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MENLO PARK

Video from Facebook press conference

Facebook's chief financial officer David Ebersman, left, receives flowers from local florist Katherine Guisto after a press...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2011
Last comment by 9Lives, on Feb 9, 2011 at 8:04 pm | 8 comments | 1949 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook packs up for Menlo Park

Facebook's plan to shift headquarters from Palo Alto to Menlo Park has possibly been the worst-kept secret of the past month....

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by NQ, on Feb 9, 2011 at 7:45 pm | 2 comments | 11168 Views

MENLO PARK

Man, 49, dies after playing basketball at Arrillaga gym

A friendly game of basketball turned tragic Monday at the Arrillaga Family Gymnasium in Menlo Park. Read the full story...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2011
Last comment by Yada Lee, on Feb 9, 2011 at 5:18 pm | 4 comments | 1641 Views

MENLO PARK

Lingering questions over Brown Act violation

Although the district attorney's office concluded Menlo Park Councilwoman Kelly Fergusson did not commit a misdemeanor by...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by jane, on Feb 9, 2011 at 5:11 pm | 10 comments | 1604 Views

MENLO PARK

Salt ponds restoration takes next step

The project that aims to restore historic wetlands near Menlo Park is about to begin the second phase of a 50-year marathon,...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2011
Last comment by Eileen McLaughlin, on Feb 9, 2011 at 2:23 pm | 1 comment | 1382 Views

AROUND TOWN

Online Silent Auciton to Benefit Peninsula Family Service's Education Initiatives

Peninsula Family Service Hillsborough Auxiliary members Susie Huetteman, Crickette Brown Glad and Patti Rosenthal are co-chairing...

Original post made by Katherine Chouteau on Feb. 9, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1437 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park resident appeals BevMo approval

Beverages & More won a battle in the years-long fight to open a Menlo Park store, but will they win the war? After the Planning...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 8, 2011 at 8:51 pm | 27 comments | 2258 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: City struggles to serve the 'media'

We can understand why some government officials believe that answering media queries takes valuable time away from their...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2011
Last comment by Long time Menlo Man, on Feb 8, 2011 at 8:08 pm | 8 comments | 2386 Views

AROUND TOWN

Squirrels vanish from Bayfront Park

No, they're not nuts: Menlo Park residents who thought squirrels were vanishing from Bedwell Bayfront Park were right. The...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by Michael Young, on Feb 8, 2011 at 7:36 pm | 27 comments | 5992 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district goes back to drawing board

Faced with lukewarm support by residents for a possible parcel tax and new information showing a significantly higher-than-expected...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Feb 8, 2011 at 6:18 pm | 3 comments | 2219 Views

MENLO PARK

Cell phone tower proposed for Nealon Park

Many Menlo Park residents may not know about T-Mobile's plans to install a cell phone tower in Nealon Park. They reportedly...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by A Campanelli, on Feb 8, 2011 at 2:16 pm | 7 comments | 2097 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Simitian: Tax extension crucial for K-12 education

The "draconian" state budget proposed last month by Gov. Jerry Brown is the "good news" version, State Sen. Joe Simitian,...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2011
Last comment by Henry Riggs, on Feb 8, 2011 at 1:59 pm | 9 comments | 2332 Views

MENLO PARK

Community Development Agency funds transfer

There are several measures involving the Community Development Agency that are on Menlo Park City Council Agenda tonight. I...

Original post made by Roxie Rorapaugh on Feb. 8, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1873 Views

MENLO PARK

Strong-arm robbery on Willow Road

A strong-arm robbery in a carport in the 1300 block of Willow Road in Menlo Park on Friday night left a man poorer by $300...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2011
Last comment by Enough, on Feb 7, 2011 at 6:39 pm | 2 comments | 1505 Views

AROUND TOWN

Three people fall victim to con artists

Officials in San Mateo are warning residents to beware of telephone scammers who have recently conned elderly victims...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2011
Last comment by Alfred E Newman, on Feb 7, 2011 at 12:13 pm | 2 comments | 1584 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain board: 'The crisis is at hand'

The board that oversees Caltrain is calling for a public hearing on March 3 to declare a fiscal emergency and to consider...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2011
Last comment by Bottom Line, on Feb 7, 2011 at 11:17 am | 1 comment | 1689 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Today: Sen. Joe Simitian to hold 'education update'

The public is invited to an "education update" by State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, from 10 a.m. to noon today (Feb....

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2011
Last comment by Alice H. Hansen, on Feb 6, 2011 at 8:33 pm | 1 comment | 2270 Views

AROUND TOWN

Record high temperatures expected today

The San Francisco Bay Area is expected to hit record high temperatures for February today, with highs reaching the...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2011
Last comment by Alfred E Newman, on Feb 6, 2011 at 6:22 pm | 4 comments | 1471 Views

MENLO PARK

Pension reform may be delayed a year or more

The celebratory buzz that followed the passage of Measure L by a whopping 72 percent of voters in November died down in...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by Alfred E Newman, on Feb 6, 2011 at 11:29 am | 31 comments | 2994 Views

MENLO PARK

District attorney won't prosecute Councilwoman Kelly Fergusson on Brown Act violation

Menlo Park Councilwoman Kelly Fergusson will not face criminal charges for a Brown Act violation, the district attorney's...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Feb 6, 2011 at 8:38 am | 39 comments | 3142 Views
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