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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: The Oasis to shutter March 7

The Oasis, perhaps the oldest eating establishment in Menlo Park, will close permanently March 7 after 60 years of business,...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2018
Last comment by MIKE G, 21 minutes ago | 24 comments | 6263 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mayor alleges 'culture of corruption' at Ravenswood school district

East Palo Alto's mayor blasted Ravenswood school district leadership in two separate letters Friday and Saturday criticizing...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2018
Last comment by Hmmm, 57 minutes ago | 10 comments | 1749 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton to continue looking at how to address cost of fire services

Atherton will continue to look at its options for pulling out of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District or reducing the...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2018
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 1 hour ago | 4 comments | 406 Views

AROUND TOWN

$70 million bond measure will be on June ballot in Las Lomitas school district

The Las Lomitas Elementary School District's board unanimously approved putting a $70 million bond measure on the June 5...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2018
Last comment by wondering, 2 hours ago | 4 comments | 899 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton: Car was driven along railroad bed before being struck

The Austin Healey convertible destroyed by a Caltrain locomotive after a collision in Atherton earlier this month was hundreds...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2018
Last comment by Clunge, 2 hours ago | 4 comments | 1351 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Wrapping up 30-year run, Richard Hine says farewell

Longtime Almanac editor Richard Hine is retiring, but he promises that he'll be "keeping an eye on The Almanac" even as he...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2018
Last comment by Sean Howell, 3 hours ago | 9 comments | 2422 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo fire board has no official comment on fiscal study

The board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District has decided to remain mum, at least officially, on the report of the...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2018
Last comment by Menlo Voter., 3 hours ago | 2 comments | 353 Views

MENLO PARK

There Must Be Some Way Outta Here (Menlo Park Grade Separation Dilemma)

There Must Be Somewhere Out of Here? (Menlo Park Grade Separation Dilemma) In October 2017 Menlo Park conducted its most...

Original post made by Dana Hendrickson on Feb. 11, 2018
Last comment by Dana Hendrickson, 4 hours ago | 12 comments | 299 Views

MENLO PARK

Future Long Train Trench Or Tunnel In Palo Alto Appears Unlikely

Menlo Park residents who continue to want a future underground rail system that would separate trains from streets should...

Original post made by Dana Hendrickson on Feb. 18, 2018
Last comment by Dana Hendrickson, 4 hours ago | 8 comments | 208 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park launches year with new set of priorities

==B An expanded version of an earlier story== At Menlo Park's standing-room-only goal-setting meeting last week, the City...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2018
Last comment by Skeptic, 6 hours ago | 2 comments | 4491 Views

AROUND TOWN

Should Atherton look at withdrawing from fire district?

Atherton's City Council wants residents to weigh in on what it should do after receiving a report that shows that the Menlo...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2018
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 22 hours ago | 13 comments | 1620 Views

MENLO PARK

Farewell to the Oasis?!

Considerable chatter, shock and angst is roiling on Facebook with recent news of the shuttering of the Oasis, the last day...

Original post made by Mark D. on Feb. 21, 2018
There are no comments yet. 57 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district downsizing--Facing up to declining enrollment

Declining enrollment provides school districts with an opportunity to put their finances in order without going to the taxpayers...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Feb. 21, 2018
Last comment by Yet More Of The Same Nonsense, on Feb 21, 2018 at 12:42 pm | 1 comment | 95 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tuesday: Fire board to discuss fiscal study of district

How the Menlo Park Fire Protection District should respond to Atherton's fiscal study of the district will be on the agenda...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2018
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 21, 2018 at 7:40 am | 3 comments | 863 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Locals question library siting process

After mediators launched Menlo Park's third meeting on Thursday, Feb. 15, to pick a site for a new main library by insisting...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2018
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Feb 20, 2018 at 6:35 pm | 22 comments | 3126 Views

MENLO PARK

Guild venue proposal moves forward

The Menlo Park City Council has given unanimous support for a proposal by a local nonprofit to transform the Guild Theatre...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2018
Last comment by Sandy Hook, on Feb 20, 2018 at 3:10 pm | 21 comments | 2936 Views

AROUND TOWN

Artificial intelligence helps identify more than 250 species in baylands

Eighty citizen and professional scientists gathered at the Palo Alto Baylands Nature Preserve on Saturday for the baylands'...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2018
Last comment by Andrea Reid, on Feb 20, 2018 at 3:06 pm | 1 comment | 1813 Views

ATHERTON

Should Atherton look at withdrawing from fire district?

Atherton's City Council wants residents to weigh in on what it should do after receiving a report that shows that the Menlo...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2018
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 20, 2018 at 11:42 am | 2 comments | 136 Views

MENLO PARK

Which way forward?

Like residents in most Peninsula cities, people who live in Menlo Park don't want to have anything of a lesser quality than...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2018
Last comment by Think ahead, , on Feb 20, 2018 at 12:23 am | 4 comments | 2852 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton study shows taxpayers pay more than twice what fire services cost

A study of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District commissioned by Atherton shows that the district spends less than half...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2018
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 19, 2018 at 9:38 pm | 41 comments | 5107 Views
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