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MENLO PARK

Will Menlo Park go nuts for new mascot?

The choice may seem a little odd for a city that once covertly hired an exterminator to take out the squirrels at Bedwell...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2014
Last comment by Alan, on Jan 13, 2014 at 11:32 am | 22 comments | 7560 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Home design doesn't fit neighborhood, commission decides

The architect of a two-story 3,000-square-foot Mediterranean-style home on Middle Avenue was sent back to the drawing board...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by For guidelines, on Jan 28, 2014 at 1:56 pm | 22 comments | 16085 Views

MENLO PARK

District attorney: No charge in crash that hurt 6-year-old twins on Menlo Park sidewalk

Edward Nelson, the 90-year-old driver whose SUV jumped a curb and pinned 6-year-old twin boys against a wall in downtown...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2014
Last comment by what de ...., on Jan 26, 2014 at 5:56 pm | 22 comments | 10986 Views

MENLO PARK

As traffic increases, concerns grow about student safety

As local schools struggle to accommodate larger numbers of students than their campuses were designed for, roadways around...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Feb 1, 2014 at 4:21 pm | 22 comments | 12950 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Council appropriates funds to defeat the initiative.

Menlo Council appropriates funds to defeat the initiative. One of the most disgusting actions a Menlo Park Council has...

Original post made by the way it is on Mar. 22, 2014
Last comment by Fed up II, on Mar 24, 2014 at 8:59 am | 22 comments | 1604 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

​Portola Valley: Kids with airsoft gun mistaken for armed suspect

Deputies from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office are wrapping up an investigation into a report that a man was seen with...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jun 25, 2014 at 5:06 pm | 22 comments | 3980 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton works to reduce pedestrian risks on El Camino Real

Atherton has been working with Caltrans on ways to make El Camino Real safer for at least 18 months, since a September 2012...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2014
Last comment by matt from the block, on Aug 9, 2014 at 1:27 pm | 22 comments | 4392 Views

MENLO PARK

Wednesday: Menlo Park closing downtown Santa Cruz Avenue to traffic for fitness event

As part of its efforts to attract more people downtown, the city of Menlo Park is hosting a "Family Fitness Extravaganza"...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by baysider, on Aug 14, 2014 at 9:31 pm | 22 comments | 4514 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Three of five candidates want to change healthcare district

Five candidates are running for three open seats on the governing board of the Sequoia Healthcare District in the Nov. 4...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by Of course Jack is right, on Sep 29, 2014 at 10:52 pm | 22 comments | 2759 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook just closed $101 million deal for 60 acres in Menlo Park

Finalized purchase of 300 Constitution. Believe that's the old site of Raychem. Deal fist mentioned in June was finalized...

Original post made by whatever on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 10, 2014 at 11:20 am | 22 comments | 2102 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Making streets safe for kids walking to school

A mother's anger and the tempest that ensued over a recent incident involving a Menlo Park police officer's decision to help...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2014
Last comment by Well...let's see now..., on Sep 26, 2014 at 1:07 pm | 22 comments | 3300 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park: More than 200 at hearing on Mandarin school

More than 200 people filled the Multi-Use Room at Encinal School on Tuesday (Oct. 14) for a public hearing on the proposed...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2014
Last comment by object to James 2, on Nov 3, 2014 at 3:26 pm | 22 comments | 4606 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Hillary Clinton: Corporations and Businesses Don't Create Jobs

Appearing at a Boston rally for Democrat gubernatorial candidate Martha Coakley on Friday, Hillary Clinton told the crowd...

Original post made by Ich Bin Ein Socialist on Oct. 25, 2014
Last comment by pogo, on Oct 28, 2014 at 11:35 am | 22 comments | 1354 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park police chief: Pursuit, fatal shooting 'happened in seconds'

"Seconds is how quickly everything went down. Literally seconds," said Menlo Park Police Chief Bob Jonsen in describing the...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Nov 29, 2014 at 9:53 pm | 22 comments | 3905 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Spare the Air' restrictions extended

The 10th winter Spare the Air alert this season has been issued for Monday by officials with the Bay Area Air Quality Management...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 9, 2015 at 9:12 am | 22 comments | 2114 Views

MENLO PARK

Group hopes to jumpstart 'revitalization' of downtown Menlo Park

Menlo Park is notorious for conducting endless studies of the same issues: Traffic. Downtown parking. Traffic. Downtown vibrancy....

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jan 17, 2015 at 7:56 pm | 22 comments | 4375 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park may join lawsuit over Caltrain electrification EIR

As with two neighboring cities, Menlo Park is considering whether to challenge the environmental impact report for Caltrain's...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 29, 2015 at 6:14 pm | 22 comments | 3021 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: When 'choice' undermines public health

There's little to celebrate about the measles outbreak now hitting the nation. But one positive outcome is the level of attention...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on Feb 14, 2015 at 7:17 pm | 22 comments | 2811 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dionicio R. Lopez Jr, Preliminary Hearing

3/13/15 Hon. Judge Gilbert T. Brown, Geoff Carr Defense attorney Finally a preliminary hearing was held with two District...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Mar. 16, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Mar 18, 2015 at 6:04 pm | 22 comments | 576 Views

MENLO PARK

Traffic Calming Disaster on Linfield Drive

In case you haven't gone down the "new" stretch of Linfield Drive, two words of warning: WATCH OUT. Seems that the same...

Original post made by Here We Go Again on Apr. 24, 2008
Last comment by another neighbor, on May 15, 2008 at 8:59 pm | 21 comments | 3201 Views
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