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MENLO PARK

The Downtown Plan is a Fiasco Financially; Measure M Will Help

Critics of Menlo Park's Measure M are able to find fault with it because it has taken on a near-impossible task: repairing...

Original post made by Chuck Bernstein on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 2, 2014 at 6:44 pm | 120 comments | 2090 Views

AROUND TOWN

Will voters weigh in on future of Sequoia Healthcare District?

One race in the Nov. 4 election has the potential to correct what some see as a miscarriage of the democratic process. But...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 2, 2014 at 4:25 pm | 6 comments | 1161 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Money and politics in Menlo Park

The unseemly role of money in politics at the state and national levels has a local counterpart these days. Rather sizable...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by formerly undecided on M, on Nov 2, 2014 at 2:08 pm | 30 comments | 2080 Views

MENLO PARK

Complaint against the City filed with Civil Grand Jury

Ex-Mayor Heyward Robinson today, filed a complaint against the City of Menlo Park with the Civil Grand July. The complaint...

Original post made by old timer on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 1, 2014 at 5:57 pm | 16 comments | 529 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Voter Guide: Incumbent faces challenger for open space district seat

After narrowly approving a $300 million bond measure for the MidPeninsula Regional Open Space district in June, local voters...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by Ginny McShane, Ed.D., on Nov 1, 2014 at 2:55 pm | 9 comments | 997 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council approves specific plan changes

Menlo Park now allows less medical office space within the boundaries of the downtown/El Camino Real specific plan, following...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by formerly undecided on M, on Nov 1, 2014 at 2:54 pm | 43 comments | 2339 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Human Services director 'horrified' by allegations against social worker

The director of the San Mateo County Human Services Agency said Wednesday she is "horrified" by allegations that...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Nov 1, 2014 at 11:02 am | 3 comments | 1700 Views

MENLO PARK

Council approves Amendments to Specific Plan 10-29-2014

The MP council approved some amendments to the specific plan. Obviously planned as a meeting just before the election to...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 1, 2014 at 8:28 am | 16 comments | 380 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton police offer Halloween safety tips, free glow necklaces

The Atherton Police Department will give out free glow necklaces to children and their parents on and before Halloween, starting...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by John Doe, on Oct 31, 2014 at 7:07 pm | 1 comment | 563 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Stanford doctor in voluntary quarantine

A Stanford physician who recently returned from Liberia has voluntarily gone into quarantine, and the university has announced...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 31, 2014 at 4:54 pm | 5 comments | 1430 Views

MENLO PARK

More miss-information from Peter Carpenter

Peter Carpenter, the Atherton resident, has posted the following in another (open only to registered users) thread. He...

Original post made by old timer on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 31, 2014 at 3:06 pm | 4 comments | 339 Views

AROUND TOWN

Heyward Robinson files complaint against Menlo Park - a sign of impending defeat?

It looks like the proponents of Measure M smell defeat and are, as always, moving on to their next legal action: Complaint...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 31, 2014 at 2:57 pm | 10 comments | 519 Views

AROUND TOWN

A Summary of what is actually in Measure M - hint it is not "simple"

Sec 3.1 defines the Specific Plan Area as the 15 July 2008 Vision Plan Map which includes all of the parcels shown on that...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 31, 2014 at 2:00 pm | 4 comments | 234 Views

MENLO PARK

What M Does

WHAT M DOES Places reasonable limits on offices 100,000 sq. feet per Project Mirrors the Planís Environmental...

Original post made by Beth Martin on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 31, 2014 at 1:34 pm | 2 comments | 191 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: For downtown vibrancy, defeat Measure M

How can anyone who supports downtown vibrancy also support Measure M? I don't understand. Read the full story here http://almanacnews.com/print/story/2014/10/22/letter-for-downtown...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 31, 2014 at 12:00 pm | 6 comments | 783 Views

AROUND TOWN

Measure M supporters have now resorted to stealing other people's names

Measure M supporters have now resorted to stealing other people's names (The original post on this topic made by Peter Carpenter,...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 31, 2014 at 9:02 am | 5 comments | 543 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park resident arrested for alleged graffiti vandalism

An 18-year-old Menlo Park resident has been arrested for allegedly spray-painting graffiti on public and private property...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1534 Views

WOODSIDE

Guest opinion: Woodside's water-shortage approach short on action

Culminating six months of fact gathering, attending seminars, and collaborating with a variety of public agencies and boards,...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by Old Woodsider, on Oct 30, 2014 at 7:49 pm | 2 comments | 1126 Views

MENLO PARK

Who has bought and paid for Menlo Park's Zoning Rules?

The admission today by Patty Fry that she and Mike Lanza are not the authors of Measure M is absolutely stunning. This is...

Original post made by Mary Gilles on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 30, 2014 at 6:49 pm | 9 comments | 433 Views

MENLO PARK

Specific plan changes go before Menlo Park council

A cap on medical office space, along with two minor changes proposed for the downtown/El Camino Real specific plan, goes...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 30, 2014 at 5:36 pm | 36 comments | 960 Views
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