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MENLO PARK

Bohannon polls residents on office/hotel complex

Developer David Bohannon has confirmed that he was responsible for the phone survey some residents received last week, saying...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2009
Last comment by P. Ropaganda, on Mar 20, 2009 at 1:40 pm | 22 comments | 2101 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford offers $124 million in 'community benefits' for hospital expansion

New bike lanes, an expanded shuttle service and a $23.1 million payment for affordable housing are all items the Stanford...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by Why Unions?, on Jun 29, 2009 at 3:13 pm | 22 comments | 1941 Views

MENLO PARK

New gym: Is green certification worth $250,000?

Menlo Park will spend a quarter-million dollars to certify its new gym as environmentally friendly. Is it worth it? Read...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by do the math, on Aug 5, 2009 at 5:21 am | 22 comments | 1986 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Sequoia district superintendent finds critics' charge 'shameful'

The continued misrepresentation that the Sequoia district would impede in any way the success of any student is, in a word,...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Aug 3, 2009 at 8:31 am | 22 comments | 2343 Views

MENLO PARK

Judge sides with Menlo Park, Atherton over flaws in high-speed rail review; could delay project

Opponents of a plan to send high-speed trains shooting down the Peninsula's Caltrain corridor -- including the Menlo Park...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Sep 7, 2009 at 1:51 pm | 22 comments | 1975 Views

MENLO PARK

Police videotape crowd at rail meeting

Tipped off by blogs that there would be a big crowd at the Aug. 26 high-speed rail meeting, a Menlo Park police officer videotaped...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2009
Last comment by Roxie, on Sep 6, 2009 at 6:18 pm | 22 comments | 1978 Views

MENLO PARK

Passionate boos, cheers mark Eshoo meeting

A vocal crowd of nearly 1,000 people turned out Wednesday night for a town hall meeting with Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Ethan, on Sep 7, 2009 at 2:43 pm | 22 comments | 1969 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton city manager wins big raise

Jerry Gruber, Atherton's city manager, has been on the job fewer than two years, but clearly, he's won the whole-hearted...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by Jim Blake, on Jul 27, 2010 at 11:23 am | 22 comments | 3845 Views

MENLO PARK

Reconsiderations, accusations, recriminations, insinuations ... just another council meeting

In a Menlo Park City Council term that has enjoyed its share of strange, puzzling, and temperamental behavior by council...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Oct 30, 2009 at 12:43 pm | 22 comments | 5682 Views

MENLO PARK

Is Menlo Park's downtown plan doomed to failure?

This was posted in the Menlo Park City Council e-mail log. Couperus <couperusj@sbcglobal.net> | Sat, Nov 21, 2009...

Original post made by News Guy on Nov. 22, 2009
Last comment by get modern, on Dec 1, 2009 at 5:11 pm | 22 comments | 2685 Views

AROUND TOWN

School board edges M-A closer to night games

The long tradition of daytime-only football games at Menlo-Atherton High School is under intensifying scrutiny. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 31, 2010 at 8:41 pm | 22 comments | 1682 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton shelves police oversight idea

A push to create a citizen oversight committee for the Atherton Police Department ran out of steam last night, as four of...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by Gloria A, on Nov 30, 2010 at 9:16 pm | 22 comments | 1871 Views

MENLO PARK

Bohannon agrees to public benefits, emission reductions for huge office/hotel project

Menlo Park and the Bohannon Development Co. have concluded preliminary negotiations over a proposal for a massive office/hotel...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by reality bites, on Apr 3, 2010 at 4:11 pm | 22 comments | 2033 Views

MENLO PARK

Like it or not, costs for services are rising

As Menlo Park residents struggle to cope with the effects of the economic recession, fees for basic and not-so-basic city...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardina, on Apr 7, 2010 at 11:24 pm | 22 comments | 1669 Views

ATHERTON

Councilwoman scuffles with resident over report

Elizabeth Lewis became entangled in a brief scuffle with an Atherton resident this evening upon closure of the hearings on...

Original post made by newsbeat on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by spectator, on Apr 10, 2010 at 10:29 pm | 22 comments | 1712 Views

MENLO PARK

Time to kill off the Downtown visioning process

A letter urging Council to rethink the visioning process was suggested. This downtown visioning process needs much more...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by Was it "Political" - NO, on Jun 8, 2010 at 1:03 pm | 22 comments | 3852 Views

MENLO PARK

Gateway ballot measure argument criticized

Menlo Park City Council candidate Chuck Bernstein inspired a look at how ballot measure arguments get written last week when...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by Paul Collacchi, on Sep 8, 2010 at 12:34 am | 22 comments | 2121 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park smoking ban: it's coming back

For all those holding their breath until Menlo Park's newest smoking ban gets approved, the wait may be almost over. The...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2010
Last comment by Steve C, on Sep 9, 2010 at 12:20 pm | 22 comments | 1932 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park mayor addresses state of city

Drawing a larger crowd than attends most City Council meetings, Menlo Park Mayor Rich Cline delivered his state of the city...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Outside Looking In, on Sep 28, 2010 at 11:54 pm | 22 comments | 2080 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Assistant city manager resigns

In the wake of Atherton City Manager Jerry Gruber's resignation, Assistant City Manager Eileen Wilkerson has announced her...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 18, 2010 at 12:12 pm | 22 comments | 1711 Views
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