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MENLO PARK

Campaign sign cell phone reunited with owner

Menlo Park police have closed the case, but the Saga of the Missing Campaign Sign continued to unfold over the weekend as...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2011
Last comment by Colleen, on Oct 26, 2011 at 2:33 pm | 26 comments | 3730 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo council looks at demanding schedule

Menlo Park's new city manager, Alex McIntyre, has asked the City Council to approve a demanding schedule of meetings in...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2012
Last comment by bob, on Apr 12, 2012 at 1:50 pm | 26 comments | 3741 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Pall of lawsuit hangs over Downtown Plan

Many of us are excited about the possible renewal of a tired Menlo Park business district — a dozen vacant storefronts...

Original post made on May. 29, 2012
Last comment by Norman, on Jun 2, 2012 at 10:23 pm | 26 comments | 5776 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park City Council Election Analysis

The County elections office updated the city council race results. Ray Mueller cam in first with 5627 votes. Catherine...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Bill Johnson, on Nov 19, 2012 at 10:27 am | 26 comments | 3208 Views

MENLO PARK

New law protects mountain lions

Animal-control authorities now have a mandate to explore options other than lethal when dealing with mountain lions that...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by Coincidence?, on Sep 18, 2013 at 10:16 pm | 26 comments | 4923 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park proceeds with logo, graphic redesign

Since work is already underway and other cities paid more than Menlo Park did for similar projects, the City Council decided...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2014
Last comment by LOCO LOGO, on Feb 2, 2014 at 9:35 am | 26 comments | 18127 Views

MENLO PARK

Plans for Menlo Park's BBC restaurant are unveiled

A three-floor restaurant, including a rooftop deck, will replace the BBC in Menlo Park, if all goes according to plan. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2014
Last comment by 30's Native Menlo Park, on Mar 19, 2015 at 1:25 pm | 26 comments | 18557 Views

MENLO PARK

Former Portola Valley town manager has interim job with Menlo Park

Nick Pegueros, whose "involuntary resignation" as the Portola Valley Town Manager was announced Aug. 12, has been named the...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by Robert, on Aug 28, 2015 at 10:57 am | 26 comments | 7517 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Time to open discussion on leaf blowers

Attempts by cities to curtail or outright ban the use of leaf blowers over the years have often been defeated by professional...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2015
Last comment by Jay Aarr, on Oct 13, 2015 at 10:53 am | 26 comments | 3895 Views

MENLO PARK

Housing costs drive longtime resident, WWII veteran out of Menlo Park

A 92-year-old World War II veteran took the dais at the Menlo Park City Council meeting on March 15 to tell how rising housing...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by Joan, on Apr 18, 2016 at 1:41 pm | 26 comments | 6195 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook aims to build 'significant' amount of housing in Menlo Park

Facebook hopes the city's general plan update will give the company the opportunity to build "a significant amount of...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2016
Last comment by explosive irresponsible growth, on Jul 21, 2016 at 1:57 pm | 26 comments | 8228 Views

MENLO PARK

County wins appeal of airplane noise nuisance ruling

San Mateo County doesn't have to pay a $1,000 small-claims judgment related to noisy planes using the county's San Carlos...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2016
Last comment by Tired of Cronyism, on Sep 6, 2016 at 1:51 pm | 26 comments | 8266 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park approves 'Safe City' ordinance

For what was at least the third time, a group of adults and kids sat in on the Menlo Park Council meeting, many of them supporters...

Original post made on May. 30, 2017
Last comment by POC, on Jun 3, 2017 at 1:07 pm | 26 comments | 3377 Views

MENLO PARK

Caltrain Grade Separation Study Inadequate

A complete analysis of Menlo Park grade separations of the Caltrain right of way should include a study of a viaduct that...

Original post made by Steve Schmidt on Oct. 5, 2017
Last comment by dana hendrickson, on Oct 10, 2017 at 5:44 pm | 26 comments | 2572 Views

MENLO PARK

Atherton: Council requests meeting with fire board to discuss study's conclusions

Atherton's City Council wants Menlo Park Fire Protection District officials to end their public silence about a January report...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2018
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 25, 2018 at 12:56 pm | 26 comments | 2918 Views

MENLO PARK

Year in review: A rough-and-tumble 2018 for the Menlo fire district

The year 2018 was a challenging one for the Menlo Park Fire Protection District, with criticism from a county grand jury,...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 8, 2019 at 4:37 pm | 26 comments | 2699 Views

MENLO PARK

Auto burglars hit Menlo Park in a dozen incidents Sunday night

Auto burglars struck several neighborhoods in Menlo Park on Sunday night (Feb. 24), according to reports from the crime log...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2019
Last comment by lnon, on Feb 27, 2019 at 7:31 pm | 26 comments | 6016 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school district refines initial offer to charter school

A revised offer from the Sequoia Union High School District would still put Everest Public High School's 200 freshmen and...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by Circle Jerk, on Apr 7, 2010 at 1:32 pm | 26 comments | 5219 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion: Support for Measure C Seriously Divided

Several in Menlo Park Community urge NO vote on Measure C Measure C YES supporters continue to tout the overwhelming...

Original post made by Get Real on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by YES on C, on Apr 30, 2010 at 9:46 am | 26 comments | 4217 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Everest drops suit against high school district

The court battle is over and maybe the conflict is, too. The Sequoia Union High School District and Everest (charter) Public...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Oct 19, 2010 at 3:51 pm | 26 comments | 5193 Views
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