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AROUND TOWN

New superintendent debuts with three new programs

Erik Burmeister, the Menlo Park City School District's new superintendent, has started his tenure by getting permission to...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2017
Last comment by Laura Levy, on Aug 31, 2017 at 10:25 pm | 3 comments | 3149 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Hoover Commission Report on Healthcare Districts

The report can be found at: http://www.lhc.ca.gov/sites/lhc.ca.gov/files/Reports/239/Report239.pdf Notable excerpts: "The...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 31, 2017
There are no comments yet. 198 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: No permit for gun-toting protester on Sand Hill Road

A decision by the city of Menlo Park to deny a special event permit application to a man seeking to run a one-man protest...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2017
Last comment by Clunge, on Aug 31, 2017 at 1:29 pm | 1 comment | 2507 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Three-story downtown building proposal clears another hurdle

A proposal to replace the building that runs from 706 to 716 Santa Cruz Avenue in Menlo Park with a three-story structure...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2017
Last comment by Aaron, on Aug 31, 2017 at 11:11 am | 22 comments | 3102 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park pedestrian killed by vehicle in Palo Alto

A 52-year-old Menlo Park man who was struck by a car on El Camino Real near Palo Alto's Ventura neighborhood Sunday night...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2017
Last comment by Hunter, on Aug 31, 2017 at 10:06 am | 1 comment | 3438 Views

MENLO PARK

Downtown - Pop-up Park

At the August 22, 2017 City Council meeting, a speaker mentioned that he had obtained a lab report showing significant levels...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on Aug. 30, 2017
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Aug 31, 2017 at 7:36 am | 1 comment | 174 Views

MENLO PARK

Stanford to pay up to $5 million for bike/ped Caltrain crossing at Middle Avenue

As part of preliminary terms of a development agreement between Stanford and the city of Menlo Park, Stanford officials have...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 31, 2017 at 2:39 am | 29 comments | 4918 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park Fire District Sponsored National Urban Search and Rescue Team - California Task Force 3 - Water Rescue Module sent to Texas

PRESS RELEASE - AUGUST 27, 2017 BREAKING NEWS - Menlo Park Fire District Sponsored National Urban Search and Rescue Team...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Aug. 31, 2017
There are no comments yet. 222 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: A reluctant 'no' recommendation on parcel tax measures

The Menlo Park City School District's parcel tax measures contain a fatal flaw: They have no sunset clause, and that's why...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2016
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Aug 30, 2017 at 9:30 pm | 75 comments | 6168 Views

MENLO PARK

Back in school: Camp Hillview welcomes incoming sixth-graders

Hillview Middle School eighth grader Will Rice writes about his school's special program to welcome sixth-graders to their...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2017
Last comment by Enoch , on Aug 30, 2017 at 6:57 pm | 3 comments | 2532 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local Firefighters Flying Drones at Night in Yosemite

PRESSRELEASE Menlo Park Fire Protection District 170 Middlefield Rd Menlo Park, CA 94025 650-688-8400 ...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Aug. 30, 2017
There are no comments yet. 424 Views

OTHER TOPICS

La Entrada School celebrates life of teacher Jason Picetti

A celebration of the life of Jason Picetti was held Saturday, Oct. 22, at La Entrada Middle School in Menlo Park, where he...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by M, on Aug 29, 2017 at 7:00 pm | 3 comments | 3236 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Outdoor dining areas under construction

Notice construction happening downtown on Santa Cruz Avenue? Outdoor "cafe" areas are being set up at six restaurants and...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2016
Last comment by Frances Griffin, on Aug 29, 2017 at 6:28 pm | 27 comments | 5491 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Office, housing plans submitted for former Beltramo's site

Transitioning from a high-end wine and spirits shop to a treadmill outfitter is only the tip of the iceberg of changes ahead...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2017
Last comment by Neighbor, on Aug 29, 2017 at 8:57 am | 6 comments | 2699 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: School districts should reconsider policies on parcel-tax exemption process for seniors

Deadlines are approaching for seniors to apply for exemptions from school parcel taxes, yet many school districts remain...

Original post made on May. 25, 2016
Last comment by Apple, on Aug 28, 2017 at 10:33 pm | 6 comments | 1881 Views

MENLO PARK

Meeting tonight on West Menlo Park traffic hazards

Concerns about traffic dangers along Alameda de las Pulgas and Santa Cruz Avenue in West Menlo Park will be addressed at...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2017
Last comment by details, on Aug 28, 2017 at 5:10 pm | 4 comments | 1606 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Residential burglary suspect sentenced to jail in no-contest plea

Jesus Giovanni Franco, 19, of Redwood City, was sentenced to one year in the San Mateo County jail after pleading no contest...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2017
Last comment by Snato, on Aug 28, 2017 at 4:10 pm | 2 comments | 1490 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park police calls: Extortion, robbery, thefts

Crime reports from Menlo Park. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2017/08/23/police-calls-extortion-robbery-thefts...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2017
Last comment by nb, on Aug 28, 2017 at 12:14 pm | 11 comments | 2100 Views

ATHERTON

Arguments filed for and against Atherton parcel tax measure

Arguments for and against the renewal of Atherton's parcel tax, which will be on the Nov. 7 ballot, have been filed. The...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2017
Last comment by Petet F Carpenter, on Aug 28, 2017 at 11:56 am | 33 comments | 1596 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley signs to warn visitors of watch groups

Portola Valley will be posting signs at the three entrances to the town to alert motorists, including those with criminal...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2017
Last comment by M Rio municipality , on Aug 28, 2017 at 7:59 am | 10 comments | 2005 Views
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Truckee cafe to expand to Menlo Park
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Attraction to a Person Outside Your Relationship
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