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Menlo Park: committee selects favored election maps

After hours of discussion in intensive meetings held over the past month or so, Menlo Park's Advisory Districting Committee...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2018
Last comment by very reasonable, on Mar 9, 2018 at 10:09 pm | 15 comments | 5272 Views


Today: Public workshop on FAA study of San Carlos Airport noise

A fourth public information workshop, designed to provide an update on the progress of a Federal Aviation Administration...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2018
Last comment by Dan, on Apr 5, 2018 at 7:06 pm | 15 comments | 4946 Views


Complaint against Ravenswood superintendent alleges discrimination

The sudden mid-year removal of a principal credited with turning around a long-struggling elementary school in the Ravenswood...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2018
Last comment by ABCs of Belle Haven Teachers, on May 20, 2018 at 3:37 pm | 15 comments | 6515 Views


Menlo Park: Three new downtown buildings get Planning Commission nod

Three new buildings planned for the site now occupied by the Mid-Peninsula Animal Hospital and its neighboring businesses...

Original post made on May. 16, 2018
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on May 17, 2018 at 7:59 pm | 15 comments | 11021 Views


Menlo Park family helps raise more than $16 million to reunite immigrant families

After seeing a striking photo of a 2-year-old child crying after being separated from her family by border patrol agents,...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2018
Last comment by VernL, on Jun 22, 2018 at 5:55 pm | 15 comments | 9736 Views


Charter city measure coming to Menlo Park voters

With a 3-1 vote on June 19, the Menlo Park City Council agreed to ask voters in November to decide on whether to make their...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2018
Last comment by unbiassed perspective, on Jul 2, 2018 at 7:58 pm | 15 comments | 4718 Views


Menlo Park: New building proposed along El Camino Real

A new three-story building could appear at the corner of Cambridge Avenue and El Camino Real in Menlo Park, next to the former...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2018
Last comment by really?, on Jul 13, 2018 at 11:34 am | 15 comments | 7247 Views


Menlo Park elections update: Six council candidates, two more possible

Menlo Park is expected to have a full roster of candidates running in its inaugural year of district-based elections. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2018
Last comment by what we?, on Aug 14, 2018 at 7:39 pm | 15 comments | 6366 Views


Tuesday: Menlo Park council to evaluate its travel policies

The Menlo Park City Council may update its policies regarding taxpayer- and third-party funded travel at its Sept. 11 meeting. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2018
Last comment by correction, on Sep 12, 2018 at 12:57 am | 15 comments | 4893 Views


Street Smarts: How do we slow down traffic on neighborhood streets?

Street Smarts, written this week by Jen Wolosin, discusses the importance of slowing down traffic on neighborhood streets...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2018
Last comment by David Roise, on Sep 22, 2018 at 2:12 pm | 15 comments | 8479 Views


Councilwoman's trip to Ireland coincided with Facebook executives' presence

Amid false rumors that Menlo Park Councilwoman Kirsten Keith traveled to Galway, Ireland, last year with Facebook executives,...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2018
Last comment by Skeptical , on Oct 1, 2018 at 1:11 pm | 15 comments | 5758 Views


Menlo Park council splits on law to help displaced renters relocate

A proposed law to help renters forced out of their homes for no cause or because they cannot afford major rent increases...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2019
Last comment by Jen Mazzon, on Feb 16, 2019 at 10:34 am | 15 comments | 10090 Views


Menlo Park: Commission to review plan to redevelop Feldman's Books site

A proposal to build a three-story, nine-unit apartment building where Feldman's Books and a youth mental health clinic sit...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2019
Last comment by Progressive, on Mar 10, 2019 at 11:03 am | 15 comments | 7886 Views


Village Stationers to close Menlo Park and Los Altos locations

For 53 years, Village Stationers has helped Peninsula residents find gifts, cards, office supplies and more at its family-run...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2019
Last comment by Kerry Hoctor, on Apr 25, 2019 at 3:22 pm | 15 comments | 7176 Views


Menlo Park council: No moratorium

The Menlo Park City Council on Tuesday backed away from a proposal to enact a citywide moratorium on nonresidential development...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2019
Last comment by Professionals, on Jun 19, 2019 at 10:21 pm | 15 comments | 6766 Views


Protesters at Facebook mourn loss of man who died by suicide and demand answers

A week after a Facebook employee died by suicide at company headquarters, people gathered at the social media giant's "thumb...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2019
Last comment by Fathima, on Oct 18, 2019 at 11:44 am | 15 comments | 25895 Views


Police used city funds to taxi homeless woman to SF

In August of last year, a homeless woman who lives in Menlo Park was sent out of town on a one-way taxi to Ocean Beach in...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2019
Last comment by Joseph, on Nov 14, 2019 at 8:37 pm | 15 comments | 12890 Views


Facebook emergency grant aids local journalists during COVID-19 crisis

Embarcadero Media has received a $100,000 emergency grant to sustain its work during the coronavirus pandemic, thanks to...

Original post made on May. 12, 2020
Last comment by margret, on May 18, 2020 at 11:08 pm | 15 comments | 5334 Views


Menlo Park triathlete and coffee entrepreneur to run for City Council

Max Fennell has made a name for himself as a triathlete and entrepreneur living in Menlo Park. Now he's planning to run for...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2020
Last comment by Gail Slocum, on Jul 31, 2020 at 2:37 pm | 15 comments | 12067 Views


Seeking a reprieve from loud horns, Menlo Park residents push for Caltrain quiet zone

Menlo Park residents are fed up with blaring train horns waking babies and rattling their nerves. At a March 24 community...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2023
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Mar 31, 2023 at 10:16 pm | 15 comments | 6422 Views
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