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Guest opinion: Blight no longer makes right

Three weeks ago the California Supreme Court abruptly stopped the redevelopment merry-go-round. While Menlo Park city officials...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2012
Last comment by Aquamarine , on Jan 18, 2012 at 11:18 pm | 7 comments | 3463 Views

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New division chief joins fire district

A former Oakland firefighter who left for Colorado has returned to California as the new operations division chief for the...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 7, 2012 at 9:10 pm | 7 comments | 4406 Views

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High-speed-rail analysis sets stage for more lawsuits

The state agency charged with building California's high-speed rail system approved on Thursday a long-debated environmental...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by Young Voice (2), on Apr 21, 2012 at 3:11 pm | 7 comments | 4055 Views

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Firefighters duck gunfire in East Palo Alto

Firefighters returning to their East Palo Alto station ran for cover after two rival gangs engaged in a gun battle in front...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2012
Last comment by tired of it, on Jan 29, 2013 at 3:16 pm | 7 comments | 4209 Views

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Parcel taxes

The proliferation of parcel taxes and the large expenditure of public funds used to facilitate their passage renders the...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Feb 20, 2013 at 4:14 pm | 7 comments | 3584 Views

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Eshoo votes to defund NSA phone program

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, voted Wednesday in favor of an amendment to a defense spending bill that would require...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2013
Last comment by Lisa, on Jul 30, 2013 at 10:49 pm | 7 comments | 4410 Views

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High-speed-rail 'safeguard' bill signed into law

Legislation spearheaded by state Sen. Jerry Hill that makes it next to impossible for the California High-Speed Rail Authority...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2013
Last comment by peninsula resident, on Sep 11, 2013 at 11:41 pm | 7 comments | 31166 Views

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Should federal employees furloughed by the shutdown receive back pay for their time off?

This would be idiotic! What are those Republicans thinking? http://www.bostonglobe.com/news/nation/2013/10/07/shutdown-will-cost-taxpayers-more-than-government-stayed-open-congress...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Oct. 9, 2013
Last comment by Goes to show, on Sep 26, 2015 at 11:11 pm | 7 comments | 2233 Views

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Park Theatre pre-demolition sale this Saturday and Sunday

With Christmas just around the corner, you may be wondering about that special gift for the guy who seems to have everything....

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by Susan, on Nov 4, 2013 at 6:57 pm | 7 comments | 13474 Views

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Hickey calls for resignation of Kane, Faro and Griffin.

In December of 2012, Sequoia Healthcare District Director’s Kane, Faro and Griffin voted to increase Health Insurance Premium...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Feb 20, 2014 at 11:29 am | 7 comments | 5771 Views

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Snow Storm hits Wyoming, Utah, and Montana in June!

Global warming hit the Rockies with a vengeance as the nation is within two days of the summer solstice. http://www.weather.com/safety/winter/montana-snow-june-20140616 Baby...

Original post made by Frosty the Snowman on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by pogo, on Jun 18, 2014 at 10:42 pm | 7 comments | 1839 Views

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GOP and Tea Party to take US Senate for two years

... until 2016, when the Democratic Party takes it back. What will the GOP and the tea party do for the two years? "“I...

Original post made by GOP absurdities on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by horsey, on Aug 12, 2014 at 2:48 pm | 7 comments | 1556 Views

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Sequoia Healthcare District's HeartSafe Program revisited

In my role as a "watchdog" on the Sequoia Healthcare District Board of Directors, I receive monthly copies of the Cash Disbursement...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Aug 27, 2014 at 10:40 am | 7 comments | 1997 Views

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2.9 earthquake hits Ladera

A magnitude 2.9 earthquake hit Ladera along the San Andreas Fault Wednesday evening around 8:24 p.m., according to the U.S....

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 4, 2014 at 7:56 pm | 7 comments | 4648 Views

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Complaint about creekside spraying draws quick response in Menlo Park

Sometimes local government does work. Menlo Park responded this week to a motorist's report of seeing herbicide spraying...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by Michelle Daher, on Mar 20, 2015 at 9:29 am | 7 comments | 5698 Views

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Ravenswood Family Health Center in EPA gets 2 year funding from Sequoia Healthcare District

___At the Sequoia Healthcare District(SHD) board of directors meeting on April 1st, Luisa Buada, CEO of Ravenswood Family...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by Emerald City, on Apr 11, 2015 at 9:07 am | 7 comments | 1517 Views

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Study: Lyme disease-infected ticks found in 'all kinds of habitats'

A study funded by the Portola Valley-based nonprofit Bay Area Lyme Foundation found the bacteria that cause Lyme disease...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 12, 2015 at 2:10 pm | 7 comments | 5485 Views

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An Open Letter To The Commissioners -- South City Is Dumping The Harbor District While Courting The County

Hello Commissioners, I hope this email finds you well. I have discovered three things that I feel it’s important...

Original post made by John Charles Ullom on Dec. 1, 2015
Last comment by realist, on Dec 2, 2015 at 10:21 am | 7 comments | 1601 Views

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Who wins in New Hampshire - Trump?

And will Donald Trump be the presumptive nominee by the time our primary rolls around?...

Original post made by Shawn on Feb. 8, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Feb 9, 2016 at 6:37 pm | 7 comments | 1286 Views

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Menlo Park council reviews traffic measures near Ravenswood rail crossing

After a 35-year-old woman died when a bullet train struck her SUV at the Ravenswood Avenue railroad crossing in Menlo Park...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2016
Last comment by Pedestrian , on Feb 24, 2016 at 10:20 am | 7 comments | 1398 Views
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