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Newsom scales back high-speed rail plans

California's decadelong dream of building a high-speed rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles hit a dead end in...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2019
Last comment by Ahem, 12 hours ago | 16 comments | 2363 Views

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Menlo Park considers policy to help displaced renters

Following months of discussion by the public and the Menlo Park Housing Commission, the City Council has scheduled a study...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2019
Last comment by Ana , 13 hours ago | 22 comments | 4070 Views

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Menlo Park council splits on law to help displaced renters relocate

A proposed law to help renters forced out of their homes for no cause or because they cannot afford major rent increases...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2019
Last comment by Jen Mazzon, on Feb 16, 2019 at 10:34 am | 15 comments | 3335 Views

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Guest opinion: Consider Option B for Menlo Park's grade separation project

Before the train leaves the station on the Menlo Park rail grade separation decision, the City Council will open up its options...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2019
Last comment by Reality Check, on Feb 16, 2019 at 5:26 am | 40 comments | 3020 Views

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Menlo Park: Mountain Mike's Pizza takes over former Applewood space

The space that was for decades home to Applewood Pizza in Menlo Park will soon serve pizza again. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2019
Last comment by Mark, on Feb 11, 2019 at 1:23 pm | 1 comment | 2174 Views

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Greystar proposes 483-unit housing complex in eastern Menlo Park

Development company Greystar is proposing to build a new 483-unit housing complex that includes apartments and for-sale townhomes...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2019
Last comment by really?, on Feb 9, 2019 at 5:56 pm | 17 comments | 5311 Views

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New Menlo Park council reverses decision on Caltrain separations

The wheels of Menlo Park's grade separation project lurched forward Tuesday night in a markedly different direction from...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2019
Last comment by No Easy Solutions, on Feb 6, 2019 at 10:23 pm | 36 comments | 7901 Views

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Menlo Park council hashes out 2019 goals

Following roughly six hours of discussion on Saturday, Feb. 2, the Menlo Park City Council agreed to hold off until later...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2019
Last comment by Brian, on Feb 6, 2019 at 12:11 pm | 2 comments | 834 Views

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Dumbarton rail project to get full environmental, fiscal analysis

In a sharp acceleration of a project that has for decades lurched through planning processes that haven't gone anywhere,...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2018
Last comment by Osman Hossain, on Feb 3, 2019 at 10:49 pm | 5 comments | 3553 Views

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Menlo Park: Council approves hefty raises for police officers, corporals

Members of the Menlo Park Police Officers' Association will earn 12 percent in raises over the next three years under a...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2019
Last comment by Colleen, on Feb 1, 2019 at 7:40 am | 2 comments | 2554 Views

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22-year-old killed by train in Menlo Park Saturday

A 22-year-old man from Redwood City was struck and killed by a train in Menlo Park around 1 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 24. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2018
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jan 31, 2019 at 2:51 pm | 3 comments | 10545 Views

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Editorial: New council on right track with rail separation decision

There is no ideal solution to the challenge of separating the Caltrain tracks from the east-west roadways in Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2019
Last comment by TBM, on Jan 29, 2019 at 5:04 pm | 8 comments | 1699 Views

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Menlo Park: Council to review annual financial report Tuesday

"Excellent" was the word used by city staff to describe the state of Menlo Park's financial health in a report released...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2019
Last comment by frugal, on Jan 29, 2019 at 12:21 pm | 1 comment | 1454 Views

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Designing for discovery

Margery Morse admires good design. She likes the hidden efficiencies incorporated into IKEA furniture, toggle switches, Oxo...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2019
Last comment by Karin Marsh Eliot, on Jan 24, 2019 at 7:40 pm | 1 comment | 239 Views

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Reclaiming the Bay

A multi-agency effort is in progress to restore thousands of shoreline acres from Menlo Park to Mountain View to their natural...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2019
Last comment by Alan, on Jan 24, 2019 at 12:00 pm | 2 comments | 2769 Views

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Menlo Park: Council considers pairing main and Belle Haven library projects

The Menlo Park City Council voted 3-1 on Jan. 15 to move forward with a strategy and timeline to build a new Belle Haven...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2019
Last comment by Mical Atz Brenzel, on Jan 24, 2019 at 9:05 am | 7 comments | 2594 Views

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Developer proposes innovator sculpture walk as public amenity

Picture this: Life-size sculptures of 13 historic innovators, such as Ada Lovelace, Alan Turing and Marie Curie, set around...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2019
Last comment by kbehroozi, on Jan 23, 2019 at 9:34 am | 11 comments | 2579 Views

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Menlo Park: New mayor's priorities include affordable housing, Caltrain track separation plan

As Menlo Park's mayor for the coming year, Ray Mueller will play a role in shaping what gets put on the City Council's agenda...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2018
Last comment by Lynne Bramlett , on Jan 23, 2019 at 8:54 am | 54 comments | 4430 Views

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Draeger's Market to undergo 'extensive remodel'

Draeger's Market, a long-standing gourmet food market in downtown Menlo Park, will undergo an "extensive remodel" to expand...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2019
Last comment by Coffee Bar used to be, on Jan 19, 2019 at 9:33 pm | 4 comments | 5103 Views

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Menlo Park: No injuries reported after crash on Caltrain tracks

An SUV crashed Friday morning at the Caltrain crossing at Ravenswood Avenue in Menlo Park, blocking the northbound rail line...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2019
Last comment by MP Resident, on Jan 19, 2019 at 12:00 pm | 3 comments | 4939 Views
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