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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Yes, Daily Post, there is a 'divident'

An open note to the MPCSD community, I don’t usually post on the Almanac Town Square Forum. In fact, this is the first...

Original post made by Erik Burmeister on Jan. 27, 2017
Last comment by Mark D., on Feb 6, 2017 at 12:25 am | 40 comments | 3156 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: In Trump era, city weighs options, including sanctuary-city status

Four days after the inauguration of President Donald Trump, Menlo Park's City Council voted unanimously Jan. 24 for a resolution...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2017
Last comment by Jen Mazzon, on Feb 4, 2017 at 2:38 pm | 21 comments | 3261 Views

MENLO PARK

Police sergeant's career highlight: her K9 partner

In 1981, Sharon Kaufman, at age 20, was the oldest participant in the Menlo Park Police Department's "Explorer Program."...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2017
Last comment by gordyvon, on Feb 4, 2017 at 11:25 am | 3 comments | 2086 Views

MENLO PARK

How Greenheart complex will transform downtown Menlo Park

For years, the fenced-off, vacant lot at 1300 El Camino Real hasn't been much use to anyone in Menlo Park, except perhaps...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2017
Last comment by Beth, on Feb 4, 2017 at 9:33 am | 20 comments | 4780 Views

MENLO PARK

Nancy Pelosi says white supremacists make America less safe, agree or disagree?

Rep. Nancy Pelosi says white supremacists like Steve Bannon make the USA a more dangerous place. Do you agree? CBS News report:...

Original post made by resident on Feb. 2, 2017
Last comment by Meritocracy, on Feb 4, 2017 at 8:57 am | 7 comments | 376 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Is voter OK needed for public spending on civic center?

Just to keep things interesting, as Atherton considers putting a measure on a June ballot to allow using more public money...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2017
Last comment by Mason, on Feb 4, 2017 at 4:16 am | 6 comments | 1322 Views

MOVIES

Joint community effort to save Menlo's Guild Theater - Superbowl Sun., Feb 5 at Palo Alto Square Theater

Update on the petition in support of Menlo Park's Guild Theater The Palo Alto Square remains open because of hard work...

Original post made by Judy Adams on Feb. 3, 2017
There are no comments yet. 194 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Boy, 13, arrested twice in 18 days in car thefts

Two teens, ages 13 and 19, were arrested Tuesday (Jan. 31) by Menlo Park police on suspicion of stealing a vehicle that...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Feb 3, 2017 at 4:25 pm | 3 comments | 2243 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Reactions to ethics investigation over board member's email

An email by Woodside town volunteer Nancy Reyering, which led to a months-long ethics investigation that cost the town tens...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2017
Last comment by Seriously?, on Feb 3, 2017 at 1:56 pm | 15 comments | 2007 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest opinion: School district's robust elective program allows kids to discover paths to passions

In 2004, I was a fourth-grader at Oak Knoll Elementary School. The first time I had ever used video-editing software was...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2017
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Feb 3, 2017 at 1:47 pm | 8 comments | 1398 Views

WOODSIDE

Worth a Look

The Menlo Park-based dance company Menlowe Ballet, which offers audiences a blend of classical, contemporary and cultural...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1526 Views

MENLO PARK

How tragedy transformed a life

Melissa Moody of Menlo Park is the subject of a new documentary on the nature of happiness. After being run over by a truck...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by Reshma, on Feb 3, 2017 at 7:40 am | 13 comments | 22008 Views

MENLO PARK

Two arrested in connection with bike thefts in Willows area of Menlo Park

After a string of bicycle thefts in the Willows neighborhood in Menlo Park and nearby areas, detectives with the Menlo Park...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2017
Last comment by Chris J., on Feb 2, 2017 at 11:02 pm | 3 comments | 1860 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Bonsai Japanese restaurant moves to Ladera

Five months after closing its doors on El Camino Real near Atherton, Bonsai Japanese Cuisine restaurant has reopened at the...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2017
Last comment by really?, on Feb 2, 2017 at 4:15 pm | 5 comments | 4634 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Trump wants to follow despots by jailing political opposition - see: Putin. Mugabe. Castro. Burmese junta. Stalin. Lenin.

Trump emulates NIXON on his way to turning America into a dictatorship. See: Republic, Banana “If I win,” he...

Original post made by Moving Day on Oct. 10, 2016
Last comment by Barrel Oil, on Feb 2, 2017 at 2:13 pm | 4 comments | 354 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest opinion: Crunching the numbers on funding our schools

We went house hunting years ago with a fixed budget. We looked at similarly priced houses in six local school districts....

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2017
Last comment by Jennifer Bestor, on Feb 2, 2017 at 12:12 pm | 75 comments | 3751 Views

MENLO PARK

Lights that the rain did not extinguish

Rain fell in torrents at times in downtown Menlo Park on Jan. 20, the day of President Donald Trump's inauguration. But getting...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2017
Last comment by Yessir, on Feb 1, 2017 at 9:14 pm | 8 comments | 1729 Views

AROUND TOWN

Double Standard on Misoginist Attacks

Rush Limbaugh was correctly chastized for his misogynistic comments regarding Sandra Fluke, a Georgetown law sudent, who...

Original post made by Double Standard on Mar. 7, 2012
Last comment by Refugee employed in the US, on Feb 1, 2017 at 2:31 pm | 79 comments | 6542 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Short-term rentals for secondary units still OK

People who rent out their secondary housing units for fewer than 30 days will be able to continue to do so, until the council...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2017
Last comment by really?, on Jan 31, 2017 at 5:17 pm | 2 comments | 1294 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire district gets big slice of property taxes

The second in our series on the Menlo Park Fire Protection District looks at how much in property tax revenues it receives...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2017
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Jan 31, 2017 at 3:16 pm | 1 comment | 1740 Views
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Fu Lam Mum shutters temporarily in Mountain View
By Elena Kadvany | 5 comments | 1,934 views

What Are Your Gifts that Must Be Shared?
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 1,497 views

 

2017 guide to summer camps

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