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MENLO PARK

Tonight: Commission may act on Facebook

Facebook's proposed campus expansion is once again in the spotlight at the Planning Commission meeting on Monday night, May...

Original post made on May. 7, 2012
Last comment by Oversight, on May 8, 2012 at 7:53 am | 4 comments | 7256 Views

MENLO PARK

Community garden in Belle Haven's future?

The Rotary Club of Menlo Park, which backs a number of community causes, now has plans to help the Belle Haven neighborhood...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2014
Last comment by Kris Jensen, on Feb 20, 2014 at 9:58 am | 7 comments | 7251 Views

AROUND TOWN

Legal battle erupts over Panzer tank from Littlefield collection

A Seattle company led by Microsoft Corp. co-founder and billionaire Paul Allen has filed a lawsuit in in a dispute over ownership...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Apr 7, 2015 at 7:30 pm | 7 comments | 7250 Views

MENLO PARK

Larger motel on the way for Menlo Park

A Menlo Park motel is getting a makeover along with more rooms. The Planning Commission approved the renovation of the Mermaid...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by mockery, on Oct 6, 2013 at 1:55 pm | 2 comments | 7236 Views

MENLO PARK

No housing proposed in 1300 ECR project

Plans for new development on El Camino Real proceed without housing units, which some say are sorely needed. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Sep 15, 2009 at 2:09 pm | 17 comments | 7223 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charter school colleagues honor Diane Tavenner with statewide award

Diane Tavenner, co-founder of Summit Prep and Everest public charter high schools, received a leadership award from the state...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2010
Last comment by Simple Simon, on Mar 21, 2010 at 10:18 pm | 27 comments | 7218 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supes may raise county manager's pay to $300,000

The Board of Supervisors in San Mateo County is poised to hire on a permanent basis County Manager John Maltbie -- he's been...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 12, 2012 at 8:20 am | 37 comments | 7217 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voter Guide: Las Lomitas seeks $60 million for schools

Sixty million dollars is a lot of money. The Las Lomitas Elementary School District is hoping voters think it'll be money...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by A Concerned Voter, on Oct 18, 2013 at 1:39 pm | 2 comments | 7214 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Group to grapple with aircraft noise

Guaranteed: The snappy response to someone living close to San Francisco International or any other major airport who complains...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 10, 2014 at 8:46 am | 8 comments | 7212 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Hanretty gets pension despite his conviction

Tim Hanretty, the former Woodside and Portola Valley school official who was recently released on probation from state prison...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on Dec 20, 2013 at 2:48 pm | 9 comments | 7211 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

More details on abrupt departure of Portola Valley superintendent

When the Portola Valley School District announced the departure of Superintendent Lisa Gonzales in a press release on Friday,...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2015
Last comment by new participant , on Oct 15, 2015 at 12:48 am | 24 comments | 7193 Views

MENLO PARK

Plans unveiled for new Pope-Chaucer bridge

Even during a prolonged drought, the threat of flooding rarely strays far from the minds of residents around the fickle San...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2014
Last comment by whatever, on Jan 18, 2014 at 4:40 pm | 1 comment | 7172 Views

MENLO PARK

It looks like water rationing is coming for Cal Water customers

The manager of the California Water Service's Bear Gulch District said Tuesday that the district is working on a plan that...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by Sharif, on May 1, 2015 at 7:08 am | 38 comments | 7170 Views

AROUND TOWN

RWCPD giving Award to D.A. Steve Wagstaffe

Stephen Wagstaffe Prosecutor of the Year Award: The Stephen Wagstaffe Prosecutor of the Year Award is presented annually...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Oct. 24, 2013
Last comment by Lurker , on Nov 6, 2013 at 2:51 am | 36 comments | 7167 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 | 7166 Views

AROUND TOWN

Surf Air adds 31 flights a week at San Carlos Airport

Surf Air, the commuter airline that has been barraged with demands to reduce the noise its aircraft make over the Midpeninsula,...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 3, 2015 at 5:38 pm | 96 comments | 7157 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Teens robbed at gunpoint in Willows

A man armed with a semi-automatic pistol confronted two teenagers on Sunday night, demanding they hand over their wallets...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2014
Last comment by Ellis Johns, on Jul 15, 2014 at 11:15 am | 8 comments | 7137 Views

MENLO PARK

Fight for Menlo Park pool contract

The rivalry between two Menlo Park swim clubs has splashed beyond the pool, as Team Sheeper and SOLO Aquatics attempt to...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by MKC, on Nov 4, 2010 at 4:35 pm | 47 comments | 7135 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Board tackles complexities around enrollment surge

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2013
Last comment by central planning, on Sep 24, 2013 at 5:50 am | 4 comments | 7128 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: An open letter from one Sarah to another

(The following is an open letter to the Republican vice presidential hopeful.) Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=6827...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2008
Last comment by impressed!, on Nov 19, 2008 at 11:06 am | 98 comments | 7123 Views
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