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MENLO PARK

Diagonal vs. 90-degree parking in city's lot

I frequently use the downtown city-owned parking lot behind JZ Cool and Paper Chase, and am curious what other users think...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Mar. 5, 2007
Last comment by Local Parker, on Mar 15, 2007 at 10:23 am | 4 comments | 5875 Views

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A vote against new commissioner

This letter by Pat White was published in the Almanac's Feb. 14 print edition: Editor: I missed the recent appointment...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Feb. 14, 2007
Last comment by Margaret Fruth, on Mar 13, 2007 at 11:31 am | 2 comments | 4821 Views

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Andy Cohen's Feigned Ethics

Strange that Council Member Cohen is spearheading an open government platform. Has anyone ever seen members of Mr. Cohen’s...

Original post made by Barf Bag Warning on Mar. 9, 2007
Last comment by AndyAdmirer, on Mar 10, 2007 at 5:50 pm | 5 comments | 5597 Views

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Council members Cline and Cohen call for "Open Government Initiative"

Menlo Park City Council members Richard Cline and Andy Cohen sent a letter to the rest of the council calling for more transparency...

Original post made by Rory Brown on Feb. 21, 2007
Last comment by Voter, on Mar 5, 2007 at 6:17 am | 7 comments | 4661 Views

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Menlo Park Mini Scandal

There are certainly serious concerns about the financial reporting by the City over the last year. This is really a mini...

Original post made by LetTheTruthBeKnown on Feb. 25, 2007
Last comment by twice disgusted, on Mar 4, 2007 at 10:41 am | 5 comments | 5019 Views

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CAN'T MP PATROL OFFICERS TAKE THEIR COFFEE BREAKS AFTER 8AM WHEN THE KIDS ARE SAFELY IN SCHOOL?

I'VE NOTICED WITH REGULARITY THAT MULTIPLE SQUAD CARS ARE PARKED AROUND DOWNTOWN STARBUCKS ON WEEKDAYS AT 8AM. CAN'T WE GET...

Original post made by juswondering on Jan. 17, 2007
Last comment by jl, on Mar 2, 2007 at 2:41 pm | 12 comments | 5002 Views

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Council member receives donation from project

As reported in tomorrow's newspaper: http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=3619 John Boyle received a $750 donation...

Original post made by Suspicious on Feb. 13, 2007
Last comment by Scott, on Feb 28, 2007 at 9:57 pm | 6 comments | 4768 Views

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Serious concerns about timing of budget surplus disclosure

The following letter by Susan Carnahan was published in the Almanac's Feb. 21 print edition: Editor: The action by the...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Feb. 21, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4329 Views

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Menlo Park utility tax: What's wrong with this picture?

The following Guest Opinion by Menlo Park resident Mark Gilles was published in the Almanac's Feb. 21 print edition: By...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Feb. 21, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4492 Views

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City Council e-mail log is back up and running

Almanac staff writer Rory Brown reports that the Menlo Park City Council e-mail log is back up and running. City Clerk...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Feb. 21, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4595 Views

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MP City Council Email Log Still Not Working

What's going on at city hall? - all of a sudden, the email log disappears without explanation and now the link that's been...

Original post made by Observer on Feb. 19, 2007
Last comment by Rory Brown, on Feb 20, 2007 at 3:29 pm | 5 comments | 5434 Views

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An Architectural Review Board in MP?

What are your thoughts? It seems to me that some of the debate in MP about housing/building/density really comes down to...

Original post made by Marianne Q. Dean on Feb. 9, 2007
Last comment by SmallTownNeighbor, on Feb 19, 2007 at 4:30 pm | 7 comments | 5313 Views

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Mayor wants to go her own way on Cool Cities

Tonight Mayor Fergusson made it clear that Menlo Park's environmental strategy was not something that is open for public...

Original post made by Serious about Global Warming on Feb. 14, 2007
Last comment by Elizabeth Lasensky, on Feb 19, 2007 at 1:58 pm | 16 comments | 5333 Views

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Priorities

Menlo Park is discussing whether or not to proceed with a Utility User Tax (UUT) that on a $200 utility bill would generate...

Original post made by Elizabeth Lasensky on Feb. 15, 2007
There are no comments yet. 7701 Views

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City to spend most of utility user tax revenue on new employee retirement benefits

Today the city issued several staff reports recommending that the UUT tax rate be kept at the maximum rate and that the majority...

Original post made by Finance Wonk on Feb. 8, 2007
Last comment by ElectionWatcher, on Feb 14, 2007 at 1:17 pm | 33 comments | 5691 Views

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East Menlo Park

Im so tired of hearing about how Vanessa Johnson needs to be saved. Ya shes been around a long time. So what. I have seen...

Original post made by Just me on Feb. 1, 2007
Last comment by SLM, on Feb 13, 2007 at 9:12 pm | 14 comments | 5138 Views

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What do people want in a new city manager?

The Menlo Park City Council is scheduled to meet on Thursday, Feb. 8, so members of the public can tell the council what...

Original post made by Rory Brown on Feb. 1, 2007
Last comment by debunker, on Feb 11, 2007 at 11:18 am | 13 comments | 4848 Views

MENLO PARK

Park fund shouldn't pay for Measure J

The following letter by Brielle Johnck was published in the Almanac's Feb. 7 print edition: Editor: The $8,000 cost...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Feb. 7, 2007
Last comment by Chris M, on Feb 9, 2007 at 9:35 am | 3 comments | 4689 Views

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Council questioned on litigant's appointment to Housing Commission

The following letter by Pat White was published in the Almanac's Feb. 7 print edition: Editor: The city of Menlo Park...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Feb. 7, 2007
Last comment by Marianne Q.Dean, on Feb 9, 2007 at 4:54 am | 1 comment | 4549 Views

MENLO PARK

Little House Celebrates Valentine's Day

Enjoy dinner and dancing to Mike Johnson and the Sound Wizards on Thursday, Feb. 15 at Little House, 800 Middle Ave., Menlo...

Original post made by Renee on Feb. 7, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4072 Views
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