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MENLO PARK

Winter soltice information

Earliest 2012 Sunset: December 4th through 7th 4:50PM Minimal Daylight 2012: December 16 through 24th 9 hours and 35 minutes Latest...

Original post made by Copernicus on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 14, 2012 at 10:24 pm | 1 comment | 1088 Views

MENLO PARK

City clerk leaving Menlo Park

Menlo Park needs to break out the recruitment ads once again. City Clerk Margaret Roberts gave two weeks' notice that her...

Original post made on May. 20, 2013
Last comment by Whoa, on May 23, 2013 at 4:40 pm | 12 comments | 1088 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saturday: 'Fair Elections' rally

A pilot program to offer public funds to statewide political candidates will be the subject of a rally Saturday, Feb. 6,...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by Maria of West Menlo, on Feb 4, 2010 at 5:12 pm | 3 comments | 1087 Views

MENLO PARK

Smoking law: City attorney explains delay

Menlo Park City Attorney Bill McClure: "Are we basically saying that smokers are not welcome to frequent dining establishments...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by Annelise Connell, on Mar 30, 2010 at 1:53 am | 3 comments | 1087 Views

AROUND TOWN

Our Regional Heritage

In the early 1900s, what is now the Vallombrosa Center at 250 Oak Grove Ave. in Menlo Park was the home of Edward Whiting...

Original post made on May. 24, 2010
Last comment by DThomas, on May 24, 2010 at 11:14 am | 1 comment | 1087 Views

MENLO PARK

Speaker revisits Kerouac's 'On the Road'

Beat generation expert Richard Marcel will interview Al Hinkle, real-life counterpart of the character Ed Dunkel in Jack...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jun 3, 2010 at 2:21 pm | 1 comment | 1087 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Voters defeat two county tax measures

San Mateo County voters defeated two San Mateo County tax measures Tuesday. The vote on Measure T, a tax on rental-car company...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 8, 2012 at 9:54 am | 3 comments | 1087 Views

MENLO PARK

Fire district vehicle involved in car crash

A Menlo Park Fire Protection District vehicle was involved in a minor crash in East Palo Alto Friday afternoon. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1087 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Sunday: Portola Valley's 'rural values' are topic for study session

Are rural values under threat in Portola Valley? An early morning study session on planning regulations and guidelines --...

Original post made on May. 18, 2014
Last comment by jimmae, on May 18, 2014 at 7:43 am | 1 comment | 1087 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park district board study session on charter schools set

The laws and issues surrounding charter schools will be the subject of a study session for the Menlo Park City School District...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Sep 2, 2014 at 5:59 pm | 2 comments | 1087 Views

MENLO PARK

National Merit scholarships go to six seniors

Six local seniors -- three from Menlo Park, two from Portola Valley and one from Woodside -- earned National Merit scholarships...

Original post made on May. 3, 2010
Last comment by public school parent, on May 3, 2010 at 11:03 pm | 2 comments | 1086 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Why we need the downtown plan

Have you heard about the draft plan for El Camino Real and downtown? Menlo Park seeks your comments and suggestions to inform...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2010
Last comment by Gail Slocum, on Feb 15, 2011 at 1:11 pm | 8 comments | 1086 Views

MENLO PARK

Teacher blames fatal accident on sun glare

A teacher who struck and killed a 6-year-old East Palo Alto girl in a crosswalk Sept. 28 told police that sun glare prevented...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2011
Last comment by Slow down, on Oct 25, 2011 at 12:45 pm | 3 comments | 1086 Views

MENLO PARK

Sharon Heights residents rally against 'affordable housing' site

Clearly the key to community engagement in Menlo Park is to suggest building "affordable housing" in Sharon Heights, in a...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by Editor, on Sep 13, 2012 at 10:40 am | 2 comments | 1086 Views

MENLO PARK

Major traffic danger at 1906 El Camino site

Consider this an open letter to Phil Giurlani, one of the developers or persons involved with the ownership of the 1906 El...

Original post made by Bob on Jun. 14, 2010
Last comment by also concerned, on Jun 15, 2010 at 9:17 am | 1 comment | 1084 Views

AROUND TOWN

Programs at Atherton Library

This week we have musical storytime for all ages on Thursday, January 27th at 4pm. Family Movie Night is Friday, January...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jan. 25, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1084 Views

AROUND TOWN

How a really smart transit agency deals with bike-to-rail

Metro to lure bike-to-rail commuters By Ann Scott Tyson, Sunday, March 20, 9:25 PM Washington Post With packs on...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Mar. 21, 2011
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Mar 21, 2011 at 1:38 pm | 1 comment | 1084 Views

AROUND TOWN

Budget crisis: Ravenswood to shutter two schools

Two of Ravenswood's eight campuses will not re-open this fall as the K-8 district serving 3,900 children in East Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 19, 2011 at 11:35 am | 7 comments | 1084 Views

MENLO PARK

Almanac Q&A: Jane Fonda on life, longevity and activism

Actress, activist, author and fitness guru Jane Fonda spoke and signed copies of her new book at Kepler's bookstore in Menlo...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 23, 2011 at 5:34 pm | 3 comments | 1084 Views

ATHERTON

[VIDEO] Atherton Transportation Committee May 8 Meeting

TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE May 8, 2012 6:00 PM TOWN COUNCIL CHAMBERS VIDEO BROADCAST Brought to you by the men...

Original post made by APOA on May. 13, 2012
Last comment by APOA, on May 13, 2012 at 11:05 am | 7 comments | 1084 Views
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