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MENLO PARK

The Downtown Plan is a Fiasco Financially; Measure M Will Help

Critics of Menlo Park's Measure M are able to find fault with it because it has taken on a near-impossible task: repairing...

Original post made by Chuck Bernstein on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 2, 2014 at 6:44 pm | 120 comments | 4543 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voting starts for parcel tax election in Menlo Park, Portola Valley school districts

This week, ballots for parcel taxes in the Portola Valley and Menlo Park City school districts will be hitting mailboxes....

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by Get Real, on Apr 26, 2010 at 3:40 pm | 118 comments | 8802 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: How to make Menlo Park truly bike-friendly soon

Most Menlo Park residents recognize the recreational, health and environmental benefits of bike riding, and our city has...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 31, 2015 at 7:42 am | 118 comments | 6883 Views

MENLO PARK

ClimateGate ---

The following message from respected scientists should be noted here in our local paper. It is time to reassess climate change...

Original post made by old timer on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by The Skeptics were SOOOO wrong back in 2009, on Jun 1, 2017 at 1:31 pm | 116 comments | 9388 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park voters grapple with Donald Trump's election

Eighty-seven percent of Menlo Park's voters picked a candidate other than the country's president-elect, Donald Trump. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2016
Last comment by clinton cnn=corruption, on Mar 18, 2017 at 10:57 pm | 116 comments | 7006 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion on Louise Street dispute: Don't destroy our neighborhood

On July 16 the City Council will vote on an issue that raises fundamental questions about the nature of our community, and...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 27, 2013 at 12:37 am | 115 comments | 9147 Views

MENLO PARK

Measure L headed for second court challenge

Even though Menlo Park's pension reform initiative was approved by 72 percent of the voters, opponents of the measure said...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Nov 23, 2010 at 7:01 pm | 114 comments | 12151 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Surf Air noise: Will county go beyond voluntary measures?

After years of working with Surf Air to try to find ways the airline could voluntarily do something to reduce the noise its...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2016
Last comment by Livesnearairports, on Jan 10, 2017 at 12:59 pm | 113 comments | 9104 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton residents sue over football field lights

A group of about a dozen Atherton residents whose homes are near the campus of Menlo-Atherton High School have filed a lawsuit...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by Central Menlo, on Oct 5, 2010 at 5:26 pm | 113 comments | 8907 Views

MENLO PARK

Update: Menlo council forms subcommittee to guide Stanford project on El Camino

After a discussion that started on Tuesday night and stretched into Wednesday morning, the Menlo Park City Council decided...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by redirect, on Jul 5, 2017 at 2:21 am | 111 comments | 15297 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Speakers tell school district to go for a parcel tax to avoid cuts

Members of the public almost universally favored another parcel tax, and several suggested asking for enough to avoid budget...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2016
Last comment by Interested, on Nov 25, 2016 at 10:37 am | 111 comments | 6427 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jason's Cafe, a Menlo Park diner, shutters following ADA suits

Jason's Cafe, which had been in operation in Menlo Park for 11 years, closed May 1, according to Jason Kwan, the cafe's...

Original post made on May. 2, 2019
Last comment by owner's issue, on Jun 8, 2019 at 5:13 pm | 111 comments | 8514 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Consultant's proposal was rejected

A consultant's proposal that Menlo Park take a proactive role in swaying public opinion with regard to the specific plan...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2014
Last comment by Tunbridge Wells, on Nov 5, 2014 at 1:53 pm | 110 comments | 7186 Views

AROUND TOWN

"The Government Is The Only Thing We All Belong To"

This video was played at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte last night. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6gLa9Te8Blw If...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by The Coming GOP Civil War, on Jul 29, 2017 at 6:55 pm | 110 comments | 12314 Views

AROUND TOWN

Concerned Citizen Mark De Paula asking SMC Supervisors to withdraw Endorsement of Carlos G. Bolanos for Sheriff 2018

This Tuesday March 13, 2018 morning 9:00 AM in the Supervisors chambers. Mr. De Paula is one of two citizens that I personally...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Mar. 10, 2018
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Apr 26, 2018 at 10:46 am | 109 comments | 3181 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Could Atherton withdraw from the fire district?

For years, Atherton officials have groused that it appears that the Menlo Park Fire Protection District gets more property...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 17, 2016 at 5:02 am | 108 comments | 7851 Views

ATHERTON

Surf Air continues plans to expand local flights

Local residents and officials who had been trying to meet with Surf Air CEO Jeff Potter since the company announced a major...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by Amused observer, on Apr 11, 2016 at 11:58 pm | 107 comments | 9754 Views

MENLO PARK

Council members express 'grave concern' to David Bohannon over focus groups

Two members of Menlo Park's City Council met with land developer David Bohannon Tuesday to express their "grave concern"...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 21, 2010 at 3:37 pm | 106 comments | 8259 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday deadline to vote on school parcel taxes

Voters in the Menlo Park City School District have until Tuesday, May 3, to mail or drop off their ballots, or vote in person,...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2016
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on May 4, 2016 at 10:05 am | 105 comments | 5305 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fragile comity unwinds between Everest, district

Board president's disclosure of charter school enrollment data in proposed guest opinion and to selected school board candidates...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by Fred, on Oct 23, 2009 at 6:34 pm | 105 comments | 11571 Views
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