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MENLO PARK

Caltrain parking fees increase

The daily parking fee at Caltrain stations will rise to $5, with the monthly fees at $50, starting Sept. 1. Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2013
Last comment by whatever, on Aug 22, 2013 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 1077 Views

MENLO PARK

Kenyan school project flourishes with community support

It all started as a fairly modest plan: Raise about $300,000 to pay for construction of a boarding high school in a Kenyan...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by WillowsGal, on Mar 11, 2010 at 8:01 pm | 2 comments | 1076 Views

MENLO PARK

Night lights at M-A would be temporary

The governing board of the high school district has asked the staff to proceed with an investigation into the logistics of...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by Sunshine1, on Mar 19, 2010 at 8:37 pm | 1 comment | 1076 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Renegotiate labor contracts for garbage service

Garbage rates for Menlo Park have increased dramatically in recent years, rising 18 percent in 2009 and 28 percent in 2010. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2010
Last comment by A voter who has changed her mind., on Jul 22, 2010 at 4:06 pm | 1 comment | 1076 Views

AROUND TOWN

Philz Coffee shop coming to Facebook campus

Employees clocking long hours at Facebook's new Menlo Park campus require fuel in the form of caffeine, of course, so Philz...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2011
Last comment by better coffee, on Nov 12, 2011 at 2:10 pm | 2 comments | 1076 Views

ATHERTON

Library at HP Park - Schedule Published

The Council Packets for this week's meeting contain some interesting information about Atherton's new Library at Holbrook...

Original post made by Library Express on Mar. 19, 2012
Last comment by Library Express, on Mar 26, 2012 at 9:38 am | 1 comment | 1076 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local Schools have $8,000 - $18,000 per student

Menlo and Redwood city patch posted the school funding comparisons of many peninsula schools today, sure to insight a rehash...

Original post made by Parent on Jan. 16, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1076 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police plan to expand surveillance

Four surveillance cameras will be added to the Menlo Park Police Department's arsenal if city officials agree. The cameras...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 29, 2013 at 5:48 pm | 6 comments | 1076 Views

MENLO PARK

Rojas temporary contract approved

It's official: City Manager Glen Rojas will retire on July 15, then return to serve on a temporary contract until December...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by Thomas, on Jun 16, 2011 at 8:07 pm | 9 comments | 1075 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two plead not guilty in iPhone leak case

Two men suspected of selling an iPhone 4 prototype that was lost last year in a Redwood City bar pleaded not guilty to...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2011
Last comment by gray powell, on Sep 1, 2011 at 4:55 pm | 1 comment | 1075 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park may close housing department

The Menlo Park City Council asked staff Tuesday to move ahead with closing the city's housing department, which reduces...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by Tax Payer, on Jan 25, 2012 at 1:28 pm | 1 comment | 1075 Views

MENLO PARK

MP's Housing Element Fiasco

Tomorrow night the Council will discuss an agreement to settle a lawsuit regarding the Housing Element, which is more than...

Original post made by wanting answers on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 21, 2012 at 3:44 pm | 2 comments | 1075 Views

AROUND TOWN

German builder of church organ returns to restore it

The German visitor, eyeing the pipe organ at St. Bede's Episcopal Church in Menlo Park after services on a recent Sunday,...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1075 Views

MENLO PARK

Another downtown biz to bite the dust? Oak City Bar & Grill for sale?

Craigslist has a new posting for a Menlo Park restaurant for sale for $398,000. The photo of the bar in the listing sure...

Original post made by Bob on Oct. 8, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1074 Views

MENLO PARK

Homeless vets: Shelter Network lands grant

Shelter Network, a nonprofit that provides services for homeless people on the Peninsula, has been awarded a federal grant...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by Raymond Mueller, on Jul 29, 2011 at 8:24 am | 1 comment | 1074 Views

AROUND TOWN

Did PG&E mislead the public regarding the ClimateSmart Program?

The Menlo Park CIty Council already threw away $15,000 of our taxpayer money on this "feel good" liberal scheme to assuage...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Sep. 18, 2011
Last comment by old timer, on Sep 21, 2011 at 8:24 am | 1 comment | 1074 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Solyndra lobbyists in news again

Stinking up the political landscape - local Solyndra edition: "Republican Congressman Darrell Issa may be investigating...

Original post made by Pearl on Oct. 27, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1074 Views

ATHERTON

Election: Candidate filing period opens

As voters cast their ballots for the nation's president on Nov. 6, Menlo Park and Atherton residents will also make choices...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by Election, on Jul 18, 2012 at 6:30 am | 1 comment | 1074 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police Calls

<I>This information is from the Menlo Park Police Department and the San Mateo County Sheriff's office. Under the law, people...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by Emily lozano, on Aug 21, 2013 at 4:40 pm | 1 comment | 1074 Views

AROUND TOWN

Report: Larry Ellison wants to buy Warriors

The Golden State Warriors are for sale -- and Oracle Corp. CEO Larry Ellison has already made it well known he wants to buy...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by happy resident, on Mar 23, 2010 at 9:01 am | 1 comment | 1073 Views
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