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Middle Avenue parking gets no love from Menlo Park council

The Menlo Park City Council voted to remove street parking from Middle Avenue in 3-2 vote with Council member Drew Combs...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2023
Last comment by dana hendrickson, on Mar 9, 2023 at 7:19 pm | 13 comments | 2106 Views

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Menlo Park city employee arrested on charges of grand theft, embezzlement

A Menlo Park employee has been arrested on felony theft and embezzlement charges after he was allegedly caught stealing city-owned...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2023
Last comment by Don, on Mar 6, 2023 at 6:12 pm | 3 comments | 6292 Views

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Tim Sheeper wins bid to keep running Burgess Pool

The Menlo Park City Council voted 3-2 on Tuesday, Feb. 28, to give Tim Sheeper the contract to manage Burgess Pool and the...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2023
Last comment by Menlo Park Resident, on Mar 4, 2023 at 4:05 pm | 2 comments | 1716 Views

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SRI Parkline redevelopment moving forward with master plan that could include up to 800 units

SRI is willing to consider up to 800 units of housing for its Parkline development as the Menlo Park Planning Commission...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2023
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Feb 28, 2023 at 6:26 pm | 11 comments | 6072 Views

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In Menlo Park, storm recovery means stopping traffic on Highway 101 to fix toppled power lines

On Thursday, recovery efforts were still underway in Menlo Park, as this week's windy winter storm toppled trees and power...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2023
Last comment by JC, on Feb 23, 2023 at 6:53 pm | 9 comments | 5716 Views

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Menlo Park sends housing element to the state for round two

The Menlo Park City Council got its housing element in under the wire, certifying and adopting it Jan. 31 on a 4-1 vote,...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2023
Last comment by Private citizen , on Feb 21, 2023 at 10:36 am | 23 comments | 5728 Views

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Former community college chancellor's hearing for public corruption charges reset for March 22

Following a series of delays, former San Mateo County Community College District Chancellor Ron Galatolo is due in court...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2023
Last comment by Tawake, on Feb 18, 2023 at 1:50 pm | 2 comments | 4018 Views

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Does Replacing All Street Parking On Middle Avenue With Bike Lanes Actually Make Sense?

Does Replacing All Street Parking On Middle Avenue With Bike Lanes Actually Make Sense? . What About Removing Most of...

Original post made by dana hendrickson on Feb. 15, 2023
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Feb 15, 2023 at 9:45 pm | 1 comment | 666 Views

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Menlo Park: Protest against police brutality set for Saturday afternoon

Oakland-based advocacy group Tha Hood Squad is holding a peaceful protest against police brutality at 1010 El Camino Real...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2023
There are no comments yet. 3833 Views

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Menlo Park Chamber of Commerce dissolves and joins countywide group

Menlo Park's Chamber of Commerce has amalgamated into the San Mateo County Chamber of Commerce. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2023
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Feb 10, 2023 at 7:02 pm | 2 comments | 2848 Views

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Menlo Park Planning Commission seeks to curb displacement and fill city-owned lots with affordable homes

Menlo Park's Planning Commission highlighted the ideas of city-owned affordable housing and anti-displacement measures at...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2023
Last comment by MP Father, on Feb 6, 2023 at 11:51 am | 28 comments | 6261 Views

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12-year-old boy's bicycle stolen in Menlo Park strong-arm robbery

Menlo Park police are seeking residents' help finding a suspect after a teenager reportedly punched a 12-year-old and stole...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2023
Last comment by Lynne Bramlett, on Feb 6, 2023 at 9:33 am | 1 comment | 4779 Views

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Why build 550 housing units instead of 1,700? Menlo Park commission seeks much higher density for Parkline project at SRI campus

The Menlo Park Planning Commission recommended a higher density of housing units while reviewing the Parkline developmentā€™s...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2023
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Feb 2, 2023 at 3:36 pm | 14 comments | 4745 Views

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New San Mateo County sheriff aims to build community trust with new program

In her second week as the sheriff of San Mateo County, Sheriff Christina Corpus launched a new program for law enforcement...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2023
There are no comments yet. 2915 Views

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Atherton: Planning Commission recommends town dump rezoning along El Camino for more expansive overlays

With about a week to go before a state deadline, Atherton's housing element is still in flux, with the Planning Commission...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2023
Last comment by Fight for Democracy, on Jan 24, 2023 at 5:22 pm | 2 comments | 3454 Views

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Atherton resident targeted by protesters asks for more restrictions on picketing

An Atherton resident who said he was targeted by paid protesters last year is asking the City Council to do more than limit...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2023
Last comment by Fight for Democracy, on Jan 24, 2023 at 1:58 pm | 3 comments | 3380 Views

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Three clerks in Menlo Park cited for selling alcohol to minors

Three clerks and servers in Menlo Park were cited Jan. 20 for the sale of alcohol to minors following a decoy operation by...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2023
Last comment by Happy Resident, on Jan 23, 2023 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 4762 Views

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Menlo Park Mayor Jen Wolosin wants to look at the big picture in 2023

Menlo Park's new mayor for 2023 is Jen Wolosin, who promises to prioritize her campaign promises while remaining flexible. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2023
Last comment by Rachel, on Jan 21, 2023 at 6:27 am | 2 comments | 3123 Views

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Menlo Park City Council appoints Maria Doerr to District 5 seat

The Menlo Park City Council has a new member. Maria Doerr was appointed to represent District 5 at a special Jan. 9 meeting,...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2023
Last comment by Dawn1234, on Jan 19, 2023 at 12:34 pm | 28 comments | 7631 Views

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Despite new housing, enrollment is set to decline in Menlo Park school district

A surprising trend is expected to hit one Menlo Park school district in the next five years: significant enrollment decline,...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2023
Last comment by Menlo 2024, on Jan 9, 2023 at 2:18 pm | 8 comments | 5387 Views
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