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MENLO PARK

Willows traffic plan gets thumbs down from Transportation Commission on a 3-2 vote

Does the Willows neighborhood need traffic calming? No. Yes. Maybe, but not like this. The answer, as Menlo Park has discovered...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2011
Last comment by Willow resident, on Apr 20, 2011 at 1:04 pm | 10 comments | 2126 Views

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Caltrain eyes providing 'initial' high-speed-rail service

With California officials looking toward Central Valley as the launching point for the state's controversial high-speed-rail...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2011
Last comment by caltrain supporter, on Apr 22, 2011 at 2:52 pm | 6 comments | 1906 Views

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Community activist tells of terrifying night

A Saturday drive for Chinese takeout turned into a terrifying night in Menlo Park, said Vicki Smothers. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2011
Last comment by Brian_12, on Apr 27, 2011 at 9:10 pm | 50 comments | 2457 Views

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Guest opinion: Supervisors knew suit on elections was coming

The class action suit against San Mateo County and its "at large" voting system for electing members of the Board of Supervisors...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 15, 2011 at 6:59 am | 4 comments | 1629 Views

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Menlo Park's dilemma: How to replace Rojas

If Glen Rojas returns as an interim city manager after retiring in July, he would become a second high-level employee in...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2011
Last comment by hopeful, on Apr 27, 2011 at 5:27 pm | 5 comments | 1560 Views

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Community activist tells of night of terror

A Saturday drive for Chinese takeout turned into a terrifying night in Menlo Park, said Vicki Smothers. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2011
Last comment by Vargas, on Apr 26, 2011 at 10:16 pm | 5 comments | 1521 Views

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Menlo Park man accused of faking police lights with cellphone app

A 23-year-old Menlo Park man was arrested Monday night for allegedly impersonating a police officer by using a cellphone...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by It's only fair, on Apr 27, 2011 at 10:04 pm | 2 comments | 1623 Views

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City to conduct nationwide search for manager

Picking their way around legal questions surrounding when a pension reform measure must take effect, the Menlo Park City...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 7, 2011 at 8:19 am | 17 comments | 2702 Views

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Ravenswood faces critical parcel tax decision

Voters in east Menlo Park and East Palo Alto who are in the Ravenswood City School District have an important parcel tax...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 2, 2011 at 12:07 pm | 19 comments | 2421 Views

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Neighbors fight to protect Flood Park

What is a neighborhood park worth? San Mateo County estimates $205,000. To those living near Flood Park, its value is more...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2011
Last comment by Jane, on May 25, 2011 at 7:51 pm | 9 comments | 2114 Views

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Environmental report: Road to spiffed-up downtown Menlo Park would be far more clogged

There's no getting around it -- no package of mitigating measures to call upon: A developed downtown area as envisioned in...

Original post made on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Roxie Rorapaugh, on May 9, 2011 at 1:50 pm | 16 comments | 2436 Views

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Environmental report: Road to spiffed-up downtown would be far more clogged

There's no getting around it — no mitigating measures to call upon: A developed downtown area as envisioned in Menlo...

Original post made on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by doppelganger, on May 5, 2011 at 7:21 pm | 2 comments | 1522 Views

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Stanford offers Menlo Park more money

Stanford is now offering Menlo Park $3.7 million to ease traffic snarls induced by its proposed hospital expansion and also...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by menlo parker, on May 7, 2011 at 9:53 am | 12 comments | 1902 Views

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Menlo Park school district picks Maurice Ghysels as superintendent

Maurice Ghysels, the superintendent of the elementary school district in Mountain View for five years and, for the last 10...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by Interested Party, on May 26, 2012 at 6:16 pm | 104 comments | 11201 Views

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Tuesday: California cap & trade

California's cap-and-trade program, proposed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, is the topic for a luncheon meeting in Menlo...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 9, 2011 at 3:14 pm | 2 comments | 1360 Views

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Finding safety, family, hope

<I>"I lived in a world that at any moment could erupt into fire. It was the sort of knowledge that kept you on your toes."...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by John Straubel, on May 9, 2011 at 1:42 pm | 1 comment | 1607 Views

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United Menlo Park council approves Stanford deal

Swapping the right to sue for more money, the Menlo Park City Council voted 5-0 to accept Stanford's offer of $3.7 million...

Original post made on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on May 11, 2011 at 2:56 pm | 4 comments | 1470 Views

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Menlo Park's theatrical experiment

Postcards advertising musicians and comedians popped up in Menlo Park postboxes recently, bearing the city's logo in the...

Original post made on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by time for stamps, on May 18, 2011 at 1:10 pm | 6 comments | 1535 Views

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Burglars hit three Menlo homes in three days

A daytime burglar reportedly crept into a home in the 800 block of Hamilton Avenue through an unlocked back window on Monday,...

Original post made on May. 17, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1595 Views

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Letter: Now is the time to reclaim lane on El Camino

The Menlo Park draft downtown plan environmental impact report points out that the plan will result in more congestion. Read...

Original post made on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by sadfsf, on May 20, 2011 at 12:00 am | 2 comments | 1338 Views
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