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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 | 7361 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Appeals Court denies Galligan petition in controller's race

The California Court of Appeals has denied a request by Joe Galligan, a candidate in the June 3 election for county controller,...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2014
Last comment by Cheryl, on Apr 2, 2014 at 7:09 am | 9 comments | 7352 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 | 7345 Views

MENLO PARK

Reconstructing Hillview playing field

Turf that for only a few months covered the playing field at Hillview Middle School in Menlo Park is being carted away as...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2013
Last comment by whatever, on Jul 26, 2013 at 8:09 am | 10 comments | 7332 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 | 7330 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 | 7329 Views

SPORTS

All-stars capture national title

Redwood Undisputed, an all-star basketball team of fourth-grade girls representing the Redwood chapter of the Silicon Valley...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by Victor & Lorie Para, on Apr 17, 2013 at 8:15 pm | 1 comment | 7324 Views

MENLO PARK

ClimateGate ---

The following message from respected scientists should be noted here in our local paper. It is time to reassess climate change...

Original post made by old timer on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Dec 26, 2013 at 5:46 pm | 113 comments | 7320 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 | 7319 Views

OTHER TOPICS

When Lyme disease becomes a nightmare

Sherry Cagan of Portola Valley says she nearly died when she ended up in the emergency room with the systemic MRSA staph...

Original post made on May. 5, 2012
Last comment by Aquamarine, on Jul 24, 2012 at 7:10 pm | 4 comments | 7295 Views

SPORTS

U15 Girls US National Soccer Team To Compete at Stanford University April 14th-19th

Local soccer standouts, Abby Dahlkemper from Menlo Park, and Kelsey Foo from San Jose, along with their U15 Girls US National...

Original post made by Gabe Foo on Apr. 8, 2008
There are no comments yet. 7292 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 | 7289 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Happy Thanksgivukkah!

This year, Hanukkah is a once in a lifetime event. For the first time since 1888 — and the last time for tens of thousands...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Nov 27, 2013 at 3:19 pm | 4 comments | 7265 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Council gets earful from Belle Haven

Although enveloped by Menlo Park city limits, the Belle Haven neighborhood often has a hard time identifying with neighborhoods...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by Garrett, on May 21, 2013 at 5:43 pm | 19 comments | 7226 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Boutique hotel proposed for El Camino Real

It's a small lot -- the property at 1400 El Camino Real is about half an acre --- but big enough for a 63-room, four-story...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by Mich, on May 30, 2015 at 1:44 am | 32 comments | 7220 Views

SPORTS

M-A boys' basketball looking for a new head coach

Senque Carey was a top national recruit as a player out of St. Francis High and was regarded as one of the nation's best...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2012
Last comment by bob, on Feb 28, 2012 at 11:26 am | 2 comments | 7219 Views

MENLO PARK

Fergusson resigns as Menlo mayor; revote delayed

Council member Kelly Fergusson has resigned as the mayor of Menlo Park as a consequence of Brown Act violations she committed...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 21, 2014 at 4:45 pm | 128 comments | 7215 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley: Town manager resigns after three years

The Portola Valley Town Council accepted the "involuntary resignation" of Town Manager Nick Pegueros last night (Wednesday,...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 26, 2015 at 8:11 am | 19 comments | 7203 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion on Louise Street dispute: Don't destroy our neighborhood

On July 16 the City Council will vote on an issue that raises fundamental questions about the nature of our community, and...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 27, 2013 at 12:37 am | 115 comments | 7200 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside couple ordered to pay $5.75 million in construction dispute over $18 million home

Arbitrators awarded Palo Alto-based housing contractor Vance Brown Corp. a total of $5.75 million from Woodside homeowner...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2010
Last comment by Jury, on Sep 12, 2010 at 1:01 pm | 23 comments | 7197 Views
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