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AROUND TOWN

High-speed rail receives Senate OK

Construction of California's controversial high-speed-rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles is ready to launch,...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2012
Last comment by GOLLY, on Jul 19, 2012 at 7:38 pm | 40 comments | 2093 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Time for action on gun violence

Another gun spree killing. This time a house of worship, last time a movie theater, and before that a shopping mall, a campus,...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 25, 2012 at 8:55 am | 40 comments | 2703 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Petition on El Camino project worth signing

Menlo Park residents who are fed up with the traffic gridlock on El Camino Real should strongly consider signing the petition...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by public benefit needed, on Jan 11, 2013 at 10:01 am | 40 comments | 33059 Views

AROUND TOWN

New suit claims high-speed-rail officials 'misled' public

Just weeks after California's high-speed rail project withstood a court challenge from a group of Peninsula cities, the agency...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2013
Last comment by POGO, on Mar 23, 2013 at 6:41 pm | 40 comments | 2723 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What are Ghysels and the MPCSD Board up to now?

Per the district website, the Board is holding yet another Special Meeting with a Closed Session. The meeting is scheduled...

Original post made by A parent who wants to know... on Jul. 15, 2013
Last comment by A parent who wants to know..., on Jul 18, 2013 at 7:38 pm | 40 comments | 4534 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton voters to choose council member, decide on parcel tax renewal in November

Atherton voters will choose their new council member after all: The City Council reaffirmed on Wednesday night (July 17)...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 24, 2013 at 10:56 am | 40 comments | 3193 Views

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 | 2272 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park kickstarts redesign of Ravenswood train crossing

Thirteen years ago, Menlo Park decided to look at separating the railroad track crossings at Ravenswood, Encinal, Glenwood...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2015
Last comment by John Onken, on Mar 2, 2015 at 12:57 pm | 40 comments | 5188 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 | 5045 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 | 3725 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 | 2678 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 | 2445 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 | 2576 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 | 2904 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 | 2748 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 | 9876 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 | 3299 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 | 2596 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 | 6422 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 | 2023 Views
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