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Eshoo $16 million grant to CalTrain a waste of public funds.

Eshoo $16 million grant to CalTrain a waste of public funds. Much has been written lately about the FRA grant, obtained...

Original post made by morris brown on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by is it too late?, on Jul 3, 2011 at 2:17 pm | 1 comment | 1161 Views


Update: Kent Steffens heads to Sunnyvale

Menlo Park Public Works Director Kent Steffens, who also serves as deputy city manager, takes over as public works director...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by Lincoln Steffens, on Jul 13, 2011 at 10:23 am | 1 comment | 1742 Views


Editorial: Rescue plan for 'Granny' sounds solid

The future of "Granny," the centuries-old heritage oak tree that was threatened by crews installing a new Hetch Hetchy waterline,...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2011
Last comment by Jill Andre, on Jul 20, 2011 at 6:30 pm | 1 comment | 1178 Views


Tonight: Spencer Harris memorial

Tonight the friends and family of Spencer Harris will gather to honor the 74-year-old Menlo Park man who died on May 17....

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2011
Last comment by James Madison, on Jul 21, 2011 at 3:01 pm | 1 comment | 1242 Views


Saturday: Posh Bagel reopens in Menlo Park

Posh Bagel reopens on Santa Cruz Avenue in downtown Menlo Park on Saturday, July 23, a little more than a year after a fire...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2011
Last comment by StructuredSettlements, on Jul 23, 2011 at 2:05 am | 1 comment | 1394 Views


Menlo Park commission examines downtown plan sans fiscal impact analysis

When the Menlo Park Planning Commission commenced its multi-session review of the proposed downtown/El Camino Real specific...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2011
Last comment by curious, on Jul 23, 2011 at 1:43 pm | 1 comment | 1315 Views


Menlo moves closer to greener building standards

Revised standards for green building returned to the Menlo Park City Council on July 19, about a month after it asked staff...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2011
Last comment by Woody Woodpecker, on Jul 24, 2011 at 12:29 pm | 1 comment | 1254 Views


Tonight: Menlo police salaries, parking meters

The Menlo Park City Council sits down on Tuesday, July 26, to debate the finer points of police salaries and installing paid...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2011
Last comment by Joanna, on Jul 26, 2011 at 6:59 pm | 1 comment | 1196 Views


Rich May sports field benefits from PV event

Dana Cappiello recently turned her Portola Valley home into a Parisian flea market for the day, raising $10,000 for a sports...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2011
Last comment by Carpetandbag, on Jul 27, 2011 at 11:04 am | 1 comment | 1164 Views


Thursday: Live music at Marsh Manor

Steel Jam will perform "Caribbean music and more" at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 28, at the Marsh Manor Shopping Center, 3700 Florence...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2011
Last comment by Freeman, on Jul 28, 2011 at 1:13 pm | 1 comment | 1410 Views


Homeless vets: Shelter Network lands grant

Shelter Network, a nonprofit that provides services for homeless people on the Peninsula, has been awarded a federal grant...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by Raymond Mueller, on Jul 29, 2011 at 8:24 am | 1 comment | 1395 Views


Burglars bust window in Willows

As-of-yet-unidentified burglars broke the side window of a home in the 200 block of Marmona Drive in Menlo Park on Monday. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2011
Last comment by Clarence Darrow, on Aug 9, 2011 at 1:12 pm | 1 comment | 1455 Views


Public hears upate on Hillview Middle School construction

By next fall, sixth- through eighth-grade students in the Menlo Park City School District should have a brand new school...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by Bob , on Aug 17, 2011 at 12:37 pm | 1 comment | 1204 Views


Teen charged with murder in infant's death

Two teenage boys, a 17-year-old and a 16-year-old, have been arrested, one charged with murder in connection with the fatal...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2011
Last comment by GINA, on Aug 18, 2011 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 1396 Views


Split vote denies Walgreens permit to sell beer and wine

Walgreens said it's still thinking about whether to appeal the Menlo Park Planning Commission's denial of an alcohol sales...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2011
Last comment by G Cronin, on Aug 21, 2011 at 7:02 pm | 1 comment | 1180 Views


Coroner's office reports another Native American skull found

Another human skull believed to belong to a long dead Native American has been found, this time in the backyard of a home...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by Clint, on Sep 2, 2011 at 2:14 pm | 1 comment | 1160 Views


EDITORIAL: Public notification still city's Achilles' heel

An incident that went unreported for nearly a month at Menlo Park's Burgess Pool again raises the issue of how the pool operator...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2011
Last comment by Long Time Menlo Man, on Sep 13, 2011 at 10:04 pm | 1 comment | 1174 Views


Sixty years and counting

Sixty years ago, St. Raymond parishioners gathered for their first Mass in a little theater on the former Felix McGinnis...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2011
Last comment by Diane Lovegrove Bader, on Sep 15, 2011 at 7:31 pm | 1 comment | 1317 Views


Lee' Duboc's priorities

Original post made by looking on on Sep. 18, 2011
Last comment by le mania, on Sep 18, 2011 at 9:55 pm | 1 comment | 1164 Views


The state of Menlo Park: Good - for some

Menlo Park Mayor Rich Cline found himself doing something he'd never expected on Thursday night – delivering the annual...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Sep 23, 2011 at 7:39 pm | 1 comment | 1266 Views
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