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MENLO PARK

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 | 3010 Views

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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 | 3200 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 | 3386 Views

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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 | 2362 Views

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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 | 3106 Views

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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 | 2769 Views

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Firefighters Outdated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 | 2255 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 | 2883 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 | 3097 Views

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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 | 3502 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 | 3746 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 | 2163 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 | 2614 Views

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Menlo parking tickets to cost $3 more

With apologies from Mayor Rich Cline to all those parking in Menlo Park, the council voted to raise fines for parking violations....

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2010
Last comment by Why, on Nov 18, 2010 at 3:24 pm | 7 comments | 2766 Views

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Facebook looks for new home

Social networking behemoth Facebook is hoping to connect with larger digs, and Menlo Park's Oracle campus is one of several...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2010
Last comment by alice, on Dec 4, 2010 at 1:20 pm | 7 comments | 3279 Views

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Gordon to chair subcommittee on transportation

Newly elected state Assemblyman Rich Gordon, D-Menlo Park, has been named chairman of the Assembly budget subcommittee that...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Dec 20, 2010 at 7:15 pm | 7 comments | 2827 Views

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Students bake 10,000 cookies for inmates

San Mateo County Jail inmates have a truckload of yummy treats coming their way this week -- 10,000, to be exact. For the...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2010
Last comment by Boardermom, on Dec 28, 2010 at 1:13 am | 7 comments | 3087 Views

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Cell phone tower proposed for Nealon Park

Many Menlo Park residents may not know about T-Mobile's plans to install a cell phone tower in Nealon Park. They reportedly...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by A Campanelli, on Feb 8, 2011 at 2:16 pm | 7 comments | 3653 Views

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Menlo update: downtown plan delays; Facebook upgrades

Menlo Park residents will wait another four weeks before seeing the environmental impact report for the downtown specific...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2011
Last comment by c'mon c'mon, on Mar 8, 2011 at 8:10 pm | 7 comments | 2801 Views

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Menlo Park: Stanford hospital EIR 'defective'

After examining the potential traffic snarls presented by the planned Stanford hospital expansion, staff is asking the City...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by The MP Standard, on Apr 6, 2011 at 12:20 pm | 7 comments | 3608 Views
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