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Letter: Mayor made right call on Dumbarton rail

I'm pleased we have a Menlo Park mayor who is willing to both advocate for smart and useful transit and be critical of some...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2008
Last comment by look ahead, on Feb 6, 2008 at 10:13 pm | 1 comment | 2814 Views


Beechwood School wants to buy its site from the city to upgrade the campus

Beechwood, a private K-8 school that enrolls 170 children who live in east Menlo Park and East Palo Alto, pays the city of...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2008
Last comment by Rachel, on Feb 9, 2008 at 9:35 pm | 1 comment | 3027 Views


Unlocked cars enable thieves in Allied Arts

Unlocked vehicles and darkened streets in Menlo Park's Allied Arts neighborhood apparently presented an opportunity to a...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2008
Last comment by anon, on Feb 20, 2008 at 9:04 pm | 1 comment | 2964 Views


Changes in store for Kelly Field?

The campaign to increase Menlo Park's sports field inventory will pick up this week as the Parks and Recreation Commission...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2008
Last comment by belle haven resident, on Feb 27, 2008 at 7:31 pm | 1 comment | 2978 Views


No Derry project without state funds?

The O'Brien Group, the San Mateo-based developer behind the Derry condo-commercial project proposed for downtown Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2008
Last comment by Jeremy, on Mar 10, 2008 at 11:38 pm | 1 comment | 2947 Views


Menlo cyclist confronts driver who struck her

It's been 15 months since the arrest of an intoxicated Hillsborough man whose pickup truck struck Menlo Park resident and...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2008
Last comment by FairPlay, on Mar 13, 2008 at 2:20 am | 1 comment | 2667 Views


El Camino Real

As I was driving down the lonely stretch of El Camino in Menlo Park a thought occurred to me. Why not make this long stretch...

Original post made by Pat Masia on Mar. 31, 2008
Last comment by Farsighted, on Mar 31, 2008 at 1:12 pm | 1 comment | 2396 Views


New venture for Marche chef Howard Bulka

Howard Bulka, the founding chef at Marche restaurant in downtown Menlo Park, is leaving the world of haute cuisine and moving...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2008
Last comment by food lover, on Apr 6, 2008 at 11:25 pm | 1 comment | 2942 Views


DeRail -- Learn the Truth about California High Speed Rail

You can now visit the website for DeRail (a California, 501(c) public interest Corporation) at: We...

Original post made by morris brown on Apr. 8, 2008
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Apr 13, 2008 at 8:41 pm | 1 comment | 2736 Views


Author: Privilege no protection for teens

It used to be easy to spot the kids who were headed for trouble, says Madeline Levine. The warning signs were so easy to...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2008
Last comment by Well done, on Apr 14, 2008 at 9:19 pm | 1 comment | 2734 Views


Cafe to open at Allied Arts Guild

At long last, a restaurateur has signed on to open a cafe at the Allied Arts Guild, whose owner has been trying since early...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2008
Last comment by Bob Nicholson, on Apr 25, 2008 at 12:54 pm | 1 comment | 2736 Views


MP Council OKs request for state funds for Derry project

Citing rising construction costs and subprime mortgage trends, the developers behind the proposed Derry condo-commercial...

Original post made on May. 14, 2008
Last comment by McMills, on May 14, 2008 at 4:34 pm | 1 comment | 2562 Views


Phillips Brooks School celebrates campus renovation

Phillips Brooks School has good reasons to celebrate after almost two years of renovation and construction on its leased...

Original post made on May. 27, 2008
Last comment by Sarah, on May 27, 2008 at 3:15 pm | 1 comment | 3156 Views


Wednesday night block downtown Menlo Park Party

Last year Menlo Park blocked off Santa Cruz avenue a few Wednesdays and had live music, food and things for the kids. Does...

Original post made by Jennifer on Jun. 12, 2008
Last comment by Rory Brown, on Jun 12, 2008 at 10:41 am | 1 comment | 2296 Views


Menlo Park fireworks show sparks dispute

For five years, Sharon Heights Golf and Country Club in Menlo Park has put on a July Fourth fireworks show. Now, one resident...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2008
Last comment by Smiles, on Jun 16, 2008 at 12:17 pm | 1 comment | 3209 Views


What was the Police activity at the new Safeway 2 nights ago?

I was turning from ElCamino onto Middle and saw multiple police cars had the new parking lot totally blocked off, all the...

Original post made by Chris P on Jun. 19, 2008
Last comment by It's not safe, on Jun 19, 2008 at 8:58 pm | 1 comment | 2599 Views


Commission on board with renaming Bayfront Park after Mike Bedwell

If Menlo Park's parks and recreation commissioners get their way, Bayfront Park will have a new name as of Jan. 1: Bedwell...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2008
Last comment by KAL TRAINS, on Jul 2, 2008 at 7:17 pm | 1 comment | 2432 Views


Katie's Corner: Here comes the Sugar Shack

The Sugar Shack recently opened its doors in downtown Menlo Park. When I heard about this candy wonderland, I had to go see...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2008
Last comment by Jaden, on Jul 7, 2008 at 1:47 pm | 1 comment | 2322 Views


CALENDAR: Menlo Park street festival continues Sunday

Connoisseurs' Marketplace continues Sunday in downtown Menlo Park. Santa Cruz Avenue is closed to vehicles in the festival...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2008
Last comment by HillbillyHell, on Jul 19, 2008 at 10:35 pm | 1 comment | 2743 Views


In Business: Taking the kids to work

The challenge is eating the cake and still having it. Read the full story here

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2008
Last comment by Great Story!, on Jul 24, 2008 at 4:17 pm | 1 comment | 2653 Views
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