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MENLO PARK

EDITORIAL: Busy ballot for Menlo voters

Deciding between Jerry Brown or Meg Whitman will not be the only tough choice for Menlo Park voters when they go to the polls...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jun 22, 2010 at 12:58 pm | 1 comment | 1200 Views

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Letter: A sad performance from Menlo council

Asking Menlo Park voters to bless the council's approval of a development agreement between the city and the Bohannon Co.'s...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jun 28, 2010 at 7:13 am | 9 comments | 1629 Views

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Unions file lawsuit to keep pension initiative off ballot

Two employee unions filed a lawsuit today (June 23) against the city of Menlo Park and a resident involved in the effort...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jul 2, 2010 at 2:41 pm | 79 comments | 4606 Views

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Menlo Park city manager gets more time to repay loan

Terms of the bridge loan from the city that was part of Menlo Park City Manager Glen Rojas' employment agreement have been...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2010
Last comment by Joanna, on Jun 25, 2010 at 10:20 am | 11 comments | 1651 Views

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Big decision on Bohannon in hands of the voters

Whether or not there's a contested City Council election this fall, Menlo Park voters can expect to be subjected to plenty...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jun 28, 2010 at 8:51 am | 8 comments | 1593 Views

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Menlo Park budget dips into reserves

Menlo Park plans to dip into its reserves by just over a half-million dollars to fill the gap between revenue and spending...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2010
Last comment by services impact?, on Jun 27, 2010 at 3:17 pm | 5 comments | 1383 Views

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Our Regional Heritage

The Bayshore highway between San Francisco and San Mateo opened in 1929 and reached Menlo Park in 1931. The two-lane highway...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2010
Last comment by Bob, on Jun 27, 2010 at 12:29 am | 1 comment | 1148 Views

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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 | 1420 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 | 1617 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 | 2676 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 | 2763 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 | 1598 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 | 1400 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 | 1623 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 | 1734 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 | 1494 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 | 1211 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 | 3231 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 | 1741 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 | 1247 Views
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