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The Donald Trumps Jeb! Bush in New Hampshire

The Donald, despite what the elite establishment Republicans tell us, is taking a commanding lead over Bush! in NH. And...

Original post made by Two Docs on Aug. 20, 2015
Last comment by Gal, on Sep 5, 2015 at 6:53 am | 30 comments | 702 Views

MENLO PARK

Anonymous donor offers $8 million for new gym

An anonymous donor has stepped forward and offered Menlo Park $8 million to help build a new Burgess Gym. The offer is...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2008
Last comment by R.GORDON, on May 4, 2008 at 3:20 pm | 30 comments | 2978 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bury the high-speed train rails, say local officials

When it comes to deciding how high-speed trains will shoot up the Peninsula, officials in Atherton and Menlo Park have pretty...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2009
Last comment by Jay Tulock, on Mar 14, 2009 at 5:20 pm | 30 comments | 2741 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Preview of budget cuts at Menlo Park school board meeting

What will the next school year look like if the Menlo Park City School District's $178 parcel tax doesn't pass in May? Superintendent...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by 1opinion, on Mar 10, 2010 at 10:38 am | 30 comments | 3042 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Measure M fundraising, spending pick up

The latest batch of campaign finance reports show big spending on both sides of the Measure M debate. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2014
Last comment by Allied, on Oct 29, 2014 at 11:23 pm | 30 comments | 2667 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton awaits reimbursement for Obama visit

Dear Town of Atherton: The check is not in the mail. Read the full story here http://www2.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=13801...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2013
Last comment by Confounding factor, on Jun 11, 2013 at 10:06 pm | 30 comments | 4336 Views

AROUND TOWN

Firefighters union rejects latest offer

It's back again (and again) to the bargaining table for firefighters with the Menlo Park Fire Protection District. The union...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 9, 2010 at 7:25 am | 30 comments | 2622 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Money and politics in Menlo Park

The unseemly role of money in politics at the state and national levels has a local counterpart these days. Rather sizable...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by formerly undecided on M, on Nov 2, 2014 at 2:08 pm | 30 comments | 2923 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo council split on Bohannon project

Menlo Park Councilman Heyward Robinson supplied a cliffhanger at the City Council meeting Tuesday, May 25, for people who...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by get your facts right, on May 28, 2010 at 10:06 pm | 30 comments | 8329 Views

MENLO PARK

High Speed Rail: VanArk response to Simitian/Eshoo/Gordon plan: “Take your plan and shove it”

Original post made by morris brown on Apr. 23, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 27, 2011 at 7:23 am | 30 comments | 2933 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rojas renegotiates loan: City manager having trouble paying city

the Daily Post has scooped all other local newspapers with this story that came out on Wednesday May 26, 2010 In the article...

Original post made by Joanna on May. 31, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 2, 2010 at 8:44 pm | 30 comments | 2184 Views

ATHERTON

Lawsuits: Taxpayer Impacts

Atherton has had some payouts associated with lawsuit settlements in the past couple of years. There's at least one big suit...

Original post made by Math Facts on Sep. 12, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 15, 2010 at 10:31 am | 30 comments | 2891 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Wednesday: School board to discuss M-A lights

The question of lights at the football field at Menlo-Atherton High School returns to the board of the Sequoia Union High...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 19, 2010 at 6:19 am | 30 comments | 3771 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Council members to hold illegal secret meetings

From: Peter Carpenter Date: November 12, 2011 4:26:15 AM PST To: menlo park city council , "William L. McClure" , Al Serrato...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Nov. 12, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 16, 2011 at 2:38 pm | 30 comments | 1741 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council greenlights staff, spending cuts

Major staffing and spending cuts are likely to be made soon in Atherton City Hall after the City Council, in a special meeting...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by Ed, on May 15, 2011 at 11:13 pm | 29 comments | 3151 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park schools 'completely maxed out'

The Menlo Park City School District's Board of Education met Tuesday, April 30, to learn more about options for the future...

Original post made on May. 1, 2013
Last comment by Diane, on May 9, 2013 at 6:21 pm | 29 comments | 4299 Views

ATHERTON

Here's what a police department does when service is part of their credo

From the Hillsborough Police Department's Facebook page: Based on the events of today, please take the time to view the...

Original post made by Watcher on Dec. 15, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 22, 2012 at 7:49 am | 29 comments | 1708 Views

MENLO PARK

Local parents feel squeezed out of child care

As the city of Menlo Park works to greatly reduce its subsidy of the city-run West Menlo child care program, some parents...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2009
Last comment by Working Mom in West Menlo, on May 8, 2010 at 1:56 pm | 29 comments | 5157 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton building official announces retirement

Citing his April heart surgery and approaching 61st birthday, Atherton Building Official Mike Wasmann has announced that...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by Screenwriter, on Aug 29, 2010 at 10:08 pm | 29 comments | 2855 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Stanford mixed-use project to undergo environmental impact analysis

For such a contentious issue, there's agreement more often than not between Stanford University and the Menlo Park City Council...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 4, 2014 at 11:29 am | 29 comments | 3216 Views
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