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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 | 2441 Views

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Tuesday: Stem cells and their potential

Stem cells hold a promise of "enormous potential" for healing, says Dr. Jill Helms, a surgery professor and stem cell researcher...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2010
Last comment by , on Aug 9, 2010 at 3:18 pm | 1 comment | 2110 Views

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Wednesday: Block party, concert in park

Menlo Park will hold its second and final block party of the summer on Wednesday, Aug. 11, featuring a performance by a Beatles...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by Perspective, on Aug 10, 2010 at 6:50 pm | 4 comments | 1703 Views

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Keith pulls papers for Menlo Park council race

Menlo Park Planning Commissioner Kirsten Keith pulled papers Monday (Aug. 9) to run for City Council. She has two days to...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by Intrigued, on Aug 10, 2010 at 6:43 pm | 1 comment | 1550 Views

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Update: Election assured for Menlo Park council

Planning Commissioner Kirsten Keith filed her candidate papers today (Aug. 11) to make a run for a seat on the Menlo Park...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 13, 2010 at 9:50 am | 14 comments | 2412 Views

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Act of kindness leads to $93,000 for food bank

What started as a simple act of kindness a year ago, when a Menlo Park woman offered to pay a complete stranger's grocery...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by Mitch, on Aug 16, 2010 at 10:05 pm | 2 comments | 1582 Views

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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 | 7431 Views

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Hill hosts high-speed-rail bus tour

Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=7169 posted Saturday, August 14, 2010, 10:40...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2010
Last comment by Richard V, on Aug 16, 2010 at 9:20 am | 9 comments | 1726 Views

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City prepares to go out to bid on pool contract

Perhaps learning from history, the city of Menlo Park released a staff report on the contract renewal for the Burgess swimming...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by reality based decision, on Aug 19, 2010 at 9:02 am | 24 comments | 2387 Views

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Menlo Park election: Who are these people?

All six candidates running for Menlo Park City Council have spent time in the public eye, one way or another, some moments...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by Paul Collacchi, on Aug 23, 2010 at 5:26 pm | 27 comments | 3079 Views

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Readers' Choice 2010: And the winners are ...

Enough with celebrity news, already. How about shining some light on the stars in our local community, the people who run...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by Gibboney Fan, on Aug 17, 2010 at 2:55 pm | 1 comment | 4413 Views

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Traveling con man Simon Gann arrested in Menlo Park

There's your run-of-the-mill bad boyfriend, and then there's Simon Gann. A 32-year-old Menlo Park woman suspected that the...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by MP, on Aug 25, 2010 at 2:38 pm | 8 comments | 4334 Views

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Editorial: Dialogue needed on BevMo application

The Menlo Park Planning Commission, and maybe ultimately the City Council, soon will decide whether the city should use its...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Aug 24, 2010 at 7:19 am | 31 comments | 3203 Views

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A new approach to solar power

Reuben Veek had an idea for how to offer solar power to homeowners who might not be able to afford it: form a nonprofit,...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by lolo, on Aug 19, 2010 at 11:26 am | 2 comments | 2047 Views

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Burgess baby pool closed; two children hospitalized after gas exposure

Two children who were playing in the Burgess baby pool in Menlo Park on Aug. 10 had reactions to a "gaseous substance" apparently...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by Think this through, on Aug 25, 2010 at 11:35 am | 15 comments | 1949 Views

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Burgess baby pool malfunction in Menlo Park: probe ongoing; similar incident occurred in 2006

The Menlo Park investigation continues into a chlorination malfunction at the Burgess baby pool that put two children in...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2010
Last comment by Swimmer, on Aug 20, 2010 at 6:05 pm | 1 comment | 1779 Views

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Readers' Choice 2010: And the winners are …

Enough with celebrity news, already. How about shining some light on the stars in our local community, the people who run...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2010
Last comment by Bea, on Aug 26, 2010 at 11:34 am | 2 comments | 7600 Views

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Judge tentatively decides not to reopen high-speed-rail lawsuit filed by Atherton, MP

After a judge tentatively decided Aug. 19 to not reopen a lawsuit filed against the high-speed rail authority by Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2010
Last comment by GiveItUp, on Aug 24, 2010 at 12:19 pm | 9 comments | 2080 Views

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Menlo Park city officials back to business

Tonight (Aug. 23) the Menlo Park Planning Commission reconvenes to consider whether to approve a use permit for Beverages...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2010
Last comment by Henry, on Aug 24, 2010 at 2:34 pm | 4 comments | 1698 Views

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Surprise move: funds for library's book group axed

The final chapter of the Menlo Park Library's 15-year-old book discussion group doesn't make for a happy ending. In fact,...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by Trilda, on Aug 28, 2010 at 12:01 am | 7 comments | 4298 Views
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