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MENLO PARK

Third high-level city employee is leaving Menlo Park

Jesse Quirion, Menlo Park's public works director, has announced he is leaving Aug. 20 for a job with Google in Tennessee....

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2015
Last comment by Don't sling Mud, on Aug 2, 2015 at 1:37 pm | 17 comments | 3966 Views

MENLO PARK

Firefighters to get stipend to live near Menlo Park fire station

There's new incentive for employees of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District to stay near the action: Under a new agreement,...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2015
Last comment by Paul Di Loreto, on Mar 29, 2016 at 9:49 am | 17 comments | 3749 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park's assessed property value up 12.5 percent

The assessed value of property in Menlo Park grew by 12.5 percent in 2105, a faster rate than that of any other city in San...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by Marty, on Jun 29, 2016 at 10:10 pm | 17 comments | 3595 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summit Prep cited as 'transformative' high school

Newsweek magazine has named Summit Preparatory Charter High School one of 10 "transformative" high schools in its annual...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Jul 7, 2011 at 9:57 pm | 17 comments | 2960 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board faces tough decisions on new campus, bond measure

The members of the Menlo Park City School District's board of education have had to make some difficult choices in the recent...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by John Ricky, on Sep 2, 2013 at 12:29 am | 17 comments | 2564 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Feature story: Envisioning a 'frontier of possibility'

Hillview Middle School Principal Erik Burmeister blazed new trails during his first year on the job, and promises to continue...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by Setting the record straight, on Jul 22, 2013 at 9:14 am | 17 comments | 8513 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Why Rush Limbaugh supports Romney

I couldn't figure it out! Rushbo supporting a Massachusetts Moderate. A real headscratcher. I get it now. In 2006...

Original post made by Hill B on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by srini, on Jan 23, 2012 at 4:04 pm | 17 comments | 3019 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Bettina Viviano Interview on the 2008 Campaign for the Democratic nomination

In this poignant interview Hollywood Film maker Bettina Viviano reveals how the Obama political machine stole the 2008 Democratic...

Original post made by Hillary Fan on Jul. 7, 2013
Last comment by rr, on Jul 18, 2013 at 7:01 am | 17 comments | 2316 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Dissolution Dialogue on Healthcare Districts

In my 11 years as an elected Director of the Sequoia Healthcare District I have found it impossible to have a dialog with...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Aug 13, 2014 at 7:24 pm | 17 comments | 4331 Views

OTHER TOPICS

GOP fights American Founding Fathers

Original post made by Calgary Coward on Jul. 25, 2015
Last comment by Marty G, on Aug 5, 2015 at 8:34 pm | 17 comments | 773 Views

AROUND TOWN

UPDATE: MP council member recall effort still anonymous; intentions, credibility questioned

Whoever is behind the supposed effort to oust Menlo Park City Council members Kelly Fergusson, Richard Cline and Heyward...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2007
Last comment by Royal, on Dec 30, 2007 at 9:17 pm | 17 comments | 3497 Views

AROUND TOWN

State law will require fire sprinklers in homes

After trying for several years to persuade the city of Menlo Park to adopt an ordinance requiring fire sprinklers in new...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by Resident X, on Feb 3, 2010 at 11:59 am | 17 comments | 5721 Views

AROUND TOWN

Five Atherton homes hit by daytime burglars

A home was burglarized today, Feb. 4, the latest in a string of bold daytime burglaries in Atherton over the past week. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Bewildered, on Mar 2, 2010 at 12:27 am | 17 comments | 1601 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chamber of Commerce president comments on 'free speech zone' at Menlo Park block party

Once upon a time, specifically June 23, an association of 118 Menlo Park business and property owners set up a table during...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by News Flash!, on Jul 5, 2010 at 10:00 pm | 17 comments | 2490 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Six run for three seats on council

As the clock slipped past 5 p.m. on Wednesday (Aug. 11), so did the opportunity to run for Menlo Park City Council. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 16, 2010 at 8:54 pm | 17 comments | 2197 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain likely to keep weekend service

Caltrain is likely to keep weekend service and service to Gilroy, at least until next July, instead of cutting them as previously...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by Craig, on Oct 6, 2010 at 6:40 pm | 17 comments | 2076 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford hospital expansion: Menlo Park not happy with traffic mitigation measures

Everyone seems to agree that an expanded Stanford hospital will be a boon to the community. Nevertheless, the project's final...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by EchoChamber, on Apr 21, 2011 at 7:09 pm | 17 comments | 2411 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Two armed robberies on Sunday

Police report two armed robberies in Menlo Park on Sunday. At the new BevMo liquor store at 700 El Camino Real, the robber...

Original post made on May. 2, 2011
Last comment by Complexity, on May 3, 2011 at 1:03 pm | 17 comments | 2718 Views

AROUND TOWN

Responsibilities of Town Forum posters

The Town Forum can be a useful place to exchange information provided that each individual poster complies with the Forum's...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by R,Gordon, on Nov 5, 2011 at 6:09 am | 17 comments | 2381 Views

AROUND TOWN

Four-track design back on the table for high-speed rail

A new analysis by the California High-Speed Rail Authority calling for a four-track rail system between the Bay Area and...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Feb 18, 2012 at 1:55 pm | 17 comments | 2528 Views
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