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Guest opinion: Bigger isn't always better: Menlo Park's zoning wars

The polarization in Menlo Park is not between pro-development and anti-development contingents, but between those who support...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 0 minutes ago | 40 comments | 656 Views

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Menlo Park: Monte Rosa stop sign approval temporarily stopped

At Vice Mayor Catherine Carlton's request, the Menlo Park council last night tabled the question of whether to install stop...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by Matt H., 0 minutes ago | 17 comments | 1582 Views

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Menlo Park: Initiative ballot arguments released

The arguments that have been filling the air at city meetings for months are now officially on the Nov. 4 ballot. Those for...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 2 hours ago | 79 comments | 2052 Views

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'Grandmother' gives 'grandson' scammer a piece of her mind

A would-be confidence man tried the grandson-impersonation scheme on Menlo Park travel consultant Carolyn Bakar with an early...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by fwiw, 12 hours ago | 13 comments | 1480 Views

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It's back to class for local students

Students in the Almanac area go back to school either this week or next. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2014/08/21/kids-head-back-to-school...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2014
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, 18 hours ago | 2 comments | 298 Views

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Menlo Park Council 8-19-2014 --- comments on Initiative

Former Mayor Heyward Robinson and former Planning Commissioner Patti Fry made comments at the Council Meeting last evening...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 20, 2014 at 6:56 am | 1 comment | 75 Views

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Tonight: Drought, Monte Rosa stop signs on Menlo Park council agenda

A presentation on the mayor's trip to China, followed by a study session on drought control measures, kicks off tonight's...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by Annabelle, on Aug 19, 2014 at 2:30 pm | 1 comment | 456 Views

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This is what happens when a community has CUSTOMERS - No on M

" The Measure M supporters are doing everything they can to keep new customers away from Menlo Park. Look what happens when...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 18, 2014 at 6:59 pm | 4 comments | 118 Views

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Tonight: Menlo Park Planning Commission studies Haven Avenue housing

Part of tonight's Menlo Park Planning Commission meeting will be dedicated to a study session on a proposed Haven Avenue...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by millennial , on Aug 18, 2014 at 5:04 pm | 2 comments | 458 Views

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Maintenance or Capital Improvement

I'd like to make two requests of the editor, p;ease. First could you assign a reporter to look into the fire district's...

Original post made by whatever on Aug. 17, 2014
Last comment by GAAP, on Aug 18, 2014 at 3:47 pm | 4 comments | 156 Views

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Author, model, and comedic talent Fran Kearton dies

The final curtain has come down on the life of Menlo Park resident Frances Peace Kearton, whose varied career included performing...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by JulieToo, on Aug 15, 2014 at 6:10 pm | 4 comments | 1910 Views

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Menlo Park hosts downtown fitness event

Booths for more than 30 local fitness businesses lined Santa Cruz Avenue on Wednesday, Aug. 13, for the city of Menlo Park's...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by PlayaFit, on Aug 15, 2014 at 3:29 pm | 7 comments | 1572 Views

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While Menlo Park Is Focused on El Camino....

East Palo is making plans to dramatically add density to the Willows... http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2014/06/11/east-palo-alto-residents-explore-westside-development...

Original post made by Distracted on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by Classicist, on Aug 15, 2014 at 2:05 pm | 2 comments | 245 Views

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Menlo Park: After fogging, no mosquitoes test positive for West Nile virus

After fogging 1,300 acres of Menlo Park with insecticide, the San Mateo County Mosquito and Vector Control District announced...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by why?, on Aug 15, 2014 at 12:56 pm | 10 comments | 1424 Views

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Menlo Park man sentenced to 17 years for assault and resisting arrest

A 21-year-old Menlo Park man has been sentenced to 17 years in prison for multiple felony convictions related to a shooting...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1757 Views

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Residents near volatile creek make a plea for flood control

It's been more than 16 years since a flood swept through the homes of Spencenia Sims and her neighbors in East Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by at what cost?, on Aug 15, 2014 at 9:35 am | 4 comments | 952 Views

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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 | 3347 Views

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Menlo Park: Six candidates for three council seats

The final roster for the upcoming Menlo Park City Council election holds few surprises, with six campaigning for three open...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 14, 2014 at 7:08 pm | 18 comments | 2362 Views

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Sunday: North Fair Oaks festival

The 13th annual North Fair Oaks Community Festival will take place on Sunday, Aug. 17, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m on Middlefield...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 14, 2014 at 4:01 pm | 1 comment | 617 Views

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Downtown Parking - Call For Ideas

What can be done to improve parking in the Menlo Park downtown area? Certainly there are ways that can make the experience...

Original post made by What can be done to improve parking in downtown Menlo Park? on Jul. 13, 2014
Last comment by George, on Aug 13, 2014 at 9:41 pm | 88 comments | 2203 Views
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Touring the Southern California “Ivies:” Pomona and Cal Tech
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 5 comments | 2,989 views

Couples: Parallel Play or Interactive Play?
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,305 views

Just say no
By Jessica T | 6 comments | 1,214 views

Getting High in Menlo Park
By Paul Bendix | 3 comments | 810 views

As They Head Back To School, Arm Them With This
By Erin Glanville | 2 comments | 209 views