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menlo park lectures and conversations @ m-a pac

I am starting a lecture series at the M-A PAC. I have a couple of models in mind, like *City Arts and Lectures* in San Francisco...

Original post made by Carin Pacifico on May. 15, 2011
Last comment by resident, on May 16, 2011 at 5:43 pm | 1 comment | 1638 Views

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Neighbors ask court to save heritage oak

The neighbors of an oak tree called "Granny" headed to court Monday morning to ask a judge to issue a temporary restraining...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by sadfsf, on May 19, 2011 at 2:24 pm | 1 comment | 1434 Views

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Sunday: Conference on aging at Little House

Dr. Walter Bortz of Portola Valley will be one of five speakers at the third annual Vital Aging Conference on Sunday, May...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 19, 2011 at 8:06 pm | 1 comment | 1399 Views

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St. Raymond Parish: 60 years and counting

In 1950, St. Raymond parishioners gathered for their first Mass in a little theater on the former Felix McGinnis estate in...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by Ray, on Jun 1, 2011 at 8:17 pm | 1 comment | 1271 Views

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New Leadership for High Speed Rail?

On June 1, the State Senate passed bill SB-517, sponsored by Senator Alan Lowenthal, which if passed by the Assembly and...

Original post made by MOrris Brown on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by PALLBEAR, on Jun 2, 2011 at 5:36 pm | 1 comment | 1176 Views

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Sunday: 'Mildred Pierce' in Menlo

Salon Menlo will celebrate on Sunday the fictional and cinematic character Mildred Pierce through film clips from the 1945...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2011
Last comment by PALLBEAR, on Jun 4, 2011 at 9:21 am | 1 comment | 1199 Views

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Menlo Park teen arrested in Anaheim

A 17-year-old Menlo Park youth was arrested on sexual battery charges on Friday, May 20, at a dance at the Disney California...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2011
Last comment by Barry Robinson, on Jun 5, 2011 at 11:02 pm | 1 comment | 1495 Views

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Wednesday: Tip-A-Cop

For one day only, it's OK to offer money to a police officer -- as long as it's part of the Tip-A-Cop Special Olympics fundraiser...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2011
Last comment by Martin, on Jun 7, 2011 at 5:45 pm | 1 comment | 1356 Views

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A page from our history

In 1998, the 130-year-old Commodore James T. Watkins house was moved from 25 Isabella Ave. to 96 Alejandra Ave. in Atherton...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Jun 7, 2011 at 7:15 pm | 1 comment | 1293 Views

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Monday: Save Flood Park meeting

As Menlo Park prepares to start negotiating to take over Flood Park, residents call a June 13 meeting to figure out how to...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2011
Last comment by Jill Olson, on Jun 11, 2011 at 10:18 am | 1 comment | 1254 Views

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Transportation commission scrutinizes downtown plan's environmental impact report

Is there actually less traffic in Menlo Park now than a decade ago? When the city released the draft environmental impact...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2011
Last comment by Raymond Mueller, on Jun 14, 2011 at 11:30 am | 1 comment | 1122 Views

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Saving centuries-old oak tree carries steep price

A tunnel might be the key to saving "Granny," the 65-foot-tall heritage oak tree standing in the way of a new Hetch Hetchy...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2011
Last comment by Henry Riggs, on Jun 15, 2011 at 12:44 pm | 1 comment | 1322 Views

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Menlo Park Draft EIR Fails to Comply with California Environmental Quality Act

Here is a copy of a news release attacking the lousy, ridiculous, $1.5 million down a rathole, proposed Menlo Park specific...

Original post made by interesting on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by Ernest Goitein, on Jun 19, 2011 at 1:00 pm | 1 comment | 1296 Views

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The good neighbor?

Facebook will soon be moving to MP. An interesting factoid is that Facebook has a phone extension for law enforcement agencies...

Original post made by Bob on Jun. 20, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 20, 2011 at 1:36 pm | 1 comment | 1157 Views

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Menlo Park BevMo robber is suspect in 20-plus crimes

A man suspected of robbing the Menlo Park BevMo store at gunpoint may have carried out at least 20 similar crimes throughout...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by Ol' Homeboy, on Jun 23, 2011 at 12:54 pm | 1 comment | 1300 Views

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Update: Willows burglary suspects tied to other crime

Neighborhood watch works. A Willows resident spotted two strangers strolling through his neighbor's backyard on Friday, and...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2011
Last comment by , on Jun 27, 2011 at 1:10 pm | 1 comment | 1656 Views

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Willows burglary suspects tied to other crime

Neighborhood watch works. A Willows resident spotted two strangers strolling through his neighbor's backyard on Friday, June...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2011
Last comment by , on Jun 29, 2011 at 2:19 pm | 1 comment | 1433 Views

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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 | 1181 Views

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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 | 1807 Views

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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 | 1226 Views
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