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MENLO PARK

Bernstein calls for rejection of financial report

A relatively peaceful Menlo Park City Council discussion about the draft downtown plan on Aug. 30 was followed later that...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2011
Last comment by Real Facts, on Sep 14, 2011 at 12:38 pm | 13 comments | 1935 Views

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Help choose new city manager

Tell Menlo Park what you want in a city manager — the city has posted an online survey to ask residents what skills, experience,...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2011
Last comment by Progressive, on Sep 8, 2011 at 9:56 am | 13 comments | 1897 Views

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City fails to disclose latest pool gas exposure

It's like deja vu, only without the public disclosure: A swimmer at Burgess Pool in Menlo Park received emergency medical...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
Last comment by Long Time Menlo Man, on Sep 13, 2011 at 6:01 pm | 13 comments | 1798 Views

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Hotel financing holds up Bohannon project

Challenges in financing a major hotel are holding up the huge office-hotel project known as Menlo Gateway, developer David...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2011
Last comment by Mike Keenly, on Jul 29, 2014 at 9:49 am | 13 comments | 1805 Views

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Armed man confronts pedestrian in Menlo Park

Valentine's Day for one Menlo Park pedestrian was about fear, not romance, Tuesday night, when an armed robber confronted...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 16, 2012 at 5:56 pm | 13 comments | 1781 Views

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Hotel tax: Menlo Park challenges ballot language

Ballot review came to a screeching halt in Menlo Park recently when a perusal of the rebuttal to Measure K, the city's proposal...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Sep 7, 2012 at 6:10 am | 13 comments | 4378 Views

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Park off housing list -- two other sites back on

As expected, the six people overseeing Menlo Park's hunt for new housing sites voted to drop a neighborhood park from the...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by Oski, on Sep 20, 2012 at 7:52 pm | 13 comments | 2714 Views

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Editorial: City should reconsider Belle Haven 'engagement' plan

A number of questions arise from the City Council's decision late last month to hire a consultant and spend an estimated...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by richard cline, on Oct 4, 2012 at 7:25 pm | 13 comments | 3545 Views

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Menlo Park Fire Protection District meetings on TV

Perhaps for the first time in history, the Menlo Park Fire Protection District (MPFPD) monthly Board of Director's meetings...

Original post made by Jim Lewis on Nov. 17, 2012
Last comment by Jim Lewis, on Dec 19, 2012 at 10:26 am | 13 comments | 2374 Views

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Glenwood hotel wins Menlo Park Planning Commission recommendation

"What is it that's of value here?" asked Menlo Park Planning Commissioner John Kadvany during a review of a proposed hotel...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 7, 2013 at 3:04 am | 13 comments | 2591 Views

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Oprah, Sandberg visit Flea Street in Menlo Park

Jesse Cool, longtime owner of Flea Street Cafe in Menlo Park, welcomed to her restaurant Oprah Winfrey and Sheryl Sandberg,...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 28, 2013 at 2:16 pm | 13 comments | 4274 Views

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Menlo renews contract for red-light cameras

City will add a fifth camera at Chilco and Bayfront Expressway. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=14530...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2013
Last comment by Jenson, on Jul 23, 2015 at 7:14 pm | 13 comments | 3039 Views

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Editorial: Another look at downtown plan

After hearing months of strong criticism that despite conforming to the city's new El Camino/downtown specific plan, Stanford's...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 6, 2013 at 8:59 pm | 13 comments | 2656 Views

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'Grandmother' gives 'grandson' scammer a piece of her mind

A would-be confidence man tried the grandson-impersonation scheme on Menlo Park travel consultant Carolyn Bakar with an early...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by fwiw, on Aug 21, 2014 at 7:54 pm | 13 comments | 4305 Views

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Fire district gets green light to buy a drone

A hand-held aerial drone, probably one with four helicopter blades, will likely take up residence soon in the Menlo Park...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Dec 11, 2014 at 7:56 am | 13 comments | 4498 Views

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Measure M raises concerns

As long-term owners of Menlo Park family-owned businesses, we — along with representatives from Alys Grace, Borrone's,...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by Draegers?!, on Nov 4, 2014 at 8:10 am | 13 comments | 1417 Views

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Menlo Park police release names of officers involved in fatal shooting

The three Menlo Park police officers involved in the fatal shooting of a burglary suspect are veterans with more than a decade...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by Doug Dietz, on Nov 17, 2014 at 12:55 pm | 13 comments | 4734 Views

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Bohannon's Menlo Gateway hotel project moving forward

A new full-service luxury hotel is on Menlo Park's horizon: Developer David Bohannon said he has found a "very capable, very...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by Kevin, on Mar 30, 2015 at 12:06 pm | 13 comments | 5003 Views

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New mixed-use complex finished in Menlo Park

Construction has finished on a 16-unit townhouse complex with a two-story office building of approximately 26,800 square...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 25, 2015 at 10:38 am | 13 comments | 2750 Views

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Spreading the Menlo Spark

The nine founding members of Menlo Spark -- a small group with a big goal -- are setting out on a mission to guide Menlo...

Original post made on May. 26, 2015
Last comment by Go ask Alice, on Jun 22, 2015 at 10:31 pm | 13 comments | 4240 Views
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