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MENLO PARK

Update: Election assured for Menlo Park council

Planning Commissioner Kirsten Keith filed her candidate papers today (Aug. 11) to make a run for a seat on the Menlo Park...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 13, 2010 at 9:50 am | 14 comments | 2963 Views

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High-speed rail chalks up legal win

Even as news spread of a fresh lawsuit against high-speed rail, the beleaguered rail authority announced the dismissal of...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by who's paying for this?, on Sep 24, 2010 at 5:56 pm | 14 comments | 2223 Views

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Unions say 'no thanks' to Menlo endorsements

They invited, they interviewed, they conferred, but in the end, three unions decided to endorse -- no one running for Menlo...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by Bill, on Oct 5, 2010 at 7:58 pm | 14 comments | 1900 Views

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Who should be the next Menlo Park Mayor?

The next big council decision will be who will be the next Mayor of Menlo Park. With 2 new council persons to be seated,...

Original post made by who knows? on Nov. 12, 2010
Last comment by Falls Church, VA, on Nov 13, 2010 at 3:58 pm | 14 comments | 2234 Views

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M-A and residents strike truce over field lights

For 59 years, it's always been dark after sunset on the athletic fields at Menlo-Atherton High School, but no more. There...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Nov 23, 2010 at 7:17 pm | 14 comments | 2264 Views

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Decision on charges near against Kelly Fergusson

From today's Daily Post: An aritlce by David DeBolt Excerpt: A criminal investigation into whether Menlo Park Councilwoman...

Original post made by Joanna on Jan. 24, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Jan 29, 2011 at 8:02 am | 14 comments | 1541 Views

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Menlo Park: Eighty two heritage trees on chopping block

Menlo Park is contacting anyone who lives near the Sharon Heights Golf and Country Club about its request to cut down 82...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2011
Last comment by Carl Spackler, on Oct 24, 2011 at 11:18 am | 14 comments | 3045 Views

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Bottling plant closure to cost 150 jobs

About 150 people will lose their jobs when an alcohol bottling facility on Commonwealth Drive in Menlo Park closes on July...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by Sparkey, on Jul 7, 2011 at 4:24 pm | 14 comments | 2947 Views

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Has Councilmember Fergusson violated the law?

Will the Almanac, dedicated to local journalism, please investigate this matter? In March 2011, Councilmember Fergusson...

Original post made by Whistleblower on Aug. 1, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 3, 2011 at 6:11 pm | 14 comments | 2326 Views

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Residents protest private club's wish for public well

The city's proposal to install an irrigation well in Nealon Park, a popular communal open space owned by Menlo Park, aroused...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2011
Last comment by 30yr_resident, on Aug 29, 2011 at 10:11 am | 14 comments | 1912 Views

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Menlo council tweaks specific plan for downtown

The Menlo Park City Council continued its evaluation of the draft downtown/El Camino Real specific plan on Sept. 13, starting...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2011
Last comment by perspective, on Sep 19, 2011 at 8:13 pm | 14 comments | 2230 Views

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Court upholds Menlo Park pension reform

So far the court doesn't see a problem with pension reform initiative Measure L, according to a ruling issued on Monday (May...

Original post made on May. 8, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 4, 2012 at 10:16 am | 14 comments | 3412 Views

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Arrillaga protest gathers signatures

Save Menlo, a group of community members not thrilled with the massive eight-acre, mixed-use complex developer John Arrillaga...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by James Madison, on Dec 21, 2012 at 3:05 pm | 14 comments | 3559 Views

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Menlo Park liquor store robbed at gunpoint

Customers shopping at the Tri-E-Z got more than they bargained for Friday night after two men, one armed with a handgun,...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2013
Last comment by Rex, on Jan 9, 2013 at 10:24 am | 14 comments | 4059 Views

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Menlo Park commissioners question council's decision to overturn their approval of duplex

After the Menlo Park Planning Commission unanimously said yes to plans for a duplex at 1976 Menalto Ave., the City Council...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by Garrett, on Mar 16, 2013 at 1:55 pm | 14 comments | 4727 Views

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Developer, neighbors battle over driveway permit

Charges of misrepresentation and fraud are flying from both developers and Louise Street residents after the Menlo Park council...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by Developer , on Jun 30, 2013 at 6:54 pm | 14 comments | 4804 Views

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Menlo Park City School District voters may be asked to approve $23 million bond measure

School board members on Tuesday (June 11) will consider a staff recommendation to ask residents of the Menlo Park City School...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by Another Concerned Citizen, on Jun 12, 2013 at 1:13 pm | 14 comments | 2943 Views

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How tragedy transformed a life

Melissa Moody of Menlo Park is the subject of a new documentary on the nature of happiness. After being run over by a truck...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by Cindy Follmer, on May 9, 2017 at 10:03 am | 14 comments | 23326 Views

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Rich resigns from Menlo school board after 15 years

Laura Linkletter Rich, a member of the Menlo Park City School District board since 1998, is resigning her post, citing "increasing...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Park parent, on Jan 8, 2014 at 5:00 pm | 14 comments | 13116 Views

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Menlo Park: Driver who hit twins not at fault in earlier accident

Although the plaintiffs in a lawsuit filed against a 90-year-old man who crashed a BMW SUV into 6-year-old twins on a Menlo...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by M Smith, on Mar 10, 2014 at 8:52 pm | 14 comments | 8515 Views
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