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MENLO PARK

Act of kindness leads to $93,000 for food bank

What started as a simple act of kindness a year ago, when a Menlo Park woman offered to pay a complete stranger's grocery...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by Mitch, on Aug 16, 2010 at 10:05 pm | 2 comments | 1777 Views

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Residents losing patience with incomplete Watkins Avenue project

Nearby residents are losing patience with the stalled construction project at Watkins Avenue and El Camino Real, whose fencing...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by PLUMP, on Aug 15, 2010 at 7:23 pm | 19 comments | 7735 Views

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Hill hosts high-speed-rail bus tour

Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=7169 posted Saturday, August 14, 2010, 10:40...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2010
Last comment by Richard V, on Aug 16, 2010 at 9:20 am | 9 comments | 2100 Views

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City prepares to go out to bid on pool contract

Perhaps learning from history, the city of Menlo Park released a staff report on the contract renewal for the Burgess swimming...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by reality based decision, on Aug 19, 2010 at 9:02 am | 24 comments | 2684 Views

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Menlo Park election: Who are these people?

All six candidates running for Menlo Park City Council have spent time in the public eye, one way or another, some moments...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by Paul Collacchi, on Aug 23, 2010 at 5:26 pm | 27 comments | 3410 Views

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Readers' Choice 2010: And the winners are ...

Enough with celebrity news, already. How about shining some light on the stars in our local community, the people who run...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by Gibboney Fan, on Aug 17, 2010 at 2:55 pm | 1 comment | 4644 Views

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Traveling con man Simon Gann arrested in Menlo Park

There's your run-of-the-mill bad boyfriend, and then there's Simon Gann. A 32-year-old Menlo Park woman suspected that the...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by MP, on Aug 25, 2010 at 2:38 pm | 8 comments | 6219 Views

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Editorial: Dialogue needed on BevMo application

The Menlo Park Planning Commission, and maybe ultimately the City Council, soon will decide whether the city should use its...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Aug 24, 2010 at 7:19 am | 31 comments | 3455 Views

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A new approach to solar power

Reuben Veek had an idea for how to offer solar power to homeowners who might not be able to afford it: form a nonprofit,...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by lolo, on Aug 19, 2010 at 11:26 am | 2 comments | 2254 Views

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Burgess baby pool closed; two children hospitalized after gas exposure

Two children who were playing in the Burgess baby pool in Menlo Park on Aug. 10 had reactions to a "gaseous substance" apparently...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by Think this through, on Aug 25, 2010 at 11:35 am | 15 comments | 2160 Views

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Burgess baby pool malfunction in Menlo Park: probe ongoing; similar incident occurred in 2006

The Menlo Park investigation continues into a chlorination malfunction at the Burgess baby pool that put two children in...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2010
Last comment by Swimmer, on Aug 20, 2010 at 6:05 pm | 1 comment | 1953 Views

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Readers' Choice 2010: And the winners are …

Enough with celebrity news, already. How about shining some light on the stars in our local community, the people who run...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2010
Last comment by Bea, on Aug 26, 2010 at 11:34 am | 2 comments | 8004 Views

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Judge tentatively decides not to reopen high-speed-rail lawsuit filed by Atherton, MP

After a judge tentatively decided Aug. 19 to not reopen a lawsuit filed against the high-speed rail authority by Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2010
Last comment by GiveItUp, on Aug 24, 2010 at 12:19 pm | 9 comments | 2381 Views

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Menlo Park city officials back to business

Tonight (Aug. 23) the Menlo Park Planning Commission reconvenes to consider whether to approve a use permit for Beverages...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2010
Last comment by Henry, on Aug 24, 2010 at 2:34 pm | 4 comments | 1880 Views

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Surprise move: funds for library's book group axed

The final chapter of the Menlo Park Library's 15-year-old book discussion group doesn't make for a happy ending. In fact,...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by Trilda, on Aug 28, 2010 at 12:01 am | 7 comments | 4799 Views

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BevMo scores permit for Menlo Park store

Second time's the charm: Beverages & More (BevMo) scored a use permit from a divided Planning Commission to open an 8,900-square-foot...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 31, 2010 at 8:26 pm | 63 comments | 4226 Views

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Pool mishap: Why did city wait eight days to report it?

The Menlo Park investigation continues into a chlorination malfunction at the Burgess baby pool that put two children in...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by Cynical de Bergerac II, on Aug 24, 2010 at 10:05 pm | 2 comments | 1625 Views

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Tuesday: MP may ask for bids on pool contract

The Menlo Park City Council, which meets Tuesday (Aug. 24) after a summer recess, has three items of note on its agenda....

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Aug 25, 2010 at 9:12 am | 4 comments | 1694 Views

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Menlo Park roundup: City may seek bids for contract to operate Burgess pool center

The Menlo Park City Council faces three items of note when it meets Tuesday, Aug. 24, after a summer recess: Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by Paul Collacchi, on Aug 24, 2010 at 3:44 pm | 2 comments | 1501 Views

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Sidewalk re-opens at Watkins site

Through heavy rains in winter and long dry days in summer, Menlo Park pedestrians waited for the sidewalk along El Camino...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by In Gratitude, on Aug 26, 2010 at 12:40 pm | 17 comments | 2355 Views
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