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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, 8 hours ago | 22 comments | 943 Views

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Menlo Summer Fest returns this weekend

The annual Menlo Summer Fest returns to Menlo Park's downtown area on Saturday and Sunday, July 21 and 22. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2018
Last comment by David Lehmann, on Jul 19, 2018 at 12:37 pm | 1 comment | 1280 Views

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'The Future of Music: Computer or Composer'

Music always involves some sort of technology, be it the wonders of the human voice, a hand drum, an electronic synthesizer...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2018
Last comment by , on Jul 19, 2018 at 12:11 pm | 1 comment | 351 Views

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Menlo Park councilwoman held Facebook shares through most of 2017

Amended state-mandated documents reveal that it took Menlo Park City Council member Catherine Carlton six months to sell...

Original post made on May. 22, 2018
Last comment by FPPC Investigation?, on Jul 17, 2018 at 6:10 am | 58 comments | 8746 Views

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94-unit apartment building proposed on Independence Drive

A 94-unit, eight-story apartment building at 111 Independence Drive in eastern Menlo Park, near the Marsh Road-U.S. 101,...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2018
Last comment by whatever, on Jul 13, 2018 at 6:04 pm | 7 comments | 4537 Views

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Menlo Park: New building proposed along El Camino Real

A new three-story building could appear at the corner of Cambridge Avenue and El Camino Real in Menlo Park, next to the former...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2018
Last comment by really?, on Jul 13, 2018 at 11:34 am | 15 comments | 3366 Views

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Report touts Bay Area as mega-powerful region facing challenges

Silicon Valley is an economic powerhouse, and some of the cogs that drive it are more functional than others, claims a new...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2018
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 12, 2018 at 2:52 pm | 4 comments | 3229 Views

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Menlo Park: Yang announces run for Belle Haven's City Council seat

George Yang, 42, and a 10-year resident of Menlo Park, has announced his candidacy for Menlo Park's City Council. He lives...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2018
Last comment by whatever, on Jul 11, 2018 at 1:36 pm | 33 comments | 2523 Views

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Menlo Park: Momentum builds for new stop signs in the Willows

On May 7, a young girl riding her bike was hit by a car in Menlo Park's Willows neighborhood at the intersection of Central...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2018
Last comment by peninsula resident, on Jul 11, 2018 at 10:35 am | 5 comments | 1927 Views

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'No through traffic' signs coming to Belle Haven

In response to resident complaints about vehicles cutting through the Belle Haven neighborhood, the Menlo Park City Council...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2018
Last comment by Free for all, on Jul 9, 2018 at 1:23 am | 5 comments | 1219 Views

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Menlo Park bans landlords from discriminating against rent subsidy recipients

People who favor tenant rights recently won a small victory in Menlo Park, when the City Council on June 19 unanimously and...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2018
Last comment by Former Section 8 Landlord, on Jul 8, 2018 at 9:20 am | 4 comments | 2703 Views

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Facebook alarms blast neighborhood

At least three times in June, residents in eastern Menlo Park have been awakened in the middle of the night by alarms blasting...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2018
Last comment by democratic, on Jul 7, 2018 at 10:55 am | 20 comments | 2379 Views

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Menlo Park: Half-million dollar bathrooms coming to Jack W. Lyle Park

The Menlo Park City Council has approved a nearly $500,000 contract with Suarez & Munoz Construction, Inc., to build permanent...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2018
Last comment by Feds up, on Jul 5, 2018 at 9:47 pm | 21 comments | 2280 Views

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Menlo Park: Carlton voted to approve Facebook development while owning company shares

In November 2016, Menlo Park City Coucilwoman Catherine Carlton gave her stamp of approval to two major projects that granted...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2018
Last comment by BFD, on Jul 3, 2018 at 8:00 am | 28 comments | 7622 Views

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Charter city measure coming to Menlo Park voters

With a 3-1 vote on June 19, the Menlo Park City Council agreed to ask voters in November to decide on whether to make their...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2018
Last comment by unbiassed perspective, on Jul 2, 2018 at 7:58 pm | 15 comments | 2000 Views

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Fireworks display on spare the air dsy?

What's r with the lengthy fireworks that just ended? Sat June 30th 9:30 pm. Facebook? On a Spare the Air Day/...

Original post made by whatever on Jun. 30, 2018
Last comment by resident, on Jul 1, 2018 at 3:02 pm | 1 comment | 188 Views

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Facebook's neighborhood-blasting alarm system

Facebook has equipped its newest building with an extremely unpleasant feature: a booming alarm system that’s a combination...

Original post made by sie on Jun. 27, 2018
Last comment by Practical Advice, on Jul 1, 2018 at 12:24 pm | 31 comments | 1694 Views

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Menlo Park: Five arrested on suspicion of attempting to steal Facebook property

Menlo Park police arrested a group of three boys and two men Tuesday, June 26, at around 1:30 p.m. on suspicion of attempting...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2018
Last comment by XYZ, on Jun 28, 2018 at 10:06 pm | 1 comment | 3104 Views

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Menlo Park man pleads no contest to robbery charges

A Menlo Park man who attempted to steal prescription drugs from Walgreens and twice succeeded in doing so from CVS over the...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2018
Last comment by resident, on Jun 27, 2018 at 1:01 pm | 1 comment | 1940 Views

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Board wants more study on proposal for $40 million-plus fire station

Fire Chief Harold Schapelhouman had asked the Menlo Park Fire Protection District's board to approve a budget, funding strategy...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2018
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jun 27, 2018 at 12:24 pm | 7 comments | 1114 Views
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