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Parents push for Mandarin immersion program

With China on a path to becoming the largest economy in the world, the interest in teaching children in the United States...

Original post made on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by Willows Parent, on Jun 11, 2013 at 10:38 pm | 60 comments | 166742 Views

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Eshoo: No plans for health care town hall?

As people pack town hall meetings across the country on plans for health care reform, Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, has...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Aug 26, 2009 at 1:43 pm | 59 comments | 6173 Views

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Nurses plan protest at Whitman's Atherton home

Members of the California Nurses Association say that about 1,000 of them will be coming to the Atherton home of Republican...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jul 16, 2010 at 7:26 pm | 59 comments | 5426 Views

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Jeb! Bush tax plan saves BUSH family MILLIONS!

Following the discredited Laffer Curve and further discredited Reagan trickle down economics (that Jeb's own father called...

Original post made by Jeb! Mac on Sep. 11, 2015
Last comment by Jeb! Mac, on Nov 9, 2015 at 12:43 pm | 57 comments | 2739 Views

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Menlo fire chief gets threats, complaints about PG&E ads

Harold Schapelhouman, the chief of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District, said that when he agreed to appear in advertisements...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2018
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 5, 2018 at 7:19 am | 55 comments | 7570 Views

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Grand jury says Menlo fire district is not prepared to deal with growth

A just-issued grand jury report questions whether the Menlo Park Fire Protection District is prepared to meet the challenges...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2018
Last comment by Lynne Bramlett , on Jul 18, 2018 at 5:21 pm | 55 comments | 9712 Views

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Will Surf Air soon stop flying?

Surf Air's distinctive blue and white planes may soon disappear from Peninsula skies, but not because of continuing noise...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2018
Last comment by Ken, on Sep 6, 2018 at 9:14 pm | 55 comments | 14003 Views

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Will voters weigh in on future of Sequoia Healthcare District?

One race in the Nov. 4 election has the potential to correct what some see as a miscarriage of the democratic process. But...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Sep 3, 2016 at 11:49 am | 53 comments | 4421 Views

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Challengers to face Sequoia Healthcare District incumbents in November

Jack Hickey announced today that he has sponsored 2 challengers to incumbent Sequoia Healthcare District (SHD)Directors Katie...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Oct 24, 2016 at 3:59 pm | 51 comments | 3340 Views

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Public pension costs on the rise

With the fund for the California Public Employees' Retirement System dropping 23 percent in the 2008-09 fiscal year, local...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by RHine@AlmanacNews.com, on Oct 6, 2009 at 12:01 am | 51 comments | 5067 Views

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Menlo Park: 55 ticketed for distracted driving

Fifty-five drivers passing through Menlo Park on April 4 and 5 have been officially encouraged to think twice about using...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Apr 14, 2011 at 4:52 pm | 49 comments | 7307 Views

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Why does the turf topic keep getting shut to nonregistered commentators?

I started the Town Square posting on the topic and I am not a registered user. As I started it I'd like it to remain open...

Original post made by whatever on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 17, 2014 at 8:02 pm | 49 comments | 2036 Views

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New mail-in ballot system triggers delays in election results for San Mateo County

When the first, much anticipated vote counts were released by the San Mateo County Elections Office at 8:05 p.m. Tuesday,...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2018
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Dec 16, 2018 at 7:57 pm | 49 comments | 7028 Views

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Jack Hickey endorses Michael Stogner for San Mateo County Supervisor

I'll be voting for Michael Stogner for Supervisor. Recently, I chose Michael as one of my running mates for the Sequoia...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Mar. 31, 2011
Last comment by Central Menlo progressive, on Apr 29, 2014 at 9:53 am | 48 comments | 6991 Views

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More than 400 firearms turned in during gun buyback event

San Mateo County sheriff's deputies collected more than 400 guns for destruction at a gun buyback event on May 5, according...

Original post made on May. 14, 2018
Last comment by Joad Road, on Jun 7, 2018 at 2:57 pm | 48 comments | 3130 Views

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President of Filoli volunteers explains origins of controversial agreement

Heidi Brown, president of Filoli's volunteer group, Friends of Filoli, said the volunteer agreement that has caused so much...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2015
Last comment by member, on Feb 28, 2015 at 10:42 am | 46 comments | 10050 Views

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High-speed rail shifts focus back to the Bay Area

After gaining some momentum in the Central Valley, California's beleaguered high-speed rail project is now hoping for a fresh...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2015
Last comment by time to under ground, on Sep 24, 2015 at 9:21 am | 46 comments | 5124 Views

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ISRAEL: Is Now The Time To Speak Up and Take a Stand For Peace?

Are you willing to take a stand? Do you wish to lend your collective voice to this issue? Is this somebody else's problem,...

Original post made by Tom on Aug. 3, 2014
Last comment by San Jose, on Sep 9, 2014 at 8:42 am | 45 comments | 3441 Views

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Trump refuses to release taxes to you, demands VP release their taxes to him

In the height of arrogance and hypocrisy, Donald Trump refuses to release his tax information to American voters, but demands...

Original post made by Trump\'s Tax Cut Man on May. 19, 2016
Last comment by Room with a view, on Oct 8, 2016 at 5:27 pm | 45 comments | 1823 Views

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Red-light runners: Cameras up on El Camino at Glenwood

Another camera system to catch red-light runners has been installed in Menlo Park -- this time at the intersection of El...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2008
Last comment by Pizza Eater, on Sep 23, 2008 at 7:19 pm | 45 comments | 9142 Views
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