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MENLO PARK

Triumphs, trials, and two cents

John Boyle and Heyward Robinson have a few things in common — both served on the Menlo Park City Council for one term....

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by thx, on Jan 17, 2011 at 4:12 pm | 1 comment | 1804 Views

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Apple's Steve Jobs takes third medical leave

Apple CEO Steve Jobs has announced that he will take another medical leave of absence. Jobs, 55, sent a letter to employees...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1648 Views

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Arizona shooting has investigators looking at threats to Leland Yee

With potential 2012 Republican presidential candidate Sarah Palin and her confrontational style of politicking in the news...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2011
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jan 19, 2011 at 9:26 am | 3 comments | 1427 Views

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Did Menlo Park fire district chief put TV show ahead of accident response?

There is little or no disagreement from Menlo Park Fire Protection District Chief Harold Schapelhouman on the facts in an...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 13, 2012 at 8:20 pm | 228 comments | 11368 Views

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Menlo pool contract receiving deeper study

Plenty of questions remain after Menlo Park disclosed its intention to offer Team Sheeper a new, 10-year contract to privately...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2011
Last comment by Get Real, on Jan 31, 2011 at 10:42 am | 7 comments | 1915 Views

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Hit and run with injury leaves no one injured

A 48-year-old man encountered a gold Lexus while riding his bike along Avy Avenue in Menlo Park on a sunny Thursday afternoon,...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 22, 2011 at 6:54 pm | 6 comments | 2320 Views

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Menlo streetlights go green

About 20 percent of Menlo Park's 2,300 street lights will start to shine a little brighter and burn a little less energy...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2011
Last comment by Evelyn, on Jan 22, 2011 at 12:49 pm | 2 comments | 1588 Views

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Fate of heritage tree rests with Menlo council

After voting to spend city funds to design a home around a controversial 70-foot heritage redwood tree, the Menlo Park City...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2011
Last comment by Concerned Neighbor, on Jan 31, 2011 at 12:31 pm | 37 comments | 3080 Views

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Heritage tree falls in Menlo where plenty hear it

Money doesn't grow on trees, but apparently it does grow if you chop the tree down. After an hour and a half of late-night...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2011
Last comment by Central Menlo, on Feb 2, 2011 at 1:08 pm | 62 comments | 4456 Views

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St. Raymond's principal leaving after 16 years

St. Raymond School's principal, Sister Ann Bernard, will be leaving the school at the end of the academic year after 16 years...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Park Mom, on Jan 31, 2011 at 8:13 pm | 21 comments | 3826 Views

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Theater company seeks new stage

To be or not to be -- that is the question being nervously pondered by leaders and supporters of the Festival Theatre Ensemble,...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2011
Last comment by Sam, on Jan 27, 2011 at 12:04 pm | 1 comment | 1592 Views

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Police arrest sexual-assault fugitive

Police responding Wednesday to a code-enforcement complaint in the Belle Haven neighborhood of Menlo Park found more than...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2011
Last comment by Max, on Jan 28, 2011 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 1652 Views

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Facebook scoops up Menlo Park properties

As rumors swirled about social networking giant Facebook buying the former Sun Microsystems campus in Menlo Park, the company...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2011
Last comment by I, for one..., on Feb 25, 2011 at 9:24 am | 15 comments | 2577 Views

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Letter: Blaming Recology misses the mark

Nicholas and Oouisie Jones are right to be outraged over the extraordinary increases to their garbage rates. But blaming...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2011
Last comment by Interested, on Jan 31, 2011 at 7:28 pm | 20 comments | 2374 Views

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Letter: Can ticketed parkers use council's ethics defense?

In regard to your recent article entitled "Four of five Menlo council members skipped ethics training:" In a city that ruthlessly...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2011
Last comment by Ed, on Jan 29, 2011 at 11:40 am | 2 comments | 1510 Views

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Neighbor helps police nab burglary suspects

Three men and one juvenile were arrested in Menlo Park on Wednesday (Jan. 26) after a neighbor spotted suspicious activity...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1786 Views

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Editorial: Public left out of decision on squirrels

It may have made sense for the city of Menlo Park to eradicate the squirrel population at Mike Bedwell Bayfront Park last...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2011
Last comment by neighbor, on Feb 2, 2011 at 7:44 pm | 5 comments | 2397 Views

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District attorney won't prosecute Councilwoman Kelly Fergusson on Brown Act violation

Menlo Park Councilwoman Kelly Fergusson will not face criminal charges for a Brown Act violation, the district attorney's...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Feb 6, 2011 at 8:38 am | 39 comments | 3321 Views

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Man, 49, dies after playing basketball at Arrillaga gym

A friendly game of basketball turned tragic Monday at the Arrillaga Family Gymnasium in Menlo Park. Read the full story...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2011
Last comment by Yada Lee, on Feb 9, 2011 at 5:18 pm | 4 comments | 1703 Views

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'No spray zone' sprayed with pesticide in Menlo

The patch of roadside scrub that was supposed to be set aside as a pilot "no spray" zone this winter in Menlo Park was in...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2011
Last comment by Julie, on Apr 27, 2014 at 12:30 pm | 12 comments | 2939 Views
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