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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Specific plan initiative signatures certified

The grassroots initiative to change sections of Menlo Park's downtown/El Camino Real plan has enough registered voter signatures...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 26, 2014 at 6:20 pm | 46 comments | 2965 Views

ATHERTON

High-speed rail issue draws a crowd

How do you pack the room at the annual Atherton Civic Interest League meeting? Put a discussion of the California High Speed...

Original post made on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by confused, on Jul 8, 2009 at 2:33 pm | 45 comments | 4809 Views

MENLO PARK

Can't park in front of your own home?

One Menlo Park resident received a rude surprise recently, when she was slapped with a $45 ticket for parking in front of...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by To Hollis, on Jul 3, 2009 at 12:14 am | 45 comments | 2653 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools: Trying to get in

A tiny neighborhood near Woodside High School is petitioning to be included in the Las Lomitas Elementary School District....

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2009
Last comment by Julie, on Jun 5, 2011 at 6:08 am | 45 comments | 2895 Views

MENLO PARK

Union challenges efforts to alter pension system

The union that represents the city of Menlo Park's middle management employees is challenging the city and a group of residents,...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2010
Last comment by Willy, on Apr 26, 2010 at 4:12 pm | 45 comments | 2788 Views

MENLO PARK

Contractor working for city of Menlo Park settles lawsuit for $2.4 million

The city of Menlo Park and a contractor have settled a wrongful death lawsuit for $2.4 million, stemming from a 2007 accident...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2010
Last comment by Must have been sleeping, on Jun 18, 2010 at 8:23 am | 45 comments | 2274 Views

MENLO PARK

Boyle won't seek second term on Menlo council

John Boyle: No. Heyward Robinson: Yes. Rich Cline: Maybe. So the Nov. 2 race for three seats on the Menlo Park City Council...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jul 17, 2010 at 11:11 am | 45 comments | 2010 Views

ATHERTON

Guest opinion: Downsizing not the answer for Atherton

We are deeply concerned about the proposal to downsize our Atherton government, which can only result in a decreased level...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 14, 2011 at 7:13 am | 45 comments | 7455 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eshoo to seek another term

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, a Democrat who has been representing Menlo Park, Atherton, Woodside, Portola Valley, and other cities...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2011
Last comment by Political Savant, on Sep 5, 2011 at 11:19 am | 45 comments | 2117 Views

MENLO PARK

Faces of change for Menlo Park

With the passage of the specific plan and the arrival of Facebook, the next city council faces an era of change in Menlo...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Park Resident, on Oct 24, 2012 at 9:19 pm | 45 comments | 19346 Views

AROUND TOWN

Low-flying aircraft still trouble local towns

For years, at Peninsula community roundtable discussions with noise-abatement officials, representatives from Portola Valley...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 24, 2014 at 11:23 am | 45 comments | 4539 Views

MENLO PARK

Outrage remains after Stanford changes project

Reaction from those opposed to Stanford-Arrillaga's joint proposal for an 8.43-acre mixed-use complex on El Camino Real in...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 30, 2013 at 1:23 pm | 45 comments | 1971 Views

AROUND TOWN

Collision sends 3 cyclists to hospital

A collision on Sept. 5 in Woodside involving three bicyclists and a vehicle sent the cyclists to the hospital with major...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2013
Last comment by fwiw, on Sep 23, 2013 at 6:50 pm | 45 comments | 4707 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: City releases summary of potential specific plan initiative

The official title of the proposed downtown/El Camino Real specific plan initiative is a mouthful, in the way government...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2014
Last comment by Compos Mentis, on Jul 11, 2014 at 12:26 am | 45 comments | 4941 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park fire district votes to find new site for downtown station

The redevelopment of Fire Station 6 on two lots at Oak Grove Avenue and Hoover Street seems an unlikely ground zero for Menlo...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 3, 2014 at 6:12 pm | 45 comments | 2625 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Downtown plan initiative could affect fire-station remodel

The redevelopment of Fire Station 6 on two lots at Oak Grove Avenue and Hoover Street seems an unlikely ground zero for Menlo...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 10, 2014 at 10:45 am | 45 comments | 1383 Views

FICTION

A walk into ... adventure, fame, love, heartbreak -- you be the guide.

This is the beginning of a story, but only the beginning. It is your role, if you choose to accept it, to add a paragraph...

Original post made by Mr. Man on Dec. 15, 2006
Last comment by Joe, on Apr 6, 2010 at 3:38 pm | 44 comments | 5043 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Red-light runners: Cameras up on El Camino at Glenwood

Another camera system to catch red-light runners has been installed in Menlo Park -- this time at the intersection of El...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2008
Last comment by Pizza Eater, on Sep 23, 2008 at 7:19 pm | 44 comments | 3355 Views

MENLO PARK

Firefighter group yet to divulge spending on campaign endorsement effort

Scores of union-sponsored campaign endorsement signs are visible all over the local landscape, but the state-mandated campaign...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 3, 2009 at 2:01 pm | 44 comments | 2748 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Special meeting on Marsala allegations set for April 7

A second special Atherton City Council meeting to discuss "alleged improper official conduct and allegations that council...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by Bill, on Apr 5, 2010 at 8:43 pm | 44 comments | 2424 Views
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