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Teens say eastern Menlo Park is a 'food desert'

Neighborhoods in eastern Menlo Park and East Palo Alto are a "food desert" – a region where residents lack access to...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2016
Last comment by Appreciative Fellow Citizen, on Jan 14, 2016 at 11:53 am | 20 comments | 7444 Views


Menlo Park may OK new 'mini-park' spaces downtown

The Menlo Park City Council could vote Tuesday, May 24, to move forward with plans to create street cafe spaces on Santa...

Original post made on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on May 26, 2016 at 7:23 pm | 20 comments | 6501 Views


Trump IMPLODES on 60 Minutes

Forget that today at the RNC, a "GOP delegate Calls Trump Supporters ‘Brownshirts’ Who ‘Act Like Fascists’"

Original post made by Trump has mental difficulties on Jul. 18, 2016
Last comment by Trump has mental difficulties, on Sep 8, 2016 at 10:04 am | 20 comments | 2731 Views


Menlo Park: 15 rental townhouses planned along El Camino Real

Curious about what new development is planned for the currently empty lot between the Menlo Park Inn and M&R Automotive...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2016
Last comment by J. Adams, on Sep 18, 2016 at 3:06 pm | 20 comments | 8117 Views


Menlo Park: 'Off the Grid' food truck event may move to the Civic Center

The Menlo Park Planning Commission may decide tonight (Sept. 12) whether to move the Wednesday night "Off the Grid" food...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Sep 14, 2016 at 6:26 pm | 20 comments | 7624 Views


Editorial: Compassion needed as the vulnerable face uncertainty

It's no coincidence that the incidence of harassment and crimes targeting vulnerable populations nationwide has soared over...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2016
Last comment by Brian, on Dec 30, 2016 at 10:28 am | 20 comments | 6630 Views


Facebook expected to lease eight-story Menlo Gateway office building

In addition to nearly a million square feet of office space the city of Menlo Park has authorized Facebook to build, the...

Original post made on May. 12, 2017
Last comment by really?, on May 23, 2017 at 1:50 pm | 20 comments | 14598 Views


Facebook alarms blast neighborhood

At least three times in June, residents in eastern Menlo Park have been awakened in the middle of the night by alarms blasting...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2018
Last comment by democratic, on Jul 7, 2018 at 10:55 am | 20 comments | 5645 Views


Menlo Park: Hampton Inn project sidelined after split vote by Planning Commission

A proposed Hampton Inn hotel along El Camino Real in Menlo Park was sidelined Monday night when the city's Planning Commission...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 22, 2019 at 7:40 pm | 20 comments | 5933 Views


Menlo Park likely to ban gas heating, stoves in some new buildings

In a bid to be even more green than California at large, the Menlo Park City Council voted on July 16 to forge ahead with...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2019
Last comment by Brad, on Aug 28, 2019 at 12:15 pm | 20 comments | 8668 Views


City, community work to iron out minimum wage ordinance

A small gathering of people from the business, labor and public health communities met with city staff Aug. 22 to talk through...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2019
Last comment by Unlivable., on Sep 2, 2019 at 10:59 pm | 20 comments | 7131 Views


Council agrees to pay up for study of fully elevated grade separation option

In the ongoing discussion of how best to separate at-grade rail crossings, the Menlo Park City Council took a small step...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2020
Last comment by Bike Menlo Park, on Jan 24, 2020 at 12:38 pm | 20 comments | 5747 Views


Hundreds of inmates have been released from San Mateo county jails in recent weeks

The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office is rapidly releasing inmates in county jails in order to minimize the risk of the coronavirus...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2020
Last comment by Petri-Dish group quarters, on Apr 18, 2020 at 4:41 pm | 20 comments | 12566 Views


Menlo Park's adopted budget cuts 'to the bone'

With a planned surplus of only $1, the Menlo Park City Council voted Tuesday night, June 23, to finalize an unprecedentedly...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2020
Last comment by Jennifer Bestor, on Jul 25, 2020 at 6:01 pm | 20 comments | 10201 Views


Everest raises stakes in looming court battle with high school district

Everest Public High School is seeking to add $2.3 million to the payout from the high school district if Everest sues the...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Summit Prep Mom, on May 30, 2009 at 12:04 pm | 20 comments | 6094 Views


Gym project cleared for construction

Construction on a new gymnasium in Menlo Park's Civic Center complex could begin as early as this fall, now that Menlo Park's...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by Sorry Multiple Personalities, on Jul 27, 2009 at 9:13 pm | 20 comments | 6283 Views


Mandarin school backers seek district sponsorship

Backers of the proposed Menlo Mandarin Immersion Charter School say they will officially ask the Menlo Park City School...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by palo alto parent, on Sep 4, 2014 at 4:45 pm | 20 comments | 14648 Views


Does Menlo Park really care about Safe Routes? We'll find out at City Council meeting

Much lip service has been paid in Menlo Park to the concepts of "Safe Routes" and "Complete Streets". In theory, providing...

Original post made by Jen Wolosin on Apr. 17, 2017
Last comment by Concerned, on Apr 19, 2017 at 12:27 pm | 20 comments | 4052 Views


School district looking at its financial future

As the Menlo Park City School District nears the one-year anniversary of voter approval of a parcel tax that helped balance...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2018
Last comment by Train Fan, on Feb 10, 2018 at 11:35 am | 20 comments | 6639 Views


'Let's focus on the fall,' Sequoia principals push back at parents' pressure to reopen more extensively this spring

Some district parents have been vocal about wanting students back full-time in the fall and even as soon as this spring. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2021
Last comment by Tragic Loss, on Apr 26, 2021 at 1:02 pm | 20 comments | 5980 Views
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