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WOODSIDE

Don't change name of Sellman Auditorium, crowd urges Woodside school board

Two dozen people showed up at a Woodside Elementary School District governing board meeting yesterday with a clear message...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2016
Last comment by Denise Terry, on Feb 10, 2016 at 11:41 am | 13 comments | 4329 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Woodside council considers limits on basements

With a significant uptick in 2015 in the number of applications to build basements, and with designs that are increasingly...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Donna, on Feb 10, 2016 at 11:24 am | 2 comments | 1469 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park school board may put two parcel tax measures on ballot

The board of the Menlo Park City School District is considering asking voters to approve two parcel tax measures in a special...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2016
Last comment by Ballot Argument, on Feb 10, 2016 at 8:25 am | 83 comments | 5534 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Renovation plans for Malaysian restaurant approved

Menlo Park is one step closer to getting a new Malaysian restaurant. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2016/02/09/menlo-park-renovation-plans-for-malaysian-...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by MP Resident, on Feb 10, 2016 at 6:41 am | 7 comments | 3216 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Who wins in New Hampshire - Trump?

And will Donald Trump be the presumptive nominee by the time our primary rolls around?...

Original post made by Shawn on Feb. 8, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Feb 9, 2016 at 6:37 pm | 7 comments | 654 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton takes step toward railroad quiet zone

Atherton plans to hire a consultant this week to help the town make the stretch of the town's railroad tracks near the Fair...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2016
Last comment by Marina, on Feb 9, 2016 at 4:13 pm | 15 comments | 3657 Views

AROUND TOWN

People vs. Miguel A. Cisneros is in the hands of the Jury

As I observed the trial I was hoping things have changed for the better in San Mateo County. Some of you know about my interest...

Original post made by Michael Stogner on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by Michael Stogner, on Feb 9, 2016 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 737 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Atherton dance champions

Winston and Lilly Chow of Atherton successfully defended their title as U.S. National Amateur Senior Ballroom Champions in...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2016
Last comment by Andrew Axelrod , on Feb 8, 2016 at 8:44 pm | 1 comment | 1952 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton party raises $1 million for charity, organizers say

Nearly 500 people, including a number of sports stars and celebrities, attended the "Big Game Big Give" party in Atherton...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2016
Last comment by Eglantine, on Feb 8, 2016 at 12:21 pm | 1 comment | 4441 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chinese New Year or Lunar New Year?

Question: I've noticed that most Asian people are saying "Happy Chinese New Year" today, while white people are often saying...

Original post made by resident on Feb. 8, 2016
There are no comments yet. 769 Views

ATHERTON

Hillary Clinton will be in Atherton Feb. 21

February is proving to be a busy month for high-profile visitors to Atherton. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2016/02/08/hillary-clinton-will-be-in-ath...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2016
Last comment by Barry Soetoro, on Feb 8, 2016 at 12:15 pm | 3 comments | 3139 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Atherton: 500 guests expected at Super Bowl-related fundraiser Saturday

There's a big party coming to Atherton on Saturday night, but the town is working to make sure the "Big Game Give," an annual...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2016
Last comment by Concerned, on Feb 6, 2016 at 9:56 pm | 27 comments | 7943 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Washington Post Highlight's Hillary Clinton's Libya Foreign Policy Fiasco

The Washington Post had an interesting article on Hillary Clinton's ignominious ineptness in Libya. This woman is a disaster. http://www.washingtonpost.com/sf/national/2016/02/0...

Original post made by Washington Post Reader on Feb. 3, 2016
Last comment by Get Real, on Feb 6, 2016 at 3:03 pm | 5 comments | 825 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Goldman Sachs Paid Hillary Clinton More Than $600K to Make Speeches in One Year

Hillary Clinton is in Wall Street's pockets. Click on the NYT article link below and feel the Bern! http://www.nytimes.com/politics/first-draft/2016/02/05/hillary-clintons-campa...

Original post made by New York Times Reader on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by Best Set of Candidates, on Feb 6, 2016 at 2:44 pm | 3 comments | 575 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neuroscience pioneer tapped as Stanford's new president

Marc Tessier-Lavigne, president of The Rockefeller University in New York City, and a former resident of Atherton and Woodsdie,...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2016
Last comment by , on Feb 6, 2016 at 9:44 am | 1 comment | 3154 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside's Kate Laubscher may qualify for finals on 'Jeopardy'

"What is grenadine?" answered Kate Laubscher on Jeopardy! the evening of Feb. 2, in response to the clue, "A Shirley Temple...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2016
Last comment by fwiw, on Feb 5, 2016 at 8:19 pm | 2 comments | 2326 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park police on alert for Super Bowl-related problems

While Menlo Park is not at the epicenter of Super Bowl activity, it's at least on the crossroads, and local police are stepping...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2016
Last comment by SteveC, on Feb 5, 2016 at 5:31 pm | 7 comments | 2637 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Elected officials speak on local threat of sea level rise

State Sen. Jerry Hill, Assemblyman Rich Gordon and county supervisors Dave Pine and Don Horsley spoke of the importance of...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2016
Last comment by John Englander, on Feb 4, 2016 at 8:01 pm | 1 comment | 1621 Views

MENLO PARK

New AAA branch in Menlo Park opens

A new branch of the American Automobile Association, or AAA, hosted a grand opening Thursday, Jan. 28, at 65 El Camino Real...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Feb 4, 2016 at 11:45 am | 3 comments | 4786 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Grant pays for safer routes to school

The city of Menlo Park has received a $498,783 grant from OneBayArea, a transportation fund of the Metropolitan Transportation...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2016
Last comment by Dana Hendrickson, on Feb 3, 2016 at 10:25 pm | 7 comments | 2043 Views
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