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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 | 2994 Views

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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 | 315 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 | 1604 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 | 1649 Views

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Health care district: Hickey re-elected but loses his battle

A longtime plan by Sequoia Healthcare District board member Jack Hickey to have voters decide on the future of the district...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 7, 2014 at 3:27 pm | 31 comments | 3161 Views

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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 | 3676 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 | 1960 Views

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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. 208 Views

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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 | 1123 Views

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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. 151 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 | 962 Views

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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 | 1865 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 | 883 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 | 3518 Views

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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 | 266 Views

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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. 439 Views

MENLO PARK

Residents, city officials gear up to fight increased airplane noise

Angry local residents say the Midpeninsula's skies are turning into an aeronautic superhighway and that federal levels for...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Park Resident, on Nov 4, 2014 at 9:01 pm | 5 comments | 2149 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. 4, 2014
Last comment by Observer, on Nov 4, 2014 at 6:09 pm | 2 comments | 287 Views

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Save Menlo prepares for Measure M's probable defeat

"Heyward Robinson files complaint against Menlo Park" " The City Council and the City of Menlo Park have acted unwisely...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Nov. 3, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 4, 2014 at 5:28 pm | 1 comment | 263 Views

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Will voters weigh in on future of Sequoia Healthcare District?

One race in the Nov. 4 election has the potential to correct what some see as a miscarriage of the democratic process. But...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 4, 2014 at 3:58 pm | 48 comments | 1553 Views
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