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MENLO PARK

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 | 9557 Views

MENLO PARK

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 | 7468 Views

MENLO PARK

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 | 6760 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council: No moratorium

The Menlo Park City Council on Tuesday backed away from a proposal to enact a citywide moratorium on nonresidential development...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2019
Last comment by Professionals, on Jun 19, 2019 at 10:21 pm | 15 comments | 6263 Views

MENLO PARK

Protesters at Facebook mourn loss of man who died by suicide and demand answers

A week after a Facebook employee died by suicide at company headquarters, people gathered at the social media giant's "thumb...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2019
Last comment by Fathima, on Oct 18, 2019 at 11:44 am | 15 comments | 25036 Views

MENLO PARK

Police used city funds to taxi homeless woman to SF

In August of last year, a homeless woman who lives in Menlo Park was sent out of town on a one-way taxi to Ocean Beach in...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2019
Last comment by Joseph, on Nov 14, 2019 at 8:37 pm | 15 comments | 12224 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook emergency grant aids local journalists during COVID-19 crisis

Embarcadero Media has received a $100,000 emergency grant to sustain its work during the coronavirus pandemic, thanks to...

Original post made on May. 12, 2020
Last comment by margret, on May 18, 2020 at 11:08 pm | 15 comments | 4930 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park triathlete and coffee entrepreneur to run for City Council

Max Fennell has made a name for himself as a triathlete and entrepreneur living in Menlo Park. Now he's planning to run for...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2020
Last comment by Gail Slocum, on Jul 31, 2020 at 2:37 pm | 15 comments | 11391 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Safe routes to Laurel School: Council sets special meeting

With a deadline for state funding approaching, the Menlo Park City Council will hold a special meeting on Friday, Nov. 16,...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2007
Last comment by free oconnor school, on Nov 18, 2007 at 7:42 pm | 15 comments | 6605 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Budget cuts coming to high school district

The local impact of the state's budget crisis is beginning to get serious at local public high schools. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 18, 2011 at 3:56 pm | 15 comments | 6369 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Too many students, too few seats

Sequoia Union High School District officials have begun a conversation on the possible effects of enrollment growth on facility...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by Old MP, on May 29, 2013 at 4:13 pm | 15 comments | 7509 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Young kitchen whiz competes for MasterChef Junior title

Mia Wurster, an 11-year-old fifth-grader from Menlo Park, is a competitor on this season's "MasterChef Junior" show, which...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2015
Last comment by Congrats!, on Jan 7, 2015 at 11:15 am | 15 comments | 15584 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Cyclist responds to Portola Valley resident's Dec 6 letter

As a Portola Valley resident (Cherokee Way) and avid cyclist, I’d like to respond to Nancy Baglietto’s letter in the...

Original post made by Lloyd Chambers on Dec. 6, 2006
Last comment by Rae Taylor, on Sep 29, 2007 at 6:09 am | 15 comments | 8775 Views

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Atherton police officer is suspended

An Atherton police officer was recently placed on paid leave, although police Chief Bob Brennan said he could not comment...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2008
Last comment by wow, on Feb 23, 2008 at 2:06 pm | 15 comments | 5590 Views

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Newcomer takes funding lead in Assembly race

A venture capitalist from Menlo Park has surged past two political veterans in the race for campaign fundraising, all but...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Who Dat?, on Feb 7, 2010 at 9:31 pm | 15 comments | 4775 Views

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Sequoia Healthcare District: Shefren, Hickey elected; third spot is close

Jerry Shefren and Jack Hickey were elected Tuesday to the board of the Sequoia Healthcare District. Art Faro leads in the...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by John J. "Jack" Hickey, on Nov 9, 2010 at 3:17 pm | 15 comments | 4964 Views

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Trucker in bike fatality seeks indemnity

Truck driver Gabriel Vera and his employer are seeking indemnity from San Mateo County in connection with a lawsuit brought...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Apr 28, 2011 at 10:21 am | 15 comments | 4798 Views

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Lawmaker rips plan for 'blended' rail system

A Central Valley assemblywoman came out swinging on Friday against a proposal by three Peninsula lawmakers to 'blend' Caltrain...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 12, 2011 at 12:49 pm | 15 comments | 8112 Views

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East Palo Alto: Four homicides in 12 days

East Palo Alto Police Chief Ron Davis said police officers will sacrifice their days off and work overtime to fight the recent...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2011
Last comment by sadfsf, on Jul 28, 2011 at 1:40 pm | 15 comments | 7065 Views

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Grand jury: Pension costs out of control

A recent grand jury report dissects a topic near and dear to many hearts in San Mateo County: "Controlling the County's...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 7, 2012 at 2:20 pm | 15 comments | 4651 Views
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