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Menlo Park may join lawsuit over Caltrain electrification EIR

As with two neighboring cities, Menlo Park is considering whether to challenge the environmental impact report for Caltrain's...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 29, 2015 at 6:14 pm | 22 comments | 3156 Views


Editorial: When 'choice' undermines public health

There's little to celebrate about the measles outbreak now hitting the nation. But one positive outcome is the level of attention...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on Feb 14, 2015 at 7:17 pm | 22 comments | 2953 Views


Dionicio R. Lopez Jr, Preliminary Hearing

3/13/15 Hon. Judge Gilbert T. Brown, Geoff Carr Defense attorney Finally a preliminary hearing was held with two District...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Mar. 16, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Mar 18, 2015 at 6:04 pm | 22 comments | 686 Views


Eshoo on aircraft noise: FAA knows 'something has changed dramatically'

The Federal Aviation Administration "clearly knows something has changed dramatically" with regard to local aircraft noise...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 3, 2015 at 4:05 pm | 22 comments | 3562 Views


Traffic Calming Disaster on Linfield Drive

In case you haven't gone down the "new" stretch of Linfield Drive, two words of warning: WATCH OUT. Seems that the same...

Original post made by Here We Go Again on Apr. 24, 2008
Last comment by another neighbor, on May 15, 2008 at 8:59 pm | 21 comments | 3240 Views


Two more may enter Menlo Park council race

With Friday's filing deadline rapidly approaching, two local business owners have stepped forward as potential challengers...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2008
Last comment by Joanna, on Aug 12, 2008 at 9:59 am | 21 comments | 2586 Views


Letter: Haste and waste in downtown planning

Before he criticizes the pace of Menlo Park City Council action on the El Camino Real visioning effort, Rick Ciardella should...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2008
Last comment by Best council in years, on Oct 2, 2008 at 11:04 pm | 21 comments | 2533 Views


MP council candidates forum Wednesday

The League of Women Voters will hold a Menlo Park City Council candidates forum from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct....

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2008
Last comment by Hannah B, on Oct 23, 2008 at 7:58 pm | 21 comments | 2112 Views


Letter: Chairman Slocum gets it right at commission dais

Gail Slocum of Menlo Park, chairman of the San Mateo County Planning Commission, had just heard reports from staff and Gail...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2008
Last comment by J. Stalin, on Dec 29, 2008 at 5:01 pm | 21 comments | 2359 Views


Councilman blasts report by grand jury

There's been no official response from Atherton to the April 6 San Mateo County Civil Grand Jury report advising the town...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by referee, on Apr 30, 2009 at 10:39 am | 21 comments | 2674 Views


Woodside: disparate views on historic house

Steve Jobs' bid to tear down a historic mansion in Woodside generated a whole lot of testimony at the April 28 Woodside Town...

Original post made on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on May 15, 2009 at 1:15 pm | 21 comments | 3129 Views


Menlo Park: Despite state's grief, city eyes balanced budget

As the state of California struggles to find billions of dollars in budget cuts, the city of Menlo Park finds itself with...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jun 25, 2009 at 4:00 pm | 21 comments | 1839 Views


Eshoo plans in-person town hall on health care

Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, says she will hold a face-to-face "town hall" meeting on health care issues on Wednesday,...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by ruth, on Sep 1, 2009 at 3:49 pm | 21 comments | 2119 Views


Update: Students expelled for pot, but no major drug bust at Sacred Heart, school official says

Rumors of a major drug bust at Sacred Heart Preparatory in Atherton appear unfounded, but two students have been expelled...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Nov 3, 2009 at 11:39 am | 21 comments | 2640 Views


Bill of Particulars

I do not support the existing parcel tax, and believe it will fail. However, I would rather light a candle than curse the...

Original post made by Candle Lighter on Oct. 31, 2009
Last comment by Ed, on Feb 3, 2010 at 3:29 pm | 21 comments | 2069 Views


Firefighter group reports election spending

The Menlo Park firefighters' political action group that endorsed three candidates for three open seats on the local fire...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 3, 2009 at 9:46 pm | 21 comments | 2037 Views


Defense expert: Officer May broke rules

A use-of-force expert for Alberto Alvarez, who is on trial for the murder of East Palo Alto Police Officer Richard May, testified...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by Familiar with Case, on Nov 16, 2009 at 3:40 pm | 21 comments | 2134 Views


Garbage: Residents in line for big rate hike

If you live in Menlo Park, taking out the trash is about to get a lot more expensive. Read the full story here

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2010
Last comment by Lee Weaver, on Mar 25, 2010 at 5:51 pm | 21 comments | 1896 Views


High school board asked to rescind superintendent appointment

Atherton resident and open-government advocate Peter Carpenter has made good on his threat to try to force the governing...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 1, 2012 at 9:01 pm | 21 comments | 4591 Views


Caltrain may cut service due to 'fiscal emergency'

Major Caltrain weekend- and mid-day service cuts plus a fare increase are being planned by this fall and early 2011. Faced...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2010
Last comment by Alfred, on Jun 17, 2010 at 7:24 pm | 21 comments | 2417 Views
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