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MENLO PARK

Councilman fails in bids for regional seats

At the Dec. 18 meeting of the San Mateo County Council of Cities, Menlo Park Councilman Heyward Robinson failed in bids to...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2009
Last comment by Owl, on Dec 29, 2009 at 6:47 pm | 16 comments | 2306 Views

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1906 El Camino - Developers out of money

So now that the developers of 1906 El Camino have run out of money what will happen to this unfinished eyesore? The shell...

Original post made by Menlo Voter on Jun. 11, 2010
Last comment by Jimi Sackashita, on Jun 14, 2010 at 9:35 pm | 16 comments | 2356 Views

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Sun campus won't be reassessed

The Sun Microsystems campus in Menlo Park won't be reassessed, despite the fact that the company has changed hands, the city...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2010
Last comment by A non moose, on Jun 16, 2010 at 8:47 am | 16 comments | 2322 Views

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Menlo Park hires interim police chief

Menlo Park has hired an interim police chief from outside the department as it searches for a replacement for the recently...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 18, 2010 at 1:01 pm | 16 comments | 3587 Views

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Update: Bernstein, Brady pull candidacy papers for Menlo Park council race

Chuck Bernstein, who has been active in opposing the Bohannon-Menlo Gateway project and in helping to qualify the citizen-driven...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by midtown gadfly, on Aug 3, 2010 at 6:29 am | 16 comments | 3497 Views

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Environmental report: Road to spiffed-up downtown Menlo Park would be far more clogged

There's no getting around it -- no package of mitigating measures to call upon: A developed downtown area as envisioned in...

Original post made on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Roxie Rorapaugh, on May 9, 2011 at 1:50 pm | 16 comments | 2696 Views

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Split vote denies Walgreens alcohol sales

Who knew wine at Walgreens could threaten the welfare of Menlo Park? After hours of debate, the Planning Commission voted...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2011
Last comment by Dharma, on Jun 29, 2011 at 12:30 pm | 16 comments | 2483 Views

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No last call yet for Menlo Park downtown plan

It was, perhaps, an optimistic schedule — three meetings to evaluate the draft downtown/El Camino Real specific plan,...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2011
Last comment by Member, on Oct 8, 2011 at 1:10 am | 16 comments | 2295 Views

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Home sells for $7.6 million, record for Menlo Park

In a sign that the local real estate market has rebounded, a house in Menlo Park last week sold for a record-setting $7.625...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Apr 7, 2012 at 12:04 pm | 16 comments | 2925 Views

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Menlo Park: figuring out how to add housing

When your city is only 19 square miles big and largely built out, where do you find room to build more housing units? Menlo...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 13, 2012 at 9:38 pm | 16 comments | 3004 Views

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Menlo Park City Council Race Party Affiliations

I did some research, and thought I would share. I think it's important to know the candidates' Party Affiliations. Dave...

Original post made by Patrick on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Vote Against Big Development!, on Nov 5, 2012 at 8:48 am | 16 comments | 3028 Views

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Editorial: Why the secrecy in Menlo Park?

Recent requests by the Almanac for information about police department matters have produced some troubling responses from...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by Response, on Feb 16, 2013 at 12:44 pm | 16 comments | 3311 Views

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Menlo Park silent on extent of gymnastics program review

Although Menlo Park City Manager Alex McIntyre released a letter to the community saying he had reviewed to his satisfaction...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by gym, on Mar 18, 2013 at 9:14 pm | 16 comments | 5858 Views

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Menlo Park staff responds to commissioner's resignation

Former Transportation Commissioner Charlie Bourne, who resigned after nearly six years of service, and Menlo Park city staff...

Original post made on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by POGO, on May 31, 2013 at 8:09 am | 16 comments | 10840 Views

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Peninsula residents laud Prop 8 ruling

The U.S. Supreme Court ruling dismissing the Proposition 8 appeal and likely making way for same-sex weddings...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2013
Last comment by Moderate Republican, on Jul 2, 2013 at 2:09 pm | 16 comments | 5500 Views

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Editorial: Another huge project beckons in Menlo Park

Just as some Menlo Park City Council members were surprised when Stanford sought approval to develop its entire 8-acre holding...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Nov 20, 2013 at 8:27 pm | 16 comments | 11141 Views

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Menlo Park school district sued over student injured by piano on playground

In the land of earthquakes, even IKEA has kits to bolt heavy indoor furniture to the walls just in case. Turns out, securing...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2014
Last comment by MPCSD Teacher, on Apr 15, 2014 at 8:45 pm | 16 comments | 9884 Views

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Menlo Park: New driveway coming to Louise Street

It turns out that life on Menlo Park's Louise Street as the residents know it may survive the addition of one more driveway...

Original post made on May. 12, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 15, 2014 at 4:44 pm | 16 comments | 6088 Views

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Motorcycle officers to blanket Menlo Park and East Palo Alto

It's been 28 days. Time for another daylong blanketing of Menlo Park, and East Palo Alto this time, by motorcycle patrol...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on Oct 16, 2014 at 11:30 am | 16 comments | 4763 Views

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Council approves Amendments to Specific Plan 10-29-2014

The MP council approved some amendments to the specific plan. Obviously planned as a meeting just before the election to...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 1, 2014 at 8:28 am | 16 comments | 747 Views
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