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Top 2016 pay in Menlo Park Fire Protection District: $387,799

A recently released report from the Menlo Park Fire Protection district shows 12 people, including its chief, had total compensation...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2017
Last comment by Menlo. Voter, 11 minutes ago | 82 comments | 3104 Views

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Menlo Park council shows support for 'sanctuary' ordinances

The Menlo Park City Council took a number of steps Tuesday night to deal with the issue of how the city will treat undocumented...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2017
Last comment by GS 13, 1 hour ago | 46 comments | 1888 Views

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Atherton not happy being left out of fire station study

Atherton's City Council has unanimously approved a strongly worded letter to the fire district, berating it for not including...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 3 hours ago | 23 comments | 2482 Views

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Rethinking the College Arms Race: What Do Companies REALLY Want?

The M-A Parent Education Series presents, "What Do Companies REALLY Want?" https://www.eventbrite.com/edit?eid=33540773356 We...

Original post made by Charlene Margot on Apr. 23, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., 3 hours ago | 1 comment | 78 Views

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Karen Peterson named to Woodside High School Hall of Fame

Woodside High School will honor alumnus and longtime volunteer Karen Peterson, inducting her into the school's Hall of Fame...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2017
Last comment by Brenda Norwood, 7 hours ago | 3 comments | 2005 Views

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Atherton approves cost-benefit study of fire services

Atherton's City Council has given the go-ahead to a cost-benefit study of fire services in town, something that has soured...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Apr 21, 2017 at 9:08 pm | 24 comments | 1106 Views

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Tonight: Atherton may adopt fire district review contract

A $49,500 contract to examine the Menlo Park Fire Protection District's finances, and look at other ways Atherton might get...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2017
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Apr 21, 2017 at 12:21 pm | 23 comments | 830 Views

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Tonight: Menlo Park weighs 'sanctuary city' status, bike route

The Menlo Park City Council will have its hands full tonight considering whether it should adopt a "sanctuary city" ordinance,...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2017
Last comment by Think deeper, on Apr 21, 2017 at 8:47 am | 17 comments | 1107 Views

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Menlo Park burglary: Man, 21, faces up to 11 years in prison

A 21-year-old East Palo Alto resident faces up to 11 years in state prison after pleading no contest to one felony count...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Apr 20, 2017 at 8:22 pm | 4 comments | 1284 Views

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Can anyone tell me: why Mitt Romney?

Looking at the polls, President Obama is ahead by larger margins in key battleground states than he was at this time 4 years...

Original post made by Ed Treller on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by Mt Belle, on Apr 19, 2017 at 4:12 pm | 166 comments | 16940 Views

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Atherton council set to sign contract for Menlo Park fire district review

A $49,500 contract to examine the Menlo Park Fire Protection District's finances, and look at other ways Atherton might get...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2017
Last comment by Linda Craig, on Apr 19, 2017 at 12:43 pm | 2 comments | 142 Views

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Menlo Park fire district hires 20 firefighters this year

The Menlo Park Fire District hired 20 firefighters and firefighter paramedics this year, marking "the largest, single most...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2016
Last comment by Zephyrab, on Apr 18, 2017 at 4:27 am | 86 comments | 6162 Views

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Cause for alarm? How Menlo Park Fire Protection District pays its employees

The employees of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District had the highest average wages of any California government agency...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 17, 2017 at 9:32 am | 102 comments | 10235 Views

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Update: Woodside Elementary tax measure win holds at 73% of voters

The county on Thursday released an updated count on Woodside Elementary School District's parcel tax win on Tuesday, reporting...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2017
Last comment by PARCEL tax payer, on Apr 16, 2017 at 8:14 am | 2 comments | 1641 Views

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County may spend $50 million over two years on affordable housing

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors supports spending at least $30 million over two years in sales tax revenues on...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Apr 14, 2017 at 8:19 pm | 3 comments | 1000 Views

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Man sentenced for felony DUI incident in Woodside

A 30-year-old Redwood City man has been sentenced to 10 months in county jail in connection with a felony drunken driving...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2017
Last comment by pearl, on Apr 13, 2017 at 3:16 pm | 3 comments | 1659 Views

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Menlo Park fire district may hire 10 more entry-level firefighters

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District has announced plans to hire over the next year up to 10 entry-level firefighters...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2017
Last comment by Tamp, on Apr 13, 2017 at 12:30 pm | 3 comments | 1349 Views

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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
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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
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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 | 811 Views
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