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MENLO PARK

Funds OK'd to speed up Hillview rebuild

With crews working overtime to complete the rebuilding of Hillview Middle School before the first day of school, the Menlo...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 27, 2012 at 1:01 pm | 19 comments | 5276 Views

MENLO PARK

Fire trucks in Menlo Park to go paperless

Firefighters often have reading to do as they're heading to a situation. It could be a hazardous materials spill or a fire...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Nov 13, 2012 at 5:11 pm | 19 comments | 5603 Views

MENLO PARK

Warrants served in Menlo Park fraud case

The Menlo Park Police Department would like you to know they served two search warrants on Thursday (Nov. 15), but that's...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Some Guy, on Nov 19, 2012 at 9:00 am | 19 comments | 6753 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park bans plastic bags at checkout

Earth Day (April 22) will see the end of single-use plastic bags at the checkout counter in Menlo Park. The City Council...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jan 25, 2013 at 6:29 pm | 19 comments | 8375 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Council gets earful from Belle Haven

Although enveloped by Menlo Park city limits, the Belle Haven neighborhood often has a hard time identifying with neighborhoods...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by Garrett, on May 21, 2013 at 5:43 pm | 19 comments | 9770 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Subcommittee delivers update on Stanford-Arrillaga project on El Camino Real

When last we heard from the Menlo Park council on the proposed eight-acre Stanford-Arrillaga project, a subcommittee had...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by palo alto parent, on Jun 23, 2013 at 10:57 am | 19 comments | 5505 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park commission reviews specific plan, Sharon Heights apartment renovations

The Menlo Park Planning Commission will attempt to wrap up its downtown/El Camino Real specific plan review tonight (Nov....

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2013
Last comment by Garrett , on Nov 9, 2013 at 7:14 am | 19 comments | 19768 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council approves home loan for city manager

Menlo Park City Manager Alex McIntyre will receive a home improvement loan from the city and other benefits during the next...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2013
Last comment by Downtowner, on Dec 19, 2013 at 2:28 pm | 19 comments | 13096 Views

MENLO PARK

Residents clash over Dish parking plan

A plan to move dozens of parking spaces from the street next to the Stanford Dish to a parking lot more than half a mile...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on Feb 8, 2014 at 8:12 am | 19 comments | 15210 Views

MENLO PARK

West Menlo Park: New daycare with hourly drop-offs gets a boost

County supervisors recently added momentum to plans to proceed with a daycare center in West Menlo Park, one designed for...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Jul 30, 2014 at 8:19 am | 19 comments | 11477 Views

MENLO PARK

Time to elect a new Council

The candidates for the Council election in Nov have now been listed and their ballot statements can be read at: http://www.menlopark.org/830/Candidates-for-City-Council Look...

Original post made by we need a new council on Aug. 23, 2014
Last comment by Jym Clendenin, on Aug 25, 2014 at 6:05 pm | 19 comments | 2642 Views

MENLO PARK

Voter Guide: Six seek Menlo Park council seats

Described by more than one candidate as a "battle for the soul of downtown" Menlo Park, this year's election will decide...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2014
Last comment by dream on, on Oct 17, 2014 at 9:18 am | 19 comments | 7577 Views

MENLO PARK

Does Menlo Park fire district need drones?

Do firefighters need aerial drones to help them do their jobs? Fire Chief Harold Schapelhouman of the Menlo Park Fire Protection...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 10, 2014 at 7:04 pm | 19 comments | 13491 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Fatigued council debates dog park, again

Fatigue appeared to weigh on City Council members Tuesday as they heard a presentation by city staff, asking for advice...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by dana hendrickson, on Jun 17, 2016 at 4:08 pm | 19 comments | 6389 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Two displaced after bacon fire causes $80K damage

A one-alarm kitchen fire Wednesday afternoon displaced two Menlo Park residents and caused $80,000 of damage to their apartment,...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Dec 9, 2016 at 5:24 pm | 19 comments | 7242 Views

MENLO PARK

Atherton: Man killed by train at Watkins Avenue crossing

An adult man was struck and killed by a southbound train at the Watkins Avenue Caltrain crossing in Atherton at approximately...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2017
Last comment by CoWorker, on Jun 7, 2017 at 6:24 pm | 19 comments | 15988 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Existing study prioritized for future Caltrain separations

At a recent discussion of how the City Council should move forward from a stalemate over picking a "preferred alternative"...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2018
Last comment by Dana Hendrickson, on May 1, 2018 at 3:39 pm | 19 comments | 7103 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park's child care centers to stay, but with rate hike

Local parents whose children attend the two city-subsidized child care programs in Menlo Park can breathe a little easier...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2020
Last comment by Kirt, on Jun 15, 2020 at 4:23 pm | 19 comments | 7473 Views

MENLO PARK

Zoning changes needed to get Menlo Park's housing element OK'd could allow for up to 100 units per acre

The Menlo Park City Council is moving forward with zoning changes to dramatically increase building density in future developments,...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2023
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Sep 29, 2023 at 2:48 pm | 19 comments | 5403 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park schools must face the music

Changes are ahead for the music program in the Menlo Park City School District. The district's four music teachers are increasingly...

Original post made on May. 21, 2009
Last comment by Carol T, on Jun 10, 2009 at 1:22 pm | 19 comments | 6291 Views
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