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MENLO PARK

Surreal moments from the Menlo campaign trail

Where will the candidates spend election night? The answer depends on whether a candidate backs Measure T. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2010
Last comment by rules rules, on Nov 2, 2010 at 8:54 am | 13 comments | 1901 Views

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City attorney says no Brown Act violation

A "Citizens' Brown Act Violation Fund" has sprung up in the wake of the Daily Post reporting that three Menlo Park City Council...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2010
Last comment by Outside Looking In, on Nov 2, 2010 at 1:33 pm | 23 comments | 2527 Views

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Day to celebrate, donate to schools

Parents and students will be seeing lots of red on Nov. 3, but it won't be anger driving the phenomenon. Red balloons, red...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by District Parent, on Nov 3, 2010 at 1:18 pm | 3 comments | 1827 Views

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Helping hands for Menlo council candidates

Menlo Park residents spotted precinct walkers handing out fliers supporting three candidates for City Council along with...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by Thieving Hands, on Nov 2, 2010 at 2:48 pm | 5 comments | 1709 Views

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Menlo Park voters report delays, snafus at polling places

Menlo Park voters reported long lines and delays in voting at some polling places in the city. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by Sidney Liebes, on Nov 3, 2010 at 3:58 pm | 3 comments | 1713 Views

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Menlo Park pension initiative carries easily

Measure L, the pension reform initiative, won easily Tuesday with a 72-percent "yes" vote. ==B Photo:== Roy Thiele-Sardina,...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Nov 4, 2010 at 7:41 am | 10 comments | 2921 Views

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Menlo Park council: Ohtaki, Keith, Cline

Incumbent Heyward Robinson and educator Chuck Bernstein reflect on their unsuccessful bids for Menlo Park City Council. The...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 8, 2010 at 2:39 pm | 34 comments | 3029 Views

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Measure L headed for second court challenge

Even though Menlo Park's pension reform initiative was approved by 72 percent of the voters, opponents of the measure said...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Nov 23, 2010 at 7:01 pm | 114 comments | 10819 Views

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Public meeting on Menlo pool contract

Since the Menlo Park community appears interested in the management of the city's swimming pools, the Parks and Recreation...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by City role, on Nov 5, 2010 at 1:26 pm | 10 comments | 2130 Views

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Arrillaga to help fund Menlo rec center renovation

The Burgess Recreation Center may soon get a facelift, thanks to developer John Arrillaga. Menlo Park City Manager Glen Rojas...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by Adam, on Nov 4, 2010 at 9:22 pm | 3 comments | 1841 Views

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Menlo Park Measure T passes by big margin

After Measure Tpassed with a 65.5-percent "yes" vote Tuesday night, developer David Bohannon said he'll be happy to swap...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by B. A. Baracus, on Nov 5, 2010 at 8:15 am | 2 comments | 4698 Views

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High-speed rail to begin in Central Valley

California's controversial high-speed rail project will make its debut in Central Valley, the California High-Speed Rail...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2010
Last comment by Alice Hansen, on Nov 9, 2010 at 10:37 am | 3 comments | 1724 Views

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All together now -- except for Russ

Five of the Menlo Park City Council candidates met up at the Oak City Bar and Grill in Menlo Park on Wednesday night to share...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2010
Last comment by donde esta el carpintero, on Nov 6, 2010 at 4:24 pm | 1 comment | 1722 Views

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Tuesday: Beltramo's vs. BevMo

Should another liquor store be allowed to open in Menlo Park? Should city government regulate economic competition? Those...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2010
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on Nov 9, 2010 at 11:36 pm | 12 comments | 2144 Views

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Cohen withdraws request for tree reconsideration

The fate of a heritage redwood tree on University Drive may -- or may not -- return to Menlo Park City Council. Without explanation,...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2010
Last comment by defensive?, on Nov 12, 2010 at 2:44 pm | 25 comments | 2540 Views

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Fire damages warehouse used by Neil Young

More than $1 million in damage was done to the contents of a San Carlos warehouse belonging to musician Neil Young...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Nov 9, 2010 at 12:29 pm | 2 comments | 1662 Views

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Menlo council approves BevMo with 3-2 vote

The Menlo Park City Council upheld the Planning Commission's decision to let Beverages & More open a store in a spot that's...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Nov 12, 2010 at 5:56 am | 28 comments | 2993 Views

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Measure L headed for second court challenge

Even though Menlo Park's pension reform initiative was approved by 72 percent of the voters, opponents of the measure said...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1601 Views

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'Friends' seek to avert Caltrain demise

Without funding to stabilize Caltrain's operating costs, commuters could find themselves without the rail line on the Peninsula...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2010
Last comment by Will B, on Nov 20, 2010 at 9:15 pm | 17 comments | 2656 Views

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Coldwell Banker acquires Cashin Company

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage announced Thursday (Nov. 11) that it has acquired the assets of Cashin Company Realtors....

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2010
Last comment by Coldwell Schmoldwell, on Nov 12, 2010 at 8:38 pm | 5 comments | 2100 Views
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