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Menlo Park: Fire district offers $175K for special stoplights

While the governing board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District on June 20 agreed to pay half the cost of two pedestrian-activated...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2017
Last comment by Tricia Barr, on Jun 24, 2017 at 4:43 pm | 15 comments | 5657 Views


Menlo Park: City could name park after WWII hero Carl Clark

Two residents in Belle Haven have asked the city of Menlo Park to consider renaming their neighborhood's Market Place Park...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2017
Last comment by Favorite Will D. , on Jun 26, 2017 at 8:04 pm | 15 comments | 4767 Views


New ladder truck serves bayside of Menlo fire district

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District now has ladder trucks on both sides of Highway 101, with the addition of a new $1...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2017
Last comment by JBCHAM, on Jul 3, 2017 at 1:02 pm | 15 comments | 5878 Views


Menlo Park firefighter injured battling house fire

A firefighter with the Menlo Park Fire Protection District was injured late Friday night working to extinguish a fire in...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2017
Last comment by Citizen, on Aug 22, 2017 at 8:15 am | 15 comments | 4986 Views


Menlo Park: City already reaching downtown development limits

It took five years for Menlo Park to come up with the plan to rezone downtown -- about as long as it has taken a stream of...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2017
Last comment by James, on Jan 5, 2018 at 12:28 pm | 15 comments | 5966 Views


Priorities shift in Menlo Park: Library out, parking structure, Guild in

Progressing through a series of votes during a goal-setting meeting yesterday (Jan. 29), the Menlo Park City Council slowly...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2018
Last comment by dana hendrickson, on Feb 6, 2018 at 11:06 am | 15 comments | 7836 Views


Menlo Park: committee selects favored election maps

After hours of discussion in intensive meetings held over the past month or so, Menlo Park's Advisory Districting Committee...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2018
Last comment by very reasonable, on Mar 9, 2018 at 10:09 pm | 15 comments | 4647 Views


Today: Public workshop on FAA study of San Carlos Airport noise

A fourth public information workshop, designed to provide an update on the progress of a Federal Aviation Administration...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2018
Last comment by Dan, on Apr 5, 2018 at 7:06 pm | 15 comments | 4445 Views


Complaint against Ravenswood superintendent alleges discrimination

The sudden mid-year removal of a principal credited with turning around a long-struggling elementary school in the Ravenswood...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2018
Last comment by ABCs of Belle Haven Teachers, on May 20, 2018 at 3:37 pm | 15 comments | 5634 Views


Menlo Park: Three new downtown buildings get Planning Commission nod

Three new buildings planned for the site now occupied by the Mid-Peninsula Animal Hospital and its neighboring businesses...

Original post made on May. 16, 2018
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on May 17, 2018 at 7:59 pm | 15 comments | 10250 Views


Menlo Park family helps raise more than $16 million to reunite immigrant families

After seeing a striking photo of a 2-year-old child crying after being separated from her family by border patrol agents,...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2018
Last comment by VernL, on Jun 22, 2018 at 5:55 pm | 15 comments | 9168 Views


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 | 4277 Views


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 | 6737 Views


Menlo Park elections update: Six council candidates, two more possible

Menlo Park is expected to have a full roster of candidates running in its inaugural year of district-based elections. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2018
Last comment by what we?, on Aug 14, 2018 at 7:39 pm | 15 comments | 4855 Views


Tuesday: Menlo Park council to evaluate its travel policies

The Menlo Park City Council may update its policies regarding taxpayer- and third-party funded travel at its Sept. 11 meeting. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2018
Last comment by correction, on Sep 12, 2018 at 12:57 am | 15 comments | 4350 Views


Street Smarts: How do we slow down traffic on neighborhood streets?

Street Smarts, written this week by Jen Wolosin, discusses the importance of slowing down traffic on neighborhood streets...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2018
Last comment by David Roise, on Sep 22, 2018 at 2:12 pm | 15 comments | 7267 Views


Councilwoman's trip to Ireland coincided with Facebook executives' presence

Amid false rumors that Menlo Park Councilwoman Kirsten Keith traveled to Galway, Ireland, last year with Facebook executives,...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2018
Last comment by Skeptical , on Oct 1, 2018 at 1:11 pm | 15 comments | 5241 Views


Menlo Park council splits on law to help displaced renters relocate

A proposed law to help renters forced out of their homes for no cause or because they cannot afford major rent increases...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2019
Last comment by Jen Mazzon, on Feb 16, 2019 at 10:34 am | 15 comments | 9300 Views


Menlo Park: Commission to review plan to redevelop Feldman's Books site

A proposal to build a three-story, nine-unit apartment building where Feldman's Books and a youth mental health clinic sit...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2019
Last comment by Progressive, on Mar 10, 2019 at 11:03 am | 15 comments | 7278 Views


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 | 6580 Views
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