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Dick Cheney: Putin/Trump Campaign Election Interference "an Act of War"

When you lose Darth Vader... from the Independent: “There’s no question there was a very serious effort made by Putin...

Original post made by Roberts on Mar. 28, 2017
Last comment by Silva , on Apr 12, 2017 at 11:10 pm | 3 comments | 225 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Police calls: Home surveillance camera captures images of suspected burglars

Crime reports from Portola Valley and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2017/04/11/police-calls-home-surveillance-camera-captures-images-of-sus...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2017
Last comment by America's Polymath, on Apr 12, 2017 at 2:09 pm | 7 comments | 2090 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Mueller seeks disclosure of meetings, phone calls by public officials

Mandatory public memos listing all city-related meetings and phone calls conducted each week would become a requirement for...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2017
Last comment by Just Sayin', on Apr 12, 2017 at 10:27 am | 8 comments | 1862 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire District to hold Belle Haven Community Outreach meeting

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District will hold a community meeting on April 29, 2017 at 10 am at Fire Station 77 located...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Apr. 12, 2017
There are no comments yet. 97 Views

MENLO PARK

April 11th first day in 2017 with 13 hours + of daylight

April 11 was the first 13+ hours of day light in 2017 with the sun rising at 6:39 AM and setting at 7:41 PM. For the rest...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Apr. 11, 2017
There are no comments yet. 91 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Changes ahead for St. Patrick's Seminary

Come next June, the group of priests that has overseen St. Patrick's Seminary since it began 118 years ago will stop overseeing...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2016
Last comment by Peter, on Apr 11, 2017 at 11:17 pm | 2 comments | 2920 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Trump: "I think we’ve had one of the most successful 13 weeks in the history of the presidency"

Well, alrighty then. What say you, Menlo Park?...

Original post made by Zuck on Apr. 6, 2017
Last comment by Yet More Of The Same Nonsense, on Apr 11, 2017 at 3:34 pm | 6 comments | 258 Views

AROUND TOWN

Peninsula Family Service Senior Peer Counseling Training

FREE training. Become a Senior Peer Counselor volunteer. Expand your skills & knowledge. Offer supportive listening & understanding...

Original post made by Volunteer Opportunity on Apr. 11, 2017
There are no comments yet. 76 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tuesday: Board of Supervisors to discuss two-year affordable housing spending plan

The county Board of Supervisors meets at 9 a.m. Tuesday (April 11) with an agenda that includes a study session to consider...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2017
Last comment by pearl, on Apr 11, 2017 at 3:11 pm | 1 comment | 854 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Three suspects at large following home burglary

Three burglary suspects are at large following a break-in and theft this morning (April 10) at a Portola Valley home, a San...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2017
Last comment by whatever, on Apr 11, 2017 at 8:48 am | 12 comments | 3849 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Business: Co-working office spaces are networking opportunities

It seems that everyone has a different idea for how to use the comparatively expansive square-footage in Menlo Park's M-2...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2910 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Gorsuch Vote

Fact: The last 4 votes for a Supreme Court justice nominated by a Democrat President were approved in a bi-partisan vote,...

Original post made by SCOTUS Fan on Mar. 29, 2017
Last comment by pogo, on Apr 10, 2017 at 7:57 pm | 46 comments | 726 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Wall St Journal compares Trump to 'Drunk with an Empty Gin Bottle'

How does the 13% of Menlo that voted for Trump feel theses days? Abandoned? Dejected? Driven to Gin? If the Murdoch owned...

Original post made by Cocktail Hour with Murdoch & his WSJ on Mar. 22, 2017
Last comment by A1 rating, on Apr 10, 2017 at 2:31 pm | 18 comments | 556 Views

AROUND TOWN

Joie de vivre

Whether it is rustic or elegant, bistro or haute cuisine, French fare is superb. The new La Bohème in Palo Alto is no exception. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2017
There are no comments yet. 629 Views

AROUND TOWN

Today: First of three meetings on high-speed-rail project

The California High-Speed Rail Authority will hold three community meetings between April 5 and 13 on the proposed San Francisco-to-San...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2017
Last comment by Build It, on Apr 10, 2017 at 10:59 am | 8 comments | 1377 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Scope of Menlo Park library study far too narrow

Given the popularity of the city's library branch in Belle Haven, and the significant limitations of that branch with regard...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2017
Last comment by complex, on Apr 10, 2017 at 8:56 am | 7 comments | 1308 Views

MENLO PARK

Elena Avenue in Atherton closed by fallen tree

Atherton's Public Works Department reported at 10 a.m. that a fallen tree had closed Elena Avenue. Staff expected that the...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2017
Last comment by Fresh Air, on Apr 9, 2017 at 10:57 pm | 2 comments | 1359 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: How to improve Bayfront Park

A community meeting to discuss Menlo Park's master plan for Bedwell Bayfront Park will be held Saturday, April 8, from 10...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2017
Last comment by Fresh Air, on Apr 9, 2017 at 10:52 pm | 8 comments | 1578 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

East Palo Alto family says they were harassed by men claiming to be ICE

An East Palo Alto family confronted by bounty hunters questioning their immigration status underscores how persons under...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2936 Views

WOODSIDE

Parents warned of kids' 'choking game' dangers

In September, an 11-year-old boy who had just entered sixth grade in North Carolina died alone in his bedroom playing what...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2017
There are no comments yet. 404 Views
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