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Editorial: Hard choices in Menlo Park

When John Boyle decided to join Andy Cohen and vote against placing a hotel tax increase before voters in November, it shocked...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by out town, on Aug 3, 2010 at 11:16 pm | 2 comments | 1375 Views

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Menlo Park: Potential candidates now six

Another Menlo Park resident on record as opposing high-speed rail has pulled papers to run for City Council. Russell Peterson...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by morris brown, on Aug 9, 2010 at 10:47 pm | 24 comments | 2513 Views

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Police seek public's help in finding gunmen in home-invasion robbery in Menlo Park

Menlo Park police are asking the public to help them find two suspects in a home-invasion robbery in Menlo Park on July 31....

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by Sorry, on Aug 5, 2010 at 7:46 pm | 4 comments | 1951 Views

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Guest opinion: The upside of the downtown plan

After years of public meetings to learn what community members want our downtown to be like as we modernize over the coming...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by small towner, on Aug 7, 2010 at 12:53 pm | 5 comments | 1699 Views

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Tunneling dropped as Midpeninsula rail option

Deep tunnels and covered trenches have been dropped as alternatives for the Palo Alto/Midpeninsula portion of the state's...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by martin engel, on Aug 12, 2010 at 3:34 pm | 35 comments | 2636 Views

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Medical complex completion delayed again

Although six weeks ago the manager responsible for overseeing construction of a medical office complex at 1906 El Camino...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 10, 2010 at 6:46 pm | 12 comments | 2059 Views

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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 | 2588 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 | 2461 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 | 1779 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 | 1620 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 | 2583 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 | 1663 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 | 7526 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 | 1885 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 | 2538 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 | 3192 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 | 4521 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 | 5024 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 | 3307 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 | 2113 Views
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