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Political polarization sparks confrontation at Starbucks, triggering online fury

In the latest example of social-media fueled extremism, a heated confrontation over politics in a Palo Alto Starbucks on...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2019
Last comment by isaidso, on Apr 8, 2019 at 2:47 pm | 37 comments | 7928 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Fire district candidates say race hinges on micromanagement versus progress

The race for a seat on the Menlo Park Fire Protection District board is heating up, with incumbents Virginia Chang Kiraly...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2020
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Oct 21, 2020 at 7:49 am | 37 comments | 2970 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County joins lawsuit against Prop 8

San Mateo County is among the latest to join the legal fight to try to stop state Proposition 8, a ban on same-sex marriage...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2008
Last comment by fecall the supervisors, on Nov 23, 2008 at 11:55 am | 37 comments | 6587 Views

AROUND TOWN

Duboc says pension initiative is a go

Former Menlo Park council member Lee Duboc says "a group of residents" will launch a drive for a ballot initiative, aimed...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2010
Last comment by Interested, on Jan 29, 2010 at 9:03 pm | 37 comments | 6291 Views

AROUND TOWN

Carpenter to recuse himself from computer votes

Peter Carpenter, a member of the governing board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District, has decided, "in an abundance...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2011
Last comment by tolerant, on Aug 7, 2011 at 11:41 am | 37 comments | 7875 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supes may raise county manager's pay to $300,000

The Board of Supervisors in San Mateo County is poised to hire on a permanent basis County Manager John Maltbie -- he's been...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 12, 2012 at 8:20 am | 37 comments | 12507 Views

AROUND TOWN

Trump drives Republicans out of party

All around town, I find fellow Republicans ready to leave the party, offended at what it has become in recent years, with...

Original post made by former R voter on May. 8, 2016
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on May 18, 2016 at 5:34 pm | 37 comments | 2696 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Willows residents press city to fight cut-through traffic

Drivers cutting through the Willows neighborhood of Menlo Park to get to U.S. 101 and Bayfront Expressway are creating increasingly...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2017
Last comment by Apple, on Mar 8, 2017 at 11:45 am | 37 comments | 6864 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sheriff Carlos Bolanos retains his post

Sheriff Carlos G. Bolanos will retain his position at the top of the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office, a position he's held...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2018
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 12, 2018 at 5:10 pm | 37 comments | 7422 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton tops most expensive real estate list

For the second year in a row, Atherton topped the list for most expensive residential real estate in the country, according...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2018
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 15, 2018 at 2:59 pm | 37 comments | 8750 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Video: Romero claims degrees he doesn't have

==B Election 2012:== A few seconds from a video of a candidates forum in the 2008 election for City Council in East Palo...

Original post made on May. 26, 2012
Last comment by voter, on May 27, 2012 at 11:55 pm | 37 comments | 8747 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

How locals are responding to Trump presidency

Local public officials and residents are pledging to get involved to organize and act, locally and in concert with communities,...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Jan 29, 2017 at 2:50 pm | 37 comments | 8274 Views

ATHERTON

Review board needed to restore trust in Atherton cops, ACIL president says

Is a citizen oversight committee needed to restore confidence in the Atherton Police Department? Read the full story here...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 3, 2010 at 5:54 pm | 37 comments | 9343 Views

ATHERTON

School funding 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 May. 15, 2011
Last comment by POGO You are right, on May 30, 2011 at 1:48 am | 37 comments | 6311 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Health care reform foe's rhetoric could backfire

Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=8576 posted Wednesday, September 16, 2009, 12:00...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Sep 29, 2009 at 1:49 pm | 36 comments | 5443 Views

MENLO PARK

Woodside house fire extinguished

Firefighters have extinguished a structure fire at around 3:50 p.m. that appears to have burned part of a garage in a large...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Nov 18, 2011 at 9:04 am | 36 comments | 5198 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Keith continues to lead council in reimbursement requests

Turns out you can spend more taxpayer money attending local dinners than on a trip to Ireland: For the third time in a row,...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2013
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Dec 16, 2013 at 8:06 am | 36 comments | 14987 Views

MENLO PARK

Renovating Menlo Park's city hall may cost up to $1.2 million

Sticker shock struck the Menlo Park City Council after staff acknowledged that the projected cost of a city hall renovation...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Mar 11, 2014 at 3:24 pm | 36 comments | 10357 Views

MENLO PARK

Specific plan changes go before Menlo Park council

A cap on medical office space, along with two minor changes proposed for the downtown/El Camino Real specific plan, goes...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 30, 2014 at 5:36 pm | 36 comments | 4404 Views

MENLO PARK

Separating roads from rails: Menlo Park examines options

Menlo Park council members said Tuesday night they need more information before they can pick preferred options for separating...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2017
Last comment by reasonable, on Feb 13, 2017 at 10:31 am | 36 comments | 10070 Views
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