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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Roger Reynolds site may sprout townhomes

When the Roger Reynolds Nursery & Carriage Stop abruptly closed in 2013 after 97 years in business, patrons lamented its...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by John, on Sep 7, 2014 at 8:22 am | 29 comments | 6464 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Stanford mixed-use project to undergo environmental impact analysis

For such a contentious issue, there's agreement more often than not between Stanford University and the Menlo Park City Council...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 4, 2014 at 11:29 am | 29 comments | 3668 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park mayor changes mind about independent investigator

Menlo Park Mayor Ray Mueller has backed away from asking the city to hire an independent investigator to review a consultant's...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by What in blazes are you talking about?, on Nov 16, 2014 at 1:17 pm | 29 comments | 3136 Views

MENLO PARK

Should Carlton be chosen as the next Menlo Park Mayor?

Should Carlton be chosen as the next Menlo Park Mayor? City Council please take notice. Considering the way Cat Carlton...

Original post made by Food For Thought on Nov. 16, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 17, 2014 at 5:56 pm | 29 comments | 2313 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park prepares to take on downtown parking garage issue

Most people make their resolutions around Jan. 1. For cities, the process is a bit more involved, and Menlo Park is no exception....

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 28, 2015 at 11:26 am | 29 comments | 4492 Views

MENLO PARK

More outdoor dining likely for Menlo Park

More outdoor dining may pop up along downtown Santa Cruz Avenue this summer. The Menlo Park City Council on June 2 voted...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2015
Last comment by Dana hendrickson, on Jun 24, 2015 at 2:22 pm | 29 comments | 4783 Views

MENLO PARK

Community rallies to save Fosters Freeze in Menlo Park

News of the imminent closing of Fosters Freeze on Oak Grove Avenue in Menlo Park has given birth to a groundswell of support...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2015
Last comment by V. Host, on Sep 24, 2015 at 11:36 am | 29 comments | 6465 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park has funds to start Middle Avenue tunnel design

The city of Menlo Park now has the funds to begin preliminary engineering work on a pedestrian and bicycle tunnel that would...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2016
Last comment by Aaron, on Mar 15, 2016 at 10:32 am | 29 comments | 4384 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: There's still time to improve Greenheart project

The long-vacant Cadillac dealership site on El Camino Real is due to be revitalized. The location is central to Menlo Park...

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardi�a, on May 18, 2016 at 11:26 am | 29 comments | 2621 Views

MENLO PARK

Proposed law could halve fines for right-turn-on-red violations

Frank Viggiano of Palo Alto was recently slapped with a $490 fine when a red-light camera caught him turning right at a red...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2017
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Mar 6, 2017 at 11:07 am | 29 comments | 2858 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charter high school gets off to running start

Ninth graders inaugurating the first school year at Everest (charter) Public High School in Redwood City got to know faculty...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by district parent, on Sep 3, 2009 at 9:04 am | 29 comments | 3401 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mark Box resigns from school board

The superintendent of the Menlo Park City School District is recommending that the school board avoid a costly election and...

Original post made on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by Not our MPCSD, on Jun 3, 2011 at 12:52 pm | 29 comments | 8504 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park schools 'completely maxed out'

The Menlo Park City School District's Board of Education met Tuesday, April 30, to learn more about options for the future...

Original post made on May. 1, 2013
Last comment by Diane, on May 9, 2013 at 6:21 pm | 29 comments | 6027 Views

OTHER TOPICS

High-speed rail: Palo Alto residents join revolt

It began with a series of casual chats between neighbors in the Southgate neighborhood before it spilled over to other parts...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2009
Last comment by Caballo de Ferro, on Feb 27, 2009 at 3:47 pm | 29 comments | 6049 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Eshoo introduces bill requiring presidents, candidates to release tax returns

Rep. Anna G. Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, introduced a bill in Congress on Thursday that would require presidents and presidential...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2017
Last comment by Not Perfect, on Jan 13, 2017 at 11:34 am | 29 comments | 2846 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plan announced to save Social Security

A very simple step to save Social Security http://thehill.com/blogs/on-the-money/domestic-taxes/178231-bernie-sanders-to-introduce-payroll-tax-bill Uses...

Original post made by Alfred E Newman on Aug. 25, 2011
Last comment by Alfred E Newman, on Aug 31, 2011 at 5:14 pm | 29 comments | 2740 Views

AROUND TOWN

Still Undecided About M? Traffic Analysis

The Plain Facts About Menlo Park Traffic By Stefan Petry and George Fisher Stanford’s project alone will generate...

Original post made by Perla Ni on Nov. 3, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Nov 4, 2014 at 3:02 pm | 29 comments | 990 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton building official announces retirement

Citing his April heart surgery and approaching 61st birthday, Atherton Building Official Mike Wasmann has announced that...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by Screenwriter, on Aug 29, 2010 at 10:08 pm | 29 comments | 3267 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council greenlights staff, spending cuts

Major staffing and spending cuts are likely to be made soon in Atherton City Hall after the City Council, in a special meeting...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by Ed, on May 15, 2011 at 11:13 pm | 29 comments | 3645 Views

ATHERTON

Here's what a police department does when service is part of their credo

From the Hillsborough Police Department's Facebook page: Based on the events of today, please take the time to view the...

Original post made by Watcher on Dec. 15, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 22, 2012 at 7:49 am | 29 comments | 1928 Views
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2017 guide to summer camps

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