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MENLO PARK

New Burgess Gym could cost $26 million or more

Menlo Park has an estimated $9 million to spend on a new Burgess Gym, but it appears the city will need more --- a lot more. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2008
Last comment by Joanna, on Mar 30, 2008 at 11:45 am | 30 comments | 3664 Views

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Menlo Park school district grapples with overload of kindergarten signups

Call it too much of a good thing. The Menlo Park City School District's drive to get incoming kindergartners registered early,...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2008
Last comment by flee or fight, on Mar 28, 2008 at 9:51 pm | 28 comments | 4631 Views

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Letter: Author responds to critique of high-speed rail

The three rail-related letters published last week show that the authors haven't done their homework. We should keep them...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2008
Last comment by Joanna, on Mar 26, 2008 at 1:22 pm | 17 comments | 2930 Views

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City of Menlo Park to buy carbon credits

A thumbs up and a $15,000 check -- that's what four of five Menlo Park City Council members agreed to give the new carbon...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2008
Last comment by ColdRealityCheck, on Apr 4, 2008 at 10:32 am | 10 comments | 2722 Views

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Letter: City loses on delayed Derry project

We, the citizens of Menlo Park, will never know what the settlement with the Derry project included. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2008
Last comment by Derry Err, on Apr 11, 2008 at 1:36 pm | 30 comments | 3252 Views

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Should city expand shuttle service for school kids, Caltrain riders?

Menlo Park may look at making dramatic changes to the city's shuttle service, which now provides midday transit for residents...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2008
Last comment by need new leadership, on Apr 14, 2008 at 10:16 pm | 9 comments | 2869 Views

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Woman pleads not guilty in multi-injury crash

Menlo Park resident Erica Barragan, 28, has pleaded not guilty to charges of felony drunken driving in connection with a...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2556 Views

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New venture for Marche chef Howard Bulka

Howard Bulka, the founding chef at Marche restaurant in downtown Menlo Park, is leaving the world of haute cuisine and moving...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2008
Last comment by food lover, on Apr 6, 2008 at 11:25 pm | 1 comment | 2758 Views

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New owner, new plans for British Bankers Club

Sometime this month Lance White of San Jose will take over as the new owner of the British Bankers Club in Menlo Park. He...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2008
Last comment by Downtown lady!, on Apr 22, 2008 at 4:24 pm | 3 comments | 3207 Views

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Author: Privilege no protection for teens

It used to be easy to spot the kids who were headed for trouble, says Madeline Levine. The warning signs were so easy to...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2008
Last comment by Well done, on Apr 14, 2008 at 9:19 pm | 1 comment | 2583 Views

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City gets good value with Climate Smart

I applaud the Menlo Park City Council's recent 4-1 decision to subscribe to the low-cost Climate Smart greenhouse gas offset...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2008
Last comment by my observation, on Apr 16, 2008 at 10:41 pm | 2 comments | 2411 Views

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Service Tuesday for man killed by train

A service for Stephen Lehane, the Menlo Park resident killed by a train last week, is scheduled for 1 p.m. Tuesday, April...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2008
Last comment by Several Sleepless Nights, on Apr 16, 2008 at 4:04 pm | 4 comments | 2542 Views

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Editorial: Spiraling costs of public employees

Menlo Park is learning a costly lesson about compensation for its valued public safety employees: What may look like a bargain...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2008
Last comment by Realistic, on Apr 16, 2008 at 9:05 pm | 4 comments | 2425 Views

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Anonymous donor offers $8 million for new gym

An anonymous donor has stepped forward and offered Menlo Park $8 million to help build a new Burgess Gym. The offer is...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2008
Last comment by R.GORDON, on May 4, 2008 at 3:20 pm | 30 comments | 3150 Views

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Cafe to open at Allied Arts Guild

At long last, a restaurateur has signed on to open a cafe at the Allied Arts Guild, whose owner has been trying since early...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2008
Last comment by Bob Nicholson, on Apr 25, 2008 at 12:54 pm | 1 comment | 2540 Views

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Maltbie sets retirement date; Boesch may succeed him

After 19 years on the job, San Mateo County Manager John Maltbie will step down at the end of this year. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2008
Last comment by The list goes on, on Apr 30, 2008 at 9:13 am | 2 comments | 2677 Views

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Council receptive to anonymous gym donation

All Menlo Park City Council members said that an anonymous would-be donor's offer to build a new Burgess Gym is worth a...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2008
Last comment by R.GORDON, on May 4, 2008 at 3:04 pm | 23 comments | 6059 Views

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Editorial: $8 million for gym, with strings

The disclosure last week that an anonymous donor has offered the city of Menlo Park $8 million or more toward building a...

Original post made on May. 2, 2008
Last comment by Truth be told, on May 7, 2008 at 11:52 am | 5 comments | 7432 Views

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Showdown ahead on Oak Knoll building plan

An enormous valley oak tree that's become a flashpoint for opposition to the construction planned for Oak Knoll School may...

Original post made on May. 5, 2008
Last comment by tree hugger, on May 7, 2008 at 9:16 pm | 16 comments | 2829 Views

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Gym gift gets council's initial support

All Menlo Park City Council members are jazzed about an anonymous would-be donor's offer to cover the bulk of the costs to...

Original post made on May. 8, 2008
Last comment by Dhyana Holguin, on Jun 28, 2008 at 2:57 pm | 4 comments | 2511 Views
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