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MENLO PARK

City will keep briefer written record of meetings

After trying out an abbreviated form of City Council meeting minutes for several months, Menlo Park will now use the shorter...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by my observation, on Apr 18, 2009 at 3:54 pm | 7 comments | 3021 Views

MENLO PARK

Getting a handle on the Bohannon project

City commissions to hold meeting Wednesday, Aug. 19 on David Bohannon's proposed 950,000-square-foot project. Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by Joan, on Aug 21, 2009 at 10:52 am | 7 comments | 3787 Views

MENLO PARK

Mysterious 11th-hour letter challenges legality of El Camino development

A mysterious letter challenging the legality of a new development project proposed for a parcel on El Camino Real arrived...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by Interested, on Oct 8, 2009 at 12:38 pm | 7 comments | 2829 Views

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City Council's decisions on development projects underscore need for green policy

Menlo Park's City Council has been inconsistent in setting "green" requirements for recent development projects. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2009
Last comment by Right direction, on Oct 31, 2009 at 9:06 pm | 7 comments | 3181 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Council struggling to 'go green'

Menlo Park's City Council has talked a good game about being green, but recent decisions raise questions about whether they...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by long time here, on Nov 7, 2009 at 10:36 am | 7 comments | 3045 Views

MENLO PARK

Perceived benefits a fantasy, critics say

Critics have argued that perceived benefits associated with the Bohannon project are based on wishful thinking. Read the...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by Yes sir!, on Nov 20, 2009 at 11:03 am | 7 comments | 3168 Views

MENLO PARK

Driver injured in Willow/Bayfront crash

A big rig collided with a Jeep at a notorious intersection in Menlo Park early Wednesday afternoon, according to police. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2009
Last comment by Ranjani, on Apr 24, 2010 at 4:56 pm | 7 comments | 3245 Views

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Menlo Park reconfiguring library parking lot

Construction workers are tearing up and rebuilding a section of the parking lot in front of the Menlo Park library to create...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2010
Last comment by trim the bushes!, on Jan 7, 2010 at 1:17 pm | 7 comments | 2974 Views

MENLO PARK

Fix-It shop: Handling each appliance with care

Business at Menlo Vacuum and Fix-it on El Camino Real hums along at a time when Americans' connections to their appliances...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Fan, on Jan 21, 2010 at 1:36 pm | 7 comments | 3165 Views

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Menlo Park backing off lawn size limit

Menlo Park appears to be backing off a controversial proposal to limit lawn size in new or rehabilitated landscaping projects...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by Right, on Feb 8, 2010 at 9:32 pm | 7 comments | 3346 Views

MENLO PARK

MP City Council Acted Inconsistently on Fee Increases

In yet another display of bad governing, the city council this evening spent almost two and a half hours tinkering with the...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by James, on Mar 28, 2010 at 3:56 pm | 7 comments | 2342 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park bike thief gets six months

A 42-year-old man has been sentenced to six months in county jail after stealing a bicycle from a Menlo Park parking garage...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 15, 2010 at 3:03 pm | 7 comments | 3059 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: How the deal was made for Prop 13

The recent Almanac story I saw published in the Palo Alto Weekly recounting Jennifer Bestor's research into Proposition 13...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Excuse Me, on Apr 21, 2010 at 11:42 am | 7 comments | 2749 Views

MENLO PARK

Firefighters Outdated

From this week's PA Weekly Letters to the Editor. http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12862 Editor, The...

Original post made by Food For Thought on May. 2, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 4, 2010 at 5:06 pm | 7 comments | 2218 Views

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Downtown fire forces out four businesses

An attic fire at the corner of Evelyn Street and Santa Cruz avenues at around 5:10 p.m. today (June 16) triggered the interior...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2010
Last comment by lon time resident, on Jun 21, 2010 at 5:48 pm | 7 comments | 2840 Views

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Bookkeeper arrested on embezzlement charges

Police on Friday arrested Roger Reynolds Nursery business manager and bookkeeper Evette Christine Weiler on charges of grand...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2010
Last comment by Just me, on May 23, 2011 at 7:04 pm | 7 comments | 3058 Views

MENLO PARK

MP council begrudgingly approves settlement

They were peeved and frustrated in doing so, but Menlo Park City Council members last night (July 20) gritted their teeth...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2010
Last comment by Deep Insider, on Jul 24, 2010 at 10:29 am | 7 comments | 3468 Views

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Stricter smoking ban one step closer

Menlo Park crept a step closer to expanding its smoking ordinance. After debating a few tweaks to the language and grilling...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 16, 2010 at 6:52 pm | 7 comments | 3700 Views

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League of Women Voters Bias

The League of Women Voters claims to be a non-partisan organization. I wish that were true but it is not. The voter registration...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Oct. 3, 2010
Last comment by Outside Looking In, on Oct 4, 2010 at 5:12 pm | 7 comments | 2146 Views

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Menlo weighs 'no confidence' vote on HSR

Those interested in the future of high-speed rail on the Peninsula may want to attend the Menlo Park City Council meeting...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Oct 27, 2011 at 4:02 pm | 7 comments | 2573 Views
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