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Judge's order nixes M-A plans for night football

A San Mateo County judge, in a preliminary injunction issued Tuesday, Oct. 5, agreed with a group of Atherton neighbors of...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by Lani, on Oct 12, 2010 at 11:06 am | 230 comments | 8312 Views

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A Measure M debate: council control

Measure M includes a provision requiring voters to approve any changes to what the measure puts into place, as well as any...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2014
Last comment by Brian, on Oct 1, 2014 at 3:32 pm | 202 comments | 9172 Views

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Top 2016 pay in Menlo Park Fire Protection District: $387,799

A recently released report from the Menlo Park Fire Protection district shows 12 people, including its chief, had total compensation...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2017
Last comment by JBCHAM, on May 5, 2017 at 7:35 am | 188 comments | 9361 Views

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Parcel tax measures defeated in Menlo Park City School District election

Voters in the Menlo Park City School District appear to have defeated two parcel tax measures according to semi-official...

Original post made on May. 3, 2016
Last comment by menlo mom, on May 10, 2016 at 12:57 pm | 183 comments | 12604 Views

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Menlo Park school board places two tax measures on May ballot

It's official. Two parcel taxes will go to voters in the Menlo Park City School District in a special May 3 mail-in ballot....

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2016
Last comment by fwiw, on Apr 11, 2016 at 9:30 pm | 174 comments | 10488 Views

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Can anyone tell me: why Mitt Romney?

Looking at the polls, President Obama is ahead by larger margins in key battleground states than he was at this time 4 years...

Original post made by Ed Treller on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by Mt Belle, on Apr 19, 2017 at 4:12 pm | 167 comments | 18513 Views

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Big changes in firefighter work practices, benefits

Major changes are coming in work practices and benefits for firefighters with the Menlo Park Fire Protection District. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 15, 2011 at 8:46 pm | 139 comments | 11672 Views

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Menlo Park: City newsletter criticized for bias against Measure M

Menlo Focus, the city's quarterly newsletter, generally garners only as much attention as it takes to decide whether to read...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 11, 2014 at 7:19 pm | 129 comments | 15784 Views

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Lawn sign: Romney/someone 2012

Now that Newt Gingrich has fallen off a cliff in Iowa, only days prior to their voting, it clears the way for Mitt Romney...

Original post made by Emerle on Dec. 19, 2011
Last comment by pogo, on May 3, 2012 at 2:37 pm | 128 comments | 6793 Views

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Obama’s Medicare hypocrisy

Dick Morris wrote a great article on how Obama is throwing seniors under the Medicare Bus. Please refer to this article...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by Grass is greener, on Jul 20, 2017 at 9:36 am | 127 comments | 7902 Views

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School funding: Bad news keeps getting worse

Local elementary school districts have been bracing and adjusting for dramatic funding cuts for the next school year as the...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2011
Last comment by Rory, on Jul 12, 2011 at 7:39 pm | 122 comments | 8796 Views

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Guest opinion: How to make Menlo Park truly bike-friendly soon

Most Menlo Park residents recognize the recreational, health and environmental benefits of bike riding, and our city has...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 31, 2015 at 7:42 am | 118 comments | 6775 Views

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Menlo Park voters grapple with Donald Trump's election

Eighty-seven percent of Menlo Park's voters picked a candidate other than the country's president-elect, Donald Trump. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2016
Last comment by clinton cnn=corruption, on Mar 18, 2017 at 10:57 pm | 116 comments | 6808 Views

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Jason's Cafe, a Menlo Park diner, shutters following ADA suits

Jason's Cafe, which had been in operation in Menlo Park for 11 years, closed May 1, according to Jason Kwan, the cafe's...

Original post made on May. 2, 2019
Last comment by owner's issue, on Jun 8, 2019 at 5:13 pm | 111 comments | 7307 Views

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"The Government Is The Only Thing We All Belong To"

This video was played at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte last night. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6gLa9Te8Blw If...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by The Coming GOP Civil War, on Jul 29, 2017 at 6:55 pm | 110 comments | 12187 Views

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Concerned Citizen Mark De Paula asking SMC Supervisors to withdraw Endorsement of Carlos G. Bolanos for Sheriff 2018

This Tuesday March 13, 2018 morning 9:00 AM in the Supervisors chambers. Mr. De Paula is one of two citizens that I personally...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Mar. 10, 2018
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Apr 26, 2018 at 10:46 am | 109 comments | 3007 Views

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San Mateo County Sheriff Greg Munks says "I don't think this guy belongs here."

The Guy is Supervisor Candidate Mark DePaula and he asked Sheriff Greg Munks a question. Yesterday at the Beyond Newtown...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by Mark De Paula, on Apr 21, 2015 at 9:15 am | 104 comments | 7970 Views

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Deputy looking at a steep climb in running for sheriff

Deputy Mark Melville of the county Sheriff's Office is on a road less traveled. In the June 5 election, he's running for...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2018
Last comment by CONCERNED CITIZEN 2, on Apr 7, 2018 at 1:25 pm | 102 comments | 9923 Views

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Cause for alarm? How Menlo Park Fire Protection District pays its employees

The employees of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District had the highest average wages of any California government agency...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 17, 2017 at 9:32 am | 102 comments | 13978 Views

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Surf Air adds 31 flights a week at San Carlos Airport

Surf Air, the commuter airline that has been barraged with demands to reduce the noise its aircraft make over the Midpeninsula,...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 3, 2015 at 5:38 pm | 96 comments | 10947 Views
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