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MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Making the case for the sergeants' raise

Menlo Park recently gave a substantial pay raise to its police sergeants. This raise has been criticized by The Almanac and...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by Come Out Of Your Bubble, Hank, on Feb 15, 2009 at 5:26 pm | 59 comments | 4608 Views

MENLO PARK

Spangler closes mortuary in Menlo Park

Spangler Mortuary closed its Menlo Park funeral home chapel at 650 Live Oak Ave. on Feb. 1 after the landlord said the rent...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2010
Last comment by Dan, on Feb 26, 2010 at 4:24 pm | 6 comments | 4607 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park school district ponders parcel tax increase

With a chunk of the parcel tax received by the Menlo Park City School District due to disappear at the end of June 2017,...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 19, 2016 at 1:09 pm | 54 comments | 4607 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Woman injured in Sand Hill Road bike accident

A 54-year-old woman bicyclist fell and struck her head Sunday while riding with friends eastbound on Sand Hill Road, west...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2007
Last comment by Joanna, on Jul 30, 2007 at 7:23 am | 1 comment | 4604 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Specific plan initiative supporters critique consultant's analysis

The backers of an initiative to change the Menlo Park downtown/El Camino Real specific plan have released their take on a...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 13, 2014 at 9:47 am | 31 comments | 4603 Views

MENLO PARK

Belle Haven parents protest after-school merger

The city of Menlo Park wants to merge the after-school program it runs in Belle Haven with the Boys and Girls Club of the...

Original post made on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by Pat Watkins, on May 23, 2012 at 10:30 am | 2 comments | 4601 Views

MENLO PARK

District attorney says his office should not have dismissed case against Menlo Park cop

Review of case filed against Menlo Park police officer caught with prostitute leads to policy changes in Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by downtowner, on Jan 29, 2013 at 4:57 pm | 11 comments | 4600 Views

WOODSIDE

Portola Road closure

The town of Woodside reports: The California Water Service Company is constructing a new 12" water main on Portola Road...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Dec. 18, 2006
There are no comments yet. 4600 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park weighs three options for separating roads from rail line

Three options to separate the Caltrain rail line from the Menlo Park streets it crosses were presented by the city of Menlo...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2016
Last comment by James Madison, on Dec 22, 2016 at 6:03 pm | 49 comments | 4599 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Cell phone tower proposal for Portola Valley will be hard to defeat

Portola Valley residents with homes near a proposed cell phone antenna at Golden Oak Drive and Peak Lane in the Westridge...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2010
Last comment by Marshall @ Intero, on Apr 20, 2010 at 8:54 am | 7 comments | 4599 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford backs away from divisive Dish parking plan

After pressure from the city and an outpouring of opposition from hikers who frequent the Dish, Stanford University is backing...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 25, 2014 at 1:16 pm | 4 comments | 4598 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Should sales taxes be increased 1/8th cent for parks and park programs?

Measure A on the San Mateo County ballot would raise $16 million a year for parks and park programs in the county. To pass,...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 26, 2006
Last comment by MP Voter, on Nov 1, 2006 at 7:32 am | 7 comments | 4596 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Andy Duncan says dance studio is back on the table

Menlo Park resident Andy Duncan said Monday his plan to restore the Park Theatre and convert it into a dance studio is back...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2007
Last comment by Sue Kayton, on Sep 4, 2007 at 9:23 pm | 24 comments | 4595 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwiches Declared Racist

Verenice Gutierrez, a principal at a Portland Oregon K-8 schools has declared PB&J sandwiches racist. For the article...

Original post made by RUOOYFM on Nov. 22, 2013
There are no comments yet. 4595 Views

AROUND TOWN

Numerous holiday activties on tap locally

Among the many holiday activities planned in our communities are those listed below. If you know of more, post them by clicking...

Original post made by Neighbor on Nov. 29, 2006
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Dec 7, 2006 at 5:17 pm | 7 comments | 4595 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Educators: Ending 'tenure' no magic bullet

A court decision last week to throw out state teacher tenure rules may lead people to think that this is the solution for...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Jun 18, 2014 at 4:05 pm | 1 comment | 4591 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

TESLA IS GOING PUBLIC

This ill fated company which cannot anticipate making money for at least 20 years is just moving so fast that it has announced...

Original post made by R.GORDON on Jun. 29, 2010
There are no comments yet. 4589 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton police chief is retiring

The town of Atherton announced at 4 p.m. today (July 7) that Police Chief Mike Guerra is retiring. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 11, 2011 at 3:22 pm | 55 comments | 4589 Views

MENLO PARK

The Rev. Michael Spillane to be Installed as New Rector of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church

The Rev. Michael Spillane officially becomes the 17th rector of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church on Saturday, September 15....

Original post made by Linda Hubbard Gulker on Sep. 5, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4588 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 | 4588 Views
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Vina Enoteca to serve first 'Impossible burger' in Silicon Valley
By Elena Kadvany | 14 comments | 2,028 views

 

2017 guide to summer camps

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