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Jeb vs Mitt

Which one will come out on top? Is there a difference? Now that Christie is toast, who will the big money donors back? "Nothing...

Original post made by Menlo Shrub on Jan. 12, 2015
Last comment by Memories, on Jan 13, 2015 at 10:01 pm | 10 comments | 491 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

New York Times Caught in Lie about Scott Walker

On Friday February 13 The New York Times published a Column by Gail Collins in which she blames Scott Walker for Wisconsin...

Original post made by News Hound on Feb. 16, 2015
Last comment by say what?, on Feb 17, 2015 at 8:19 am | 10 comments | 966 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council studies boutique hotel

The Menlo Park council will hold a study session tonight (Feb. 24) on a proposal to build a hotel at 1400 El Camino Real....

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
Last comment by James Madison, on Feb 25, 2015 at 4:21 pm | 10 comments | 1941 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park school district board to vote on O'Connor boundary change

The Menlo Park City School District's governing board will consider a resolution opposing the request from O'Connor Street...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2015
Last comment by peninsula resident, on Apr 23, 2015 at 12:30 pm | 10 comments | 1643 Views

MENLO PARK

Greenheart starts building Menlo Park apartment complex

Greenheart Land Company's planned 195-unit apartment complex at 777 Hamilton Ave. in Menlo Park has started construction....

Original post made on May. 5, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 6, 2015 at 2:59 pm | 10 comments | 1732 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown Menlo Park gets a French patisserie

Debora Ferrand of Atherton, a Le Cordon Bleu graduate who was raised in France, is opening her own patisserie in the former...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2015
Last comment by really?, on Jun 23, 2015 at 7:51 pm | 10 comments | 3853 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police calls: Road rage in Menlo Park

Crime and accident reports from Woodside, Ladera and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2015/07/28/police-calls-road-rage-in-menlo-park...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by Careful, on Jul 29, 2015 at 3:29 pm | 10 comments | 3758 Views

AROUND TOWN

Happy Holidays: A hellish downtown vignette

Walking across the El Camino at Santa Cruz Avenue after buying a book at Kepler's this morning, I spied a huge, foul cloud...

Original post made by Still Coughing on Dec. 7, 2006
Last comment by Calm Down Downtown, on Dec 13, 2006 at 12:36 pm | 9 comments | 3766 Views

MENLO PARK

I'm tired of Starbucks

Why do we need 5 of them in Menlo Park? I always try to go to Martha's pastries for my coffee or plantation, which are small...

Original post made by Jenna on Jan. 9, 2007
Last comment by Mr. Man, on Jan 15, 2007 at 4:04 pm | 9 comments | 3736 Views

MENLO PARK

What do you think about sharing use of Nealon baseball field with dogs?

I would like to hear feedback from Menlo Park residents on the advisability of the current shared usage of the Nealon baseball...

Original post made by parkuser on Mar. 17, 2007
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Apr 2, 2007 at 11:51 am | 9 comments | 3505 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sheriff Munks caught in brothel sting

Channel 5 broke the story last night <http://cbs5.com/topstories/local_story_114162953.html> about Sheriff Munks and Undersheriff...

Original post made by camejo on Apr. 24, 2007
Last comment by Arrest the johns, on May 2, 2007 at 4:32 pm | 9 comments | 3056 Views

SPORTS

Cyclist in bottle-throwing incident to be arraigned on misdemeanor

A trial may be ahead for the Menlo Park cyclist who threw a water bottle that bounced off a car and struck and injured a...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2007
Last comment by TwoPedals, on Jun 20, 2007 at 12:49 pm | 9 comments | 4051 Views

MENLO PARK

Park Theater vote/direction this Tuesday

The city council has on its Tuesday agenda consideration of Andy's Duncan's request for either a) a $500,000 loan, or b)...

Original post made by CouncilWatcher on Sep. 29, 2007
Last comment by Just Wondering, on Oct 3, 2007 at 12:21 am | 9 comments | 2799 Views

MENLO PARK

Election 2007: Measure G would raise spending limit for Menlo Park fire district

Voters in the Menlo Park Fire Protection District are being asked to raise the limit on the amount of money the district...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2007
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 4, 2007 at 2:28 pm | 9 comments | 3094 Views

AROUND TOWN

High-speed rail route through Peninsula chosen

The California High-Speed Rail Authority Board on Wednesday chose Pacheco Pass as the preferred California high-speed rail...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2007
Last comment by prefer planes, on Dec 26, 2007 at 8:54 am | 9 comments | 2971 Views

MENLO PARK

Who should pay for sidewalks

Now that the City is at least moving ahead with a sidewalk master plan, I am wondering about who is to pay the bill. The...

Original post made by just wondering on Feb. 17, 2008
Last comment by Truthieness, on Apr 1, 2008 at 9:44 pm | 9 comments | 2772 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Why not a quiet zone for Menlo Park?

At the joint City Council study session with Atherton Jan. 29, I requested that formation of a railroad quiet zone for Menlo...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2008
Last comment by stressed out resident, on Feb 26, 2008 at 10:33 pm | 9 comments | 3828 Views

AROUND TOWN

High-speed trains could be headed this way

Imagine boarding a train in the Bay Area, and two and a half hours later, you're in downtown Los Angeles. This may be a dream...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2008
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Mar 12, 2008 at 3:45 pm | 9 comments | 2814 Views

WOODSIDE

Ellison wins 60% tax cut on Woodside estate

Woodside billionaire Larry Ellison will get an estimated $3.06 million refund from property taxes he's paid since 2004 on...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2008
Last comment by another editor, on Mar 15, 2009 at 4:33 pm | 9 comments | 7856 Views

MENLO PARK

Should city expand shuttle service for school kids, Caltrain riders?

Menlo Park may look at making dramatic changes to the city's shuttle service, which now provides midday transit for residents...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2008
Last comment by need new leadership, on Apr 14, 2008 at 10:16 pm | 9 comments | 2654 Views
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