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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park proceeds with logo, graphic redesign

Since work is already underway and other cities paid more than Menlo Park did for similar projects, the City Council decided...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2014
Last comment by LOCO LOGO, on Feb 2, 2014 at 9:35 am | 25 comments | 15545 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update: Atherton protest lasted 30 minutes

Today's protest organized by the California Nurses Association in front of the Atherton home of Republican gubernatorial...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by Interested, on Jul 18, 2010 at 11:29 am | 25 comments | 4844 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park faces $1.3 million city deficit

Menlo Park is facing a $1.3 million deficit for the fiscal year that begins July 1, and cuts to city services could be on...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by truth, on Apr 22, 2010 at 10:14 pm | 25 comments | 2163 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plastic bag ban at checkout starts

Earth Day (April 22) this year heralds the end of single-use plastic bags at the checkout counter in Menlo Park and 24 other...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 28, 2013 at 2:22 pm | 25 comments | 2729 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent search limited to insiders

The field of candidates for the next superintendent of the Sequoia Union High School District has significantly narrowed...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 5, 2010 at 1:34 pm | 25 comments | 2696 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What to do about enrollment growth, particularly at Menlo-Atherton High School

Changes to open-enrollment policies for the Sequoia Union High School District and tentative revisions to the map assigning...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2013
Last comment by oldtimer, on Sep 13, 2013 at 9:49 am | 25 comments | 7246 Views

AROUND TOWN

Which neighborhoods are good for trick-or-treating?

I'd love to get a sense of the liveliest places to take my kids trick-or-treating on Halloween night. Our street is pretty...

Original post made by alp on Oct. 18, 2008
Last comment by Really?, on Nov 6, 2015 at 9:01 pm | 25 comments | 5399 Views

AROUND TOWN

Turning our old garbage system upside down and inside out

Neither the local jurisdictions or Recology have done a very good job of retraining us on managing our waste stream INSIDE...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Jan. 6, 2011
Last comment by John, on Jan 19, 2011 at 4:19 pm | 24 comments | 2662 Views

ATHERTON

Former editor pleads guilty in porn case

Brian Bothun, a former editor for the Palo Alto Daily News and former reporter for the Daily Post, pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by butch cassidy, on Jan 31, 2010 at 10:22 am | 24 comments | 2983 Views

MENLO PARK

Cohen: standing alone on gym issue

Amid general enthusiasm among City Council members for a project to build a new gymnasium in Menlo Park's Civic Center complex,...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by It Takes One To Know One!, on Aug 4, 2009 at 2:08 pm | 24 comments | 2612 Views

MENLO PARK

Council asks if Menlo Park is 'too aggressive' with parking enforcement

How much efficiency is enough? When it comes to parking enforcement in downtown Menlo Park, the answer seems to be "a little...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Tunbridge Wells, on Jun 28, 2014 at 3:13 pm | 24 comments | 9833 Views

AROUND TOWN

Consultant skeptical of FAA's interest in reducing aircraft noise

An airline industry consulting firm, hired by the town of Portola Valley, is skeptical of an FAA proposal to analyze noise...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jan 30, 2016 at 7:17 pm | 24 comments | 1442 Views

ATHERTON

Ex-Atherton town employee pleads no contest to embezzlement

Former Atherton town employee Lois English pleaded no contest in San Mateo County Superior Court on May 2 to charges of embezzlement...

Original post made on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by Stu Slessinger, on May 18, 2011 at 9:23 am | 24 comments | 2709 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: End the Caltrain-High Speed Rail Authority alliance

Time moves on and it has become obvious that the memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the High-Speed Rail Authority...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Oct. 23, 2015
Last comment by underground the train, on Oct 28, 2015 at 11:13 am | 24 comments | 1073 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Board has no issues with new superintendent

The trustees of the Menlo Park City School District have apparently looked Maurice Ghysels in the eye and found everything...

Original post made on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 2, 2011 at 2:05 pm | 24 comments | 4062 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo street festival: If you liked it or not, chamber wants to hear

The management of the Connoisseurs' Marketplace, Menlo Park's recent annual midsummer art and wine festival, would like...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by Not Worth It!, on Oct 31, 2015 at 11:13 am | 24 comments | 3304 Views

MENLO PARK

Update: Football player arrested for assault

A football player at Menlo College has been arrested in connection with a potentially deadly assault on another Menlo College...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2009
Last comment by Capn Crunch, on Feb 5, 2009 at 8:46 pm | 24 comments | 2621 Views

ATHERTON

Editorial: Atherton struggles without leaders

In what appears to be a complete meltdown in communications between the City Council and an interim city manager, Atherton...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by John P Johns, CPA, on Feb 7, 2012 at 12:14 pm | 24 comments | 2309 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Potential candidates now six

Another Menlo Park resident on record as opposing high-speed rail has pulled papers to run for City Council. Russell Peterson...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by morris brown, on Aug 9, 2010 at 10:47 pm | 24 comments | 2219 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo candidates campaign at forum

The council chamber was half full Wednesday night as the candidates for Menlo Park City Council took turns answering six...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2010
Last comment by Bernstein supporter, on Oct 1, 2010 at 10:09 am | 24 comments | 1794 Views
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