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MENLO PARK

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 | 4110 Views

MENLO PARK

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 | 2634 Views

MENLO PARK

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 | 3997 Views

MENLO PARK

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 | 4945 Views

MENLO PARK

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 | 4482 Views

MENLO PARK

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 | 21741 Views

MENLO PARK

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 | 5168 Views

MENLO PARK

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 | 5144 Views

MENLO PARK

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 | 4750 Views

MENLO PARK

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 | 4128 Views

MENLO PARK

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 | 3938 Views

MENLO PARK

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 | 2560 Views

MENLO PARK

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 | 6146 Views

MENLO PARK

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 | 4819 Views

MENLO PARK

Lawsuit filed against driver who struck 6-year-old twins

A Menlo Park family has filed a lawsuit against the driver of a car that reportedly jumped a curb and pinned two 6-year-old...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by javaplace, on Nov 28, 2013 at 2:34 pm | 7 comments | 6578 Views

MENLO PARK

Home improvement loan to city manager

It's full steam ahead tonight for the Menlo Park City Council's last meeting before the city's administration shuts down...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by Had Enough!, on Dec 17, 2013 at 9:15 pm | 7 comments | 3528 Views

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Menlo Park police try new strategy against gang violence

Fall has been riddled with bullets in Menlo Park, with four shootings in the past month alone. The police are trying a new...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by Ted, on Dec 19, 2013 at 5:12 pm | 7 comments | 17495 Views

MENLO PARK

Community garden in Belle Haven's future?

The Rotary Club of Menlo Park, which backs a number of community causes, now has plans to help the Belle Haven neighborhood...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2014
Last comment by Kris Jensen, on Feb 20, 2014 at 9:58 am | 7 comments | 9043 Views

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No punitive damages in lawsuit over crash that hurt 6-year-old twins on Menlo Park sidewalk

A judge has denied a second request to include punitive damages in a lawsuit filed against an elderly driver who crashed...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2014
Last comment by parent, on Apr 10, 2014 at 11:41 pm | 7 comments | 7629 Views

MENLO PARK

Save Menlo claims to have needed initiative signatures

The SJ Mercury in an article: http://www.mercurynews.com/peninsula/ci_25734848/menlo-park-will-pay-consultant-126-886-study has...

Original post made by old timer on May. 10, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 12, 2014 at 2:45 pm | 7 comments | 1475 Views
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