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Boba tea shop to replace cobblery in Menlo Park

Plans for a new boba tea shop in town moved forward when the Menlo Park Planning Commission gave the proposal its full support...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2019
Last comment by Marjorie Z, on Apr 4, 2019 at 9:15 am | 10 comments | 3197 Views

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Despite protests, commission upholds removal of redwoods

Seven prominent redwood trees near the intersection of El Camino Real and Ravenswood Avenue in Menlo Park are closer to facing...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2019
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 4, 2019 at 12:09 am | 18 comments | 2572 Views

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Council takes hard look at eastern Menlo Park plan

Two years in, Menlo Park's plan to convert the city's former light-industrial and warehouse district into a high-density...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2019
Last comment by Dawn1234, on Apr 3, 2019 at 6:45 pm | 9 comments | 2665 Views

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Raging to save the redwoods

A group of residents, joined on Saturday by the Raging Grannies, gathered on Saturday and Sunday at El Camino Real and Ravenswood...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2019
Last comment by Has Been, on Mar 28, 2019 at 5:26 pm | 8 comments | 2726 Views

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Menlo fire board OKs study of district's property needs after $30M in spending

After spending nearly $30 million on real estate acquisitions since 2006, the Menlo Park Fire Protection District's board...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 27, 2019 at 6:27 pm | 10 comments | 2389 Views

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What in the world is“Congestion Relief/Management”?

Hate traffic? You’re not alone! It’s an annoying, awful, debilitating (insert your favorite frustrated adjective here)...

Original post made by Jen Wolosin on Mar. 25, 2019
Last comment by MPer, on Mar 27, 2019 at 1:07 pm | 6 comments | 823 Views

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Tonight: Menlo Park council talks about transportation, development and affordable housing

Menlo Park's City Council is scheduled to talk about a number of significant topics at its meeting tonight (Tuesday, March...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2019
Last comment by Lydia, on Mar 26, 2019 at 2:51 pm | 5 comments | 1619 Views

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Menlo Park: Council starts downtown plan review

While the Menlo Park City Council decided to put off making any major decisions about the city's El Camino Real/downtown...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2019
Last comment by menloresident, on Mar 24, 2019 at 5:42 am | 10 comments | 3035 Views

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Wednesday: Atherton considers license plate readers to combat crime spree

In response to a rash of burglaries in town, the Atherton Police Department will ask the City Council at its meeting on Wednesday,...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2019
Last comment by data on homes?, on Mar 23, 2019 at 4:20 pm | 11 comments | 1817 Views

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Public outcry prompts further scrutiny for prominent redwoods

About 30 local residents showed up at Menlo Park City Hall for a public forum on Tuesday, expressing strong opposition to...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2019
Last comment by Katherine, on Mar 23, 2019 at 2:07 pm | 11 comments | 4652 Views

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Buildings, RV destroyed in two-alarm North Fair Oaks fire

No one was injured in a two-alarm fire in North Fair Oaks on Tuesday morning (March 19) that Menlo Park fire district officials...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2019
Last comment by BarbaraWood, on Mar 21, 2019 at 5:21 pm | 3 comments | 2333 Views

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Menlo Gates on Ravenswood and Alma

Kudos to the City of Menlo Park and to the Menlo Park Historical Association for creating the newly constructed MENLO GATES,...

Original post made by Observer II on Mar. 19, 2019
Last comment by Beth, on Mar 19, 2019 at 4:29 pm | 1 comment | 191 Views

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Menlo fire board meets Tuesday to discuss board's job

The Menlo fire district's board meets Tuesday night, March 19, to discuss how the board should best operate and prepare for...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2019
Last comment by lnon, on Mar 19, 2019 at 12:55 pm | 1 comment | 1354 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 Endless local Pizza places, on Mar 15, 2019 at 3:33 pm | 3 comments | 4138 Views

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Menlo Park mayor suggests Sequoia Union absorb Ravenswood school district

The mayor of Menlo Park has floated an idea with major implications for the Ravenswood City School District: that the Sequoia...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2019
Last comment by focus, on Mar 12, 2019 at 4:16 pm | 12 comments | 4113 Views

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M-A football coach Ravipati announces he's stepping down

Menlo-Atherton football coach Adhir Ravipati announced Thursday he will be stepping down to focus on the next chapter in...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2019
Last comment by Bear Madre TW, on Mar 11, 2019 at 10:39 pm | 2 comments | 1132 Views

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Menlo Park: Commission to review plan to redevelop Feldman's Books site

A proposal to build a three-story, nine-unit apartment building where Feldman's Books and a youth mental health clinic sit...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2019
Last comment by Progressive, on Mar 10, 2019 at 11:03 am | 15 comments | 4657 Views

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Menlo Park: Fire and city officials join forces for better emergency response

In a joint meeting held March 5, the Menlo Park City Council and the Menlo Park Fire Protection District board discussed...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2019
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 7, 2019 at 9:19 pm | 1 comment | 2516 Views

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Planning Commission critiques Greystar housing proposal

Members of the Menlo Park Planning Commission were frank in their skepticism that a large new housing development proposed...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2019
Last comment by bigger picture, on Mar 7, 2019 at 3:32 pm | 7 comments | 3984 Views

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Facebook may be exceeding trip cap on East Campus

Facebook's adherence to its East Campus trip cap, the maximum number of vehicle trips permitted in and out of its campus,...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2019
Last comment by Dawn1234, on Mar 5, 2019 at 12:14 pm | 1 comment | 1718 Views
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