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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 | 5329 Views


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 | 4364 Views


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 | 3601 Views


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 | 5544 Views


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 | 2869 Views


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 | 2422 Views


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 | 3803 Views


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 | 3303 Views


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 | 3001 Views


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 | 1544 Views


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 | 3348 Views


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 | 6119 Views


'Caltrain passengers in great peril': San Mateo County supervisors criticize tax plan from SF supervisors

A sales tax proposed on Tuesday by San Francisco's Board of Supervisors to support Caltrain, which would be assessed in all...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2020
Last comment by morris brown, on Jul 31, 2020 at 5:49 pm | 7 comments | 2981 Views


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 | 6249 Views


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 | 5442 Views


Menlo Park Afterschool Childcare

If you are planning on registering you incoming kinder this week in one of the Menlo Park School District elementary schools...

Original post made by still concerned on Feb. 3, 2008
Last comment by involved parent, on Feb 7, 2008 at 6:35 pm | 7 comments | 4246 Views


Letter: Bike tunnel idea a waste of money

It is a shameful waste of the city of Menlo Park's money to pay a consultant $41,000 to study the feasibility and placement...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2008
Last comment by Same old rant, on Sep 11, 2008 at 12:54 pm | 7 comments | 3909 Views


A landmark emerges on the M-A High School campus

Lysistrata, Aristophanes' comedy in which Greek women from all sides of the Peloponnesian War withhold sex from their husbands...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2008
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Aug 7, 2008 at 10:53 am | 7 comments | 3947 Views


Lehman-related financial losses for schools larger than first thought

Financial losses have risen for school districts as a result of the county treasurer's reassessment of the local impact of...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2008
Last comment by a neighbor, on Oct 22, 2008 at 7:20 am | 7 comments | 3603 Views


Atherton inspector volunteers to help China quake victims

Atherton building inspector Kenneth Huo recently traveled to the earthquake-ravaged Chinese province of Gansu with a five-man...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2008
Last comment by Veronica Caballero, on Jan 21, 2009 at 9:58 am | 7 comments | 3254 Views
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