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MENLO PARK

John Boyle's Viewpoint on HSR 10/01/08

Making the case for high-speed rail By John Boyle The Menlo Park and Atherton city councils recently voted to join a lawsuit...

Original post made by Morris Brwon on Oct. 1, 2008
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Oct 7, 2008 at 10:18 am | 15 comments | 3043 Views

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John Boyle left off rail subcommittee

Menlo Park Councilman John Boyle was a bit miffed when Mayor Heyward Robinson left him off a two-person subcommittee that...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by railroading, on Jan 27, 2009 at 1:28 pm | 15 comments | 2893 Views

MENLO PARK

Residents and Business Owners Take Heed

The Menlo Park El Camino/Downtown Specific Plan continues to move forward. The eventual outcome will shape our town for the...

Original post made by Clark Kepler on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Gail Slocum, on Jun 16, 2009 at 7:18 pm | 15 comments | 12572 Views

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Guest Op from ex-mayor Paul Collacchi -- smart growth

Today's Almanac http://www.almanacnews.com/morguepdf/2009/2009_07_08.alm.section1.pdf page 23 -- (everyone should...

Original post made by old timer on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by also a participant, on Jul 10, 2009 at 5:04 pm | 15 comments | 2677 Views

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New gym: You made this decision ... how?

When Palo Alto billionaire John Arrillaga offered to help Menlo Park fund and build a new public gymnasium in the spring...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by Gail Slocum, on Jul 16, 2009 at 11:36 pm | 15 comments | 2739 Views

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Guest opinion: City missed chance for housing near transit

<I>This opinion by Menlo Park Councilman John Boyle was published in the Oct. 14, 2009, edition of The Almanac.</I> <B>By...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 15, 2009
Last comment by Eoungh already, on Oct 19, 2009 at 10:21 am | 15 comments | 2307 Views

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Laurel student, 6, dies in hit-and-run crash

The 6-year-old Menlo Park girl who died after a hit-and-run accident Thursday has been identified as Lisa Xaiver, a student...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by David, on Nov 24, 2009 at 12:19 pm | 15 comments | 3846 Views

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City now gets Tesla sales tax

Menlo Park only recently began receiving sales tax revenue for roadsters sold at Tesla Motors' flagship dealership, according...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Dec 4, 2009 at 4:45 pm | 15 comments | 1957 Views

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Tuesday: Ordinance would restrict lawn watering

A revised Menlo Park ordinance would prevent some homeowners from watering their lawns during the day, and require them to...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2009
Last comment by the connection, on Jan 1, 2010 at 10:49 am | 15 comments | 1889 Views

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After losing contract, garbage company hiked pay

The company that collects garbage for Menlo Park and Atherton granted its employees pay raises of 17 to 19 percent over the...

Original post made on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by utility, on Jul 10, 2010 at 7:27 am | 15 comments | 2686 Views

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Burgess baby pool closed; two children hospitalized after gas exposure

Two children who were playing in the Burgess baby pool in Menlo Park on Aug. 10 had reactions to a "gaseous substance" apparently...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by Think this through, on Aug 25, 2010 at 11:35 am | 15 comments | 2113 Views

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Editorial: Initiative not real pension reform

The well-intentioned local residents who are launching a drive to reduce pensions of yet-to-be hired city workers are on...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Oct 5, 2010 at 9:15 pm | 15 comments | 1997 Views

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Editorial endorsements

<B>Menlo Park City Council Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=10262 posted Wednesday,...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 15, 2010 at 11:33 pm | 15 comments | 2156 Views

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Hundreds line up for Jimmy Carter

Hundreds of people lined up Tuesday night (Oct. 26) at Kepler's bookstore in Menlo Park to exchange a quick smile with former...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Oct 28, 2010 at 7:13 am | 15 comments | 1984 Views

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Menlo council forms labor subcommittee

Newly re-elected Mayor Rich Cline and Vice Mayor Kirsten Keith will serve on a labor negotiations subcommittee formed by...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by The question man, on Dec 17, 2010 at 4:37 pm | 15 comments | 1980 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 | 2699 Views

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Menlo mayor to swim clubs: Play nice

The water fight over pool time at the city's aquatics centers may dry up in one week. Team Sheeper and SOLO Aquatics have...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2011
Last comment by Masters Swimmer, on Feb 26, 2011 at 8:02 pm | 15 comments | 2066 Views

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Editorial: The slow death of high-speed rail

The bad economic news keeps piling up in front of the California High-Speed Rail project but will it be enough to bring Governor...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 19, 2011 at 8:09 am | 15 comments | 4421 Views

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Tesla sedan drives into Menlo Park

Sometimes considered a figment of the imagination, the new Tesla Model S sedan proved to be real, according to the journalists...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Oct 13, 2011 at 2:20 pm | 15 comments | 3957 Views

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High Speed Rail – The Grand Swindle

High Speed Rail – The Grand Swindle We have been Swindled The passage of Prop 1A in Nov 2008 authorizing almost...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Nov. 7, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Nov 10, 2011 at 8:11 am | 15 comments | 1835 Views
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