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MENLO PARK

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 | 3039 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 | 4402 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 | 3774 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 | 1567 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 | 1616 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 | 2552 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 | 2346 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 | 1479 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. 1753 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 | 2383 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 | 3284 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 | 1688 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 | 2890 Views

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Pension reform may be delayed a year or more

The celebratory buzz that followed the passage of Measure L by a whopping 72 percent of voters in November died down in...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by Alfred E Newman, on Feb 6, 2011 at 11:29 am | 31 comments | 3085 Views

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Guest opinion: Lesson in democracy lost at rally

I recently attended a rally at the Old Courthouse in Redwood City. The purpose of the rally was to mourn on the first anniversary...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Feb 4, 2011 at 8:51 am | 18 comments | 2443 Views

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Menlo parking a factor in closing of Boutique 4

After five years in business in downtown Menlo Park, Boutique 4 has closed at 809 Santa Cruz Ave., according to Tamara Michel,...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2011
Last comment by Colleen Anderson, on Feb 18, 2011 at 10:42 am | 78 comments | 4694 Views

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Tonight at Kepler's: 'Great Places to Work'

Patti Lee-Hoffman will discuss her new book, "In Good Company: Triage Consulting Group Unlocks the Secret of Great Places...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2011
Last comment by Scott Lohmann, on Feb 3, 2011 at 4:06 pm | 1 comment | 1744 Views

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Editorial: City struggles to serve the 'media'

We can understand why some government officials believe that answering media queries takes valuable time away from their...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2011
Last comment by Long time Menlo Man, on Feb 8, 2011 at 8:08 pm | 8 comments | 2432 Views

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Strong-arm robbery on Willow Road

A strong-arm robbery in a carport in the 1300 block of Willow Road in Menlo Park on Friday night left a man poorer by $300...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2011
Last comment by Enough, on Feb 7, 2011 at 6:39 pm | 2 comments | 1548 Views

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Facebook packs up for Menlo Park

Facebook's plan to shift headquarters from Palo Alto to Menlo Park has possibly been the worst-kept secret of the past month....

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by NQ, on Feb 9, 2011 at 7:45 pm | 2 comments | 11808 Views
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