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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council in tense negotiations with aquatics center operator over Burgess Pool contract

Contract negotiations to decide who will operate Menlo Park's public pools appear to have hit an impasse at the City Council...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2022
Last comment by Lifetime Resident, 8 hours ago | 2 comments | 1494 Views

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Menlo Park ballot initiative seeks to put single-family rezoning to a vote

An initiative proposed by local group Menlo Balance seeks to make the rezoning of single-family homes in Menlo Park require...

Original post made on May. 27, 2022
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 2, 2022 at 9:06 am | 85 comments | 7605 Views

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Former community college chancellor pleads not guilty on corruption charges

Former San Mateo County Community College District Chancellor Ron Galatolo pleaded not guilty to all corruption charges leveled...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2022
Last comment by Brad, on Jun 30, 2022 at 5:50 pm | 1 comment | 1215 Views

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Justin Murphy announced as Menlo Park's new city manager

The Menlo Park City Council unanimously picked interim city manager Justin Murphy as the new city manager at a closed session...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2022
Last comment by PH, on Jun 27, 2022 at 10:55 am | 1 comment | 2029 Views

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Your complete guide to summer 2022 on the Peninsula

Check out our guide to summer fun, with festivals, fairs, concerts and other seasonal events, many of which are back on the...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2022
Last comment by patti cluss, on Jun 13, 2022 at 9:02 pm | 1 comment | 2403 Views

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Atherton: SB 9 applications start to trickle in

Atherton has received its first batch of SB 9 applications, with property owners seeking streamlined approval to subdivide...

Original post made on May. 9, 2022
Last comment by Jlincoln, on Jun 10, 2022 at 12:18 pm | 40 comments | 10125 Views

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Letters to the editor: Support for Anna Eshoo, Laura Parmer-Lohan

State Sen. Josh Becker is asking voters to support Anna Eshoo in the primary election next week, while former Santa Clara...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2022
Last comment by Budget Hawk, on Jun 6, 2022 at 12:34 pm | 2 comments | 1485 Views

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Meta offers a quarter billion dollars in community amenities to Belle Haven

Meta is offering more than a quarter of a billion dollars in community benefits for its massive Willow Village development...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2022
Last comment by Alan, on Jun 1, 2022 at 12:06 pm | 1 comment | 2633 Views

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Menlo Park City Council wants to study impacts of hundreds more housing units on SRI campus

After getting a request to go bigger on housing, the developer of the 63-acre SRI research campus outlined how the mixed-use...

Original post made on May. 14, 2022
Last comment by PH, on May 25, 2022 at 12:30 pm | 3 comments | 2547 Views

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Menlo Park's housing plan outlines ambitious push for more affordable housing

The city released a first draft of its 2023-31 Housing Element which details how it plans to add more than 3,800 housing...

Original post made on May. 19, 2022
Last comment by PH, on May 25, 2022 at 8:35 am | 5 comments | 5503 Views

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Ravenswood district's plans for 90-unit apartment building faces pushback

Menlo Park residents are divided over an affordable workforce housing proposal for the Ravenswood City School District's...

Original post made on May. 5, 2022
Last comment by Marina, on May 24, 2022 at 2:24 pm | 33 comments | 5979 Views

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Menlo Park releases draft housing plans for 2023-2031

Menlo Park released a draft 2023-2031 Housing Element document, providing a blueprint to build more housing and meet state...

Original post made on May. 13, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2246 Views

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Menlo Park City Council member leads in campaign contributions for District 3 Supervisor race

Ray Mueller, Menlo Park City Council member, reported the highest number of contributions out of the four candidates in the...

Original post made on May. 3, 2022
Last comment by MP Resident, on May 7, 2022 at 2:34 pm | 4 comments | 9469 Views

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Menlo Park police arrest two in shooting; gunfire captured on neighbor's video

Police arrested two people in connection with a shooting that was captured by a resident's surveillance camera on Monday...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2022
Last comment by Reader, on May 3, 2022 at 4:53 pm | 6 comments | 18968 Views

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Nurses at Stanford, Packard hospitals start strike this morning

Nurses at Stanford and Lucile Packard Children's hospitals went on strike this morning after more than three months of unsuccessful...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2022
Last comment by ln, on May 3, 2022 at 1:05 pm | 7 comments | 3276 Views

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Menlo Park struggles to fill city hall vacancies

City Hall has a 10% vacancy, with 27 jobs open, ranging from entry level to management positions, according to a new report. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2022
Last comment by Honest Abe, on Apr 30, 2022 at 10:00 pm | 7 comments | 2434 Views

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Stanford to cut striking nurses' pay, health care benefits

Stanford Health Care and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital administrators have announced they will cut off health insurance...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2022
Last comment by Karen, on Apr 18, 2022 at 2:05 pm | 3 comments | 2904 Views

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Planning Commission wants to go bigger on housing at SRI campus redevelopment in Menlo Park

Menlo Park's Planning Commission gave an initial nod to the Parkline proposal to transform the aging SRI International campus...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2022
Last comment by Westbrook, on Apr 17, 2022 at 5:43 pm | 11 comments | 3823 Views

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The true health costs of gas-powered leaf blowers

As community members and physicians with expertise in child health, we offer our personal views on the health-related hazards...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2022
Last comment by lelkins, on Apr 8, 2022 at 2:22 pm | 1 comment | 1114 Views

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Menlo Park district superintendent to resign his post at year's end

Superintendent Erik Burmeister is leaving the top job at the Menlo Park City School District by the end of the year. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2022
Last comment by Westbrook, on Apr 6, 2022 at 5:25 pm | 3 comments | 5192 Views
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