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Measure M supporters have now resorted to stealing other people's names

The latest tactic of Measure M supporters is to fraudulently use other people's names on their Forum postings. Beware...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Oct. 23, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 1 hour ago | 8 comments | 176 Views

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County bans smoking in apartments, condos in unincorporated areas

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to change the definition of "smoking" and "tobacco...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by Sandy, 6 hours ago | 12 comments | 923 Views

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Sneak peek: Bradley's Fine Diner in Menlo Park

Renowned chef Bradley Ogden's much-anticipated Bradley's Fine Diner, or BFD, is officially opening in Menlo Park the first...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by Zorba, on Oct 22, 2014 at 8:15 pm | 1 comment | 439 Views

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Letter: Plan allows huge tax reduction for Stanford

It does not seem to be widely understood, but the 8.4 acres of land along El Camino that Stanford owns and which is part...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 20, 2014 at 8:48 pm | 24 comments | 430 Views

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Voter Guide: Incumbent faces challenger for open space district seat

A newcomer aiming for his first public office is running against a 14-year-veteran for a seat on the board of the Mid-Peninsula...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2014
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on Oct 20, 2014 at 3:01 pm | 5 comments | 1059 Views

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Does Measure M freeze ALL the parcels in the Specific Plan area?

A new question has arisen regarding the unknown/unintended consequences of Measure M. Section 3.1 of Measure M states...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Oct. 20, 2014
There are no comments yet. 75 Views

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Invitation to Measure M supporters to engage in an open dialogue

The voters of Menlo Park deserve to be fully informed regarding Measure M. Pick any one of the following issues: 1 -...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Sep. 13, 2014
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardiña, on Oct 18, 2014 at 4:04 pm | 9 comments | 367 Views

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Measure M supporters do not understand Measure M

In Friday’s Daily Post Vince Bressler claims that “Measure M limits the amount of new office space that can be built downtown...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Oct. 17, 2014
There are no comments yet. 79 Views

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Children's Music Concert

The Alphabet Rockers will be performing as part of the San Mateo County Library Tricycle Fest, at Atherton Library on Saturday,...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Oct. 16, 2014
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An example of why poorly worded zoning changes can backfire

Imagine that there are 5 two acre adjacent parcels in a zone that has a FAR of 1.0 and set backs of 30 ft. and there is a...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Oct. 13, 2014
There are no comments yet. 102 Views

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Measure M is an attack on representative government and civic involvement

Measure M would destroy the ability of the elected City Council to negotiate better projects for the benefit of the entire...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Oct. 11, 2014
There are no comments yet. 110 Views

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College district puts $388 million bond measure on November ballot

The San Mateo County Community College District is going back to voters and asking them to approve a large bond measure for...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2014
Last comment by Maxine Terner, on Oct 9, 2014 at 2:29 pm | 13 comments | 1865 Views

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Another chance to discuss airplane noise

Surf Air, the small commuter airline that began flying in and out of the San Carlos Airport in June 2013, has received more...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by Jetman, on Oct 8, 2014 at 9:40 pm | 43 comments | 2664 Views

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The Post releases their election op ed

For those of you who love local politics, "The Post" has released their op -ed about the Menlo Elections and measure M. ...

Original post made by Scott on Oct. 7, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Observer, on Oct 8, 2014 at 8:29 am | 3 comments | 209 Views

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Menlo Park Planning Commission looks at medical office cap

The council's recommendation to cap medical office space within the downtown/El Camino Real specific plan area at 33,000...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2014
Last comment by Planning Commissioner, on Oct 7, 2014 at 9:39 pm | 20 comments | 1449 Views

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A Tale of Two Web Sites - and a flagrant violation of the law

Here is the No on Menlo web site: http://menloparkdeservesbetter.nationbuilder.com Note the posting of the "Paid for...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Oct. 7, 2014
There are no comments yet. 104 Views

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A Tale of Two Signs

Here are two yard signs: https://www.dropbox.com/sc/r99mpwo866s9yr8/AADRrMKToDs4onMnq-7qiv-Va https://www.dropbox.com/sc/alzn80rcvqua3wq/AACf3q5xHDFGXm7MiUHs0VZka The...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Oct. 6, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 7, 2014 at 9:44 am | 7 comments | 263 Views

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When disaster strikes

After many years of dealing with disaster response and disaster recovery one of the things I have learned is that a key to...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Oct. 6, 2014
There are no comments yet. 110 Views

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At last someone who can explain Measure M

Paul Collacchi's recent email on Measure M has the following signature line: "Any scientist who can't explain to an eight-year...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Oct. 6, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 6, 2014 at 11:58 am | 1 comment | 164 Views

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Great advice from Vince Bressler

Bressler email states - "When you are confronted with the breathless arguments against Measure M, please remember what Yes...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Oct. 4, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 5, 2014 at 10:43 am | 3 comments | 255 Views
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