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MENLO PARK

Local parents feel squeezed out of child care

As the city of Menlo Park works to greatly reduce its subsidy of the city-run West Menlo child care program, some parents...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2009
Last comment by Working Mom in West Menlo, on May 8, 2010 at 1:56 pm | 29 comments | 4306 Views

MENLO PARK

City reviews plan for abandoned dealership

The developer of the site of an abandoned car dealership on El Camino Real laid out the details of a proposed office/retail...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Maria, on Apr 24, 2009 at 1:43 pm | 20 comments | 2286 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Mandatory water rationing unlikely

Officials of both the Menlo Park Municipal Water District and the California Water Service Co. (Cal Water), which also serves...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by huston3, on Jun 17, 2009 at 11:43 am | 9 comments | 1876 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Quick action needed to stem foreclosures

The real estate market in Menlo Park and the surrounding communities is renowned for its apparent insulation from larger...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Vanguard, on Apr 15, 2009 at 11:50 am | 1 comment | 1446 Views

WOODSIDE

Speed limit lowered on Woodside Road at I-280

The death of a Menlo Park schoolteacher has prompted a lower speed limit on westbound Woodside Road at the intersection with...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Grandma Jonesie, on Apr 17, 2009 at 10:49 am | 2 comments | 2502 Views

MENLO PARK

Council not likely to revisit bridge decision

In the wake of an outcry from residents over plans to rebuild a bicycle/pedestrian bridge, Menlo Park council members say...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Not a NIMBY, on Apr 15, 2009 at 12:43 pm | 1 comment | 1543 Views

AROUND TOWN

Officials break ground on water pipeline today

Construction of a pipeline that could be critical in protecting the Bay Area's water supply after a major earthquake is...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2009
Last comment by Chaz, on Apr 16, 2009 at 2:59 pm | 2 comments | 1552 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Weekend workshop on Sudden Oak Death

With Sudden Oak Death (SOD) afflicting forests and neighborhood trees in Portola Valley and Woodside, a three-day training...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1774 Views

MENLO PARK

City will keep briefer written record of meetings

After trying out an abbreviated form of City Council meeting minutes for several months, Menlo Park will now use the shorter...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by my observation, on Apr 18, 2009 at 3:54 pm | 7 comments | 1593 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Update: Teen may have been abducted

San Mateo County sheriff's detectives are following up on possible leads in the search for a teenage boy believed to have...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Another Concerned Parent, on Apr 17, 2009 at 5:08 pm | 2 comments | 2058 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside benefit today for four slain officers

The Woodside community is inviting the public to an open house Friday, April 17, to raise funds for the benefit for the families...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Suzanne Scott, on Apr 17, 2009 at 3:37 pm | 1 comment | 1542 Views

AROUND TOWN

Missing teen located, no merit to abduction

A teenage boy believed to have been abducted from his home this week was located by police Saturday morning (April 18)...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2009
Last comment by Mildred, on Apr 19, 2009 at 8:38 pm | 4 comments | 1571 Views

MENLO PARK

Doctor sentenced in Internet prescription case

A Colorado doctor accused of illegally prescribing anti-depressants to a Menlo Park resident who later committed suicide...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2009
Last comment by another parent, on Apr 19, 2009 at 1:58 pm | 1 comment | 1443 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pros and cons on election measures

The League of Women Voters of South San Mateo County will present pros and cons on six state-wide propositions on the May...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Apr 19, 2009 at 3:33 pm | 1 comment | 1617 Views

MENLO PARK

Stanford drops plans for mall expansion

Stanford University has dropped its ambitious plan to expand the Stanford Shopping Center and to add a hotel to the mall...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by Madison, on Apr 27, 2009 at 3:16 pm | 29 comments | 2111 Views

MENLO PARK

City should stay in child care business

Should the city of Menlo Park stay in the child care business for toddlers and preschool children as well as those who need...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by Observant, on Apr 27, 2009 at 1:12 pm | 14 comments | 1581 Views

MENLO PARK

Who is running the city of Menlo Park?

Last week's decision by the Menlo Park City Council to continue with abbreviated, "action" minutes of its own meetings is...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by Halle, on Apr 24, 2009 at 1:34 pm | 2 comments | 1466 Views

WOODSIDE

Speed limit lowered after death of cyclist

The death of a Menlo Park schoolteacher has prompted a lower speed limit on westbound Woodside Road at the intersection with...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by woodside needs more stop lights, on Apr 21, 2009 at 2:15 pm | 1 comment | 2101 Views

ATHERTON

Councilman blasts report by grand jury

There's been no official response from Atherton to the April 6 San Mateo County Civil Grand Jury report advising the town...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by rich, on Apr 21, 2009 at 10:18 pm | 9 comments | 2335 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Services for Cleora Reuscher Flegel on April 29

Cleora (Reuscher) Flegel, who with her husband Arthur Flegel opened Flegels furniture store in downtown Menlo Park some 55...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by Lee Duboc, on Apr 22, 2009 at 2:32 pm | 1 comment | 1979 Views
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