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MENLO PARK

Ester Bugna, historian, library commissioner and lifelong Menlo Park resident, dies at 84

Ester Bugna, a dedicated member of the Menlo Park Historical Association and Library Commission until her last days, died...

Original post made on May. 16, 2019
Last comment by Tim Johnston3, 7 hours ago | 6 comments | 1481 Views

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Menlo Park: Ravenswood redwoods to face ax after council's final ruling

Following a months-long appeal process led by a group of residents seeking to preserve seven redwood trees at the corner...

Original post made on May. 15, 2019
Last comment by home owner, on May 19, 2019 at 5:02 pm | 4 comments | 1853 Views

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Nothing to be blu about

Porta Blu did win me over for the most part: It's a restrained, classy and calm sanctuary with a modern Mediterranean-California...

Original post made on May. 17, 2019
Last comment by jeffrey, on May 17, 2019 at 12:58 pm | 1 comment | 716 Views

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Tonight: Open house to discuss bike/pedestrian rail crossing in Menlo Park

The city of Menlo Park is moving forward with plans to build a grade-separated bike and pedestrian rail crossing at Middle...

Original post made on May. 13, 2019
Last comment by voice of reason , on May 14, 2019 at 2:19 am | 3 comments | 910 Views

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Hate crime charge dropped in Menlo Park vandalism case

Prosecutors have dropped two initial counts against a San Diego man after a court hearing for an April 24 incident in Menlo...

Original post made on May. 9, 2019
Last comment by rich society, on May 10, 2019 at 1:18 pm | 2 comments | 1493 Views

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Menlo Park: 'Willow Village' should have more affordable housing, better jobs-housing balance, locals say

In the second formal study session the City Council has held to discuss Facebook's enormous development proposal in Menlo...

Original post made on May. 9, 2019
Last comment by Kathy Connolly, on May 9, 2019 at 1:13 pm | 1 comment | 2151 Views

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Tonight: Menlo Park council to discuss minimum wage ordinance, Facebook's 'Willow Village'

The Menlo Park City Council has a busy agenda set for its meeting tonight, including a discussion of a possible minimum wage...

Original post made on May. 7, 2019
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on May 7, 2019 at 6:51 pm | 1 comment | 1264 Views

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Facing trip cap slip-ups, Facebook restricted Uber and Lyft access to its campuses

When Facebook began to rack up significant fines with the city of Menlo Park for violating its trip cap, the company stopped...

Original post made on May. 1, 2019
Last comment by Longtime resident, on May 3, 2019 at 1:10 pm | 6 comments | 2391 Views

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Menlo Park: Man arrested for attempted murder

A Redwood City man was arrested for attempted murder after allegedly stabbing another man in the 3700 block of Haven Avenue...

Original post made on May. 2, 2019
Last comment by Kass Ty, on May 2, 2019 at 12:47 pm | 1 comment | 2389 Views

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Guest opinion: City moving forward toward a sustainable, healthy future

The Menlo Park City Council unanimously passed a Climate and Sustainability Resolution, setting forth an ambitious, detailed...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2019
Last comment by Amanda Y, on Apr 30, 2019 at 6:25 pm | 3 comments | 1421 Views

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Guest opinion: We need the Green New Deal

Our world will become a much more hazardous place unless we stop climate change. The United States contributes to climate...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2019
Last comment by Green Goblin, on Apr 27, 2019 at 8:14 am | 11 comments | 890 Views

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Street parking could be removed on stretch of Middle Avenue

Members of Menlo Park's Complete Streets Commission voted 6-0 on April 10 to recommend that the City Council permit the removal...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2019
Last comment by Middle Cyclist, on Apr 26, 2019 at 9:57 pm | 24 comments | 3214 Views

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Menlo Park: Man charged with vandalizing vehicles, making racial threats

A man who allegedly vandalized cars, shouted racial epithets at multiple people and threatened and resisted police officers...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2019
Last comment by I am black, on Apr 26, 2019 at 8:48 pm | 6 comments | 1932 Views

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Village Stationers to close Menlo Park and Los Altos locations

For 53 years, Village Stationers has helped Peninsula residents find gifts, cards, office supplies and more at its family-run...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2019
Last comment by Kerry Hoctor, on Apr 25, 2019 at 3:22 pm | 15 comments | 4069 Views

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Menlo Park fire board criticizes JPA, county ambulance agreements

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District board has expressed its objections to an Emergency Medical System Joint Powers Agreement...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 25, 2019 at 3:11 pm | 6 comments | 3143 Views

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New Belle Haven Library plans move forward

The population of Menlo Park on the Bay side of 101 could triple in the coming years, and the city of Menlo Park has been...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2019
Last comment by whatever, on Apr 23, 2019 at 11:32 am | 1 comment | 1190 Views

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How would SB 50 impact Menlo Park?

Across California, Senate Bill 50, a proposed law that would require cities to relax height, density and parking restrictions...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2019
Last comment by Menlo Boomer, on Apr 22, 2019 at 7:56 pm | 24 comments | 3352 Views

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PA Weekly's April Fool's Story - Elon To Build Palo Alto Tunnel

Just read a wonderfully written satire published by the Palo Alto Weekly that I missed on April Fool's Day. It's about Palo...

Original post made by Longtime MP Booster on Apr. 15, 2019
Last comment by Credulous, on Apr 22, 2019 at 2:12 pm | 2 comments | 505 Views

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Midpeninsula mayors, tech company transportation leaders convene to talk traffic

In view of a hulking manzanita tree branch hung from the wall at the Unitarian Universalist Church in south Palo Alto, mayors...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2019
Last comment by Hilda, on Apr 21, 2019 at 11:00 pm | 4 comments | 2126 Views

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Understanding the unsheltered among us

It's the day before an atmospheric river is supposed to dump over Menlo Park and Steven Hough is on the go. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2019
Last comment by Solidarity, on Apr 20, 2019 at 10:19 am | 8 comments | 7584 Views
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