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MENLO PARK

Big issues at play in Menlo Park debate over new restrictions on lawn sizes and watering

Debate in Menlo Park over a revised water-efficient landscaping ordinance has centered around questions of environmental...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2010
Last comment by Dude, on Jan 13, 2010 at 2:39 pm | 25 comments | 2411 Views

MENLO PARK

Pension poll hints at marketing campaign

Menlo Park residents have reported receiving phone calls in an apparent marketing poll concerning a "pension reform" initiative...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Apr 28, 2010 at 10:16 am | 25 comments | 1979 Views

MENLO PARK

Cohen withdraws request for tree reconsideration

The fate of a heritage redwood tree on University Drive may -- or may not -- return to Menlo Park City Council. Without explanation,...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2010
Last comment by defensive?, on Nov 12, 2010 at 2:44 pm | 25 comments | 2209 Views

MENLO PARK

Updated: City Manager Glen Rojas announces retirement

Calling it a tough decision, Menlo Park City Manager Glen Rojas announced this morning (March 22) that he is retiring, effective...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2011
Last comment by Joanna, on Mar 25, 2011 at 4:35 pm | 25 comments | 3029 Views

MENLO PARK

Small turnout for project with huge impact

About 50 people attended the Aug. 16 workshop on a project that will affect all 32,513 Menlo Park residents: figuring out...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2012
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Aug 24, 2012 at 11:00 am | 25 comments | 2494 Views

MENLO PARK

Protests target Arrillaga project in Menlo Park

A small group of residents has a large mission: Save Menlo Park. Their target? The eight-acre, mixed-use complex developer...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2012
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Nov 30, 2012 at 8:43 am | 25 comments | 7580 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: New look at grade separations

They aren't sure what they plan to do with the money, if anything, but the Menlo Park City Council decided to ask for county...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by Adina, on Dec 17, 2012 at 11:35 am | 25 comments | 4651 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park cop caught with prostitute keeps job [unlocked]

[PLEASE. NO ALLEGATIONS OF CHILD PORN WITH NAMES ON THIS THREAD; YOU JUST GET IT LOCKED THAT WAY, AND THAT IS NOT IN THE...

Original post made by Confession on Jan. 16, 2013
Last comment by Confession, on Jan 17, 2013 at 3:38 pm | 25 comments | 4011 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council weighs Stanford project review

Debate has raged since Stanford and developer John Arrillaga first proposed building eight acres of mixed-use office space,...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 4, 2013 at 7:42 pm | 25 comments | 4318 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park transportation commissioner resigns, criticizing city staff

Menlo Park Transportation Commissioner Charlie Bourne resigned on May 21 after nearly six years of service, citing Brown...

Original post made on May. 23, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 26, 2013 at 3:49 pm | 25 comments | 2825 Views

MENLO PARK

Roger Reynolds Nursery closes after 97 years

After 97 years in the same location in Menlo Park, Roger Reynolds Nursery & Carriage Stop "has closed its doors for the last...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2013
Last comment by Digger, on Sep 8, 2013 at 1:48 pm | 25 comments | 9072 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park proceeds with logo, graphic redesign

Since work is already underway and other cities paid more than Menlo Park did for similar projects, the City Council decided...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2014
Last comment by LOCO LOGO, on Feb 2, 2014 at 9:35 am | 25 comments | 16069 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Developer in Facebook partnership wants fewer affordable units

Last fall, developer St. Anton announced a partnership with Facebook to build a 394-unit apartment complex on Haven Ave that...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2014
Last comment by Richard Vaughan, on Feb 24, 2014 at 7:56 pm | 25 comments | 9349 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park school district asked to avoid possible Brown Act violation

The Almanac has asked the board of the Menlo Park City School District not to hold a closed session meeting it had scheduled...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on Jan 12, 2015 at 9:44 pm | 25 comments | 5041 Views

MENLO PARK

Making Menlo Park 'healthiest possible place to raise a child'

Menlo Park Councilman Ray Mueller says he wants to make Menlo Park the "healthiest possible place to raise a child." Read...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2015
Last comment by Disgusted, on Dec 17, 2015 at 10:27 am | 25 comments | 3778 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Pollock boutique hotel approved

The Menlo Park Planning Commission unanimously approved Monday night a 61-room hotel proposed by the Portola Valley-based...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2016
Last comment by YIMBY, on Jun 2, 2016 at 3:00 pm | 25 comments | 3786 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Las Lomitas trustee resigns

David Bailard, a member of the Las Lomitas Elementary School District board, resigned on Monday, Oct. 5, district officials...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by anomynous, on Feb 17, 2010 at 12:46 am | 25 comments | 9013 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent search limited to insiders

The field of candidates for the next superintendent of the Sequoia Union High School District has significantly narrowed...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 5, 2010 at 1:34 pm | 25 comments | 2898 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What to do about enrollment growth, particularly at Menlo-Atherton High School

Changes to open-enrollment policies for the Sequoia Union High School District and tentative revisions to the map assigning...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2013
Last comment by oldtimer, on Sep 13, 2013 at 9:49 am | 25 comments | 7553 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Heaton named to Las Lomitas school board

Christine Marie Heaton, a high school teacher who has two children in the Las Lomitas School District, has been appointed...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by Mike Keenly, on Oct 11, 2013 at 1:44 pm | 25 comments | 7896 Views
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