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Menlo Park staff responds to commissioner's resignation

Former Transportation Commissioner Charlie Bourne, who resigned after nearly six years of service, and Menlo Park city staff...

Original post made on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by POGO, on May 31, 2013 at 8:09 am | 16 comments | 9558 Views


Peninsula residents laud Prop 8 ruling

The U.S. Supreme Court ruling dismissing the Proposition 8 appeal and likely making way for same-sex weddings...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2013
Last comment by Moderate Republican, on Jul 2, 2013 at 2:09 pm | 16 comments | 4034 Views


Editorial: Another huge project beckons in Menlo Park

Just as some Menlo Park City Council members were surprised when Stanford sought approval to develop its entire 8-acre holding...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Nov 20, 2013 at 8:27 pm | 16 comments | 9964 Views


Menlo Park school district sued over student injured by piano on playground

In the land of earthquakes, even IKEA has kits to bolt heavy indoor furniture to the walls just in case. Turns out, securing...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2014
Last comment by MPCSD Teacher, on Apr 15, 2014 at 8:45 pm | 16 comments | 8176 Views


Menlo Park: New driveway coming to Louise Street

It turns out that life on Menlo Park's Louise Street as the residents know it may survive the addition of one more driveway...

Original post made on May. 12, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 15, 2014 at 4:44 pm | 16 comments | 4852 Views


Motorcycle officers to blanket Menlo Park and East Palo Alto

It's been 28 days. Time for another daylong blanketing of Menlo Park, and East Palo Alto this time, by motorcycle patrol...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on Oct 16, 2014 at 11:30 am | 16 comments | 4163 Views


Council approves Amendments to Specific Plan 10-29-2014

The MP council approved some amendments to the specific plan. Obviously planned as a meeting just before the election to...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 1, 2014 at 8:28 am | 16 comments | 559 Views


Complaint against the City filed with Civil Grand Jury

Ex-Mayor Heyward Robinson today, filed a complaint against the City of Menlo Park with the Civil Grand July. The complaint...

Original post made by old timer on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 1, 2014 at 5:57 pm | 16 comments | 747 Views


Menlo Park will consider financial aid for downtown hotel project

A proposed 63-room, four-story luxury hotel with rooms at $350 a night downtown could deliver Menlo Park up to $8.5 million...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2015
Last comment by really?, on Nov 13, 2015 at 1:37 pm | 16 comments | 3327 Views


Tonight: Water restrictions; trial changes to Ravenswood rail crossing go before Menlo Park council

Customers of the Menlo Park Municipal Water District will see new water restrictions if the Menlo Park City Council votes...

Original post made on May. 5, 2015
Last comment by No Easy Solutions, on May 5, 2015 at 10:30 pm | 16 comments | 3025 Views


Menlo Park resident converts yard to drought-tolerant in two days

Menlo Park resident Ashlee Bentley has redone her front yard on Mills Street, replacing her 1,000-square-foot front lawn...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2015
Last comment by Water, on Jul 30, 2015 at 7:13 pm | 16 comments | 4329 Views


Menlo Park may increase free parking time downtown

Visitors to Menlo Park's downtown area may no longer have to race against the clock to complete their business before their...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2015
Last comment by Cindy Welton, on Oct 21, 2015 at 2:03 pm | 16 comments | 2205 Views


School district won't suspend Tinsley transfers

The Menlo Park City School District won't be shutting its doors to Tinsley transfer students -- at least, not this year....

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by Bianca, on Jan 29, 2010 at 2:16 pm | 16 comments | 2434 Views


Las Lomitas district teachers sign agreement; talks to resume soon for current year contract

Teachers in the Las Lomitas Elementary School District will receive a retroactive 1.75 percent salary increase for the 2008-09...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2010
Last comment by Kogo, on May 24, 2011 at 7:50 pm | 16 comments | 2631 Views


Voters approve transfer of small area to Menlo Park school district

Residents of 25 townhouses at 600 Willow Road in Menlo Park will be able to send their children to Menlo Park City School...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 20, 2011 at 7:49 pm | 16 comments | 3233 Views


Community college bond measure fails

School bond construction measures have had an easier time of it since 2001, when state Proposition 39 lowered the threshold...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Nov 15, 2011 at 12:58 pm | 16 comments | 2153 Views


College district asked for $564 million, but quietly

A voter relying on campaign mailers would have been hard pressed this fall to determine how much money was on the table with...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 28, 2011 at 4:22 pm | 16 comments | 3396 Views


Was it a conflict of interest?

Was it a conflict of interest for two school districts to award major contracts to an architectural firm that was also doing...

Original post made on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by Matt R., on May 26, 2012 at 9:32 am | 16 comments | 3216 Views


Hinshaw selected for Menlo school board

Scott Hinshaw, co-president of the Menlo Park Atherton Education Foundation and an investment banker, was unanimously selected...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 15, 2014 at 5:48 pm | 16 comments | 4017 Views


Portola Valley: Neighbors irate and fearful over cut-through traffic

Motorists tend to find paths of least resistance, those combinations of streets and intersections that make for the most...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2014
Last comment by X-rez, on Mar 24, 2014 at 2:25 pm | 16 comments | 37069 Views
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