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SCHOOLS & KIDS

District considering appointing Erik Burmeister as new superintendent

The Menlo Park City School District announced today that the school board will discuss on Sept. 27 whether it should appoint...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
Last comment by School supporter, 1 hour ago | 15 comments | 2493 Views

OTHER TOPICS

55 days since Trump held a press conference - because Trump can no longer defend his lies

Besides "blacklisting" national media, Trump has broken all campaign precedent by refusing to allow the traveling press to...

Original post made by Freedom of the Press on Sep. 21, 2016
Last comment by Sunday night funnies, 2 hours ago | 2 comments | 107 Views

AROUND TOWN

Libertarian Gary Johnson bizarrely sticks tongue out during interview - and keeps it out while talking

And keeps it OUT while talking about how serious of a candidate he may be. All our Libertarian friends and our so-called...

Original post made by Butterfly Nets for Everyone! on Sep. 23, 2016
Last comment by Sunday night funnies, 2 hours ago | 6 comments | 185 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park City School District gives a raise and bonuses to all employees

In addition to awarding a 2.5 percent raise to all its employees, the Menlo Park City School District has given all its workers...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2016
Last comment by Barbara Wood, 12 hours ago | 18 comments | 1006 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Cal Water gives a 'state of the drought' update

Water budgets and surcharges for going beyond them may be gone for now, Dawn Smithson of California Water Service (Cal Water)...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2016
Last comment by Caroline V., 12 hours ago | 3 comments | 1470 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park City School District ponders how cuts could affect looming deficit

After first recapping a bleak financial outlook predicting a $5.3 million operating deficit within five years, the Menlo...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 15 hours ago | 63 comments | 4203 Views

OTHER TOPICS

County gets more angry feedback about Surf Air noise

San Mateo County was looking for feedback from the public about noise issues connected with the county-owned and operated...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., 15 hours ago | 12 comments | 1864 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton resident aims to give everyone lobbying power

Atherton resident John Thibault has written a book called "How to Change a Law" that with his iLobby website is designed...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2016
Last comment by a must see, on Sep 24, 2016 at 11:03 pm | 1 comment | 1828 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park: Police and FBI SWAT team raid home early this morning

Police from Menlo Park and East Palo Alto, in the company of an FBI SWAT team, conducted a search of an occupied home in...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2016
Last comment by Bell Haven Resident, on Sep 24, 2016 at 10:20 pm | 7 comments | 4641 Views

AROUND TOWN

Price takes fourth in 200 at Canadian Olympic Trials

Former Menlo School standout Maddy Price placed fourth in the women's 200 meters Sunday at the Canadian Olympic Trials in...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2016
There are no comments yet. 538 Views

MENLO PARK

July 9: Bike 4 Breath ride starts, ends in Atherton

Bike 4 Breath, a bike ride to support clean air and lung health, will start and end at Encinal Elementary School in Atherton...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2016
There are no comments yet. 289 Views

MOVIES

Photos from Woodside Junior Rodeo

Here are photos from the Woodside Junior Rodeo, held Monday, July Fourth, at the Mounted Patrol Grounds on Kings Mountain...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1822 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Council approves terms for Greenheart development

A project to build 420,000 square feet of residential, office and retail space on the large vacant lot along El Camino Real...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Sep 24, 2016 at 7:10 pm | 28 comments | 2623 Views

AROUND TOWN

Widespread heat expected in Bay Area Sunday

After below-normal temperatures midweek, weak offshore winds and clear skies will bring a warming trend starting today and...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Sep 24, 2016 at 3:35 pm | 2 comments | 882 Views

OTHER TOPICS

County sales tax measure will be on November ballot

A measure to extend an existing San Mateo County half-cent sales tax by 20 years will be on the Nov. 8 ballot. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2016
Last comment by John McDowell, on Sep 24, 2016 at 1:20 pm | 16 comments | 2244 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: City manager gets raise, bonus

Menlo Park City Manager Alex McIntyre has won a $4,300 pay raise to $221,800 a year, plus a year's extension to his contract,...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
Last comment by disgusted, on Sep 23, 2016 at 10:14 pm | 1 comment | 663 Views

OTHER TOPICS

NH Union Leader Doesn't Endorse GOP Nominee For First Time In A Century

Ultra conservative paper: Trump is not “qualified to competently lead this nation" “The man is a liar, a bully, a...

Original post made by Erik on Sep. 16, 2016
Last comment by Walter W, on Sep 23, 2016 at 5:06 pm | 5 comments | 145 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Obituary: Bruce Halperin, M.D., Woodside resident

Woodside resident Dr. Bruce D. Halperin died unexpectedly from cardiac arrest on Sept. 8 while hiking in Montana with his...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2016
Last comment by Jen Novak, on Sep 22, 2016 at 10:02 pm | 9 comments | 3227 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why does obese Trump ignore his health problems when attacking other candidates?

80 pounds overnight, with a BMI rating of OBESE, and all he talks about is others. Perhaps Mr Trump and Mr Christie should...

Original post made by Neilsen on Sep. 15, 2016
Last comment by Sharon , on Sep 22, 2016 at 9:06 pm | 15 comments | 301 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton and Menlo Park: Police focus on traffic safety in extra patrols today

Police from law enforcement agencies from around the county are once again collaborating in a traffic-safety initiative,...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2016
Last comment by parent, on Sep 22, 2016 at 2:24 pm | 3 comments | 955 Views
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