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MENLO PARK

Menlo council tweaks specific plan for downtown

The Menlo Park City Council continued its evaluation of the draft downtown/El Camino Real specific plan on Sept. 13, starting...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2011
Last comment by perspective, on Sep 19, 2011 at 8:13 pm | 14 comments | 1935 Views

MENLO PARK

Court upholds Menlo Park pension reform

So far the court doesn't see a problem with pension reform initiative Measure L, according to a ruling issued on Monday (May...

Original post made on May. 8, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 4, 2012 at 10:16 am | 14 comments | 2518 Views

MENLO PARK

Arrillaga protest gathers signatures

Save Menlo, a group of community members not thrilled with the massive eight-acre, mixed-use complex developer John Arrillaga...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by James Madison, on Dec 21, 2012 at 3:05 pm | 14 comments | 2840 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park liquor store robbed at gunpoint

Customers shopping at the Tri-E-Z got more than they bargained for Friday night after two men, one armed with a handgun,...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2013
Last comment by Rex, on Jan 9, 2013 at 10:24 am | 14 comments | 2919 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Proposed Stanford development would deepen housing deficit

Stanford's proposed new development on El Camino Real creates even more of a housing deficit for Menlo Park. Read the full...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Feb 26, 2013 at 6:54 am | 14 comments | 3000 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park commissioners question council's decision to overturn their approval of duplex

After the Menlo Park Planning Commission unanimously said yes to plans for a duplex at 1976 Menalto Ave., the City Council...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by Garrett, on Mar 16, 2013 at 1:55 pm | 14 comments | 3906 Views

MENLO PARK

Developer, neighbors battle over driveway permit

Charges of misrepresentation and fraud are flying from both developers and Louise Street residents after the Menlo Park council...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by Developer , on Jun 30, 2013 at 6:54 pm | 14 comments | 3633 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park City School District voters may be asked to approve $23 million bond measure

School board members on Tuesday (June 11) will consider a staff recommendation to ask residents of the Menlo Park City School...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by Another Concerned Citizen, on Jun 12, 2013 at 1:13 pm | 14 comments | 2101 Views

MENLO PARK

Rich resigns from Menlo school board after 15 years

Laura Linkletter Rich, a member of the Menlo Park City School District board since 1998, is resigning her post, citing "increasing...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Park parent, on Jan 8, 2014 at 5:00 pm | 14 comments | 12229 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Driver who hit twins not at fault in earlier accident

Although the plaintiffs in a lawsuit filed against a 90-year-old man who crashed a BMW SUV into 6-year-old twins on a Menlo...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by M Smith, on Mar 10, 2014 at 8:52 pm | 14 comments | 7698 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council split over new privacy law

In a rare 3-2 vote for the current Menlo Park council, a new ordinance governing the use of surveillance data by law enforcement...

Original post made on May. 14, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 17, 2014 at 8:04 pm | 14 comments | 4955 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Mosquito fogging in Menlo Park

Parts of Menlo Park will be sprayed for mosquitoes tonight to curb the spread of West Nile virus, according to the San Mateo...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by Seth, on Aug 12, 2014 at 3:21 pm | 14 comments | 3192 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park to spend $45,000 on drought outreach

The city's water fund will chip in $45,000 to help get the word out about mandatory water conservation measures to customers...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2014
Last comment by Louise68, on Sep 15, 2014 at 12:03 am | 14 comments | 2757 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter from Stanford development to delay postphone meeting with Menlo Park

The following was just posted in the Menlo Park email log. =========== Dear Ms. Jerome-Robinson: Attached please find...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 19, 2014 at 2:37 pm | 14 comments | 888 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Burmeister tagged for assistant superintendent

Hillview Middle School principal Erik Burmeister will become the Menlo Park City School District's assistant superintendent...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2015
Last comment by Ash, on Apr 21, 2015 at 9:45 pm | 14 comments | 3359 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: Menlo Park city manager to get raise under new contract

Menlo Park City Manager Alex McIntyre will get a 9 percent raise and an increase in the city's contribution toward his retirement...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2015
Last comment by Egads, on Jun 3, 2015 at 3:22 pm | 14 comments | 3335 Views

MENLO PARK

Former Menlo Park mayor and councilman Andy Cohen dies

Andy Cohen, former Menlo Park mayor and two-term council member, was found dead in his Menlo Park home yesterday, Dec. 29,...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2015
Last comment by Margaret Fruth, on Jan 3, 2016 at 12:43 pm | 14 comments | 1899 Views

MENLO PARK

Aircraft noise forum in Redwood City

Those upset about commercial aircraft noise will have an opportunity on Wednesday, June 15, to sound off to the Federal Aviation...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 21, 2016 at 10:21 am | 14 comments | 2715 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park may help fund new Hillview field

With land for new playing fields scarce and demand showing no sign of slowing, Menlo Park may share the cost of a new synthetic...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2010
Last comment by Ben, on Jan 29, 2010 at 3:11 pm | 14 comments | 2937 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside school board challenger is 'suspending campaign'

Woodside Elementary School District board candidate Joel Hornstein said on Sunday, Oct. 11, that he is suspending his campaign...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on Oct 15, 2015 at 8:24 am | 14 comments | 3158 Views
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