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Council approves Amendments to Specific Plan 10-29-2014

The MP council approved some amendments to the specific plan. Obviously planned as a meeting just before the election to...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 1 hour ago | 3 comments | 74 Views

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Editorial: Money and politics in Menlo Park

The unseemly role of money in politics at the state and national levels has a local counterpart these days. Rather sizable...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by It is so simple, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 44 Views

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Specific plan changes go before Menlo Park council

A cap on medical office space, along with two minor changes proposed for the downtown/El Camino Real specific plan, goes...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 1 hour ago | 7 comments | 353 Views

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The Downtown Plan is a Fiasco Financially; Measure M Will Help

Critics of Menlo Park’s Measure M are able to find fault with it because it has taken on a near-impossible task: repairing...

Original post made by Chuck Bernstein on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by Proper Menlo Voting, 9 hours ago | 52 comments | 535 Views

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Residents, city officials gear up to fight increased airplane noise

Angry local residents say the Midpeninsula's skies are turning into an aeronautic superhighway and that federal levels for...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by John, 12 hours ago | 3 comments | 401 Views

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Measure M raises concerns

As long-term owners of Menlo Park family-owned businesses, we — along with representatives from Alys Grace, Borrone's,...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by formerly undecided on M, 14 hours ago | 2 comments | 141 Views

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Almanac endorsement: Menlo Park City Council race

With six candidates running for three seats, we believe that the incumbents are the best choices in the Menlo Park City Council...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, 16 hours ago | 1 comment | 271 Views

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Editorial endorsement: No on Measure M

When they vote on Measure M this fall, Menlo Park residents will be participating in what may be the most consequential ballot-box...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by Observer, 16 hours ago | 40 comments | 1549 Views

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Why I Oppose Measure M

October 8, 2014 Dear Editor, As a long standing resident of Allied Arts and a Menlo Park business owner, I feel compelled...

Original post made by Rob Gould on Oct. 8, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 16 hours ago | 34 comments | 610 Views

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Letter: For downtown vibrancy, defeat Measure M

How can anyone who supports downtown vibrancy also support Measure M? I don't understand. Read the full story here http://almanacnews.com/print/story/2014/10/22/letter-for-downtown...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2014
Last comment by Dana Hendrickson, on Oct 29, 2014 at 9:35 am | 4 comments | 367 Views

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Parade of Fire Engines and Police cars on El Camino

Does anyone know what was the reason for about 20 fire engine vehicles, many police cars and all with sirens blaring and...

Original post made by What was going on? on Oct. 28, 2014
Last comment by BamaKitty, on Oct 28, 2014 at 9:55 pm | 3 comments | 157 Views

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Guest opinion: Measure M would take away council's negotiating power

As the vice mayor of Menlo Park and parent of two children at Las Lomitas, I have the opportunity to speak with a variety...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by Positive Reinforcement, on Oct 28, 2014 at 6:50 pm | 3 comments | 253 Views

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School board examines law governing charter schools

An attorney led a study session Monday night for the board of the Menlo Park City School District about the details of charter...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2014
Last comment by pearl, on Oct 28, 2014 at 12:45 pm | 1 comment | 845 Views

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Study session on Mandarin immersion charter

With only a few weeks before it must vote on authorizing a Mandarin immersion charter school in the district, the board...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2014
Last comment by pearl, on Oct 28, 2014 at 12:34 pm | 6 comments | 682 Views

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Tech changes fuel new Project Read strategies

Guest article: Literacy education at Project Read-Menlo Park is evolving as quickly as the sweeping technology changes in...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2014
Last comment by Poster, on Oct 27, 2014 at 7:51 pm | 2 comments | 61 Views

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Fire district gets green light to buy a drone

A hand-held aerial drone, probably one with four helicopter blades, will likely take up residence soon in the Menlo Park...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by GinnyMcShane, on Oct 27, 2014 at 5:27 pm | 6 comments | 998 Views

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Almanac editorial: No on Measure M

When they vote on Measure M this fall, Menlo Park residents will be participating in what may be the most consequential ballot-box...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 27, 2014 at 4:36 pm | 188 comments | 6608 Views

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Measure M -- Spreading the lies -- Bianca Walser

In a recently flyer from "Committee for a Vibrant Downtown -- No on M" (Greenheart), Bianca Walser, current chair of the...

Original post made by old timer on Oct. 25, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 25, 2014 at 7:46 pm | 4 comments | 147 Views

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Menlo Park to study changing public benefits trigger in specific plan

The Menlo Park City Council agreed Tuesday night to Menlo Park Mayor Ray Mueller's request to have the city schedule a time...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by wcs, on Oct 24, 2014 at 6:16 pm | 42 comments | 1719 Views

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Oak Knoll teacher John Fuller writes a book inspired by his long commute

Driving 100 miles each day back and forth from his home in Orinda to his job teaching at Menlo Park's Oak Knoll School gave...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2014
Last comment by Jennifer Bestor, on Oct 23, 2014 at 5:02 pm | 3 comments | 1417 Views
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