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MENLO PARK

City responds to downtown plan concerns

In response to concerns raised about the potential release of the draft environmental impact report for the El Camino Real/downtown...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2010
Last comment by Progress now!, on Nov 24, 2010 at 4:02 pm | 1 comment | 1330 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gas prices surge past $4-a-gallon in Portola Valley

With Mideast unrest fueling a surge in oil prices, premium gas surpassed the $4-a-gallon mark at Portola Valley Fuel in Portola...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2011
Last comment by anonymous, on Mar 2, 2011 at 1:52 pm | 3 comments | 1330 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain gets funds to go electric

With $700 million in funding coming to Caltrain, the agency expects to see modern electric rail service by 2019, according...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Jul 12, 2012 at 12:34 pm | 11 comments | 1330 Views

AROUND TOWN

Girl killed in I-280 crash is identified

The Santa Clara County medical examiner's office has identified the girl who was killed in a crash on Interstate...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by Diego campos , on Jul 5, 2013 at 12:46 pm | 2 comments | 1330 Views

AROUND TOWN

Unions remain silent about candidate interviews

Menlo Park's six City Council hopefuls are now wading through the nearly endless series of interviews each candidate undergoes...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Sep 7, 2010 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 1329 Views

MENLO PARK

Helping hands for Menlo council candidates

Menlo Park residents spotted precinct walkers handing out fliers supporting three candidates for City Council along with...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by Thieving Hands, on Nov 2, 2010 at 2:48 pm | 5 comments | 1329 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo garbage price hike looms again

Last year, Menlo Park garbage rates jumped 18 percent. This year, 28 percent. Next year? Maybe another 15 percent. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 24, 2010 at 11:48 am | 3 comments | 1329 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Council's travel policy woefully lacking

The brouhaha set off when Menlo Park City Council member Kelly Fergusson announced that she was traveling to Washington,...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by perry mason, on Mar 18, 2011 at 3:59 pm | 2 comments | 1329 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Montessori preschool opens

There's a new school in town. Casa dei Bambini, a Montessori preschool, has opened a 20,000-square-foot campus at 1215 O'Brien...

Original post made on May. 9, 2012
Last comment by Casa dei Bambini School, on May 9, 2012 at 11:14 am | 1 comment | 1329 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update: Pipeline replacement closes lanes

Westbound lanes on Sand Hill Road between Branner Drive and Saga Lane will close during daytime hours as Pacific Gas and...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by Stanford Hills Resident, on Aug 23, 2012 at 10:26 pm | 3 comments | 1329 Views

MENLO PARK

Utility Bill - Charitable Contributions

There is an old expression about CHARITY STARTS AT HOME. I'd like to suggest that the City consider a popular program...

Original post made by Jim Lewis on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by Jim Lewis, on Nov 8, 2012 at 5:42 pm | 1 comment | 1329 Views

AROUND TOWN

City to hire high-speed-rail lobbyist

The city of Menlo Park has hired a lobbyist to make the city's case to Sacramento when it comes to the California high-speed-rail...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 1, 2010 at 2:55 pm | 9 comments | 1328 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: Grateful for Rep. Eshoo's vote on health care reform

I am grateful to Rep. Anna Eshoo for standing with her constituents and supporting health insurance reform. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Apr 8, 2010 at 5:53 pm | 5 comments | 1328 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Property owner sees faults in downtown plan

My family and I have been downtown property owners and residents of Menlo Park since the 1940s. There were cars in the 1940s,...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Jun 23, 2011 at 4:33 pm | 2 comments | 1328 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Italian gluten-free cooking class

Atherton's own Italian Educational Institute (Istituto Educazione Italiana) is offering to teach gluten-sensitive cooks the...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1328 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Worried about impact of LED streetlights

A few nights ago I went out at midnight and saw that new LED streetlights had been installed on our block on Pope Street....

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Resident, on Mar 27, 2013 at 2:02 pm | 5 comments | 1328 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Car avoids deer, sparks fire in Palo Alto hills

A fire in the Palo Alto hills burned 1.5 acres on Friday afternoon after a car swerved to avoid a deer, hit a ditch and caught...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2014
Last comment by Jonathan, on Jun 16, 2014 at 2:10 pm | 1 comment | 1328 Views

MENLO PARK

Southbound El Camino in Atherton reopened

Southbound El Camino Real, which was closed at midday due to a major injury accident, has been reopened, police report. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2010
Last comment by morris brown, on Sep 30, 2010 at 4:32 pm | 1 comment | 1327 Views

MENLO PARK

Commission green-lights Beltramo townhomes

A housing project first envisioned a decade ago evaded an equally drawn-out death as the Menlo Park Planning Commission voted...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by Curious, on Oct 9, 2010 at 9:49 am | 8 comments | 1327 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park teen arrested in Anaheim

A 17-year-old Menlo Park youth was arrested on sexual battery charges on Friday, May 20, at a dance at the Disney California...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2011
Last comment by Barry Robinson, on Jun 5, 2011 at 11:02 pm | 1 comment | 1327 Views
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