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MENLO PARK

Will the Planning Commissioners sell out to a developer

On June 24 the Planning Commission will conduct its final review of the huge 70 room hotel that is proposed to take the place...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jun. 14, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 25, 2019 at 9:04 am | 40 comments | 1832 Views

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Tonight: Planning Commission to hold public hearing on Hampton Inn proposal

Menlo Park residents concerned that a proposed Hampton Inn hotel would be too big for the neighborhood and wouldn't provide...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 25, 2019 at 9:03 am | 7 comments | 2025 Views

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Menlo Park council: No moratorium

The Menlo Park City Council on Tuesday backed away from a proposal to enact a citywide moratorium on nonresidential development...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2019
Last comment by Professionals, on Jun 19, 2019 at 10:21 pm | 15 comments | 3773 Views

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Menlo Park: Council to mull cannabis ban

Menlo Park city staff is recommending that the City Council prohibit cannabis business-related land uses and ban growing...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2019
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jun 19, 2019 at 8:35 pm | 9 comments | 1449 Views

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Editorial: Menlo Park council moves swiftly in the right direction

The Menlo Park City Council last week rejected the idea of a citywide commercial development moratorium as a means to reassess...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2019
Last comment by Seat at the Table, on Jun 19, 2019 at 7:20 am | 2 comments | 585 Views

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New Shooting Gallery on Middlefield at Linfield

After three separate attempts to cross Middlefield Road at the flashing light crossing at Linfield in front of the Menlo...

Original post made by Allen Podell on Jun. 17, 2019
Last comment by Allen Podell, on Jun 17, 2019 at 10:02 pm | 5 comments | 677 Views

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$27K in restitution ordered for man who hacked The Almanac

The 36-year-old man who hacked and temporarily shut down AlmanacNews.com and other Embarcadero Media websites nearly four...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2019
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jun 17, 2019 at 7:57 pm | 4 comments | 2246 Views

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Block party perks up downtown Menlo Park

Downtown Menlo Park was a lively scene Wednesday evening as the city and the Chamber of Commerce hosted the 13th annual community...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2019
Last comment by Emmecj, on Jun 14, 2019 at 1:39 pm | 2 comments | 1502 Views

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Menlo Park, Atherton water main work underway

A water main replacement project began on May 31 in the Lindenwood neighborhood of Atherton and the Menlo Oaks neighborhood...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2019
Last comment by whatever, on Jun 12, 2019 at 11:39 am | 1 comment | 1346 Views

MENLO PARK

Atherton: Sixteen-year-old arrested for having gun on M-A campus

Police arrested a 16-year-old boy who they suspect brought a gun on the Menlo-Atherton High School campus on June 6 during...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2019
Last comment by Citizen, on Jun 12, 2019 at 6:00 am | 2 comments | 3803 Views

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Council pushes back on proposal to add staff next fiscal year

The Menlo Park City Council cast doubt on proposals in the city budget to add new staff members and use non-guaranteed money...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2019
Last comment by Jennifer Bestor, on Jun 11, 2019 at 8:53 pm | 1 comment | 364 Views

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Menlo Park council to weigh development moratorium this week

Spurred by a proposal from two council members, the Menlo Park City Council will consider adopting a moratorium on new nonresidential...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2019
Last comment by Subcommittee, on Jun 11, 2019 at 8:47 pm | 41 comments | 4674 Views

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Menlo Park: Santa Cruz Avenue shut down Wednesday for downtown block party

Menlo Park's 13th annual downtown block party will be held on Wednesday, June 12, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Santa Cruz Avenue. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2019
Last comment by whatever, on Jun 11, 2019 at 5:28 pm | 1 comment | 1774 Views

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Who pays for public art?

Efforts are underway to launch a new nonprofit dedicated to public art in Menlo Park, a city that hasn't had an Arts Commission...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2019
Last comment by Observer II, on Jun 9, 2019 at 3:49 pm | 5 comments | 2004 Views

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Menlo Park: Motorcyclist taken to hospital after collision

A 24-year-old motorcyclist was taken to the hospital in an ambulance after he collided with a car at the corner of Ringwood...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2019
Last comment by Judy C, on Jun 8, 2019 at 9:53 am | 2 comments | 1423 Views

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Bike safety classes for middle school students start June 8

Wheel Kids Bicycle Club is hosting a series of classes to teach bike safety to middle school students on Saturday, June 8,...

Original post made on May. 30, 2019
Last comment by Bike Menlo Park, on Jun 1, 2019 at 5:17 pm | 8 comments | 1636 Views

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Menlo Park council pumps brakes on Middle Avenue bike lanes

The Menlo Park City Council chastised staff May 21 for not doing enough public outreach before drawing up potential plans...

Original post made on May. 25, 2019
Last comment by cyclist, on May 30, 2019 at 10:41 pm | 7 comments | 2414 Views

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Boarding house proposal on Willow Road faces scrutiny

A proposal to build a 16-room boarding house on a property at 555 and 557 Willow Road was heavily criticized by the Menlo...

Original post made on May. 30, 2019
Last comment by Try again, on May 30, 2019 at 8:02 pm | 5 comments | 1967 Views

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New Menlo Park budget dedicates $23.9M in new funds for capital improvements

The city of Menlo Park on May 17 revealed a new draft budget, laying out a $171.9 spending plan, $23.9 million of which represents...

Original post made on May. 29, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 30, 2019 at 7:02 pm | 8 comments | 926 Views

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Despite Stanford objections, county calls for more housing in campus expansion

Stanford University would be required to build more than 2,000 housing units and to offer nearly half of them at below market...

Original post made on May. 24, 2019
Last comment by Concerned, on May 29, 2019 at 4:51 pm | 5 comments | 2105 Views
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