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Menlo Park fire chief returns home after fall

After three decades in a career that saw him deployed for 9/11, the Oklahoma City bombing, Katrina and local emergencies...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on Jul 25, 2013 at 3:34 pm | 15 comments | 6319 Views

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Guest opinion: Midpeninsula residents need to wake up

Many residents of the Midpeninsula are about to witness the destruction of hundreds of mature trees lining the Caltrain corridor....

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2014
Last comment by vandie, on Jun 30, 2014 at 1:11 pm | 15 comments | 3741 Views

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President Obama Has piled up over $7 Trillon in Debt

President Obama has been in office for 2,022 days and has 900 days remaining in his term. So far he has increased the national...

Original post made by Fed Busters! on Aug. 4, 2014
Last comment by Hawk led, on Aug 10, 2014 at 12:50 pm | 15 comments | 2088 Views

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Menlo Park holds forum on general plan update

Menlo Park has plans -- a lot of them: the specific plan, the housing plan, the Willow business area plan, the Belle Haven...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 12, 2014 at 9:03 pm | 15 comments | 4195 Views

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Invitation to Measure M supporters to engage in an open dialogue

The voters of Menlo Park deserve to be fully informed regarding Measure M. Pick any one of the following issues: 1 -...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Sep. 13, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Nov 3, 2014 at 12:15 pm | 15 comments | 2421 Views

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Murder conviction in DUI case that killed Menlo Park couple

A woman who was driving drunk when her car struck and killed a Menlo Park couple in 2013 was convicted of murder this morning,...

Original post made on May. 20, 2015
Last comment by resident, on May 23, 2015 at 8:09 am | 15 comments | 6532 Views

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Cyclist injured in Alpine Road collision

A 65-year-old Portola Valley woman on a bicycle traveling east on Alpine Road was injured in a collision with a westbound...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2015
Last comment by jason, on Aug 28, 2015 at 1:29 pm | 15 comments | 6608 Views

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Bedbug closes Menlo Park Library

The Menlo Park Library in the Civic Center was closed Tuesday evening (Oct. 6) after a bedbug was found in a chair, City...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2015
Last comment by library patron, on Oct 9, 2015 at 1:48 pm | 15 comments | 7295 Views

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Suspended deputy denied appeal by commission

The county Civil Service Commission on Tuesday (Nov. 10) voted unanimously to uphold disciplinary action against Deputy...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2015
Last comment by Holly L., on Nov 22, 2015 at 6:13 am | 15 comments | 2415 Views

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Menlo Park fills 31 job openings

Since September, when Menlo Park police commander Dave Bertini began work as the city's interim human resources director,...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2015
Last comment by Jenson, on Jan 4, 2016 at 9:00 pm | 15 comments | 5090 Views

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Menlo Park: History professors discuss Trump and Hitler comparison

About 35 people came to Kepler's Books in Menlo Park on March 23 for an hour of conversation with radio veteran Angie Coiro...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by InDerFuerhersFace, on Apr 3, 2016 at 7:35 pm | 15 comments | 7275 Views

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Menlo Park: Residents skeptical Facebook expansion will have 'less than significant' housing impact

Residents question a draft environmental impact report that says adding about 6,550 employees and no housing will have a...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2016
Last comment by really?, on Jun 23, 2016 at 12:20 pm | 15 comments | 7848 Views

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Editorial: A more regional vision needed for Facebook expansion

Menlo Park will reap a package of community benefits valued at over $15 million as Facebook expands its campus and adds some...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2016
Last comment by time for reality check, on Jul 31, 2016 at 1:34 pm | 15 comments | 6336 Views

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Menlo Park: 110-foot redwood is spared the ax, for now

A contentious debate is pitting tree experts against each other over the fate of a 110-foot-tall redwood tree in a Willows...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2017
Last comment by hiistory guy, on Jun 16, 2017 at 1:47 pm | 15 comments | 6638 Views

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Menlo Park fire district board approves $2.5 million in additional spending

The board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District voted on Tuesday night to give its chief authority to spend $2 million...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2017
Last comment by Observer, on Dec 21, 2017 at 7:03 pm | 15 comments | 4567 Views

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New fire board president says district should look to 'the next 100 years'

Entering his fifth year on the Menlo Park Fire Protection District's board, Chuck Bernstein -- who many times has been on...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2018
Last comment by pipeline, on Jan 28, 2018 at 5:06 pm | 15 comments | 5115 Views

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Perjury counts against former deputy sheriff dismissed

A San Mateo County Superior Court judge has again dismissed some of the criminal charges by the District Attorney's Office...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2018
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Feb 6, 2018 at 5:52 pm | 15 comments | 4560 Views

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Amid criticism, Ravenswood school board approves budget cuts

At a tense, chaotic and at-times hostile meeting on Thursday night, the Ravenswood City School District Board of Education...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2018
Last comment by Kids first, on May 7, 2018 at 1:22 pm | 15 comments | 4915 Views

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Menlo Park: Newcomer unseats Planning Commission's vice chair

In a surprise upset on what's considered one of Menlo Park's most influential commissions, Housing Commissioner Camille...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2018
Last comment by no mojo, on Apr 30, 2018 at 10:21 pm | 15 comments | 6746 Views

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Woodside Bakery & Cafe to rekindle its restaurant in Menlo Park

Regular patrons of the old Woodside Bakery & Cafe, forced to closed its doors in March 2015, may experience deja vu after...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2018
Last comment by YES YES YES!!!, on Jul 16, 2018 at 1:52 pm | 15 comments | 8703 Views
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