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MENLO PARK

An FYI On SEIU City Union Contract

Mountain View just finalized their contract with the SEIU. Here's the story: http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=2502 and...

Original post made by ElectionWatcher on Jan. 24, 2007
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ATHERTON

Homeless ordinance/law?

I read where Atherton City Council is considering and will likely make it illegal for people to sleep in their cars - it...

Original post made by Eliza on Oct. 24, 2013
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AROUND TOWN

Elder abuse in Atherton

The failure of the Atherton Police Department to protect our wealthy elderly is utterly shameful. There have been calls...

Original post made by elizabeth ashford on Nov. 25, 2010
Last comment by Innuendo, on Nov 26, 2010 at 7:40 pm | 6 comments | 1983 Views

MENLO PARK

Auto mall for Menlo: Sports fields in its future?

Hooray! Menlo Park will be getting an auto mall at Willow and the Bayshore Expressway. GM will use 8.5 acres for its own...

Original post made by Elizabeth Lasensky on Oct. 11, 2006
Last comment by mpvoter, on Nov 8, 2006 at 12:15 pm | 3 comments | 3496 Views

MENLO PARK

Could Arbie's be a new location for Foster's Freeze?

Arbie's is gone and the building needs a new occupant. It has high visibility and decent parking. Foster's Freeze will likely...

Original post made by Elizabeth Lasensky on Oct. 26, 2006
Last comment by Judith, on Nov 1, 2006 at 5:32 am | 2 comments | 3096 Views

MENLO PARK

Foster's Freeze

When the time comes for Fosters Freeze to move, the old Arbie's site should be considered. It has higher visibility and better...

Original post made by Elizabeth Lasensky on Oct. 31, 2006
Last comment by George, on Nov 29, 2006 at 3:12 pm | 2 comments | 3419 Views

MENLO PARK

Derry closed door negotiations

If the closed-door negotiations between Morris Brown (the Derry referendum "owner") and the O'Brien Group produce a compromise...

Original post made by Elizabeth Lasensky on Dec. 4, 2006
Last comment by Inquiring Mind, on Dec 6, 2006 at 12:52 am | 3 comments | 3036 Views

MENLO PARK

Serving our city

Menlo Park has just elected and sworn in a new city council that has promised to be more responsive to the public. Now is...

Original post made by Elizabeth Lasensky on Dec. 11, 2006
Last comment by Anna, on Dec 11, 2006 at 11:03 am | 1 comment | 2856 Views

MENLO PARK

Density is a matter of perspective

I have lived in apartments since I was 15. They've been in Miami, Manhattan, the Bronx, Mountain View and Menlo Park. I've...

Original post made by Elizabeth Lasensky on Dec. 15, 2006
Last comment by HomeOwner, on Dec 22, 2006 at 2:39 pm | 13 comments | 5060 Views

MENLO PARK

Global Warming- What's a person to do?

While our leaders are deciding what government can do to stem global warming, there are things we, the people, can do. The...

Original post made by Elizabeth Lasensky on Jan. 25, 2007
Last comment by Old Mom, on May 14, 2007 at 11:33 am | 32 comments | 3712 Views

MENLO PARK

Priorities

Menlo Park is discussing whether or not to proceed with a Utility User Tax (UUT) that on a $200 utility bill would generate...

Original post made by Elizabeth Lasensky on Feb. 15, 2007
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OTHER TOPICS

Rethinking our planted world

This spring has been gorgeous with all of the flowering trees and spectacular blooms everywhere. Our neighborhoods and Stanford...

Original post made by Elizabeth Lasensky on Apr. 5, 2007
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OTHER TOPICS

Unless we have another planet to send our children and grandchildren to …

Before the industrial revolution and for 650,000 years before then, the CO2 content of our atmosphere was about 280 ppm (parts...

Original post made by Elizabeth Lasensky on May. 12, 2007
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AROUND TOWN

Elizabeth Warren and Not Hillary Should Be The Next President

The Huffington Post has a great article on why Elizabeth Warren should be the next President and not Hillary Clinton. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/h-a-goodman/elizabeth-warren-n...

Original post made by Elizabeth Warren for President on Aug. 17, 2014
Last comment by Ron Jones, on Aug 17, 2014 at 3:15 pm | 4 comments | 174 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Atherton girl is "Annie" at Castilleja Middle School Production

Gabby Occhipinti of Atherton a 7th grader at Castilleja Middle School, will be starring as Annie in the musical of the same...

Original post made by Ellin Carpenter on Jan. 24, 2011
Last comment by Gabby Occhipinti, on Mar 28, 2011 at 11:28 pm | 1 comment | 1934 Views

MENLO PARK

Voter Resources Online

There are candidate statements online at: http://www.midpenmedia.org/elections_Nov_11flag.html for the Menlo Park Fire Protection...

Original post made by Elliot Margolies on Nov. 2, 2011
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AROUND TOWN

Lawn sign: Romney/someone 2012

Now that Newt Gingrich has fallen off a cliff in Iowa, only days prior to their voting, it clears the way for Mitt Romney...

Original post made by Emerle on Dec. 19, 2011
Last comment by pogo, on May 3, 2012 at 2:37 pm | 128 comments | 2953 Views

AROUND TOWN

Relay For Life of Menlo Park Returns

American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life Unites Menlo Park Families and friends of Menlo Park Residents Use Hearts and...

Original post made by Emily LeDeau on Jul. 31, 2007
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voices from 10th grade Menlo-Atherton High School Students

The following letters are written by 10th grade students at Menlo-Atherton High School. Any positive feedback about any or...

Original post made by Emily Lee on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Feb 3, 2012 at 7:51 am | 1 comment | 1307 Views

AROUND TOWN

When Considering Spending 25K On A New City Logo Design, Process Matters

When The Almanac reported this past week that Menlo Park spent $1800 on a new "Nutty The Squirrel" mascot costume, public...

Original post made by Erin Glanville on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by Suspicious, on Jan 15, 2014 at 6:11 am | 1 comment | 333 Views
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On Tour at Selective Schools: Chapman, La Verne, Redlands, Whittier
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 1 comment | 1,896 views

The dress code
By Jessica T | 17 comments | 1,782 views

. . . People will never forget how you made them feel.
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,161 views

Anglo Menlo Park
By Paul Bendix | 0 comments | 638 views

Council election, and then some.
By Stuart Soffer | 5 comments | 446 views