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SCHOOLS & KIDS

What to do about enrollment growth, particularly at Menlo-Atherton High School

Changes to open-enrollment policies for the Sequoia Union High School District and tentative revisions to the map assigning...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2013
Last comment by oldtimer, on Sep 13, 2013 at 9:49 am | 26 comments | 8745 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bill eliminating personal belief vaccination exemption clears state senate

A bill that would eliminate the personal belief exemption allowing parents to opt out of vaccinating their children has passed...

Original post made on May. 18, 2015
Last comment by Mike Keenly, on May 24, 2015 at 9:21 am | 26 comments | 7782 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest opinion: It's time to ax the M-A Senior Fashion Show

I'm excited to send my daughter to Menlo-Atherton High School next year. At the Open House a few weeks ago, I was moved to...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2017
Last comment by Catherine, on Apr 19, 2017 at 2:34 pm | 26 comments | 7515 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Palo Alto reviews hospital-expansion plan; expected to have major impact on Menlo Park

Stanford University's plan to vastly expand its medical facilities in Palo Alto will take center stage tonight (Monday, May...

Original post made on May. 24, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on May 28, 2010 at 6:04 pm | 26 comments | 3747 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Jimmy Carter at Kepler's

Former president Jimmy Carter will at Kepler's bookstore in Menlo Park at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 26, to sign his new book,...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by Disappointed, on Oct 27, 2010 at 11:43 am | 26 comments | 2875 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park: Another decade, another grade-separation study

For years, the question of "grade separations" – separating a roadway from the rail line it crosses by using a bridge...

Original post made on May. 19, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 1, 2016 at 6:06 am | 26 comments | 3325 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fergusson top fundraiser in Menlo Park council race

Trade unions and local government officials are making donations large and small to the re-election campaigns of Menlo Park...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2008
Last comment by another petitioner, on Oct 18, 2008 at 9:20 am | 26 comments | 4108 Views

AROUND TOWN

Grab your earplugs: Caltrain starts 4 weeks of night work this Sunday

Residents living near the Caltrain tracks and their intersections with Encinal, Glenwood, Oak Grove and Ravenswood avenues...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2009
Last comment by Bianca, on Sep 4, 2009 at 11:52 am | 26 comments | 2934 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alleged crack dealers arrested in the Willows

Police arrested a Menlo Park couple allegedly selling crack cocaine out of their apartment near Menlo Park's Willows neighborhood...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2010
Last comment by Former Classmate, on Sep 7, 2010 at 6:08 pm | 26 comments | 3094 Views

AROUND TOWN

No teachers get ax in Menlo Park district

Teachers and other credentialed staff members of the Menlo Park City School District who received preliminary pink slips...

Original post made on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 21, 2010 at 8:12 am | 26 comments | 2673 Views

AROUND TOWN

Al Gore visits Sacred Heart Schools in Atherton

It isn't every day that a former vice president speaks at a high school. Tuesday, Oct. 4 , was one of those days. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by Edgar McSweeney, on Oct 8, 2011 at 3:34 pm | 26 comments | 4309 Views

AROUND TOWN

Seven seek single Board of Supervisors seat

Among the critical issues facing San Mateo County government: a projected $26 million revenue shortfall for the next fiscal...

Original post made on May. 16, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 18, 2012 at 2:59 pm | 26 comments | 2884 Views

AROUND TOWN

Deputy DA 'reproved' by state bar for misconduct

A prosecutor in the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office has been "privately reproved" for misconduct by the California...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by Holly L., on Mar 22, 2013 at 3:47 pm | 26 comments | 5686 Views

AROUND TOWN

Democratic Massachusetts Congressman Blasts Obamacare

U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch of Massachusetts says Obamacare will bury the Democrats. Boston Herald radio has a taped radio talk...

Original post made by Beantown Ex Pat on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 24, 2014 at 8:44 pm | 26 comments | 1284 Views

AROUND TOWN

New transit district CEO to get $434K in annual compensation

A former Redwood City councilman and member of the California High Speed Rail Authority board was appointed Wednesday...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2015
Last comment by anonymous, on Mar 16, 2015 at 3:20 pm | 26 comments | 8763 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton moving to put stoplight at El Camino & Almendral

Atherton's City Council is quickly moving toward installing a pedestrian-controlled stoplight on El Camino Real at Almendral...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2015
Last comment by Bruce McHenry, on Jun 23, 2015 at 5:17 pm | 26 comments | 5644 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Weapons brandished along El Camino Real in two incidents, police say

Two separate disputes along El Camino Real in Menlo Park led to weapons being brandished: in one case a pistol, and in the...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 13, 2015 at 5:58 pm | 26 comments | 4513 Views

AROUND TOWN

State Sen. Hill to look into higher than normal bills for PG&E customers

According to Sen. Jerry Hill's office, customers in the Bay Area, as well as the Sacramento Valley, have said that their...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2017
Last comment by BobD, on Feb 18, 2017 at 10:04 am | 26 comments | 3009 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: What's ahead for Bedwell Bayfront Park?

Menlo Park has begun a process to develop a 25-year "master plan" for the city's largest park, 160-acre Bedwell Bayfront...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2017
Last comment by MP Resident, on Jun 19, 2017 at 10:12 am | 26 comments | 2836 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton staff testify to sexual harassment by public works supervisor Troy Henderson

Atherton Sgt. Kristin Nichols and former town employee Lois English testified Tuesday to numerous incidents of sexual harassment...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by songwriter, on Jul 5, 2009 at 2:08 pm | 26 comments | 4648 Views
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