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Wall St Journal poll of economic advisors - surprise

The Wall Street Journal this month reached out to all 45 surviving former members of the White House Council of Economic...

Original post made by Alice on Aug. 27, 2016
Last comment by Republicans horrified by Trump, on Sep 2, 2016 at 12:05 pm | 2 comments | 482 Views

MENLO PARK

Housing crisis: Locals open up about housing struggles at Kepler's

A group of children sat at the back of Kepler's Books in Menlo Park, as they fidgeted with their marker and glitter-paint...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2016
Last comment by Apple, on Sep 2, 2016 at 10:30 am | 7 comments | 7394 Views

AROUND TOWN

Trump DOUBLES his African American support - from 1% to 2%

After going to an all-white suburb of Milwaukee and giving a speech about how Donald Trump loves "the blacks" his support...

Original post made by Colorblind? on Aug. 22, 2016
Last comment by Colorblind?, on Sep 2, 2016 at 9:46 am | 7 comments | 519 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Lane-painting mistake on Woodside Road

A painting mistake by crews working for the California Department of Transportation has widened the driving area for motor...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2016
Last comment by Jeffrey, on Sep 1, 2016 at 8:37 pm | 2 comments | 3511 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Trump Meltdown Continues; Trump screams "Obama founder of ISIS"

Bush responds: "hey, but what about MY war!" Trump: "President Obama -- he is the founder of ISIS. He is the founder of...

Original post made by Where did I lose my GOP? It was here a moment ago on Aug. 11, 2016
Last comment by Where's the Trump Troll, on Sep 1, 2016 at 7:10 pm | 14 comments | 762 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Upscale men's shoe and clothing shop open for business

It's hard to miss the shiny gold lettering announcing one of Menlo Park's newest additions to Santa Cruz Avenue: a men's...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2016
Last comment by Bernett, on Sep 1, 2016 at 3:30 pm | 4 comments | 4394 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: 99 heritage trees face ax

The fate of 99 of Menlo Park's heritage trees could be decided at the city's Environmental Quality Commission meeting on...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2016
Last comment by Outcome?, on Sep 1, 2016 at 3:01 pm | 8 comments | 3573 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Windmill School Approval Delays

The approval process for the Windmill School project at 900 Portola Rd. appears bogged down unnecessarily in Portola Valley...

Original post made by Bud and Lynn Eisberg on Sep. 1, 2016
There are no comments yet. 447 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ladera: Marja Brandon is new Woodland head of school

The governing board of Woodland School in Ladera has hired Marja Brandon, former head of school for the Pennsylvania School...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2016
Last comment by Michelle MacKenzie, on Sep 1, 2016 at 11:02 am | 1 comment | 2608 Views

OTHER TOPICS

World's Greatest Negotiator goes to meeting, forgets to NEGOTIATE

O.M.G. - Trump cowered. Like a baby. Like a typical blowhard. Epic fail. After months of promising to use his skills as...

Original post made by Great Negotiators Club on Aug. 31, 2016
Last comment by Villi , on Aug 31, 2016 at 8:37 pm | 7 comments | 395 Views

AROUND TOWN

State Supreme Court upholds California teacher tenure law

The California Supreme Court on Monday upheld the state's laws on public-school teacher tenure after a lower court found...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Aug 31, 2016 at 8:30 pm | 30 comments | 3361 Views

AROUND TOWN

Trump panders by visiting Mexico before he changed his immigration policies again

a selection of Donnie's' finest - and you thought it stopped at "rapists and murderers"? ISIS is operating a training...

Original post made by Love thy neighbor on Aug. 31, 2016
Last comment by SQL data, on Aug 31, 2016 at 2:23 pm | 2 comments | 281 Views

AROUND TOWN

Narrowing education equity gap in local schools

In Menlo Park's Willows neighborhood, two elementary schools are just blocks apart -- yet their facilities, and their student...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2016
Last comment by Caroline V., on Aug 31, 2016 at 1:01 pm | 24 comments | 6015 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park: Two council members named to 'educational equity' subcommittee

Goals of starting a multi-city, county and district group that could help spread needed funds to the Ravenswood City School...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2016
Last comment by Ravenswood volunteer, on Aug 31, 2016 at 8:53 am | 8 comments | 2942 Views

WOODSIDE

Critics knock plans for new high school

Big players are weighing in against plans by the Sequoia Union High School District to build a high school in the M-2 light...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2016
Last comment by Amused, on Aug 31, 2016 at 7:25 am | 1 comment | 677 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: The sting on El Camino Real

Atherton police had a plain clothes officer repeatedly cross El Camino Real at Almendral Avenue for two hours on Friday morning,...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2016
Last comment by Jill, on Aug 31, 2016 at 7:21 am | 3 comments | 3010 Views

AROUND TOWN

110 Republican Leaders Won’t Vote for Trump - Timeline for When They Reached Their Breaking Point.

"I don’t know anything about David Duke. O.K.? I don’t know anything about what you’re even talking about with white...

Original post made by Partner on Aug. 29, 2016
Last comment by pay to play, on Aug 31, 2016 at 12:26 am | 9 comments | 649 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside: Donald Trump comes to town for a fundraiser

Helicopters chopped the air above Woodside on Monday afternoon (Aug. 29) with the arrival on the ground of Republican presidential...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2016
Last comment by taxpayer and voter, on Aug 30, 2016 at 3:09 pm | 9 comments | 3676 Views

MENLO PARK

Maurice Ghysels will leave Menlo Park school district

Menlo Park City School District Superintendent Maurice Ghysels, who has headed the district since 2011, has announced he...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2016
Last comment by SteveC, on Aug 30, 2016 at 2:34 pm | 9 comments | 3626 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update: Deputy sued over courtroom gun incident

Update: Former courthouse custodian sues San Mateo County and deputy sheriff, seeking to recover damages in connection with...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Aug 30, 2016 at 7:20 am | 12 comments | 2561 Views
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