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PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley district superintendent resigns

Carol Piraino, who picked up the reins at the Portola Valley School District last year in the wake of her predecessor's abrupt...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 9, 2013 at 10:45 am | 23 comments | 3382 Views

ATHERTON

Parcel Tax - YES or NO

The council has voted to place the renewal of the current Atherton Parcel Tax on the 5 Nov ballot. Here is the Ballot...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Aug. 25, 2013
Last comment by Bill aka Llib, on Aug 27, 2013 at 1:32 pm | 23 comments | 3257 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Snow hits California in September!

Snow hit the Sierra Nevada Mountains in California in September. To watch the film from WTTG in Washington D.C. press this...

Original post made by Global Warming on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by Global Warming, on Oct 10, 2013 at 9:42 pm | 23 comments | 4448 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park council looks at buying license plate readers, surveillance cameras

As the Menlo Park Police Department seeks council approval tonight to purchase three automated license plate readers and...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 25, 2013 at 8:57 pm | 23 comments | 11007 Views

MENLO PARK

Bicyclist severely injured in Menlo Park collision

Menlo Park police are investigating a collision that left a bicyclist with life-threatening injuries Monday morning. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2013
Last comment by Guest, on Apr 11, 2014 at 3:40 pm | 23 comments | 26481 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: To retreat or not to retreat?

Trips by Menlo Park city staff to Half Moon Bay and Napa during the past two months came as a surprise to at least one council...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by what was discussed, on Nov 11, 2014 at 4:41 pm | 23 comments | 11047 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Lots of business on Planning Commission, council agendas

Some Menlo Park city officials are cramming before the holidays, with a series of meetings scheduled during the next couple...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2013
Last comment by Menloshopper, on Dec 11, 2013 at 8:31 am | 23 comments | 4174 Views

MENLO PARK

District attorney: No charge in crash that hurt 6-year-old twins on Menlo Park sidewalk

Edward Nelson, the 90-year-old driver whose SUV jumped a curb and pinned 6-year-old twin boys against a wall in downtown...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2014
Last comment by what de ...., on Jan 26, 2014 at 5:56 pm | 23 comments | 9946 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: Keep city's water away from golf course

If you believe that climate change is a real and serious if not a crisis issue — as I do — and that California...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2014
Last comment by Chuck, on Jul 9, 2014 at 10:01 am | 23 comments | 1670 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Frustrated By Menlo Blight & Downtown Vibrancy

Menlo Park deserves better. We are writing as concerned citizens of Menlo Park frustrated by the continued blight on El Camino...

Original post made by 20 Frustrated Residents on Jun. 19, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 21, 2014 at 10:25 pm | 23 comments | 1435 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton, Menlo Park: Cops focus on distracted driving

A contingent of seven or eight motorcycle officers from around San Mateo County will be in Menlo Park and Atherton on Friday...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Gimme a break, on Sep 13, 2014 at 9:10 pm | 23 comments | 2426 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park elections: campaign finance reports

Here are links to campaign finance reports (PDF documents) for the Nov. 4, 2014, Menlo Park elections. They cover the period...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 9, 2014 at 2:31 pm | 23 comments | 2770 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Mandarin charter to get $375,000 grant

The Mandarin immersion charter school that has been proposed in Menlo Park is set to receive a $375,000 grant that will go...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Parent of teens, on Nov 15, 2014 at 3:05 pm | 23 comments | 4247 Views

MENLO PARK

City billed for letters to the editor

Editor: I have written permission from the Daily Post to reprint this article which appeared today in their publication. morris...

Original post made by morris brown on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 9, 2014 at 6:47 pm | 23 comments | 487 Views

MENLO PARK

More disclosure on use of City funds to defeate Measure M

I just picked up this copy of the Daily Post. (Nov 10th, 2014) Dave Price in his Opinion page, writes a full blown article...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Nov. 10, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 11, 2014 at 9:16 am | 23 comments | 600 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park school board rejects Mandarin school proposal

A petition to start a Mandarin immersion charter school in the Menlo Park City School District was unanimously denied by...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by LC, on Nov 14, 2014 at 6:15 pm | 23 comments | 4775 Views

AROUND TOWN

Body-worn cameras help, hurt law enforcement in Menlo Park

The fatal shooting by three Menlo Park police officers of a burglary suspect who reportedly drew a gun during a foot pursuit...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2014
Last comment by Memories , on Dec 4, 2014 at 7:59 pm | 23 comments | 3139 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents to meet over lack of onsite, after-school child care in Menlo Park school district

Katherine Bailey (kjscafe@earthlink.net) e-mailed this message to the Almanac on Feb. 17, 2007: I wanted to let your newspaper...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Feb. 19, 2007
Last comment by Rory Brown, on Feb 28, 2007 at 12:23 pm | 22 comments | 3266 Views

MENLO PARK

How do we solve the playing field shortage in Menlo Park?

The majority on the City Council opposed Measure J to develop playing fields in East Menlo Park. They said we need instead...

Original post made by Kids need more playing fields on Apr. 10, 2007
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Apr 17, 2007 at 11:05 pm | 22 comments | 3271 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Should Sheriff Munks resign, answer questions, or do nothing?

San Mateo County Sheriff Greg Munks and Undersheriff Carlos Bolanos, who had participated in a law enforcement relay run...

Original post made by Richard Hine on May. 1, 2007
Last comment by 5150 hired, on Apr 9, 2010 at 6:40 pm | 22 comments | 5343 Views
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Early Decision Blues
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 0 comments | 2,250 views

One night only: ‘Occupy the Farm’ screening in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 1 comment | 2,134 views

What Are Menlo Park’s Priorities?
By Erin Glanville | 37 comments | 1,501 views

Water Torture
By Paul Bendix | 1 comment | 494 views

Are you considering a remodel?
By Stuart Soffer | 0 comments | 135 views