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MENLO PARK

Village Stationers to close Menlo Park and Los Altos locations

For 53 years, Village Stationers has helped Peninsula residents find gifts, cards, office supplies and more at its family-run...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2019
Last comment by Tyra, 6 hours ago | 14 comments | 3352 Views

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Menlo Park fire board criticizes JPA, county ambulance agreements

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District board has expressed its objections to an Emergency Medical System Joint Powers Agreement...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2019
Last comment by Harold Schapelhouman, Fire Chief, 11 hours ago | 1 comment | 621 Views

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New Belle Haven Library plans move forward

The population of Menlo Park on the Bay side of 101 could triple in the coming years, and the city of Menlo Park has been...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2019
Last comment by whatever, on Apr 23, 2019 at 11:32 am | 1 comment | 720 Views

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How would SB 50 impact Menlo Park?

Across California, Senate Bill 50, a proposed law that would require cities to relax height, density and parking restrictions...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2019
Last comment by Menlo Boomer, on Apr 22, 2019 at 7:56 pm | 24 comments | 2930 Views

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PA Weekly's April Fool's Story - Elon To Build Palo Alto Tunnel

Just read a wonderfully written satire published by the Palo Alto Weekly that I missed on April Fool's Day. It's about Palo...

Original post made by Longtime MP Booster on Apr. 15, 2019
Last comment by Credulous, on Apr 22, 2019 at 2:12 pm | 2 comments | 321 Views

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Midpeninsula mayors, tech company transportation leaders convene to talk traffic

In view of a hulking manzanita tree branch hung from the wall at the Unitarian Universalist Church in south Palo Alto, mayors...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2019
Last comment by Hilda, on Apr 21, 2019 at 11:00 pm | 4 comments | 1611 Views

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Understanding the unsheltered among us

It's the day before an atmospheric river is supposed to dump over Menlo Park and Steven Hough is on the go. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2019
Last comment by Solidarity, on Apr 20, 2019 at 10:19 am | 8 comments | 5298 Views

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Street parking could be removed on stretch of Middle Avenue

Members of Menlo Park's Complete Streets Commission voted 6-0 on April 10 to recommend that the City Council permit the removal...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2019
Last comment by Julie, on Apr 19, 2019 at 5:33 pm | 22 comments | 2647 Views

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Menlo Park council picks top 2019 priorities

It's become a tradition for the Menlo Park City Council to narrow down its list of top projects into a top five do-or-die...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2019
Last comment by Nathan , on Apr 18, 2019 at 8:06 pm | 2 comments | 2419 Views

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Investigation finds Menlo Park horse facility owner housed workers in stables, cheated on wages

Workers at a prestigious Menlo Park horse training center and a second facility owned by the same person were denied minimum...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2019
Last comment by X boarder at pvtc, on Apr 18, 2019 at 8:04 pm | 18 comments | 4784 Views

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How would SB 50 impact Menlo Park?

Across California, Senate Bill 50, a proposed law that would require cities to relax height, density and parking restrictions...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2019
Last comment by Helen, on Apr 16, 2019 at 7:06 pm | 1 comment | 167 Views

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Menlo Park's red light camera program to end

The Menlo Park City Council opted Tuesday to not renew a contract with Redflex, a red light camera company, thereby ending...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2019
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Apr 16, 2019 at 3:11 pm | 21 comments | 3097 Views

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On a roll: Menlo-Atherton's Bike Shed puts emphasis on carless commutes

Alongside a swath of bike racks on the northwest part of Menlo-Atherton High School's campus, a teacher is spearheading an...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2019
Last comment by MP Resident, on Apr 12, 2019 at 6:48 pm | 1 comment | 280 Views

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Tonight: Complete Streets Commission to consider Middle Avenue bike lanes

The Menlo Park Complete Streets Commission is scheduled to discuss two potential options for adding bike lanes on Middle...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2019
Last comment by Robert Cronin, on Apr 11, 2019 at 11:49 pm | 1 comment | 1002 Views

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On a roll: Menlo-Atherton's Bike Shed puts emphasis on carless commutes

Alongside a swath of bike racks on the northwest part of Menlo-Atherton High School's campus, a teacher is spearheading an...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2019
Last comment by parent, on Apr 11, 2019 at 7:55 pm | 2 comments | 2553 Views

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Locals lament plans to raze Feldman's

A proposal to build a pre-fabricated, three-story housing structure with nine apartments at 1162-1170 El Camino Real, the...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2019
Last comment by Frank Merrill , on Apr 11, 2019 at 8:17 am | 12 comments | 2952 Views

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Menlo Park: Housing, offices proposed for Koma Sushi site

A flood of emails has arrived in the City Council inbox expressing opposition to a new housing and medical office project...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2019
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Apr 10, 2019 at 8:57 pm | 10 comments | 2290 Views

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Menlo Park council hopes to partner with nonprofit on tenant fund

Given limited staff availability and a lack of expertise, the Menlo Park City Council agreed on Tuesday (March 12) to explore...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2019
There are no comments yet. 2081 Views

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Councilman who works for Facebook gets answers on political restrictions

Contrary to some earlier concerns raised during Menlo Park City Councilman Drew Combs' council election campaign, a letter...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2019
Last comment by Menlo Boomer, on Apr 6, 2019 at 8:38 am | 4 comments | 1549 Views

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Menlo Park: Facebook sued for alleged housing discrimination

The Department of Housing and Urban Development is suing Menlo Park-based Facebook for housing discrimination. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2019
Last comment by resident, on Apr 5, 2019 at 9:05 am | 3 comments | 2523 Views
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