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THE LOCAL DISH

Hillary Clinton Book Signing Protest

While her fans were inside the Chappaqua library getting autographed copies of her latest book, people were outside exercising...

Original post made by New York Ex-Pat on Aug. 2, 2014
Last comment by Hayseed, on Aug 2, 2014 at 5:09 pm | 3 comments | 2076 Views

MENLO PARK

AAA Menlo Park Closing Down

AAA Menlo Park branch will be closingon March 26th! What is the matter with Menlo Station Landlord?...

Original post made by Ginger on Mar. 22, 2010
Last comment by Real Estate Follower, on Mar 23, 2010 at 7:11 pm | 3 comments | 2075 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

After trustee's resignation, Ravenswood school board to appoint replacement

The Ravenswood school board plans to make a provisional appointment rather than hold a costly special election to fill a...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2020
Last comment by nancy, on Nov 2, 2020 at 1:36 pm | 1 comment | 2075 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Are contiguous parcels counted as one for MPCSD parcel taxes?

Many school districts which have levied parcel taxes on property owners have allowed "contiguous lots" to be counted as single...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Dec. 31, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jan 17, 2017 at 6:02 pm | 7 comments | 2074 Views

AROUND TOWN

Almanac takes home prizes in statewide contest

The Almanac won first- and second-place awards for in-depth coverage, a photo essay and page design at the 2017 California...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2018
Last comment by Citizen, on Apr 16, 2018 at 8:21 pm | 1 comment | 2074 Views

MENLO PARK

Has the City of Menlo Park been conducting a coordinated campaign against Measure M? -- recap.

Editor ( you have chosen to lock out anyone who is not registered to my original posting... Why???) anonymous posting should...

Original post made by old timer on Nov. 3, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 17, 2014 at 3:41 pm | 5 comments | 2073 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Woodside benefit to restore Arctic ice set for Aug. 30

Ice911, a Menlo Park-based nonprofit researching ways to address the current runaway rate of Earth's rising temperatures,...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2018
Last comment by Q, on Aug 28, 2018 at 12:32 pm | 1 comment | 2071 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Council criticized for considering 'water grab'

I see that Menlo Park City Council member Kirsten Keith, up for re-election, held a $1,000-a-plate fundraiser at the Sharon...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by Peter, on Oct 2, 2014 at 9:24 am | 6 comments | 2070 Views

ATHERTON

Eagle-eyed bird-watchers keep 121-year-old tradition despite pandemic

Every year since 1900, birders have braved the winter weather to engage in what's considered to be the longest-running citizen...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2020
There are no comments yet. 2070 Views

MENLO PARK

Lee' Duboc's priorities

Ex council person and mayor Lee DuBoc just sent out an email which started with the following: Are Council’s High Priorities...

Original post made by looking on on Sep. 18, 2011
Last comment by le mania, on Sep 18, 2011 at 9:55 pm | 1 comment | 2069 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dismal Voucher Results Surprise Researchers as DeVos Era Begins

Our local libertarian with the quest to use vouchers to hinder public education will not share the results of a CONSERVATIVE...

Original post made by Mack on Feb. 24, 2017
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Mar 3, 2017 at 5:11 pm | 22 comments | 2069 Views

WOODSIDE

Commission recommends allowing additions to homes near faults

The Woodside Planning Commission on Nov. 6 unanimously recommended approval of new construction rules that would allow residents...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2019
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Nov 22, 2019 at 6:34 pm | 4 comments | 2069 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Nonprofit hosts 'No on BevMo' meeting

Hometown Peninsula, a nonprofit coalition of local business owners and supporters, has stepped into the Beverages & More...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 4, 2010 at 2:13 pm | 2 comments | 2068 Views

MENLO PARK

Belle Haven structure fire quickly extinguished

A fire at a single-story home on Chilco Street in Menlo Park Saturday afternoon was extinguished in about 15 minutes, according...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2018
Last comment by Alan, on Oct 29, 2018 at 3:43 pm | 1 comment | 2067 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Finding a niche

Living in a big city is a noisy proposition, not least in the dark of the early morning when the ambient silence would be...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2017
Last comment by Ian Wright, on Aug 10, 2017 at 2:05 pm | 2 comments | 2067 Views

AROUND TOWN

Invitation to Measure M supporters to engage in an open dialogue

The voters of Menlo Park deserve to be fully informed regarding Measure M. Pick any one of the following issues: 1 -...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Sep. 13, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Nov 3, 2014 at 12:15 pm | 15 comments | 2065 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Palo Alto council stood up to union

The bold Palo Alto City Council should be commended for finally standing up to the SEIU. Even those who have been backed...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2009
Last comment by LOL, on Nov 10, 2009 at 7:57 pm | 2 comments | 2064 Views

MENLO PARK

Tour de Menlo benefit bike ride set for Aug. 18

The annual Tour de Menlo bike ride rolls out on Saturday, Aug. 18, from Menlo-Atherton High School. Read the full story...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2018
Last comment by Triggered Much?, on Aug 17, 2018 at 11:26 am | 2 comments | 2064 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local boys water polo players compete at USA Nationals

Fletcher Middle School's Jordan Affeld and JLS' Julien Chow were two of the seven members of the Stanford Water Polo Foundation...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2019
Last comment by Stephanie L., on Mar 6, 2019 at 5:43 am | 1 comment | 2064 Views

MENLO PARK

New Menlo mayor may have violated Brown Act

Allegations of soliciting support through one-on-one meetings that may have violated the Brown Act arose after the Menlo...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2010
Last comment by poster, on Dec 8, 2010 at 4:18 pm | 4 comments | 2063 Views
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