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Raise for fire chief still leaves him making less than his deputy

Menlo Park Fire Protection District Chief Harold Schapelhouman was given a $15,000 raise -- to $265,000 a year -- by the...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 6, 2017 at 11:18 am | 17 comments | 2415 Views

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UPDATE: MP council member recall effort still anonymous; intentions, credibility questioned

Whoever is behind the supposed effort to oust Menlo Park City Council members Kelly Fergusson, Richard Cline and Heyward...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2007
Last comment by Royal, on Dec 30, 2007 at 9:17 pm | 17 comments | 4625 Views

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State law will require fire sprinklers in homes

After trying for several years to persuade the city of Menlo Park to adopt an ordinance requiring fire sprinklers in new...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by Resident X, on Feb 3, 2010 at 11:59 am | 17 comments | 6790 Views

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Five Atherton homes hit by daytime burglars

A home was burglarized today, Feb. 4, the latest in a string of bold daytime burglaries in Atherton over the past week. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Bewildered, on Mar 2, 2010 at 12:27 am | 17 comments | 2099 Views

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Chamber of Commerce president comments on 'free speech zone' at Menlo Park block party

Once upon a time, specifically June 23, an association of 118 Menlo Park business and property owners set up a table during...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by News Flash!, on Jul 5, 2010 at 10:00 pm | 17 comments | 3030 Views

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Menlo Park: Six run for three seats on council

As the clock slipped past 5 p.m. on Wednesday (Aug. 11), so did the opportunity to run for Menlo Park City Council. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 16, 2010 at 8:54 pm | 17 comments | 2733 Views

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Caltrain likely to keep weekend service

Caltrain is likely to keep weekend service and service to Gilroy, at least until next July, instead of cutting them as previously...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by Craig, on Oct 6, 2010 at 6:40 pm | 17 comments | 2752 Views

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Stanford hospital expansion: Menlo Park not happy with traffic mitigation measures

Everyone seems to agree that an expanded Stanford hospital will be a boon to the community. Nevertheless, the project's final...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by EchoChamber, on Apr 21, 2011 at 7:09 pm | 17 comments | 3021 Views

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Menlo Park: Two armed robberies on Sunday

Police report two armed robberies in Menlo Park on Sunday. At the new BevMo liquor store at 700 El Camino Real, the robber...

Original post made on May. 2, 2011
Last comment by Complexity, on May 3, 2011 at 1:03 pm | 17 comments | 3403 Views

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Responsibilities of Town Forum posters

The Town Forum can be a useful place to exchange information provided that each individual poster complies with the Forum's...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by R,Gordon, on Nov 5, 2011 at 6:09 am | 17 comments | 2754 Views

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Woodside: Mountain lion kills three goats

A large mountain lion entered a fenced enclosure containing three dwarf goats and two alpacas, killed the goats, and carried...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2011
Last comment by bob, on Nov 29, 2011 at 11:38 am | 17 comments | 4628 Views

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Facebook goes public

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and employees at the Menlo Park campus applaud the company's public debut on NASDAQ...

Original post made on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by Civilized Debate, on May 22, 2012 at 9:26 am | 17 comments | 3246 Views

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Four office buildings, theater planned for downtown Palo Alto

The city of Palo Alto and billionaire philanthropist John Arrillaga are pushing forward a sweeping development plan that...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 25, 2012 at 3:00 pm | 17 comments | 4307 Views

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Don Horsley Breaks Campaign promise to Double Dip into the County Coffers

Retired sheriff Don Horsley, who opted to forego his county supervisor salary while collecting a $200,000 pension after being...

Original post made by Susan Smith on Dec. 27, 2012
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Jan 5, 2013 at 9:36 am | 17 comments | 5371 Views

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Atherton donates $10K to high-speed rail litigation

Hoping to set an example for other local communities that will be impacted by construction of the high-speed rail project,...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2013
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Mar 1, 2013 at 4:12 pm | 17 comments | 3836 Views

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Council approves pay raises for union

So somebody please correct me if I'm wrong, but did I hear city attorney Bill McClure say last night that Council had to...

Original post made by Jesse on Dec. 11, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 12, 2013 at 11:13 am | 17 comments | 4281 Views

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State senator introduces bill to reopen public access to Martin's Beach

Legislation introduced Monday would help restore public access to a popular surfing beach near Half Moon Bay that has...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2014
Last comment by Mike Keenly, on Sep 24, 2014 at 11:54 pm | 17 comments | 10395 Views

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Wagstaffe & Munks Tag TEAM against Sheriff Deputy Juan Lopez and others.

e-mail sent 4/25/07 10:20 AM Greg and Carlos Just a quick word of support from me as you go through a difficult time. To...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Dec. 2, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 4, 2014 at 8:37 am | 17 comments | 1551 Views

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SMC Harbor District calls for Special Meeting Wrong Subject

Current subject is reorganize commissioners, translates to Remove Sabrina Brennan as President, when it should be Terminating...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on May. 25, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 28, 2015 at 1:13 pm | 17 comments | 1160 Views

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SSFPD Involved in Public Meetingsā€¦Harbor District

South San Francisco Police Officers much more involved in Public Meeting than you would ever imagine. Recent San Mateo County...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jun. 7, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 20, 2015 at 5:25 pm | 17 comments | 1466 Views
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