo Park residents on Nov. 27. Fellow Residents, The following...

Original post made by Neighbor on Nov. 29, 2006
Last comment by StatWonk, on Dec 2, 2006 at 9:23 am | 6 comments | 3318 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Ice cream thieves undone by tech tracks

When a theft is under way, one rule that is sometimes overlooked by the criminals -- don't do something stupid that gives...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2008
Last comment by andy creighton, on Mar 12, 2009 at 10:34 pm | 5 comments | 3315 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

PV council to meet at The Sequoias Oct. 25

For its Wednesday, Oct. 25, meeting, the Portola Valley Town Council will convene at The Sequoias retirement community in...

Original post made by David Boyce on Oct. 13, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3314 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

What's your experience at the Allied Arts restaurant?

What's your experience at the Allied Arts restaurant? Post your personal review below. You still have a shot to eat there...

Original post made by Resturant Guy on Jan. 20, 2007
Last comment by jpA8Q, on Feb 5, 2007 at 6:30 am | 2 comments | 3314 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Meeting Wednesday on reorganizing schools

Trustees of the Menlo Park City School District will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11, to hear more information to help...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 10, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3312 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Not your average ham and cheese sandwich

What the French do with the ham and cheese sandwich -- the Croque Monsieur -- is a marvel. What the Crepes Cafe in Menlo...

Original post made by Donna Con Brio on Dec. 14, 2006
Last comment by Jenna, on Jan 9, 2007 at 2:03 pm | 1 comment | 3310 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

WANTED: Kitchen gods and goddesses

Do you know someone who's a fabulous home chef? Someone who not only is a wiz with a whisk and a sauce pan, but who also...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Mar. 20, 2007
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Apr 17, 2007 at 10:48 pm | 1 comment | 3309 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 | 3309 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Some thoughts on James Kim

I didn't know James Kim, the 35-year-old San Francisco man who died in the Oregon wilderness trying to find help for his...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Dec. 7, 2006
Last comment by George, on Dec 8, 2006 at 8:38 am | 1 comment | 3308 Views

MENLO PARK

Roger Reynolds Nursery closes after 97 years

After 97 years in the same location in Menlo Park, Roger Reynolds Nursery & Carriage Stop "has closed its doors for the last...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2013
Last comment by Digger, on Sep 8, 2013 at 1:48 pm | 25 comments | 3308 Views

ATHERTON

Update: Councilman asked for $500,000 loan, says Atherton resident who is suing town

Atherton Councilman Charles Marsala is accused of asking for a large personal loan from a man who is suing Atherton in federal...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2010
Last comment by Suzie, on Mar 31, 2010 at 9:58 am | 18 comments | 3307 Views

MENLO PARK

Long-time city employee Pat Carson bids farewell to Menlo Park

Thirty-two years ago, Pat Carson came to work for the city of Menlo Park. Now the executive secretary to the city manager,...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2013
Last comment by Curtis Brown Jr., on Dec 29, 2013 at 1:28 pm | 8 comments | 3307 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ravenswood may cut entire library staff

Peering into a future of hard times, trustees of the Ravenswood City School District, which has schools in Menlo Park and...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 20, 2011 at 5:22 pm | 58 comments | 3305 Views

MENLO PARK

An Architectural Review Board in MP?

What are your thoughts? It seems to me that some of the debate in MP about housing/building/density really comes down to...

Original post made by Marianne Q. Dean on Feb. 9, 2007
Last comment by SmallTownNeighbor, on Feb 19, 2007 at 4:30 pm | 7 comments | 3302 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park traffic jam expected to last weeks

Lately it's taking almost an hour to drive from one end of Menlo Park to the other along a two-mile stretch of El Camino...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by Adina, on Oct 12, 2012 at 5:22 pm | 15 comments | 3301 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Demonstration of new e-voting machines

The San Mateo County Elections Office is giving demonstrations of the new eSlate electronic voting systems at community...

Original post made by Good neighbor on Oct. 4, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3299 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton's lawsuit against the high school district

Atherton has sued the Sequoia Union High School District to stop construction of the new $26 million performing arts center...

Original post made by David Boyce on Dec. 11, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3298 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
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Freshman Blues Don't Mean Wrong College
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 2 comments | 1,271 views

Background and Ideas for the Comp Plan
By Steve Levy | 21 comments | 1,215 views

When Grandparents Visit
By Cheryl Bac | 4 comments | 942 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 | 370 views

Aging and Training
By Paul Bendix | 1 comment | 202 views