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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Civil rights lawyers scrutinize school district

In a bid to start a conversation on addressing poor academic performance among students from the Ravenswood City School District...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 25, 2013 at 6:05 pm | 22 comments | 13328 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park commissioners 'favorably disposed' toward specific plan's height, density allowances

The Menlo Park Planning Commission signaled its confidence in the provisions of the city's new downtown/El Camino Real specific...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2013
Last comment by City, not Village of MP, on Sep 20, 2013 at 9:21 pm | 22 comments | 2868 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Couple walking dog killed by alleged drunken driver

Two people walking a dog were struck from behind and killed by a suspected drunken driver in Menlo Park on Thursday night,...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by Drive Unimpaired, on Oct 29, 2013 at 1:31 pm | 22 comments | 15674 Views

MENLO PARK

Will Menlo Park go nuts for new mascot?

The choice may seem a little odd for a city that once covertly hired an exterminator to take out the squirrels at Bedwell...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2014
Last comment by Alan, on Jan 13, 2014 at 11:32 am | 22 comments | 5836 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Home design doesn't fit neighborhood, commission decides

The architect of a two-story 3,000-square-foot Mediterranean-style home on Middle Avenue was sent back to the drawing board...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by For guidelines, on Jan 28, 2014 at 1:56 pm | 22 comments | 10737 Views

MENLO PARK

As traffic increases, concerns grow about student safety

As local schools struggle to accommodate larger numbers of students than their campuses were designed for, roadways around...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Feb 1, 2014 at 4:21 pm | 22 comments | 8158 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Council appropriates funds to defeat the initiative.

Menlo Council appropriates funds to defeat the initiative. One of the most disgusting actions a Menlo Park Council has...

Original post made by the way it is on Mar. 22, 2014
Last comment by Fed up II, on Mar 24, 2014 at 8:59 am | 22 comments | 1260 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

​Portola Valley: Kids with airsoft gun mistaken for armed suspect

Deputies from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office are wrapping up an investigation into a report that a man was seen with...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jun 25, 2014 at 5:06 pm | 22 comments | 3104 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton works to reduce pedestrian risks on El Camino Real

Atherton has been working with Caltrans on ways to make El Camino Real safer for at least 18 months, since a September 2012...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2014
Last comment by matt from the block, on Aug 9, 2014 at 1:27 pm | 22 comments | 2523 Views

MENLO PARK

Wednesday: Menlo Park closing downtown Santa Cruz Avenue to traffic for fitness event

As part of its efforts to attract more people downtown, the city of Menlo Park is hosting a "Family Fitness Extravaganza"...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by baysider, on Aug 14, 2014 at 9:31 pm | 22 comments | 3479 Views

MENLO PARK

Traffic Calming Disaster on Linfield Drive

In case you haven't gone down the "new" stretch of Linfield Drive, two words of warning: WATCH OUT. Seems that the same...

Original post made by Here We Go Again on Apr. 24, 2008
Last comment by another neighbor, on May 15, 2008 at 8:59 pm | 21 comments | 2992 Views

MENLO PARK

Two more may enter Menlo Park council race

With Friday's filing deadline rapidly approaching, two local business owners have stepped forward as potential challengers...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2008
Last comment by Joanna, on Aug 12, 2008 at 9:59 am | 21 comments | 2244 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Haste and waste in downtown planning

Before he criticizes the pace of Menlo Park City Council action on the El Camino Real visioning effort, Rick Ciardella should...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2008
Last comment by Best council in years, on Oct 2, 2008 at 11:04 pm | 21 comments | 2317 Views

MENLO PARK

MP council candidates forum Wednesday

The League of Women Voters will hold a Menlo Park City Council candidates forum from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct....

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2008
Last comment by Hannah B, on Oct 23, 2008 at 7:58 pm | 21 comments | 1837 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: Chairman Slocum gets it right at commission dais

Gail Slocum of Menlo Park, chairman of the San Mateo County Planning Commission, had just heard reports from staff and Gail...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2008
Last comment by J. Stalin, on Dec 29, 2008 at 5:01 pm | 21 comments | 2030 Views

ATHERTON

Councilman blasts report by grand jury

There's been no official response from Atherton to the April 6 San Mateo County Civil Grand Jury report advising the town...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by referee, on Apr 30, 2009 at 10:39 am | 21 comments | 2282 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: disparate views on historic house

Steve Jobs' bid to tear down a historic mansion in Woodside generated a whole lot of testimony at the April 28 Woodside Town...

Original post made on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on May 15, 2009 at 1:15 pm | 21 comments | 2580 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Despite state's grief, city eyes balanced budget

As the state of California struggles to find billions of dollars in budget cuts, the city of Menlo Park finds itself with...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jun 25, 2009 at 4:00 pm | 21 comments | 1630 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eshoo plans in-person town hall on health care

Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, says she will hold a face-to-face "town hall" meeting on health care issues on Wednesday,...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by ruth, on Sep 1, 2009 at 3:49 pm | 21 comments | 1891 Views

ATHERTON

Update: Students expelled for pot, but no major drug bust at Sacred Heart, school official says

Rumors of a major drug bust at Sacred Heart Preparatory in Atherton appear unfounded, but two students have been expelled...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Nov 3, 2009 at 11:39 am | 21 comments | 2016 Views
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David's Tea: now open in downtown Palo Alto
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On Tour at Selective Schools: Chapman, La Verne, Redlands, Whittier
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The dress code
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Anglo Menlo Park
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Council election, and then some.
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