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Former superintendent pleads no contest to embezzlement, other felony charges

Looking drawn and contrite, former Portola Valley schools superintendent Tim Hanretty appeared in court this morning (July...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by Just sayin' III, on Aug 5, 2012 at 6:37 pm | 23 comments | 3557 Views


Woodside: Rural character and freedom to build clash in council election

With just two weeks remaining in the fall election, Woodside voters suddenly have a choice of candidates in the race for...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2015
Last comment by Vexatious Litigant?, on Oct 23, 2015 at 10:16 pm | 23 comments | 3020 Views


Stanford holds 'open house' on its proposed El Camino development in Menlo Park

Stanford University is holding an "open house" event this week, where the public is invited to ask questions and make comments...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 13, 2015 at 6:20 pm | 23 comments | 2670 Views


How do we solve the playing field shortage in Menlo Park?

The majority on the City Council opposed Measure J to develop playing fields in East Menlo Park. They said we need instead...

Original post made by Kids need more playing fields on Apr. 10, 2007
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Apr 17, 2007 at 11:05 pm | 22 comments | 3585 Views


Art In Public Places

Would anyone be interested in having more art offered in Menlo Park? This could be available in many ways, such as dance,...

Original post made by Art Connoisseur on Feb. 13, 2008
Last comment by Jim Lewis, on Feb 25, 2008 at 10:32 pm | 22 comments | 2876 Views


MP council to take first look at 48-home project

Plans to build a high-density condo-commercial project at the site of the former Anderson Chevrolet truck lot on El Camino...

Original post made on May. 10, 2008
Last comment by enough, on May 15, 2008 at 8:48 pm | 22 comments | 3122 Views


Bohannon polls residents on office/hotel complex

Developer David Bohannon has confirmed that he was responsible for the phone survey some residents received last week, saying...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2009
Last comment by P. Ropaganda, on Mar 20, 2009 at 1:40 pm | 22 comments | 2336 Views


New gym: Is green certification worth $250,000?

Menlo Park will spend a quarter-million dollars to certify its new gym as environmentally friendly. Is it worth it? Read...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by do the math, on Aug 5, 2009 at 5:21 am | 22 comments | 2344 Views


Judge sides with Menlo Park, Atherton over flaws in high-speed rail review; could delay project

Opponents of a plan to send high-speed trains shooting down the Peninsula's Caltrain corridor -- including the Menlo Park...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Sep 7, 2009 at 1:51 pm | 22 comments | 2317 Views


Police videotape crowd at rail meeting

Tipped off by blogs that there would be a big crowd at the Aug. 26 high-speed rail meeting, a Menlo Park police officer videotaped...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2009
Last comment by Roxie, on Sep 6, 2009 at 6:18 pm | 22 comments | 2211 Views


Passionate boos, cheers mark Eshoo meeting

A vocal crowd of nearly 1,000 people turned out Wednesday night for a town hall meeting with Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Ethan, on Sep 7, 2009 at 2:43 pm | 22 comments | 2170 Views


Reconsiderations, accusations, recriminations, insinuations ... just another council meeting

In a Menlo Park City Council term that has enjoyed its share of strange, puzzling, and temperamental behavior by council...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Oct 30, 2009 at 12:43 pm | 22 comments | 6216 Views


Is Menlo Park's downtown plan doomed to failure?

This was posted in the Menlo Park City Council e-mail log. Couperus <> | Sat, Nov 21, 2009...

Original post made by News Guy on Nov. 22, 2009
Last comment by get modern, on Dec 1, 2009 at 5:11 pm | 22 comments | 2806 Views


Bohannon agrees to public benefits, emission reductions for huge office/hotel project

Menlo Park and the Bohannon Development Co. have concluded preliminary negotiations over a proposal for a massive office/hotel...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by reality bites, on Apr 3, 2010 at 4:11 pm | 22 comments | 2255 Views


Like it or not, costs for services are rising

As Menlo Park residents struggle to cope with the effects of the economic recession, fees for basic and not-so-basic city...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardina, on Apr 7, 2010 at 11:24 pm | 22 comments | 1827 Views


Time to kill off the Downtown visioning process

A letter urging Council to rethink the visioning process was suggested. This downtown visioning process needs much more...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by Was it "Political" - NO, on Jun 8, 2010 at 1:03 pm | 22 comments | 4000 Views


Gateway ballot measure argument criticized

Menlo Park City Council candidate Chuck Bernstein inspired a look at how ballot measure arguments get written last week when...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by Paul Collacchi, on Sep 8, 2010 at 12:34 am | 22 comments | 2322 Views


Menlo Park smoking ban: it's coming back

For all those holding their breath until Menlo Park's newest smoking ban gets approved, the wait may be almost over. The...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2010
Last comment by Steve C, on Sep 9, 2010 at 12:20 pm | 22 comments | 2098 Views


Menlo Park mayor addresses state of city

Drawing a larger crowd than attends most City Council meetings, Menlo Park Mayor Rich Cline delivered his state of the city...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Outside Looking In, on Sep 28, 2010 at 11:54 pm | 22 comments | 2287 Views


Fergusson ponders whether to ask for D.C. trip reimbursement

It was past bedtime even for night owls by the time the Menlo Park City Council got to the staff reports section of the March...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by Michael, on Mar 22, 2011 at 4:47 pm | 22 comments | 2244 Views
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