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MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: An open letter to users of Menlo Park city streets

I bought an electric bike 18 months ago because the commute from the bay side of town to the Oak Knoll side of town was taking...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2020
Last comment by Where's the danger?, on Feb 4, 2020 at 9:00 am | 17 comments | 5773 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: USGS site to hit the market

The federal government has decided to put the U.S. Geological Survey’s Menlo Park campus up for sale in the coming months....

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2020
Last comment by Bobby, on Feb 25, 2020 at 12:40 am | 17 comments | 8450 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summit Prep cited as 'transformative' high school

Newsweek magazine has named Summit Preparatory Charter High School one of 10 "transformative" high schools in its annual...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Jul 7, 2011 at 9:57 pm | 17 comments | 4063 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community college bond measure fails

School bond construction measures have had an easier time of it since 2001, when state Proposition 39 lowered the threshold...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Nov 15, 2011 at 12:58 pm | 17 comments | 4126 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board faces tough decisions on new campus, bond measure

The members of the Menlo Park City School District's board of education have had to make some difficult choices in the recent...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by John Ricky, on Sep 2, 2013 at 12:29 am | 17 comments | 4744 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District considering appointing Erik Burmeister as new superintendent

The Menlo Park City School District announced today that the school board will discuss on Sept. 27 whether it should appoint...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
Last comment by Publius, on Sep 26, 2016 at 9:33 am | 17 comments | 6600 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Portola Valley schools: Big board changes coming as district ponders major decisions

As the Portola Valley School District's board ponders several major decisions with long-term implications in coming months...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2017
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Oct 5, 2017 at 12:55 pm | 17 comments | 4846 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park school board considers parcel tax measure in November

Menlo Park City School District officials are undecided on whether they'll place a ballot measure to renew or replace a parcel...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2020
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jan 29, 2020 at 4:13 pm | 17 comments | 3205 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park district decides to place parcel tax on March 2021 ballot

Menlo Park City School District officials chose not to place a measure to renew or replace an existing parcel tax on the...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2020
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Apr 4, 2020 at 10:34 pm | 17 comments | 2781 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Why Rush Limbaugh supports Romney

I couldn't figure it out! Rushbo supporting a Massachusetts Moderate. A real headscratcher. I get it now. In 2006...

Original post made by Hill B on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by srini, on Jan 23, 2012 at 4:04 pm | 17 comments | 4286 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Bettina Viviano Interview on the 2008 Campaign for the Democratic nomination

In this poignant interview Hollywood Film maker Bettina Viviano reveals how the Obama political machine stole the 2008 Democratic...

Original post made by Hillary Fan on Jul. 7, 2013
Last comment by rr, on Jul 18, 2013 at 7:01 am | 17 comments | 4080 Views

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GOP fights American Founding Fathers

Ted Cruz and Republicans want to change the Constitution's checks and balances: “This past term, the court crossed a...

Original post made by Calgary Coward on Jul. 25, 2015
Last comment by Marty G, on Aug 5, 2015 at 8:34 pm | 17 comments | 1692 Views

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Carlos Bolanos appointed San Mateo County sheriff on 3-2 vote

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 Tuesday (July 12) to appoint Undersheriff Carlos Bolanos to fill the...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2016
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 11, 2016 at 1:26 pm | 17 comments | 6060 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Raise for fire chief still leaves him making less than his deputy

Menlo Park Fire Protection District Chief Harold Schapelhouman was given a $15,000 raise -- to $265,000 a year -- by the...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 6, 2017 at 11:18 am | 17 comments | 3660 Views

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Atherton is wealthiest community in nation, Bloomberg says

It makes a certain amount of sense - Atherton, the town repeatedly found to have the most expensive real estate in the country,...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2018
Last comment by Realism, on Apr 9, 2018 at 1:18 pm | 17 comments | 9523 Views

OTHER TOPICS

One family's battle to stay in Menlo Park

On a sunny Thursday afternoon, one Menlo Park household is a flurry of activity. Twin almost-2-year-olds Khloe and Kaitlyn...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2018
Last comment by Another renter, on Apr 16, 2018 at 1:05 pm | 17 comments | 2196 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Help fight proposed rule that would harm immigrant families

The residents of Menlo Park must take action to protect our immigrant families by opposing one of the latest moves in the...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2018
Last comment by I'm not an original American., on Dec 6, 2018 at 10:50 am | 17 comments | 4948 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tuesday: Council to reconsider red-light cameras

Following a six-month contract extension, the question of whether Menlo Park should continue its contract with Redflex, a...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2019
Last comment by Motivation, on Apr 10, 2019 at 10:27 am | 17 comments | 2082 Views

AROUND TOWN

UPDATE: MP council member recall effort still anonymous; intentions, credibility questioned

Whoever is behind the supposed effort to oust Menlo Park City Council members Kelly Fergusson, Richard Cline and Heyward...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2007
Last comment by Royal, on Dec 30, 2007 at 9:17 pm | 17 comments | 5285 Views

AROUND TOWN

State law will require fire sprinklers in homes

After trying for several years to persuade the city of Menlo Park to adopt an ordinance requiring fire sprinklers in new...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by Resident X, on Feb 3, 2010 at 11:59 am | 17 comments | 8491 Views
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