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SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Perils of a Private Education-only System

One of our more prolific posters here on this Town Square site, Jack Hickey, insists that the private education system is...

Original post made by Stop the Trolls on Apr. 19, 2016
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Apr 22, 2016 at 11:42 am | 16 comments | 1766 Views

AROUND TOWN

Climate Action Heroes

In observance of Earth Day and in the face of the challenge of climate change, Menlo Spark, the nonprofit that is working...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2016
Last comment by Michael, on Apr 22, 2016 at 9:42 am | 6 comments | 2146 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside celebrates opening of new Sellman Pavilion

Woodside residents and alumni of Woodside Elementary School gathered on April 20 with current students and families to dedicate...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2016
Last comment by Darrell Batchelder, on Apr 21, 2016 at 4:45 pm | 1 comment | 3770 Views

MENLO PARK

Plans for major changes in Flood Park worry neighbors

Some Menlo Park residents who live near Flood Park are concerned about a number of major changes to Flood Park proposed by...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2016
Last comment by Alice Newton, on Apr 21, 2016 at 3:33 pm | 6 comments | 5258 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Look closely at the facts before voting on parcel taxes

I thank the Almanac for publishing Barbara Wood's recent article regarding the current school funding election for the Menlo...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2016
Last comment by Parent in MPCSD, on Apr 21, 2016 at 2:36 pm | 13 comments | 2503 Views

WOODSIDE

How new Woodside Library changes things

The remodeled Woodside Library, which reopened April 16 after a nine-month renovation, includes mobile book shelves capable...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2016
Last comment by PatB, on Apr 21, 2016 at 2:17 pm | 1 comment | 3865 Views

OTHER TOPICS

CHP seeks public's help with fatal hit-and-run

The California Highway Patrol is seeking the public's assistance in identifying and locating a vehicle involved with a fatal...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 21, 2016 at 10:00 am | 2 comments | 2954 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside Elementary mailer claims district remodeled demolished building

A brochure sent out by Woodside Elementary School last week appears to rewrite history by claiming the district remodeled...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Park parent, on Apr 19, 2016 at 11:54 pm | 13 comments | 5742 Views

MENLO PARK

Critics of Greenheart development weigh in

Last-minute emails and letters flooded City Hall right before the April 4 deadline for comment on the draft environmental...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2016
Last comment by new guy, on Apr 19, 2016 at 8:15 pm | 6 comments | 3462 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Planning Commission could approve boutique hotel in Menlo Park

A new boutique hotel proposed for a site on El Camino Real in Menlo Park could be approved tonight (April 18) at the 7 p.m....

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2016
Last comment by Ed Schor, on Apr 19, 2016 at 4:50 pm | 11 comments | 2768 Views

MENLO PARK

High Speed Rail Around the World Requires Government Subsidies

http://www.foxandhoundsdaily.com/2016/04/high-speed-rail-around-the-world-requires-government-subsidies/#facebook-comments...

Original post made by morris brown on Apr. 19, 2016
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Apr 19, 2016 at 2:34 pm | 2 comments | 1093 Views

AROUND TOWN

Motorcyclist killed in Skylonda after bike slides into path of car

A 26-year-old man from Tracy died Saturday afternoon in Skylonda when he lost control of the motorcycle he was riding and...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2016
Last comment by SteveC, on Apr 18, 2016 at 2:13 pm | 1 comment | 3630 Views

MENLO PARK

Housing costs drive longtime resident, WWII veteran out of Menlo Park

A 92-year-old World War II veteran took the dais at the Menlo Park City Council meeting on March 15 to tell how rising housing...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by Joan, on Apr 18, 2016 at 1:41 pm | 26 comments | 6461 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park mom talks about expanded parental leave policy

Following a landmark week when both San Francisco and the state of New York passed laws to broaden paid parental leave, at...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2016
There are no comments yet. 3517 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Former San Mateo Deputy Sheriff Gets Long Sentence for Molesting a Girl in Santa Clara County

Former deputy sentenced for molestation April 16, 2016, 05:00 AM An ex-San Mateo County sheriff’s deputy was sentenced...

Original post made by Santa Clara Gets it Right on Apr. 16, 2016
Last comment by Deputy of Munks, on Apr 18, 2016 at 8:25 am | 3 comments | 1620 Views

AROUND TOWN

In business: New barbershop opens in West Menlo Park

Contrary to what overeager holiday decorators might think, the new red and white striped pole spotted at 2100 Avy Ave. in...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2015
Last comment by Janel Dummar, on Apr 16, 2016 at 9:57 pm | 3 comments | 7942 Views

SPORTS

New trail opens near Russian Ridge preserve

Invasive thistles and bullfrogs, endangered snakes, a contaminated landfill site and a mire of regulations were several of...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2016
Last comment by Russian rocks, on Apr 16, 2016 at 5:40 pm | 6 comments | 4913 Views

MOVIES

Windrider Film forum returns to Atherton

Windrider Film Forum returns to the Menlo-Atherton Performing Arts Center in Atherton for an expanded "very selective" showing...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2016
Last comment by Windy Ryder, on Apr 16, 2016 at 10:49 am | 3 comments | 2216 Views

AROUND TOWN

Artist sets up pop-up gallery in downtown Menlo Park

For Ann McMillan, painting isn't just about capturing the scenery of the landscapes on a canvas. It's a more meditative practice,...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2016
Last comment by Anneke, on Apr 16, 2016 at 9:15 am | 2 comments | 3221 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obituary: Rudy W. Driscoll Jr., 47, Woodside

Rudy W. Driscoll Jr., 47, a Woodside resident who served until last week on the local school board, died on June 16. He was...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2015
Last comment by Weasel, on Apr 15, 2016 at 8:54 pm | 4 comments | 29351 Views
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