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Menlo Park councilman behaving badly

"I'm going to do whatever I can to help you out, because you're such a good-looking woman." That remark raises no eyebrows...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Not Kim, on Oct 29, 2010 at 3:31 pm | 26 comments | 2492 Views


Campaign sign cell phone reunited with owner

Menlo Park police have closed the case, but the Saga of the Missing Campaign Sign continued to unfold over the weekend as...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2011
Last comment by Colleen, on Oct 26, 2011 at 2:33 pm | 26 comments | 2253 Views


Menlo council looks at demanding schedule

Menlo Park's new city manager, Alex McIntyre, has asked the City Council to approve a demanding schedule of meetings in...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2012
Last comment by bob, on Apr 12, 2012 at 1:50 pm | 26 comments | 2502 Views


Menlo Park City Council Election Analysis

The County elections office updated the city council race results. Ray Mueller cam in first with 5627 votes. Catherine...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Bill Johnson, on Nov 19, 2012 at 10:27 am | 26 comments | 2406 Views


Stanford Arrillaga project grows by adding housing

Is this a case of "be careful what you wish for"? The latest revision of the proposed Stanford-Arrillaga development in Menlo...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 2, 2013 at 1:36 pm | 26 comments | 4451 Views


Menlo Park wants to hire 9 full-time planners

With an estimated 35 projects in the pipeline, Menlo Park wants to nearly double the size of its planning department. The...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2013
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Feb 15, 2013 at 9:37 am | 26 comments | 4962 Views


New law protects mountain lions

Animal-control authorities now have a mandate to explore options other than lethal when dealing with mountain lions that...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by Coincidence?, on Sep 18, 2013 at 10:16 pm | 26 comments | 2950 Views


Plans for Menlo Park's BBC restaurant are unveiled

A three-floor restaurant, including a rooftop deck, will replace the BBC in Menlo Park, if all goes according to plan. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2014
Last comment by 30's Native Menlo Park, on Mar 19, 2015 at 1:25 pm | 26 comments | 15413 Views


Former Portola Valley town manager has interim job with Menlo Park

Nick Pegueros, whose "involuntary resignation" as the Portola Valley Town Manager was announced Aug. 12, has been named the...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by Robert, on Aug 28, 2015 at 10:57 am | 26 comments | 4781 Views


Editorial: Time to open discussion on leaf blowers

Attempts by cities to curtail or outright ban the use of leaf blowers over the years have often been defeated by professional...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2015
Last comment by Jay Aarr, on Oct 13, 2015 at 10:53 am | 26 comments | 2271 Views


Housing costs drive longtime resident, WWII veteran out of Menlo Park

A 92-year-old World War II veteran took the dais at the Menlo Park City Council meeting on March 15 to tell how rising housing...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by Joan, on Apr 18, 2016 at 1:41 pm | 26 comments | 4210 Views


Facebook aims to build 'significant' amount of housing in Menlo Park

Facebook hopes the city's general plan update will give the company the opportunity to build "a significant amount of...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2016
Last comment by explosive irresponsible growth, on Jul 21, 2016 at 1:57 pm | 26 comments | 6272 Views


County wins appeal of airplane noise nuisance ruling

San Mateo County doesn't have to pay a $1,000 small-claims judgment related to noisy planes using the county's San Carlos...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2016
Last comment by Tired of Cronyism, on Sep 6, 2016 at 1:51 pm | 26 comments | 4729 Views


Menlo Park: Commission recommends approval of plans to cut down 99 heritage trees

The Menlo Park Environmental Quality Commission recommended Aug. 31 that requests to cut down 99 heritage trees on three...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2016
Last comment by Trees!, on Sep 11, 2016 at 10:15 am | 26 comments | 3765 Views


High school district refines initial offer to charter school

A revised offer from the Sequoia Union High School District would still put Everest Public High School's 200 freshmen and...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by Circle Jerk, on Apr 7, 2010 at 1:32 pm | 26 comments | 3580 Views


Guest Opinion: Support for Measure C Seriously Divided

Several in Menlo Park Community urge NO vote on Measure C Measure C YES supporters continue to tout the overwhelming...

Original post made by Get Real on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by YES on C, on Apr 30, 2010 at 9:46 am | 26 comments | 3015 Views


Everest drops suit against high school district

The court battle is over and maybe the conflict is, too. The Sequoia Union High School District and Everest (charter) Public...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Oct 19, 2010 at 3:51 pm | 26 comments | 3517 Views


Critics say Corte Madera controversy is about teaching style, not technology

Teachers, parents, administrators and others in the Portola Valley School District are sharply criticizing an article in...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2011
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 26, 2011 at 9:39 pm | 26 comments | 3982 Views


Increased traffic patrol nets at least 200 drivers in Menlo Park and Redwood City

Even with police publicizing stepped-up traffic patrols on Wednesday, at least 200 drivers got tickets in Menlo Park and...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2013
Last comment by Old MP, on Mar 26, 2013 at 7:57 pm | 26 comments | 3773 Views


Bill eliminating personal belief vaccination exemption clears state senate

A bill that would eliminate the personal belief exemption allowing parents to opt out of vaccinating their children has passed...

Original post made on May. 18, 2015
Last comment by Mike Keenly, on May 24, 2015 at 9:21 am | 26 comments | 7185 Views
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Local restaurants snag Michelin Bib Gourmand status
By Elena Kadvany | 4 comments | 10,556 views

Response to Arguments Against Measure B
By Steve Levy | 20 comments | 1,816 views

Garden Zucchini Pancakes with Umami Tomato Meets Woodside Elementary
By Laura Stec | 1 comment | 965 views