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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 | 7854 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 | 2272 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 | 1769 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 | 4645 Views

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BevMo scores permit for Menlo Park store

Second time's the charm: Beverages & More (BevMo) scored a use permit from a divided Planning Commission to open an 8,900-square-foot...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 31, 2010 at 8:26 pm | 63 comments | 3962 Views

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Pool mishap: Why did city wait eight days to report it?

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

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by Cynical de Bergerac II, on Aug 24, 2010 at 10:05 pm | 2 comments | 1551 Views

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Tuesday: MP may ask for bids on pool contract

The Menlo Park City Council, which meets Tuesday (Aug. 24) after a summer recess, has three items of note on its agenda....

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Aug 25, 2010 at 9:12 am | 4 comments | 1610 Views

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Menlo Park roundup: City may seek bids for contract to operate Burgess pool center

The Menlo Park City Council faces three items of note when it meets Tuesday, Aug. 24, after a summer recess: Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by Paul Collacchi, on Aug 24, 2010 at 3:44 pm | 2 comments | 1403 Views

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Sidewalk re-opens at Watkins site

Through heavy rains in winter and long dry days in summer, Menlo Park pedestrians waited for the sidewalk along El Camino...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by In Gratitude, on Aug 26, 2010 at 12:40 pm | 17 comments | 2224 Views

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Menlo Park City Council dives into pool bids

Considering that it was a Menlo Park City Council meeting, there was little dissent among council members on Aug. 24 as they...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Reality Check, on Sep 3, 2010 at 7:18 pm | 18 comments | 2240 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. 25, 2010
Last comment by book lover, on Sep 21, 2010 at 2:34 pm | 21 comments | 2857 Views

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Menlo Park councilman chastises colleagues

Councilman Andy Cohen asks, "What is ethical for politicians and consultants in their respective roles?" Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by Andy fan, on Aug 30, 2010 at 5:27 pm | 26 comments | 2450 Views

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Council reviews red-light camera issues

Menlo Park police release accident data at red-light camera intersections, indicating collision rates only slightly lower. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by It's All About The $$$, on Oct 14, 2011 at 11:10 pm | 24 comments | 2897 Views

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Menlo Park downtown parking targeted for change

Downtown parking is on the agenda when the Menlo Park City Council meets Aug. 31, and among the questions considered will...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by MP business owner, on Aug 30, 2010 at 11:11 pm | 6 comments | 1700 Views

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Pension initiative remains on Menlo Park ballot

The pension reform initiative will remain on the Menlo Park ballot, despite a lawsuit filed to remove it, San Mateo County...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2010
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Sep 1, 2010 at 1:44 pm | 5 comments | 1947 Views

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Parking changes coming to Menlo Park

The New Year will herald new parking rules for Menlo Park. The City Council voted 4-1 to test a plan that changes the configuration...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by Wondering, on Sep 3, 2010 at 3:52 pm | 19 comments | 2550 Views

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Tonight: Beltramo's townhomes on agenda

The Menlo Park Housing Commission will hear a presentation by Beltramo's Investment Company tonight (Sept. 1) regarding the...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by Smith, on Sep 5, 2010 at 8:13 pm | 5 comments | 1854 Views

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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 | 2552 Views

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Commission counters Beltramo's proposal

The ball's back in the developer's court after the Menlo Park Housing Commission unanimously agreed on a counterproposal...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by Notice Stanford's TDM with ECR parked cars?, on Sep 8, 2010 at 9:47 pm | 13 comments | 2036 Views

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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 | 2343 Views
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