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MENLO PARK

Who is running the city of Menlo Park?

Last week's decision by the Menlo Park City Council to continue with abbreviated, "action" minutes of its own meetings is...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by Halle, on Apr 24, 2009 at 1:34 pm | 2 comments | 2046 Views

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City revises zoning ordinance on gross floor area

In a move that City Council members say will make it easier for developers and city staff to interpret the city's zoning...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Here we go again, on Apr 28, 2009 at 9:50 pm | 2 comments | 2150 Views

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Commission chair blasts Menlo Park council

Henry Riggs, chair of Menlo Park's Planning Commission, charges that the City Council acted rashly in revising an ordinance...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by here we go again, on May 6, 2009 at 8:30 am | 2 comments | 2466 Views

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City working with Sun Microsystems

Menlo Park officials are trying to persuade Sun Microsystems to retain its Menlo Park campus, in light of the hardware and...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by another concerd citizen, on May 7, 2009 at 4:04 pm | 2 comments | 2459 Views

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Commission chair blasts council

On April 14, with more than one of the night owls in the council chambers rubbing her eyes as the hour hand of the clock...

Original post made on May. 9, 2009
Last comment by here we go again, on May 9, 2009 at 5:30 pm | 2 comments | 1927 Views

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Editorial: Should Menlo Park continue to operate child care center?

Given the heat of the current divisive debate, it is time for the Menlo Park City Council to make a decision on whether to...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by Ken, on May 28, 2009 at 3:21 pm | 2 comments | 2135 Views

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M-A grad forms baseball team

Menlo Park has a new summer league baseball team. Founded by Menlo-Atherton High School alum David Klein, the Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Local gurl, on Jun 22, 2009 at 4:59 pm | 2 comments | 2399 Views

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Foreclosure plan rescued?

After tabling a plan that would keep homeowners who have defaulted on their mortgages out of foreclosure, Menlo Park may...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jun 22, 2009 at 1:49 pm | 2 comments | 2165 Views

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'Weekend' aims to bring Sunset pages to life

"Discoveries in Your Own Backyard" is the theme of Sunset magazine's annual Celebration Weekend, to be held Saturday and...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2009
Last comment by fairgoer, on Jun 6, 2009 at 2:19 pm | 2 comments | 2208 Views

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Parking too restrictive? City to study it

In response to longstanding complaints that time limits on parking in Menlo Park's downtown are too restrictive, the city...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Jun 23, 2009 at 11:29 am | 2 comments | 1998 Views

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Tesla CEO: Roadster nearing profitability

The cost of materials for Tesla Motors' Roadster has dropped to $80,000, a fact that should help the electric car company...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by jason brookes, on Jul 14, 2009 at 10:07 am | 2 comments | 2112 Views

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Can't park in front of your own home?

One Menlo Park resident received a rude surprise recently, when she was slapped with a $45 ticket for parking in front of...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by Almanac editor, on Jun 29, 2009 at 9:37 pm | 2 comments | 2257 Views

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City Council Meeting Canceled

The Menlo Park City Council meeting hqs been canceled tonight. Instead there will be a gaila celebration for the 50th anniversary...

Original post made by Boris Pasternak on Jul. 7, 2009
Last comment by Emma Goldman, on Jul 7, 2009 at 9:05 am | 2 comments | 2028 Views

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Middlefield and Linfield: Traffic signal, or lighted crosswalk?

At its meeting on Tuesday, July 14, Menlo Park's City Council could decide whether to install a traffic signal or a lighted...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Jul 15, 2009 at 8:29 am | 2 comments | 1868 Views

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Brunello's: high marks for food, ambience, service

<b>Restaurant review:</b> When I am handed a menu with a long list of entrees, I get nervous. A short menu offers hope that...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by Phil Giurlani, on Jul 16, 2009 at 9:31 pm | 2 comments | 1870 Views

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You made this decision how?

With the promise of an $8 million donation for a new gymnasium, Menlo Park raced ahead with its plans. But in the city's...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Jul 16, 2009 at 1:03 pm | 2 comments | 2014 Views

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Menlo Park holds street festival this weekend

The 23rd annual Connoisseurs' Marketplace, the annual food, art and music festival in downtown Menlo Park, will be held Saturday...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by , on Jul 17, 2009 at 9:29 am | 2 comments | 2490 Views

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Letter: The Almanac's fixation with Andy Cohen

There are five City Council members, approximately 52 commissioners and numerous citizen activists in Menlo Park. So why...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by observer, on Aug 6, 2009 at 10:53 pm | 2 comments | 1868 Views

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Steve Schmidt jumps to defense of Elizabeth Lasensky

A new letter just appeared in the Aug 12, edition of the Almanac http://www.almanacnews.com/morguepdf/2009/2009_08_12.alm.section1.pdf The...

Original post made by in the know on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Aug 12, 2009 at 11:16 am | 2 comments | 1940 Views

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Fire closes Peet's, Calla indefinitely

Peet's Coffee & Tea in Menlo Park is closed indefinitely, as is the Calla clothing boutique next door, after the March 17...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2009
Last comment by David Boyce, on Aug 18, 2009 at 1:21 pm | 2 comments | 1782 Views
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