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Menlo Park council appoints Facebook liaisons

The latest council appointments came wrapped in an agreement to not allow Facebook to pressure subcommittee members during...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 21, 2011 at 8:08 am | 7 comments | 2871 Views


Who do you think is telling the Truth --Woodell or Bernstein?

On the evening of Saturday October 15 John Woodell's phone was lost. On the morning of October 17 Chuck Bernstein said he...

Original post made by Opinion Poll on Oct. 29, 2011
Last comment by menlo voter, on Oct 29, 2011 at 5:05 pm | 7 comments | 2303 Views


Letter: Excited by prospect of six-lane El Camino Real

I read with pleasure that the city of Menlo Park is still considering the six-lane El Camino corridor. The bottleneck caused...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by against 6 lanes, on Nov 25, 2011 at 10:53 am | 7 comments | 2793 Views


Eric Hartwig to retire as Las Lomitas district superintendent

Eric Hartwig, the superintendent of the Las Lomitas School District since 2007, said he plans to retire next June, wrapping...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2011
Last comment by Former Student, on Nov 1, 2015 at 10:48 pm | 7 comments | 8733 Views


Facebook unveils bike plan

Making the streets of Menlo Park and East Palo Alto safer for bicyclists has hit the top of Facebook's community "to do"...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by bike rider, on Feb 1, 2012 at 1:26 pm | 7 comments | 6990 Views


Menlo council cancels two meetings

Menlo Park's gadflies will need to save their public comments until April 17, as the City Council has canceled its next...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2012
Last comment by June 5, on Apr 7, 2012 at 9:29 am | 7 comments | 3428 Views


When background checks miss the mark

How a local private school unknowingly hired a teacher with a decades-long history of child molestation allegations. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 2, 2012 at 6:46 pm | 7 comments | 4071 Views


Letter: Menlo failed other cities in negotiations

Kudos are due to Facebook for simultaneously negotiating with Menlo Park, East Palo Alto and the Menlo Park Fire Protection...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 26, 2012 at 12:54 pm | 7 comments | 2622 Views


Menlo Vacuum & Fix-it Shop changes hands

Menlo Vacuum & Fix-it Shop, a 50-year-old Menlo Park institution, changed owners on Monday, July 2. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Parker, on Jul 3, 2012 at 12:33 pm | 7 comments | 3971 Views


Carolyn Clarke joins Menlo Park City Council race

Carolyn Clarke's reason for running for Menlo Park City Council is simple. "If you have ideas, and you're not running for...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2012
Last comment by Carolyn Clarke, on Jul 20, 2012 at 11:12 am | 7 comments | 4922 Views


Temporary moratorium on payday loan shops

==B Menlo Park:== While contemplating what to do should a payday loan business express an interest in opening a shop in Menlo...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2012
Last comment by Aquamarine, on Sep 19, 2012 at 4:08 pm | 7 comments | 4464 Views


Tonight: Menlo Park council candidates forum

A League of Women Voters forum for the five candidates running for two seats on the Menlo Park City Council will be held...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by reality, on Oct 13, 2012 at 2:26 am | 7 comments | 21708 Views


Su Hong: a work in progress?

Su Hong regulars, don't despair. Bee King, owner of the venerable Chinese restaurant at 1039 El Camino Real in Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2012
Last comment by Jill, on Oct 15, 2012 at 12:51 pm | 7 comments | 5152 Views


Endorsements: Clarke, Mueller for Menlo Park Council

What's next for Menlo Park? With two council seats open, the direction of the city could change significantly next year,...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by cosmo, on Oct 17, 2012 at 10:40 pm | 7 comments | 5125 Views


Mayor speaks on the state of Menlo Park

A small crowd gathered at the Stanford Park Hotel on Oct. 16 to listen to Mayor Kirsten Keith's state of the city speech. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by great adjective, on Oct 22, 2012 at 11:39 am | 7 comments | 4716 Views


Woman offers 5-year-old boy candy to get in van

A woman pulled up to a West Menlo Park home on Saturday morning and asked a 5-year-old boy to get in a minivan to go to her...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by Charlotte Willner, on Nov 7, 2012 at 8:38 am | 7 comments | 4105 Views


Guest opinion: We must untie the El Camino traffic knot

After nearly a decade, there is a proposal to develop vacant lots along El Camino in Menlo Park. There are significant changes...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by throw them out, on Feb 5, 2013 at 11:11 pm | 7 comments | 3931 Views


Menlo Park deletes emails posted about gymnastics teacher

The gymnastics uproar left parents questioning the legalities of the city erasing emails sent to the council, and what role...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Feb 27, 2013 at 7:58 pm | 7 comments | 2539 Views


Warren Slocum guest opinion: Housing donors needed for victims of Redwood City fire

Imagine how you would feel if you and your family lost everything in a fire and you couldn't find a new place to live? Read...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 22, 2013 at 4:32 pm | 7 comments | 6116 Views


Menlo Park resident spots alleged burglar

For many residents, it was a warm and quiet afternoon in Menlo Park on Wednesday (Sept. 18). But for one person, the pace...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 23, 2013 at 3:17 pm | 7 comments | 4791 Views
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