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Menlo Park school board places two tax measures on May ballot

It's official. Two parcel taxes will go to voters in the Menlo Park City School District in a special May 3 mail-in ballot....

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2016
Last comment by Jack Hickey, 11 hours ago | 165 comments | 4345 Views

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New Hampshire claims 1st victim - Fiorina quits

She posted her notice on Facebook. Does this make her a lead VP candidate for Jeb? Why did a person who rarely bothered...

Original post made by Bernard on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Feb 10, 2016 at 3:35 pm | 1 comment | 87 Views

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Tonight: Woodside council considers limits on basements

With a significant uptick in 2015 in the number of applications to build basements, and with designs that are increasingly...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Donna, on Feb 10, 2016 at 11:24 am | 2 comments | 701 Views

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Menlo Park school board may put two parcel tax measures on ballot

The board of the Menlo Park City School District is considering asking voters to approve two parcel tax measures in a special...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2016
Last comment by Ballot Argument, on Feb 10, 2016 at 8:25 am | 83 comments | 3789 Views

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People vs. Miguel A. Cisneros is in the hands of the Jury

As I observed the trial I was hoping things have changed for the better in San Mateo County. Some of you know about my interest...

Original post made by Michael Stogner on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by Michael Stogner, on Feb 9, 2016 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 147 Views

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Atherton party raises $1 million for charity, organizers say

Nearly 500 people, including a number of sports stars and celebrities, attended the "Big Game Big Give" party in Atherton...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2016
Last comment by Eglantine, on Feb 8, 2016 at 12:21 pm | 1 comment | 2614 Views

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Chinese New Year or Lunar New Year?

Question: I've noticed that most Asian people are saying "Happy Chinese New Year" today, while white people are often saying...

Original post made by resident on Feb. 8, 2016
There are no comments yet. 84 Views

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Neuroscience pioneer tapped as Stanford's new president

Marc Tessier-Lavigne, president of The Rockefeller University in New York City, and a former resident of Atherton and Woodsdie,...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2016
Last comment by , on Feb 6, 2016 at 9:44 am | 1 comment | 2023 Views

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Woodside's Kate Laubscher may qualify for finals on 'Jeopardy'

"What is grenadine?" answered Kate Laubscher on Jeopardy! the evening of Feb. 2, in response to the clue, "A Shirley Temple...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2016
Last comment by fwiw, on Feb 5, 2016 at 8:19 pm | 2 comments | 1231 Views

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Student enrollment at Woodside High not growing as predicted

A 2013 study anticipated enrollment growth of 19 percent at Woodside High School by 2020, with the first signs expected in...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2016
Last comment by WES & WHS parent, on Feb 4, 2016 at 12:54 pm | 38 comments | 2164 Views

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Menlo Park: Three arrested in connection with fight, shooting

Menlo Park police arrested three men Saturday night, Jan. 30, in connection with a fight and a shooting in the 1100 block...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2016
Last comment by Rufus, on Feb 2, 2016 at 12:17 pm | 1 comment | 2056 Views

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Consultant skeptical of FAA's interest in reducing aircraft noise

An airline industry consulting firm, hired by the town of Portola Valley, is skeptical of an FAA proposal to analyze noise...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jan 30, 2016 at 7:17 pm | 24 comments | 1635 Views

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Bail Increased to $2M for Manuel Anton Sedillo-Messer

Bail set, 3rd time is a charm for former Sam Mateo County Social Worker. http://thissideofthehill.com/threads/bail-increased-to-2m-for-manuel-anton-sedillo-messer-s-m-c-c-p-s-a.1...

Original post made by Sarah Navratil on Jan. 29, 2016
There are no comments yet. 214 Views

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Firefighters, cops deliver thousands of toys to kids

Christmas came early this year for hundreds of local children, thanks to the efforts of a large group of volunteers involved...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1690 Views

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Cruz beating Trump in California

According to the Chronicle - Cruz beats all GOP candidates, including Trump. I'm speechless....

Original post made by Java Jake on Jan. 6, 2016
Last comment by Seq, on Jan 28, 2016 at 1:38 pm | 55 comments | 996 Views

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CalWater scrambling to repair multiple water-main leaks

Emergency plans of California Water Service Co.'s Bear Gulch District have been tested since Monday, Jan. 25, when an afternoon...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2016
Last comment by Louise68, on Jan 27, 2016 at 8:27 pm | 2 comments | 2295 Views

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Woodside: Car windows smashed at equine therapy center

Deputies don't yet have a suspect in the case of two Jan. 19 auto burglaries on the grounds of the National Center for Equine-Facilitated...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2016
Last comment by CC, on Jan 27, 2016 at 9:57 am | 1 comment | 716 Views

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Tuesday: Menlo Park looks at 'E-bikes', bike lanes at special joint session

Menlo Park's transportation issues will get a closer look Tuesday, Jan. 26, when the Menlo Park Bicycle Commission, Transportation...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2016
Last comment by Michael Meyer, on Jan 27, 2016 at 9:22 am | 6 comments | 970 Views

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Intruder breaks into occupied home; second incident in a week

For the second time in less than a week, a stranger entered a local occupied home after dark, this time in unincorporated...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2016
Last comment by CC, on Jan 27, 2016 at 8:34 am | 2 comments | 3494 Views

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Menlo Park-based InnVision Shelter Network unveils new brand

After a year in the works, a new name and brand for InnVision Shelter Network, the Menlo Park-based homeless services nonprofit,...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2016
Last comment by Beth, on Jan 26, 2016 at 2:56 pm | 2 comments | 933 Views
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