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MENLO PARK

Draeger's says it might close if Menlo Park City Council approves development project

If Menlo Park's City Council doesn't require the developer of the site of the defunct Cadillac dealership to provide housing,...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2009
Last comment by Whiny Whiners!!!!!, on Sep 17, 2012 at 8:52 pm | 60 comments | 3093 Views

MENLO PARK

Initiative drive to cut pension costs under way

Henry Riggs, Roy Sardina and Ned Moritz will lead a ballot initiative drive, aimed at scaling back pension benefits for new...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2010
Last comment by truth, on Feb 26, 2010 at 1:19 pm | 60 comments | 2186 Views

MENLO PARK

Why businesses consider Menlo Park to be an unfriendly City

Over a year ago the Menlo Park Fire Protection District entered into a lease with Stanford University for one of the many...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Feb 16, 2010 at 6:25 pm | 60 comments | 2238 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park men launch broad-based lawsuit against high-speed rail agency

The lawsuit by Morris Brown and Mike Brady, both of Menlo Park, aims to prevent construction of the high-speed rail system....

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by john burrows, on Apr 26, 2010 at 8:54 pm | 60 comments | 2782 Views

AROUND TOWN

Consolidating Menlo Park and Atherton

Both Menlo Park and Atherton are facing severe financial difficulties and both suffer from a lack of strong political leadership...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Aug. 28, 2010
Last comment by it is what it is, on Sep 2, 2010 at 11:29 pm | 60 comments | 3443 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Election: A quarter-billion for Sequoia district high schools?

The coming surge in enrollment at area public high schools, particularly at Menlo-Atherton High School, is the issue driving...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Enough, on May 26, 2014 at 10:50 am | 60 comments | 8553 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Backers of Mandarin immersion program plan charter school in Menlo Park

With ambitions to open by fall 2015, supporters of a Mandarin-language immersion program who were turned down by the Menlo...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2014
Last comment by MMICS Supporter, on Aug 28, 2014 at 2:32 am | 60 comments | 4187 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Making the case for the sergeants' raise

Menlo Park recently gave a substantial pay raise to its police sergeants. This raise has been criticized by The Almanac and...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by Come Out Of Your Bubble, Hank, on Feb 15, 2009 at 5:26 pm | 59 comments | 2275 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Eshoo: No plans for health care town hall?

As people pack town hall meetings across the country on plans for health care reform, Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, has...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Aug 26, 2009 at 1:43 pm | 59 comments | 2889 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton video remains online despite privacy complaint

A video of an Aug. 20 meeting in Atherton Town Hall between the city manager and three unhappy members of the public seeking...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Sep 3, 2010 at 6:57 am | 59 comments | 3170 Views

MENLO PARK

Two women lead charge against BevMo store

Two Menlo Park women -- Maureen Hogan and Barbara Rosasco -- made their case Monday against the BevMo chain's plan to open...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by Matt, on Nov 6, 2010 at 5:15 pm | 59 comments | 3246 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Council should keep hands out of Bohannon's pockets

The Menlo Park City Council thinks that the Menlo Gateway project by David Bohannon should be put up for vote. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by what if, on Jun 15, 2010 at 8:08 am | 58 comments | 2922 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Nurses plan protest at Whitman's Atherton home

Members of the California Nurses Association say that about 1,000 of them will be coming to the Atherton home of Republican...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jul 16, 2010 at 7:26 pm | 58 comments | 2288 Views

ATHERTON

Buckheit offers Atherton council deal to resolve lawsuit

Saying he's "willing to be reasonable if you are," Atherton resident Jon Buckheit told the Atherton City Council on Dec....

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jan 20, 2011 at 6:04 pm | 58 comments | 3646 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ravenswood may cut entire library staff

Peering into a future of hard times, trustees of the Ravenswood City School District, which has schools in Menlo Park and...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 20, 2011 at 5:22 pm | 58 comments | 3346 Views

MENLO PARK

Stanford-Arrillaga plan: Boon or doom?

What's worse than a string of empty car lots? Eight acres of mixed-use office space, retail and apartments, according to...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Feb 4, 2013 at 6:34 pm | 57 comments | 3139 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Parents push for Mandarin immersion program

With China on a path to becoming the largest economy in the world, the interest in teaching children in the United States...

Original post made on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by Willows Parent, on Jun 11, 2013 at 10:38 pm | 57 comments | 99856 Views

MENLO PARK

Judge lets defamation lawsuit proceed against John Woodell

A judge declined to dismiss a defamation lawsuit filed by a fire board director against John Woodell, husband of Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2014
Last comment by What the Dickens?, on Jan 28, 2014 at 10:35 pm | 57 comments | 9050 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Fergusson joins council race

A familiar name has popped on to the list of contenders for the 2014 Menlo Park City Council election: Kelly Fergusson, who...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by sally, on Aug 13, 2014 at 7:44 am | 57 comments | 4226 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Menlo bans smoking in public places

Menlo Park's City Council at its March 2 meeting approved an ordinance banning smoking in some public places, including ATM...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by e. grimley, on Mar 10, 2010 at 10:55 am | 56 comments | 5766 Views
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