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M-A grad on a Latin American mission

Jessica Parlanti is on a mission. She is hoping to raise $20,000 to fund a program to improve the lives of Afro-Ecuadorians...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Melanie Case, on Jul 9, 2009 at 9:06 am | 1 comment | 1873 Views

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Bohannon office/hotel project: Outreach meetings July 23, July 29

Menlo Park is planning to hold several outreach meetings in the coming weeks on the massive "Menlo Gateway" office/hotel...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by sammy, on Jul 16, 2009 at 9:05 am | 1 comment | 1469 Views

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Briefs: Man pleads not guilty to meth sales

A Safeway stock clerk charged with selling methamphetamine in the Safeway parking lot at 525 El Camino Real has pleaded not...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by homer, on Jul 21, 2009 at 7:04 pm | 1 comment | 1576 Views

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City, library backers at odds over new gym

City management and members of the library community differ over how much parking the city should provide. The City Council...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Streamer, on Jul 21, 2009 at 7:20 pm | 1 comment | 1578 Views

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Victims thank firefighters for kindness

Victims of the July 16 Sharon Heights fire in Menlo Park discover, amid their tragedy and loss, the kindness of the strangers...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Robert Brooks, on Jul 21, 2009 at 10:53 pm | 1 comment | 1594 Views

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Editorial: Menlo Park not best jail site

Menlo Park officials may have been shocked after hearing that a site on Haven Avenue off Marsh Road was being considered...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Boris K, on Jul 29, 2009 at 9:33 am | 1 comment | 1844 Views

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FBI agents arrest former SLAC employee

A former employee of the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center was arrested Monday for allegedly destroying $500,000 worth of...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Kinnibus, on Jul 29, 2009 at 12:11 pm | 1 comment | 1780 Views

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Recession brings new life to downtown Menlo Park

With rents falling and vacancies abounding, business owners have jumped at the opportunity to open new shops, or expand old...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by James Madison, on Aug 11, 2009 at 12:24 pm | 1 comment | 1996 Views

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Two-story office proposed at Sand Hill and Santa Cruz

The owner of two parcels at Santa Cruz Avenue and Sand Hill Road in unincorporated San Mateo County is applying to build...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by Biff, on Aug 20, 2009 at 9:29 pm | 1 comment | 1607 Views

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Memorial service Aug. 22 for Dr. Andrew White

A celebration of the life of Dr. Andrew Willis White Jr., a 41-year resident of Menlo Park, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday,...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by Ms. Pat Watkins, on Aug 20, 2009 at 10:00 pm | 1 comment | 1936 Views

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Eshoo plans another "phone meeting" today

Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, has announced another "Telephone Town Hall Meeting" on health care reform. This one is set...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by B Keating, on Aug 24, 2009 at 3:07 pm | 1 comment | 1620 Views

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Four-week night-construction project begins at four Caltrain crossings

Residents living near the Caltrain tracks and their intersections with Encinal, Glenwood, Oak Grove and Ravenswood avenues...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by Kal Trains, on Aug 26, 2009 at 10:05 am | 1 comment | 1558 Views

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Golden Acorn Award winners announced

Menlo Park's Chamber of Commerce has announced the winners of its Golden Acorn Awards, recognizing community service and...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by C. Gump, on Aug 27, 2009 at 8:13 pm | 1 comment | 1549 Views

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New restaurant to open at Allied Arts

A new restaurant, Cafe Primavera, will open Friday, Sept. 4, at Allied Arts Guild, 75 Arbor Road in Menlo Park. It replaces...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by Noreen, on Sep 2, 2009 at 10:07 am | 1 comment | 1838 Views

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Editorial: Public meeting before contract talks begin a good idea

Anyone who believes the citizen-based San Mateo County Civil Grand Jury is an unfailingly neutral body incapable of political...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2009
Last comment by Ella, on Sep 12, 2009 at 2:18 pm | 1 comment | 1405 Views

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Phillips Brooks' Bitsie Root marries Bill Epperly

Elizabeth "Bitsie" Root presided over countless ceremonies at Phillips Brooks School during the nearly 20 years she served...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2009
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Sep 12, 2009 at 8:21 pm | 1 comment | 2051 Views

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Man robbed in Sand Hill parking lot

Two men broke into an occupied vehicle in a parking lot in the 2400 block of Sand Hill Road in Menlo Park at about 7:25...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by Citizen A, on Sep 15, 2009 at 12:59 am | 1 comment | 1648 Views

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City unveils plan to revamp El Camino, downtown area

After two-plus years of meetings and workshops, residents will get their first look this week at a preliminary version of...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by Kal Trains, on Sep 15, 2009 at 7:55 pm | 1 comment | 1475 Views

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Tonight: Menlo Park council discusses below-market-rate housing in Belle Haven area

Menlo Park is considering two possible locations to add below-market-rate housing units in the Belle Haven neighborhood,...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by Harry, on Sep 16, 2009 at 9:38 am | 1 comment | 1501 Views

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Thursday: City to unveil plan to revamp downtown area

Menlo Park lays out plans for one or more parking garages, and a small covered marketplace downtown. Public workshop set...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Sep 18, 2009 at 9:27 am | 1 comment | 1510 Views
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