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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mandarin school backers seek district sponsorship

Backers of the proposed Menlo Mandarin Immersion Charter School say they will officially ask the Menlo Park City School...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by palo alto parent, on Sep 4, 2014 at 4:45 pm | 20 comments | 3080 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park cops to get big pay raise

Menlo Park police officers are set to get a 25 percent pay increase over the next three years. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2008
Last comment by J, on Apr 15, 2008 at 12:46 pm | 19 comments | 2737 Views

MENLO PARK

Mayor Andy Cohen to seek re-election to City Council

Menlo Park Mayor Andy Cohen has announced his intent to run for a second term on the City Council. Mr. Cohen is the first...

Original post made on May. 27, 2008
Last comment by Make Some Decisions, on Aug 27, 2008 at 10:43 pm | 19 comments | 2416 Views

MENLO PARK

Sharon Heights county club fireworks show sparks dispute

For five years, Sharon Heights Golf and Country Club in Menlo Park has put on a July Fourth fireworks show for its members,...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2008
Last comment by Worried about fire danger, on Jun 24, 2008 at 12:22 am | 19 comments | 3235 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Got Greed? Government & Corporate America at their worst

With the latest news of another government bailout in the financial sector, three things become clear: Corporate leaders,...

Original post made by Richard V on Sep. 17, 2008
Last comment by Gato Gordo, on Sep 22, 2008 at 2:52 pm | 19 comments | 2555 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: A strong resistance to Proposition 4

No matter how you feel about abortion, if you care about teen safety, you should vote no on Proposition 4. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2008
Last comment by killer, on Oct 23, 2008 at 6:29 pm | 19 comments | 2143 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park woman pushes for ban on smoking in condos, apartments

Barbara Franklin has become a regular presence at Menlo Park City Council meetings, delivering her insistent message to council...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2009
Last comment by Kayce, on Mar 11, 2010 at 12:01 am | 19 comments | 2317 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: What happened to city's cooperative spirit?

In this era of change and hope that we are experiencing on the national level, it is sad that, once again, Menlo Park resorts...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Feb 6, 2009 at 8:26 am | 19 comments | 1945 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: City should reinstate summary minutes

Until it is important to find out in a hurry what happened at a City Council meeting, the difference between "summary" and...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2009
Last comment by Paul Collacchi, on Feb 23, 2009 at 10:44 am | 19 comments | 1722 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park proposes measures to reduce projected $1.8 million deficit; readers weigh in

With Menlo Park facing the prospect of a $1.8 million deficit, city staff has recommended a number of stopgap measures that...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2009
Last comment by daily post, on Mar 10, 2009 at 5:04 pm | 19 comments | 1983 Views

MENLO PARK

What's it take to form a new county?

As Palo Alto deals with its obvious lack of representation from south Santa Clara County representatives, and Menlo Park...

Original post made by thinking about representation on Apr. 8, 2009
Last comment by the one-eyed king, on Apr 17, 2009 at 9:38 pm | 19 comments | 2505 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park schools must face the music

Changes are ahead for the music program in the Menlo Park City School District. The district's four music teachers are increasingly...

Original post made on May. 21, 2009
Last comment by Carol T, on Jun 10, 2009 at 1:22 pm | 19 comments | 1962 Views

MENLO PARK

Chili's in Menlo Park to close July 8

The Chili's restaurant in Menlo Park is closing July 8, a spokeswoman has confirmed. The restaurant, at the intersection...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Ms. DiGusta, on Jul 13, 2009 at 1:51 pm | 19 comments | 2132 Views

MENLO PARK

Fire destroys two townhouses, damages third

A Sharon Heights fire Thursday night destroyed two townhouses and caused major damage to a third. ==B Photo:== Har-Bro restoration...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by asdfs, on Jul 21, 2009 at 3:15 pm | 19 comments | 2353 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Outcry over train whistle: Caltrain will reduce volume

Following an outcry from people who live near the tracks, Caltrain plans to reduce the volume of its locomotives' horns back...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jan 3, 2013 at 9:31 am | 19 comments | 2582 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tempers flare in debate over public pay

Long-simmering political tensions boiled over at Menlo Park's City Council meeting Aug. 25, sparked by a San Mateo County...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2009
Last comment by Prince, on Sep 4, 2009 at 4:03 pm | 19 comments | 1800 Views

ATHERTON

Resident calls for probe of police department

An Atherton resident who said he was wrongfully arrested in 2008 on domestic violence charges was exonerated Jan. 14 by...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Feb 3, 2010 at 12:13 am | 19 comments | 1581 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park OKs fee hikes for fields, child care

Fees for child care services and sports field use in Menlo Park are going up, after the City Council approved a revised fee...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Mar 27, 2010 at 8:06 pm | 19 comments | 1771 Views

MENLO PARK

Buffet to Bestor: Let's share the pain if the Gov gets tough on Proposition 13

Jennifer Bestor didn't know what to expect last month when she mailed a rather whimsical letter to billionaire Warren Buffet...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by Jackrabbit, on Apr 23, 2010 at 10:45 pm | 19 comments | 2836 Views

ATHERTON

monster homes on postage stamp lots

There has been a call for Elizabeth Lewis to explain how she got away with buildig a 6,000 square foot home on an 18,000...

Original post made by sly dog on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by puritan, on May 4, 2010 at 12:16 pm | 19 comments | 1608 Views
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