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Menlo Park man shot, killed when 'illegal transaction' evolves into dispute

A man shot when an "illegal transaction" evolved into a dispute in East Palo Alto died two days later, marking the city's...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2019
Last comment by Can you help, on Sep 19, 2019 at 1:12 pm | 2 comments | 2326 Views

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Menlo Park school district bond refinancing saves $3.7 million

The Menlo Park City School District will save taxpayers over $3.7 million by refinancing its voter-approved bonds. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2019
Last comment by Kevin, on Sep 18, 2019 at 5:16 pm | 1 comment | 1567 Views

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Menlo Park: Minimum wage ordinance approved

Starting on Jan. 1, workers in Menlo Park must be paid a minimum of $15 an hour, following a 4-0-1 vote on Sept. 10 by the...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2019
Last comment by try it for yourselves, on Sep 16, 2019 at 9:47 am | 35 comments | 4160 Views

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Rainbow flag stolen three times from Menlo Park church

When the Rev. Gia Hayes-Martin arrived at the Menlo Park church she leads on Aug. 10 for a funeral, she was disappointed...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2019
Last comment by cubist, on Sep 11, 2019 at 4:00 pm | 25 comments | 4010 Views

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Suspect in sexual assault case to get Nov. 5 hearing, remains in custody

At a hearing on Monday (Sept. 9), Randolph Haldeman, the Menlo Park man facing 20 sexual assault charges for allegedly molesting...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2019
Last comment by Dave M, on Sep 10, 2019 at 1:41 pm | 2 comments | 2463 Views

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Uneven ground

How unequal land use harms communities in southern San Mateo County Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/print/story/2019/09/04/uneven-ground...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2019
Last comment by Karen Grove, on Sep 7, 2019 at 3:23 pm | 1 comment | 628 Views

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City plans to require most new commercial buildings to be all-electric

The Menlo Park City Council on Aug. 27 took action to support building codes that are more environmentally sustainable than...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2019
Last comment by Joan, on Sep 6, 2019 at 12:55 pm | 23 comments | 2406 Views

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Menlo Park-based task force to help with Hurricane Dorian

The locally based Task Force 3 search and rescue team is heading to North Carolina to help the region cope with Hurricane...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 5, 2019 at 12:16 pm | 3 comments | 1333 Views

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Menlo Park: Driver killed in freeway collision

The driver of a Honda SUV was killed after the vehicle slammed into the back of a flatbed truck on southbound U.S. Highway...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2019
Last comment by MaryAnnMP, on Sep 4, 2019 at 1:21 pm | 2 comments | 2537 Views

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Historic Alpine Inn reopening in Portola Valley next month

Two private parties at the historic Alpine Inn, a Portola Valley institution that was recently sold and closed for renovation,...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2019
Last comment by scot schmierer, on Sep 4, 2019 at 1:13 pm | 35 comments | 18749 Views

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City, community work to iron out minimum wage ordinance

A small gathering of people from the business, labor and public health communities met with city staff Aug. 22 to talk through...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2019
Last comment by Unlivable., on Sep 2, 2019 at 10:59 pm | 20 comments | 4670 Views

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Man charged with Menlo Park embezzlement pleads not guilty

A Sunnyvale man charged with stealing $127,320 from a Menlo Park company pleaded not guilty to felony embezzlement and two...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2019
Last comment by resident, on Sep 1, 2019 at 9:54 am | 1 comment | 3508 Views

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PG&E now publicizing power shut-off forecasts

PG&E on Tuesday, Aug. 27, launched a new weather website with forecasts for possible power shut-offs. Read the full story...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2019
Last comment by doral bedbugs, on Aug 31, 2019 at 7:41 pm | 3 comments | 2449 Views

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Facebook employee killed in Fremont collision

Facebook officials expressed sadness Thursday when they learned that a bicyclist killed in a collision with a vehicle in...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2019
Last comment by resident, on Aug 29, 2019 at 2:53 pm | 1 comment | 4318 Views

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Menlo Park likely to ban gas heating, stoves in some new buildings

In a bid to be even more green than California at large, the Menlo Park City Council voted on July 16 to forge ahead with...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2019
Last comment by Brad, on Aug 28, 2019 at 12:15 pm | 20 comments | 4623 Views

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Menlo Park council extends cannabis ordinance

The Menlo Park City Council voted on Aug. 20 for a two-year extension of the city's current cannabis policy, which prohibits...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2019
Last comment by It's quite legal, on Aug 28, 2019 at 10:59 am | 4 comments | 2998 Views

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Cannabis ban, Willow Village EIR contract, new El Camino building and more on Menlo Park council agenda

The Menlo Park City Council has a busy evening in store for its meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 20. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2019
Last comment by Suuuure, on Aug 28, 2019 at 5:12 am | 6 comments | 2592 Views

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Tonight: Planning Commission to look at hotel for millennials and office building with helipad

The Menlo Park Planning Commission is scheduled to hold study sessions on two major developments proposed on the city's Bay...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2019
Last comment by ConnectMenlo, on Aug 27, 2019 at 12:05 am | 6 comments | 2320 Views

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Council votes to cut 165 street parking spots and add bike lanes on Jefferson and Chrysler drives

In order to offer safer passage by bike to Menlo Park's new high school, the City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2019
Last comment by MP Resident, on Aug 23, 2019 at 12:30 pm | 3 comments | 1924 Views

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Thursday: Menlo Park to hold hearing on local minimum wage

A proposal by the city of Menlo Park to require all employers in the city to pay employees a minimum of $15 an hour by Jan....

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2019
Last comment by West Menlo, on Aug 22, 2019 at 11:57 pm | 17 comments | 1875 Views
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