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MENLO PARK

Local leaders split over transportation measure

Few would dispute that the Bay Area urgently needs relief from traffic jams, but reasonable people are finding much to disagree...

Original post made on May. 7, 2018
Last comment by Jeffrey Tong, on May 11, 2018 at 8:23 am | 7 comments | 5004 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Council to hear appeal on controversial two-story home in Vintage Oaks

A fraught conflict between property owners wanting to build a two-story home in Vintage Oaks and their single-story homeowner...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2018
Last comment by whatever, on Jun 6, 2018 at 1:39 pm | 7 comments | 6327 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: City reveals $141.6 million spending plan

Two new hotels in town and ever-rising property tax revenues promise a rosy fiscal year starting in July, according to the...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2018
Last comment by Lynne Bramlett, on Jun 7, 2018 at 8:20 am | 7 comments | 7343 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Neighbors' opposition to proposed house earns concessions

To quell neighbors' outrage about a new proposed house they say is too tall and perhaps not sufficiently aesthetic, the...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2018
Last comment by peninsula resident, on Jun 9, 2018 at 11:14 am | 7 comments | 8231 Views

MENLO PARK

94-unit apartment building proposed on Independence Drive

A 94-unit, eight-story apartment building at 111 Independence Drive in eastern Menlo Park, near the Marsh Road-U.S. 101,...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2018
Last comment by whatever, on Jul 13, 2018 at 6:04 pm | 7 comments | 6503 Views

MENLO PARK

Board wants more study on proposal for $40 million-plus fire station

Fire Chief Harold Schapelhouman had asked the Menlo Park Fire Protection District's board to approve a budget, funding strategy...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2018
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jun 27, 2018 at 12:24 pm | 7 comments | 2368 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Parking fears top list of criticisms leveled at proposed building

A proposed new commercial building and its twin, a five-story parking structure, from Menlo Park's most prolific biotech...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2018
Last comment by Happy Resident, on Aug 1, 2018 at 9:08 am | 7 comments | 5279 Views

MENLO PARK

Picnickers injured by fallen tree branch sue Menlo College

A San Bruno family has filed a lawsuit against Menlo College seeking more than $2.5 million in damages after a woman and...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2019
Last comment by Danielle B, on Jan 6, 2019 at 2:21 pm | 7 comments | 4319 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Council considers pairing main and Belle Haven library projects

The Menlo Park City Council voted 3-1 on Jan. 15 to move forward with a strategy and timeline to build a new Belle Haven...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2019
Last comment by Mical Atz Brenzel, on Jan 24, 2019 at 9:05 am | 7 comments | 3549 Views

MENLO PARK

Planning Commission critiques Greystar housing proposal

Members of the Menlo Park Planning Commission were frank in their skepticism that a large new housing development proposed...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2019
Last comment by bigger picture, on Mar 7, 2019 at 3:32 pm | 7 comments | 5498 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council pumps brakes on Middle Avenue bike lanes

The Menlo Park City Council chastised staff May 21 for not doing enough public outreach before drawing up potential plans...

Original post made on May. 25, 2019
Last comment by cyclist, on May 30, 2019 at 10:41 pm | 7 comments | 2811 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Planning Commission to hold public hearing on Hampton Inn proposal

Menlo Park residents concerned that a proposed Hampton Inn hotel would be too big for the neighborhood and wouldn't provide...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 25, 2019 at 9:03 am | 7 comments | 2386 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park man arrested in suspected DUI crash

A Menlo Park man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence early Saturday (Nov. 30) after flipping a car on...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2019
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 4, 2019 at 7:07 am | 7 comments | 3731 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: New playground invites kids of all abilities to romp

After nearly five months of closure, the playground at Nealon Park is back and better than ever. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2019
Last comment by Only In Menlo Park, on Dec 5, 2019 at 4:36 pm | 7 comments | 3226 Views

MENLO PARK

Safe gun-storage requirement debate ahead in Menlo Park

Menlo Park Vice Mayor Drew Combs has proposed that the City Council consider an ordinance requiring all community residents...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2020
Last comment by Kelly, on Jan 26, 2020 at 2:24 pm | 7 comments | 2894 Views

MENLO PARK

City Council, Please follow the wise leadership being provided by the Town of Atherton and the City of Palo Alto.

City Council, Please follow the wise leadership being provided by the Town of Atherton and the City of Palo Alto. ...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Apr. 7, 2020
Last comment by Sara T, on Apr 10, 2020 at 12:55 pm | 7 comments | 1497 Views

MENLO PARK

Wednesday: Panel discussion on public schools and COVID-19

On Wednesday, May 20, Menlo Park City Councilman Ray Mueller will lead an online discussion with three superintendents on...

Original post made on May. 19, 2020
Last comment by Ray Mueller, on May 20, 2020 at 10:47 pm | 7 comments | 3223 Views

MENLO PARK

Layoffs. Reduced police enforcement. A shuttered community center. Bracing for lean times, here's what Menlo Park is cutting.

Faced with enormous anticipated budget shortfalls in the upcoming fiscal year, the Menlo Park City Council authorized budget...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2020
Last comment by Roy Thiele-SardiƱa, on Jun 4, 2020 at 5:04 pm | 7 comments | 5888 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summit Prep wants to reserve seats for volunteers' children, but high school district says no

Summit Preparatory Charter High School, the high-performing four-year-old school that enrolls about 80 children from the...

Original post made by David Boyce on Dec. 13, 2006
Last comment by Summit Parent, on Dec 18, 2006 at 10:48 pm | 7 comments | 6235 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Neighbors fear 'serious consequences' of Hillview rebuild

A petition signed by 80 neighbors of Hillview Middle School raises concerns about the proposed expansion plans at the school...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Feb. 8, 2007
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 9, 2007 at 9:50 am | 7 comments | 5427 Views
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