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Another excellent Covid 19 Letter from a local mayor- Atherton

From Rick DeGolia, Mayor of Atherton: Subject: Suggestions regarding the Coronavirus or COVID-19 The health and safety...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Mar. 10, 2020
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Cline comes out against Councilmembers serving more than two terms.

In the Palo Alto Daily Post this morning, Menlo Park Councilmember Rich Cline spoke out against Councilmembers serving more...

Original post made by Newsy on Mar. 19, 2018
Last comment by joola, on Mar 21, 2018 at 12:57 pm | 2 comments | 1231 Views


MP and Facebook police agreement makes the national news

Daily Mail today has big story re City of MP and Facebook's payment for police dept in in it's area.

Original post made by whatever on Oct. 24, 2019
Last comment by onesies twosies, on Oct 25, 2019 at 4:33 pm | 5 comments | 1201 Views


A new vision for public safety services in Menlo Park

Recommendations: 1 - Separate criminal offenses from other public safety service functions, 2 - Establish a new Menlo...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jun. 18, 2020
Last comment by Roy Thiele-SardiƱa, on Jun 18, 2020 at 9:23 pm | 5 comments | 1197 Views


Sheriff Deputy Heinz Puschendof Requesting Recount of Measure W

San Mateo County Sheriff Deputy will be filing for the recount of Measure W ballots. Measure had consistently failed to...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Nov. 27, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1189 Views


Atherton considers reducing ECR to two lanes

"Due to the limited width of El Camino Real in Atherton, reconfiguration of the travel way will be necessary to provide...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Nov. 5, 2019
Last comment by MPer, on Nov 6, 2019 at 12:30 pm | 2 comments | 1188 Views


Resident group sues city over planned Sharon Road sidewalks

A group of residents called Save our Menlo Park Neighborhoods has filed a lawsuit over a recent City Council decision to...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2021
Last comment by Nikki Stitt Sokol, on Apr 9, 2021 at 9:29 pm | 1 comment | 1186 Views


Park Forest continues to oppose 1704 ECR Project

The following public comments were made to the Planning Commission this evening: November 5, 2018 The 1704 ECR Project ...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Nov. 5, 2018
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Menlo Park needs to elect their mayor

Menlo Park City Council is apparently going to change the way we elect council members in response to a threatened lawsuit. Instead...

Original post made by bruce adornato on Oct. 5, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1177 Views


Menlo Gates on Ravenswood and Alma

Kudos to the City of Menlo Park and to the Menlo Park Historical Association for creating the newly constructed MENLO GATES,...

Original post made by Observer II on Mar. 19, 2019
Last comment by Beth, on Mar 19, 2019 at 4:29 pm | 1 comment | 1161 Views


ALERT: Menlo Park Small Business Owners and Nonprofits, Apply for New California Grants Immediately Or Be Left Out!

On December 4, 2020, Governor Newsom announced a new $500M grant program to help California Small Businesses and nonprofits...

Original post made by dana hendrickson on Jan. 1, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1160 Views


Downtown Christmas Tree Lighting

I'm a big fan of the holiday lights installed downtown, seen both at Fremont Park and on El Camino Real, near Ravenswood...

Original post made by Observer II on Oct. 18, 2018
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Isn't there a mask and glove requirement for all food store employees and deliverers of groceries and meals

All too often I observe grocery store employees, restaurant employees, Instacart and meal delivery folks who handle food...

Original post made by Whatever on May. 7, 2020
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Artist Open Studio

May 18-19, join 5 artists at Jan Schachter's studio, 10 -5, 190 Golden Hills Drive, off of Westridge Jane Peterman: Ceramic...

Original post made by Jan Schachter on Apr. 28, 2019
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SMC e-mail Deletion policy put on hold by Mike Callagy.

The Policy of deletion of e-mails after 90 days was set to go into effect February 1, 2019. Somebody placed the announcement...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jan. 30, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1139 Views


Redevelopment galvanizes residents to protect neighborhood trees

Tejaswini Ravindra is nervous about traveling over the holidays. It's not so much the omicron variant or the trip itself...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2022
Last comment by Roxie Rorapaugh, on Jan 18, 2022 at 7:34 pm | 4 comments | 1120 Views


How the Town of Atherton proposes to steal from the residents of the Fire District

The Town Council has no shame! These are just some of their proposals for ways in which Fire District funds could be...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on May. 10, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1115 Views


Middle Avenue parking gets no love from Menlo Park council

The Menlo Park City Council voted to remove street parking from Middle Avenue in 3-2 vote with Council member Drew Combs...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2023
Last comment by dana hendrickson, on Mar 9, 2023 at 7:19 pm | 13 comments | 1114 Views


Menlo-Atherton High School Stay Strong Banner Project

Sophomore Class Advisors at Menlo-Atherton High School, Amelia Kratzer and Susie Wagstaff, created a Stay Strong Banner Project...

Original post made by Amelia Kratzer on Nov. 8, 2020
There are no comments yet. 1114 Views


Tour de Menlo ride raises funds for scholarships, Almanac Holiday Fund

2018 Tour de Menlo riders helped raise funds for scholarships More than 400 cyclists from all over the Bay Area took...

Original post made by Tom Gibboney on Aug. 21, 2018
Last comment by really?, on Aug 21, 2018 at 9:02 pm | 2 comments | 1105 Views
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