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MENLO PARK

Editorial endorsement: No on Measure M

When they vote on Measure M this fall, Menlo Park residents will be participating in what may be the most consequential ballot-box...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by Observer, on Oct 29, 2014 at 5:02 pm | 40 comments | 1587 Views

MENLO PARK

SCHOOL AGE CHILD CARE - THE MENLO PARK MYTH

Imagine my surprise when I saw my daughter's picture in the Menlo Park activity guide under the page marked "School Age Child...

Original post made by beyond frustrated on Jul. 29, 2007
Last comment by Work is bad, on Sep 21, 2007 at 11:33 am | 39 comments | 4697 Views

MENLO PARK

Caltrain horns getting louder

Locals who have complained recently that horn blasts from Caltrain locomotives have gotten louder aren't imagining things....

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Belmont Resident, on Aug 28, 2009 at 10:31 am | 39 comments | 2315 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton settles sexual harassment case

The town of Atherton paid $230,000 to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit filed by a former police officer who claimed the...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2009
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 19, 2009 at 8:36 pm | 39 comments | 2404 Views

ATHERTON

Police oversight committee for Atherton?

Is a citizen oversight committee needed to restore confidence in the Atherton Police Department? Peter Carpenter, the president...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Feb 6, 2010 at 5:39 am | 39 comments | 2159 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: Council to consider pension petition

Menlo Park's City Council will consider whether to adopt a "pension reform" initiative circulated by Menlo Park residents...

Original post made on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 21, 2010 at 7:42 am | 39 comments | 2249 Views

MENLO PARK

District attorney won't prosecute Councilwoman Kelly Fergusson on Brown Act violation

Menlo Park Councilwoman Kelly Fergusson will not face criminal charges for a Brown Act violation, the district attorney's...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Feb 6, 2011 at 8:38 am | 39 comments | 2669 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain lion shot, killed in backyard

Authorities shot and killed a mountain lion that they cornered in a backyard after it wandered into a Redwood City neighborhood...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 1, 2011 at 1:45 am | 39 comments | 2506 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dr. William Ayres Competency trial.

The Jury has the case now as of this morning....

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by Lurker, on Sep 9, 2011 at 9:41 am | 39 comments | 5171 Views

OTHER TOPICS

If China or Iran did it to us....

70 times we've raised the debt limit since Nixon, 7 times under Bush with votes from Boenher McConnell and Cantor. What's...

Original post made by Nicholas Kristof on Jul. 24, 2011
Last comment by can't believe I am reading t, on Sep 26, 2014 at 11:44 am | 39 comments | 2979 Views

MENLO PARK

Daughter alleges misconduct in father's arrest

The daughter of Menlo Park resident William Burnett, an assistant professor at Stanford University, is alleging police misconduct...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2011
Last comment by believer in science, on Dec 13, 2011 at 7:56 pm | 39 comments | 2362 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Special education director forced out

The school board approved the removal of the Menlo Park City School District's director of special education from her job...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by onlooker, on Feb 15, 2014 at 4:23 pm | 39 comments | 5736 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Council to ignore Specific Plan procedures and its Planning Commission

"The April 2, 2013 City Council agenda features a memorandum from Council Members Keith and Cline requesting that the Council...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Mar. 29, 2013
Last comment by Long time resident, on Apr 2, 2013 at 2:56 pm | 39 comments | 1825 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park kicks off specific plan review

The Greenheart Land Company said it waited for Menlo Park's new specific plan before moving forward with a project for 1300...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on Sep 18, 2013 at 6:04 pm | 39 comments | 4195 Views

FICTION

HRC Book 'Hard Choices' dead-panned by Reviewers

Hillary Clinton's new book Hard Choices bombs with critics. "Hard Choices' is a newsless snore" Politico Mike Allen "There...

Original post made by Love to Read Fiction on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by JulieToo, on Jun 28, 2014 at 2:46 pm | 39 comments | 1212 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

GAIS is at it again

The profit making "non profit" GAIS school has applied for another use permit revision. It seeks to place three so-called...

Original post made by X. Lieu on Feb. 21, 2008
Last comment by Anonymous, on Mar 21, 2013 at 1:43 pm | 38 comments | 3511 Views

ATHERTON

Review board needed to restore trust in Atherton cops, ACIL president says

Is a citizen oversight committee needed to restore confidence in the Atherton Police Department? Read the full story here...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 3, 2010 at 5:54 pm | 38 comments | 2278 Views

ATHERTON

Tonight: Contentious rezoning issue in Atherton

The Atherton Planning Commission will review possible changes to the town's zoning code that will allow bigger houses on...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by Marie Antoinette, on May 1, 2010 at 6:44 pm | 38 comments | 2174 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside district fire chief closes out 33 years of firefighting

Protecting life and lifestyle in woodsy Portola Valley and Woodside, implanting in residents' minds the constant threats...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by Friend, on Mar 28, 2011 at 1:24 pm | 38 comments | 3111 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Opinion: Republican takes on the debt-ceiling issue

The July 20 Guest Opinion piece by Rep. Anna Eshoo, a Democrat, requires a fair and balanced response. The title of her essay...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2011
Last comment by David Dellinger, on Aug 11, 2011 at 10:34 pm | 38 comments | 6996 Views
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