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Former Woodside resident killed

The man who was shot and killed in Hillsborough on June 15 has been identified by Hillsborough police as Christopher Calvache,...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2010
Last comment by Trish, on Jan 2, 2012 at 10:02 am | 2 comments | 1501 Views

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Unions sue city over pension measure; council meets to discuss

==BI (This is an expanded version of a previously posted article)== A Menlo Park resident and two unions representing Menlo...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2010
Last comment by Joanna, on Jun 28, 2010 at 10:45 pm | 4 comments | 1778 Views

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Steve Schmidt says he won't run for council

Former Menlo Park mayor and two-term councilman Steve Schmidt has been coy about whether or not he'll run for City Council...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2010
Last comment by Distractions, on Jul 9, 2010 at 7:25 am | 23 comments | 2904 Views

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Pension initiative group seeks legal defense funds

The grassroots group that sponsored the Menlo Park pension reform initiative is trying to raise at least $35,000 in private...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 22, 2010 at 6:43 am | 41 comments | 2953 Views

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Uninvited to the block party

Sometimes you get a refund you don't want. Nancy Couperus, Menlo Park commercial property owner and founding member of the...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by Tom Jordan, on Jul 2, 2010 at 4:53 pm | 2 comments | 1681 Views

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Downtown fire closes three businesses

Fire investigators are looking at the area around an attic vent for a wood-burning pizza oven as the cause of a June 16 fire...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 29, 2010 at 3:20 pm | 2 comments | 1494 Views

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Sun Micro reassessment not yet resolved

The question is still open as to whether the San Mateo County Assessor's Office will reassess the four-parcel campus of Sun...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by Arnie, on Jun 29, 2010 at 3:12 pm | 1 comment | 1712 Views

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Foust responds to ethics complaint

Redwood City council member Rosanne Foust sounds confident that a state ethics committee will rule in her favor when considering...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by RWC Resident, on Jun 30, 2010 at 5:15 pm | 2 comments | 1834 Views

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MP library doors will be closed this weekend

Menlo Park library-goers will feel some of the pain of the city's newly approved budget cuts if they have an urge to visit...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2010
Last comment by old timer, on Jul 1, 2010 at 5:12 am | 2 comments | 1595 Views

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Council action on Bohannon project surprisingly easy: Let voters decide

The recent vote by the Menlo Park City Council on the Menlo Gateway project proposed by David Bohannon was surprisingly smooth,...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by sammy, on Jul 1, 2010 at 7:26 pm | 1 comment | 1269 Views

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Editorial: Defending the pension initiative

A union-backed lawsuit is attempting to kick Menlo Park's pension reform initiative off the ballot, but we hope the judge...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2010
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardina, on Jul 13, 2010 at 10:11 pm | 66 comments | 3427 Views

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Eric Byrnes is still having some fun swinging the bat

Eric Byrnes walked away from baseball, but not the game. While the Portola Valley resident no longer plays Major League Baseball,...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Dutch Who?, on Jul 8, 2010 at 7:12 am | 1 comment | 1935 Views

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Kelly Park sports complex forges ahead

The final design and construction contract for the long-awaited Kelly Park sports complex were unanimously approved by the...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 8, 2010 at 10:20 am | 1 comment | 1347 Views

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Police calls

Crime and accident reports from the Atherton and Menlo Park police departments and the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Jul 8, 2010 at 2:35 pm | 3 comments | 1644 Views

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Tearful relatives testify in Joe Morrow murder sentencing

Boxes of tissues were in big demand in Judge Craig Parsons' courtroom on Wednesday, Oct. 24, at the gut-wrenching pre-sentencing...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Tom Broadwin, on Feb 10, 2013 at 8:58 pm | 2 comments | 4274 Views

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Bookkeeper arrested on embezzlement charges

Police on Friday arrested Roger Reynolds Nursery business manager and bookkeeper Evette Christine Weiler on charges of grand...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2010
Last comment by Just me, on May 23, 2011 at 7:04 pm | 7 comments | 1910 Views

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Retail development lawsuit nears end?

The legal tangle surrounding an office/retail development project at 1300 El Camino Real may clear up when the Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by Inquiry, on Jul 12, 2010 at 9:52 pm | 2 comments | 1471 Views

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Boyle won't seek second term on Menlo council

John Boyle: No. Heyward Robinson: Yes. Rich Cline: Maybe. So the Nov. 2 race for three seats on the Menlo Park City Council...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jul 17, 2010 at 11:11 am | 45 comments | 2487 Views

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Candidate filing period opens

Local voters, especially in Menlo Park and Atherton, will have some key governing body seats to fill and issues to face when...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by Vlad Sanchez, on Jul 13, 2010 at 3:10 pm | 1 comment | 1531 Views

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City to oppose pension-initiative lawsuit

Menlo Park's city attorney will file an opposing argument to the legal challenge by two public employee unions of the citizen-driven...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by Blue Collar Public Worker, on Aug 2, 2010 at 12:52 pm | 121 comments | 10648 Views
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