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MENLO PARK

Saturday is last day for Beltramo's in Menlo Park

On Saturday, July 23, the doors to Beltramo's Wines & Spirits, a Menlo Park institution owned and operated by the Beltramo...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2016
Last comment by Rick Moen, on Jul 23, 2016 at 8:56 pm | 1 comment | 3434 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Housing Commission calls for more affordable housing

As Menlo Park updates its general plan, the city's Housing Commission intends to push the City Council to get built as many...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2016
Last comment by See what happens in Mtn. View, on Jul 23, 2016 at 12:20 pm | 3 comments | 1587 Views

MENLO PARK

Atherton resident convicted of violating Food, Drug and Cosmetics Act

Atherton resident Bill Facteau, former CEO of Menlo Park medical device company Acclarent, has been convicted in federal...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by Srini?, on Jul 22, 2016 at 6:43 pm | 2 comments | 4319 Views

AROUND TOWN

New findings on combating sudden oak death

In a breakthrough in the study of sudden oak death, scientists at the University of California at Berkeley now have reliable...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2016
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Jul 22, 2016 at 2:07 pm | 4 comments | 4588 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Oaks residents ask San Mateo County to protect their oaks

On Tuesday, the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors will discuss a request by residents of Menlo Oaks for emergency rules...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by Beth, on Jul 22, 2016 at 1:10 pm | 2 comments | 2293 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Roger Reynolds' carriage house is likely doomed

The carriage house on the former Roger Reynolds Nursery site at 133 Encinal Ave. in Menlo Park will likely face demolition...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2016
Last comment by Jim Lewis, on Jul 22, 2016 at 9:27 am | 13 comments | 3689 Views

MENLO PARK

CLOSED FRIDAYS

Why are the City of Menlo Park offices closed every other FRIDAY, when those hard working taxpayers who slave away to pay...

Original post made by Friday Working Class on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by Jim Lewis, on Jul 22, 2016 at 9:12 am | 11 comments | 823 Views

AROUND TOWN

Retreat center sues county over plan to reorganize as drug, alcohol rehab facility

The owners of the Stillpath Retreat Center at 16350 Skyline Blvd. in the unincorporated woods above Woodside are suing San...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by P4ND0R4, on Jul 21, 2016 at 11:13 pm | 10 comments | 4929 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Council approves development agreement for Facebook expansion project

Facebook is one step closer to expanding its offices again. The Menlo Park City Council on July 19 approved a development...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2016
Last comment by correction needed, on Jul 21, 2016 at 2:30 pm | 7 comments | 4050 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook aims to build 'significant' amount of housing in Menlo Park

Facebook hopes the city's general plan update will give the company the opportunity to build "a significant amount of...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2016
Last comment by explosive irresponsible growth, on Jul 21, 2016 at 1:57 pm | 26 comments | 6501 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: 'Big ideas' — and follow-through — needed for downtown Menlo Park

Four years ago Menlo Park residents identified a small number of bold civic projects they believed would greatly increase...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2016
Last comment by Leslie, on Jul 21, 2016 at 12:27 pm | 2 comments | 1069 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton weighs putting business tax hike on ballot

Atherton's City Council is scheduled to decide this week if it wants to put a ballot measure substantially increasing the...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jul 20, 2016 at 6:43 pm | 11 comments | 1386 Views

OTHER TOPICS

San Mateo County residents warned of phone scam

San Mateo County sheriff's officials are warning residents to beware of a recent phone scam involving a caller fraudulently...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2016
Last comment by Don, on Jul 20, 2016 at 2:31 pm | 3 comments | 1781 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

what's the big deal about plagiarism?

I loved Michelle's speech at the Democratic National Convention. What's the big deal?...

Original post made by Melania on Jul. 19, 2016
Last comment by Melania photos found!, on Jul 20, 2016 at 9:07 am | 5 comments | 508 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Beltramo's, Menlo Park Hardware burglarized

Burglars struck at two Menlo Park businesses over past several days: Beltramo's Wine & Spirits on Thursday (July 14) and...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2016
Last comment by really?, on Jul 19, 2016 at 9:02 pm | 2 comments | 3624 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park tonight: Education inequality, housing fees, Facebook money and more

The Menlo Park City Council is scheduled to discuss some of Menlo Park's biggest issues during its Tuesday, July 19, meeting,...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 19, 2016 at 4:19 pm | 2 comments | 2039 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eshoo sees swift appointment of new sheriff as an affront

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors had a 30-day window to choose a successor to former sheriff Greg Munks, who resigned...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2016
Last comment by Caroline V., on Jul 19, 2016 at 11:35 am | 16 comments | 3825 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Chamber restarts Golden Acorn Awards; nominations due Friday

After a four-year hiatus from hosting the Golden Acorn Awards, the Menlo Park Chamber of Commerce will again sponsor them...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2016
Last comment by Great News, on Jul 19, 2016 at 8:46 am | 1 comment | 1102 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Boom in population and jobs raises concerns

Menlo Park's population could grow by 50 percent and its employee count by 70 percent between now and 2040 if the city adopts...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2016
Last comment by HelloHanalei, on Jul 18, 2016 at 11:39 pm | 1 comment | 3228 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park author has a lot to juggle

Menlo Park's Nick Taylor is a champion multitasker, the type who in the past would have been called a Renaissance man. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2016
Last comment by Money Penny, on Jul 18, 2016 at 10:26 pm | 1 comment | 2196 Views
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