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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council travel expenses vary widely

An annual review of the City Council's travel expenses shows Mayor Kirsten Keith on pace as the top spender, by far, among...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2012
Last comment by Some Guy, on Aug 29, 2012 at 1:46 pm | 3 comments | 2568 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A bumpy reorganization for Sequoia district board

The board of the Sequoia Union High School District earlier this month reorganized with new officers, installing Alan Sarver...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2015
Last comment by Calypso41, on Dec 29, 2015 at 1:21 pm | 1 comment | 2568 Views

MENLO PARK

another controversy at the DA's office

A San Mateo County DA's office prosecutor is disciplined by the California State Bar for misconduct performed while on official...

Original post made by studabaker on Mar. 11, 2013
Last comment by onbekendebron@gmail.com, on Mar 14, 2013 at 11:31 pm | 37 comments | 2567 Views

MENLO PARK

Atherton claims Greenheart environmental study has flaws

A letter from Atherton says there are flaws in the environmental study on Greenheart Land Co.'s El Camino Real development,...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2016
Last comment by Too much, on Apr 4, 2016 at 9:40 pm | 10 comments | 2567 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charter school group wins $10 million grant

Summit Public Schools, the nonprofit that operates 11 charter high schools, including Summit Prep and Everest in Redwood...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2016
Last comment by Q&A, on Oct 19, 2016 at 8:44 am | 10 comments | 2567 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sunday: Kids, parents invited to Halloween parade

About 300 kids and their parents are expected to participate in a local Halloween parade on Sunday, Oct. 31, says Mara McCain,...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Chika, on Oct 24, 2011 at 6:43 am | 3 comments | 2567 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facebook stock slumps as new shares hit market

Falling from a debut of $42.05 on NASDAQ, Facebook stock hit a new low of $19.76 per share as the first lockup period ended...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by CHANGE, on Aug 17, 2012 at 2:15 pm | 4 comments | 2567 Views

MENLO PARK

City revenues fell faster than expected

City of Menlo Park revenues have sloughed off during the economic recession even more than initially anticipated, a recent...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by truth, on Nov 10, 2009 at 9:32 am | 16 comments | 2566 Views

MENLO PARK

Gang members allegedly beat preschooler

Two suspected members of the Taliban East Palo Alto gang allegedly beat a preschooler and threatened to shoot him because...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on Apr 3, 2013 at 2:39 pm | 3 comments | 2566 Views

ATHERTON

Editorial: Why the hurry in Atherton layoffs?

We know there is a sense of urgency in Atherton to bring some stability to the city's growing budget problems. The town has...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by Arlin Murry, on Jun 12, 2011 at 6:53 pm | 12 comments | 2566 Views

MENLO PARK

As predicted 1706 El Camino to be built this year.

Just as predicted two years ago the project at 1706 El Camino is going to be built this year. The signs are up advertising...

Original post made by Menlo Voter on Apr. 5, 2012
Last comment by Council Summer Scheduler, on Apr 7, 2012 at 3:00 pm | 6 comments | 2565 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Portola Valley's famous watering holes

Before the end of World War II, Portola Valley was a quiet place of horses, hayfields and strawberry patches. A few small...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by dave schummers, on Sep 7, 2010 at 9:57 pm | 1 comment | 2565 Views

ATHERTON

Guest opinion: Logic says library should go in the park

The controversy over the Atherton library is between those residents who use logic in their decision-making processes and...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2012
Last comment by Wise to the ALBSC, on Apr 30, 2012 at 11:28 pm | 7 comments | 2565 Views

ATHERTON

Hi speed police chase and crash in Atherton early Wednesday AM?

APD was chasing a motorcyle at high speeds through Atherton early Wednesday AM (515am), full sirens etc. Cyclist apparently...

Original post made by A resident on Sep. 27, 2012
Last comment by , on Sep 27, 2012 at 8:23 am | 1 comment | 2565 Views

MENLO PARK

Gymnastics probe findings won't be made public

The investigation into allegations of a hostile workplace within Menlo Park's gymnastics program will likely take at least...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2013
Last comment by parent, on Apr 1, 2013 at 6:57 pm | 1 comment | 2564 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers - Week of April 19, 2009

Hardcover Fiction 1 Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society - Mary Ann Shaffer 2 Fault Line - Barry Eisler 3 About...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Apr. 20, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2564 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Paying twice for rail authority's PR

It was disturbing and I thought unfair when taxpayer dollars were used to promote a ballot measure that I opposed —...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by sorry, what?, on Nov 30, 2009 at 10:02 am | 7 comments | 2564 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: A dozen campaign yard signs go missing overnight

Twelve yard signs supporting Menlo Park City Councilman Ray Mueller's re-election were reported stolen within hours from...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2016
Last comment by probably kids, on Aug 15, 2016 at 5:58 pm | 4 comments | 2563 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Today: Effects of Tinsley transfer program

==B School desegregation:== A Stanford researcher will discuss the effects of the Tinsley transfer program at a special meeting...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2011
Last comment by School Parent, on Nov 29, 2011 at 11:49 am | 2 comments | 2563 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saving the planet pledge by pledge

The Holland sisters of Portola Valley are little girls who think big ... really big. Kylie, 11, Devon, 10, and Piper, 8,...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by Ano Nymous, on Sep 10, 2010 at 9:23 pm | 1 comment | 2563 Views
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