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Ravenswood City School District may use bond funds to help pay for new $10M district office

The Ravenswood City School District is in the midst of various real estate transactions and construction projects. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2023
Last comment by MP Father, on Nov 24, 2023 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 1225 Views

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Menlo Park to gather data on impact of Middle Avenue traffic safety pilot project

Menlo Park's Middle Avenue project has faced contention and at a Nov. 8 Complete Streets Commission meeting, commissioners...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2023
Last comment by MP Father, on Nov 22, 2023 at 9:57 am | 4 comments | 2194 Views

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San Mateo County supervisors boost funding for rental assistance program

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, Nov. 14, reallocated over $2.5 million to shore up emergency financial...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2023
Last comment by Menlo Lifestyle, on Nov 18, 2023 at 8:36 am | 1 comment | 1247 Views

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MP Downtown Looking a Bit Shabby

I love the Menlo Park downtown area. So it is with sadness that I note so many empty storefronts and uneven outdoor maintenance...

Original post made by Steve Taffee on Nov. 16, 2023
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Nov 16, 2023 at 6:49 pm | 1 comment | 269 Views

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Menlo Park Planning Commission recommends boosting apartment density as high as 150 units per acre

Relief was tangible as the Menlo Park Planning Commission on Monday, Nov. 6, concluded its year of zoning conversations,...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2023
There are no comments yet. 1858 Views

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End of daylight saving time this weekend correlated with car crashes, heart attacks

While large swaths of North America still abide by the twice-per-year time change, a recent effort to eliminate the bi-annual...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2023
Last comment by MPCSD resident, on Nov 10, 2023 at 10:14 am | 2 comments | 1929 Views

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Schools get priority as Menlo Park council seeks to make city streets safer

Facing grim collision data from the state, the Menlo Park City Council focused on school zone safety and "high-collision...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2023
Last comment by KR, on Nov 9, 2023 at 12:01 pm | 1 comment | 2001 Views

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Palo Alto's 'second downtown' to stay permanently car-free

Cars will not be returning to California Avenue any time in the foreseeable future. Despite concerns from some business owners,...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2023
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Nov 7, 2023 at 4:20 pm | 1 comment | 4142 Views

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Denser buildings downtown? Menlo Park Planning Commission says yes

Menlo Park’s downtown could see more tall buildings in the future if the City Councils follows a new Planning Commission...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2023
Last comment by PH, on Nov 1, 2023 at 11:41 am | 16 comments | 3198 Views

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Menlo Park Train Station

The Menlo Park - Caltrain Station has been vacant for a long time. WHY ? This property is an icon for the City representing...

Original post made by Jim Lewis on Oct. 23, 2023
Last comment by CyberVoter, on Oct 31, 2023 at 12:36 pm | 6 comments | 1519 Views

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Grim accident data raises the stakes for Menlo Park's Vision Zero traffic safety plan

Menlo Park is one of the worst cities of its size when it comes collisions that kill or injure bicyclists, according to the...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2023
Last comment by KR, on Oct 27, 2023 at 9:09 am | 8 comments | 4411 Views

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After four decades downtown, time's up for Menlo Clock Works

Walking into Menlo Clock Works, the walls are lined with clocks ranging from tall grandfather clocks to neon wall clocks....

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2023
Last comment by pogo, on Oct 27, 2023 at 6:40 am | 6 comments | 5183 Views

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Menlo Park takes a fourth swing at its housing element

The Menlo Park City Council approved the fourth iteration of the housing element, hoping to finally get state approval, at...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2023
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Oct 17, 2023 at 9:15 pm | 8 comments | 2352 Views

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San Jose man arrested in string of home burglaries along I-280 in San Mateo County

A man suspected of a months-long series of residential burglaries in San Mateo County was arrested in San Jose on Oct. 12....

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2023
Last comment by MP Father, on Oct 16, 2023 at 4:04 pm | 1 comment | 3957 Views

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Demand for pickleball is growing. Where will Menlo Park put the courts?

Menlo Park commissioners are mulling ways the city can configure its park space to accommodate the growing ranks of pickleball...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2023
Last comment by RaviPaloAltoTennis, on Oct 15, 2023 at 3:33 am | 5 comments | 3236 Views

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Community briefs: Woodside's Day of the Horse, another closure on 101 and better bike lanes in Menlo Park

This week, get ready for Woodside's Day of the Horse festivities, plan for another 55-hour closure of Highway 101 and find...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2023
Last comment by Dawn1234, on Oct 5, 2023 at 1:50 pm | 1 comment | 2476 Views

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Citing privacy concerns, Menlo Park says no to automated license plate readers

While other local towns, aiming to reduce crime, have opted to install automatic license plate readers and gunshot detection...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2023
Last comment by Rob Silano, on Oct 4, 2023 at 12:11 pm | 23 comments | 3894 Views

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Zoning changes needed to get Menlo Park's housing element OK'd could allow for up to 100 units per acre

The Menlo Park City Council is moving forward with zoning changes to dramatically increase building density in future developments,...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2023
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Sep 29, 2023 at 2:48 pm | 19 comments | 5387 Views

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Team Sheeper's pool contract comes under new scrutiny from Menlo Park City Council

In an unusual move, Mayor Jen Wolosin is bringing Team Sheeper’s new contract to operate public swimming pools at Burgess...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2023
Last comment by local teacher, on Sep 26, 2023 at 8:56 pm | 5 comments | 3396 Views

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Menlo Park Fire Protection District to donate fire engine to Maui Fire Department

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District Board of Directors voted on Sept. 19 to donate a surplus fire engine to the Maui...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2023
Last comment by Rob Silano, on Sep 26, 2023 at 12:20 pm | 3 comments | 3513 Views
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