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MENLO PARK

Editorial: City should reinstate summary minutes

Until it is important to find out in a hurry what happened at a City Council meeting, the difference between "summary" and...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2009
Last comment by Paul Collacchi, on Feb 23, 2009 at 10:44 am | 19 comments | 1685 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park proposes measures to reduce projected $1.8 million deficit; readers weigh in

With Menlo Park facing the prospect of a $1.8 million deficit, city staff has recommended a number of stopgap measures that...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2009
Last comment by daily post, on Mar 10, 2009 at 5:04 pm | 19 comments | 1957 Views

MENLO PARK

What's it take to form a new county?

As Palo Alto deals with its obvious lack of representation from south Santa Clara County representatives, and Menlo Park...

Original post made by thinking about representation on Apr. 8, 2009
Last comment by the one-eyed king, on Apr 17, 2009 at 9:38 pm | 19 comments | 2427 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park schools must face the music

Changes are ahead for the music program in the Menlo Park City School District. The district's four music teachers are increasingly...

Original post made on May. 21, 2009
Last comment by Carol T, on Jun 10, 2009 at 1:22 pm | 19 comments | 1919 Views

MENLO PARK

Chili's in Menlo Park to close July 8

The Chili's restaurant in Menlo Park is closing July 8, a spokeswoman has confirmed. The restaurant, at the intersection...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Ms. DiGusta, on Jul 13, 2009 at 1:51 pm | 19 comments | 2061 Views

MENLO PARK

Fire destroys two townhouses, damages third

A Sharon Heights fire Thursday night destroyed two townhouses and caused major damage to a third. ==B Photo:== Har-Bro restoration...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by asdfs, on Jul 21, 2009 at 3:15 pm | 19 comments | 2304 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Outcry over train whistle: Caltrain will reduce volume

Following an outcry from people who live near the tracks, Caltrain plans to reduce the volume of its locomotives' horns back...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jan 3, 2013 at 9:31 am | 19 comments | 2492 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tempers flare in debate over public pay

Long-simmering political tensions boiled over at Menlo Park's City Council meeting Aug. 25, sparked by a San Mateo County...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2009
Last comment by Prince, on Sep 4, 2009 at 4:03 pm | 19 comments | 1757 Views

ATHERTON

Resident calls for probe of police department

An Atherton resident who said he was wrongfully arrested in 2008 on domestic violence charges was exonerated Jan. 14 by...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Feb 3, 2010 at 12:13 am | 19 comments | 1506 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park OKs fee hikes for fields, child care

Fees for child care services and sports field use in Menlo Park are going up, after the City Council approved a revised fee...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Mar 27, 2010 at 8:06 pm | 19 comments | 1740 Views

MENLO PARK

Buffet to Bestor: Let's share the pain if the Gov gets tough on Proposition 13

Jennifer Bestor didn't know what to expect last month when she mailed a rather whimsical letter to billionaire Warren Buffet...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by Jackrabbit, on Apr 23, 2010 at 10:45 pm | 19 comments | 2781 Views

ATHERTON

monster homes on postage stamp lots

There has been a call for Elizabeth Lewis to explain how she got away with buildig a 6,000 square foot home on an 18,000...

Original post made by sly dog on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by puritan, on May 4, 2010 at 12:16 pm | 19 comments | 1577 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo scraps plan for solar panels on new gym

An interesting subplot to the story of the Burgess Gym construction appears to be nearing a close, with Menlo Park city management...

Original post made on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardiņa, on Jun 19, 2014 at 11:24 am | 19 comments | 1773 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton appoints new police lieutenant

Sgt. Joe Wade begins a new phase of his 11-year career with the Atherton Police Department on July 11, when he assumes the...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by right on, on Jul 12, 2010 at 8:01 am | 19 comments | 2038 Views

AROUND TOWN

Six cited for sale of alcohol to minors

Six adults were cited Friday (July 16) for the sale of alcohol to a minor in Menlo Park, police reported. A seventh was cited...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by one-fisted, on Jul 21, 2010 at 3:46 pm | 19 comments | 2089 Views

MENLO PARK

Armed men invade Menlo Park home

Two men armed with handguns invaded a home Saturday morning, July 31, in the 1200 block of San Mateo Drive in Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2010
Last comment by WP, on Jun 25, 2012 at 8:34 am | 19 comments | 1744 Views

MENLO PARK

Three Menlo council candidates file papers

Three candidates for the Menlo Park City Council made their intentions official on Aug. 6. Incumbents Rich Cline and Heyward...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2010
Last comment by JustAsking, on Aug 11, 2010 at 8:57 am | 19 comments | 2037 Views

MENLO PARK

Residents losing patience with incomplete Watkins Avenue project

Nearby residents are losing patience with the stalled construction project at Watkins Avenue and El Camino Real, whose fencing...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by PLUMP, on Aug 15, 2010 at 7:23 pm | 19 comments | 1697 Views

MENLO PARK

Parking changes coming to Menlo Park

The New Year will herald new parking rules for Menlo Park. The City Council voted 4-1 to test a plan that changes the configuration...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by Wondering, on Sep 3, 2010 at 3:52 pm | 19 comments | 1851 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council buys home

As part of its program to expand below-market-rate housing in Menlo Park, the City Council agreed last night (Sept. 14) to...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawence, on Sep 19, 2010 at 7:43 am | 19 comments | 1791 Views
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